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Orrville man faces murder charges in woman’s death

Shaun Ross, of Orrville, was apprehended by police in Orrville Sept. 19 after leading police on a manhunt for several hours. A resident spotted him walking down his driveway. He is accused of killing his girlfriend, Jessica Duprey. DGKN staff report ORRVILLE  An Orrville man faces murder charges in his girlfriend’s death. Shaun Ross, 42,…

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Two of 4 stolen dealership vehicles recovered

DALTON  In April, four vehicles were reported stolen from Sarchione Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram at 315 S Mill St. After spotting a broken window and a door apparently left open by the car thieves in the early hours of April 13 at the dealership off of U.S. 30, officers from the village police department were…

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Cleveland man charged with carjacking, illegally entering airport runway, and damaging radar facility

DGKN staff report CLEVELAND  – A Cleveland man was charged Dec. 22 in a six-count indictment with intentionally damaging a Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) radar facility, carjacking two vehicles, and using one to breach a gate and illegally enter the Hopkins airport runway, according to a news release. Isaac Woolley, 26, was officially charged…

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CRIME NEWS: Eight men from Orrville, Massillon, Canton, Louisville, Dover face drug trafficking charges

Eight men, including three from Orrville, were charged in a three-count indictment with operating a drug trafficking organization that distributed kilogram quantities of cocaine throughout Wayne, Stark and Tuscarawas counties and elsewhere in Ohio, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office – Northern District of Ohio. Named in the indictment are Arnuflo…

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DGKN ON SCENE: Pickup truck knocks down utility pole Sept. 4

PHOTOS BY HEATHER IMMLER | DGKN This utility pole just outside of the Dalton village limits was knocked down over Labor Day weekend as a result of being struck by a pickup truck. No injuries were reported, according to Ohio Highway Patrol. DGKN staff report SUGAR CREEK TWP.   No injuries reported after a pickup truck…

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Hartville man dies in head-on crash; suspect arrested after fleeing

PAINT TWP.  Alcohol is suspected in a two-vehicle fatal crash Aug. 18 along state Route 241. A Hartville man died in the head-on collision and the driver of the other vehicle fled from the crash scene before being taken into custody about two hours later. The Ohio Highway Patrol is investigating the two-vehicle crash that…

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Man posing as funeral home director found guilty

TOLEDO  A Lucas County Common Pleas Court judge found Shawnte Hardin guilty of multiple felony charges for providing funeral services without a license. In total, Hardin was found guilty on 31 charges: One count of engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity (F1) Three counts of tampering with records (F3) Two counts of telecommunications fraud (F5)…

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