Fingerprint system speeds arrests in Ohio

2 dozen cases have been solved in a year, and 7 arrests have been made


Quan Truong
The Columbus Dispatch

WESTERVILLE, Ohio — Westerville's latest crime-fighting tool has helped clear about two-dozen investigations after a year on the job.

The Automated Fingerprint Identification System most recently cracked a car-theft case that had been frustrating neighbors along a quiet street.

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