Monday, April 1, 2013
Emmitt Smith is wanted by U.S. Marshals as the Fugitive of the Week.
The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is offering a reward for information which would lead to the capture of fugitive Emmitt Smith a.k.a. “E." Smith is wanted by the U.S. Marshals for violating conditions of his federal supervised release. Smith is also wanted by the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office for obstruction of justice. Smith is accused of performing adrug transaction on Nov. 14, 2012. When Cleveland police attempted to stop Smith, he led them on a high speed chase, driving through several lawns and endangering public safety. Smith, 30, is a black male standing approximately 6 feet 1 inch and weighing 245 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. Smith is suspected to be hiding out somewhere on the westside Cleveland. He …
Sunday, November 25, 2012
The Stow man was arrested and charged with willfully fleeing and eluding police and driving under the influence.
A 34-year-old from Stow was heading north on I-77 around 2 a.m. Nov. 20 when police saw his white van fly by at about 100 mph. Police first spotted the Stow man weaving in and out of traffic at around 80 mph in Green, according to the Canton Repository. As police tried to stop him, he fled northbound on I-77 toward Akron sending police on a two-county high speed chase. Police eventually pulled the van over at the Carroll Street exit in Akron. Police said the man was suspected of drinking alcohol. The man was charged with willfully fleeing and eluding police, operating a vehicle while intoxicated, driving under suspension and speeding, according to the Canton Repository.
Saturday, February 4, 2012
The following information was provided by the Summit County Prosecutor's office.
The Akron man who was arrested for an armed robbery incident in Hudson in August and taking police on a high speed chase through Stow and Cuyahoga Falls, was sentenced to 15 years in prison. An Akron man, Gerome Burns, 34, robbed an adult male at gunpoint outside a home in Hudson, stealing the victim’s wallet, Rolex watch and gold wedding band this summer, said police. Burns then told the victim to walk behind the house. Fearing he would be killed, the victim refused and instead walked toward the front yard, according to the prosecutor's office. After refusing to walk behind the house, the victim said he saw Burns drive away and then he went to the Hudson Police Department to report the crime. “I commend the victim for immediately …