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Youngstown man sentenced to 30 years in prison for firearms and drug crimes, including selling heroin that resulted in a fatal overdose

A Youngstown man was sentenced to 30 years in prison for firearms and narcotics violations, including selling heroin that resulted in a fatal overdose, said Carole S. Rendon, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio. Lebron Charles Bunkley, 38, was found guilty of last year of charges including distribution of heroin, cocaine and crack […]

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Youngstown man pleads guilty to selling heroin in fatal overdose

A man from Youngstown who sold heroin to a person who overdosed and died pleaded guilty to federal charges in the case. Prosecutors say Shayne Mascarella, 23, sold heroin to a person identified as L.Z. in court documents that resulted in death on July 29, 2015. “Heroin has caused an unprecedented wave of death, pain […]

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Canfield doctor accused of illegally prescribing painkillers

A Mahoning County Grand Jury has filed more than 70 criminal charges against a Canfield doctor. Doctor William Paloski is accused of illegally prescribing painkillers for more than four decades. Investigators say the 73-year-old has illegally prescribed painkillers to patients for years out of his Market Street office in Youngstown. After a two and a […]

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Recovering addict thanks Austintown police for arresting her after overdose

When Stacy Catlett bought drugs the night of May 27, she couldn’t wait until she got home to get high. The Lisbon woman pulled into the parking lot of a Wendy’s on Raccoon Road, where she injected herself with a powerful opioid concoction. Shortly thereafter, Catlett lost consciousness, and her breathing slowed. At 12:33 a.m. […]

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Youngstown man convicted of providing deadly heroin overdose

A Youngstown man has pleaded guilty to selling heroin that resulted in a fatal overdose, as well as additional firearms and narcotics crimes, according to the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio. Lebron Charles Bunkley, 37, admitted to selling heroin to a man identified in court documents only as J.P. J.P. was found […]

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