Mom helps lead Warren Police to gun suspect
Four men have pleaded not guilty to charges filed in connection with shots being fired in Warren neighborhoods.
Police say they found two rifles, a handgun, and shell casings in a car they chased from Olive Street to the 500 block of Atlantic Street Friday afternoon.
Investigators believe that the four suspects in the car were the same men seen earlier carrying semi-automatic rifles and firing shots in the area of Fairfield Ave. NE.
Some of the men ran from the car, and one of them was seen carrying a handgun.
A foot chase led to the arrest of 27-year-old Curtis Turner of Newton Falls on the porch of a nearby home.
Police say they chased 25-year-old Deljuan Patterson through yards and over fences. According to the report, Patterson was caught still carrying a handgun.
According to police, Michael Peterson, 32, of Warren was spotted driving a Nissan and led police on a chase. An officer gave chase on foot and captured Peterson after spotting him at the Avon Oaks apartments.
The fourth suspect, Ta’gerald Lofton was found with the help of his mother who located her son’s phone and led officers to a pickup truck on Atlantic Street where a neighbor told police Lofton was hiding in the truck bed.
Lofton is charged with carrying a concealed weapon and having weapons under a disability.
Turner is charged with carrying a concealed weapon and failing to comply with a police order.
Patterson is charged with carrying a concealed weapon.
Peterson is charged with failure to comply with a police order.
All four spent the weekend in jail and pleaded not guilty during their arraignments on Monday.