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Week of August 1st thru August 8th, 2015

HOMICIDE

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 8-8-2015
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Lowell Titus
Phone: (614) 645 - 4730 Ext: 4059
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 8-8-2015 Time: 2:33 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 3464 Sullivant Ave. Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
Incident Report #: 150706630
Cruiser District: 194

Victim: Maxx A. McDaniel
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 20

Suspect: Pierre C. Darty
Address: 698 #5 Wedgewood Dr.
Arrested Warrant on File
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 25
Charges: Murder (2903.02A)

Incident Summary: On 8-8-2015 at approximately 2:33 AM, CPD Officers were called to the Marathon Gas Station at 3464 Sullivant Ave. on the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, the officers found a single victim, later identified as Maxx A. McDaniel, critically injured from a gunshot wound to the head. Franklin Township Medic 192 was summoned to the scene and pronounced Mr. McDaniel deceased at 2:43 AM.

Further investigation produced a suspect, later identified as Pierre C. Darty, who was found and arrested at 698 #5 Wedgewood Dr. Mr. Darty was charged with Murder in the death of Mr. McDaniel.

Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to call the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 645-4730 or CrimeStoppers at 645-8477 (TIPS). The investigation continues.

This is the 57th Homicide in Columbus, Ohio in Calendar Year 2015. Incident #150706630
Detective Lowell Titus is the primary detective assisted by Detective Jennifer Gribi.

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Felonious Assault / Shooting

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: August 8, 2015
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. A. Federer #1432
Phone: (614) 645 - 4141 Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault / Shooting Date: 8/7/2015 Time: 9:53 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: S. Champion Ave / E. Whittier St. Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
Incident Report #: 150705800
Cruiser District: 114

Victim: Antonio Smith
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 25

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

Incident Summary: On Friday August 7, 2015 at approximately 9:53 p.m., Antonio Smith was standing near S. Champion Avenue at E. Whittier St. with some other males. An unknown black male wearing a white tee-shirt approached and fired several gunshots and then fled on foot. Mr. Smith was struck on his right leg. Mr. Smith was transported to a local area hospital in stable condition. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit, Detective Adam Federer at 645-4011 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: August 5, 2015
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Bryan Williams
Phone: (614) 645 - 4665
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 8/6/15 Time: 12:00am
Location of Offense/Incident: 5989 East Main St Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
Incident Report #: 150699336
Cruiser District: 142

Victim: Shell Gas Station

Suspect: Unknown

Incident Summary: On 8/6/15, at approximately 12:00a, one male black suspect entered the Shell Gas Station (5989 East Main St), walked to the back cooler and brought a bottle of Coke up to the front counter, as if to make a purchase. As the store clerk was ringing up the bottle of Coke, the unknown suspect handed the clerk a hand written note, indicating that he had a gun and that the clerk was to hand over the cash from the register. As soon as the clerk handed the suspect the cash, he fled the store on foot. A nearby witness observed the unknown suspect enter into a light colored, possibly grey, SUV and flee southbound into the area of McNaughten & Orchard Park. The suspect was described as a male black, approximately 6'0", wearing red and white shorts and a red and white baseball hat. Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect is asked to call the Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at (614)645-4749 or the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at (614)645-4665

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Felonious Assault

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: August 5, 2015
CAP Bureau / ASSAULT Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. R. VanVorhis #1679
Phone: (614) 645 - 0100
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 8/5/15 Time: 10:00pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 4151 Vineshire Ln. Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
Incident Report #: 150698987
Cruiser District: 143

Victim: Eugene Walker
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 26

Suspect: Nick

Incident Summary: On August 5, 2015, at approximately 10:00 p.m., Officers were dispatched to 4003 Brookshire Ct. on a report a male being shot. After being rushed to an area hospital, Eugene Walker was able to tell officers that while inside of 4151 Vineshire Ln., he and “Nick” got into an argument over a video game when suddenly Nick displayed a handgun and shot him multiple times. Mr. Walker is expected to recover fully from his injuries. Anybody with information about this crime is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 614-645-4141.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 8-5-15 2nd UPDATE
CAP Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. A. Welsh #937
Phone: (614) 645 - 3805
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 7-20-15 Time: 8:20 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2278 Springmont Ave. Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
Incident Report #: 150640827
Cruiser District: 191

Victim: Charles Mahon
Sex: M
Race: W
Age: 61

Suspect: Jalen Rashaad Hall
Address: LKA 2309 Hanna Dr 43211
Arrested Warrant on File
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 21
Charges: MURDER

Suspect: Alexa S. Curtis
Address: 577 S. Highland Ave.
Arrested Warrant on File
Sex: F
Race: B
Age: 20
Charges: MURDER

Incident Summary: Incident # 150640827. On July 20, 2015 at 8:20 pm, patrol officers responded to 2278 Springmont Ave. on a shooting with a reported victim, Charles Mahon M/W 61 years old. Victim was pronounced at the scene a short time later. Initial information indicates this incident started as a verbal dispute and escalated into a shooting shortly after the suspect arrived at the scene. The suspect fired multiple shots at persons on the porch of 2278 Springmont. The victim was on the inside of his home when he was shot. The exact motive remains unknown at this point in the investigation. Detective Amy Welsh is the primary detective and is being assisted by Det. Kestner.

