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2014

 

Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: January 2, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. B. Williams 748 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 12/26/13 Time: 10:30p
Location of Offense/Incident: 4840 Sinclair Rd Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 131085128 Cruiser District: 181

Victim: Sunoco Gas Station

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 50's
Charges: Aggravated Robbery

Incident Summary: On December 26, 2013, an unknown male black entered the Sunoco station at 4840 Sinclair Rd and requested the store clerk to make a new pot of coffee, because the batch of coffee available at that time did not appear to be fresh. Some time later, the same male black returned and poured himself a cup of coffee. When he informed the clerk that he did not have any money to pay for the cup of coffee, the clerk told him it was ok and that he could pay the next time around. At that, the male supsect left the store, only to return a short time later to get sugar for his coffee. After putting sugar in his coffee, he promptly threw the hot cup of coffee in the clerks face, hopped the counter, pushed the clerk to the ground and stole the cash from the cash register drawer. The suspect fled the scene in a small, 4 door, silver or white vehicle.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 01/03/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: John Herman 681 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4484 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 01-02-14Time: 4:49 Pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 5586 Hall Rd Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 14004826 Cruiser District: 100

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 19 to 20 years of age

Incident Summary: On 01-02-14 a black male was shopping at the Family Dollar at 5586 Hall Rd when he approached the counter to check-out. The cashier wrung up the sale and the suspect pointed a handgun at the clerk, and demanded that she open the register. The clerk refused to coperate and the suspect eventually left the store with nothing. The suspect was a light-skinned black male, with a slight mustache, 5-9, 160, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black knit hat, gray sweat pants and gray knit gloves.

Surveillance video captured the robbery and is available from the Columbus Division of Police headquarters front desk.

Any persons with information regarding the suspect's identity are asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 645-4665.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: January 3, 2014 UPDATE
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. M. Henry #573Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: December 31, 2013 Time: 1:45 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1701 East Weber Road Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
PremierOne Report: #131096398 Cruiser District: 22

Victim: William Justis Sex: M Race:W Age: 44

Suspect: Jack S. Hairston Sex: M Race: B Age: 53

On Tuesday, December 31, 2013, at approximately 1:45 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to 1701 East Weber Road on the report of a disturbance/fight. Responding officers located the adult victim, who has not been positively identified, inside the residence. The victim, who sustained a stab wound to the upper body, was pronounced deceased by CFD Medic 18 at 1:55 a.m. The suspect remained at scene and was taken into custody.

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Mr. William Justis. The initial investigation indicates the suspect, Mr. Jack Hairston, acted in self-defense. No charges will be filed at this time. This case will be forwarded to the Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office for review.
Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

This is the 92nd homicide of 2013; Incident #131096398.

Detective Michelle Henry is the primary detective assisted by Detective David Dennison.

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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
January 4, 2014
MA# 02-2014


***UPDATE***
Police Involved Shooting
2272 Siskin Avenue


The police involved shooting that occurred on Friday, January 3, 2014, at 2272 Siskin Avenue, is still under investigation by the Critical Incident Response Team.

The officer involved in the shooting is identified as:

• Officer Solomon Seng #1873. Officer Seng has been with the Division of Police for 1 year and is assigned to the Patrol Bureau.

The suspect is identified as Patrick L. Jones, M/W/47.

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 at 614-645-4593


Public Information Office
January 4, 2014
MA# 01-2014


Knife Wielding Man Killed During Confrontation with Police


Columbus Police are investigating a shooting involving an officer and a man armed with a knife on the city’s west side.

On January 3, 2014, at approximately 9:19 pm, officers responded to 2272 Siskin Avenue after a woman called police stating she locked herself in a bathroom because a client was threatening to kill her. Officers arrived and were confronted by a man with a knife near the front door of the residence. One officer fired at the man, striking him. Officers attempted first aid but were unsuccessful. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. A knife was recovered at the scene.

Police learned the residence is used as a group home by the Association for the Developmentally Disabled. Two care workers and another resident were present at the time of the shooting. No other injuries were reported.

The suspect’s identity is being withheld pending family notification.

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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RSP / Forgery

Media Information Date: 01/05/2014
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: RSP / Forgery Date: 01/03/2014 Time: 2:38am
Location of Offense/Incident: 821 E. Dublin Granville Rd. Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 140006003 Cruiser District: 180

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 20-25

Incident Summary: On 1/3/14, a male black entered the Speedway at 821 E. Dublin Granville Rd. and used stolen credit cards to make numerous purchases before leaving in a green SUV, possibly a Ford Expedition with possible damage to the rear passenger side quarter panel.

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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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
January 8, 2014
MA# 03-2014


Waterline Breaks Impact Columbus Police Headquarters


The main headquarters for the Columbus Division of Police suffered major water damage as a result of multiple waterline breaks throughout the early morning hours.

At approximately 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, senior officials within the Division were notified of a sprinkler head rupturing on the 9th floor of police headquarters. The initial break was self-contained and emptied into a drain located on that floor. Contractors responded and fixed the damaged line with little to no damage to that floor.

At approximately 12:00 a.m. Wednesday, another sprinkler line ruptured on the 8th floor, causing damage to the Chief’s office and other offices on the west side of police headquarters. The break was easily identifiable, the waterline was shut down and contractors were called back to fix the damaged line. However; another waterline within an interior wall ruptured and went undetected for several hours. This line caused extensive damage throughout the building, with the majority of the damage being to the 6th and 7th floors.

Headquarters is open to the public but citizens are asked not to come in unless absolutely necessary, as some services may be delayed as a result of the cleanup efforts.


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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
January 8, 2014
MA# 04-2014


Waterline Breaks Impact Columbus Police Headquarters
UPDATE


The cleanup at police headquarters is still underway. Public services, such as background checks and copies of reports, were temporarily affected as a result of the damage that occurred overnight.

Those services have since been restored. Services will resume during normal business hours effective immediately. Additional information will be disseminated as it becomes available.


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Felony Theft

Media Information Date: 1/9/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Bureau / Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Burglary Squad-Sgt. Strayer Phone: (614) - 645 - 4435 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Theft Date: 1/3/2014 Time: 2:30pm
Location of Offense/Incident: Petland 2620 Bethel Rd. Zone: 1 Precinct: 17
NetRMS Report #: 140008085 Cruiser District:

Victim: Petland

Suspect: 2-Females Address: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: F Race: W Age:
Charges: Felony Theft (F-5)
Suspect: 1-Male Address: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age:
Charges: Felony RSP (F-5)

Incident Summary: On January 3, 2014, a Victorian English Bulldog puppy, valued at over $3,400, was stolen from the Petland Store located at 2620 Bethel Rd. The suspects (2 females) were captured on video surveillance, stealing the puppy from the store. After the theft, a third suspect (male) posted pictures of the puppy on social media websites, trying to sell the puppy. On January 5, 2014, Columbus Police Burglary Detectives identified the third suspect (male), who had sold the puppy. On that same date, Columbus Police Burglary Detectives located and identified the puppy as the same puppy stolen from Petland. The puppy was recovered and returned to Petland. The investigation continues and charges are forthcoming.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: January 10, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Steve Glasure
Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: January 9, 2014 Time: 6:32PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 299 Harland Ave. Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report: #140024099 Cruiser District: 131

Victim: Sex: M Race: B Age:
Victim: Sex: M Race: B Age:
Victim: Sex: F Race: B Age: 17

On Thursday, January 9, 2014, at approximately 6:32 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to 306 Harland Drive on the report of a shooting. Upon the officer’s arrival three (3) victims were found suffering from gunshot wounds. Two of the victims were transported to Grant Medical Center where they were listed in critical condition. A third victim was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:43 p.m. by personnel assigned to C.F.D. Medic 22. Evidence found at the scene suggests that this may have been a drug related shooting. At this time two of the victims have not been identified. The third has been identified, but her name is not being released because she is a juvenile.

This is the city’s 1st homicide of 2014.

Detective Steve Glasure is the primary detective.

Anyone with information regarding the murder is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 645-4730.

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Fatal Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 01/10/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective L. Barbeau #2149 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4767 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Traffic Crash Date:01/10/14 Time: 14:31
Location of Offense/Incident: Olentangy River Rd & Lane Ave Zone:4 Precinct: 4
NetRMS Report #: 140026296 Cruiser District:40

Decedent:
Name: Marilyn S. Brune Sex:F Age: 53

Incident Summary: On the above listed date and time, Marilyn S. Brune, 53, of Columbus, Ohio was operating her 2003 Honda CRV north on Olentangy River Rd south of Lane Ave. For reasons still under investigation, Mrs. Brune lost control of her vehicle and left the right side of the roadway striking a tree. CFD Medic #7 transported Mrs. Brune to The Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University, where Dr. Laura Thompson pronounced her dead at 15:13 hours. This is the 1st traffic related fatality of 2014.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: 1/11/14
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 1/11/14 Time: 12:05 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1669 W. 5th Avenue Zone: 4 Precinct: 4
NetRMS Report #: 140029109 Cruiser District: 43

Victim: Cooper State Bank

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: White Age: 25-30 yrs

Incident Summary: On January 11, 2014 at approximately 12:05 p.m., an unknown masked suspect entered the Cooper State Bank located at 1669 W. 5th Avenue, approached the counter with a backpack in hand and repeatedly demanded money. The victim teller complied and gave the suspect an undetermined amount of cash. The suspect took the money, placed it in the backpack and fled on foot. He was last seen running eastbound in the alley south of the bank. The suspect was described as a male white, 25-30 years old, 5'5" to 5'8" tall, thin athletic build, wearing a faded red hoodie, dust mask, tan & black gloves, and dark pants with stripes on the legs.

The robbery was captured on surveillance video however those images are not available at this time.
This is the 3rd bank robbery in Columbus of 2014.

Anyone with information is requested to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 614-645-4665.

Persons wishing to remain anonymous may conact Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS(8477).

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: January 11, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. R. Siniff #1766 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 1-11-14 Time: 10:24 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 884 Oakland Avenue Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140028945 Cruiser District: 23

Victim: Johnson's Market

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 26-30
Charges: Aggravated Robbery

Incident Summary: On January 11, 2014 at approximately 10:24 AM a black male, light skin with freckles, late 20’s to early 30 years old, 5’9” to 5’10”, 180 to 190, wearing a black hooded long jacket, with a toboggan that covered his ears, grey sweat pants, jeans, black gloves, and brandishing a black handgun; entered Johnsons Market with a handgun in his hand. The male approached the cashier and ordered him to give him all the money. The clerk gave the male an undetermined amount of money and left the store.

Persons with information about this robbery are asked to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Unit or anomymously by calling Crime Stoppers.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: January 12, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. J. Gribi #2032 Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: January 12, 2014 Time: 12:26 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 5969 East Broad Street Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
PremierOne Report: #140031159 Cruiser District: 144

Victim: Detrawn T. Freeman Sex: M Race: B Age: 27

On Sunday, January 12, 2014, at approximately 12:28 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to Mount Carmel East Hospital, located at 5969 East Broad Street, on the report that a gunshot victim, Mr. Detrawn T. Freeman, had just been dropped off at the hospital. The persons/vehicle that transported Mr. Freeman to the hospital left without providing any information. Mr. Freeman was pronounced deceased by Dr. Joyner at 2:19 a.m. There is no known motive or suspect(s) in this homicide and the location of the scene is unknown.

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

This is the 2nd homicide of 2014; Incident #140031159.

Detective Jennifer Gribi is the primary detective assisted by Detective Robert LaGore.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 1/12/14
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Grasham Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 2677
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 1/11/14 Time: 10:02 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 2055 Brice Road Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report #: 140030736 Cruiser District: 142

Victim: Alex Howe Sex: M Race: B Age: 22

Incident Summary: On Saturday, January 11, 2014, at 10:02 p.m. Columbus Police Officers were dispatched to 2055 Brice Road on reports of a male being shot. Officers arrived and spoke to Alex Howe who stated that he was shot in both legs by an unknown male as he was walking on the second floor of the Super Eight Motel. Mr. Howe was transported to an area hospital in stable condition by CFD Medic 8. The suspect fled on foot prior to police arrival. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: January 12, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det.Adam Federer #1432 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4011
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 1/11/2014 Time: 2:28p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1569 Brooks Ave. Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 140029362 Cruiser District: 50

Victim: Theresa Montgomery Sex: F Race: B Age: 34

Suspect: Roshawn T. Young Address:
Arrested X Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 38
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On Saturday January 11, 2014 at approximately 2:28 p.m. a shooting occurred in front of 1569 Brooks Ave. Theresa Montgomery told responding officers that Roshawn T. Young had exited 1552 Brooks Ave and began to fire multiple gunshots at her. Ms. Montgomery was struck on the right side of her abdomen. She was treated at scene for her injury. Mr. Young fled prior to police arrival and is currently at large. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Assault Unit Detective Adam Federer at 645-4011 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: 1/14/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Matt Grasham #1661 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 1/13/2014 Time: 4:30 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1064 East 15th Avenue Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 140035518 Cruiser District: 50

Victim: Tyricco M. Henry Sex: M Race: B Age: 15

Suspect: Calvin Fluellen Address:
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 16
Charges: Murder

Incident Summary: On 1-13-14 at 4:30 p.m. officers responded to 1064 E. 15th Ave on a shooting. The victim sustained a gunshot wound to his torso. The victim was transported to an area hospital in critical condition. The victim underwent surgery for his injury. The victim was pronounced deceased at 11:11 p.m. The suspect was charged with one count of murder.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: January 15, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. M. Kestner #1827 Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: January 14, 2014 Time: 8:59 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 2500 East 5th Avenue Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
PremierOne Report: #140039043 Cruiser District: 72

Victim: Lorenzo D. Mason Sex: M Race: B Age: 27

On Tuesday, January 14, 2014, at approximately 8:59 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to the East 5th Avenue bridge east of I-670 on the report that a possible homicide victim was in the woods at this location. Responding officers located the victim, Mr. Lorenzo D. Mason, who had gunshot wounds to the upper body. Mr. Mason was pronounced deceased by CFD Medic 20 at 9:08 p.m. There is no known motive or suspect(s) at this time.

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

This is the 4th homicide of 2014; Incident #140039043.

Detective Martin Kestner is the primary detective assisted by Detective Tim Welsh.

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Sexual Imposition

Media Information Date: 01/15/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Sexual Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Sgt. Terry McConnell Phone: (614) - 645 - 2626 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Sexual Imposition (M-1) Date: 11/25/2013 Time: 4:30 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1619 N. High Street (Panera Bread) Zone: 4 Precinct: 4
NetRMS Report #: 131001984, 131002030, 131020258, 131042542 Cruiser District: 40

Victim: Adult Sex: F Race: W Age:
Victim: Adult Sex: F Race: W Age:
Victim: Adult x 2 Sex: F Race: W Age:

Suspect: Lonni Boyé Sturdivant Address: 151 N. 6th St.
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: W Age: 26
Charges: 4 Cts. Sexual Imposition (M-1)

Incident Summary: On November 25, 2013, two females where molested while sitting in the Panera Bread located at 1619 N. High St. The suspect returned on December 2, 2013 and molested two additional adult females. The suspect has been identified as Lonnie Boyé Sturdivant. Sturdivant has a history of convictions for sex crimes. As a result of this investigation Sturdivant was charged with 4 Counts of Sexual Imposition, 1 count for each of the 4 victims. Franklin County Municipal Court Case 2014 CR B 845.

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HOMICIDE

Media InformationDate: Updated January 15, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Steve Glasure
Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: January 9, 2014 Time: 6:32PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 299 Harland Ave. Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report: #140024099 Cruiser District: 131

Victim: Jeremy Head (deceased) Sex: M Race: B Age: 26
Victim: Javon Starghill Sex: M Race: B Age: 21
Victim: Juvenile Sex: F Race: B Age: 17

On Thursday, January 9, 2014, at approximately 6:32 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to 306 Harland Drive on the report of a shooting. Upon the officer’s arrival three (3) victims were found suffering from gunshot wounds. Two of the victims were transported to Grant Medical Center where they were listed in critical condition. A third victim was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:43 p.m. by personnel assigned to C.F.D. Medic 22. Evidence found at the scene suggests that this may have been a drug related shooting. At this time, two of the victims have not been identified. The third has been identified, but her name is not being released because she is a juvenile.

This is the city’s 1st homicide of 2014.

Detective Steve Glasure is the primary detective.

Anyone with information regarding the murder is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 645-4730.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 01/16/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 01/11/2014 Time: 11:13 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 901 Norton Rd. Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 140030935 Cruiser District: 100

Victim: United Dairy Farmer

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: MaleRace: White Age: 25

Incident Summary: On January 11, 2014 at 11:13 p.m., an Unknown Male White entered the UDF - 901 Norton Rd., displayed a firearm and then demaned money. Upon compliance, the male fled the store. The male is described as a Male White, 25 yrs old, 5'03" to 5'05" tall, 145 to 170 lbs wearing a Dark colored Bandana, Gray Plaid Hooded Jacket and Jeans.

Anyone with information is requested to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 645-4665.
Persons wishing to remain anonymous may contact Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS(8477).

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Identity Theft / Bank Fraud

Media Information Date: 1-17-14
Columbus Division of Police
Property Crimes Bureau / Fraud/Forgery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Sergeant Dennis Keith Kline Phone: (614) - 645 - 4191 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Identity Theft/Bank Fraud Date: 2004-2010 Time:
Location of Offense/Incident: Columbus Urban League Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: 110189980 Cruiser District: 70

Victim: Columbus Urban League

Suspect: Ovell K. Harrison Address: 57 E. Mithoff Ave.
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 55
Charges: Bank Fraud/Identity Theft

Incident Summary: Ovell K. Harrison was employed by the Columbus Urban League as the Director of Education Services from November 12, 1997 to March 10, 2010. Between 2004 and 2010, Mr. Harrison stole the identifications of four people to create false contractors and submitted false claims for services that were supposedly rendered to the Urban League. The identity theft victims were unwittingly made a part of the scheme to defraud the Urban League.

The Urban League generated 47 checks totaling $85,181.25, for payment of those fraulent services.
On January 17, 2014,Ovell Harrison, 55, of Columbus, Ohio was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 42 months in prison and ordered to pay $85,181.25 in restitution for fraud and identity theft he committed while Director of Education Services at the Columbus Urban League between 2004 and 2010.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 1/19/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: M. Smith #2198 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4441 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 1/18/2014 Time: 5:45 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2372 Cleveland Ave. Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140050023 Cruiser District: 22

Victim: Family Dollar

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: MaleRace: Black Age: 45-50

Incident Summary: On January 18, 2014 at approximately 5:45 PM, a male/black suspect entered the Family Dollar store located at 2372 Cleveland Ave, selected an item, and waited in line. Once at the register, the suspect presented the item which the clerk rang up. The suspect then produced a handgun and took money from the register. This robbery may be related to a prior robbery of the Advanced Auto Parts, 2585 Cleveland Ave.

The incident was captured by store surveillance cameras. Copies are available at the CPD 1st Floor Info Desk.

Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect is asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: 1/20/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Tim Welsh #1718 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4222
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 1/19/2014 Time: 9:22 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: F/O 780 1/2 Linwood Avenue Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
NetRMS Report #: 140053075 Cruiser District: 124

Victim: Michelle Y. Ferrell Sex: F Race: B Age: 42

Incident Summary: On 1-19-14 at 9:22 p.m. officers responded to the front of 780 1/2 Linwood Ave. on an unconscious victim. The victim was found to have sustained a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an area hospital in critical condition. The victim was pronounced deceased at 10:21 p.m. This shooting may have occurred around 9:00 p.m. No suspect information at this time. This is the 6th Homicide of 2014. Det Tim Welsh is the primary detective.

Any persons with information are asked to call Homicide at 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: January 22, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext: 3992
Type of Offense/Incident: Agg Robbery First Service Federal Credit Union Date: Jan. 22, 2014 Time: 10:50 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2164 Hilliard Rome Rd Zone: 3 Precinct: 15
NetRMS Report #: 140059575 Cruiser District: 152

Victim: First Service Federal Credit Union Sex: Race: Age:

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 25/30
Charges: Agg Robbery

Incident Summary: On January 22, 2014, a male black suspect entered the First Service Federal Credit Union, pulled a hand gun and demanded cash from the drawer. The teller slowly began to comply with the demand. The suspect then jumped the counter and took an undetermined amount of cash. The suspect is described as male black 6 foot tall, 150 to 200 pounds. He was wearing a what appeared to be a bushy black wig, a black coat, and black pants. He had a dark colored scarf covering his nose and mouth. Video is available at the information desk. Please cover the faces of employees to protect their identity. Anyone with information of the identity of the suspect is asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 1/25/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: M. Smith #2198 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4441 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 10/19/2013 Time: 7:00PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1478 Morse Rd. Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 130894699 Cruiser District: 181

Victim: Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 41

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: MaleRace: Black Age: 20

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 18-20

Incident Summary: On 10/19/13 at 7:00 PM the vicitm was inside the business at 1478 Morse Rd. and approached the register to make his purchase. Several young males in their early 20s were also at the front of the business who watched the victim pull out his money. The victim was followed out of the store where he was confronted by the suspects who robbed him at gun point. The suspects were captured inside the business on surveillance video which just became available.

Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspects is asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit.

Video is available at the CPD Info Desk for pick-up.

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Missing Person - Update

Media Information Date: 01/25/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Missing Persons Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Missing Persons Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 2358 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Missing Child Returned Date: 01/252014 Time: 9:00AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2975 Monarch Dr. Zone: 1 Precinct: 17
NetRMS Report #: 140067680 Cruiser District: 174

Victim: Warren, Dylan Sex: M Race: W Age: 12

Incident Summary: On 1/25/14 at 9:00 AM Dylan Warren returned home on his own after allegedly falling asleep at a friend's house. Missing report canceled.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 1/25/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: M. Smith #2198 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4441 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 1/23/2014 Time: 8:28 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 825 Worthington Woods Blvd Zone: 1 Precinct: 1
NetRMS Report #: 140063762 Cruiser District: 12

Victim: Speedway

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: White Age: 18-24

Incident Summary: On 1/23/14 at 8:28 PM the suspect entered the Speedway located at 825 Worthington Woods Blvd, displayed a knife to the clerk, and demanded cash from the register. The clerk complied and the suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect was wearing a yellow and blue bandana and a grey hoodie with wide black stripes. The robbery was captured on the store's security system.

Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect is asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit.

Video of the robbery is available at the CPD Info Desk for pick-up.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: January 25, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Squad Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext: 3951
Type of Offense/Incident: Agg Robbery -Turkey Hill & CVS Date: Jan. 25, 2014 Time: 7:57 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2685 N. High St. &5445 N. High StZone: 4 Precinct: 3
NetRMS Report #: 140068017 & 140068101 Cruiser District: 30/32

Victim: Turkey Hill
Victim: CVS

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: W Age: 40-50
Charges: Agg Robbery

Incident Summary: On January 25, 2014, a white male suspect entered the Turkey Hill, 2685 N. Hight St. and informed the cashier he had a knife and would stab the customers unless the cashier gave him money. The assistant manager called the police. The male suspect quickly exited the business. The suspect is described as male white 6 foot tall, approximately 180 pounds. He was wearing a white baseball hat, sunglasses, a blue jacket with plaid on the shoulders, blue jeans and brown shoes. A short time later, the above described suspect entered the CVS at 5445 N. High St. and demanded that the cashier give him the money in his register. The cashier gave the male an undetermined amount of money. This suspect description matches the robbery at 327 Hudson St. from earlier today. Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect is asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 01/25/2014
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: Aggravated Robbery Date: 01/25/2014 Time: 5:30am
Location of Offense/Incident: 327 E. Hudson St. Zone: 4 Precinct: 3
NetRMS Report #: 140067893 Cruiser District: 34

Victim: United Dairy Farmers

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: MaleRace: White Age: 40-50

Incident Summary: On 1/25/14, an unknown Male White wearing a Blue Plaid Jacket, Dark Hat and Jeans, entered the United Dairy Farmers at 327 E. Hudson St. The male approached a cashier and asked for cigarettes. As the cashier starting the transaction, the male brandished a knife and demanded money from the cash register. The male fled the scene in an unknown direction.
Photos of male suspect included in release.

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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Missing Person

Media Information Date: 01/25/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Sexual Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Missing Persons Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 2358 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Missing Date: 01/24/2014 Time: 6:30PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2975 Monarch Dr. Zone: 1 Precinct: 17
NetRMS Report #: 140067680 Cruiser District: 174

Victim: Warren, Dylan Sex: M Race: W Age: 12

Incident Summary: On 01/24/14 Dylan Warren did not return after being at his friends house. He was last seen walking in the area of Talbrock Circle and Royalwood Drive at 6:30P.M. He is 5'6" 120 lbs. He has brown hair and hazel eyes. He was last seen wearing blue jeans and a black hooded sweatshirt over top of a red hooded sweatshirt. If you have any information about Dylan Warren please contact the Columbus Police Missing Unit at 645-2358.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 1/26/2014
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: Aggravated Robbery Date: 1/26/2014 Time: 12:55pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1225 Oakland Park Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140071492 Cruiser District: 24

Victim: Cook's IGA

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 35

Incident Summary: On January 26, 2014 at approximately 12:55pm, an unknown male black entered the IGA, displayed a handgun and demanded money. The victim employee complied with the demand and opened the register. The suspect grabbed an undetermined amount of money from the register and fled the scene. The suspect was described as a male black 35-40, 5'10"-6'1", 210-215lbs, medium complexion, wearing a black hat, black jacket with a red and yellow stripe down the sleeve. The incident was captured on the stores surveillance cameras and copies are available at CPD HQ 1st FL Information Desk. *Please black out all customer/employee faces*

Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect are asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 645-4665.

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Aggravated Assault

Media Information Date: January 27, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. VanVorhis Phone: (614) - 645 - 0100 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Assault Date: 1/27/2014 Time: 1:11AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 953 Studer Ave. Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 140073061 Cruiser District: 111

Victim: Sex: M Race: B Age: 10

Incident Summary: On Monday, January 27, 2014, at 1:11 AM, patrol officers responded to 953 Studer Ave on the report of a shooting. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he remains in critical condition.

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Felonious Assault / Shooting

Media Information Date: 01/30/2014
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: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault / Shooting Date: 01/29/2014 Time: 8:59 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 2232 Howey Rd. Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 140080718 Cruiser District: 53

Victim: Gregory Moore Sex: M Race: B Age: 30

Incident Summary: On January 29, 2014 at approximately 8:59 p.m., officers were dispatched to 2232 Howey Road on report of a shooting. Upon arrival officers made contact with the victim, Gregory Moore, who had been shot in the right arm. Mr. Moore stated he was driving home when a dark colored vehicle emerged from an alley and began to follow him. Mr. Moore stated he was shot at multiple times by unknown individuals who were inside the dark vehicle. The unknown black vehicle was later located by patrol officers along with one person of interest inside the vehicle. Mr. Moore 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 Unit Detective Glenn Bray at 645-0907 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Felonious Asssault

Media Information Date: 2/8/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Domestic Violence Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Jeff Ratliff #2026 Phone: (614) - 645 - 7225 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 2/8/2014 Time: 7:08 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2010 Grasmere Ave. Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 140107675 Cruiser District: 53

Victim: Gregory J. Terry Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 60

Suspect: Agnes Hughes Address: 2010 Grasmere Ave.
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Female Race: Black Age: 50
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On Saturday morning, February 8, 2014, at approximately 7:00 AM, the victim and suspect became involved in an argument and at one point during this argument the suspect shot the victim once in the neck. The victim fled from the house and was chased by the suspect. A neighbor saw what was happening and called 911. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. The suspect was taken into custody at the scene and charged with one count of Felonious Assault.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 2/7/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: M. Smith Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 2/1/2014 Time: 6:43 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 933 Bethel Rd. Zone: 1 Precinct: 17
NetRMS Report #: 140089234 Cruiser District: 174

Victim: CVS

Suspect: Unknown Address:
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 30

Incident Summary: On 2-1-14 at approximately 6:43 p.m. the suspect entered the CVS at 933 Bethel Rd. and wandered around until the cashier was alone at the front of the store. The suspect approached the clerk, displayed a handgun, and demanded cash from the register. The clerk complied and the suspect fled from the business with an undisclosed amount of money. The suspect was described as a dark complected male black, 5'10" to 6', and 160 to 165 lbs. wearing dark clothing. The robbery was captured by the store's security cameras.

Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect is asked to call the Rbbery Unit at 645-4665.

UPDATE: Video is available at the CPD Info Desk for pick up.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 2/6/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: M. Smith #2198 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 2/6/2014 Time: 5:30 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 3093 Cleveland Ave. Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140102928 Cruiser District: 22

Victim: Walgreens Sex: Race: Age:

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 20-30

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: Black Age:

Incident Summary: On 2/6/14 at approximately 5:30 PM the suspect entered the Walgreens located at 3093 Cleveland Ave. and walked to the pharmacy counter. The suspect then displayed a gun and demanded narcotics from the employees. The employees advised they were unable to access the narcotics and the suspect exited the store. It is believed the suspect was possibly accompanied by at least one other unknown male who loitered at the front door acting as a look out. The robbery was captured on the store's surveillance system. Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspects is asked to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 645-4665.

Video is available at the CPD Info Desk for pick-up.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 02/07/14
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Russ Henslee Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4291
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting Date: 02/06/14 Time: 9:33 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 957 E. Whittier St. Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 140103592 Cruiser District: 114

Victim: Latasha Stanley Sex: F Race: B Age: 32

Suspect: Lee Porter Address: 955 E. Whittier St.
Arrested X Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 43
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On February 6, 2014, at 9:33 p.m., Lee Porter was at his neighbors apartment playing cards at 957 E. Whittier St. when an argument started with another man, Jeff Caldwell. The argument turned physical and a fight broke out. Mr. Porter was separated from the fight and was asked to leave. Mr. Porter left, when according to the victim, Latasha Stanley, Mr. Porter returned and fired multiple gunshots into the residence striking her in the right foot. Ms. Stanley was transported to an area hospital in stable condition. Mr. Porter then fled the scene prior to police arrival. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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HOMICIDE

Media InformationDate: February 6, 2014 UPDATED
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Andrew Mitchell #1212
Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: February 3, 2014 Time: 5:06PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1622 E 25th Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report: #140094712 Cruiser District: 52

Victim: Rasean- Devon M. King Sex: M Race: B Age: 21

On February 3, 2014, at 5:06 p.m., Columbus Police Patrol Officers were dispatched on the report of an unresponsive victim inside of 1622 E. 25th Ave. Medics responded and the victim was pronounced dead at 5:30 p.m. No motive or suspect info is known at this time.

This is the 7th homicide of 2014

Det. Andrew Mitchell is the primary. Assisted by Detective W. Rotthoff.

Investigation continues. Any Persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: February 4, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. B. Williams 748 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 2/3/14 Time: 9:55 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 3200 Brice Rd, Cols Zone: 2 Precinct: 20
NetRMS Report #: 140095447 Cruiser District: 202

Victim: Family Dollar

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 20's
Charges: Aggravated Robbery

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

Incident Summary: On Febuary 4, 2014, at approximately 9:55 p.m., two suspects walked into the Family Dollar located at 3200 Brice Rd, pulled handguns on the store's employees and demanded that they hand over all the cash. During the robbery, both suspects emptied 2 cash registers and 2 drop boxes of cash while also stealing an undetermined amount of cigarettes. Immediately after, both suspects were seen fleeing the area in a red or burghandy sedan, possibly a Ford Taurus with two others on board. The entire incident was caught on the store's surveillance system. Just prior to the robbery, one of the two suspects entered the store, approached one of the employees and asked him to help with locating a watch battery. The supsect left the store briefly, stating that he wasn't sure which battery he needed and would return later. Several minutes later, he returned with a partner to commit the robbery. Descriptions: Suspect 1 - M/B, 5'6", 140lbs, grey & red baseball hat / Suspect 2 - M/B, 5'10", 150-160lbs, black hoodie with blue bandanna over his face. Store video footage available at the CPD Information Desk, 120 Marconi Blvd.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: 02/04/2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext: 2559
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 01/21/2014 Time: 01:37 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1880 E Broad Street Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: 140056283 Cruiser District: 72

Victim: Turkey Hil Gas Station

Victim: Security guard Sex: Male Race: White Age: 52


Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 35

Incident Summary: On January 21, 2014, at 01:37 a.m., the suspect walked into the Turkey Hill Gas Station, grabbed a six pack of beer out of the cooler, and walked up to the counter. The suspect then ran towards the front door, slashed the neck of a security guard, and ran out the door. The suspect got into gold, four door sedan and sped off. The suspect is described as follows: M/B/35-40, 150-170 lbs., wearing a red coat and tan pants. Surveillance video and still photographs are available at the Columbus Police Information desk. Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect are asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 645 4665.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: February 3, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Andrew Mitchell #1212
Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: February 3, 2014 Time: 5:06PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1662 E 26th Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report: #140094712 Cruiser District: 52

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

On February 3, 2014, at 5:06 p.m., Columbus Police Patrol Officers were dispatched on the report of an unresponsive victim inside of 1622 E. 26th Ave. Medics responded and the victim was pronounced dead at 5:30 p.m. No motive or suspect info is known at this time.

This is the 7 homicide of 2014

Det. Andrew Mitchell is the primary. Assisted by Detective W. Rotthoff.

Investigation continues. Any Persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers 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:
Lt. Brent Mull at (614)-645-4843


Public Information Office
February 3, 2014
MA#05-2014


Decrease in 2013 Fatal Accidents!


Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs announced today the efforts combating impaired driving within the city have proven effective during the past year. “There are different strategies involved in the work done by our officers to deter impaired drivers and reduce the number of tragic events those drivers cause. We are making a positive impact”. In 2012 CPD investigated 52 fatal crashes and in 2013 CPD investigated 41, a 27% decrease.

The OVI Countermeasures Program is headed up by Sgt. Mike Smith and is partially funded by a federal traffic safety grant, managed by the Ohio Department of Public Safety and the Ohio Traffic Safety Office. The Program trains new and veteran officers in enforcement techniques, conducts saturation patrols, performs sobriety checkpoint operations, and staffs the mobile breath-testing vehicle. “The grant funds are essential in ensuring that we are doing everything we possibly can to keep our community safe”, said Sgt. Smith. Based on state and local crash data, impaired driving enforcement and increased seat belt use are priorities within the city of Columbus. CPD charged 416 drivers with OVI in 2013, compared to 367 in 2012, a 13% increase.

The Columbus Police Traffic Bureau will employ numerous tactics again in 2014 to combat impaired driving, to include; two sobriety checkpoints on various nights, increased police presence, assigning specially trained officers to strict OVI enforcement, and joint operations with other law enforcement agencies. Between 2008 and 2012, 3.7% of all traffic crashes reported to CPD involved an impaired driver, Sgt. Smith said “Our goal is to not only reduce fatal accidents, but to reduce the number of all traffic crashes, especially those related to impaired drivers”.


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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: February 3, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: M. Grasham #1661 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault / Shooting Date: 02/02/2014 Time: 6:56 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2082 Pine Grove LN Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report #: 140092202 Cruiser District: 142

Victim: Joe Fletcher Sex: M Race: B Age: 26
Victim: Ashley Boykin Sex: F Race: B Age: 27

Incident Summary: On Sunday February 2, 2014 at approximately 6:56pm, a shooting occurred in the rear of 2082 Pine Grove Lane. The victims, Joe Fletcher and Ashley Boykin, were in a vehicle when an unknown male approached the vehicle and fired multiple shots at Mr. Fletcher and Ms. Boykin. Mr. Fletcher was struck by gunfire. Ms. Boykin was not struck by gunfire but was injured in the incident. Both victims were transported to a local hospital for treatment and were released. Witnesses to the incident describe the shooter as a black male 5'10" to 6' tall, weighing aproximately 160-170 pounds wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645 4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS. Investigation continues.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 2/1/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: M. Smith Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 2/1/2014 Time: 6:43 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 933 Bethel Rd. Zone: 1 Precinct: 17
NetRMS Report #: 140089234 Cruiser District: 174

Victim: CVS

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 30

Incident Summary: On 2-1-14 at approximately 6:43 p.m. the suspect entered the CVS at 933 Bethel Rd. and wandered around until the cashier was alone at the front of the store. The suspect approached the clerk, displayed a handgun, and demanded cash from the register. The clerk complied and the suspect fled from the business with an undisclosed amount of money. The suspect was described as a dark complected male black, 5'10" to 6', and 160 to 165 lbs. wearing dark clothing. Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect is asked to call the Robbery Unit at 645-4665.

Surveillance video exists but is unavailable at this time. An update will be sent out when the video is ready for pick-up

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Missing Person - Update

Media Information Date: 2/14/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Missing Persons Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Missing Persons Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4624 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Missing Person Date: 4/14/2014 Time: 7:50pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 585 Lummisford Ln N Zone: 4 Precinct: 3
NetRMS Report #: 140125777 Cruiser District: 33

Victim: Alfred M. Smith Sex: M Race: W Age: 81

Incident Summary: *UPDATE* Mr. Smith has been located.

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Missing Person

Media Information Date: 2/14/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Missing Persons Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Missing Persons Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4624 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Missing Person Date: 4/14/2014 Time: 7:50pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 585 Lummisford Ln N Zone: 4 Precinct: 3
NetRMS Report #: 140125777 Cruiser District: 33

Victim: Alfred M. Smith Sex: M Race: W Age: 81

Incident Summary: Mr. Smith was making paper deliveries and had made a delivery to St. Pius Church in Reynoldsburg, but did not make his last delivery to Seton Parish in Pickerington. Mr. Smith is driving a Blue 2000 Buick LeSabre Ohio Licence EZS-2048. If anyone has seen Mr. Smith please contact the Columbus Police Missing Persons Unit at 645-4624.

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Felonious Assault - Shooting

Media Information Date: 2/14/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Detective Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Matthew Smith Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext: 4218
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault/Shooting Date: 2/14/2014 Time: 1:22 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: IRO 1427 Oakland Park Avenue Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140123614 Cruiser District: 20

Victim: Jeffrey Williams Jr. Sex: M Race: B Age: 28

Incident Summary: On February 14, 2014, at 1:22 am, a Patrol Officer was flagged down at the Speedway Gas Station located at 635 Weber Rd on a shooting. The victim advised he was shot while driving away from the Oakland Park Bar and Grill and then drove himself to the Speedway. The victim had been shot in the upper arm and back and was transported to a local hospital where he was listed in stable condition. At this time there are no suspects and no motive for this shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: 2/13/2014
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: 2/13/2014 Time: 7:12am
Location of Offense/Incident: 1616 E. Dublin Granville Rd Zone: 1 Precinct: 1
NetRMS Report #: 140121148 Cruiser District: 13

Victim: Cooper State Bank

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

Incident Summary: On February 13, 2014 at approximately 7:12am an unknown male black entered the Cooper State Bank, located at 1616 E. Dublin Granville Rd, and gave the victim teller a note demanding money. The victim teller complied with the demand and gave the suspect an undetermined amount of money. The suspect was described as a M/B/ in his mid to late 20's, approximately 5'10"-5'11", 220-230lbs, wearing a black ball cap, black hooded jacket and black pants. The incident was captured on the banks surveillance cameras. Copies are available at CPD HQ 1st Fl information desk. This is the 9th Columbus bank robbery of 2014

Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect are asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 645-4665

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: February 12, 2014 SECOND UPDATE
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. G. Siniff #1011 Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: February 11, 2014 Time: 10:46 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 882 East Hudson Street Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
PremierOne Report: #140118045 Cruiser District: 20

Victim: Patricia S. Pallenberg Sex: F Race: W Age: 54

Suspect: Brian W. Hill Address: 2335 McGuffey Road Sex: M Race: B Age: 45
Charges: Murder X Arrested Warrant on File
Suspect: Terry R. Nichols Address: 2343 Hiawatha Park Drive Sex: M Race: B Age: 46
Charges: Murder X Arrested Warrant on File

On Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at approximately 10:46 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to 2174 McGuffey Road on the report of a shooting. Responding officers located the victim, Ms. Patricia S. Pallenberg, in front of this residence. Ms. Pallenberg sustained a gunshot wound to the upper body and was transported by CFD Medic 18 to a local hospital for treatment. Ms. Pallenberg is not expected to survive her injuries. It was later determined that the actual location of this shooting was in the area of 882 East Hudson Street. Through the course of the initial investigation, two (2) suspects were identified. Mr. Brian W. Hill and Mr. Terry R. Nichols were each charged with one count of Felonious Assault.

UPDATE: Ms. Pallenberg was pronounced deceased at OSU Main Hospital by Dr. Chad Miller on February 12, 2014, at 1:36 p.m. The charges against Mr. Hill and Mr. Nichols will be amended to Murder. This is the 9th homicide of 2014.

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

Detective Glen Siniff is the primary detective assisted by Detective James Howe.

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Felonious Assault - Update

Media Information Date: February 12, 2014 UPDATE
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. G. Siniff #1011 Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: February 11, 2014 Time: 10:46 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 882 East Hudson Street Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
PremierOne Report: #140118045 Cruiser District: 20

Victim: Patricia S. Pallenberg Sex: F Race: W Age: 54

Suspect: Brian W. Hill Address: 2335 McGuffey Road Sex: M Race: B Age: 45
Charges: Felonious Assault X Arrested Warrant on File

Suspect: Terry R. Nichols Address: 2343 Hiawatha Park Drive Sex: M Race: B Age: 46
Charges: Felonious Assault X Arrested Warrant on File

On Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at approximately 10:46 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to 2174 McGuffey Road on the report of a shooting. Responding officers located the victim, Ms. Patricia S. Pallenberg, in front of this residence. Ms. Pallenberg sustained a gunshot wound to the upper body and was transported by CFD Medic 18 to a local hospital for treatment. Ms. Pallenberg is not expected to survive her injuries. It was later determined that the actual location of this shooting was in the area of 882 East Hudson Street.

UPDATE: Through the course of the initial investigation, two (2) suspects were identified. Mr. Brian W. Hill and Mr. Terry R. Nichols were each charged with one count of Felonious Assault.

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.
Detective Glen Siniff is the primary detective assisted by Detective James Howe.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: February 12, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. G. Siniff #1011 Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: February 11, 2014 Time: 10:46 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 882 East Hudson Street Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
PremierOne Report: #140118045 Cruiser District: 53

Victim: Patricia S. Pallenberg Sex: F Race: W Age: 54

On Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at approximately 10:46 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to 2174 McGuffey Road on the report of a shooting. Responding officers located the victim, Ms. Patricia S. Pallenberg, in front of this residence. Ms. Pallenberg sustained a gunshot wound to the upper body and was transported by CFD Medic 18 to a local hospital for treatment. Ms. Pallenberg is not expected to survive her injuries. It was later determined that the actual location of this shooting was in the area of 882 East Hudson Street. Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS. Detective Glen Siniff is the primary detective assisted by Detective James Howe.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: February 12, 2014
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
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: February 11, 2014 Time: 11:59 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 826 Wedgewood Drive Apartment #9 Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
PremierOne Report: #140118174 Cruiser District: 102

Victim: Garland W. Willoughby Sex: M Race: B Age: 28

On Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at approximately 11:59 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to 826 Wedgewood Drive Apartment #9 on the report of a shooting. Officers located the victim, Mr. Garland W. Willoughby, inside the apartment. Mr. Willoughby sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was transported by CFD Medic 31 to Mount Carmel West hospital where he was pronounced deceased by Dr. J. Turner on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, at 12:49 a.m. There is no known motive or suspect(s) at this time. Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

This is the 8th homicide of 2014.

