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Most wanted

By Norwalk Reflector staff • Jun 24, 2019 at 1:46 PM

Here are pictures and information about the “Most Wanted” fugitives for the week of June 24, 2019 as provided the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force’s Richland County Division, which covers Huron, Richland, Crawford and Ashland counties:


Justin Cordell

• Age: 26

• 6-foot-3 and 200 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes

• Wanted for aggravated possession of drugs

• Ties to the Mansfield and Columbus areas


Emery Kopina

• Age: 49

• 5-foot-7 and 150 pounds with black hair and brown eyes

• Wanted for failure to appear for probation involving a domestic violence charge

• Ties to the Mansfield and Ashland areas


Richard Simpers

• Age: 29

• 5-foot-11 and 175 pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes

• Wanted for possession of cocaine

• Ties to the Mansfield area


Richard Castle

• Age: 49

• 5-foot-10 and 180 pounds with blond hair and blue eyes

• Wanted for escape

• Ties to the Mansfield, Marion and Galion


Anyone with information about the whereabouts of any of these fugitives is asked to call the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 419-774-3565 or 866-4-WANTED.

People also can text the keyword "WANTED" and send a tip to 847411, or go to a link at www.usmarshals.gov/district/oh-n/fugitives. Reward money is available, but tipsters also can remain anonymous.

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