CONTACT: Chief Dino J. Carozza, Orrville Police Department
Date: November 20, 2012
Incident: Armed Robbery, Resisting Arrest, Receiving Stolen Property
Location: 300 block of West Church Street, Orrville, Ohio
Date of Incident: November 20, 2012 9:32 p.m.
Agencies: Orrville Police Department, Dalton Police Department
Person(s) Involved: James Cedric Simpson, 34 years old
Orrville, OH: On November 20, 2012, a citizen reported that he was robbed at gunpoint by a male acquaintance. The victim identified the suspect as James Cedric Simpson, of Orrville. The suspect was later located in downtown Orrville at a bar. After a brief foot pursuit, the suspect was taken into custody by officers of the Orrville Police Department with assistance from Dalton Police Officers. A 9mm pistol was recovered at the time the suspect was apprehended. The pistol was reported stolen from Tennessee.