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Federal, county agents arrest two wanted men

Both men were wanted by the law - one Stark County, the other in Summit - when federal agents and county drug agents seized undisclosed amounts of heroin, cocaine and pills at their Canton home. CANTON Federal and county drug agents arrested two northeast Canton men Friday morning, seizing digital s

CANTON REPOSITORY - 2018-03-18 11:41:13

Stark Metro arrests Canton man on drug charges

The suspect allegedly had more than 500 Oxycodone and Hydrocodone pills, among other drugs, in his home. Repository staff report CANTON A Canton man was arrested Friday after authorities confiscated more than 500 Oxycodone and Hydrocodone pills, heroin and cocaine from his home. Donovan L. Thomas,

CANTON REPOSITORY - 2018-03-17 02:21:50

Beachwood Mall placed on lockdown following reports of shooting

WKYC has confirmed Beachwood Mall was placed on lockdown and has been evacuated following reports of an active shooter in the area. Eyewitnesses say they were told to shelter in place for a period of time. It is unknown at this time if there is still any danger inside the mall. Police from both Beac

WKYC - 2018-03-17 22:34:00

Police seek gunman after three are shot in Canton

A woman and two teen boys suffer serious but not life-threatening wounds. CANTON Police have "a possible suspect" but no warrants have been filed in Thursday night's triple shooting, said Police Capt. David Kurzinsky. A 45-year-old woman and two 17-year-old boys were taken to area hospitals with gun


Police: Canton woman threatened to toss boyfriend's Xbox

Police say she also hid all the games. Lori Steineck CantonRep.com staff writer @lsteineckREP CANTON Police arrested a woman who threatened to throw an Xbox at her "soon-to-be ex-boyfriend," according to Stark County Jail records. Police were called about 3 p.m. Thursday to the home the couple shar


Police find missing woman naked in Green

GREEN, Ohio -- A 40-year-old woman who had been reported missing from the Ellet area was found naked in Green this week. She was spotted on her hands and knees near Mayfair and Wise roads before fleeing into a wooded area when an off-duty deputy approached. When she could not be located, authorities


Drug dealer accused of driving drunk with more drugs

Police also seized undisclosed amounts of marijuana, crack cocaine, a prescription pill and a digital scale. CANTON A northwest Canton man stopped for speeding near Monument Park was jailed early this morning after police determined he was drunk. Police also seized undisclosed amounts of marijuana,


United Way of GSC Kids of Character: Zoe Stout, Canton City

She wants to be a doctor, which makes sense given what she would use her super power if she had one. Name: Zoe Stout School: STEAMM Academy at Hartford Age: 14 Parents: Jennifer and James Stout Jr. Siblings: Madison Stout, Aiden Stout School activities: Student Council, Girls Captain's Table, Whitec

CANTON REPOSITORY - 2018-03-18 12:07:00

Canton grandfather scared after home is riddled with bullets

CANTON, Ohio - Bob Jensen heard loud noises that sounded like gunfire Tuesday night, and he was shocked to learn the bullets penetrated his home and whizzed through his living room. His Canton house on Ray Place NW was struck by eight rounds, shattering a front door and window, and leaving holes in


Stolen three-legged dog found; charges pending against dognappers

Donavan, the three-legged dog stolen recently from the Stark County Humane Society, has been recovered. Lori Steineck CantonRep.com staff writer @lsteineckREP CANTON TWP. Donavan, the three-legged dog stolen by a couple posing as Stark County Humane Society volunteers, has been recovered. Stark Cou

INDEPENDENT - 2018-03-17 23:07:22

Alliance woman arrested after police find wanted man in her home

Police say the woman was arrested when she told them the wanted man wasn't in her home. ALLIANCE When police arrested a wanted man late Thursday night, they found him in a bedroom with a solid form of concentrated hashish and 43.6 grams of marijuana. Channing A. Vaughn, 20, of the 1000 block of S. A


United plane diverted to Akron-Canton because dog put on wrong flight

NORTH CANTON, Ohio-- A United Airlines flight was diverted to Akron-Canton Airport on Thursday. The flight stopped to drop off a dog that was loaded onto the plane by mistake, a United spokeswoman told FOX 8 News. Flight 3996 was traveling from Newark to St. Louis. United said the pet was safely del


Canton dad arrested, child taken away after drug arrest

Police say the father of a Canton infant was selling marijuana. CANTON Police armed with a search warrant seized marijuana from a northwest Canton man's house, arrested him and called Child Protective Services to take his infant daughter Wednesday morning. Police say Ian A. Destephen, 30, of the 800


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Authorities find alligator while searching home of convicted drug trafficker

(Photo Credit: US Marshals) WILLOUGHBY HILLS, Ohio - Police found a three-foot-long alligator in a Willoughby Hills home while arresting a man on a probation violation. According to the U.S. Marshals Office, it happened on Feb. 15 in the 2900 block of Eddy Road. Robert Watson, 31, of Akron, was want


Chase Bank branch in northwest Canton on fire

Canton firefighters are trying to extinguish a fire at the Chase Bank branch in the northwest section. Repository staff report CANTON Firefighters are battling a blaze at the Chase Bank branch at 1401 30th St. NW Wednesday night. City Fire Department personnel responded to the scene at 10:28 p.m. o


Breakfast heaven at Bill & Mary's Diner in North Canton

All-day breakfast is available six days a week at popular spot. Dan Kane CantonRep.com entertainment editor @DKaneREP NORTH CANTON Even the greasiest joint can usually turn out a decent breakfast. But at Bill & Mary's Diner, breakfast is something special, with a huge menu that is available from 7


District: Canton McKinley teacher's actions reprehensible

CANTON - The Canton City School District is condemning the actions of a suspended McKinley High School teacher who told police she engaged in sexual conduct with several students. "The Canton City School District is extremely disappointed and disturbed by the reprehensible misconduct of the McKinle


West Side Police News & Notes

West Akron man going to prison for role involving 'Scared Straight' program DOWNTOWN AKRON - Summit County Common Pleas Court Judge Christine Croce sentenced Christopher Hendon, 26, of West Akron, to five years and 11 months in prison, according to Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh. On Ja


Walmart shoplifting suspect was carrying drugs, loaded gun

Bags of cocaine and marijuana and a loaded gun put a young man behind bars. CANTON Police say the young man who left a local Walmart store without paying for a cellphone accessory was carrying a loaded gun and bags of illegal drugs. Dustin Keith, 30, who has no permanent address, was arrested at the