PARMA, OH (WOIO) - A violent rape suspect is now behind bars.
37-year-old Jerome H. Chavez Jr., of Pelham Drive in Parma, was arrested and is now in the custody of the Parma Police Department.
Chavez had been wanted in connection with a series of violent rapes. Additionally, he has a history of violent behavior and has been known to use weapons in the past.
He was located and apprehended at an Ardmore Avenue residence in Brooklyn, OH Friday morning.