Canton Crime

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Recent Crime News

  • Police: Ohioan poured gas on man, set room on fire

    Friday Dec 12 | via Marietta Times 

    A northeast Ohio man has been charged with felonious assault and aggravated arson after police say he poured gasoline on his roommate and started a fire in a bedroom at their home. North Canton police say the 54-year-old man doused with gasoline wasn't burned in Thursday night's blaze.


    Related Topix: Fire, North Canton, OH, Canton, OH

  • Crime & Courts Database

    Friday Dec 12 | via The Review 

    Jermane L. Watson, 42, of 63 E. High St., Alliance, was arrested on a charge of aggravated menacing at 9:38 p.m. Wednesday in the 300 block of East Tuscarawas Street, Canton,... Already a subscriber to print? You have online access, too... at no additional expense! Call 821-1200 to set up an account.


    Related Topix: Alliance, OH, Canton, OH

  • 20-year-old woman will serve 3 years probation for h...

    Friday Dec 5 | via KCRG 

    A 20-year-old received three years probation Friday for her part in the fatal shooting of 19-year-old Alleigha Church-Green, formerly of Cedar Rapids now living in Canton, Ohio, pleaded guilty in August to felony perjury and accessory after the fact, a misdemeanor. She was sentenced to seven years in prison, but a judge suspended the sentence and gave her three years probation.


    Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA, Linn County, IA

  • Goshen cops arrest suspect in August meth lab case

    Tuesday Nov 25 | via Salem News 

    Jordan S. Angle, 28, of Canton, was taken into custody from the Stark County Jail Friday morning on a warrant for felony counts of illegal manufacture of drugs and drug abuse, as well as misdemeanor counts of falsification, obstructing official business and possessing drug abuse instruments. The warrant was issued after officers found him and Emily L. Duchon, 25, 159 Redwood Drive, unresponsive in a vehicle at the Sebring Lake Estates at 8 a.m. Aug. 15. Beloit EMS responded with Cpl.


    Related Topix: Canton, OH, Stark County, OH, Sebring, OH, Beloit, OH

Canton Law

I was followed leaving an establishment and pulled over. Done the field sobriety test, done well but still taken to OHP HQ. Given blow test and scored .086, blowing directly after the person before, but changing the mouthpiece. Was told I was pulled over for no headlights and erratic speed change, going from a 45 zone to a 35 zone, which I knew was there, and properly executed. Am 95% positive lights were on, and passenger agrees. OHP was sitting at light facing the other way when I pulled out of lot going the opposite way. Don't feel he was right doing a U turn to follow when he only saw in rear mirror. How do I find a local lawyer to assist with this, and the possibility of getting reduced? Totally clean driving record for last 30 years.
Search on AVVO for an attorney(s) in your area that specializes in criminal defense and particularly DUI charges....
I am flying short notice for a death in the family and unable to pay my fine currently. I have a warrant for money owed and want to know if it is safe to fly?
Some airlines may not check the names of folks flying, but some do. So there is no telling if you can fly without...
Is this a hypothetical or do you have a more specific question? Without knowing more facts there is no correct response....
i am asking what the average cost of a second dui within exactly 12 years i am charged in alliance muni court stark county ohio i blew a .14 and gave a urine sample i am drug free thank goodness will it be altogether around 2500 dollars with the 500 reinstatement fee included in this can a stark county attorney answer me in ohio
I'm not from the area and can't speak to local pricing, but in general with attorneys you get what you pay for. When...
His liscence through the court was suspended for 6mo and his CDL was suspended for a yr. He was told if he got an ID it would void the CDL and he would have to take the test again
Yes, you can obtain a "temporary ID" through the Ohio BMV. If you ask for a "State" ID it will cancel your license and...
Has a criminal back ground. He turned himself in. He's looking for a better future...Please HELP.
Most states/jurisdictions have a system set up where an indigent accused is assigned a Court Appointed lawyer or the...
This concerns my son. The police report dates are wrong in several places and on one document off by 4 months, another one is month before the incident. Can they use these documents in a court trail for DUI. I reviewed the walk and talk on a video....stood on one leg with no problem. He refuse a blood test and said he would do any other type of testing. He ask for an to speak to an attorney several times ... it is in the police report. The police left at the hospital, did not bring to the police station, did not finger print him under we drove back from MO (590 miles one way). The finger printed him when we drove back for his court appearance. Pleaded not-guilty. The Canton police seem more interest in giving him a citation and impounding his car.
The things that you mention can be important in defending your son's case. However, they are not a "silver bullet"...