Crime

Burglar arrested after mistaking police car for getaway Lyft

As officers responded, the suspect thought the Lyft he'd ordered to take him away from the scene had arrived and climbed into a police cruiser.

  Neighbors Frustrated with Racist Graffiti in south Toledo

Delta man sentenced to prison for sexual contact with person under 13

Perrysburg police look to ID woman as part of theft investigation

Retired Toledo Officer accused of stealing from TPD

OSHP troopers seize $84,000 worth of cocaine, loaded handgun in Wood Co.

TPD looking to ID man whose picture they found in stolen vehicle

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Crime Stoppers of Lenawee Co. asking for public’s help regarding break-in at Blissfield business

Man arrested for shooting off fireworks “for attention” because he was mad his power went out

Prison nurse accused of killing husband to marry convicted murderer

Man accused of locking family inside house, setting it on fire after Cheez-It argument

El Chapo likely off to ‘prison of all prisons’ after drug trafficking conviction

Fleeing bank robber trips in front of police officer; money blows away

  Ex-boyfriend arrested in connection to death of woman found in suitcase

The 24-year-old suspect is being held without bail on a kidnapping charge. He will be prosecuted by federal authorities because the alleged crime crossed state lines.

Police: Student and her abductor killed in Kentucky chase

The woman abducted was hit by at least one round and died due to the shootout between police and the suspect. The suspect also was killed.

  Officer-involved shooting in Defiance leaves suspect dead

While investigating a disturbance call, the Defiance Police Department says some of their officers were involved in an officer-involved shooting that resulted in the suspect’s death.

Hours-old baby girl with umbilical cord still attached found in freezing weather on CA road

The sheriff's office says just before the infant was found, a young woman approached a man walking his dog in the area and asked him to take the baby.

Daycare owner found dead after 3-month-old was injured at daycare

TPD: Missing 17-year-old and her 3-year-old daughter are safe, no longer missing

Utah boy, 5, forced to call 911 after mother fatally stabbed

Mom charged in disappearance of 3-year-old son more than 30 years ago

Minnesota man calls 911 to report killing wife, police say

TPD looking for missing 17-year-old and her 3-year-old daughter

Police: Possible “Family dispute” leads to stabbing at west Toledo apartment complex

Police say the assault happened around noon on Saturday at the Cedars Apartments on Central Avenue near Douglas Rd.

Lonzo Rivers found guilty of murder on final day of trial

Lonzo Rivers was convicted for shooting and killing Dakoda Rogers in November 2017.

‘I’m devastated:’ Ohio police grieve latest officer death

Uniformed officers from multiple departments helped pack a church for funeral services for Bill Brewer, a Clermont County deputy gunned down while responding last weekend to a suspected suicide attempt by a man barricaded inside an apartment

Police: Man revived after overdose steals, crashes cruiser in Columbus

Columbus police on Friday were searching for the 25-year-old man who crashed the cruiser and then ran away.

2 Toledo men charged with firearms crimes

Two Toledo men were charged Friday with being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Malachi Barnes’ mother pleads for suspect to turn himself in

She said the only way there will truly be justice for her son is for gun violence to stop.

TPD seeking additional suspect in murder of 3-year-old

Toledo police are looking for another suspect in the murder of 3-year-old Malachi Barnes.

TPD warns of drugs containing fentanyl that are disguised as Oxycodone

TPD said on Twitter the pills, found locally, are disguised to appear as Oxycodone but really contain fentanyl.

Suspect in Wisconsin teen’s abduction ordered to stand trial

A man accused of kidnapping a 13-year-old Wisconsin girl and killing her parents waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday, telling his family, “I love you,” moments after he was ordered to stand trial.

Wife of former pastor pleads guilty to making false statements

With her guilty plea, her charge of obstructing a sex-trafficking investigation was dropped.

Wife, step-daughter of pastor accused of child sex crimes, plead not guilty to various charges

Haynes and Fortune pleaded not guilty to a charge of tampering with a witness, victim, or informant. They each face a maximum of 30 years on the charge.

