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Week of May 1st thru May 9th, 2015

HOMICIDE

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: May 8, 2015
CAP Bureau / HOMICIDE Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Jennifer Gribi Phone: (614) 645 - 4730 Ext: 4217
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: May 8, 2015 Time: 12:47 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: IFO 2471 Shore Blvd E Zone: 2 Precinct: 20
Incident Report #: 150384650
Cruiser District: 201

Victim: James J. Johnson
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 28

Incident Summary: On Friday, May 8, 2015, at approximately 12:47 a.m., Columbus Police were called to 2471 Shore Blvd E, on the report of a male who had been robbed, and then shot while in front of the apartment building. Upon arrival, the officers found an unresponsive male, later identified as James J. Johnson, lying on the front step of the building with an apparent gun shot wound. Paramedics from CFD Medic #23 attended to Mr. Johnson; however, he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at 1:08 a.m.

This is the 30th Homicide in Columbus, Ohio, in Calendar Year 2015. Incident #150384650.
The investigation continues.

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

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Robbery

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 5/07/2015
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: 5/7/15 Time: 9:30 am
Location of Offense/Incident: 830 N. High Street Zone: 5 Precinct: 16
Incident Report #: 150381684
Cruiser District: 163

Victim: Huntington Bank

Suspect: James D. Suttles
Address: 40 W. Long Street
Arrested Warrant on File
Sex: Male
Race: Black
Age: 33
Charges: Robbery

Incident Summary: On May 7, 2015 at approximately 9:30 a.m., James D. Suttles entered the Huntington bank located at 830 N. High Street, wearing all black clothing and a mask. Suttles jumped over the counter and demanded the money. Suttles took cash from the drawers and placed it inside a drawstring type bag. Suttles jumped back over the counter and fled south bound from the bank. Responding patrol officers later observed Suttles in the area and he was detained. James Suttles was then positively identified as the robber.
This is the 9th bank robbery in the city of Columbus for 2015.
Surveillance images are attached.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 5/6/2015
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. J. Wood #1719
Phone: (614) 645 - 4665 Ext: 2559
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 5/6/2015 Time: 12:25pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1130 Norton Rd Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
Incident Report #: 150378631
Cruiser District: 100

Victim: Dollar General

Suspect:
Arrested Warrant on File
Sex: Female
Race: White
Age: 20's

Incident Summary: On May 6, 2015 at approximately 12:25pm an unknown female white entered the Dollar General located at 1130 Norton Rd, displayed a handgun and demanded cash. The victim employee complied with the demand and gave the suspect an undetermined amount of money. The suspect then fled the Dollar General on foot.

The suspect was described as a female white in her 20's, approximatley 5', 100-120lbs, wearing a black ski mask, grey Ohio State Hoodie, and black pants.

The incident was captured on the stores video surveillance cameras and copies are available at CPD HQ 1st FL information desk. *Please blur out employee/customer faces*

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

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Shooting

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 5/6/2015
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: 5/6/2015 Time: 5:19AM
Location of Offense/Incident: Bluefield Dr/Southfield Dr. Zone: 2 Precinct: 134
Incident Report #: 150377764
Cruiser District: 134

Victim: Paris Royal
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 19

Victim: Tyree Travis
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 19

Suspect: UNKNOWN

Incident Summary: The victims were walking on Bluefield Dr. when a red vehicle drove up next to them and stopped. Occupants of the vehicle started shooting at both of the victims, who ran to a nearby residence. Both victims were struck by the gunfire and were transported to a local hospital where they were treated for their injuries. At this time the suspects are unknown.

If anyone has information about this incident, please contact Detective Matthew Smith of the Assault Unit at 645-4218.

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Business Robbery

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 05-05-2015
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det George Bragalone
Phone: (614) 645 - 4674 Ext: 645-4674
Type of Offense/Incident: Business Robbery Date: 05-03-2015 Time: 9:00 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 937 E Dublin Granville RdZone: 1 Precinct: 18
Incident Report #: 150370022
Cruiser District: 180

Victim: Family Dollar

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

Incident Summary: On 05-03-2015 at 9:00 PM a M/B entered the Family Dollar located at 937 E Dublin Granville Rd. The male had his face covered and was brandishing a hand gun. The suspect demanded money from the worker and fled with the money.

