Akron police are looking for a man suspected of starting a house fire that torched an Ivor Avenue house while he was cooking methamphetamines Monday night.
Police say Carl Robinson, 30, was in the house owned by his grandmother. She wasn't home at the time and Robinson fled before the fire broke out when he was allegedly manufacturing meth. No injuries were reported in the blaze, but damages were set at $20,000.
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(Akron Police Department - news release) The Akron Police Department is requesting the public’s help in locating Carl J. Robinson, 30, of the 1100 block of Ivor Avenue in Akron. Robinson is wanted for Aggravated Arson, Illegal Manufacturing of Methamphetamines and Illegal Possession of Chemicals.
Around 8:30 last night, the Akron Fire Department and the Akron Police Department responded to a house fire in the 1100 block of Ivor Avenue. The homeowner was not at home at the time and her grandson, Carl Robinson, fled the house before fire and police arrived. The house damage had been estimated to be about $20,000.00 in damage, and no injuries were reported.
Members of the Akron Police Department Clandestine Lab Enforcement Team recovered acids, nitrates, Coleman fuel and other items commonly used to manufacture methamphetamines.
Carl Robinson is a white male, 6’0”, 175 lbs, with brown hair and green eyes. Anyone knowing his whereabouts is encouraged to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at (330) 375-2490; the U.S. Marshals Service at 1-866-4-WANTED; or the Summit County Crimestoppers Inc at (330) 434-COPS. Callers can remain anonymous.