ROSS COUNTY, Ohio (WJW) -- The Ross County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday asked for help locating an attempted murder suspect. That suspect was later taken into custody.
The sheriff said authorities were trying to find 41-year-old Ernest Reed, also known as "Bigworm." Reed, standing 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighing approximately 250 pounds, was wanted as a suspect in an attempted murder that happened Thursday morning on State Route 772.
“Mr. Reed should be considered armed and dangerous,” the sheriff said. “Do not approach and call law enforcement immediately.”
The Ross County Sheriff’s Office updated on Facebook, saying Reed was taken into custody at around 3:30 p.m. Thursday at a residence. He’s in the Ross County Jail on a parole violation warrant; more charges are pending.