The suspect is desribed as a M/B, 5'7", medium build, wearing a gray and black horizontially striped hoody, black jeans, black tennis shoes, black handgun.

Copies of the surveillance video are available at the 1st floor Information Desk at Columbus Police HQ. Please block out all employee and customer faces prior to airing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 614-645-4665. Persons wishing to remain anonymous may contact Crime Stoppers at 614-462-TIPS(8447)

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High Risk Missing Juvenile

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 05/04/2015
Special Victims Bureau / Missing Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. S. Williams
Phone: (614) 645 - 4545
Type of Offense/Incident: High Risk Missing Juvenile Date: 05/04/2015 Time: 02:40PM
Location of Offense/Incident: Wedgewood Middle School Zone: 3 Precinct: 10
Incident Report #: 150372298
Cruiser District: 103

Victim: Faith Wright
Sex: female
Race: White
Age: 12

Incident Summary: The missing was last seen in the area of Wedgewood middle school this afternoon at approximatley 2:40PM. She was then sighted again in the area of Hollyhill Dr & Eakin Rd around 4PM this aftenoon. She was last seen wearing a dark grey Aeropostale hoody, black pants & black flats. If located please call the Columbus Division of Police at 614-645-4545.

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 5/4/2015
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. J. Wood #1719 Phone: (614) 645 - 4665 Ext: 2559
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 5/4/2015 Time: 10:48am
Location of Offense/Incident: 3735 S. High St. Zone: 2 Precinct: 13
Incident Report #: 150371401
Cruiser District: 133

Victim: PNC Bank

Suspect: Grady Austin
Address:
Arrested Warrant on File
Sex: Male
Race: White
Age: 60
Charges: Aggravated Robbery

Incident Summary: On May 4, 2015, at approximately 10:48am, the suspect, who was later identified as Mr. Grady Austin, entered the PNC Bank located at 3735 S. High St. and demanded money while implying he had a bomb. The victim tellers complied with the demand and gave Mr. Austin an undetermined amount of money. Mr. Austin fled the bank after leaving an unknown object behind, inside of the bank. Mr. Austin was apprehended a short time later by responding Patrol Officers.

The Columbus Bomb Unit responded to the PNC Bank location and cleared the unknown object.

The incident was captured on the banks surveillance cameras and still photos are attached.

This is the 8th bank robbery in the city of Columkbus for 2015.

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Shooting

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 5/4/2015
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. K. TRIVETTE #1823
Phone: (614) 645 - 4141 Ext: 4044
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting Date: 05/03/2015 Time: 9:51 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: E 18th Ave / Louis Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
Incident Report #: 150370158
Cruiser District: 54

Victim: Raymond Chadwick
Sex: M
Race: W
Age: 36

Victim: Juan J. Johnson
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 26

Incident Summary: On May 3, 2015 at 9:51 p.m. Officers were dispatched to the area of E. 18th Ave. and Louis Ave. on a shooting. Upon arrival officers found the victim, Mr. Raymond Chadwick. Mr. Chadwick had been shot in his groin area. Mr. Chadwick didn’t know who shot him. Mr. Chadwick stated that a black vehicle with a male black driver stopped in front of his residence and got out of the vehicle with a gun. He was unable to describe the male. He was transported to an area hospital in stable condition. At 10:01 p.m. Officers were dispatched to 2801 Boulder Ln. on a male that had been shot. Upon arrival officers found the victim, Mr. Juan J. Johnson. He stated he was walking to his residence at 1329 E. 18th Ave. when he was shot in his right leg. Mr. Johnson does not know who shot him. He was transported to an area hospital in stable condition. At this time there is no suspect information. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Columbus Police Assault Unit, Detective Kenneth Trivette at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Felony Assault

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 5/3/2015
Crimes Against Person Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Brian Wildman #1520
Phone: (614) 645 - 4165
Type of Offense/Incident: Felony Assault Date: 5/3/2015 Time: 1:51 a.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: f/o 1557 Brooks Avenue Zone: 4 Precinct: 5
Incident Report #: 150367516
Cruiser District: 54

Victim: Tolulope Fells
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 38

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


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

Incident Summary: On the above listed date and time, the victim, Tolulope Fells, was involved in a dispute/fight while standing in the street in front of 1557 Brooks Avenue.

