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Green murder suspect arrested riding stolen motorcycle, deputies say

Jeffrey Peasley (Source: Summit County Sheriff)
Jeffrey Peasley (Source: Summit County Sheriff)(Summit County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Oct. 13, 2021 at 2:49 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 13, 2021 at 3:09 PM EDT
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SUMMIT COUNTY, Ohio (WOIO) - The man wanted for a fatal shooting in Green on Sunday, was arrested after crashing a stolen motorcycle, Summit County Sheriff deputies said.

According to deputies, Jeffrey Peasley, 40, of Navarre, was spotted riding a stolen motorcycle in Niles around 6 p.m. Tuesday.

A Niles police officer attempted to stop Peasley and he crashed the motorcycle, before fleeing on foot, deputies said.

A K9 unit help to quickly catch Peasley.

Deputies said Peasley shot and killed Robert Zornes, 45, of Akron, in the 2600 block of Raber Road around 7 p.m. Sunday.

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