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Recent Crime News
Tuesday Jan 27 | via WMFD-TV Mansfield
Robert Nevel, 29, of Mansfield, was indicted on five charges in connection with leaving the body of Michael Mitchell, 29, lying against a pole on Hull Road the night of April 5, 2014. Nevel faces a number of felonies, including corrupting another with drugs, abuse of a corpse, failure to report a death, tampering with evidence and trafficking heroin. Comment?
Thursday Jan 22 | via News Journal
DNA key to solving 2003 rape case Timothy Grant was sentenced to 10 more years in prison Check out this story on mansfieldnewsjournal.com: http://ohne.ws/1JoWd2Z Grant, 44, was sentenced to 10 years in prison earlier this week for the 2003 rape of DeLong, then 17. The cold case was solved through DNA evidence. Grant already was serving a 20-year prison term for a previous conviction for rape, kidnapping and unlawful sexual conduct with a minor. Comment?
Saturday Jan 17 | via News Journal
Emergency calls: Bartender cited for serving alcohol after hours Mansfield police were investigating noise complaint at the Red Lantern, 207 Crestline Ave. Check out this story on mansfieldnewsjournal.com: http://ohne.ws/1IV0ICf Red Lantern, 207 Crestline Avenue, Mansfield - Police arrested two people after someone reported loud music and several people sitting in the bar around 3:30 a.m. Saturday, after legal hours for doing business. A 32-year-old female bartender told police she knew she was not supposed to be serving alcohol, but said friends came in from out of town and she was entertaining them. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 6 | via Ashland Times-Gazette
The Holmes County Sheriff's Office has identified the four suspects arrested in Ashland County after an armed robbery Monday. According to a press release, three men and one woman are currently incarcerated in Holmes County Jail, each charged with one count of aggravated burglary. Comment?
Monday Jan 5 | via WISH-TV Indianapolis
Two men arrested as part of a Christmas Day death investigation have been charged, and one of those men faces a murder charge. William Paz, 42, has been charged with obstruction of justice and murder. Comment?
Monday Jan 5 | via News Journal
Police: Pop came here to work after Indiana homicide A man arrested in Ontario in connection with a slaying there had lived in the city only a few days Check out this story on mansfieldnewsjournal.com: http://ohne.ws/1IgTckI A man arrested in Ontario over the weekend in connection with a murder investigation in Indiana had been in the city only a few days, officials said. Juan Alberto Imul Pop reportedly traveled to Ontario after Christmas for a job at a local restaurant, according to Lafeyette, Indiana, police Lt. Comment?
Monday Jan 5 | via WLFI-TV West Lafayette
According to court documents, police found a Greyhound bus ticket on the body that was found along Sagamore Parkway. Police said the victim, who has yet to be identified, was spotted leaving the bus station in a Teppenyaki restaurant van. Comment?
Sunday Jan 4 | via WISH-TV Indianapolis
Police have arrested 26-year-old Juan Alberto Imul Pop for assisting a criminal, obstruction of justice and failure to report a dead body. Police said Pop is currently living in Mansfield, Ohio, but recently lived in Lafayette. Comment?
Sunday Jan 4 | via WANE-TV Fort Wayne
The death was ruled a homicide by the Tippecanoe County Coroner in December. However the coroner did not comment on how the man died. Comment?
Sunday Jan 4 | via Journal and Courier
Police arrest second man in Christmas homicide Juan Alberto Imul Pop, 26, of Mansfield, Ohio, is being held in Richland Count Jail, pending extradition. Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/1Ibo1Yf Juan Alberto Imul Pop, 26, has been arrested for assisting a criminal, obstruction of justice and failure to report a dead body. Comment?
Dec 30, 2014 | via News Journal
A day after local authorities announced the arrest of a man suspected of robbing several local businesses at gunpoint, another individual robbed Circle K on Lexington Avenue with a weapon. Around 4 a.m. Tuesday, the individual, whose gender was not identified, reportedly entered the business and pointed a pink stun gun at the clerk. Comment?
Dec 29, 2014 | via Norwalk Reflector
The Shelby man who shot himself after a drug-related crime spree, high-speed chase and nine-hour standoff at an Olena home remains hospitalized. While the suspect suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his mid section, he was the only one injured in Saturday's ordeal, which included multiple agencies and up to 70 officers. Comment?
Dec 26, 2014 | via Norwalk Reflector
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and the Richland County Prosecutor's Office have announced that a Mansfield woman has been indicted for defrauding an 82-year-old man of more than $50,000. A Richland County Grand Jury indicted Crystal Perkins, 32, of Mansfield, on two counts of theft from the elderly, a second degree felony. Comment?
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