During the fight, unknown suspect #1 brandished a firearm and pointed it at Mr. Fells. At that time, Mr. Fells grabbed unknown suspect #2 and they began to wrestle. After breaking free of Mr. Fells, suspect #1 and suspect #2, who now produced a firearm, began firing at Mr. Fells.

Mr. Fells suffered gunshot wounds to his upper left thigh, his left shoulder, and his back. At the time of this writing, Mr. Fells was in critical condition at OSU-Main Hospital, but is expected to survive his injuries.

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HOMICIDE

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: May 2, 2015
CAP Bureau / HOMICIDE Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Jeff Brandt
Phone: (614) 645 - 4730 Ext: 2629
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: May 2, 2015 Time: 12:55 AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 2381 Century Drive Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
Incident Report #: 150363711
Cruiser District: 21

Victim: Stacey A. Peck II
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 23

Incident Summary: On Saturday, May 2, 2015, at approximately 12:42 a.m., Columbus Police were called to 2381 Century Drive, on the report of a man who was critically wounded as a result of a shooting. Upon arrival, the officers found an unresponsive male, later identified as Stacey Peck II, inside the residence. Paramedics from Mifflin Township Medic #122 pronounced Mr. Peck deceased at 12:55 a.m.

Currently there are no suspects and the motive to the shooting remains under investigation. Police ask that anyone with information concerning this incident call the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 645-4730, or contact CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 645-TIPS (8477).

This is the 27th Homicide in Columbus, Ohio in Calendar Year 2015. Incident #150363711.
The investigation continues.

Detective Jeff Brandt is the primary detective assisted by Detective Russ Weiner.

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Robbery

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: May 1, 2015
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: G. Bowman #1690
Phone: (614) 645 - 4665
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 5-1-2015 Time: 4:28pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 1715 Hilliard Rome Rd Zone: 3 Precinct: 15
Incident Report #: 150361922
Cruiser District: 152

Victim: PNC Bank

Suspect: Unknown
Address:
Arrested Warrant on File
Sex: Male
Race: White
Age: 35-45


Incident Summary: On May 1, 2015, at approximately 4:28pm, an unidentified suspect entered the PNC Bank, 1715 Hilliard Rome Road, and approached the teller counter. The suspect presented a demand note to one of the bank tellers demanding money. The teller gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of money and the suspect fled the bank. The suspect was last seen running northbound from the bank.

The suspect was described as a male, white, 35-45, 5'10", 180, wearing glasses, a black toboggan hat, and a red shirt.

Anyone with information on the identity of this suspect is asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 614-645-4665.

NOTE: Copies of the PNC surveillance footage are available at the Information Desk in CPD HQ. The suspect can be seen at the teller counter at 16:27. ******Please blur out any employee/customer faces before airing*******

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Aggravated Robbery

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 5-1-15
CAP Bureau / ROBBERY Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: JASON A. BOLT Phone: (614) 645 - 3919
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Robbery Date: 5-1-15 Time: 12:59 A.M
Location of Offense/Incident: 6525 TUSSING RD Zone: 2 Precinct: 20
Incident Report #: 150360072
Cruiser District: 204

Victim: UNITED DAIRY FARMERS

Incident Summary: On May 1, 2015, at approximately 12:55 a.m., the unknown suspect entered the UDF located at 6525 Tussing Rd. The suspect implied he had a weapon in his pocket / waistband and demanded the money from the cash registers. The cashier complied and the suspect fled the store on foot.

The suspect was described as a light skinned male black, in his mid-twenties with blue or gray eyes. The suspect stood approximately 5’5” tall and weighed 140 pounds. He was wearing a gray and red Cleveland Indians baseball cap, a black t-shirt, red basketball shorts and had a gray and red scarf around his neck that he never pulled up to cover his face.

Video of the robbery and suspect are available at the Columbus Police Information Desk. Anyone with information is requested to contact Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 645-4665.

