Teen is accused of several gun-related felonies for crimes committed when he was 17

Dayton teen shot by officer after allegedly robbing store enters pleas

UPDATE @ 9:35 a.m.:

A judge entered not guilty pleas today for a Dayton teen facing multiple felony charges after he was shot by police following a February robbery in Miamisburg. 

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The court will appoint an attorney for Charles Vincent Ashford, indicted Friday on several counts involving firearms after authorities said he aimed a gun at police before being wounded after he sought to flee a robbery by carjacking vehicles at a busy interchange Feb. 5. 

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Ashford’s next court date is Aug. 8.

Charles Vincent Ashford (Nick Blizzard/Staff)


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A Dayton teen is set to appear in court this morning on multiple adult charges in connection with robberies that resulted in his being wounded by an off-duty officer near Interstate 75 in Miamisburg.

Charles Vincent Ashford is scheduled to appear before Montgomery County Common Pleas Judge Barbara Gorman on 10 felony counts stemming from crimes occurring Feb. 4 and Feb. 5, when he was shot on Ohio 725 after a robbery.

Ashford was indicted Friday on seven counts of aggravated robbery, one count of felonious assault on a police officer, discharge of a firearm on or near prohibited premises and impersonating a peace officer, records show.

The 18-year-old Dunbar High School student has been in juvenile detention since February, and Judge Anthony Capizzi set bond at $500,000.

Ashford was 17 on Feb. 5, when law enforcement officials said he committed an afternoon armed robbery at a Shell gas station on Byers Road, and then sought to escape by attempting to carjack vehicles.

The situation attracted the attention of multiple law enforcement agencies, including an off-duty Miami Twp. police officer who wounded Ashford in the arm after the teen aimed a gun at him, court records show.

Authorities said the crimes by Ashford, who has no prior criminal record, began the night before during an armed robbery in Dayton.

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