Crime

Do you know them? Duo steals credit cards out of locker at Tremont gym, police say

The theft occurred March 25 at Tremont Athletic Club.

Police: Rumors of kidnapping at Perkins Township Target spread on social media are false

Mansfield Quick Stop robber who brandished knife still on the loose

  Medical examiner identifies man murdered at Beachwood hotel

Arrest made in Seven Hills car theft

  ‘Always lock your vehicle’: Broadview Heights Police warn residents after increase in car break-ins (video)

  ‘Lock your vehicles’: Suspect caught trying to break into cars in Chardon Township (video)

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16-year-old girl fatally shot by Columbus police as nation awaited verdict in Chauvin trial

8 carjackings in 4 days; Cleveland police ask for help IDing those responsible

  Teen arrested after crashing stolen car in Maple Heights home

Body discovered in creek in Cleveland’s Cultural Gardens

  20-year-old Cleveland man shot, killed while sitting at gas pump

  BCI: Victim murdered at a Beachwood hotel

Police investigate fatal shooting of 17-year-old in Cleveland’s Hough neighborhood

A man is dead after he was shot near the intersection of East 63rd Street and White Avenue Monday evening.

Cleveland man shot by DEA agent pleads not guilty to 2 criminal charges

Travon Johnson, 20, was shot on April 14, 2021.

Grand jury indicts Cleveland woman accused of murdering her mom

Cleveland police said Alybrel Beal shot and killed her 56-year-old mom.

50-year-old woman carjacked at gunpoint in Akron

Police say the two suspects are teenagers.

Convicted sex offender found guilty of touching 11-year-old Sandusky girl

  Case involving man charged with nuclear plant bomb threat moved to Lake County Courts

  Friends, family remember woman killed by ex-boyfriend at Bob Evans

  CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Brooklyn Heights non-profit desperate for help after thieves steal their catalytic converters for the 20th time

Woman involved in Mystique Moon theft wanted by Elyria Police

  Cuyahoga County Sheriff makes ‘significant changes’ ahead of possible unrest in Cleveland over Derek Chauvin verdict

Akron police: 23-year-old robbed and carjacked after possible road rage incident

A 23-year-old motorist was carjacked Saturday evening after what police say may have started as a road rage incident.

Lakewood man who posted explicit pictures of 12-year-old on TikTok pleads guilty to federal charges

A Lakewood man pleaded guilty Monday to federal charges of the distribution of child pornography.

27-year-old shot during Akron house party; dies 1 week later

A 27-year-old man has died a week after being shot in the head after an altercation at what police believe was an after-hours party at a house in Akron.

Ohio State Highway Patrol sending troopers to Minnesota as protests intensify

A contingent of Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers will be heading to Minnesota to assist the Minnesota State Patrol.

Reward offered for capture of ‘armed and dangerous’ fugitive wanted for Cleveland shooting

The U.S. Marshals Service and other local law enforcement agencies are looking for the man accused in a Cleveland-area shooting.

  20-year-old found dead at Miles Road gas station; Residents demand a stop to senseless shootings

Police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened at a gas station on Cleveland’s east side.

Man with 10 prior OVI convictions now faces felony, East Cleveland police say

George Semenchuk refused to provide a breath sample, according to police.

  Family of elderly man beaten to death at an East Cleveland AutoZone speaks out

Two men accused of attacking the victim remain at large.

  Stark County Sheriff’s Office arrests former teacher for rape

Jason Neading, 39, of East Sparta, was arrested Friday.

  1 injured in shooting at Cedar Point Sports Complex in Sandusky

WTVG reports that the shooting occurred before noon.

9 arrested after authorities seize drugs, guns during bust in Kent (photos)

Additional charges are expected pending review.

Police: 30-year-old man shot at Ridge Café in Cleveland

It’s the second shooting to involve the café in a week.

‘Boom boom’: Police need help identifying man who robbed Eastlake store at finger point

The suspect left in a white, 4-door Dodge Ram truck, police said.

Springfield Local Schools employee arrested on federal charges, FBI says

Superintendent tells school families Brad Beun is on administrative leave

  Family of 98-year-old Wadsworth woman killed, abused by 17-year-old fears new law could eventually set him free

The family of an elderly Wadsworth woman who was brutally killed by a 17-year-old is now facing the agonizing fear that one day the killer could walk free.

  Mother of Shaker Heights woman murdered allegedly by man shot and killed by police; says she had already forgiven him

he man shot and killed by a Cleveland Police officer on Thursday was wanted for two crimes, including the murder of a Shaker Heights mother back on September 1st.

Sandusky physician charged with prescribing medically unnecessary controlled substances and health care fraud

Gregory J. Gerber is being charged with 51 counts of distribution of controlled substances and two counts of health care fraud.

  25-year-old homicide suspect shot dead by Cleveland Police after pointing gun at officer (graphic bodycam video)

A suspect was shot dead by Cleveland police after he brandished a firearm at an officer early Thursday morning.

Lake County burglar who pointed knife at juveniles sentenced to 12 years behind bars

Court records show Thomas G. Allen was sentenced to 12 years in prison for two counts of aggravated burglary, two counts of burglary, aggravated menacing, felonious assault, failure to comply with police officer orders.

  UPDATE: Suspect arrested for Canton Bob Evans shooting

Officers confirmed this was a domestic violence-related shooting.

East Cleveland police make arrest in deadly beating at AutoZone

A 60-year-old man was the victim.

2 explosives found in the Summit Metro Parks

The devices were found in a bag near railroad tracks.

  New report shows pandemic impact on sales of illegal drugs

“These kids are playing Russian roulette."

30-year-old man charged with assault, abduction after argument over a stolen bicycle turns violent

Both the suspect and victim are facing charges.