Persons wishing to remain anonymous may contact Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS(8477).
*Please blur of the image of the cashier and any other persons*

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Felonious Assault Shooting

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 5/1/2015
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Russ Henslee #2131 Phone: (614) 645 - 4141 Ext: 4291
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Shooting Date: 4/30/2015 Time: 10:07 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 423 S. 17th St. Zone: 5 Precinct: 12
Incident Report #: 150359744
Cruiser District: 122

Victim: Sandra Wiseman
Sex: F
Race: B
Age: 53

Incident Summary: On April 30, 2015 at approximately 10:07 p.m., officers were dispatched to the area of 423 S. 17th St. on several shots fired. Upon arrival, officers found multiple spent shell casings across from 423 S. 17th St. A short time later a victim was identified inside the residence of 423 S. 17th St. The victim stated she was grazed by a bullet. CFD treated the victim at scene. Suspect(s) fled the shooting location on foot, no direction of travel known. 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 May 10th thru May16th, 2015

HOMICIDE

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 5-12-15
CAP Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. A. Hughes #1824
Phone: (614) 645 - 4730 Ext: 4860
Type of Offense/Incident: HOMICIDE Date: 5-12-15 Time: 4:24 PM
Location of Offense/Incident: 76 N. Hampton Rd. #C Zone: 2 Precinct: 9
Incident Report #: 150400753
Cruiser District: 90

Victim: Carl C. Pleasant
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 30

Incident Summary: Incident # 150400753. On May 12, 2015 at 4:24 pm, patrol officers responded to 76 N. Hampton Rd. Apartment #C on a call to check the well being of Mr. Carl C. Pleasant M/B 30 years old. Upon entry the officers located Mr. Pleasant, who had been shot and was unresponsive. He was pronounced at the scene by CFD Medics. There is no known motive or suspect information at this time. Detective Arthur Hughes is the primary detective and is assisted by Det. Paul Callahan.

This is the 31th homicide of 2015 in Columbus Ohio.

The Investigation Continues.

Anyone with information 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 Robbery

Media Information Date: May 12, 2015
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Robbery Unit Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext: 3992
Type of Offense/Incident: Agg Robbery Marathon Date: May 7, 2015 Time: 5:31AM
Location of Offense/Incident: 1401 Sullivant Ave Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report #: 150381296 Cruiser District: 83

Victim: Marathon

Suspect: Unknown Address:
Arrested Warrant on File Sex: M Race: W Age: 16
Charges: Agg Robbery

Incident Summary: On May 7, 2015 at 5:25 AM a male suspect, possibly bi-racial, wearing a gray hooded jacket with the hood pulled over his head entered the Marathon at 1401 Sullivant Ave. The suspect pulled a black hand gun and demanded cash from the employee. When the employee yelled for assistance from another employee, the suspect ran from the scene before getting any cash. Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect is asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 645-4665. Video for media outlets is available at the 1st floor Information Desk. Please blur out the faces of employees when airing the video.

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Felonious Assault

Columbus Division of Police
Date: MAY 12, 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: 5/12/2015 Time: 12:15AM
Location of Offense/Incident: F/O 6063 Cooper Woods Dr. Zone: 1 Precinct: 1
Incident Report #: 150398866
Cruiser District: 14

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

Suspect: Dewayne Stancil
Arrested Warrant on File
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 18
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On May 12, 2015, at approximaely 12:32 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to St. Anns Hospital on the report of walk-in shooting victim. Upon arrival detectives spoke with the victim who stated that after arriving at the home of Dewayne Stancil, he stormed out of the house and fired a hand gun into the concrete. The bullet ricocheted up and struck her in the lower leg. The victim transported herself to an area hospital where she is expected to recover fully from her injuries.

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Felonious Assault - Shooting

Columbus Division of Police
Date: 5/12/15
C.A.P. Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. J. Jude #2155
Phone: (614) 645 - 4141 Ext: 4503
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault -Shooting Date: 05/11/2015 Time: 9:36 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 1259 Republic Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
Incident Report #: 150398472
Cruiser District: 22

Victim: Ciera C. Gray
Sex: F
Race: B
Age: 26

Suspect: Unknown

Incident Summary: On May 11, 2015 at approximately 9:36 p.m., officers were dispatched to 1259 Republic Ave. on a shooting. Upon arrival the officers were met by the victim, Ciera C. Gray, who stated she was in her kitchen when an individual in dark clothing began shooting through the rear door of the residence. Ms. Gray was struck one time in the stomach and transported to an area hospital in serious condition. Ms. Gray was later updated to stable. Detectives from the Assault Unit and CSSU processed the scene and conducted interviews. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Columbus Police Assault Unit, Detective Jude at (614)645-4503 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at (614)645-TIPS.

