Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Keith Bush is wanted for murder.
Keith Bush, the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force’s current fugitive of the week, turned himself in Tuesday morning, Ryan Helfrich of the U.S. Marshals said in an email. After seeing himself on the news Monday night, Bush decided to turn himself in to the Cleveland Police, Helfrich said. Bush is wanted for murder. He allegedly shot someone after an argument in May 2012. Click here to see all of the task force’s fugitives of the week. If you have information on any of them, call the task force at 1-866-4WANTED, or text a tip to 847411 (tip411), keyword WANTED.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Keith Bush is the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force's fugitive of the week.
The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is looking for information on Keith Bush, the task force’s fugitive of the week. Man Wanted for Murder Turns Himself In Bush is wanted for murder by the U.S. Marshals and the Cleveland Police, according to a press release from the task force. Allegedly, after an argument in May 2012, Bush shot a man in the chest. Bush, 20, is about 5’11” and 186 pounds. He’s thought to be hiding in the Cleveland area, and he used to live near the 12600 block of Phillips Avenue in East Cleveland. If you have any information on Bush, call the task force at 1-866-4WANTED, or text a tip to 847411 (tip411), keyword WANTED. Tips can stay anonymous, and there is the possibility of a reward.
Friday, September 14, 2012
The prosecution of Adam C. McCloud, 34, has been postponed as a West Virginia court awaits results on whether he's mentally competent to stand trial.
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- John Deike
Friday, September 14, 2012
Adam C. McCloud, 34, a Cuyahoga Falls native, has been awaiting trial for months after being accused of murdering his Chester, W. Va. girlfriend in late January. He was scheduled to appear in court on Sept. 4, but the hearing was canceled after his public defender, F. William Brogan Jr., requested a mental status examination to determine whether he’s mentally competent to stand trial, reports The Review. McCloud is charged with the murder of Sara Jean Williams, 37, and with attempted arson, according to Hancock County, W. Va. Circuit Court documents. If tried and convicted, he could be sentenced to life in prison. On Jan. 26, Williams’ lifeless body was found tied to a post in the basement of the couple’s rented Chester home. McCloud was …
Friday, June 8, 2012
Cleveland Magazine released its annual "Rating the Suburbs" issue recently. See how Falls compares to Stow in the crime category.
Cuyahoga Falls received a slightly better rating than Stow by Cleveland Magazine as far as crime goes — but neither ranked highly for safety out of 77 cities considered in the report. The magazine recently released its "Rating the Suburbs" issue. Here's a run down of Stow's numbers: (Stow was ranked 65 out of 77 in safety, according to the magazine.) *Links attached to the above are examples of each category listed. Stow's population last year was about 34,800. Cleveland Magazine reports there are about 5.60 violent crimes per 1,000 people and 19.4 non-violent crimes per every 1,000 people. There were 38 full-time, no part-time and 24 auxiliary officers with the Stow Police Department when this information was considered. Read more about…
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Stephens, who was tried and convicted for his involvement in the shooting death of Cuyahoga Falls resident Kim Slayko, will be up for parole in 23 years.
Chad Allen Stephens, 22, of Akron, was sentenced to life in prison with a chance of parole in 23 years for his involvement in the aggravated robbery and murder of Falls resident Kim Slayko II. The judgment came as Stephens stood before Summit County Common Pleas Court Mary Margaret Rowlands on Wednesday morning. Stephens received 15 years to life for complicity to commit murder and eight years to life for complicity to commit aggravated robbery. The charges stem from two different incidents, reports the Akron Beacon Journal. The first occurred on Aug. 23, 2011 when Stephens set up a meeting to sell painkillers to a man at an Akron gas station. The drug deal went bad when Stephens sent an accomplice who robbed the man of several hundred …
Monday, May 14, 2012
The Summit Count Common Pleas Court jury reached a consensus after nearly five hours of deliberation.
Chad Allen Stephens, 22, of Akron, was found guilty of one count of complicity to commit murder, aggravated robbery, and complicity to commit aggravated robbery, reports the Falls News Press. Regarding the firearm specification attached to each of those charges, the jury found Stephens did not have a gun, said Dorianne Denard, bailiff for Judge Mary Margaret Rowlands. A Summit County Common Pleas Court jury handed down the verdict on Monday afternoon. Jury deliberations began at 10:37 a.m. Monday morning and concluded at 2:59 p.m. Sentencing will take place on May 30. Stephens was charged with murder with a firearm, a special felony; aggravated robbery with a firearm, a first-degree felony; and having weapons while under disability, a …
Steohens stands accused of murdering Kim Slayko, 33, of Cuyahoga Falls, in 2011.
Jury deliberations start Monday to decide whether Chad Allen Stephens is guilty of the 2011 murder of Kim Slayko, reports the Falls News Press. Its decision will rest, in part, on the closing arguments delivered Friday in Summit County Common Pleas Court. Stephens was found last September in the 3200 block of West Market Street in Fairlawn. Akron police, the U.S. Marshals Office Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force and Fairlawn police assisted in the arrest. Stephens, who was 22 at the time, was charged with murder with a firearm, a special felony; aggravated robbery with a firearm, a first-degree felony; and having weapons while under disability, a third-degree felony, according to court documents. On August 31, 2011, Slayko was …