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5 Clermont County teens accused in multi-state crime spree

Five Clermont County teens are accused in a multi-state crime spree.

Several vehicles were stolen in Ohio and Kentucky, according to the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office, and five teens were eventually arrested in Tennessee.

The thefts happened Thursday and Friday. The first happened in Stonelick Township in Clermont County, and continued through Williamsburg and Union townships.

Of the four vehicles stolen, the sheriff’s office said three were recovered, the last being found in Grant County, Kentucky, where the suspects stole another car and continued southbound, officials said.

Just before 1 p.m. Friday, the stolen truck from Grant County was found in Jefferson County, Tennessee.

Deputies said five Clermont County teens suspected in the string of vehicle thefts were taken into custody.

The teens are being held in Jefferson County bending extradition back to Ohio.

Read more at: http://www.wlwt.com/article/5-clermont-county-teens-accused-in-multi-state-crime-spree/14393575

$5M bond set for man accused of deadly weekend crime spree and …

CLEVELAND- The man arrested for a violent crime spree that claimed the life of a young man appeared in court Monday.

William Ted Jones, 27, is accused of shooting and killing Jared Plesec, 21, in the lobby of the Euclid Beach Village Apartments early Saturday. Jones’ bond was set at $5 million.

Witnesses told Fox 8 News that Plesec was sharing scripture with the suspect just before Jones shot him in the head.

At the Salvation Army Cleveland Temple on Sunday, dozens consoled one another trying to come to terms with the shooting death of one of their own.

Jones is also accused of carrying out several carjackings before he was arrested.

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Read more at: http://fox8.com/2017/12/04/man-arrested-for-deadly-weekend-crime-spree-and-several-carjackings-to-appear-in-court/

19-year-old man accused in Racine crime spree that lasted more …

Tihler Townes

RACINE — A 19-year-old man now faces multiple criminal charges in connection with several shots fired incidents and armed robberies in the Racine area. The accused is Tihler Townes.

Townes is being charged with the following crimes:

  • Stalking, domestic abuse assessments
  • Criminal damage to property (4 counts)
  • Discharge firearm within 100 yards of a building (3 counts)
  • Attempted first degree intentional homicide, use of a dangerous weapon (2 counts)
  • First degree recklessly endangering safety, use of a dangerous weapon (3 counts)
  • Armed robbery with use of force, as a party to a crime
  • Carrying a concealed weapon
  • Obstructing an officer

A police investigation revealed that Townes was involved in multiple incidents of criminal activity between September 30th and November 22nd at the following locations in Racine:

  • 21st St. and Center St.
  • 13th St. and Highland St.
  • 13th St. and Grand Ave.
  • Dekoven Ave. and Howell Ave
  • 16th St. and Indiana St.
  • 1200 block of Highland St.
  • Metron Ct.

The

Read more at: http://fox6now.com/2017/11/30/19-year-old-man-accused-in-racine-crime-spree-that-lasted-more-than-a-month/

19-year-old man accused in Racine crime spree that lasted more than a month

Tihler Townes

RACINE — A 19-year-old man now faces multiple criminal charges in connection with several shots fired incidents and armed robberies in the Racine area. The accused is Tihler Townes.

Townes is being charged with the following crimes:

  • Stalking, domestic abuse assessments
  • Criminal damage to property (4 counts)
  • Discharge firearm within 100 yards of a building (3 counts)
  • Attempted first degree intentional homicide, use of a dangerous weapon (2 counts)
  • First degree recklessly endangering safety, use of a dangerous weapon (3 counts)
  • Armed robbery with use of force, as a party to a crime
  • Carrying a concealed weapon
  • Obstructing an officer

A police investigation revealed that Townes was involved in multiple incidents of criminal activity between September 30th and November 22nd at the following locations in Racine:

  • 21st St. and Center St.
  • 13th St. and Highland St.
  • 13th St. and Grand Ave.
  • Dekoven Ave. and Howell Ave
  • 16th St. and Indiana St.
  • 1200 block of Highland St.
  • Metron Ct.

The

Read more at: http://fox6now.com/2017/11/30/19-year-old-man-accused-in-racine-crime-spree-that-lasted-more-than-a-month/

Fugitive accused in crime spree returned to Alabama

ELMORE COUNTY, AL (WSFA) –

The U.S. Marshals Service confirms Alabama fugitive Shane Vernon has returned to Alabama and is in the Elmore County Detention Facility. 

Vernon was arrested last week in Decatur, Georgia, following a two-day manhunt. The fugitive racked up a long list of alleged offenses in a crime spree that started after escaping the Coosa County Jail on Nov. 19.

Following his escape, authorities said he tied up an elderly couple in their home in Rockford, stealing their car and guns. 

The next day he allegedly tied up a young family at gunpoint inside their home in Titus, stealing cash and their van which was later abandoned about seven miles away at the home of yet another victim.

Elmore County Sheriff Bill Franklin said Vernon, 27, then kidnapped a Wetumpka man from his home, stole the victim’s car, and drove

Read more at: http://www.wsfa.com/story/36966249/fugitive-accused-in-crime-spree-returned-to-alabama

UCSB student accused of early morning crime spree

A Tulare County man says an Atascadero police officer unlawfully questioned him last year because he’s black. He has filed a racial discrimination lawsuit over the incident, which was caught on the officer’s body camera. Kyle Bell from Visalia claims he was visiting San Luis Obispo County in October 2016 and had stopped in front of the police station to have a cigarette when he was racially profiled by an officer. That is when he was he was racially profiled, approached and questione…

Read more at: http://www.ksby.com/story/36760479/ucsb-student-accused-of-early-morning-crime-spree