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Felonious Assault - Shooting

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: May 12, 2015
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. Ken Trivette #1823
Phone: (614) 645 - 4141 Ext: 4044
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault - Shooting Date: 5/11/2015 Time: 7:46 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 605 E. Starr Avenue Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
Incident Report #: 150398136
Cruiser District: 73

Victim: EZ Ellis M. Johnson
Sex: MALE
Race: BLACK
Age: 22

Incident Summary: On May 11, 2015 at 7:46 p.m. Officers were dispatched to 605 E. Starr Avenue on a shooting. Upon arrival officers found the victim, Mr. EZ Ellis M. Johnson. Mr. Johnson had been shot in his leg. Mr. Johnson didn’t know who shot him. Mr. Johnson stated that a light colored truck drove past the front of his residence and began shooting at him. Mr. Johnson was unable to describe the male that was shooting. Mr. Johnson was transported to an area hospital in stable condition. At this time there is no suspect information.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Assault Detective Ken Trivette 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Felonious Assault

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 5/11/2015
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. G. Sheppard #1710
Phone: (614) 645 - 4730 Ext: 4940
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 5/11/2015 Time: 11:57 A.M.
Location of Offense/Incident: 832 Ann Street Zone: 5 Precinct: 11
Incident Report #: 150396365
Cruiser District: 111

Victim: Juvenile
Sex: Male
Race: Black
Age: 17

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

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

Incident Summary: On Monday, May 11, 2015, at approximately 11:57 A.M., officers were dispatched to the area of Ann Street & E. Kossuth Street on a report of a male who was shot. Upon arrival, officers found the victim, a seventeen (17) year old male black juvenile, at 832 Ann Street suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to Grant E.R. by CFD Medic #8. He is expected to recover from his injuries. Witnesses indicated the suspects fled on foot northbound between the houses, after the shooting. They were described as two (2) male black subjects; one was skinny with dreadlocks and the other was described as being heavy-set, wearing a black hoody. The investigation continues.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 645-4730 or central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Felonious Assault

Columbus Division of Police
Date: 5/11/2015
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Homicide Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. A. Mitchell #1212
Phone: (614) 645 - 4730 Ext: 4488
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault Date: 5/11/2015 Time: 11:27 A.M.
Location of Offense/Incident: 491 Townsend Avenue Zone: 3 Precinct: 19
Incident Report #: 150396286
Cruiser District: 191

Victim: Sharmar W. Montgomery
Sex: Male
Race: Black
Age: 32

Suspect: Juvenile
Address:
Arrested Warrant on File
Sex: Male
Race: Black
Age: 17
Charges: Felonious Assault

Incident Summary: On Monday, May 11, 2015, at approximately 11:27 A.M., officers were dispatched to 491 Townsend Ave. on a report of shooting. Upon arrival, officers found the victim, Shamar Montgomery, suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was inside of the residence, in the kitchen area, when the suspect fired several rounds through the backside of the house. One of the rounds subsequently struck the victim in the back of the head. The suspect then fled on foot in an unknown direction. The victim was conscious and was transported to Mt. Carmel West E.R. by CFD Medic #12. He is expected to recover from his injuries. Witnesses identified the suspect and indicated he had threated to "shoot up the house", as a result of an earlier dispute.
A Warrant has been filed for the suspect's arrest, as he is still at large.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 645-4730 or central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Fatal Crash

Media Information Date: 5/10/15
Columbus Division of Police
Traffic Bureau / Accident Investigation Unit
Kimberley Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Connie Brant #2185 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4767
Type of Offense/Incident: Fatal Crash Date: 5/10/15 Time: 4:42 AM
Location of Incident: Gender Rd. & Wright Rd. Zone: 2 Precinct: 20
Report Number: 150392591 Cruiser District: 203

Decedent:
Name: Michael Bates Sex: Male Age: 27
Other Involved Parties:
Name: Shirley Walton Sex: Female Age: 40
Name: Patricia Haynes Sex: Female Age: 37
Name: Demetrius Baxter Sex: Male Age: 20

Michael Bates was southbound on Gender Rd. approximately ½ mile south of Wright Rd. in a 2001 Ford Taurus. Shirley Walton was riding in the front passenger seat of the vehicle. Patricia Haynes was northbound on Gender Rd. in a 2008 Scion xB when she went left of center for unknown reasons, striking the Ford in a head-on collision. Michael Bates was pronounced dead at the scene by CFD Engine 32 at 4:55 AM. Ms. Walton and Ms. Haynes were transported to area hospitals for treatment of their injuries.