Incident #140118174

Detective David Dennison is the primary detective assisted by Detective Robert LaGore.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 2-11-2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. R. Siniff #1766 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 2-11-2014 Time: 9:09 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 5020 N. High St. Zone: 4 Precinct: 3
NetRMS Report #: 140116094 Cruiser District: 32

Victim: US Bank

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: MaleRace: B Age:

Incident Summary: On February 11, 2014, at approximately 9:09 am, a suspect entered the US Bank, 5020 N. High St. The suspect approached a bank employee, produced a handgun and ordered the employee to get the tellers to give the money in their registers to him. The tellers complied and surrendered an undisclosed amount of money. The suspect was last seen quickly exiting the rear of the bank and walking eastbound through the bank parking lot.

The suspect was described as a black, male, 5'10 - 6', approximately 150 lbs., slender build, wearing a black scarf around his face covering his mouth and nose, a black hat and a black pea coat.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 614-645-4665.

Photos are attached to this email. Please block out all employee faces prior to airing.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 2/10/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Glen Bray Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 2/9/2014 Time: 8:08 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 964 E. 18th Avenue Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 140112292 Cruiser District: 53

Victim: Juvenile Sex: M Race: B Age: 12

Suspect: Lanazha Watson Address: 3050 E. Livingston Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43227
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: F Race: B Age: 13
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On Sunday February 9, 2014 at approximately 8:08 p.m., a shooting occurred at 964 East 18th Avenue. Five individuals were together in a room when one of the individuals produced a handgun and fired one shot striking a juvenile in the neck. The juvenile victim was transported to a local area hospital and was listed in stable condition. The suspect was later arrested and charged with felonious assault.

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Missing Person - Update

Media Information Date: 2-9-14
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Missing Persons Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Missing Persons Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 2358 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Missing Person Date: 2/8/14 Time: 10:05pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 925 Lilley Avenue Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 140109789 Cruiser District:

Victim: Leeper, Brittinee Sex: F Race: B Age: 12

Incident Summary: On 2-9-14 at approximately 2:45pm the missing was located. The missing report was subsequently canceled.

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Missing Person

Media Information Date: 02/09/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Sexual Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Missing Persons Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 2358 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Missing Person Date: 02/08/2014 Time: 10:05PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 925 Lilley Ave Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 140109789 Cruiser District: 112

Victim: Leeper, Brittinee Sex: F Race: B Age: 12

Incident Summary: On 02/08/14 at 10:05PM, Brittinee Leeper left her residence after an argument with a family member and did not return. She is 4'10" and weighs 90 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes, and was last seen wearing leopard print leggings and a black shirt with "BOSS" printed on the front. She is possibly wearing a black coat and purple boots. If you have any information about Brittinee Leeper please contact the Columbus Police Missing Unit at 645-2358.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: February 22, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Melissa Carlson #1329 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4733
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 02/22/2014 Time: 12:48 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: I/F of 1337/1339 E. Kossuth St. Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 140147893 Cruiser District: 111

Victim: Antwaun L. Waddell Sex: M Race: B Age: 23

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

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

Incident Summary: At 12:28 p.m. officers responded to the area of 1343 E. Kossuth St on the report of a male sitting in a vehicle, who had been shot in the head. Caller indicated that the shooter, who while a passenger in a red Ford Mustang, shot the victim as the vehicle drove by. Victim was transported to Grant Hospital and is listed in critical condition.

Feb 22,2014 8:55PM. There are NO updates at this time. Investigation is being handled by 1st shift Homicide. Detective M. Carlson is primary. Detective R. Custer is secondary.

Any persons with information are asked to contact Columbus Police Homicide at 614-645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 614-645-TIPS.

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HOMICIDE - Update

Media Information Date: February 21, 2014 UPDATE
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Robert LaGore #1861
Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: February 19, 2014 Time: 2:23 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 893 Critchfield Road Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
Premier1 Report: #140137797 Cruiser District: 144

Victim: Eduardo J. Arcia Sex: M Race: H Age: 53

On Wednesday, February 19, at 2:23 a.m., patrol officers and medics were dispatched to 893 Critchfield Road on a person in cardiac arrest. Victim was transported to Mt Carmel East where the victim was pronounced brain dead at 3:08 a.m. Cause of death is unknown at this time. There had been an altercation between the deceased and another male inside of the residence prior to the 9-1-1 call. Two persons were interviewed in Columbus Police headquarters and released.

UPDATE: Pending further examination the Franklin County Coroner, at this time, is unable to “rule” on Mr. Arcia’s death. Therefore his death will continue to be investigated as a homicide pending concurrence from the Franklin County Coroner or evidence that suggests the contrary.

Detective Robert LaGore#1861 is the primary detective, assisted by Detective Jennifer Gribi #2032.

Investigation continues. Any Persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Fatal Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 2/22/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Cornute #1810 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4767 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Traffic Crash Date:2/21/2014 Time: 20:29 hours
Location of Offense/Incident: Zone:1 Precinct: 1
NetRMS Report #: 140146100 Cruiser District:10

Decedent:
Name: Doe, John Sex:M Age: 65


Incident Summary: On the above listed date and time, John Doe was operating a Suzuki SX4 west on I270 west of Cleveland Ave. A tow truck was stopped on the ramp in the right moving lane on I270 westbound from Cleveland Ave., assisting a stranded motorist. John Doe struck the rear end of the tow truck. Columbus Fire Medic #6 responded and pronounced John Doe at 20:39 hours. This is the fourth traffic related fatality of the year. The identity of the driver will be released once notification has been made to the next of kin.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: February 21, 2014 UPDATE
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Robert LaGore #1861
Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: February 19, 2014 Time: 2:23 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 893 Critchfield Road Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
Premier1 Report: #140137797 Cruiser District: 144

Victim: Eduardo J. Arcia Sex: M Race: H Age: 53

On Wednesday, February 19, at 2:23 a.m., patrol officers and medics were dispatched to 893 Critchfield Road on a person in cardiac arrest. Victim was transported to Mt Carmel East where the victim was pronounced brain dead at 3:08 a.m. Cause of death is unknown at this time. There had been an altercation between the deceased and another male inside of the residence prior to the 911 call. Two persons were interviewed in Columbus Police headquarters and released. The investigation is being processed as a possible homicide pending a determination by the Franklin County Coroner.

UPDATE: The Franklin County Coroner has ruled this death a homicide. The cause of death is not being released at this time. This is the 11th homicide of 2014.

Detective Robert LaGore#1861 is the primary detective, assisted by Detective Jennifer Gribi #2032.

Investigation continues. Any Persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Shooting

Media Information Date: 02/20/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det.Federer #1432 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4011
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting Date: 02/20/2014 Time: 8:26 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1998 Doren Ave. Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
NetRMS Report #: 140142928 Cruiser District: 190

Victim: James Guy Sex: M Race: B Age: 25

Incident Summary: On February 20, 2014 at approximately 8:26 p.m., officers were dispatched to an area hospital on a walk in shooting victim identified as James Guy. Mr. Guy stated he was in the area of 1998 Doren Ave. when he was shot a single time in the arm by an unknown suspect.Mr. Guy stated he could not remember anything about the incident. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Assault Unit Detective Adam Federer at 645-4011 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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DOA

Media Information Date: February 19, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Robert LaGore #1861
Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: DOA Date: February 19, 2014 Time: 2:23AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 893 Critchfield Rd. Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report: #140137797 Cruiser District: 144

Victim: Eduardo J. Arcia Sex: M Race: H Age: 53

At 2:23 AM patrol officers and medics were dispatched to 893 Critchfield Rd. on a person in cardiac arrest. Victim was transported to Mt Carmel East where victim was pronounced brain dead at 3:08 AM. Cause of death is unknown at this time. There had been an altercation between the deceased and another male inside of the residence prior to the 911 call. Two persons were interviewed in Columbus Police headquarters and released. The investigation is being processed as a possible homicide pending a determination by the Franklin County Coroner.

Det. R. LaGore#1861 is the primary

Investigation continues. Any Persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: 02/18/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Robert Cutshall Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 02/17/14 Time: 9:47 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: Ann St & Whittier St. Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 140134584 Cruiser District: 114

Victim: Clayden C. McNeil Sex: M Race: B Age: 21

Incident Summary: On February 17, 2014, the victim, Clayton McNeil, was approached by an unknown male who produced a handgun and demanded Mr. McNeil's money. The unknown male shot Mr. McNeil several times as he attempted to flee on foot. Mr. McNeil was transported to a local hospital and is in stable condition. The suspect was described as a male black in his twenties with all black clothing. At this time no arrests have been made. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 561-TIPS.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 2/16/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: M. Smith #2198 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 2-16-14 Time: 6:45 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 4874 N High St Zone: 4 Precinct: 3
NetRMS Report #: 140131112 Cruiser District: 32

Victim: Walgreen's

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: White Age: 30s

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 30s

Incident Summary: On 2-16-14 at approximately 6:45 PM two unidentified suspects entered the Walgreen's located at 4874 N. High St. The suspects selected a single item and carried it to the register. Suspect #1 slid a note to the clerk demanding money. The clerk complied and surrendered the cash. The two suspects exited the store with an undisclosed amount of cash. Images of the two suspects were captured on the store's surveillance cameras. Suspects are seen entering the store at 16:45:13 on camera #3.

Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspects is asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 645-4665.

Video is available at the CPD Info Desk for pick up.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: 02/16/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Anne Pennington/Jay Fulton Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 02/16/2014 Time: 7:20A.M.
Location of Offense/Incident: 398 S. Central Ave. Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report #: 140130099 Cruiser District: 83

Victim: Robert J. Harris Sex: M Race: B Age: 56

Incident Summary: On February 16, 2014 at approximately 7:10 A.M., Columbus Police and Fire Medics were dispatched to 398 S. Central Avenue Apartment K on the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers and medics located a victim inside Apartment K. The victim had sustained a gunshot wound to the upper body. He was pronounced dead at the scene by CFD Medic #10. Any persons having information about this homicide are urged to contact the Columbus Police Department Homicide Unit at 645-4730. This is the 10th Homicide of 2014.

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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 614-645-4593


Public Information Office
February 28, 2014
MA# 07-2014


Downtown Explosion and Power Loss


Two explosions in downtown Columbus resulted in power loss to areas of the downtown region.
On February 28, 2014, at approximately 1:30 am, an explosion was reported in the area of E. Broad St. and N. 4th St. A second explosion was reported at approximately 2:30 am. The Columbus Division of Police is working closely with American Electric Power to ensure safety to the public. AEP is currently working to determine the exact cause of the damage that has occurred. At this time, no criminal or terrorist activity is suspected.

At this time, American Electric Power has reported that all power has been restored. Columbia Gas has reported that their utilities were unaffected. The Columbus Convention Center, the Riffe Center, the Rhodes and Capital buildings, and surrounding hotels were not affected.

The following buildings experienced a temporary power outage: the Ohio Attorney General, the Ohio Health Administration Building, the Franklin County Board of Education, the Franklin County Office on Aging, the Franklin County Sanitary Engineer, the Borden Building, Ameritech, the Ohio Department of Health, Midland Mutual, Nationwide Insurance, the Federal Building, PUCO, DHS, AEP Headquarters, Telhio Credit Union, Miami-Jacobs Career College, Momentiv, Southeast Inc., and the YMCA Downtown.


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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
February 28, 2014
MA# 06-2014


Gunman Shot During Confrontation with Police


Columbus Police are investigating a shooting involving officers and a man armed with a shotgun on the city’s east side.

On February 27, 2014, at approximately 10:45 pm, officers were driving on Refugee Road when they observed a man standing in the roadway pointing a shotgun at passing motorists. The man fled toward a nearby apartment complex upon seeing the cruisers. The officers chased the man on foot, to the area of 4600 Refugee Road, and confronted him near the complex. Both officers shot multiple times, striking the man. He was transported to Grant Medical Center in critical condition. No other injuries were reported. A shotgun was recovered at the scene. The man has not been identified. Charges are 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 Units). The final investigative package will be forwarded to the Columbus Division of Police Firearms/Police-Involved Death Review Board and the Chain-Of-Command for review.


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Shooting

Media Information Date: March 7, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Detective Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det Smith #2036 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext: 4218
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting Date: 3/7/14 Time: 1:15 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1662 W. Mound St. Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
NetRMS Report #: 140183717 Cruiser District: 191

Victim: Nathaniel Collins Sex: M Race: B Age: 32
Victim: Aaron Boyd Sex: M Race: B Age: 38

Incident Summary: Victims were inside Burnzie's Tavern and were confronted by a male black who pointed a handgun at them. The victims walked out of the bar but were followed by the suspect. As the victims drove out of the parking lot, the suspect fired the handgun at the victims, striking the vehicle multiple times. No one was struck by the gunshots and there were no injuries reported. The suspect fled in an unknown direction.

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Felony Theft / RSP

Media Information Date: March 6, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Property Crimes Bureau / Auto Theft Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Johnson#1364 Phone: (614) - 645 - 2015 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Theft/RSP Date: March 5, 2014 Time: 10:30 am
Location of Offense/Incident: 1677 Rose View Dr. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 140144879 Cruiser District: 92

Suspect: John M. Watkins Address: 1677 Rose View Dr. Columbus, OH 43209
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 51
Charges: RSP

Incident Summary: On March 5, 2014, at 10:30 a search warrant was executed at 1677 Rose View Drive. This was the result of a joint investigation between the Auto Theft Unit and the Forgery/Fraud Unit.

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Felony Theft / RSP

Media Information Date: March 5, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Property Crimes Bureau / Burglary/Property Recovery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Brown #1279 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4624 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Theft/RSP Date: March 5, 2014 Time: 8:00 am
Location of Offense/Incident: 1090 Scott Street Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report #: 140178507 Cruiser District: 83

Incident Summary: On March 5, 2014, a multi-agency task force searching for a subject with warrants, discovered a large amount of new, stolen retail merchandise, possibly involving a fencing operation inside a residential home located at 1090 Scott Street. A search warrant was obtained; charges are pending in the on going investigation.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 3-5-2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. R. Siniff #1766 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 3-5-2014 Time: 10:24 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1500 W. 3rd Ave. #106 Zone: 4 Precinct: 4
NetRMS Report #: 140178655 Cruiser District: 43

Victim: Quick Envios, Ltd.

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: MaleRace: W Age:

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: W Age:

Incident Summary: On March 5, 2014, at approximately 10:24 am, two M/W suspects wearing OSU hoodies and masks over their faces entered the Quick Envios Ltd. and produced handguns. The two white males ordered the individuals inside the business to give them all the money. The two males grabbed an undetermined amount of money and a cell phone. As the two were leaving they told the two employees to wait a specific amount of time before they left or they would be blown up by a bomb the two had placed by the business door. The suspects were last seen quickly exiting the rear of the building. The victim/ employee's phone was found on the ground a block southwest of the business. The first suspect was described as a white, male, 5'4, medium build, wearing a black face mask, and an OSU hoodie over his head. The second suspect was described as a white, male, 5'8" medium build, wearing a black face mask and an OSU hoodie over his head.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 614-645 4665. No video is available at this time.

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Missing Persons

Media Information Date: 3/5/14
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victim's Bureau / Sexual Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Missing Persons Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 2358 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Missing Persons Date: 3/4/14 Time:
Location of Offense/Incident: 773 Canoby Pl #3E Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report #: 140177551/140177553 Cruiser District: 82

Victim: Tayaja Hammons Sex: Female Race: Black Age: 15
Victim: Tay Shaun Robinson Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 11

Incident Summary: On 3/4/14 at approximately 8:00pm both children left 773 Canoby Pl #3E together after an argument with a family member. Tayaja Hammons is 5'3" and 125lbs and was last seen wearing a black jacket and black pants. Tay Shaun Robinson is 4'10" and 95lbs and was last seen wearing a black/red checkered jacket and blue jeans. If you have any information regarding the location of the missing children please contact the Columbus Division of Police Missing Persons Unit at 645-2358.

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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 (614) 774-7768
Sergeant David Pelphrey (614) 374-7941


Public Information Office
March 4, 2014
MA# 10-2014


Carnegie Hero Award


On Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 1:00 p.m., members from the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission will be coming to The Columbus Police Academy to award the surviving family members of Mr. James Russell Jenkins their Carnegie Hero Medal. The Carnegie Hero Fund awards the Carnegie Medal to Individuals in The United States and Canada who risk their lives to an extraordinary degree saving or attempting to save the lives of others.

On February 7, 2013, Mr. James Russell Jenkins died attempting to save Elijah T. Walker from drowning at an East Columbus Pond. Elijah, 5, broke through ice covering a section of the retention pond in the apartment complex where he lived and held to the edge of solid ice at a point about 50 feet from the bank. Driving through the complex, Jenkins, 30, a technician, was alerted to the situation and joined those on the bank in their attempts to save Elijah. When Elijah floated face down in the open water, Jenkins stepped onto the ice and started to walk toward him, but cracking and breaking ice took him to his hands and knees. Jenkins then crawled toward Elijah but broke through the ice at a point about 10 feet from him. Using his arms and fists to make a path through the ice, Jenkins reached the boy, and, cradling him, kept his head above the surface of the 39-degree water while calling for help. Unsuccessful in his attempt to swim toward the bank, Jenkins submerged but was able to keep Elijah’s head out of the water until he too submerged. Several CPD and CFD members also entered the pond in attempts to save them both. Responding divers recovered Jenkins and Elijah, and both were taken to the hospital. Jenkins could not be revived, as he had drowned. Elijah died three days later.

Those who are selected for recognition by the Commission are awarded the CARNEGIE MEDAL, and they, or their survivors, become eligible for financial considerations, including one-time grants, scholarship aid, death benefits, and continuing assistance. To date, 9,653 medals have been awarded, the recipients selected from more than 86,000 nominees. About 20 percent of the medals are awarded posthumously. Awardees are announced four times a year, following meetings of the Commission. More information can be found by visiting www.Carnegiehero.org. We would like to invite local media and members from the Department of Public Safety to attend this Carnegie Hero Award Presentation to honor Mr. Jenkins' heroic actions. The Columbus Police Academy is located at 1000 N. Hague. Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43204.


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HOMICIDE - UPDATE

Media InformationDate: March 3, 2014 **UPDATE**
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Andrew Mitchell #1212
Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: February 3, 2014 Time: 5:06PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1662 E 25th Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report: #1140094712 Cruiser District: 52

Victim: Rasean Devon King Sex: M Race: B Age: 21

Suspect: Chaison Suber Address: Sex: M Race: B Age:17
Charges: Murder xArrested Warrant on File

On February 3, 2014, at 5:06 p.m., Columbus Police Patrol Officers were dispatched on the report of an unresponsive victim inside of 1622 E. 26th Ave. Medics responded and the victim was pronounced dead at 5:30 p.m. No motive or suspect info is known at this time.

This is the 7 homicide of 2014.

Det. Andrew Mitchell is the primary. Assisted by Detective W. Rotthoff.

Investigation continues. Any Persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.


***************UPDATE******************


On Sunday, March 2, 2014, above suspect was arrested for the Murder of Rasean Devon King. Mr. Suber surrendered without incident to the Columbus Police SWAT Team.

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Shooting

Media Information Date: 03/01/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Adam Federer Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4011
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting Date: 03/01/2014 Time: 2:26 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 5542 Cantara Place Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report #: 140168261 Cruiser District: 142

Victim: Jahmez Connally Sex: M Race: B Age: 18

Suspect: Pablo
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: Hispanic

Incident Summary: On March 1 2014 at approximately 2:26 p.m., officers were dispatched to the area of 5542 Cantara Place on the report of a shooting. Upon arrival officers located the victim, Jahmez Connally, who had a single gunshot wound to the left leg. Mr. Connally told officers an unknown male going by the name "Pablo" shot him after a confrontation. Mr. Connally was transported to a local hospital in serious condition. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Assault Unit Detective Adam Federer at 645-4011 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: March 1, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Domestic Violence Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Paul J. Boldin #1804 Phone: (614) - 645 - 7225 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 3/1/2014 Time: 11:06 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 5657 Glengreen Ct. Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 140167792 Cruiser District: 184

Victim: Geovany Arriola Sex: Male Race: White Age: 34

Suspect: Lynaa Gudino Address: 446 Courtland Ln. Pickerington, OH 43147
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Female Race: White Age: 34
Charges: Felonious Assault 2903.11 (A-2)

Incident Summary: On Saturday morning, March 1, 2014, at 11:06 AM, the suspect and victim, who are married, became involved in an argument. During the argument the suspect fired a handgun and struck the victim with multiple shots. The victim was taken to a local hospital in critical condition while the suspect was apprehended at the scene. The suspect was charged with one count of Felonious Assault and taken to the Franklin County Correction Center.

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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 (614) 774-7768
Sergeant David Pelphrey (614) 374-7941


Public Information Office
March 1, 2014
MA# 09-2014


***UPDATE***
Police Involved Shooting
4600 block of Refugee Road


The police involved shooting that occurred on Friday, February 28, 2014, in the 4600 block of Refugee Road is still under investigation by the Critical Incident Response Team.

The officers involved in the shooting are identified as:

• Officer Shawn Elizondo. Officer Elizondo has been with the Columbus Division of Police for 4 years and is assigned to the Patrol Bureau.

• Officer Michelle Reynolds-Parra. Officer Reynolds-Parra has been with the Columbus Division of Police for 3 years and is assigned to the Patrol Bureau.

The suspect remains in Grant hospital in critical but stable condition. Charges are pending further investigation. The identity of the subject will be released once he is charged.


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Murder - Update

Media Information Date: March 15, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit UPDATE
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Melissa Carlson
Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Murder Date: March 15, 2014 Time: 6:37a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1551 W. Broad St. Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report: #140207616 Cruiser District: 83

Victim: DAVID DUFF Sex: M Race: B Age: 23

Suspect: Address: Sex: M Race: B Age:

On Saturday, March 15, 2014, at approximately 6:37 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to 1551 W. Broad St., Travel Lodge, on the report of a person who had been shot. Upon the officer’s arrival, the victim was found shot inside room 510. He was subsequently pronounced dead by C.F.D. personnel assigned to Medic 17 at 6:54 a.m.

Detective Melissa Carlson is the Primary investigator and is being assisted by Detective Guy Patete. At this time the detectives are attempting to identify the suspect, who is described as a M/B with dark skin. He was seen leaving the motel with a female who is described as F/W with red hair and driving a blue car.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of these suspects is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 645 4730 or 645-4624.

This is the city’s 17th homicide.

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Murder

Media Information Date: March 15, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Melissa Carlson
Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Murder Date: March 15, 2014 Time: 6:37a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1551 W. Broad St. Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report: #140207616 Cruiser District: 83

On Saturday March 15, 2014, at approximately 6:37 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to 1551 W. Broad St., Travel Lodge, on the report of a person who had been shot. Upon the officer’s arrival the victim was found shot inside room 510. He was subsequently pronounced dead by C.F.D. personnel assigned to Medic 17, at 6:54 a.m.

Detective Melissa Carlson is the Primary investigator and is being assisted by Detective Guy Patete. At this time the detectives are attempting to identify the suspect, who is described as a M/B with dark skin. He was seen leaving the motel with a female who is described as F/W with red hair and driving a blue car. The victim’s information is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of these suspects is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 645 4730 or 645-4624.

This is the city’s 17th homicide.

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Recovered Missing

Media Information Date: 3/15/14
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Missing Persons Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Missing Persons Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 2358 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: RECOVERED Missing Date: 3/15/2014 Time: 10:30am
Location of Offense/Incident: 7784 Walnut Grove Drive Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report #: 140206633 Cruiser District: 141

Victim: Ethan Schoemaker Sex: M Race: W Age: 11

Incident Summary: On 3-15-14 at approximately 10:15am the missing was located. The missing report was subsequently canceled.

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Assault of a Police Officer

Media Information Date: March 15, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Detective Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Matthew Smith Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext: 4218
Type of Offense/Incident: Assault of a Police Officer Date: 3/15/14 Time: 4:21 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: I71/Cooke Rd. Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140207509 Cruiser District: 23

Victim: Officer Phillip Stevens Sex: M Race: W Age: 34
Victim: Officer Christopher Farrington Sex: M Race: W Age: 24

Suspect: Brandon Edwards Address: Unknown
Y Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 38
Charges: 2903.13 (A) Assault on a Police Officer and 2921.38 (B) Harassment with a Bodily Substance

Incident Summary: Patrol Officers attempted to stop a red Chrysler vehicle for traffic violations. The driver of that vehicle attempted to ram a marked cruiser and then fled. Officers followed and eventually the vehicle became disabled and stopped on I71 N/B south of Cooke Road. Officers ordered the driver to exit the vehicle and the driver refused. Officers had to physically remove the driver from the vehicle and when doing so, Officer Farrington was punched in the neck and kicked in the chest by the driver. The driver continued to resist and was tased. The officers took that opportunity to effect the arrest and placed the driver in handcuffs. The driver was still resistive and belligerent and while the officers escorted him to PTV 48, the driver spit blood and saliva in the face of Officer Stevens. The driver was taken to the Franklin County Jail and charged with traffic offenses and the above listed felony charges. The driver was identified through OHLeg as Brandon Edwards. Officer Stevens and Farrington were treated for exposure at Riverside Hospital and released.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: March 15, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: March 15, 2014Time: 12:54 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 2555 Bethel Road Zone: 1 Precinct: 17
NetRMS Report #: 140207147 Cruiser District: 174

Victim: Graeter's Ice Cream.

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

Incident Summary: On March 15, 2014, an unknown Male suspect confronted a Graeter's employee as he exited the store for the evening. The suspect brandished a handgun and forced the employee back inside. Once inside, the suspect walked the employee to the office, where he demanded money. Upon receiving the money, the suspect tied the employee to a shelving unit, assaulted him and then fled. The suspect was described as a Male, unknown race, 5-07 tall, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, mask, and black jeans.Video unavailable at time of report.

Anyone with information is requested to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Unit 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: March 15, 2014 UPDATE
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
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: March 14, 2014 Time: 9:22 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 366 Kelton Avenue Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
PremierOne Report: #140206535 Cruiser District: 121

Victim: Charles L. King Sex: M Race: B Age: 31

On Friday, March 14, 2014, at approximately 9:22 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to the area of Kelton Avenue and East Main Street on the report of a shooting. Responding officers located the victim in the roadway in front of 366 Kelton Avenue. The victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced deceased at the scene by CFD Medic 8 at 9:30 p.m. The initial investigation indicates the victim was inside 366 Kelton Avenue when he answered the door for an unknown person(s). A physical altercation ensued and the victim was shot. The victim exited the residence and collapsed in the roadway. There is no known motive or suspect(s) at this time.

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Charles L. King and next of kin has been notified.

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

This is the 16th homicide of 2014; Incident #140206535.


Detective Steve Glasure is the primary detective assisted by Detectives Martin Kestner and Chad Williams.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: March 15, 2014
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
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: March 14, 2014 Time: 9:22 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 366 Kelton Avenue Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
PremierOne Report: #140206535 Cruiser District: 121

Victim: ***See Below*** Sex: M Race: B Age: 31

On Friday, March 14, 2014, at approximately 9:22 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to the area of Kelton Avenue and East Main Street on the report of a shooting. Responding officers located the victim in the roadway in front of 366 Kelton Avenue. The victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced deceased at the scene by CFD Medic 8 at 9:30 p.m. The initial investigation indicates the victim was inside 366 Kelton Avenue when he answered the door for an unknown person(s). A physical altercation ensued and the victim was shot. The victim exited the residence and collapsed in the roadway. There is no known motive or suspect(s) at this time.

***The victim’s identity is known but will not be released until next of kin is notified***

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

This is the 16th homicide of 2014; Incident #140206535.

Detective Steve Glasure is the primary detective assisted by Detectives Martin Kestner and Chad Williams.

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Missing

Media Information Date: 03/15/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Sexual Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Missing Persons Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 2358 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Missing Date: 03/14/2014 Time: 4:30PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 7784 Walnut Grove Dr. Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report #: 140206633 Cruiser District: 141

Victim: Shoemaker, Ethan Sex: M Race: W Age: 11

Incident Summary: On 03/14/14 at 4:30PM, Ethan Shoemaker failed to return home after getting off of the school bus. He is 5'3" and weighs 90 pounds. He has red hair and blue eyes, and was last seen wearing a pink and blue striped shirt, blue jeans, and black Nike boots. If you have any information about Ethan Shoemaker please contact the Columbus Police Missing Unit at 645-2358.

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HOMICIDE-Update

Media Information Date: March 13, 2014 UPDATE
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. B. White #1799 Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: March 9, 2014 Time: 12:28 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 175 Hutchinson Avenue Zone: 1 Precinct: 1
PremierOne Report: #140189962 Cruiser District: 12

Victim: Dinkisra Mengistu Sex: M Race: B Age: 19

Suspect: Anthony M. Monaco Sex: M Race: W Age: 19
Charges: Murder X Arrested Warrant on File
On Sunday, March 9, 2014, at approximately 12:28 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to the area of 201 Hutchinson Avenue on the report of a shooting. Responding officers located the victim, Mr. Dinkisra Mengistu, inside a vehicle on the parking lot of 175 Hutchinson Avenue. Mr. Mengistu sustained a gunshot wound to the upper body and was pronounced deceased at the scene by CFD Medic 33 at 12:37 a.m. There is no known motive or suspect(s) at this time.

UPDATE: On Wednesday, March 12, 2014, a warrant was filed for Mr. Anthony M. Monaco charging him with one (1) count of murder. On Thursday, March 13, 2014, at 12:50 a.m., Columbus Police SWAT officers arrested Mr. Monaco. Mr. Monaco was processed at Columbus Police Headquarters and slated at the Franklin County Jail. The investigation continues.

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

This is the 15th homicide of 2014. Incident #140189962

Detective Brad White is the primary detective assisted by Detective Robert LaGore.

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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 David Pelphrey (614) 374-7941


Public Information Office
March 13, 2014
MA# 11-2014


Press Conference


On Thursday, March 13, 2014, the Columbus Division of Police will hold a press conference detailing a series of telephone frauds being committed against citizens of Columbus. Sergeant Keith Kline of the Fraud and Forgery Unit will be providing additional details.

The press conference will be held at the James G. Jackson Training Academy, located at 1000 N. Hague Avenue, at 2:00 pm. The media is instructed to enter through the main lobby doors, and to have press credentials clearly visible. Check in with personnel at front desk.


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Aggravated Assault

Media Information Date: March 11, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. VanVorhis Phone: (614) - 645 - 0100 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Assault Date: 3/10/2014 Time: 11:57PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 5454 Lonsdale Pl N. Apt. #A Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report #: 140195163 Cruiser District: 142

Victim: Marquan Green Sex: M Race: B Age: 19

Suspect: Iyendai Brown Address:
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 20
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On Monday, March 10, 2014, at 11:57PM, patrol officers were dispatched to the Woodcrest Apartment complex on the report of a shooting. Upon arrival officers located the victim, Marquan Green. After being transported an area hospital, Mr. Green told detectives that while in the upstairs bedroom, Iyendai Brown pulled a gun and shot him. As the two men struggled over the gun, the gun discharged a second time, striking Mr. Brown in the chest. Friends drove Mr. Brown to an area hospital where he remains in critical condition. Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to please contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: March 9, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. B. White #1799 Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: March 9, 2014 Time: 12:28 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 175 Hutchinson Avenue Zone: 1 Precinct: 1
PremierOne Report: #140189962 Cruiser District: 12

Victim: Dinkisra Mengistu Sex: M Race: B Age: 19

On Sunday, March 9, 2014, at approximately 12:28 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to the area of 201 Hutchinson Avenue on the report of a shooting. Responding officers located the victim, Mr. Dinkisra Mengistu, inside a vehicle on the parking lot of 175 Hutchinson Avenue. Mr. Mengistu sustained a gunshot wound to the upper body and was pronounced deceased at the scene by CFD Medic 33 at 12:37 a.m. There is no known motive or suspect(s) at this time.

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

This is the 15th homicide of 2014. Incident #140189962

Detective Brad White is the primary detective assisted by Detective Robert LaGore.

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Murder - UPDATE

Media Information Date: March 22, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Guy Patete
Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Murder Date: March 22, 2014 Time: 7:34a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1459 E. 23rd AVE. Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report: #140228516 Cruiser District: 54

Victim: Nancy Devera Johnson Sex: F Race: B Age: 35

On Saturday March 22, 2014, @ 7:34 a.m. officer working cruiser 50 were flagged down by a subject who reported that a body was laying on the sidewalk in front of 1459 E. 23rd Avenue. The officers determined that the victim had been shot and requested a medic respond to the scene. The victim was subsequently pronounced dead at 7:38 a.m. by C.F.D. firefighters. At this time the victim has been identified. She is identified as Nancy Devera Johnson F/B/35.

Anyone with information regarding this murder is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 645-4730 or 645-4624.
This is the city’s 18th homicide.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: March 22, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit UPDATE
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Russ Redman
Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: March 20, 2014 Time: 6:03a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1800 Tanglewood Pk. Zone: 3 Precinct: 15
NetRMS Report: #140221996 Cruiser District: 152

Victim: Rikki Whitaker Sex: Female Race: White Age: 25

Suspect: Address: Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 25-30

On Thursday, March 20, 2014, at approximately 6:03 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to 1800 Tanglewood Park Boulevard, LA Fitness, on the report of a person who had been stabbed. The victim was subsequently transported to Mt. Carmel West by Prairie Twp. Medic 241, where she underwent emergency surgery. At this time the victim is in stable condition.

The suspect from this incident is described as a Black / Male with light complexion. He is further described as being 25 to 30 years of age with very short hair that is described as being a “buzz” style haircut. He also has a tattoo on the left side of his neck that is described as a picture rather than words. At the time of this incident the suspect was driving a silver color medium size automobile that has dark tinted windows.
Detective Russ Redman is the primary investigator.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of this suspect is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 645-4730 or 645-4624.

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Murder

Media Information Date: March 22, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Guy Patete
Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Murder Date: March 22, 2014 Time: 7:34a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1459 E. 23rd AVE. Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report: #140228516 Cruiser District: 54

Victim: Jane Doe Sex: F Race: B Age:

On Saturday March 22, 2014, @ 7:34 a.m. officer working cruiser 50 were flagged down by a subject who reported that a body was laying on the sidewalk in front of 1459 E. 23rd Avenue. The officers determined that the victim had been shot and requested a medic respond to the scene. The victim was subsequently pronounced dead at 7:38 a.m. by C.F.D. firefighters. At this time the victim has not been identified. The victim is described as a light skinned female black approximately 25-35 years of age with a small build.

Anyone with information regarding this murder is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 645-4730 or 645-4624.
This is the city’s 18th homicide.

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


For Immediate Release:

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


Public Information Office

March 22, 2014
MA# 14-2014


Upcoming Road Closure – Long Street Bridge


Starting Monday, March 24, 2014 at 7 a.m., the Long Street Bridge will close for one week from Jefferson Avenue (by St. Paul A.M.E. Church) to Hamilton Avenue (by Diehl Whittaker Funeral Home).

American Electric Power (AEP) crews will be installing new power lines along the bridge. Motorists will be able to access the King-Lincoln neighborhood at the intersection of Broad Street and 17th Avenue. The bridge is expected to re-open by Saturday, March 29.

For more information about this closure, please contact Ray Miller, III, Community Engagement Officer, at 614-571-5736.


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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
March 22, 2014
MA# 13-2014


Man Shot During Confrontation with Officer


Columbus Police are investigating a shooting involving an officer and a man armed with a knife on the city’s east side.

On March 22, 2014, at approximately 5:19 am, officers were dispatched to the area of E. Livingston Avenue and S. Yearling Road on the report of a suspicious man. A female caller told dispatchers a man approached her and a friend and reached into his pocket as if he had a weapon. The caller believed the man was looking to rob someone.

Officers arrived and observed the man matching the description given by the caller. The man fled on foot upon seeing the arriving officers and was followed to the 4100 block of Dundee Avenue where he was shot by one of the officers during a confrontation. He was transported to Grant Medical Center in serious condition with a gunshot wound to the leg. No other injuries were reported. Two knives were recovered at the scene.

The suspect has been identified as Timothy Slaughter, M/B/23. He is charged with a misdemeanor count of carrying a concealed weapon.

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 Units). The final investigative package will be forwarded to the Columbus Division of Police Firearms/Police-Involved Death Review Board and the Chain-Of-Command for review.


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Robbery

Media Information Date: 3/20/2014
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: Aggravated Robbery Date: 3/20/2014 Time: 9:20am
Location of Offense/Incident: 1600 Bethel Rd Zone: 1 Precinct: 17
NetRMS Report #: 140222317 Cruiser District: 174

Victim: Huntington Bank

Suspect: Unknown Address:
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 20's

Incident Summary: On March 20, 2014 at approximately 9:20am an unknown male black entered the Huntington Bank, located at 1600 Bethel Rd, displayed a handgun and demanded money. The victim employee complied with the demand and gave the suspect an undetermined amount of money. The suspect was described as a male black in his mid to late 20's, 5'8"-5'10", 180lbs wearing a black hat, black scarf over face, black jacket, and khaki pants. The incident was captured on the banks video surveillance cameras and copies are available at CPD HQ information desk. *Please blur out employee faces*

Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect are asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 645-4665

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Robbery

Media Information Date: 3/20/2014
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: 3/20/2014 Time: 1:20pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 7490 Sawmill Rd Zone: 1 Precinct: 17
NetRMS Report #: 140222769 Cruiser District: 170

Victim: First Merit Bank

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

Incident Summary: On March 20, 2014 at approximately 1:20pm an unknown male black entered the First Merit Bank, located at 7490 Sawmill Rd, and gave the victim teller a threatening note that demanded money. The victim teller complied with the demand and gave the suspect an undetermined amount of money. The suspect was described as a male black, light skin, possibly middle eastern, 20-25, 6'2", 160-180lbs, wearing a black leather jacket with a grey hoodie underneath and a tan scarf around his neck. The incident was captured on the banks video surveillance cameras. A still photo of the suspect is available at CPD HQ information desk. Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect are asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit 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 Rich Weiner at (614) 645-4593


Public Information Office
March 20, 2014
MA# 12-2014


Organization Honors Columbus Firefighters and Police Lieutenant at Annual Meeting


Three members of the City of Columbus Department of Public Safety will be honored on Friday, March 21, 2014 by the Benjamin Franklin Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution. Firefighter David L. Sholl and posthumously Firefighter Virgil A. Moore, along with Police Lieutenant Theresa Francis will be presented with medals and certificates during the organization’s annual noon luncheon meeting at the Florentine Restaurant, 907 West Broad Street in Columbus, Ohio.

Firefighter David L. Sholl will receive the Heroism Award for his dedicated service while performing a search in zero visibility conditions for a four year old child who was thought to have been hiding in an upstairs bedroom during a working house fire. The unresponsive child, who had signs of smoke inhalation, was found by Firefighter Sholl and transported to Nationwide Children’s Hospital where he remained on a ventilator for several days. If it were not for Sholl’s quick thinking, perseverance and professionalism, the young child may not be with us today.

Sholl was hired in September 1994, starting his career on Engine 16, moving on to Ladder 22, Engine 23, and is now back on Ladder 23 at Fire Station 23 at 4451 East Livingston Avenue on One Unit. During his time at Station 23, he received two Fire Service Awards of Merit commendations and one EMS Award of Merit commendation for meritorious service. He also served as a Paramedic for ten years.

A 1983 graduate of Edgerton High School in Edgerton Ohio, Sholl went on to attend the Ohio State University graduating in 1988. He and his wife Terri have two children, Brandon, 20 years old and Tyler, 18 years old, and reside in Johnstown, Ohio.

Firefighter Virgil A. Moore will be honored posthumously with the Fire and Chemical Safety Commendation Award for his expertise in the testing, removal and installation of underground storage tanks. He was the liaison for other fire inspectors regarding the regulation of propane and other gases. Hired in July 1987, Moore spent the bulk of his career in the Fire Prevention Bureauwhere he was the Division’s primary pyrotechnics inspector and an integral team member in the planning and implementation of the Red, White and Boom event every July. The fireworks did not happen if this team didn’t give the OK. He was known as the “pyro guy” in the Division and was the go-to person for knowledge of pyrotechnic events in the city. Moore had a number of other duties, one of which was the pushcart inspections and was involved with the research and planning of food truck and trailer regulations in the City of Columbus. He assisted other inspectors whenever asked and was very knowledgeable in other areas.

Moore was married to his wife Sharon, was a father of four with two sons and two daughters, and a devoted grandfather to his two grandchildren. He was a true professional in his work and when dealing with people. Passing away suddenly in February 2014, Firefighter Virgil A. Moore will be sorely missed by the Division of Fire.

Police Lieutenant Theresa Francis will receive the Law Enforcement Award. This award is presented to an officer who has served with distinction and devotion in any service capacity of law enforcement. Lt. Francis was hired in November of 1984, starting her career as a patrol officer, working various precincts throughout the city. During this time she was selected as a field training officer and instructed in-service training. She was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in August 1993 and continued working patrol until 1997, when she accepted an assignment supervising sexual assault investigations. During the next four years she worked investigative assignments in Forgery/Fraud, Internal Affairs and Homicide Units. She also served as an oral board assessor, interviewing police applicants.

Being promoted to the rank of Lieutenant, she again worked patrol until accepting assignments in the Detective Bureau Administrative Section, Communications and Juvenile Bureaus. She was instrumental in the reorganization of what is now known as the Special Victims Bureau.

Lt. Francis has worked in her present assignment overseeing the Sexual Assault Section for the last eight years. During this time, she has assisted in establishing protocol for the multi-disciplinary team approach in the investigation of child victim sexual abuse. She is a member of the Executive Partner’s Council at The Center for Family Safety and Healing.


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Long Street Bridge to Close for One Week

Starting Monday, March 24, 2014 at 7 a.m., the Long Street Bridge will close for one week from Jefferson Avenue (by St. Paul A.M.E. Church) to Hamilton Avenue (by Diehl Whittaker Funeral Home).

American Electric Power (AEP) crews will be installing new power lines along the bridge. Motorists will be able to access the King-Lincoln neighborhood at the intersection of Broad Street and 17th Avenue. The bridge is expected to re-open by Saturday, March 29.

For more information about this closure, please contact Ray Miller, III, Community Engagement Officer, at 614-571-5736.

All dates are weather-dependent. For up-to-date traffic information, please follow us on Facebook and Twitter @ODOT71670.

Thank you for your patience while our construction crews are working in your area.

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HOMICIDE-UPDATE

Media InformationDate: UP-DATE March 19, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Melissa Carlson
Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Murder Date: March 15, 2014 Time: 6:37a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1551 W. Broad St. Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report: #140207616 Cruiser District: 83

Victim: David Oliver Duff Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 23

Suspect: William Phillip Greene Address: 1410 Terry Dr. Reynoldsburg, Ohio
Sex: M Race: B Age: 22
Charges: Murder X Arrested Warrant on File

Suspect: Ariana Caprice Ruddock Address: 11998 Broad St. Millersport, Ohio
Sex: F Race: W Age: 18
Charges: Complicity to Murder X Arrested Warrant on File
UP-DATE

On Saturday March 15, 2014, at approximately 6:37 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to 1551 W. Broad St., Travel Lodge, on the report of a person who had been shot. Upon the officer’s arrival the victim, Mr. David Oliver Duff, was found shot inside room 510. He was subsequently pronounced dead by C.F.D. personnel assigned to Medic 17, at 6:54 a.m.

Detective Melissa Carlson is the Primary investigator and is being assisted by Detective Guy Patete. At this time the detectives are attempting to identify the suspect, who is described as a M/B with dark skin. He was seen leaving the motel with a female who is described as F/W with red hair and driving a blue car. It is believed that the victim was shot and killed during a dispute over a lottery ticket.

