Cleveland man accused of stuffing woman in tote gives judge middle finger during arraignment
Dalontay Edmond-Geiger Sr. was charged with attempted murder, kidnapping, felonious assault and evidence tampering
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The man accused of kidnapping a woman and stuffing her into a small black tote last week gave the presiding Cleveland Municipal Court judge the middle finger during his arraignment hearing.
The woman, who police said was also stabbed and beaten, was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center for life-threatening injuries.
Police took the suspect, Dalontay Edmond-Geiger Sr., into custody at the scene and charged him with several felonies; including, attempted murder.
Edmond-Geiger Sr. pleaded not guilty to those charges on Monday.
According to the police report, officers were first alerted to the crime scene at the home in the 3100 block of W. 97th Street around 3:30 p.m. on May 2.
Edmond-Geiger Sr. allowed officers to search the basement of the home after a 30-minute delay.
Police returned to the home just after midnight on May 3, which is when Edmond-Geiger allegedly admitted there was someone on the porch and stuffed inside the tote.
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Court officials ordered Edmond-Geiger to be held on a $750,000 bond.
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