CrimeTracker10 Archive

Police: Man Engaged In Lewd Conduct Near Children’s Area At Polaris

The incident took place near a children’s play area on July 17 at the mall. Police say the suspect “appeared to be engaging in lewd and inappropriate” behavior.

Mother Pleads Insanity In Newborn’s Death At Muskingum Sorority House

20-year-old Emile Weaver entered the plea on Wednesday after she was charged last week with aggravated murder, abuse of a corpse, and two counts of tampering with evidence in the child’s death.

Two People Arrested After SWAT Situation

SWAT surrounded a west Columbus neighborhood Wednesday morning.

DEA Announces National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative For September

People can safely clean out medicine cabinets and reduce prescription drug abuse across Ohio. Read more.

Two Sent To Hospital After Being Shot In West Columbus

West Columbus residents are pleading for the violence to stop after another shooting in their neighborhood injures two people.

Circleville Woman Arrested For Conspiracy To Commit Murder

Tara Lambert, 32, is accused of attempting to hire someone to murder a woman from Scioto County.

The Story Behind Powerful Image Of The New 'Move Over' Campaign

The Ohio State Highway Patrol wants motorists to be alert and move over whenever law enforcement is parked along highways as traffic is throttling by.

Driver Crashes Into Townhouse After Being Shot

A shooting turned into a crash in southeast Columbus. Read more.

Teen Questioned In 8-Year-Old Girl's Death

The body believed to be a missing 8-year-old girl was found in a trash bin. Read more.

Community Demands Answers For Missing, Deceased Chillicothe Women

A group of people rallied to remember missing and deceased loved ones in Chillicothe Monday evening by marching down East Second Street.

Chillicothe Police Respond To Possible Link Between Missing Women, WV Serial Killer

While police say all of the Chillicothe cases and the woman in West Virginia all have links to prostitution, that's seems to be the only link.

Prosecutor: Driver In Deadly Pickerington Hit & Run Agrees To Plead Guilty

The accident happened in July 201414 and took authorities more than nine months to track the driver, Christina Robinson.

Gun Stoppers Program Has No Record Of Any Guns Collected

Mayor Coleman's Office introduced the Gun Stoppers program to much fan-fare in 2010. But police agencies and Crime Stoppers organization have no records of guns collected from the gun tip program.

VIDEO: Columbus Zoo Presses Charges Against Man For Jumping Barrier, Petting Animals

Joshua M. Newell is being charged with criminal trespassing.

NFL Rookie Free Agent Shot, Wounded At Ohio Home

Police say Arizona Cardinals rookie receiver Damond Powell Jr. was wounded by gunfire outside his Ohio home. Get the story.

Grand Jury Indicts 'Person Of Interest' In Timberly Claytor Murder

A man considered a “person of interest" in the shooting death of Ross County woman Timberly Clayor has been indicted by a Grand Jury.

CPD: How To Protect Yourself During A Potential Active Shooter Situation

Columbus Police Sergeant, Rich Weiner says in the event of an active shooter attack, you have three choices: run, freeze, or fight.

CT Teen Who Flew Drone With Handgun Arrested After Scuffle With Cops

Austin Haughwout appeared in Middletown court on Thursday to face charges that Clinton police say had nothing to do with the unmanned aircraft.

Mom Charged With Murder In Newborn’s Death At Muskingum University

20-year-old Emile Weaver was charged with aggravated murder, abuse of a corpse, as well as others charges, on Thursday in the death of her newborn child.

Search For Two Breaking And Entering Suspects In Genoa Township

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for any information. Read more.

Marshals Arrest “Monster Mobster” Fugitive Wanted In Ohio At Florida Detox Center

His nickname was given to him after Foreman was caught on surveillance camera video wearing a Monster Energy sweatshirt while carrying a firearm.

Police Adding Extra Patrols In German Village

Columbus Police have reported a wave of crime hitting German Village this summer.

61-Year-Old Was Innocent Bystander In Deadly Shooting, Daughter Says

The family says Charlie Mahon had no idea there was a man outside his home with a gun when he entered his back door on Springmont and South Highland Avenues.

Burglary Suspect Stole Laptop, Shoes Near OSU Campus

Following the burglary, the suspect posted to the victims YouTube page using the stolen laptop.

Teen Pleads Guilty In 2014 Murder Of Pizza Deliveryman

Police say Jefferson was part of a group of teens who robbed and killed Jim Crabtree as he delivered pies on Cassady Avenue on October 29.