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Current Releases

Week of September 1st thru September 6th, 2014

Rape / Kidnapping

Media Information Date: 9/6/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Sexual Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Martin #2235 Phone: (614) - 645 - 2478 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Rape / Kidnapping Date: 9/6/2014 Time: 1:50pm
Location of Offense/Incident: Rear of 30 E. 12th Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 4
NetRMS Report #: 140763884 Cruiser District: 44

Victim: Sex: F Race: W Age: 21

Suspect: Randy M. Graham Jr. Address: Streets of Columbus
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: W Age: 36
Charges: Rape / Kidnapping

Incident Summary: On 9/6/2014 campus walkie crew officers were patroling the area of E. 12th Ave. As officers were passing a vacant garage they shined their flashlights inside and observed a male white over top of a female white on the ground engaging in what appeared to be sexual intercourse. Officers intervened and while interviewing the female learned that she had been forced into the garage by the male and was being sexually assaulted when they arrived. The male was arrested and charged with above listed offenses and the female was treated at a local hospital.

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Rape / Kidnapping

Media Information Date: 9/5/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victim's Bureau / Sexual Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective J. M. Sprague #1891Phone: (614) - 645 - 4701 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Rape and Kidnapping Date: 6/23/1996 Time: 12:45AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1251 Bryden Road Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
NetRMS Report #: 48397-96 Cruiser District: 120

Victim: Sex: F Race: B Age: 52

Suspect: Leroy Davis Address: 218 Wilson Avenue, 43205
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 47
Charges: Rape and Kidnapping

Incident Summary: On June 23, 1996, a 34 year old female, was grabbed by the throat and forced to the offense location. The suspect put a box cutter to the womans throat and sexualy assaulted her. The woman was treated at a local hospital and evidence was collected. The suspect remained unknown for the next 18 years.

As a result of the Cold Case Initiative, detectives reviewed the case in July of 2014 and the evidence was resubmitted to the Ohio Bureau of Investigation for analysis. A DNA profile was developed and entered into the CODIS database. A hit was obtained and identified the suspect as Leroy Davis.

On September 4, 2014, Leroy Davis was arrested without incident at his residence by Columbus Police SWAT Officers. Leroy Davis is being housed in the Frankllin County Jail awaiting arraignment.

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Fatal Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 9/4/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Karnes Phone: (614) - 645 - 4767 Ext: 61617
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Traffic Crash Date: 9/4/2014 Time: 3:10 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: Noe Bixby Rd & Carbondale Dr Zone: 2 Precinct: 20
Incident #: 140756718 Cruiser District: 201

Decedent:
Name: Juan J. Gilbert Sex: M Age: 25
Other Involved Parties:
Name: n/a Sex: Age:

Incident Summary: On September 4, 2014 at approximately 3:10 AM, John Doe was operating a green Chevy sedan northbound on Noe Bixby Rd, just north of Carbondale Dr, and for reasons still under investigation he lost control of his vehicle and left the east side of the roadway. The vehicle turned over amongst the trees and the operator was partially ejected. Columbus Fire Engine 23 pronounced the operator dead at scene at 3:28 AM.

The decedent’s name is being withheld until next-of-kin notifications can be made.

This is the City’s 32nd traffic related fatality of the year.

*******The decedent has been identified as Juan Gilbert of east Columbus.

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Fatal Traffic Crash (delayed death)

Media Information Date: 9/3/2014
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
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Traffic Crash (delayed death) Date: 8/13/2014 Time: 10:34 am
Location of Offense/Incident: McNaughton Rd/McNaughton Woods Dr. Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
Report #: 140685698 Cruiser District: 144

Decedent:
Name: Rosemary Hunter Sex: Female Age: 61
Other Involved Parties:
Name: Rachel Fawcet-Sabo Sex: Female Age: 33
Name: Franklin Board Sex: Male Age: 66

On August 13, 2014 at approximately 10:34 AM, Ms. Rachel Fawcet-Sabo (of Lanecrost Rd. in Reynoldsburg) was driving her Nissan Rouge southbound on McNaughton Rd. south of McNaughton Woods Dr. At this time, Ms. Rosemary Hunter (of Harness Ct. in Pickerington) was operating her Kia Sedona, also southbound on McNaughton Rd., just behind Ms. Fawcet-Sabo’s vehicle. Mr. Franklin Board (of Wendover Ct. in Columbus) was driving his Ford Taurus northbound on McNaughton Rd. when he crossed the center line and into the path of the southbound traffic. Mr. Board’s vehicle sideswiped Ms. Fawcet-Sabo’s vehicle and then struck Ms. Hunter’s vehicle head-on.

Ms. Fawcet-Sabo was uninjured, but both Mr. Board and Ms. Hunter were transported to Mt. Carmel East Hospital and admitted in stable condition. However, on August 29, 2014, Ms. Hunter died at Mt. Carmel East from complications related to the crash.

The Accident Investigation Unit will conduct a follow-up investigation into this incident.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 9/3/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. G. Bray #2195 Phone: (614) - 645 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 9/2/2014 Time: 9:11 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 2633 Castine Way Zone: 3 Precinct: 20
NetRMS Report #: 140752681 Cruiser District: 204

Victim: Shayna Pratt Sex: F Race: B Age: 24
Victim: Tanisha Turner-Peoples Sex: F Race: B Age: 22

Incident Summary: On Tuesday September 2, 2014 at approximately 9:11 p.m. a shooting occurred at 2633 Castine Way. A verbal altercation occurred between neighbors over a parking spot. During the altercation, an unknown person fired several gunshots striking Ms. Shayna Pratt and Ms. Tanisha Turner Peoples. A nearby apartment was also struck. Both Ms. Pratt and Ms. Turner-Peoples were transported to local area hospitals where they were listed in stable condition. The investigation continues. Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-645-TIPS or the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 614-645-4141.