Both suspects have been identified and were arrested in Kissimmee, Florida Sunday night March 16, 2014 @ approximately 11:15 p.m. They were both charged with the murder of David O. Duff. Detectives traveled to Florida on Monday March 17, 2014, and interviewed the suspects and their family members. A search warrant was executed and the suspect’s vehicle was searched as was their motel room. Two firearms and a host of other items that were deemed to be of evidentiary value were recovered. Both suspects waived extradition and are expected to be transported back to Columbus, Ohio sometime in the next 10-days.
This is the city’s 17th homicide.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 03/18/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Robert Cutshall #1930 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4146
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 03/17/2014 Time: 7:33 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1102 E. 22nd Avenue Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 140215216 Cruiser District: 54

Victim: Otis Barnett Jr Sex: M Race: B Age: 19

Incident Summary: Mr. Otis Barnett Jr. was standing in front of his residence when he was approached by several unknown males. One of the males pulled out a handgun and fired several shots at Mr. Barnett. Mr. Barnett was struck in the stomach and arm by the gunfire. The unknown males fled the scene on foot. Mr. Barnett was transported to OSU Main Hospital in critical condition and underwent surgery. If anyone has any additional information about this incident, please contact The Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or the Central Ohio Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Assault on a Peace Officer

Media Information Date: March 17, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
C.A.P. Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Russell Redman Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Assault on a Peace Officer Date: 3-17-2014 Time: 12:30 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 375 South High St. Court Rm. 4C Zone: 5 Precinct: 16
NetRMS Report #: 140214134 Cruiser District: 160

Victim: Officer David Jenkins Sex: Male Race: White Age: 53

Suspect: Monica Greer Justice Address: 622 South Napoleon Avenue
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Female Race: White Age: 47
Charges: Assault on a Peace Officer

Incident Summary: On March 17, 2014, Columbus Police Officer David Jenkins #86, Court Liaison Officer at the Franklin County Municipal Courts Building was attempting to place the suspect of this incident under arrest on warrants that were outstanding for her arrest. At the time Officer Jenkins approached the suspect she became violent and began swinging her arms at Officer Jenkins and when he attempted to control her she began struggling with him resisting the arrest. This struggling caused Officer Jenkins and one other person who was trying to assist him to fall to the floor of the courtroom. During the struggle and fall, Officer Jenkins was caused to strike his head on a wooden bench in the courtroom. The suspect was charged with one count of assault on a peace officer, a felony of the fourth degree.

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Missing Person

Media Information Date: 3/17/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victim's Bureau / Sexual Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Eric M. Poliseno #2024Phone: (614) - 645 - 4701 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Missing Person Date: 3/16/2014 Time: 5:00pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1794 Genessee Ave Apt. D Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140212894 Cruiser District: 22

Victim: Cardell McGhee Jr. Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 11

Incident Summary: Cardell McGhee Jr was last seen outside of 1794 Genessee Ave Apt. D at approximately 5:00pm, playing with friends. He did not return home at the time directed by his mother. Cardell is 4'11", 110 lbs, with a small afro hair style and a caramel complexion. He was last seen wearing a gray Aeropostale hoody, blue jeans and black and white Adidas athletic shoes. If you have any information please contact the Columbus Police Missing Persons Unit at 645-2358.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: 3/29/2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 3/29/14 Time: 10:39 am
Location of Offense/Incident: 3003 E. Main Street Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 140249072 Cruiser District: 91

Victim: Huntington Bank

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 25-30yrs

Incident Summary: On March 29, 2014, at approximately 10:04 a.m., an unknown suspect entered the Huntington Bank located at 3003 E. Main Street, approached the counter and asked about obtaining a loan. While speaking with the manager, the suspect produced a note that demanded money and threatened to shoot the manager. The manager and bank employees complied with the demand and gave the suspect an undetermined amount of cash. The suspect took the money and fled on foot eastbound from the bank. Witnesses described seeing a red cloud of smoke come from the suspect as he ran; indicative of a dye pack exploding. The suspect is described as a male black, 25-30 years old, 5'10" to 6'0" tall, mustache, slender build, wearing a dark colored hoodie and light pants. The incident was captured on surveillance video and still images are available. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 614-645-4665. Persons wishing to remain anonymous may contact Crime Stoppers at 614-462-TIPS(8477).

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: March 29, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. R. Wachalec #1716 Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: March 29, 2014 Time: 2:11 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 645 East Morrill Avenue Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
PremierOne Report: #140248407 Cruiser District: 130

Victim: Shawndell T. Bryant Sex: M Race: B Age: 19

Suspect: Sex: M Race: B Age: 58

On Saturday, March 29, 2014, at approximately 2:11 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to the area of 645 East Morrill Avenue on the report of a shooting. Responding officers located the victim, Mr. Shawndell T. Bryant, in a parking lot near this location. Mr. Bryant sustained gunshot wounds and was transported by CFD Medic 15 to Grant Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased at 3:50 a.m. The suspect, who is not being identified at this time, remained at the scene of the shooting and was cooperative with detectives.

The initial investigation indicates Mr. Bryant and another male physically attacked the suspect in the parking lot. The suspect shot Mr. Bryant during this attack and claims self-defense. The suspect has visible injuries that support his account of this incident. The second male involved in the attack fled the scene on foot and was not apprehended. He is described as a male/black, approximately 5’11”, medium to dark complexion and wearing a dark hoodie. No charges will be filed at this time and this case will be forwarded to the Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office for review.

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS. This is the 20th homicide of 2014. Incident #140248407

Detective Robert Wachalec is the primary detective assisted by Detective Jennifer Gribi.

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Shooting

Media Information Date: 03/28/2014
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 - Ext: 4291
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting Date: 03/28/2014 Time: 2:24 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: East 11th Avenue & North 4th Street Zone: 4 Precinct: 4
NetRMS Report #: 140246300 Cruiser District: 42

Victim: Quinn Brooks Jr. Sex: M Race: B Age: 36

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

Incident Summary: On Friday March 28, 2014 at 2:24 p.m., Columbus Police Officers responded to the area of East 11th Avenue and North 4th Street on a call of a man having been shot. Officers arrived and found Mr. Quinn Brooks shot in the right hip and right arm by an unknown male. Mr. Quinn was transported by Columbus Fire Medics to a local area hospital where he was reported to be in stable condition. The suspect fled the scene prior to police arrival. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 3/28/2014
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: Aggravated Robbery Date: 3/27/2014 Time: 2:00pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 22 E. Hudson St. Zone: 4 Precinct: 4
NetRMS Report #: 140243184 Cruiser District: 34

Victim: Tex Experts

Suspect: Unknown Address:
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: W Age: 30

Incident Summary: On March 27, 2014 at approximately 2:00pm an unknown male white entered the Tex Experts, displayed a handgun and demanded money. The victim employee complied with the demand and gave the suspect an undetermined amount of money. The suspect fled the business on foot. The suspect was described as a male white, 30, approximately 5'9, 160lbs, wearing a white ball cap, a tan/yellowish hooded jacket, faded blue jeans and tan boots. The incident was captured on the stores video surveillance cameras and copies are available at CPD HQ 1st Fl informaiton desk. *Please blur out employee faces*

Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect are asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 645-4665

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High Risk Missing Person

Media Information Date: 3/28/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Missing Persons Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Missing Person Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 2358 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: High Risk Missing Person Date: 3-27-14 Time: 11:30 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1653 Falling Leaf Ln Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 140245073 Cruiser District: 100

Victim: James O. Thompson Sex: M Race: B Age: 66

Incident Summary: Mr. James Thompson is a missing adult that has heart trouble along with Dementia. Mr. Thompson is a male black that stands 5’8” and weighs 165 pounds. He was last seen wearing black jeans, a blue and maroon coat and a baseball cap with” St. Kitts” printed on it. Mr. Thompson was last seen in the area of Georgesville & I-270 at approximately 2:45 a.m. Any persons with information on Mr. Thompson, please call the Columbus Police Missing Person Unit at (614)-645-2358.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 3/28/2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Charles Rosch Phone: (614) 645 - 4373 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 3/27/2014 Time: 11:14 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1309 Fair Avenue #K Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
NetRMS Report #: 140244751 Cruiser District: 120

Victim: Andre Collier Sex: M Race: B Age: 21

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 33-37

Incident Summary: On March 27, 2014, while inside 1309 Fair Ave Apt. #K, the victim and the suspect got into an argument. During the argument, the suspect produced a handgun and fired multiple gunshots at the victim. The suspect had fled the scene prior to officers arrival.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for a single gunshot wound to his right shoulder. The victim was in stable condition.

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Aggravated Robbery / Kidnapping

Media Information Date: March 27, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery / Kidnapping Date: March 27, 2014Time: 3:45 A.M.
Location of Offense/Incident: E. Sycamore St. & Bulen Ave. Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 140242271 Cruiser District: 112

Victim: Richard Thrweatt Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 26

Suspect: Brandan J. Price Address: 1771 Rainbow Park
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: MaleRace: Black Age: 24
Charges: Aggravated Robbery F1 & Kidnapping F1

Incident Summary: On March 27, 2014, Richard Thrweatt placed an add on Craigslist, which was answered by Brandan Price. After the two met, Mr. Price displayed a handgun and demanded money from Mr. Thrweatt. Mr. Price then ordered Mr. Thrweatt to drive to an ATM, where Mr. Thrweatt was ordered to withdraw money. Mr. Price then ordered Mr. Thrweatt to drive to the area of E. Sycamore St. & Bulen Ave., where Mr. Price stole personal items before fleeing on foot. Mr. Price was later arrested at his residence. 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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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
March 26, 2014
MA# 15-2014


Columbus Police Review Statistical Reporting in DNA Cases


Chief Kimberley Jacobs will address the public in regards to an internal review of DNA statistical reporting within the Division’s Crime Lab. The press conference will be held at the James G. Jackson Training Academy on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 1:00 pm.


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HOMICIDE / Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: March 26, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / HOMICIDE Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. A. Mall #2009 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE / FELONIOUS ASSAULT Date: March 25, 2014 Time: 9:00 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: F/O 584 Bulen Ave Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
NetRMS Report #: 140238792 Cruiser District: 123

Victim: Dresan Armstrong (deceased) Sex: M Race: B Age: 18
Victim: not released Sex: M Race: B Age: 17

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

Incident Summary: On March 25, 2014, at 9:00 p.m., Columbus Police Patrol Officers were dispatched to the area of 584 Bulen Avenue on a shooting. Responding officers located a male with a gunshot wound in the front of this location. He was transported to an area hospital in critical - life threatening condition and was pronounced dead at 9:56 p.m. Officers located a 2nd male with a gunshot wound a short distance away. This 2nd subject was transported in stable condition to an area hospital. The motive behind this shooting remains unknown at this time. Det. Aaron Mall is the primary investigator. Assisted by Detectives G. Sheppard and R. Connor. This is the 19th homicide of 2014 in Columbus, Ohio.

The Investigation continues. Any Persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Shooting

Media Information Date: 03/25/14
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Russ Henslee Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4291
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting Date: 03/25/14 Time: 5:00 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 910 East Hudson Street Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140238163 Cruiser District: 20

Victim: Natasha Bryant Sex: F Race: B Age: 21

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

Incident Summary: On March 25, 2014, at 5:02 p.m., officers responded to a shooting that happened in the rear of 910 East Hudson Street. Upon the officers arrival the victim, Natasha Bryant stated she was shot once in her lower back area by an unknown male black. The suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction of travel. Ms. Bryant was transported to an area hospital in stable condition. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: March 24, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Matthew Grasham #1661Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 3/24/2014 Time: 5:37 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1873 E. Livingston Ave. Zone: 05 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 140235515 Cruiser District: 112

Victim: Robert Hicks Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 22

Suspect: Demario Brown Address:
Arrested X Warrant on File Sex: MaleRace: Black Age: 22
Charges: Felonious Assault 2903.11 (A-2)

Incident Summary: On Monday, March 24, 2014 at approximately 5:37 PM, a shooting occurred at 1873 E. Livingsron Ave. Mr. Robert Hicks and Mr. Demario Brown were involved in a physical altercation. During the altercation Mr. Brown produced a handgun and shot Mr. Hicks once in the abdomen. Mr. Hicks was taken to a local area hospital in stable condition. Mr. Brown fled the scene after the incident. A warrant was filed for Mr. Brown for one count of Felonious Assault. If anyone has any information about this incident is asked to call Central Ohio Crim Stoppers at 645-TIPS or Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141.

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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
March 24, 2014
MA# 15-2014


Columbus Division of Police
Invites Public Comment


A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will be evaluating the Columbus Division of Police on April 15, 2014 through April 18, 2014. All aspects of the Division’s policies and procedures, management system, operations and support services will be evaluated.

As part of the on-site assessment, agency employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments at a public information session on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 7:00 pm. The session will be conducted in the auditorium of the James G. Jackson Columbus Police Academy, 1000 N. Hague Avenue, Columbus, Ohio.

If for some reason an individual cannot speak at the public information session, but would still like to provide comments to the assessment team, he/she may do so by telephone. The public may call 645-4095 on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 between the hours of 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm. Telephone comments, as well as appearances, at the public information session are limited to 10 minutes and must address the Division’s ability to comply with CALEA standards. A copy of the standards is available in the Columbus Division of Police Accreditation Unit located on the 8th floor of Police Headquarters, 120 Marconi Boulevard. For additional information, contact Lieutenant Aimee Haley, Accreditation Manager, at 614-645-4603.

Persons wishing to offer written comments about the Columbus Division of Police’s ability to meet the standards for accreditation are requested to write: Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), 13575 Heathcote Boulevard, Suite 320, Gainesville, Virginia 20155.

The Columbus Division of Police must comply with over 400 standards in order to gain accredited status. The assessment team is composed of law enforcement practitioners from similar but out-of-state agencies. The assessors will review written materials, interview individuals, and visit offices and other places where compliance can be witnessed. The assessors are: Team Leader Chief Daniel Boring, (Retired) Culpeper, Virginia Police Department and Chief Vincent Line, Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office, Colorado.

Once the assessors complete their review of the agency, they report back to the full Commission, which will then decide if the Division is to be granted re-accredited status. Accreditation is for three years, during which the agency must submit annual reports attesting continued compliance with those standards under which it was initially accredited.

For more information regarding the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. please write the Commission at; 13575 Heathcote Boulevard, Suite 320, Gainesville, Virginia 20155 or call 703-352-4225, Fax 703-890-3126.


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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: Updated April 4, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Steve Glasure
Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: January 9, 2014 Time: 6:32PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 299 Harland Ave. Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report: #140024099 Cruiser District: 131

Victim: Jeremy Head (deceased) Sex: M Race: B Age: 26
Victim: Javon Starghill (deceased) Sex: M Race: B Age: 21
Victim: Juvenile Sex: F Race: B Age: 17

Suspect: Anton K. Martin Address: 686 S. Champion Ave. Sex: M Race: B Age: 19
Charges: MURDER 2 counts X Arrested Warrant on File

On Thursday, January 9, 2014, at approximately 6:32 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to 306 Harland Drive on the report of a shooting. Upon the officer’s arrival three (3) victims were found suffering from gunshot wounds. Two of the victims were transported to Grant Medical Center where they were listed in critical condition. A third victim was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:43 p.m. by personnel assigned to C.F.D. Medic 22. Evidence found at the scene suggests that this may have been a drug related shooting. At this time, two of the victims have not been identified. The third has been identified, but her name is not being released because she is a juvenile. This is the city’s 1st homicide of 2014. Detective Steve Glasure is the primary detective.

UPDATE: Victim #2 has died as a result of his injuries. He is the 5th Homicide of 2014.

UPDATE: 4-4-2014: Above listed suspect was charged with two counts of Murder and was arrested by CPD

SWAT officers without incident this evening.

Anyone with information regarding the murder is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 645-4730.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: April 3, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / HOMICIDE Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. P. Callahan #1318 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: April 3, 2014 Time: 2:46 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1829 Penfield Ct. S. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 140264412 Cruiser District: 92

Victim: O'Shequen H. Strickland Sex: M Race: B Age: 18

Incident Summary: On April 3, 2014 at 2:46 p.m., Columbus Police Patrol Officers were dispatched to the area of 1829 Penfield Ct. S. on a shooting. Responding officers located a male with a gunshot wound in a bedroom of this location. He was transported to an area hospital in Critical- Life Threatening condition and was pronounced at 9:46p.m. Officers located multiple witnesses at the scene. Those persons were transported to Columbus Police HQ for interviews. Another subject had fled the scene prior to the arrival of officers. The actual facts relating to this shooting remain unknown at this time. Det. Paul Callahan is the primary. Assisted by Detectives S. Glasure and C. Williams. This is the 21st homicide of 2014 in Columbus Ohio. Investigation continues and we are attempting to ID the male black who fled the scene. Any Persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Rape

Media Information Date: 4/3/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Sexual Assault 'A' Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Monte Nommay Phone: (614) - 722 - 8282 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Rape Date: 4/1/2014 Time: 6:30 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: Myrtle Ave. east of Dresden St. Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140257269 Cruiser District: 24

Victim: Juvenile Sex: F Race: Age: 13

Suspect: Antonio Fillmore
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 36

Incident Summary: On 4/1/2014 at approximately 6:30 A.M. a 13 year old female was waiting at a school bus stop located on Myrtle Ave. east of Dresden Rd. when she was sexually assaulted by a then unidentified male. Evidence of the crime was sumbitted to the Bureau of Criminal Identification for forensic analysis. The Bureau of Criminal Identification found DNA on the submitted evidence and matched that DNA in the Combined DNA Index System to Antonio Fillmore. Columbus Division of Police Detective Monte Nommay #1705 filed two warrants (Rape 2907.02 O.R.C. F-1) for the arrest of Antonio Fillmore. On 4/3/2014 Antonio Fillmore was arrested without incident by the Columbus Division of Police SWAT section.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: April 3, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. VanVorhis #1679 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 4/3/2014 Time: 12:15 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 6185 Doewood Dr. Zone: 1 Precinct: 1
NetRMS Report #: 140263074 Cruiser District: 14

Victim: Christopher Morris Sex: M Race: B Age: 36

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

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

Incident Summary: On Thursday, April 3, 2014, at 12:15 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to 6185 Doewood Dr. on the report a person being shot. Upon arrival officers learned that two unknown males, wearing hoodies and ski masks, kicked open the front door and demanded money from Christopher Morris. Mr. Morris was shot one time in the leg before being able to flee his apartment and seek help at a neighbors. Mr. Morris was transported to a local hospital in stable condition. Mr. Morris is expected to survive his injuries. Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to please call the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 03/31/2014
Columbus Division of Police
SVB Bureau / DV Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Michael Smith #2257 Phone: (614) - 645 - 7225 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 03/31/14 Time: 7:44pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1521 E Whittier St Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 140256147 Cruiser District: 112

Victim: Michael Flowers Sex: M Race: B Age: 62

Suspect: DeMoris Winbush Jr Address: 455 Evergreen Terrace
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 60
Charges: Felonious Assault F-2

Incident Summary: Two brothers, Michael Flowers and DeMoris Winbush, were arguing in front of their residence when Mr. Winbush pulled a handgun and shot Mr. Flowers in the right leg. Mr. Winbush was arrested at scene, and Mr. Flowers was taken to Grant Hospital in stable condition.

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High Risk Missing Recovered

Media Information Date: 4/12/14
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Missing Persons Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Missing Persons Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 2358 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: High Risk Missing Recovered Date: 4/10/14 Time: 8:45 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 2251 Meridian Ct. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 140280485 Cruiser District: 94

Victim: Kani L. Allen Sex: M Race: B Age: 12

Incident Summary: On 4/10/14 at 8:45 p.m. Kani was recovered by Columbus Police Officer in Maybury Park, Columbus, Ohio. Kani was found to be in good health; he was trasnported back to his grandmother on Meridian Ct. by Columbus Police.

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Fatal Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 4-12-2014
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective McWhorter Phone: (614) - 645 - 4767 Ext: 61616
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Traffic Crash Date: 4-12-14 Time: 2:46am
Location of Offense/Incident: I-670 E/B W/O I-71 Zone: 5 Precinct: 16
NetRMS Report #: 140290800 Cruiser District: 164

Decedent:
Name: Rebecca Pugh Sex: F Age: 41

Incident Summary:
On 4-12-14 at 2:46am, Rebecca Pugh was operating a BMW X5 eastbound on I-670 approaching I-71 when for unknown reasons lost control of the BMW and struck a concrete median. Ms. Pugh was ejected from the

BMW and was pronounced dead at the crash scene.
Alcohol is believed to be a factor in this crash.
This is the City’s 8th traffic related this year.
This is a ongoing investigation.

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Rape

Media Information Date:
Columbus Division of Police
Bureau:Unit:
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Phone:Ext:
Date: Time:
Zone:
Type of Offense/Incident: Location of Offense/IncidentIncident Report #: Precinct: Cruiser District:

Suspect: Address: Warrant on File Sex: Race: Age:
Arrested Charges: Suspect: Address: Warrant

In April 2013, The Sexual Assault Unit started a Cold Case Initiative. Investigators began with cases as old as 1993. As a result several DNA profiles were developed. Two of the profiles have been Indicted and additional cases have been forwarded to The Franklin County Prosecutors Office for consideration of charges. Most recently two 1995 cases were reviewed and Dennis White was linked to the two crimes using DNA evidence. Mr. White was charged with 2 counts of Rape and is now in the Franklin County Jail awaiting arraignment.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 04/11/14 UPDATE
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. James Jude Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4525
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 04/10/14 Time: 5:20 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: Paladim Pl. / Reynard Rd. Zone: 2 Precinct: 20
NetRMS Report #: 140285337 Cruiser District: 202

Victim: Tywan Stewart Sex: M Race: B Age: 20
Victim: Juvenile Sex: M Race: B Age: 14

Suspect: Arthur Valentine Jr. Address: 1988 Bar Harbour Drive columbus Ohio 43219
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 48
Charges: Felonious Assault

Suspect: Artica Woolfork Address: 3263 Winter Lane Park Columbus Ohio 43232
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: F Race: B Age: 32
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On April 10, 2014 3:35 p.m. officers responded to a shooting that happened in the area of Paladim Pl. and Reynard Rd. Upon arrival, the victim, Tywan Stewart, stated he was shot once in his right foot by an unknown male black. The suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction of travel. Mr. Stewart was transported to Grant hospital in stable condition. A second victim,(Juvenile), was shot once in his right thigh by the same unknown male black. The juvenile victim was transported to Childrens hospital in critical condition and later stabalized. Patrol officers located the suspect vehicle at 3263 Winter Lane Park, the residence of Artica Woolfork. Ms. Woolfork was charged in this incident for aiding Mr. Valentine in fleeing the scene.

***UPDATE****On April 11, 2014, at approximately 4:30 p.m, Arthur Valentine Jr. (an additional person of interest) turned himself into authorities in the area of Mt. Vernon Avenue and North 20th Street. Additional investigation of the incident lead to Mr.Valentine Jr. being identified as the shooter in this incident. This further investigation additionally confirmed that previous charges against Arthur N. Woolfork were no longer warranted. Those charges have been dismissed.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: 4/11/2014
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: 4/10/2014 Time: 2:13pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 2700 Cleveland Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140285085 Cruiser District: 22

Victim: PNC Bank

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: W Age: 20's

Incident Summary: On April 10, 2014 at approximately 2:13pm an unknown male white entered the PNC Bank located at 2700 Cleveland Ave and handed the victim teller a note that demanded money. The victim 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, approximately 5'8", 125lbs, mustache, wearing a black hoodie. The incident was captured on the banks video surveillance cameras and still photos are available at CPD HQ 1st Fl information desk.

*Please blur out employee faces*
Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect are asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit 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
April 11, 2014
MA# 18-2014


Columbus Division of Police
Invites Public Comment


A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will be evaluating the Columbus Division of Police on April 15, 2014 through April 18, 2014. All aspects of the Division’s policies and procedures, management system, operations and support services will be evaluated.

As part of the on-site assessment, agency employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments at a public information session on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 7:00 pm. The session will be conducted in the auditorium of the James G. Jackson Columbus Police Academy, 1000 N. Hague Avenue, Columbus, Ohio.

If for some reason an individual cannot speak at the public information session, but would still like to provide comments to the assessment team, he/she may do so by telephone. The public may call 645-4095 on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 between the hours of 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm. Telephone comments, as well as appearances, at the public information session are limited to 10 minutes and must address the Division’s ability to comply with CALEA standards. A copy of the standards is available in the Columbus Division of Police Accreditation Unit located on the 8th floor of Police Headquarters, 120 Marconi Boulevard. For additional information, contact Lieutenant Aimee Haley, Accreditation Manager, at 614-645-4603.

Persons wishing to offer written comments about the Columbus Division of Police’s ability to meet the standards for accreditation are requested to write: Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), 13575 Heathcote Boulevard, Suite 320, Gainesville, Virginia 20155.

The Columbus Division of Police must comply with over 400 standards in order to gain accredited status. The assessment team is composed of law enforcement practitioners from similar but out-of-state agencies. The assessors will review written materials, interview individuals, and visit offices and other places where compliance can be witnessed. The assessors are: Team Leader Chief Daniel Boring, (Retired) Culpeper, Virginia Police Department and Chief Vincent Line, Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office, Colorado.

Once the assessors complete their review of the agency, they report back to the full Commission, which will then decide if the Division is to be granted re-accredited status. Accreditation is for three years, during which the agency must submit annual reports attesting continued compliance with those standards under which it was initially accredited.

For more information regarding the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. please write the Commission at; 13575 Heathcote Boulevard, Suite 320, Gainesville, Virginia 20155 or call 703-352-4225, Fax 703-890-3126.


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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: April 11, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. B. Williams #748 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 4/10/14 Time: 8:50 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 5060 North High Street Zone: 4 Precinct: 3
NetRMS Report #: 140286503 Cruiser District: 32

Victim: Z Pizza Sex: Race: Age:

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: O Age:

Incident Summary: On April 10, 2014, at approximately 8:50 p.m., an unknown male Hispanic or possibly Asian walked into the Z Pizza, located at 5060 North High Street, displayed a black semi-automatic handgun and demanded that the clerk hand over the cash from the register. Once the clerk complied, the suspect walked toward the front door. Just prior to leaving, the suspect looked back at the clerk and said "Sorry." Approximately $300 cash was stolen from the business. Suspect description: Male/Hispanic or Asian in his 20's, olive complexion, 5'9" to 5'10", thin build, short dark hair wearing a dark colored hoodie. Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect is encouraged to call the Robbery Unit at 645-4665 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

* Surveillance video forthcoming

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 4-11-2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / HOMICIDE Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Gregory Sheppard #1710 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4940
Type of Offense/Incident: FELONIOUS ASSAULT Date: 4-10-2014 Time: 5:34 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 3473 Roswell Dr. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9 pct
NetRMS Report #: 140285823 Cruiser District: 92

Victim: Juvenile Sex: M Race: B Age: 8

Suspect: Robert L. Broom Address: 3530 Astor Ave. Columbus OH.
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 23
Charges: Aggravated Assault

Incident Summary: On April 10, 2014 at 5:34 p.m. the victim, M/B/8 yrs old was transported to Childrens Hospital by private vehicle with a gunshot wound to the head. Victim remains in critical condition. Investigation indicates that the victim was inside a vehicle heading westbound on Roswell Drive, accompanied by 3 adults and a M/B/6 yrs old when the 8 yr old victim was shot. Investigation further indicates that above listed suspect caused the injuries to the victim. Investigation continues and anyone with information is asked to contact Homicide at 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Felonious Assault - Shooting

Media Information Date: 04/11/14
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. James Jude Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4525
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault - Shooting Date: 04/10/14 Time: 3:33 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: Paladim Pl. / Reynard Rd. Zone: 2 Precinct: 20
NetRMS Report #: 140285337 Cruiser District: 202

Victim: Tywan Stewart Sex: M Race: B Age: 20
Victim: Juvenile Sex: M Race: B Age: 14

Suspect: Arthur N. Woolfork Address: 3263 Winter Lane Park Columbus Ohio 43232
Arrested X Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 30
Charges: 2 cts. Felonious Assault 2903.11 A-2

Suspect: Artica Woolfork Address: 3263 Winter Lane Park Columbus Ohio 43232
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: F Race: B Age: 32
Charges: 2 cts. Felonious Assault 2903.11 A-2

Incident Summary: On April 10, 2014, 3:35 p.m., officers responded to a shooting that happened in the area of Paladim Pl. and Reynard Rd.. Upon arrival, the victim, Tywan Stewart stated he was shot once in his right foot by an unknown male black. The suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction of travel. Mr. Stewart was transported to Grant hospital in stable condition. A second victim,(Juvenile), was shot once in his right thigh by the same unknown male black. The juvenile victim was transported to Nationwide Childrens Hospital in critical condition and later stabalized. Patrol officers located the suspect vehicle at 3263 Winter Lane Park, the residence of Atica Woolfork. Ms. Woolfork was charged in this incident for aiding Mr. Woolfork in fleeing the scene of the shooting. Warrants were issued for the arrest of Arthur N. Woolfork. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit 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) 645-4593


Public Information Office
April 10, 2014
MA# 17-2014


Shooting Outside of Liberty Elementary School


At 3:35PM today, Columbus Police officers responded to Liberty Elementary School at 2901 Whitlow Road in response to a shooting. Residents of the area called because they heard gunshots near the front of the school. Upon arrival, officers discovered that two people had been shot outside the front area of the school.

The two people shot were a 14 year-old boy and a 20 year old man. The boy was transported to Nationwide Children’s Hospital in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the leg. The man was transported to Grant Hospital in stable condition with a gunshot wound to the foot.

At this time, no suspects have been identified, but the investigation is ongoing. Detectives are interviewing persons of interest, witnesses, and residents while processing the scene.

Investigators have no reason to believe that this shooting was related in any way to the school system, students, or faculty. Neither victim is affiliated with Liberty Elementary School or the nearby school, Independence High School. As a precaution, school administrators conducted a lock-down of the school for about an hour. School children were not outside at the time of the shooting. There was no shooting incident inside the school and at no time were the students of the school targeted or threatened.

As a response to this incident, the Columbus Division of Police will increase police presence at Liberty Elementary School throughout tomorrow to ensure the safety of the students and faculty of the school and the residents of the area.


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High Risk Missing

Media Information Date: 4/9/14
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victim's Bureau / Sexual Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Eric M. Poliseno #2024Phone: (614) - 645 - 4701 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: High Risk Missing Date: 4/8/14 Time: 5:00pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 2251 Meridian Ct Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 140280485 Cruiser District: 94

Victim: Kani Allen Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 12

Incident Summary: Kani Allen 4'11"/110lbs was last seen around 5:00pm wearing all black clothing.
He is missing from 2251 Meridian Ct and might have visited Eastland Mall during the late afternoon or early evening of 4/8/14. If you have any information regarding his whereabouts please contact the Columbus Police Missing Persons Unit at 645-2358.

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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) 645-4593


Public Information Office
April 9, 2014
MA# 16-2014


Barricade Situation with Armed Suspect


At 10:37AM today, Columbus Police officers responded to 1141 Fair Avenue, Apartment B, on a report of a man threatening a woman with a shotgun and holding her against her will in a bathroom. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the resident, but the resident had not made the call.

SWAT officers responded to the scene and secured the area. SWAT officers made entry into the adjoining apartment of 1143 Fair Avenue, Apartment B. It was revealed that the suspect was inside this apartment and that the residents were his family members. The suspect, Howard Hill, IV, was taken into custody and arrested on warrants for Domestic Violence and Assault. A .22 caliber rifle was found at the scene and was also taken into custody.

The woman who originally called the police has still not been found. The cell phone she used to call has been turned off. Officers are continuing to search for the caller. Additional charges may result as this investigation continues.


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Fatal Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 04/08/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Lisa A. Barbeau #2149 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4767 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Traffic Crash Date: 04/08/2014 Time: 1:10pm
Location of Offense/Incident: Indianola Ave. / Acton Rd. Zone: 4 Precinct: 3
NetRMS Report #: 140278926 Cruiser District: 31

Decedent:
Name: Christopher W. Mitchell II Sex: M Age: 26

Other Involved Parties:
Name: Kenneth True Sex: M Age: 65

Incident Summary: On 04/08/2014 at 1:10pm, Christopher W. Mitchell II was operating a 1987 Yamaha southbound on Indianola n/o Acton Rd. Kenneth True was operating his 2009 Mercedes Benz R350 northbound on Indianola. Mr. True made a left turn onto Acton Rd. from northbound Indianola Ave. Mr. Mitchell II lost control of his motorcycle and crashed. Mr. Mitchell II was transported to Riverside Methodist Hospital by CFD Medic 19. Mr. Mitchell II was pronounced at Riverside Methodist Hospital at 2:36pm by Dr. John Leff. This is the 6th traffic related fatality of 2014. This crash remains under investigation.

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High Risk Missing

Media Information Date: 4/9/14
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victim's Bureau / Sexual Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Eric M. Poliseno #2024Phone: (614) - 645 - 4701 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: High Risk Missing Date: 4/8/14 Time: 5:00pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 2251 Meridian Ct Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 140280485 Cruiser District: 94

Victim: Kani Allen Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 12

Incident Summary: Kani Allen 4'11"/110lbs was last seen around 5:00pm wearing all black clothing.
He is missing from 2251 Meridian Ct and might have visited Eastland Mall during the late afternoon or early evening of 4/8/14. If you have any information regarding his whereabouts please contact the Columbus Police Missing Persons Unit at 645-2358.

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Accidental Shooting

Media Information Date: 4/7/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Robert Cutshall 1930 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext: 4146
Type of Offense/Incident: Accidental Shooting Date: 4-7-2014Time: 4:48pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 400 S. Napoleon Avenue Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 140276772 Cruiser District: 90

Victim: Sex: M Race: B Age: 8

Incident Summary: On Monday, April 7, 2014, at approximately 4:48p.m., an 8 year old victim located a loaded handgun inside of a shoe and accidentally shot himself in the foot. The victim was transported to Nationwide Children's Hospital to be treated for his injury. This accidental shooting incident is still under investigation.

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Missing Person

Media Information Date: 04/7/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Missing Persons Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Missing Persons Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 2358 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Missing Person Date: 04/7/2014 Time: 1:45PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 111 South Grant Zone: 5 Precinct: 16
NetRMS Report #: 140276371 Cruiser District: 161

Victim: Davis, Michael Sex: M Race: W Age: 67

Incident Summary: On 04/7/14 at 1:43PM, Michael L. Davis walked away from Grant Hospital. He may be confused and disoriented. The missing was last seen wearing a maroon shirt, green jacket, jeans, white athletic shoes, dark colored toboggan style cap, and grey backpack. The missing is approximately 6’0”, 156 pounds, balding with a grey beard. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Mr. Davis should contact the Columbus Police Missing Unit at 645-4624.

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Felonious Assault / Shooting

Media Information Date: 4/7/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. M. Grasham #1661 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault/Shooting Date: 4-6-2014Time: 4:41pm
Location of Offense/Incident: R/O 2204 Parkwood Avenue Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140273944 Cruiser District: 21

Victim: Shad D. Turner Sex: M Race: B Age: 18
Victim: Rasheed K. Brock Sex: M Race: B Age: 18

Suspect: Szjne Tyrone Curry Address: 2327 Edenburgh Dr. S.
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 16
Charges: 2(cts) Felonious Assault 2903.11A-2

Incident Summary: On Sunday, April 6, 2014, at approximately 4:41p.m., a shooting occurred at the rear of the Stafford's market at 2204 Parkwood Ave. The victims, Shad Turner and Rasheed Brock were both shot at multiple times by the suspect. Mr. Turner was shot in the back and Mr. Brock was shot in the leg. Mr. Turner was transported to an area hospital in critical condition and was later upgraded to stable condition after undergoing surgery. Mr. Brock was transported to an area hospital in stable condition. The suspect was apprehended by patrol officers a short time after the shooting. Mr. Curry was charged with 2 cts. of Felonious Assault.

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Missing

Media Information Date: 04/6/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Missing Persons Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Missing Persons Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 2358 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Missing Date: 04/6/2014 Time: 9:00PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1223 E. 26th Ave. Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 140274635 Cruiser District: 54

Victim: Houpe, Tankni Sex: M Race: B Age: 11

Incident Summary: On 04/6/14 at 1:00PM, Tankni Houpe left his home and failed to return. He is 4'7"-4'10" and weighs 145 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes, and was last seen wearing baggy grey sweat pants, a lime green t-shirt, and a blue North Face jacket. If you have any information about Tankni Houpe please contact the Columbus Police Missing Unit at 645-2358.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: April 19, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Ron Custer #1255 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 4/18/14 Time: 1:28 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 3591 Watt Rd. Zone: 1 Precinct: 6
NetRMS Report #: 140310556 Cruiser District: 62

Victim: Jeffery M. Baughman Sex: M Race: W Age: 36

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: W Age: 20's

Incident Summary: Victim stated that he was walking along the trail west of Strawberry Farms Park when he heard a male call out for help off of the trail and into the woodline. The victim stated that when he walked up to the suspect to assist, the suspect turned and started cutting him with an object that he believes was a knife. As the victim attempted to run from the suspect, he fell onto the ground, where he was kicked and cut additional times. Victim was transported to St. Anns Hospital where he received treatment for his injuries, which were minor. This incident is being further investigated by detectives. The victim indicated that the suspect was 5'6" in height and was wearing a black hoodie, beanie, and blue jeans.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: April 18, 2014 Updated
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. M. Kestner #1827 Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: January 14, 2014 Time: 8:59 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 2500 East 5th Avenue Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
PremierOne Report: #140039043 Cruiser District: 74

Victim: Lorenzo D. Mason Sex: M Race: B Age: 27

Suspect: Demar T. Hope Sex: M Race: B Age: 34
Address: 1657 Harvard Ave. #A
Charges: Murder Arrested X Warrant on File

On Tuesday, January 14, 2014, at approximately 8:59 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to the East 5th Avenue bridge east of I-670 on the report that a possible homicide victim was in the woods at this location. Responding officers located the victim, Mr. Lorenzo D. Mason, who had gunshot wounds to the upper body. Mr. Mason was pronounced deceased by CFD Medic 20 at 9:08 p.m. There is no known motive or suspect(s) at this time.

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

This is the 4th homicide of 2014; Incident #140039043.

***UPDATED MEDIA RELEASE***
A warrant for the arrest of Demar T. Hope has been issued for the homicide of Lorenzo D. Mason. Anyone with information to the whereabouts of Mr. Hope is asked to call the Homicide Unit @ 645-4730 or Central Ohio Crimestoppers @ 645-TIPS.

Detective Martin Kestner is the primary detective assisted by Detective Tim Welsh.

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Shooting - Felony Assault

Media Information Date: 4/18/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. B.E. Wildman #1520 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4165
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting - Felony Assault Date: 4/18/2014 Time: 2:10 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 3850 E. 5th Avenue Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: 140309408 Cruiser District: 74

Victim: PO David Freetag Sex: M Race: W Age:
Victim: PO Kevin Reed Sex: M Race: W Age:

Suspect: Markus Dunlap Address: 4843 Song Bird Dr., Columbus, OH 43229
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 29
Charges: Felonious Assault; Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On April 18, 2014, at approximately 2:10 a.m., officers, while working in plain clothes, were in the area of 3280 E. 5th Ave. investigating a complaint involving the theft of motor vehicles.

While traveling northbound on the roadway in front of 3850 E. 5th Ave., Mr. Dunlap fired several gunshots at the officers and their vehicle. The officers and their vehicle where not struck by the gunshots, but a parked vehicle and a trailer were found to have been damaged by the gunfire.

Following the shooting, Mr. Dunlap fled into 3850 E. 5th Ave. #A where he was apprehended by officers without further incident.

The firearm suspected of being used in the incident was recovered from the scene.

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High Risk Missing - Recovered

Media Information Date: 04/18/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Missing Persons Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Missing Persons Phone: (614) - 645 - 2358 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: High Risk Missing - Recovered Date: 04/18/2014 Time: 1:00pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 2231 Hanna Drive Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140309232 Cruiser District: 21

Victim: Aireonna M. Thompson Sex: F Race: B Age: 12

Incident Summary: The missing person was recovered at home without incident. The missing was in good health. The missing report will be canceled and closed.

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Shooting - Felony Assault

Media Information Date: 4/18/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. B.E. Wildman #1520 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4165
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting - Felony Assault Date: 4/18/2014 Time: 2:10 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 3850 E. 5th Avenue Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: 140309408 Cruiser District: 74

Victim: PO David Freetag Sex: M Race: W Age:
Victim: PO Kevin Reed Sex: M Race: W Age:

Suspect: Markus Dunlap Address: 4843 Song Bird Dr., Columbus, OH 43229
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 29
Charges: Felonious Assault; Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On April 18, 2014, at approximately 2:10 a.m., officers, while working in plain clothes, were in the area of 3280 E. 5th Ave. investigating a complaint involving the theft of motor vehicles.

While traveling northbound on the roadway in front of 3850 E. 5th Ave., Mr. Dunlap fired several gunshots at the officers and their vehicle. The officers and their vehicle where not struck by the gunshots, but a parked vehicle and a trailer were found to have been damaged by the gunfire.

Following the shooting, Mr. Dunlap fled into 3850 E. 5th Ave. #A where he was apprehended by officers without further incident.

The firearm suspected of being used in the incident was recovered from the scene.

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Missing Persons Recovered

Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau Bureau / Missing Persons Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Missing Persons Phone: (614) - 645 - 2358 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Missing Persons Recovered Date: 04/18/2014 Time: 12:30pm
Location of Offense/Incident: Stevens Avenue / West Broad Street Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report #: 140308833 Cruiser District: 83

Victim: Jeremiah A. Jackson Sex: M Race: B Age: 12

Incident Summary: The missing person was recovered without incident. The missing was returned to his

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: April 18, 2014 UPDATE
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. P. Paley #285 Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: April 16, 2014 Time: 11:50 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 879 East Dublin Granville Road Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
PremierOne Report: #140305763 Cruiser District: 180

Victim: Katrina K. Gregory Sex: F Race: B Age: 31

On Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at approximately 11:50 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to 879 East Dublin Granville Road on the report of a shooting. Responding officers located the victim, Ms. Katrina K. Gregory, in front of this location. Ms. Gregory sustained a gunshot wound to the upper body and was transported by CFD Medic 6 to a local hospital in critical condition. Ms. Gregory is not expected to survive her injuries. There is no known motive or suspect(s) at this time.

Detective Philip Paley is the primary detective assisted by Detective Glen Siniff.

The victim was pronounced dead on April 17, 2014, at 6:29 a.m., at Grant Medical Center.

UPDATE: A photograph of a person of interest has been posted at Columbus Police Headquarters at the Information Desk. Detectives need assistance in identifying the subject in this photograph. Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Missing Person

Media Information Date: 4/18/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victim's Bureau / Missing Person Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Missing Person Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 2358 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: 140309232 Date: 04/17/14 Time: 11:00 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 2231 Hanna Drive Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140309232 Cruiser District: 21

Victim: Aireonna M. Thompson Sex: F Race: B Age: 12

Incident Summary: Aireonna Thompson is a missing 12 year old female, 5'5", 101lbs, with black braided hair. She was last seen in the area of her residence on 4/17/14 at 11:00 p.m. She was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, light blue jeans, and bright green and orange tennis shoes. Any persons with information on Aireonna, please call the Columbus Police Missing Person Unit at (614)-645-2358.

