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Twenty indicted following years-long investigation into cocaine, heroin dealing in Akron

Twenty people face federal charges following a years-long Drug Enforcement Administration investigation into the dealing of cocaine and heroin in the Akron area. Federal prosecutors say that Emery Lee, 60, of Akron, was the leader of the dealing operation and facilitated the arrival of kilograms of drugs from New York to sell on the streets […]

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Seized in Coventry Township

Nearly 500 marijuana plants, a Cadillac car, $20,000 in cash and a snowmobile were among several items found during a drug bust at three homes in Coventry Township Tuesday. When the Summit County Sheriff's Office followed up on an anonymous tip at 2873 Upham Road in Coventry Township and served a search warrant, they found […]

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Drug investigators find an estimated $240,000 worth of heroin in vacant Akron house

Drug investigators seized several bricks of heroin with a street value of nearly a quarter-million dollars from a rarely-used home. Christopher Anthony, 27, of Akron, who was found at the home, faces first-degree felony drug trafficking charges in Akron Municipal Court. He is being held in the Summit County Jail on $250,000 bond. Federal Drug […]

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Drug unit seizes two marijuana grow operations in Cuyahoga Falls

The Summit County Drug Unit busted two marijuana grow operations in Cuyahoga Falls on Thursday. The unit executed a search warrant on Lincoln Avenue. There they found 30 pot plants, grow equipment and about $2,000 in cash, the sheriff’s office said. Thomas D. Coffman, 36, was arrested and charged with cultivation, illegal assembly or possession […]

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TWO TALLMADGE MEN FACE CHARGES STEMMING FROM SUSPECTED MARIJUANA GROWING OPERATION

Two men are facing charges after police reported Dec. 18 that they discovered a suspected marijuana growing operation at their Martindale Drive residence. According to records from Stow Municipal Court, Gregory M. Bowers, 57, and Michael S. Bowers, 24, are each charged with one count of third-degree felony illegal cultivation of marijuana. Police declined to […]

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