Cincinnati police searching for armed, dangerous man

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Posted at 5:31 PM, Jun 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-29 20:49:22-04

CINCINNATI — Authorities on Monday requested the public’s help locating a wanted man who may be armed.

Police are searching a wooded area between the 5300 block of Kellogg Avenue and Apple Hill Road for Sammy Lee Holwadel, whom they believe to be armed and dangerous.

Holwadel, 38, is a 5-foot-6-inch-tall white man who weighs approximately 185 pounds. He has brown eyes and black hair cut into a mohawk.

Holwadel fled the scene of a crash involving a stolen car into an area near the California Nature Center.

He has felony warrants out for his arrest from Clermont County.

Anyone with information about this suspect is asked to call Police Dispatch at 911 or 513.765.1212 or submit a tip online at