Burglary in Franklinton

On Thursday, June 12, 2014, at approximately 1:00pm, an unknown male entered the rear of 845 Bellows Avenue and removed property. While the burglary was happening, the owner of the residence was being distracted by someone at the front door. The suspect is described as: Male/White, in his 20s, 6' tall, with tattoos on both forearms and left bicep, wearing some type of tag or pendant on a small … [Read more...]

Felonious Assault on the North side of Columbus

On May 14, 2014, at approximately 1:20am, 20 year-old Chinedu Akatobi returned home to 1617 Sugarmaple Ct. after running an errand.  As he walked to his front door, an unknown suspect approached him from the side of the residence and fired several shots, striking him twice.  The suspect ran to a waiting gold colored Chevrolet Malibu with tinted windows.  Mr. Akatobi was transported to the hospital … [Read more...]

Aggravated Robbery in Lewis Center

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On May 30, 2014, at 12:14am, an unidentified male black entered the Speedway gas station located at 5619 Columbus Pike, Lewis Center, OH, then pointed a handgun at the clerk and demanded money. The suspect left with an undisclosed amount of cash. The same suspect is involved in several similar robberies throughout central Ohio, including Columbus, Grove City, Bexley, Whitehall, and … [Read more...]

Burglary in Lithopolis

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On May 13, 2014, between the hours of 7:30am and 11:30am, an unknown person(s) entered a residence in the Wilson Farms subdivision in Lithopolis and stole a purse while the homeowner was sleeping. The purse contained the victim's driver's license, as well as checks and credit cards. The credit cards were used at various businesses around the Columbus and Grove City area, including Kohl's … [Read more...]

Daniel Floyd and Antonio Bolden Homicides

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On March 13, 2012, at 11:08pm, Antonio Bolden was visiting his cousin Daniel Floyd at his apartment located at 2970 Cleveland Avenue when an unknown person(s) appeared at the rear kitchen door. As Mr. Floyd and Mr. Bolden opened the door, they were both shot. Both men died at the scene. Photos of Daniel Floyd and Antonio Bolden may be viewed below. Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward … [Read more...]

Isaiah Thomas Homicide

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On August 5, 2011, a homicide occurred at 5981 Lake Club Square in Columbus. At approximately 10:50am, 20-year old Isaiah Thomas answered a knock on his door and, according to a female witness who was present, was shot by an unidentified male black who entered and demanded money from Mr. Thomas. After obtaining no money from Isaiah Thomas, the suspect ordered the female witness to help search the … [Read more...]

Burglary on the Northwest side of Columbus

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On Monday, April 28, 2014, between 7:20am and 6:30pm, a burglary occurred in the Glenmuir apartment complex. The front doors of four apartments were kicked in and a number of items were taken, mainly electronics and computers. A debit card was also taken and used later the same day, by an unknown female, at three locations - Walmart store on Morse Road, CVS on Cleveland Avenue, and Dollar General … [Read more...]

Aggravated Robbery on the East Side of Columbus

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On Sunday, April 20, 2014, at approximately 1:30am, an unidentified male entered Hawthorne Suites located at 2084 S. Hamilton Road. The suspect approached the customer service counter and asked about room rates. At that point, the suspect pulled out a black semi-automatic pistol, jumped on top of the counter, and reached into the till and took out bills. He then fled on foot. A surveillance video … [Read more...]

O’Brian Anthony Homicide

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This week’s “Crime of the Week” concerns a Homicide which took place on the North side of Columbus in 2008. On Thursday, September 4, 2008, at 1:00am, patrol officers were dispatched to 1680 Graniteway Lane to the Hickory Grove apartment complex, on a shooting.  Upon arrival, officers found 25-year old O’Brian Anthony; he had been shot and was lying in the doorway of the residence.  O’Brian … [Read more...]

Burglary on the Near East side of Columbus, April 2014

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Between April 8th and 9th of 2014, someone forced open the rear sliding glass door of a residence on Seemic Circle in Columbus. Once inside, thieves removed one 19” and one 32” television, as well as clothing. An observant neighbor took a photo of a suspect leaving the residence, carrying what appears to be the stolen 32” Sony television. That photo may be viewed below. Crime Stoppers is … [Read more...]