Hicksville Man Arrested For November Robbery
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

A Hicksville man was arrested on Monday in connection with a November break-in at a gas station, according to the Hicksville Police Department.

Hicksville Police say the robbery happened on November 14th at the Sunoco G-Mart in the Village of Antwerp. As a result on a joint investigation with the Antwerp Police Department, 24-year-old James Prescott was charged with Receiving Stolen Property and was arrested on a warrant by the Defiance County Sheriff’s Office.

Following Prescott’s arrest, a search warrant was executed at a home in the 200 block of W. High Street in the Village of Hicksville, where several drug related items and several items related to the November break-in were discovered at the home. Additional items related to thefts in the Village of Hicksville were also recovered. The investigation revealed multiple suspects involved in area thefts.

According to the Hicksville Police Department, all reports will be forwarded to the Defiance County Prosecutors Office and Paulding County Prosecutors Office for review of charges to be presented to a Grand Jury.

Prescott is being held in an Ohio jail and is scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday, December 4th, 2019.


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