This is the 53rd homicide of 2015 in Columbus Ohio.

**UPDATE** Murder charge has been filed on a 2nd suspect, Ms. Alexa S. Curtis FB 20. Both suspect photos are attached and can be released.

UPDATE 8-5-2015: Both suspects turned themselves into authorities early last week. Jalen Hall remains in custody at this time. Alexa Curtis has been released on bond. Investigation continues.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 8-5-15
DET Bureau / HOM Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: R. Siniff #1766
Phone: (614) 645 - 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 8-5-15 Time: 11:28 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 829 Oakwood Ave. Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
Incident Report #: 150696838
Cruiser District: 111

Victim: Elizabeth McRoberts
Sex: F
Race: W
Age: 21

Suspect: Javon Tucker
Address: 405 Southwood Ave.
Arrested Warrant on File
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 21
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On August 5, 2015 at approxiamtely 11:28 AM Javon Tucker and Elizabeth McRoberts got into a verbal dispute in front of 829 Oakwood Ave. Mr. Tucker produced a handgun and shot Ms. McRoberts. Ms. McRoberts was transported to the hospital in stable condition. A warrant was filed.

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National Night Out

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 8/4/2015
Training Bureau / Recruit Training Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Cmdr. Bob Meader
Phone: (614) 645 – 4114 Ext: 2213
Type of Offense/Incident: National Night Out Date: 8/4/15 Time: 6:15 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 707 Salisbury Avenue Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
Incident Report #: N/A
Cruiser District:

Incident Summary: During the National Night Out events to stand up against crime and criminals the Columbus Division of Police 124th Recruit Class, the current academy training class, will run past four Westside NNO events totaling over three miles. The run will be led by the Recruit Training Staff, Columbus Police Motorcycle Unit and Bicycle Units. The community is invited to come out and cheer on these young men and women as they are in week five of twenty-eight total weeks of training. The route of this run is attached.
Please contact Cmdr. Bob Meader for any additional information.

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Shooting / Felony Assault

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 08/03/2015
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Lemmon
Phone: (614) 645 - 2558
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting / Felony Assault Date: 08/02/2015 Time: 11:55 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 3005 E. Livingston Ave. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
Incident Report #: 150688616
Cruiser District: 92

Victim: Kates, Andre
Sex: Male
Race: Black
Age: 21

Suspect: Known
Address:
Arrested Warrant on File
Sex: Male
Race: Black
Age: 22

Suspect: Known
Address:
Arrested Warrant on File
Sex: Male
Race: Black
Age: 28

Incident Summary: Mr. Kates became involved in an argument with suspect #1, at which time he drove to his location. The supsect observed Mr. Kates on the McDonald's parking lot and ran to confront him. Upon confronting Mr. Kates, Suspect 1 and Mr. Kates exchanged gunfire, at which time Mr. Kates was struck in his lower abdomen. Mr. Kates was driven away by a friend and later intercepted by Patrol Officers while enroute to the hospital. Mr. Kates was transported to Grant Medical Center in critical condition.
Mr. Kates is expected to survive his injuries.
This incident is still under investigation.

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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
August 3, 2015
MA# 64-2015


Columbus Division of Police Announces
32nd Annual National Night Out Against Crime


Neighborhoods throughout Columbus are invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 32nd 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 4, 2015, 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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Felonious Asssault / Shooting

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: August 2, 2015
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Grasham
Phone: (614) 645 - 4141 Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault / Shooting Date: 8/1/2015 Time: 9:51 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: Karl Road / Norma Road Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
Incident Report #: 150684657
Cruiser District: 181

Victim: Antonia Worden
Sex: Female
Race: Black
Age: 19

Victim: Davis Nyamari
Sex: Male
Race: Black
Age: 26

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

Incident Summary: On Saturday August 1, 2015 at approximately 9:51 p.m., Antonia Worden was approached by an unknown male. The male demanded items and Ms. Worden refused. In response to this, the male shot Ms. Worden and fled eastbound. As the male was fleeing, Mr. Davis Nyamari heard the confrontation and emerged from his apartment to determine what was happening. The unknown male then fired one shot in the direction of Mr. Nyamari and then continued to flee, eastbound. Mr. Nyamari was not struck by gunfire. Ms. Worden was transported to a local area hospital and treated for a gunshot wound. She was listed in stable condition and admitted. The male shooter was described as a black male in his 30’s, 5’10” – 5’11” tall and approximately 190 pounds. He was wearing a grey T-shirt and had a grey handgun. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 614-645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-645-TIPS (614-645-8477).

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Felony Assault

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: August 1, 2015
CAP Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. R. Connor Jr.
Phone: (614) 645 - 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 8/01/2015 Time: 1:22 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: F/O 793 Canonby Place Zone: 3 Precinct: 8th
Incident Report #: 150683022
Cruiser District: 82

Victim: Izell Westmoreland
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 36

Victim: Montell Phillips
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 19

Victim: Lorenzo Fambro
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 26

Incident Summary: On Saturday, August 1, 2015 at approximately 1:22 p.m., the above listed victims were standing in front of 793 Canonby Place when unknown person(s) began shooting at them. After the shooting the suspect(s) fled the area.

