Cuyahoga County

Cleveland Heartless Felon Gang Member Found Guilty of Olmsted Falls Murder



CLEVELAND – Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Michael C. O’Malley announced that Antoine Pollard, 25, was found guilty for the murder of a 26-year-old man in Olmsted Falls in March 2019. 

“This tragedy is another example of the severity of gang and gun violence in our community,” said Prosecutor O’Malley. “This Heartless Felon deliberately took an innocent life and has caused unimaginable pain to his other victims. Today is a stern reminder that this senseless violence will not be tolerated.”

On March 6, 2019, Antoine Pollard, 25, and his girlfriend, 25, arrived at a friend’s, 26, Olmsted Falls apartment. While there, an argument broke out between Pollard and his girlfriend and an altercation ensued. The victim, 26, intervened and asked Pollard to leave the apartment. Pollard then shot him multiple times. Pollard’s girlfriend ran away and called the police. Her friend tried to escape with her two children, but Pollard threatened them with a gun and demanded they drive him to another location. Olmsted Falls Police Department (OFPD) and Emergency Medical Services reported to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.

An investigation conducted by the OFPD, identified Pollard as the offender. DNA evidence and fingerprints placed Pollard at the scene. He was arrested by East Cleveland Police on March 8, 2019.

Pollard was found guilty of the following charges:

-Two counts of Aggravated Murder

-One count of Felonious Assault

-Four counts of Kidnapping

-One count of Aggravated Burglary

-One count of Aggravated Menacing

-One count of Having Weapons Under Disability

Pollard is scheduled to be sentenced on Wednesday, August 26, at 11 a.m. at the Cuyahoga County Justice Center. He faces a maximum sentence of life in prison without parole.