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Tiffin man accused of destroying urine sample

A Tiffin man has been accused of ransacking a probation officer’s office and destroying his urine sample that was positive for illegal drugs, according to court records.

Bradley A. Bowersox, 32, was charged with tampering with evidence, a third-degree felony, and breaking and entering, a fifth-degree felony, according to Tiffin-Fostoria Municipal Court.

His bond was set at $100,000, cash or surety, Wednesday, according to the court.

Tiffin Police Department had responded to an alarm at offices for the Participating in Victory of Transition program at 65 St. Francis Ave. on Jan. 5.

Officers found glass to a back-door entrance had been broken, an office belonging to a probation officer had been ransacked and positive urine samples were tampered with, according to court records.

A sample belonging to Bowersox was destroyed, they state.

Bureau of Criminal Investigation laboratories were able to retrieve DNA from a hammer left at the scene, according to court records.

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