Upon arriving at scene uniformed patrol officers found one of the victims and summoned CFD medic personnel to the scene. The victim was transported to a local area hospital where he underwent surgery to save his life. He remains in the hospital in critical condition but is expected to survive his injuries.

The remaining two victims were transported to local area hospitals by person(s) unknown. Both victims were admitted to the hospitals in serious but stable condition.

If anyone has information regarding the identity of the suspect(s), they are asked to contact homicide detectives at 614-645-4730 or Crimestoppers at 614-645-8277.

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Felony Assault

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 8/1/2015
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: P. Pappas #1639
Phone: (614) 645 - 6132
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 8-1-2015 Time: 12:01 A.M.
Location of Offense/Incident: 2720 Fremont Street Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
Incident Report #: 150681413
Cruiser District: 194

Victim: Alphonso Woody
Sex: Male
Race: Black
Age: 44

Incident Summary: The victim was standing on the front porch of 2720 Fremont Street when he was shot by an unknown suspect from the yard west of the residence. The victim was struck once in the torso and was transported to an area hospital. He will 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.


Week of August 9th thru August 15th, 2015

Fatal Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 8/15/2015
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 - 4567
Type of Incident: Fatal Traffic Crash Date: 8-15-15 Time: 4:40 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: US 33 at State Route 104 Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
Incident Report #: 150732617 Cruiser District: 94

Decedent:
Name: Jon D. Dill Sex: M Age: 49

Incident Summary:
On August 15, 2015, at approximately 4:44 PM, Jon Dill, of Columbus was operating his 2002 Suzuki motorcycle southbound on US 33 at State Route 104 when he failed to control his motorcycle and hit a guardrail. Mr. Dill was transported to Grant Hospital by Columbus Fire Medic 15. Mr. Dill was later pronounced was pronounced at 5:10 pm by Dr. Beery.

This investigation is ongoing.

This is the 37th traffic fatality in Columbus this year.

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Robbery

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 8/15/15
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Unit
Phone: (614) 645 - 4665
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 8/8/15 Time: 7:15 am
Location of Offense/Incident: 3265 E. Broad Street Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
Incident Report #: 150731132
Cruiser District: 90

Victim: BP gas station

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

Incident Summary: On August 15, 2015 at approximately 7:15 a.m., an unknown male suspect entered the BP gas station located at 3265 E. Broad Street, put a towel over his head and approached the counter. The suspect displayed a firearm in his waistband and demanded money from the clerk. The clerk complied and the suspect took an undetermined amount of cash. The suspect fled on foot westbound from the location.
The suspect was described as: male, black, 25-30 years old, thin build, 150-180lbs, fade haircut, wearing a long black T-shirt, white/gray camo pants, light blue towel around neck/head, white socks, white tennis shoes, and armed with a black handgun in his waistband.

Surveillance images attached.

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).

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Fatal Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 8/13/2015
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 - 4567
Type of Incident: Fatal Traffic Crash Date: 8-13-15 Time: 5:06 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: IR 270 S/B SO IR 70 Zone: 2 Precinct: 20
Incident Report #: 150725555 Cruiser District: 201

Decedent:
Name: William N Hopkins Sex: M Age:

Incident Summary:
On August 13, 2015, at approximately 5:06 PM, William N Hopkins was operating a 2007 Freightliner semi southbound on IR 270 south of IR 70 (eastside). For reasons unknown, John Doe’s semi veered off the west side of IR 270, down the embankment and into a tree line. The semi caught fire. John Doe was pronounced at scene at 5:43 pm by CFD Medic 4.

This investigation is ongoing.

IR 270 southbound south of IR 70 on the east side will be shut down for tonight.

This is the 36rd traffic fatality in Columbus this year.

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Felony Assault

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 8-13-15
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: Felony Assault Date: 8-13-15 Time: 4:15 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1230 Wager St. Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
Incident Report #: 150725370
Cruiser District: 114

Victim: Patria Lipson (Critical)
Sex: F
Race: B
Age: 35

Victim: Walter Lipson
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 36

Suspect: #1
Address:
Arrested Warrant on File
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: unk

Incident Summary: Incident #150725370. On Aug 13, 2015 at 4:15 pm, patrol officers responded to the front of 1230 Wager St. on a shooting with two victims, Patria Lipson, FB 35 years old and Walter Lipson M/B 36 years old. Victims were transported to an area hospital for treatment. Patria Lipson remains in critical condition. Walter Lipson is in serious condition. The victims are husband and wife. The shooting occurred while all involved parties were inside of a vehicle conducting a drug transaction. The M/B suspect has not yet been identified. Detective Glasure is the primary detective and is being assisted by Det. Mall and Det. Cutshall.
The Investigation Continues.

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to contact Columbus Police Homicide at 614-645-4730 or the Crimestoppers Tip Line at 614-645-TIPS.