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Kidnapping

Media Information Date:
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victim's Bureau / Sexual Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective A. Welsh #937 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4701 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Kidnapping Date: 9-2-2014 Time: 4:00 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 3811 Bill of Rights Square Zone: 2 Precinct: 20
NetRMS Report #: 140751580 Cruiser District: 200

Victim: Ronald Bryant Sex: M Race: B Age: 20

Suspect: Jermaine Sha'Quan Westbrook Address: 2929 Legionary St.
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 22

Incident Summary: Victim was in the park when Mr. Westbrook and another unidentifed male began to chase victim. They were able to catch him and physically assaulted him before forcing him into a silver Cadillac SUV. Suspects drove off with victim. Victim's mother contacted police and made a report. Victim's mother later reported that her son had been released by suspects but refused to cooperate with police investigation at this time.

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Discharge Into Habitation

Media Information Date: September 1, 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: Discharge Into Habitation Date: 9/1/2014 Time: 3:07am
Location of Offense/Incident: 3764 Barkwillow Ln Zone: 2 Precinct: 20
NetRMS Report #: 140747603 Cruiser District: 200

Victim: Jerome Johnson II Sex: M Race: B Age: 44

Suspect: Address:
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 15-18

Incident Summary: On Monday, September 1, 2014, at 3:07am, patrol officers were dispatched to 3764 Barkwillow Ln in regards to a house being shot up. Upon arrival, officers found that the victim, Jerome Johnson II, was in an upstairs room when he heard multiple gunshots. After looking out a front window, Mr. Johnson did observe a young black male fleeing from infront of his house. Closer examination of the residence found that it had been struck two times by gun fire, with one of those bullets penetrating into the front room. No injuries were reported. Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to please call the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141.


Week of September 7th thru September 13th, 2014

HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: September 13, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective J. Brandt Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: September 13, 2014 Time: 3:13 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1508 North Cassady Avenue Zone: 1 Precinct: 6
PremierOne Report: #140787188 Cruiser District: 60

Victim: Terrance E. Pyfrom Sex: M Race: B Age: 36

On Saturday, September 13, 2014, at approximately 3:13 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to the area of 1508 North Cassady Avenue on the report of a shooting. Responding officers located the victim, Mr. Terrance E. Pyfrom, in the parking lot in front of this location. Mr. Pyfrom sustained gunshot wounds to the upper body and was pronounced deceased at the scene, by Clinton Township Medic 61.

At this time, there is no known suspect or motive in this shooting.

This is the 65th homicide of 2014.

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

Detective Jeff Brandt is the primary detective assisted by Detective Jennifer Gribi.

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: 09/13/2014
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: 09/13/2014 Time: 12:37 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 834 Greenfield Drive Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report #: 140786866 Cruiser District: 82

Victim: Tre'von Lee Glenn Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 20

Incident Summary: The victim and an accomplice were involved in a physical altercation with two males in front of 834 Greenfield Drive. After being assaulted, one of the males shot the victim one time in the face as he was running from the scene. 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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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 09/12/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. P. Thomas Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 09-11-14Time: 2:28 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 4901 East Main Street (Speedway) Zone: 2 Precinct: 14
NetRMS Report #: 140781606 Cruiser District: 140

Victim: Speedway

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

Incident Summary: On above listed date and time the suspect robbed the Speedway at 4901 East Main Street. The robber implied he had a gun and demanded cash. The robber fled south from the business on foot. No injuries were reported. Witnesses described the robber as male/black/28-35, 6'0, 200lbs, clean shaven and bald. He was wearing a black "golf visor" style hat, black sweat shirt, long blue jean shorts, white tennis shoes with white socks.

Columbus Police encourage anyone with information about this suspect to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 645-4665 or anonymously through Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 461-8447 (See attached photos).

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Shooting

Media Information Date: September 11, 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: 9/10/2014 Time: 12:39 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 2647 Cleveland Avenue Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140779890 Cruiser District: 22

Victim: Michael Miller Sex: M Race: B Age: 29

Incident Summary: On September 10, 2014, at approximately 11:08 p.m., patrol officers responded to a shooting at the rear of 2647 Cleveland Avenue. The victim, Michael Miller, was shot mulitple times at the rear of this address. Mr. Miller was transported to Grant Hopsital in serious but stable condition. Assault Unit Detectives responded to the scene. At this time there is no motive or suspects in this incident . 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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Felonious Assault Shooting

Media Information Date: September 11, 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: 9/10/14 Time: 6:55 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: Rear of 1141 Sullivant Avenue Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report #: 140779161 Cruiser District: 83

Victim: Mary Francis Sex: F Race: W Age: 28
Victim: Roger Francis Sex: M Race: W Age: 37

Suspect: James Curtis Kennedy Jr. Address:
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 44
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On September 10, 2014, at approximately 6:55 p.m., officers were dispatched to Sullivant Ave and Glenwood Ave. on report of a shooting. Upon arrival officers located the shooting scene in the rear of 1141 Sullivant Ave. and made contact with victims, Mary Francis and Roger Francis. Mr. Francis and Mrs. Francis stated they were involved in an argument in the rear of 1141 Sullivant Ave. with a group of individuals. Mr. and Mrs. Francis stated a male later identified as James Kennedy Jr. produced a firearm and fired a single gunshot into their vehicle as they were leaving, subsequently striking Mrs. Francis. Mrs. Francis was shot one time in the upper right arm and was transported to Mount Carmel West in stable condition. Mr. Kennedy was arrested at scene and charged with two counts of felonious assault.

