70-year-old was victim of home invasion

Charles Jackson
Staff report

A 70-year-old woman was tied up and left in her home after she was robbed by a New Richmond Man Dec. 27.

According to a release from Clermont County Sheriff A.J. “Tim” Rodenberg, the communications center received a call around 2 p.m. Dec. 27 about a home invasion that occurred on Harvey Road in New Richmond.

Police responded and discovered that the homeowner, a 70-year-old female, was confronted by a man who entered the home wearing a mask, and hooded sweatshirt.

The intruder demanded money and then tied the victim with electrical tape and wire. He left the home on foot with an undetermined amount of money.

The victim, whose name is not being released because of safety in the ongoing investigation, was taken to Clermont Health-Mercy Hospital and treated for minor injuries to her wrists from being tied.

The Clermont County Sheriff’s Office canine unit was called to the scene to run a track on the intruder. After the running the track, and after additional investigation was complete, police arrested Charles Jackson, 26, of New Richmond.

Jackson was charged with aggravated burglary, a first-degree felony, on Dec. 28.

Jackson’s bond hearing was also held Dec. 28, and he remains in Clermont County Jail on a $500,000 bond.

He is scheduled for a preliminary hearing at 3 p.m. Jan. 3 in front of Judge James Shriver.