On Tuesday, November 24, 2009, at 12:10pm, two males posed as cable TV repairmen when they knocked on the door at 4975 Avalon Avenue. After a female resident answered the door, the men forced their way into the home and one suspect began to assault the woman. Bradley Greiner happened to be at the home visiting when he heard the commotion. He entered the room and saw one of the intruders attacking the woman. As Mr. Greiner began fighting and overcoming the man the second suspect entered the room and shot Mr. Greiner. Both men fled the home and escaped in a silver Chrysler PT Cruiser with New Jersey license plates. Bradley Greiner died from his injuries at the scene.
Crime Stoppers has posted a reward of up to $2,000.00 for any information received by February 10, 2010, leading to the arrest and/or indictment of the persons responsible for this crime. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477) or e-mail us at www.stopcrime.org. You can text a tip to “CRIMES” 274637, key word CMH.
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Crime Stoppers is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization. Reward money comes from private individuals, businesses, and foundations that see Crime Stoppers as an integral tool in the community’s fight against crime. Tax-deductible donations can be sent to Central Ohio Crime Stopper’s, Inc., and P.O. BOX 16038, COLUMBUS, OH 43216-6038.
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