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Accidential Shooting

Media Information Date: 9/10/2014
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: Accidential Shooting Date: 9/10/2014 Time: 3:25 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 5724 Joshua Place Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
NetRMS Report #: 140778415 Cruiser District: 100

Suspect: Deshon Gregory Sallee Address: 968 Clarendon Ave Columbus Ohio 43223
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 20
Charges: Tampering with evidence, Improper handling in Motor Vehicle

Incident Summary: On 9/10/2014 at 3:25 p.m. Deshon Sallee reported to Columbus Police that he was shot by an unknown person in the area of 5724 Joshua Place. Mr. Sallee was transported to the hospital in stable condition with a gunshot wound to his left leg. The investigation revealed Mr. Sallee accidentally shot himself while a passenger in a vehicle. Mr. Sallee then entered 5724 Joshua Place where he had the gun hidden inside the home. Mr. Salle had several outstanding warrants for his arrest and was transported to jail upon his release from the hospital.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: September 9, 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: 9/9/14 Time: 4:05a
Location of Offense/Incident: 955 Galloway Rd Zone: 3 Precinct: 15
NetRMS Report #: 140773798 Cruiser District: 152

Victim: Speedway Gas Station
Victim: Sex: Race: Age:
Victim: Sex: Race: Age:
Suspect: Unknown Address:
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: W Age: 30's
Charges: Aggravated Robbery

Incident Summary: On September 9, 2014, at approximately 4:05a, a male white, approximately 6'0", 175lbs, medium build, wearing tan work boots, light colored jeans, a black zip up hooded jacket, along with a black mask and gloves, entered the Speedway located at 955 Galloway Rd and approached the front counter. Upon reaching the counter, the unknown male pulled out a light blue canvas bag with handles and demanded that the clerk empty the cash register drawer and fill the bag. Once the cash drawer was emptied, the suspect demanded that the clerk empty the remaining cash registers. The clerk explained that the other drawers were empty, at which point the suspect fled the Speedway through the front door, jumped on a dark colored mountain bike, and sped away from the scene. The clerk added that although the suspect had a silver handgun in a holster on his hip, he never drew the weapon nor did he make any threats of any kind. Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect is encouraged to call the CPD Robbery Unit at 645-4665 or the Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-4881

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Felony Assault

Media Information Date: 9-9-2014
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: 140459221 Date: 6-3-2014 Time: 10:50pm
Location of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault 5657 Cleveland Ave. Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 140459221 Cruiser District: 184

Victim: Igwebuike Madumelu Sex: male Race: other Age: 28


Incident Summary: On June 3, 2014, at approximately 10:50 P.M., Mr. Igwebuike Madumelu was at the Speedway gas station, located at 5657 Cleveland Ave, when an unknown black male yelled from a black vehicle at Mr. Madumelu. Mr. Madumelu said the male asked him if he could give him a dollar, but when Mr. Madumelu said "No", the male became angry. This male, who was sitting in his vehicle the whole time, backed his vehicle up and drove over the sidewalk striking Mr. Madumelu with his car. Mr. Madumelu's leg was pinned against the vehicle and edge of the sidewalk causing substantial damage to Mr. Madumelu's leg.

The male driver of this vehicle was captured on video survelliance, while entering the Speedway, just prior to the incident. A copy of the video is available at the CPD 1st Information Desk.

Anyone with information on this assault is encouraged to call the Assault Unit at 645-4192 or Crimestoppers at 645-TIPS (8477).

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Serious Injury Traffic Crash - UPDATE

Media Information Date: 9/8/2014
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: 9/8/2014 Time: 7:45am
Location of Offense/Incident: Hudson St./Attwood Terrace Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
Report #: 140770737 Cruiser District: 53

Injured Party:
Name: Sandra Cox Sex: Female Age: 59
Other Involved Parties:
Name: Sterling Finney Sex: Male Age: 31

Incident Summary:.
On September 8, 2014, at approximately 7:45 AM, Mr. Sterling Finney (of W 2nd Ave. in Columbus) was operating a school bus belonging to the Columbus City Schools westbound on E. Hudson St. east of Attwood Terrace. There were no students on the bus and Mr. Finney was its only occupant.

At this time, Ms. Sandra Cox (of Ladywell Ct. in Worthington) was operating her Jeep Liberty eastbound on E. Hudson St. west of Attwood Terrace. For reasons still under investigation, Ms. Cox’s vehicle crossed into the westbound lanes and collided head-on with the school bus.

Ms. Cox was taken by EMS to Riverside Methodist Hospital and has been admitted in critical condition. Mr. Finney was uninjured.

*****UPDATE – At approximately 1:30 PM on September 8, 2014, Ms. Cox succumbed to her injuries and died at Riverside Methodist Hospital.

This is an ongoing investigation by the Columbus Division of Police Accident Investigation Unit.

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Serious Injury Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 9/8/2014
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: 9/8/2014 Time: 7:45am
Location of Offense/Incident: Hudson St./Attwood Terrace Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
Report #: 140770737 Cruiser District: 53

Injured Party:
Name: Sandra Cox Sex: Female Age: 59
Other Involved Parties:
Name: Sterling Finney Sex: Male Age: 31

Incident Summary:.
On September 8, 2014, at approximately 7:45 AM, Mr. Sterling Finney (of W 2nd Ave. in Columbus) was operating a school bus belonging to the Columbus City Schools westbound on E. Hudson St. east of Attwood Terrace. There were no students on the bus and Mr. Finney was its only occupant.

At this time, Ms. Sandra Cox (of Ladywell Ct. in Worthington) was operating her Jeep Liberty eastbound on E. Hudson St. west of Attwood Terrace. For reasons still under investigation, Ms. Cox’s vehicle crossed into the westbound lanes and collided head-on with the school bus.

