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2012

 

Aggravated Robbery / Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 01-31-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective P. Thomas #722 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4588 Ext: 4588
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery / Felonious Assault Date: 01-31-12 Time: 4:10PM
Location of Offense/Incident: IFO 3981 Elaine Pl S Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report #: 120083702 Cruiser District: 143

Victim: Sex: Female Race: White Age: 40's

Suspect: Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 20's

Incident Summary: On 01-31-12 at approximatley 4:10 PM Columbus Division of Police responded to the area of 3981 Elaine Pl S on report of a shooting. Upon arrival Officers determined that an aggravated robbery had been committed. The Columbus Division of Police Robbery Squad initiated an investigation, which is ongoing. A female white in her forties sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was transproted by Columbus Division of Fire to the hospital in critical condition. The victim underwent surgery and is expected to recover. Initial information obtained through the investigation indicates the suspect focused on obtaining property which belonged to the victim. The suspect is described as male, black, approximatley 6'0 tall, 135 to 150 pounds in weight. He was wearing a gray hoody and dark jeans. The Robbery Squad is requesting that anyone with information regarding this incident should call 645-4665 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 645-8477.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 1/30/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Kenneth Kirby #1736 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 1/30/2012 Time: 4:11 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 5989 E. Main Street Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report #: 120079633 Cruiser District: 142
Victim: True North / Shell Gas Station

Suspect: Unknown M/B

Incident Summary: On January 30, 2012, at 4:11 a.m. an unknown male black suspect entered the True North / Shell Gas Station located at 5989 E. Main Street and approached the register to purchase a drink. The suspect then implied that he had a handgun and demanded the money from the register. The suspect threatened to kill the victim clerk if he did not cooperate. The suspect then took the cash from the drawer and fled the scene.
Description: M/B/40-45, 6'2"-6'3", 275, Dark complexion, wearing a green flannel shirt and Ohio State pajama pants.

Anyone with information concerning the identity of the suspect should contact the Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 645-4665 or Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

Video is available upon request at the Columbus Police Headquarters Information Desk, 1st floor.

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Felonious Assault- Shooting

Media Information Date: 1/29/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Jane Junk Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault- Shooting Date: 1/29/12 Time: 3:38pm.
Location of Offense/Incident: S. 22nd St / Deshler Ave Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 120078178 Cruiser District: 114
Victim: Jeremie Perry Sex: M Race: B Age: 21

Suspect: unknown
Sex: M Race: B Age: 19-20's

Incident Summary: Jermie Perry was involved in an altercation with 2 females, when an unknown male came out between the houses and shot Mr. Perry. He was transported to the hospital in stable condition.
This investigation continues.

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Aggravated Assault

Media Information Date: January 29. 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Squad Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Assault Date: 1/27/12 Time: 10:06 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1915 Tamarack Circle North Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 120073266 Cruiser District: 181
Victim: Jafar Hussein Sex: Male Race: White Age: 37

Incident Summary: On January 27, 2012 at approximately 10:06 PM an unknown male entered the Tamarack Market, 1915 Tamarack Circle and fired a single round from a handgun striking the store owner, Jafar Hussein. Mr. Hussein has been transported to Riverside Hospital where he remains in critical condition. The suspect has been described as a male black, 5’7”-5’9” tall wearing a mask and dark clothing. Anyone with information regarding this incident is requested to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 645-4665. Persons wishing to remain anonymous may call Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS(8477).

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 01/27/12
Columbus Division of Police
C.A.P. Bureau / Assault Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Glenn Bray #2095 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext: 0907
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 1/12/12 Time: 6:26 P.M.
Location of Offense/Incident: In front of 1000 Marion Rd Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report #: 120072627 Cruiser District: 131

Victim: Donato Williams Sex: M Race: B Age: 33
Victim: Laterrance Timmons Sex: M Race: B Age: 28
Victim: Chris Fenimore Sex: M Race: W Age: 24

Suspect: Wayne A. Duff Address: 480 E. Morrill Avenue
Arrested Sex: M Race: W Age: 44
Charges: Felonious Assault (3 counts)

Incident Summary: On 1/27/12 at approximately 6:26 pm a shooting occurred in front of 1000 Marion Rd. This shooting was out of a hit-skip accident which occurred at Courtright Road and Refugee Road. Wayne Duff left the scene of the accident and was followed by the victims Laterrance Timmons and Donato Williams. The chase ended on Marion Road when Mr. Duff stopped his vehicle on Marion Road and fired multiple gunshots at Mr. Williams and Mr. Timmons. Mr. Williams was struck multiple times by Mr. Duff's gunfire and transported to a local area hospital in critical condition and was later stabilized. Mr. Timmons was not injured out of the incident. Chris Fenimore who was behind both vehicles when the shooting occurred was struck by Mr. Duff's gunfire as he passed by the vehicles on Marion Road. Mr. Fenimore was also transported to a local area hospital in stable condition with a gunshot wound to his right arm and torso. Mr. Duff was later arrested at his residence at 480 E. Morrill Avenue and was charged with three counts of Felonious Assault. If anyone has any additional information about this incident can contact Columbus Police Assault Squad Detective Glenn Bray at 645-0907.

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Homicide

Media Information Date: 1/27/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Interim Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Ron Custer 1255 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 1/25/2012 Time: 8:31AM
Location of Offense/Incident: City of Columbus Zone: 2 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 120065827 Cruiser District: 50

Victim: DEAN K. REINHARD Sex: M Race: W Age: 45

Suspect: Unknown

Incident Summary: On Wednesday, January 25, 2012, the body of Dean K. Reinhard was discovered in a building located at Rumpke Recycling, 1191 Fields Avenue, by a worker who was sorting cardboard from recent unloading of trucks. On Friday, January 27, 2012, it was determined by the Franklin County Coroner that the death was a Homicide. At this time the suspect has not been identified. The victim’s car, a 2000 Saturn 4door, grey in color bearing Ohio License Plate CLE-5884 is missing. It is asked that anyone who may have information on the death of Dean K. Reinhard to contact the Columbus Police Homicide Squad at 645-4730. This is the 8th Homicide of 2012

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Homicide

Media Information Date: 1-27-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Dennison & Siniff Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 1-26-12 Time: 11:48PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2165 W. Mound St. Apt. #A Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 120070428 Cruiser District: 101

Victim: James Maynard Sex: M Race: W Age: 40

Incident Summary: On Thursday, January 26, 2012 at 11:48PM Patrol officers were dispatched to 2165 W. Mound St. Apt.#A in regards to a shooting. When the officers arrived they found the victim inside the apartmenet with gunshot wounds to the upper body. CFD Medic#17 pronounced the victim at 12:00AM on January 27, 2012. At this time the investigation revealed that thesuspect entered the apartment and there was an unknown dispute between the victim and the suspect at which time the victim was shot. At this time there are no suspect or motive for this homicide. Anyone with information in regards to this homicide please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730. This is the 7th Homicide in 2012.

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Aggravated Assault

Media Information Date: January 25, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
C.A.P. Bureau / Assault Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: C. Rosch 1633 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext: 4373
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Assault Date: 1-25-2012 Time: 2:00am
Location of Offense/Incident: 3250 Allegheny Avenue Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 120065399 Cruiser District: 90

Victim: Terrance Banks Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 26
Victim: Donsha Glass Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 22
Victim: Muna Warsame Sex: Female Race: Black Age: 23

Incident Summary: On January 25, 2012, at approximately 2:00am, the above listed victims were each shot one time by an unknown suspect while they were inside of Dream Lounge located at 3250 AlleghenyAvenue. All three victims are in stable condition at local hospitals. If anyone one has any information on this triple shooting please contact Detective Rosch at 645-4373.

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Aggravated Assault

Media Information Date: 1/24/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. R..VanVorhis #1679 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Assault Date: 1/24/2012 Time: 1:30AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1381 Hamilton Rd. Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report #: 120062742 Cruiser District: 140

Victim: Marshawn Johnson Sex: M Race: B Age: 29
Victim: Sir Myron Johnson Sex: M Race: B Age: 27
Victim: Keith Rollins Jr. Sex: M Race: B Age: 31

Suspect: Unknown
Sex: M Race: B Age:

Suspect: Unknown
Sex: M Race: B

Incident Summary: On Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at 1:34AM, patrol officers were dispatched to the Salem Exclusive Lounge located at 1381 Hamilton Rd on the report of a shooting. While enroute to this location, radio aired that the suspects had fled the scene driving a grey car, Ohio tag #FGN4542. Officers located this vehicle as it pulled into Grant Hospital carrying one of the shooting victims, Mr. Keith Rollins Jr. Mr. Rollins suffered from a single gunshot wound to his left forearm. He is listed in stable condition and will be held overnight for observation. Also treated at Grant hospital is a second victim from this assault, Mr. Marshawn Johnson. Mr. Johnson was transported from 1866 Somerset Rd because of injuries from a severe laceration sustained to his cheek after being attacked by multiple, unknown, suspects. At this time, anyone with information regarding this assault, is asked to please contact the Columbus Police Assault Squad at 645-4141

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Homicide

Media Information Date: 1/22/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Jeff Brandt #1784 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4044 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 1/21/12 Time: 8:24 P.M.
Location of Offense/Incident: F/O 1687 E. Maynard Ave. Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 120056857 Cruiser District: 51

Victim: Kahlee Beard Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 30
Victim: Tony Black Sex: M Race: B Age: 48

Suspect:#1 Kevin Harrington Address:
Arrested X Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 25 Charges: Murder

Incident Summary: On January 22, 2012 at approximately 8:24 PM, Kahlee Beard and Tony Black were involved in a physical altercation in front of 1687 E. Maynard Ave with the Kevin Harrington and two currently unidentified suspects. The fight ended and as Mr. Beard and Mr. Black were walking towards Mr. Beard’s residence the suspects fired multiple gunshots at them. Mr. Beard died at the scene as a result of the gunfire. The three suspects fled the scene in a smaller model white car. Mr. Harrington and the other two suspects are advised to contact the Homicide Sqd immediately. Anyone with information regarding this incident or the location of the suspect are requested to contact the Homicide Squad 645-4730 or Crime Stoppers645-TIPS .The investigation continues. This is the 6th homicide of 2012 .

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
STEPHEN P. GAMMILL • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Rich Weiner at (614) 645-4593

Public Information Office
January 20, 2012
MA# 08-2012

Police Involved Shooting
***First Update***

The police involved shooting that occurred on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 in front of 3589 East Main Street is still under investigation by the Critical Incident Response Team.

The officers involved in the shooting are all assigned to the S.W.A.T. unit. They have been identified as:

Officer Harry D. Vanfossan # 983. Officer Vanfossan is a 32-year veteran of the Division of Police.

Officer Randolph J. Rich # 1233. Officer Rich is a 25-year veteran of the Division of Police.

Officer Howard B. Brenner # 1352. Officer Brenner is a 24-year veteran of the Division of Police.

Officer Wallace D. Sprague III # 934. Officer is a 23-year veteran of the Division of Police.

It is the policy of the Division of Police not to release photos of our officers.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: January 20, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detecive Lowell Titus #1122 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4059 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: January 20, 2012 Time: 3:55PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 46 N. High St. Zone: 5 Precinct: 16
NetRMS Report #: 120053218 Cruiser District: 162

Victim: Patricia Stone Sex: female Race: white Age: 56

Suspect: Sex: male Race: white Age: mid 30's

Incident Summary: On January 20, 2012, at approximatley 3:55PM, the suspect entered The Peanut Shoppe, located at 46 N. High St. and made contact with the victim employee. The suspect inquired about purchasing some candy, and then approached Ms. Stone from behind and held a knife to her throat. The suspect then wrestled Ms. Stone down onto the floor, at which time Miss Stone received several minor cuts from the knife. Ms. Stone believed that the suspect was in the processs of forcing her into a backroom for unknown purposes when a customer walked in and Ms. Stone yelled for help. The suspect then fled out the front door and ran in a south west direction across High St. The suspect was described as a male white in his mid 30's, 6'0'', 300lbs., light brown hair with a trimmed full beard, wearing a tan winter coat, and blue jeans. Any businesses in the area of 46 N. High St. that may have any video cameras in this area are asked to contact Det. Titus in the Assault Squad at 645-4059.

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: January 20, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
C.A.P. Bureau / Assault Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: C. Rosch Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext: 4373
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 1-20-2012 Time: 2:58AM
Location of Offense/Incident: I-70 eastbound at James Road Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 120051992 Cruiser District: 94

Victim: David Pickett Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 16
Victim: Levert Williamson Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 20
Victim: Shawn Johnson Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 17

Incident Summary: These three victims were in a vehicle eastbound I-70 between the State Route 33 Exit and James Road Exit when unknown individuals fired numerous shots from an unknown white vehicle. David Pickett was struck one time in the jaw. David Pickett was transported to a local hospital in stable condition. Everyone else in the car where not struck by any shots. If anyone has any information on this shooting, contact Detective C. Rosch at 645-4373.

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Homicide

Media Information Date: 01-20-2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Homicide Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Steve Glasure #1617 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 01-19-2012 Time: 8:15 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: Next to 1085 Siebert St. Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 120051306 Cruiser District: 114

Victim: #1 Carl Williamson(deceased) Sex: M Race: B Age: 27
Victim: Corey Thomas Sex: M RaceB Age: 24

Incident Summary: On January 19, 2012, victim #1 and Corey Thomas were walking in the alley just east of 1085 Siebert St. at which time they were approached by unknown subject (s). One of the subjects produced a firearm and shot multiple times striking both individuals. Victim #1 and Mr. Thomas were transported to Grant Medical Center, where victim #1 was pronounced dead at 9:15 p.m. Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Office 614-645-4730.

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Fatal Crash

Media Information Date: 01/17/12
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Sgt. Weiner Phone: (614) - 645 - 4100 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: 1/17/12 @ 1340 Date: 01/17/12 Time: 1648
Location of Offense/Incident: Fatal Crash Thurman Ave. & E. 18th St. Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 120044901 Cruiser District: 114

Victim: Charles Hummel Jr Sex: M Race: Age: 59

Incident Summary: On January 17, 2012, at approximately 1:40pm Charles Hummel Jr. was operating his 1997 Mercury westbound on Thurman Ave. just east of S. 18th St. At the same time, Ernest Burley was operating a backhoe eastbound on Thurman Ave. just west of S. 18th St. Upon arriving at S. 18th Ave. Mr. Burley did make a left turn and in doing so did cross the path of Mr. Hummel. The two vehicles collided within the intersection of Thurman Ave. & S. 18th St. As a result of this crash Mr. Hummel sustained serious injuries. He was transported to Grant Hospital by Columbus Fire, Medic 2. He is currently still being treated by hospital personnel. Intoxicating substances are not suspected in this crash. ****Update - Mr. Hummel died on 9/18/12 at Grant Medical Center. This is the 3rd traffic fatality in 2012.****

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Homicide / Aggravated Assault

Media Information Date: 1-19-12/UP-DATE
Columbus Division of Police
Crime Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Dennison & Powers Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE/ AGGRAVATED ASSAULT Date: 9-10-11 Time: 11:31PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1009 Lilley Ave. #D/ 110780930 Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 110780930 Cruiser District: 112

Victim: Chaz Gipson Sex: M Race: B Age: 20 Victim: Yero Martin/ Shot Sex: M Race: B Age: 30
Victim: Eric Hines/ Shot Sex: M Race: B Age: 31

Suspect: Devon D. Jackson Address: N/A
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 16
Charges: AGG. ROBBERY/AGG. BURGLARY/FELONIOUS ASSAULT/MURDER

Suspect: Anthony L. Jones Address: 5386 Brayton Ave.
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 22 Charges: AGGRAVATED MURDER

Incident Summary: On Saturday, 9-10-11 at 11:31PM there was a shooting at 1009 Lilley Ave. #D. This homicide/shooting was the result of an Armed Robbery of the residences of 1009 Lilley Ave. #D. Mr. D. Jackson was arrested that night and is in jail awaiting a trial. Further investigation revealed that a warrant the arrest of Anthony L. Jones was issued. On, Wednesday January 19, 2012 at approximately 2:30AM Patrol officers and SRB officers arrested Mr. Jones without incident at Hamilton Rd. and I-70. Investigation continues. This is the 76th Homicide in 2011. NOTE: Mr. Jones photograph will NOT be released at this time due to further investigation in this Homicide and a possilbe Aggravated Assault cases.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
STEPHEN P. GAMMILL • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Rich Weiner at (614) 645-4593

Public Information Office
January 18, 2012
MA# 07-2012

Homicide Suspect Shot

Columbus Police are investigating a police involved shooting that occurred in front of 3589 E. Main Street. The shooting stems from a manhunt for homicide suspect, Anthony L. Wadsworth, who was wanted out of two separate murders on the city’s Westside.

Investigators received a tip to the whereabouts of homicide suspect, Anthony L. Wadsworth, on January 18, 2012. The information was given to S.W.A.T. officers who began tracking Wadsworth and a female acquaintance on the city’s eastside. Officers followed the couple to the Murphy U.S.A. gas station, located at 3589 E. Main Street, and observed the vehicle’s driver walk into the gas station while Wadsworth remained in the passenger seat. Officers approached the vehicle and identified themselves as they attempted to take him into custody. Wadsworth ignored the officer’s commands and began shifting around inside the vehicle. He quickly moved into the driver’s seat. While attempting to flee, the vehicle lunged forward and struck one of the police vehicles at which point four S.W.A.T. officers opened fire. The vehicle came to a rest and he was taken into custody.

Wadsworth was transported to Grant Medical Center in stable condition where he was treated for multiple gunshot wounds. No officers were injured. The incident remains under investigation.

As in all police involved shootings, the involved officer(s) will receive mandated psychological support counseling. Officers are also afforded an opportunity to take leave time to assist in recovery from a traumatic experience. This incident will be investigated by the Critical Incident Response Team (made up of specially trained investigators from the Homicide Squad), and the Firearms / Police-Involved Death Review Board. The final investigative package will be forwarded to the Columbus Division of Police, Chain-Of-Command for review.

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FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

Media Information Date: 01/17/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Christopher Bailey Phone: (614) - 645 - 0264 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH Date: 01/17/2012 Time: 09:15 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: E. BROAD ST. & HAMILTON RD Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
Cruiser District: 140

Incident Summary: On 01/17/2011 around 9:15 P.M. a motor vehicle crash occurred on East Broad Street, east of Hamilton Road on the east side of Columbus. An unidentified male was walking on East Broad Street when he was struck by a taxi cab being operated by Steven S. Henry, 26, of Pickerington, Ohio. It is possible that the pedestrian was then struck by other motor vehicles on East Broad Street. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. At this time, it is unknown why the pedestrian was in the roadway. The identity of the deceased is not known at this time.
This is the 2nd reported motor vehicle fatality for 2012 in the City of Columbus.

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Homicide

Media Information Date: 1-17-2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Homicide Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: 645-4730 Phone: (614) – 645 4730 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 1-17-2012 Time: 1:49PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 772 Windy Hill Ln. Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 120044914 Cruiser District: 104
Victim: Ricky B. Duke Sex: M Race: W Age: 50

Incident Summary: On January 17, 2012 at 1:49PM officers were dispatched to 772 Windy Hill Ln on a shooting. Upon arrival officers found the victim, Ricky Duke lying in the front yard. Mr. Duke was transported to Doctors West Hospital where he later died. Several indviduals were interviewed in regards to this incident. No charges have been filed at this time and the investigation continues.
Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to contact Columbus Police Homicide Squad.
This is the 4th Homicide of 2012.

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Homicide

Media Information Date: 1-17-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Siniff & Powers Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 1-17-12 Time: 4:15AM
Location of Offense/Incident: R/O 5728 Joshua PL. Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 120044097 Cruiser District: 100
Victim: Dennis M. Kiser Sex: M Race: W Age: 27

Suspect: Anthony L. Wadsworth Address: 107 Derrer Estates Pl.
Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 19
Charges: Murder

Incident Summary: On Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at approximately 4:15AM Patrol officers were dispatched to 5728 Joshua Pl. in regards to a shooting. When the officers arrived they found the victim in the rear of 5728 Joshua Pl. with gunshot wounds to the upper body. The victim was pronounced at 4:31AM by CFD Medic # 31.
At this time the investigation revealed that the victim and suspect were involved in a unknown dispute when the victim was shot. Anyone with information in regards to this homicide please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730. NOTE; NOTE; The suspect's photograph will NOT BE RELEASED at this time pending further investigation in another homicide.
This is the 3rd Homicide in 2012.

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Aggravated Assault

Media Information Date: January 16, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. R..VanVorhis #1679 Phone: (614) - 645 - 0100 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Assault Date: 1/16/2012 Time: 11:50PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 36 N. Eureka Ave. Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
NetRMS Report #: 120043751 Cruiser District: 192
Victim: Angela Clark Sex: F Race: B Age: 41

Suspect: Steven L. Goldsmith Address: 4314 Dresden St
Arrested Sex: M Race: B Age: 29
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On Monday, January 16, 2012 at 11:50Pm Patrol officers were dispatched to 36 N. Eureka Ave on the report of a female being stabbed. While enroute, officers were provided a physical description of the suspect. Mr. Steven Goldsmith, matching the physical description of the just aired suspect, was observed running across E. Broad St. Officers stopped and detained Mr. Goldsmith long enough for detectives to arrive at the hospital. There, detectives were able to interview the victim, Ms. Angela Clark, who stated, while visiting friends on Eureka she was confronted by Mr. Goldsmith over a comment she made to him regarding an earlier incident. This upset Mr. Goldsmith and he started to assault her. It was during this attack that Mr. Goldsmith retrieved a large kitchen knife, and sliced her across the left leg. Mr. Goldsmith then fled out the rear door. Ms. Smith was transported to an area hospital where she is listed in stable condition with a severe laceration to her left thigh as well as several smaller abrasions about her head. Mr. Goldsmith was charged with one count of Felonious Assault and slated into the Franklin County Jail. Anyone with information regarding this Assault is asked to please contact the Columbus Police Assault Squad at 645-4141.

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Shooting

Media Information Date: 1/16/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Sq Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Martin Kestner Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting Date: 1/16/12 Time: 5:45 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1829 Forest Maple Ln Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 120042984 Cruiser District: 181
Victim: Linwood Ellison Sex: M Race: B Age: 50

Suspect: Jerald Harness Address: 3609 Westerville Rd
Arrested Sex: M Race: W Age: 49
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On January 16, 2012 at approximately 5:45 p.m. Linwood Ellison and Jerald Harness became involved in a verbal altercation. This altercation became physical at which time Mr. Harness produced a handgun and shot Mr. Ellison multiple times. Mr. Ellison was transported to an area hospital is stable condition. Mr. Harness was charged with one count of Felonious Assault.

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Aggravated Burglary

Media Information Date: January 16, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / HOMICIDE Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Ronda Siniff Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Burglary Date: 1/15/2012 Time: 8:30PM
Location of Offense/Incident: C/O S. 6th St. & Woodrow Ave. Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report #: 120040978 Cruiser District: 130
Victim: Not released at this time

Suspect: David Robinson
Sex: M Race: W Age: 33

Incident Summary: On January 15, 2012 at approximately 8:30pm the above listed suspect was found laying on the sidewalk at the corner of S. 6th St. and Woodrow Ave. with severe head truama. The suspect was transported to a local area hospital in critical life threatening condition where he later succumbed to his injuries. Due to the nature of the suspect's injuries homicide detectives were notified and responded to the scene. During the investigation witnesses related to detectives the suspect had allegedly attempted to burglarize a home in the neighborhood and was confronted by the homeowner.
The incident is still under investigation and no arrests have been made at this time.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 1/16/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Squad Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Kim Atwood Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 1/16/12 Time: 4:50AM
Location of Offense/Incident: Welch/s. 8th St. Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report #: 120041720 Cruiser District: 130
Victim: Stephen M. Bell Sex: M Race: B Age: 25

Suspect: Ray A. Montanez Address: 1586 S. 8th St
Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 18
Charges: Agg. Robbery/Felonious Assault
Suspect: Amber Wallace Address: 1586 S. 8th St
Arrested Sex: F Race: B Age: 19
Charges: Agg. Robbery/Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: Amber Wallace arranged with the victim to meet at the corner of S. 8th/Welch Ave. Wallace got into the victims car. Moments later Mr .Montanez ran up and ordered him out of the car at gunpoint. Victim got out of the car and was pistol whipped and shot 5 times. Victim is in critical condition at Grant Hospital.

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Fatal Crash

Media Information Date: 01-16-2012
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. McWhorter Phone: (614) - 645 - 4767 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Crash Date: 01-15-2012 Time: 1206am
Location of Offense/Incident: e/b St. Rt.104 e/o S. High St. Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report #: 120038914 Cruiser District: 130

Victim: Sheila Watson Sex: F Race: B Age: 54

Suspect: Nathaniel Gammon II Address: 537 S. Oakley Ave.
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 24

Incident Summary: On 01-15-2012 at 1206 am, Sheila Watson of Columbus was driving her 2005 Ford Focus eastbound on State Rt. 104 at S. High St. At the same time, Nathaniel Gammon of Columbus was driving his 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee westbound in the eastbound lanes and struck head-on into Ms. Watson’s vehicle. Ms. Watson was transported to Grant Hospital in critical condition while her juvenile passenger was transported to Children’s Hospital in critical condition. Mr. Gammon was transported to Mt. Carmel West Hospital in serious condition. Ms. Watson succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead at 12:39 am. Alcohol appears to be a factor in this crash. This is Columbus’ first traffic fatality of the year. This is an ongoing investigation. ***Correction: Suspect is Nathaniel Gammon II, DOB 12-02-1986***

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Assault on a Police Officer

Media Information Date: 1/15/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Jane Junk Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Assault on a Police Officer Date: 1/15/2012 Time: 8:13pm.
Location of Offense/Incident: Myrtle Ave / Bretton Pl. Zone: 1 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 120040930 Cruiser District: 22

Victim: Officer Meaghan Palumbo #2511

Suspect: Tanaya Williams Address: 2367 Delbert Rd.
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: F Race: B Age: 21

Incident Summary: Tanaya Williams grabbed Officer Palumbo around the neck as she faced the officer, and pulled the Officer to the ground causing abrasions to the Officer's hand and knee and causing pain to her left shoulder. Ms. Williams was placed under arrest and taken to the Franklin County Jail. Officer Palumbo was taken to the hospital in stable condition for the pain in her shoulder.

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Aggravated Burglary

Media Information Date: January 15, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / HOMICIDE Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Ronda Siniff Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Burglary Date: 1/15/2012 Time: 8:30PM
Location of Offense/Incident: C/O S. 6th St. & Woodrow Ave. Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report #: 120040978 Cruiser District: 130

Victim: Not released at this time

Suspect: David Robinson
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: W Age: 33

Incident Summary: On January 15, 2012 at approximately 8:30pm the above listed suspect was found laying on the sidewalk at the corner of S. 6th St. and Woodrow Ave. with severe head truama. The suspect was transported to a local area hospital where he remains in critical life threatening condition. Due to the nature of the suspect's injuries homicide detectives were notified and responded to the scene. During the investigation witnesses related to detectives the suspect had allegedly attempted to burglarize a home in the neighborhood and was confronted by the homeowner.

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Homicide

Media Information Date: 1-14-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Powers & Wachalec Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 1-13-12 Time: 9:58PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2393 1/2 W. Broad St. Apt.#1 Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
NetRMS Report #: 120035827 Cruiser District: 190

Victim: John Doe Sex: M Race: B Age: 50

Incident Summary: On Friday, January 13, 2012 at approximately 9:58PM Patrol officers were dispatched to 2393 1/2 W. Broad St. in regards to a shooting. When the officers arrived they found the victim inside Apartment #1 with gunshot wound to the upper body. The victim was transported to Mt. Carmel West Hospital by CFD Medic. The victim was pronounced at 10:39PM. At this time the investigation revealed that there was a dispute inside apartment # 1 when the victim was shot. At this time there are no suspect [s] or motive for this homicide. Anyone with information about this homicide please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4740. This is the 1st Homicide in 2012.

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Aggravated Burglary

Media Information Date: 1/13/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Domestic Violence Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Domestic Violence Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 7225 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Burglary Date: 1/13/2012 Time: 6:40am
Location of Offense/Incident: 1802 Melrose Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 120033883 Cruiser District: 22

Victim: Ashley Brown Sex: F Race: B Age: 24

Suspect: Keith E. Robinson Address: LKA 1007 Studer
Arrested X Warrant on File Sex: M Race: M Age: 27
Charges: Aggravated Burglary 2911.11 (A-1)

Incident Summary: On 1/13/12, at approximately 6:40am, suspect forced open the front door of the residence at 1802 Melrose Ave and confronted the victim (mother of his children) at the top of the stairs. The suspect grabbed the victim and dragged her down the stairs. Once at the bottom of the stairs, the suspect showed a handgun in his waistband and threatened to kill the victim. The suspect then fled the scene.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 01/12/12
Columbus Division of Police
C.A.P. Bureau / Assault Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Glenn Bray #2095 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 01/12/12 Time: 8:33pm
Location of Offense/Incident: In the area of Oakwood Ave and Frebis Ave Zone: 5Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 120032883 Cruiser District: 114

Victim: Robert Cole Sex: M Race: B Age: 19

Suspect: Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 20

Incident Summary: On January 12, 2011 at approximately 8:33 P.M., a Robert Cole was shot in the left leg by a suspect known as "Jay-Rock" in the area of Oakwood Ave. and Frebis Ave. The victim was taken to a local area hospital in stable condition. The suspect fled the scene after the shooting. This incident is still under investigation if anyone has any additional information about the shooting please call Central Ohio CRIME STOPPERS at 645-TIPS or Columbus Assault Squad Detective Glenn Bray at 645-0907.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 1/12/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Kenneth D. Kirby #1736 Phone: (614) - 645 - 2616 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 12/14/2011 Time: 3:33 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 4580 Alkire Road Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 111047982 Cruiser District: 100

Victim: Certified Gas Station Sex: Race: Age:

Suspect: M/W unknown
Sex: M Race: W Age: 19-25

Incident Summary: On December 14, 2011 at 3:33 a.m. a male white entered the Certified located at 4580 Alkire Rd. and walked around the store for a few minutes. The suspect then approached the register and displayed a handgun under his coat and demanded all the cash from the register. The victim complied and surrendered the cash. The suspect was described as: M/W/19-25, 5'10", 150-160, achne on his face, dark hair, wearing a black hooded coat with brown fur around the hood. Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect please contact the Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 645-4665 or Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.
Security video of the robbery is available at the Columbus Police headquarters Information Desk.

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Missing Person

Media Information Date: 1/12/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Missing Person Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Missing Person Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4624 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Missing Person Date: 1/11/2012 Time: 4:00 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1119 Loretta Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 120030583 Cruiser District: 24

Victim: Jeffery Mcnamee Sex: M Race: Other Age: 15

Incident Summary: On 1/11/2012 at approximately 4:00pm the missing left his residence with a male unknown to his mother. The missing was last seen wearing a Black jacket, black jeans, and a black knit cap with a skull on it. MIssing is 5'8" tall 150 lbs. He has brown hair and brown hair. The missing has a history of seizures. A photo of the missing may be obtained from the 6th floor investigative desk.

Update - Jeffery Mcnamee returned on his own at 8:30am this morning 1-12-2012, report will be closed

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 1/11/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Dennis L Venrick #1591 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext: 4165
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 1/11/2012 Time: 2:30 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1421 E. Columbus St Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 120027920 Cruiser District: 112
Victim: Zachary Redd Sex: M Race: B Age: 22

Incident Summary: Officers were dispatched to 1421 E. Columbus St on the report of a shooting. Officers arrived and found Mr. Zachary Redd with multiple gunshot wounds to his abdomon and legs. Mr. Redd was taken to an area hospital in serious condition. Anyone with information to this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Assault Squad at 645-4141 or Crime Stoppers..

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Endangering Children

Media Information Date: 1/10/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Physical Abuse Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Sgt. Glenn Branam Phone: (614) - 645 - 4016 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Endangering Children Date: 1/10/2012 Time: 10:30pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 5095 Cedar Drive Apt #A Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report #: 12205417CPD Cruiser District: 142
Victim: Juvenile Victim Sex: M Race: Black Age: 6 months old

Suspect: Yerion M. Williams Address: 5095 Cedar Drive Apt #A
Arrested Sex: M Race: Black Age: 33
Charges: Endangeing Children F-3

Incident Summary: On 12/30/2011 a 6 month old male was transported to Mt. Carmel East Hospital by his grandmother. The male was found to have sustained 2nd degree burns on his face. Detectives responded and learned the male was allegedly burned with a hair dryer by his step-father, later identified as Yerion Williams. On 1/10/2012, Mr. Williams was arrested and charged with one count of Endangering Children.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 1/10/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Dennis L Venrick #1591 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 1/10/2012 Time: 3:43 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: F/O 1530 Union Ave Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
NetRMS Report #: 120025193 Cruiser District: 191

Victim: Dwayne L French Sex: M Race: B Age: 48

Incident Summary: At 3:43 AM Officers were dispatched to a shots fired call in the area of 1545 Union Ave. Officers arrived and found Mr. French in front of 1530 Union Ave. with a gun shot wound to the right hip. Mr. French was taken to an area hospital where he is being held for observations in stable condition. The incident is under investigation and no charges have been filed.

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Homicide

Media Information Date: January 9, 2012 (UPDATE)
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Homicide Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. S. Eppert Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 6/27/11 Time: 4:16PM
Location of Offense/Incident: C/O W. Broad St. & S. Wayne Ave. Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
NetRMS Report #: 110544254 Cruiser District: 190

Victim: Islam Basyouny Sex: M Race: O Age: 24

Suspect: WYTEIA R. WEBSTER Address:
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 36
Charges: MURDER

Incident Summary: On June 27, 2011 at approximately 4:16pm the victim was shot while driving in the area of W. Broad Street and S. Wayne Avenue. CFD medics responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local area hospital where he later died. At the time of this media release the identity of the suspect(s) is unknown. **UPDATE** After receiving information on Webster's whereabouts, detectives coordinated with the Orlando, Fl. FBI Safe Street Tak Force. Webster was arrested on Friday, January 6, 2012 in Kissimmee, Florida. He is currently in custody in the county jail in Kissimmee awaiting extradition.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 1/8/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Dennis Venrick Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 1/8/2012 Time: 2:45 A.M
Location of Offense/Incident: 6252 Busch Blvd Zone: 1 Precinct: 1
Cruiser District: 13

Victim: Meuses Perez Sex: M Race: H Age: 29
Victim: Jony Maya Sex: M Race: H Age: 24

Suspect: Franklin Ramirez Address: 2563 Fremont St
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: H Age: 23

Incident Summary: Special Duty Officers responded to 6252 Busch Blvd on a fight the had just occurred in front of the 20 20 night club. Officers responded to the fight using mace, and the suspect was seen with a knife in his hand and was taken into custody. Both victims were transported to an area hospital for stab wounds to their lower torso where they were treated. Mr Perez was released and Mr Maya was being held for futher observations. The investigation continues.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 1/7/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. T. Cress #2051 Phone: (614) - 645 - 2601 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 1/7/2012 Time: 19:32
Location of Offense/Incident: 1587 S. 4th Street Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report #: 120018925 Cruiser District: 130

Victim: Sex: Male Race: White Age: 47
Victim: Sex: Female Race: White Age: 57

Incident Summary: On January 7, 2012 at approximately 7:32 PM, Officers responded to 1587 S. 4th Street on a report of a shooting. It was determined that two armed masked male white suspects entered the residence through the back door and made demands for the victims property. During the robbery the male white victim was shot several times in the abdomen and the female white was pistol whipped. The victims were transported to Grant Hospital and the male was listed in critical, but stable condition. The suspects are described as both being male, whites, 6'0", 250, wearing all black with ski masks, and armed with handguns. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 645-4665 or if they wish to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 461-TIPS (8477).

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
WALTER L. DISTELZWEIG • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Rich Weiner (614) 645-4593

Public Information Office
January 7, 2012
MA# 05-2012


Police Involved Shooting
***Second Update***


The police involved shooting that occurred on Friday, January 6, 2012, at 2982 E. 14th Avenue, is still under investigation by the Critical Incident Response Team.

The officers involved in the shooting have been identified as:

• Officer Robin Medley #142. Officer Medley is a 17 year veteran, assigned to the Auto Theft Unit.
• Officer Christopher Britt #210. Officer Britt is an 18 year veteran, assigned to the Auto Theft Unit.

It is the policy of the Division of Police not to release photos of officers.

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Assault on a Police Officer

Media Information Date: January 6, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Lowell Titus #1122 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4059 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Assault on a Police Officer Date: January 6, 2012 Time: 7:52PM
Location of Offense/Incident: R/O 1827 S. 5th St. Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report #: 120015835 Cruiser District: 130

Victim: Officer Jeffrey Kasza #1921 Sex: male Race: white Age: 34

Suspect: Gerrone D. Allen Address:
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: male Race: black Age: 30
Charges: Assault on a Police Officer, Possession of Marijuana

Incident Summary: On January 6, 2012, at approximatley 7:52PM, Mr. Allen was being detained in the area of 1827 S. 5th St. for Marijuana possession and possible outstanding warrants. At this time Mr. Allen became combative and assaulted Officer Kasza. Mr. Allen was then placed under arrest for listed charges. Officer Kasza was taken to an area hospital and was treated for a broken finger.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
WALTER L. DISTELZWEIG • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Rich Weiner (614) 645-4593

Public Information Office
January 6, 2012
MA# 04-2012

Police Involved Shooting
***First Update***

The police involved shooting that occurred at 2982 E. 14th Avenue is still under investigation by the Critical Incident Response Team.

The suspect has been identified as Michael Jeffrey Kelly M/W/36.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
WALTER L. DISTELZWEIG • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Rich Weiner at (614) 645-4593

Public Information Office
January 6, 2012
MA# 03-2012

Suspect Killed After Striking Officer with Vehicle

Columbus Police are investigating a police involved shooting on the city’s northeast side.

On January 6, 2012, at approximately 3:45 am, undercover officers from the Columbus Police Property Crimes Bureau observed a suspect stealing a catalytic converter from a vehicle parked near 2982 E. 14th Avenue.

The two officers identified themselves as police officers and attempted to take the suspect into custody. The suspect ran to a nearby vehicle. One officer was struck by the vehicle and landed on the hood as the suspect attempted to flee. Both officers fired multiple shots at the man as he continued driving with the officer on the hood. The vehicle eventually came to rest after striking a nearby building.

Medics arrived and pronounced the suspect dead at the scene. The officer was treated at the scene for minor injuries. Investigators have a tentative identification on the suspect. His name is being withheld until positive identification can be made later today. The incident remains under investigation.

As in all police involved shootings, the involved officer(s) will receive mandated psychological support counseling. Officers are also afforded an opportunity to take leave time to assist in recovery from a traumatic experience. This incident will be investigated by the Critical Incident Response Team (made up of specially trained investigators from the Homicide Squad), and the Firearms / Police-Involved Death Review Board. The final investigative package will be forwarded to the Columbus Division of Police, Chain-Of-Command for review.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
WALTER L. DISTELZWEIG • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Rich Weiner (614) 645-4593

Public Information Office
January 5, 2012
MA# 02-2012

Police Involved Shooting
***First Update***

The police involved shooting that occurred on Wednesday, January 4, 2012 in the area of Mt. Vernon Avenue and Burt Street, is still under investigation by the Critical Incident Response Team.

The officer involved in the shooting has been identified as:

 Officer Thomas Pellegrini # 2513 (Pel-a-green-e). Officer Pellegrini has been with the Division for 4 years and is assigned to Zone 5 Patrol.

No charges have been filed at this time pending further investigation.

It is the policy of the Division of Police not to release photos of our officers.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
WALTER L. DISTELZWEIG • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Rich Weiner at (614) 645-4593

Public Information Office
January 4, 2012
MA# 01-2012

One Man Shot, Another in Custody After Officers Investigate Gunshots

Columbus Police are investigating a police involved shooting that occurred in the area of Mt. Vernon Avenue and Burt Street.

On January 4, 2012, at approximately 6:00 pm, two Columbus Police officers were on bike patrol when they heard multiple gunshots coming from a nearby alley. Seconds later, the officers observed two men appear from the shadows of the alley and attempted to stop and question them. The men were ordered to stop but quickly split up, walking in separate directions. One officer immediately stopped one man while the other officer followed the second individual further down the alley. The second individual was shot when the officer attempted to take him into custody.

The man was taken to Grant Medical Center in stable condition and is being treated for a single gunshot wound. Neither officer was injured. The other man was taken into custody where he is being questioned by investigators. Shell casings were recovered from the area where the officers initially heard gunshots. A handgun was recovered in the area where the second man was taken into custody. Both men have been identified but have not been charged pending further investigation.

