An Akron, Ohio, man has been accused of harassing perceived enemies, dispatching prostitutes solicited on the Internet to neighbors' homes and sending sexually explicit images to employees of his court-ordered drug treatment program. The man originally pleaded guilty to 22 felony and misdemeanor counts but later recanted and persuaded the judge to allow the case to proceed in open court. A subsequent grand jury handed two more felony counts and two additional misdemeanors.
On Dec. 29, a 43-year-old Ohio man was accused of leaving a sexually explicit note on a woman's vehicle in Green. When the woman alerted Summit County Sheriff's deputies about the note, investigators eventually tracked down the accused man, and he admitted to writing it. He was handed misdemeanor and felony charges as a result of the incident.
A man who was taken into custody on the night of Jan. 9 has indicated to officials that he was involved in a minimum of 20 break-ins involving vehicles in the Ohio City area. The man was apprehended near Detroit Avenue and West 83rd Street by area authorities. He reportedly made his admission while he was in police custody.
An Ohio lawmaker has recently been accused of burglary, and as a result, he is facing various felony charges related to the alleged incident. According to sources, the man won a state election to earn a seat in the House of Representatives in November 2014. He pleaded not guilty to the charges in Ottawa County on Dec. 11.
Authorities reported that a 26-year-old convicted felon is suspected of robbing an Akron bank after being caught shoplifting jeans and shirts from a mall department store. According to law enforcement, the man admitted to trying to steal the clothing and had been issued a misdemeanor theft summons for those charges.
Ohio police report that they have taken two people into custody for allegedly being involved in a robbery. The incident is said to have occurred near the intersection of Trabue and North Wilson Road in Columbus shortly after 2 a.m. on Oct. 27.
Authorities recently reported that law enforcement officials detained a Switzerland of Ohio School District teacher on multiple charges in connection with sex-related crimes involving minors. According to Monroe County officials, the alleged offenses occurred between Nov. 1, 2013 and Feb. 1, 2014. In early March, law enforcement officials commenced a lengthy investigation into the teacher, ultimately resulting in her recent indictment.
In 2012, an Ohio teen was living in a foster home. At the time, she was 17 years old. After certain events took place in the home, the girl was arrested for murder and now faces felony charges in connection with her foster mother's death.
Fathers love their daughters and would do nearly anything for them. However, one doctor was accused of taking his love for his daughter too far. He was recently sentenced after pleading guilty to reduced felony charges in an Ohio courtroom.