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Friday Jan 6 | via WTOL-TV Toledo
Thursday morning investigators arrested the man who was wanted for the murder of David Barriero. The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task force found Abline Cannon in Kent, Ohio. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 4 | via Cleveland.com
The shooting happened shortly after 1 a.m. in the 3300 block of Reid Avenue. The victim's name is not being released until the family is notified. Comment?
Dec 7, 2016 | via Daily Mail
Police investigate whether serial abductor who 'broke into at least two Ohio homes to kidnap little girls' was involved in other attempts He was wanted in connection to the attempted kidnapping of a 10-year-old girl and the kidnapping and rape of a six-year-old girl, both in Ohio Police are investigating if a Cleveland-area man accused of breaking into two homes to kidnap little girls was involved in any other abduction attempts. Prosecutors say Christian is suspected of kidnapping a six-year-old Cleveland girl in May and attempting to abduct a 10-year-old Elyria girl in February. Comment?
Dec 6, 2016 | via The Delaware Gazette
CLEVELAND - A Cleveland-area man accused of breaking into two homes and kidnapping and raping a girl and trying to abduct another within the past year scouted out his victims, authorities said Monday.Investigators are calling Justin Christian, of Lorain, a serial abductor and now are looking into whether he was involved in similar abduction ... (more) Comment?
Dec 5, 2016 | via Norwalk Reflector
Justin Christian, 29, was arrested Friday in Lorain in connection with the abduction and sexual assault of a 6-year-old Cleveland girl in May. Law enforcement officials say Christian is also connected to an attempted abduction of a 10-year-old Elyria girl in February. This case involves a new tool a familial DNA search at the Attorney General's Bureau of Criminal Investigation . Comment?
Dec 5, 2016 | via Cleveland.com
The state crime lab used a new kind of DNA testing for the first time in Ohio to help identify and arrest a Lorain man accused of being a serial abductor and child predator, officials said. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said familial DNA testing led federal, state and local law enforcement officials to begin looking at Justin Christian, 29, as a suspect in the abduction and rape of a 6-year-old Cleveland girl and the attempted abduction of a 10-year-old Elyria girl. Comment?
Dec 5, 2016 | via WKYC-TV Cleveland
The suspect was identified as Justin Andrew Christian. A large picture of him was put on display throughout a Monday morning news conference. Comment?
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