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High Risk Missing Person

Media Information Date: 4/18/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Missing Persons Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Missing Person Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 2358 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: High Risk Missing Person Date: 4/17/14 Time: 1:00 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 69 West Park Ave Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report #: 140308833 Cruiser District: 83

Victim: Jeremiah A. Jackson Sex: M Race: B Age: 12

Incident Summary: Mr. Jeremiah A. Jackson is a 12 yr. old missing child. Jeremiah goes by the nickname "BJ". Jeremiah is a bi-racial male that stands 5'6" and weighs 110 pounds. He was last seen wearing camo shorts, a black and white striped tank top and a pair of black and white Nike Jordan tennis shoes. Jeremiah was last seen in the area of W. Broad St and West Park Ave. riding his white Mongoose bicycle at approximately 5:00 pm. Any persons with information on Mr. Jackson, please call the Columbus Police Missing Person Unit at (614)-645-2358.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: April 18, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / HOMICIDE Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. A. Mitchell #1212 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4488
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: April 17, 2014 Time: 6:55 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 3095 E. 12th Ave. Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: 140264412 Cruiser District: 74

Victim: Anna M. Eblem Sex: F Race: W Age: 89

Incident Summary: On April 17, 2014 at 6:55 p.m., Columbus Police Patrol Officers were dispatched to 3095 E. 12th Ave. on a stabbing. Responding officers located the female victim with knife wounds inside of this location. She was pronounced dead at the scene. It appears this murder occurred out of an attempted robbery. Information obtained during the initial investigation identified a person of interest. This person was interviewed at police HQ and released. Det. Andrew Mitchell is the primary. Assisted by Detective Stephen Glasure. This is the 25th homicide of 2014 in Columbus Ohio. Investigation continues. Any Persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 4/16/2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Ken Kirby #1736 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4668 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 4/13/2014 Time: 10:58 P.M.
Location of Offense/Incident: 6175 E. Livingston Avenue Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report #: 140297028 Cruiser District: 142

Victim: Paul Swanson Sex: Male Race: White Age: 44
Victim: Katie Swanson Sex: Felmale Race: White Age: 17

Suspect: Unknown M/B
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: Blk Age: 20-25

Incident Summary: On April 13, 2014 at 10:58 p.m. the victim, Mr. Swanson, and his family (traveling from New York to Missouri), stopped at the Speedway located at Brice Road and E. Livingston Avenue for fuel. After pumping gas, Mr. Swanson and his daugther were sitting in their van waiting on the rest of the family to exit the Speedway. At that time an unknown male black jerked open the drivers door of their van and put a handgun into Mr. Swanson's side and demanded his money. The suspect threatened to shoot both Mr. Swanson and his daughter if they did not cooperate. The suspect took the victims wallet and fled on foot.
The suspect is described as M/B/20-25, 5'9"-6', 180, wearing a black hoodie with a red ball cap and white pants.

Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect please contact the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 645-4665 or Crime Stoppers at 461-8477. Photos of the suspect are available at the Columbus Police Information Desk.

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Felonious Assault - UPDATE

Media Information Date: UP-DATE April 17, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. P. Paley #285 Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: April 16, 2014 Time: 11:50 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 879 East Dublin Granville Road Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
PremierOne Report: #140305763 Cruiser District: 180

Victim: Katrina K. Gregory Sex: F Race: B Age: 31

On Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at approximately 11:50 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to 879 East Dublin Granville Road on the report of a shooting. Responding officers located the victim, Ms. Katrina K. Gregory, in front of this location. Ms. Gregory sustained a gunshot wound to the upper body and was transported by CFD Medic 6 to a local hospital in critical condition. Ms. Gregory is not expected to survive her injuries. There is no known motive or suspect(s) at this time.

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

Detective Philip Paley is the primary detective assisted by Detective Glen Siniff.

Up-date: The victim was pronounced dead on April 17, 2014,at 6:29 a.m. at Grant Medical Center.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: April 17, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. P. Paley #285 Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: April 16, 2014 Time: 11:50 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 879 East Dublin Granville Road Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
PremierOne Report: #140305763 Cruiser District: 180

Victim: Katrina K. Gregory Sex: F Race: B Age: 31

On Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at approximately 11:50 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to 879 East Dublin Granville Road on the report of a shooting. Responding officers located the victim, Ms. Katrina K. Gregory, in front of this location. Ms. Gregory sustained a gunshot wound to the upper body and was transported by CFD Medic 6 to a local hospital in critical condition. Ms. Gregory is not expected to survive her injuries. There is no known motive or suspect(s) at this time.

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.
Detective Philip Paley is the primary detective assisted by Detective Glen Siniff.

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Shooting

Media Information Date: 4/17/2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Matthew Smith Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext: 4218
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting Date: 4/17/14 Time: 12:21 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 4869 Downing Drive Zone: 2 Precinct: 20
NetRMS Report #: 140305810 Cruiser District: 202

Victim: Tyler K.Goins Sex: M Race: B Age: 23

Suspect: Unknown

Incident Summary: The victim drove to a friend's house located at 4869 Downing Drive. The victim parked and got out of his vehicle to go inside the house. A gray van stopped in the road and the driver got out and fired several shots striking the victim one time in the face. The shooter then fled in the gray van. The victim was transported to Grant Hospital by CFD Medic 32 in critical condition. The injury is not life threatening. The victim could not identify the shooter.

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Crimestoppers 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
April 15, 2014
MA# 19-2014


Police Involved Shooting
***UPDATE***
Reference MA# 15-2013


The investigation into the police involved shooting that occurred on April 6, 2013, has been completed by the Firearms/Police-Involved Death Review Board. The actions of Officer Nathan Amstutz #2442 are found to be within the Columbus Division of Police Use of Firearms Policy.

At 2:44 am the Columbus Police 911 center received multiple telephone calls indicating shots were being fired in the area of Kimberly Parkway, Nassau Drive and Lamarque Court. Columbus police patrol officers were dispatched to the area to investigate. Upon arrival in the residential neighborhood, the uniformed patrol officers exited their cruisers and began to search the area on foot. The two (2) patrol officers located several spent shell casings. At 3:10 am one of the patrol officers was confronted by an unknown male leaning out of an upstairs window. The male was armed with a handgun and shouted a threat to the officer below. The officer responded to the threat and actions of the armed subject and discharged his weapon at the suspect. The officer directed the male to exit the residence and the subject was taken into custody without further incident.

The suspect was transported to Grant Medical Center by Columbus Division of Fire Medic 4 in stable condition. The suspect was treated for a gunshot wound to the left elbow and released to the custody of the charging officers. The officers were not injured.

The suspect is identified as Donte D. King of 3831 Lamarque Court, Columbus Ohio, 43232. Mr. King was charged with one count of Aggravated Menacing, Ohio Revised Code 2903.21,
a felony of the 5th degree.


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HOMICIDE / Aggravated Assault

Media Information Date: April 15, 2014 UPDATED
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 -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: Raymond E. T. Talbott lll Address: LKA Dayton OH. X Arrested Warrant on File
Sex: M Race: B Age: 25 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. This is the 42 Homicide of 2012. Persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

UPDATED: Detective Rotthoff charged Mr. Talbott with Murder earlier today for the death of Mr. Harris. Mr. Talbott was already incarcerated at the Franklin County jail on an unrelated charge.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: Up-Date 4-15-2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / HOMICIDE Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Gregory Sheppard #1710 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4940
Type of Offense/Incident: FELONIOUS ASSAULT Date: 4-10-2014 Time: 5:34 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 3473 Roswell Dr. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9 pct
NetRMS Report #: 140285823 Cruiser District: 92

Victim: Jamarion Cox Sex: M Race: B Age: 8

Suspect: Robert L. Broom Address: 3530 Astor Ave. Columbus OH.
Arrested X Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 23
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On April 10, 2014 at 5:34 p.m. the victim, M/B/8 yrs old was transported to Childrens Hospital by private vehicle with a gunshot wound to the head. Victim remains in critical condition. Investigation indicates that the victim was inside a vehicle heading westbound on Roswell Drive, accompanied by 3 adults and a M/B/6 yrs old when the 8 yr old victim was shot. Investigation further indicates that above listed suspect caused the injuries to the victim. Suspect photo is not being released at this time. Investigation continues and anyone with information is asked to contact Homicide at 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

** UPDATE **
On April 14, 2014, the eight-year old victim of this shooting, Jamarion Cox, was pronounced at Children's Hospital. Investigators anticipate filing murder charges against Mr. Broom sometime within the next 24 hours. The investigation continues; anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Aggravated Assault

Media Information Date: April 15, 2014
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: 4-14-2014 Time: 10:22pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 54 Avondale Avenue Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report #: 140300003 Cruiser District: 81

Victim: George Brown Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 49

Incident Summary: On April 14, 2014, at approximately 10:22pm, George Brown was standing inside of a home at 54 Avondale Avenue near a first floor window when an unknown person fired a handgun into that window striking George Brown. Mr. Brown was struck in the groin by two shots and one shot in the abdomen. Mr. Brown was transported to Mt.Carmel West Hospital by a friend. Mr. Brown is in stable condition. At this time detectives are looking for information on the suspect. If anyone has any information concerning this shooting, please contact Detective Rosch at 645-4373.

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Robbery

Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 4/14/14 Time: 9:21 am
Location of Offense/Incident: 2135 E. Livingston Avenue Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 140297882 Cruiser District: 92

Victim: Popeye's Chicken Sex: Race: Age:

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 20-28yrs

Incident Summary: On April 14, 2014 at approximately 9:21 a.m., an unknown male suspect ran up to the manager of Popeye's Chicken as she was getting into her vehicle. The suspect grabbed the driver side door, implied a gun in his jacket pocket, pointed it at the manager, and demanded money. The manager complied with the demand and gave the suspect the deposit money from the restaurant. The suspect took the money and ran. The suspect was last seen getting into the passenger side of a newer model black Monte Carlo with white racing stripes on the trunk and a possible temporary license plate on the rear. The vehicle was last seen south bound on College Avenue near Rt. 104. The suspect was described as a male black, 20-28 years old, 5'7" tall, light complexion, wearing a black hoodie, doo-rag on his head, and white jeans.

Anyone with information in requested to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 614-645-4665. Persons wishing to remain anonymous may contact Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS(8477).

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Felonious Assault - Shooting

Media Information Date: 04/13/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Michael Williams #1975 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault - Shooting Date: 04/13/14 Time: 5:14pm
Location of Offense/Incident: Fairwood Avenue at Kent Street Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
NetRMS Report #: 140295859 Cruiser District: 123

Victim: Rodney Freeman Sex: M Race: B Age: 20

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

Incident Summary: On the above date and time Mr. Rodney Freeman was walking down Fairwood Avenue and became involved in an argument with an unknown male at Kent Street. The unknown male fired several shots at Mr. Freeman striking him in the foot. The unknown male fled the scene on foot. Mr. Freeman was transported to Grant Hospital in stable condition. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: April 29, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / HOMICIDE Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. R. Connor #1609 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: April 28, 2014 Time: 4:56 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 2550 Farrel Dr. Apt. 217 Zone: 1 Precinct: 17
NetRMS Report #: 140341616 Cruiser District: 172

Victim: James Brice Sex: M Race: B Age: 21
Victim: Lentwan M. Smith Sex: M Race: B Age: 20

Incident Summary: On April 28, 2014 at 4:56pm patrol officers responded to 2550 Farrel Dr. Apt #217 on a reported shooting. Two persons were found shot inside of this location and pronounced dead at the scene. Two residents from Apt #217 were transported to CPD HQ where they were interviewed. They stated that the two deceased males were attempting to rob them and that they exchanged gunshots. This incident appears to be drug related. Detective Robert Connor Jr. is the primary assisted by Detectives Sheppard and Mitchell. This is the 29th and 30th homicides of 2014 in Columbus Ohio. Investigation continues. The investigative package will be forwarded to the Franklin County Prosecutors office upon completion.

Any Persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

UPDATE: The other victim has been identified as 21-year-old James Brice. Columbus police are looking for a 4-door light blue 2000 Buick. The model is unknown at this time. License plate #: GFK9858. This vehicle was observed leaving the scene of the homicide. If you see this car or know the whereabouts of the car you are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730

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Aggravated Assault

Media Information Date: April 29, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. VanVorhis Phone: (614) - 645 - 0100 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Assault Date: 4/28/2014 Time: 11:44 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2714 Sullivant Ave. Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
NetRMS Report #: 140342618 Cruiser District: 194

Victim: Christopher Deeds Sex: M Race: W Age: 31

Suspect: Mohannad Alhiassha Address:
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: O Age: 37

Incident Summary: On Monday, April 28, 2014, at 11:44 PM, patrol officers were dispatched to the area of 2714 Sullivant Ave in regards to a person being shot in the leg. Upon arrival officers located the victim, Christopher Deeds, who described how after riding his bike up to the Food Mart Express carryout, he forgot to take his ski mask off as he walked into the business. Believing that the business was being robbed, employee Mohannad Alhiassha, retrieved a handgun, confronted Mr. Deeds and forced him back out of the store and into the parking lot. Fearing there may be more then one assailant, Mr. Alhiassha discharged his weapon one time into the pavement. The bullet ricocheted off the pavement and grazed Mr. Deeds left foot. No transport was necessary and Mr. Deeds declined to pursue charges.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: April 29, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / HOMICIDE Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. R. Connor #1609 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4938
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: April 28, 2014 Time: 4:56 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 2550 Farrel Dr. Apt. 217 Zone: 1 Precinct: 17
NetRMS Report #: 140341616 Cruiser District: 172

Victim: John Doe Sex: M Race: B Age:
Victim: Lentwan M. Smith Sex: M Race: B Age: 20

Incident Summary: On April 28, 2014 at 4:56pm patrol officers responded to 2550 Farrel Dr. Apt #217 on a reported shooting. Two persons were found shot inside of this location and pronounced dead at the scene. Two residents from Apt #217 were transported to CPD HQ where they were interviewed. They stated that the two deceased males were attempting to rob them and that they exchanged gunshots. This incident appears to be drug related. Detective Robert Connor Jr. is the primary assisted by Detectives Sheppard and Mitchell. This is the 29th and 30th homicides of 2014 in Columbus Ohio. Investigation continues. The investigative package will be forwarded to the Franklin County Prosecutors office upon completion. 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: 4/29/2014
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 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Shooting Date: 4/28/2014 Time: 6:33 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 6314 Bush Blvd Zone: 1 Precinct: 1
NetRMS Report #: 140341909 Cruiser District: 13

Victim: Ali H. Ali Sex: M Race: B Age: 26

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 25-35

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 25-35

Incident Summary: On Monday April 28, 2014 at approximately 6:33 p.m., a shooting occurred at 6314 Bush Blvd. Mr. Ali was getting items out of his vehicle when he was approached by two unknown male blacks. One male produced a handgun and ordered Mr. Ali into his vehicle. He refused and was shot in the stomach. The two unknown males fled the area in a newer silver Chrysler 300. Mr. Ali was transported to a local hospital in stable condition. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Felonious Assault / Shooting

Media Information Date: 4/28/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Matthew Grasham Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault / Shooting Date: 4/28/2014 Time: 5:42 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: Brooks Avenue & Windsor Avenue Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 140341683 Cruiser District: 50

Victim: Juvenile Sex: Race: Age: 15

Incident Summary: On Monday April 28, 2014 at approximately 5:18 p.m., a shooting occurred on Brooks Avenue at the intersection of Windsor Avenue. Two juveniles were walking on Brooks Avenue when a dark colored vehicle drove up. The driver lowered his car window and fired multiple gunshots. One bullet struck one of the juveniles in the back as he attempted to flee. The injured juvenile was transported by Columbus Fire medics to a local area hospital and was listed in critical condition. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Aggravated Burglary

Media Information Date: April 25, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det.J. Jude #2155 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4503
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Burglary Date: 4/24/14 Time: 8:58 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1565 Sullivant Avenue Apartment K Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
NetRMS Report #: 140330288 Cruiser District: 191

Victim: Teddy H. Cole Sex: M Race: W Age: 24

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

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

Incident Summary: On April 24, 2014 at approximately 8:58 p.m. officers were dispatched to 1565 Sullivant Avenue Apartment K, on an assault report. Upon arrival, officers met with the victim, Teddy H. Cole. Mr. Cole stated he heard a knock on the door. Mr. Cole asked who was at the door, the suspects stated "C.P.D." Mr. Cole answered the door and saw two unknown males wearing full facial masks. Mr. Cole stated one of the suspects had a white shirt with a police badge emblem on the front. The two suspects forced their way into Mr. Cole's residence and assaulted him. During the assault, Mr. Cole was able to retrieve his home defense handgun and fired one gunshot in the direction of the suspects. Mr. Cole does not believe he struck either suspect, and the suspects fled the scene on foot. Mr. Cole's account of events was unable to be verified and the investigation continues. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Detective James Jude 654-4503 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 654-TIPS.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 4/27/2014
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 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 4/27/2014 Time: 5:42 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 2272 Brentnell Blvd Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140338852 Cruiser District: 21

Victim: Tracy Humphrey Sex: F Race: B Age: 50

Suspect: David J. Thomas Address: 1214 Loretta Avenue
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 18

Incident Summary: On Sunday April 27, 2014, at approximately 5:42 p.m., a shooting occurred at 2272 Brentnell Boulevard. Two individuals were walking northbound on Bretnell Boulevard when one of the individuals produced a handgun and fired multiple gunshots. One bullet went through the walls of 2272 Bretnell Boulevard and struck Ms. Tracy Humphrey, the victim, while she was in her bedroom. Ms. Humphrey was transported to a local area hospital by Mifflin Township Fire Medics and was listed in stable condition. The suspects fled northbound on foot and were apprehended nearby. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: 4/26/2014 UPDATED
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. C. Williams #719 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4133
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery/HOMICIDE Date: 4/25/2014 Time: 7:25 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: Sutton Ave / N. Hague Ave Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
NetRMS Report #: 140332875 Cruiser District: 192

Victim: Kenneth Owens (Victim of Robbery) Sex: M Race: B Age: 46
Victim: Larry N. Mausali (Victim of Homicide)Sex: M Race: O Age: 24

Suspect: Larry N. Mausali (of Robbery)DECEASED Address: Parkersburg W. Va
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: O Age: 24
Charges: N/A

Incident Summary: On 4/25/2014, Columbus Police Officers were dispatched to the area of Sutton Ave and N. Hague Ave on the report of a shooting. Upon their arrival, Officers were met by Kenneth Owens who stated that an unidentified male attempted to rob him and make him drive to a bank to withdraw money from an ATM. The suspect took Mr. Owens wallet. While driving to the bank at gunpoint, Mr. Owens took out his own handgun and shot the suspect. The suspect of this robbery was transported to Mt. Carmel West Hospital where he later died as a result of his injuries. Det. Chad Williams is the primary. This is the 28th Homicide of the year. Investigation continues. When completed, an investigative package will be forwarded to the Franklin County Prosecutors office for a final deterrmination.Any persons having information about this case are asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: 4/26/2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. C. Williams #719 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4133
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 4/25/2014 Time: 7:25 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: Sutton Ave / N. Hague Ave Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
NetRMS Report #: 140332875 Cruiser District: 192

Victim: Kenneth Owens Sex: M Race: B Age: 46

Suspect: John Doe

Incident Summary: On 4/25/2014, Columbus Police Officers were dispatched to the area of Sutton Ave and N. Hague Ave on the report of a shooting. Upon their arrival, Officers were met by Kenneth Owens who stated that an unidentified male attempted to rob him and make him drive to a bank to withdraw money from an ATM. The suspect took Mr. Owens wallet. While driving to the bank at gunpoint, Mr. Owens took out his own handgun and shot the suspect. The suspect was transported to Mt. Carmel West Hospital where he later died as a result of his injuries. The suspect's Identity has not yet been confirmed. Det. Chad Williams is the primary.
Anyone having information about this case are asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

This is the 28th Homicide of the year.

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Accidental Shooting

Media Information Date: 04/26/14
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Jude #1255 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4503
Type of Offense/Incident: Accidental Shooting Date: April 25, 2014 Time: 7:25 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 342 East Morrill Avenue Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report #: 140333048 Cruiser District: 130

Victim: Sex: M Race: W Age: 7

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: W Age: 4

Incident Summary: On April 25, 2014 at approximately 7:27 p.m., officers were dispatched to 342 E. Morrill Ave. on a shooting. Upon arrival officers found that a seven year old was accidentally shot in the arm by a four year old family member. The victim was transported to Childrens Hospital in stable condition. This incident is still under investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Detective James Jude 654-4503 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 654-TIPS.

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: April 25, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. P. Pappas #1639 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 6132
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 4-25-2014 Time: 4:08 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: East Whittier Street & Studer Ave Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 140331100 Cruiser District: 112

Victim: Keon D. Pleasant Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 30

Suspect: Unknown

Incident Summary: The victim was involved in an altercation with a group of unknown males leaving the address of 1165 East Whittier Street and was shot one time in the leg. The victim ran to 1236 Lockbourne Ave where he flagged down a Columbus Police Officer. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he is expected to recover from his injury. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: 4-25-2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide, Third Shift Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Glenn Siniff Phone: (614) - 645 - 4222 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 4-25-2014 Time: 2:27pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 548 Mithoff St. Zone: 5 Precinct: 114
NetRMS Report #: 140331000 Cruiser District: 11

Victim: Carlton Green Sex: M Race: B Age: 25

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

Incident Summary: On Friday, April 25, 2014, at 2:27 a.m. Patrol Officers were dispatched to 548 Mithoff Street on the report of a shooting. Upon the officers arrival the victim, Carlton Green, was found in the residence suffering from a gunshot wound. Personnel assigned to C.F.D. Medic 14 transported Mr. Green to Grant medical center where he was pronounced dead at 3:02 a.m. The preliminary investigation indicates that the suspect and the victim were involved in a verbal altercation on Ann Street just prior to the shooting. The victim walked away from the suspect and went back into his house at 548 Mithoff Street, when the suspect fired a volley of rounds into the house striking the victim.

This is the City's 27th homicide for the year.

Detective Glenn Siniff is the primary Investigator.

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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
April 24, 2014
MA# 21-2014


Columbus Police Seize Large Marijuana Shipment


Columbus Police arrest three men in connection with a shipment of marijuana after patrol officers respond to a theft call.

On April 14, 2014, at approximately 3:18 am, officers responded to 1929 Lone Eagle Street in reference to a call involving a theft connected to a semi-trailer. Patrol officers confronted three men who appeared to be unloading watermelons from the trailer. Officers questioned the men and found approximately 3,300 pounds of marijuana. The men were taken into custody and charged with one count each of Possession of Marijuana, a felony of the second degree. The seizure has an estimated street value near six million dollars.

Media personnel are invited to the Columbus Police Property Room, located at 724 E. Woodrow Avenue, at 1:00 pm to view the seizure and speak with police personnel.


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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: April 24, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 04/20/2014 Time: 1:30AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2084 S. Hamilton Rd. Zone: 2 Precinct: 20
NetRMS Report #: 140316221 Cruiser District: 201

Victim: Hawthorn Suites

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: W Age: 40-50

Incident Summary: On April 20, 2014 at 1:30am, A Male White entered the Hawthorn Suites - 2084 S. Hamilton Rd. and asked about room rates. While being assisted by the front desk employee, the male brandished a handgun and demanded money. After robbing the front desk employee, the male fled the business.

Photos of Suspect are attached to email.

Anyone with information is requested to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Unit 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: 4-21-2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide, Second Shift Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Tim Welsh #1718 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4222 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 4-19-2014 Time: 6:51pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 2485 Watkins Rd. Zone: 2 Precinct: 20
NetRMS Report #: 140315038 Cruiser District: 200

Victim: Mohammed N. Hossain Sex: M Race: W Age: 44

Incident Summary: On Saturday, April 19, 2014, Mr. Hossain was found near the wooded area at the rear of 2485 Watkins Rd. During processing at the Franklin County Coroner's office it was discovered that Mr. Hossain had been shot. This is homicide number 26 for the 2014 year. If anyone has information regarding the death of Mr. Hossain please contact either Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS(8477), or Detective Tim Welsh #1718 at 645-4222.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 4/20/2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Ken Kirby #1736 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4668 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 4/13/2014 Time: 10:58 P.M.
Location of Offense/Incident: 6175 E. Livingston Avenue Zone: 2 Precinct: 14

NetRMS Report #: 140297028 Cruiser District: 142
Victim: Paul Swanson Sex: Male Race: White Age: 44
Victim: Katie Swanson Sex: Female Race: White Age: 17

Suspect: Unknown M/B Address:
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: Blk Age: 20-25

Incident Summary: On April 13, 2014, at 10:58 p.m., the victim, Mr. Swanson and his family who were traveling from New York to Missouri stopped at the Speedway located at Brice Road and E. Livingston Avenue to get gas. After pumping gas Mr. Swanson and his daugther were sitting in their van waiting on the rest of the family to exit the Speedway when an unknown male black jerked open the driver's door of their van and put a handgun into Mr. Swanson's side and demanded all of his money. The suspect threatened to shoot both Mr. Swanson and his daughter if they did not cooperate. The suspect took the victim's wallet and fled on foot.
The suspect is described as M/B, 20-25, 5'9"-6', 180, wearing a red ball cap, black hoodie and white pants. Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect, please contact the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 645-4665 or Crime Stoppers at 461-8477. Photos of the suspect are available at the Columbus Police Information Desk.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 5/10/2014
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: Aggravated Robbery Date: 5/10/2014 Time: 12:03pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 3003 E. Main St Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 140378999 Cruiser District: 91

Victim: Huntington Bank

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 30

Incident Summary: On May 10, 2014 at approximately 12:03PM, an unknown male suspect entered the Huntington Bank located at 3003 E. Main St. and approached the teller counter. The suspect showed the teller a threatening note that demanded money. The teller complied with the demand and gave the suspect an undeterminded amount of money. The suspect fled the bank on foot. The suspect was described as male, black, 30 years old, 6', slendor build, wearing a navy blue zip up hooded jacket, and a blue ball cap. The incident was captured on the banks video surveillance cameras. Still photos of the suspect are available at CPD information desk.

Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect are asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit 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 Rich Weiner at 614-645-4593


Public Information Office
May 10, 2014
MA# 26-2014


Knife Wielding Man Shot During Confrontation with Police


Columbus Police are investigating a shooting involving officers and a man armed with a knife on the city’s southeast side.

On May 10, 2014, at approximately 12:48 am, officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of Jonathan Drive on numerous reports of a man yelling and banging on doors attempting to enter multiple homes. Officers arrived on the scene and spotted the suspect in the front of 1526 Jonathan Drive. The suspect was shot multiple times as he charged towards officers with a knife. Witnesses confirmed seeing the suspect rush the officers. He was pronounced dead at the scene. No other injuries were reported. A knife was recovered from the scene. The suspect has not yet been identified. 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 Units). The final investigative package will be forwarded to the Columbus Division of Police Firearms/Police-Involved Death Review Board and the Chain-Of-Command for review.


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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 05-09-14
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: B. Laird #2025 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4441 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 05-08-14Time: 4.31PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 666 E 5th Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 140372831 Cruiser District: 50

Victim: Wendys

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 28-33

Incident Summary: On 05-08-2014 at 4:31PM, an unknown suspect entered Wendys located at 666 E 5th Ave. The suspect, armed with a handgun, jumped the counter, and held several employees at gunpoint. Then he fled with an undetermined amount of money. The suspect was last seen leaving the area in beat up red pickup truck. The license plate number is unknown.

The suspect was described as a male black, 6'0, thin build, 28 to 33 years of age, wearing a grey hoodie, khaki cargo shorts, white tennis shoes, dark baseball cap, and a black mask.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to please contact the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 614-645-4665.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 5/9/2014
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: Aggravated Robbery Date: 5/9/2014 Time: 9:30am
Location of Offense/Incident: 9151 S. Old State Rd Zone: 1 Precinct: 1
NetRMS Report #: 140375153 Cruiser District: 10

Victim: CVS Pharmacy Sex: Race: Age:

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: W Age: 30's

Incident Summary: On May 9, 2014 at approximately 9:30am, an unknown male white suspect entered the CVS Pharmacy located at 9151 S. Old State Rd and approached the pharmacy counter. The suspect showed the pharmacist a threatening note that demanded pain killers. The pharmacist complied with the demand. The suspect was described as a male white in his mid 30's, approximately 6', 160lbs, wearing black sunglasses, a white NIKE t-shirt, khaki pants, and white tennis shoes. The incident was captured on the stores video surveillance cameras. Still photos of the suspect are available at CPD information desk.

Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect are asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 645-4665

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


For Immediate Release:

For further information contact:
Lieutenant Brent Mull at (614) 419-0316


Public Information Office
May 9, 2014
MA# 25-2014


Pedestrian Enforcement Initiative Statistics


The Columbus Division of Police began strict enforcement of pedestrian traffic violations recently in the downtown area. The safety initiative kicked off on Monday, May 5, 2014. The following statistics are enforcement action during the first week:

• Pedestrian Citations 38
• Pedestrian Verbal Warnings 92
• Motorist Citations 131
• Motorist Verbal Warnings 29
• Bicycle Violation Citations 2
• Bicycle Violations Warnings 4
• Arrests 2
• Vehicles Impounded 7


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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: 5/9/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Dana Croom Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4740
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 5/9/2014 Time: 7:36 am
Location of Offense/Incident: 1475 Aven Dr. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 140374901 Cruiser District: 92

Victim: Michael V. Obert Sex: M Race: W Age: 48

Suspect: Roger N. Noble Address: 356 E. Deshler Ave.
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: W Age: 62
Charges: Murder

Incident Summary: On May 9, 2014, at approximately 7:36 a.m. officers were dispatched to 1475 Aven Drive on the report of a shooting. Upon the officers arrival the victim was found laying in the front yard of 1475 Aven Drive suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victm was transported to Grant Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 8:15 a.m. The preliminary investigation, conducted by homicide investigators, revealed that the victim and suspect had been associates for a number of years and had recently been involved in a dispute with one another. According to witnesses the suspect attempted to run the victim over with his car, after which he exited from his vehicle and shot the victim multiple times.

This is the City's 34th murder.

Detectives Dana Croom and Guy Patete are the lead investigators.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: May 9, 2014
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: May 8, 2014 Time: 10:13 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 223 Mayfair Blvd. Apt. A Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 140374020 Cruiser District: 90

Victim: Keith L. Marsh Sex: M Race: B Age: 22

Incident Summary: On May 8, 2014 at 10:13pm patrol officers responded to 223 Mayfair Blvd. Apt. A on a reported shooting. The victim was found shot inside of this location and pronounced dead at the scene. The victim was shot while in the entry way of the apartment building, made his way inside the apartment where he collapsed. At this time no information is known about the motive or suspect(s). Detective Stephen Glasure is the primary assisted by Detective Kestner. This is the 33rd homicide of 2014 in Columbus Ohio. Investigation continues. 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: May 8, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. James Jude #2155 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4503
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault - Shooting Date: May 8, 2014 Time: 6:32 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: Rand Avenue and Bolton Avenue Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 140373303 Cruiser District: 91

Victim: Carlen L. Pittman III Sex: M Race: B Age: 22

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: W Age:

Incident Summary: On May 8, 2014 at 6:32 p.m. officers were dispatched to Rand Ave and Bolton Ave on the report of a shooting. Upon arrival officers observed the victim, Carlen L. Pittman, lying on the southwest corner of Rand Ave and Bolton Ave. Mr. Pittman was shot in the arm. Personnel from CFD Medic #21 transported Mr. Pittman to an area hospital in stable condition. Mr. Pittman was uncooperative during the initial investigation, but described the suspect as a male white, wearing black clothing. This incident is still under investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 654-TIPS.

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

Media Advisory


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 7, 2014


Columbus Division of Police to Hold Police Officer Expo


WHAT: Adults interested in learning more about a career in law enforcement are encouraged to attend the Columbus Police Officer Expo

WHO: Columbus Division of Police

WHEN: Thursday, May 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE: Chief James G. Jackson Columbus Police Academy 1000 North Hague Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43204

DETAILS: The Columbus Division of Police will host a free Police Officer Expo, Thursday, May 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Chief James G. Jackson Columbus Police Academy. Adults interested in learning more about a career in law enforcement are encouraged to attend.

Registration for the Expo begins at 9:30 a.m.

Attendees will receive hands-on exposure to many aspects of the job, including: familiarization with firearms, the opportunity to wear the gun belt, a preview of defensive tactics, and a driving simulator. Current Columbus police officers will be in attendance to answer questions and talk one-on-one with attendees.

The Police Officer Expo sign-up page can be found online at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/columbus-police-officer-expo-tickets-11335433587

Note: Onsite interviews will be available for media.

Columbus Division of Police – Recruiting Unit
When you wear a Columbus Division of Police badge, you join a team that promises to protect and serve. As part of the Columbus Division of Police, you know that every day is different, but if you’re up to the challenge, law enforcement is a mentally and physically rewarding career. Earn competitive wages and outstanding benefits as part of our team – where everyone serves a key role in keeping families, neighborhoods and our community safe. Be the best – be a Columbus police officer.

Contact: Denise Alex-Bouzounis Dan Hedman
614-774-7828 614-224-8114 dalexbouzounis@columbuspolice.org dhedman@paulwerth.com

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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, 2014
MA# 23-2014


Cold Case Unit Assesses 1975 Murder


Due to a renewed interest in the Christie Mullins investigation, a detective from the Homicide Cold Case Unit has been assigned to “assess” the case.

The process will involve reading and evaluating the case file and determining if there are enough points of solvability to justify pursuing the case as an active investigation. The assigned investigator will also evaluate the remaining physical evidence out of the case and determine if there are any items that were never tested or that were tested, but could be retested with today’s improved technologies. If it is determined that this is a potentially solvable case given the facts and evidence on hand, it will be actively pursued. If it is determined that there is not enough to actively pursue this case, it will remain open, but inactive, until such time as new evidence becomes available.

Those with any information that could benefit this investigation may contact the Homicide Cold Case office at 645-4036. Investigators will be available today at 1:00 pm at Columbus Police headquarters to answer questions regarding the process of how cases are reviewed. Specific questions regarding the Christie Mullins investigation may not be able to be answered.


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Robbery

Media Information Date: May 7, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: May 6, 2014 Time: 11:15pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 2094 N. High St. Zone: 4 Precinct: 4
NetRMS Report #: 140367490 Cruiser District: 44

Victim: United Dairy Farmers

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: W Age: 20-25

Incident Summary: On May 6, 2014, a male white entered the United Dairy Farmers at 2094 N. High St. and presented a hand written demand note to the cashier. The cashier complied with the demand and handed the male money, at which time he fled.

Photos of Suspect are attached to email. Please blur any employees who may be in photos.

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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Fatal Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 05-06-2014
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit UPDATE
Kimberly Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective McWhorter Phone: (614) - 645 - 4767 Ext: 61616
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Traffic Crash Date: 05-04-14 Time: 2:29am
Location of Offense/Incident: I-270 N/B at State Rt. 33 Zone: 2 Precinct: 20
NetRMS Report #: 140358794 Cruiser District: 200

Decedent:
Name: Antonio Vasquez Sex: M Age: 26
Other Involved Parties:
Name: Juan Vargas Sex: 23 Age: M

Incident Summary: On 5-04-2014 at 2:29am, John Doe was driving his 2007 Volkswagen northbound on I-270 and took the ramp to eastbound State Route 33. John Doe failed to maintain control of the vehicle and drove off the left side of the exit ramp. John Doe continued across the eastbound lanes of State Route 33 then stuck a guardrail in the median. Joe Doe was pronounced dead at the scene and his passenger, Juan Vargas, was transported to Grant Medical Center in serious condition.

This is the City’s 11th traffic related fatality this year.

At this time it is unknown if alcohol was a factor in this crash.

This is an ongoing Investigation.

Update: On 5-05-2014 the decedent was identified as 26yrs old Antonio Vasquez. The investigation continues.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: 5/6/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Paul Callahan #1318 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4740
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 5/5/2014 Time: 3:54 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1855 Pannell Avenue Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report #: 140362935 Cruiser District: 132

Victim: Roderick Davis Sex: M Race: B Age: 26

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

Incident Summary: On May 5, 2014, at approximately 3:54 p.m., neighbors heard several gunshots coming from the rear of 1855 Pannell Avenue. When a resident of the home looked out the window she observed the victim's body lying in the backyard of 1855 Pannell Avenue. The victIm was pronounced dead by CFD Medic #15 at 4:02 p.m. The motive for this incident remains unknown at this time. Det. Paul Callahan is primary and is being assisted by Detectives Sheppard and Connor.

This is the 32nd homicide of the year. Anyone with information about this homicide please call the homicide office at 645-4730 or Crime stoppers at 645-8477. The investigation continues.

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Rape

Media Information Date: 5/5/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Sexual Assualt Cold Case Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Jason Sprague Phone: (614) - 645 - 2626 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Rape Date: 7/1/1994 Time: 2:15AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2003 Winslow Dr. Zone: 3 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report #: 402730 Cruiser District: 132

Victim: Sex: F Race: W Age: 21

Suspect: Jerome Dante Tatum Address: Southern Ohio Correctional Facility
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 36
Charges: Rape, Aggravated Robbery and Kidnapping with Firearms Specifications Case # 14 CR 002323

Incident Summary: The offense occurred on July 1, 1994, in the rear of 2003 Winslow Dr. The victim was returning home from visiting a friend and was approached by the suspect as she attempted to enter her apartment building. The suspect placed an object into her side and stated he had a gun. He forced her to walk to the rear of the location and behind some shrubbery. The suspect then sexually assaulted the victim. Prior to fleeing the scene he robbed her of her fanny pack, and necklace. This case was re examined by the Sexual Assault Unit Cold Case Initiative and DNA evidence linked Jerome Tatum to this crime.

Jerome Tatum was arrested in May of 1998 for the aggravated murder of a taxi cab driver which occurred at 1975 Winslow Dr. He was later convicted, and is serving a life sentence at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: May 3, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Robert Cutshall #1930 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: May 3, 2014 Time: 5:07 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1184 East 18th Avenue Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 140357163 Cruiser District: 54

Victim: Jamel Williams Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 20

Incident Summary: On May 3, 2014, at 5:07 pm, Mr. Jamel Williams was standing in front of 1184 East 18th Avenue with several juveniles. An unknown suspect fired several shots at them and struck Mr. Williams in the abdomen. Mr. Williams was transported to O.S.U. Hospital in critical condition. At this time no arrests have been made. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 561-TIPS.

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Fatal Hit and Run Crash

Media Information Date: 5/3/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Connie Brant #2185 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4767 Ext: 61681
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Hit and Run Crash Date: 5/2/14 Time: 10:19 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: Morse Rd. & Sheffield Dr. Zone: 1 Precinct: 6
NetRMS Report #: 140354962 Cruiser District: 63

Decedent:
Name: Jane Doe Sex: F Age: Undetermined

Incident Summary: On 5/2/2014 at approximately 10:19 PM, Jane Doe was walking across Morse Rd., east of Sheffield Dr. when she was struck by an eastbound vehicle, which fled the scene. The crash threw the decedent to the ground, where she was subsequently struck by a second vehicle, which was westbound on Morse Rd.

The hit-skip vehicle is believed to be a 2009-2014 Ford pickup truck, black in color. The vehicle was last seen heading eastbound from the location of the crash. The vehicle will have damage to the driver side front end. The vehicle description was determined due to witness accounts and parts located at the scene of the crash.
If anyone has any information regarding the crash, please contact the Accident Investigation Unit.

This is the city’s 10th traffic related fatality of the year.

It is unknown if alcohol was a factor in this crash. This is an ongoing investigation.

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Robbery - Armed

Media Information Date: 05/03/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. R. Siniff #1766 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery - Armed Date: 05/03/2014 Time: 09:39 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 4080 N. High St. Zone: 4 Precinct: 3
NetRMS Report #: 140356114 Cruiser District: 31

Victim: 5/3rd Bank

Suspect: Address:
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 25-30

Incident Summary: On 05/03/2014, at approxmately 9:39 AM, the suspect entered the 5/3rd Bank, at 4080 N. High St. The suspect pointed a handgun at a teller and ordered her to empty her cash drawer. The suspect then ordered a second teller to empty her cash drawer. The supect fled with an undetermined amount of money.

The suspect was described as a black, male, mid 20's, 5'9"- 6' tall, 180-190 lbs, wearing a grey coat and a dark grey hat.

Please see attached photo. Anyone with information about the suspect should call Columbus Police Robbery 645-3951 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:
Lt. Brent Mull at (614)-645-4843


Public Information Office
May 2, 2014


SAVE THE DATE!
DOWNTOWN JAYWALKING ENFORCEMENT


Columbus Police and Franklin County Safe Communities’ Columbus Area Pedestrian Safety Task Force will partner together to enhance pedestrian and motorist safety in downtown Columbus on Monday, May 5th, 2014.

Downtown workers and residents will see an increased number of Traffic Bureau Officers at major intersections enforcing Pedestrian Right of Way, Stepping into Street, and Jaywalking violations. Expect enforcement during the morning, lunch, and evening rush hours.

Sgt. Curmode, of the Columbus Police Motorcycle Unit, stated “Pedestrian safety is one aspect of our daily commute that tends to be overlooked by motorists and the pedestrian, so officers will be engaging violators with a safety pamphlet, and in obvious violations, with a citation”.

In 2012, detectives investigated 24 pedestrian crashes with 10 of them being fatal. In 2013, detectives investigated 9 pedestrian crashes and five ended up being fatal. The first quarter of this year detectives have investigated 3 pedestrian crashes with one being fatal and two serious injuries.

All media are invited to the officer’s Roll Call at 77 N. Front at 11:15am on Monday morning. Interviews are welcomed.


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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: Update - 5/2/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide, First Shift Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Russ Redman Phone: (614) - 645 - 4222 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 5-1-2014 Time: 12:37pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 5421 Lonsdale Pl. Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report #: 140349963 Cruiser District: 142

Victim: Shawb Boyd Sex: M Race: B Age: 22

Incident Summary: On Thursday May 1, 2014, at 12:37 p.m. Patrol Officers were dispatched to 5421 Lonsdale Place on the report of a shooting. Upon the officer’s arrival the victim, Mr. Shawn Boyd, was found lying on the ground suffering from a gunshot wound. Personnel assigned to C.F.D. Medic 5 transported Mr. Boyd to Grant Medical Center where he was treated for his injuries. He was admitted in very critical condition and is not expected to survive his wounds.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Homicide Unit at: 645-4730

UPDATE:
Mr. Shawn Boyd passed away last night at Grant Medical Center and was pronounced dead at 11:16 p.m.

This is the city's 31st homicide.

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


For Immediate Release:

For further information contact:
Sergeant Steve Livingston at (614) 645-4140


Public Information Office
May 1, 2014
MA# 22-2014


2014 CPD ONLINE COMMUNITY SURVEY


The Columbus Division of Police is conducting an online survey of community members in the city of Columbus via the Division’s website (www.columbuspolice.org – on the right hand side of the front page) and the following direct link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2014CPDCommunitySurvey

The 2014 CPD Community Survey will be available online from May 1, 2014 through July 31, 2014 via the listed links and also on the Division’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ColumbusPolice. Officers will promote the survey during community meetings, presentations, and events throughout the summer.

This short 17-question survey is open to citizens and workers in the Columbus area. The survey will allow the Division to gauge the level of service we are providing to our community members. The survey also asks for input from our community members in areas that the Division may be able to improve or expand on.

The Division is looking for honest and open feedback with its community and will take the data collected to look for areas of improvement and highlight areas of excellence in a final report to the Chief of Police and command staff personnel completed by the end of August this year.