Ms. Cox was taken by EMS to Riverside Methodist Hospital and has been admitted in critical condition. Mr. Finney was uninjured.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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Felonious Assault - Shooting

Media InformationDate: *** UPDATE*** September 7, 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
Victim: Shawn Nelms Sex: M Race: B Age: 21

Suspect: Jonza Q. Meek Address: 326 Graham St
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 18
Charges: Felonious Assault X (2), WUD

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 and the incident is still under investigation.

***UPDATE***
On September 6, 2014, Mr. Jonza Meek was arrested by Patrol officers after being charged with two counts of Felonious Assault out of this incident. 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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Fatal Traffic Crash

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: Fatal Traffic 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: Harry Herman Sex: M Age: 49
Other Involved Parties:
Name: Sex: Age:

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.
The man was identified as Harry Herman of Columbus, OH. Mr. Herman remains in critical condition at Mt. Carmel West hospital.

On 9/6/14 at 5:02 PM, Mr. Herman succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at Mt. Carmel West Hospital.

This is an ongoing investigation.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please contact the Accident Investigation Unit.


Week of September 14th thru September 20th, 2014

HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: September 20, 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: September 20, 2014 Time: 3:59 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 2910 Lockbourne Road Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
PremierOne Report: #140810172 Cruiser District: 133

Victim: ***See Below*** Sex: M Race: W Age: 63

On Saturday, September 20, 2014, at approximately 3:59 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to the report of a shooting at Lockbourne Road and Groveport Road. Patrol officers located the victim in a vehicle on the parking lot of 2910 Lockbourne Road. The victim sustained a gunshot wound to the upper body and was transported to Grant Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased at 4:40 a.m. 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 66th 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 Brad White.

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Shooting

Media Information Date: 9/19/2014
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: 9/19/2014 Time: 4:30 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: IRO 2533 Lockbourne Rd. Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report #: 140806326 Cruiser District: 134

Victim: Gertrude Hall Sex: F Race: W Age: 51
Victim: Carlos Aguilar Sex: M Race: His Age: 48

Incident Summary: Victims were in the field behind 2533 Lockbourne Road when they were approached by two young black males. One of the males displayed a firearm and fired three times striking Gertrude Hall in the face and back. Carlos Aguilar was struck in the right forearm. Both victims were taken to a local hospital where they were treated for their injuries. The suspects fled east on foot.

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


September 18, 2014


For Immediate Release: For further information, Contact:
Cmdr. Bob Meader (614) 645-4872


Public Information Office
MA #45-2014


Columbus Police Hosts Annual Retail Crime Conference


The Ohio Regional Organized Crime Coalition (OROCC) is presenting their third annual Retail
Crime Conference on Friday, September 19, 2014, at the Columbus Police Academy. OROCC
was formed in 2011 as a partnership between law enforcement and retailers across Ohio in an
effort to fight the growing problem of organized retail crime.

Over 250 law enforcement officers, prosecuting attorneys, retail loss prevention and asset
protection professionals are registered to attend this year’s symposium. OROCC president Steve
Shepard of the Kroger Companies has stated, “Organized Retail Crime (ORC) affects 95% of all
retailers and is responsible for multi-billion dollars in loss a year. OROCC offers a way for law
enforcement and retail loss prevention to use technology, combine resources and network all
with the common goal of combating organized retail crime.”

The conference will be hosted by the Columbus Division of Police and the theme will be ECommerce.
Opening remarks will be provided by Gus Downing, President of Downing and
Downing. Chief Kim Jacobs of the Columbus Division of Police has expressed her support of
the conference: “The Ohio Regional Organized Crime Coalition has provided Ohio businesses
and Ohio law enforcement a forum to exchange information and target organized thieves
throughout the state. The Columbus Division of Police is proud to lead this effort and we believe
the 2014 conference will make this collaborative effort stronger and will result in safer
communities.”

The conference will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Columbus Police Academy, 1000
N. Hague Ave., in Columbus, Ohio. Sponsors of this year’s conference include Abercrombie
and Fitch, Bass Security, Cabelas, Corrective Education Company, CheckView, CVS, Designer
Shoe Warehouse, Giant Eagle, Kroger, Lbrands, Leadsonline, Meijer, Open Online, Panera,
Speedway, Universal Surveillance Systems, Target, Turkey Hill, Vector Security and Walmart.


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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: September 18, 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: 09/12/2014 Time: 4:38 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 441 Ackerman Rd. Zone: 4 Precinct: 3
NetRMS Report #: 140783775 Cruiser District: 33

Victim: Red Roof Inn

Suspect: Unknown Address:
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 28-30

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

Incident Summary: On September 12, 2014 at 4:38 a.m., two suspects entered the Red Roof Inn, implied a gun and demanded money. After forcing the clerk to the floor, one of the suspects removed money from the register. The two then fled the business in an awaiting vehicle.

Photos of Suspects are attached to email.

Suspect 1 is described as a Male Black, 28-30 yrs. of age, 6-02, 300lbs.,wearing a white ball cap, dark shirt and cammo pants.

Suspect 2 is described as a Male Black, no further description.

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: September 17, 2014 UPDATE
Columbus Division of Police
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective J. Brandt Phone: (614) 645- 4730
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: September 13, 2014 Time: 3:13 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1508 North Cassady Avenue Zone: 1 Precinct: 6
PremierOne Report: #140787188 Cruiser District: 60

Victim: Terrance E. Pyfrom Sex: M Race: B Age: 36

Suspect: Jonathan L. Hairston Sex: M Race: B Age: 28
Charges: Murder Arrested X Warrant on File


On Saturday, September 13, 2014, at approximately 3:13 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to the area of 1508 North Cassady Avenue on the report of a shooting. Responding officers located the victim, Mr. Terrance E. Pyfrom, in the parking lot in front of this location. Mr. Pyfrom sustained gunshot wounds to the upper body and was pronounced deceased at the scene, by Clinton Township Medic 61.At this time, there is no known suspect or motive in this shooting.

