Tag Archive: Ohio

Officials Ban Premium Member Geocaches

Premium Member Only geocaches will soon be at a, well, premium in northwestern Ohio’s Hancock County.
Nor should you expect to find any ammo cans or any hides placed above ground level in the area’s parks, now that Hancock Park District officials have instituted geocaching permits.

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Geocaching Bombs Again

Another one bites the dust … Bomb squad members detonated an Ohio geocache last week after a report of a suspicious package.
Wednesday’s geo-scare was the fourth such incident in the United States in less than a month.

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Police May Charge Geocachers Over Bomb Scare

An American couple may face felony charges for inducing public panic after their new geocache sparked a three-hour bomb alert.

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Fear Not, Dayton’s Finest Are On The Cache …

And the prize for the least geo-aware American law agency goes to  … Ohio’s Dayton Police Department. On Monday night, the city’s bomb squad seized and detonated a “fake pipe bomb”. No shock there considering the number of geocache-related bomb scares these days …  But while local players have been busy discussing the demise of GC3A5J5 …

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Economic Benefit Of Geocaching In Athens, Ohio

Spotted online today is this small article on the small town of Athens, Ohio that has introduced geocaching trails as a way to boost tourist numbers and bring more tourist revenue to the town. Geocaching, a game of high-tech treasure hunting, has landed Athens a small fortune by attracting tourists to the town. “It’s had …

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