The survey and results are being compiled by Sergeant Steve Livingston of the Columbus Division of Police Strategic Response Bureau’s Community Liaison Section. Sergeant Livingston can be contacted directly to answer any questions about the program via email: slivingston@columbuspolice.org


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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: May 1, 2014 UPDATE
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. J. Gribi #2032 Phone: (614) 645- 4217
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: July 26, 2013 Time: 11:18 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 5435 East Livingston Avenue Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report: #130624285 Cruiser District: 142

Victim: Maurice D. Randle Sex: M Race: B Age: 35

Suspect: Jason Hodge Sex: M Race: B Age: 18
Charges: Murder X Arrested Warrant on File

On Friday, July 26, 2013, at approximately 11:18 p.m., patrol officers responded to a shooting at the Food Mart, located at 5435 East Livingston Avenue. The responding officers located the victim, Mr. Maurice D. Randle, in the parking lot of the business. Mr. Randle, who had sustained a gunshot wound to the head, was transported to Grant Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased by Dr. Smith on Saturday, July 27, 2013, at 3:49 a.m. This incident took place in the parking lot, and did not involve the business. The initial investigation indicates this shooting is narcotics related. The suspect, who fled the scene on foot, is described as a male/black, wearing a red shirt, red baseball cap, and tan cargo shorts. Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

This is the 53rd homicide of 2013.

UPDATE: As a result of this investigation, Mr. Jason Hodge was arrested and charged with Murder in the death of Mr. Maurice Randle. Mr. Hodge admitted his involvement in this homicide.

Detective Jennifer Gribi is the primary detective assisted by Detective Glen Siniff.

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Aggravated Robbery

Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Todd Cress #2051 Phone: (614) - 645 - 2601 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 4/27/2012 Time: 12:08 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 5370 N. High Street Zone: 4 Precinct: 3
NetRMS Report #: 140337085 Cruiser District: 32

Victim: United Dairy Farmers

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

Incident Summary: On April 27, 2014 at approximately 12:08 AM, the suspect approached the counter, displayed a knife and demanded the money from the register. The clerk complied and the suspect fled out the front door. The suspect is described as the following: Male, Black, 25, 5'5"-5'8", 170-180, facial hair, wearing a red toboggan, a black hooded sweatshirt hood up with white writing on the front, black pants

Anyone with information is asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit or if you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477)

Photo CD's of images from the video surveillance is available to be picked up at the Columbus Police Information Desk. Please blur the employees/customers faces.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: May 16, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / HOMICIDE Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. A. Mitchell #1212 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4488
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: April 17, 2014 Time: 6:55 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 3095 E. 12th Ave. Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: 140308165 Cruiser District: 74

Victim: Anna M. Eblen Sex: F Race: W Age: 89

Suspect: Willie L. Dumas Address: 3141 McGuffey Rd
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 58
Charges: Murder

Incident Summary: On April 17, 2014 at 6:55 p.m., Columbus Police Patrol Officers were dispatched to 3095 E. 12th Ave. on a stabbing. Responding officers located the female victim with knife wounds inside of this location. She was pronounced dead at the scene. It appears this murder occurred out of an attempted robbery. Information obtained during the initial investigation identified a person of interest. This person was interviewed at police HQ and released. Det. Andrew Mitchell is the primary. Assisted by Detective Stephen Glasure. This is the 25th homicide of 2014 in Columbus Ohio. Investigation continues.

********UPDATED**********
DNA returned from Columbus Police Crime Lab with a positive match to above suspect. Subject arrested for Murder.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: 5/16/2014
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: 5/15/2014 Time: 7:34AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 3200 S. High St. Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report #: 140394467 Cruiser District: 133

Victim: Circle K

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: W Age: 40's

Incident Summary: On May 15, 2014 at approximately 7:34AM, an unknown male entered the Circle K, located at 3200 S. High St. The suspect demanded money from the victim employee. The victim employee complied with the demand and gave the suspect an undetermined amount of money. The suspect fled the store on foot. The suspect was described as male, white, 40's, approximately 5'10", 140-150lbs, small build, wearing a black ski mask, black t-shirt, black pants, and black boots. The suspect was described as having an unidentified small weapon. The incident was captured on the stores video surveillance cameras and copies are available at the CPD information desk. *Please blur out employee/witnesses faces*

Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect are asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 645-4665

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 5/16/2014
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: Aggravated Robbery Date: 5/16/2014 Time: 9:48am
Location of Offense/Incident: 5020 N. High St. Zone: 4 Precinct: 3
NetRMS Report #: 140397603 Cruiser District: 32

Victim: Carl Peterson Sex: Male Race: White Age: 84

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

Incident Summary: On May 16, 2014 at approximately 9:48am, an unknown male entered the US Bank, located at 5020 N. High St. He displayed a handgun and approached a bank customer and took that customer's wallet. The suspect fled the bank on foot. The suspect was described as a male, black, slender build, wearing a black and white ball cap, all black clothing, with a red bandanna around his neck. The incident was captured on bank video surveillance cameras. Still photos are available at the CPD information desk.

Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect is asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 645-4665

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Shooting - Felony Assault

Media Information Date: 5/16/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. B.E. Wildman #1520 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4165
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting - Felony Assault Date: 5/16/2014 Time: 5:38 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 3590 Cushing Drive Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 140397222 Cruiser District: 92

Victim: Randolph M. Sears, Jr. Sex: M Race: B Age: 43

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

Incident Summary: On May 16, 2014, at approximately 5:38 AM officers were dispatched to the area of 3584 Cushing Drive on the report of a shooting. Upon the officers arrival several spent shell casings were found at the crime scene, but they could not locate a victim. It was subsequently determined that the victim had transport himself to the Truro Township Fire Department, 6305 East Livingston Ave.

The victim, Randolph Sears, Jr., was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and was transported to Grant Medical Center in critical but non-life-threatening condition.

There are no suspects at this time. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Columbus Division of Police Assault Squad at 645-4141

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: May 16, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. B. Williams #748 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: May 15, 2014 Time: 8:20 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 2372 Cleveland Avenue Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140396270 Cruiser District: 20

Victim: Family Dollar Store

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 17-20

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: W Age: 17-20

Incident Summary: On May 15, 2014, at approximately 8:20 p.m., two unknown males (1 male-black / 1 male-white) entered the Family Dollar, located at 2372 Cleveland Avenue. While one male guarded the front door, the other brandished a firearm and ordered the three store employees to the ground. From there, the suspect at the front counter bagged up cash, from two of the store's cash registers, and packs of cigarettes. At one point, the suspect at the front counter held a gun to one of the store's female employees and told the store manager that if the manager moved, he would blow the employee's head off. After bagging up cash and cigarettes, both suspects exited the store, jumped into an awaiting vehicle (possibly a Buick) and fled the scene. Anyone with possible suspect information is encouraged to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 645-4665 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-4881.

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Shooting

Media Information Date: May 15, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Chapman #1725 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext: 4587
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting Date: 5/15/2014 Time: 12:41 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1040 Loretta Avenue Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140394053 Cruiser District: 24

Victim: Viktor Lee Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 27

Incident Summary: On May 15, 2014, at approximately 12:41 a.m., patrol officers responded to a shooting that occurred at 1040 Loretta Avenue. The victim, Vikor Lee, was shot after an argument at this location. The victim was transported to a local hospital in serious condition. Assault Unit Detectives responded and interviewed witnesses. At this time, no motive is known and there is no information on a suspect.

Anyone with information regarding this shooting is encourge to call Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Crime Stopper 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 David D. Pelphrey at (614) 374-7941


Public Information Office
May 14, 2014
MA# 29-2014


Columbus Teen and Police Service Academy Graduation


The Columbus Division of Police is pleased to announce the first graduating class of the Columbus Teen and Police Service Academy (TAPS).

32 students from Independence High School participated and will graduate from the program today, Wednesday, May 14 at 1pm. The graduation ceremony will be held in the auditorium of Independence High School.

The Teen and Police Service Academy (TAPS) is an 11 week curriculum based intervention program for at-risk teens in our community. Specially trained volunteer officers from throughout the police department mentor the youth and discuss issues such as drugs, gangs, dating violence, bullying, anger management and conflict avoidance.

The teens and police work together to form a foundation of hope and develop potential upon which will empower the graduates to become successful and face a promising future.

Mentoring officers and project coordinators will be available to answer questions immediately following the ceremony.

Media personnel should check in at the Independence High School office and properly display media credentials.


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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 David D. Pelphrey at (614) 374-7941


Public Information Office
May 13, 2014
MA# 28-2014


Columbus Division of Police
POLICE AWARDS CEREMONY


The Columbus Division of Police wishes to announce its Awards Presentation Ceremony to be held Friday, May 16, 2014, at 2pm in the auditorium of the James G. Jackson Columbus Police Academy located at 1000 N. Hague Avenue.

Medals to be awarded at the ceremony will include: Silver Cross medal and ribbon, Purple Heart medal and ribbon, Distinguished Service Medal and ribbon, Medal of Merit and ribbon, Blue Star medal and ribbon, Special Commendation Award and ribbon, Citizen Commendation Award and the Meritorious Public Service Award.
One (1) officer will receive the Silver Cross and Purple Heart medals, two (2) officers will receive the Distinguished Service Medal, 32 officers will receive the Medal of Merit, five (5) officers will receive the Blue Star, 56 officers will receive a Special Commendation, five (5) citizens will receive the Citizen Commendation Award and two (2) citizen will receive the Meritorious Public Service Award.

Please join us in congratulating all the officers and citizens for an exemplary job!
Award Designations:

Silver Cross: The Silver Cross is awarded to any active police officer or reserve officer who demonstrated extraordinary heroism not justifying the Medal of Valor, or who acted in an exemplary manner under substantial risk of personal harm and beyond the call of duty.

Purple Heart: The Purple Heart is awarded to any active Division personnel or reserve
officer who is either killed in the line of duty, sustains an injury while in the performance of duty constituting serious physical harm as the result of an intentional criminal assault, or who was the victim of an intentional criminal assault, but due to the use of Division-issued protective equipment did not sustain injuries that would constitute serious physical harm.

Distinguished Service Medal: The Distinguished Service Medal is awarded to any active police officer
or reserve officer who courageously performed an act in the line of duty, at a significant risk of serious physical harm to him/herself. The act must have been performed under a complicated or hazardous condition during which the officer used excellent judgment in accomplishing a specific police mission.

Medal of Merit: The Medal of Merit is awarded to any Division personnel or reserve officer who demonstrated a high degree of personal initiative, performed substantially above normal requirements in an exemplary manner, contributed significantly to the achievement of law enforcement goals, has received five Special Commendation Awards, or who performed an act which resulted in the preservation of human life with a significant risk of personal harm.

Blue Star: The Blue Star is awarded to any active Division personnel or reserve officer who, while in the performance of duty, sustained injuries which would constitute serious physical harm as defined by the Ohio Revised Code, but did not meet the standards set forth for the Purple Heart.

Special Commendation: A Special Commendation is awarded to Division personnel who
distinguish themselves by: improving an administrative or tactical procedure within the Division; fostering a successful community affairs program; performing a valuable police service that demonstrates special faithfulness or perseverance; effecting an arrest for a second-degree felony or higher without prior information from an outside source; or performing an act which results in the preservation of human life without risk of personal harm.

Citizen Commendation: Awarded to citizens who distinguish themselves by the performance of a
Commendation heroic act involving great personal hazard.

Meritorious Public Service: Awarded to citizens for contributing to the success of a police program
in the areas of traffic safety, crime prevention, or community relations.


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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: May 14, 2014 UPDATE
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective J. Howe Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: May 12, 2014 Time: 3:59 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 990 Bruckner Road Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
PremierOne Report: #140384444 Cruiser District: 133

Victim: Rayley C. Kroah Sex: M Race: W Age: early 21

Suspect: Emerson Frazier Sex: M Race: W Age: 69

On Monday, May 12, 2014, at approximately 4:00 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to a burglary alarm at 990 Bruckner Road. While en route, the officers received updated information from the police dispatcher that someone had been shot. Upon arrival, officers located a male/white victim with a gunshot wound to the upper body. The victim was transported to Grant Medical Center by Hamilton Township Medic 171 where he was pronounced deceased by Dr. Strauss at 6:13 a.m. At this time, the victim’s identity has not been confirmed. The initial investigation indicates the homeowner was investigating the burglary alarm when he located the victim and a second male/white inside his garage. A physical altercation ensued and the homeowner discharged his handgun, shooting the victim. The second male/white continued to assault the homeowner along with the homeowner’s wife, and eventually fled the scene on foot. Detectives do not have a detailed description of this second male/white. The homeowner’s identity is not being released at this time and no charges are being filed at this time. This case will be forwarded to the Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office for review. This is the 35th homicide of 2014. Detective James Howe is the primary detective assisted by Detective Glen Siniff.

UPDATE: The victim of this homicide has been identified as Rayley C. Kroah and the suspect/homeowner has been identified as Emerson Frazier.

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: May 14, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Lowell Titus #1122 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4059 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: May 14, 2014 Time: 1:20am
Location of Offense/Incident: 1617 Sugarmaple Ct. Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 140390975 Cruiser District: 181

Victim: Chinedu Akatobi Sex: male Race: black Age: 20

Incident Summary: On May 14, 2014, at approximatley 1:20am, the victim had just arrived at his residence located at 1617 Sugarmaple Ct. As the victim walked up to his front door, an unknown suspect approached the victim and fired several gunshots, striking the victim in his upper body. The suspect ran to a waiting vehicle and fled eastbound from scene. The victim was transported by medic to an area hospital in critical condition.

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High Risk Missing

Media Information Date: 5/14/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victim's Bureau / Domestic Violence Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Terrence S. Kelley #554Phone: (614) - 645 - 7225 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: High Risk Missing Date: 5/13/2014 Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 3253 Easthaven Drive Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 140390825 Cruiser District: 94

Victim: Kani Allen Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 12

Incident Summary: Kani Allen 5'0"/100lbs was last seen around 12:00 p.m., on 5/13/2014 at Johnson Park Middle School wearing a black shirt with red lettering, gray jeans and black Jordan shoes with red laces. He is missing from 3253 Easthaven Drive South. If you have any information regarding his whereabouts please contact the Columbus Police Missing Persons Unit at 645-2358.

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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 David D. Pelphrey at 614-374-7941


Public Information Office
May 13, 2014
MA# 27-2014


***UPDATE***
Police Involved Shooting
1600 block of Jonathan Drive


The police involved shooting that occurred on Saturday, May 10, 2014, in the 1600 block of Jonathan Drive is still under investigation by the Critical Incident Response Team.

The officers involved in the shooting are identified as:

• Officer Stephen E. Asch. Officer Asch has been with the Columbus Division of Police for 6 years and is assigned to the Patrol Bureau.
• Officer Kyle J. Beatty. Officer Beatty has been with the Columbus Division of Police for 2 years and is assigned to the Patrol Bureau.

The suspect is identified as Joseph Lovell Givens, date of birth of March 7, 1980.

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


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Shooting

Media Information Date: 5-13-2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault 3rd Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Zimmer Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4192
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting Date: May 12, 2014 Time: 10:08PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 66 Stevens Avenue Zone: 3 Precinct: 84
NetRMS Report #: 140387171 Cruiser District: 84

Victim: Shuvon Harper Sex: male Race: black Age: 21

Incident Summary: On May 12, 2014 at approximately 10:08 P.M., Mr. Shuvon Harper said that an unknown male started shooting from a vehicle while he was walking down Stevens Avenue. Mr. Shuvon Harper said he ran down the street and hid on the porch of a vacant house until the vehicle passed by. Mr. Shuvon Harper believes he was in the way of a house that they were possibly shooting at. Mr. Shuvon Harper was transferred to Mt. Carmel West in stable condition with a gunshot wound to the lower leg.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: May 11, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 05/9/2014 Time: 12:05AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 980 Barnett Rd. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 140374377 Cruiser District: 91

Victim: Roderick Brown Sex: M Race: B Age: 46

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 30-40

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 30-40

Incident Summary: On May 9, 2014, at 12:05 am, the two males in the photograph were involved in a Robbery of an individual at the "Prime Ultra Lounge" at 980 Barnett Rd. Detectives are requesting the public's assistance in identifying them.

Anyone with information is requested to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 645-4665.

Persons wishing to remain anonymous may contact Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS(8477).

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: May 11, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 05/10/2014 Time: 11:15PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1430 S. Hamilton Rd. Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report #: 140380914 Cruiser District: 140

Victim: Tommy's Pizza
Victim: Christropher C. Jefferson Sex: M Race: W Age: 29

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 20-30

Incident Summary: On May 10, 2014, at 11:15 pm, A male black entered Tommy's Pizza and demanded money. Once the demand was met, the suspect fired 2 shots at the victim, striking him both times. The male then fled the scene.

Anyone with information is requested to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 645-4665.

Persons wishing to remain anonymous may contact Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS(8477).

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Felony Assault - Shooting

Media Information Date: May 11, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. James Jude #2155 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4503
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault - Shooting Date: May 10, 2014 Time: 4:23 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 867 Danwood Drive Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 140379599 Cruiser District: 104

Victim: Jamyla N. Clark Sex: F Race: B Age: 21

Suspect: Phillip L.Moore II Address: 867 Danwood Drive
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 25
Charges: Felonious Assault F-2 O.R.C. 2903.11 (A-2)

Incident Summary: On May 10, 2014, at 4:23 p.m., Columbus Police Officers responded to 867 Danwood Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43228 on a shooting. Upon arrival officers observed Jamyla Clark, who advised she and and the father of her child, Phillip Moore, were arguing. Ms. Clark stated Mr.Moore was arguing with her in the parking lot when Mr. Moore produced a handgun and shot at Ms. Clark at close range. Ms. Clark stated she believed she was shot, fled the scene for her safety and notified the police of the incident. Mr. Moore was observed by several witnesses at the scene entering their residence located at 867 Danwood Drive after the shooting. Mr. Moore was arrested and charged with Felonious Assault. Ms. Clark was not injured during this incident. This incident is still under investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Detective James Jude 654-4503 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 654-TIPS.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: 5/24/14
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Martin Kestner #1827 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 5/24/14 Time: 3:55 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: F/O 1578 Anchor Dr. E Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report #: 140423968 Cruiser District: 132

Victim: Eric Mitchell Sex: M Race: B Age: 18

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

Incident Summary: On May 24, 2014 at approximately 3:55 p.m. Eric Mitchell was at 1578 Anchor Dr. E. to possibly purchase a mini-bike. While this was going on, two male blacks approached and one began a verbal confrontation with Mr. Mitchell. The suspect produced a hand gun and shot Mr. Mitchell. Mr. Mitchell was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead. The suspect is described as a male black, late teens to early twenties, thin build, medium height, short dreds, wearing a gray hoodie, black pants.

Anyone with information regarding this homicide is asked to contact the Columbus Police Homicide Unit @ 645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers @ 645-TIPS.

This is the 40th homicide of the year.

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HOMICIDE

Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective R. Wachalec Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: May 23, 2014 Time: 9:11 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1285 East 17th Avenue Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
PremierOne Report: #140421717 Cruiser District: 50

Victim: Donald J. Wade Sex: M Race: B Age: 52

Charges: Arrested Warrant on File
On Friday, May 23, 2014, at approximately 9:11 p.m., the Columbus Police Radio Room received a 911 hang-up call from 1285 East 17th Avenue. Responding patrol officers located the victim, Mr. Donald J. Wade, inside the residence, with a gunshot wound to the upper body. Mr. Wade was transported to OSU Main Hospital by CFD Medic 7 and was pronounced deceased by Dr. Eiferman at 10:29 p.m. At this time, there is no known suspect(s) or motive.

This is the 39th homicide of 2014.

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

Detective Robert Wachalec is the primary detective assisted by Detective James Howe.

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Shooting

Media Information Date: 05/23/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Robert Cutshall #1930 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting Date: 05/23/2014 Time: 3: 55 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 491 Berkeley Rd. Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
NetRMS Report #: 140420672 Cruiser District: 123

Victim: Michael Douglas Sex: M Race: W Age: 18

Suspect: Brian-Anthony C. Peoples Address: 1547 E. Rich St
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 17
Charges: Tampering with Evidence/CCW

Incident Summary: On May 23, 2014, at approximately 3:55 pm, officers responded to 491 Berkeley Rd on a shooting. Responding officers found Mr. Michael Douglas who was shot in the side of the chest and transported to Grant Hospital in critical condition. Brian-Anthony Peoples, a friend of Mr. Douglas' had brought a loaded firearm over and accidently shot Mr. Douglas. Mr. Peoples fled the scene, after the shooting with the handgun, and was later arrested nearby. Mr. Peoples was charged with Tampering with Evidence and Carrying a Concealed Weapon. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: Update May 22, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Melissa Carlson
Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: May 22, 2014 Time: 11:05a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 444 Holton Ave. Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report: #140416520
Cruiser District: 83|

Victim: Michael Angelo Freeman Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 54

On May 22, 2014, at 11:05 a.m. officers were dispatched to 444 Holton Avenue. Upon their arrival they were advised by the caller that he was inspecting a rental property and discovered the remains of a body. The death is considered very suspicious and is being investigated as a homicide. The cause and manner of death is unknown at this time. Investigators should know more once an autopsy is completed.

Update
The victim has been identified as Michael Freeman and the autopsy revealed that he was the victim of a homicide. Investigators are attempting to locate Mr. Freeman’s roommate, who has not been seen for the past several weeks. He is identified as: Quentin Robertson, Male, Black, DOB 2/22/1974. He is easily identified as he has a large cross tattooed on his forehead. Mr. Robertson’s photograph is available in police HQ at the information desk and 6th floor detective bureau desk.

This is the city’s 38th homicide. Detective Melissa Carlson and Eric Wooten are the primary investigators.

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Columbus Davison of Police homicide section at 645-4730.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: May 23, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
C.A.P. Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: C. Rosch 1633 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext: 4373
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 5/23/2014 Time: 3:29 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 3836 Livingston Avenue Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 140419156 Cruiser District: 91

Victim: Robert Schnetzer Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 27

Incident Summary: On May 23, 2014, at approximately 3:29am, outside of the Moonlight after hours club at 3836 E. Livingston Avenue, Robert Schnetzer was shot one time in the upper chest. Mr. Schnetzer was driven to Grant Hospital by another patron of the after hours club. Mr. Schnetzer is in stable condition. At this time there are no suspect(s) or known motive for this shooting. Anyone with any information please contact Detective Rosch of the Assault Unit at 645-4373 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Felonious Assault / Shooting

Media Information Date: 05/23/2014
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 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault / Shooting Date: 05/22/2014 Time: 4:38 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: Eva Lane / Bexvie Ave. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 140417453 Cruiser District: 92

Victim: Juvenile Sex: M Race: B Age: 15

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

Incident Summary: On May 22, 2014 at approximately 4:40 pm Officers responded to the area of E. Deshler Ave. and Zettler Rd. on a male who had been shot. Once on scene Officers discovered a male victim who had a gunshot wound to his right leg. The victim was transported to a local area hospital in stable condition. Officers were told by Witnesses the shooting actually occurred in the area of Canini Park located at 3490 Bexvie Ave. Also, Witnesses could not identify the suspect and had no description. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Suspicious Death

Media Information Date: May 22, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Melissa Carlson
Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Suspicious Death Date: May 22, 2014 Time: 11:05a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 444 Holton Ave. Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report: #140416520
Cruiser District: 83

Victim: John Doe Sex: Race: Age:

On May 22, 2014, at 11:05 a.m. officers were dispatched to 444 Holton Avenue. Upon their arrival they were advised by the caller that he was inspecting a rental property and discovered the remains of a body. The death is considered very suspicious and is being investigated as a homicide. The cause and manner of death is unknown at this time. Investigators should know more once an autopsy is completed.

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Armed Robbery

Media Information Date: 05/22/2014
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 - 3901 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Armed Robbery Date: 05/22/2014 Time: 6:20 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 3728 Karl Rd Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140416013 Cruiser District: 23

Victim: United Dairy Farmers

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: MaleRace: Black Age: 40-45

Incident Summary: On 05/22/2014, at approximately 6:20 AM, the suspect entered the United Dairy Farmers, located at 3728 Karl Rd. The suspect produced a handgun and ran behind the counter, after failing to jump the counter. The suspect demanded money from the clerk. The clerk opened the register and surrendered money from the cash drawer. The suspect fled on foot. There were no injuries.

Suspect described as a Black, Male, 40-45 years old, between 5'11"-6' 0" tall, 180-190lbs, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, baseball hat, and camouflaged mask.

Video available at the Information Desk. Please blur the employees' and customers' faces.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: May 22, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Matthew Smith #2036 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext: 4218
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 5/21/2014 Time: 11:21 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1668 Genessee Avenue Zone: 4 Precinct: 2

NetRMS Report #: 140415552 Cruiser District: 22
Victim: Brandon A. Smith Sex: M Race: B Age: 37

Incident Summary: On May 21, 2014, at approximately 11:21 p.m., Brandon Smith was driving a silver Pontiac eastbound on Genesse Avenue when a black male walked up to his vehicle with a handgun and stated, "Don't move!" Brandon Smith accelerated and heard 5-6 gunshots. Brandon Smith had been struck twice in the shoulder and once in the stomach by the gunfire. The vehicle he was driving also had been struck several times. Brandon Smith drove to the Kroger store located at 3525 Cleveland Avenue and called police. Brandon Smith was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for his injuries. At this time there are no witnesses and the suspect is not known. Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

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HOMICIDE

Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Greg Sheppard #1710 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4940
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 5/5/2014 Time: 3:54 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1855 Pannell Avenue Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report #: 140362935 Cruiser District: 132

Victim: Roderick Davis Sex: M Race: B Age: 26

Suspect: Anthony Gore Jr Address:
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age:
Charges: Murder

Incident Summary: On May 5, 2014, at approximately 3:54 p.m., neighbors heard several gunshots coming from the rear of 1855 Pannell Avenue. When a resident of the home looked out the window she observed the victims body lying in the backyard of 1855 Pannell Avenue. The victm was pronounced dead by CFD Medic #15 at 4:02 p.m. The motive for this incident remains unknown at this time. Det. Greg Sheppard is primary and is being assisted by Detective Connor.

This is the 32nd homicide of the year. Anyone with information about this homicide please call the homicide office at 645-4730 or Crime stoppers at 645-8477. The investigation continues.

*** UPDATE ***
On May 20, 2014, a murder warrant was issued for the arrest of Anthony Gore Jr. for the death of Roderick Davis. Mr. Gore was taken into custody at the Franklin County Jail on May 20, 2014, at approximately 10:00 p.m. The investigation continues.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: May 21, 2014 UPDATE
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Jeff Brandt #1784 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: May 20, 2014 Time: 3:09 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1268 E. 23rd Ave. Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 140409794 Cruiser District: 54

Victim: David M. Reed Sex: M Race: B Age: 50


Incident Summary: On Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at approximately 3:09 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to 1268 E. 23rd Ave. on the report of a shooting. Responding officers located the victim in front of this location. The vicitm sustained a gunshot wound to his torso and was transported by CFD Medic 18 to a local hospital in critical condition. There is no known motive or suspect(s) at this time. The victim was pronounced dead on May 20, 2014, at 9:46 a.m., at OSU Main Hospital. This is the 37th Homicide of 2014.

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Mr. David M. Reed.

Detective Jeff Brandt is the primary detective, assisted by Detective Jennifer Gribi.

Any persons with information are asked to contact the CPD Homicide Section at 614-645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 614-645-TIPS.

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Felony Theft F-4 and Tampering w/Records F-3

Columbus Division of Police
Property Crimes Bureau / Burglary Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Sgt. Chris Bond Phone: (614) - 645 - 4876 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Theft F-4 and Tampering w/Records F-3 Date: 2008 - 2013 Time:
Location of Offense/Incident: Zone: Precinct:
NetRMS Report #: Cruiser District:

Suspect: Lindsey Burt Address: 2628 Berwyn Road, Upper Arlington, Ohio 43221
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: F Race: W Age: 34
Charges: Felony Theft F-4 and Tampering w/Records F-3

Incident Summary: On Wednesday May 21, 2014 former attorney Lindsey Burt will be sentenced in Judge Laurel Beatty's Franklin County Court of Common Pleas courtroom 6B at 9:00 a.m.for Felony Theft F-4 and Tampering with Records F-3. Mrs. Burt utlized her position as an attorney to steal funds totaling over $67,000 from a client by falsely representing herself as guardian for the clients child between 2008 and 2013. The childs mother had died and instead of assisting the father with obtaining legitimate death benefits for the child she stole the monies to enrich her lifestyle.

On Thursday April 14, 2011 Mrs. Burt surrendered her law license to the Supreme Court of Ohio with discipline pending on unrelated matters, though she would continue to steal funds in this case from the client for an additional two years. On April 7, 2014 Mrs. Burt entered guilty pleas to Felony Theft and Tampering with Records. The Franklin County Prosecutors Office has requested that Mrs. Burt be sentenced to prison and Cmdr. Bob Meader of the Columbus Division of Police Property Crimes Bureau will make an in-court statement in support of that request.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: May 20, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit UPDATE
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Russ Redman
Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: March 20, 2014 Time: 6:03a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1800 Tanglewood Pk. Zone: 3 Precinct: 15
NetRMS Report: #140221996 Cruiser District: 152

Victim: Rikki Whitaker Sex: Female Race: White Age: 25

Suspect: Address: Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 25-30

On Thursday, March 20, 2014, at approximately 6:03 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to 1800 Tanglewood Park Boulevard, L.A. Fitness, on the report of a stabbing incident. The victim was transported to Mt. Carmel West by Prairie Twp. Medic 241, where she underwent emergency surgery and recovered from a very serious wound.

The victim described the suspect as a Black / Male with light complexion that was 25 to 30 years of age. He had very short hair, described as a “buzz” style haircut and it was also believed that he had a tattoo on the left side of his neck that is possibly a picture rather than words. At the time of this incident the suspect was driving a silver color midsize automobile that had dark tinted windows.

UPDATE
On May 19, 2014, with the assistance of an agent from the State of Ohio, Bureau of Criminal Investigation, the victim was able to provide information to the agent that allowed the creation of a composite sketch of the suspect. The sketch that the agent was able to create with the assistance of information from the victim is attached to this press release. Copies of the sketch are available at Columbus Police Headquarters.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of this suspect is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 645-4730 or 645-4624. Detective Russ Redman is the primary investigator.

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Aggravated Robbery / Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: May 20, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Michael Williams #1975 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery / Felonious Assault Date: May 19, 2013 Time: 5:39 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1262 Berwick Arms Place Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 140408366 Cruiser District: 91

Victim: Taft L Newsom Sex: M Race: B Age: 43

Suspect: Sir Marquadis Minor Address: Streets of Columbus, Columbus, Ohio 43215
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 23
Charges: Aggravated Robery, Felonious Assault

Suspect: Christopher A. Catching Address: 1810 Marley Ct., Columbus , Ohio 43227
Arrested X Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 22
Charges: Aggravated Robbery, Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On May 19, 2014, at 5:39 p.m., Mr. Taft Newsom was robbed for twenty dollars at gunpoint by Sir Marquadis Minor and Christopher Catching inside of 1262 Berwick Arms Place. After the robbery Mr. Catching shot Mr. Newsom in the left leg. Mr. Minor and Mr. Catching fled on foot from the scene. Mr. Newsom was transported to Grant Hospital in stable condition. Mr. Minor later returned to the crime scene and was placed under arrest by patrol officers. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 561-TIPS.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: May 18, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Michael Williams #1975 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: May 18, 2014 Time: 7:01 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: Oakwood Avenue / E. Whittier Street Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 140405486 Cruiser District: 111

Victim: Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 16

Incident Summary: On May 18, 2014 at 7:01 pm a male juvenile was standing near Oakwood Ave and E. Whittier St. An unknown suspect fired several shots at him and struck him in the leg. The juvenile victim was transported to Grant Hospital in stable condition. At this time no arrests have been made. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 561-TIPS.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: May 18, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective J. Gribi Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: May 17, 2014 Time: 10:14 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1352 Terrace Lane Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
PremierOne Report: #140402949 Cruiser District: 50

Victim: Tyrone Hilton (Deceased) Sex: M Race: B Age: 50
Victim: Lamont Quarterman Sex: M Race: B Age: 28

Suspect: Unknown Suspect #1 Sex: M Race: B Age: mid to late 20’s
Charges: Arrested Warrant on File
Suspect: Unknown Suspect #2 Sex: M Race: B Age: early 20’s


On Saturday, May 17, 2014, at approximately 10:14 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to 1352 Terrace Lane on the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located two (2) victims inside the residence. Mr. Tyrone Hilton sustained a gunshot wound to the upper body and was pronounced deceased at the scene by personnel from CFD Medic 18. A second victim, Mr. Lamont Quarterman, also sustained a gunshot wound to the upper body and was transported by CFD Medic 18 to a local hospital for treatment. Mr. Quarterman is reported to be in stable condition.

The initial investigation indicates two (2) suspects entered the residence and demanded property from Mr. Quarterman. Both suspects were armed with handguns. During the robbery, one of the suspects shot Mr. Quarterman. Mr. Hilton was shot as the suspects fled the residence. A 5 year old female who was present during this incident was unharmed.

Suspect #1 is described as male/black, light complexion, mid to late 20’s, 6’0”, with a goatee and wearing a dark blue hoodie. Suspect #2 is described as male/black, dark complexion, early 20’s, 5’8”, wearing a red hoodie. This is the 36th homicide of 2014. Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

Detective Jennifer Gribi is the primary detective assisted by Detective Robert LaGore

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Fatal Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 5-31-2014
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective McWhorter Phone: 614-645-4767 Ext: 61616
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Traffic Crash Date: 5-30-14 Time: 10:17pm
Location of Offense/Incident: W. Broad St. at N. Glenwood Ave. Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report #: 140445665 Cruiser District: 83

Decedent:
Name: Glenn Barna Sex: M Age: 53
Other Involved Parties:
Name: Nelson King Jr. Sex: M Age: 60

Incident Summary: On 5-30-2014 at 10:17pm, Nelson King was operating a truck westbound on W. Broad St. and was turning onto N. Glenwood Ave. At the same time Glenn Barna was operating a bicycle westbound on the sidewalk. Mr. Barna entered the crosswalk while Mr. King’s truck was already turning onto N. Glenwood Ave., causing the bicycle to strike the passenger side of Mr. King’s truck. The collision caused Mr. Barna to fall to the ground. CFD Medic #10 arrived and pronounced Mr. Barna dead at 10:25pm.

This is the City’s 15th traffic related fatality this year.

It is unclear if alcohol or drugs were a factor in this crash.

This is an ongoing investigation

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Aggravated Vehicular Assault

Media Information Date: 05/23/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Shane Karnes #2005 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4767 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Vehicular Assault Date: 05/19/2014 Time: 9:06pm
Location of Offense/Incident: Trabue Rd. / Wilson Rd Zone: 3 Precinct: 15
NetRMS Report #: 140409025 Cruiser District: 150

Decedent:
Name: Debra A. Meadows Sex: F Age: 58
Other Involved Parties:
Name: Timothy David Castle Sex: M Age: 33

Incident Summary: On 05/19/2014 at 9:06pm, Debra A. Meadows was operating her 2005 Chrysler Sebring eastbound on Trabue Rd. at Wilson Rd. Timothy David Castle was operating his 2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer westbound on Trabue Rd. at Wilson Rd. There was a collision between both vehicles. Mrs. Meadows was transported to Mount Carmel West Hospital by CFD Medic 12 in critical condition. Mr. Castle was arrested and charged with OVI and Aggravated Vehicular Assault.

**Update** Debra A. Meadows succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced on 5/30/2014 at 9:50am at Mount Carmel West Hospital.

This case is being handled by the Franklin County Prosecutors Office and they will handle any amendment of the charges.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: 5/30/2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 5/30/14 Time: 3:19 am
Location of Offense/Incident: 1043 W. Broad St. Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report #: 140442734 Cruiser District: 81

Victim: UDF

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: white Age:

Incident Summary: On May 30, 2014 at approximately 3:19 am, an unknown male entered the UDF located at 1043 W. Broad St. and held up the business at knife point. The suspect was described as: Male white, 25-30 years old, dark hair and wearing a red ball cap, red shirt and dark pants. Anyone with information is requested to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 614-645-4665.Persons wishing to remain anonymous may contact Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS(8477). A copy of the video surveillance will be available at the Information Desk, CPD Headquarters. **At the request of the UDF management, please blur the employees faces.**

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 5/30/14
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. R. Henslee Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4291
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault - Shooting Date: May 29, 2014 Time: 9:40 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: Petzinger Road and Courtright Road Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 140441891 Cruiser District: 93

Victim: Sex: M Race: H Age: 17

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

Incident Summary: On May 29, 2014, at approximately 9:40 P.M. a shooting occurred in the area of Petzinger Rd. / Courtright Rd. The victim was shot several times in his legs by an unknown male black suspect. The victim was transported to an area hospital in critical condition. The victim is expected to survive his injuries. The victim was walking in the area of the incident when the supect produced a handgun and fired multiple gunshots at the victim. 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 the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: May 29, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext: 3992
Type of Offense/Incident: Agg. Robbery Date: May 29, 2014 Time: 2:15 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2441 Lockbourne Rd Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report #: 140439188 Cruiser District: 135

Victim: McDonalds Sex: Race: Age:

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: F Race: B Age: 30
Charges: Agg Robbery

Incident Summary: On May 29, 2014, a black female dressed in dark clothing with a mask covering her face entered the McDonalds at 2441 Lockbourne Rd. The female suspect ordered two McDonalds employees into the freezer at gunpoint and locked them inside. The suspect then took an undetermined amount of cash from the drive thru cash register. The employees were not injured. The suspect is described as a black female, 5'8" to 5'10", 185 pounds, with a dark complexion. She was carrying a black semi automatic weapon. Video will be released as soon as it is received from the McDonalds. *Please cover the faces of the employees when airing the video. Information on this crime can be directed to the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 645-4665

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: May 29, 2014 UPDATE
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective R. Wachalec Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: May 23, 2014 Time: 9:11 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1285 East 17th Avenue Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
PremierOne Report: #140421717 Cruiser District: 50

Victim: Donald J. Wade Sex: M Race: B Age: 52

Suspect: Julian Phillips Sex: M Race: B Age: 25
Charges: Murder Arrested X Warrant on File

On Friday, May 23, 2014, at approximately 9:11 p.m., the Columbus Police Radio Room received a 911 hang-up call from 1285 East 17th Avenue. Responding patrol officers located the victim, Mr. Donald J. Wade, inside the residence, with a gunshot wound to the upper body. Mr. Wade was transported to OSU Main Hospital by CFD Medic 7 and was pronounced deceased by Dr. Eiferman at 10:29 p.m. At this time, there is no known suspect(s) or motive.

This is the 39th homicide of 2014.

UPDATE: A warrant has been filed for Mr. Julian Phillips for one count of Murder in the shooting death of Mr. Wade.

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

Detective Robert Wachalec is the primary detective assisted by Detective James Howe.

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Robbery

Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. George Bragalone Phone: (614) - 645 - 4674 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 05-27-2014 Time: 5:54PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1950 Hard Rd Zone: 1 Precinct: 17
NetRMS Report #: 140434187 Cruiser District: 170

Victim: CVS Pharmacy

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: W Age: 35-45

Incident Summary: On 05-27-2014 at 5:54 PM a suspect entered the CVS Pharmacy located at 1950 Hard Rd. The suspect handed the pharmacist a note demanding narcotics and threatened violence if she didn’t cooperate. The suspect was given an undetermined amount of drugs and then fled the store. The crime was captured by store video surveillance. Copies of the surveillance video are available at the CPD information desk. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Robbery Unit at 645-4665.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: May 28, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. P. Callahan # 1318 Phone: (614) 645- 4740
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: May 28, 2014 Time: 3:04 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1837 Kenview Rd. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
Report: #140437050 Cruiser District: 92

Victim: Jasmine Goodwin Sex: F Race: B Age: 17

Suspect: Cierra L. Howard Sex: F Race: B Age: 16
Address: 1837 Kenview Rd.
Charges: Murder X Arrested Warrant on File

On Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at approximately 3:04 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to 1837 Kenview Rd. on the report of a possible homicide. Responding officers located the victim, Ms. Jasmine Goodwin, who was pronounced deceased at the scene by CFD. The investigation to this point indicates that the victim came over to the suspects home to fight. The two had a verbal dispute which led to a physical altercation and escalated into a stabbing. Det. Callahan is the primary assisted by Det. Glasure.

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

This is the 41st homicide of 2014; Incident #140437050.

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Missing Person

Media Information Date: 05/27/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Missing Persons Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Missing Persons Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4624 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Missing Person Date: 04/7/2014 Time: 8:15AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1791 E. Kenworth Road Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140433062 Cruiser District: 22

Victim: Edward Johnson Sex: M Race: B Age: 80

Incident Summary: On 05/27/14 at 3:43PM, Edward Johnson walked away from his residence. The missing was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, blue striped pajama pants, and grey and black tennis shoes. The missing is approximately 5’6”, 120 pounds, dark skin with short grey hair. The missing person suffers from dementia and does not hear very well. His primary language is Somali. He is known to ride the COTA bus and was last seen in the downtown area. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Mr. Johnson should contact the Columbus Police Missing Unit at 645-4624.

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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 614 374-7941


Public Information Office
May 27, 2014
MA# 32-2014


***UPDATE***
Police Involved Shooting
N. 4th Street and E. Spring Street


The police involved shooting that occurred on Monday, May 26, 2014, at N. 4th Street and E. Spring Street, is still under investigation by the Critical Incident Response Team.

The officer involved in the shooting is identified as:

• Sgt. Scott Siford #5308. Sgt. Siford has been with the Columbus Division of Police for 17 years and is assigned to the Patrol Bureau.

The suspect is identified as 26-year-old Arsenio A. Rodriguez of Bowie, Maryland. He has been charged with robbery in the incident involving the police shooting.

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 614 374-7941


Public Information Office
May 27, 2014
MA# 31-2014


***UPDATE***
Police Involved Shooting
Petzinger Road and College Avenue


The police involved shooting that occurred on Sunday, May 25, 2014, at Petzinger Road and College Avenue, is still under investigation by the Critical Incident Response Team.

The officer involved in the shooting are identified as:

• Officer Timothy Mounts #1532. Officer Mounts has been with the Columbus Division of Police for 23 years and is assigned to SWAT.

The suspect is identified as 44-year-old Jerry L. Miracle. The Franklin County Coroner’s Office ruled the suspect’s cause of death as a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

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


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Felonious Assault - Shooting

Media Information Date: 5/27/14
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Mike Williams #1975 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault-Shooting Date: 5/26/14 Time: 9:44 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 192 S. Burgess Avenue Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
NetRMS Report #: 140431446 Cruiser District: 190

Victim: Sinuon Sang Sex: F Race: O Age: 27

Incident Summary: On May 26, 2014, at approximately 9:44 p.m., a shooting occurred at 192 S. Burgess Avenue. The victim, Sinuon Sang, stated she was sitting on the front porch with some friends, when an unknown suspect fired multiple gunshots at the front porch area. Ms. Sang was struck in the left upper arm by the gunfire. Ms. Sang was transported to a local area hospital in stable condition. Multiple gunshots did strike the residence of 192 S. Burgess Ave., but no one else was injured inside. The unknown suspect fled the area in a black SUV type vehicle after the shooting. This incident is still under investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident are asked to call the Columbus Police Assault Unit 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
May 25, 2014
MA# 30-2014


Suspect Shot After Standoff With SWAT


Columbus Police are investigating a shooting involving an officer and a man armed with a gun on the city’s east side.

Members of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and Madison Township Police were searching for the suspect after they say he was involved in a home invasion/burglary this morning in Obetz.

After getting his address and checking with neighbors, a neighbor saw the suspect drive by officers. The suspect then left his vehicle near College Avenue & Petzinger Road where officers got into a brief foot chase with the man armed with a gun.