As in all police involved shootings, the involved officer(s) will receive mandated psychological support counseling. Officers are also afforded an opportunity to take leave time to assist in recovery from a traumatic experience. This incident will be investigated by the Critical Incident Response Team (made up of specially trained investigators from the Homicide Squad), and the Firearms / Police-Involved Death Review Board. The final investigative package will be forwarded to the Columbus Division of Police, Chain-Of-Command for review.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: 01/04/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. P. Thomas Phone: (614) - 645 - 4588 Ext: 4588
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 01-04-12 Time: 2:10pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1425 Worthington Center Dr. (Krogers) Zone: 1 Precinct: 1
NetRMS Report #: 120009255 Cruiser District: 12
Victim: Kroger

Incident Summary: On listed date and time a scruffy M/W/45-50 years old entered the Krogers at listed address. The suspect went directly to the pharmacy section and pretended to be a customer. The suspect demanded pills and warned staff not to resist. The victim complied with the suspects demands and he fled on foot. He was wearing a red wool hat, blue jeans and a dark jacket. No weapons were seen or displayed and no injuries were reported.
Security camera images are available to the media upon request by contacting the listed Detective

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Felony Assault-Shooting

Media Information Date: 1/04/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Jane Junk Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault-Shooting Date: 1/04/2012 Time: 2:24pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 115 Derrer Den Ln Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
NetRMS Report #: 120009251 Cruiser District: 194
Victim: Tyrone Thomas Sex: M Race: B Age: 35

Incident Summary: Tyrone Thomas was in a verbal altercation with two unknown males inside 115 Derrer Den Ln. when one of the males pulled out a gun and shot Mr. Thomas in the leg. The males fled the residence on foot. Mr. Thomas was transported to the hospital in stable condition. The investigation continues.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Assault Squad at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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HOMICIDE/AGGRAVATED ASSAULT

Media Information Date: 1-3-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Dennison & Wachalec Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE/AGGRAVATED ASSAULT Date: 12-14-12 Time: 11:29PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 595 South 22nd St./111050325 Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
Cruiser District: 124
Victim: Demetrius Baxter- expired Sex: M Race: B Age: 36
Victim: Mitchell Anderson-assault Sex: M Race: B Age: 63

Suspect: Brian O. Williams Address: 5576 Connhouse Dr., Canal Winchester, OH
Arrested Sex: M Race: B Age: 33
Charges: Murder

Incident Summary: On Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 11:29PM Patrol officers were dispatched to 595 South 22nd St. in regards to a shooting. When the officers arrived they found two [2] victims inside the address with gunshot wounds to the neck. Both victims were transported to Grant Hospital by CFD Medic's. Mr. Baxter expired at 12:00AM on Decmeber 15, 2011. Mr. Anderson was listed in stable condition. The invesigation revealed that the victim's were shot by the suspect [s] during the commission of an Aggravated Robbery. The suspect was arrested on 1/3/11 at approximately 10:45 p.m. on the west side of Columbus by SWAT officers without incident. Investigation continues. Anyone with information in regards to this homicide please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730. This is the 87th Homicide in 2011.

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Aggravated Assault

Media Information Date: 1/4/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Assault Squad Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Assault Date: 1/4/2012 Time: 2:45AM
Location of Offense/Incident: Unknown Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
Cruiser District: 122
Victim: Unknown Sex: Male Race: Black Age:

Incident Summary: On Wednesday January 4th, 2012 at approximately 2:45AM an unknown black male and a female companion were driving in the area of Kimball and Cole Streets when an unknown assailant fired at their vehicle. The male was transported to an area hospital where he is listed in guarded condition. Anyone with information is asked to call the Columbus Police Assault Squad at (614) 645-4141.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 1/1/12
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: 645-4141 Phone: (614) - 645 - 2622 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 1/1/12 Time: 12:12 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1231 S. Champion Avenue Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 120000122 Cruiser District: 114

Victim: Williams, Lakesha Sex: F Race: B Age: 27

Incident Summary: On the listed date and time, Ms. Williams was inside the listed address when a bullet penetrated the house, striking her one time in the back. Ms.Williams was transported to a local hospital in stable condition. No suspects have been identified at this time, and anyone with any information is asked to call Detective Howe at 645-2622 or Crime Stoppers.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: January 1, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Paul J. Boldin #1804 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4165 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 1/1/2012 Time: 2:30 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 4900 Evanswood Dr. Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 120000930 Cruiser District: 180

Victim: Julie C. Kohtamaki Sex: Female Race: Other Age: 37

Incident Summary: On Sunday morning, January 1, 2012, at approximately 2:30 AM, the victim was walking to her car in the parking lot at 4900 Evanswood Dr. when she was struck in the upper part of her shoulder blade by a bullet fired from an unknown area. She transported herself to St. Ann's Hospital where she was evaluated and transferred to another area hospital in stable condition.

 

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 02-28-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. P. Thomas Phone: (614) - 645 - 4588 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 02-23-12 Time: 6:06PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 68 N. Wilson Rd (Big Lots) Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
NetRMS Report #: 120146740 Cruiser District: 192
Victim: Big Lots

Suspect:
Sex: Male Race: Black Age: Mid 30's

Incident Summary: On listed date and time the suspect entered the location pretending to be a shopper. He approached the register with merchandise but declared, to the victim, he was armed. He then threatened the victims life while demanding money. The victim complied with the demands and relinquished an undisclosed amount of money. The suspect described as M/B/35-45, 5'8, medium build fled west from the store on foot.
Anyone with information / knowledge regarding this incident is encouraged to call the Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 645-4665 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS(8477).
(Note to media)- There are technical issues obtaining video- delayed media release. Photos are attached.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 2/26/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. J. Wood #1719 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext: 2559
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 2/26/2012 Time: 6:56am
Location of Offense/Incident: 1060 Polaris Pkwy Zone: 1 Precinct: 1
NetRMS Report #: 120154597 Cruiser District: 10
Victim: BP Gas Station

Suspect: Unknown
Sex: M Race: W Age: 20's

Suspect: Unknown
Sex: M Race: W Age: 20's

Incident Summary: On February 26, 2012 at approximately 6:56am, two unknown male whites entered the BP
gas station located at 1060 Polaris Pkwy, displayed handguns and demanded money. The victim employee complied with the demand and gave the suspects an undetermined amount of money. The suspects fled on foot.

The suspects were described as male whites in their 20's, approximately 5'9"-6', 170lbs, #1 wearing a white hoodie with a black scarf, and #2 wearing a brown hooded jacket with a multi-colored scarf. The robbery was captured on the stores video surveillance cameras.

Copies of the surveillance video are available at CPD HQ information desk 1st floor.

*Please block out the
employee when showing the video on television*

Anyone with information as to the identity of the two possible suspects are asked to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 645-4665.

 

Armed Robbery

Media Information Date: 2/26/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. B. Boesch Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Armed Robbery Date: 2/26/2012 Time: 8:21pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 4060 Morse Crossing Zone: 1 Precinct: 6
NetRMS Report #: 120156259 Cruiser District: 61
Victim: Burger King Restaurant

Incident Summary: On Sunday, February 26th, 2012 at 8:21pm, a male black suspect entered the Burger King at 4060 Morse Crossing brandishing a semi-automatic handgun. When he demanded money from the clerk, she ran out the back and across the street to call 911. The suspect then jumped the counter, found a manager and led her to the register and demanded the money. She complied and the suspect ran out the front door and westbound across Morse Crossing. Responding officers searched the area but did not locate the suspect. The suspect is a male black, mid to late 30's with a patchy beard and chubby cheeks. He was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt with white writing on the front, blue jeans and light brown boots and black and white gloves. Surveillance video of the incident is available at the Information Desk on the 1st floor of headquarters. *Please blur out the faces of any employees*. Anyone with information on this suspect is asked to call the Robbery Squad at 614-645-4665, or Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 2/25/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Stephen Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information contact Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4730
Type of Offense: Felonious Assault Date 2/25/12 Time 10:36AM
Location of Offense/Incident: Zone 2 Precinct 9
NetRMS Report #: 120151845 Cruiser District 90

Victim: Kijana Dobosu Sex: M Race: B Age: 40

Suspect: James Lumpkin Address: 345 Mayfair Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43213
Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age 45
Charges: Felonious Assault

On February 25, 2012, at approximately 10:36AM, The Columbus Police Department was dispatched to 345 Mayfair Blvd on a possible stabbing. When the officers arrived they came in contact with the victim Mr. Kijana Dobosu. Mr. Dobosu was able to communicate to the officers that the person in apartment C stabbed him several times. The officers did observe a large laceration on the right side of the victim’s face. The victim was transported to Ohio State University East by Columbus Medic #21. The officers and the victim believed that the suspect was still inside apartment C so that apartment was surrounded by patrol officers. Attempts to get Mr. Lumpkin to come out of the apartment failed. Detectives were made aware of Mr. Lumpkin recorded and not recorded violent history and a decision was made to call the SWAT TEAM for public safety concerns. While waiting for a search warrant The Swat Team made numerous attempts to make contact with Mr. Lumpkin inside of the apartment. At approximately 5:30PM, The Columbus Swat team entered the residence and began searching for Mr. Lumpkin. He was not inside of the apartment. The Columbus Police Swat team and other Columbus Police Officers are still looking for Mr. Lumpkin. Mr. Lumpkin should be considered armed and dangerous. Please notify the Columbus Police Department with any information relating to this investigation. The victim was treated for numerous stab wounds and was released. Detectives filed a Felonious Assault warrant on James Lumpkins.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 02/24/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. T. Cress #2051 Phone: (614) - 645 - 2601 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 02/24/2012 Time: 5:30 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 3583 E. Broad Street Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 120149781 Cruiser District: 90
Victim: Walgreens

Suspect:
Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 40's

Incident Summary: On February 24, 2012 at approximately 5:30 PM, The suspect entered the Walgreens and waited in line behind other customers. When the suspect approached the employee at the register he demanded the money and showed them a handgun tucked in his waistband. The employee complied with the suspects demands and after obtaining the money, he fled out the front doors on foot. The suspect is described as:
Male, Black, 40-45, 6'0", 170, unshaven, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, brown work boots, armed with a black handgun.
Video of the incident is available at the Columbus Police Information Desk.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 645-4545 or if they wish to remain anonymous they can call Crimestoppers at 614-461-8477

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Fatal Crash

Media Information Date: 02-23-2012
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Sparhawk Phone: (614) - 645 - 0217 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Crash Date: 02-23-2012 Time: 1:03 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: I-70 W/B ramp to Miller/Kelton Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
NetRMS Report #: 120144641 Cruiser District: 123

Decedent Name: Antonette Marshall Sex: F Age: 35

Incident Summary:
On February 23, 2012, at approximately 1:02 AM, Ms. Antonette Marshal, of Zettler Rd. in Columbus, was driving a 2000 Ford Taurus westbound on I-70 at the Miller/Kelton exit. She exited the freeway and, for an as yet undetermined reason, lost control while on the exit ramp. Her car crossed Cole St. and rolled, coming to rest north of Cole St. in the alley between Berkley Rd. and Lilley Ave. Ms. Marshall, who was alone in the car, was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS personnel.
This incident is under investigation by the Columbus Police Accident Investigation Unit. To date in Columbus, there have been 10 fatal crashes resulting in 12 deaths.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 2/22/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / ASSAULT Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Randy VanVorhis #1679 Phone: (614) - 645 - 0100 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonioius Assault Date: 2/21/2012 Time: 11:30PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1320 Beechwood Rd. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 120142054 Cruiser District:

Victim: Carmalita Geter Sex: F Race: B Age: 32

Suspect: Arrested Warrant on File Sex: F Race: B Age:

Incident Summary: On February 21, 2012, at approximately 11:30PM, Ms. Carmalita Geter was leaving Klub 57 when she was attacked by an unknown female. After Ms. Geter transported herself to an area hospital, she was treated for a laceration to her right eye. Anyone with information in regards to this attack is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Squad at 645-4141.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 02-21-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. P. Thomas #722 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4588 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 02-21-12 Time: 12:55PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 205 Easton Town Ctr Zone: 1 Precinct: 6
NetRMS Report #: 120140512 Cruiser District: 61

Victim: T-MOBILE

Suspect: Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 20's

Incident Summary: On 02-21-12 a single suspect entered the T-Mobile store located inside Easton and pretended to be a customer. At the counter the suspect presented the sales associate with a threatening note demanding money. Although no weapon was displayed the sales associate complied with demands and relinquished an undisclosed amount of money. The suspect fled the business on foot. No injuries were reported. The suspect is described as M/B/20's 5'10, 140 to 170 lbs. Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to call the Columbus Division of Police Robbery Squad at 645-4665 or Crime Stoppers at 645 (TIPS). Images of the suspect have been atached with this media release.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
STEPHEN P.GAMMILL • CHIEF OF POLICE


For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Rich Weiner at (614) 645-4593

Public Information Office
February 17, 2012
MA# 13-2012


Police Involved Shooting
***UPDATE***
Reference MA# 24-2011


The investigation into the police involved shooting that occurred on June 12, 2011, has been completed by the Firearms/Police-Involved Death Review Board. The actions of Officer Marion Gaines #2457 and Officer Jose James #2465 were found to be within the Columbus Division of Police Use of Firearms Policy.



Suspects Killed In Crash after Shootout with Officers


Two suspects were killed in an early morning accident after their vehicle lost control and crashed on the cities northwest side.

On June 12, 2011, at approximately 2:23 am, Columbus Police Officers were working a uniformed special duty job at 5690 Kathy Run Lane (Cabana Club). Two individuals involved in a dispute inside the club were kicked out. The suspects drove away but not before firing several shots at the officers who were standing in the parking lot. The officers returned fire and followed the vehicle on East Dublin-Granville Road.

The officers directed marked cruisers and helicopter personnel into the area to stop the vehicle. The suspects led the marked units on a brief pursuit on East Dublin-Granville Road before losing control and crashing into a pole at the intersection of Sawmill Place and East Dublin-Granville Road. Both occupants of the vehicle were ejected and later pronounced dead at the scene. No other injuries were reported. Two other individuals were detained at the scene and interviewed by detectives after witnesses stated seeing them talking to the suspects prior to the shooting. No charges have been filed at this time pending further investigation.


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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
STEPHEN P. GAMMILL • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Rich Weiner at (614) 645-4593

Public Information Office
February 16, 2012
MA# 12-2011

Columbus Division of Police Awarded Helicopter Accreditation

The Airborne Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission, Inc. (ALEAC) has awarded the Columbus Division of Police its first accreditation. Given this distinction, the Columbus Police Helicopter Unit becomes the first law enforcement agency in the country to achieve full accreditation status.

Airborne Law Enforcement Association, Inc (ALEA) Secretary Don Roby notified the Division of Police on January 30, 2012 of its accreditation status. He wrote, “On behalf the ALEAC Board of Commissioners, I am pleased to inform you that based upon review of the action plan submitted and documentation supporting full compliance with all mandatory ALEAC standards, the Columbus Division of Police, Helicopter Unit has been granted FULL ACCREDIATION status by a unanimous vote.”

ALEAC presented a certificate, plaque and scholarship award in the amount of $5,000 to members of the helicopter unit during a presentation at the Helicopter Association International’s Heli-Expo held in Dallas Texas on February 12, 2012.

ALEAC assessors arrived in September 2011 and evaluated the Helicopter Unit on administrative, operational, safety, training, and maintenance standards associated with the accreditation process. To be considered for accreditation, the unit had to demonstrate compliance with over 70 standards in those areas.
A media conference will be held at the Columbus Police Heliport on Thursday, February 16, 2012, at 1:30pm. The heliport is located at 2130 W. Broad Street. Representatives from the Special Services Bureau will be on hand to answer questions and participate in interviews.

For questions regarding ALEA and ALEAC, contact ALEA Secretary Don Roby at
(717) 870-9603.

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Homicide

Media Information Date: 2-16-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Paley & Siniff Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 2-15-12 Time: 10:20PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2545 Roehampton Ct. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 120124787 Cruiser District: 94
Victim: Darrell McDaniel Jr. Sex: M Race: B Age: 33

Incident Summary: On Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 10:20PM Patrol officers were dispatched to 2545 Roehampton Ct. in regards to a stabbing. When the officers arrived they found the victim lying outside the front door with a stab wound to the chest. The victim was transported to Grant Hospital by CFD Medic #4 and expired at 10:44PM.

At this time the investigation revealed that the victim kicked open the front door of 2545 Roehampton Ct. The victim then became involved in a fight with the female resident at which time the female stabbed the victim. This homicide investigation will be presented to the Franklin County Grand Jury for their review. NOTE: The female residents name will not be released at this time.Anyone with information in regards to this homicide please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730.

This is the 9th Homicide in 2012.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 02/15/12
Columbus Division of Police
C.A.P. Bureau / Assault Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Lowell Titus #1122 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 01/15/12 Time: 7:57pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 4035 Vineshire Dr Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report #: 120124426 Cruiser District: 143
Victim: Sex: M Race: B Age: 47

Suspect:
Sex: M Race: B Age:

Incident Summary: On January 15, 2012 at approximately 7:57 P.M., the victim was shot in the chest by an unknown suspect at 4035 Vineshire Dr. The victim was taken to a local area hospital in critical condition and was later stabilized. The suspect fled the scene after the shooting. This incident is still under investigation. If anyone has any additional information about the shooting please call Central Ohio CRIME STOPPERS at 645-TIPS or Columbus Assault Squad Detective Lowell Titus at 645-4059.

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Aggravated Assault-Shooting

Media Information Date: 2/15/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Jane Junk Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Assault-Shooting Date: 2/15/2012 Time: 5:30pm
Location of Offense/Incident: W.Broad St / S.Wayne Ave. Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
NetRMS Report #: 120124058 Cruiser District: 80
Victim: Robert Hughes Sex: M Race: W Age: 28

Suspect: Unknown
Sex: M Race: B Age: 30

Incident Summary: Mr. Hughes was driving in the area of W. Broad St and S. Wayne and was shot by an unknown male. Mr. Hughes was transported to the hospital by a friend in stable condition.This investigation continues.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 2/15/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. J. Wood #1719 Phone: (614) - 645 - 2559 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 2/9/2012 Time: 8:40pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1251 Wilson Ave Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 120108880 Cruiser District: 114
Victim: Chelsie Nelson Sex: Female Race: Black Age: 18

Suspect: Unknown
Sex: M Race: B Age: 16

Suspect: Unknown
Sex: M Race: B Age: 16

Incident Summary: On February 9, 2012 at approximately 8:40pm, the victim had got off a COTA bus at Whittier/Wilson and walked South on Wilson Ave. The victim was approached from behind by two unknown suspects, one of which displayed a handgun and demanded her property. The suspect's took the victim's purse and fired one shot at the victim that missed. The victim believes the two suspects were on the COTA bus with her and got off at the same location. The suspects were described as male blacks approximately 16 years of age, 5'4", 110lbs, wearing all black clothing.
Copies of the video from the COTA bus are available at CPD HQ information desk 1st floor.
Anyone with information as to the identity of the two possible suspects are asked to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 645-4665.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
STEPHEN P. GAMMILL • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Rich Weiner at (614) 645-4593

Public Information Office
February 13, 2012
MA# 11-2012

Police Involved Shooting
***UPDATE***
Reference MA# 29-2011

The investigation into the police involved shooting that occurred on June 19, 2011, has been completed by the Firearms/Police-Involved Death Review Board. The actions of Officer Benjamin D. Mackley #2508 and Officer Stephen E. Asch #2536 were found to be within the Columbus Division of Police Use of Firearms Policy.

Police Involved Shooting

On June 19th 2011, at approximately 1:35am, Columbus Police Officers were dispatched to the area of Reeb Ave. and Bruck St. in regards to a man with a gun. The caller gave a physical description of the person with the gun. Two Officers arrived on scene and approached a male who matched the description on the run, male white 52 years of age, at the rear of the market. The Officers confronted the male and noticed he was holding a knife in his hand. The suspect was ordered several times to drop the knife. The suspect refused and was shot several times by the officers. The suspect was transported to Grant Hospital in critical condition and is currently undergoing surgery.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 2/9/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Kenneth Kirby #1736 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 2/9/2012 Time: 12:40 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 935 Morse Road Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 120106869 Cruiser District: 182
Victim: Duke & Duchess Shoppe

Suspect: Unknown M/B

Incident Summary: On February 9, 2012 at 12:40 a.m. an unknown male black entered the Duke & Duchess Shoppe located at 935 Morse Road and approached the register. The suspect asked for a pack of cigarettes then displayed a black semi auto handgun and demanded all the cash from the register. The suspect took the cash then fled the store on foot. The suspect was described as a M/W possibly Arabic, 25-30, 5'11"-6', 160-170 lbs, mustache, light complexion, wearing a gray hooded coat, stripped blue knit hat, black pants and tan boots.
Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect please contact the Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 645-4665 or Crime Stoppers at 645-8477.
Video of the robbery is available upon request at the Information Desk in Columbus Police Headquarters.

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Miscellaneous Incident - Updated

Media Information Date: 2-4-2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information contact: Detective Dana Croom Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Misc. Incident Date 2/4/2012 Time 9:50am
Location of Offense/Incident: Zone 4 Precinct 5
NetRMS Report #: 120094530 Cruiser District 53

Victim: Tamara Miller Sex: female Race: white Age: 41

Incident Summary: On 2-4-2012, at approximately 9:50AM, The Columbus Police Department was dispatched to Riverside Hospital on a possible Aggravated Assault. The victim was in critical condition at Riverside Hospital. This case is being investigated by the homicide unit due to the seriousness of the victim. The actual cause of the victim’s current condition is undetermined at this time.

UPDATED: On 2-10-2012, at 7:10PM, Tamara Miller died at Riverside Methodist Hospital. An autopsy was performed at the Franklin County Coroner’s Office and there were no evidence that this was a homicide.

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Fatal Crash, Hit and Run

Media Information Date: 02-12-2012
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective McWhorter Phone: (614) - 645 - 0167 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Crash, Hit and Run Date: 02-12-2012 Time: 2:39 am
Location of Offense/Incident: Southbound I-71 n/o Morse Rd Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 120115280 Cruiser District: 180

Victim: John Doe Sex: M Race: H Age:
Victim: Jane Doe Sex: F Race: H Age:


Incident Summary: On 02-12-2012 at 2:39 am, John Doe was driving a 2003 Pontiac Montana southbound on I-71 north of Morse Rd. when it was struck by a Dodge Charger forcing it off the roadway. After the Montana left the roadway it flipped several times ejecting both John Doe and his passenger Jane Doe. The Montana came to rest in front of 4949 Freeway Dr. E. John Doe was pronounced dead at the crash scene at 2:55 am. Jane Doe was transported to Riverside Hospital but died from her injuries at 3:35 am.
After striking the Montana the Dodge Charger fled the scene southbound on I-71. The Charger is Maroon in color, has large chrome rims, tinted windows, blue xenon headlights, and should have right front corner damage. A white Honda Accord was near the crash and was a nonparticipating vehicle but did not remain at scene as a witness.
It is unknown if alcohol is a factor at this time.
Anyone with information regarding this crash is asked to call Columbus Police Accident Investigation Unit at 645-4767
This is the City’s 9th and 10th Traffic related fatality of 2012.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
STEPHEN P.GAMMILL • CHIEF OF POLICE


For Immediate Release:


For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Rich Weiner at (614) 645-4593


Public Information Office
February 10, 2012
MA# 10-2012


Police Involved Shooting
***UPDATE***
Reference MA# 16-2011


The investigation into the police involved shooting that occurred on April 4, 2011, has been completed by the Firearms/Police-Involved Death Review Board. The actions of Officer Eric Westbrook #2532 were found to be within the Columbus Division of Police Use of Firearms Policy. The suspect pleaded guilty and was sentenced to ten years in prison.



Suspect Charged after Shooting at Officer


Columbus Police are investigating a shooting between an officer and a suspect who fled from a local business which was broken into overnight.

On April 4, 2011, at approximately 12:05am, officers were dispatched to 4760 Cleveland Avenue, M & J Motor Sports, on the report of a burglary alarm. Upon arrival, the officers observed one individual, identified as Vincent David Russo, run from the business. The officers pursued him on foot, to the rear of 2530 Chester Road where he turned and fired multiple shots at one officer. The officer returned fire. Neither the officer nor suspect was struck. Mr. Russo continued to flee and was later arrested in the rear of 2597 Bretton Woods. Vincent David Russo was in possession of a handgun when he was taken into custody.

Vincent David Russo is charged with one count of Aggravated Robbery and two counts of Felonious Assault on a Police Officer. The officer’s name will be released at a later time.


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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 2-10-12
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: 645-4141 Phone: (614) - 645 - 6132 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 2-10-12 Time: 12:51AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1662 W Mound St Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
NetRMS Report #: 120109333 Cruiser District: 191

Victim: Channak Top Sex: m Race: A Age: 29

Incident Summary: Officers responded to a call of shots fired inside Burnzies Bar located at 1662 W Mound St. The victim showed up on his own at Mt Carmel West hospital approximately 20 minutes later. Victim was shot once in the abdomen and was listed in stable condition . No suspects at this time and anyone with information please call Detective Pappas #1639 at 614-645-6132.

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Homicide

Media Information Date: 2/9/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Jeff Brandt #1784 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4044 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 1/21/12 Time: 8:24 P.M.
Location of Offense/Incident: F/O 1687 E. Maynard Ave. Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 120056857 Cruiser District: 51

Victim: Kahlee Beard Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 30
Victim: Tony Black Sex: M Race: B Age: 48

Suspect:#1 Kevin Harrington Address: 650 S. James Rd. Columbus, OH
Arrested X Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 25 Charges: Murder

Suspect: #2 Robert Harris Address: 1421 Lilley Ave. Columbus, OH
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 22 Charges: Murder

Suspect: #3 Unknown Address:
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: Charges:

Incident Summary: On January 22, 2012 at approximately 8:24 PM, Kahlee Beard and Tony Black were involved in a physical altercation in front of 1687 E. Maynard Ave with the Kevin Harrington and two currently unidentified suspects. The fight ended and as Mr. Beard and Mr. Black were walking towards Mr. Beard’s residence the suspect(s) fired multiple gunshots at them. Mr. Beard died at the scene as a result of the gunfire. After the shooting the 3 males left the scene eastbound on E. Maynard Ave. in a smaller model white car.

**UPDATE** The second suspect out of this incident Robert Harris has been identified and charged with Murder. At the time of the Murder charge filing Mr. Harris was already incarcerated at the Franklin Co. Jail on an unrelated charge. If anyone has information in regards to the 3rd unknown male suspect, the suspect vehicle or the whereabouts of Kevin Harrington, please contact the Columbus Police Homicide Squad at PH# 645 4730, or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at PH# 645-TIPS.

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Fire Deaths/Homicide

Media Information Date: 02/09/2012
Columbus Division of Police
C.A.P. Bureau / Homicide Unit
Stephen Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Patricia Dailey #1417 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Fire Deaths/Homicide Date: 12/18/2011 Time: 5:05AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2794 Grosse Point Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 111059684 Cruiser District: 94
Victim: Treasure Windom-Harris Sex: F Race: Black Age: 7
Victim: Tomarra Hackett Sex: F Race: Black Age: 5

Suspect: Valerie Windom
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: F Race: Black Age: 34
Charges: 2 Counts Endangering Children / 2 Counts Involuntary Manslaughter

Incident Summary: On December 18, 2011 at approximately 5:05 a.m. Columbus Police and Fire personnel were dispatched to 2794 Grosse Point on the report of an apartment fire. Upon their arrival the unit was completely engulfed in flames and entering the apartment was not possible. Valerie Windom, the adult resident, had escaped the apartment and told first responders that her two children were still inside. Treasure Windom-Harris and Tomarra Hackett, Ms Windom’s children, died inside the residence.
Information was obtained at the scene that Ms. Windom was possibly intoxicated. Ms. Windom was requested to voluntarily submit to a test of her blood alcohol level which she readily agreed to do. After the analysis of the results was obtained it was determined that Ms. Windom was intoxicated at the time of the fire. The criminal case was presented to a Franklin County Grand Jury on February 8, 2012 and the listed indictments were returned. Ms. Windom will be required to appear in court on a later date.

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Robbery-Update

Media Information Date: February 9, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Stephen Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Ron Custer #1255 Phone: (614) – 645 - 4073 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 1/23/12 Time: 3:50pm
Location of Offense/Incident: E. Fulton St - Miller Ave. Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
NetRMS Report #: 120061418 Cruiser District: 123
Victim: Dean K. Reinhard Sex: M Race: W Age: 45

Incident Summary: On January 23, 2012 the victim Dean K. Reinhard was assaulted and robbed at the above location of his wallet, which contained his banks debit and credit cards. Starting at approximatly 4:30pm the same day, these bank cards started being used at various businesses by subjects other than the owner. Video evidence retrieved from the businesses shows clearly the subjects fraudently using the various cards. It is requested that if anyone recognizes any of the subjects in the videos, to please call Homicide Detective Ron Custer #1255 at 614-645-4073.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: February 9, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Lowell Titus #1122 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4059 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: February 8, 2012 Time: 9:19PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 744 S. 6th St. Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 120106490 Cruiser District: 110
Victim: Sex: male Race: white Age: 54

Incident Summary: On February 8, 2012, at approximatley 9:19PM, the victim was walking up to 744 S. 6th St. At this time the victim heard a gunshot and felt a pain in his right leg. The victim realized that he had been shot, at which he drove himself to an area hosptial for treatment. The victim is expected to make a full recovery from his injury. This investigation continous.

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Kidnapping / Theft of a Motor Vehicle

Media Information Date: 02/08/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victim's Bureau / Sexual Assault Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective B. Close #2190 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4701 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Kidnapping / Theft of a Motor Vehicle Date: 02/08/2012 Time: 4:06pm
Location of Offense/Incident: Maybury Rd / Carbondale Dr Zone: 2 Precinct: 20
NetRMS Report #: 12207418CPD Cruiser District: 202
Victim: Sex: F Race: B Age: 4
Victim: Sondra Hunter Sex: F Race: B Age: 29

Suspect: Unknown

Incident Summary: On 2-8-12 at approximately 4pm, the complainant / victim was picking up one of her children at a bus stop. She left her vehicle running unattended with the 4 year old victim in the backseat. Complainant / victim walked across the street to retrieve her child from the bus. At that time, the suspect stole her vehicle. The suspect crashed the vehicle into a parked vehicle a short distance away and fled on foot. The 4 year old was recovered and returned unharmed.

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Aggravated Assault

Media Information Date: 2/4/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Assault Squad Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Assault Date: 2/4/2012 Time: 3:00AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 3157 Fairwood Avenue Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
Cruiser District: 134

Victim: James Leroy Norris Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 40

Incident Summary: On Sunday 2/4/2012 at approximately 3:00AM a 40 year-old black male was transported to an area hospital by his girlfriend with an apparent gunshot wound to the abdomen as a result of a fight in the area of 3157 Fairwood Avenue. The male is listed in stable condition. Anyone with information is asked to call the Columbus Police Assault Squad at (614) 645-4141.

 

Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: February 4, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Lowell Titus #1122 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4059 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: February 3, 2012 Time: 9:44PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 3330 Maize Rd. Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 120093346 Cruiser District: 23
Victim: Dominick Borghese Sex: male Race: white Age: 22

Incident Summary: On February 3, 2012, at approximatley 9:44PM, the victim was standing in the rear of 3330 Maize Rd. when he observed two black male suspects, dressed all in black in the alley. One of the suspects at this time fired a single gunshot at the victim, striking the victim in the groin area. The suspects then fled from scene in unknown direction of travel. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment and is expected to make a full recovery.

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D.O.A.

Media Information Date: February 4, 2011
Columbus Division of Police
C.A.P. Bureau / Homicide Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Rice/ Custer Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: DOA Date: 2/4/11 Time: 10:29am
Location of Offense/Incident: 69 S. Ogden Ave. Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
NetRMS Report #: 101020436 Cruiser District: 194

Victim: John Doe Sex: M Race: W Age: Unknown

Incident Summary: On February 4, 2012 Columbus Police Officers responded to 69 S. Ogden Ave. on the report an unresponsive male inside the residence. Personnel from CFD Medic #17 arrived on scene and they pronounced the male dead at 10:34am. The initial information obtained from interviews indicated that this incident had a high probability of being a homicide and the incident was investigated as such. However at this time the cause and manner of death are undetermined. Detectives are continuing the investigation. Anyone with information relating to this case is asked to call the Homicide Squad at 614-645-4730.

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Miscellaneous Incident

Media Information Date: 2-4-2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information contact: Detective Dana Croom Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Misc. Incident Date 2/4/2012 Time 9:50am
Location of Offense/Incident: Zone 4 Precinct 5
NetRMS Report #: 120094530 Cruiser District 53

Victim: Tamara Miller Sex: female Race: white Age: 41

Incident Summary: On 2-4-2012, at approximately 9:50AM, The Columbus Police Department was dispatched to Riverside Hospital on a possible Aggravated Assault. The victim was in critical condition at Riverside Hospital. This case is being investigated by the homicide unit due to the seriousness of the victim. The actual cause of the victim’s current condition is undetermined at this time.

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Fatal Hit-Skip Crash

Media Information Date: 2/3/12
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: AIU Phone: (614) - 645 - 4767 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Hit-skip Crash Date: 2/2/12 Time: 10:27 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: Morse Rd & Kingshill Dr Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 120090334 Cruiser District: 180

Victim: Rene Antonio Deras Sex: M Race: H Age: 44

Incident Summary: On February 2, 2012 around 10:27 PM, John Doe was walking southbound across Morse Rd at Kingshill Dr. At this same, a dark colored SUV was traveling westbound on Morse Rd and struck John Doe. The SUV fled the scene. While John Doe was lying on the roadway, a 1997 Buick LeSabre that was operated by Mr. Mohamoud Farah of Columbus, also struck John Doe. Columbus Fire Medics arrived on scene and pronounced John Doe dead at 10:34 PM. *Anyone with information regarding this crash incident is asked to call Columbus Police Accident Investigation Unit at 645-4767. This is the City's 7th traffic related fatality of the 2012 year.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 02/02/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Crimes Against Persons Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Squad or Crime Stoppers Phone: (614) - 645 - 4667 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 02/02/2012 Time: 03:51 am
Location of Offense/Incident: Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 120087980 Cruiser District: 100
Victim: Speedway Gas Sex: Race: Age: Victim: Sex: Race: Age: Victim: Sex: Race: Age:
Suspect: Address:
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: White Age: 30-40
Charges: Aggravated Robbery Suspect: Address:
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Race: Age: Charges:
Incident Summary: On February 2, 2012, at 03:51 am, the suspect came into the Speedway store located at 955 Galloway road, pulled a toboggan over his face, and brandished a knife. The suspect demanded cash and fled on foot. The suspect is described as follows: M/W30-40 5’7 160 lbs, brown and gray hair. The suspect is also believed to be responsible for another robbery at Certified Oil,1093 Frank Road. A copy of the surveillance video and the report is available at the information desk located at Columbus Police Headquarters. Any tips should be forwarded to CPD Robbery, 645-4665, or Crimestoppers, 645-TIPS.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 2/2/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Kenneth Kirby #1736 Phone: (614) - 645 – 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 2/2/2012 Time: 1:04 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1093 Frank Road Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 120087745 Cruiser District: 105

Incident Summary: On February 2, 2012 at 1:04 a.m. an unknown male white entered the Certified Gas Station located at 1093 Frank Road, displayed a knife, and demanded cash from the cash register. The male is described as a M/W/25-30, 5'7", 150, brown hair, wearing a grean coat, blue jeans, and a black ski mask. The suspect is also believed to be responsible for another robbery this morning at a Speedway located at 955 Galloway Road. Anyone with information as to the identifity of the robbery suspect please contact the Columbus Police Robbery Squad and 645-4665 or Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS. Video of both robberies are available at the Police Headquarters Information Desk.

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D.O.A.

Media Information Date: 2/1/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Patrick Dorn, #144 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: D.O.A. Date: 2/1/12 Time: 9:59 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1399 Demorest Rd. Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 120085496 Cruiser District: 101

Victim: Heather D. Sheetz Sex: F Race: W Age: 24

Incident Summary: On Wednesday February 1, 2012 at 9:59 a.m., Columbus Division of Police Uniformed Patrol personnel responded to 1399 Demorest Road on a report of a possible deceased female. Homicide Squad personnel also responded and conducted a preliminary investigation. On February 2nd the Franklin County Coroner’s Office conducted an autopsy and the results at this tine are inconclusive as for an official cause of death. Toxicology tests will be conducted and an official cause of death will be determined in approximately six weeks. Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 2/1/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Domestic Violence Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Domestic Violence Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4624 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 2/1/2012 Time: 12:15 am
Location of Offense/Incident: 2119 Dawnlight Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 1200848869 Cruiser District: 52

Victim: Marnaro Bohanan Sex: M Race: B Age: 20

Suspect: Steve Richards Address: 2119 Dawnlight Ave
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 50
Charges: Felonious Assault


Incident Summary: On 2/1/2012 at approximately 12:15 am a Felonious Assault out of a Domestic Violence incident occurred at 2119 Dawnlight Ave. The suspect is the father of the victim. The victim came to the suspect's residence and began knocking loudly on the door. The suspect answered the door and they began to argue. The argument moved from the porch to the street. The victim and the suspect then got into a physical altercation. The victim punched the suspect causing him to fall to the ground. The suspect got up then ran into his residence. The suspect returnd with a gun and fired several rounds at the victim as the victim was running away. The victim was not hit by any of the gunshots. When officers arrived, the suspect was inside the residence and refused to answered the door. At this time SWAT was called to the scene. Negoiators were able to talk the suspect out of the house where he was taken into custody with out incident.

 

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Traffic Crash Fatality

Media Information Date: March 1, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Accident Investigation Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4767 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Traffic Crash Fatality Date: 3/1/12 Time: 2:00 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: Central College Rd & N. Hamilton Rd Zone: 1 Precinct: 6
NetRMS Report #: 120165357 Cruiser District: 64
Victim: Rajesh E. Gopalakrishna Sex: M Race: Other Age: 32

Incident Summary: On March 1, 2012 around 2:00 AM, Mr. Rajesh Gopalakrishna of New Albany was operating his 2003 Volkswagen Jetta northbound on N. Hamilton Rd, approaching Central College Rd. Mr. Gopalakrishna failed to control his vehicle, driving it off the northeast corner of the intersection into a ditch.
Mr. Gopalakrishna was transported to St. Ann's Hospital were he was pronounced dead at 2:33 AM.
This case is still under investigation by Columbus Police and alcohol is suspected as a factor in this crash.
This is the City's 14th traffic crash related fatality of the 2012 year.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 3/2/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Sexual Assault Unit
Stephen Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Timothy Hedrick #1858 Phone: (614) - 645 - 2557 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 02/26/2012 Time: 1:40am
Location of Offense/Incident: 3900 Sullivant Ave Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
NetRMS Report #: 120154189 Cruiser District: 193

Victim: Sex: F Race: H Age: 30

Suspect: Edalis Jesus Pedraza-Quinones Address: 711 N Belmont St Leipsic, OH 45856
Arrested X Warrant on File Sex: M Race: H Age: 31
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: The victim stated she was at a bar with a male friend named Edalis Jesus Pedraza Quinones. Mr. Pedraza-Quinones became upset when the vicitm tried to leave the bar without him. As the victim left the bar, Mr. Pedraza-Quinones followed her around the side of the building and tackled her in the grass. The vicitm stated Mr. Pedraza-Quinones punched and kicked her repeatedly until she was knocked unconscious. Mr. Pedraza-Quinones was last seen driving a 2002 white Ford F-150, Ohio tag EPW-2491. The Sexual Assault Unit is requesting that anyone with information regarding Mr. Pedrara-Quinones call 645-4701 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 645-8477.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
STEPHEN P. GAMMILL • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Rich Weiner at (614) 645-4593

Public Information Office
March 3, 2012
MA# 14-2012

Police Involved Shooting
***UPDATE***
Reference MA# 01-2011

The investigation into the police involved shooting that occurred on January 17, 2011, has been completed by the Firearms/Police-Involved Death Review Board. The actions of Officer Steven Foe #2525 were found to be within the Columbus Division of Police Use of Firearms Policy.

POLICE INVOLVED SHOOTING

On Monday, January 17, 2011 at approximately 8:21 PM patrol officers were called to the area of Woodland Ave. and Argyle Dr. on a report of shots being fired with a description of the suspect(s) involved. Upon arrival, officers located an individual, matching the description of one of the suspects, fleeing the scene on foot. Officers ordered the suspect to stop but the suspect continued to flee and eventually turned on the officers with a weapon in his hand.

Officers fired on the suspect striking him. The suspect continued to flee whereupon the officers deployed a Division issued Taser, which was ineffective. Officers were able to finally tackle the suspect to the ground and take him into custody. The suspect was subsequently transported to OSU Main hospital where he was listed in stable condition.

The suspect has only been identified as a 21 y/o male black. A weapon was recovered at the scene.

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D.V. Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 3/3/2012
Columbus Division of Police
S.V.B. Bureau / D.V. Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Aaron Mall #2009 Phone: (614) - 645 - 7225 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: D.V. - Felonious Assault Date: 3/2/2012 Time: 7:47 P.M.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1837 Forest Oak Ln Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 120170451 Cruiser District: 181
Victim: Anthony Fortner Sex: M Race: B Age: 26 Victim: Sex: Race: Age: Victim: Sex: Race: Age:
Suspect: Robin L. Shine Address: 1837 Forest Oak Ln
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: F Race: B Age: 37
Charges: Felonious Assault, F-2 Suspect: Address:
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Race: Age: Charges:
Incident Summary: On 3/2/12 Anthony Fortner and Robin Shine (boyfriend/girlfriend) engaged in an argument at their residence, located at 1837 Forest Oak Ln. A physical altercation ensued resulting in Ms. Shine retrieving a large kitchen knife. She then stabbed/cut Mr. Fortner with the knife at least 4 times. Mr. Fortner was transported to Riverside Hospital in life threatening condition where he underwent emergency surgery to repair damage to one of his arteries.

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Homicide / Suicide

Media Information Date: 03-03-2012
Columbus Division of Police
C.A.P. Bureau / Homicide Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Gillette/Glasure Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide/Suicide Date: 03-03-12 Time: 8:42 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1296 Elderwood Ave. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 120173742 Cruiser District: 92
Victim: Jane Doe Sex: F Race: W Age: Victim: Sex: Race: Age: Victim: Sex: Race: Age:
Suspect: Kevin J. Bruce Address:
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: W Age: 55
Charges: Suspect: Address:
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Race: Age: Charges:
Incident Summary: On 03-03-12, Columbus Police Officers responded to 1296 Ederwood Ave. on the report of Kevin Bruce killing a female inside his residence. Once at scene officers searched the garage and found Kevin Bruce dead after committing suicide. Officers searched the residence and found a female white wrapped up inside a tarp in the down stairs bedroom. This case is being investigated as a murder suicide.This is the 10th homicide of 2012.

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Felony Assault / Stabbing

Media Information Date: 3/4/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: M. Williams #1975 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault / Stabbing Date: 03/04/2012 Time: 4:09pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 582 Stanley Ave Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 120176106 Cruiser District: 111
Victim: Jeffery Ratliff Sex: M Race: W Age: 50

Suspect: Unknown

Incident Summary: On March 4, 2012 at approximately 4:09pm a stabbing occurred at 582 Stanley Ave. The victim was transported in Life Threatning condition to an area Hospital where he underwent surgery for his wounds. Mr Ratliff was later upgraded to critical but stable condition. At this time no arrests have been made. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Squad at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 561-TIPS.

