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Operation Safety Net Concludes

22 Sep , 2020  

Special to 1812Blockhouse

United States Marshal Pete Elliott, Police Chief Calvin Williams, Sheriff David Schilling, East Cleveland Police Chief Scott Gardner, and Newburgh Heights Police Chief John Majoy have announced the recovery of 35 children during of Operation Safety Net.

Those children include at least one recovered from the Mansfield area.

The U.S. Marshals Service has been working with its state and local partners over the past month to locate and recover missing juveniles from the Cuyahoga County area. 35 missing and endangered children, between the ages of 13 and 18, were recovered during the operation. More…


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Escaped Mansfield Child Killer Added To 15 Most Wanted Fugitives List

8 Dec , 2018  

More than 40 years ago, one of the most notorious prisoner escapes in Ohio history occurred. A convicted child murderer, serving a life sentence, just walked away from his handlers and justice. On December 7, 1973, prison officials took Lester Eubanks to a shopping center in Columbus, Ohio, and allowed him to shop unescorted as a reward for good behavior. When Eubanks failed to return to his scheduled pick up location, he was reported as an escapee, and has eluded authorities ever since.

The U.S. Marshals are looking to end Eubanks’ 40-plus years on the lam by adding him to their 15 Most Wanted fugitive list. More…