AKRON: A 21-year-old man was arrested after he used a handgun to steal a taxi Monday night, police said.
Stefan Dalon King of Windsor Street was charged with aggravated robbery, auto theft, burglary and weapons under disability after he allegedly brandished a handgun at a taxi driver, ordered him out of the vehicle and took the vehicle. Police said King crashed the cab and took items from it after the crash.
Authorities said King was picked up at Jen’s Den nightclub by Akron Express Taxi and used a handgun to force the driver out of the taxi in the 300 block of Kline Avenue. He reportedly crashed the taxi in the 1200 block of Pondview Avenue and walked to North Martha Avenue, taking items from the cab with him.
Police arrested King at an address in the 200 block or North Martha Avenue. The handgun was found inside the taxi.