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Aggravated Assault

Media Information Date: 3/5/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Assault Squad Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Assault Date: 3/5/2012 Time: 3:00AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1153 Abbots Green Zone: 3 Precinct: 15
NetRMS Report #: 120177433 Cruiser District: 150
Victim: Richard Rose Sex: M Race: B Age: 49

Suspect: Unknown

Incident Summary: On 3/5/2012 at approximately 3:00AM Patrol Officers were called to a fight that turned into a stabbing. The 49 year old male victim stated he had gone ouitside with his roommate to assist his daughter who had become involved in a fight when he got stabbed. The male was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.

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Contributing to Del. or Unruly of a Child

Media Information Date: 02/05/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Physical Abuse Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Sgt. John Hurst Phone: (614) - 645 - 4287 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Contributing to Del. or Unruly of a Child Date: 01/25/2012 Time: 3:30PM
Location of Offense/Incident: Eakin Rd and Salisbury Rd Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 12206802cpd Cruiser District: 101
Victim: Juvenile Sex: M Race: H Age: 9

Suspect: Brenda Abdul-Mateena Address: 2213 Sagamore Rd
Warrant on File Sex: F Race: B Age: 58
Charges: Contributing to Del. or Unruly of a Child

Incident Summary: On January 25, 2012, at 3:30PM the victim was riding on a Columbus Public School Bus. The suspect, the bus driver, stopped the bus and went to where the victim was sitting and instructed another student to strike the victim. The victim held his hand up to avoid being struck. The suspect instructed the other student to hit the victim again and harder while the suspect held the victims arms down. The suspect was charged out of the incident after the investigation was completed.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 03/06/12
Columbus Division of Police
C.A.P. Bureau / Assault Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Glenn Bray #2095 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 03/06/12 Time: 5:06 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: Maple Canyon & Laurelwood Dr. Zone: 1 Precinct: 01
NetRMS Report #: 120181648 Cruiser District: 14
Victim: Ricco Clark Sex: M Race: B Age: 22
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Suspect: unknown
Sex: M Race: B Age:

Incident Summary: On March 6, 2012 at approximately 5:06 P.M., a Ricco Clark was shot at by an unknown suspect as he was driving east bound on Laurelwood Dr from Malpe Canyon Ave. Mr. Clark was not injured during the incident. Mr. Clark's vehicle was struck several times by the suspect's gunfire. The suspect fled the scene after the shooting. If anyone has any additional information about the shooting please call Central Ohio CRIME STOPPERS at 645-TIPS or Columbus Assault Squad Detective Glenn Bray at 645-0907.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
STEPHEN P. GAMMILL • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Rich Weiner at (614) 645-4593

Public Information Office
March 6, 2012
MA#15-2012

One Shot, Two Others Taken Into Custody After Fleeing from Police

Two men and a woman were taken into custody after striking an officer and leading police on a brief chase on the city’s west side.

On March 6, 2012, at approximately 4:00 pm, officers were dispatched to the Walmart Supercenter, located at 1221 Georgesville Road, on a report of a theft in progress. Officers arrived to find two suspects fleeing from loss prevention officers after they were observed stealing items from inside the store. The officers followed on foot and attempted to take the two men into custody when they jumped into an awaiting car being driven by a female accomplice.

One officer fired multiple shots at the driver of the vehicle as it accelerated backwards and ran over his foot while attempting to flee from the scene. The vehicle then struck a police cruiser as it closed in to assist. The suspects fled in the vehicle and led officers on a brief pursuit to the area of 1532 Georgesville Road where they encountered heavy traffic and were taken into custody as officers were able to block them in. It was soon discovered the female driver had been shot as officers removed the suspects from the vehicle.

The driver, identified as Stephanie Stegmeier, was transported to Mount Carmel West Hospital where she was treated and released for a gunshot wound to the leg. The other suspects were identified as Charles Stegmeier and Michael Beckelheimer. All three were charged with Robbery and taken to the Franklin County Jail. The officer was not seriously injured.

As in all police involved shootings, the involved officer(s) will receive mandated psychological support counseling. Officers are also afforded an opportunity to take leave time to assist in recovery from a traumatic experience. This incident will be investigated by the Critical Incident Response Team (made up of specially trained investigators from the Homicide Squad), and the Firearms / Police-Involved Death Review Board. The final investigative package will be forwarded to the Columbus Division of Police, Chain-Of-Command for review.

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: 03/07/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: M. Williams #1975 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 03/06/2012 Time: 9:46pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 2590 Summerway Ct Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 120182373 Cruiser District: 94
Victim: Christopher L Lewis Sex: M Race: B Age: 18

Suspect: unknown

Incident Summary: Listed victim observed a prowler outside his residence. Victim chased prowler to the parking lot where Victim was shot in the back by unknown persons. Victim was transported to an area Hospital in stable condition.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Assault squad at 645-4141 or Crime Stoppers at 461-TIPS.

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: 03/07/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Stephen Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det Howe #2290 Phone: (614) - 645 - 2622 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 03/07/2012 Time: 1:49AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2655 S Cassady Ave Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report #: 120182725 Cruiser District: 134
Victim: David L. Miller II Sex: M Race: B Age:

Suspect: Unknown

Incident Summary: Listed victim was involved in an altercation in front of the residence at 2655 S. Cassady Ave. with an unknown suspect. The victim was shot multiple times in the torso with a small caliber weapon. He was transported to an area hospitall in critical condition.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: 03/07/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det T.D. Clark #593 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 03/07/2012 Time: 6:28 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 6525 Tussing Rd. Zone: 2 Precinct: 20
NetRMS Report #: 120182947 Cruiser District: 204
Victim: United Dairy Farmers Sex: Race: Age:

Suspect: Unknown
Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 40

Incident Summary: On 03/07/2012, at approximately 6:26 AM, a lone male/black suspect entered the UDF, 6525 Tussing Rd. The suspect approached the victim clerk and demanded five cartons of cigarettes. The suspect repeated the demand and displayed the handle of a hangun that was tucked in his pants. The clerk complied with the demand and surrendered the cigarettes. The suspect fled on foot.
The suspect is described as: male/black, mid 40's, 6'1"-6'3", 280-300lbs, unshaven, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.
Anyone with information is requested to call the Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 645-4665
Video is available at the CPD Information Desk. It is requested that the UDF employees be blacked out prior to airing the video..

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
STEPHEN P. GAMMILL • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Rich Weiner (614) 645-4593

Public Information Office
March 7, 2012
MA# 16-2012

Police Involved Shooting
***First Update***

The police involved shooting that occurred on Tuesday, March 6, 2012, in front of 1221 Georgesville Road, is still under investigation by the Critical Incident Response Team.
The officer involved in the shooting has been identified as:

Officer Chase Rogers # 2720. Officer Rogers is a graduate of the most recent academy class and is currently in his third scheduled coaching phase.

It is the policy of the Division of Police not to release photos of our officers.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
STEPHEN P. GAMMILL • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Rich Weiner at (614) 645-4593

Public Information Office
March 7, 2012
MA# 17-2012

Police Involved Shooting
***UPDATE***

Reference MA# 36-2011

The investigation into the police involved shooting that occurred on August 1, 2011, has been completed by the Firearms/Police-Involved Death Review Board. The actions of Officer Harry Van Fossan #894 and Officer Stephen Galiffo #429 were found to be within the Columbus Division of Police Use of Firearms Policy.

Wanted Felon Killed In Shootout with Officers

On August 1, 2011, Columbus Police officers received information as to the whereabouts of a wanted individual on the city’s northeast side. The suspect was wanted on outstanding warrants for 3 counts of Aggravated Robbery and 1 count of Weapons under Disability.

The information was given to patrol units and SWAT officers who responded to the area of 1269 N. 5th Street. Uniformed officers arrived at the residence and observed the suspect in the front yard. They approached the individual and were shot at by the suspect as he attempted to flee the area on foot. The suspect fled through the houses towards N. 4th Street and was shot multiple times as he confronted arriving SWAT officers. Medics responded and pronounced the suspect dead at the scene. Two handguns were recovered from the suspect.

The suspect has been identified as Johntwa E. Bosley, M/B/21.

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Fatal Crash

Media Information Date: 3-10-2012
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. McWhorter Phone: (614) – 645 - 4767 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Crash Date: 3-10-2012 Time: 1:50am
Location of Offense/Incident: I-270 n/b n/o Roberts Rd Zone: 3 Precinct: 15
NetRMS Report #: 120192109 Cruiser District: 153
Victim: Ronald Morr Sex: M Race: W Age: 56

Incident Summary: On 3-10-2012 at 1:50 am, Ronald Morr was operating his 2007 Lexus northbound on I-270 north of Roberts Rd. When for unknown reasons drove off the right side of the roadway. The vehicle continued on the side of the roadway until striking a large sign post. Mr. Morr was transported to Ohio State University Hospital in critical condition but died from his injuries at 2:40 am.
Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in this crash.
This is the 16th motor vehicle related fatality in Columbus this year.
The crash remains under investigation by the Accident Investigation Unit.

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Homicide

Media Information Date: March 10. 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Stephen Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Dana Croom #1225 Phone: (614) – 645 - 4730 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 3/10/12 Time: 7:25am
Location of Offense/Incident: 1184 Barnett Rd. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 120192458 Cruiser District: 91
Victim: Gary Ronald Moore Sex: M Race: B Age: 41

Incident Summary: On Saturday March 10, 2012 at 7:25am patrol officers were dispatched to 1184 Barnett Rd. on the report of a male that appeared to have been beat up and was bleeding. When officers arrived they found the victim unresponsive. CFD Medic #21 pronounced the victim at 7:33am. At this time there are no suspects. Anyone with information in regards to this Homicide, please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730. This is the 11th Homicide of 2012.

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Homicide - UPDATE

Media Information Date: 11-22-11 UP-DATE 3-11-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Powers & Paley Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 11-22-11 Time: 4:53AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 23 Dana Ave. Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report #: 110989162 Cruiser District: 81
Victim: Christopher Carroll Sex: M Race: W Age: 23

Suspect: Joseph D. Chrysinger III Address: 234 S. Powell Ave. #D
Arrested Sex: M Race: W Age: 25
Charges: MURDER

Incident Summary: On Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 4:53AM the victim was shot while inside 23 Dana Ave. The victim was transported to Mt. Carmel West Hospital and expired at 6:48AM
Homicide detectives conducted an investigation and filed a MURDER warrant on the suspect. On Sunday, March 11, 2012 SWAT officers arrested the suspect at 234 S. Powell Ave. #D without incident. Anyone with information in regards to this Homicide please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730.
This was the 83rd Homicide in 2011. NOTE: The suspect's photo at the detective bureau desk.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 3/12/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. J. Wood #1719 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext: 2559
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 3/1/2012 Time: 9:27am
Location of Offense/Incident: 1515 W. Broad St. Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report #: 120165828 Cruiser District: 83
Victim: CVS Pharmacy Sex: Race: Age:

Suspect: Unknown
Sex: M Race: B Age: 30's

Incident Summary: On March 1, 2012 at approximately 9:30am, an unknown suspect entered the CVS Pharmacy located at 1515 W. Broad St. and attempted to shoplift items in the store. The suspect was confronted by a loss prevention officer and a struggle ensued. The suspect displayed a knife before fleeing the scene. The suspect was described as a male black in his 30's, approximately 6', 200lbs, wearing a black jacket with a grey hoodie underneath. The incident was captured on the stores video surveillance cameras.
Copies of the surveillance video are available at CPD HQ information desk - 1st floor.
Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect are asked to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 645-4665.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
STEPHEN P. GAMMILL • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Rich Weiner at (614) 645-4593

Public Information Office
March 12, 2012
MA#18-2012

Tier II Sex Offender Arrested Near OSU Campus

Columbus Police responded to E. 16th Avenue and Indianola Avenue on a report of a female who was followed and grabbed while walking near the OSU Campus.

On March 11, 2012, at approximately 10:30 pm, a female student called police and reported she was followed by a male suspect from N. High Street and E. 16th Avenue. The suspect continued to follow her to Summit Street when he quickly approached her from behind and grabbed her buttocks. The suspect fled on foot after she confronted him.

A detailed description of the suspect was aired over the police radio. Undercover officers observed the suspect approximately twenty minutes later and directed uniformed officers into the area of E. 16th Avenue and Waldeck Avenue, where he was detained and later positively identified by the victim.

The suspect was identified as Larry L. Gore Jr. M/B/41. He is approximately 6’0” and weighs 160 pounds. Mr. Gore is registered as a Tier II Sex Offender and is currently on parole. His registered address is 909 Mayfield Place, #205. He is charged with one count of Sexual Imposition, a misdemeanor of the first degree, due to a prior conviction. He was summonsed and released since the crime was not witnessed by officers and is classified as a misdemeanor. Students should be on the lookout for Mr. Gore in the campus area.

Students are advised to pay attention to their surroundings, walk in pairs or groups and report any suspicious activity. Students may call 645-4545 to report suspicious activity or 911 in the event of an emergency. To search for sex offenders in Franklin County, please visit sheriff.franklincountyohio.gov, go to “Services” and go to “Registered Sexual Offender Database”.

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Attempt Stabbing

Media Information Date: 03/12/12
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det Michael Williams Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Attempt Stabbing Date: 03/12/12 Time: 6:43pm
Location of Offense/Incident: Parsons Ave & Mithoff St Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 120199772 Cruiser District: 113
Victim: Fred I Sheppard Jr Sex: M Race: W Age: 42

Suspect: Douglas Copley Address: 560 Southwood Ave
Arrested Sex: M Race: W Age: 54
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: Douglas M Copley attempted to stab Fred Sheppard while he was seated in his vehicle. He was arrested without incident and charged with Felonious Assault.

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Vehicle Crash

Media Information Date: 3/13/2012
Columbus Division of Police Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact:
Public Information Unit
Phone: (614)- 645-4593
Type of Offense/Incident Vehicle Crash
Date: 3/13/2012 Time: 9:46A
Location of Offense/Incident: Fairwood Avenue & Forest Street
Zone 5 Precinct 11
Net RMS Report # 120201296 Cruiser District 112

On March 13th, 2012, at approximately 9:46AM, a gold 2005 Ford Explorer, driven by Shirley Yates, was traveling northbound Fairwood Avenue. A blue 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier, driven by Jerry Dawson, was traveling eastbound Forest Street. The vehicles collided in the intersection of Fairwood Avenue and Forest Street. Mr. Dawson was transported to Grant hospital in critical condition.
The accident is under investigation.
Alcohol does not appear to be a factor.

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DOUBLE HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: 3-14-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Wachalec & Powers Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: DOUBLE HOMICIDE Date: 3-13-12 Time: 11:08PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2970 Cleveland Ave. Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 120203493 Cruiser District: 22

Victim: Daniel L. Floyd Sex: M Race: B Age: 31
Victim: Antonio D. Bolden Sex: M Race: B Age: 26

Incident Summary: On Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 11:08PM Patrol officers were dispatched to 2970 Cleveland Ave. in regards to a shooting. When the officers arrived they found both victims inside the address with gunshot wounds. The victims were pronounced by CFD Medic at 11:17PM.
At this time there is no motive or suspects in this double homicide. Anyone with information in regards to this homicide please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730.
These are the 12th and 13th victims of homicide in 2012.

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Homicide - Update

Media Information Date: 3/14/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide-CCU Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Dana Farbacher #1428 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4036 Ext: 7581
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: June 30, 1998 Time: 3:40PM
Location of Offense/Incident: Gilbert St. and Livingston Ave. Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 50077-1998 Cruiser District: 111
Victim: Mendell Campbell Sex: M Race: B Age: 19

Suspect: Jovan Harris Address:
Arrested Sex: M Race: B Age: 33
Charges: Murder

Incident Summary: *UPDATE: Mendell Campbell was shot and killed in the intersection of Gilbert St. and E. Livingston Ave. on 6/30/1998. An investigation by detectives of the Cold Case Unit led to the identification of a suspect, Jovan B. Harris. Mr. Harris was charged with Murder on 2/3/2012. Mr. Harris was arrested on the morning of 3/14/2012 at a home in Allentown, Pa., by officers of the Allentown Police Department.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: March 15, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Sq. Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Lowell Titus #1122 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4059 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: March 14, 2012 Time: 8:53PM
Location of Offense/Incident: E. Livingston Ave./Fairwood Ave. Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 120206297 Cruiser District: 112
Victim: Deondre Adams Sex: male Race: black Age: 21

Incident Summary: On March 14, 2012, at approximatley 8:53PM, the victim was traveling west bound on E. Livingston Ave. at Bulen Ave. in his 2008 Chevrolet 4door, at which time a second vehicle drove up beside him and an unknown suspect from this second vehicle began shooting into the victim's vehicle. The victim was struck one time in the back by gunfire, at which time his vehicle drove off the road and through several yards before coming to rest at Fairwood Ave. and E. Livingston Ave. The suspect vehicle fled in unknown direction of travel. Victim was transported in critical condition and has since been upgraded to stable.

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Homicide - Update

Media Information Date: 3/15/2012 UPDATE
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective R. Connor Jr. #1609 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 3/29/2011 Time: 3:17pm
Location of Offense/Incident: R/O 2494 Pontiac Avenue Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 110251909 Cruiser District: 20
Victim: Barry Windle Sex: Male Race: White Age: 33
Victim: Katrina Butts Sex: Female Race: White Age: 33
Victim: Sex: Race: Age:
Suspect: Nicholas James Newton Address: 6353 Skywae Drive Columbus, Ohio
Arrested Sex: M Race: B Age: 20
Charges: Murder
Suspect: Remains Unidentified

Incident Summary: On March 29, 2011 at approximately 3:17pm Katrina Butts was robbed of her purse while walking home. After alerting her boyfriend, Barry Windle, of the robbery Ms. Butts and Mr. Windle walked through the neighborhood in search of the assailants. Upon confronting the assailant, Nicholas James Newton, in the alley at the rear of 2494 Pontiac Avenue the suspect shot Barry Windle. The suspect fled the area on foot. Mr. Windle was transported to a local area hospital where he later died as a result of being shot.
On March 15, 2012 the suspect was charged with one count of murder and arrested while in appearance at the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas on a unrelated robbery charge. The suspect was transported to the Frankin County main jail.
At this time the suspect's accomplice in the robbery and murder remains unidentified and at large. Anyone having information leading to the identification and arrest of the second suspect is asked to call the Columbus Police Homicide Squad at 614-645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 614-645-TIPS.

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Homicide/Aggravated Assault

Media Information Date: 3/17/12
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / HOMICIDE Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. R. Siniff #1766 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4370 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide/Aggravated Assault Date: 3/16/12 Time: 7:24 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1693 Cordell Ave. Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 120212284 Cruiser District: 54
Victim: Maurice Roberts Sex: M Race: B Age: 36
Victim: Donald Smith Sex: M Race: B Age: 38

Incident Summary: On 3-16-12 at approximately 7:24 PM Columbus Police Officers responded to the area of Cordell Ave. and Bancroft St. on the report of a shooting. Upon their arrival officers found a male, identified as Maurice Roberts, lying on the ground in front of 1693 Cordell Ave. suffering from a gunshot wound. Officers also located an individual, identified as Donald Smith, who had been shot multiple times. Medics responded and pronounced Mr. Roberts dead at the scene. Mr. Smith was transported to the hospital in critical condition. The investigation continues. Anyone with information regarding this incident please contact Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 3/16/12
Columbus Division of Police
C.A.P. Bureau / Assault Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext: 0907
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 3/16/11 Time: 8:12pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1137 Fabron Avenue Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: 120212432 Cruiser District: 73
Victim: Briana Taylor Sex: F Race: B Age: 18
Victim: Sex: Race: Age:
Victim: Sex: Race: Age:
Suspect: Address:
Sex: M Race: B Age: 23

Incident Summary: On 3/16/12 at approximately 8:12 pm a shooting occurred in the rear of 1137 Fabron Avenue . Several gunshots were fired into the residence and a Briana Taylor was struck in the back while inside the residence of 1137 Fabron Avenue. Ms. Taylor was taken to a local area hospital in stable condition and treated for her injury. Ms. Taylor is expected to make a full recovery from her injuries. A second person was also struck by gun fire out side the residence. That person was struck in the arm by gun fire and was taken to a local area hospital in critical condition and was later stabilized. Columbus Police officers did detain several persons of interest involved in this incident. This incident is still under investigation. If anyone has any additional information about this incident can contact Columbus Police Assault Squad Detective Glenn Bray at 645-0907 or central Ohio CRIME STOPPERS at 645-TIPS.

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Abduction

Media Information Date: March 17, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victim's Bureau / Sexual Assault Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective K. Ferrell #1937 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4701 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Abduction Date: 3-16-12 Time: 8:35 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 2060 N. High St. Apt. 114 Zone: 4 Precinct: 4
NetRMS Report #: 120212557 Cruiser District: 44
Victim: Shashank Nayyar Sex: M Race: O Age: 21

Suspect: Taun M. Pham Address: 2060 N. High St. Apt. 104
Arrested Sex: M Race: O Age: 22
Charges: Abduction (F-3)

Incident Summary: On the above listed date and time Mr. Pham became enraged over the fact Mr. Nayyar had disrespected his girlfriend. Mr. Pham armed himself with a knife and went to the offense location to confront Mr. Nayyar and order him to apologize. Mr. Pham did enter the offense location and grab Mr. Nayyar by the arm. He then displayed a knife and stated that he would kill Mr. Nayyar if he did not apologize. Mr. Nayyar out of fear for his life accompanied Mr. Pham to his (Mr.Pham's) girlfriends residence and apologized.

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Aggravated Assault

Media Information Date: 3/16/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Assault Squad Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Assault Date: 3/16/2012 Time: 10:00PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 850 Gibbard Avenue Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: 120212789 Cruiser District: 73
Victim: Sex: M Race: B Age:

Suspect: Unknown

Incident Summary: On 3/16/2012 at 10:00PM Patrol Officers were called to 850 Gibbard on a shooting. When Officers arrived they discovered two underage individuals had been shot. They were transported to an area hospital whre they are listed in stable condition. Police have develeped no suspects.

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Aggravated Assault

Media Information Date: 3/18/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Assault Squad Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Assault Date: 3/17/2012 Time: 10:10PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 3390 East Broad Street Apartment D Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 120216147 Cruiser District: 90
Victim: Quran Broomfield Sex: M Race: B Age: 38

Incident Summary: On 3/17/2012 at approximately 10:10PM Patrol Officers were called to shooting and found Mr. Broomfield in apartment B where neighbors were caring for him. Mr. Broomfield was unable to speak with detectives. Mr. Broomfield was transported to an area hospital and is listed in critical condition..

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Homicide/Aggravated Assault

Media Information Date: 3/18/12
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / HOMICIDE Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. R. Siniff #1766 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4370 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide/Aggravated Assault Date: 3/16/12 Time: 7:24 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1693 Cordell Ave. Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 120212284 Cruiser District: 54
Victim: Maurice Roberts Sex: M Race: B Age: 36
Victim: Donald Smith Sex: M Race: B Age: 38
Victim: Anthony Wright Sex: M Race: B Age: 28
Suspect: Qunicey Harris Jr. Address: 5531 Sierra Ridge Dr. N.
Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 24
Charges: Murder

Incident Summary: On 3-16-12 at approximately 7:24 PM Columbus Police Officers responded to the area of Cordell Ave. and Bancroft St. on the report of a shooting. Upon their arrival officers found a male, identified as Maurice Roberts, lying on the ground in front of 1693 Cordell Ave. suffering from a gunshot wound. Officers also located an individual, identified as Donald Smith, who had been shot multiple times. Medics responded and pronounced Mr. Roberts dead at the scene. Mr. Smith was transported to the hospital in critical condition.
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As the investigation progressed, witnesses identified the shooter as Quincey Harris Jr. A warrant was filed for Mr. Harris' arrest. ***
The investigation continues. Anyone with information regarding this incident please contact Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Shooting

Media Information Date: 3/19/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Martin Kestner Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting Date: 3/19/12 Time: 2:53 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1440 N. 4th St. Apt. B Zone: 4 Precinct: 4
NetRMS Report #: 120221187 Cruiser District: 42
Victim: Cheyenne Jenkins Sex: F Race: B Age: 23

Suspect: Jerez M. Portis Address: 1661 E. Weber Rd
Arrested Sex: M Race: B Age: 30
Charges: Improperly Discharging a Firearm Into a Habitation (F-2)

Incident Summary: On March 19, 2012 at approximately 2:53 p.m. a fight occurred at 1440 N. 4th St. Jerez M. Portis was in one of the involved groups. The fight was broken up and Mr. Portis left the area. He came back a short time later and produced a handgun. Mr. Portis fired approximately five times into the residence of 1440 N. 4th St, Apt. B. He then fled into an adjoining apartment where he refused to come out when ordered to by patrol officers. He was taken into custody a short time later by Columbus SWAT officers. Mr. Portis was charged with one count of Improperly Discharging a Firearm into a Habitation.

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Agg Assault

Media Information Date: 3-21-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Powers & Landis Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Agg Assault Date: 3-20-12 Time: 11:30PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 847 Forest St. Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 120225958 Cruiser District: 111
Victim: Carlos Hardiman Jr. Sex: M Race: B Age: 19

Incident Summary: On Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at approximately 11:30PM Patrol officers were dispatched to Children's Hospital in regards to a shooting. When the officers arrived they found that the victim had been driven from 847 Forest St. after being shot to Children's Hospital. The victim was treated at Children's then transferred to Grant Hospital for further treatment of a gunshot wound to the head. The victim is listed in very critical condition. At this time the investigation revealed that there was an unknown dispute at 847 Forest St. when the victim was shot. Anyone with information in regards to this shooting please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 3/21/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Kenneth Kirby #1736 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 3/21/2012 Time: 1:43 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 3984 Morse Road Zone: 1 Precinct: 6
NetRMS Report #: 120226228 Cruiser District: 62
Victim: Applebee's

Incident Summary: On March 21, 2012 at 1:43 a.m. an unknown male black entered the Applebee's through an unlocked door and confronted the employees at gunpoint. The suspect demanded money from the safe, and after taking an undetermined amount of cash, he fled the business. The suspect was described as a M/B/30-40, 6'-6'1", 230-250, wearing a black ski mask. There is no video available from this robbery.
Anyone with information about this robbery please contact the Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 645-4665 or Crime Stoppers at 645-8477.

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Homicide - Update

Media Information Date: 3-23-12 UPDATE
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Perosns Bureau / Homicide Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Powers & Landis Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 3-20-12 Time: 11:30PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 847 Forest St. Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 120225958 Cruiser District: 111
Victim: Carlos Hardiman Sex: M Race: B Age: 19

Incident Summary: On Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at approximately 11:30PM Carlos Hardiman was shot at 847 Forest St. Mr. Hardiman was transported to Grant Hospital for treatment. On Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 1:43PM Mr. Hardiman expired from his injury. Anyone with information in regards to this homicide please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730.
This is the 15th Homicide in 2012.

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Felony Interference with Custody

Media Information Date: 03/23/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victim's Bureau / Sexual Assault Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Sergeant Terry McConnell Phone: (614) - 645 - 4701 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Interference with Custody- 2 Counts Date: 3/20/2012 Time: 1:00P
Location of Offense/Incident: 1919 Northcliff Dr. 43229 Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 120226082 and 120225899 Cruiser District: 181
Victim: Jane Doe Sex: F Race: B Age: 14
Victim: Jane Doe Sex: F Race: B Age: 16

Suspect: Ramon Ruiz Jr. Address: 2512 Arborview Dr. Cols, Oh 43229
Arrested Sex: M Race: B Age: 19
Charges: Interference with Custody – Removal Child from State – F-5

Incident Summary: On 3/20/2012, suspect picked up the 14 and 16-year-old juveniles from a Columbus High School. Suspect stated he was assisting the juvenile’s runaway from home by driving them to New York, New York. Columbus Police Special Victim’s Bureau Detectives and SWAT Officers located the suspect and juveniles westbound on Interstate I-70 on the east side of Columbus. Officers arrested the suspect without incident and the juveniles were returned safely to their parents.
Contact the Public Information Office to obtain a photo of the suspect.

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: March 23, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
C.A.P. Bureau / Assault Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: C. Rosch 1633 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4373 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 3/23/2012 Time: 3:50am
Location of Offense/Incident: 349 E. Welch Avenue Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report #: 1202322804 Cruiser District: 130
Victim: Justin D. Hood Sex: Male Race: White Age: 22

Incident Summary: On March 23, 2012, at approximately 3:50am, a call was received stating that they just heard seven shots in the area of Parsons Avenue and E.Welch Avenue. Columbus Police Patrol Officers responded and located the victim, Justin Hood, in front of 349 E. Welch Avenue with a gun shot wound to the left hand and left hip. Mr. Hood was transported to Grant Hospital in serious condition. At this time, Justin Hood, was unable to give any information on a suspect. Mr. Hood is in stable conditon.

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Aggravated Assault

Media Information Date: 3/24/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Assault Squad Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Assault Date: 3/24/2012 Time: 10:28PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 338 East Woodrow Avenue Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report #: 120238807 Cruiser District: 130

Victim: Sex: F Race: B

Incident Summary: On 3/24/2012 at approximately 10:28PM patrol officers responded to 338 E. Woodrow Ave. on a stabbing. When officers arrived they located the victim lying in the street, spoke with a number of witnesses and were able to locate the suspect (who lived at 338 E. Woodrow). Patrol officers also recovered the weapon used in the attack. Detectives responded to the scene. The suspect was charged and the victim was transported to an area hospital were she is listed in stabe condition. Both the victim and the suspect are underage females.

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Shooting

Media Information Date: 3/26/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Jane Junk Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting Date: 3/25/12 Time: 4:30pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 3095 Medina Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 120240841 Cruiser District: 24

Victim: Samson Kahsay Sex: M Race: B Age: 23

Incident Summary: Mr.Kahsay was shot by an unknow person while he sat inside his vehicle that was parked infront of listed location. The suspect left the scene in a white or silver vehicle. Mr. Kahsay was transported to the hospital in stable condition. If anyone has any information pertaining to this incident is asked to contact Assault Squad at 645-4141. The investigation continues.

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: 3/26/12
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / ASSAULT Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Charles Rosch #1633 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 3/26/12 Time: 2:40AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2171 E. Dublin-Granville Rd. Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 120242153 Cruiser District: 184
Victim: Julian Phillips Sex: M Race: B Age: 23
Victim: Chazz Holman Sex: M Race: B Age: 22
Victim: Shawn Prater Sex: M Race: B Age: 26

Incident Summary: On Monday, March 26, 2012 at 2:40AM, Patrol officers responded to the area of Maple Canyon and Dublin-Granville Rd on the report of shots being fired. Within moments, an unknown male phoned 911 and requested an ambulance; he had been shot. Before hanging up, the caller mentioned that a second individual in his car had also been shot. Officers arrived and found Julian Phillips and Chazz Holman both suffering from gun shot wounds. They were transported to an area hospital where they are both expected to recover from their injuries. At this same time, patrol officers observed a white SUV and a black car "chasing" each other down I-71; coming from the 161 area. Officers followed the cars as they exitted the freeway. Both cars were eventually stopped in the area of Linwood ave and Columbus St. The driver of the black car, fled the area on foot, but of the occupants in the white SUV were taken into custody without incident. Minutes after receiving the first call, radio aired that Grant Hopital just had two individuals walk into their E.R. suffering from gunshot wounds. After officers arrived, it was found that Shawn Prater and David Davenport had been transported to the hospital by an unknown person, who fled the area immediatley after dropping the victims off. Both Mr. Prater and Mr. Davenport are expected to survive from their injuries. The cause of this shooting is still unknown. Anyone with information is asked to please call the Columbus Police Assault Squad at 645-4141.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 3/27/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Jane Junk Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 3/27/12 Time: 7:42pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1452 Accommodation Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 120246812 Cruiser District: 24
Victim: Diamond Hall Sex: F Race: B Age: 25

Incident Summary: Ms.Diamond Hall and a male aquaintance got into a verbal confrontation in the alley of listed location. The male put his vehicle in reverse and intentially struck Ms. Hall as she was partially outside of her vehicle causing injury to her leg. Ms. Hall was transported to the hospital in stable condition. The male aquaintance left the scene, the case is still under investigation.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: March 29, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Lowell Titus #1122 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4059 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: March 28, 2012 Time: 11:53PM
Location of Offense/Incident: Scottwood Rd. / Barnett Rd. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 120250445 Cruiser District: 92
Victim: Sara Johnson Sex: female Race: white Age: 30

Incident Summary: On March 28, 2012, at approximatley 11:53PM, the victim was traveling south on Scottwood Rd. and was stopped in her red Nissan at Barnett Rd. At this time a black male wearing a white hooded sweatshirt approached her vehicle and dislayed a handgun. The victim attempted to drive off south bound at which time she was shot in the upper body through the driver side window. The victim was able to continue driving south bound and stopped her vehicle at E. Livingston Ave. and S. James Rd. Medics responded to this location and transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment. The victim is in stable condition at this time.

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: 03/30/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Pappas #1639 Phone: (614) - 645 - 6132 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 03/30/2012 Time: 1:30 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: Livingston Ave & Courtright Ave Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report #: 120253714 Cruiser District: 143
Victim: Davante M. Hayes Sex: M Race: B Age: 18

Incident Summary: Victim stated he was walking down Livingston Ave in the area of Courtright Ave when an unknown male pointed a black handgun out the window of a black SUV and fired 2 shots. The victim was struck one time in the upper left shoulder and ran to a friends house for help. The victim was treated at an area hospital and listed in stable condition

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Discharge Habitation

Media Information Date: 03-31-2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Howe # 2290 Phone: (614) - 645 - 2622 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Discharge Habitation Date: 03-31-2012 Time: 12:24 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 3023 Hiawatha St Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 120256834 Cruiser District: 20
Victim: Juvenile Sex: male Race: white Age: 17
Victim: Kyle Jenkins Sex: male Race: white Age: 19

Suspect: Joseph K, Kibby Address: 919 Pauline Ave, Cols Oh, 43224
Warrant on File Sex: male Race: black Age: 24
Charges: Discharge Habitation

Incident Summary: On March 31, 2012, at approximately 12:24 AM, the victims were in an upstairs living room watching television, when they both heard multiple shots being fired outside the home. They looked out the front window and observed the suspect running from the driveway carrying a handgun. The suspect got into a white car that was waiting on him and fled the scene. Detectives located eight spent shell casings and several rounds went through the home. A warrant was filed on the suspect for Discharge into a Habitation, F-2.

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Homicide

Media Information Date: 3-31-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Wachalec & Landis Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 3-31-12 Time: 3:47AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1421 Myrtle Ave. Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 120257223 Cruiser District: 24
Victim: Shawndel Woods Sex: M Race: B Age: 27

Incident Summary: On Saturday, March 31, 2012 at approximately 3:47AM Patrol officers were dispatched to 1421 Myrtle Ave. in regards to a shooting. When the officers arrived they found the victim inside the residence with a gunshot wound to the back. The victim was pronounced by CFD Medic # 13 at 3:54AM.
At this time there are no suspect [s] or motive for this homicide. Anyone with information in regards to this homicide please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730.
This is the 16th Homicide in 2012.

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Death Investigation

Media Information Date: 04-01-2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Homicide Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det Powers #1742 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4218
Type of Offense/Incident: Death Investigation Date: 4-1-12 Time: 2:25AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2248 Sunshine Pl Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 120260039 Cruiser District: 93
Victim: deceased Sex: F Race: B Age: 17

Incident Summary: At 2:25 AM patrol officers responded to a call for a victim that was unresponsive inside 2248 Sunshine PL. CFD responded and pronounced at 2:37AM. The victim is F/B 17. The cause/manner of death has not been fully determined at this point in the investigation. The investigation continues. Anyone with information is asked to please contact CPD Homicide 614-645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS

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Endangering Children

Media Information Date: 4/1/12
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Physical Abuse Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Robert Schons Phone: (614) - 645 - 2349 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Endangering Children Date: 2/17/12 Time: 12:00PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 5225 Northtowne Blvd. Apt. D Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 12207503CPD Cruiser District: 181
Victim: Baby Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 3 Months

Suspect: Achiles D. Garland Address: 5225 Northtowne Blvd. Apt. D
Arrested Sex: M Race: B Age: 19
Charges: Endangering Children Torture/Cruelly Abuse

Incident Summary: On February 9, 2012, a 3 month old male (victim) was presented at Nationwide Children's Hospital for a broken leg and bruising to the neck. On February 17, 2012, the victim again was presented at Children's Hospital Emergency Department for unexplained bruising to the face. Due to the Suspect's
admissions he was arrested on above charge on April 1, 2012.

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Homicide

Media InformationDate: 04-02-2012 Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Homicide Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. G. Sheppard #1710 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4940
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 4-1-12 Time 9:08pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 2595 Jonathan Pkwy Zone: 2 Precinct: 20
NetRMS Report #:120262277 Cruiser District: 20
Victim: Dashan L. Felder Sex: M Race: B Age: 28

Incident Summary: At 9:08PM patrol officers responded to a call for a victim shot outside of 2595 Jonathan Pkwy.CFD responded and transported victim to Grant Hosp where the victim was pronounced at 9:50PM. The victim is Dashan L. Felder M/B 27. The investigation continues. Anyone with information is asked to please contact CPD Homicide 614-645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS Det Greg Sheppard is Primary.
THIS IS THE 18th Homicide of 2012

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Homicide - UPDATED

Media Information Date: 04-02-2012 UPDATED
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Homicide Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det Powers #1742 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4218
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 4-1-12 Time: 2:25AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2248 Sunshine Pl Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 120260039 Cruiser District: 93
Victim: deceased Sex: F Race: B Age: 17

Incident Summary: At 2:25 AM patrol officers responded to a call for a victim that was unresponsive inside 2248 Sunshine PL. CFD responded and pronounced at 2:37AM. The victim is F/B 17. The cause/manner of death has not been fully determined at this point in the investigation. The investigation continues. Anyone with information is asked to please contact CPD Homicide 614-645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS
Victim died as a result of a gunshot wound. THIS IS THE 17th Homicide of 2012

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Homicide

Media InformationDate: 04-03-2012 Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Homicide Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. R. Connor #1609 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4938
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 4-2-12 Time 9:46pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 6984 Springhouse Ln. Zone: 1 Precinct: 1
NetRMS Report #:120265387 Cruiser District: 12
Victim: Oscar Ramos Sex: M Race: H Age: 21

Suspect:
Sex: M Race: H

Suspect:
Sex: M Race: H

Incident Summary: On April 2 2012 at 9:46PM patrol officers responded to a call for a victim shot outside of 6984 Springhouse Ln. CFD responded and the victim was pronounced at the scene. It appears that an argument occurred inside place of occurrence and the victim was shot. He made it outside where he collapsed. At this time the only suspect information is 2 M/H’s and a possible M/B. All of whom fled the scene. The investigation continues. Anyone with information is asked to please contact CPD Homicide 614-645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS Det Robert Connor is Primary.
THIS IS THE 19th Homicide of 2012

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Rape / Kidnapping

Media Information Date: April 3, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victim's Bureau / Sexual Assault Unit
Walter L. Distelzweig, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective K. Ferrell #1937 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4701 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Rape / Kidnapping Date: 3-30-12 Time: 5:30 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 618 Bixham Rd. Zone: Precinct:
NetRMS Report #: 12210231CPD Cruiser District:
Victim: Sex: F Race: B Age: 16

Suspect: Robert M. Smith Address: 618 Brixham Rd.
Arrested Sex: M Race: B Age: 42
Charges: Rape (F-1) / Kidnapping (F-1)

Incident Summary: On April 3, 2012, the female juvenile reported to the Special Victim's Bureau the repeated sexual assault of her person. She reported the suspect (her father) has been forcing sexual conduct upon her since 2008. The suspect was inteviewed by detectives and confessed to the repeated assaults. commited the acts. Ok to release photo.

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HOMICIDE/AGG. ASSAULT

Media Information Date: 12-8-11/ UP-DATE 4-6-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Wachalec & Siniff Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE/AGG. ASSAULT Date: 12-8-11 Time: 2:27AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1703 Elaine Rd. Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report #: 1110032119 Cruiser District: 143
Victim: David K. Burkes Sex: M Race: B Age: 27
Victim: Aaron B. Callahan-Assault Sex: M Race: B Age: 22

Suspect: Kevin Maurice Gullick Address: 5685 Chatford Dr. #8
Arrested Sex: M Race: B Age: 43

Charges: MURDER
Suspect: Address:

Incident Summary: On Thursday, December 8, 2011 at approximately 2:27AM Patrol officers were dispatched to 1703 Elaine Rd. in regards to a shooting. When the officers arrived they found that three people had been shot. David K. Burkes expired at the scene from his wounds. Mr. Callahan was transported to a area hospital and treated for his wounds. Kevin M. Gullick was transported to Grant Hospital and treated for his wounds. After a long investigation homicide detectives filed a MURDER warrant against Mr. Gullick in the death of David Burkes. SWAT officers arrested Mr. Gullick at 300 E. Town St. on 4-6-12 without incident. Investigation continues. This was the 86th Homicide in 2011.

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Homicide

Media Information Date: 4-7-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Wachalec & Landis Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 4-6-12 Time: 10:26PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 69 W. Fifth Ave. Zone: 4 Precinct: 4
NetRMS Report #: 120277041 Cruiser District: 40
Victim: Jeffrey Caldwell Sex: M Race: W Age: 54

Suspect: John Reed Address: 69 W. Fifth Ave.
Arrested Sex: M Race: W Age: 56
Charges: MURDER

Incident Summary: On Friday, April 6, 2012 at 10:26PM Patrol officers were dispatched to 69 W. Fifth Ave. in regards to a shooting. When the officers arrived they found the victim inside the residence with a gunshot wound to the upper body. CFD Medic #7 pronounced the victim at 10:34PM.
At this time the investigation revealed that the victim and suspect were involved a dispute when the victim was shot. Anyone with information in regards to this homicide please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730.
This is the 20th Homicide in 2012.