Around 11:15am Columbus Police negotiators and the tactical team tried getting the man to surrender where he was standing by a nearby pond.

Just before 2pm as negotiators continued to talk with him, there was a confrontation and the suspect was shot in the leg by police. The suspect then shot himself in the head.

He is being treated at Grant Hospital.

The suspect’s identity is being withheld pending family notification.

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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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: May 25, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Robert Cutshall #1930 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: May 24, 2014 Time: 8:43 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: Taylor Avenue and Granville Street Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: 140424895 Cruiser District: 72

Victim: Jacob Polk Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 18

Incident Summary: On May 24, 2014, at 8:43 p.m., Mr. Jacob Polk was walking near Taylor Avenue and Granville Street. An unknown suspect fired several shots at Mr. Polk and he was struck several times in the right leg. Mr. Polk was transported to a local hospital in stable condition. At this time no arrests have been made. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 561-TIPS.

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Felonious Assault - Stabbing

Media Information Date: June 14, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Robert Cutshall #1930 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4146
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault - Stabbing Date: June 13, 2014 Time: 9:17 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1720 Kenmore Road Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 140589670 Cruiser District: 52

Victim: Renard D. Jones Sex: M Race: B Age: 33

Incident Summary: On July 13, 2014, at approximately 9:17 p.m., a stabbing occurred in the rear of 1720 Kenmore Road. The victim Renard Jones was stabbed several times by suspect(s) unknown. Mr. Jones was stabbed in the neck and several times in his back and was transported to OSU Hospital in critical condition by Columbus Fire Medic 18. This incident is still under investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Fatal Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 06/07/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Christopher Bailey Phone: (614) - 645 - 4767 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Traffic Crash Date: 06/07/2014 Time:
Location of Offense/Incident: IR-70 & IR-670 (Westside) Zone: 3 Precinct: 15
NetRMS Report #: 140471357 Cruiser District: 150

Decedent:
Name: DAVID SENGKEO CHANTHAVISAY Sex: M Age: 25
Other Involved Parties:
Name: Sex: Age:

Incident Summary:
On 06/07/2014 around 4:56 PM, officers from the Columbus Division of Police and the Ohio State Highway Patrol responded to the area of I-70 westbound near I-670 in order to search for a motorcycle and its driver that might have run off the roadway during the early morning hours of the same day. During the search, officers found the motorcycle and the apparent driver under heavy brush up on a steep embankment along I-70 at I-670. Columbus Division of Fire responded to the scene and pronounced David S. Chanthavisay, 25 of Canal Winchester, dead at the scene. The cause of the crash remains under investigation by the Columbus Division of Police Accident Investigation Unit.

Alcohol is being investigated as a possible contributing factor in this crash.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: June 7, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Detective 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: 6/7/2014 Time: 10:26 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 776 Griggs Ave. Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report #: 140470406 Cruiser District: 82

Victim: Rex A. Freeman Sex: M Race: W Age: 61

Incident Summary: On 6/7/2014 at 10:26 a.m. Columbus Police officers responded to a possible DOA inside 776 Griggs Ave. It was determined that the victim had been shot. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by CFD medics. At this time there is no known motive for this homicide. Investigation continues in an attempt to determine a suspect and motive. This is the 49th Homicide of 2014 in Columbus Ohio. Det. Glasure is the lead detective and is being assisted by Det. Williams.

Any persons with information are asked to please contact Homicide at 614-645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: June 7, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Guy Patete Phone: (614) - 645 - 4036 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 6/07/2014 Time: 7:33 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1418 Dove Drive Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 140470146 Cruiser District: 51

Victim: Male Hispanic Sex: M Race: H Age:

Suspect: Male Hispanic Address: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: H Age:

Incident Summary: On June 7, 2014 uniformed patrol officers were dispatched to 1418 Dove Drive on a call concerning a male hispanic found dead inside his residence . Homicide detectives responded to the scene to investigate. During the investigation it was learned the victim was stabbed to death. At this time the victim's name is not being released until family members have been notified. After the stabbing, three (3) male hispanics fled the victim's residence.

Anyone having any information regarding the homicide investigation is asked to call the Columbus Division of

Police, Homicide Unit at, 614-645-4730 or Crimestoppers, 614-645-8277.

This is the 48th homicide of the year 2014.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: June 7, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext: 3951
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: June 7, 2014 Time: 1:09 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1001 Norton Rd. Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 140470740 Cruiser District: 100

Victim: CVS Pharmacy

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: W Age: 20-30
Charges: Aggravated Robbery

Incident Summary: On June 7, 2014, a white, male, in his late 20's- early 30's, 5'6, thin build, dressed in a white shirt and blue jeans entered the CVS at 1001 Norton Rd. The male walked up to the Pharmacy window, produced a handgun and ordered the pharmacist to give him prescription drugs and money. The cashier gave the male an undetermined quantity of drugs but no money. The male quickly exited the business. Video is available at the CPD information desk. *Please blur out employee/witnesses faces* . Anyone with information is asked to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 645-4665 or Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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HOMICIDE - Update

Media Information Date: June 7, 2014 UPDATE
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective M. Henry Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: June 5, 2014 Time: 11:42 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 873 Bryden Road Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
PremierOne Report: #140465790 Cruiser District: 120

Victim: Joel I. McClean Sex: M Race: B Age: 51

On Thursday, June 5, 2014, at approximately 11:42 p.m., patrol officers were flagged down by a citizen who advised there was a male lying in an alley near Bryden Road and South 18th Street. Patrol officers located the victim in the rear of 873 Bryden Road. It appeared the victim had sustained a gunshot wound to the upper body and he was pronounced deceased at the scene by personnel from CFD Medic 1. At this time, there is no known suspect(s) or motive.

This is the 47th homicide of 2014.

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Mr. Joel I. McClean. All attempts to identify and/or locate Mr. McClean’s next of kin have been unsuccessful.

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

Detective Michelle Henry is the primary detective assisted by Detective David Dennison.

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Fatal Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 6/6/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Shane Karnes #2005 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4767 Ext: 61617
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Traffic Crash Date:6/6/14 Time: 2:21 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: SR 315 & Lane Ave. Zone: 4 Precinct: 4
NetRMS Report #: 140466131 Cruiser District: 43

Decedent:
Name: Stratis Kostoglou Sex: M Age: 27
Other Involved Parties:

Name: Matthew Martin Sex:Male Age: 22

Incident Summary: On 6/6/14 at approximately 2:20 AM, Stratis Kostoglou was northbound on SR 315 on a 2009 Honda motorcycle when he struck the rear of a northbound 2005 Pontiac Vibe, driven by Matthew Martin.

Mr. Kostaglou was pronounced dead at the scene.

Pending toxicology, alcohol may be a factor in this crash.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: June 6, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective M. Henry Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: June 5, 2014 Time: 11:42 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 873 Bryden Road Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
PremierOne Report: #140465790 Cruiser District: 120

Victim: ***See Below*** Sex: M Race: B Age: 51

On Thursday, June 5, 2014, at approximately 11:42 p.m., patrol officers were flagged down by a citizen who advised there was a male lying in an alley near Bryden Road and South 18th Street. Patrol officers located the victim in the rear of 873 Bryden Road. It appeared the victim had sustained a gunshot wound to the upper body and he was pronounced deceased at the scene by personnel from CFD Medic 1. At this time, there is no known suspect(s) or motive.

***The victim’s identity is being withheld until next of kin has been notified***

This is the 47th homicide of 2014.

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

Detective Michelle Henry is the primary detective assisted by Detective David Dennison.

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Aggravated Burglary

Media Information Date: June 6, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Jude #2155 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4503
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Burglary Date: June 5, 2014 Time: 2:21 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1208 N. High St. Apt. #3 Zone: 4 Precinct: 4
NetRMS Report #: 140463946 Cruiser District: 41

Victim: Roger A. Mullett Sex: M Race: W Age: 48

Suspect: John R. Patchen Address: 1975 Dunbar Dr. Apt. #8
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: W Age: 52
Charges: Aggravated Burglary - O.R.C. 2911.11(A-2) - (F-1)

Incident Summary: On June 5, 2014 at approximately 2:21 p.m. officers were dispatched to 1208 N. High St. Apt #3, on a Burglary in Progress. Upon arrival officers were met by the victim, Roger A. Mullett. Mr. Mullett stated that an unknown male, later identified as John R. Patchen, forced his way into Mr. Mullett's residence and attempted to stab him. Mr. Mullett tackled Mr. Patchen and the two fell to the ground, Mr. Mullett eventually gained control of the knife. Mr. Mullett suffered a minor cut to his hand and Mr. Patchen suffered a possible self inflicted stab wound. Mr. Patchen was transported to an area hospital in stable condition. Mr. Patchen remains in police custody. This incident is still under investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Detective James Jude 654-4503 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 654-TIPS.

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: June 4, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Lowell Titus #1122 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4059 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: June 3, 2014 Time: 11:43pm
Location of Offense/Incident: A/O 3612 Rand Sq. E. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 140459363 Cruiser District: 91

Victim: Taveon E. Fadis Sex: male Race: black Age: 25

Incident Summary: On June 3, 2014, at approximatley 11:43pm, officers responded to the report of a male lying on the ground in the rear of 3612 Rand Sq. E. The caller also stated that a gunshot was heard prior to seeing the male outside on the ground. Officers located the victim lying in the rear of this location suffering from a gunshot wound to his right leg. The victim was transported to a local hospital by medic in critical conditon . He has since been upgraded to stable conditon.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: 6-3-2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / HOMICIDE Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Andrew Mitchell #1212 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4488
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 6-3-2014Time: 2:39 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1121 Oaks Blvd. Zone: 3 Precinct: 10 pct
NetRMS Report #: 140457604 Cruiser District: 104

Victim: Shaquez Brunner Sex: M Race: B Age: 13

Suspect: Jakairion M. Spikes Address: 1121 Oaks Blvd. Columbus OH.
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 16
Charges: Murder

Incident Summary: On June 3, 2014 at 2:39 p.m. the victim, Shaquez Brunner M/B/13 yrs old, was transported to area hospital by medics with a gunshot wound. Victim was pronounced dead at 3:39pm. Investigation indicates that the victim was inside 1121 Oaks Blvd., accompanied by 3 others while they were passing around and playing with a handgun. The investigation further indicates that Jakairion Spikes caused the injuries to the victim. Investigation continues and anyone with information is asked to contact Homicide at 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS. Detective Mitchell is the lead. He is being assisted by Detectives Callahan and Glasure. This is the 45 Homicide of 2014 in Columbus OH.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: June 3, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Zimmer Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4192
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: June 3, 2014 Time: 12:47am
Location of Offense/Incident: 2320 Joyce Ave. Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140456309 Cruiser District: 22

Victim: Cyronn Marsh Sex: M Race: B Age: 26

Suspect: unknown

Incident Summary: On June 3, 2014, at approximately 12:47 A.M. three black males came to the residence of Cyronn Marsh and asked for him by name. The males waited by the side of the house while family members informed Mr. Marsh of the visitor. When Mr. Marsh went outside of the house he was fired upon from more than one of the suspects. Mr. Marsh fired back at the males with his own firearm, but none of the suspects at the time, appeared to be hit by the return fire. Mr. Marsh was struck in the groin and buttock.
Mr. Marsh was transported to a local hospital in stable condition by CFD Medic 18.

Suspects were possibly driving a white Impala.

Assault Detectives responded to the scene. At this time, no suspects or motive is known in this assault.

Anyone with information on this assault is encouraged to call the Assault Unit 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:
Lt. Brent Mull at (614)-645-4843


Public Information Office
June 2, 2014


UPDATE…UPDATE…UPDATE
SAVE THE DATE!
DOWNTOWN JAYWALKING ENFORCEMENT


The final numbers for the downtown enforcement project are in. Traffic Bureau will continue to enforce pedestrian laws periodically throughout the summer. Lt. Brent Mull stated “Our intent was to promote pedestrian safety through awareness and that shows by the amount of warnings issued as compared to the number of citations issued.” The Traffic Bureau plans to partner with The Ohio State University in the fall to kick off an awareness campaign in the university area.

Pedestrian Citations Issued…65 Bicycle Citations Issued……..2
Verbal Warnings……………206 Verbal Warnings…………….4
Arrests………………………. 4 Motorists Citations Issued...334
Verbal Warnings……………64
Impounded Vehicles……….15

Columbus Police and Franklin County Safe Communities’ Columbus Area Pedestrian Safety Task Force partnered together to enhance pedestrian and motorist safety in downtown Columbus on May 5th, 2014.
Downtown workers and residents saw an increased number of Traffic Bureau Officers at major intersections enforcing Pedestrian Right of Way, Stepping into Street, and Jaywalking violations. Enforcement took place during the morning, lunch, and evening rush hours.

Sgt. Curmode, of the Columbus Police Motorcycle Unit, stated “Pedestrian safety is one aspect of our daily commute that tends to be overlooked by motorists and the pedestrian, so officers engaged violators with a safety pamphlet, and in obvious violations, with a citation”.

In 2012, detectives investigated 24 pedestrian crashes with 10 of them being fatal. In 2013, detectives investigated 9 pedestrian crashes and five ended up being fatal. The first quarter of this year detectives have investigated 3 pedestrian crashes with one being fatal and two serious injuries.


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HOMICIDE - UPDATE

Media Information Date: 6/1/2014 UPDATED
Columbus Division of Police
Detective Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. T. Welsh #1718 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4222
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 5/31/2014 Time: 4:42PM
Location of Offense/Incident: A/O 2581 Sanbury Blvd. Zone: 1 Precinct: 17
NetRMS Report #: 140448038 Cruiser District: 171

Victim: Isaac R. Keels Sex: M Race: B Age: 23

Suspect: Ishmael D Humphrey Address: LKA 6391 Wolcott Ct
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 23
Charges: MURDER

Incident Summary: On 5/31/2014 Columbus Police responded to the Columbus Fire Station #27 located at 7560 Smokey Row Rd. on a shooting victim who was driven there by another individual. This victim was then transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival. Investigative information obtained early on indicated that the shooting actually occurred in the area of 2581 Sanbury Blvd. Investigation continues in an attempt to determine a suspect and a motive. This is the 44th Homicide in Columbus in 2014. Det. Tim Welsh is the lead detective and is being assisted by Det Martin Kestner. Any persons with information are asked to please contact Homicide at 614-645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

UPDATED 6-1-14 : Suspect was arrested by SWAT without incident shortly after being advised by detectives of the charge and of a possible location.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: 6/1/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Detective Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. T. Welsh #1718 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4222
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 5/31/2014 Time: 4:42PM
Location of Offense/Incident: A/O 2581 Sanbury Blvd. Zone: 1 Precinct: 17
NetRMS Report #: 140448038 Cruiser District: 171

Victim: Isaac R. Keels Sex: M Race: B Age: 23

Incident Summary: On 5/31/2014 Columbus Police responded to the Columbus Fire Station #27 located at 7560 Smokey Row Rd. on a shooting victim who was driven there by another individual. This victim was then transported to an area hospital where he was pronouced dead shortly after arrival. Investigative information obtained early on indicated that the shooting actually occurred in the area of 2581 Sanbury Blvd. Investigation continues in an attempt to determine a suspect and a motive. This is the 44th Homicide in Columbus in 2014. Det. Tim Welsh is the lead detective and is being assisted by Det Martin Kestner. Any persons with information are asked to please contact Homicide at 614-645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: 06/1/14
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Henslee Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4291
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 05/31/14 Time: 4:13 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1467 E. Mound St. Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
NetRMS Report #: 140447944 Cruiser District: 122

Victim: Robert Diggs Sex: M Race: B Age: 52

Suspect: Christopher Steward Address: 1467 E. Mound St. Apt #9
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 58
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On May 31, 2014 at approximately 4:13 pm a stabbing occurred in front of 1467 E. Mound St Apt #9. The two individuals were involved in a physical altercation which escalated to the suspect stabbing the victm several times with a knife. The victim was transported to Grant Hospital in critical condition. The suspect was apprehended at the incident location. This incident is still under investigation. If anyone has any additional information about the stabbing, please call Central Ohio CRIMESTOPPERS at 645-TIPS or the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141.

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Accidental Drowning

Media Information Date: 6/1/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Detective Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. C. Williams #719 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Accidental Drowning Date: 5/31/2014 Time: 6:38PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 4870 Manitoba Rd Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 140448451 Cruiser District: 184

Victim: Sinaia M. Moore Sex: F Race: B Age: 4

Incident Summary: On 5/31/2014 Columbus Police and Columbus Fire responded to an accidential drowning at 4870 Manitoba Dr of Sinaia Moore.

While attending a childrens birthday party, Ms. Sinaia Moore was discoved in the pool by family members. After being removed from the water, family members attempted CPR until assistance arrived. Ms. Moore was transported to Childrens Hospital where she was pronounced dead at 7:22 pm by the attending doctor. Columbus Homicide detectives conducted an investigation and found no evidence of crime at this time.

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Felonious Assault - Shooting

Media Information Date: 06/13/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Asault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det.Matthew Grasham Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 2677
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault-Shooting Date: 06/13/2014 Time: 1:42 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 7110 Sawmill Road Zone: 1 Precinct: 17
NetRMS Report #: 140489393 Cruiser District: 171

Victim: Marcus Dillinger Sex: M Race: B Age: 25

Suspect: Jamon Kennedy Address: 6406 Walcott Court
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 38
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On Friday, June 13, 2014, at approximately 1:42 p.m. a disagreement began between Mr. Dillinger and Mr. Kennedy. As the disagreement ensued, Mr. Dillinger ran toward his vehicle and Mr. Kennedy eventually fired one shot from a handgun at Mr. Dillinger. The shot missed Mr. Dillinger and no injuries were reported as a result of the gunfire.

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Felonious Assault - Shooting

Media Information Date: 6/13/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Russ Henslee Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault - Shooting Date: 6/12/2014 Time: 9:37 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 247 N. Ohio Ave Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: 140487691 Cruiser District: 70

Victim: Aaron T. Jamar Sex: M Race: B Age: 19
Victim: Davan Cooper Sex: M Race: B Age: 23

Suspect: Dominique Bryant Address: 1224 E. 22nd Ave
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 22

Incident Summary: On Thursday, June 12, 2014, at approximately 9:37 p.m., a shooting occurred at the Beatty Rec Center located at 247 N. Ohio Ave. Two individuals were involved in a physical altercation when Dominique Bryant and several unknown males produced handguns and started shooting at each other. Mr. Bryant was struck by gunfire as well as the listed victims. All three individuals were transported to local Hospitals in stable condition. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Robbery

Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext: 3992
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: June 11, 2014 Time: 12:37 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2130 Hilliard Rome Rd Zone: 3 Precinct: 15
NetRMS Report #: 140482794 Cruiser District: 152

Victim: Key Bank
Victim: Sex: Race: Age:
Victim: Sex: Race: Age:
Suspect: Unknown Address:
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: W Age: 25
Charges: Robbery

Incident Summary: On June 11, 2014, a male white suspect entered the Key Bank at 2130 Hilliard Rome Rd. The suspect handed the teller a note that demanded cash. The teller surrendered an undetermined amount of cash. The suspect is described as male white, 24 to 26 years old, 5'10" tall and 190 pounds. The suspect was wearing a green hooded jacket and a black ball cap. Photos of the suspect are available at the Columbus Police Headquarters Information Desk. Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect is asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 645-4665. Persons wishing to remain anonymous may contact Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS(8477).

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Felonious Assault - Shooting

Media Information Date: June 10, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Robert Cutshall #1930 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4146
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault - Shooting Date: June 9, 2014 Time: 9:34 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: East 3rd Avenue & North 9th Street Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: 140478491 Cruiser District: 73

Victim: Jose M. Mandujano Sex: M Race: H Age: 21

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

Incident Summary: On June 9, 2014, at 9:34 p.m., Jose Mandujano was dropped off in front of Grant Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the right side of his chest. Mr. Mandujano claimed he was shot by an unknown male after buying marijuana somewhere near the Milo Grogan area. A crime scene was located by Patrol Officers near East 3rd Avenue and North 9th Street. Mr. Mandujano is listed in stable condition. At this time no arrests have been made. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 561-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
June 9, 2014
MA# 33-2014


***Traffic Alert***


Columbus Police are on the scene of a one vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer on the city’s west side. The tractor trailer was eastbound on Interstate 70 and rolled over while entering the ramp to Interstate 270 northbound. The driver suffered minor injuries and was treated at the scene. The driver was cited for failure to control.

The ramp from eastbound I-70 to northbound I-270 will be shut down through the evening rush hour. It is anticipated to reopen at approximately 8:00 pm. Commuters should anticipate delays in this area.


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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: June 9, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Zimmer Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4192
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: June 8, 2014 Time: 10:05 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 2200 Dawnlight Ave. Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140475463 Cruiser District: 21

Victim: Thorsha Cartharn Sex: M Race: B Age: 37

Suspect: Terri Passmore Address: 999 Greenwood Ave Atlanta, GA
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: F Race: B Age: 44

Incident Summary: On June 8, 2014, at approximately 10:05 P.M., Mr. Thorsha Cartharn was in a vehicle parked at a family member's residence with a visiting girlfriend, Terri Passmore, from Atlanta, Georgia.
Ms. Passmore stated that Mr. Cartharn became aggressive with her when they returned home. Ms. Passmore felt threatened and stabbed Mr. Cartharn three times with a small pocket knife.

Mr. Catharn refused police assistance and did not wish to assist in the investigation.
Mr. Cartharn was transported to a local hospital in stable condition by CFD Medic 16.

Assault Detectives responded to the scene. No charges are being filed at this time.

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Felonious Assault - Shooting

Media Information Date: June 21, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. James Jude #2155 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4503
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault - Shooting Date: 06/21/2014 Time: 2:15 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: Millerton St. & Clarkston Ave. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 140516348 Cruiser District: 94

Victim: Andre Lucy Sex: M Race: B Age: 19

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

Incident Summary: On June 21, 2014 at approximately 2:17 p.m., officers were dispatched to the area of Millerton St. & Clarkston Ave., on a shooting. Upon arrival officers were met by the victim, identified as Andre Lucy. Mr. Lucy stated he was riding his bicycle on Clarkston St., when an unknown male black, driving a maroon, 4-door, SUV, produced a firearm and fired at him one time. Mr. Lucy was struck in the hand and was later transported to an area hospital in stable condition, by medical personnel from Madison Township Medic #181. This incident is still under investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Detective James Jude 654-4503 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: June 21, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective B. White Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: June 21, 2014 Time: 4:32 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1323 East Fulton Street Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
PremierOne Report: #140515515 Cruiser District: 122

Victim: Marcus B. VanCleaf Sex: M Race: B Age: 32

On Saturday, June 21, 2014, at approximately 4:32 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to a shooting in the area of 570 Kimball Place. Responding officers located the victim, Mr. Marcus B. VanCleaf, on the sidewalk beside the after-hours club located at 1323 East Fulton Street. Personnel from CFD Medic 14 pronounced Mr. VanCleaf deceased at the scene at 4:43 a.m. At this time, there is no known suspect(s) or motive.
This is the 53rd homicide of 2014.

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

Detective Brad White is the primary detective assisted by Detective Jennifer Gribi.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: June 21, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. B. Williams 748 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 06/20/14 Time: 10:50 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 5304 N. Hamilton Rd. Zone: 4 Precinct: 6
NetRMS Report #: 140514557 Cruiser District: 64

Victim: Family Video Sex: Race: Age:

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 20's
Charges: Aggravated Robbery

Incident Summary: On June 20, 2014, at approximately 10:50 p.m., a male black in his late 20's, wearing a grey hoodie and dark colored shorts, with dreds and a light goatee walked into the Family Video. The suspect displayed a black semi-automatic handgun and demanded the store employee to fill a white, plastic, Family Video bag full of cash. From there, the suspect fled out the front door of the store and was seen fleeing the area in a late model, white, Ford Taurus. A total of $275.00 cash was stolen during the robbery. Anyone with information as to the identity of this suspect is encouraged to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 645-4665 or the Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-4881.
[CONFIDENTIAL: store surveillance video not available]

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HOMICIDE - UPDATE

Media Information Date: June 20, 2014 UPDATE
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective R. LaGore Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: June 20, 2014 Time: 12:54 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 5760 Roche Drive Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
PremierOne Report: #140511406 Cruiser District: 180

Victim: Dorcas D. Law Sex: F Race: B Age: 24
Victim: Delrec D. Avant Sex: M Race: B Age: 22

On Friday, June 20, 2014, at approximately 12:54 a.m., patrol officers and CFD personnel were dispatched to a one-vehicle traffic crash at 5730 Roche Drive. Responding personnel located Ms. Dorcas D. Law, along with an unidentified male, inside the vehicle in front of 5760 Roche Drive. Both Ms. Law and the male were found to have gunshot wounds to the upper body. Ms. Law was transported by personnel from CFD Medic 6 to a local hospital where she is listed in critical condition. The unidentified male was transported by personnel from CFD Medic 24 to OSU Main Hospital where he was pronounced deceased at 7:45 a.m. At this time, there is no known suspect(s) or motive.

This is the 51st homicide of 2014.

UPDATE: The male victim has been identified as Mr. Delrec D. Avant. Ms. Dorcas Law was pronounced deceased on Friday, June 20, 2014, at 6:27 p.m., at Riverside Methodist Hospital. This is the 52nd homicide of 2014.

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

Detective Robert LaGore is the primary detective assisted by Detective Glen Siniff.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: June 20, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective R. LaGore Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: June 20, 2014 Time: 12:54 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 5760 Roche Drive Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
PremierOne Report: #140511406 Cruiser District: 180

Victim: Dorcas D. Law Sex: F Race: B Age: 24
Victim: Unknown (Deceased) Sex: M Race: B

On Friday, June 20, 2014, at approximately 12:54 a.m., patrol officers and CFD personnel were dispatched to a one-vehicle traffic crash at 5730 Roche Drive. Responding personnel located Ms. Dorcas D. Law, along with an unidentified male, inside the vehicle in front of 5760 Roche Drive. Both Ms. Law and the male were found to have gunshot wounds to the upper body. Ms. Law was transported by personnel from CFD Medic 6 to a local hospital where she is listed in critical condition. The unidentified male was transported by personnel from CFD Medic 24 to OSU Main Hospital where he was pronounced deceased at 7:45 a.m. At this time, there is no known suspect(s) or motive.

This is the 51st homicide of 2014.

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

Detective Robert LaGore is the primary detective assisted by Detective Glen Siniff.

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Robbery/HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: 6/19/14 Update
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det Chad Williams Phone: (614) - 645 - 4133 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery/HOMICIDE Date: 1/30/14 Time: 6:35pm
Location of Offense/Incident: Hague Ave and Sutton Ave Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
NetRMS Report #: 140332875 Cruiser District: 192

Victim: Larry Mausali Sex: M Race: O Age: 24

Suspect: Heather Jarvis Address: Parkersburg W. Va.
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: F Race: W Age: 22
Charges: Murder and related charges

Incident Summary: On 6/18/14 Heather Jarvis was arrested in Parkersburg, West Virginia for her role in the death of Larry Mausali which was Homicide #28 of 2014. The homicide occurred on April 25, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. Ms. Jarvis was indicted June 17, 2014 by the Franklin County Grand Jury for the following charges; Murder, Aggravated Robbery, Aggravated Burglary, Felony Tampering with Evidence, and Kidnapping. Currently Ms. Jarvis is in custody in Parkersburg, WV awaiting extradition to Columbus, Ohio. Detective Chad Williams is the primary detective on this investigation.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: June 19, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective D. Dennison Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: June 18, 2014 Time: 11:54 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 49 East Moler Street Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
PremierOne Report: #140507891 Cruiser District: 113

Victim: Gary W. Null II Sex: M Race: W Age: 39

On Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at approximately 11:54 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to a shooting at 49 East Moler Street. Patrol officers located the victim, Mr. Gary W. Null II, inside the residence. Mr. Null sustained multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body. Mr. Null was transported by personnel from CFD Medic 2 to Grant Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased on Thursday, June 19, 2014, at 12:30 a.m. The initial investigation indicates the suspect entered the residence though the unsecured front door. The suspect is unknown and there is no known motive.

This is the 50th homicide of 2014.

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

Detective David Dennison is the primary detective assisted by Detective Brad White.

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Felonious Assault / Shooting

Media Information Date: 06/19/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det.J. Jude #2155 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4503
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault /Shooting Date: 06/18/2014 Time: 8:32 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: F/O 125 N. James Rd. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 140507261 Cruiser District: 90

Victim: Lupe' Martinez Sex: M Race: H Age: 26

Incident Summary: On June 18, 2014, at approximately 8:32 p.m. officers responded to a shooting at 125 N. James Rd. At approximately 8:38 p.m., a victim from the incident, identified as Lupe' Martinez, walked into Columbus Fire Station #21, with a gunshot wound to the foot. Mr. Martinez was transported to an area hospital in stable condition. Detectives responded to the scene and conducted interviews. Mr. Martinez stated he was caught in the middle of a crossfire, when two unknown individuals were shooting at one another. This incident is still under investigation. Several area residence's also sustained damage from the gunfire. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Detective James Jude 654-4503 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 654-TIPS.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: June 17, 2014
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
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: June 16, 2014 Time: 11:26 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1521 Frebis Avenue Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
PremierOne Report: #140500945 Cruiser District: 132

Victim: James T. Keys Sex: M Race: B Age: 23

On Monday, June 16, 2014, at approximately 11:26 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to BJ’s Bar and Grill, located at 1521 Frebis Avenue, on the report of a shooting. Responding officers located the victim, Mr. James T. Keys, in the parking lot of this location. Mr. Keys had sustained several gunshot wounds and was transported by CFD Medic 14 to a local hospital in critical condition. Mr. Keys is currently listed in critical/life threatening condition. There is no known motive or suspect(s) at this time.

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

Detective David Dennison is the primary detective assisted by Detective James Howe.

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: June 16, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault 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 15, 2014 Time: 10:13pm
Location of Offense/Incident: W. Mound St./Whitethorne Ave. Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 140497442 Cruiser District: 101

Victim: Sex: male Race: white Age: 44

Suspect: James B. Duncan Address:
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: male Race: white Age: 27
Charges: Felonious Assault
Suspect: William C. Evans Address:
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: male Race: white Age: 24
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On June 15, 2014, at approximatley 10:13pm, the victim was walking in the area of W. Mound St. and Whitethorne Ave. at which time the suspects were riding in a 1999 Buick 4door, maroon in color. Both suspects began yelling at the victim and at one point Mr. Evans exited the suspect vehicle and approached the victim, who was walking away. Mr. Duncan, who was driving the suspect vehicle, at this time drove up through the grass in an attempt to strike the victim. The victim pulled a handgun from his waistband and fired one shot at the suspect vehicle, striking the windshield. Mr. Evans returned to his vehicle and sped off east bound from scene. The suspect vehicle was located a short time later, following an unrelated traffic accident. The victims identity is being withheld because he fears for his safety and the safety of his family. There were no injuries in this incident.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: June 14, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Robert Cutshall #1930 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4146
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault - Shooting Date: June 13, 2014 Time: 5:53 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: S. 22nd Street & East Main Street Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
NetRMS Report #: 140589670 Cruiser District: 122

Victim: Jermonte McNeal Sex: M Race: B Age: 18

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

Incident Summary: On July 13, 2014, at approximately 5:53 p.m., a shooting occurred at the intersection of East Main Street and South 22nd Street. The victim Jermonte McNeal was shot at multiple times by unknown suspects shooting from a dark colored Pontiac Grand Prix, traveling north bound on South 22nd Street. After the shooting the suspect's vehicle fled the scene eastbound on E. Main Street. Mr. McNeal was struck once in his backside. Mr. McNeal was transported to a local area hospital in stable condition. This incident is still under investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Fatal Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 6/16/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Sergeant Brooke Wilson Phone: (614) - 645 - 4767 Ext: 61609
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Traffic Crash Date: 6/15/2014 Time: 8:43pm
Location of Offense/Incident: Walcutt Rd. & Vulcan Ave. Zone: 3 Precinct: 15
Report #: 140497121 Cruiser District: 151

Decedent:
Name: Christopher Lee Sex: Male Age: 38

Incident Summary: On 6/15/14 at approximately 8:43pm, Christopher Lee was northbound on Walcutt Rd. at Vulcan Ave. on a 1982 Suzuki motorcycle when he failed to negotiate the curve, running off the right side of the roadway. Mr. Lee’s motorcycle struck a utility pole and he was subsequently ejected. Mr. Lee was transported to Mt. Carmel West Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

This is the city’s 18th traffic related fatality this year.

Pending toxicology reports, it is unknown if alcohol was a factor in this crash.

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For Immediate Release
For further information contact: Denise Alex-Bouzounis at (614) 645-4593


June 25, 2014


Yesterday evening a male and female in their 40’s arrived at Mount Carmel West Hospital. They claimed to have been sexually assaulted and Columbus Police were called to talk with them. The victims led police to 125 N. Harris Ave. where they say the sexual assault occurred. Based on detective interviews and injuries to the victims, serious injuries to the male victim, a search warrant was obtained and SWAT executed that search warrant early this morning.


Three suspects were arrested this morning and charges were filed this afternoon. Each suspect faces two counts of robbery, kidnapping and rape.

The suspects are:
Davonte D. Clark 10/16/93
Terrill D. Davis 6/2/92
Charles Reed III 4/7/91

Evidence was recovered at the scene. The investigation is ongoing. The Sexual Assault Unit is handling the case.

“Great teamwork by SWAT and the Sexual Assault Unit got the three suspects arrested without incident in what was a violent assault on two individuals,” said Sgt. Jeffrey Skinner.


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Shooting

Media Information Date: 06/29/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Federer Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4503
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting Date: 06/28/2014 Time: 7:58 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 102 N. Ogden Avenue Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
NetRMS Report #: 140541866 Cruiser District: 192

Victim: Sharron Gallman Sex: M Race: B Age: 23

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

Incident Summary: On June 28, 2014 at approximately 7:58 p.m., officers were dispatched to the area of 92 North Ogden Avenue on the report of shots fired. Upon arrival officers located a scene and several witnesses. Moments later officers were dispatched to a local area hospital where a walk in shooting victim, Sharron Gallman, arrived. Mr. Gallman told officers he was on the side of a residence on North Ogden Avenue when he was shot one time in the leg by an unknown male black individual. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Detective Adam Federer at 654-4011 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 6/28/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Melissa Carlson Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 06/28/2014 Time: 11:48 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 2113 Agler Road Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140540418 Cruiser District: 22

Victim: Arron M. Weimer Sex: M Race: W Age: 30

Incident Summary: On Saturday June 28, 2014, at approximately 11:48 a.m., a pedestrian walking along Agler Road observed the victim calling for help from a basement window at 2113 Agler Road. Officers responded to the scene and found the victim bloodied and disoriented in the basement. He was subsequently transported to Riverside Hospital where he was admitted in critical condition. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Columbus Police Homicde Unit at 614-645-4730.

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Shooting

Media Information Date: June 28, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Chapman Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext: 4587
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting Date: 6/28/2014 Time: 12:47 A.M
Location of Offense/Incident: F/O 4893 Dickens Drive Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report #: 140539366 Cruiser District: 140

Victim: Romero Reed Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 25

Incident Summary: On June 28, 2014 at approximately 12:47 A.M., Patrol Officers responded to a report of a male that was asking for help. Once officers arrived, it was determined the victim, Romero Reed, was shot multiple times in the upper body. Patrol officers located the scene in front of 4893 Dickens Drive, which led to an address on Lillian Lane where medics were summoned. Mr. Reed was transported to Grant Hospital in critical conditon.

At this time no motive is known or suspect information.

Anyone with information regarding this shooting is encourged to call the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Crime Stopper 645-TIPS.

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Shooting

Media Information Date: 06/28/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Henslee Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4291
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting Date: 06/27/2014 Time: 10:10 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: Rankin Ave. & Mock Rd. Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140538791 Cruiser District: 21

Victim: Sex: M Race: B Age: 14

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

Incident Summary: On June 27, 2014, at approximately 10:10 p.m. officers were dispatched to the area of E. Hudson St. & Parkwood Ave. on the report of a shooting. Upon arrival officers located a 14 year old male victim who had been shot in the hand. The victim was transported to a local hospital and listed in stable condition. Witnesses interviewed at the scene stated there were three male black individuals arguing with the victim prior to the shooting. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Assault Unit Detective Russ Henslee at 645-4291 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 6/27/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Russ Henslee Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 6/26/2014 Time: 9:01 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: Brice Rd. / Channingway Blvd. Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report #: 140534568 Cruiser District: 140

Victim: Teddy Asefa Sex: M Race: B Age: 25

Incident Summary: On Thursday June 26, 2014, at approximately 9:01 p.m., a shooting occurred in the area of Brice Road / Channingway Blvd. The victim stated he was shot once by unknown suspect(s). The victim was transported to a local hospital in stable condition. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS. The investigation continues.

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Felonious Assault - Shooting

Media Information Date: 06/26/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. J. Jude #2155 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4503
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault - Shooting Date: 06/25/2014 Time: 9:14 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: R/O 1500 Mt Vernon Avenue Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: 140531569 Cruiser District: 71

Victim: Moussa Sow Sex: M Race: B Age: 59

Suspect: Tyrone E. Coles Jr. Address: 1112 Wilson Ave.
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 18
Charges: Felonious Assault
Suspect: Ginger L. Wiley Address: 1112 Wilson Ave.
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: F Race: B Age: 20
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On June 25, 2014 at approximately 9:14p.m. officers responded to a shooting at 1500 Mt. Vernon Ave. Responding officers located the victim (Moussa Sow) sitting inside of his vehicle that was parked in F/O 1500 Mt. Vernon Ave. Mr. Sow stated that he had driven to the rear of the business at 1500 Mt. Vernon Ave. and was approached by two (2) unknown male blacks. One of the males was identified as Tyrone Coles Jr. and a unknown male juvenile, and a unknown female, identified as Ginger Wiley, asking for directions. Mr. Sow stated that one of the male suspects opened his driver’s side car door then shot him in the left thigh. Mr. Sow then sped off and drove to the front of the business at 1500 Mt Vernon Ave and called 911. CFD Medic #8 personnel transported Mr. Sow to an area hospital in stable condition. Investigation continues. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Felonious Assault - Shooting

Media Information Date: 06/26/2014
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 - Ext: 4291
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault - Shooting Date: 06/26/2014 Time: 7:03 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: W. Town Street / S. Gift Street Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report #: 140534571 Cruiser District: 80

Victim: Tyrone Thomas Sex: M Race: B Age: 38

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

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

Incident Summary: On June 26, 2014, at approximately 7:03 p.m. officers responded to a shooting at W. Town Street and S. Gift Street. Responding officers located the victim (Tyrone Thomas) sitting on the front steps to 558 W. Town Street suffering from a gun shot wound to his left thigh. Mr. Thomas stated that he was standing outside of his vehicle that was parked on S. Gift Street N/O W. Town Street when a white unknown SUV drove up with four male black occupants. Two of the passangers exited the vehicle and one of the men fired several shots at Mr. Thomas. One bullet struck Mr. Thomas in his left thigh. The vehicle then sped from the scene. CFD Medic #2 personnel transported Mr. Thomas to an area hospital in stable condition. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS. The investigation continues.

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Fatal Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 6/25/14
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Cornute #1810 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4767 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Traffic Crash Date:06/24/14 Time: 1904 hours
Location of Offense/Incident: I 70 EB w/o James Rd Zone:2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #:140527721 Cruiser District:90

Decedent:
Name: Leon Edward Bates III Sex: M Age: 30
Other Involved Parties:
Name: Williams, Ebony K. Sex: F Age: 29

Incident Summary: On 6/24/14 at 19:04 hours a crash occurred on I 70 eastbound west of James Rd. Mr. Bates of Columbus, Ohio was traveling east attempting to move off the right side of the roadway at a slow rate of speed, possibly experiencing car trouble. Miss Williams of Columbus, Ohio was approaching Mr. Bates vehicle and made contact with his vehicle forcing it off the right side of the road. Mr. Bates was trapped in the vehicle and was extricated by Columbus Fire. CFD Medic transported Mr. Bates to Grant Medical Center where he developed complications and was pronounced dead at 11:35 hours on 6/25/14 by Dr. Zubair Ahammad. Miss Williams did not report any injuries. The investigation continues.

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Felonious Assault - Shooting

Media Information Date: 06/24/2014
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 - Ext: 4291
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault - Shooting Date: 06/24/2014 Time: 6:04 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: F/O 1623 Elaine Road Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report #: 140527506 Cruiser District: 143

Victim: Dexter Goodwin Jr. Sex: M Race: B Age: 24

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

Incident Summary: On Tuesday June 24, 2014 at 6:04 p.m., Columbus Police Officers responded to the area of 1654 Elaine Road on a call of a man having been shot. Officers arrived and found Mr. Goodwin shot in the leg by an unknown male. Mr. Goodwin was transported by Columbus Fire Medics to a local area hospital where he was reported to be in stable condition. The suspect fled the scene prior to police arrival. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: 6/24/2014
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: 6/18/2014 Time: 10:00am
Location of Offense/Incident: 745 Georgesville Rd Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 140505221 Cruiser District: 104

Victim: Kay Hill Sex: Female Race: White Age: 78

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: W Age: 30's

Incident Summary: On June 8, 2014 at approximately 10:00am, an unknown male approached the victim as she was getting into her vehicle that was parked in front of the Dollar General located at 745 Georgesville Rd. The suspect grabbed the victim's purse in an attempt to rip it from her grasp. In the process the victim was thrown out of the vehicle onto the pavement. The suspect fled the scene in a silver vehicle. The suspect was described as a male white in his mid-30's, approximately 5'8", 160lbs, with tattoos on his left arm, and wearing a red t-shirt. The incident was captured on Dollar General's video surveillance cameras. Copies are available at CPD HQ 1st FL information desk.

*Please blur out employee faces*

Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect are asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Units 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:
Denise Alex-Bouzounis at (614)-774-7828


Public Information Office
June 23, 2014


We welcome you to join us today at 1pm at CPD Headquarters. Simon McDaniels from Hilliard will be presenting his Eagle Scout project to the Division of Police on this date. He has financed and built a US Flag box to accommodate the collection of used and tattered US Flags.

The project was approved by Chief Jacobs and the box will be set in Police HQ lobby which will replace the old cardboard box currently being used.

The project will qualify Simon to reach the rank of Eagle Scout; the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America. Requirements include earning at least 21 merit badges demonstrating Scout Spirit through the Boy Scout Oath and Law, service, and leadership. This includes an extensive service project that the Scout plans, organizes, leads, and manages. Eagle Scouts are presented with a medal and a badge that visibly recognizes the accomplishments of the Scout.


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Aggravated Robbery / Kidnapping

Media Information Date: 06-23-2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. R. Siniff or Det. P. Thomas Phone: (614) - 645 - 4624 Ext: 4588
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery / Kidnapping Date: 06-22-14Time: 4:45PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 270 N. Wilson Rd Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
NetRMS Report #: 140520116 Cruiser District: 192

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

Suspect: Address:
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: Black Age: Juvenile
Charges: 3 Counts Agg. Robbery Felony / 5 Counts Kidnapping Felony
Suspect: Address:
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: Black Age: Juvenile
Charges: 3 Counts Agg. Robbery Felony / 5 Counts Kidnapping Felony

Incident Summary: On listed date and time three suspects committed an armed takeover robbery. During the robbery five people including two small children were held at gunpoint. Officers responded and took one suspect into custody at the scene and arrested a second suspect a short distance away. The third suspect was not apprehended and remains at large.

