A teenager from Maria Stein is in jail after Hamilton police detectives arrested him on charges related to a home invasion in Auglaize County.
Austin B. Ball, 18, will be transported to Auglaize from the Butler County Jail, where he is expected to be charged on single count each of robbery and theft of a motor vehicle.
Ball broke into a house on Amsterdam Road in New Bremen around 1 p.m. Wednesday, the Auglaize County Sheriff's Office said. Ball fled the scene in a pickup truck.
The truck was sighted in Hamilton on Thursday and Ball was later arrested, according to the sheriff's office.
Ball is being held in Butler on suspicion of obstructing official business, according to online jail records.
-- Mickey Shuey, an intern, is a senior at the University of Dayton.
Thank you for reading the Dayton Daily News and for supporting local journalism. Subscribers: log in for access to your daily ePaper and premium newsletters.
Thank you for supporting in-depth local journalism with your subscription to the Dayton Daily News. Get more news when you want it with email newsletters just for subscribers. Sign up here.