An 8-year-old Akron, Ohio, boy was rushed to the hospital and is listed in critical condition after police say he was shot by his 9-year-old cousin as the pair were playing video games inside a Marcy Street residence.
The shooting occurred around 1 a.m. Saturday at a home in the 1200 block of Marcy Street after Arron police say boys were playing video games, when the 9-year-old went to the kitchen to get something to eat.
According to officers, the 9-year-old returned with a handgun and shot the 8-year-old in the stomach. Continue reading
Ohio police are investigating the robbery of a woman that turned deadly at a Columbus gas station after a group of witnesses followed the suspect in an attempt to detain him Sunday morning.
Columbus Division of Police say several males chased a robbery suspect after witnessing him accost a woman visiting a Speedway Gas Station, located at, 1442 N Cassady Ave, Columbus, OH.
After a brief chase, the group of “Good Samaritans” cornered the suspect near the rear of the airport Sheraton Hotel, and an altercation ensued, police say. Continue reading
Darrell Bruffy has been identified as the Ohio man shot and killed during a police-involved shooting in Columbus.
Bruffy, 55, was pulled over after Deputy Jacob Heaberlin responded to the area on reports of an erratic driver traveling on US 62 early evening Wednesday night. Bruffy fled the scene and a chase ensued.
The pursuit ended several minutes and a few miles later at the corner of Eakin Road and Harrisburg Pike, when Bruffy crashed. Moments later, authorities say Bruffy exited the vehicle and began shooting immediately. Heaberlin returned fire after he was shot once in the lower right abdomen. Two Franklin Township Officers who had pulled up immediately after the crash also returned fire. Continue reading
Derek Walton, a Columbus firefighter, has been identified as the man killed in a motorcycle crash Tuesday evening near downtown Columbus.
Walton was operating a Suzuki motorcycle when the wreck occurred before 10 p.m. at the intersection of E Long St. and N 11th St., Columbus, OH, the Columbus Division of Police said.
Assistant Chief James Cannell with the Columbus Division of Fire released the following statement: Continue reading
Florida man, Angelo Dante Beckford, was arrested on murder charges after shooting an Ohio woman dead, and then boasting to neighbors about the violent crime.
Cheyenne Snyder, a 29-year-old Galion, Ohio, mother of two, was found murdered in a shed, located at, 524 16th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL, after neighborhood residents say Beckford boasted about his extensive criminal past. He had been released from jail less than a month before murdering Snyder.
St. Petersburg police say Beckford showed his neighbors the body of a deceased 29-year-old woman, later identified as Snyder, inside a storage container in his shed on April 30. Continue reading
Ohio woman, Kiana Wallace, might have a few select words for the “friend” that let her borrow a cup of their urine for a pending drug test, after said urine came up dirty.
Wallace, 24, was obligated to submit regular drug tests after being sentenced to six months in jail followed by probation in January 2017 for drug possession.
Judge Frank Fregiato called the failed urine swap “bizarre” and told Wallace he wouldn’t allow her to make a mockery of the drug and alcohol testing system. Continue reading
Kaitlin Demeo has been named as the Columbus woman shot dead by police after allegedly firing a gun outside her bedroom window. She was 25.
Homicide detectives say they are investigating what led to the death of the woman after police responded to a “shots fired” call Saturday morning.
Police responded to a report of shots fired in the 6000 block of Whims road at 4:30 a.m. When they arrived, a woman was firing shots outside her bedroom window, according to Public Information Officer Dean Worthington. Continue reading
Ohio Chiropractor, Jason Bittner, is accused of assaulting his three-month-old daughter Aimee, because she was ‘fussy’ and he wanted a son, according to authorities.
Police arrested Bittner, 33, at his Bittner Chiropractic office, located at, 7787 Joan Dr, West Chester Township, OH 45069, after he was indicted on felonious assault and endangering children last week.
The indictment noted Bittner was disappointed that his newborn child was a girl and not a boy.
Doctors found the baby had traumatic brain injuries and 28 rib fractures at various stages of healing. Her injuries were “inconsistent with an explanation that this was some type of accident,” officials said. Continue reading
Cincinnati Police are looking for a critically missing 7-year-old boy from the Westwood area Saturday and DC police are searching Southeast for a reported missing 11-year-old girl.
Sincere Chatman was last seen Friday afternoon at the 3000 block of McHenry Avenue. He’s described as black, 3-feet-8-inches, around 43 pounds and has an afro-style haircut. He was last seen wearing a white skull cap, a black and white checkered jacket, a white shirt with green letting and a picture of a fish on it, blue sweatpants and blue boots. source
If you see him, you are urged to contact Cincinnati Police at 513-765-1212. Continue reading
11-year-old Rajai Joyce is missing and the Columbus Police are asking for the public’s help to find her. She disappeared from the northeast side of Columbus, OH.
Police said Joyce was last seen leaving her home near Apley Place and Thornapple Drive Thursday. They added the girl suffers from asthma and may be in need immediate medical attention.
She is described as approximately 5’8” tall, weighing approximately 200 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a purple shirt, purple jacket, blue jeans, and red and white Kangaroo shoes with a green bag.
Police said her hair was fashioned in the popular braids at the bottom and buns at the top.
Police ask if anyone with information to call the Missing Persons Unit at 614-645-4624.