Saturday, November 24, 2012
Check out the three most popular crime stories on the site this week.
Crime is one of the most read sections on the site each day. In our Week's Best in Crime column, I feature the three most popular stories this week, in case you missed it. 1. Copley Police made a significant drug bust and three arrests at a Montrose Hotel in October. Click here to read what they found in the hotel rooms. 2. An Akron woman's purse was stolen from inside a funeral home on Nov. 14. Find out where thieves used her debit card here. 3. A Cleveland man is wanted by the U.S. Marshals and was named the Fugitive of the Week. Find out what he's wanted for here.
Monday, November 19, 2012
Information provided by the Copley Police Department.
Several reports of suspicious activity lead Copley police to the Comfort Inn in Montrose on Oct. 10. According to a police report, Akron woman Danielle Osherow rented out three hotel rooms and was staying in one of them with supposed boyfriend Jordan Davis, of Akron. When police knocked on the door to one of the rooms, the guest had already left. In the next room, they found 27-year-old Justin Conroy of Akron. Inside the room, officers saw a mortar and pestle with white powder on it, plastic zipper bags and a straw, according to the report. When Conroy was escorted out of the room, he dropped a Xanax pill, the report said. Conroy gave police permission to search the room, and officers found two loaded handguns, ammunition, marijuana and a …
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Car chase ends up in Richfield. One suspect injured.
Four Cleveland men were arrested and police seized more than 4 pounds of cocaine $47,000 in cash outside a shopping center in Bath Township. Bath Township Police Chief Mike McNeely said he was told the Akron drug unit would be making a "drug buy bust" at the shopping center on Medina Road in the Acme Plaza. Akron Police recovered the cocaine and said one suspect led them on a brief car chase up Interstate 77. The fleeing man is being treated in an Akron hospital for a broken leg. Richfield Police Lt. Tim Baker said the crash occurred when the suspect lost control while trying to run from police on the Wheatly Road exit off I-77. "He was driving at a high rate of speed, left the roadway, went over a guardrail, broke two pine trees and …