This is the 65th homicide of 2014.

UPDATE: On September 14, 2014, a warrant was issued for Mr. Jonathan L. Hairston for one (1) count of murder in the shooting death of Mr. Pyfrom. Due to the ongoing investigation, Mr. Hairston’s photograph will not be released at this time.

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

Detective Jeff Brandt is the primary detective assisted by Detective Jennifer Gribi.

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Shooting

Media Information Date: Sept. 15, 2014
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: Shooting Date: 09/15/2014 Time: 6:39 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: A/O 319 E. Innis Ave. Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report #: 140795691 Cruiser District: 133

Victim: Lisa Bowman Sex: F Race: B Age: 51
Victim: James Bowman Sex: M Race: B Age: 28
Victim: Sex: Race: Age:

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

Incident Summary: On September 15, 2014 at approximately 6:39 p.m. patrol officers were dispatched to the area of Parsons Ave. and E. Barthman Ave. on a shooting. Upon arrival officers were met by the two victims, Lisa and James Bowman. Victims stated that Mr. Bowman observed an individual wearing a pair of tennis shoes that had been stolen from his truck and confronted the individual about them. Mr. Bowman was able to recover the tennis shoes that the individual stated he paid ten dollars for, from a drug addict. Mr. Bowman put the shoes in his car and was going to give the individual the money for the shoes, but the individual had walked off towards E. Innis Ave. Mr. Bowman drove to E. Innis Ave., as he stopped at the intersection he heard multiple gunshots that struck the vehicle and his mother, Ms. Bowman, in the arm. Ms. Bowman was treated and released from an area hospital. 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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Rape / Kidnapping / Robbery

Media Information Date: 9/15/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victim's Bureau / Sexual Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective A. Welsh #937 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4701 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Rape; Kidnapping; Robbery Date: 7-15-2013 Time: 6:00PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 178 N. Harris Ave. Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
NetRMS Report #: 13233424CPD Cruiser District: 191

Victim: Jerry Tipton Sex: M Race: W Age:
Victim: Jasan Harman Sex: M Race: W Age:
Victim: Amber Pascal Sex: F Race: W Age:

Suspect: Jonte Word Address: 42 N. Ogden St.
Arrested x Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 24
Charges: Rape; Agg. Robbery; Kidnapping
Suspect: Address:
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Race: Age:
Charges:

Incident Summary: On or about July 15, 2013, Jonte Word with help from Obryan Jones, Marnell Jones, Belynda Coffman and Martin Hudson allegedly held three individuals at the residence located at 178 N. Harris Ave. for several hours while they were tied up, tortured and beaten. The victims were reportedly tortured with power tools and guns during the assault. On November 22, 2013 Jonte Word was indicted by the Franklin County Grand Jury for numerous charges to include: 8 counts of Kidnapping; 2 counts Agg. Robbery; 5 counts of Felonious Assault; 2 counts of Rape and 1 count of Weapon Under Disability. As of this date he is currently on the run and exact whereabouts unknown. The Columbus Police Special Victim's Bureau is asking for the help of the public. Please contact the Columbus Division of Police or Crime Stoppers at (614) 645-4881 or www.stopcrime.org if you know the whereabouts of Jonte Word.

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For Immediate Release:

For further information, Contact:
Denise Alex-Bouzounis
614-645-4593


Public Information Office
September 15, 2014
MA# 46-2014


Terminally Ill Teen Gets 2nd Wish Granted Today!


This morning The Columbus Division of Police will grant 13-year-old Eli Boda’s wish to meet a police officer! Little does he know that when he arrives at the James. G. Jackson Columbus Police Academy he will be greeted by the Helicopter Unit, the SWAT Unit, the Mounted Unit, the Motorcycle Unit and more!

Eli, who was diagnosed this summer with a brain tumor, will also receive a special honor by Columbus Police Chief Kimberley Jacobs. He has said he always wanted to be a police officer.

A pizza party for Eli’s family will follow along with many other fun events & surprises. Recently Eli and his family went to Florida through the Make-A-Wish Foundation where he got to swim with dolphins. We hope to make this day equally special for him!

WHERE: The James G. Jackson Columbus Police Academy; 1000 North Hague Avenue

WHEN: Today…Please arrive by 11am. Sgt. Rich Weiner will be your point of contact.

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Felonious Assault - UPDATE

Media Information Date: 9/15/2014
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 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 9/14/2014 Time:
Location of Offense/Incident: 2459 Renwood Place Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140792627 Cruiser District: 24

Victim: Nyeema Smith Sex: F Race: B Age: 38

Victim: William Stewart Sex: M Race: B Age: 22

Victim: Frank Romane Sex: M Race: B Age: 24

Suspect: Timothy Cleaves Address: 2433 Renwood Pl
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 24
Charges: Felonious Assault X3

Suspect: Bill Barren Address: 968 E. 26th Ave
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 25
Charges: Felonious Assault X3

Incident Summary: On September 14, 2014, at approximately 7:01 p.m., a double shooting occurred in front of 2459 Renwood Place. Witnesses stated a verbal altercation broke out between several neighbor's in the area. During the verbal altercation a physical altercation began between several individuals. Multiple individuals produced handguns during the incident and multiple gunshots were fired into the crowd. Ms. Nyeema Smith was shot twice in the left arm and Mr. Timothy Cleaves a suspect was shot once in his left arm. Both gunshot victims where transported to local area hospitals in stable condition.The second shooter later identified as Bill Barren fled the scene after the shooting but was later apprehended and charged out of the incident. 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-TIPPS.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: 9/15/2014
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 - Ext: 4141
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 9/14/2014 Time:
Location of Offense/Incident: 2459 Renwood Place Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140792627 Cruiser District: 24