Police testify on day 3 of trial of man accused of murdering 25-year-old

The man told police the victim was blackmailing him over a sex video.

Man accused of shooting his 73-year-old mother held on $500,000 bond

An elderly woman is in the hospital after being shot in the head in west Toledo.

TPD need your help identifying a man on the run

He is described as a black male, with a thin build standing at 5 feet and 3 inches. He was wearing distressed/torn blue jeans and black hooded sweatshirt at the time of the incident.

Police trying to identify man wanted for theft of $2,000 worth of jewelry from Franklin Park Mall

Police trying to identify man wanted for theft of $2,000 worth of jewelry from Franklin Park Mall

$10M bond set for man accused of shooting Ohio deputies

A man accused of luring authorities with threats of killing himself and then fatally shooting a sheriff's deputy and wounding another deputy who tried to help him during a 12-hour standoff in Ohio had his bond set at $10 million Monday.

TPD arrest man suspected of setting south Toledo apartment complex on fire

TPD says the 25-year-old set fire to the apartment on Pinebrooke Parkway.

Mother accused of burning 1-year-old daughter with hot bathtub water, biting her

Police began investigating after a nurse reported suspected physical abuse when the mother took the 1-year-old to the hospital for treatment of second-degree burns.

College student terrified after finding strange man wearing her clothes in apartment closet

Property managers at the apartment complex say they are still investigating how the suspect and two other intruders in December got inside.

Police locate vehicle of Hillsdale Co. attempted abduction suspect

The Hillsdale County Sheriff’s Office says they have found the vehicle of the attempted abduction suspect who allegedly tried to abduct a woman on Friday.

Man charged with drugging, raping 20-year-old woman

A Toledo man is accused of drugging and raping his 20-year-old nanny and secretary.

Crime Stoppers of Lenawee Co. seek information about armed home invasion

Police say the suspects hit the homeowner several times with handguns, causing unknown injuries to the homeowner.

Man shot by unknown suspect in east Toledo

The man told police he was walking down the street when he was shot by the passenger in an unknown vehicle that pulled up beside him.

Woman drives self to hospital after being shot while driving in west Toledo

Police say the woman was approaching the light at Monroe and Upton around 4:40 a.m. when a light colored vehicle, possibly a Jeep, pulled up beside her and opened fire on her vehicle.

3 suspects in custody, victim in hospital with life-threatening injuries after shooting in east Toledo home

Police believe the shooting stemmed from an altercation that took place while the group was listening to music at the home.

Crime Stoppers of Lenawee Co. asking for public’s help in locating woman wanted for violation of parole

Crime Stoppers of Lenawee County is asking for the public’s help in locating a woman wanted for felony violation of parole.

ATM stolen from Sylvania Township Stop & Go; police searching for 3 suspects

Police are investigating after an ATM was stolen from a Sylvania Township convenience store.

Police investigate after man dies after being shot in home

Police found the victims suffering from at least one gunshot wound in his home. He later died at the hospital.

Businessman disappears after allegedly scamming mom, friends out of $750K for Super Bowl tickets

About a dozen people say they paid the suspect at least $20,000 for Super Bowl tickets, but the man went missing before delivering.

Toledo Police cracking down on animal abuse cases

About a year ago, Toledo Police stepped up to help Lucas County Canine Care and Control and the Toledo Area Humane Society respond to the influx of calls.

Toledo man faces murder charges for deadly January shooting

Jaquan Sturdevant, 21, is accused of shooting and killing 26-year-old Zachary Duprey near the Toledo Museum of Art last month.

Judge approves motions to delay former Toledo pastor’s trial

The trial of accused former Toledo pastor Anthony Haynes and former Lucas County administrator Laura Lloyd Jenkins is set to begin on Tuesday

Police looking for owner of truck suspected in attempted abduction at Adrian Meijer

Police are also looking for the owner or owners of this Dodge Ram pickup truck. Police say the driver of the truck is wanted in questioning with the attempted abduction.Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the driver.

Monroe Police arrest murder suspect

Police say they gave the man a chance to come forward after shooting a 38-year-old man and a 34-year-old woman.

