07/21/14 On Wednesday, July 16th at 10:26 P.M. Bourbon Police Officer Mathew Haskins assisted by Sergeant Rick Kanarr, Officer Matt Cottrill and Officer Michael Reece responded to a home located at 409 South Thompson Street in Bourbon in reference to a theft report of two firearms and some cash. During the course of the investigation evidence was located that led to the arrest 21 year old Sarah L. Mapes of Jackson, Ohio. Mapes was arrested for theft and possession of a controlled substance.
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