Victim: Sex: F Race: B Age: 38
Victim: Sex: M Race: B Age: 47

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

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

Incident Summary: On September 14, 2014, at approximately 7:01 p.m., a double shooting occurred in front of 2459 Renwood Place. Witnesses stated a verbal altercation broke out between several neighbor's in the area. During the verbal altercation a physical altercation began between several individuals. Multiple individuals produced handguns during the incident and multiple gunshots were fired into the crowd. A female victim was shot twice in the left arm and a male victim was shot once in his left arm. Both victims where transported to local area hospitals in stable condition. One of the suspects fled the scene after the shooting. Investigators are questioning two persons of interest involved in this incident . 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-TIPPS.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: September 14, 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: 09/14/2014 Time: 2:43am
Location of Offense/Incident: 1043 W. Broad St. Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report #: 140790698 Cruiser District: 81

Victim: United Dairy Farmers

Suspect: Unknown Address:
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: H Age: 34-35

Incident Summary: On September 14, 2014, at 2:43 a.m., A Male Hispanic, wearing a Plaid Shirt and Multi-colored "Fishing hat" entered the UDF-1043 W. Broad St. After asking for cigarettes, the male implied he had a gun and demanded money from the cashier. The male then fled S/B on Dakota Ave. Photos of Suspect are attached to email. Please blur cashier's face.

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).

 

Week of September 21st thru September 30th, 2014

Shooting - Felonious Assault

Media Information Date: September 26, 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: 9/26/2014 Time: 12:15 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: Kelton Avenue and Gault Street Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
NetRMS Report #: 140829526 Cruiser District: 123

Victim: Desjuan Burbridge Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 23

Incident Summary: On September 26, 2014, at approximately 12:27 a.m., Columbus Police Patrol Officers were dispatched to OSU East Hospital on a shooting. Desjuan Burbridge told officers that he was shot by an unknown male black wearing a black hoodie at Kelton Avenue and Gault Street. The victim stated that he did not know the suspect and could not give any further description.

Officers did find spent casings at that location.

If anyone has any information on this shooting, contact Detective Rosch at 645-4373 or Crime Stoppers at 645-4881.

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HOMICIDE / Felony Assault - UPDATE

Media Information Date: September 25, 2014 UPDATE
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/Felony Assault Date: Sept. 25, 2014 Time: 1:18 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1083 Walters Street Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
Premier One Report: #140826192 Cruiser District: 50

Victim: Sabrina E. Jackson (Deceased) Sex: F Race: B Age: 41
Victim: Ricky Searcy (Felony Assault) Sex: M Race: B Age: 55


On Thursday, September 25, 2014, at approximately 1:18 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to 801 East 5th Avenue on the report of a shooting. Responding officers located Mr. Ricky Searcy in front of the location. Mr. Searcy sustained a gunshot wound to the lower body and was transported to a local hospital in stable condition. Officers located a second victim, a female/black approximately 35-40 years of age, just south of 1083 Walters Street. The female victim sustained a gunshot wound to the upper body and was pronounced deceased at the scene at 1:26 a.m., by personnel from CFD Medic 7. This victim has not been identified. This is the 69th homicide of 2014.

UPDATE: The female victim has been identified as Sabrina E. Jackson.

At this time, there is no known suspect or motive in this shooting.

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 David Dennison.

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Serious Injury Crash

Media Information Date: 9-25-2014
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 Offense/Incident: Serous Injury Crash Date: 9/25-2014 Time: 7:35 am
Location of Incident: W. 5th Ave between Hunter and N. High Zone: 4 Precinct: 4
Report #: 140826559 Cruiser District: 40

Injured Party:
Name: Sherman Gaskin Sex: M Age: 53
Other Involved Parties:
Name: Mary Kennedy Sex: F Age: 25

On Thursday, September 25, 2014 at approximately 7:35 AM, Mr. Sherman Gaskin (of Thurman Ave.) was riding a bicycle eastbound on W. 5th Ave, approximately 300 feet west of N. High St. At this time, Ms. Mary Kennedy (of Neil Ave.) was driving her 2010 Volkswagen, also eastbound on W. 5th Ave. west of N. High St. Ms. Kennedy’s car collided with Mr. Gaskin’s bicycle.

Mr. Gaskin was taken to the Wexner Medical Center at OSU in life threatening condition, where he has since been admitted in critical condition.

Ms. Kennedy was not injured.

This accident remains under investigation.

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HOMICIDE / Felony Assault

Media Information Date: September 25, 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/Felony Assault Date: Sept. 25, 2014 Time: 1:18 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1083 Walters Street Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
PremierOne Report: #140826192 Cruiser District: 50

Victim: Unknown Sex: F Race: B Age: 35-40
Victim: Ricky Searcy (Felony Assault) Sex: M Race: B Age: 55

On Thursday, September 25, 2014, at approximately 1:18 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to 801 East 5th Avenue on the report of a shooting. Responding officers located Mr. Ricky Searcy in front of the location. Mr. Searcy sustained a gunshot wound to the lower body and was transported to a local hospital in stable condition. Officers located a second victim, a female/black approximately 35-40 years of age, just south of 1083 Walters Street. The female victim sustained a gunshot wound to the upper body and was pronounced deceased at the scene at 1:26 a.m., by personnel from CFD Medic 7. This victim has not been identified.
At this time, there is no known suspect or motive in this shooting.

This is the 69th 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 David Dennison.

