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Current Releases

Week of April 1st thru April 5th, 2014

HOMICIDE

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

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

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

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

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

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

SWAT officers without incident this evening.

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

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HOMICIDE

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

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

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

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Rape

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

Victim: Juvenile Sex: F Race: Age: 13

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

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

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Aggravated Robbery

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

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

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

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

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

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Felonious Assault

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

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

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

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


Week of April 6th thru April 12th, 2014

High Risk Missing Recovered

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

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

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

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Fatal Traffic Crash

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

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

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

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

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Rape

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

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

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

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Felonious Assault

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Robbery

Media Information Date: 4/11/2014
Columbus Division of Police
CAP Bureau / Robbery Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Det. J. Wood #1719 Phone: (614) - 645 - 4665 Ext: 2559
Type of Offense/Incident: Robbery Date: 4/10/2014 Time: 2:13pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 2700 Cleveland Ave Zone: 4 Precinct: 2
NetRMS Report #: 140285085 Cruiser District: 22

Victim: PNC Bank

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

Incident Summary: On April 10, 2014 at approximately 2:13pm an unknown male white entered the PNC Bank located at 2700 Cleveland Ave and handed the victim teller a note that demanded money. The victim teller complied with the demand and gave the suspect an undetermined amount of money. The suspect fled the bank on foot. The suspect was described as a male white in his 20's, approximately 5'8", 125lbs, mustache, wearing a black hoodie. The incident was captured on the banks video surveillance cameras and still photos are available at CPD HQ 1st Fl information desk.

*Please blur out employee faces*
Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect are asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 645-4665

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


For Immediate Release:

For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Elrico Alli at (614) 774-7768


Public Information Office
April 11, 2014
MA# 18-2014


Columbus Division of Police
Invites Public Comment


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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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Aggravated Robbery

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

Victim: Z Pizza Sex: Race: Age:

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

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

* Surveillance video forthcoming

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Felonious Assault

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

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

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

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

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Felonious Assault - Shooting

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

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

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

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

Incident Summary: On April 10, 2014, 3:35 p.m., officers responded to a shooting that happened in the area of Paladim Pl. and Reynard Rd.. Upon arrival, the victim, Tywan Stewart stated he was shot once in his right foot by an unknown male black. The suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction of travel. Mr. Stewart was transported to Grant hospital in stable condition. A second victim,(Juvenile), was shot once in his right thigh by the same unknown male black. The juvenile victim was transported to Nationwide Childrens Hospital in critical condition and later stabalized. Patrol officers located the suspect vehicle at 3263 Winter Lane Park, the residence of Atica Woolfork. Ms. Woolfork was charged in this incident for aiding Mr. Woolfork in fleeing the scene of the shooting. Warrants were issued for the arrest of Arthur N. Woolfork. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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


For Immediate Release:

For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Elrico Alli at (614) 645-4593


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


Shooting Outside of Liberty Elementary School


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

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

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

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

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


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High Risk Missing

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

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

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

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


For Immediate Release:

For further information, Contact:
Sergeant Elrico Alli at (614) 645-4593


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


Barricade Situation with Armed Suspect


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

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

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


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Fatal Traffic Crash

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

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

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

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

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High Risk Missing

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

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

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

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Accidental Shooting

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

Victim: Sex: M Race: B Age: 8

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

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Missing Person

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

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

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

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Felonious Assault / Shooting

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

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

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

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

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Missing

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

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

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


Week of April 13th thru April 19th, 2014

Aggravated Assault

Media Information Date: April 15, 2014
Columbus Division of Police
C.A.P. Bureau / Assault Unit
Kim Jacobs, Chief of Police
For further information, contact: Detective Rosch Phone: (614) - 645 - 4373 Ext:
Type of Offense/Incident: Aggravated Assault Date: 4-14-2014 Time: 10:22pm
Location of Offense/Incident: 54 Avondale Avenue Zone: 3 Precinct: 8
NetRMS Report #: 140300003 Cruiser District: 81

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

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

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Robbery

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

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

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

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

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

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Felonious Assault - Shooting

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

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

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

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

 

Week of April 20th thru April 30th, 2014