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Fatal Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 8/13/2015
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Sgt. Brooke Wilson #5120 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4532
Type of Incident: Fatal Traffic Crash Date: 8-13-15 Time: 12:45 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: I-71 (n/b) at 17th Av. Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
Incident Report #: 150723457 Cruiser District: 50

Decedent:
Name: Matthew Goodwin Sex: M Age: 24
Other Involved Parties:
Name: Cory Smith Sex: M Age: 24
Name: Roncoa Foster Sex: M Age: 26
Incident Summary:
On August 13, 2015 at approximately 12:41 AM, the Columbus Police Radio Room began receiving calls of a man riding a bicycle southbound in the northbound lanes of I-71, between 17th and 11th Avenues. Precinct units were dispatched to the area. At this time, Mr. Cory Smith, of Gahanna, was driving a Honda Civic northbound on I-71. Ms. Roncoa Foster, of Columbus, was driving a Mercury Mariner northbound on I-71.
At approximately 12:45 AM, Mr. Matthew Goodwin, of Galloway, rode his bicycle into the northbound lanes of I-71, near the 17th Av. exit ramp. Mr. Smith’s car struck Mr. Goodwin and his bicycle. Ms. Foster’s car then struck only the bicycle.

Mr. Goodwin was taken to Grant Medical Center where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

This investigation is ongoing.

This is the 35th traffic fatality in Columbus this year.

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Fatal Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 8/13/2015
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Sgt. Brooke Wilson #5120 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4532
Type of Incident: Fatal Traffic Crash Date: 8-12-15 Time: 11:55 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: Gender Rd & Pfeifer Ash Dr Zone: 2 Precinct: 20
Incident Report #: 150723364 Cruiser District: 203

Decedent:
Name: Michelle Lynn Chambers Sex: F Age: 42
Other Involved Parties:
Name: Robin A. Robinson Sex: F Age: 37
Name: Sex: Age:

Incident Summary:
On August 12, 2015, at approximately 11:55 PM, Mrs. Michelle Lynn Chambers, of Canal Winchester, was operating a 2001 Honda 600F4i motorcycle southbound on Gender Rd at Pfeifer Ash Dr. At this time, Ms. Robin A. Robinson, of Canal Winchester, was operating a 2012 Honda Accord sedan northbound on Gender Rd at Pfeifer Ash Dr. Ms. Robinson attempted to turn westbound into an apartment complex and the two vehicles collided. Mrs. Chambers, who was not wearing a helmet, was ejected from her motorcycle. Mrs. Chambers was pronounced dead at the scene.

This investigation is ongoing.

This is the 34th traffic fatality in Columbus this year.

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Shooting

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 07/25/2015
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. A. Federer #1432
Phone: (614) 645 - 4141 Ext: 4011
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting Date: 07/25/2015 Time: 6:26 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 868 Oakwood Ave.
Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
Incident Report #: 150658662
Cruiser District: 111

Victim: Isaiah Steward
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 18

Incident Summary: On July 25 2015 at approximately 6:26 p.m. officers were dispatched to the area of Oakwood Ave. and E. Sycamore St. on a shooting. Upon arrival officers made contact with the victim, Isaiah Steward at 868 Oakwood Ave. Mr. Steward stated he was sitting by a near by porch when he heard a single gunshot and then realized he had been struck. Mr. Steward had been shot one time in the right thigh and the bullet traveled to his groin. Mr. Steward was transported to an area hospital in stable condition. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Detective Adam Federer at 645-4011 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Fatal Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 8/11/2015
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Sgt. Brooke Wilson #5120 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4532
Type of Incident: Fatal Traffic Crash Date: 8-11-15 Time: 3:45 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: E. Broad St. / James Rd. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
Incident Report #: 150718507 Cruiser District: 90

Decedent:
Name: Joan Miller Sex: F Age: 54
Other Involved Parties:
Name: Nermeen Murib Sex: F Age: 18
Name: Owen Wilson Sex: M Age: 18

This is a reissue of an earlier media release that has been updated to identify the decedent
On August 11, 2015, at approximately 3:45 PM, Ms. Nermeen Murib, of Grove City, was operating a 2007 Lincoln Town Car eastbound on E. Broad St. at James Rd. At this time, Mr. Owen Wilson, of Bexley, was operating a 2001 Land Rover on E. Broad St. at James Rd. A Columbus Fire engine (Engine #21) was approaching the intersection with lights/siren active while responding to an injury accident at E. Broad St. and Ashburton Rd. Ms. Murib and Mr. Wilson both attempted to pull over to yield to the fire engine, but they collided in the eastbound lanes of E. Broad St., east of James Rd. Ms. Murib’s vehicle continued over the curb on the south side of E. Broad St. and struck a COTA bus shelter.

Ms. Joan Miller, of the Columbus area (no regular address), was in the bus shelter and was struck by Ms. Murib’s car. Ms. Miller was pronounced dead at the scene.

This investigation is ongoing.