UPDATE:
Demetrius Baxter was a passenger in the back seat of Mr. Bates’ vehicle. Mr. Baxter was transported to Mount Carmel West Hospital for treatment of his injuries.
This is the 20th traffic fatality for 2015.

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Stabbing

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: May 10, 2015
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective K.Trivette #1823
Phone: (614) 645 - 4141 Ext: 4044
Type of Offense/Incident: Stabbing Date: 5/9/2015 Time: 8:10 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 2727 Cleveland Avenue Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
Incident Report #: 150391165
Cruiser District: 22


Victim: LARONNE BABER
Sex: MALE
Race: BLACK
Age: 19

Suspect: SHAUKAT HAYAT
Address: 2855 FRIARS HAVEN DRIVE
Arrested Warrant on File
Sex: MALE
Race: WHITE
Age: 36
Charges: FELONIOUS ASSAULT


Incident Summary: On May 9, 2015 at approximately 8:10 p.m. Officers were dispatched to Cleveland Avenue and East Weber Road on a stabbing. Upon arrival officers met with the victim, Laronne Baber, who stated he had been stabbed. Mr. Baber was transported to an area hospital in critical condition. He would later be upgraded to stable. The incident occurred on the parking lot of The Mobil Mart, located at 2727 Cleveland Avenue. Shaukat Hayat, chased after Mr. Baber, swinging a knife at him and cutting/stabbing him multiple times.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Assault Detective Ken Trivette 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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Shooting

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 05/10/15
Crimes Against Persons Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. J. Jude Phone: (614) 645 - 4503
Type of Offense/Incident: Shooting Date: 05/09/15 Time: 4:01 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: Hallidon Ave. & Bolivar St. Zone: 5 Precinct: 7
Incident Report #: 150390282
Cruiser District: 73

Victim: Kenneth J. Oliver
Sex: M
Race: B
Age: 20

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

Incident Summary: On May 9, 2015 at approximately 4:01 p.m., Officers were dispatched to the area of Hallidon Avenue & Bolivar Street on a shooting. Upon arrival officers found the victim, Kenneth J. Oliver, who stated he was driving on Hallidon Avenue when he was approached by a male black. Mr. Oliver stated that the male began shooting at him for no reason. Mr. Oliver was struck on the left arm multiple times. He attempted to flee in the vehicle and struck a parked car. Mr. Oliver and the two people in the car with him ran from the area. Mr. Oliver was transported to Grant Hospital in stable condition. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Detective J. Jude 654-4503 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 654-TIPS.

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Felonious Assault / Shooting

Media Information
Columbus Division of Police
Date: 05/10/2015
CAP Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. M. Grasham #1661 Phone: (614) 645 - 4141 Ext: 2677
Type of Offense/Incident: Felonious Assault / Shooting Date: 5/9/2015 Time: 4:19 p.m.
Location of Offense/Incident: 383 E. 12th Avenue Zone: 4 Precinct: 4
Incident Report #: 150390342
Cruiser District: 44

Victim: Tyrell Mathis
Sex: Male
Race: Black
Age: 20

Incident Summary: On Saturday May 9, 2015 at approximately 4:19 p.m., Columbus Police were dispatched to the area of 383 East 12th Avenue on a complaint of a man shot. Simultaneously, a man suffering from a gunshot wound self transported to a local area hospital. Responding officers located Tyrell Mathis who stated that he was walking westbound on E. 12th Avenue when he was shot by an unseen person. Two shots were fired. Mr. Mathis was struck by one shot on his left arm. Mr. Mathis was listed in stable condition. Anyone with information regarding this incident are asked to call Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.


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