Kevin Bell ‘Flavor-Flav’ wanted by Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Department for failing to register as sex offender

Bell has been in and out of jail five time since 1989.

Kevin Bell ‘Flavor-Flav’ wanted by Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Department for failing to register as sex offender
Kevin Bell is wanted in Cuyahoga County for failing to register as an offender after a 2013 kidnapping case. (Source: Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Department)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) -Authorities are looking for 50-year-old Kevin Bell, who may be known on the streets in Northeast Ohio as “Flavor-Flav.”

Bell has a lengthy criminal history dating back to 1989 for various drug, burglary, rape and kidnapping charges and has several jail sentences on five different occasions.

He’s currently wanted for failing to register as a sex offender for a 2013 kidnapping and rape case in Cuyahoga County, authorities said.

Bell was featured in this week’s Wanted Wednesday on Cleveland 19, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Cuyahoga County.

Here are the other two suspects featured this week:

Christine Cline is wanted on charges of drug possession and trafficking. The drugs are alleged to be cocaine and fentanyl.
Christine Cline is wanted on charges of drug possession and trafficking. The drugs are alleged to be cocaine and fentanyl. (Source: Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Department)
Soloman Water is wanted on felony assault charges for allegedly using a car in an attack. Waters has a very distinct, large Ohio State Buckeye tattoo on his neck.
Soloman Water is wanted on felony assault charges for allegedly using a car in an attack. Waters has a very distinct, large Ohio State Buckeye tattoo on his neck. (Source: Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Department)

Editor’s note: Every week 19 News partners with the Cuyagoha County Sheriff’s Department and Crime Stoppersto feature fugitives who have outstanding warrants. Anyone with information should call the tip line, 216-25CRIME (216-252-7463) where you can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward if your tip leads to an arrest.

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