This is the 33rd traffic fatality in Columbus this year.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 8/12/2015-UPDATE
CAP Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. R. Connor #1629
Phone: (614) 645 - 4938
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 6/13/2015 Time: 7:26 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1623 E. Hudson Street Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
Incident Report #: 150508824
Cruiser District: 54

Victim: Michael Ballour
Sex: Male
Race: Black
Age: 41

Suspect: Jordyn D. Wade
Address: 1030 E. 13th Avenue
Arrested Warrant on File
Sex: Male
Race: Black
Age: 16
Charges: Murder (4 Counts), Kidnapping (5 Counts)

Suspect: Robert Lee Adams
Address: 2447 Meredith Drive
Arrested Warrant on File
Sex: Male
Race: Black
Age: 27
Charges: Murder (4 Counts), Kidnapping (5 Counts), Robbery (5 Counts) & Felonious Assault (1 Count)

Incident Summary: UPDATE:
On Wednesday August 12, 2015 Robert Lee Adams was arrested in Starkville, Mississippi by members of the United States Marshall's Service and members of the Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office. They were acting on a tip that had been received by the Columbus Police Departments Homicide Unit and Crimestoppers. Mr. Adams will be extradited back to Franklin County in the near future.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 8-12-2015
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Jennifer Gribi
Phone: (614) 645 - 4730 Ext: 4217
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 8-12-2015 Time: 3:30 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1914 Maryland Avenue Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
Incident Report #: 150720473
Cruiser District: 72

Victim: Jameela Muhammad

Suspect: Ashley Johnson
Address: 879 E. Dublin Granville Road
Arrested Warrant on File
Sex: F
Race: B
Age: 27
Charges: Felonious Assault (F-2) 2903.11 A-2

Incident Summary: On 8-12-2015 at approximately 3:30 AM, CPD Officers were called to 1914 Maryland Avenue on the report of an ongoing fight a few doors down. At approximately 3:34 AM, another caller reported a stabbing at the same address then hung up. Responding officers found the victim, later identified as Jameela Muhammad, suffering from a stab wound. CFD Medic 20 responded and transported the victim to Grant Medical Center in serious condition where she was treated for her injury.

Further investigation revealed that the above listed suspect was responsible for the stab wound to the victim and was arrested by detectives. The suspect was charged with Felonious Assault and taken into custody.
Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to call the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 645-4730 or Crime Stoppers at 645-8477 (TIPS). The investigation continues.

Incident #150720473
Detective Jennifer Gribi is the primary detective assisted by Detective James Howe.

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HOMICIDE - Update

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 7-31-2015
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Greg Stevens
Phone: (614) 645 - 4730 Ext: 3750
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE "UPDATE" Date: 7-30-2015 Time: 10:30 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: A/O 3332 Kenaston Drive Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
Incident Report #: 150677442
Cruiser District: 93

Victim: James A. Flannery
Sex: M
Race: W
Age: 59

Suspect: Sir Jeffrey Scott Carroll Jr.
Address: 5834 Stamford Bridge 43110
Arrested Warrant on File
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 18
Charges: Aggravated Murder (2903.01B)

Incident Summary: On 7-30-2015 at approximately 10:37 PM, CPD Officers were called to the intersection of Kimberly Parkway and S. Hamilton Road on the report of a single car traffic accident. Upon arrival, the officers found that the driver of the vehicle had been critically injured from a gunshot wound and was unresponsive. Further investigation revealed that the victim was a pizza delivery person who had been shot while attempting to deliver a pizza to a vacant address. The victim was robbed and shot, then fled the area in his vehicle, getting as far as the previously listed intersection.

**UPDATE** On 8/11/2015 at approximately 9:59 PM, the above listed suspect was arrested and taken into custody without incident by the CPD Criminal Intelligence Unit. The arrest of Mr. Carroll came after a concerted effort between Homicide detectives and many different units within the Columbus Division of Police and Crime Analysts. At this time, detectives believe that Mr. Carroll may not have acted alone and are asking anyone with any information to contact the Columbus Division of Police Homicide Unit at 645-4730 or Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

This is the 55nd Homicide in Columbus, Ohio in Calendar Year 2015. Incident #150677442
Detective Greg Stevens is the primary detective assisted by Detective Jennifer Gribi.

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Fatal Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 8/11/2015
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Sgt. Brooke Wilson #5120 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4532
Type of Incident: Fatal Traffic Crash Date: 8-11-15 Time: 3:45 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: E. Broad St. / James Rd. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
Incident Report #: 150718507 Cruiser District: 90

Decedent:
Name: Unidentified Sex: F Age:
Other Involved Parties:
Name: Nermeen Murib Sex: F Age: 18
Name: Owen Wilson Sex: M Age: 18

Incident Summary:
On August 11, 2015, at approximately 3:45 PM, Ms. Nermeen Murib, of Grove City, was operating a 2007 Lincoln Town Car eastbound on E. Broad St. at James Rd. At this time, Mr. Owen Wilson, of Bexley, was operating a 2001 Land Rover on E. Broad St. at James Rd. A Columbus Fire engine (Engine #21) was approaching the intersection with lights/siren active while responding to an injury accident at E. Broad St. and Ashburton Rd. Ms. Murib and Mr. Wilson both attempted to pull over to yield to the fire engine, but they collided in the eastbound lanes of E. Broad St., east of James Rd. Ms. Murib’s vehicle continued over the curb on the south side of E. Broad St. and struck a COTA bus shelter.

