Barberton: Police, SWAT arrest suspect in Akron man's death

Feb 1, 2013 Full story: WKYC-TV 14

Early Wednesday,, the Barberton Police Department, Barberton Police Department's SWAT Team and the Summit County Sheriff's Office arrested John D.Yanik, 52, of W. Turkeyfoot Lake Road in Barberton, on a warrant for murder in the death of John P. Smith, 36, of Akron.

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Joe Friday

Akron, OH

#1 Feb 1, 2013
Another fine example of the white-trash community. Put him in the electric chair, it's time to flush the toilet in this country.
DeFoety Sebben

Akron, OH

#2 Feb 2, 2013
dem polaks makes us'n look good. Well, mebbe better.
maria richardson

Telford, UK

#3 Feb 3, 2013
i hope there will be justice for my friend john, he was a good man and a great father to his daughter and no one had that right to take that from him,, rip in peace my friend x

Tallmadge, OH

#4 Feb 3, 2013
may john rest in peace, an i pray for justice for john. he didnt deserve his life to be shortn by this violence. john will be missed.

Tallmadge, OH

#5 Feb 3, 2013
John was a great guy, and loved his daughter. This is so wrong, and I hope this guy gets his judgement day.

Akron, OH

#6 Feb 7, 2013
Joe Friday wrote:
Another fine example of the white-trash community. Put him in the electric chair, it's time to flush the toilet in this country.
I can't stand John Yanik but he ain't stupid. You sound like an idiot! Talk about white trash.
Joe Friday

Akron, OH

#7 Feb 8, 2013
Dearest Deb, if he is so intelligent, why did he murder someone and put himself in jail??? I hope the both of you didn't have a relationship that resulted in chilluns that the taxpayer's are supporting. GOOD LUCK WITH YOUR BIG CAREER MOVE AT WALMART SWEETHEART.

Chicago, IL

#8 Feb 11, 2013
Wow baberton sucks more then ravenna. Talk about a city with whitetrash, I see shades of barberton cuyahoga falls too. Deb what's welfare been like for the last ten years

Grantsville, WV

#9 Feb 12, 2013
john was a great guy a few years back i hate to hear someone died because of him wow

Munroe Falls, OH

#10 Mar 10, 2013
look were they're from, don't be shocked

United States

#11 May 14, 2013
Fraizelle Eberhardt

Horsham, PA

#12 Jun 7, 2013
John D.Yanik is "not white trash".I have had the honour of having met and known and many of his fine family members inclusive of his mom ,a very great women that is no doubt crushed over all of this for over thirty years.My condolences to the family of the bereaved,his children and to the family of both parties involved with this untimely event.. Dont know what happened,wasnt there.I am his friend for life,even as friends dont see eye to eye all of the time as we all know.I have been looking for him many years now.May God Bless both families with his love and mercy... Fuzz
Joe Friday

Akron, OH

#13 Jun 22, 2013
Two things fuzzzz,#1 he is definitely white trash and #2 if you looking for him try the Ohio Dept. of Corrections- Life without parole doggg!!!

Cuyahoga Falls, OH

#14 Jun 22, 2013
just run...

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