Homicide

Media Information Date: 4-8-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Powers & Smith Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 4-8-12 Time: 3:31AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 4062 Dublin Bay Dr. Zone: 2 Precinct: 20
NetRMS Report #: 120280921 Cruiser District: 203
Victim: Alonzo Green Sex: M Race: B Age: 30

Suspect: Kevin L. Johnson Address: 12279 Milnor Road
Arrested Sex: M Race: B Age: 41
Charges: MURDER

Incident Summary: On Sunday, April 8, 2012 at 3:31AM Patrol officers were dispatched to Mt. Carmel East Hospital in regards to a man with a gun. When the officers arrived they contacted Kevin L. Johnson. Mr. Johnson stated to the officers that a person had been shot at 4062 Dublin Bay Drive. Other officers were dispatched to this address and located the victim inside the address. Mr. Green had sustained gunshot wounds to the upper body. CFD Medic #32 pronounced Mr. Johnson at 3:50AM
At this time the investigation revealed that Mr.Johnson shot Mr. Green while inside 4062 Dublin Bay Drive. Anyone with information in regards to this homicide please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730.
This is the 21st Homicide in 2012.

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Missing Person

Media Information Date: 04/10/2012
Columbus Division of Police
S.V.B. Bureau / D.V. Unit
Kimberly K. Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Columbus Police Department Phone: (614) - 645 - 4545 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Missing Person Date: 04/09/2012 Time: 6:00p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: Ravenswood Ct. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 120285830 Cruiser District: 94
Victim: Kenneth D. Roberts Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 61

Incident Summary: The wife of the missing person stated her husband; Kenneth Roberts has Dementia and Parkinson’s disease. Mr. Roberts was last seen in the area of Ravenswood Ct. and Easthaven Rd at approximately 6pm, where he was dropped off by a family member to visit a family friend. Mr. Roberts is 5’ 10” 170 lbs. and has brown eyes and partially grey hair. He was last seen wearing a dark baseball cap, navy jacket, navy pants, and grey shoes. A photograph of the missing is available on the 6th floor detective bureau at CPD HQ. Anyone with information is encouraged to call 614 645-4545.

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Homicide

Media Information Date: 4-11-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Landis, Smith & Callahan Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 9-25-11 Time: 12:50AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 4737 Orangeburg Dr. Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 110822923 Cruiser District: 104
Victim: John Doe Sex: M Race: W Age: 2

Incident Summary: On September 25, 2011 at 12:50AM Patrol officers were dispatched to 4737 Orangeburg Dr. in regards to a shooting. When the officers arrived they found the victim had been shot in the neck. The victim was transported to Children's Hospital by CFD Medic in critical condition. The victim spent several months in the hospital. The victim was released from the hospital and returned home. The victim was transported back to Children's Hospital and expired from his injury on 4-6-12 at 12:50PM.
The investigation revealed that the victim was shot inside the address and the facts of this homicide will be forwarded to the Franklin County Prosecutors office for their review.
This is the 22nd in 2012.

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Robbery/Felonous Assault

Media Information Date: 04/11/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kimberley K. Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det T. Clark Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery/Felonous Assault Date: 04/11/2011 Time: 10:59 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1279 E. Hudson St Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 120289299 Cruiser District: 54
Victim: Matthew Michaelis Sex: Male Race: White Age: 39

Suspect:
Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 20-25

Incident Summary: On 04/11/2012, at approximately 10:58 AM, the suspect entered Mid-Ohio Tint, located at 1279 E. Hudson St. The suspect pointed a handgun at the lone employee, Mr. Michaelis, and demended cash from the store. The employee attempted to disarm the suspect. A struggle ensued and the employee was shot in the right leg. The suspect fled. The employee was transported to Riverside Hospital, in stable condition. Robbery Squad detectives learned that the suspect was in a nearby market just prior to the incident and video was obtained.
The suspect is described as a male black, wearing all black clothing and a gray bandana covering his lower face.
Video is available at the CPD Information Desk, 1st floor.
The suspect can be viewed in the video at the 12:00 mark. Please black out any store employees.

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Armed Robbery

Media Information Date: 4/12/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kimberley K. Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Squad Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Armed Robbery Date: 4/11/2012 Time: 8:45pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 6347 Tussing Road - Subway Zone: 2 Precinct: 20
NetRMS Report #: 120291080 Cruiser District: 204
Victim: Subway restaurant Sex: Race: Age:

Suspect: Unknown
Sex: Male Race: White Age: 28-40yrs

Incident Summary: On April 11, 2012 at approximately 8:45 p.m., an unknown male white suspect entered the Subway restaurant located at 6347 Tussing Road, approached the counter, displayed a firearm inside his jacket and demanded money from the register. The victim employee complied and handed the suspect the money. The suspect ordered the employee to get on the floor and then fled on foot.
The suspect was described as a male white, 28-40 years old, 6’0” tall, dark hair, mustache, and was wearing a dark colored jacket and blue jeans. He was last seen running northeast from the location.
Video surveillance is NOT available at this time.
Anyone with information is requested to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 614-645-4665.
Persons wishing to remain anonymous may contact Crime Stoppers at 614-645-TIPS (8477).

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Aggravated Assault

Media Information Date: 4/13/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / ASSAULT Unit
Stephen P. Gammill, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: 645-0100 Phone: (614) - 645 - 0100 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Assault Date: 4/13/2012 Time: 12:45AM
Location of Offense/Incident: Schrock Rd. / Doubletree Ave. Zone: 1 Precinct: 1
NetRMS Report #: 120294670 Cruiser District: 10

Victim: Fidel Williams Sex: M Race: B Age: 25
Victim: Cyril John Sex: M Race: B Age: 26
Victim: Jordan Whitten Sex: F Race: W Age: 21

Suspect: Mohamed Jalloh Address: 2101 Hampstead Dr. S.
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 24
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On Friday, April 13, 2012, at 12:45AM, patrol officers responded to the area of Schrock Rd. and Doubletree Ave. on the report of a shooting. While enroute to this location , radio aired that a black Chevy Lumina had fled the scene after shooting . Officers located this vehicle being driven by Mr. Mohamed Jalloh, in the immediate area. After officers attempted to stop the vehicle, Mr. Jalloh, fled towards the freeway. Upon reaching the entrance ramp to I-71 S/B from 161, Mr. Jalloh discarded the loaded assault rifle believed to have been used in the attack. With officers still following Mr. Jalloh, he attempted to exit I-71 at Morse Rd., but was unable to navigate the corner, and crashed into a metal street sign. After a brief foot pursuit, Officers were able to apprehend Mr. Jalloh. The victim, Fidel Williams, suffered a single gunshot wound to his lower leg. He was transported to an area hospital in stable condition. The others in the car with him were unharmed. Anyone with information in regards to this assault, is asked to please Assault Squad at 645-0100.

Missing Person

Media Information Date: 04/13/2012
Columbus Division of Police
S.V.B. Bureau / D.V. Unit
Kimberly K. Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Columbus Police Department Phone: (614) - 645 - 4545 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Missing Person Date: 04/09/2012 Time: 6:00p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: Ravenswood Ct. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 120285830 Cruiser District: 94

Victim: Kenneth D. Roberts Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 61

Incident Summary: The wife of the missing person stated her husband; Kenneth Roberts has Dementia and Parkinson’s disease. Mr. Roberts was last seen in the area of Ravenswood Ct. and Easthaven Rd at approximately 6pm, where he was dropped off by a family member to visit a family friend. Mr. Roberts is 5’ 10” 170 lbs. and has brown eyes and partially grey hair. He was last seen wearing a dark baseball cap, navy jacket, navy pants, and grey shoes.


**UPDATE**


On Friday, April 13th, 2012, beginning at noon the Columbus Division of Police, Special Victims Bureau, Missing Persons Unit, will be working in conjunction with community resources, to conduct a ground search for Mr. Roberts. The Columbus Police Command Bus will be located at Easthaven Elementary School at 2360 Garnet Pl. Sgt. Cupp will be available at 11:30am to answer questions. Anyone with information is encouraged to call 614 645-4545.

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Armed Robbery

Media Information Date: 4/12/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kimberley K. Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Squad Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Armed Robbery Date: 4/11/2012 Time: 8:45pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 6347 Tussing Road - Subway Zone: 2 Precinct: 20
NetRMS Report #: 120291080 Cruiser District: 204

Suspect: Unknown Address:
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: White Age: 28-40yrs

Incident Summary: On April 11, 2012 at approximately 8:45 p.m., an unknown male white suspect entered the Subway restaurant located at 6347 Tussing Road, approached the counter, displayed a firearm inside his jacket and demanded money from the register. The victim employee complied and handed the suspect the money. The suspect ordered the employee to get on the floor and then fled on foot. The suspect was described as a male white, 28-40 years old, 6’0” tall, dark hair, mustache, and was wearing a dark colored jacket and blue jeans. He was last seen running northeast from the location. Video surveillance is NOT available at this time. Anyone with information is requested to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 614-645-4665. Persons wishing to remain anonymous may contact Crime Stoppers at 614-645-TIPS (8477).

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Assault on a Police Officer

Media Information Date: April 14, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Lowell Titus #1122 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4059 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Assault on a Police Officer Date: April 14, 2012 Time: 9:33PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2389 Malka Ct. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 120300473 Cruiser District: 93

Victim: Officer Heidi Dripps #2279 Sex: Female Race: White Age: 33

Suspect: William S. Coffman Address: 2389 Malka Ct.
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 47
Charges: Assault on a Police Officer

Incident Summary: On April 14, 2012 at approximately 9:33PM, Officer Heidi Dripps #2279 responded to the area of 2389 Malka Ct. on the report of male outside screaming at other people and himself. Officer Dripps arrived at scene and made contact with William S. Coffman. While in the course of evaluating the situation, Officer Dripps was attacked by Mr. Coffman. During the altercation Officer Dripps was punched several times in the face by Mr. Coffman, who was eventually subdued by the use of a taser. Officer Dripps was transported to an area hospital for evaluation of her injuries. Mr. Coffman was arrested for assault on a police officer and was slated at the Franklin County Jail.

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Aggravated Assault

Media Information Date: 4/15/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Assault Squad Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Assault Date: 4/15/2012 Time: 12:30AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 213 S. Ohio Avenue Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
NetRMS Report #: 120301048 Cruiser District: 120

Victim: Juvenile Sex: M Race: B Age: 16 Victim: Juvenile Sex: F Race: B Age: 16
Victim: Juvenile Sex: M Race: B Age: 17
Victim: Rashad Latham Sex: M Race: B Age: 18

Incident Summary: On 4/15/2012 at approximately 12:30AM Patrol Officers were called to 213 S. Ohio Avenue on a shooting. Officers arrived moments later to discover four people had been shot and three of them had already been taken to area hospitals. Residents stated that there was a house party when an altercation took place and shots were fired in front of the house. All four victims were transported to area hospitals where they are listed in stable conditon. There are no suspects at this time.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: 4/15/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. J. Wood #1719 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext: 2559
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 4/15/2012 Time: 9:24am
Location of Offense/Incident: 55 Graceland Blvd Zone: 4 Precinct: 3
NetRMS Report #: 120301822 Cruiser District: 32

Victim: Target Pharmacy

Suspect: Unknown Sex: Male Race: White Age: 40's


Incident Summary: On April 15, 2012 at approximately 9:25am, an unknown male white suspect entered the Target located at 55 Graceland Blvd and approached the pharmacy counter. The suspect handed the victim employee a note that demanded pain medication. The victim employees complied with the demand and gave the suspect an undeterminded amount of medication. The susepct fled the store on foot. The suspect was described as a male white in his 40's, approximately 6', 200lbs, with greyish hair and goatee, wearing a green ball cap and tan jacket. The incident was captured on the stores video surveillance cameras (shows suspect leaving Target). Copies of the surveillance video are available at CPD HQ information desk 1st floor. Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect are asked to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 645-4665.

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For Immediate Release:



For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Jeff Sowards at (614) 537-5202



Public Information Office
April 16, 2012
MA#20-2012


Columbus Division of Police announces plans to operate a sobriety checkpoint


The Columbus Division of Police announced today that Officers will be operating a sobriety checkpoint this week to deter and intercept impaired drivers. Currently, the location of the checkpoint is undisclosed.

The International Association of Chiefs’ of Police and the Presidential Commission of Drunk Driving all recommend the use of sobriety checkpoints to increase perception of the risk of detection of driving under the influence of alcohol and or drugs. It has been shown this increase risk is a deterrent to the impaired driver.

Additional information will follow. If any questions arise, please contact: Sgt. Jeff Sowards at (614) 537-5202 weekdays between 9am-5pm.

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Homicide

Media Information Date: 04/16/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Rotthoff Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 4-16-2010 Time: 2:54pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 499 Starr Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 4
NetRMS Report #: 120305738 Cruiser District: 42

Victim: JASON GREEN Sex: M Race: B Age: 36

Incident Summary: On April 16,2012 at 2:53 PM patrol officers responded to 499 Starr Ave Zone 4 , 42 Cruiser District, on a shooting with one victim: Jason Green M/B 36. Mr Green was transported by CFD to Grant Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Original information indicates that this homicide is out of a home invasion/robbery at the victim's residence. This is the 23rd Homicide of 2012. Det Rotthoff is the primary detective. Anyone with information is asked to please contact Columbus Police Homicide 614-645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 614-645-TIPS

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High Risk Missing Adult

Media Information Date: 04/17/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victim's Bureau / Missing Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Sgt.Rich Weiner Phone: (614) - 645 - 4593 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: High Risk Missing Adult Date: 03/23/12 Time: 12pm
Location of Offense/Incident: Columbus Metro Area Zone: City wide Precinct: CW
NetRMS Report #: 120272888 Cruiser District: CW

Victim: Claudia Lopez Escobar Sex: F Race: H Age: 29

Incident Summary: The missing person was last seen on March 23, 2012 around 10am; she has not been seen or had any contact with her family and friends since that day. The missing person’s vehicle is a 1996 Green Jeep Wrangler with black rims Ohio license number FLT6869 and the vehicle has not been located. If you have any information on the vehicle or on Claudia, please contact the Columbus Police Department at 645-4624.

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Aggravated Assault

Media Information Date: April 18, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
C.A.P. Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Rosch Phone: (614) - 645 - 4373 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Assault Date: April 18, 2012 Time: 3:50am
Location of Offense/Incident: 1050 E. Dublin-Granville Road Zone: 1 Precinct: 1
NetRMS Report #: 120310402 Cruiser District: 13

Victim: Terrence Wray Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 30

Incident Summary: On April 18, 2012, at approximately 3:50am, in the parking lot of the Waffle House located at 1050 E. Dublin-Granville Road, Terrance Wray was shot twice in the left torso by an unknown male black. Terrance Wray was transported to a local hospital in critical condition and immediately underwent surgery.

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For Immediate Release:

For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Jeff Sowards at (614) 537-5202


Public Information Office
April 18, 2012
MA#21-2012


Sobriety checkpoint is planned for the Eastern portion of Columbus


Police Officers will be operating a sobriety checkpoint within the Eastern portion of Columbus on Friday, April 20, 2012.

The Columbus Division of Police wants to impress upon those who will be consuming alcohol this weekend, to plan for a designated driver and to make sure your friends don’t drive drunk.
The exact location of the checkpoint will be announced on Friday, April 20, 2012

Additional information will follow. If you have questions, please contact: Sgt. Jeff Sowards, Columbus Police, at (614) 537-5202 weekdays between 9am-5pm.

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For Immediate Release:

For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Rich Weiner at (614) 645-4593


Public Information Office
April 19, 2012
MA# 22-2012


Oath of Office Ceremony for New Chief of Police


The City of Columbus will hold a public Oath of Office Ceremony for Columbus Police Chief Kimberley K. Jacobs.

Chief Jacobs was officially sworn in as the city’s 32nd Police Chief on April 5, 2012, during a ceremony in Mayor Michael B. Coleman’s office. The public Oath of Office ceremony will take place at 10:00 am on Friday, April 20, 2012, at the James G. Jackson Columbus Police Academy, located at 1000 N. Hague Avenue.

Those in attendance will include Mayor Michael B. Coleman, Safety Director Mitchell J. Brown, Columbus City Council President Andrew Ginther and Councilmember Michelle Mills. Please join us as we honor the 32nd Chief of Police Kimberley K. Jacobs.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 04-19-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective P. Thomas Phone: (614) - 645 - 4588 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 04-19-12Time: 2:49 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1985 E. Main St Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
NetRMS Report #: 120314707 Cruiser District: 123

Victim: Family Dollar

Suspect: Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 40's

Incident Summary: A male entered the Family Dollar located at 1985 E. Main St. He approached an employee, announced he was armed and demanded money. The employee complied with his demands and the suspect fled the business on foot. No injuries were reported. The suspect is described as a male black, estimated to be in his 40's, between 6'0 and 6'3 inches in height with a skinny build. The male wore a hoody best described as having a pattern design of black blocks with white splash marks. Anyone with information regarding this robbery is encouraged to contact the Columbus Division of Police Robbery Squad at 614-645-4665 or Cental Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-645-TIPS (8477).

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Jeff Sowards at (614) 537-5202

Public Information Office
April 20, 2012
MA#23-2012

Sobriety checkpoint scheduled on East Broad Street on city’s east side

The Columbus Division of Police announced today that Officers will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint on East Broad Street, east of Outerbelt Street, in the city of Columbus.

The checkpoint is scheduled to begin at 9:00pm and will continue operation until approximately 3:00am.
The Columbus Division of Police wants to impress upon those who will be consuming alcohol to plan for a designated driver or make other arrangements.

If you have any questions, please contact Sgt. Jeff Sowards, Columbus Division of Police, at (614)537-5202, weekdays between 9am-5pm.

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Homicide

Media Information Date: 04/21/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Landis #1295 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730
Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 4-20-2010 Time: 11:44pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1300 E. Dublin Granville Zone: 1 Precinct: 1
NetRMS Report #: 120319875 Cruiser District: 13

Victim: Juvenile Sex: M Race: B Age: 17
Victim: Mikyle Bowie Sex: M Race: B Age: 20

Suspect: Dequann Greathouse Address:
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 18
Charges: Agg Murder/Agg Robbery

Incident Summary: On April 20,2012 at 11:44 PM patrol officers responded to 1300 E. Dublin Granville Rd Zone 1, 13 Cruiser District, on a shooting with two victims on the parking lot of Knights Inn. Victim #1 was pronounced dead at the scene. Victim #2 was transported by CFD to area hospital and is in stable condition. The above listed suspect shot both victims while committing a robbery. The suspect vehicle was stopped a few miles away and several persons from the vehicle were transported to CPD HQ to be interviewed. Additional suspects may be charged out of this incident. This is the 25rd Homicide of 2012. Det Landis is the primary detective. Anyone with information is asked to please contact Columbus Police Homicide 614-645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 614-645-TIPS.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: 4/21/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. J. Wood #1719 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext: 2559
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 4/21/12 Time: 1:25pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1500 W. 5th Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 4
NetRMS Report #: 120321122 Cruiser District: 43

Victim: Chase Bank

Suspect: Unknown Address: Sex: M Race: W Age: 30's

Incident Summary: On April 21st, 2012, at approximately 1:25pm, an unknown male white entered the Chase Bank located at 1500 W. 5th Ave and demanded money from the victim tellers. The tellers complied with the demand and gave the suspect an undetermined amount of money. The suspect fled the bank on foot. The suspect was described as male white 30's, approximately 6', 160lbs wearing a grey hoodie with a red stripe and blue jeans. The incident was captured on the bank's video surveillance cameras. Copies of the video are being provided by the F.B.I.. Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect is asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 645-4665

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High Risk Missing

Media Information Date: 04/21/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victim's Bureau / Missing Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Sgt.Rich Weiner Phone: (614) - 645 - 4593 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: High Risk Missing Adlult Date: 03/23/12 Time: 12pm
Location of Offense/Incident: Columbus Metro Area Zone: City wide Precinct: CW
NetRMS Report #: 120272888 Cruiser District: CW

Victim: Claudia Lopez Escobar Sex: F Race: H Age: 29

Incident Summary: ******** UPDATE ******** The missing person was last seen on March 23, 2012 around 10am; she has not been seen or had any contact with her family and friends since that day. The missing person’s vehicle is a 1996 DARK GREEN JEEP CHEROKEE with beige interior, Ohio license number FLT6869 and the vehicle has not been located. If you have any information on the vehicle or on Claudia, please contact the Columbus Police Department at 645-4624.

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Homicide

Media Information Date: 4/21/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. S. Glasure # 1617 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4323
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 4/21/2012 Time: 4:30pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 2000 Bairsford Dr. Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report #: 120321571 Cruiser District: 142

Victim: Guy Cason Sex: M Race: B Age: 31

Incident Summary: On 4/21/2012 at 4:21pm, Patrol officers were dispatched to 2000 Bairsford Rd. on the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, Officers were met by members of CFD 32 who had pronounced the victim dead at 4:30pm. The victim had several gunshot wounds to his torso, and collapsed just inside his residence. Anyone having any information involving this case is asked to contact the Homicide section at 645-4730. This is the 25th Homicide of the year.

Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 4-23-12
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Squad Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext: 2618
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: April 23, 2012 Time: 6:26AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 530 S. Hague Ave. Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
NetRMS Report #: 120325995 Cruiser District: 194
Victim: United Dairy Farmers

Suspect
Sex: M Race: B Age: 30's

Incident Summary: On 4-26-2012 at approximately 6:26 AM, a lone suspect entered the UDF at 530 S. Hague Ave and approached the clerk. The suspect gave change to another customer who was short on his purchase, and then demanded all the money in the register from the store clerk. The suspect brandished a handgun and the clerk complied with the demand. The suspect fled on foot. He is described as a black male, 30's, 5'7", 200 lbs, shaved head, scruffy facial hair and wearing a bright gold jogging suit. Anyone with information is asked to call Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 645-4665. Video surveillance of the incident will be available after 2:00 PM on 4/23/12 at the 1st floor Information Desk.

 

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Steve Livingston #5315 at (614) 645-4140
slivingston@columbuspolice.org

Public Information Office
April 23, 2012
MA# 24-2012

Columbus Division of Police Hosts Serbian Police Chiefs for Community Police Training

The Columbus Division of Police, Community Liaison section, is hosting two days of training and community interaction on behalf of four Serbian Police Chiefs from the cities of Novi Pazar and Krailjevo, Serbia.

They are part of the U.S. Department of Justice's International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP) and are coming to Columbus to learn about Community Policing ideas, concepts, training, and programs. They will attend a Block Watch meeting and a Civic Association meeting in the Northland area of Columbus to see these concepts in action.

The Serbian Chiefs will also be present at a roundtable discussion on community interaction/programs at the Strategic Response Bureau involving representatives of the Columbus, Dublin, and Whitehall Police Departments, the Columbus Division of Fire, the City of Columbus Code Enforcement, the City Attorney’s Office, the Franklin County Emergency Management Agency, the Ohio State University, Campus Gateway, the Fraternal Order of Police, and the International Police Association – US Section.

The Serbian Chiefs arrived this weekend in Washington, DC for training with the US Department of Justice and will be in Columbus starting on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, through Wednesday, April 25, 2012, for Community Policing training. They will then travel to Cleveland Ohio for training on traffic enforcement before flying back to Serbia.

For additional information please call Sgt. Steve Livingston at 614-645-4140.

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Homicide

Media Information Date: 4-23-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: HOMICIDE Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 4-23-12 Time: 6:19PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1245 Crestwood Ave. #D Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 120327763 Cruiser District: 92
Victim: Jamarco Mitchell Sex: M Race: B Age: 21

Incident Summary: On Monday, April 23, 2012 at approximately 6:19PM Patrol officers were dispatched to the area of 1245 Crestwood Ave. in regards to a shooting. When the officers arrived they found the victim in the parking lot at the rear of 1245 Crestwood Ave. with gunshot wounds to the upper body. The victim was transported to Grant by CFD Medic and expired from his injuries.
At this time the investigation revealed that the victim and the suspect [s] were involved in an unknown dispute at which time the victim was shot. Anyone with information in regards to this homicide please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730.

This is the 26th Homicide in 2012.

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Homicide

Media Information Date: 4-24-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's R. Siniff & Rotthoff Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 4-23-12 Time: 9:16PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 693 Wager St. Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 120328218 Cruiser District: 110
Victim: Dion A. Morris Sex: M Race: B Age: 42

Incident Summary: On Monday, April 23, 2012 at approximately 9:16PM Patrol officers were dispatched to Wager and Beck St. in regards to a " Man Down". When the officers arrived they found the victim had been shot in the upper body. The victim was transported to Grant by CFD Medic and expired at 11:09PM from his injury. At this time the investigation revealed that there are no suspect [s] or motive for this homicide.
Anyone with information in regards to this homicide please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730.
This is the 27th Homicide in 2012.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: 4/24/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Brian Boesch, #1803 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 4/24/2012 Time: 9:50pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1162 Harrisburg Pike Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 120331198 Cruiser District: 101
Victim: Walgreens

Incident Summary: On Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 at approximately 9:50pm, the Walgreen's Pharmacy at 1162 Harrisburg Pike received a phone call from an individual stating there was a bomb at the back door of the store and a male inside the store with a handgun. The suspect then directed the pharmacist to place numerous bottles of Oxycodone and Oxycontin in the drive thru window. The pharmacist was directed to turn around and a male with a dark jacket and gray hooded sweatshirt scooped up the drugs and fled northbound in the alley. There is no suspect information or description other than that. At the roughly the same time, the Walgreen's pharmacies at 1280 Demorest Rd. and 2770 W. Broad St. received bomb threats.
If anyone has any information regarding who is responsible, please call the Robbery Squad at 614-645-4665, or Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: 4-25-12
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective G. Robey Phone: (614) - 645 - 2607 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 4-13/18-12 Time: 1:30am
Location of Offense/Incident: 4240 Morse Road Zone: 1 Precinct: 6
NetRMS Report #: 120310239/120294829 Cruiser District: 62

Victim: Speedway Gas Station
Suspect: Sex: M Race: B Age: 40-50

Incident Summary: The Speedway Gas station located at 4240 Morse Road was robbed just several days apart by two separate suspects. The first robbery occurred on 4-13-12 at 2:33am and the second robbery occurred on 4-18-12 at 1:22am. Both suspects implied that they had a firearm. Surveillance video available at the Detective Bureau desk.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: 4/25/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crime Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: 645-4667 Phone: (614) - 645 - 2721 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 04/01/2012 Time: 10:40 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 5499 Hall Road Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 120262497 Cruiser District: 100

Victim: Circle K

Suspect: Male/ White

Incident Summary: On April 1st, 2012 at 10:42 PM, a male white, 5’6-5’7, 180 lbs entered the store and grabbed a few items and walked up to the cash register. The male threw the items down and demanded money from the cash register. Store clerk took the cash drawer and set it on the counter. The suspect grabbed the money from the drawer and ran out of the store north bound. Surveillance video available at the information desk.

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HOMICIDE/AGG.ASSAULT

Media Information Date: 4-28-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide 3RD Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Powers & Landis Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE/AGG.ASSAULT Date: 4-28-12 Time: 5:04AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1125 E. Mound St. Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
NetRMS Report #: 120341044 Cruiser District: 120
Victim: Paul Darby Sex: M Race: B Age: 28
Victim: William Jones- Assault Sex: M Race: B Age: 42
Victim: David Brown- Assault Sex: M Race: B Age: 44

Incident Summary: On Saturday, April 28, 2012 at 5:04AM Patrol officers were dispatched to Champion & E. Mound St. in regards to a shooting. When the officers arrived they found one victim at 1125 E. Mound St. This victim [ Paul Darby ] was transported to Grant Hospital by CFD Medic #8 and expired from his injury at 5:32AM. Mr. Darby had sustained a gunshot wound to the upper body. The other two victims were transported to Grant Hospital by private vehicle. Both of these victims were treated for minor gunshot wounds and released.At this time the inivestigation revealed that there was fight inside 1125 E. Mound St. at which time several shots were fired. Anyone with information in regards to this Homicide/Agg. Assault please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730. At this time there are no suspect [s].
This is the 29th Homicide in 2012.

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Felony Assault-Shooting

Media Information Date: 4/29/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Martin Kestner Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault-Shooting Date: 4/29/12 Time: 6:49 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: Reeb Ave. & S. 5th St. Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report #: 120345744 Cruiser District: 130
Victim: Juvenile Sex: M Race: White Age: 13
Victim: Juvenile Sex: M Race: White Age: 3

Suspect: Dremahl Anthony Address: 1399 Fullen Rd
Arrested Sex: M Race: Black Age: 18
Charges: Felonious Assault (2 cts), Improper Discharging Firearm into Habitation

Incident Summary: On April 29, 2012 at approximately 6:49 p.m. a large fight occurred in the intersection of Reeb Ave. & S. 5th St. between two groups. During this altercation Dremahl Anthony pulled out a firearm and began firing into the crowd of onlookers striking the two victims. Mr. Anthony fled the scene but was taken into custody a short time later.
The two victims were taken to an area hospital in stable condition and treated for their injuries. Mr. Anthony was charged with 2 counts of Felonious Assault and one count of Improperly Discharging a Firearm into a Habitation.

 

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 5/1/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Assault Squad Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 4/30/2012 Time: 10:23PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2244 Kinderly Drive Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 120349641 Cruiser District: 94
Victim: Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 17

Suspect: Unknown
Sex: Male Race: Black Age:

Incident Summary: On 4/30/2012 at 10:23PM patrol officers responded to 2244 Kinderly Drive on a report that a young male black had been shot. Officers arrived a short time later and found a victim who had been shot several times. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he is listed in stable condition. Anyone with information is asked to call the Columbus Police Assault Squad.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: 05/01/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. T. D. Clark #593 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext: 645-3901
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 05/01/2012 Time: 10:10 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 3241 N. High St Zone: 4 Precinct: 3
NetRMS Report #: 120350676 Cruiser District: 30
Victim: Cooper State Bank

Suspect:
Sex: Male Race: White Age: 30-35

Incident Summary: On 05/01/2012, at approximately 10:10 AM, a male/white-suspect entered the Cooper State Bank, located at 3241 N. High St. The suspect appraoched the teller and displayed a robbery demand note and implied that he had a weapon. No weapon was seen. The teller complied with the demand and handed the suspect cash from the bank. The suspect was last seen fleeing south on N. High St.
The suspect is described as a male/white, 30-35 years old, 6'0"-6'1" tall, thin build, wearing a blue/gray hooded sweatshirt and jeans.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the CPD Robbery Squad, Detective Tom Clark, at 645-3901.
Video is available at the Headquarters 1st floor Information Desk

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Homicide

Media Information Date: 5-2-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Siniff & Dennison Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 5-2-12 Time: 12:11AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 711 Holly Hill Drive Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 120352922 Cruiser District: 102
Victim: Brandon Leonard Sex: M Race: W Age: 26

Incident Summary: On Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 12:11AM Patrol officers were dispatched to 711 Holly HIll Drive in regards to a shooting. When the officers arrived they found the victim inside the residence with gunshot wounds to the upper body. The victim was transported to Mt. Carmel West Hospital by Medic #191 and expired at 1:44AM. The investigation revealed that a female visitor was carrying clothes inside the residence thru the front door when the suspect [s] confronted her. Once inside the suspect [s] confronted the victim at which time the victim was shot. Anyone with information in regards to this homicide please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730.


This is the 30th Homicide in 2012.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 5/2/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Assault Squad Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 4/30/2012 Time: 10:23PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2244 Kinderly Drive Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 120349641 Cruiser District: 94
Victim: Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 17

Suspect: Lawson Harris Address: 2244 Kinderly
Arrested Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 13
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On 4/30/2012 at 10:23PM patrol officers responded to 2244 Kinderly Drive on a report that a young male black had been shot. Officers arrived a short time later and found a victim who had been shot several times. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he is listed in stable condition. UPDATE: Assault Squad Detectives were able to develop a suspect based on the victims statements and the statements of a witness. The suspect was arrested and charged with Felonious Assault.

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: May 4, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Lowell Titus II #1122 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4059
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: May 3, 2012 Time: 9:45PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 3132 Parsons Ave. Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report #: 120359399 Cruiser District: 133
Victim: Jeremy Hiles Sex: male Race: white Age: 39

Suspect:
Sex: male Race: black Age:

Incident Summary: On May 3, 2012, at approximatley 9:45PM, the victim was in front of 3132 Parsons Ave. Some type of altercation occurred at which time a male black suspect fired multiple gunshots, striking the victim one time in his side. The suspect was seen leaving the area as the passenger of an older model blue vehicle. The victim was taken to an area hospital and is currently listed in critical condition. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Titus in the Assault Squad at 645-4059.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 5/4/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Glenn Bray Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 0907
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 5/4/12 Time: 6:41 P.M.
Location of Offense/Incident: 437 Taylor Avenue Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: 120362323 Cruiser District: 71
Victim: Rashaad Johnson Sex: M Race: B Age: 20

Suspect:
Sex: M Race: B Age: 20's

Incident Summary: On 5/4/12 at approximately 6:41 P.M. a shooting occurred at 437 Taylor Avenue. A Rashaad Johnson was struck by gunfire in the left arm and lower torso of his body. Mr. Johnson was transported to a local area hospital in stable condition. Witness stated the family was having a family party in the backyard of the residence when multiple gunhots where fired from the alley in the rear of the location. The suspect fled the area after the shooting. If anyone has any additional information about the shooting please call Central Ohio CRIME STOPPERS at 645-TIPS or Columbus Assault Squad Detective Glenn Bray at 645-0907.

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Felonious Assault/Beating

Media Information Date: May 5, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Chapman Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault/Beating Date: May 5, 2012 Time: 2:04 A.M.
Location of Offense/Incident: 500 Broad Meadows Zone: Precinct:
NetRMS Report #: 120363544 Cruiser District:
Victim: Randy Vance Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 23

Incident Summary: On May 5, 2012 at approximately 2:04 A.M., Patrol officers were dispatched to 500 Broad Meadows on an assault. The victim was found in the hallway of the lower floor to this apartment complex. Mr. Vance was transported to local hospital in Critical Condition.
Assault Squad Detectives responded to the scene and interviewed witnesses. At this time, no suspects or motive is known in this attack. Anyone with information on this assault is encouraged to call Assault Squad at 645-4141 or Crimestoppers.

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: 5-6-2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Pappas Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 6132
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 05-05-12 Time: 11:56 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1596 Genessee Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 120366899 Cruiser District: 22
Victim: Demario Padgett Sex: M Race: B Age: 21

Incident Summary: The victim was shot multiple times by an unknown suspect while walking in front of 1596 Genessee Ave. He ran E/B to a COTA Bus stop at Genessee Ave & Cleveland Ave, where he collapsed. He was transported to a local area hospital in critical condition with gunshot wounds to his upper torso. He was later upgraded to stable condition.

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Shooting

Media Information Date: May 6, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Chapman Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting Date: May 6, 2012 Time: 4:20 A.M.
Location of Offense/Incident: F/O 3579 Livingston Ave Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 120367583 Cruiser District: 92
Victim: Ashely Gartin Sex: Female Race: Black Age: 24

Incident Summary: On May 6, 2012 at approximately 4:20 A.M., Patrol officerswere dispatched to 3579 Livingston Ave. on a shooting. After a large fight, person(s) unknown opened fire striking the victim, Ms. Ashley Gartin. Ms. Gartin was found in the parking lot with a single gunshot wound to her upper torso. Ms. Gartin was transported to a local hospital in Serious Condition.
Assault Squad Detectives responded to the scene and interviewed witnesses. At this time, no suspects or motive is known in this attack. Anyone with information on this assault is encouraged to call Assault Squad at 645-4141 or Crimestoppers.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Rich Weiner at (614) 645-4593

Public Information Office
May 7, 2012
MA# 25 -2012

Police Involved Shooting
***UPDATE***
Reference MA# 41-2011

The investigation into the police involved shooting that occurred on August 12, 2011, has been completed by the Firearms/Police-Involved Death Review Board. The actions of Officers Howard Brenner #1352, Ronald Moss #423, Brett Berman #1038, Sontino Williams #388 and Heidi Dripps #2279 were found to be within the Columbus Division of Police Use of Firearms Policy.

Suspect Killed After Fleeing From Police

A local man was killed after leading Columbus Police on a pursuit on the city’s northeast side. The suspect, Javon Williams, was wanted in connection with the murder of his girlfriend Leigh Belyn at 5704 Medalist Drive on Thursday, August 11, 2011.

On August 12, 2011, at approximately 2:30 am, plain clothes officers observed his vehicle in the area of Interstate 270 and N. Hamilton Road. Javon Williams observed the officers and attempted to flee. He led officers to the area of Chillmark Drive and N. Hamilton Road where officers used the PIT maneuver (Precision Immobilization Technique) to stop the vehicle.

Officers attempted to take him into custody when shots were fired. Medics arrived and pronounced him dead at the scene. A handgun was recovered from inside the vehicle. No officers were injured. The incident remains under investigation.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: 5/7/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. J. Wood #1719 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext: 2559
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 5/7/2012 Time: 10:12am
Location of Offense/Incident: 2161 Eakin Rd Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 120371273 Cruiser District: 101
Victim: Fifth Third Bank

Suspect: Unknown
Sex: M Race: W Age: 20's

Incident Summary: On May 7, 2012 at approximately 10:12am an unknown male white suspect entered the Fifth Third Bank located inside the Kroger grocery store at 2161 Eakin Rd. The suspect gave the victim teller a demand note. The teller complied with the demand and gave the suspect an undetermined amount of money. The suspect fled the bank on foot. The suspect was described as a male white in his 20's, 5'4", 120lbs, wearing a red and white OSU visor and a grey Cincinnati Reds shirt. The incident was captured on video surveillance cameras. Copies of the video/photos are being provided by the F.B.I./CPD task force
Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect is asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 645-4665

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: May 9, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Ron Custer #1255. Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4073
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 5/9/12 Time: 11:22am
Location of Offense/Incident: 1441 W. Rich St Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report #: 120377663 Cruiser District: 83
Victim: Demarco Edwards Sex: M Race: B Age: 22

Suspect: Scott A. Dixon
Arrested Sex: M Race: B Age: 16
Charges: Felonious Assault, Aggravated Robbery, Carrying Concealed Weapon, Improperly Discharging Firearm Into Habitation

Suspect: Andre J. Ransom
Arrested Sex: m Race: B Age: 17
Charges: Felonious Assault, Robbery

Incident Summary: On May 9, 2012 at 11:22am officers were dispatched to 1441 W. Rich St. on a fight with shots fired. Upon arrival officers detained two subjects observed leaving the area who upon further investigation were found to be responsible for the robbery and shooting of the victim. The victim was transported to Mt. Carmel West for treatment and is listed in stable condition.

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Missing Person

Media Information Date: 5/11/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Missing Person Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Missing Person Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4624 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Missing Person Date: 5/10/2012 Time: 10:00 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 2255 Springmont Rd Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
NetRMS Report #: 120382836 Cruiser District: 191
Victim: Matthew Osterloh Sex: M Race: W Age: 12
Victim: Brian Osterloh Sex: M Race: W Age: 12

Incident Summary: On 5/10/2012 at approximately 10:00 pm the Missing Persons, two twin 12 year old boys, climbed out of their bedroom window and left their residence. The Missings were last seen pulling a green play wagon loaded with toys. Matthew Osterloh was last seen wearing a gray shirt with white stripes, blue jeans, and blue and white tennis shoes. Brian Osterloh was last seen wearing a brown shirt with red stripes, an army fatigue sweater, and brown sandals. Both boys wear glasses. Both are in good health. Photos can be obtained at the Columbus Police 6th Floor Investigative Desk

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: May 12, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Lowell Titus #1122 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4059 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: May 11, 2012 Time: 10:08PM
Location of Offense/Incident: E. Livingston Ave. / S. 22nd St. Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
NetRMS Report #: 120385967 Cruiser District: 124
Victim: Re'Sean Holloway Sex: male Race: black Age: 27

Suspect:
Sex: male Race: black

Incident Summary: On May 11, 2012, at approximatley 10:08PM, the victim was walking in the area of E. Livingston Ave. and S. 22nd St. At this time a gold colored vehicle pulled next to the victim and began firing multiple gunshots. The victim was struck once in the lower backside and was transported to the hospital in stable condition. The suspect fled from scene in suspect vehicle. The victim is expected to make a full recovery.

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Shooting

Media Information Date: May 12, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Chapman Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting Date: May 12, 2012 Time: 11:57 P.M.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1897 North Hulmac Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 120389714 Cruiser District: 181
Victim: Amexim Duncan Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 29

Incident Summary: On May 12, 2012 at approximately 11:57 P.M.., Patrol Officer were dispatched to 1897 N. Hulmac on an shooting. Patrol officers responded after calls of gunshots were heard in the area. Mr. Duncan was found in front of the apartment with multiple gunshot wounds to his torso. Mr. Duncan was transported to a local hospital in Critical Condition.
Assault Squad Detectives responded to the scene and interviewed witnesses. At this time, no suspects or motive is known in this assault. Anyone with information on this assault is encouraged to call Assault Squad at 645-4141 or Crimestoppers.

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: 05-13-2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Pappas Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 6132
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 05-13-2012 Time: 1:55 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 8270 Sancus Blvd Zone: 1 Precinct: 1
NetRMS Report #: 120390043 Cruiser District: 11

Victim: Justin Cockrell Sex: M Race: B Age: 23
Victim: William Cockrell Sex: M Race: B Age: 24
Victim: Dustin Bachman Sex: M Race: W Age: 26

Incident Summary: A fight broke out in the Club Polaris involving a large group of both males & females. Several people were stabbed with an unknown weapon inside the club and the crowd spilled outside to the parking lot. A male involved in the fight went to a vehicle, retrieved a weapon, and started shooting. One male was shot in the leg and several vehicles were damaged. Victims from the stabbing & shooting were treated at a local hospital and listed in stable condition.

