AKRON POLICE DEPARTMENT
The Akron Police Department
Victim’s Name: Tony Swain, Jr.
Gender / Age: Male / 10 Years old
Date of Homicide: 09/06/2005
Address of offense: Lovers Lane and Hammel
SYNOPSIS OF CRIME:
On September 6, 2005, at approximately 7:45 in the morning, Tony and his 6-year old sister
were walking to school. A driver of a speeding vehicle ignored a crossing guard and struck
Tony as he pushed his sister to safety. The suspect continued eastbound and drove away
without stopping. The vehicle is described as a red or maroon Mercury Cougar of Ford
Thunderbird, possibly manufactured between 1989-1995.
If you have information regarding this individual please contact the
AKRON POLICE DEPARTMENT DETECTIVE BUREAU
SUMMIT COUNTY CRIME STOPPERS