“Once we got everything together, which didn’t take too long, because we did feel this girl was threatened and in danger, and a young age, 16,” Penn Hills Police Chief Howard Burton told KDKA-TV. He first joined the force in 2012 and became a member of homicide in 2017. Kenneth Gillespie became Sergeant of the Mobile Homicide Unit. Another missing juvenile was found inside the home, according to police. He worked Homicide for five years. Nettles has been working in the homicide department for 3 years and is the youngest member of the unit. Performance & security by Cloudflare. Statewide Amber Alert has been issued. Lt. Charles Bagsby Jr was born in Mobile, AL. This wasn’t the first time that Jermaine Rodgers abducted his 16-year-old ex-girlfriend, according to police. Booth has been married for 26 years and has two daughters. On September 26, 2016 Detective Frazier decided to step away from the Tulsa Police Department to pursue another opportunity outside of law enforcement. Aquil is the niece of WWE wrestler and Olympic gold medalist Kurt Angle, who is a Pittsburgh native. pic.twitter.com/YvbZUN1Mpi, — Beau Berman (@BeauWTAE) January 17, 2019. Before joining the Homicide Unit he worked as an investigator in the Robbery Unit. Det. He was arrested overnight at a home in McKeesport. Stan Ladnier was promoted to Lieutenant in June 2018 and then transferred to the ID Unit in March 2019. Police said there were two other people inside the McKeesport home. According to his grandparents, “There has been a Burch in Mobile law enforcement practically since the city was founded.” Jeremy isn’t the only Burch currently in the force; his father now serves as Captain of the Mobile County Major Crimes Division. In his downtime he enjoys relaxing with his family and physical training. Inside a coal cellar underneath this #McKeesport duplex. To be clear, he gave @kdka permission to share this image. After finishing college in Louisiana, Corporal Rogers worked as a corrections officer in LA for one year before transferring back home and joining the Mobile Police Department in November 2012. In March 2018, Cpl. Rodgers was charged with unlawful restraint of a minor, stalking (repeatedly committing acts to cause fear), harassment, kidnapping of a minor, terroristic threats and witness intimidation, according to court records. Police say this is the 19-yr-old suspect, Jermaine LaQuay Rodgers pic.twitter.com/34rhEhAfaL. Sgt. Jermaine Rodgers was arrested after a two-hour standoff at the McKeesport home where he was holding 16-year-old Marjani Aquil against her will after beating and abducting her, police say. Barton joined the force because, “I felt a call by God to become a police officer to make a difference in the communities I live.” He wanted to become a member of Homicide because he is a goal-oriented person who wanted to investigate the highest crime. In July 2018, Det. He enjoys fishing, hunting, and golfing when he is not working. According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Women Assault Trans Woman in Bar Bathroom: Cops. It is not clear if he has hired an attorney. His twin brother, Julian Nettles, can be found as an officer in the Gang Interdiction Task Force for the Mobile police department as well. WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle, who is Aquil’s uncle, wrote on Facebook pleading for help finding her. “She said on Facebook Live she actually saw this girl and this guy sitting in a room in a house in McKeesport,” Penn Hills Police Chief Howard Burton told reporters. He said he wants awareness to be raised. Rodgers was hiding in a coal cellar at the home, according to police. Cat nip, beer cans, and shopping carts litter the yard. An Amber Alert was issued Wednesday night by the Pennsylvania State Police and criminal charges were filed against Rodgers. Rogers says he enjoys what he does for a living because it helps to bridge the gap between the community and law enforcement. “I enjoy the challenge of trying to figure out who did it,” says Gillespie. He returned to the unit in 2012 and was promoted to Sergeant in 2014. When they are not working, they enjoy spending time with their three children. var liElement = element.parentElement.parentElement.getElementsByClassName("bio"); His wife can be found in the Sheriff’s Department in the property crime division. Julius F. Nettles was born and raised in Mobile, AL. event.preventDefault(); He was sentenced to one year of probation. Gillespie isn’t the only member of his family working in law enforcement. Love you all.”, #UPDATE: This is where the SWAT team nabbed the kidnapping suspect Jermaine Rodgers. Jermaine Rogers was promoted to Corporal. The First 48 (TV Series 2004– ) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. According to police, detectives tracked down the