HOWLAND, Ohio (WKBN) – Police have arrested a man they say broke into the Mosquito Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, stole two county vehicles and vandalized the plant.
Police arrested 30-year-old Corey Heinselman early Friday morning, charging that he stole two trucks from the property and spray-painted profanity on the insides of several buildings and trucks.
Both trucks wound up in a nearby creek. After he was chased off the property by a 911 caller, police said they apprehended Heinselman, who was hiding underneath a boat.
Howland Township Police Chief Paul Monroe called the crime a “senseless act of violence.”
Police said they are not aware of a motive for the suspect but will continue to investigate.