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District Four Detectives are looking for Joshua Cole is wanted for a Felonious Assault shooting, accused in a June 6th altercation where he fired off a round striking the victim. Joshua Cole is a white male 20 years old, 5’6 and 130 lbs. Joshua Cole frequents Elmwood and Norwood.

If anyone has any information on where police can find Joshua Cole please call Crime stoppers at 352-3040 or submit a tip online at Crime-Stoppers.US. You can also go to P3Tips.com to submit your anonymous tip.

 

 

CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION SECTION

MEDIA RELEASE

June 16, 2020

On June 16, 2020, at approximately 1:45 AM, District Three officers responded to investigate a Shot Spotter alert in the 3700 block of President Drive. Upon arrival, officers located Rondell Brooks, 30 years of age, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Mr. Brooks was pronounced deceased at the scene.   

UPDATE:

On June 19, 2020, at approximately 7:00 PM, with the assistance of the Fugitive Apprehension Squad and Springfield Township PD; Jordan Brooks, 24 years of age, was arrested and charged with Murder for causing the death of Rondell Brooks.

Jordan Brooks

CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION SECTION

MEDIA RELEASE

June 15, 2020

 On June 14, 2020, at approximately 10:30 PM, Central Business Section officers responded to investigate a reported shooting in the 300 block of W. 5th Street. Upon arrival, officers located Cortney Jones, 33 years of age, suffering from a gunshot wound. Mr. Jones was pronounced deceased at the scene.   

The investigation by the Cincinnati Police Department’s Homicide Unit is ongoing.   There is no suspect information to release currently.  Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (513) 352-3542.

  

District 5 Detectives are looking for Rico Bates also known as Rico Rueben is wanted for a Felonious Assault that occurred in the 5000 block of Colerain Ave. According to reports, Bates who is known by the victim, purposely crashed a minivan into the victim who was sitting in a parked car sending it air born into another vehicle. As the victim waited for a tow truck, Bates returned to the screen and fired multiple shots at the victim striking the victim in the ankle. Rico Bates is a black male 38 years old, 6’1 and 245 lbs. Rico Bates has a history of Domestic Violence, Burglary and Drug charges. Bates was last known to live on Wabash Ave. in Evanston.

If anyone has any information on where police can find Rico Bates also known as Rico Rueben  please call Crime stoppers at 352-3040 or submit a tip online at Crime-Stoppers.US. You can also go to P3Tips.com to submit your anonymous tip.

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION SECTION

MEDIA RELEASE

June 9, 2020

 On June 8, 2020, at approximately 1:40 AM, District Three officers responded to investigate a Shot Spotter alert in the 3700 block of St. Lawrence Avenue. Upon arrival, officers located Janvier Kigeri, 21 years of age, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Mr. Kigeri was pronounced deceased at the scene.   

The investigation by the Cincinnati Police Department’s Homicide Unit is ongoing.   There is no suspect information to release currently.  Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (513) 352-3542.

UPDATE

 On June 26, 2020, at approximately 11:00 AM, with the assistance of the Fugitive Apprehension Squad, Ricshawn Hill, 30 years of age, was arrested on a Murder Warrant for causing the death of Janvier Kigeri.

 

Hill

Shawn Stith is wanted for Felony Burglary accused of Breaking into the victim’s Harrison Ave apartment taking a TV and other personal items. Shawn Stith is a white male 45 years old, 5’9 and 179 lbs. Shawn Stith has a history of Felonious Assault, Thefts and Drugs and he was last known to live on Peete Street in Over the Rhine.

If anyone has any information on where police can find Shawn Stith please call Crime stoppers at 352-3040 or submit a tip online at Crime-Stoppers.US. You can also go to P3Tips.com to submit your anonymous tip.

 

James Johnson is wanted for having Firearms in Motor Vehicles and Having Weapons Under Disability. James Johnson is a black male 36 years old, 5’8 and 181 lbs. Johnson has a history of Domestic Violence and Drugs and was last known to live on Strand Lane in Winton Hills.

If anyone has any information on where police can find James Johnson please call Crime stoppers at 352-3040 or submit a tip online at Crime-Stoppers.US. You can also go to P3Tips.com to submit your anonymous tip.

Cincinnati Police District Three need your help to identify the person in the attached photos wanted for the investigation of thefts in the area. The suspect in the attached photos was captured on a Ring Video camera stealing two chairs from the victim's porch. 

If you can identify this suspect, please call Crimestoppers at 513-352-3040 to submit your anonymous tip.  

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