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Monday Oct 20 | via Salem News
Walker Lee Lanham, 20, of Lenfield Street, will be sentenced Dec. 12 after pleading guilty as charged in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court to theft, breaking and entering, and safecracking charges. Lanham admitted to breaking into a garage at the Brunner Farm Market, U.S. Route 62, on April 25, breaking into a gun safe and stealing 17 handguns belonging to Vince Brunner. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 15 | via The Review
A 14-year-old Alliance juvenile was arrested on charges of petty theft and being a delinquent juvenile at 12:02 p.m. Sept. Comment?
Friday Oct 3 | via The Review
Accused shooter Peter Ortiz, 56, of Alliance, is scheduled to appear in Alliance Municipal Court for an arraignment hearing via video at 12:45 p.m. today. Ortiz is accused in the shooting death of Akira T. Kirksey, 26, inside the kitchen area of the Blue Fig restaurant at approximately 2 p.m. Wednesday. Comment?
Thursday Oct 2 | via The Review
Alliance police and fire personnel responded to the reported shooting around 2 p.m. at the Blue Fig Bar and Grill, 2340 W. State St., where officers found the suspected shooter, Peter Ortiz, 56, of Alliance, sitting cross-legged on the pavement. Ortiz was identified by witnesses who had been inside the restaurant when the shots were fired but were outside hiding behind some bushes when police arrived. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 1 | via Morning Journal
An Alliance man was shot and killed at the restaurant where he worked Wednesday afternoon and police have arrested his 56-year-old co-worker. According to a press release from Alliance police, Peter Ortiz, 56, of Alliance entered the Blue Fig Restaurant at 2340 W. State St. with a handgun and shot employee Akira T. Kirksey, 26. Officers responded to the scene shortly before 2 p.m. after receiving several 911 calls that a person inside the restaurant was shooting a handgun and at least one person was injured. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 1 | via WKYC-TV Cleveland
Man dead after shooting at restaurant A man is dead after a shooting Wednesday at an Alliance restaurant. Check out this story on WKYC.com: http://on.wkyc.com/1wZMR9n They arrived to find the shooter, Peter Ortiz, 56, of Alliance in the restaurant's parking lot. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 1 | via The Review
Alliance police are on the scene of a shooting at Blue Fig Bar and Grill at the 2300 block of West State. Detective, Lt. Comment?
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