A woman, who has not yet been positively identified, was in the bus shelter and was struck by Ms. Murib’s car. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
This investigation is ongoing.

This is the 33rd traffic fatality in Columbus this year.

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HOMICIDE / Felony Assault

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 8-12-15
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/Felony Assault Date: 8-10-15 Time: 9:19 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1251 Genessee Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
Incident Report #: 150716130
Cruiser District: 24

Victim: Jamel V. Jackson (Deceased)
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 24

Victim: Juvenile
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 16

Suspect: #1
Address:
Arrested Warrant on File
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: unk

Suspect: #2
Address:
Arrested Warrant on File
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: unk

Incident Summary: Incident #150716130. On Aug 10, 2015 at 9:19 pm, patrol officers responded to 1251 Genessee Ave. on a shooting with two victims, Jamal Jackson M/B 24 years old and a M/B 16 years old. Victims were transported to an area hospital for treatment. Jamel Jackson was pronounced dead as a result of his injuries on 8-11-15 at 11:31AM. The shooting occurred during a home invasion robbery. Detective Chad Williams is the primary detective and is being assisted by Det. M. Williams and Det. R. Cutshall.

This is the 59th homicide of 2015 in Columbus Ohio.

The Investigation Continues.

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to contact Columbus Police Homicide at 614-645-4730 or the Crimestoppers Tip Line at 614-645-TIPS.

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Aggravated Assault

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: August 11, 2015
C.A.P. Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Rosch
Phone: (614) 645 - 4141 Ext: 4373
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Assault Date: 8/10/2015 Time: 10:41pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 2302 Cardston Drive Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
Incident Report #: 150716341
Cruiser District: 94

Victim: Lorenzo Antonio Moore II
Sex: Male
Race: Black
Age: 19

Incident Summary: On August 10, 2015, at approximately 10:41pm, Lorenzo Moore was walking along the street in front of 2302 Cardston Drive when two male blacks walked up to him and asked where the marijuana is located. Mr. Moore walked up to the two men and one of the males shot numerous rounds from a handgun, striking Mr. Moore three times. The shooter was described as a very dark skinned male black, average size, with a short afro, and wearing black basketball shorts and a black shirt.

Mr. Moore was transported to Grant Hospital in stable condition with three gunshot wounds.
If anyone has any information on this shooting please contact Detective Rosch at 645-4373 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-645-4881.

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Shooting

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 08/09/2015
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. J. Jude #2155
Phone: (614) 645 - 4503
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting Date: 08/09/2015 Time: 7:20 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: Essex Ave. / E. 11th Ave. Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
Incident Report #: 150712296
Cruiser District: 50

Victim: Aharron L. Donaldson
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 18

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

Incident Summary: On August 9, 2015 at approximately 7:20 p.m., officers were dispatched to the area of Essex Ave. and E. 11th Ave. on a shooting. Upon arrival the officers were met by the victim, Aharron Donaldson, Mr. Donaldson stated he was leaving the Ohio State Fair, when a red vehicle with multiple occupants approached him. He explained that three of the male black passengers got out and began to argue with him. The driver of the vehicle produced a handgun and shot at him multiple times, striking him one time in the leg, before driving off. Mr. Donaldson fled on foot and was later transported to an area hospital in stable condition. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Columbus Police Assault Unit, Detective J. Jude at 645-4503 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 8-9-15
CAP Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. T. Welsh #937
Phone: (614) 645 - 4222
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 8-9-15 Time: 4:51 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: F/O 3038 Wadsworth Ct. Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
Incident Report #: 150711841
Cruiser District: 94

Victim: Rondel M. Valentine
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 22

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

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

Incident Summary: Incident #150711841. On Aug 9, 2015 at 4:51 pm, patrol officers responded to the front of 3038 Wadsworth Ct.. on a shooting with a reported victim, Rondel M. Valentine M/B 22 years old. Victim was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced a short time later. The victim was shot while inside of a vehicle. The exact motive remains unknown at this point in the investigation. Detective Tim Welsh is the primary detective and is being assisted by Det. Callahan and Det. Collins.

This is the 58th homicide of 2015 in Columbus Ohio.

The Investigation Continues.

Anyone with information about this homicide or the whereabouts of the suspect is asked to contact Columbus Police Homicide at 614-645-4730 or the Crimestoppers Tip Line at 614-645-TIPS.


Week of August 16th thru August 22nd, 2015

HOMICIDE - 4 PART 2

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 8-19-2015 **PART 2**
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Greg Stevens
Phone: (614) 645 - 4730 Ext: 3750
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE 3rd "UPDATE" Date: 7-30-2015 Time: 10:30 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: A/O 3332 Kenaston Drive Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
Incident Report #: 150677442
Cruiser District: 93

Victim: James A. Flannery
Sex: M
Race: W
Age: 59


Suspect: Latrell Deshawn Richey
Address: 5911 Shana Drive 43232
Arrested Warrant on File
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 20
Charges: Aggravated Murder (2903.01B)

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

Incident Summary: **3rd UPDATE** - On August 18, 2015 at approximately 9:15 PM, Officers from the Criminal Intelligence Unit apprehended the third and presumably the final suspect in the robbery/homicide of Papa John's pizza delivery driver James Flannery. Homicide detectives charged Mr. Richey with Aggravated Murder however additional charges will be forthcoming.

