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Stow Man Charged with Raping Girlfriend's 15-Month-Old Baby

The following information was supplied by the Portage County Sheriff Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

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Logan Andrew West, 18, of Stow was arrested Aug. 6 and charged with raping a child under the age of 10, Portage County Sheriff officials said.

Portage County Sheriff David W. Doak said deputies responded to the 5600 block of South Prospect Street in Ravenna Township to assist Ravenna Township emergency medical workers on Aug. 4. 

Ravenna Township EMS was responding to a call regarding an injury to a 15-month-old girl. 

Due to the severity of the child's injuries, the infant was taken first to Robinson Memorial Hospital, then transferred to Akron Children’s Hospital, officers said.

During the following investigation police learned the trauma to the infant appeared to be a result of a sexual assault, the sheriff's department said. Several people, including West, were present in the home at the time of the incident, officers said.

West is the boyfriend of the child's mother, sheriff's officials said. West, who lives on Wyoga Lake Road, cooperated in the investigation, officials said.

West was taken into custody on Aug. 6 and is being held in the Portage County Jail.

West is charged with rape of a child under the age of 10 years, a felony.

He being held without bond and will be arraigned today at the Ravenna Courthouse.  

Police said the infant was released from Akron Children’s on Aug. 6.

Renita R. Hayes - Butler August 10, 2012 at 12:36 AM
PLEASE !!!!!!! be put to death for abuse of an animal. I do not like the idea of abuse of animals one should be jailed, death- who are you to call the shots, those of you who have commited no wrongs cast the thier stones. to get rid of drunk drivers by putting them to death, get real! best way to get rid of drunk drivers is to outlaw the stuff that makes them drunk.
jc72 August 16, 2012 at 06:14 AM
I know people that know this sick poor excuse of a person and his low life white girlfriend who happens to be pregnant with this things child and doesn't know what to do about the situation...how about this stay far away from the sob...or better yet take all her kids away sterilize her and let her be with him...she didn't have to much concern for her just raped child at the hospital she needs to be locked up as well for being a pos mother as well...maybe someone should find out what babi
jc72 August 16, 2012 at 06:20 AM
Baby # she is pregnant withyou might be surprised...everyone in that house should be arrested someone had to of heard that poor little girls horrifying screams from this monster this makes me so sick to my stomache...I guess his pregnant girlfriend was all used up and he had to go to her daughter what asmf
Brenda J. Thacker August 19, 2012 at 02:33 PM
I don't believe in fairy tales, so stop waiting or hoping for your god to punish this animal. I want him or who ever did this punished in this life time, not some imaginary afterlife. I can't understand why we will put down any predatory animal except one that was born human.
Nika Loca Zko September 22, 2012 at 01:59 PM
How can you say the mother doesn't care? Do you know her personally? Do you know the situation?

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