Saturday, December 6, 2003

Public safety

Jail guard accused of sex with inmate

A Hamilton County Sheriff's corrections officer was indicted Friday, accused of sex with a female inmate Nov. 17 while on duty.

Ryan Snyder, 23, is charged with sexual battery. It carries a penalty of up to five years in prison.

Snyder is on paid leave.

Indictment blames man in gun death

Charles Crabtree left a loaded gun within reach of a child who accidentally fired it, killing 7-year-old Javontay Williams, according to a Hamilton County indictment released Friday.

Crabtree, 20, was charged with reckless homicide.

Javontay was with an 8-year-old friend in a Mount Airy apartment Sept. 22 when they found the gun, police said.

If convicted, Crabtree faces up to five years in prison.

Man dies after being shot, struck by car

WESTWOOD - Matthew Pierce, 18, of Westwood, was shot and then struck by a car after he fell into the street late Thursday at Ferncroft and Montana avenues, police said.

Pierce was pronounced dead at University Hospital.

No arrests had been made Friday.

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