Although Rafferty now is on trial, none of the witnesses who testified Monday morning mentioned the teenager. Evidence centered on the police investigation.
Monday, October 15, 2012
Friday, May 11, 2012
After finding about some crimes connected to Stow and Craigslist, do you consider the free site to be safe?
After reading about the Stow teen charged in connection with the "Craigslist killings" and after finding out about a Stow man who has to register as a sex offender after he was caught by police with the intent to have sex with a minor — Patch wants to know: Is Craigslist safe? After doing a quick search for "Stow" on the site, thousands of posts come up with personals, items for sale and homes and jobs available. Here is coverage of some Craigslist-related crimes in Stow: Have you had a sketchy experience on Craigslist? Tell everyone (or warn everyone) in the comments section of this story and take the poll! Interested in posting free events and announcements, but afraid to use Craigslist? Look no further than Patch. Click here to learn …
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
The 27-year-old from Stow was also ordered to pay a fine.
Trevor Wozniak, the Stow man who pleaded guilty to charges stemming from meeting a fictitious 14-year-old girl with a condom, received two years of probation May 1, according to the Summit County Prosecutor's Office. Judge Pamela Barker also fined him $1,000. Wozniak, 27, will be required to register as a Tier II Sexual Offener. He could have received up to 2.5 years in prison. On Aug. 15, Wozniak posted an advertisement indicating "he was looking for fun" and that he did not discriminate against "age, race, or size," according to the prosecutor's office. That same day in August, an investigator with the prosecutor's office and the Ohio ICAC Task Force responded to Wozniak's Craigslist advertisement posing as a 14-year-old female. After …
Monday, April 30, 2012
A 27-year-old Stow man could face up to 2.5 years in prison for meeting what he thought was going to be a 14-year-old girl with a condom.
Trevor Wozniak, 27, of Stow will be sentenced in Cuyahoga County Court May 1 for pleading guilty to attempted unlawful sexual conduct with a minor and possessing criminal tools after going to meet a fictitious young girl with a condom. On Aug. 15, Wozniak posted an advertisement indicating "he was looking for fun" and that he did not discriminate against "age, race, or size," according to the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's office. That same day in August, an investigator with the prosecutor's office and the Ohio ICAC Task Force responded to Wozniak's Craigslist advertisement posing as a 14-year-old female, according to the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's office. After several emails, Wozniak made arrangements to meet the made up 14-year-old …
Monday, January 23, 2012
The charges in Summit County replace those in Noble County in Craigslist killing case.
Brogan Rafferty was arraigned in Summit County today for his involvement in the crimes dubbed the Craigslist killings in southern Ohio. Rafferty, 16, who was a Stow-Munroe Falls High School student when he was arrested November, now faces three counts of aggravated murder, one count of attempted murder, four counts of aggravated robbery and four counts of kidnapping in Summit County, according to Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh's Office. The prosecutor's office filed a motion to try him as an adult, but the court will have a hearing on that motion at another date yet to be determined, said April Wiesner, director of communications for the prosecutor's office. Rafferty is currently being held at the juvenile detention center on Dan Street in…
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Brogan Rafferty, 16, will face charges of attempted murder and one count of aggravated murder and complicity to aggravated murder.
Stow-Munroe Falls High School student Brogan Rafferty, 16, will face murder charges as an adult. Noble County Juvenile Court Judge John Nau order Rafferty's case to be transferred to adult court. The change means that Rafferty could face stiffer penalties if convicted. The teen is being held on $1 million bond. Rafferty is charged with attempted murder, one count of aggravated murder and complicity to aggravated murder as an adult. The charges stem from the discovery in late November of two bodies in shallow graves in Noble County. The two had been shot to death. Investigators say the two responded to a job ad posted by the teen and Akron resident Richard Beasley on craigslist. A third person who responded to the ad escaped after being …
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
The Stow-Munroe Falls High School teen has been charged with aggravated murder and complicity to aggravated murder in a Craigslist-scheme murder investigation.
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
The Noble County prosecutor said there are no plans to move the case from Noble County.
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
On top of the 16-year-olds charge of attempted murder, the court added one count of aggravated murder and complicity to aggravated murder on Nov. 29, 2011.
Friday, November 18, 2011
The following information was supplied by Noble County Prosecutor Clifford Sickler and Noble County Sheriff Stephen Hannum. It does not indicate a conviction.
A 16-year-old former Stow-Munroe Falls High School student is in custody was charged with attempted murder and complicity to attempted murder today by authorities investigating a murder and shooting in Caldwell, Ohio. The teen and a 52-year-old man from Akron are considered suspects in a Craigslist Ad case where two victims responded to a fake job ad. The Akron man is being held in Summit County Jail for charges related to prostitution and his bond was set for $1 million, according to the Akron Beacon Journal. Noble County Prosecutor Clifford Sickler and Sheriff Stephen Hannum gave the information on the 16-year-old's charges just before a gag order was issued by County Judge John Nau, preventing the release of any more information. …