Monday, May 30, 2016
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
Published: Wednesday, 10/19/2011

Man guilty of attempted theft of police cruiser


A Curtice, Ohio, man entered a plea in Lucas County Common Pleas Court for stealing a Toledo police cruiser and then assaulting a police officer.

Kent Crozier, 22, faces up to 2 1/2 years in prison when sentenced by Judge Ruth Ann Franks on Nov. 21. He pleaded guilty Monday to assault and attempted theft of a motor vehicle. Per the negotiated plea, the theft charge was reduced to an attempted charge.

Crozier was convicted of driving off in a marked police cruiser parked at El Camino Real restaurant, 2500 West Sylvania Ave.

Police said officers responded to a disturbance on Aug. 23 and were investigating when Crozier stole the car. When Crozier and the vehicle were found later in the 2200 block of Fairfax Road, police said Crozier head-butted an officer as he was taken into custody.

Recommended for You

Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.

Related stories