girl’s location using the video. Police say Jermaine Rodgers abducted Marjani Aquil from her Penn Hills home about 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, WPXI-TV reports. Jermaine Rodgers and Marjani Aquil. “Just wanted to say thank you to all those who have prayed and have shared posts to help locate her. The Amber Alert was canceled about 2 a.m. Thursday after Aquil was found and Rodgers was arrested. Aquil’s father, Rasul Aquil, told KDKA that his daughter is in stable condition, but has been sedated and highly medicated. event.preventDefault(); According to WPXI, police said Rodgers was armed with a gun during the attack on his ex-girlfriend. Burch is proud to continue the family legacy and serve the community by finding justice for the victims. The most common cause is that your DNS settings are incorrect. Doctors will be inserting a steel plate. function showModal(event, element) { He takes pride in the ability to bring closure to victims and their families. Please contact your hosting provider to confirm your origin IP and then make sure the correct IP is listed for your A record in your Cloudflare DNS Settings page. Marjani Aquil, a Penn Hills High School student, is recovering at the UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, her father told KDKA-TV. After Aquil was able to escape, an arrest warrant was issued for Rodgers. They broke the window so they could see into the area and that’s where they saw him hiding.”. In July 2018, Det. Marjani Aquil, a … He enjoys being active outside of his work by running, fishing on the Gulf, and catching baseball games when he can. Cpl. document.getElementById("closeModal").addEventListener("click", function(event) { document.getElementById("bioModal").className = "modal modal-show"; Here’s what you need to know about Jermaine Rodgers: Hall of fame wrestler @RealKurtAngle says abducted Penn Hills teen Marjani Aquil is his niece. Jermaine Rodgers is accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend, Marjani Aquil, in Penn Hills, near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. “He has been arrested before, for the same thing, and he just did the same thing again,” Penn Hills Police Chief Howard Burton told KDKA-TV. When 27-year-old Samantha Shader was first arrested for allegedly throwing a Molotov cocktail at police, she told detectives that the supplies—including glass bottles—were given to her by a group of Black men and women, according to federal court records. “My niece has been found,” he wrote on Thursday. The girl was later rescued from the home after police received a tip from a Facebook user. Rodgers ran from police when they raided the home and was taken into custody shortly after, according to the report. Originally he joined homicide as an investigator in August of 2006. “It was under the front porch. According to police, Rodgers kidnapped Aquil during a previous incident in 2018. All Rights Reserved. Check your DNS Settings. Prior to joining the police department in 2006, he worked on an ambulance in Mobile County. Come back home to us safely. Additional troubleshooting information here. Frazier loves the outdoors and enjoys mountain biking, road cycling and backpacking with friends and family. You can see her right eye is bruised and he said her right eye socket is broken. var bio = liElement[0] ? 18.6k Followers, 617 Following, 2,341 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Jermaine Rogers (@jermainerogersart) My family is truly appreciative. In August 2017, Jeff Booth transferred to the Special Victims Unit and has since been promoted to Sergeant. Nettles is currently pursuing his bachelors degree in criminal justice from Columbia Southern University and is happily married with three children. When he’s not working, Burch enjoys the outdoors, whether it’s on the beach, on the water, or hunting in the fall. There, he worked as a patrol officer for 3 years before being promoted to the Homicide Dept. Det. Her father said she suffered a broken right eye socket and will need to undergo surgery. Thank you to the Pittsburgh Police for your persistence in finding my niece. A 523 error means that Cloudflare could not reach your host web server. document.querySelector("#bioModal .bio-section").innerHTML = bio; He has been a member of the homicide unit since 2012. Her uncle, WWE wrestler Kurt Angle, posted on Facebook that the family appreciates the support they received while Aquil was missing. Jeremy Burch moved to the Narcotics Unit in September 2019. Booth was a part of juvenile investigations for three years before joining the homicide unit in November 2014. Please lets find my niece.”, Good morning. Barton has worked in a diverse group of units, including, property crime, financial crimes, assault/sex crimes and as a hostage negotiator.