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For Immediate Release:

For further information, Contact:
Denise Alex-Bouzounis 774-7828


Public Information Office
September 25, 2014
MA# 47-2014


COLUMBUS POLICE OFFICER AND FIREFIGHTER TO
RECEIVE THE CIVITAN BADGE OF HONOR AWARD


Two members of the City of Columbus Department of Public Safety forces will be honored during a noon ceremony today Thursday, September 25, 2014 by the Central Columbus Civitan Club.

Columbus Police Officer Scott Polgar will receive the Civitan’s annual “Badge of Honor” award in the auditorium at 120 Marconi Boulevard in Columbus, Ohio.

The Central Columbus Civitan Club asks supervisors from the Police and Fire Divisions to select an individual from each Division, based on certain criteria. The recipient must regularly demonstrate the following: a spirit of cooperation, problem-solving abilities, community involvement, commitment to their professional oaths and regular performance above and beyond the call of duty. These two individuals clearly represent these ideals.

Officer Scott Polgar has been committed to serving his community his entire life. Upon graduating from high school he joined the United Stated Marine Corps for 8 years. After his honorable discharge from the Corps on a Friday he became a Columbus Police Officer the following Monday. Scott has been an officer for over 14 years, working the near east side for the majority of his career on both a bike and in a cruiser. Scott also spent 3 years in the Division's Sexual Assault Unit, and completed a 60-day temporary assignment in the Recruiting Unit. Scott is currently assigned to 16 Precinct on second shift.

In 2004, Scott combined his love for the Division of Police and his love of baseball to create the Columbus Police Baseball Team. The team plays other Columbus Men’s Senior Baseball League teams. Scott has organized 5 National Police and Fire tournaments in Columbus as well as traveled to other cities to play in tournaments. Over the past 10 years, Scott has organized fundraisers for charities that hit close to the hearts of the members of the baseball team, including Get Behind the Badge, The Alzheimer’s Society, and The Multiple Sclerosis Society. He has raised and donated

money to USA Cares, the Jose Vasquez Foundation and Gus Strong with funds totaling over $32,500. Last year's fundraiser helped support The March of Dimes/March of Babies, and raised $4,200. This past July, the baseball team traveled to Chicago to participate in a charity fundraiser baseball game which raised over $26,000 for Breast Cancer Awareness. Scott is proudest when the CPD baseball team dons the red jerseys that he designed with the name of a fallen officer on the back of each jersey. These officers may be gone, but Scott ensures that they are not forgotten.

Scott is not only good at raising money; he is also a great support to others. He made and sent numerous care packages to a fellow teammate who was stationed in Iraq. Scott is also a great supporter of the United States Marine Corps. He organizes the annual Marine Corps birthday party, which gathers marines not only from the Division of Police, but all over the City of Columbus to celebrate every November.

While with the Division, Scott has been awarded a Blue Star, a Special Commendation ribbon, a Safe Driving award, was voted Police Officer of the Month for May/June 2011, and has achieved a Level III on the physical fitness test since 2010. Scott was a Field Training Officer and has coached more than 8 new recruits.
Scott is extremely family-oriented. He has worked second shift his entire career in order to watch his three small children before he goes to work every day. (I don't know very many men who would do that)! He is a dedicated husband to his wife Lindsay of 8 years and is a proud and hard-working father to four children; Tyson 17, Abby, 7, Grady 6, and Rocco 3.


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Rape / Kidnapping

Media Information Date: 9/24/2014
Columbus Division of Police
Special Victims Bureau / Sexual Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Georskey Phone: (614) - 645 - 2539 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Rape / Kidnapping Date: 9/24/2014 Time: 2:00am
Location of Offense/Incident: 648 S. Hague Ave Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
NetRMS Report #: 140823230 Cruiser District: 191

Victim: Sex: F Race: W Age: 39
Victim: Sex: F Race: W Age: 22

Suspect: Brandon Clark Address: 41 S. Brown St
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: B Age: 33
Charges: Rape / Kidnapping

Suspect: Michelle Leitwein Address: 2315 Woodbrook Circle
X Arrested Warrant on File Sex: F Race: W Age: 24
Charges: Rape / Kidnapping

Incident Summary: On 9/24/2014 officers responded to 648 S. Hague Ave. after allegations that a Sexual Assault and Kidnapping had occurred. Mr. Clark and Ms. Leitwein were taken into custody and were positively identified by the vicitms. A search warrant was executed and evidence was recovered. Both vicitms were treated at the hospital for minor injuries. Mr. Clark and Ms. Leitwein were charged and transported to the Franklin County Jail.

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Fatal Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 9/22/14
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Taylor #565 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4767 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Traffic Crash Date: 09/23/14 Time: 1449 hours
Location of Offense/Incident: Obrien Rd & Diplomacy Dr Zone: 3 Precinct: 15
NetRMS Report #:140821295 Cruiser District: 152

Decedents:
Name: Willie H. Harrison Sex: M Age: 23
Name: Milton J. Cayetano Sex: M Age: 21

Incident Summary: On 9/23/14, Willie H. Harrison, 23, of Columbus, Ohio and Milton Cayetano, 23, of New York were traveling westbound on Obrien Rd in a 97 Dodge Avenger. Mr. Harrison was driving behind a semi-truck an attempted to pass losing control of his vehicle and striking a tree. Both Mr. Harrison and Mr. Cayetano died from injuries sustained at the scene of the crash. Columbus Fire Medic #12 pronounced at 15:03 hours. This is an ongoing investigation.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: September 23, 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: September 22, 2014 Time: 11:45 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 2301 Courtright Road Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
PremierOne Report: #140819660 Cruiser District: 93

Victim: De’Andre D. Forrest Sex: M Race: B Age: 20

On Monday, September 22, 2014, at approximately 11:45 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to the area of Courtright Road and Oakcrest Road on the report of a shooting. Responding officers located the victim, Mr. De’Andre D. Forrest, on the sidewalk across from 2301 Courtright Road. Mr. Forrest sustained a gunshot wound to the upper body and was pronounced deceased at the scene by personnel from CFD Medic 23.
At this time, there is no known suspect or motive in this shooting.

