PORTAGE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

DAVID W. DOAK, SHERIFF

 According to Sheriff David W. Doak, Deputies on Monday, May 20, 2019, at approximately 8:40 P.M. responded to the Mid-Way Drive-In on S.R. 59 in Ravenna Township reference a reported carjacking.

Responding deputies learned that the victim Larry Kuerber, 73-Years-Old of Ravenna Township was unloading a golf cart from his trailer at the Mid-Way Drive-in on S.R. 59 in Ravenna Township when he was approached by a male subject asking for a ride to Kent.  When Kuerber refused the male subject along with a female entered Kuerber’s vehicle and fled the area with Kuerber’s wife Donna, a 72-Year-old female in the back seat.   

Donna Kuerber was located alongside the road by a concerned citizen at approximately 11:30P.M. in Franklin Township.  Donna Kuerber reported that she was pushed from the vehicle and her purse containing an undisclosed amount of currency and cell phone were taken by the suspects.  Kuerber was taken to University Hospital Portage as a precaution. 

The Sheriff’s Office is still attempting to locate the suspects and the victim’s vehicle, a silver, 2014 Ford Flex, Ohio Registration 857YUS. 

The Sheriff’s Office is asking if anyone comes in contact with this vehicle or suspects please contact the Portage County Sheriff’s Office at 330-296-5100.

Further suspect information will be provided shortly.  

By the authority of Sheriff David W. Doak