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AREA CRIME: Body found along Stark County road; foul play suspected

DGKN staff report CANTON TWP., Stark County  A passerby saw a body along the road just before 9 p.m. May 10 and contacted authorities. The Stark County Sheriff’s Office is treating the case as a homicide. Stark County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to Hardington Ave NE near 12th St NE, East Canton, to investigate…

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U.S. Marshals arrest Wooster man accused of assaulting news reporter

Dayton, Ohio  U.S. Marshal Pete Elliott and Wayne County Sheriff Travis Hutchinson announce the arrest of wanted fugitive Benjamin Dagley, 54. Dagley was wanted by the Gulfport Police Department in Mississippi for assault and the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Department for a probation violation. It is alleged that on Aug. 30, Dagley confronted MSNBC News Reporter…

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Dalton police involved in recovering missing youth

DGKN staff report AKRON  Operation Safe Space, a joint operation led by the U.S. Marshals Service and the Akron Police Department has led to the location and/or recovery of 23 missing or high-risk juveniles from the Akron area, according to a news release from the U.S. Marshals Service. The operation, which began Aug. 9, and…

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Arrest warrants issued for Wooster man accused of assaulting NBC reporter

DGKN staff report Police remain on the lookout for a Wooster man caught on live camera assaulting NBC reporter Shaquille Brewster Aug. 30 while the reporter was covering Hurricane Ida in Gulfport, Mississippi. Video shared online shows a man parking his pickup truck in the background while Brewster updates viewers about the hurricane’s impact and…

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Orrville PD seeks public’s help in stolen firearms case

DGKN staff report ORRVILLE  Several firearms were stolen from Ace Hardware on Saturday and police are asking for the public to contact them with any information. Orrville Police responded just after midnight Saturday to a security alarm at Ace Hardware, 1400 W High St. Upon arrival officers discovered a severely damaged overhead door at the…

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