Fugitive wanted for murder, kidnapping hiding near Cleveland - WALB.com, Albany News, Weather, Sports

Fugitive wanted for murder, kidnapping possibly hiding near Cleveland

Posted: Updated:
John Alexander Jr. John Alexander Jr.
  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • Albany cheerleading team could be on reality show

    Albany cheerleading team could be on reality show

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-07-31 03:42:06 GMT
    Dr. Latonya Peterson, Assistant CoachDr. Latonya Peterson, Assistant Coach
    An Albany cheerleading team could be featured on a reality show. More than 50 girls tried out to join the two time national champion Albany Elite “Tiger Paws.”More >>
    An Albany cheerleading team could be featured on a reality show. More than 50 girls tried out to join the two time national champion Albany Elite “Tiger Paws.”More >>
  • Veterans to learn about benefits at American Legion event

    Veterans to learn about benefits at American Legion event

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-07-31 03:34:18 GMT
    William D. Simmons, American Legion 2nd District CommanderWilliam D. Simmons, American Legion 2nd District Commander
    American Legion leaders are preparing for an event to help South Georgia veterans learn more about the benefits they earned. More >>
    American Legion leaders are preparing for an event to help South Georgia veterans learn more about the benefits they earned. More >>
  • MCLB hosts education summit

    MCLB hosts education summit

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:26 PM EDT2014-07-31 03:26:53 GMT
    Latreesa Perryman, MCLB School Liaison Latreesa Perryman, MCLB School Liaison
    Military families got to ask questions about the best education choices for their children .Superintendents and other officials from public, private, home school, and online institutions in Dougherty, Lee, and Worth Counties attended Wednesday night’s Military Child Education Summit at the Marine Corps Logistics Base.More >>
    Military families got to ask questions about the best education choices for their children .Superintendents and other officials from public, private, home school, and online institutions in Dougherty, Lee, and Worth Counties attended Wednesday night’s Military Child Education Summit at the Marine Corps Logistics Base.More >>
(Toledo News Now) -

The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is offering a reward for information which would lead to the capture of fugitive John Alexander Jr.

Alexander is wanted by the U.S. Marshals and Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Office for homicide, attempted homicide, kidnapping, having weapons while under disability, and aggravated robbery.

 It is alleged that Alexander shot and robbed a man in the area of East 79th Street and Kinsman Road near Cleveland last August. Additionally, it is alleged that Alexander shot and killed a man earlier this month around East 151st Street and Glendale Avenue, also near Cleveland.

Alexander is described as a 23-year-old black male standing approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing 200 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

He is suspected to be hiding somewhere in Cleveland. He also has a previous address near the 500 block of Birch Avenue in Euclid.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of John Alexander Jr. is encouraged to contact the NOVFTF at 1-866-4WANTED or text keyword "WANTED" with the tip to TIP411. Tipsters may remain anonymous. A cash reward may be available.

Copyright 2013 Toledo News Now. All rights reserved.

  • Fugitive wanted for murder, kidnapping possibly hiding near ClevelandMore>>

  • Crime Watch

    Crime Watch

    Toledo's best online coverage of local crime investigations and missing persons cases.More >>
    Toledo's best online coverage of local crime investigations and missing persons cases. More >>
  • Inside WALB.comMore>>