Archive for the ‘auto theft’ Category

Gunman fires at Cleveland officer towing a stolen car

October 12th, 2011 - Comments Off

Monterey Lewis

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Police in Cleveland are looking for a man who shot at a Cleveland police officer who was towing a stolen vehicle on the city’s east side, according to the reports.

A Cleveland police officer was towing a vehicle as part of a grand theft motor vehicle recovery when the shooting took place.

The Cleveland Fifth District officer was towing the stolen vehicle at the 1100 East 77th Street when a man who was wearing dark clothing shot at him, according to the reports.

Couple Charged In Death Of Boys In Muskingum River

September 13th, 2011 - Comments Off

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – A couple was arrested Tuesday in connection with the death of two children in the Muskingum River that was reported last June, according to the Zanesville police reports.

The two children who allegedly drowned were identified as 3-year-old Ayden Cecil and missing 2-year-old Anthony Tullius. Reports say that the two wandered off from a family campsite at Ellis Dam. The body of Ayden Cecil was found dead in the river hours later. The body of the other child was never recovered, according to the reports.

Cleveland police break up largest auto-theft ring in past 25 years

May 6th, 2011 - Comments Off

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Police in Cleveland say that they have broken up the largest auto theft ring after they obtained dozens of warrants for the largest grand theft auto ring bust.

The largest auto-theft ring is believed to have been operating in Northeast Ohio in at least 25 years, according to the reports.

Police in Cleveland reported that the auto-theft ring had stolen at least two hundred cars in eighteen months and has five chop shops located in the residential garage at Lakewood and Brooklyn and on Cleveland’s West Side.

Police chase youth with stolen car from Cleveland to Willowick Wednesday night

April 29th, 2011 - Comments Off

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A young male lead the Cleveland police in a high speed chase after the authorities learned that the youth was driving a stolen vehicle, according to the reports.

The high speed chase that ended in Willowick Wednesday night began moments after the Cleveland Police noticed that the driver of the vehicle was driving erratically. He was driving near West 98th Street and Denison Road when the police spotted the car. The police then ran the plate number of the car and found out that the car the yoking man was driving was stolen.

Inmate Who Escaped at Haywood County Jail Caught in Myrtle Beach, SC

April 7th, 2011 - 1 Comment »

WAYNESVILLE, North Carolina — A man was caught and is back in custody after escaping from the Haywood County jail annex last month.

According to Haywood County Sheriff Bobby Suttles, escapee Frank Lee Evans Jr. was captured in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

“We had some information on where he was at, and law enforcement acted on that,” he said.

It was learned that on March 12, Evans had been trying to punch an escape hole through the roof in his annex cell and the Sheriff’s office decided to move him to the main jail. However, while he was about to be transferred on March 13, Evans got a chance to ran out a door and made an escaped.

Police: Man stole cruiser, injured officers after high-speed chase

March 9th, 2011 - Comments Off

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — A Cincinnati man who stole a cruiser and led the officers in a high speed chase is being booked and faces multiple charges.

The whole incident believed to have been prompted by a domestic dispute that lead the police in a high speed chase after stealing a police car.

Middletown Police identified the suspect as 48-year-old Robert Seymour.

Middletown Police were called to the 600 block of Lafayette Avenue at around11:30 p.m. for a domestic dispute that later learned that the man involved in the domestic dispute was caught breaking into an apartment in the said address , according to a press release from Middletown police Sgt. Brad Carrozza.

Officer shot while trying to pull over stolen car

February 28th, 2011 - 5 Comments »

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee — A late-morning traffic stop Saturday led to a chase and an armed confrontation between a Knoxville police officer and the suspect.

Reports say that the Knoxville police officer was wounded during the confrontation. He suffered a gunshot wound to the leg.

The incident happened before 11 a.m. Saturday as Knoxville Police Department Officer Andrew Olson is conducting a routine traffic stop and tried to pull over a stolen Volkswagen Jetta on Washington Pike near Alice Bell Road.

5 men with pistols take Expedition, assault owner in Cleveland

January 19th, 2011 - 1 Comment »

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Cleveland Heights and Euclid police are looking for five suspects who stole a Ford Expedition at a home in Huntmere Avenue on the East Side Tuesday morning who assaulted the woman.

According to Cleveland Police, the incident happened at about 6:20 a.m. in the 16100 block of Huntmere Avenue on the East Side.

Police also said that the suspects pounded on the woman’s door and when she answered the door, there were five masked man who rushed inside her home after she opened it.

The victim told the police that the five masked intruders were armed.

Willoughby: Man arrested in connection with break-ins

January 19th, 2011 - 4 Comments »

WILLOUGHBY, Ohio – Police in Ohio say that they were able to arrest a man believed to be responsible for breaking into cars in a Willoughby neighborhood.

The Police were able to arrest the suspect in the series of car break-ins in a Willoughby neighborhood who was identified as 22-year-old Lex Cole, who lives at the home where he was taken into custody.

An incident that was reported to the police when they were called to respond at the 4500 block of Center Street early Wednesday morning where a car was rummaged, is a precursor to the suspect’ arrest.

Man Abducted Pregnant Woman to Make Her Rob Bank

January 12th, 2011 - 4 Comments »

MISSOURI CITY, Texas – A man who abducted a pregnant woman and her young son and forced the woman to rob a Missouri City bank while holding her son at gunpoint outside last Friday is the subject of police manhunt.

Missouri City Police responded a 911 call from Amelia Ortega to a robbery at Wells Fargo Bank, at 2440 Texas Parkway, 12:14 p.m. Friday.

According to Ortega, who was present during the robbery is a pregnant. She told police who responded in her location at the intersection of Eastfield and Meadowview, that she was forced to commit the robbery, according to Missouri City Police Detective Russell Terry.