MAPLE HEIGHTS, Ohio (WOIO) - Acting on a tip from the Ohio Bureau of Investigation (BCI), police in Maple Heights have made an arrest in the brutal assault of an elderly woman.
BCI matched the DNA evidence left on the victim to a suspect identified as 34-year-old Ronald Jermone Thompson.
Thomas was charged with felonious assault was in court on Friday where he pleaded not guilty.
His bond is set at $250,000 and was ordered to not have any contact with the victim.
Thomas is also facing three separate domestic violence charges.
He plead not guilty to all of those as well.
Thomas will appear back in court on June 6 at 10 a.m.