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Homicide

Media Information Date: 5-13-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Landis & Powers Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 5-13-12 Time: 3:10AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1289 E. 161 Room #241 Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 120390232 Cruiser District: 180
Victim: Tremayne Barnes Sex: M Race: B Age: 34

Incident Summary: On Sunday, May 13, 2012 at 3:10AM Patrol officers were dispatched to the Motel Six at 1289 E. 161 in regards to " shots fired". While enroute to this location the call was changed to a shooting. When the officers arrived they found the victim on the walkway at the rear of the motel with gun shot wounds to the upper body. The victim was pronouced at 3:17AM by CFD Medic# 6. At this time the investigation revealed the victim and a friend were being robbed inside Room #241 by two male black suspect [s] when the victim was shot. Anyone with information in regards to this homicide please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730.

This is the 32nd Homicide in 2012.

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Murder for Hire

Media Information Date: May 14, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. G. Sheppard Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Murder for Hire Date: 05/13/2012 Time: 11:24pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1880 Polaris Pkwy. Zone: 1 Precinct: 1
NetRMS Report #: 12212452CPD Cruiser District: 10

Victim: Susane Botero Sex: F Race: H Age: 26

Suspect: Angel Javier Benitez Address: 5600 Oslo Dr Westerville Oh 43081
Arrested Sex: M Race: H Age: 31
Charges: Conspiracy to Commit Murder

Incident Summary: Columbus Police Homicide detectives received vague information of a possible Murder for Hire plot. Homicide detectives with the assistance of SWAT, the Franklin County Prosecutors Office and Ohio BCI were able to conduct an investigation. The investigation included surveillance which helped identify the suspect, his wife as the intended target and resulted in the arrest of the above listed suspect.
Photo of suspect available on 6th floor of Police HQ.

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Homicide

Media Information Date: May 14, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Anne Pennington Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 5/14/2012 Time: 10:49am
Location of Offense/Incident: 4654 Tamarack Blvd. Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 120393297 Cruiser District: 181

Victim: Reshawn T. Mitchell Sex: M Race: B Age: 20
Victim: Naron V. Stevens Sex: M Race: B Age: 21

Incident Summary: On May 14, 2012, at 10:49am Officers were dispatched to 4654 Tamarck Blvd. on the report of shots being fired inside the apartment building. Upon the arrival of the responding officers the two (2) victims lifeless bodies were found in the building stairwell. The victims were pronounced dead at 11:10 am by personnel assigned to CFD Medic 24. Detectives Anne Pennington and Russell Redman are the primary detectives assigned to this investigation. If anyone has information regarding these murders they are encouraged to call the Homicde Section at 645-4730.

This is the city's 33rd and 34th homicide of the year.

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Felony Assault-Shooting

Media Information Date: 5/15/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Martin Kestner Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault-Shooting Date: 5/14/12 Time: 8:42 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 120395122 Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 120395122 Cruiser District: 51
Victim: David A. Houston, Jr. Sex: M Race: B Age: 23

Incident Summary: On May 14, 2012 at approximately 8:43 p.m. David A. Houston was walking in the area of 2211 Ridgeway Ave. when an older light blue car pulled up and a male black exited the vehicle. The suspect fired one shot striking Mr. Houston in the back. Mr. Houston was taken to an area hospital in stable condition. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Columbus Police Assault Squad at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash

Media Information Date: 05/15/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley K. Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Sgt. Brooke Wilson Phone: (614) - 645 - 4532 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash Date: 05/09/2012 Time: 7:40 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: E 5th Ave & Taylor Ave Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: Cruiser District: 72
Victim: Deandre Pruitt Sex: M Race: Age: 2
Victim: Gabrayle Campbell Sex: F Race: Age: 9

Incident Summary:
This is updated information regarding the 5/9/12 crash on Taylor Ave. between E. 4th and E. 5th Avenues.

A second child, Gabryale Campbell, 9 years old, has succumbed to her injuries. She died at Nationwide Children's Hospital on May 13, 2012.

This is an ongoing investigation.

To date in 2012, Columbus has had 25 fatalities in 21 fatal crashes.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 5/15/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det.Glenn Bray #2095 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 0907
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 5/15/12 Time: 9:15 P.M.
Location of Offense/Incident: Linwood Avenue / E. Kossuth St. Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 120398361 Cruiser District: 111
Victim: Robert Goins Sex: M Race: B Age: 25

Incident Summary: On 5/15/12 at approximately 9:15 P.M., a shooting occurred in the intersection of Linwood Avenue and E. Kossuth Street. The victim a Robert Goins was struck in the left arm by gunfire and was transported to a local area hospital in stable condition. The suspects fled the scene after the shooting. Witness to the incident stated that a large fight took place in that area, and at least two individuals fired gunshots into the crowd. This incident is still under investigation. If anyone has any additional information about this incident you can contact Columbus Police Assault Squad Detective Glenn Bray at 645-0907 or central Ohio CRIME STOPPERS at 645-TIPS.

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Homicide

Media Information Date: May 16, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's. Siniff & Henry Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: May 16, 2012 Time: 4:05 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2734 Vida Place Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
NetRMS Report #: 120399283 Cruiser District: 194
Victim: James D. Canty Sex: M Race: B Age: 27

Incident Summary: On Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at approximately 3:48 a.m., Patrol officers were dispatched to 2734 Vida Place in regards to a shooting. Upon officers' arrival, the victim was found in front of 2734 Vida Place with a gunshot wound to the upper body. The victim was pronounced dead at 4:05 a.m. by CFD Medic #12. At this time the investigation revealed that the victim and suspect (s) were involved in an unknown dispute at which time the victim was shot. If anyone has information regarding this homicide, please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730. This is the 35th homicide in 2012.

 

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Rich Weiner at (614) 645-4593

Public Information Office
May 16, 2012
MA# 27-2012

***Officer Involved Shooting***
***910 S. Champion Avenue***

On Wednesday, May 16, 2012, Columbus Police received a call for service for a fight at S. Champion Ave and Forest Street. The caller reported a crowd of 30-40 people were gathering around the fight. Columbus Police officers arrived within minutes of the initial call. The officers observed a male black discharge a firearm. In response to the suspect’s actions, the officers discharged their weapons. The officers were not injured and it remains unknown if the suspect was struck. The suspect fled from the officers into 910 S. Champion Avenue. The officers attempted to secure the residence and called for a S.W.A.T. response. The S.W.A.T. team responded and conducted a search of the residence for the suspect. The suspect was not located in the house. Subsequent to a search warrant, detectives recovered the suspect’s firearms.

Detectives continue to pursue investigative information to identify the unknown male.

As in all police involved shootings, the involved officer(s) will receive mandated psychological support counseling. Officers are also afforded an opportunity to take leave time to assist in recovery from a traumatic experience. This incident will be investigated by the Critical Incident Response Team (made up of specially trained investigators from the Homicide Squad), and the Firearms / Police-Involved Death Review Board. The final investigative package will be forwarded to the Columbus Division of Police, Chain-Of-Command for review.

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: 5/16/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. James Howe # 2290 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 2622
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 5/15/2012 Time: 11:31 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2002 Margo Rd Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 120398753 Cruiser District: 181
Victim: Byron Banks Sex: M Race: B Age: 19

Suspect: N/A

Incident Summary: On the listed date and time the victim, BYRON BANKS, and his cousin were leaving the residence at 2002 Margo Rd, when an unknown individual approached and fired multiple shots at them, striking Mr. Banks one time in the right wrist. No suspects or description is known at this time. The victim was transported to a local area hospital in stable condition, where he was treated for his injury. Anyone with any information is asked to call Detective James Howe at 645-2622 or Crime Stoppers anonymously.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: 5/18/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Squad Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 5/12/12 Time: 9:55 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: Subway - 2832 Stelzer Road Zone: 1 Precinct: 6
NetRMS Report #: 120389346 Cruiser District: 60
Victim: Subway

Suspect: Unknown
Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 40-50yrs

Incident Summary: On May 12, 2012 at approximately 9:55 p.m., an unknown male suspect entered the Subway restaurant and approached the male employee in the dining area. The suspect displayed a firearm in his waistband and demanded all the cash from the register. The employee complied and the suspect followed him behind the counter to the register. The suspect took the cash from the register as well as the cash from the tip jar. After taking the money the suspect told the employee not to move and threatened to shoot him through the window.
The suspect was described as: male, black, 6'2" tall, 40-50 years old, thin build, wearing a blue and gray sweater with a unigue design, and black shoes. The gun appeared to be a small revolver.
Copies of the video are available at the Information Desk in Columbus Police Headquarters.
Anyone with information is requested to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 645-4665. Persons wishing to remain anonymous may contact Crime Stoppers at 461-TIPS (8477).

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Homicide

Media Information Date: 5-19-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Wachalec & Powers Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 5-19-12 Time: 12:21AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1074 Bulen Ave. Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 120409010 Cruiser District: 112
Victim: Dimitri Malane Draughon Sex: M Race: B Age: 39

Incident Summary: On Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 12:21AM Patrol officers were dispatched to 1074 Bulen Ave. in regards to a shooting. When the officers arrived they found the victim in the front yard of 1074 Bulen Ave. with several gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to Grant Hospital by CFD Medic #15 and expired at 12:49AM from his injuries. At this time the investigation revealed that the victim and the suspect [s] were involved in an unknown dispute at which time the victim was shot. Anyone with information in regards to this homicide please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730.
This is the 36th Homicide in 2012.

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Felony Assault on a Police Officer

Media Information Date: 5-19-2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. R. Custer Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4073
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault on a Police Officer Date: 5-19-2012 Time: 4:07AM
Location of Offense/Incident: Bulen Ave & Frankfort St. Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 120409505 Cruiser District: 112
Victim: Robert Wachalec Sex: M Race: W Age:
Victim: Robert Powers Sex: M Race: W Age:

Suspect: Anton Draughon Address: 1759 Frankfort St.
Arrested Sex: M Race: B Age: 33
Charges: (2 Counts) Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On 5-19-2012 at approximately 4:07AM Detectives were processing a homicide scene on Bulen Ave. While sitting in their vehicle at Frankfort Ave and Bulen St., investigating shots in the area, the suspect fired multiple shots at the Detectives. One of the rounds struck the vehicle the Detectives were sitting in, and multiple rounds struck an unoccupied vehicle parked on Frankfort St.

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Fel. Assault - F2 / Kidnapping - F1

Media Information Date: 5/19/2012
Columbus Division of Police
SVB Bureau / DV Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. A. Mall #2009 Phone: (614) - 645 - 7225 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Fel. Assault - F2 / Kidnapping - F1 Date: 5/18/2012 Time: 8:30 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 2999 Brownlee Ave. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9 Pct.
NetRMS Report #: 120410773 Cruiser District: 91
Victim: Garnet Goodwin-Slaughter Sex: F Race: B Age: 48
Victim: Sex: Race: Age:
Victim: Sex: Race: Age:
Suspect: Joseph Slaughter Address: 2999 Brownlee Ave.
Arrested X Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 47
Charges: Felonious Assault - 2903.11 (A1) ORC - F2 / Kidnapping - 2905.01 (A3) ORC - F1

Incident Summary: On 5/18/2012 at approximately 8:30 pm, Garnet Goodwin-Slaughter (victim) was assaulted with a baseball bat by her husband, Joseph Slaughter (suspect). Mr. Slaughter then held the victim against her will until after 2 pm the following day (5/19/2012).

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Homicide

Media Information Date: May 19, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. A. Mitchell/Det. S. Glasure Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 05/19/2012 Time: 9:35AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 330 Akeya Ct./285 Harland Dr. Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report #: 120409904 Cruiser District: 131
Victim: Maurice Moore(deceased) Sex: M Race: B Age: 20
Victim: not released Sex: M Race: B Age:

Incident Summary: On May 19, 2012 at 9:35AM Columbus Police Patrol officers were dispatched to the above listed locations on a shooting with two victims. Both were transported to Grant Hospital where Mr. Moore was later pronounced dead. The 2nd wounded M/B remains in critical condition. Some residents in the area believe this incident may be related to recent burglaries in the area. A 3rd person involved in this incident was interviewed by detectives and then released pending further investigation. Details as to how this incident developed have not been confirmed. This is the 37 Homicide of 2012. Anyone with information is asked to please contact Columbus Police Homicide at 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS

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Homicide

Media Information Date: 5-20-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Sheppard & Connor Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 5-20-12 Time: 3:30PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1498 Nightfall Circle Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 120414140 Cruiser District: 50
Victim: Travis Martin Sex: M Race: B Age: 22

Incident Summary: On Sunday, May 20, 2012 at approximately 3:30PM Patrol officers were dispatched to 1498 Nightfall Circle in regards to a shooting. When the officers arrived they found the victim inside a vehicle with a gunshot wound to the neck. The victim was transported to Grant Hospital by CFD Medic #1 and expired from his injury at 4:20PM.
The investigation revealed that the victim was being robbed by the suspect when the victim was shot.
Anyone with information in regards to this homicide please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730.
This is the 38th Homicide in 2012.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Jeff Sowards at (614) 537-5202

Public Information Office
May 21, 2012
MA#30-2012

The Columbus Division of Police Announces Plans to Operate a Sobriety Checkpoint.

The Columbus Division of Police will be operating a sobriety checkpoint this week to deter and intercept impaired drivers. The location of the checkpoint is undisclosed at this time.

The International Association of Chiefs’ of Police and the Presidential Commission of Drunk Driving all recommend the use of sobriety checkpoints to increase perception of the risk of detection of driving under the influence of alcohol and or drugs. It has been shown this increase risk is a deterrent to the impaired driver.

Additional information will follow. If any questions arise, please contact: Sgt. Jeff Sowards, Columbus Police, at (614) 537-5202 weekdays between 9am-5pm.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: May 22, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Lowell Titus #1122 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4059 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: May 22, 2012 Time: 7:33PM
Location of Offense/Incident: E. Livingston Ave. / Fairwood Ave. Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
NetRMS Report #: 120421459 Cruiser District: 123
Victim: Devon Ball Sex: male Race: black Age: 25
Victim: Kim Booker Sex: female Race: black Age: 52

Incident Summary: Mr. Ball was sitting in a COTA bus stop on E. Livingston Ave. at Fairwood Ave., at which time someone fired shots at him from behind from the alley just north of this location. Mr. Ball was shot one time in the left leg. Miss Booker was stopped in her Chevrolet Blazer, west bound on E. Livingston Ave. directly in front of the COTA bus stop. Miss Booker’s vehicle was struck three times by bullets that passed through the glass of the bus stop.

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Aggravated Robbery -Firearm

Media Information Date: 05-23-12
Columbus Division of Police
Bureau / Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Philip Thomas Phone: (614) - 645 - 4588 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery -Firearm Date: 05-20-12 Time: 4:00PM
Location of Offense/Incident: Whitethorne Ave & W. Mound St. Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
NetRMS Report #: 120414229 Cruiser District: 191
Victim: Sex: Female Race: White Age: 21

Suspect: Julian Juwan Riley Address:
Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 35
Charges: Aggravated Robbery

Incident Summary: On May 20th, 2012 at approximately 4:00 PM the victim was walking into a market on the corner of Whitethorne Ave & W. Mound St. The suspect can be seen loitering in the area laying in wait for his unsuspecting victim. The suspect, captured on video, appeared from his hiding position armed with a handgun and attacked. The victim described feeling the guns' barrel forced into the small of her back. She instinctively grabbed the gun and a struggle ensued. The suspect demanded the victims purse and made threats. The victim was overpowered, thrown to the ground and bashed on the head with the gun. The suspect gained control of the purse and fled on foot to a waiting vehicle.
Columbus Police are requesting assistance from the public in apprehending this wanted felon. Julian Riley is also a registered sex offender. Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts should call the Columbus Police at 645-4665 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.
Video of the actual robbery is available, for release to the media, upon request made to Det. Thomas

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 5/23/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Heather Collins #186 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4011
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 5/23/12 Time: 8:52 P.M.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1622 Kennmore Rd Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 120424702 Cruiser District: 54
Victim: Niko Biega Jr. Sex: M Race: W Age: 20

Suspect:
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age:
Suspect
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age:


Incident Summary: On 5/23/12 at approximately 8:52 P.M., the residence at 1622 Kennmore Rd. was struck several times by gunfire. The victim a Niko Biega was struck in the right leg by the gunfire and was transported to a local area hospital in stable condition. Witnesses stated that three suspects fired several rounds into the residence from the south side of the street and fled the scene after the shooting. This incident is still under investigation. If anyone has any additional information about this incident you can contact the Columbus Police Assault Squad Detective Heather Collins at 645-4141 or central Ohio CRIME STOPPERS at 645-tips

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Robbery (Car-Jacking)

Media Information Date: 05-24-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. P. Thomas Phone: (614) - 645 - 4588 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery (Car-Jacking) Date: 05-24-12 Time: 5:10 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: Park St. & W. Swan St Zone: 5 Precinct: 16
NetRMS Report #: 120427324 Cruiser District: 164
Victim: Sex: Female Race: White Age: 21
Victim: Sex: Race: Age:
Victim: Sex: Race: Age:
Suspect: Brad E. Hare Address:
Arrested Sex: Male Race: White Age: 38
Charges: Robbery F3

Incident Summary: On listed date and time the victim was leaving a business when the suspect approached from behind, grabbed her and placed her in a "bear hug". The suspect demanded she relinquish her car keys. The victim and suspect struggled over the keys. The suspect was able to pry them from her hand and flee the scene in her vehicle, described as a green Chevy Malibu Ohio Plate # EDP-9374. A short time later an individual matching the suspects description was arrestsed out of a separate incident, north of the orginal location. The victim was able to positively identify this individual as the same person who took her vehicle. Columbus Police are still on the lookout for the stolen car.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: 5-24-12
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective G. Robey Phone: (614) - 645 - 2607 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 5-24-12 Time: 3:10am
Location of Offense/Incident: 3535 Clime Road Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 120425551 Cruiser District: 100
Victim: United Dairy Farmers

Suspect:
Sex: M Race: H Age: 25-30

Incident Summary: On May 24, 2012 at about 3:10am a lone male, Hispanic suspect walked into the store, confronted the night clerk and demanded money. The suspect implied a firearm and threatened the clerk. The suspect fled with an undetermined amount of money. Quality, video surveillance footage was collected and is available to the media. Disks can be collected at the 6th floor Detective Bureau Desk. UDF asks that the face of the civilian clerk by blurred if the footage is broadcast by the media.

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Homicide

Media Information Date: May 26, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. J. Brandt Phone: (614) - 645 -4730 Ext: 2629
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 05/25/2012 Time: 9:37PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1662 E. Livingston Ave. Zone: 3 Precinct: 12
NetRMS Report #: 120431740 Cruiser District: 123
Victim: Rachel I. Hudson Sex: F Race: B Age: 43

Suspect: Steven L. Holcomb Address: 1662 E. Livingston Ave
Arrested
Sex: M Race: B Age: 46
Charges: Murder

Incident Summary: On May 25, 2012, at approximately 9:37PM a male caller advised radio that he had killed his girlfriend earlier in the day and that she was in the bedroom of 1662 E Livingston Ave. He advised that he was at Eureka and Broad and wanted officers to respond before he killed anyone else. Officers were dispatched to both locations. The responding officers to Livingston Ave had to force entry. They found the above listed victim in a 2nd fl bedroom. She has an obvious stab wound. She was pronounced by CFD at scene. Officers responding to the W. Broad St location took the suspect into custody without incident. He was transported to CPD HQ. Suspect was interviewed and charged with Murder and transported to FCJ. Anyone with information is requested to contact the Columbus Police Homicide Squad at 614-645-4730. Suspects photo is posted on the 6th floor of CPD HQ.

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DOA/Drowning

Media Information Date: May 26, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. R. Siniff Phone: (614) - 645 -4730 Ext: 4044
Type of Offense/Incident: DOA/Drowning Date: 05/26/2012 Time: 9:37PM
Location of Offense/Incident: Runaway Bay Dr. Zone: 3 Precinct: 15
NetRMS Report #: 120434317 Cruiser District: 150
Victim: Devon Clark Sex: M Race: B Age: 20


Incident Summary: On May 26, 2012, at approximately 5:30PM patrol officers along with CFD responded to the above listed area on a male in the water who was drowning. Several citizens and two uniformed officers entered the water and attempted to save the victim to no avail. The victim’s body was located and transported to OSU hospital where he was pronounced at 6:46pm. Witnesses advised that several were swimming in the area and that the victim jumped off of a cliff and into the water. One of the CPD officers and one of the citizens are very experienced swimmers and both advised that due to the water temperature and other conditions they unfortunately were unable to save Mr. Clark.

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Fatal Crash

Media Information Date: 5-28-2012
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / AIU Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. McWhorter Phone: (614) - 645 - 0167 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Crash Date: 5-28-2012 Time: 1:59am
Location of Offense/Incident: Columbus Square Shopping Center Zone: 1 Precinct: 1
NetRMS Report #: 120439238 Cruiser District: 14
Victim: Shaunay D Taylor Sex: F Race: B Age: 33

Incident Summary: On 5-28-2012 at approximately 1:59 AM, Shaunay D Taylor, age 33 of Columbus, was practicing operating a motorcycle in the Columbus Square Shopping Center. She failed to control the motorcycle, colliding with a curb and a metal sign. Worthington Fire Medic #101 arrived at scene and transported her to Mt. Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital in critical condition. She was pronounced dead at 2:30 AM as a result of injuries that she sustained in the crash. She had not been wearing a helmet.
The crash remains under investigation by the Accident Investigation Unit.
This is the 22nd fatal traffic crash and 26th traffic related fatality of the year in Columbus.

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Homicide

Media Information Date: 5-29-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Connor & Welsh Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 5-28-12 Time: 9:07PM
Location of Offense/Incident: F/O 975 E. 11th Ave. Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 120441375 Cruiser District: 50
Victim: Jeffrey Stewart Sex: M Race: B Age: 52

Suspect: Thomas L. Benford Address: 1941 Redwood Dr.
Arrested Sex: M Race: B Age: 34
Charges: MURDER
Suspect: Joey A. Davis Address: 975 E. 11th Ave.
Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 30
Charges: MURDER

Incident Summary: On Sunday, May 28, 2012 at approximately 9:07PM Patrol officers were dispatched to the area of 975 E. 11th Ave. in regards to a shooting. When the officers arrived they found the victim lying in the street in front of 975 E. 11th Ave. with a gun shot wound to the head. The victim was transported to Grant Hospital by CFD Medic #18 and expired at 9:29PM. At this time the investigation revealed that the two suspect's were firing shots at each other when the victim was shot in the head. Anyone with information in regards to this homicide please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730.
This is the 40th Homicide in 2012.

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Fatal Crash

Media Information Date: 5-29-12
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / AIU Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. McWhorter Phone: (614) - 645 - 0167 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Crash Date: 5-28-12 Time: 10:33pm
Location of Offense/Incident: Karl Rd & Sandalwood Pl Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 120441604 Cruiser District: 181
Victim: Thurman, Rashawn D Sex: M Race: B Age: 31

Suspect: Brooks, Andrea M Address:
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: F Race: B Age: 25
Charges: Pending outcome of investigation

Incident Summary: On 5-28-2012 at 10:33pm, Rashaun D Thurman, age 31, of Columbus was operating a 1982 Yamaha motorcycle n/b on Karl Rd near the intersection of Sandalwood Pl. Andrea Brooks, age 25, of Columbus was operating a 2008 Kia s/b on Karl Rd in the same area. Ms. Brooks attempted to turn into the driveway of 5230 Karl Rd. In doing so, she turned in front of Mr. Thurman causing a collision.
Columbus Fire Medic #6 transported Mr. Thurman to Riverside Methodist Hospital in critical condition. Dr. Bonta pronounced Mr. Thurman dead as a result of his injuries at 11:07pm. Ms. Brooks was not injured. Mr. Thurman was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
This crash remains under investigation by the Accident Investigation Unit. Charges will be determined at the outcome of the completed investigation. This was the 27th traffic related fatality in the City of Columbus this year.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Lieutenant Scott Bartholow at (614) 645-4002

Public Information Office
May 29, 2012
MA# 34-2012

Columbus Police Offering Free iPhone App to Report Crimes

The Columbus Division of Police is announcing a free iPhone app to report drug complaints, general crime tips and suspicious activity in neighborhoods to the police. The new iPhone app now provides citizens with a method of reporting crimes tips sent through an iPhone app. All tips are received anonymously by the Division.

Community members with iPhones are encouraged to visit the Apple App Store and search “Columbus PD Tips” or visit the Division’s website at www.columbuspolice.org and click on “Submit a Tip iPhone App”. It’s that easy. The application also allows tipsters to send images along with their tip.

When citizens get involved and report suspicious activity it helps keep their neighborhoods safe. The new iPhone app now makes reporting crime tips even more convenient for community members. The service is provided by Citizen Observer.

NOTE: Tips are not monitored 24/7. In an emergency, please call 911.

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Applebees

Media Information Date: 5/30/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Squad Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 5/30/12 Time: 2:00 am
Location of Offense/Incident: Applebees - 2755 Brice Road Zone: 2 Precinct: 20
NetRMS Report #: 120445343 Cruiser District: 202
Victim: Applebees

Suspect: Unknown
Sex: Male Race: Black Age:

Incident Summary: On May 30, 2012 at approximately 2:00 a.m., an unknown male suspect entered the Applebees restaurant after closing, confronted the employees while displaying a handgun and demanded money from the safe. The employees complied with the demands and the suspect took an undetermined amount of cash. The suspect fled out the rear door on foot. The suspect most likely gained entry through the front door being used by the cleaning crew. There were no injuries reported.
The suspect was described as: male, black, 6'2" to 6'4" tall, wearing all black clothing including a black hoodie, black mask, black pants and black gloves. The suspect was armed with a black semiautomatic handgun.
Anyone with information is requested to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 645-4665.
Persons wishing to remain anonymous may contact Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS(8477).

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Homicide

Media Information Date: 5/30/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det.Robert Connor Jr. #1609 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 5/28/2012 Time: 9:07PM
Location of Offense/Incident: F/O 975 E. 11TH AVE Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 120441375 Cruiser District: 50
Victim: Jeffrey Stewart Sex: M Race: B Age: 52

Suspect: Joey Davis Address: 975 E. 11th Avenue
Arrested Sex: M Race: B Age: 30
Charges: Murder

Incident Summary: On May 29, 2012 the suspect, Joey Davis, was charged with one count of murder and a warrant was issued for his arrest regarding the murder of his father, Jeffrey Stewart. On May 30, 2012 upon receiving an anonymous tip Columbus Division of Police S.W.A.T. personnel responded to 867 Moon Road where Mr. Davis was arrested without incident. Mr. Davis was transported to the Franklin County Jail.

 

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: June 2, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
C.A.P. Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Lowell Titus #1122 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4059 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: June 2, 2012 Time: 1:30PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1184 E. 19th Ave. Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 120456668 Cruiser District: 54
Victim: Ronald Hager Sex: male Race: black Age: 44

Incident Summary: On June 2, 2012, at approximatley 1:30PM, the victim exited his vehicle and walked up to the front door of 1184 E. 19th Ave. As soon as the victim reached for the front door, a single gunshot was fired, which struck the victim in the back. Suspect fled from scene in unknown direction of travel. Victim was taken to an area hospital and is in stable condition.

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: 06/03/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Pappas # 1639 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 6132
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 06/03/2012 Time: 1:32 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2428 Morse Ravine Dr Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 120458632 Cruiser District: 183
Victim: Clayvon M. Johnson Sex: M Race: B Age: 18
Victim: Mike Taylor Sex: M Race: B Age: 21

Suspect: UNK

Incident Summary: Victim # 1 said he and a friend were sitting in a vehicle smoking when suspects unknown started shooting at them. Victim # 2 lost control of the vehicle in his attempt to drive away and crashed through the front of 2399 Morse Ravine Dr. Three people were home in the residence at the time of the incident but no one inside the residence was injured. Victim # 1 was transported to an area hospital by some friends with a very minor injury as a result of the shooting.

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: 6/3/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. James Howe # 2290 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 2322
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 6/3/2012 Time: 3:23 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2745 Northland Plaza Dr Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 120458847 Cruiser District: 184
Victim: Diallo Hill Sex: M Race: B Age: 39

Suspect: Unknown

Incident Summary: On June 6, 2012, at approximately 3:23 AM, the victim, Diallo Hill, was leaving an after hours cub, located at 2745 Northland Place, following a verbal altercation inside. As he was walking through the parking lot, he was shot one time in the leg, and he was transported to a local area hospital in critical condition. Anyone with any information regarding the shooting is asked to call Detective James Howe at 614-645-2622 or Crime Stoppers anonymously.

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: 06-05-2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Rosch # 1633 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4373
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 06-05-2012 Time: 2:49 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: Howey Rd & E Northbroadway Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 120464759 Cruiser District: 20
Victim: Amy Lobmiller Sex: F Race: W Age: 23
Victim: Jermey Blackburn Sex: M Race: W Age: 23

Incident Summary: Victims were in a vehicle when they were chased by the suspects in a purple Malibu. The suspects struck the victims vehicle with a mettle pipe / unknown object. The chase continued and several shots were fired at the victims vehicle at two separate locations. One round struck the victims vehicle on the lower left side. There were no injuries from the incident.

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Felony Assault-Shooting

Media Information Date: 6/5/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Martin Kestner Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault-Shooting Date: 6/5/12 Time: 4:04 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1800 E. 17th Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 120466207 Cruiser District: 52
Victim: Unknown

Suspect: Unknown

Incident Summary: On June 5, 2012 at approximately 4:04 p.m. an altercation occurred between two moving vehicles going east bound on E. 17th Ave near Delbert Ave. During this altercation at least one party opened fire on the other. Both vehicles crashed however, all occupants of both vehicles fled the scene. At this time it is unknown if anyone was injured or how seriously. If anyone has information about this incident please contact Columbus Police Assault Squat at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Discharge into a Habitation

Media Information Date: June 6, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Lowell Titus #1122 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4059 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Discharge into a Habitation Date: June 5, 2012 Time: 10:18PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1245 Duxberry Ave. Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 120467241 Cruiser District: 54
Victim: Antoinette Robinson Sex: female Race: black Age: 42

Incident Summary: On June 5, 2012 at approximatley 10:18PM, suspects unknown came to 1245 Duxberry Ave. and fired multiple gunshots into this residence, nearly striking the victim. Suspects then fled in unknown direction of travel. If anyone has information about this incident please contact Columbus Police Assault Squat at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Homicide

Media Information Date: 6-7-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Dennison & Henry Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 6-7-12 Time: 12:29AM
Location of Offense/Incident: F/O 711 S. Napoleon Ave. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 120470705 Cruiser District: 90
Victim: Marcus Walton Sex: M Race: B Age: 42

Incident Summary: On Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 12:29AM Patrol officers were dispatched to 711 S. Napoleon Ave. in regards to a " man down ". When the officers arrived they found the victim on the sidewalk in front of 711 Napoleon Ave. with a gunshot wound to the head. The victim was transported to OSU- East Hospital by CFD Medic# 21 and expired from his injury at 1:03AM.
At this time there are no suspect [s] or motive for this homicide. Anyone with information in regards to this homicide please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730.
This is the 41st Homicide in 2012.

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: 6/7/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Sq Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. James Howe Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 2622
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault X 2 Date: 6/7/2012 Time: 3:24 am
Location of Offense/Incident: IFO 202 E. Hudson St Zone: 4 Precinct: 3
NetRMS Report #: 120471034 Cruiser District: 34
Victim: Ginsberg, Alex Sex: M Race: W Age: 24
Victim: Ginsberg, Jacob Sex: M Race: W Age: 22

Suspect: Randy Curtis Address: 175 E. Mithoff Ave
Arrested Sex: M Race: B Age: 26
Charges: Two counts of felonious assault

Incident Summary: On June 7, 2012, at approximately 3:24 AM, the victims, Alex and Jacob Ginsberg, became involved in a verbal argument with the suspect, Randy Curtis, regarding an attempt by Curtis to break into a vehicle. The situation escalated into a physical fight, and Mr. Curtis produced a knife and stabbed each of the victims. Both victims were transported to a local area hospital, and they were immediately taken to surgery. Both individuals are now listed in stable condition. Mr. Curtis was charged with two counts of felonious assault and slated at the Franklin County Jail.

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: 6/8/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Sq Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Casey Rosch Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 6/8/2012 Time: 5:30 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: IRO 340 Loeffler Avenue Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
NetRMS Report #: 120474298 Cruiser District: 120
Victim: Earl Brown III Sex: M Race: B Age: 33

Incident Summary: On June 8, 2012, at approximately 5:30 AM, the victim, Earl Brown, and an unknown suspect were involved in a verbal altercation at the rear of 340 Loeffler. The suspect shot Mr. Brown one time in the upper torso and fled the scene and has not been located. The victim was transported to a local area hospital in critical condition and rushed to surgery. The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with any information is asked to call the Assault Squad unit at 645-4141 or Crime Stoppers.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 6/9/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. James Howe # 2290 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 2622
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 6/9/2012 Time: 4:17 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: Cleveland Ave and E. 23rd Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 120477953 Cruiser District: 54
Victim: Joseph Dupas Sex: M Race: B Age: 18

Suspect:
Sex: M Race: B Age: 16-18
Suspect:
Sex: M Race: B Age: 16-18

Incident Summary: On June 9, 2012, at approximately 4:17 AM, the victim, Joseph Dupas, was leaving the Sunoco lot at Cleveland Avenue and E. 23rd Avenue, when he was approached by two male blacks who produced a handgun and attempted to rob him. Mr. Dupas immediately took off running and was shot one time in the left, upper thigh area. He was transported to a local area hospital in serious condition and treated for his injuries. The unknown shooter is described as a male black, with braids in his hair, 16-18 years of age, and wearing a red hoody. Anyone with any information is asked to call Detective James Howe at 645-2622 or Crime Stoppers.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 6/10/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective K. Kirby #1736 Phone: (614) - 645 - 2616 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 6/10/2012 Time: 2:25 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 7470 Sawmill Road Zone: 1 Precinct: 17
NetRMS Report #: 120481139 Cruiser District: 170
Victim: CVS Pharmacy Sex: Race: Age:

Suspect: Unknown male
Sex: Male Race: White Age: 20-25

Incident Summary: On June 10, 2012 at 2:25 a.m. an unknown male white entered the CVS located at 7470 Sawmill Road. The suspect approached the pharmacy counter and implied a weapon. The suspect displayed a demand note demanding all the Oxycodone in the store. The Pharmacist complied and surrendered an undetermined amount of pills to the suspect. The suspect then fled on foot.
The suspect was described as a M/W/20-25, 6'1"-6'2", 180-200lbs, beard, wearing a white zip up hoodie and green hat.
Anyone with information as to the identity of the susepct please contact the Columbus Police Department Robbery Squad at 645-4665, or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 645-8477.
Video of the robbery is available upon request at Police Headquarters.

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Homicide/Agg Assault

Media Information Date: JUNE 11, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. W. Rotthoff #244Phone: (614) - 645 -4730 Ext: 4486
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide/Agg Assault Date: 06/10/2012 Time: 9:21PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 4638 Tamarack Blvd Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 120483314 Cruiser District: 181
Victim: Chad M. Harris Sex: M Race: B Age: 21
Victim: David Faison Sex: M Race: B Age: 36

Suspect:
Charges: Murder

Incident Summary: On June 10, 2012, at approximately 9:21PM patrol officers responded to the front of 4638 Tamarack Blvd on a shooting with 2 victims. Mr Chad Harris was pronounced dead at the scene by CFD. Mr. David Faison was transported by CFD to the hospital where he underwent surgery and is in critical condition. A few hours into the investigation detectives received information that the suspect may be inside of one of the apartments in the same building. SWAT responded and executed a search warrant. No persons were located inside of the location. The cause of this homicide is still unknown. Persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: June 12, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
C.A.P. Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Rosch Phone: (614) - 645 - 4373 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 6/12/2012 Time: 1:15am
Location of Offense/Incident: E. 13th Avenue and N. High Street Zone: 4 Precinct: 4
NetRMS Report #: 120486849 Cruiser District: 44
Victim: Joshua Burke Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 21

Incident Summary: On June 12, 2012, at approximately 1:15am, a fight occurred at E. 13th Avenue and N. High Street between the above listed victim and a unidentified male. During this fight Joshua Burke was stabbed in the stomach. Joshua Burke was transported to OSU Hospital Emergency Room in serious condition. After arriving at the Hospital, Joshua Burke immediately underwent surgery. Joshua Burke was later upgraded to stable condition. If anyone has any information on this crime, please, contact Detective Rosch at 645-4373.

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Felony Assault-Shooting

Media Information Date: 6/12/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Todd Miller #2126 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault-Shooting Date: 6-12-12 Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1221 E. Hudson Street Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 120488103 Cruiser District: 53
Victim: Donte Meyers Sex: m Race: B Age: 18

Incident Summary: On June 12, 2012 at 2:00 pm Officers responded to 1221 E. Hudson Ave on the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers observed victim with gunshot wound to the shoulder. Victim was transported to an area hospital in stable condition. At this time the suspect remains at large. Anyone with informatio regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Squad at 645-4141 or central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: June 14, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Lowell Titus #1122 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4059 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: June 13, 2012 Time: 10:22PM
Location of Offense/Incident: Cleveland Ave. / Myrtle Ave. Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 120492829 Cruiser District: 22
Victim: Jamar Brantly Sex: male Race: black Age: 18

Suspect:
Sex: male Race: black Age: 18-20

Suspect:
Sex: male Race: black Age: 18-20

Incident Summary: On June 13, 2012, at approximatley 10:22PM, the victim was seated on a COTA bus headed north bound on Cleveland Ave. at Myrtle Ave. As the bus stopped at Myrtle Ave., the shooter, identified as a black male wearing a red shirt and sun glasses exited the front door of the bus and stood facing south bound. Three black males that initially got onto this bus with the shooter, exited the rear door of the bus. One of these males exiting the rear of the bus, struck the victim in the face with an open hand. The victim chased these three males out of the rear bus door, at which time the shooter pointed a gun at the victim as he exited the bus and fired several shots, striking the victim. The four suspects then fled north bound from scene. The victim was taken to an area hospital in stable condition. The incident was recorded by the bus cameras.

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Fatal Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 6/15/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Karnes Phone: (614) - 645 - 4767 Ext: 61617
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Traffic Crash Date: 6/15/2012 Time: 12:02 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: I-71 South & Weber Rd Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 120496321 Cruiser District: 23
Decedent:
Name: Thomas Alyn Anderson Sex: M Age: 66

Incident Summary:
On June 15, 2012 around 12:02 AM, Mr. Thomas Alyn Anderson of Columbus was operating a 1999 Buick Century sedan southbound on Interstate 71 approaching the Weber Rd overpass. For reasons still under investigation, Mr. Anderson traveled off the right side of the roadway into the grassy ditch and struck one of the concrete bridge supports for the Weber Rd overpass. Columbus Fire Medics pronounced Mr. Anderson dead at the scene. Alcohol is suspected as a contributing factor in this incident.
This is the City’s 29th traffic related fatality of the year.

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: June 16, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
C.A.P. Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective C. Rosch Phone: (614) - 645 - 4373 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 6/15/2012 Time: 11:56pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 430 E. 13th Avenue Zone: 4 Precinct: 4
NetRMS Report #: 120499710 Cruiser District: 44
Victim: Benjamin P. Hummel Sex: Male Race: White Age: 24

Incident Summary: On June 15, 2012, at approximately 11:56pm, Benjamin Hummel was visiting a friend at 430 E. 13th Avenue. Benjamin Hummel and his friend were out front drinking when an unknown male black walked up and asked if they had dollar bills for the coins he had in his pocket. They refused to answer this male. A few minutes later Benjamin Hummel walked around the apartment building and was attacked by a male black. Benjamin Hummel was struck in the head with a brick and a beer bottle. CFD Medic#7 transported Benjamin Hummel to OSU Hospital in critical condition. Benjamin Hummel was upgraded to stable condition. Benjamin Hummel was unable to be interviewed at this time. If anyone has information on this beating, please contact Detective Rosch of the Columbus Police Assault Squad at 645-4373.

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Aggravated Assault

Media Information Date: 6/17/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP/ Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Paul Callahan Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Assault Date: 6/17/2012 Time: 2:57AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1700 Goergesville Square Drive Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 120503644 Cruiser District: 100
Victim: Jared Collins Sex: M Race: W Age: 25

Incident Summary: Mr. Collins was at Steak and Shake with several friends when a dispute arose with several other individuals which resulted in Mr. Collins being assaulted. Mr. Collins was transported to an area hospital and is listed in critical condition.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 6/17/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. James Howe Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 2622
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 6/17/12 Time: 2:22 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: Vine St and Kilbourne Zone: 5 Precinct: 16
NetRMS Report #: 120503573 Cruiser District: 164
Victim: Joseph Scrutchen Jr Sex: M Race: B Age: 24

Suspect: Jessica Burgess Address: 312 Northgate Court
Arrested Sex: F Race: B Age: 24
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On June 17, 2012, at approximately 2:22 AM, the victim, Joseph Crutchen, exited his vehicle at the listed location and was shot one time in the leg, causing injury to both legs. Mr. Crutchen was taken to a local area hospital in stable condition. The suspect, Jessica Burgess, was apprehended a short distance from the scene, and she was taken into custody without incident. A firearm was located in her vehicle, and she was charged with felonious assault.

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: 06/17/12
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Henslee Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 06/17/12 Time: 350 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: Kimberly /Kimberly Pkwy. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 120504802 Cruiser District: 90
Victim: Paul Harris Sex: M Race: B Age: 21
Victim: Lebein Conley Sex: M Race: B Age: 21

Incident Summary: On the above date and time the victims was located in the area of Kimberly/Kimberly Pkwy in a vehicle when an unknown vehicle started shooting at them .The two victims were struck and transported to the hospital in stable condition . If anyone has information about this incident please contact Columbus Police Assault Squat Det. Henslee at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Jeff Sowards at (614) 537-5202

June 18, 2012

The Columbus Division of Police announces plans to operate a sobriety checkpoint.

The Columbus Division of Police announced today that Officers will be operating a sobriety checkpoint this week to deter and intercept impaired drivers. Currently, the location of the checkpoint is undisclosed.

The International Association of Chiefs’ of Police and the Presidential Commission of Drunk Driving all recommend the use of sobriety checkpoints to increase perception of the risk of detection of driving under the influence of alcohol and or drugs. It has been shown this increase risk is a deterrent to the impaired driver.