Homicide detectives are continuing to invest this incident and anyone with any additional information is asked to contact the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 645-4730 or Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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HOMICIDE - UPDATE 4 PART 1

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 8-13-2015 **PART 1**
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Greg Stevens
Phone: (614) 645 - 4730 Ext: 3750
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE 3rd "UPDATE" Date: 7-30-2015 Time: 10:30 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: A/O 3332 Kenaston Drive Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
Incident Report #: 150677442
Cruiser District: 93

Victim: James A. Flannery
Sex: M
Race: W
Age: 59

Suspect: Sir Jeffrey Scott Carroll Jr.
Address: 5834 Stamford Bridge 43110
Arrested Warrant on File
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 18
Charges: Aggravated Murder (2903.01B)

Suspect: Jalen Dewain Hughes
Address: 3044 Rotunda Drive South 43232
Arrested Warrant on File
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 13
Charges: Aggravated Murder (2903.01B) Aggravated Robbery (2911.01 A3)

Incident Summary: On 7-30-2015 at approximately 10:37 PM, CPD Officers were called to the intersection of Kimberly Parkway and S. Hamilton Road on the report of a single car traffic accident. Upon arrival, the officers found that the driver of the vehicle had been critically injured from a gunshot wound and was unresponsive. Further investigation revealed that the victim was a pizza delivery person who had been shot while attempting to deliver a pizza to a vacant address. The victim was robbed and shot, then fled the area in his vehicle, getting as far as the previously listed intersection.

**UPDATE** On 8/11/2015 at approximately 9:59 PM, the above listed suspect was arrested and taken into custody without incident by the CPD Criminal Intelligence Unit. The arrest of Mr. Carroll came after a concerted effort between Homicide detectives and many different units within the Columbus Division of Police and Crime Analysts.

**2ND UPDATE** On 8/13/2015, the 2nd listed suspect was identified and was brought to CPD Headquarters by detectives from the CPD Criminal Intelligence Unit and interviewed by Homicide detectives where he was implicated for his participation in the robbery and subsequent murder of Mr. Flannery. At this time, detectives believe that there may be still more participants in this crime and are asking anyone with any information to contact the Columbus Division of Police Homicide Unit at 645-4730 or Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS. Detective Greg Stevens is the primary detective.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 8-19-15
CAP Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. R. Cutshall #1930
Phone: (614) 645 - 4146
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 8-18-15 Time: 10:13 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: F/O 1048 E. 15th Ave. Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
Incident Report #: 150743971
Cruiser District: 50

Victim: Richard D. Ferguson IV
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 16

Incident Summary: Incident # 150743971. On Aug 18, 2015 at 10:13 pm, patrol officers responded to 1048 E. 15th Ave. on a shooting with a reported victim, Richard D. Ferguson IV M/B 16 years old. Victim was pronounced at the scene a short time later. Initial information indicates that the suspect fired multiple shots at the victim while the victim was riding a bike westbound on E. 15th Ave. Information on a suspect and the motive remains unknown at this point in the investigation. Detective Cutshall is the primary detective and is being assisted by Det. Williams and Det. A. Welsh.

This is the 61st homicide of 2015 in Columbus Ohio.

The Investigation Continues.

Anyone with information about this homicide or the whereabouts of the suspect is asked to contact Columbus Police Homicide at 614-645-4730 or the Crimestoppers Tip Line at 614-645-TIPS.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 08/19/2015
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Grasham
Phone: (614) 645 - 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault / Shooting Date: 08/18/2015 Time: 8:43 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: Sullivant Ave. & Martin Ave. Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
Incident Report #: 150743709
Cruiser District: 81

Victim: Damion Berry
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 23

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

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

Incident Summary: August 18, 2015 at approximately 8:43 p.m. officers were dispatched to the area of Sullivant Ave. and Martin Ave. on a shooting. Upon arrival, officers met the victim, Damion Berry. Mr. Berry stated that he was in front of 870 Sullivant Ave. when he was approached by two male blacks on bicycles. One of the males produced a handgun and began firing at him. Mr. Berry was struck in both legs and in the arm, with the gunfire. The two suspects left westbound on Sullivant Ave. and Mr. Berry was transported to an area hosptial in stable condition. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Columbus Police Assault Unit, Detective Grasham #1661 at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.
The investigation continues.

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Attempted Robbery

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 8-18-2015
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: M. Longworth
Phone: (614) 645 - 4665
Type of Offense/Incident: Attempted Robbery Date: 8-12-2015 Time: 3:50pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 3655 N. High St. Zone: 4 Precinct: 3
Incident Report #: 150721839
Cruiser District: 31

Victim: Chase Bank

Suspect: Unknown
Address:
Arrested Warrant on File
Sex: Male
Race: Black
Age: 25-35

Incident Summary: On August 12, 2015, at approximately 3:50pm, an unknown suspect entered the Chase Bank, 3655 N. High St., and presented a robbery demand note to one of the tellers. The suspect became impatient and fled the bank before obtaining any money.