Woman arrested after her 5 children, police were exposed to cocaine in her home

Police say Johnson attempted to destroy the cocaine before the officers could find them, exposing both the officers and her children to the drugs.

Man accused of livestreamed sex assault is arrested, charged

The 34-year-old is accused of assaulting a woman, who had been livestreaming herself dancing, at the crowded Opera Atlanta nightclub.

Man charged with attempting to commit a hate crime after allegedly planning attacks against Toledo synagogues pleads not guilty

A man accused of planning attacks against Toledo synagogues was indicted in court for attempting to commit a hate crime, among other charges.

48 human trafficking victims rescued, more than 300 suspects arrested in CA sting

Among those rescued were runaways or homeless young women. Others were lured by traffickers through social media and online chat sites, authorities say.

  Caught on camera: Man punches 2 women in fight allegedly over hot dogs

According to the victims, the suspect didn’t say a word, just started throwing punches, when the two stood up for a hot dog vendor he had allegedly been harassing.

Shooting that hurt 5 undercover officers in Houston occurred during drug raid

The suspects were killed after firing at narcotics officers who were trying to enter a home where authorities allege black tar heroin was being sold, according to the police chief.

18-year-old pleads not guilty to murder

Marwan Lamb Jr. is accused of the March death of Da’Quan Jordan.

2 teens plead guilty to beating cat with baseball bat

The two teenagers accused of beating a cat with a baseball bat have pleaded guilty.They will be sentenced in March.

Former Toledo pastor pleads guilty to sex trafficking of children

Cordell Jenkins entered a guilty plea to two counts of sex trafficking of children and one count of sexual exploitation of children.

Armed man stops road rage incident when he sees man clinging to hood of SUV

Two men were arrested after a witness, who has a license to carry, pulled over the driver of an SUV involved in an alleged road rage incident and detained him until police arrived.

Security guard fired from Best Buy after helping deputies catch fleeing suspect

Deputies say the former security guard tackled the suspect in the store’s parking lot, preventing him from escaping. The guard was fired a week later for violating company policy.

Victim, suspect identified after deadly shooting behind the Toledo Museum of Art

Toledo Police are investigating a shooting after one person was shot near the Toledo Museum of Art.

Police describe execution-style killings inside Florida bank, say attack was random act

Zephen Xaver was reportedly fascinated with violence and wanting to hurt people. The five killed at the bank were all women.

Monroe Police ID shooter in Tuesday’s homicide, ask for public’s help in locating him

Monroe Police say they have identified the shooter in a homicide investigation, and are asking for the public’s help in finding him.

City of Findlay warns of individual impersonating city worker

The city says the impostor is trying to enter people’s homes to perform a test on the water quality.

Mother charged after baby allegedly overdosed on meth from her breast milk

Authorities say they responded to a hospital in December for a report that the mother's 7-month-old child was unconscious and had ingested meth.

Toledo mother’s life is forever changed after her son was murdered in west Toledo

“He was going to be somebody, he had just turned 19 years-old on January 9. He had just started his second semester at UT, he was going for civil engineering."

Monroe Police Searching for Murder Suspect in Double Shooting

This marks the first murder in Monroe in the new year. The chief of police said this may very well be the city’s first murder since 2015.

TPD looking for theft suspect

Police say the individual is wanted for a theft from a local business.

Mother arrested after newborn found dead in trash can at Amazon warehouse

The 22-year-old told police she didn’t know she was pregnant and panicked after giving birth then hid the newborn in the trash.

TPD Dispatch says one person shot on Tuesday night on Vance Street

TPD Dispatch says one person was shot Tuesday night on Vance Street

Uber driver says he almost died when a suspected drunken passenger grabbed the wheel

The passenger was arrested on charges of driving under the influence, and he can no longer access the Uber app.

For the first time in 35 years, no children were murdered in Sacramento, CA, last year

Officials have been working to curb juvenile crime by reaching out to those at risk, and police say no child homicides shows that outreach is having an impact.

Teen connected to shooting death of 3-year-old to be tried as an adult

Matthew Smith, 17, was certified Tuesday in Lucas County Juvenile Court.