Additional information will follow. If any questions arise, please contact: Sgt. Jeff Sowards, Columbus Police, at (614) 537-5202 weekdays between 9am-5pm.

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Homicide

Media Information Date: JUNE 18, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. James Power #320 Phone: (614) - 645 -4730 Ext: 4414
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 06/18/2012 Time: 6:51PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 33 W. Castle Rd Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report #: 120508274 Cruiser District: 133
Victim: Jesse Ratcliff Sex: M Race: W Age: 57

Suspect:
Charges: Murder

Incident Summary: On June 18, 2012, at approximately 6:51PM patrol officers responded to 33 W. Castle Rd. on a reported domestic situation. The 1st responding officers then heard multiple gunshots as the officers were attempting to confirm the exact location. Officers immediately detained several males and called a squad for the victim who was pronounced dead at the scene by CFD. Detectives interviewed those involved and determined that no charges would be filed at this time. This incident does involve a family dispute and the deceased did come to this location with a firearm and did have an exchange of gunfire with another person who is not an immediate family member. At this time it appears that this case will be prepared and then forwarded to the Franklin County Prosecutors Office for a determination. Persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS This is the 43 Homicide of 2012 in the City of Columbus OH.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: 06/20/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crime Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Squad Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Squad Phone: (614) - 645 - 4767
Ext: 2721
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 06/20/2012 Time: 09:10 am
Location of Offense/Incident: 88 East Broad Street Zone: 5 Precinct: 16
NetRMS Report #: 120512976 Cruiser District: 162

Victim: Key Bank

Suspect: Male / Black Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 50-60

Incident Summary: On June 20, 2012, at 09:10 a.m., a male, black, 50-60, 6’0”, 160 lbs, bald, wearing glasses entered into the Key Bank at 88 East Broad Street. The suspect waited in line, and then approached the teller and said, “This is a Robbery; give me all the cash in the drawer”. The teller complied, but also gave the suspect a dye pack. The suspect fled on foot and the dye pack exploded outside. The suspect dropped the cash and dye pack at the scene. The suspect fled on foot west bound in the alley behind the bank. Photos of the suspect are available at the Columbus Division of Police, Information Desk.

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Homicide

Media Information
Date: June 21, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. A. Mitchell/Det. S. Glasure Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 05/19/2012 Time: 9:35am
Location of Offense/Incident: 330 Akeya Ct./285 Harland Dr. Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report #: 120409904 Cruiser District: 131
Victim: Maurice Moore(deceased) Sex: M Race: B Age: 20
Victim: Robert Bethea Sex: M Race: B Age: 41

Incident Summary: On May 19, 2012 at 9:35AM Columbus Police Patrol officers were dispatched to the above listed locations on a shooting with two victims. Both were transported to Grant Hospital where Mr. Moore was later pronounced dead. The 2nd wounded M/B remains in critical condition. Some residents in the area believe this incident may be related to recent burglaries in the area. A 3rd person involved in this incident was interviewed by detectives and then released pending further investigation. Details as to how this incident developed have not been confirmed. This is the 37 Homicide of 2012. Anyone with information is asked to please contact Columbus Police Homicide at 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS

Updated: On June 2, 2012, the 2nd victim, Robert Bethea died from his gunshot wounds. No arrests have been made. Investigation Continues. This is Columbus’ 44th Homicide of 2012.

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Felony Assault-Shooting

Media Information Date: 6/22/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Michael Williams Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault-Shooting Date: 6/21/12 Time: 9:08 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 2303 Forest Creek Dr. Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 120518194 Cruiser District: 101
Victim: Brandon Virgin Sex: M Race: W Age: 22

Suspect: Montelle Goodman Address: 973 Forest Creek Dr. East, #C
Arrested Sex: M Race: B Age: 19
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On 6/21/12 at approximately 9:08 pm a large fight erupted in the parking lot of Forest Creek Apartments. During that fight Montelle Goodman produced a handgun and shot Brandon Virgin one time. Mr. Virgin was transported to an area hospital in critical but stable condition. Mr. Goodman has been charged with one count of Felonious Assault.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Jeff Sowards at (614) 537-5202

Traffic Bureau
June 22, 2012

Sobriety checkpoint is scheduled for North High Street, in Columbus.

The Columbus Division of Police announced today that Officers will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint on North High Street, north of Arcadia Avenue, in the city of Columbus. The diversion area for the checkpoint will be located at 2770 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43202.

The checkpoint is scheduled to begin tonight, June 22, 2012 at 9:00 pm and will continue operation until approximately 3:00 am on June 23, 2012.

The Columbus Division of Police wants to impress upon those who will be consuming alcohol to plan for a designated driver or make other arrangements.

If you have any questions, please contact Sgt. Jeff Sowards, Columbus Division of Police, at (614)537-5202, weekdays between 9am-5pm.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 6/23/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det.Glenn Bray #2095 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 0907
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 6/23/12 Time: 4: 58 P.M.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1129 Hampton Rd. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 120524115 Cruiser District: 91
Victim: Tedvin Head Sex: M Race: B Age: 21

Incident Summary: On June 23, 2012 at approximately 4:58 P.M., a shooting occurred in front of the residence at 1129 Hampton Rd. A Tedvin Head was shot in the right leg by an unknown suspect who was shooting from a silver four door vehicle as it passed by heading north bound on Hampton Rd. The shooter fired multiple gunshots and several residences in the area were struck by the gunfire. No one was injured inside any of the residences that were struck. The suspect fled the scene after the shooting. Mr. Head was taken to a local area hospital in stable condition. This incident is under investigation. If anyone has any additional information about the shooting, please call Central Ohio CRIME STOPPERS at 645- TIPS or Columbus Assault Squad Detective Glenn Bray at 645- 0907.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE

For further information, Contact:
Lieutenant Brent Mull or Sergeant Jeff Sowards at (614) 645-4843

Public Information Office
June 25, 2012
MA# 38-2012

Celebrate Sobriety!

The Columbus Division of Police will be conducting OVI enforcement operations during the Red, White and Boom! Celebration on July 3, 2012. The Division will have officers working on Columbus roadways looking for impaired drivers, aggressive drivers and safety belt violators. The Division’s mobile BAC Truck will be on the roadways to assist officers in the processing of OVI arrests.

The Division of Police encourages individuals choosing to consume alcohol to consider these options:
 Designate a sober driver. This is someone who has not been drinking, NOT the person who has had the least amount to drink.
 If you plan on attending a holiday party and one drink isn’t enough, call a taxi for the ride home or stay the night.
 Check with local restaurants and bars and ask if they provide transportation.
 If you know someone who is about to drive while impaired, take their keys and help them make other arrangements to get to where they are going safely. Friends Don’t Let Friends Drive Drunk.

The Columbus Division of Police asks citizens driving on Columbus’ roadways to assist in this enforcement by reporting any suspected impaired drivers. Drivers witnessing suspected impaired drivers should call the police non-emergency phone number at (614) 645-4545. Drivers witnessing serious driving violations, such as driving the wrong way on the freeway, are asked to call 911 immediately with a description of the vehicle in question.

If you have any questions, please contact Lt. Brent Mull or Sgt. Jeff Sowards at (614) 645-4843, weekdays between 8am-4pm.

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Kidnapping

Media Information Date: 06/26/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victim's Bureau / Sexual Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective B. Close #2190 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4701 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Kidnapping Date: 06/22/12 Time: 1:30 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 2165 W. Mound St Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 120530292 Cruiser District: 101
Victim: Yolanda Y. Carreker Sex: F Race: B Age: 33

Suspect: Unknown Address: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Unk. Race: Unk. Age: Unk.

Incident Summary: On June 25, 2012, family members of Ms. Carreker reported to the Columbus Police that they received communictions from Ms. Carreker stating she had been kidnapped. Ms. Carreker was last seen by family members on June 22, 2012. Police conducted a search of the area Ms. Carreker was last reported/believed to be in. At this time, Ms. Carreker has not been located. If anyone has information on Ms. Carreker's location, then please contact the Columbus Division of Police Sexual Assault Unit at 614-645-4701

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Fatal Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: June 26, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberly Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Sgt. Brooke Wilson Phone: (614) - 645 - 4532 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Traffic Crash Date: 6/26/12 Time: 2:56 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: I-71 s/b south of E. 161 Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 120532142 Cruiser District: 180
Decedent:
Name: Ashley Nichole Stevens Sex: F Age: 23

On Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at approximately 2:56 AM, Ms. Ashley Stevens of Pataskala was driving alone in her Chevrolet Blazer when she entered I-71 southbound from E. Dublin Granville Rd. (E. St. Rt. 161). For reasons as yet undetermined, Ms. Stevens left the right side of the roadway before striking a steel guardrail. Her vehicle re-entered the roadway and rolled, ejecting her. EMS personnel responded and pronounced Ms. Stevens dead at the scene.
To date in 2012, the City of Columbus has had 26 fatal crashes involving 30 fatalities.

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Fatal Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 6-27-12
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberly Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective McCague Phone: (614) - 645 – 0150
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Traffic Crash Date: 6-25-12 Time: 1:54PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 270E/B & Cleveland Avenue Zone: 1 Precinct: 1
NetRMS Report #: 120530083 Cruiser District: 13

Decedent:
Name: Elena M. Burnett Sex: F Age: 46

Incident Summary: On Monday, June 25, 2012, at approximately 1:54 PM, Ms. Elena Burnett was driving a 2009 Hyundai Elantra when she entered the I-270 E/B on-ramp from Cleveland Avenue. For reasons as yet undetermined, she struck a guard rail and then struck a cement barrier wall before coming to a stop. She was transported to St. Ann’s Hospital by Clinton Twp. #61. She was then flown by MedFlight to Mount Carmel West Hospital in serious condition. The Columbus Police Accident Investigation Unit responded to the scene and initiated an investigation.

On Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 4:48AM, Elena Burnett died at Mt. Carmel West Hospital.

This is an ongoing investigation. In 2012 in Columbus, there have been 27 fatal traffic crashes involving 31 fatalities.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE

 


For Immediate Release:

For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Jerry Cupp at (614) 645-4024
or Sergeant John Hurst at (614) 645-4287


Public Information Office
June 27, 2012
MA# 39-2012


Safety First on the Third


Red, White and Boom
Missing Children’s Booths


To promote safety during the Red, White and Boom! Celebration on July 3, the Columbus Division of Police will staff five Missing Children’s booths located at the following locations:


Booth 1 – W. Long St. west of Neil Ave.
Booth 2 – W. Nationwide Blvd. and John H. McConnell Blvd.
Booth 3 – W. Broad Street and Marconi Blvd.
Booth 4 – In front of COSI (Washington Blvd. south of W. Broad St.)
Booth 5 – Columbia Gas Building (S. Civic Center Dr. and W. Town St.)


Parents can stop by any of the five booths to obtain a free Child ID Kit and wristband. Parents can list their child’s name and a phone number on the wristband, which would aid in quickly reuniting the child if separated from their family. CPD Detectives will also be available to help parents finger print their child on the Child ID Kit card.


Parents are encouraged to talk with their children on ways to stay safe and have a plan in place for their child if they separate from the group. Child Safety information will be available at each of the booths.


If you have any questions or would like more information about the booths and this program, please visit the Columbus Police Website at www.columbuspolice.org.


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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 6/28/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Kenneth Kirby #1736 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext: 2616
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 6/28/2012 Time: 2:48 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 3750 S. Hamilton Rd. Zone: 2 Precinct: 20
NetRMS Report #: 120538444 Cruiser District: 200

Victim: McDonalds

Incident Summary: On June 28, 2012, at 2:38 a.m., three male black suspects entered the McDonalds located at 3750 S. Hamilton Rd. The suspects jumped the counter and confronted the employees at gun point. The suspects forced the employees to the rear of the store and ordered the manager to open the safe. An undetermined amount of cash was taken, and the suspects fled the store on foot. No video available at this time. The suspects are described as Male, Black, 25-35 years old, wearing all black clothing, wearing black ski masks or bandannas over their faces.

Anyone with information is asked to please contact Crime Stoppers at 645-8477 or the Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 645-4665.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE


For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Elrico Alli at (614) 774-7768


Public Information Office
June 29, 2012
MA# 40-2012


***Officer Involved Shooting***
***6220 Lowridge Dr., Apt. 104***


On Thursday, June 28, 2012, Columbus Police received a call for service in reference to a person with a knife at 6220 Lowridge Dr., Apt. 104. The caller reported her boyfriend was in her apartment and was threatening their two children with a knife. Columbus Police officers arrived and made contact with the man in the apartment, who initially refused to open the door. The officers requested a S.W.A.T. response and contained the scene. As the S.W.A.T. officers begun to arrive on-scene, the man suddenly opened the door and displayed a handgun. In response to the suspect’s actions, an officer discharged his weapon. The officers were not injured and the suspect was struck once. Officers took the suspect into custody and medics transported him for treatment of injuries, which included critical, self-inflicted knife wounds. Officers located the two children, who suffered non-life-threatening knife wounds. The children were transported for treatment in stable condition and are expected to recover.

Detectives continue to investigate the crime scene and interview the individuals involved.

As in all police involved shootings, the involved officer(s) will receive mandated psychological support counseling. Officers are also afforded an opportunity to take leave time to assist in recovery from a traumatic experience. This incident will be investigated by the Critical Incident Response Team (made up of specially trained investigators from the Homicide Squad), and the Firearms / Police-Involved Death Review Board. The final investigative package will be forwarded to the Columbus Division of Police, Chain-Of-Command for review.


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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Rich Weiner at (614) 645-4593
Public Information Office

July 7, 2012
MA# 41-2012

Suspect Shot While Attempting to Strike Officer with Car

A local man was shot early Saturday morning by Columbus Police as he attempted to strike an officer with his vehicle. The suspect, identified as Douglas R. Wiegand, was taken to The Ohio State University Medical Center in serious condition for a gunshot wound.

On July 7, 2012, at approximately 12:00am, a Columbus Police officer confronted Douglas Wiegand in a parking lot near N. Front Street and Vine Street for allegedly urinating in public. Mr. Wiegand, appearing to be intoxicated, was observed getting into a car and quickly backed up towards the officer as the officer attempted to stop him. The officer aired the vehicle and suspect description as it was last seen traveling westbound on Vine Street.

Two officers working in the area were stopped near Spruce Street and Kilbourne Street when they observed the suspect vehicle pull up behind their unit. The officers stepped from their car and attempted to take Mr. Wiegand into custody when he quickly accelerated and drove at one of the officers. Both officers fired their weapons. Mr. Wiegand continued to flee and was ultimately taken into custody near Neil Avenue and Spruce Street where arresting officers observed him to be suffering from a single gunshot wound.
It was discovered that a bystander near the original shooting scene was also struck by gunfire. The bystander, a 29 year old female, was transported to The Ohio State University Medical Center in critical condition and was later upgraded to stable condition. Her identity is being withheld pending family notification.
Douglas Wiegand is charged with one count of Felonious Assault, a felony of the first degree. Additional charges are pending further investigation.

As in all police involved shootings, the involved officer(s) will receive mandated psychological support counseling. The officers are afforded an opportunity to take leave time to assist in recovery from the traumatic experience. This incident will be investigated by the Critical Incident Response Team (made up of specially trained investigators from the Homicide Squad), and the Firearms / Police-Involved Death Review Board. The final investigative package will be forwarded to the appropriate Columbus Division of Police chain-of-command for review. The officers will remain on duty.

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Homicide/Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: July 7, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. R. Siniff # 1766 Phone: (614) - 645 -4730
Ext:4044
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide/Felonious Assault Date: July 7, 2012 Time: 6: 10PM
Location of Offense/Incident: Ontario St and E. 24th Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 120572486 Cruiser District: 54
Victim: Gerald Holland Sex: M Race: B Age: 18
Victim: Juvenile Sex: M Race: B Age: 17

Suspect: Address Sex: M Race: B Age:
Charges: : Arrested Warrant on File
Suspect: Address: Sex: M Race: B Age:

On July 7, 2012 at 6:10 PM Patrol officers were dispatched to Ontario St and E.24th Ave on a shooting. Victim #1 was transported by CFD to an area hospital were he died as a result of his injuries. Victim #2 was not injured This incident appears to be a random act in which the suspects fired at the two victims for no apparent reason.

Persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS Det. Ronda Siniff is the primary detective.

This is the Columbus’s 49th homicide of 2012

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: 7/7/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. James Howe Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 2622
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 7/7/2012 Time: 5:06 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1243 Lockhurst Rd Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report #: 120570766 Cruiser District: 132
Victim: John Doe Sex: M Race: H Age: Unknown

Incident Summary: On July 7, 2012, at approximately 5:06 AM, patrol officers were dispatched to the area of 1243 Lockhurst Rd on an unknown adult male, hispanic lying on the ground bleeding. Officers located the male a short time later, and he had two large wounds to his head. The male was transported to a local area hospital in stable condition, which was later downgraded to critical, life threatening condition. The male's identity and the circumstances surrounding his assault are unknown at this time. Anyone with any information regarding the incident is asked to call Detective James Howe at 645-2622 or Crime Stoppers.

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Homicide

Media Information Date: July 5, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Linda Rice Phone: (614) - 645 -4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: July 5, 2012 Time: 12: 29PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 485 Fairlawn Zone: 4 Precinct: 3
NetRMS Report # Cruiser District: 33

Victim: Juvenile Sex: M Race: Age: 14

Suspect: Address: Arrested Warrant on File
Sex: M Race: W Age: 14
Charges: Pending consultation with the Prosecutor’s Office

Suspect: Juvenile

On July 5, 2012, at 12:29 p.m. Officers were dispatched to 485 Fairlawn Drive on the report of a shooting. Upon the officers arrival they were met by three (3) juveniles that reside at the residence. Additionally, the victim (14) was found deceased in the residence. The victim was pronounced dead by personnel assigned to C.F.D. Engine 16 at 12:42 p.m. The homeowner arrived shortly thereafter and identified herself as the grandparent and legal custodian of three juveniles. The victim did not reside at the residence. The grandparent and children were transported to police headquarters where they were interviewed by homicide detectives. A 14-year old male admitted that he obtained access to an unsecured handgun, in the house, and accidently shot the victim. The investigating detectives deferred from charging the child, pending consultation with the Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office.

A search warrant for the residence was obtained prior to processing the crime scene.

Detective Linda Rice is the primary detective and Detective Dana Croom is secondary.

This is the City’s 47th homicide.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: July 5, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. S. Glasure # 1617 Phone: (614) - 645 -4730
Ext:4323
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: July 5, 2012 Time: 1: 54PM
Location of Offense/Incident: Cleveland & Weber Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 120564850 Cruiser District: 22
Victim: Juvenile Sex: F Race: W Age: 17
Victim: Anthony Collins Sex: M Race: O Age: 23

Suspect: Address Sex: M Race: B Age:
Suspect: Address: Sex: M Race: B Age:

On July 5, 2012 at 1:54 PM Patrol officers were dispatched to Cleveland and Weber on a shooting. The victims were transported by CFD to an area hospital. Victim #1 remains in critical condition. Victim #2 is listed in serious condition. This incident started as an argument between the victims and the suspects. One of the suspects then produced a firearm and shot the victims.
Persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS Det. Steve Glasure is the primary detective.

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Felonious Assault-Shooting

Media Information Date: 7/2/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Todd Miller #2126 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault-Shooting Date: 7-2-12 Time: 4:22 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 769 Canonby Pl Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report #: 120554814 Cruiser District: 82

Victim: Erica Boles Sex: f Race: B Age: 33

Suspect: Latosha M. Martin Address: 784 Kimball Pl
Arrested X Warrant on File Sex: f Race: b Age: 33
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On July 2, 2012 at 4:23 pm Officers responded to 769 Canonby Ct on report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers observed victim with gunshot wounds to the lower legs. Victim was transported to an area hospital in stable condition. At this time the suspect remains at large. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Squad at 645-4141 or central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE

 


For Immediate Release:

For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Jerry Cupp at (614) 645-4024
or Sergeant John Hurst at (614) 645-4287


Public Information Office
June 27, 2012
MA# 39-2012


Safety First on the Third


Red, White and Boom
Missing Children’s Booths


To promote safety during the Red, White and Boom! Celebration on July 3, the Columbus Division of Police will staff five Missing Children’s booths located at the following locations:


Booth 1 – W. Long St. west of Neil Ave.
Booth 2 – W. Nationwide Blvd. and John H. McConnell Blvd.
Booth 3 – W. Broad Street and Marconi Blvd.
Booth 4 – In front of COSI (Washington Blvd. south of W. Broad St.)
Booth 5 – Columbia Gas Building (S. Civic Center Dr. and W. Town St.)


Parents can stop by any of the five booths to obtain a free Child ID Kit and wristband. Parents can list their child’s name and a phone number on the wristband, which would aid in quickly reuniting the child if separated from their family. CPD Detectives will also be available to help parents finger print their child on the Child ID Kit card.


Parents are encouraged to talk with their children on ways to stay safe and have a plan in place for their child if they separate from the group. Child Safety information will be available at each of the booths.


If you have any questions or would like more information about the booths and this program, please visit the Columbus Police Website at www.columbuspolice.org.


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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 07/01/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Michael Williams #1975Phone: (614) - 645 - 4189 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 06/30/2012 Time: 5:05pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 2160 Cleveland Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 120547995 Cruiser District: 54

Victim: Donald R. Terry Sex: M Race: B Age: 21

Suspect: Unknown Address: Sex: M Race: B Age: 20's

Incident Summary: Listed victim was standing outside the above location when two male blacks in a small grey vehicle pulled into the alley. Victim was shot once in the leg by the passenger of the vehicle for unknown reasons. The vehicle speed off S/B in the alley. Victim was transported to an area Hospital in stable condition. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Assault squad at 645-4141 or Crime Stoppers at 461-TIPS.

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: 7/8/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Howe Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 2622
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 7/8/2012 Time: 1:59 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 3006 East Moreland Dr Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 120573992 Cruiser District: 91
Victim: Juvenile Sex: F Race: B Age: 17

Incident Summary: On the lsited date and time, the victim was walking in the area of 3006 East Moreland Dr when two groups of unknown males started shooting at one another. The victim attempted to run from the area, but she was shot one time in the left buttock. She was transported to a local hospital in stable condition. Several houses and vehicles were damaged in the exchange of gunfire. Anyone with any information regarding the incident is asked to call Detective James Howe at 645-2622 or Crime Stoppers.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Commander Michael Woods at 614-645-4890

Public Information Office
July 9, 2012
MA# 42-2012

Columbus Police Unveil New Equipment

All media representatives are invited to preview two new vehicles assigned to the S.W.A.T. section. The unveiling will take place at 9:00 am, on Tuesday, July 10, 2012, at the Columbus Division of Police S.W.A.T facility, located at 2609 McKinley Avenue.

The vehicles, purchased through a 2010 Department of Homeland Security grant, will be accessible to media representatives. Commander Michael Woods will be available for questions during the unveiling.

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Suicide

Media Information Date: July 10, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Siniff Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Suicide Date: July 10, 2012 Time: 1:36 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: St. Rt. 315 S/B at W. Broad St. Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report #: 120580294 Cruiser District: 81
Victim: Susan Pewo Sex: F Race: W Age: 52

Incident Summary: On July 10, 2012, at approximately 1:36 a.m. Ms. Susan Pewo jumped from the W. Broad St. bridge onto St. Rt. 315 southbound and was immediately struck by oncoming traffic. Personnel from the Columbus Division of Police and Fire responded to the scene and Ms. Pewo was pronounced deceased at 1:46 a.m.

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Missing Person

Media Information Date: 7/11/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Missing Person Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Missing Person Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4624 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Missing Person Date: 7/10/2012 Time: 9:00 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 2447 Cornwall CT Zone: 1 Precinct: 17
NetRMS Report #: 120582724 Cruiser District: 170
Victim: Tooba Masood Sex: F Race: Other Age: 12

Incident Summary: The child was in a dispute with her mother and left the house without telling anyone. She did not return. The child is 5'3" tall 80 lbs. She has brown eyes and shoulder length black hair. She is of Indian descent. The child was last seen wearing a yellow shirt with yellow pants. The child wears glasses but did not have them with her when she left. The child is in good health. A photograph of the child may be obtained from the Columbus Police 6th Floor Investigative Desk

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Robbery / Rape

Media Information Date: 7/12/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Sexual Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective McKee #398 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4701 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery / Rape Date: 07/12/12 Time: 12:50pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1918 Hilliard-Rome Rd Zone: 3 Precinct: 15
NetRMS Report #: 120587530 Cruiser District: 152
Victim: Sex: F Race: W Age: 20

Suspect:
Sex: M Race: B Age: 25-35

Incident Summary: On 7/12/12 at 12:50 pm an unknown male black subject entered the Payless Shoe Store located at 1918 Hilliard-Rome Rd. Once inside he, at gun point, robbed and sexually assaulted the 20 year old female employee. Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS, or the Columbus Division of Police Sexual Assault Unit at 645-4701.

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Homicide - UPDATED

Media Information Date: July 14, 2012 UPDATED
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. J. Brandt # 1784 Phone: (614) - 645 -4730
Ext:2629
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: July 13, 2012 Time: 7: 46PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2533 Osceola Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 120592290 Cruiser District: 20
Victim: Jeremiah C. Sanford Sex: M Race: B Age: 26

Suspect: Eric D. Fields Jr. Address 220 E Welsh Ave Sex: M Race: B Age: 21
Charges: : MURDER X Arrested Warrant on File
Suspect: Address: Sex: M Race: B Age:
Charges: Arrested Warrant on File

On July 13, 2012 at 7:46 PM Patrol officers were dispatched to Osceola Ave on a shooting. Victim was transported by CFD to an area hospital were he died as a result of his injuries. The events leading up to the shooting are unknown at this time. Initial information indicates that a M/B, 20’s, thin build may be involved. He was last seen leaving the area in a Silver Chrysler Pacifica. This is the Columbus’s 50th homicide of 2012
Updated: 7-14-2012 One suspect was arrested today at 2:35AM. The suspect had been located in Hilliard OH. The suspect fled as CPD SWAT attempted to take him into custody. CPD SWAT with the assistance from Hilliard PD made the arrest a short time later. Homicide detectives are still looking for the Silver Chrysler Pacifica and working on information relating to a 2nd suspect who fled from the original murder scene. Any Persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS. Det. Jeff Brandt is the primary detective.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Rich Weiner at 614-645-4593

Public Information Office
July 14, 2012
MA# 43-2012

Suspect Killed After Stabbing Officer

A Westside man was fatally wounded after attacking an officer on the city’s Hilltop.

On Saturday, July 14, 2012, at approximately 1:36 am, officers responded to Doctors West Hospital to speak with a victim who was being treated for an assault. Upon arrival the victim told officers she was punched and kicked by her husband, Derick D. Alexander, at 204 Belvidere Avenue. The victim’s injuries were consistent with her statement and officers began filing Domestic Violence and Assault charges. Officers responded to the residence but were unsuccessful in finding Mr. Alexander.

A few hours later, at approximately 4:17 am, officers responded to 204 Belvidere Avenue on a report that Mr. Alexander had returned to the residence. Upon arrival, officers confronted Mr. Alexander in the garage behind his residence.

Officers gave multiple commands to Mr. Alexander to come out of the garage but he refused. Officers entered the garage in an attempt to take Mr. Alexander into custody when the first officer was attacked just inside the doorway. The officer was stabbed twice during the attack and shot Mr. Alexander multiple times. Medics responded to the residence and pronounced Mr. Alexander dead at the scene. The officer was transported to Grant Medical Center where he was treated and released for two puncture wounds to each of his shoulders. Multiple knives were recovered at the scene. The incident remains under investigation.

As in all police involved shootings, the involved officer(s) will receive mandated psychological support counseling. Officers are also afforded an opportunity to take leave time to assist in recovery from a traumatic experience. This incident will be investigated by the Critical Incident Response Team (made up of specially trained investigators from the Homicide Squad), and the Firearms / Police-Involved Death Review Board. The final investigative package will be forwarded to the Columbus Division of Police, Chain-Of-Command for review.

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Homicide

Media Information Date: July 14, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Ron Custer Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 7/14/2012 Time: 2:00pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 280 Parkwood Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: Cruiser District:
Victim: Darlene Hart Sex: F Race: B Age: 47

Incident Summary: On July 14, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. Patrol Officers were dispatched to 280 Parkwood Avenue to check on the well being of the resident. Upon their arrival they found the victim, Darlene Hart, unresponsive in the first floor hallway and the house on fire. CFD personnel responded and extinquished the fire. Personnel assigned to medic #8 pronounced the victim dead at 2:01p.m. Ms, Hart's death is being investigated as a homicide. Ms. Hart's boyfriend, Jonathan Smith, whereabouts is unknown. He is driving a 2006 white, Acura 4-Door bearing Ohio Registration ESD-8367. Anyone who has any informatin about this homicide or knows the whereabouts of Mr. Smith is encouraged to call the Homicde Sectin at 645-4730 This is the City's 51st Homicide.

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Felony Assault-Shooting

Media Information Date: 7/15/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Todd Miller #2126 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault-Shooting Date: 7/15/12 Time: 6:10 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 68 N. Hampton Rd Apt. A Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 120598602 Cruiser District: 90
Victim: Sex: F Race: B Age: 13

Suspect: James M. Chambers Address: 68 N. Hampton Rd Apt. C
Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 35
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On July 15, 2012 at 6:10 pm Officers responded to 68 N. Hampton Rd Apt. A on the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers observed victim with gunshot wound to the arm. Victim was transported to an area hospital in stable condition. At this time the suspect remains at large. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Squad at 645-4141 or central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Rich Weiner at 614-645-4593

Public Information Office
July 15, 2012
MA# 44-2012

Suspect Killed After Threatening Officers with Gun

Columbus Police are investigating an early morning shooting involving officers and a gun wielding suspect in the city’s Franklinton community.

On July 15, 2012, at approximately 2:56 am, an employee of Mort’s Bar, 919 Sullivant Avenue, stopped officers in front of the business and pointed out a man with a gun. The officers immediately confronted the suspect when he pulled the gun and pointed it at them. The officers fired at the suspect, striking him multiple times. Medics arrived and pronounced the man dead at the scene. The officers were not injured. A handgun was recovered at the scene.

According to numerous witnesses, the suspect was seen at another business, minutes before, brandishing a gun. It is unknown at this time whether the suspect fired at the officers as investigators are still processing the scene. The suspect has not been identified at this time.

This is the fourteenth police involved shooting in 2012. There were twenty-three police involved shootings in 2011.

As in all police involved shootings, the involved officer(s) will receive mandated psychological support counseling. Officers are also afforded an opportunity to take leave time to assist in recovery from a traumatic experience. This incident will be investigated by the Critical Incident Response Team (made up of specially trained investigators from the Homicide Squad), and the Firearms / Police-Involved Death Review Board. The final investigative package will be forwarded to the Columbus Division of Police, Chain-Of-Command for review.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Rich Weiner (614) 645-4593

Public Information Office
July 16, 2012
MA# 45-2012

Police Involved Shooting
***First Update***

The police involved shooting that occurred on Saturday, July 14, 2012, at 204 Belvidere Avenue, is still under investigation by the Critical Incident Response Team.
The officer involved in the shooting has been identified as:

 Officer Timothy Davis #1509. Officer Davis is a 9 year veteran and is assigned to the Patrol Bureau, Zone 3.

It is the policy of the Division of Police not to release photos of our officers.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Rich Weiner (614) 645-4593

Public Information Office
July 16, 2012
MA# 46-2012

Police Involved Shooting
***First Update***

The police involved shooting that occurred on Sunday, July 15, 2012, at 919 Sullivant Avenue, is still under investigation by the Critical Incident Response Team.
The officers involved in the shooting have been identified as:

 Officer Kurt Jacobs #1120. Officer Davis is a 4 year veteran and is assigned to the Patrol Bureau, Zone 3.

 Officer Sean Connair #2732. Officer Connair graduated from the Columbus Police Training Academy on June 29, 2012, as is currently in his first coaching period on the city’s Westside. He is assigned to the Training Bureau.

The suspect has been identified as George M. Hall, M/W/22, of Columbus.

It is the policy of the Division of Police not to release photos of our officers.

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Agg. Robbery

Media Information Date: 7/16/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. D. Venrick Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext: 3941
Type of Offense/Incident: Agg. Robbery Date: 7/16/2012 Time: 1:22 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 3003 E Main St Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 120600759 Cruiser District: 91
Victim: Huntington National Bank Sex: Race: Age:

Suspect: Unknown
Sex: M Race: B Age: 20
Suspect: Unknown
Sex: M Race: B Age: 20

Incident Summary: On July 16, 2012 at about 1:20 PM two unknown male black suspects entered the Huntington Bank at 3003 E Main St. brandishing a shotgun and a handgun demanding money. Victim tellers complied with the demand and the suspects left the bank with an undetermined amount of money. Images of the suspects were captured on surveillance video. Copies are available at CPD Headquarters info desk. Anyone with any information can contact the Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 645-4665 or crime stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Rich Weiner (614) 645-4593

Public Information Office
July 18, 2012
MA# 48-2012

Police Involved Shooting
***Update***

The police involved shootings that occurred on Tuesday, July 16, 2012, in the area Tussing Road and Brooke Boulevard, are still under investigation by the Critical Incident Response Team.

The officers involved in the shooting have been identified as:

 Officer William Kaufman #651. Officer Kaufman is a 17 year veteran and is assigned to the Patrol Bureau, Zone 2. (Shooting in front of 7277 Brooke Boulevard)

 Officer Billie Camp-Donovan #2053. Officer Camp-Donovan is a 15 year veteran and is assigned to the Patrol Burea, Zone 2. (Shooting occurred in the intersection of Tussing Road and Penobscott)

Media representatives are invited to attend a press conference / demonstration at the James G. Jackson Columbus Police Training Academy (100 N. Hague Avenue) on Thursday, July 19, 2012, at 10:30 am.

Chief Kimberley Jacobs and members of the Columbus Police Training Bureau will be on hand to speak with reporters about hazards police officers face and will demonstrate training scenarios used in training police personnel in light of the recent shootings involving police officers.

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Fatal Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 7/18/12
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police For further information, contact: Detective Karnes Phone: (614) - 645 - 4767 Ext: 61617
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Traffic Crash Date: 7/18/12 Time: 1:57 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: I71 South & Greenlawn Av Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report #: 120605844
Cruiser District: 82
Decedent:
Name: Jane Doe Sex: Female Age: 26
Other Involved Parties:
Name: Lora Hall Sex: Female Age: 55

On July 18, 2012 at approximately 1:57 AM, Ms. Jane Doe of Columbus was traveling northbound, in the southbound lanes of Interstate 71, in her 1997 Dodge sedan. As she was traveling the wrong way on the freeway approaching the Greenlawn Av overpass, Ms. Doe lost control of her vehicle and began to slide sideways. Ms. Doe’s vehicle slid across several lanes of traveling into the oncoming path of a 2002 Honda coupe operated by Ms. Lora Hall of Columbus. The two vehicles collided and Ms. Doe was ejected onto the roadway where she was pronounced dead. Ms. Hall was transported to Grant Hospital in critical condition.
This incident is still under investigation but alcohol is suspected as a contributing factor.
Identification of the decedent is pending next of kin notification.
This is the City’s 32nd traffic related fatality of the year.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 7/18/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Glenn Bray #2095 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 0907
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 7/18/12 Time: 43224
Location of Offense/Incident: 2442 Winding Hills Court Zone: 1 Precinct: 6
NetRMS Report #: 120607714 Cruiser District: 61
Victim: Harold Johnson Sex: M Race: B Age: 29

Suspect:
Sex: M Race: B Age:

Incident Summary: On 7/18/12 at approximately 6:54 P.M. a shooting occurred at 2442 Winding Hills Ct. The victim a Harold Johnson was struck by gunfire in the right leg by an unkown suspect. Mr. Johnson was transported to a local area hospital in stable condition. Mr. Johnson was sitting in his vehicle when the suspect approached him asking for directions. The suspect produced a handgun and fired multiple gunshots at Mr. Johnson after he exited his vehicle. Mr. Johnson described the suspect as light skin male black with a tatoo on his face. This incident is still under investigation. If anyone has any additional information about the shooting please call Central Ohio CRIME STOPPERS at 645-TIPS or Columbus Assault Squad Detective Glenn Bray at 645-0907.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: 7-18-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Sheppard & Porter Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 7-18-12 Time: 3:59PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2209 Walbash Court #113 Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 120607151 Cruiser District: 94

Victim: Jamilia Gammon Sex: F Race: B Age: 22
Victim: Jamel Cribbs Sex: M Race: B Age: 36

Incident Summary: On Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at approximately 3:59PM Patrol officers were dispatched to 2209 Walbash Court in regards to two bodies found in the apartment building. When the officers arrived they found the two victims in a basement apartment. CFD Medic responded and pronounced the victims.
At this time the identities and the cause of death is unknown pending the autopsy. At this time there is no motive or suspect [s] in this double homicide. Anyone with information in regards to this homicide please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730.

This is the 52nd and 53rd Homicides in 2012.

UPDATE: The 52nd Homicide victim of the year identified as Jamilia Gammon. The 53rd Homicide victim of the year identified as Jamel Cribbs.

**UPDATE** The Franklin County Coroner's Office has ruled that the manner of death for both victims is homicide. At the request of CPD Homicide Squad investigators the cause of death is not being released at this time.

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Homicide

Media Information Date: July 20, 2012 UPDATE
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Ron Custer Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 7/14/2012 Time: 2:00pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 280 Parkwood Avenue Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: 120594618 Cruiser District: 72
Victim: Darlene Hart Sex: F Race: B Age: 47

Suspect: John A. Smith Address: 280 Parkwood Avenue
Warrant on File Sex: m Race: B Age: 48
Charges: Murder

Incident Summary: On July 14, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. Patrol Officers were dispatched to 280 Parkwood Avenue to check on the well being of the resident. Upon their arrival they found the victim, Darlene Hart, unresponsive in the first floor hallway and the house on fire. CFD personnel responded and extinquished the fire. Personnel assigned to medic #8 pronounced the victim dead at 2:01p.m. Ms. Hart's death is being investigated as a homicide. Ms. Hart's boyfriend, Jonathan Smith, whereabouts is unknown. He is driving a 2006 white, Acura 4-Door bearing Ohio Registration ESD-8367. Anyone who has any informatin about this homicide or knows the whereabouts of Mr. Smith is encouraged to call the Homicde Sectin at 645-4730 This is the City's 51st Homicide.

UPDATE: Mr. Smith was charged with one count of muder today July 20,2012.

UPDATE: Mr. John Smith was arrested in New York City Monday July 23, 2012.  C.P.D.Homicde Detective Ron Custer and Linda Rice flew to New York last nigh for the purpose of interviewing Mr. Smith and processing his car/belongings for any evidence that may link him to the murder of Darlen Hart.  

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: 7/22/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. James Howe Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 2622
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 7/22/2012 Time: 12:54 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: E. 2nd Avenue & St. Clair Avenue Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: 120618393 Cruiser District: 73
Victim: Shannon Williams Sex: M Race: B Age: 42

Incident Summary: On July 22, 2012, at approximately 12:54 AM, the victim, Shannon Williams, was walking eastbound on E. 2nd Avenue, when he was approached by two unknown male blacks in an alley. As they passed by, one of the males pulled out a handgun and shot Mr. Williams several times in the upper torso before running away. Mr. Williams was transported to a local area hospital in critical, but stable condition. No suspects have been identified to date. Anyone with any information regarding the incident is asked to call Detective James Howe at 645-2622 or Crime Stoppers.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: 7-24-2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. W. Rotthoff #244 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 7-23-12 Time: 7:46pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1293 Republic Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 120623669 Cruiser District: 24
Victim: Jeremy Ridenbaugh (DECEASED) Sex: M Race: W Age: 36
Victim: Melissa J. Reynolds Sex: F Race: W Age: 26

Suspect:
Sex: M Race: B Age:

Incident Summary: On Monday, July 23, 2012 at approximately 7:46PM Patrol officers were dispatched to 1293 Republic Ave. on a shooting. When the officers arrived they found two victims. CFD Medics transported both victims to an area hospital. Victim #1 was pronounced at 12:32AM on July 24th. Victim #2 is in stable condition. Anyone with information relating to this homicide is asked to please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 614-645-TIPS.

Det. Rotthoff is the Primary Detective assited by Det. Porter

This is the 55th homicide of 2012 in Columbus Ohio.

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FELONY ASSAULT

Media Information Date: 7-24-2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / ASSAULT Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. VanVorhis #1679 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 0100
Type of Offense/Incident: FELONY ASSAULT Date: 7-24-2012 Time: 1:50 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1573 E 161 Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 120624523 Cruiser District: 184
Victim: WLLIAM T. ALMON Sex: M Race: B Age: 23

Incident Summary: Victim was leaving the King of Clubs Bar located at 1573 E 161 when unknown suspects shot at him from a tan or brown SUV in the parking lot. The victim ran to the white castle at 1435 E 161 where he collapsed. He was transported to a local area hospital where he was treated for 2 gunshot wounds. He is expected to survive his injuries.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Rich Weiner at (614) 645-4593

Public Information Office
July 25, 2012
MA# 49-2012

Police Involved Shooting
***UPDATE***
Reference MA# 14-2011

The investigation into the police involved shooting that occurred on March 3, 2011, has been completed by the Firearms/Police-Involved Death Review Board. The actions of Officer Anthony Sebastiano #2573 were found to be within the Columbus Division of Police Use of Firearms Policy.

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On Thursday, March 4, 2011, at 10:27 pm, Columbus Police radio room received a “man with a gun” call for service at S. High Street and Dering Road. The initial information indicated that a male with a gun was threatening the female caller. Patrol officers were dispatched at 10:28 pm. At 10:31 pm the Columbus Police helicopter arrived over the area and immediately began relaying additional suspect information to the arriving officers.

