Four Arrested in Theft Ring

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Four men are behind bars in Guernsey County following a bust of a theft ring.

Sheriff Jeffrey Paden said that 39-year-old McKinley Black of Buffalo, 49-year-old Jean Paul Geiger of Middlebourne, 28-year-old Sylvan Cline of Quaker City and 40-year-old Brandon Robert of Buffalo are all charged with breaking and entering and grand theft.

They will have bond hearings in the Cambridge Municipal Court on Tuesday.

Sheriff Paden said multiple times they responded to an Oxford Road property over the past weekend in regards to several items such as vehicle parts and tools being stolen. The residents reported to deputies that they had captured the men on video surveillance.

The men on the video were identified by deputies at the Guernsey County Sheriff’s Office and they were all taken into custody.

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Nichole is WHIZ’s News Director/Anchor. She joined the WHIZ family while attending high school at Bishop Rosecrans, before taking a full-time position in 2005. Nichole is no stranger to the area. She grew up in Corning, Ohio and and graduated from Waynesburg College, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications emphasizing in Sports Broadcasting/Sports Information and Journalism.When not at work Nichole enjoys watching St. Louis Blues hockey, enjoying time with family, spending time outdoors and reading.If Nichole wasn't in broadcasting she'd probably have become a teacher.Nichole is married to a fellow sports fan Brandon. They have two sons Cameron and Xavier.