Former Cleveland police officer who allegedly stole $200,000 from her ATM delivery vehicle indicted by the grand jury

Lorain police also believe the theft is related to a double homicide.

  Grand jury indicts man accused of beating 85-year-old Canton retired steel worker

“So I rolled the window down to talk to him, and he curses me out and starts pounding on me."

Man wanted by Perkins Township Police for felony case

Call Ofc. Jarrett at 419-627-0824 ext. 6057 if you can identify him.

Man accused of stealing from Perkins Township business on April 12 before taking off in gray Nissan sedan

Call Ofc. Chapman at 419-627-0824 x 6051 if you can identify him.

Man accused of trying to run over a Euclid police officer arrested in East Cleveland

Deshon Baker is behind bars after a Thursday arrest

Eastlake Police need help identifying arrested thief who gave false identity

Eastlake Police said she was recently arrested for theft and provided a false or stolen identity.

  Conflict over money leads to an elderly man being beaten to death at an Auto Zone store in East Cleveland

“Witnesses stated that he might have taken some money from her. The female became upset and irate. She got on the phone, and minutes later, some males arrived and started to assault... It’s sad that somebody has to die like that.”

  Cleveland area rideshare drivers afraid to get behind the wheel after at least 6 drivers carjacked

In the past few months at least six rideshare drivers have been carjacked in the Cleveland area.

  Police offer no clarity or evidence 24 hours after federal agent shot 20-year-old man in Cleveland’s Hough neighborhood

The DEA said the 20-year-old was shot after pulling a gun on two plainclothes agents as they conducted an undercover operation near his home.

Arrest made in hit and run of Stow officer

A 21-year-old Kent man was arrested Thursday after allegedly hitting a police officer Friday while taking off from a traffic stop, according to a Stow Police press release.

$5,000 reward for information on Lorain double homicide connected to $200,000 stolen from ATM delivery vehicle

The victims have been identified as Abril Mills, 28, and Jerhonda Edwards, 29. The reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of their killer.

60-year-old man killed at East Cleveland Auto Zone in broad daylight; police need help identifying person of interest

Police said the victim was assaulted by two males at the Euclid Avenue location at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Parma police ask for public’s help identifying two men

The Parma police are asking for the public’s help identifying two men in connection to an assault investigation, according to a City of Parma Police Department Facebook post.

  Stark County man convicted of murdering a woman in her driveway sentenced to life in prison with no parole

Morgan Fox was killed on Oct. 28, 2020.

Meth, heroin, fentanyl, Xanax, marijuana seized from Andover home in drug sales investigation

Two Andover residents face charges pending the lab results of the drugs agents found in their home while serving a warrant for the investigation of methamphetamine sales, according to the Crime Enforcement Agency of Ashtabula County.

  Lakewood officials demand public safety reform after multiple park shootings

A Lakewood city council member took to social media with passionate posts, demanding public safety reform after a shooting at Madison Park wounded an 18-year-old.

  Man brandishing gun shot by undercover agents in suspected attempted carjacking or robbery, DEA says

A man was shot after he brandished a gun in a suspected attempt to carjack or rob undercover DEA agents at East 82nd Street and Decker Avenue in the Hough neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon, according to Special Agent in Charge Keith Martin.

Cleveland police consent decree panel discussion focuses on citizen complaints and the Office of Professional Standards

The United Way of Greater Cleveland and the Cleveland Branch of the NAACP will host an online dialogue Wednesday at 6 p.m. on the police reform mandated by the consent decree between the U.S. Department of Justice and the City of Cleveland.

Missing Bedford teen girl found in Cleveland, according to US Marshals

She’d been missing since Dec. 21, 2020.

  30 days in jail for former Cuyahoga County corrections officer convicted of 2 criminal charges

Inmate Joseph Arquillo died in August 2018.

Closing arguments in trial for convicted sex offender accused of touching 11-year-old girl

Sandusky police say he touched a girl who showed up at his home collecting money for charity.

2 people stabbed at Clevelander Bar & Grill downtown

Police arrested a suspect.

  Man shot outside Texas Roadhouse in Brooklyn

The shooting happened around 8 p.m. Monday.

MetroHealth medical assistant accused of bringing drugs into the Cuyahoga County Jail pleads not guilty

Tamika Hardy, 42, was arrested March 9.

Man shoots into Akron home with woman, three kids inside

No one was hurt.

Dump truck driver who allegedly struck overhead sign in deadly I-480 accident pleads not guilty

Daniel Ripepi, 62, was killed in the accident.

  Newburgh Heights father struggling to get back on his feet after car totaled by driver on heroin

Newburgh Heights father struggling to get back on his feet after his car was totaled by a driver under the influence of drugs

  Tips pour in: Stow Police still search for driver after officer struck by fleeing car

Keep your eye out for a dark gray Kia Optima.

1 dog found dead, another barely alive inside Akron home, owner facing criminal charges

Deon Downer, 35, is charged with two counts of cruelty to animals and one count of abandoned animals.

$1M bond set for Cleveland woman accused of murdering her mom

Cleveland police said Alybrel Beal shot and killed her 56-year-old mom.

  Grand jury indicts man accused of shooting Willowick police officer

Patrolman Ben Bruno was shot in the chest, but was saved by his bullet-proof vest.

Man charged with murder after person he stabbed in Akron weeks ago dies

43-year-old Willie James walked away from the victim, who was on the ground after he was stabbed.

Reward offered: Fugitive with ties to Euclid area wanted on heroin, cocaine charges

The U.S. Marshals Service and other law enforcement agencies are offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of a man wanted for conspiracy to distribute heroin and cocaine.

Police: 38-year-old man shot, killed in Cleveland

The shooting occurred Saturday.