As the Patrol officers arrived, they encountered multiple suspects. One suspect fled on foot and the officer pursued. During the brief foot pursuit, the suspect fired a handgun at the officer striking the officer’s equipment belt. In response to the suspect’s action, the officer discharged his weapon striking the suspect.
The officer did not require medical attention. The suspect was transported to Grant Hospital treated for a gunshot wound and released.

The suspect who shot the officer is identified as Dewayne T. Smith, 10-17-1993. He is being charged with one (1) count of Felonious Assault on a Police Officer, a Felony of the 1st degree, and one (1) count of Aggravated Robbery a felony of the 1st degree. The suspect’s firearm was recovered at the scene.
The other individuals taken into custody were interviewed and no charges have been filed at this time.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Rich Weiner at (614) 645-4593

Public Information Office
July 25, 2012
MA# 50-2012

Police Involved Shooting
***UPDATE***
Reference MA# 40-2011

The investigation into the police involved shooting that occurred on August 6, 2011, in the area of Sycamore Street and Fairwood Avenue, has been completed by the Firearms/Police-Involved Death Review Board. The actions of Officer David Freetage #429 were found to be within the Columbus Division of Police Use of Firearms Policy.

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ROBBERY

Media Information Date: 07/26/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crime Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Squad Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: ROBBERY Date: 07/23/2012 Time: 12:21 am
Location of Offense/Incident: 2360 Westbelt Drive Zone: 3 Precinct: 15
NetRMS Report #: 120621315 Cruiser District: 152
Victim: Waffle House Sex: Race: Age:

Suspect:
Sex: Male Race: White Age: 20's
Charges: Robbery

Incident Summary: On 07.23.12, a suspect entered the Waffle House, sat at the counter near the cash register, and ordered a coke. The suspect handed the waitress a note demanding cash. The waitress opened the register and the suspect grabbed the cash, and then fled out the front door. A copy of the surveillance video will be available at the 1st Floor Information Desk at Columbus Police Headquarters. Any tips from the viewing public should be called in to Cols. Police Robbery Squad at 645-4665 or Central Ohio Crimestoppers at 645-8477.

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Missing Person

Media Information Date: July 27, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Missing Person Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Missing Person Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4624 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Missing Person Date: 7/26/2012 Time: 9:00pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 4135 Arbury Ln Zone: 1 Precinct: 6
NetRMS Report #: 120633359 Cruiser District: 61

Victim: Ruth Moore Sex: F Race: B Age: 84

Incident Summary: On July 26, 2012 at approximately 9:00pm, Ms. Moore walked away from her residence on Arbury Ln. Ms. Moore has been diagnosed with dementia. Ms. Moore is 5' in height and weighs 110 lbs. Ms. Moore was last seen wearing a tan top, tan fleece jacket, dark blue jeans and white Nike athletic shoes. A photo of Ms. Moore is attached to the media release.

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: July 26, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. D. Dennison #1610 Phone: (614) - 645 -4730
Ext:4927
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: July 26, 2012 Time: 12: 19AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1089 Olmstead Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 120630401 Cruiser District: 50

Victim: Jonathan Poole Sex: M Race: B Age: 19
Victim: Juvenile Sex: M Race: B Age: 16

Suspect: Quincy L Boone Sex: M Race: B Age: 17
Charges: : 2 cts Felonious Assault : Arrested
Suspect: Address: Sex: M Race: B Age: unk

On July 26, 2012 at 12:19 AM Patrol officers were dispatched to the A/O 1089 Olmstead Ave on a shooting. Two victims were transported by CFD to an area hospital. Victim #1 remains in critical condition. Victim #2 is in stable condition. The events leading up to this shooting are unconfirmed at this time but is believed to be out of a robbery of the two listed victims. Mr. Quincy Boone has been ID and charged out of this incident. He has been arrested with the help of CPD SWAT officers. Detectives are following up on information related to a 2nd suspect at this time.

Any Persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS. Det. Dennison is the primary detective.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 7-26-12
Columbus Division of Police
Detective Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: M. T. Smith #2198 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4441 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 6-19-12 Time: 9:25 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1724 Cleveland Ave. Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 120511836 Cruiser District: 54
Victim: Don's #1 Quick Stop
Victim: Derar Owda Sex: Male Race: Other Age: 27

Suspect: Unknown
Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 15-20

Suspect: Unknown
Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 15-20

Incident Summary: On 6-19-12 at approximately 9:25 PM, two unidentified male black suspects entered Don's #1 Quick Stop located at 1724 Cleveland Ave. The two suspects waited for the customers to leave. Suspect #1 moved behind the counter and displayed a handgun, while Suspect #2 moved to the front door and acted as a look out. When the store clerk bent over to retrieve an item from under a display case, the store clerk pulled out his own weapon and a struggle ensued. During the struggle one shot was fired but no one was struck. Suspect #1 overpowered the clerk and took the clerk's firearm. As this was occuring the second store clerk attempted to run over to help but was intercepted by Suspect #2 who also pulled out a handgun and chased the second store clerk out of the market. Suspects #1 and #2 then ordered the remaining store clerk to the registered where he handed them undisclosed amount of cash. The two suspects fled the scene on foot with the cash and the clerk's handgun. Video of the robbery is available at the Information Desk.

The Columbus Division of Police is requesting any information on the identity of the suspects. Please contact the Robbery Unit at 614-645-4665.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: 7-28-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Landis & Powers Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 7-27-12 Time: 10:29PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1065 Olmstead Ave. Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 120636796 Cruiser District: 50

Victim: Albert Steele Sex: M Race: B Age: 22
Victim: Javon McGinnis Sex: M Race: B Age: 23

Incident Summary: On Friday, July 27, 2012 at approximately 10:29PM Patrol officers were dispatched to the area of Olmstead Ave. and Fassett Ave. in regards to shots fired. When the officers arrived in the area they discovered two [2] victims had been shot in front of 1065 Olmstead Ave. CFD-EMS #13 pronounced both victims at 10:41PM.

At this time there are no suspect [s] or motive for this double homicide. Anyone with any information in regards to this homicide please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730.

This is the 56th and 57th Homicides in 2012.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: 7-29-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Fulton & Croom Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 7-29-12 Time: 6:38PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2799 Marwood Court Zone: 2 Precinct: 20
NetRMS Report #: 120642371 Cruiser District: 201
Victim: Joshua Fisher Sex: M Race: W Age: 22

Incident Summary: On Sunday, July 29, 2012 at approximately 6:38PM Patrol officers were dispatched to 2799 Marwood Court on a shooting. When the officers arrived they found the victim inside Apartment #C with a gunshot wound to the chest. Madison Township Medic#181 pronounced the victim at 6:51PM.
At this time the investigation revealed that the victim and suspect had a unknown dispute at which time the victim was shot. Anyone with information in regards to this homicide please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730.
This is the 59th Homicide in 2012.

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Homicide

Media Information Date: July 29, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / HOMICIDE Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Robert Conner Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: 7/29/2012 Time: 5:17pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1022 E. 17th Avenue Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 120642155 Cruiser District: 50

Victim: Albert D. Thompson III Sex: M Race: B Age: 25
Victim: Keith D. Paxton Sex: M Race: B Age: 28
Victim: Miquel R. William Sex: M Race: B Age: 25
Victim: Juanricus Lorenzo-Damar Kibby Male Black 21

Incident Summary: On July 29, 2012, at 5:17 p.m. Patrol Officers were dispatched to 1022 East 17th Avenue on the report of a shooting. Upon their arrival they found four (4) victims suffering from gunshot wounds. Three (3) of the victims were transported to local hospitals. The fourth victim was pronounced dead at the scene by personnel assigned to Medic 16 at 5:26p.m. Evidence, found at the scene, suggests the motive for the shooting was the result of a drug related robbery. Detective Robert Conner is the primary investigator. Anyone with information regarding this offense is asked to call the Homicide Section at 645-4730. This is the City's 58th Homicide.

 *** UPDATE ***
Keith Paxton Jr one of the victims from last nights shooting was pronounced dead at OSU Main Hospital. Mr. Paxton Jr is the City's 60th Homicide victim.

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: July 30, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Rosch Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4373
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 7-30-2012 Time: 3:40am
Location of Offense/Incident: 1439 Mt. Vernon Avenue Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: 120643678 Cruiser District: 71
Victim: Monica Davis Sex: Female Race: Black Age: 40

Suspect: Delorean L. Calhoun Address: Unknown
Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 24

Incident Summary: On July 30, 2012, at approximately 3:36am, Monica Davis was shot one time in the left leg by the above listed suspect.

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HOMICIDE / Felony Assault

Media Information Date: 7-31-2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Rotthoff #244 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4486
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide/ Felony Assault Date: 7-23-2012 Time: 7:46PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1293 Republic Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 20
NetRMS Report #: 120623669 Cruiser District: 24

Victim: Jeremy A Rindenbaugh Sex: M Race: W Age: 36
Victim: Melissa Reynolds Sex: F Race: W Age: 24

Suspect: Brandon L Richardson Address: 307 Chittenden
Arrested X Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 24
Charges: Murder

Incident Summary: On Monday July 23rd ,2012 Second shift Homicide responded to 1293 Republic Ave. on a double shooting. One victim died of his wounds, the female is recovering. Through the course of this investigation information was obtained leading the investigators to file a murder warrant on Brandon L Richardson. The investigation is still ongoing.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: 7-29-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Fulton & Croom Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 7-29-12 Time: 6:38PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2799 Marwood Court Zone: 2 Precinct: 20
NetRMS Report #: 120642371 Cruiser District: 201

Victim: Joshua Fisher Sex: M Race: W Age: 22

Suspect: Paris R. Thompson Address: 3597 Bracknell Forest Dr.
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 21
Charges: MURDER

Incident Summary: On Sunday, July 29, 2012 at approximately 6:38PM Patrol officers were dispatched to 2799 Marwood Court on a shooting. When the officers arrived they found the victim inside Apartment #C with a gunshot wound to the chest. Madison Township Medic#181 pronounced the victim at 6:51PM. At this time the investigation revealed that the victim and suspect had a unknown dispute at which time the victim was shot. Anyone with information in regards to this homicide please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730.

This is the 59th Homicide in 2012.

*******************UPDATE 7/31/12*************************
The investigation into this homicide led to murder charges being filed on Paris Thompson. The warrant was filed on July 30, 2012. On July 31, 2012 at approximately 3:00 P.M., Mr. Thompson turned himself in at Columbus Police headquarters.

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Missing Person

Media Information Date: 8/1/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Missing Person Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Missing Person Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4624 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Missing Person Date: 7/31/2012 Time: 10:30 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 3827 Winding Twig Dr Zone: 2 Precinct: 20
NetRMS Report #: 120649327 Cruiser District: 203

Victim: Tionne D Spears Sex: F Race: B Age: 12

Incident Summary: On 7/31/2012 at approximately 10:30 pm the missing person had an argument with her mother. She went to her room, removed the window screen, and jumped out of the window. The missing is female black 12 years old. She is 5'0" and approximately 115 lbs. She has black shoulder length hair and brown eyes. She was last seen walking westbound from her home with two back packs, one purple and one black. The missing was last seen wearing a white tank top with "Dickie" written on it, blue jean shorts with gold studs on the rear pockets, and black and white Nike tennis shoes. The missing has both ears pierced. She has a scar on her right hand and right thigh. The missing is in good health. She may have been going to a friend's house somewhere on E. Livingston Ave. A photo of the missing may be obtained at the Columbus Police Investigative Desk located on the 6th floor of Columbus Police Headquarters.

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Armed Robbery

Media Information Date: August 4, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Detective Bureau / Crimes Against Persons Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: The Robbery Squad Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Armed Robbery Date: 8/4/12 Time: 4:08 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 955 S. Galloway RD. Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 120659629 Cruiser District: 100

Victim: Speedway

Suspect: Unknown male

Incident Summary: On August 4, 2012, at approximately 4:00 AM an unknown masked male entered the Speedway convenient store armed with a pistol and demanded cash and cigarettes. Upon compliance, the suspect fled the scene on foot to a waiting white vehicle parked to the rear of the store. Minutes prior to the robbery, the same male entered the store as a customer and made a purchase. The suspect is described as a white male in his early 20’s, thin build, 5’9” tall and wearing white shirt and plaid shorts. A copy of the surveillance footage containing the robbery and of the suspect in the store prior to the incident is available at the Information Desk located at CPD Headquarters. Anyone with information regarding this incident is requested to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 645-4665. Persons wishing to remain anonymous may call Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS(8477).

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: 08/08/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide-Cold Case Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Kathie Justice #1361 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4860 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 10-16-2005 Time: 1:25pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 274 S. Dakota Ave Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report #: 11195841CPD Cruiser District: 81

Victim: Charles "Frank" Calloway Sex: M Race: B Age: 48

Suspect: Ullman Julius Taylor Address:
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 33
Charges: Manslaughter and Aggravated Arson

Incident Summary: On October 16th, 2005, at approximately 1:25 pm, the Columbus Fire Department responded to 274 S. Dakota Avenue in regards to a house fire. Upon their arrival, CFD located a victim of this fire laying in the back yard. The victim was identified as being Charles "Frank" Calloway. Mr. Calloway was transported to OSU Hospital. The next day, October 17, 2005, Mr. Calloway died due to the injuries he had sustained from the fire. His manner of death was originally ruled as accidental.

In October, 2009, the Columbus Police Homicide Cold Case Unit had received information from Columbus Police Officers currently assigned to the ATF Task Force, that the fire that had killed Mr. Calloway had been intentionally set. Through interviews with witnesses, Detectives from the Cold Case Unit had provided Franklin County Coroner, Dr. Jan Gorniak with this new information. On April 25, 2011, the death of Mr. Calloway was subsequently ruled as a Homicide.

Witnesses who were interviewed by detectives stated that Ullman "Julius" Taylor had lit a piece of paper and dropped it on the ground near Mr. calloway, igniting him after he had been doused with gasoline.

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Missing Person

Media Information Date: 8-8-12
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Missing Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Missing Person Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4670 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Missing Person Date: 8-8-12 Time: 5:30 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 813 Avonia Dr Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 120671429 Cruiser District: 104

Victim: Faida Mine Sex: F Race: B Age: 21

Incident Summary: On 8-7-12 at approximately 5:30 pm, Ms. Faida Mine walked away from her residence at 813 Avonia Dr. She is developmentally disabled. Ms. Mine is 5'3" 111lbs, with black hair and brown eyes. Please contact the Columbus Police Missing Person Unit at 645-4670.

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Rape

Media Information Date: 8-8-2012
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau Bureau / Sexual Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective David Bobbitt, #1981Phone: (614) - 645 - 2472 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Rape Date: 8-4-12 Time: 9:00 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1290 Norton Rd Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 120662107 Cruiser District:

Victim: Female Sex: F Race: W Age: 34

Suspect: Robbie Jefferson Address: 955 Cypress Ridge Pl
Arrested X Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 44
Charges: Rape/Kidnapping/Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: The victim stated she accepted a ride home from Robbie Jefferson, after being stranded. Mr. Jefferson abruptly pulled into the parking lot of a closed business. The victim tried to flee and was knocked unconscious by Mr. Jefferson. He choked and punched her then began to sexually assault her. He forced her back into the vehicle and left the lot. Mr. Jefferson abandoned his vehicle, when it became disabled, and fled. The Sexual Assault Unit is requesting anyone with information regarding Mr. Jefferson call 645-4701 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 645-8477.

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Rape

Media Information Date: 8/8/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau Bureau / Sexual Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective David Bobbitt #1981Phone: (614) - 645 - 2472 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Rape Date: 8/4/2012 Time: 9:00pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1290 Norton Rd Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 120662107 Cruiser District: 100

Victim: Female Sex: F Race: W Age: 34

Suspect: Robbie Jefferson Address: 955 Cypress Ridge Pl
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 44
Charges: Rape/Kidnapping/Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: Follow-up: Mr. Jefferson was arrested at approximately 11:30pm on 8/8/2012 by Columbus Division of Police SWAT personnel in the area of S. Champion Ave and Madison Ave.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 8/9/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault 2nd Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Glenn Bray #2095 Phone: (614) - 645 -4141Ext: 0907
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault (4 counts) Date: 8/9/12 Time: 5:20 P.M.
Location of Offense/Incident: 6726 North Court Zone: 1 Precinct: 1
NetRMS Report #: 120676430 Cruiser District: 13

Victim: Maurice Estep Sex: M Race: W Age: 41

Suspect: Willie Adamson Address: 6724 North Court
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 59
Charges: Felonious Assault (4 counts)

Incident Summary: On August 9, 2012 at approximately 5:20 P.M., a shooting ocurred in the Meadow Lark apartments at 6726 North Court. The victim Maurice Estep along with his wife and children were shot at by the suspect a Willie Adamson. Mr. Adamson who is the next door neighbor to Mr. Estep shot at the victims with a shotgun several times. Mr. Estep was struck by buckshot pellets in the face and upper torso area from the shotgun fire. He was transported to an area hospital where is was treated and released. The other victims were shot at, but not injured during the shooting. Mr. Adamson was arrested by responding patrol officers without incident. Mr. Adamson was charged with four counts of Felonious Assault and transported to the Franklin County Jail.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE


For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Rich Weiner at 614-645-4593


Public Information Office
August 10, 2012
MA# 54-2012


Gunman Killed After Confronting Officers


Columbus Police are investigating an early morning shooting involving officers and a gun wielding man in a local north side hotel.

On August 10, 2012, at approximately 12:12 am, Columbus Police responded to the Extended Stay America Hotel, located at 6255 Zumstein Drive, on a report of a man with a gun inside of the hotel threatening employees and guests. Upon arrival, officers spoke with an employee who stated a guest of the hotel brandished a gun threatening to shoot her and another woman.

Officers made their way to the second floor of the hotel where they were confronted by the man who pointed a gun at them as the elevator door opened. Two officers fired at the suspect, striking him multiple times. The gunman, identified as James E Hattersley M/W/28, was pronounced dead at the scene. No other injuries were reported. A loaded handgun was recovered at the scene.

The gunman’s wife told investigators her husband has a history of mental illness and had been acting strange leading up to the shooting. Drugs and alcohol are believed to be a factor in the shooting.

As in all police involved shootings, the involved officer(s) will receive mandated psychological support counseling. Officers are also afforded an opportunity to take leave time to assist in recovery from a traumatic experience. This incident will be investigated by the Critical Incident Response Team (made up of specially trained investigators from the Homicide Squad), and the Firearms / Police-Involved Death Review Board. The final investigative package will be forwarded to the Columbus Division of Police, Chain-Of-Command for review.


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Missing Person - Cancelled

Media Information Date: 8-10-12
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Missing Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Missing Person Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 2358 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Missing Person**Cancelled** Date: 8-10-12 Time: 11:30 am
Location of Offense/Incident: 813 Avonia Dr Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 120671429 Cruiser District: 104

Victim: Faida Mine Sex: F Race: B Age: 21

Incident Summary: On 8-7-12 at approximately 5:30 pm, Ms. Faida Mine walked away from her residence at 813 Avonia Dr. She is developmentally disabled.

**Update** On 8-9-12, Ms. Mine was tracked to a bus stop in Selina Kansas and interviewed by local police. It was determined she was there voluntarily and she is mentally compentent. Case is closed

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: 8-12-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Welsh & Mitchell Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 8-12-12 Time: 5:24PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 357 Mayfair Blvd. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 120686105 Cruiser District: 90

Victim: John Doe Sex: M Race: B Age: 43

Incident Summary: On Sunday, August 12, 2012 at approximately 5:24PM Patrol officers were dispatched to 357 Mayfair Blvd. on a " Unknown Trouble Call". When the officers arrived they found the victim inside the adddress with an unknown type of injury. CFD Medic #21 pronounced the victim at 5:27PM Cause of death is unknown pending an autopsy. Anyone with information in regards to this homicide please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730. This is the 62nd Homicide in 2012.

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Felony Assault - Shooting

Media Information Date: 8/12/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Russ Henslee #2131 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault-Shooting Date: 8/12/12 Time: 5:24 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: Livingston Ave and Seymour Ave Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 120686107 Cruiser District: 112

Victim: Kareem Vancleef Sex: m Race: B Age: 20

Suspect: Maurice Lee Address:
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 21
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On August 12, 2012 at 5:24 pm Officers responded to the area of E. Livingston Ave and Seymour Ave on the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers observed victim with multiple gunshot wounds to his body. Victim was transported to an area hospital in critical condition. Witnesses at scene gave a description of the suspect and he was apprehended a short time later. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Squad at 645-4141 or central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Aggravated Assault

Media Information Date: August 13, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Rosch Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4373
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Assault Date: 8-12-2012 Time: 10:58pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 917 Carpenter Street Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 120687107 Cruiser District: 111

Victim: Sharon Ramsey Sex: Female Race: Black
Age: 43
Victim: Anthony Wallace Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 24
Victim: Johnnie Horton Sex: F Race: Black Age: 39

Incident Summary: On above listed date and time, outside of 917 Carpenter Street an unknown person stood up through the sun roof of thier large black SUV and fired numerous rounds from a gun, striking the above listed victims. The three victims are in serious condition in local hospitals.

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Felony Assault - Shooting

Media Information Date: 8/14/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Todd Miller Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault-Shooting Date: 8/13/12 Time: 7:21 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 3354 Kimberly Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 120689646 Cruiser District: 23

Victim: Kejuan Jenkins Sex: M Race: B Age: 20

Suspect: Angelica Love Address: 3354 Kimberly Ave
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: F Race: B Age: 25
Charges: Felonious Assault

Suspect: Michael Long Address: 3424 Kimberly Ave
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 29
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On August 13, 2012 at approximately 7:21 pm Kejuan Jenkins was involved in a verbal argument with Angelica Love and Michael Long. Mr. Jenkins tried to leave in his vehicle. As he was driving away the vehicle he was driving was struck by gunfire. Mr. Jenkins was struck in the back. Mr. Long and Ms. Love were both apprehended at scene and later identified as the suspects. Mr. Jenkins was taken to an area hospital in critical but stable condition.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: August 14, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Kathie Justice Phone: (614) - 645 - 4036 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: Time:
Location of Offense/Incident: Zone: Precinct:
NetRMS Report #: Cruiser District:

Victim: Charles Calloway Sex: M Race: B

Suspect: Shane Darvin Albert Address: LKA 133 Stevens Avenue
Arrested X Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 40
Charges: Murder

Incident Summary: On April 25, 2011 the Franklin County Coroner's office ruled the death of the victim a homicide stemming from an Arson that occurred on October 16, 2005. During the subsequent homicide investigation Detective K. Justice of the Cold Case squad filed a warrant for the arrest of the above listed suspect. Media outlets aired information about the arrest warrant on the local news broadcast and after doing so homicide squad detectives received telephone calls that the picture being shown on air was of the wrong subject. The suspect's information is listed below.

Shane Darvin Albert, Male Black, 40 years of age, DOB: 9-30-1972, CPD ID# 98694A, Last known address of 133 Stevens Avenue, Columbus, Ohio.

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Robbery - HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: 8/16/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Cold Case Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Steve Eppert Phone: (614) - 645 - 4080 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery/HOMICIDE Date: 12/8/2008 Time: 10:20 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: A/O 50 S. Harris Ave Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
NetRMS Report #: 081069997 Cruiser District: 194

Victim: Thomas Goodknight Sex: M Race: W Age: 21

Suspect: Michael Holbrook Address: 339 S. Hague Ave
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: W Age: 27
Charges: Aggravated Robbery/Murder

Incident Summary: On 12/8/2008 the defendant set out with Thomas Goodknight and a third individual to commit a home invasion robbery at 64 S. Harris Ave. Holbrook and Goodknight entered the location armed with firearms. The third suspect remained at their vehicle as the get away driver. After obtaining property belonging to the resident, Holbrook and Goodknight fled the apartment toward their vehicle which was parked in front of 50 S. Harris Ave. While fleeing Holbrook and Goodknight became involved in an exchange of gunfire with residents of 62 S. Harris Ave who had armed themselves after realizing a robbery was occuring next door. Goodknight was struck by the gunfire and collapsed in the street. The driver and Holbrook fled in their vehicle. Goodknight was transported to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead. **The third individual is known and is currently in jail on an unrelated case. He will be indicted for his involvement in this case when Holbrook's case is presented to the grand jury. At that time, his identity will be released after formal charges are filed. (The murder charge stems out of Holbrook's involvement in an Aggravated Robbery which resulted in a death)

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: Aug 18, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. S. Glasure #1617 Phone: (614) - 645 -4730
Ext:4323
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: Aug 18. 2012 Time: 04: 21PM
Location of Offense/Incident: F/O199 N. 22nd St. Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: 120704596 Cruiser District: 70

Victim: Charles P. Rogers Sex: M Race: B Age: 51

Suspect: Unknown Sex: M Race: B Age:
Charges: : Arrested Warrant on File
Suspect: Unknown Sex: M Race: B Age: unk
Charges: Arrested Warrant on File

On Aug 18, 2012 at 4:21 PM Patrol officers were dispatched to the F/O 199 N 22nd St. on a shooting. The victim was transported by CFD to an area hospital. Victim #1 was pronounced dead at 8:30PM. The initiating factor remains unconfirmed at this time. This is the 64th Homicide of 2012. Det. Glasure is the primary detective.

Any Persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS. Det. Dennison is the primary detective

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: 8-19-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Powers & Wachalec Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 8-18-12 Time: 11:11PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 489 North Garfield Ave. Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: 120705898 Cruiser District: 73

Victim: Reico Taylor Sex: M Race: B Age: 30

Incident Summary: On Saturday, August 18, 2012 at approximately 11:11PM Patrol officers were dispatched to Garfield and Old Leonard Ave. in regards to a shooting. When the officers arrived they found the victim in front of 489 N. Garfield Ave. The victim had sustained several gun shot wounds and was transported to Grant by CFD Medic #8. The victim expired at 12:29AM on August 19, 2012.

At this time there are no suspect [s] or motive for this homicide. Anyone with information in regards to this homicide please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730.

This is the 65th Homicide in 2012.

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: July 7, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. P. Dailey #1417 Phone: (614) - 645 -4730
Ext:3805
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: August 20, 2012 Time: 12:35PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1270 Grovewood Dr Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report #: 120710350 Cruiser District: 134

Victim: Kenneth Smith Sex: M Race: B Age: 53
Victim: Antwan Gregory Sex: M Race: B Age: 30

Suspect: Tyrique R. Mayes Address: 3117 Southfield Dr Sex: M Race: B Age: 19
Charges: 2 cts Felonious Assault X Arrested Warrant on File

On August 20, 2012 at approximately 12:35PM Columbus Police Officers were dispatched to the area of 1270 Grovewood Drive on the report of a shooting. Upon their arrival they located Kenneth Smith and Antwan Gregory suffering from gunshot wounds. CFD Medics arrived and transported the victims to Grant Hospital in critical condition. Witnesses had observed a male/black running from the area and Officers were able to locate the suspect, Tyrique R Mayes, hiding in a basement on Clairfield Drive. A firearm was recovered in close proximity to the suspect. A witness identified Tyrique R. Mayes as the individual who shot Kenneth Smith and Antwan Gregory. Both victims remain in Grant hospital.

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Felony Asssault

Media Information Date: 8/22/12
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / HOMICIDE Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Homicide Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 8/22/12 Time: 12:43PM
Location of Offense/Incident: f/o 1444 Shady Lane Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report #: 120716308 Cruiser District: 140

Victim: Demarco Moorer Sex: M Race: B Age: 19
Victim: Brian Harris II Sex: M Race: B Age: 22

Suspect: Kyle Dawsonia Address: 1304 Shady Lane
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 22
Charges: 2 Counts Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: Gunfire was exchanged between the suspect and one of the victims in front of Shady Lane Elementary School after a verbal altercation in front of 1304 Shady Lane. Victim Brian Harris II suffered minor bruises and abrasions when he fell to the ground in his attempt to avoid being shot.

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Attempt - Armed Robbery / Shooting

Media Information Date: August 23, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Detective Bureau / Crimes Against Persons Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Squad Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Attempt - Armed Robbery / Shooting Date: 08/23/12 Time: 1:35am
Location of Offense/Incident: 981 S. Waverly St. Zone: 2 Precinct: 91
NetRMS Report #: 120718455 Cruiser District: 100

Victim: Stan Helms Sex: M Race: B Age: 36

Suspect: Unknown Male Address:
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 20-21

Suspect: Unknown Male Address:
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 20-21

Incident Summary: On August 23, 2012, two (2) unknown male black suspects approached the victim, who was seated in his vehicle. The males demanded the victim's vehicle, which he refused. Victim was then shot and the males fled the area. Victim was transported to Grant Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. No other suspect description available. Anyone with information regarding this incident is requested to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 645-4665. Persons wishing to remain anonymous may call Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS(8477).

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Felony Assault - Shooting

Media Information Date: 8/23/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Todd Miller #2126 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault-Shooting Date: 8/23/12 Time: 7:47 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 751 Bulen Ave Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
NetRMS Report #: 120720751 Cruiser District: 123

Victim: Leon Day III Sex: m Race: B Age: 25

Incident Summary: On August 23, 2012 at 7:47 pm Officers responded to 751 BulenAve on the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers observed victim with gunshot wound to the wrist. Victim was transported to an area hospital in stable condition. Unknown suspects fired shots from a maroon Ford Taurus, late 90's model. At this time the suspects remain at large. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Squad at 645-4141 or central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE


For Immediate Release:

For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Elrico Alli at 614-645-4936


Public Information Office
August 24, 2012
MA# 60-2012


Suspect Flees After Home Invasion and Armed Robbery


Columbus Police are investigating an early morning shooting involving officers and a gun wielding suspect in the city’s south side.

On August 24, 2012, at approximately 3:34 am, officers were dispatched to 1350 Lockbourne Road in reference to a home invasion and a robbery. The residents of this address stated a man had broken into the home and had fired a gun while inside. When officers arrived, the suspect ran out the back door. The officers immediately confronted the suspect as he exited the home. The man displayed a handgun and two officers were forced to fire upon the suspect. No one was struck and the suspect fled the scene. Officers made contact with the residents, who were not injured. Officers recovered the suspect’s handgun in the home’s back yard.

The suspect was described as a male Black who was between 5’8” and 6’ tall. The suspect was between 32 and 38 years old, had a cornrow braided hairstyle, and a moustache. The suspect was wearing long pants and a black shirt with white lettering. It is unknown at this time whether the suspect fired at the officers. Investigators are still processing the scene and searching the area for the suspect.

This is the sixteenth police involved shooting in 2012. There were twenty-three police involved shootings in 2011.

As in all police involved shootings, the involved officer(s) will receive mandated psychological support counseling. Officers are also afforded an opportunity to take leave time to assist in recovery from a traumatic experience. This incident will be investigated by the Critical Incident Response Team (made up of specially trained investigators from the Homicide Squad), and the Firearms / Police-Involved Death Review Board. The final investigative package will be forwarded to the Columbus Division of Police, Chain-Of-Command for review.


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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: 8-26-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Wachalec & Powers Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 8-25-12 Time: 2:05AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 3816 E. Livingston Ave. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 120725472 Cruiser District: 91

Victim: Jerome L. Crockett Sex: M Race: B Age: 30

Incident Summary: On Saturday, August 25, 2012 at approximately 2:05AM Patrol officers were dispatched to E. Livingston and Beechwood in regards to a shooting.When they arrived they found the victim lying in the parking lot with a gun shot wound to the upper body. The victim was transported to Grant Hospital by CFD Medic#23 and expired from his injury around 9:31AM.

At this time there is no motive or suspect [s] in this homicide.

Anyone with any information in regards to this homicide please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730. This is the 66th Homicide in 2012.

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Attempted Murder

Media Information Date: 8-26-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Smith & Powers Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: ATTEMPTED MURDER Date: 8-26-12 Time: 1:13AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1482 Elaine Rd. #B Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report #: 120728738 Cruiser District: 143

Victim: Santos A. Guerrero Sex: M Race: H Age: 27

Suspect: Nestor E. Vasquez Address: 1482 Elaine Rd #B
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: H Age: 37
Charges: Att. Murder & Felonious Assault

Summary: On Sunday, August 26, 2012 Patrol officers were disptached to 1482 Elaine Rd. in regards to a shooting. When the officers arrived they found the vicim in front of the address with several gun shot wounds. The victim was transported to Grant by CFD Medic#23 and listed in critical condition. Investigation revealed that the victim and the suspect were involved in an unknown dispute at which time the victim was shot.

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: 8-18-2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Pappas #1639 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 6132
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 8-18-12 Time: 1:57 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1880 Hard Rd Hard Road Cafe Zone: 1 Precinct: 17
NetRMS Report #: 120703233 Cruiser District: 170

Victim: Robin M Rocky Sex: F Race: W Age: 39

Suspect: George Anthony Gulledge Address: 2423 Cornwall Ct, Powell, Oh 43065
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 38
Charges: Felonious Assault 2903.11A-1

Incident Summary: The victim is a bar tender at the Hard Road Café and was assaulted by 2 M/B’s who became enraged over paying their $75 bar tab. The victim was punched and had glasses thrown at her from across the bar. When the victim went outside to call police and write down possible license plate numbers, she was shot at multiple times by one of the suspects. The victim was struck once in the right leg and was transported to an area hospital where she was listed in stable condition.


***UPDATE***

The above listed subject was arrested on 8-26-12 at 1:50 AM at his residence, and charged with shooting the female bartender at the Hard Road Café.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: August 28, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Russell Redman #675 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: April 12, 1998 Time: 10:35 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 377 West Broad Street Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report #: 12217268 Cruiser District: 80

Victim: Carl A. Gilbert Junior Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 61

Suspect: Melvin C. Young Address: 7624 Dalglen Drive
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: White Age: 59
Charges: No Charges-Suspect is deceased

Incident Summary: On April 12, 1998 while the listed victim was working at the front desk at the Volunteers of America, for unknown reasons the suspect who was a resident at that location shot the victim. As a result of the gunshot wound to his neck, the victim suffered quadripledgia. The suspect was arrested and charged with Felonious Assault out of this incident in 1998, however at trial he was found not guilty by reason of insanity. The victim of this incident died on August 11, 2012 due to complications that arose from the quadripledgia he suffered as a result of the gunshot wound he received in 1998. The death of this victim is now considered a homicide and additional investigation into the suspect in this incident found that the suspect had died on August 18, 2009. This homicide is the 63rd homicide in the City of Columbus for 2012.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 08-28-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective P. Thomas #722 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4588 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 10-13-09 Time: 2:33PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 4005 Townsfair Way (Easton) Zone: 1 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: Multiple Cruiser District: 72

Suspect: Jay Lamont White Address: Franklin County Jail
X Arrested X Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 34
Charges: Aggravated Robbery and additional charges pending.

Incident Summary: On 10-13-09 an Aggravated Robbery / Attempted Abduction / Car Jacking occurred on the parking lot of a business at the Easton Town Center. The suspect brandished a knife and demanded the female victim, drive him to an ATM. The victim bravely resisted her attacker but during the incident the victims’ car was taken. This incident became known as the “Easton Car Jacking”, video footage of the crime was aired showing the incident as it took place. (090870852)

On 10-13-09 an Aggravated Robbery occurred. The suspect brandished a knife and robbed the victim of her purse, as she was walking from her vehicle to her residence. (090871367)

On 10-22-09 an Aggravated Robbery / Kidnapping occurred. The female victim was abducted, at knife point, forced to drive the suspect to an ATM and withdrawal money. The victim was walking from her car into her residence, at the time the crime took place. (090896438)

On 10-22-09 an aggravated robbery occurred. The female victim was robbed at knife point of her purse while walking to the laundry building of her apartment complex. (090896763)

These four robberies, having occurred during October of 2009 were attributed to the same suspect via method and physical description. The Columbus Division of Police, Robbery Squad, SWAT,
Special Response Bureau (SRB), Crime Scene Search Unit, FBI Violent Crimes Task Force and Ohio Organized Crime Investigations Commission (OOCIC) all took part in the investigation.

On 05-22-10 the listed suspect was arrested after robbing three female victims within the course of an hour. Citizens having observed the last of the three robberies detained the suspect until CPD arrived and arrested him. (100415625 & 100415880)

The suspect was identified and linked to the 2009 series of crimes through physical evidence. He is currently incarcerated at the Franklin County Jail.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 08-28-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective P. Thomas #722 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4588 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 08-28-12 Time: 12:40PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1635 E. Livingston Ave. Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 120735658 Cruiser District: 112

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 18-22

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 18-22

Incident Summary: On listed date and time two individuals entered the Custom Cellular store located on the corner of E. Livingston and Fairwood Ave. The suspects pretended to be customers and while one watched the front door the other engaged the victim in conversation about cell phones. That suspect grabbed a phone and fled from the business. The victim chased him into an alley behind the business where the suspect produced a handgun and struck the victim with it. While this was taking place, the accomplice, alone in the business, jumped the counter and took additional cell phones.

Columbus Police Robbery Squad is investigating and would like anyone with information regarding this robbery to call either 645-4665 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 461-8447. Security Camera video of this incident is available for pick up at CPD HQ by contacting the Robbery Squad.

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Felony Assault - Shooting

Media Information Date: 8/28/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Martin Kestner Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault-Shooting Date: 8/28/12 Time: 6:21pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1739 Elaine Rd Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report #: 120736662 Cruiser District: 143

Victim: Ryan Salone Sex: M Race: B Age: 21

Incident Summary: On August 28, 2012 at approximately 6:21 p.m. Ryan Salone was in the rear of 1739 Elaine Rd. Two male blacks approached him and words were exchanged. One of the male blacks produced a handgun and shot Mr. Salone one time in the leg. Mr. Salone was transported to an area hospital in stable condition. Anyone with information regarding this incident are asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Squad at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 461-TIPS.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: August 29, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Detective Bureau / Crimes Against Persons Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: The Robbery Squad Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 08/29/12 Time: 2:00 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1573 Schrock Rd. Zone: 1 Precinct: 1
NetRMS Report #: 120737812 Cruiser District: 13

Victim: Circle K

Suspect: Unknown male
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: Black

Incident Summary: On August 29, 2012 at approximately 2:00 AM an unknown male entered the Circle K convenient store armed with what appeared to be a pistol demanding cash. Upon compliance the suspect fled the area on foot. The suspect is described as a black male in his late 20's to early 30's, 6' tall, 220-250 lbs. and wearing white shoes, gray pants, a black shirt and a navy blue ball cap. A copy of the surveillance footage is available at the Information Desk located at CPD Headquarters. Anyone with information regarding this incident is requested to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 645-4665. Persons wishing to remain anonymous may call Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS(8477).

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: Aug 30, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. J. Porter #320 Phone: (614) - 645 -4730
Ext:4414
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: Aug 29. 2012 Time: 09: 00PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1179 HighlandSt. Zone: 4 Precinct: 4
NetRMS Report #: 120704596 Cruiser District: 40

Victim: Carol Cummings Sex: F Race: W Age: 73

On Aug 29, 2012 at 9:00 PM Patrol officers were dispatched to the 1179 Highland St. on a shooting. The victim was pronounced dead by CFD at 9:15PM. The initiating factor remains unconfirmed at this time. Witnesses advised that the shooter fled the scene immediately after the shooting. This is the 67th Homicide of 2012. Det. Porter is the primary detective. Any Persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Aggravated Assault

Media Information Date: 08/30/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. M. Carlson #1329 Phone: (614) - 645 -4730 Ext: 4983
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Assault Date: 08/30/2012 Time: 12:55 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1275 Oakwood Ave. Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 120742103 Cruiser District: 114

Victim: Aaron Williams Sex: M Race: B Age: 42

Suspect: Robert Faniel Address: 3045 E. Main St. Rm #17
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 41
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On August 30, 2012 at approximately 12:55 PM, a shooting occurred at 1275 Oakwood Ave. The victim was transported by CFD to a local hospital in critical condition. The suspect shot the victim several times then fled. The suspect was positively identified through a photo line up. Patrol Officers arrested the suspect at 4:09 PM.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: Aug 30, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. J. Porter #320 Phone: (614) - 645 -4730
Ext:4414
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: Aug 29. 2012 Time: 09: 00PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1179 Highland St. Zone: 4 Precinct: 4
NetRMS Report #: 120704596 Cruiser District: 40

Victim: Carol Cummings Sex: F Race: W Age: 73

On Aug 29, 2012 at 9:00 PM Patrol officers were dispatched to the 1179 Highland St. on a shooting. The victim was pronounced dead by CFD at 9:15PM. The initiating factor remains unconfirmed at this time. Witnesses advised that the shooter fled the scene immediately after the shooting. This is the 67th Homicide of 2012. Det. Porter is the primary detective.


*UPDATE*

On 8/30/12 at approximately 5:30 PM Jason Stubbs was arrested by the Franklin County Sheriff’s office. Mr. Stubbs was transported to Columbus Police HQ where he was questioned by detectives. He was subsequently transported to the Franklin County jail.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE


For Immediate Release:

For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Elrico Alli at 614-645-4936


Public Information Office
August 31, 2012
MA# 61-2012


Suspect Forces Police to Shoot After Pursuit and Crash


Columbus Police are investigating an evening shooting involving officers and a dangerous suspect in the city’s near east side.

On August 30, 2012, at approximately 8:30 pm, officers discovered a vehicle stolen during a burglary. Near 540 Lilley Avenue, officers followed the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. As officers attempted to take the driver into custody, the driver suddenly accelerated the vehicle, hit one of the officers, and caused damage to multiple police cruisers. Officers pursued the suspect and deployed stop sticks in order to safely deflate the suspect vehicle’s tires and end the pursuit. Despite making contact with the stop sticks, the suspect recklessly continued to evade the officers and fled, hitting an uninvolved motorist in the process. Near the intersection of Ohio Avenue and East Gates Street, the suspect abandoned the stolen car and fled the scene on foot, which caused the moving vehicle to crash into a tree. While giving chase, an officer was forced to fire a single shot toward the suspect. This shot did not strike or injure anyone. The officers chased the suspect on foot through the residents’ back yards and alleys until he was apprehended. The suspect’s refusal to cooperate caused the officers to disperse chemical mace while taking him into custody.

The injured officer and the suspect were each transported to Grant Hospital in stable condition where they received treatment. The uninvolved motorist was not injured. The incident remains under investigation and charges are pending.

