Hamilton Police nab a 'Grinch' on Christmas Eve

Posted at 9:11 AM, Dec 24, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-24 09:11:16-05

HAMILTON, Ohio -- Hamilton police nabbed an notorious (and seasonal) criminal just in time for Christmas; a "Grinch" was caught in the act of stealing the department's decorative reindeer, but was "apprehended" by Hamilton police officer Ryan Beckelhymer. 

Hamilton Police Department posted this fun photo an post on their Facebook page on Thursday morning:



Today, Thursday, December 24, 2015, at approximately 0300 hours, an individual known as The Grinch was spotted on video...

Posted by Hamilton Police Department on Thursday, December 24, 2015


The post was complete with police jargon -- "at approximately 0300 hours...individual known as The Grinch...arrested for breaking and entering and grand theft reindeer."

According to the post, The Grinch is in a Hamilton holding cell but will be remanded to Whoville PD custody.