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Trial begins in Warren robbery and abduction case

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WARREN, Ohio - Trial is underway for a Warren man facing a host of charges in connection with abduction and robbery.

Opening statements were presented Monday in the case of Taylor Ervin-Williams, who faces seven charges, including robbery, burglary, kidnapping, failure to comply with a police order, and tampering with evidence.

Ervin-Williams allegedly abducted members of his own family at gunpoint last year.

In September, Ervin-Williams turned down an offer from the prosecutor that would have sent him to prison for 13 years in exchange for a guilty plea.

Ervin-Williams could be sentenced to more than 60 years behind bars if convicted.

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