Police beat: Osterman sought in burglary case
by GREG KAYLOR Banner Staff Writer
Oct 02, 2013 | 1016 views | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Todd Steven Osterman
Todd Steven Osterman

Cleveland Police have issued warrants for a man who is suspected in the theft of valuables from several vehicles.

Todd Steven Osterman, 40, is wanted on charges of burglary and theft over $1,000.

Anyone having information regarding Osterman’s whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Matt Jenkins of the Cleveland Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at 301-3134.

- Local officials have tied one burglary to suspects in a significant Meigs County burglary ring.

According to reports, Michael and Kirby Winter were arrested at their Moss Boat Dock Road residence, and are suspects in what investigators believe to be thefts and burglaries that occurred in at least six counties.

Reports noted that heavy equipment and other items totaling up to $500,000 were allegedly found.

The thefts were reported in Polk, Bradley, Rhea and Monroe counties.

According to Capt. David Shoemaker of the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division, investigators have reportedly tied one incident to Bradley County, but he was unable to provide details of the ongoing investigation.

Meigs Sheriff Jackie Melton said today another case in Bradley County could arise as the investigation continues.

“There is also a possibility other suspects could be established in the theft ring,” he added.

- Juanita Smith of a Spring Place Road address filed a burglary report with the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office earlier this week.

Smith returned home and found someone had pried a door open.

The door handle was damaged beyond repair, according to a report filed by deputy Adam Ensley.

Smith could find nothing missing from her home.

A damage estimate regarding the door was not listed in the report.