Home Invasion Suspect Surrenders

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Ronald Ellis, 21.

Ronald Ellis, 21. (Courtesy: Cleveland Department of Public Safety)

CLEVELAND — A man wanted in connection with a home invasion turned himself in to police and was arrested Wednesday.

Ronald Ellis was held in the central prison unit awaiting charges.

According to the Cleveland Division of Police, three men forced their way into a home on Victory Boulevard near W. 130th Street just after 11:30 p.m. on June 17.

Police say that Richard Kovachik, 82, and his wife, Margaret, 80, were both duct taped during the ordeal.

Richard was also beaten. Margaret was put into the trunk of the couple’s car and driven away.

Margaret and the car were recovered a short time later near a bar on Cedar Avenue near East 83rd Street.

On Tuesday June 18, a suspect attempted to use the victim’s credit card at a gas station on W. 117th and Bellaire and was caught on surveillance video.

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