Hillsville Crime

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Recent Crime News

  • Poland Park rape suspect faces 14 new charges

    Sep 10, 2018 | via WFMJ-TV Youngstown 

    One day after being indicted for the alleged rape of a woman in Poland Township Park, a Pennsylvania man is facing fourteen new charges in a case accusing him of raping two other women along a trail at Berlin Lake in Deerfield Township. The Portage County Grand Jury has handed up an indictment against 37-year-old Shawn Wendling of Hillsville, charging him with rape, attempted rape, kidnapping, aggravated robbery and disrupting public service.


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  • Million dollar bond for serial predator suspected in...

    Sep 10, 2018 | via WFMJ-TV Youngstown 

    Wendling is accused of the August 13th rape of a woman who was riding her bike on the Berlin Lake Trail in Portage County.. But he's also a suspect in another rape on that same trail in Deerfield Township, as well as an attack in Stark County, and the rape of a jogger in Poland Township Park just last Tuesday.


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  • Portage County sheriff announces arrest of serial ra...

    Sep 7, 2018 | via WKYC-TV Cleveland 

    The Portage County Sheriff's Office announced Friday that a Pennsylvania man who previously lived in Canton was arrested for a series of sexual assaults on the Berlin Hike and Bike Trail. The sheriff's office announced during a news conference Friday that 37-year-old Shawn Michael Wendling was arrested Friday morning in Poland Township.


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