The suspect was described as a male, black, 25-35, 5’5”-5’6”, 140-150, goatee/mustache, wearing a “Reds” baseball hat, a plain black T-shirt, long baggy denim shorts, and distinct black/white shoes.

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

Attached is a still photograph of the suspect standing at the teller counter.

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Felony Assault - Assault on PO

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: August 18, 2015
C.A.P. Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: C. Rosch 1633
Phone: (614) 645 - 4373
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault - Assault on PO Date: 8/18/2015 Time: 2:40am
Location of Offense/Incident: 1437 Thomas Avenue
Zone: 3
Precinct: 19
Incident Report #: 150740934
Cruiser District: 191

Victim: Columbus Police Officer P. Jacobs
Sex: Male
Race: White
Age: 25

Suspect: Dwight D. Davis
Address: 1437 Thomas Avenue
Arrested Warrant on File
Sex: Male
Race: White
Age: 62
Charges: Assault on a Peace Officer, Menacing, Obstructing Official Business

Incident Summary: On August 18, 2015, at approximately 2:21am, Columbus Police Patrol Officers were dispatched to the I-70 East on Ramp from Sullivant Avenue for a disturbance called in by road construction workers. The workers told officers that a male white was upset over the loud construction road noise and stated that he was going to go home and get his gun. Dwight Davis called the police from 1437 Thomas Avenue to report the loud construction noise on the freeway in front of his house. Officers responded to 1437 Thomas Avenue to talk to the caller about the issues on the ramp. Officers attempted to calm Mr. Davis down but he was cursing at them and very bilgerant, and then punched uniformed patrol Officer Jacobs in the nose twice with a closed fist, causing the officers nose to bleed. Mr. Davis was arrested by the patrol officers. Officer Jacobs was treated at scene by CFD Medics but was not transported to the hospital.

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Attempted Suicide

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 8/17/2015
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Gregory Sheppard
Phone: (614) 645 - 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: Attempt Suicide Date: 8/17/2015 Time: 11:10 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 90 W. Broad Street Zone: 5 Precinct: 16
Incident Report #: 150738385
Cruiser District: 162

Victim: John Doe
Sex: M
Race: W
Age: 58

Incident Summary: On August 17, 2015 at approximately 11:10 a.m., John Doe walked up the front steps of City Hall. Mr. Doe then set himself on fire in an attempt to commit suicide. We believe based on the information obtained so far from this investigation that Mr. Doe was trying to commit suicide. At no time, the people working in City Hall were in any danger. Mr. Doe was transported to and area hospital in critical condition.
At this time, we are not releasing his name because we have not been able to contact his family.
The investigation continues.

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Felonioius Assault

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 8/17/2015
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Glenn Bray #2095
Phone: (614) 645 - 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 4/30/15 Time: 4:01 pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 6044 Channingway Blvd Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
Incident Report #: 150736155
Cruiser District: 142

Victim: Jerrme J. Jones
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 25

Suspect: Delijah Isiah Peart Ross
Address: 231 Chapelfield Road
Arrested Warrant on File
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 20
Charges: Felonious Assault 2903.11 (A-2)

Incident Summary: On August 16, 2015, at approximately 5:08 p.m., a shooting occurred in the parking lot of the C1 Mart, located at 6044 Channingway Blvd. The victim a Jerrme Jones was shot multiple times by the suspect Delijah Ross during a verbal altercation. Mr. Jones was transported to a local area hospital in serious condition and treated for gunshot wounds to his torso, arms, and legs. Mr. Jones was later upgraded to stable. Mr. Ross fled the scene after the shooting but was arrested by Patrol Officers a short time later. Mr. Ross was charged with one count of felonious assault.

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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HOMICIDE - Felony Assault

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 8-16-15
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-Felony Assault Date: 8-13-15 Time: 4:15 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1230 Wager St. Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
Incident Report #: 150725370
Cruiser District: 114

Victim: Patria Lipson (Deceased)
Sex: F
Race: B
Age: 35

Victim: Walter Lipson
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 36

Suspect: #1
Address:
Arrested Warrant on File
Sex: M
Race: B

Incident Summary: Incident #150725370. On Aug 13, 2015 at 4:15 pm, patrol officers responded to the front of 1230 Wager St. on a shooting with two victims, Patria Lipson, FB 35 years old and Walter Lipson M/B 36 years old. Victims were transported to an area hospital for treatment. Patria Lipson remains in critical condition. Walter Lipson is in serious condition. The victims are husband and wife. The shooting occurred while all involved parties were inside of a vehicle conducting a drug transaction. The M/B suspect has not yet been identified. Detective Glasure is the primary detective and is being assisted by Det. Mall and Det. Cutshall.

UPDATED: On 8-16-15 at 4:44PM, Patria Lipson died as a result of her injuries. This is the 60th Homicide in Columbus OH in 2015

The Investigation Continues.

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to contact Columbus Police Homicide at 614-645-4730 or the Crimestoppers Tip Line at 614-645-TIPS.

 

Week of August 23rd thru August 31st, 2015