This is the seventeenth police involved shooting in 2012. There were twenty police involved shootings in 2011.

As in all police involved shootings, the involved officer(s) will receive mandated psychological support counseling. Officers are also afforded an opportunity to take leave time to assist in recovery from a traumatic experience. This incident will be investigated by the Critical Incident Response Team (made up of specially trained investigators from the Homicide Squad), and the Firearms / Police-Involved Death Review Board. The final investigative package will be forwarded to the Columbus Division of Police, Chain-Of-Command for review.


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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE


For Immediate Release:

For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Elrico Alli at 614-774-7768


Public Information Office
August 31, 2012
MA# 62-2012


Police Involved Shooting
***First Update***


The police involved shooting that occurred at South Ohio Avenue and East Gates Street (related to the traffic stop that began near 540 Lilley Avenue) is still under investigation by the Critical Incident Response Team. The suspect has been identified as David Richardson M/B/30. Mr. Richardson has been charged with Felonious Assault on a Police Officer. Additional charges are forthcoming.


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Endangering Children / Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 8-31-2012
Columbus Division of Police
SVB Bureau / Physical Abuse Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Sgt John Hurst Phone: (614) - 645 - 4287 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Endangering Children / Felonious Assault Date: 7-15-2012 Time: 5:35p.m
Location of Offense/Incident: 2313 Seville Ave Columbus Ohio Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 120599655 Cruiser District: 95

Victim: Male Child Sex: M Race: W Age: 10 Months

Suspect: Jose Martin Rioe Address: 2313 Seville Ave Columbus Ohio 43232
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: H Age: 23
Charges: Feloney Endangering Children and Felonious Assault
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Incident Summary: On July 15, 2012, at approximately 5:35p.m., Jose Rios was careing for girlfriends 10 month old son (suspect is not the father) when the child sustained a serious head injury which caused him to become unresponsive. The child was transported to Nationwide Children’s Hospital by Columbus Fire Medics who administered rescue breaths to the child while in route to the hospital. Mr Rios told Columbus Police that he temporally lost his temper and struck the child one time on his head.The Child is recovering from the his injuries and is in the custody of Childen Services. The suspect is in custody and has been indited on 1 count of Felonious Assault and 2 counts of Felony Enandering Children.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release:

For further information, contact:
Sergeant Elrico Alli at (614) 774-7768


Public Information Office
September 7, 2012
MA# 67-2012


***Attention all Media***


On September 7, 2012, at 1:33 a.m., the Columbus Division of Police responded to 1480 Runaway Bay Drive in response to a disturbance. Upon arrival at the address, which is located at the Runaway Bay apartment complex, officers were informed that people were diving off a cliff into the water below. Officers spoke to two of the people swimming, but one of the swimmers was missing. The Columbus Division of Fire Dive Team responded to the scene and conducted an exhaustive search for the missing swimmer. The swimmer was found, but she had drowned. The victim has been identified as Brittanie Pederson, age 25, of Columbus.

The investigation regarding the death of Ms. Pederson is ongoing. The Columbus Division of Police urges the public to swim with safety in mind, follow all posted signs when swimming in outside areas, and never to dive near quarries or other dangerous areas.


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Harrassment with a Bodily Substance

Media Information Date: 09/07/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det.Russ Henslee #2131 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4291 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Harrassment with a Bodily Substance Date: 09/07/12 Time: 8:15 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 280 E.Whittier St. Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 120769226 Cruiser District: 110

Victim: Officer Richard Hilsheimer Sex: M Race: W Age: 45

Suspect: Phillip A. Reed Address: Streets Of Columbus
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 47
Charges: Harrassment with a bodily substance / Criminal Trespass

Incident Summary: On 9/7/12 at aprroximately 8:15 p.m. Officer Richard Hilsheimer was working special duty at the German Village Giant Eagle located at 280 E. Whittier St. The Columbus Police Officer witnessed Mr. Reed as an individual that was banned from the store for Criminal Trespass. Officer Hilheimer took Mr. Reed into custody,while processing the arrest Mr.Reed lunged at the officer and spit in the officers face several times. Mr.Reed was charged with Harrassment with a bodily substance, criminal trespass and slated at the Franklin County Jail.

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Robbery \ Shooting

Media Information Date: 9/06/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Squad Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery/Shooting Date: 9/5/12 Time: 8:10 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 2262 Hiawatha Park Drive Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 120762662 Cruiser District: 54

Victim: Zachery Kidwell Sex: Male Race: White Age: 25
Victim: Trent Anderson Sex: Male Race: White Age: 18
Victim: Ronald Williams Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 18

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 18-25yrs

Incident Summary: On September 5, 2012 at approximately 8:13 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to 2262 Hiawatha Park on a shooting call. Two victims had been reported shot; one had suffered a gunshot wound to the left forearm and the other had been shot in the torso. Officers arrived on scene and did locate both victims. Officers were advised that the incident occurred out of an armed robbery. The victims were transported to OSU Main hospital. Mr. Kidwell had been shot in the forearm and was transported in stable condition. The second victim, Trent Anderson, was critical and was taken into surgery. Mr. Anderson was stabilized during surgery and remains hospitalized. Kidwell was released after treatment. A third victim was located at St. Ann's hospital. Ronald Williams sustained a gunshot wound to the left hand. He was treated and released. Initial investigation shows incident involved the sale of narcotics. Anyone with information is requested to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 614-645-4665. Persons wishing to remain anonymous may contact Crime Stoppers at 461-TIPS (8477). NO ADDITIONAL INFORMATION TO BE RELEASED AT THIS TIME.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 9-6-2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Squad Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext: 3992
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: September 6, 2012 Time: 5:30 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1405 N Cassady Ave Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: 120763714 Cruiser District: 74

Victim: Waffle House Sex: Race: Age:

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 30's

Incident Summary: At aprox 5:30 AM, September 6, 2012, a lone M/B suspect entered the Waffle House, 1405 N. Cassady Ave., and began a conversation with an employee. The suspect then implied that he had a gun in a bag he was carrying while demanding cash. No weapon was seen. The suspect retrieved cash and fled on foot. The suspect was described as M/B, 5'9" tall, and a medium build, approx. 200 lbs. The suspect was wearing a ball cap, black clothing, sun glasses, and was carrying a black recyclable grocery bag. Video of the incident is available for media outlets and can be picked up at the CPD HQ Information Desk on the first floor. Please blur out the faces of all employees and customers before airing the video to the public.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: September 6, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Patricia Dailey Phone: (614) - 645 -4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 9/06/2012 Time: 6:09am
Location of Offense/Incident: 50 North 3rd St. Zone: 5 Precinct: 16
NetRMS Report #120763733 Cruiser District: 161

Victim: Jerry M. Fugett Sex: M Race: W Age: 42

Suspect: Thomas Wallace Address: Streets of Columbus X Arrested Warrant on File
Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 53
Charges: 1-Ct. Murder

On September 6, 2012, at 6:09 a.m. Officers responded to 50 North 3rd Street, Renaissance Hotel, on the report of a man down and bleeding. Upon the officers arrival the victim was found lying on the sidewalk, in front of the hotel, suffering from a host of stab wounds. The victim was pronounced dead by personnel assigned to C.F.D. Medic 11 at 6:25 a.m. The victim’s identification is being withheld at this time pending notification of his next of kin. There are no known suspects at this time. Anyone with information regarding this murder is asked to call the Homicide Unit @ 645-4730.

This is the City’s 69th homicide.


UpDate:


On September 6, 2012 at 2:25 p.m. Freeway Patrol Officers stopped a pedestrian walking along I 670 and Cassidy Avenue. The officers noticed blood on the subject’s clothes and that he matched the description of a person who was seen in the area of North 3rd Street when this homicide occurred. The subject, Thomas Wallace, was subsequently interviewed by Homicide Detectives and admitted

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HOMICIDE

Media InformationDate: September 6, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Patricia Dailey Phone: (614) - 645 -4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 9/06/2012 Time: 6:09am
Location of Offense/Incident: 50 North 3rd St. Zone: 4 Precinct: 16
NetRMS Report # Cruiser District: 161

On September 6, 2012, at 6:09 a.m. Officers responded to 50 North 3rd Street, Renaissance Hotel, on the report of a man down and bleeding. Upon the officers arrival the victim was found lying on the sidewalk, in front of the hotel, suffering from a host of stab wounds. The victim was pronounced dead by personnel assigned to C.F.D. Medic 11 at 6:25 a.m. The victim’s identification is being withheld at this time pending notification of his next of kin. There are no known suspects at this time. Anyone with information regarding this murder is asked to call the Homicide Unit @ 645-4730.

This is the City’s 69th homicide.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 9/5/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault 2nd Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Mike Williams #1975 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4189
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 9/5/12 Time: 8:00 P.M.
Location of Offense/Incident: 366 Monroe Avenue Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: 120762622 Cruiser District: 70

Victim: Anthony Caldwell Sex: M Race: B Age: 32
Victim: Robert Foster Sex: M Race: B Age: 28

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B

Incident Summary: On September 5, 2012, at approximately 8:00 P.M., a shooting occurred in front of 366 N. Monroe Avenue. The victims Anthony Caldwell and Robert Foster where walking on N. Monroe Avenue when the suspect fired mulitiple gunshots at them. Mr. Caldwell was shot in right leg and transported to a local area hospital in stable condition. The second victim Mr. Foster was not injured. The suspect fled the scene after the shooting. This incident is still under investigation. If anyone has any additional information about the shooting please call Central Ohio CRIME STOPPERS at 645-TIPS or Columbus Assault Squad Detective Mike Williams at 645-4189.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE

For Immediate Release:

For further information, contact:
Sergeant Elrico Alli at (614) 774-7768


Public Information Office
September 5, 2012
MA# 66-2012


***Attention all Media***


On September 4 and 5, 2012, the Hocking County Sheriff’s Office executed two search warrants in Hocking County with the assistance of the Columbus Division of Police and the Ohio State Highway Patrol.


Because this investigation is ongoing, no further information will be released at this time.


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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE


For Immediate Release:

For further information, contact:
Sergeant Elrico Alli at (614) 774-7768


Public Information Office
September 5, 2012
MA# 65-2012


***Attention all Media***


On September 5, 2012, at 10:15 a.m., the Columbus Division of Police responded to 3128 East 17th Avenue after receiving a call from an office employee. The man called police after arriving at work and discovering his co-worker had committed suicide. When officers arrived on scene, they immediately requested the assistance of medics, who pronounced the victim dead at 10:21 a.m. The victim was identified as John W. Hayes, age 39. On September 4, Mr. Hayes was charged with two counts of voyeurism and arrested by the Franklin County Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

The cause of death of Mr. Hayes was a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Homicide detectives are currently processing the scene as this investigation continues.


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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: 9-5-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Henry & Paley Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 9-4-12 Time: 10:39PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2162 Fitzroy Drive Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 120760002 Cruiser District: 183

Victim: Miles Jordan Burgin Sex: M Race: B Age: 19

Incident Summary: On September 4, 2012 at approximately 10:39PM Patrol officers were dispatched to the area of 2162 Fitzroy Drive in regards to a shooting. When the officers arrived they found the victim in the north parking lot of 2162 Fitzroy Drive. The victim had sustained several gun shot wounds to the upper body. Victim was transported to Riverside Hospital by CFD Medic #24 and expired at 11:10PM.

At this time there is no motive or suspect [s] for this homicide. Anyone with information in regards to this homicide please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730.

This is the 68th Homicide in 2012.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: 9/3/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Brian Boesch, #1803 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 9/3/2012 Time: 8:14pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 2445 Brice Rd. Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report #: 120756571 Cruiser District: 142

Victim: Tim Horton's Restaurant Sex: Race: Age:

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: White Age: 35

Incident Summary: On Monday, September 3rd, 2012 at 8:14pm, a male white entered the Tim Horton's restaurant at 2445 Brice Rd. and presented the cashier with a note demanding the money from the register. The clerk complied and the male left the restaurant with an undetermined amount of cash. The incident was captured on the restaurant's surveillance system and is available at the Information Desk on the first floor of Columbus Division of Police Headquarters. **Please blur the victim's faces* The suspect is a male white in his late 30's, 5'10 200+ lbs., with crooked teeth. He was wearing a white long sleeved t-shirt, a baseball cap and dark blue basketball shorts with a light blue stripe down the side. If anyone recognizes the male from the video, they are asked to call Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at (614)461-8477, or the Robbery Squad at (614)645-4665.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: 9/2/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. D. Venrick Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext: 3941
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 9/2/2012 Time: 12:20 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2290 Eakin Rd Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 120752360 Cruiser District: 101

Victim: Dana Skaggs Sex: F Race: W Age: 26

Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 20

Suspect: Unknown Address:
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 20

Incident Summary: On September 2, 2012 at 12:20 PM, Dana Skaggs was leaving a carry out at 2220 Eakin Rd when she was approached by a M/W driving a red vehicle (unknown tag) with a F/W passenger. A conversation began over purchasing a 50" flat screen television. Ms. Skaggs was then driven back to her residence by the M/W where she went inside to get cash. When Ms. Skaggs returned to give the cash to the M/W suspect, he opened the door of the vehicle as if he was exiting. The M/W suspect grabbed the cash out of Ms. Skaggs hand and started driving away. Ms. Skaggs grabbed the opened driver-side door and the suspect drug Ms. Skaggs for a few feet. She eventually fell off and the rear wheel ran over her leg causing a fracture. Ms. Skaggs was then taken to an area hospital where she was treated for a possible broken lower leg and "roadrash" .Tips should be forwarded to Det. Venrick, Robbery, or to Crime Stoppers, 645.8477.

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Kidnapping \ Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 9/1/2012
Columbus Division of Police
S.V.B. Bureau / Domestic Violence Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Aaron Mall #2009 Phone: (614) - 645 - 7225 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Kidnapping/Felonious Assault Date: 8/31/12 Time: 3:00 P.M.
Location of Offense/Incident: 2222 Victoria Park Dr. Zone: 1 Precinct: 17
NetRMS Report #: 120745821 Cruiser District: 174

Victim: Correna Ganzberg Sex: F Race: W Age: 20

Suspect: Carlos E.J. Martin Address: 2424 Brigham Dr.
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 20
Charges: Kidnapping, Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On 8/31/12 at approximately 1:45 P.M., Correna Ganzberg returned to her residence located at 2222 Victoria Park Dr. She was confronted inside the residence by her ex-boyfriend, Carlos Martin, who held her at gunpoint and threatened to kill her. At approximately 2:45 P.M., Ms. Ganzberg drove from her residence while Mr. Martin was in the back seat with the gun still pointed at her. As Ms. Ganzberg approached CFD Fire Station #11, located at 2200 West Case Rd., she saw her opportunity to escape. She pulled into the fire station driveway and ran from the vehicle. As this occurred, Mr. Martin fired multiple shots from the weapon he possesed. Ms. Ganzberg was struck approximately three times, sustaining injuries to her right shoulder and the right side of her neck. Ms. Ganzberg ran into the firehouse and was treated by members of the Columbus Fire Department. Mr. Martin fled the scene in Ms. Ganzberg's vehicle. He was later apprehended by officers in the area of Lane Ave & Olentangy River Rd. Ms. Ganzberg was transported to Riverside Methodist Hospital where she underwent exploratory surgery. She remains in Stable condition. A pellet gun, which looks identical to a real firearm, was later recovered from Ms. Ganzberg's vehicle and possibly was used in the assault against Ms. Ganzberg. The investigation continues.

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Improperly Handling Firearmes in a Motor Vehicle

Media Information Date: 9/13/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det.Todd Miller #2126 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4503
Type of Offense/Incident: Improperly Handling Firearms in a Motor Vehicle
Date: 9/13/12 Time: 8:27pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 97 Reeb Avenue Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report #: 120788408 Cruiser District: 130

Victim: Society

Suspect: Abbas Sherif Address: 2129 Short Creek Drive
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 32
Charges: 2923.16 (D) (1) Improperly Handling Fireams in a Motor Vehilce

Incident Summary: On September 13, 2012, a Abbas Sherif drove over to 97 Reeb Avenue looking for his ex girlfriend. After arriving at 97 Reeb Avenue Mr. Sherif fired sevreal gunshots into the air while in the front yard of the residence. Mr. Sherif fled the area in his black Chevy Blazer and fired several more gunshots in the area of Reeb Avenue and 5th Street. A short time later Columbus Police Officers were able to locate Mr. Sherif driving the wrong way on Innis Avenue. Patrol officers were able to make a vehicle stop on Mr. Sherif in the area of Moler Avenue and S. High Street. Mr. Sherif was taken into custody for DUI and Improperly Handling Firearms in a Motor Vehicle. If anyone has any additional information about this incident please contact Assault Squad Det. Todd Miller at 645-4503, or contact CENTRAL OHIO CRIME STOPPERS at 645-TIPS.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: September 13, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. R. Connor Jr. #1609 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 07/25/2011 Time: 4:00pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 2008 Maryland Avenue Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: 110633877 Cruiser District: 72

Victim: Desmond Allison Sex: M Race: B Age: 31

Suspect: Richard Lee Willis Address:
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 26
Charges: Aggravated Murder

Incident Summary: On July 25, 2011 at approximately 4:00pm former University of Kentucky basketball stand out, Desmond Allison, was murdered while in front of 2008 Maryland Avenue, Columbus, Ohio. During the subsequent homicide investigation detectives issued an arrest warrant for Richard Lee Willis. On September 7, 2012 Richard Lee Willis was arrested on the arrest warrant in Huntington, West Virginia. Mr. Willis will be transported back to Franklin County within the next week to stand trial for the murder of Desmond Allison. It should be noted that there are two unidentified suspects that participated in the murder of Desmond Allison and wanted for questioning by Columbus Division of Police homicide detectives. Anyone having information regarding the identity of the two male black suspects is asked to call the Columbus Division of Police Homicide Squad at 614-645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 614-645-TIPS(8477).

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: 09/13/12
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Physical Abuse Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Sgt. John Hurst Phone: (614) - 645 - 4287 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 07/20/12 Time: 1245pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 890 N. Hague Zone: 3 Precinct: 15
NetRMS Report #: 12215873CPD Cruiser District: 150

Victim: Tim Hanley Sex: M Race: W Age: 34

Suspect: Victor Gary-COBB Address: 4176 Rita Joanne Lane
Arrested X Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 27
Charges: Assault F4

Incident Summary: On July 20, 2012 at 1245pm the victim was assaulted by the suspect. The suspect grabbed the victim knocking him to the floor striking him in the chest area. The victim received bruises in the chest area and the suspect had to be pulled off the victim by another staff member. The incident occurred at the Work and Behavioral Center where the victim is a client. The suspect was providing supervision over the victim at the time of the incident as care provider making the assault a felony.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: 9/12/2012
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. D. Venrick Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext: 3941
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 9/4/2012 Time: 10:11 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1585 Georgesville Sq (Kroger) Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 120759946 Cruiser District: 100

Victim: Shirley Fredette Sex: F Race: W Age: 80

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: W Age: 20's

Incident Summary: On September 4, 2012 Shirley Fredette, an 80 year old victim, was exiting Kroger at the listed location, when she was attacked and knocked to the ground. Her purse was taken by a M/W suspect who jumped in to a white van, possibly a dodge or plymouth minivan. Ms.Fredette was taken to an area hospital for a head injury (she was knocked to the ground and hit the back of her head). At last check, Ms. Fredette was still in the hospital with a serious head injury. The male white suspect is described as having brown hair in a ponytail and a green t-shirt with the number 2 on the back. The van was driven by a seocnd male white suspect. Video of the incident is available and can be shot from a monitor in Robbery Squad. Anyone with any information is asked to call Columbus Police Robbery Squad, 645-4665 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers, 645-8177.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: Sept 13, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. J. Brandt #1784 Phone: (614) - 645 -4730
Ext:2629
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 9/12/2012 Time: 09: 40PM
Location of Offense/Incident: F/O 784 Miller Ave. Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
NetRMS Report #: 120785440 Cruiser District: 124

Victim: Justin L Campbell Sex: M Race: B Age: 30

Suspect: Unknown Sex: M Race: B Age:
Charges: : Arrested Warrant on File
Suspect: Unknown Sex: F Race: B Age:
Charges: Arrested Warrant on File

On Sept 12, 2012 at 9:40 PM Patrol officers were dispatched to the A/O Miller and E. Livingston Avenues on a shooting. The victim was transported by CFD to an area hospital where the victim was pronounced dead at approximately 10:02 PM. The initiating factor remains unconfirmed at this time. Witnesses advised that the suspects fled the scene immediately after the shooting. This is the 71st Homicide of 2012. Det. Brandt is the primary detective.

Any Persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: September 11, 2012 UPDATED
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. S. Glasure #1617 Phone: (614) - 645 -4730
Ext:4323
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: Aug 18. 2012 Time: 04: 21PM
Location of Offense/Incident: F/O199 N. 22nd St. Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: 120704596 Cruiser District: 70

Victim: Charles P. Rogers Sex: M Race: B Age: 51

Suspect: Rufus Horton Address: Sex: M Race: B Age: 40
Charges: Murder : X Arrested Warrant on File

Suspect: Markee L. Horton Sex: M Race: B Age: 27
Charges: Murder/Conspiracy Arrested X Warrant on File

On Aug 18, 2012 at 4:21 PM Patrol officers were dispatched to the F/O 199 N 22nd St. on a shooting. The victim was transported by CFD to an area hospital. Victim #1 was pronounced dead at 8:30PM. The initiating factor remains unconfirmed at this time. This is the 64th Homicide of 2012. Det. Glasure is the primary detective.


*UPDATE*

Rufus Horton was arrested for the murder of Charles Rogers on Aug 21, 2012. His brother, Markee Horton has a Murder/Conspiracy warrant issued for his arrest. Persons with any information as to his whereabouts are asked to contact CPD Homicide.

Any Persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: 9-9-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det's Smith #2036 & Wachalec #1716 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 9-9-12 Time: 2:10AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 3475 Sullivant Ave. Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 120773629 Cruiser District: 102

Victim: James E. Doan III Sex: M Race: W Age: 28

Incident Summary: On Sunday, September 9, 2012 at approximately 2:10AM Patrol officers were dispatched to 3475 Sullivant Ave. in regards to a fight. When the officers arrived they found the victim in the parking lot with injuries. Victim transported to Mt. Carmel West in critical condition.Mr. Doan was pronounced dead at 3:24 pm on 9/9/2012. Anyone with information in regards to this homicide please call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730. At this time there are no suspects or motive for this homicide. This is the 70th Homicide in 2012.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 09/22/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Glenn Bray #2095 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 0907
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 09/22/2012 Time: 3:30 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: Beechwood Rd. & Livingston Ave. Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report #: 120815658 Cruiser District: 143

Victim: Jeremiah Miles Sex: M Race: B Age: 27

Incident Summary: On Saturday September 22nd 2012 at approximately 3:30 p.m. the victim was in the area of Beechwood Rd. & Livingston Ave. when he was shot once in the left leg by an unknown suspect. The victim was transported to an area hospital in stable condition. This incident is still under investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Assault Squad @ 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers @ 645-TIPS.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 09/22/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Carlson #1329 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 09/22/2012 Time: 12:53 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: S. 22nd St. & E. Mound St. Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
NetRMS Report #: 120815082 Cruiser District: 122

Victim: Twan Barlow Sex: M Race: B Age: 31

Incident Summary: On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 12:53 PM, a shooting occurred in the area of McAllister Ave. and S. 22nd St. The victim ran southbound to E. mound St. and S. 22nd St. and was picked up by a passerby. The passerby transported the victim to Grant Medical Center. The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the upper body and is listed in stable condition.

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: Sept 21, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. R. Henslee#2131 Phone: (614) - 645 -4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 9/12/2012 Time: 08:14PM
Location of Offense/Incident: A/O Linwood Ave. & E. Kossuth St. Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 120813089 Cruiser District: 11

Victim: John Ricky Bivens Sex: M Race: B Age: 50

On Sept 21, 2012 at 8:14 PM Patrol officers were dispatched to the A/O Linwood Ave. & E. Kossuth St on a shooting. The victim had walked to 1025 Linwood Ave after being shot. The victim was transported by CFD to an area hospital where the victim is being treated for a gunshot wounds. The victim remains in critical condition. The initiating factor is unknown at this time. Det. R. Henslee is the primary detective. Any Persons with information are asked to contact CPD Assault 645-4141 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: Sept 21, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. R. Siniff #1766 Phone: (614) - 645 -4730
Ext:4044
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 9/12/2012 Time: 05:12PM
Location of Offense/Incident: F/O 1702 Manchester Ave. Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 120812457 Cruiser District: 22

Victim: Zachary L. White Sex: M Race: W Age: 18
Victim: Amber Ramoli Sex: F Race: W Age: 19

Suspect: Address: Sex: M Race: B Age:
Charges: : Arrested Warrant on File

On Sept 21, 2012 at 5:12 PM Patrol officers were dispatched to the F/O 1702 Manchester Avenue on a double shooting. Victim #1 was pronounced dead at approximately 5:31 PM by CFD at the scene. The 2nd victim was transported by CFD to an area hospital where the victim is being treated for a gunshot wound. The initiating factor remains unconfirmed at this time. Witnesses advised that the suspects may have fled into near by structures immediately after the shooting. SWAT searched two structures but did not locate suspects. Detectives are processing a search warrant at 1702 Manchester Ave. This is the 72nd Homicide of 2012. Det. R. Siniff is the primary detective. Any Persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 09/21/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Glenn Bray #2095 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 0907
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 09/21/2012 Time: 3:31 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 3743 Amwell Rd. E. Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report #: 120812053 Cruiser District: 133

Victim: Alexander Hardwick Sex: M Race: B Age: 21

Incident Summary: On Friday September 21st 2012 at approximately 3:30 p.m. the victim was in the area of Amwell Rd. E. & Amwell Rd. N. when he was shot once in the chest area by an unknown suspect on the south side of the street. The victim was transported to an area hospital in serious condition. Individuals interviewed at the scene described an older model blue/green color vehicle fleeing from the area. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Assault Squad @ 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: Sept 21, 2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. R. Siniff #1766 Phone: (614) - 645 -4730
Ext:4044
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 9/12/2012 Time: 05:12PM
Location of Offense/Incident: F/O 1702 Manchester Ave. Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 120812457 Cruiser District: 22

Victim: Zackary L. White Sex: M Race: W Age: 18
Victim: Amber Ramoli Sex: F Race: W Age: 19

Suspect: Address: Sex: M Race: B Age:
Charges: : Arrested Warrant on File

Suspect: Address: Sex: Race: Age:
Charges: Arrested Warrant on File

On Sept 21, 2012 at 5:12 PM Patrol officers were dispatched to the F/O 1702 Manchester Avenue on a double shooting. Victim #1 was pronounced dead at approximately 5:31 PM by CFD at the scene. The 2nd victim was transported by CFD to an area hospital where the victim is being treated for a gunshot wound. The initiating factor remains unconfirmed at this time. Witnesses advised that the suspects may have fled into near by structures immediately after the shooting. SWAT searched two structures but did not locate suspects. Detectives are processing a search warrant at 1702 Manchester Ave. This is the 72nd Homicide of 2012. Det. R. Siniff is the primary detective.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE


For Immediate Release:

For further information, Contact:
Public Information Unit at (614) 645- 4936


Public Information Office
September 20, 2012
MA# 71-2012


*** Second Update ***
Funeral Arrangements for Officer Marcia Jody Frederick


Calling hours and service times for Officer Marcia Jody Frederick are as follows:

Calling hours
 Sunday, September 23, 2012, from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Rader-McDonald Funeral Home. Located at 1355 W. Main Street, West Jefferson, Ohio 43162.

Service
 Monday, September 24, 2012 at 11:00 am at Columbia Heights United Methodist Church. Located at 775 Galloway Road, Galloway, Ohio 43119.


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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE


For Immediate Release:

For further information, Contact:
Public Information Unit at (614) 645- 4936


Public Information Office
September 20, 2012
MA# 70-2012


CORRECTION
Funeral Arrangements for Officer Marcia Jody Frederick


The location and calling hours for Officer Frederick have not changed. Service hours and the location are tentative due to venue accommodations. Please do not distribute service hours or location until further notice. Service information will be sent out as soon as it becomes available.


Calling hours and service times for Officer Marcia Jody Frederick are as follows:


Calling hours

• Sunday, September 23, 2012, from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Rader-McDonald Funeral Home. Located at 1355 W. Main Street, West Jefferson, Ohio 43162.

Service (TENTATIVE)
• Monday, September 24, 2012 at 11:00 am at Columbia Heights United Methodist Church. Located at 775 Galloway Road, Galloway, Ohio 43119.


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Suicide

Media Information Date: 09-19-2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Greg Stevens #1590 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Suicide Date: 09-18-12 Time: 10:44 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: E. North Broadway RR Tracks W/O Silver Zone: 5 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 120804547 Cruiser District: 20

Victim: Jane Doe Sex: F Race: W Age:

Incident Summary: On September 18, 2012 at approx. 10:44 AM, Columbus Police were dispatched to the area of Weber Rd. and Silver Dr., on a person struck by a train. After a brief search, the individual was located in the area of the E. North Broadway railroad tracks, west of Silver Dr. The individual was pronounced dead at 10:58 AM, by CFD EMS #13. There is no indication of foul play being involved. The investigation continues. Anyone with information concerning this incident is to call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE


For Immediate Release:

For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Rich Weiner at 614-645-4593


Public Information Office
September 18, 2012
MA# 68-2012


Suspect Shot During Burglary


One man was shot and another was taken into custody after Columbus Police respond to a local high school being burglarized.

On Tuesday, September 18, 2012, at approximately 3:34 am, officers were dispatched to 4077 Karl Road, Brookhaven High School, on the report of a burglary alarm. Officers arrived and were notified of an open door by a security guard who responded to the school. Officers entered the school and immediately confronted a suspect, identified as Chaunce Dolan, in the hallway. As officers began giving verbal commands to Mr. Dolan, a second suspect, identified as Ahmad K. Khatab, ran around a corner and into one of the officers just a few feet away. Mr. Khatab was shot once when he ran into the officer. He was transported to The Ohio State University Medical Center where he was treated and released for a gunshot wound to his arm. No other injuries were reported.

Chaunce Dolan and Ahmad Khatab were charged with Breaking and Entering, a fifth degree felony and transported to the Franklin County jail. The shooting remains under investigation.

As in all police involved shootings, the involved officer(s) will receive mandated psychological support counseling. Officers are also afforded an opportunity to take leave time to assist in recovery from a traumatic experience. This incident will be investigated by the Critical Incident Response Team (made up of specially trained investigators from the Homicide Squad), and the Firearms / Police-Involved Death Review Board. The final investigative package will be forwarded to the Columbus Division of Police, Chain-Of Command for review.


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Felony Assault - Shooting

Media Information Date: 9/17/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Martin Kestner Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault-Shooting Date: 9/16/12 Time: 6:55 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 3951 E. Livingston Ave Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report #: 120797969 Cruiser District: 143

Victim: Corey Johnson Sex: M Race: Black Age: 25
Victim: Vichekar Hong Sex: F Race: Asian Age: 27

Incident Summary: On September 16, 2012 at approximately 6:55 p.m. the two victims were travelling in a motor vehicle in front of 3951 E. Livingston Ave when they were shot by an unknown suspect from the north side of the street. Both individuals were transported to an area hospital in stable condition. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Assault Squad @ 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: 9/15/12
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective D. Venick Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext: 3941
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 9/4/2012 Time: 10:11PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1585 Georgeville Sq(Kroger) Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 120759946 Cruiser District: 100

Victim: Shirley Fredete Sex: Female Race: White Age: 80

Suspect: William R. Jenkins ID # 24186C Address: Homeless
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: White Age: 24
Charges: Aggravated Robbery(F1)
Suspect: Kaitlin T. Guy ID # 38156C Address: Homeless
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Female Race: White Age: 24
Charges: Aggravated Robbery

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Incident Summary: The listed suspects were identified by numerous tips. The Madison County Sheriff Department detained both suspects in Madison County. The suspects were transported to Columbus Police Headquarters where they were interviewed by Detectives. Mr. Jenkins admitted that he committed the robbery. Ms. Guy admitted to being the getaway driver.

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Fatal Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 9/30/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Karnes Phone: (614) - 645 - 4767 Ext: 61617
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Traffic Crash Date: 9/30/2012 Time: 4:53AM
Location of Offense/Incident: E. 5th Ave & Leonard Ave Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: 120838295 Cruiser District: 72

Decedent:
Name: Rummell A. Heller Sex: M Age: 33


Incident Summary:
On September 30, 2012 at approximately 4:53AM, Mr. Rummell A. Heller of Columbus was operating a 1999 Dodge Neon eastbound on E. 5th Ave at Leonard Ave. Mr. Heller lost control of his vehicle, went off the right side of the roadway and struck a metal utility pole. Mr. Heller was ejected from the vehicle onto the roadway. Columbus Fire Medics arrived on scene and pronounced Mr. Heller dead at 5:10AM. Excessive speed is being considered as a contributing factor. It is unknown at this time if alcohol and/or drugs is a factor in this crash. This is the City’s 47th traffic related fatality of the year.

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Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 9/29/12
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective McWhorter Phone: (614) - 645 - 4767
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Traffic Crash Date: 9/29/12 Time: 3:45 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: Interstate 71 North & Cooke Rd Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 120834917 Cruiser District: 182

Decedent:
Name: William Houck Sex: M Age: 60
Other Involved Parties:
Name: Thomas Frederick Sex: M Age: 59

Incident Summary:
On September 29, 2012 at approximately 3:45 AM, Mr. Thomas Frederick of Columbus was operating his 2008 Nissan sedan northbound on Interstate 71 just north of Cooke Rd. Mr. Frederick traveled off the right side of the traffic lane, onto the paved berm and struck the rear of a disabled vehicle that was in the process of getting connected to a tow truck. Also struck was the tow truck operator, Mr. William Houck of Columbus, who was standing outside the disabled vehicle attempting to connect it. Mr. Houck was transported to Riverside Hospital by Columbus Fire Medics where he was later pronounced dead at 4:18 AM. Alcohol is suspected as a contributing factor in this case. This is the City’s 46th traffic related fatality of the year.

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Improperly Discharging of a Firearm

Media Information Date: 9/28/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Russ Henslee #2131 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Improperly Discharging a Firearm at a Habitation Date: 9/28/12 Time: 4:37 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 764 St.Clair Ave. Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: 120832933 Cruiser District: 73

Victim: Sheryl Lane Sex: M Race: B Age: 32

Suspect: Thomas Dudley Jr. Address: 35 Parsons Ave. Apt. C Columbus, Ohio 43215
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 25
Charges: Improperly Discharging a Firearm at a Habitation

Incident Summary: On September 28, 2012 at 4:37 pm Officers responded to 764 St.Clair Ave. on multiple shots being fired outside the establishment. Upon arrival, witnesses at scene gave a description of the suspect and vehicle, he was apprehended a short time later. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Squad at 645-4141 or central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Felony Assault - Shooting

Media Information Date: 9/28/12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Squad Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Glenn Bray #2095 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault-Shooting Date: 9/27/12 Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 4175 Vineshire Dr Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report #: 120830054 Cruiser District: 143

Victim: Sex: m Race: B Age: 15

Incident Summary: On September 27, 2012 at 5:30 pm Officers responded to 4175 Vineshire Dr on the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers were unable to locate a victim. Victim was transported to an area hospital by family members for a gunshot wound to the shoulder before medics arrived on scene. Several individuals were detained and detectives are still investigating this incident. However, at this time no arrests have been made. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Squad at 645-4141 or central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Endangering Children

Media Information Date: 09/26/12
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Physical Abuse Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Sgt. John Hurst Phone: (614) - 645 - 4287 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Endangering Children Date: 09/01/12 Time: 1:30 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2304 Holt Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: Cruiser District: 52

Victim: Female Juvenile Sex: F Race: B Age: 5

Suspect: Charles E Newton Address: 2304 Holt Ave
Arrested X Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 32

Incident Summary: Charges were filed on the Suspect out of an assault he committed on September 1, 2012. The suspect was babysitting his girlfriend’s 5 year old daughter. The suspect assaulted the victim with an electrical cord while the mother was not home. The child suffered multiple bruises, lacerations and abrasions over a large portion of her body to include the front and back thighs, abdomen, arms, face and back.

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Suicide

Media Information Date: 09-19-2012
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Greg Stevens #1590 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Suicide Date: 09-18-12 Time: 10:44 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: E. North Broadway RR Tracks W/O Silver Zone: 5 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 120804547 Cruiser District: 20

Victim: Jane Doe Sex: F Race: W Age:

Incident Summary: On September 18, 2012 at approx. 10:44 AM, Columbus Police were dispatched to the area of Weber Rd. and Silver Dr., on a person struck by a train. After a brief search, the individual was located in the area of the E. North Broadway railroad tracks, west of Silver Dr. The individual was pronounced dead at 10:58 AM, by CFD EMS #13. There is no indication of foul play being involved. The investigation continues. Anyone with information concerning this incident is to call the Homicide Squad at 645-4730.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: 09-26-12
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. P. Thomas Phone: (614) - 645 - 4588 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 09-26-12Time: 6:44PM
Location of Offense/Incident: A/O 60 McMillen Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 4
NetRMS Report #: 120827416 Cruiser District: 40

Victim: Ms. N. Singhal Sex: Female Race: Other Age: 21

Suspect: Gary A. Humphrey Address: 2272 Brentnell Ave
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: MaleRace: Black Age: 18
Charges: Robbery Felony 3rd Degreee

Incident Summary: On listed date and time the victim was walking, to a dance class, while listening to music, when the suspect, in the company of two other males, robbed her. The victim was ambushed when one male blocked the sidewalk giving the suspect the oppurtunity to run up from behind, grab the victim, spun her around and yanked the I-Phone from her grasp. The suspects ran, the victim yelled for help and followed after the robber. Officer D. Fulwider #1250, who was nearby, heard her pleas for help and saw the suspects fleeing. Officer Fulwider chase the suspect who had the victims property in hand. The suspect was apprehanded without incident and transported to CPD HQ. The victim's stolen property was returned to her. The suspect was charged and booked at the Franklin County Jail. Columbus Division of Police reminds students in the campus area to be vigilent regarding the use of electronic devices in public places. Smart phones, wirless electronic devices and laptops are prime targets for criminals.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: September 26, 2012 UPDATED
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. S. Glasure #1617 Phone: (614) - 645 -4730
Ext:4323
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: Aug 18. 2012 Time: 04: 21PM
Location of Offense/Incident: F/O199 N. 22nd St. Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: 120704596 Cruiser District: 70

Victim: Charles P. Rogers Sex: M Race: B Age: 51

Suspect: Rufus Horton Address: Sex: M Race: B Age: 40
Charges: Murder : X Arrested Warrant on File
Suspect: Markee L. Horton Sex: M Race: B Age: 27
Charges: Murder/Conspiracy X Arrested Warrant on File 09/26/2012

On Aug 18, 2012 at 4:21 PM Patrol officers were dispatched to the F/O 199 N 22nd St. on a shooting. The victim was transported by CFD to an area hospital. Victim #1 was pronounced dead at 8:30PM. The initiating factor remains unconfirmed at this time. This is the 64th Homicide of 2012. Det. Glasure is the primary detective.


*UPDATE*

Rufus Horton was arrested for the murder of Charles Rogers on Aug 21, 2012. His brother, Markee Horton has a Murder/Conspiracy warrant issued for his arrest. Persons with any information as to his whereabouts are asked to contact CPD Homicide.

Any Persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.


UPDATE:

MARKEE HORTON WAS ARRESTED TODAY BY SWAT OFFICERS AFTER A BRIEF BARRICADE SITUATION.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO
KIMBERLEY K. JACOBS • CHIEF OF POLICE


For Immediate Release:

For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Rich Weiner at 614-645-4593


Public Information Office
September 26, 2012
MA# 72-2012


***Press Conference***


The Columbus Division of Police will hold a press conference at 10:30 am on September 26, 2012, at the James G. Jackson Columbus Police Academy, located at 1000 N. Hague Avenue.

Personnel from the Special Victims Bureau and Strategic Response Bureau will be on hand to talk about major developments regarding the “Hilltop Creeper” case. Media representatives are asked to report to the lobby of the academy where they will be escorted to another location on site.


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Robbery

Media Information Date: 9/26/12
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Squad Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 9/26/12 Time: 12:46 am
Location of Offense/Incident: 1505 Harrisburg Pike Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 120825341 Cruiser District: 101

Victim: Speedway gas station Sex: Race: Age:

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: White Age: 50's

Incident Summary: On September 26, 2012 at approximately 12:46 a.m., a male white suspect entered the Speedway gas station located at 1505 Harrisburg Pike, approached the clerk while displaying a knife and demanded money from the register. The suspect threatened to kill the clerk and then ordered him to go inside the restroom. The suspect took money and cigarettes prior to fleeing. The clerk was not injured. The suspect was described as a male white, 6'0" tall, 180lbs, 50's + years of age, scruffy, gray hair, wearing a gray sweatshirt, green camo shorts, a baseball cap and armed with a wooden handled knife. The suspect was described as being intoxicated and angry.

The incident was captured on surveillance video. Copies of the video are available at the Information Desk in the lobby of Columbus Police Headquarters.

Anyone with information is requested to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 614-645-4665. Persons wishing to remain anonymous may contact Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477).

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Missing Person

Media Information Date: 09/25/2012
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Missing Person Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Missing Person Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4624 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Missing Person Date: 9/25/2012 Time: 10:00 am
Location of Offense/Incident: Joyce Ave. and Hudson Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 120568837 Cruiser District: 22

Victim: Johnny Brown Sex: M Race: B Age: 60

Incident Summary: Mr. Brown has been missing from his residence in the 2400 block of Joyce Av. since July 6th, 2012. Last seen wearing a white T-shirt, blue jeans and black tennis shoes. He does have some medical issues but was very mobile and high functioning. All leads to date have been exhausted and another neighborhood canvas will be conducted today by detectives of the Columbus Police Special Victims Bureau. Anyone with information on the possible whereabouts of Mr. Brown please call the Missing Persons Unit at 645-4624.

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