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Assault suspect goes on tirade against Sandusky police

Emil Whitis • Jan 30, 2013 at 2:40 PM

Vincent Randleman, 46, was charged with felonious assault, aggravated menacing, carrying concealed weapons and persistent disorderly conduct.

Police heard yelling at about 9 p.m. while stopped at a traffic light on Cleveland Road. When they looked over, they spotted a large group of people gathered in the 1800 block of Remington Avenue.

Police drove over and the crowd dispersed.

From an apartment doorway a man, later identified as Randleman, yelled at a group of men nearby.

Randleman told police someone named “Gary” stole from him and a fight ensued.

While talking with police Randleman cursed and kept yelling “these (expletive)ing (racial slur)s,” a police report said.

When he refused to calm down police arrested him. Randleman exploded.

“They should put two more of you in the ground,” he yelled at police according to a report. “Hey Sam, put another one in the grave … they gonna find another one in the dirt when it’s all said and done, put them all in the dirt.”

Randleman continued.

“That’s why Kevin did what he did, (expletive) them, dirty job someone got to do it,” he said according to a report.

After police took Randleman to the Erie County jail, other officers talked with a witness. The witness, who didn’t want to be identified, said Randleman pulled a knife on a younger man during an argument.  

Officers knocked on an apartment door where Randleman had told them “Gary” lived.

There, a man, identified as Darnell Chambers, 27, told police Randleman pulled a knife on him during an argument so he punched Randleman in the face.

Police took Chambers to jail on a Cuyahoga County bench warrant.

Randleman was being held at the Erie County jail on a $27,352 bond late Tuesday.


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