This is the 68th 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 Glen Siniff.

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Fatal Traffic Crash

Media Information Date: 9/22/14
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: 09/22/14 Time: 2118 hours
Location of Offense/Incident: SR 104 w/o Lockbourne Rd Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
NetRMS Report #:140819360 Cruiser District: 132

Decedent:
Name: John A. Carpenter, Jr. Sex: M Age: 59
Other Involved Parties:
Name: Brian K. Spencer Sex: M Age: 31
Angel M. Perry F 35
Aniko R. Williams F 39
Jaqueline Richardson F 60

Incident Summary: On 9/22/14, John A. Carpenter, 59, of Columbus, Ohio was preparing to tow a disabled vehicle from SR 104 west of Lockbourne Rd. Jaqueline Richardson, 60 and Angel Perry, 35, of Columbus, Ohio were sitting in Miss Perry’s vehicle. Aniko Williams, 39 was seated in her vehicle, in front of the Perry vehicle. Ms. Richardson’s vehicle was being placed on the wrecker in front of the Williams vehicle. Brian Spencer, 31, of Columbus, was travelling westbound on SR 104 in the right lane and did not move over a lane while the wrecker had its flashing lights operational. Spencer failed to control his vehicle striking all four vehicles off the right side of the road and Mr. Carpenter as he was loading the vehicle onto the wrecker. Mr. Carpenter died from injuries he sustained at the scene of the crash. Columbus Fire Medic #4 pronounced at 21:26 hours. Mr. Spencer was transported to Grant Hospital in stable condition and is in custody. None of the other parties had to be transported from the scene by medic. This is an ongoing investigation.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information Date: 09-22-2014
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: Agg. Robbery Date: 09-22-2014 Time: 11:10 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 3009 Cleveland Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140817552 Cruiser District: 22

Victim: Little Caesars Pizza

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

Incident Summary: On 09-22-2014 at approximately 11:10 AM, a suspect entered the Little Caesars Pizza at 3009 Cleveland Ave. The suspect placed a handgun in the chest of the manager and demanded money from the safe. The suspect then grabbed the back of another worker and lead her to the safe. The employee removed cash and gave it to the suspect.The suspect then fled the business.

The suspect is described as a M/B, 6'00", skinny, black OSU hoody, blue jeans, ball cap with red or orange bill, white bandana over his face, and wearing gloves.

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Robbery

Media Information Date: 9/22/2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 9/22/14 Time: 10:21 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 2141 E. Dublin Granville Rd Zone: 1 Precinct: 18
NetRMS Report #: 140817460 Cruiser District: 181

Victim: Huntington Bank

Suspect: Unknown Address:
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: Male Race: Black Age: 40-50yrs

Incident Summary: On September 22, 2014, at approximately 10:21 a.m., an unknown male suspect entered the Huntington Bank located at 2141 E. Dublin Granville Road, approached the counter, and demanded money from the teller. The teller complied with the demand and gave the suspect an undetermined amount of cash. The suspect took the money and fled. The suspect was last seen riding a bicycle southbound from the location. The suspect was described as a male black, 40-50 years old, 6'0" tall, 200lbs, wearing a blue hoodie, black and white plaid shirt, red baseball cap and sunglasses. The incident was captured on surveillance video and is available at Columbus Police Headquarters 1st floor Information Desk.

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

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: September 21, 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: September 21, 2014 Time: 3:08 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1274 Manchester Avenue Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
PremierOne Report: #140813649 Cruiser District: 24

Victim: Antonio Burnett Jr. Sex: M Race: B Age: 23

Suspect: John Steward Sex: M Race: B Age: 57
Charges: Murder Arrested X Warrant on File

On Sunday, September 21, 2014, at approximately 3:08 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to the report of a stabbing at 1274 Manchester Avenue. Upon arrival, patrol officers located the victim, Mr. Antonio Burnett Jr., inside the residence. Mr. Burnett sustained a stab wound to the abdominal area and was transported by CFD Medic 16 to Riverside Methodist Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased at 3:42 a.m.

A witness at the scene identified Mr. John Steward as the suspect in this stabbing. Mr. Steward is the live-in boyfriend of the victim’s mother. Mr. Steward will be charged with one (1) count of murder in the death of Mr. Burnett.

This is the 67th 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 Robert Wachalec.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information Date: September 21, 2014 UPDATE
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: September 20, 2014 Time: 3:59 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 2910 Lockbourne Road Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
PremierOne Report: #140810172 Cruiser District: 133

Victim: Thomas Henson Sex: M Race: W Age: 63

Suspect: Carl M. Quiller Jr. Sex: M Race: B Age: 19
Charges: Murder X Arrested Warrant on File

On Saturday, September 20, 2014, at approximately 3:59 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to the report of a shooting at Lockbourne Road and Groveport Road. Patrol officers located the victim in a vehicle on the parking lot of 2910 Lockbourne Road. The victim sustained a gunshot wound to the upper body and was transported to Grant Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased at 4:40 a.m. At this time, there is no known suspect(s) or motive. This is the 66th homicide of 2014.

UPDATE: The victim of this homicide has been identified as Mr. Thomas Henson. The suspect has been identified as Mr. Carl M. Quiller Jr. Mr. Quiller was arrested and charged with one count of murder in the shooting death of Mr. Henson.

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 Brad White.