Adarus Macio Black an alleged teen killer was arrested in Georgia after nearly two years on the run for murder. Adarus Macio Black who was wanted by police in Ohio and the FBI was finally captured and soon will be brought back to Ohio to stand trial for the murder of Na’Kia Crawford in Akron. According to police reports Adarus Macio Black was in a vehicle when he pulled up to the vehicle Na’Kia Crawford was a passenger in and opened fire killing the eighteen year old woman. Later it was learned that Adarus Macio Black thought the vehicle belonged to a rival gang member.
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The man wanted for the murder of 18-year-old Na’Kia Crawford was found and arrested in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. Marshals say.
Adarus Macio Black,19, was identified as a suspect in the shooting death of Crawford in Akron. Police say she was shot several times in broad daylight at the corner of North Howard Street and North Street in June 2020.
Crawford was running errands with her grandmother at the time.
Jaion Bivins, 18, surrendered to police a few days after the crime.
Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force said they recently learned that Black was living in Atlanta under a fake name.
According to investigators, he was identified while leaving an apartment in the 100 block of Greyfield Lane and a Sandy Springs SWAT team arrested him during a traffic stop.
Investigators say Black had an AR type rifle in his possession at the time of the arrest.
U.S. Marshal Pete Elliott said, “Members of the task force and the Akron Police Department never gave up on this case. They knew that this suspect couldn’t hide forever and we knew we would have him in custody. This arrest will not bring Ms. Crawford back to her family but hopefully they find some peace knowing this suspect is behind bars.”
Black will stay in custody in Georgia until he’s extradited back to Ohio.