(RNN) – President Donald Trump on Friday pardoned Joe Arpaio, former sheriff of Maricopa County, AZ. Trump hinted at the pardon at a rally in the state on Tuesday.  Arpaio is 85. Arpaio thanked the president on Friday night for the decision. Trump pardoned the multi-decade veteran of law enforcement following his conviction for intentionally disobeying […]

CANTON, Ohio — A beautiful act of kindness means a man in Canton will have a reliable way to get to work. Stark County Sheriff’s deputies stopped at 38th St. at Whipple Ave. on Sunday to check on someone who appeared to be working on an old, rusted bicycle. The man, Shavon Newman, explained to […]

CANTON, Ohio – The sheriff-elect in Stark County is not going take office in 2013 due concerns about his health. According to Sheriff Timothy Swanson, Chief Deputy Mike McDonald’s physician recommended that he not assume the office of sheriff,  due to “extenuating circumstances” concerning his health. Swanson said McDonald will be seeking additional medical care […]

CLEVELAND – Cuyahoga County Sheriff Bob Reid has resigned at the request of county executive Ed FitzGerald. Reid sent an email to the sheriff’s department employees about leaving his post. A sheriff’s spokesman said Reid will not be commenting. FitzGerald spokeswoman Nicole Dailey Jones said Thursday the resignation was requested as part of an overall […]

(WOIO) – The body recovered in Frisco, NC on Saturday July 14th has been identified as that of Lynn Jackenheimer of Ashland. Her cause of death has not been determined. The body was located Saturday, about 25 miles south of where Lynn Jackenheimer was vacationing in the Outer Banks. The body was found in a vacant […]

ASHLAND, OH (WOIO) – Sheriff’s Deputies are looking for a 33-year-old mother who never returned from vacation with her boyfriend and two kids. Ashland County Sheriff’s Captain tells 19 Action News Lynn Jackenheimer went to Nags Head, North Carolina last week with 27-year-old Nathan Summerfield and her children, ages 3 and 13. Summerfield returned on […]

Summit County Sheriff’s Deputies who were in Arizona to extradite a prisoner back to Ohio were in the right place at the right time to save a life. Deputies Mark McElroy and William McKinney were eating at the hotel restaurant on May 12th when they heard commotion at the hotel pool. They rushed to the […]

AKRON, OH (WOIO) – A Summit County Sheriff’s Deputy has been fired amid an internal investigation. Deputy Dominic Martucci was busted for making inmates dance the robot and the worm to music from R&B singer Usher in exchange for privileges such as microwave use. The internal investigation was launched on April 10th. Martucci’s actions were […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - 19 Action News has found an incredible number of sex offenders hiding on your streets, ignoring court orders. The Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Department just finished verifying the addresses of 500 convicts. Anyone with a bad address could face new charges.

PAINESVILLE, Ohio - The sheriff in Lake County said he was forced to let go of several deputies because of cuts in the 2012 road patrol budget. Four of the deputy sheriffs were told on Thursday that their last day at the department will be January 28. Chief Deputy Frank Leonbruno said the fifth deputy was lost through attrition.

CLEVELAND – The social media site Facebook has helped the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office nab 1,000 fugitives since the page launched in January 2010. Tips, sharing of posts and a very active online community of fans fueled the success of the page, which averages more than 50,000 views per day and allows law enforcement to […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Deputy accused of masturbating and urinating in front of people in the Metroparks…was fired Wednesday. Paul Lawrence was charged earlier this month. Rangers say the first incident was on June 12th, near the Mastick picnic area. Lawrence is charged with two counts of public indecency for allegedly exposing […]