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Published: Thursday, January 25, 2018 @ 4:51 PM
DAYTON — The second of two men accused of killing another man during a robbery spree in 2016 was found guilty on multiple counts Thursday, the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s office announced in a press release.
Klone Snowden, 20, is guilty of murder, aggravated robbery and intimidation of a witness. He and Ryshon Lee Steele, 18, killed John Madden III while committing a robbery on Kenilworth Avenue on Nov. 12, 2016.
Steele’s trial was held in September, and he was found guilty of murder, aggravated robbery, felonious assault and receiving stolen property.
From Nov. 11-13, 2016, Snowden and Steele drove around and randomly stopped and robbed people at gunpoint, the release said. The robberies occurred on Kenilworth Avenue, in the areas of
Grand Avenue and Broadway Street, and in the area of West Second Street and West First Street, according to the release.
Both men also committed a carjacking on Sundale Drive, near Germantown Street. On Nov. 12, during a robbery outside the AM/PM Mini Market at 2317 Salem Ave, Madden, 24, was shot and killed. After the shooting, Snowden and Steele robbed Madden of his money, the release said.
Published: Saturday, May 26, 2018 @ 8:43 PM
AKRON — Troopers chased down and boxed in a fleeing ATV with two riders illegally driving on the interstate.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol posted a video of the incident Friday on its Facebook page.
The video shows the ATV bumping one cruiser before finally stopping when it backed into another cruiser.
Once the ATV stopped, troopers said the driver fled but the passenger surrendered.
The driver was apprehended a short time later and was charged with fleeing and eluding and for not having an operator’s license, the highway patrol said.
The three-mile pursuit started May 21 on Interstate 277 and ended when the ATV ran into the back of a cruiser on Interstate 76, according to reports.
Published: Saturday, January 09, 2016 @ 1:39 PM
Updated: Monday, June 06, 2016 @ 10:20 AM
— A Georgia police department is advising drivers to not use hazard lights while driving, even in the rain.
In some states, the use of hazard lights is permitted while driving.
The metro Atlanta police department warned that using hazard lights may actually signal to other drivers that you are stopped or stalled on the road, and the lights can reduce the ability to see if the vehicles ahead are braking.
Hazard lights also "turn off your ability to use your turn signals," the police department wrote in its Facebook post.
Instead of using hazard lights while driving, consider not driving at all until road conditions improve.
"If you cannot see, pull over to a safe place and wait (until) driving conditions are better," the department wrote. "Your flashers should only be used while your vehicle is stopped or disabled on the roadway or shoulder. This is a sign for emergency services that someone is in need of assistance."
Published: Saturday, May 26, 2018 @ 12:00 AM
FAIRFIELD — A 19-year-old woman is facing a felony charge after police said she was found in possession of 93 sedative pills.
A Fairfield police officer pulled a vehicle over on Pleasant Avenue near Hunter Road on May 23 for having no license plate lights. While approaching the vehicle, the officer said he saw the driver “stuffing a bag between her legs inside her pants.”
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The driver, Trinity Gilbert, of Hamilton, was ordered to remove the bag and place it on the seat.
The resealable bag contained 93 alprazolam pills, which often goes by the brand name of Xanax.
Gilbert said the pills belonged to a friend — a person she would not name — that left them in the vehicle, according to a police report.
“At the time of the stop she was wearing pajama pants and a knit shirt,” according to the officer’s report. “Based on her clothing, it didn’t appear she had planned on being in public.”
Published: Saturday, May 26, 2018 @ 4:18 AM
Investigators with the Lacey Police Department said a man walked into the restaurant and ordered a cup of coffee, but was upset over the 97-cent price.
After he received his coffee, the man poured it into his to-go mug and then demanded a refill from the manager.
Investigators said the manager asked the man to leave after he got verbally abusive about the price of the coffee.
The man then got upset and threw the cup of hot coffee into the manager’s face and fled.
Do you know this guy? He threw hot coffee in the employees face this morning. pic.twitter.com/a9HuD9Sd6T— Lacey Police (@LaceyPolice) May 25, 2018
Police said the manager had burns on her neck. KIRO reported that the manager was being treated for third-degree burns.
The man is being sought for simple assault, according to Lacey Police.