The Columbus Division of Police have released a photogarph of the third suspect. Persons with information regarding the suspect are encourgaged to call either the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 645-4665 or anonymously through Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 461-8477, information which leads to the arrest of a suspect is eligible for a reward.

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Fatal Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 06/22/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective M. Taylor Phone: (614) - 645 - 4767 Ext: 61618
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Traffic Crash Date:6/22/14 Time: 6:19 P.M.
Location of Offense/Incident: Parkville Ct & Parkville St Zone:1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #:140520467 Cruiser District:181

Decedent:
Name: Logan Gonzales-Romero Sex: M Age: 2
Other Involved Parties:
Name: James Bolognone Sex: M Age: 39

Incident Summary: On 6/22/14 at approximately 6:19 P.M. James Bolognone was traveling westbound through the parking lot of Parkville Ct. in a 2004 Infiniti G35 when 2yrs old Logan Gonzales –Romero ran northbound across the lot into the path of Mr. Bolognone’s vehicle. Logan was transported to St. Ann’s Hospital by his mother, then transported by Med-Flight to Children’s Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
This is city’s 19th traffic related fatality this year.

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in this crash. The investigation continues.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 06/22/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. B. Laird #2025 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4441 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 06/21/2014 Time: 9.01pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1886 Tamarack Circle S. Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 140517606 Cruiser District: 181

Victim: Sunoco

Incident Summary: On June 21, 2014, at 9.01pm, a female white in her 20's, 5'5 to 5'7,180lbs, wearing a dark colored long sleeve t-shirt with writing on the back, dark pants, dark sunglasses and wearing a black toboggan walked into the Sunoco gas station. A male white in his 40's, 5'9, 160lbs, wearing a red button up shirt, and dark pants followed her inside. The female suspect took out a black semi-automatic handgun and demanded all of the cash from the register while the male suspect acted as a lookout. Both suspects fled out the front door and were seen leaving in a light brown full size pickup truck with a cap on the back. Anyone with information as to the identity of these suspects is encouraged to call the Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 645-4665 or the Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-4881.
Surveilance video available at the 1st floor Information Desk

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Shooting

Media Information Date: June 22, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Chapman Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext: 4587
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting Date: 6/22/2014 Time: 12:02A.M
Location of Offense/Incident: 2343 McGuffey Road Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 140518260 Cruiser District: 53

Victim: Freddie Johnson Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 51
Victim: Sex: Race: Age:
Victim: Sex: Race: Age:

Suspect: Venita Moore Address: 2343 McGuffey Road
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: F Race: B Age: 53
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On June 22, 2014, Patrol Officers responded to a shooting that occurred at 2343 McGuffey Road. The victim, Freddie Johnson, was arguing with his live in girlfriend, Venita Moore, when she brandished a handgun. Ms. Moore handed the gun over to a male friend and told him to shoot Mr. Johnson, which he did. Assault Unit Detectives responded and interviewed witnesses. Ms. Moore was charged with Complicity to Commit Felonious Assault. Detectives are still seeking information on the male that fired the weapon.
Anyone with information regarding this shooting is encourged to call the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Crime Stopper 645-TIPS.

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High Risk Missing

Media Information Date: 6/22/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victim's Bureau / Domestic Violence Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Terrence S. Kelley #554Phone: (614) - 645 - 7225 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: High Risk Missing Date: 6/22/2014 Time: 12:00pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 107 Chicago Ave. Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report #: 140518078 Cruiser District: 84

Victim: Rebeccah Hough Sex: Female Race: White Age: 12

Incident Summary: Rebeccah Hough was last seen at approximately 10pm on 6/21/2014 in the area of 63 Chicago Ave. Rebecca is a female white DOB 9/23/2001, 5'3", 130 pounds, Red Hair, Hazel eyes, wearing a black "angry birds" T-Shirt and red basketball shorts. No known aquaintances are listed.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: July 5, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 07/05/2014 Time: 1:30AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2775 Brice Rd. Zone: 2 Precinct: 20
NetRMS Report #: 140562501 Cruiser District: 202

Victim: Speedway

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 27-28

Incident Summary: On July 5, 2014, a Male Black entered the Speedway, displayed a handgun and demanded money from the employee. Upon compliance, the male collected the money and fled the area. The male is described as a Male Black, 27-28 yrs of age, 5-06 to 5-07, 190lbs. with "bad teeth."

Photos of Suspect are attached to email. Please blur employee in photos.

Anyone with information is requested to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 645-4665.

Persons wishing to remain anonymous may contact Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS(8477).

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Fatal Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 7/3/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective McWhorter Phone: (614) - 645 - 4767 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Traffic Crash Date: 7/3/2014 Time: 12:10 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: Refugee Rd. / Tennyson Blvd. Zone: 2 Precinct: 20
NetRMS Report #: 140555656 Cruiser District: 201

Decedent:
Name: Darrell Jackson Jr. Sex: M Age: 53
Other Involved Parties:
Name: Seth Furrow Sex: M Age: 41

Incident Summary:
On Thursday, July 03, 2014, at 12:10 AM, Mr. Seth Furrow of Pickerington was operating his 2001 Ford F-150 pick-up westbound on Refugee Rd. at Tennyson Blvd. At this time, two men were crossing Refugee Rd. in the middle of the roadway west of the Tennyson Blvd intersection. Mr. Furrow’s truck struck one of the men, later identified as Mr. Darrell Jackson, Jr. Mr. Jackson was transported to Grant Medical Center where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

All known parties and witnesses are cooperating with this investigation, which is continuing.

This is the City’s 22nd traffic fatality of 2014. Four have involved pedestrians.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO


For Immediate Release:

For further information, Contact:
Sergeant David Pelphrey 614 374-7941


Public Information Office

July 1, 2014
MA# 35-2014


Missing Children’s Booth for Red, White and Boom


The Columbus Division of Police will once again be providing assistance during Red, White and Boom for missing children. Detectives from the Special Victims Bureau will staff five (5) missing person booths beginning at 3:00 pm on Thursday, July 3. The locations for the booths are:

Nationwide Blvd. at Front St.
West Long St. East of Neil Ave.
West Broad St. at Front St.
Washington Blvd. in front of COSI
Columbia Gas Building at Civic Center and Rich St.

Additionally, we will provide an identification bracelet and registration. Parents of young children are encouraged to visit a booth, and get a bracelet for their child and complete a quick registration form. The information allows us to quickly reconnect the child with the parent in the event they become lost.

Parents are also encouraged to take a digital photograph of their child in the clothing they are wearing to the event and store the photograph on their cellular telephone or thumb drive. This will allow detectives to quickly disseminate a photograph should the child become separated from the parents.

Parents are also asked to talk with their children and encourage them to seek out a police officer should they become separated from their parent.


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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: July 11, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Adam Federer #1432 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext: 4011
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault - Shooting Date: 7-10-2014 Time: 9:28pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 2155 Fenton Street Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 140580339 Cruiser District: 183

Victim: Sex: M Race: B Age: 15

Suspect: Unknown

Incident Summary: On July 10, 2014, at approximately 9:28pm officers responded to the Spanish Immersion Academy located at 2155 Fenton Street on a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers were told that the unknown suspect got into an argument with another individual on the schools' basketball court. The suspect produced a handgun and fired several shots towards the crowd on the basketball court and grazed the juvenile victim on the head. The victim was transported to an area hospital in stable condition by a family member.

If anyone has any additional information about this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-(TIPS).

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DOA

Media Information Date: July 10, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Martin Kestner #1827
Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: DOA - Drowning Date:July 10, 2014 Time: 6:53 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 2153 Golden Leaf Ln. Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report: #140579714 Cruiser District: 82

Victim: Jantis R. Canterberry Sex: M Race: W Age: 2

On July 10, 2014 at 6:20 p.m. patrol officers were dispatched to 2153 Golden Leaf Ln. on a missing 2 year old. The child was originally believed to have gone out front with a sibling. Victim was located in the swimming pool of this location. The victim was pronounced dead at 6:53 p.m. at Mt Carmel West Hospital. The child had been under the supervision of two teenagers at the time of the disappearance. No criminal charges have been filed and investigation continues. Detective Martin Kestner is the primary detective.

Investigation continues. Any Persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: 7/09/2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Gary Bowman #1690 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext: 2721
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 7/09/2014 Time: 10:40 am
Location of Offense/Incident: 8317 Market Exchange Drive Zone: 1 Precinct: 1
NetRMS Report #: 140575529 Cruiser District: 10

Victim: Cottage Inn Pizza Shop

Suspect: Unknown Address:
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: F Race: W Age: 25-30

Incident Summary: On July 9, 2014 at approximately 10:40 am an unknown female suspect entered the Cottage Inn Pizza Shop located at 8317 Market Exchange Drive. The suspect approached the counter, brandished a handgun, and demanded cash. The pizza shop employee handed over the shop’s cash and the suspect ran out the front door to the East. The suspect was described as a female, white, 25-33, 5'0"-5’2”, medium to heavy build, wearing sunglasses, and scarf over her hair. The incident was captured on Cottage Inn Pizza Shop’s video surveillance cameras. Copies are available at CPD HQ 1st FL information desk. Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect are asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Squad at 645-4665

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: July 9, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext: 3992
Type of Offense/Incident: Agg Robbery Date: July 9, 2014 Time: 9:05 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 3454 N High St Zone: 4 Precinct: 3
NetRMS Report #: 140575338 Cruiser District: 31

Victim: Smart Federal Credit Union

Suspect: Unknown Address:
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 30
Charges: Agg Robbery

Incident Summary: On July 9, 2014 a male black suspect entered the Smart Federal Credit Union at 3454 N High St and brandished a handgun. The suspect demanded cash from the teller, and she complied. The suspect is described as M/B early 30's. He is 5'8" 180 pounds. He was wearing a dark ball cap and an Ohio State shirt with block letters.Video is availble at the information desk. Anyone with information of the identity of the suspect is asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit. Please cover the faces of bank employees when airing the video.

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Breaking and Entering

Media Information Date: 07/09/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Bureau / Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. C. Bowen # 1559 Phone: (614) - 645 - 2088 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Breaking and Entering Date: 07/09/2014 Time: 3:45am
Location of Offense/Incident: 2836 Stelzer Rd. Col, OH 43219 Zone: 1 Precinct: 6
NetRMS Report #: 140574998 Cruiser District: 60

Victim: Wing Stop

Suspect: Joseph P. Churchill Address: 1388 Oakwood Ave. Col, Oh 43206
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 66
Charges: BREAKING AND ENTERING F-5, PCT F-5

Incident Summary: MR. CHURCHILL WAS STOPPED BECAUSE HE WAS DRIVING RECKLESS AND HIS VEHICLE HAD BEEN SEEN DURING SEVERAL OTHER B&E'S. MR. CHURCHILL WAS SEEN ON VIDEO BREAKING INTO THE WING STOP LOCATED AT 2836 STELZER RD. COL, OH 43219. COINS WERE TAKEN FROM THE BUSINESS. MR. CHURCHILL IS A SUSPECT IN SEVERAL OTHER B&E'S IN COLUMBUS, WHITEHALL,REYNOLDSBURG AND PICKERINGTON AREAS. THE EXACT NUMBER OF INCIDENTS IS UNKNOWN AT THIS TIME. THE INVESTIGATION IS ONGOING. WHITEHALL DET. SCOTT MILLER ASSISTED IN THE INTERVIEW AND WILL ALSO BE CHARGING HIM WITH AT LEAST ONE B&E AT THIS TIME.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 07/08/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det.Adam Federer #1432 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4011
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 07/08/2014 Time: 4:45 P.M.
Location of Offense/Incident: 153 S. Princeton Ave. Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report #: 140573367 Cruiser District: 83

Victim: Andrew Baisden Sex: M Race: W Age: 25

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

Incident Summary: On July 8, 2014, at approximately 4:45 p.m., officers were dispatched to the area 155 South Princeton Avenue on report of a shooting. Upon arrival officers met with the victim, Andrew Baisden, who had been shot a single time in the leg. Mr. Baisden told officers he was shot one time during a robbery at 153 South Princeton Avenue in which Mr. Baisden's property was taken. Mr. Baisden was transported to a local hospital in stable condition. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Assault Unit Detective Adam Federer at 654-4011 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 654-TIPS.

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NEWS RELEASE
DIVISION OF POLICE • COLUMBUS, OHIO


For Immediate Release:

For further information, Contact:
Sergeant David Pelphrey 614 374-7941


Public Information Office
July 8, 2014
MA# 36-2014


Arrest of William Jarrett
for Rape and Kidnapping


On Wednesday, July 2, Columbus Police, Sexual assault detectives arrested William Jarrett for the violent rape and kidnapping of a female victim. The sexual assault occurred in the area of 1539 W. Broad Street.

The suspect, William Jarrett is linked by DNA to two (2) addition investigations from 2013.
We are asking for anyone who has been a victim of Mr. Jarrett to call Detective Siniff at 614 645-2379.


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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 8, 2014
MA# 39-2014


Columbus Police Department Hosts Australian Police Officer


Columbus Police Department is hosting an Australian Police officer in June and July.

Jason Doyle, a Senior Constable with Victoria Police in Australia, is currently in Ohio completing a Professional Development Internship with CPD. Doyle is a Highway Patrol Officer in Australia, and has taken part in a range of activities with CPD, including a highway patrol DUI checkpoint, helicopter patrol and SWAT operations.
Sergeant Rich Weiner of CPD said today that it was a sign that the department is well regarded in other jurisdictions, including internationally, as Senior Constable Doyle specifically requested to work in Columbus, before completing a similar role with New York Police Department.

“Senior Constable Doyle specifically requested to come to Columbus Police Department, and we are happy to have the opportunity to show him how we do things, as well as providing the opportunity to learn from his experience”.

Senior Constable Doyle says that he welcomed the chance to view firsthand how CPD and his own Victoria Police differ in techniques, tactics and equipment, but said that ultimately the police officer’s life in Australia and the United States was very similar:

“Yes, there are some differences, but there are more similarities. My job in Victoria Police is to protect the public and catch offenders, and that’s the same here too. We are pretty much the same kind of people and that has been reflected in the warm welcome I’ve received since I’ve been here”.

Constable Doyle is available for media interviews.


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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: July 8, 2014
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: 07-08-2014 Time: 1:43 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1709 Carolyn Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140571788 Cruiser District: 23

Victim: John L. Wright JR Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 43

Suspect: Unknown

Incident Summary: The victim was shot in the face by an unknown suspect at the rear of 1709 Carolyn Ave. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he is expected to recover from his injuries. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Felonious Assault - Shooting

Media Information Date: July 7, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. M. Williams #1975 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault - Shooting Date: July 7, 2014 Time: 2:27 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1896 Shady Ct Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 140569850 Cruiser District: 181

Victim: Shareefe Alexander Sex: M Race: B Age: 19

Suspect: Demichael Johnston Address: 5339 Torchwood Loop West, Columbus, Ohio 43229
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 23
Charges: Felonious Assault 2903.11(A-2) O.R.C.

Incident Summary: On July 7, 2014, at approximately 2:27pm patrol officers responded to a shooting at 1896 Shady Ct. Patrol officers found Mr. Shareefe Alexander had been shot in the right foot. Mr. Alexander was transported to an area hospital in stable condition by CFD Medic #6. Mr. Demichael Johnston was identified as the shooter to this incident and was taken into custody by Patrol officers at scene without incident.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: July 6, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective J. Howe Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: July 6, 2014 Time: 1:57 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 4212 Eastland Square Drive Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
PremierOne Report: #140565776 Cruiser District: 93

Victim: Lennell L. Walton Sex: M Race: B Age: 35

Suspect: Richard Bouyer Sex: M Race: B Age: 28
Charges: Murder X Arrested Warrant on File

On Sunday, July 6, 2014, at approximately 1:57 a.m., a shooting occurred inside Club Vission, located at 4212 Eastland Square Drive. Responding officers located the victim, Mr. Lennell L. Walton, inside the business. Mr. Walton sustained a gunshot wound to the upper body and was transported by CFD Medic 27 to Grant Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased at 2:24 p.m. Officers at the scene apprehended the suspect, who was identified as Mr. Richard Bouyer. Mr. Bouyer will be charged with one (1) count of Murder in the death of Mr. Walton. At this time, the motive for this shooting is unknown.

This is the 54th homicide of 2014.

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

Detective James Howe is the primary detective assisted by Detective Robert LaGore.

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Felonious Assault -Shooting

Media Information Date: July 20, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Chapman Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext: 4587
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting Date: 7/19/2014 Time: 10:06 P.M
Location of Offense/Incident: 1346 Aberdeen Avenue Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140609125 Cruiser District: 24


Victim: Ashton Darks Sex: Male Race: black Age: 29

Suspect: Unknown

Incident Summary: On July 19, 2014, at approximately 10:06 pm, Mr. Ashton Darks was walking to a friend’s house located at 1346 Aberdeen Avenue when four male blacks grabbed him. Mr. Darks stated he was able to get away and ran towards his friend’s residence but the suspects started shooting at him. Mr. Darks was struck multiple times in the upper body. Mr. Darks said he did not know the assailants.
Mr. Darks was transported to Riverside Hospital by a friend, in serious condition. At this time, there is no motive or suspects in this shooting.

Anyone with information regarding this shooting is encourged to call the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Crime Stopper 645-TIPS.

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Fatal Crash

Media Information Date: 07/19/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Christopher Bailey Phone: (614) - 645 - 4767 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Traffic Crash Date: 07/19/2014 Time: 8:19 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: SR-161 & Little Turtle Zone: 1 Precinct: 6
NetRMS Report #: 140608772 Cruiser District: 64


Injured:
Name: Thornwell, Lauren T Sex: F Age: 33

Incident Summary:
On 07/19/2014 around 8:19 PM a single vehicle crash occurred on SR-161 westbound just west of Little Turtle Way. A 2006 Cadillac SRX that was being operated Lauren T. Thornwell, 33, of Westerville, for unknown reasons left the roadway striking a wall on both sides of the freeway prior to coming to a stop. Ms. Thornwell was transported to St. Ann’s Hospital in life threatening condition. Later in the evening Ms. Thornwell was transported to Grant Medical Center by MedFlight where she remains in critical condition.
On 7/20/14 at 3:21 AM, Ms. Thornwell succumbed to her injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Felonious Assault - Shooting

Media Information Date: 07/19/14
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Jude Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4503
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault - Shooting Date: 07/19/14 Time: 6:31 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 3248 Liv-Moor Dr. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 140608453 Cruiser District: 92


Victim: Homer Hill II Sex: M Race: B Age: 18

Suspect: Unknown
Sex: M Race: B Age:

Incident Summary: On July 19, 2014 officers were dispatched to 3248 Liv-Moor Dr. on a shooting. Upon arrival officers were met by the victim, Homer Hill II. Mr. Hill stated he was at the intersection of Liv-moor Rd. and Liv-Moor Ct. when a dark gray or black vehicle stopped at the intersection. Mr. Hill stated there were four, male black, occupants in the vehicle. Mr. Hill stated the rear/left passenger produced a handgun and shot one time, striking Mr. Hill in the leg. Mr. Hill was transported to Grant Hospital in stable condition.

This investigation continues. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Homicide - UPDATE

Media Information UPDATE Date: July 17, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Porter Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Homicide Date: July 13, 2014 Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1175 Berkeley Rd Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
PremierOne Report: #140588695 Cruiser District: 112

Victim: Michael L. Cumberland (Deceased) Sex: M Race: B Age: 39
Victim: Erica Nicole Haley Sex: F Race: B Age: 21


On Sunday, July 13, 2014, at approximately 11:15 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to 1175 Berkeley Road on the report of a shooting. Responding officers located two (2) shooting victims at the residence. Mr. Michael Cumberland was found on the front porch of the residence and was pronounced dead by personnel assigned to CFD EMS 14 at 11:23 a.m. A second victim was found inside the residence and transported to Grant Medical center where she underwent emergency surgery. She was admitted and is listed in critical condition.
At this time there are no known suspect(s) or motive for this shooting.
This is the City’s 55th homicide of 2014.
Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730.
Detectives James Porter and Ronda Siniff are the primary investigators.

UPDATE
Victim Number 2 has been identified as: Erica Nicole Haley. Detectives withheld releasing her information pending confirmation via fingerprints and notification of her family. Ms. Haley is in an induced coma and is still listed in very critical condition at Grant Medical Center.

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Felonious Assault - Shooting

Media Information Date: July 17, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Chapman #1725 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting Date: 7/17/2014 Time: 2:42 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: Cleveland Avenue & East 23rd Avenue Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 140600159 Cruiser District: 54

Victim: John W. Howell Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 38

Incident Summary: On July 17, 2014, at approximately 2:43 a.m., the victim, John W. Howell, was shot as he ran from the front of 1308 East 23rd Ave. Friends of the victim, found him in the alley east of Cleveland Ave. and East 23rd Ave., and attempted to transport him to OSU Medical Center themselves. While enroute to the hospital, CPD Patrol Officers found the vehicle being used to transport the victim and conducted a traffic stop. The victim was subsequently transported by CFD medics to OSU Main Hospital where the victim was listed in stable non-life threatening condition with two (2) gunshot wounds to his upper body. At this time there is no motive in the shooting.

Anyone with information regarding this shooting is encourge to call Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Crime Stopper 645-TIPS.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: July 16, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. B. Williams 748 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 7/15/14 Time: 11:30p
Location of Offense/Incident: 5273 Gender Rd Zone: 2 Precinct: 20
NetRMS Report #: 140596721 Cruiser District: 202


Victim: De Store

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

Incident Summary: On 7/15/14, at approximately 11:30p, an unknown male black, approximately 6'0"-6'1", 240lbs, wearing a white shirt, black pants, a black Ohio State baseball hat with a red bill, a white bandana over his face, dark sunglasses and gloves entered "De Store" (convenience store) located at 5273 Gender Rd, pulled out a black semiautomatic handgun and walked directly behind the front counter, pointing the gun directly at the store clerk. Immediately the suspect demanded that the clerk open the cash register, then ordered him to lay on the floor. The suspect than emptied the register of cash (approximately $250), dumping the money into a large trash bag. The suspect then stole numerous cartons of cigarettes before demanding that the clerk open the store's safe. When the clerk said that he did not know how, the suspect became enraged and pointed the gun at the clerks face, threatening to kill him. The clerk soon fled out the rear of the store, while the suspect fled out the front door and ran southeast across Gender Rd towards Winchester Crossing Blvd.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 645-4665 or the Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645- 4881. *Surveillance footage not immediately available.

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Felonious Assault - Shooting

Media Information Date: 07/15/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det.Russ Henslee Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4291
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault - Shooting Date: 07/15/2014 Time: 2:22 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 890 North Meadows Ct. Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 140595109 Cruiser District: 180

Victim: Alonzo Bowie Sex: M Race: B Age: 19

Suspect: Unknown
Sex: M Race: B Age:

Incident Summary: On July 15, 2014, at approximately 2:22 p.m., officers were dispatched to the area of 870 North Meadows Ct. Upon arrival officers located the victim, Alonzo Bowie, with gunshot wounds to the leg and groin area. Mr. Bowie stated he observed the suspect drive up in a maroon, Pontiac Grand Prix. Mr. Bowie stated as he began to walk away from the area he heard several gunshots, and realized he had been shot in the legs. Mr. Bowie was transported to an area hospital in stable condition. This investigation continues.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 7/15/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. R. Cutshall #1930 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext: 4146
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 7/14/2014 Time: 9:28 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 2204 Parkwood Avenue Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140593396 Cruiser District: 21

Victim: Robert Leslie Sex: M Race: W Age: 41
Victim: Jerron King Sex: M Race: B Age: 22

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

Incident Summary: On July 14, 2014, at approximately 9:28 p.m., a shooting occurred on the parking lot of Stafford’s Market located at 2204 Parkwood Avenue. The victim Robert Leslie was caught in the cross fire of two groups of individuals shooting at each other in the parking lot. Mr. Leslie sustained minor injuries from the flying glass from the gunfire that struck the front windshield of the vehicle he was sitting in. Mr. Leslie was treated at scene for his injures. The shooting victim, a Jerron King transported himself to a local area hospital. Mr. King was shot in the left hip and is in stable condition. This incident is still under investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this incident are asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Aggravated Robbery/Shooting

Media Information Date: July 13, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Lowell Titus #1122 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4059 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery/Shooting Date: July 13, 2014 Time: 1:45 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 2055 Brice Rd. Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report #: 140587949 Cruiser District: 142

Victim: John D. Lucas Sex: male Race: black Age: 18

Suspect: Unknown
Suspect: Unknown

Incident Summary: Victim was approached in the parking lot of the Super 8 Motel, located at 2055 Brice Rd., by two (2) unknown black males. Victim stated that one of the black males pointed a handgun at him and demanded his property. The victim was shot while attempting to run away. Both suspects fled in unknown direction of travel. Victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment and is in stable condition.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS, or the Assault Unit at 645-4141.

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


For Immediate Release:

For further information, Contact:
Sgt. Rich Weiner or Denise Alex-Bouzounis at
614 645-4593


Public Information Office
July 10, 2014
MA# 40-2014


***UPDATE***
Franklin County Probation Officer Involved Shooting
2850 Petzinger Road


The shooting that occurred at 9:35am on Thursday, July 10, 2014, at 2850 Petzinger Road, is still under investigation by the Critical Incident Response Team.

Two officers from the Franklin County Adult Probation Department attempted to serve a probation violation warrant at 2850 Petzinger Road. The officers found 37-year-old Tyshawn Hancock in an upstairs bed room and attempted to take him into custody when he lunged for a gun and physically assaulted one of the officers.
Both the officer and Hancock suffered gunshot wounds during an exchange of gunfire. The officer and Hancock were transported to Grant Medical Center where Hancock was pronounced dead a short time later. No other injuries were reported.

Multiple guns were found at the home and taken into evidence.
All inquiries with the probation officer’s identity & status should go through Franklin County Court of Common Pleas Executive Director Atiba Jones at 525-3668.


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Shooting

Media Information Date: 7-26-2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault 3rd Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Zimmer Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting Date: 7-25-2013 Time: 10:39PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1160 Hildreth Ave Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: 140628239 Cruiser District: 70

Victim: Juvenile. Sex: male Race: black Age: 17

Incident Summary: On July 25, 2014, at approximately 10:39 PM, the victim was found in the street (east of 1160 Hildreth Ave.) with a single gunshot wound to his back. The victim was transported to Grant Hospital in non-life threatening condition.

According to witnesses, the residents of 1160 Hildreth Avenue were having a party. During the party, unknown persons fired several gunshots into the partygoers who had been standing in the driveway just outside the residence. The gunshots appeared to come from the rear of a residence located across the street from 1160 Hildreth Avenue. Assault Detectives responded to the scene. At this time, no suspect(s) or motive is known in this assault. Anyone with information on this assault is encouraged to call the Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Crimestoppers at 645-8477.

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Shooting

Media Information Date: 07/26/2014
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 - Ext: 4291
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting Date: 07/25/2014 Time: 4:36 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 2740 Eastland Mall Dr. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
NetRMS Report #: 140627074 Cruiser District: 93

Victim: Arthur Felder Sex: M Race: B Age: 63
Victim: Juvenile Sex: M Race: B Age: 17

Victim: Unknown
Suspect: Homer Hill Address: 3248 Livmoor Dr
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 18
Charges: Felonious Assault, CCW

Suspect: Juvenile Address:
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 16
Charges: Felonious Assault, CCW

Incident Summary: On July 25, 2014 at approximately 4:26 p.m., officers were dispatched to the Eastland Mall located at 2740 Eastland Mall Dr. on report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers made contact with Arthur Felder and a male juvenile who had both been shot inside the mall. Mr. Felder and the juvenile were transported to an area hospital in stable condition for single gunshot wounds to their legs. Mr. Homer Hill II along with a juvenile suspect were apprehended at scene by patrol officers. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: July 25, 2014 SECOND UPDATE
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective D. Dennison Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: June 18, 2014 Time: 11:54 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 49 East Moler Street Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
PremierOne Report: #140507891 Cruiser District: 113

Victim: Gary W. Null II Sex: M Race: W Age: 39

Suspect: Tezazu G. Tesfagiorgis Sex: M Race: B Age: 30
Charges: Murder X Arrested Warrant on File


On Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at approximately 11:54 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to a shooting at 49 East Moler Street. Patrol officers located the victim, Mr. Gary W. Null II, inside the residence. Mr. Null sustained multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body. Mr. Null was transported by personnel from CFD Medic 2 to Grant Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased on Thursday, June 19, 2014, at 12:30 a.m. The initial investigation indicates the suspect entered the residence though the unsecured front door. The suspect is unknown and there is no known motive.

This is the 50th homicide of 2014.

On July 25, 2014, a warrant was issued for Mr. Tezazu G. Tesfagiorgis for one (1) count of murder in the shooting death of Mr. Null. Due to the ongoing investigation, Mr. Tesfagiorgis’ photograph will not be released at this time.

UPDATE: On July 25, 2014, at 4:06 p.m., CPD Officer K. George #1353, assigned to the SRB Community Response Team, arrested Mr. Tesfagiorgis on the murder warrant.

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide at 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

Detective David Dennison is the primary detective assisted by Detective Brad White.

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Double Shooting

Media Information Date: 7/25/2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / ASSAULT Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Matthew Smith Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext: 4218
Type of Offense/Incident: Double Shooting Date: 7/25/2014 Time: 2:30 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 796 Canoby Place Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report #: 140625493 Cruiser District: 82

Victim: Eric Tyler Jr. Sex: M Race: B Age: 24
Victim: Cierra Dickerson Sex: F Race: B Age: 23

Incident Summary: Eric Tyler Jr. and Cierra Dickerson were visiting a friend at 796 Canoby Place and were just leaving when an unknown person fired several shots at Dickerson's vehicle. Eric Tyler Jr. was struck in both legs and Dickerson was struck in the forearm and leg by the gunfire. Cierra Dickerson drove away and parked at a nearby apartment to ask for help. Neighbors called 911 and both victims were transported to a nearby hospital in stable condition. Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact Detective Matthew Smith in the Assault Unit at 645-4218.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: July 25, 2014 UPDATE
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective D. Dennison Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: June 18, 2014 Time: 11:54 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 49 East Moler Street Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
PremierOne Report: #140507891 Cruiser District: 113

Victim: Gary W. Null II Sex: M Race: W Age: 39

Suspect: Tezazu G. Tesfagiorgis Sex: M Race: B Age: 30
Charges: Murder Arrested X Warrant on File

On Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at approximately 11:54 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to a shooting at 49 East Moler Street. Patrol officers located the victim, Mr. Gary W. Null II, inside the residence. Mr. Null sustained multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body. Mr. Null was transported by personnel from CFD Medic 2 to Grant Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased on Thursday, June 19, 2014, at 12:30 a.m. The initial investigation indicates the suspect entered the residence though the unsecured front door. The suspect is unknown and there is no known motive.

This is the 50th homicide of 2014.

UPDATE: On July 25, 2014, a warrant was issued for Mr. Tezazu G. Tesfagiorgis for one (1) count of murder in the shooting death of Mr. Null. Due to the ongoing investigation, Mr. Tesfagiorgis’ photograph will not be released at this time.

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide at 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

Detective David Dennison is the primary detective assisted by Detective Brad White.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: July 23, 2014 UPDATE
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective P. Paley Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: July 21, 2014 Time: 10:02 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1253 South Champion Avenue Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
PremierOne Report: #140615493 Cruiser District: 114

Victim: Shevona N. Whitehead Sex: F Race: B Age: 17

Suspect: Tayon Dunson Sex: M Race: B Age: 15
Charges: Murder X Arrested Warrant on File

On Monday, July 21, 2014, at approximately 10:02 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to 1253 South Champion Avenue on the report of a shooting. Responding officers located the victim, Ms. Shevona N. Whitehead, inside the residence. Ms. Whitehead sustained a gunshot to the upper body and was transported by CFD Medic 14 to Grant Medical Center, where she was pronounced deceased at 10:57 p.m. Information obtained in the initial investigation indicates several persons were inside the residence at the time of the shooting. Witnesses stated two (2) males left the residence, on foot, immediately after the shooting. A person of interest has been identified; however, his name will not be released at this time. At this time, the motive for this shooting is unknown.

This is the 56th homicide of 2014.

UPDATE: The suspect in this homicide has been identified as Tayon Dunson. A juvenile warrant for murder was issued for Mr. Dunson, and he was arrested on July 22, 2014, by CPD SWAT officers. Mr. Dunson admitted his involvement in this shooting.

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

Detective Philip Paley is the primary detective assisted by Detective Michelle Henry.

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Felonious Assault - Shooting

Media Information Date: 7/23/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Grasham Phone: (614) - 645 -
Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault - Shooting Date: 07/22/2014 Time: 8:44 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 954 E. 14th Avenue Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 140618398 Cruiser District: 50

Victim: Dashawn D. Howard Sex: M Race: B Age: 22
Victim: Sex: M Race: B Age: 2

Incident Summary: On Tuesday July 22, 2014, at approximately 8:44 p.m., officers were dispatched to 954
East 14th Avenue on a shooting. Mr. Dashawn Howard was in the rear of this location visiting friends when an
unknown black male walked to the rear yard fence, pointed a handgun at Mr. Howard and fired the gun multiple times.

Mr. Howard was struck in the foot and a two year old male was struck in the leg from the gunfire. Both
victims were transported to local area hospitals in stable condition. This investigation continues. Anyone with
information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Central
Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: July 22, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective P. Paley Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: July 21, 2014 Time: 10:02 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1253 South Champion Avenue Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
PremierOne Report: #140615493 Cruiser District: 114

Victim: Shevona N. Whitehead Sex: F Race: B Age: 17

On Monday, July 21, 2014, at approximately 10:02 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to 1253 South Champion Avenue on the report of a shooting. Responding officers located the victim, Ms. Shevona N. Whitehead, inside the residence. Ms. Whitehead sustained a gunshot to the upper body and was transported by CFD Medic 14 to Grant Medical Center, where she was pronounced deceased at 10:57 p.m.

Information obtained in the initial investigation indicates several persons were inside the residence at the time of the shooting. Witnesses stated two (2) males left the residence, on foot, immediately after the shooting. A person of interest has been identified; however, his name will not be released at this time. At this time, the motive for this shooting is unknown.

This is the 56th homicide of 2014.

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

Detective Philip Paley is the primary detective assisted by Detective Michelle Henry.

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For Immediate Release:

For Further Information, Contact:
Sgt. Rich Weiner or Denise Alex-Bouzounis
(614) 645-4593


Public Information Office
July 21, 2014
MA# 41-2014


CPD Recruit Community Run


Tuesday July 22, 2014 The Columbus Division of Police will hold a community run. It begins at 9am and forms at Arch Park (Spring & West St.) at 8:45am.

Great visuals as the 52 recruits& 15 staff members run through various city streets in formation and sing cadence.

The 3.18 mile run starts at Arch Park on West Street. From there it’s:

*N. on West to Nationwide.
*E. on Nationwide to E. Naughten.
*E. on E. Naughten to Cleveland.
*S. on Cleveland to Gay St.
*W. on Gay St. to Front St.
*N on Front St. to Long St.
*E. on E. Long St. to N. 5th St.
*N on N. 5th St. to Spring St.
*W. on Spring St. to West St.


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Shooting - Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: August 1, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
C.A.P. Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: C. Rosch 1633 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4373 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting-Felonious Assault Date: 7/31/2014 Time: 11:20 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 768 Fairwood Avenue Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
NetRMS Report #: 140647199 Cruiser District: 123

Victim: Andrew J. Price Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 37

Incident Summary: On July 31, 2014, at approximately 11:20 p.m., Columbus Police Patrol Officers were dispatched to 768 Fairwood Avenue on a male that was shot as he stood on his front porch. Officers arrived at scene and found Andrew Price inside the home with two gunshot wounds. Mr. Price was transported to Grant Hospital in stable condition by CFD Medic # 8.

If anyone has any information on this shooting, contact Detective Rosch at 645-4373 or Crime Stoppers at 645-4881.

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Shooting - Felony Assault

Media Information Date: 8/1/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. B.E. Wildman #1520 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4165
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting - Felony Assault Date: 7/31/2014 Time: 11:19 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 536 Bulen Avenue Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
NetRMS Report #: 140647196 Cruiser District: 123

Victim: Tyrel Radcliff Sex: M Race: B Age: 18

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

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

Incident Summary: On July 31, 2014, at approximately 11:19 p.m., officers were dispatched to 1751 East Mound Street on the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers found the victim with a single gunshot wound to his upper back. It was later determined that the victim had been shot while sitting on the porch at 536 Bulen Avenue. The victim was transported to Grant Medical Center in stable, non-life-threatening condition.
There are no suspects at this time.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141.

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HOMICIDE / Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 07/31/14
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det.A. Mall #2009 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4220
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE - Felonious Assault Date: 07/31/14 Time: 3:03 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: F/O 19 Hawkes Ave. Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report #: 140645559 Cruiser District: 81

Victim: Dionte Agee (deceased) Sex: M Race: B Age: 30
Victim: Sierraerica Gabbert Sex: F Race: B Age: 27

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

Incident Summary: On July 31, 2014, at 3:03PM, officers were dispatched to the area of Hawkes Ave. and W. Broad St. on a shooting. Upon arrival officers located two victims inside a vehicle parked in front of 19 Hawkes Ave. Victims were transported to an area hospital in critical condition. Victim #1 was pronounced dead a few hours later. This investigation continues. This is the 60th Homicide of 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. WE ARE REQUESTING THAT NO PHOTOS OF THE VICTIMS BE SHOWN BY THE MEDIA AT THIS TIME. Doing so will be detrimental to the investigation. Suspects are believed to be 2-3 male blacks. Initial information indicated that a suspect vehicle had been involved. That information has not been confirmed at this time. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 645-4730 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 David Pelphrey at (614) 374-7941


Public Information Office
July 29, 2014
MA# 42-2014


Columbus Division of Police
Promotion Ceremony


The Columbus Division of Police is pleased to announce the promotion of seven (7) of its sworn personnel to the ranks of Lieutenant and Sergeant. The promotion ceremony will be held Thursday, July 31, 2014, at 2:00 pm in the James G. Jackson Columbus Police Academy, located at 1000 N. Hague Avenue.


Promoted to Lieutenant


Scott Wagner is a 19 year veteran and joined the Division of Police in 1995.
Howard Pettengill is a 17 year veteran and joined the Division of Police in 1996.


Promoted to Sergeant


Shane Keckley is a 17 year veteran and joined the Division of Police in 1997.
Heath Gillespie is a 7 year veteran and joined the Division of Police in 2007.
Joshua Van dop is a 5 year veteran and joined the Division of Police in 2008.
Chris Bova is a 7 year veteran and joined the Division of Police in 2006.
Kyle Erdeljac is an 8 year veteran and joined the Division of Police in 2005.


FOR SUBURBAN PAPERS
Lieutenant Wagner’s zip code is 43074.
Sergeant Keckley’s zip code is 43054
Sergeant Van dop’s zip code is 43081
Sergeant Erdeljac’s zip code is 43227


Lieutenant Pettengill’s zip code is 43062
Sergeant Gillespie’s zip code is 43015
Sergeant Bova’s zip code is 43054


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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 07-29-2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. P. Thomas #722 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4588 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 01-15-2014 Time: 7:14PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 735 Doulton Ct Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 140041501 Cruiser District: 102

Victim: Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 33

Suspect: Mohamud Ibrahim Mohamud Address: LKA: 851 Wedgewood Dr Apt 1
Arrested X Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 25
Charges: Aggravated Robbery-Serious Physical Harm 1st Degree Felony

Incident Summary: On 01-15-14 at 7:14PM the victim was assualted by a group of males. The males surrounded the victim and demanded payment of money. A so called extortion like "visitation tax", since he did not live in the area. The victim refused to pay the suspects (extortion money), advising them they need to respect their people and elders. The suspects commenced to beat him to the ground punching and kicking him about the head, causing serious physical injury.

CPD Robbery Unit is requesting the publics help in bringing the fugitive to justice. The fugitive is thought to be hiding out within the Somolian/African community. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of this person is encouraged to call the Columbus Division of Police or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: July 29, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective G. Sheppard Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: July 28, 2014 Time: 9:20 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 85 Stevens Avenue Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
PremierOne Report: #140637502 Cruiser District: 84

Victim: Robert D. Bass Sex: M Race: B Age: 22
Victim: Cherod D. Houchins Sex: M Race: B Age: 21

On Monday, July 28, 2014, at approximately 9:20 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to 85 Stevens Avenue on the report of a shooting. Responding patrol officers located two (2) victims inside the residence. Mr. Robert D. Bass sustained a gunshot wound to the upper body and was pronounced deceased at the scene by CFD Medic 51 at 9:31 p.m. Mr. Cherod D. Houchins sustained gunshot wounds to the upper body and was transported by CFD Medic 10 to Mount Carmel West Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased by Dr. Chambers at 11:03 p.m.

Information obtained during the initial investigation indicates several persons were inside the residence at the time of the shooting. Witnesses stated two (2) male/black suspects entered the residence through the rear door, fired several shots, and then fled on foot immediately after the shooting. At this time, the motive for this shooting is unknown.

This is the 58th and 59th homicide of 2014.

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

Detective Gregory Sheppard is the primary detective assisted by Detective Andrew Mitchell.

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Fatal Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 07/28/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Sgt. R.Weiner Phone: (614) - 645 - 4654 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Crash Date: 07/28/2014 Time: 1620 hrs
Location of Offense/Incident: E. Broad St. & Limited Pk Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report #: 140635729 Cruiser District: 150

Decedent:
Name: Robert L. Lacy Jr. Sex: M Age: 58

Incident Summary: On the above listed place and time Richard D. Carver, 58 of Logan Ohio, was operating a 2014 tractor-trailer e/b on E. Broad St. and was stopped to make a left turn to 8458 E. Broad St. Eli Russell, 39 of Pataskala, operating a 2000 Toyota pickup, was also e/b on E. Broad St. was directly behind a 1999 Geo Tracker that was being operated by Robert L. Lacy Jr. Mr. Russell observed the Geo Tracker veer left and collide with the rear of Mr. Carver’s semi-trailer. The Geo Tracker careened off the semi-trailer and continued in a generally easterly direction. Richard Candelaria, 54 of Westerville, was operating a 2007 Harley-Davidson motorcycle e/b on E. Broad St. He had to swerve to avoid debris from the crash. In doing so he laid his motorcycle down, receiving minor cuts and scrapes that were treated at scene. While this was occurring, Brian Ott, 41 of Pickerington was stopped on Limited Pkwy for the red light to E. Broad St. As Mr. Ott waited, his vehicle, a 2010 Chevrolet pickup, was struck by the Geo Tracker as the Geo Tracker was sliding to final rest.

Columbus Fire Medic 5 responded to this crash scene and transported Mr. Lacy to Gran Hospital where, at 12:05 pm, he was pronounced dead by Dr. Been.

This is the 24th traffic crash fatality of 2014

At this time the cause of the crash is unknown.

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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
July 28, 2014
MA# 43-2014


Columbus Division of Police Announces
31st Annual National Night Out Against Crime


Neighborhoods throughout Columbus are invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 31st Annual National Night Out crime and drug prevention event. National Night Out is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW) and is locally co-sponsored by the Columbus Division of Police.

Columbus Police officers will be participating in the annual event which will be held on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Over 150 community events are planned throughout the Columbus area including live music, porch light vigils, cookouts and multiple kid-friendly activities. Citizens are encouraged to contact their local Blockwatch leaders or community liaison officer to find events in their communities.

