Investigation Leads To Arrest Of Robbery Suspects In Marion

  • 7/18/2019 9:41:20 AM
  • Sartaj Singh
  • Local News

MARION, OH - Suspects from an Armed Robbery were quickly apprehended by the Marion Police Department. 

On July 17th, 2019 the Marion Police Department responded to the 600 block of Silver Street after receiving a 911 call of a reported robbery. Upon arrival, a 15-year-old juvenile was found beaten and robbed at gun point for a significant amount of cash. An investigation also found that a shot was fired during the robbery. 

Officers and Detectives from the Marion Police Department initiated a larger investigation and were able to identify two suspects and a vehicle linked to the armed robbery. 

The suspect vehicle was located by Officer Pahl in the 200 block of Homer Street. After a perimeter was established, the first suspect, Cody L. Crabtree of Marion, Ohio, was apprehended hiding in a basement of a residence in the 1100 block of East Church Street. Evidence from the crime was located at the location. 

The second suspect, Adrian K. Jones of Detroit, Michigan, was then located in the 100 block of Carhart Street. This suspect was the one identified to have the handgun. Evidence from the crime scene and the stolen handgun was located at the location.

Both Crabtree and Jones were transported to the Multi County Jail for Aggravated Robbery and formal charges are pending with the Marion County Prosecutors Office. 

"Officers and Detectives of the Marion Police Department again today demonstrated their commitment to keeping the criminal element locked up and work very hard to keep our citizens safe." said Chief of Police Bill Collins. "They worked very hard for several hours trying to locate and lock up these two dangerous individuals."

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