Friday, January 18, 2013
Hours after his arrest on Thursday, Cuyahoga Falls police added new charges -- from kidnapping and rape to the manufacture of drugs -- against Brandon J. Richards.
If the allegations are true, Brandon J. Richards is in a world of trouble. Suspected Weed Trafficker Arrested After Felony Domestic Violence Dispute Richards, 23, of Cuyahoga Falls, was charged with kidnapping and rape -- both first-degree felonies -- after detectives examined evidence collected from his Bath Heights Drive residence on Thursday, said Cuyahoga Falls Police Sgt. James Singleton. The Cuyahoga Falls Narcotics Unit also seized evidence from Richards' State Road storage unit, which led to three additional drug-related charges, said Singleton. Those charges include: possession of chemical for the manufacture of drugs, a third-degree felony; illegal manufacture of drugs, a fifth-degree felony; and possession of criminal tools, a …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Brandon J. Richards, 23, of Cuyahoga Falls, was arrested after allegedly threatening his significant other with a handgun, and for dealing marijuana.
A squad of Cuyahoga Falls Police and SWAT team members arrested Brandon J. Richards at 1:15 a.m. Thursday in the 3300 block of Bath Heights Drive. Richards, 23, of Cuyahoga Falls, was arrested after he allegedly threatened his significant other with a handgun, and for dealing marijuana, said Falls Police Lt. Steve Guldeman. After speaking with the victim, police decided to deploy their SWAT team to assist in the arrest. When police executed a warrant and entered his residence at 11 p.m. Wednesday, Richards wasn't home. He was arrested two hours later when he returned to the residence in a car. He was charged with trafficking in marijuana, a fifth-degree felony, and domestic violence, a fourth-degree felony. The victim reported the …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
The following was obtained from Cuyahoga Falls Police reports dated Dec. 2-3. It does not indicate a conviction.
- POLICE & FIRE
- John Deike
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Utter depravity A man reportedly tried to kidnap and rape a woman after she walked out of the Red Fox Sports Pub & Grille early Sunday morning. According to a Cuyahoga Falls Police report, an unidentified man pulled the 30-year-old Akron woman into his car, parked off Falls Avenue and 20th Street, and tried to sexually assault her. Fortunately, she managed to escape and notify the authorities. The suspected rapist fled with her cash and purse in hand before officers arrived. Police are investigating. Closed for business Brandon S. Richards was arrested on Dec. 3 after Cuyahoga Falls Police found him in possession of 119 grams of marijuana and five oxycodone pills. Police discovered the drugs in Richards’ trunk following a routine traffic …