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Bond set at $1 million for suspect in hit-and-run that killed Mentor officer

Bond set at $1 million for suspect in hit-and-run that killed Mentor officer
Posted at 11:36 AM, Jul 02, 2018

The man charged in connection with the death of a Mentor police officer who was hit and killed during a traffic stop on State Route 2 was given a $1 million bond while appearing in Mentor Municipal Court on Monday.

Brian Anthony, 24, of Mentor, was given at $1 million bond, $500,000 for each count. He was bonded over to the Lake County Common Pleas Court and waived his preliminary hearing.

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If he were to post bond, the conditions are as follows:

  • GPS tracker
  • No driving/consuming alcohol or drugs
  • He is under house arrest
  • Travel restrictions
  • No contact with the victim's family

Anthony has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident and tampering with evidence. His next court date has not yet been set.