Alleged Trumbull Co. hostage-taker in court Monday


WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) — Richard Ware, one of the three suspects in the hostage-taking of Trumbull County Corrections Officer Joe Lynn last Wednesday, appeared in the Trumbull County Court of Common Pleas in Warren Monday on charges unrelated to the hostage situation.

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Ware faces charges of aggravated robbery in connection with the holdup of a CVS Pharmacy in Warren on December 18. His next court date is scheduled for June 23.

Ware returned to the Mahoning County Jail after the court date.

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