National Night Out is designed to promote police-community partnerships; heighten crime, drug and violence awareness; generate support for anti-crime efforts; and build neighborhood unity by sending a message to criminals that neighborhoods are fighting back. Take an active stance against criminals and join your friends and neighbors in the fight against crime.

NATW is a nonprofit, crime prevention organization that works in cooperation with thousands of crime watch groups and law enforcement agencies throughout the country. Since 1981, NATW has been dedicated to the development, growth and maintenance of organized crime and drug prevention programs nationwide.


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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: 8/9/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Peter Pappas #1639 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 6132
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 8/8/2014 Time: 10:23 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: Parsons Avenue and Frebis Avenue Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 140672228 Cruiser District: 113

Victim: 2 - Male Juveniles Sex: M Race: B Age: 17, 17
Victim: 2 - Female Juveniles Sex: F Race: B Age: 16,17

Incident Summary: On August 8, 2014, officers were dispatched to the intersection of Parsons Avenue and Frebis Avenue on the report of a shooting which involved multiple victims. Upon arrival, officers located the four (4) listed victims near the intersection. According to the victims and witnesses, they had been in attendance at a teen party inside 1344 Parsons Ave, The After Dark Lounge. During the party, two (2) rival groups began to fight. As a result of the fight, the party was shut down and everyone was forced out of the establishment. Once outside, the two (2) groups squared off , but eventually parted in opposite directions. The victims, who were walking southbound away from the party house, were stopped for the light at the intersection of Parsons Avenue and Frebis Avenue when a car pulled to a stop and unknown individuals began firing from the vehicle. It appears that unknown persons outside the vehicle then returned fire towards the vehicle. During the exchange of gunfire, the victims were struck.

All of the victims were in stable, non-life threatening condition at their respective area hospitals.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: 8-9-2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / HOMICIDE Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Martin Kestner#1827 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4486
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 8-8-2014Time: 9:52 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: R/O 1056 Oakwood Ave. Zone: 5 Precinct: 11 pct
NetRMS Report #: 140672130 Cruiser District: 114

Victim: McKinley Watson Sex: M Race: B Age: 50

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

Incident Summary: #140672130. On Aug 8, 2014 at 9:52 p.m. Patrol officers were dispatched to the R/O 1056 Oakwood Ave. on a shooting. Upon arrival officers located the victim, McKinley Watson M/B/50. Victim was transported by CFD to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival. Investigation indicates that the victim was shot inside of a vehicle shortly after a verbal dispute. The investigation further indicates that a M/B suspect fled the scene just after the shooting . Investigation continues and anyone with information is asked to contact Homicide at 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS. Detective Kestner is the lead. He is being assisted by Detectives Welsh and Hughes. This is the 61 homicide of 2014 in Columbus OH.

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Theft

Media Information Date: 8/08/2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Theft Date: 8/2/14 Time: 8:05 am
Location of Offense/Incident: 2700 Cleveland Avenue Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140651597 Cruiser District: 22

Victim: Amelia Humphrey Sex: Female Race: Black Age: 82

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Female Race: Black Age: 30-40 yrs

Incident Summary: On August 2, 2014 at approximately 8:05 a.m., the victim was approached by a female suspect asking for money. The victim declined to give any money and proceeded to use the ATM machine at the location. Once the victim obtained her money and returned to her car, the suspect approached and asked for money again. The victim offered to look for loose change in her car. The suspect then reached into the victim's pocket, removed cash, and fled in a small blue vehicle. The suspect was described as a female black, 30-40 years old, 5'4" to 5'7" tall, 120-140lbs, long black hair, ponytail, wearing a long blouse, black pants, and sunglasses on top of her head. The suspect vehicle was described as a small, blue, four door sedan, missing the rear passenger side hubcap. Surveillance images available at the Information Desk in Columbus Police Headquarters. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 645-4665. Persons wishing to remain anonymous may contact Crime Stoppers at 614-462-TIPS(8477).

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Public Indecency

Media Information Date: 08/08/2014
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: Public Indecency Date: 7/9/2014 Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: Havenside Drive Zone: 3 Precinct: 15
NetRMS Report #: 140576948 Cruiser District: 152

Victim: Sex: F Race: Age: 16

Suspect: Stephen J. Tully Address: 2420 Hilliard Park Blvd
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: W Age: 53
Charges: Public Indecency

Incident Summary: On 7/9/14 Stephen Tully exposed his genitals to a 16 year old female in the parking lot of the apartment complex in which he resides. Mr. Tully was later identified by the victim. On 8/7/12 an arrest warrant was issued for Mr. Tully. Later on 8/7/14 he was taken into custody at his residence by Columbus Police.

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Felony Assault - Shooting

Media Information Date: 08/08/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det.Michael Williams #1970 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4189
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault-Shooting Date: 08/07/2014 Time: 5:19 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 2959 Cleveland Ave. Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140668020 Cruiser District: 22

Victim: Eric Dewayne Turner Sex: M Race: B Age: 23

Incident Summary: On August 7, 2014 at approximately 5:19 p.m., officers were dispatched to 2959 Cleveland Ave. on report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, Eric Dewayne Turner Jr. who had been shot by an unknown suspect who forced his way into Mr. Turner's residence and demanded money. Mr. Turner was transported to a local hospital in serious condition. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Detective Mike Williams at 654-4189 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 654-TIPS.

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Fatal Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 08/06/14
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberly Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Ron Moder #1905 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4767
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Traffic Crash Date: 08/06/14 Time: 6:52am
Location of Offense/Incident: Bryden / Fairwood Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
Report #: 140663437 Cruiser District: 121

Decedent:
Name: Davis, Latoya L. Sex: F Age: 28
Other Involved Parties:
Name: Russell, Toya Sex: F Age: 42

Incident Summary: On Aug. 6th at approximately 6:52am, 42 year old Toya Russell of Columbus was operating a COTA bus westbound on Bryden Ave. She stopped the bus at the bus stop at Bryden and Fairwood and loaded passengers. Before Ms. Russell could proceed the bus was struck from behind by a Saturn VUE, operated by 28 year old Latoya L. Davis, also of Columbus. Ms. Davis was transported to Grant Medical Center with life threatening injury and died soon after. There was no other reported injury from others involved. This is the 27th fatality of the year.

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After Hours Establishments

Media Information Date: 8/6/14
Columbus Division of Police
Narcotics Bureau / Vice Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Sgt.Scott Soha Phone: (614) - 645 - 4705 Ext: 62252
Type of Offense/Incident: After Hours Establishment Date: 7/31/14 Time: 9:17 am
Location of Offense/Incident: 820 Reynolds Ave. Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: Cruiser District: 73


Incident Summary: On Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 9:17 pm, EMW Vice detectives, assisted by Patrol officers and an agent from the Ohio Investigative Unit, served a search warrant at 820 Reynolds Ave. This location is/was being used as an after-hours locations operating without a valid liquor permit through the State of Ohio. This location was also selling marijuana, pills and crack cocaine. 3 suspects were arrested and charged with "Keeper of a Place" and are facing additional charges. Cash in the amount of $2,000, Narcotics (marihuana, GHB and cocaine) liquor, beer, counterfeit DVDs and electronic items were seized.

This was the second search warrant served by EMW Vice detectives within the last 24 hours. The other search warrant was served on 7-31-14 @ 2:00am and involved 2421/2419 Linden Ave., which was also being used as an after-hours establishment. 2 firearms, liquor, beer and tobacco was seized. Three individuals were arrested; 2 were charged with Keeper of a Place (and are facing additional charges) and 1 was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

Both locations have been riddled with violence and the cause of many dispatched runs causing concern within the respective communities. Members of the community are encouraged to contact Vice at 645-4505 to report illegal and dangerous after-hours establishments operating in their neighborthoods.

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Domestic Violence / Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 8/6/2014
Columbus Division of Police
S.V.B. Bureau / D.V. Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Columbus Police Dept. Phone: (614) - 645 - 4624 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Domestic Violence / Felonious Assault Date: 8/6/2014 Time: 2:43 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 5952 Karl Road Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 140663214 Cruiser District: 181

Victim: Kandace P. Ellis Sex: F Race: B Age: 23

Suspect: Laquisha M. Haskins Address: 3716 Beulah Rd. Apt. B Columbus, OH 43224
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: F Race: B Age: 23
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: The victim and suspect had an argument which turned into a fight while driving in a car together. The suspect, who was driving the car, stopped the car at which time the fight spilled into the street. The victim walked to the sidewalk while the suspect got back into the vehicle. The suspect drove down the street, made an illegal U-Turn in the street, then purposefully drove into the victim. The suspect fled the scene, but was apprehended a short time later by patrol officers. The victim was transported to Riverside Hospital with serious injuries to her legs. The suspect was arrested and transported to the Franklin County Jail.

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Missing Person

Media Information Date: 08/06/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Domestic Violence Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Missing Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4624 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Missing Person Date: 08/05/2014 Time: 5:00 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 3932 Gillespie Ct. Zone: 1 Precinct: 6
NetRMS Report #: 140662623 Cruiser District: 62

Victim: Ameena Rose Freeman Sex: F Race: B Age: 12

Incident Summary: On Tuesday August 5th at approximately 5:00 pm, 12yo Ameena Rose Freeman climbed out her second floor bedroom window after an argument with her mother. Ameena is a F/B, 5’ 5” tall and 117 lbs. She has long shoulder length dark hair which she keeps straightened, and brown eyes. She was was last seen in the area of Mc Dannald Estates on Sunbury Road wearing a green tank top, blue shorts and gray shoes. Ameena’s direction of travel was not seen and her destination is unknown.

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Fatal Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 8/5/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Sergeant Brooke Wilson Phone: (614) - 645 - 4532 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Traffic Crash Date: 8/3/2014 Time: 10:11pm
Location of Offense/Incident: Appian Way north of Morse Rd. Zone: 1 Precinct: 6
Report #: 140656721 Cruiser District: 61

Decedent:
Name: Ana Maria Illescas-Gallegos Sex: Female Age: 59
Injured:
Name: Verulo Valladares Sex: Male Age: 41
Driver:
Name: Scott Haslehurst Sex: Male Age: 32

On August 3, 2014 at approximately 10:11 PM, Mr. Verulo Valladares of Shoupmill Dr. was walking his bicycle northbound on the west shoulder of Appian Way north of Morse Rd. At this time, Ms. Ana Maria Illescas-Gallegos was also walking northbound on the west shoulder of Appian Way, approximately 75 feet behind Mr. Valladares. (The two pedestrians were walking separately but coincidentally and appear to be unknown to each other.)

At this time, Mr. Scott Haslehurst of Collier Dr. was driving his 2014 Mazda 3 northbound on Appian Way, north of Morse Rd. Mr. Haslehurst drove left of center and drove onto the west shoulder of Appian Way. He struck Ms. Illescas-Gallegos, sideswiped a tree, and struck Mr. Valladares and his bicycle.

Ms. Illescas-Gallegos was pronounced dead at the scene. Mr. Valladares was taken to Grant Medical Center in serious but stable condition. Mr. Haslehurst was uninjured and cooperated with the investigation.

UPDATE
On August 5, 2014, Mr. Haslehurst was charged with Aggravated Vehicular Homicide (F2) and Aggravated Vehicular Assault (F3). He has been slated at the Franklin County Jail and is expected to be arraigned on August 6th.

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Traffic Fatality

Media Information Date: 08/04/14
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Cornute #1810 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4767 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Traffic Fatality Date: 08/01/14 Time: 15:58 hours
Location of Offense/Incident: Eakin Rd & Brooks End Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #:140649086 Cruiser District: 101

Decedent:
Name: Estefany Baez Sex: F Age: 21
Other Involved Parties:
Name: Jean Carlos Baez Sex: M Age: 22

Incident Summary: On the above listed date and location Jean Carlos Baez, of Columbus, Ohio was operating a 2003 Honda Accord eastbound on Eakin Rd. Estefany Baez, of Columbus, Ohio was a front seat passenger in the vehicle. Mr. Baez lost control of the vehicle and drove off the left side of the roadway and struck a tree. Both parties were extricated from the vehicle by fire personnel. CFD Medic #35 transported Estefany Baez to Mt. Carmel West in serious condition. Franklin Twp Medic #193 transported Jean Carlos Baez to Mt. Carmel West in serious condition. Speed appears to be a factor. The crash investigation is ongoing.

*UPDATE*
On 8/2/14, Estefany Baez was pronounced at 10:15 hours by Dr. Lowell Chambers, of Mt. Carmel west Hospital. Jean Carlos Baez remains in serious condition. The investigation continues.

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Aggravated Riot

Media Information Date: 08/04/14
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: Aggravated Riot Date: 08/03/14 Time: 7:37 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: Cleveland Ave. & E. 22nd Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 140656315 Cruiser District: 54

Victim: Juvenile Sex: M Race: B Age: 14

Suspect: Andre B. Lucy Address: 3107 Elm Estates Dr. Col. Oh. 43232
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 19
Charges: Aggravated Riot
Suspect: Jordan D. Walker Address: 1347 Orchard Park Col. Oh. 43232
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 19
Charges: Aggravated Riot

Incident Summary: On August 3, 2014, at approximately 7:37 p.m., Officers were dispatched to the area of Cleveland Ave and E. 22nd Ave. on a large fight. Upon arrival officers were met by a juvenile victim that stated he had been beaten and cut with a sharp object, by several males that left in a blue vehicle, with temporary tags. The suspect vehicle was stopped by patrol officers and the suspects were detained. The victim identified the suspects as the ones who beat and cut him, and the suspects were transported to Columbus Police Headquarters for questioning. The victim was transported to an area hospital in stable condition. The investigation continues. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Shooting

Media Information Date: August 2, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Grasham #1661 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 2677
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting Date: August 2, 2014 Time: 5:50 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1828 Woodland Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 140652875 Cruiser District: 52

Victim: Gary Curry Sex: M Race: B Age: 49
Victim: Norman Surratt Jr Sex: M Race: B Age: 45
Victim: Trateona Curry Sex: F Race: B Age: 19

Suspect: Daunte D. Treadwell Address: 3041 Allegheny Ave
Arrested X Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 26
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On August 2, 2014, at 5:50 pm, Patrol officers responded to 1828 Woodland Ave on a shooting. The victim, Gary Curry had been shot in both legs and once in the groin area after a verbal argument with Daunte Treadwell. One of the bullets fired by Mr. Treadwell went into the residence through the storm door and into a living room couch. Both Norman Surratt Jr. and Trateona Curry were inside the residence during the shooting. Mr. Curry was transported to an area hospital by a family member in stable condition. Mr. Treadwell fled the scene in an unknown vehicle. At this time no arrest has been made. Anyone with information regarding this incident or the whereabouts of Mr. Treadwell is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 561-TIPS.

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Discharge into Habitation

Media Information Date: 8/1/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. B.E. Wildman #1520 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4165
Type of Offense/Incident: Discharge Into Habitation Date: 8/1/2014 Time: 2:54 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 474 Clarenden Avenue Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
NetRMS Report #: 140647606 Cruiser District: 191

Victim: Lisa Smith Sex: F Race: B Age: 52

Incident Summary: On August 1, 2014, at approximately 2:54 a.m., officers were dispatched to the intersection of South Oakley Avenue and Springmont Avenue on the report of gunshots being fired. Upon arrival, officers discovered that a single gunshot had struck the residence at 474 Clarendon Avenue. This residence did not appear to be the intended target.

There are no suspects at this time.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: August 16, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext: 4441
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: August 8, 2014 Time: 4.24 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 3041 Indianola Ave. Zone: 4 Precinct: 3
NetRMS Report #: 140671088 Cruiser District: 30

Victim: The Catbird Seat

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 30

Incident Summary: On August 8, 2014 at 4.16pm, a male black suspect entered The Catbird Seat located at 3041 Indianola Avenue. The suspect engaged the employee in casual conversation. The suspect demanded the money in the register and the employee refused. The suspect then brandished a box cutter and reached into the register drawer and took an undetermined amount of money. The suspect was described as a male black, 6'2, 180lbs, 27 to 32 years old, wearing a black shirt, blue jeans and a black dew rag on his head. Surveillance photos are availlable at the CPD Information Desk. Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect are asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 645-4665

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: 8/16/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. B.E. Wildman #1520 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4165
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 8/16/2014 Time: 2:15 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 2500 Sullivant Avenue Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
NetRMS Report #: 140694986 Cruiser District: 190

Victim: Tony Lindie Sex: M Race: W Age: 39
Victim: Bonnie Miller Sex: F Race: W Age: 41

Suspect: Unknown Address:
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: U Age:

Incident Summary: On August 16, 2014, at approximately 2:15 a.m., a confrontation between a group of males and Mr. Lindie occurred in front of 2490 Sullivant Avenue.

During the confrontation, the unknown suspect pulled a handgun and fired multiple gunshots at Mr. Lindie. Ms. Miller, who was standing behind Mr. Lindie, was struck/grazed by the gunfire. Ms. Miller was transported to Mt. Carmel West Hospital where she was listed in stable condition. Ms. Miller was expected to be treated and released.

Persons with information are asked to contact CPD Assault at 645-4141 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: 8-15-2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / HOMICIDE Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Paul Callahan#1318 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4730 Ext: 4740
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 8-14-2014 Time: 9:13 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: A/O 2160 Riverdale Sq. E. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9 pct
NetRMS Report #: 140690958 Cruiser District: 94

Victim: Jeremiah Franklin Sex: M Race: B Age: 25

Incident Summary: #140690958. On Aug 14, 2014 at 9:13 p.m. Patrol officers were dispatched to the A/O 2160 Riverdale Sq. E. on a shooting. Upon arrival officers located the victim, Jeremiah Franklin M/B/25. Victim was was pronounced dead by CFD medics at the scene. No suspect or motive information is known at this time. Investigation continues and anyone with information is asked to contact Homicide at 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS. Detective Callahan is the lead. He is being assisted by Detective Glasure. This is the 63 homicide of 2014 in Columbus OH.

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Serious Injury Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 8/13/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Sergeant Brooke Wilson Phone: (614) - 645 - 4532 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Serious Injury Traffic Crash Date: 8/13/2014 Time: 1:30 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: E. Broad St. west of Outerbelt St. Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
Report Number: 140686057 Cruiser District: 141

Injured Parties:
Name: Julia Groves Sex: Female Age: 30
Name: Nasser Valdez Sex: Male Age: 7
Name: Azianna Groves Sex: Female Age: 2
Name: Kevionna Tolliver Sex: Male Age: 6 days
Other Involved Parties:
Name: Dieter Hackman Sex: Male Age: 26

Incident Summary:
On August 13, 2014, at approximately 1:30 PM, Ms. Julia Groves (of S. Napoleon Ave.) and her three children were crossing E. Broad St. in the crosswalk west of Outerbelt St. Ms. Groves was carrying Kevionna Tolliver in a sling-type infant carrier while Nasser Valdez and Azianna Groves were walking next to her. At this time, Mr. Dieter Hackman (of Buttles Ave.) was operating his Mercedes, turning southbound from a service road onto eastbound E. Broad St. Mr. Hackman’s car struck Ms. Groves and the three children.
Ms. Groves had minor injuries and refused treatment.

Azianna Groves was flown to Children’s Hospital by MedFlight and has been admitted in critical condition.
Kevionna Tolliver was taken by squad (accompanied by Ms. Groves) to Children’s Hospital and was admitted in stable condition.

Nasser Valdez was taken by family members to Children’s Hospital and was treated for minor injuries and released.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: August 13, 2014 UPDATE
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective M. Henry Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: August 11, 2014 Time: 11:43 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 147 Dana Avenue Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
PremierOne Report: #140681764 Cruiser District: 83

Victim: Amanda M. Kirwin Sex: F Race: W Age: 14

Suspect: Donald W. Loper IV Sex: M Race: W Age: 16
Charges: Murder X Arrested Warrant on File


On Monday, August 11, 2014, at approximately 11:43 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to Dana Avenue and Town Street on the report of a shooting. Responding officers located the victim, Ms. Amanda M. Kirwin, on the roadway in front of 147 Dana Avenue. Ms. Kirwin sustained a gunshot to the upper body and was transported by CFD Medic 10 to Mount Carmel West Hospital, where she was pronounced deceased by Dr. Sinard on August 12, 2014, at 12:26 a.m.

Information obtained in the initial investigation indicates Ms. Kirwin was talking with some friends in front of 147 Dana Avenue. Shots were fired from the east side of Dana Avenue, and Ms. Kirwin was struck. The friends with Ms. Kirwin were not harmed. Witnesses stated a male fled the scene eastbound, on foot, immediately after the shots were fired. This is the 62nd homicide of 2014.

UPDATE: Thanks to numerous tips from the community, a suspect in this homicide has been identified. Mr. Donald W. Loper IV was arrested and charged with one (1) count of Murder in the shooting death of Ms. Kirwin.

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

Detective Michelle Henry is the primary detective assisted by Detective James Howe.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 8/12/14
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. James Jude #2155 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 8/12/14 Time: 4:28 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 875 Kelton Avenue Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 140683549 Cruiser District: 112

Victim: Desjuan Burbridge Sex: M Race: B Age: 23
Victim: Gary Saunders Jr Sex: M Race: B Age: 41

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

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

Incident Summary: On August 12, 2014 at approximately 4:28 p.m., a shooting occurred in front of 875 Kelton Avenue. The victims, Desjuan Burbridge and Gary Saunders Jr., were visiting with friends when a silver sedan drove by them north bound on Kelton Avenue, and the unknown suspect's inside the vehicle fired multiple gunshots at them. Mr. Burbridge was struck in the neck and Mr. Saunders was struck in his left shoulder. Both victims were transported to a local area hospital in stable condition. The suspects fled the scene after the shooting. This incident is still under investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: August 12, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective M. Henry Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: August 11, 2014 Time: 11:43 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 147 Dana Avenue Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
PremierOne Report: #140681764 Cruiser District: 83

Victim: Amanda M. Kirwin Sex: F Race: W Age: 14

On Monday, August 11, 2014, at approximately 11:43 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to Dana Avenue and Town Street on the report of a shooting. Responding officers located the victim, Ms. Amanda M. Kirwin, on the roadway in front of 147 Dana Avenue. Ms. Kirwin sustained a gunshot to the upper body and was transported by CFD Medic 10 to Mount Carmel West Hospital, where she was pronounced deceased by Dr. Sinard on August 12, 2014, at 12:26 a.m.

Information obtained in the initial investigation indicates Ms. Kirwin was talking with some friends in front of 147 Dana Avenue. Shots were fired from the east side of Dana Avenue, and Ms. Kirwin was struck. The friends with Ms. Kirwin were not harmed. Witnesses stated a male fled the scene eastbound, on foot, immediately after the shots were fired.

This is the 62nd homicide of 2014.

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

Detective Michelle Henry is the primary detective assisted by Detective James Howe.

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Shooting

Media Information Date: August 11, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Zimmer Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4192
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting Date: August 10, 2014 Time: 11:46 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1209 Atcheson Street Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: 140678792 Cruiser District: 73

Victim: Dwayne Blackman Sex: Male Race: black Age: 21

Incident Summary: On August 10, 2014 at approximately 11:46 P.M , a white Pontiac was traveling eastbound on Atcheson Street at Ohio Ave. firing a handgun at an unknown target. The Pontiac crashed into two parked cars in front of 1209 Atcheson Street, and the suspects abandoned the vehicle and fled the scene.

A male with two gunshot wounds to the right leg was located at 459 Ohio Ave.

The victim was transported to a local hospital in conscious and stable condition by CFD Medic 18.

Assault Unit Detectives responded to the scene. At this time, no suspects or motive is known in this assault.

Anyone with information on this assault is encouraged to call the Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Crimestoppers.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 8/23/2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Todd Cress #2051 Phone: (614) - 645 - 2601 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 8/23/2014 Time: 2:40 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 4775 Sunbury Road Zone: 1 Precinct: 6
NetRMS Report #: 140717320 Cruiser District: 61

Victim: United Dairy Farmers

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 30's

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: W Age: 18

Incident Summary: On August 23, 2014 at approximatley 2:40 AM, a male black and a male white entered the business and approached the counter. The suspects demanded the money from the register and brandished a handgun. The employees complied with the suspects demands and upon receiving the items the suspects fled out the business. The suspects were described as the following:

Male, Black, 30's, 5'9"-6'0", 180, wearing a red hat, white t-shirt with a red t-shirt underneath, gray sweatpants and was armed with a handgun

Male, White, 18, 5'6"-5'8", 140-150, wearing a white t-shirt, camo shorts, a blue backpack.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Squad or if you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477)

CD's of the video surveillance are available to be picked up at the Columbus Police Information Desk. Please blur the employees/customers faces.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: August 23, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Guy Patete #1447 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4075 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 6/07/2014 Time: 3:00 am
Location of Offense/Incident: 1418 Dove Drive Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 140470146 Cruiser District: 51

Victim: Esteban Santos Garcia Sex: M Race: H Age: 55

Suspect: Juan Najera Olivera Address: 1349 Byrd Drive
Arrested X Warrant on File Sex: M Race: H Age: 48

Incident Summary: On June 7, 2014 uniformed patrol officers were dispatched to 1418 Dove Drive on a call concerning a male hispanic found dead inside his residence . Homicide detectives responded to the scene to investigate. During the investigation it was learned the victim was stabbed to death. At this time the victim's name is not being released until family members have been notified.

"UPDATE"

On August 23, 2014, a Murder warrant for the arrest of Juan Najera Olivera was filed at the Franklin County Clerks Office. Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Juan Olivera or has information regarding this homicide investigation is asked to call the Columbus Division of Police, Homicide Unit at, 614-645-4730 or Crimestoppers, 614-645-8477.

This is the 48th homicide of the year 2014.

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Shooting

Media Information Date: 08/23/14
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Henslee Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4291
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting Date: 08/22/14 Time: 8:10 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: Joyce Ave. / Myrtle Ave. Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140716144 Cruiser District: 22

Victim: Khanthong Vongphandy Sex: M Race: O Age: 40

Suspect: Arlee Justice Address: 1566 E. Blake Ave.
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: F Race: B Age: 59
Charges: Felonious Assault

Suspect: Unknown
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 17
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On August 22, 2014 at approximately 8:10 pm a shooting occurred in the area of Joyce Ave. / Myrtle Ave. Two suspects were apprehended and charged with Felonious Assault. The victim was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 614-645-4141 or Crimestoppers at 614-645-TIPS (8477).

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Fatal Traffic Crash (Delayed)

Media Information Date: 8/22/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Sergeant Brooke Wilson Phone: (614) - 645 - 4532 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Traffic Crash (Delayed) Date: 7/28/2014 Time: 11:55 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: Sunbury Rd. / Benchmark. Zone: 1 Precinct: 6
Report Number: 140635822 Cruiser District: 60

Decedent:
Name: John Simpson Sex: Male Age: 67
Other Involved Parties:
Name: Timothy Sweeney Sex: Male Age: 48
Name: Richard Armentrout Sex: Male Age: 32
Incident Summary:

On July 28, 2014 at 11:55 am, Mr. John Simpson (of Maryland Ave) was operating his Buick LaSabre northbound on Sunbury Rd. at Benchmark Dr., when he attempted to pass an Isuzu Rodeo, driven by Mr. Timothy Sweeney (of Pine Valley Dr.), which was also northbound on Sunbury Rd. Mr. Simpson’s car went left of center and into the path of a southbound Waste Management garbage truck, being driven by Mr. Richard Armentrout (of Woodale Dr. in Carroll, OH). Mr. Simpson attempted to get back into the northbound lane, but struck both the northbound car and the southbound garbage truck.

Mr. Simpson was transported to Grant Medical Center and admitted in stable condition. The reporting officer cited Mr. Simpson for Passing in a No-Passing Zone and submitted the crash report and citation as a final disposition to the incident. However, on August 9, 2014, Mr. Simpson died at Grant Medical Center, now presumed as a proximate result of his injuries.

The Accident Investigation Unit will conduct a continued examination of this accident.

To date, there have been 29 traffic fatalities in Columbus.

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Endangering Children

Media Information Date: 08/22/2014
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: 06/06/2014-07/04/2014 Time: Various
Location of Offense/Incident: 2722 Schultz Ave Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 143021703 Cruiser District: 101

Victim: Juvenile Sex: M Race: W Age: 15

Suspect: Derrick Buell Address: Streets of Columbus
Arrested X Warrant on File Sex: M Race: W Age: 32
Charges: Corrupting Another with Drugs 2925.02(A4)(A) and Endangering Children 2919.22(A)

Incident Summary: The suspect provided and injected the victim with heroin on numerous occasions over a 30 day period and on at least one occasion mixing the heroin with Klonopin. The suspect also took the victim to puchase the drugs, placing the victim in harms way. Warrants were filed for Corrupting Another with Drugs and Endangering Children.

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Felonious Assault - Shooting

Media Information Date: 08/21/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Adam Federer Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4011
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault - Shooting Date: 08/21/2014 Time: 6:17 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: E. Livingston Ave. / Fairwood Ave. Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
NetRMS Report #: 140712636 Cruiser District: 112

Victim: Taevion d. Michael Sex: M Race: B Age: 18

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

Incident Summary: On August 21, 2014 at approximately 6:17 p.m., officers were dispatched to the area of East Livingston Avenue and Fairwood Avenue on report of shots fired. Upon arrival officers made contact with the victim, Taevion Michael. Mr. Michael was uncooperative with officers at scene and was transported to a local hospital where he was listed in stable condition and treated for gunshot wounds to his buttocks. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Detective Adam Federer at 645-4011 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Rape

Media Information Date: 08/20/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victim's Bureau / Sexual Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective J.M. Sprague #1891 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4701 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Rape Date: See Time: Summary
Location of Offense/Incident: 5005 Clancy Ct Zone: 1 Precinct: 6
NetRMS Report #: 143023602 & 143023657 Cruiser District: 60

Victim: Sex: F Race: W Age: 21
Victim: Sex: F Race: W Age: 23

Suspect: Terry L. Smith Jr. Address: 5005 Clancy Ct
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: W Age: 25
Charges: 2-counts Rape / 2-counts Kidnapping

Incident Summary: On August 17, 2014, a 21 year old female reported the rape of her person to the Columbus Division of Police Sexual Assault Unit. She named Terry L. Smith Jr. as her assailant. On August 18, 2014, Terry L. Smith Jr. was arrested by Columbus Police. At the time of arrest, a 23 year old female was found with him. She reported to Columbus Police that she had just been sexually assaulted by Mr. Smith. During the interview with Sexual Assault detectives, Terrry L. Smith Jr. admitted to numerous other sexual assaults of females. At this time, no other victims have come forward. The Columbus Police Sexual Assault Unit is asking that any person who believes they have been the victim of Terry L. Smith Jr. contact them at 614-645-4701.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: August 17, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: August 17, 2014 Time: 11:06 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 3728 Karl Rd. Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140700881 Cruiser District: 23

Victim: United Dairy Farmers Sex: Race: Age:

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 25 to 30

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 25 to 30

Incident Summary: On August 17, 2014 at 11:06 PM, 2 male blacks entered the UDF at 3728 Karl Rd. One of the males displayed a black semi-auto handgun pointing it at the clerk working the register and demanded the cash from both registers. The suspect goes behind the counter, removes all the cash and ordered the clerk face down on the ground. The suspect with the gun was described at a male black, 5'8 to 5'9, 160 pounds, 25 to 30 years of age wearing a black ball cap, black shirt with the letters, "LRG" on the front. Second suspect was described as a male black, 6'0, 180 pounds, 25 to 30 years of age wearing a black and white Adidas zip-up hoodie with a large Adidas symbol on the back right shoulder and sunglasses. A third suspect enters the store but quickly turns and exits. The third suspect was described as a male black, 6'0, 160 pounds, 25 to 30 wearing a gray zip-up hoodie. The suspects got an undisclosed amount of money. Video of the incident is available for release at Columbus Police Headquarters Informatin Desk. Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspects are asked to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 645-4665

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Shooting

Media Information Date: 8-18-14
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. R. Cutshall #1930 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 8-17-14 Time: 8:42 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: Refugee Rd. & Noe Bixby Rd Zone: 2 Precinct: 20
NetRMS Report #: 140700572 Cruiser District: 202

Victim: Cinque Reed Sex: M Race: B Age: 34
Victim: Lewis Lawrence Sex: M Race: B Age: 56
Victim: Juveniles X 2 Sex: M Race: B Age: 15, 17

Suspect: Deaunte Bell Address: 4900 Refugee Rd
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 24
Charges: Felonious Assault X4

Incident Summary: On August 17, 2014 at 8:34 pm Patrol officers responded on a fight call at the Marathon Station located at Refugee Rd & Noe Bixby Rd. Officers learned that Mr. Reed and Mr. Lawrence along with two (2) juveniles were involved in a physical altercation on the lot of the Marathon Station along with Mr. Bell and ten (10) to fifteen (15) unknown persons.. Mr. Reed and Mr. Lawrence along with the two (2) juveniles attempted to leave the lot during the altercation in their vehicle. Mr. Bell who had been fighting with Mr. Reed pulled out a handgun and fired twice through the rear window of their vehicle which narrowly missed several of the occupants of the vehicle. One of the juvenile occupants was wearing a baseball cap which was struck by one of the bullets fired by Mr. Bell. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 561-TIPS.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 8/17/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Williams Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 08/17/2014 Time: 10:00PM
Location of Offense/Incident: E. Mound St. and Lilley Ave. Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
NetRMS Report #: 140700701 Cruiser District: 123

Victim: Juvenile Sex: M Race: B Age: 14

Incident Summary: On August 17, 2014 at approximately 10:00 p.m., officers responded to a shooting in the area of E. Mound St. and Lilley Ave. Upon arrival officers met the victim, a male/black individual, fourteen years old, who had been shot in the leg and the arm. The victim was transported to an area hospital in stable condition. Witnesses stated a dark colored sport utility vehicle or jeep, stopped near the intersection and began firing shots at the victim, then sped away. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Shooting

Media Information Date: August 17, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Chapman Phone: (614) - 645 - 4141 Ext: 4587
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting Date: 8/17/2014 Time: 12:39 A.M
Location of Offense/Incident: 5690 Kathy Run Lane Zone: 1 Precinct: 1
NetRMS Report #: 140698126 Cruiser District: 14

Victim: Juvenile Sex: M Race: B Age: 17
Victim: Juvenile Sex: M Race: B Age: 15
Victim: Juvenile Sex: M Race: B Age: 15

Incident Summary: On August 17, 2014 @12:39 A.M., Patrol officers responded to a shooting with three juvenile victims in the parking lot of "Questions", located at 5690 Kathy Run Lane. There was an altercation between two groups of people when shots were fired. One juvenile was transported to Riverside Hospital in serious condition. The second juvenile ran to an address where he was discovered and transported to

Children's Hospital in stable condition. The third victim was treated at the scene with a minor injury.

Anyone with information regarding this shooting is encourged to call the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Crime Stoppers 645-TIPS.

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Serious Injury Crash

Media Information Date: 8/29/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Brant Phone: (614) - 645 - 4767 Ext: 61681
Type of Offense/Incident: Serious Injury Crash Date: 8/29/14 Time: 11:31p
Location of Offense/Incident: Safford Ave. & S. Wayne Ave. Zone: 3 Precinct: 19

NetRMS Report #: 140740532 Cruiser District: 191
Decedent:
Name: Sex: Age:
Other Involved Parties:
Name: John Doe Sex: M Age: Unknown

Incident Summary: On 8/29/14 at approximately 11:31 PM, a call was received stating a man was lying in the street on Safford Ave. between S. Wayne Ave. and S. Oakley Ave. According to a witness, the man was struck by a gray or silver SUV, which did not stop after the incident. The man was transported to Mt. Carmel West Hospital in critical condition. The man’s identity is being withheld pending notification of family.
This is an ongoing investigation.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please contact the Accident Investigation Unit.

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High Risk Missing Child

Media Information Date: 8/29/2014
Columbus Division of Police
S.V.B. Bureau / D.V. Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Columbus Police Dept. Phone: (614) - 645 - 4624 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: High Risk Missing Child Date: 8/28/2014 Time: 10:30 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 3153 Sterling Lane Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: 140737032 Cruiser District: 74

Victim: Keenan D. Parks Jr. Sex: M Race: B Age: 9

Incident Summary: The mother reported her son missing. She advised the last time she saw her son was around 4:15 p.m. when he left to play with friends. The missing person was seen by a CPD Officer at 10:30 p.m. in the 700 block of Stelzer Road, while at a different call for service. The missing person is described as a 9 year old Male Black, 4'7" tall, weighing 85 lbs., with black hair and brown eyes. The missing person was last seen wearing an orange colored t-shirt with a giraffe on the front, orange colored basketball shorts, and black and grey Lebron James tennis shoes. No further information is available on the missing person. If seen please call the Columbus Police at 614-645-4545 immediately. For media purposes a photograph of the missing person will be made available at the CPD 6th floor investigative desk.

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Felonious Assault - Shooting

Media Information Date: 8/29/2014
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 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault - Shooting Date: 8/28/2014 Time: 6:22 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1054 E. Broad Street Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: 140736098 Cruiser District: 70

Victim: Desean G. Brown Sex: M Race: B Age: 23

Suspect: Shonte A. Gordan Address: 6340 Century City, Reynoldsberg Ohio 43068
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 29
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On 08/28/2014, at approximately 6:22 p.m., Desean G. Brown arrived in a vehicle at the Wendys located at 1054 E. Broad St. Shonte A. Gordon approached the vehicle and fired several rounds striking Desean G. Gordan twice in the arm and hip. Shonte A. Gordan then fled the area on foot with another unknown male. Shonte A. Gordan was detained by Police a short time later a few streets away and was positively identified as the shooter by witnesses. The motive for the shooting is unknown at this time. Desean G. Gordan was transported to the hospital in critical condition and is expected to survive his injuries. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Felonious Assault - Shooting

Media Information Date: 08/29/2014
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 - Ext: 4291
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault - Shooting Date: 08/28/2014 Time: 8:40 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 237 Avondale Ave. Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report #: 140736618 Cruiser District: 81

Victim: Christopher Sheppard Sex: M Race: B Age: 39

Incident Summary: On August 28, 2014, at approximately 8:40 p.m., officers were dispatched to the area of 237 Avondale Ave. on report of a shooting. Upon arrival officers made contact with witnesses who stated the victim, Christopher Sheppard had been shot and transported himself to an area hospital. Mr. Sheppard told officers he was fighting with one unknown male when another unknown male struck him in the arm with a handgun. Mr. Sheppard stated when he was struck with the handgun, the gun fired a single bullet into his arm. Mr. Sheppard was listed in stable condition. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Detective Russ Henslee at 645-4291 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 08/28/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Christopher Bailey Phone: (614) - 645 - 4767 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Traffic Crash Date: 08/28/2014 Time: 3:54 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: IR-270 @ McCutcheon Zone: 1 Precinct: 6
NetRMS Report #: 140735616 Cruiser District:

Injured:
Name: Wright, Nancy L. Sex: F Age: 58


Incident Summary:
On 08/28/2014 around 3:54 PM a single car motor vehicle crash occurred on IR-270 near the McCutcheon Road overpass on the east side of Columbus. For unknown reasons a 2002 Chevrolet Impala being operated Nancy L. Wright, 58, of Gahanna, Ohio, ran off the roadway to the left while traveling southbound on IR-270 striking the center guard rail. After striking the center guard rail the vehicle rolled over into the northbound lanes of traffic. Ms. Wright suffered severe injuries as the result of the crash and was transported to The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center by MedFlight.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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For Immediate Release:

For further information, Contact:
Denise Alex-Bouzounis
614-645-4593


Public Information Office
August 28, 2014
MA# 44-2014


35 People Charged in Prostitution Crackdown


A 2-day initiative this week to crack down on prostitution in the Parsons Avenue area resulted in the arrests of 35 prostitutes & “Johns”.

On Tuesday, 18 prostitutes were arrested by The Columbus Division of Police who also worked with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.

On Wednesday, 17 “Johns” were arrested by The Columbus Division of Police.

A local block watch alerted police to the growing concern in their neighborhood.

The suspects face charges of loitering and/or soliciting.

Names and mugshots will not be released.

Vice Lt. Ron Kemmerling is available for interviews today until 4:00pm. 614-774-7702.


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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: 8/27/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. P. Pappas #1639 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 6132
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 8/27/2014 Time: 2:22 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 2260 Homestead Dr Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
NetRMS Report #: 140730682 Cruiser District: 54


Incident Summary: At 2:22 a.m., an altercation occurred in front of 2260 Homestead Drive involving several people leaving an unknown male black bleeding in the roadway. He was transported to a local hospital with facial injuries but is expected to recover from his injuries. Several people were interviewed at the scene. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: 8/27/2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Jack Morris#1421 Phone: (614) - 645 - 3911 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 8/23/2014 Time: 2:40 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1379 N. High St. Zone: 4 Precinct: 4
NetRMS Report #: 140726373 Cruiser District: 40

Victim: Undisclosed Sex: M Race: W Age: 71

Suspect: Unknown
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 20's-30's

Incident Summary: On August 25, 2014 at approximatley 8:05 PM, a male black followed the victim into the locked entryway to his residence. The suspect then pushed the victim into the corner and ripped the wallet out of his pocket. The suspect then fled the building.

The suspect is described as:
Male, Black, 20's-30's, 5'9"-6'0", 160-180, wearing a white Ohio State hat,black t-shirt,and red socks. The suspect also appears to be missing one/several front teeth.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 614-645-4665 or if you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477)
(See Attatched Photo)

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: August 26, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective G. Siniff Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: August 25, 2014 Time: 11:51 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 3526 Greenwich Street Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
PremierOne Report: #140726971 Cruiser District: 23

Victim: Meshack K. Mwangi Sex: M Race: B Age: 62


On Monday, August 25, 2014, at approximately 11:51 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to 3526 Greenwich Street on the report of a shooting. Responding officers located the victim, Mr. Meshack K. Mwangi, in front of this location. Mr. Mwangi sustained a gunshot to the upper body and was transported by Clinton Township Medic 61 to OSU Main Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased on August 26, 2014, at 12:56 a.m.
At this time, there is no known suspect or motive in this shooting.

This is the 64th homicide of 2014.

Any persons with information are asked to contact CPD Homicide 645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS.

Detective Glen Siniff is the primary detective assisted by Detective David Dennison.

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Felonious Assault - Shooting

Media Information Date: August 26, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. J. Jude #2155 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault - Shooting Date: 8-25-14 Time: 6:37 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 123 N. Burgess Ave Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
NetRMS Report #: 140726059 Cruiser District: 192

Victim: Devante J. Gallman Sex: M Race: B Age: 22

Suspect: Unknown Address:
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 24

Suspect: Unknown Address:
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 17

Incident Summary: On August 25, 2014, at 6:37 p.m., patrol officers responded to Mt. Carmel West Hospital on a male who walked into the hospital with a gunshot wound. The victim, Devante J. Gallman, advised he was standing in front of 123 N. Burgess Ave when a silver, 4-door, Ford drove past with two unknown male blacks onboard. The driver and passenger of the vehicle fired off several rounds striking the victim in the right arm. At this time no arrests have been made. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Felonious Assault - Shooting

Media Information Date: August 26, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. R. Cutshall #1930 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault - Shooting Date: 8-25-14 Time: 6:49 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1122 Hallidon Ave Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
NetRMS Report #: 140726115 Cruiser District: 73

Victim: Juvenile Sex: F Race: B Age: 11

Incident Summary: On August 25, 2014, at 6:49 pm Patrol officers responded to a shooting at 1122 Hallidon Ave. Upon arrival officers found an eleven year old juvenile who had been shot once in the chest. CFD Medic # 16 transported the juvenile to an area hospital in 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 Unit at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 561-TIPS.

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