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Published: July 10, 2017 4:00 AM

AURORA

Robert E. McGhee, 49, of Euclid, was arrested June 30 and charged with one count each of failure to comply with the order or signal of a police officer, a third-degree felony, theft and leaving the scene of an accident, both first-degree misdemeanors. After allegedly stealing more than $307 worth of clothing from the American Eagle Outfitters factory store at Aurora Farms Premium Outlets on South Chillicothe Road, McGhee allegedly fled from responding officers in his white 2001 Honda Civic, reaching speeds in excess of 80 mph and hitting another vehicle while fleeing, according to Aurora police.

A 25-year-old Streetsboro man was arrested June 30 on a warrant charging him with theft, a first-degree misdemeanor, for the Nov. 9 theft of 15 PlayStation 3 and X-box video games -- worth less than $1,000 -- from an address in the 1100 block of East Boulevard, according to Aurora police.

BRIMFIELD

Jacquelyn R. Pattyson, 37, of 1242 Wingfoot Lake Road, Suffield, was arrested July 1 and charged with possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony. Pattyson allegedly possessed a substance that tested positive for the presence of methamphetamine, according to Brimfield police.

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John T. Tirri, 56, of 2130 Tallmadge Road, was arrested July 2 and charged with having weapons under disability, a third-degree felony. A convicted felon with a history of making methamphetamine, Tirri allegedly possessed a loaded 9mm Glock 19 handgun in violation of his status as a felon with a 2006 conviction for illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture of methamphetamine, according to Brimfield police.

DEERFIELD

A 28-year-old Valley Drive man was arrested July 2 and charged with one count each of failure to comply, a first-degree misdemeanor, and speeding, a minor misdemeanor, after he allegedly failed to stop his tan 2000 Buick sedan for a deputy after being clocked going 65 mph in a 55 mph zone on S.R. 14 between Yale and Deerfield roads, according to the Portage County Sheriff's Office.

EDINBURG

David H. Franklin, 33, of Alliance, was arrested June 30 and charged with possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, operating a vehicle under the influence, a first-degree misdemeanor, possession of drug abuse instruments, a second-degree misdemeanor, and a parking violation, a minor misdemeanor. Franklin's blue 2004 Chevrolet sedan was stopped by a deputy in the 4300 block of Alliance Road. Franklin allegedly was intoxicated but refused sobriety tests, and a search of the vehicle turned up the prescription painkiller fentanyl and a hypodermic needle allegedly used to inject illegal drugs, according to the Portage County Sheriff's Office.

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP

A 33-year-old Streetsboro man was arrested July 2 and charged with public indecency, a fourth-degree misdemeanor, after he was observed, highly intoxicated and urinating next to the roadway in the 7300 block of S.R. 43 as vehicles were passing by, according to the Portage County Sheriff's Office.

HIRAM

Stephan J. Finnicum, 26, of Akron, was arrested July 1 and charged with carrying a concealed weapon, a fourth-degree felony. Finnicum allegedly had an unloaded .45-caliber Glock handgun in the center console of his vehicle, as well as a loaded magazine containing seven rounds inside the glove compartment, according to Hiram police.

KENT

Mahmoud T. Al-Obaid, 45, of 7015 S.R. 44, Ravenna Township, was arrested June 30 and charged with one count each of possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, two counts of operating a vehicle under the influence, both first-degree misdemeanors, and speeding, a minor misdemeanor. A trooper stopped Al-Obaid's white 2009 Mercedes-Benz sedan as it allegedly traveled 66 mph in a 35 mph zone eastbound on S.R. 261 near Middlebury Road. Al-Obaid allegedly was intoxicated but refused sobriety tests, and allegedly possessed two doses of psychedelic mushrooms at the time of his arrest. Al-Obaid had a prior drunken driving arrest in 2014, according to the Ravenna post of the Ohio Highway Patrol.

Eric T. Campbell, 46, of 540 S. Water St., was arrested July 1 and charged with one count each of menacing by stalking, a fourth-degree felony, aggravated menacing, a first-degree misdemeanor, and possession of marijuana, a minor misdemeanor. Campbell allegedly stalked a female victim in the 100 block of Cherry Street, causing her to believe he would do her physical harm. Upon his arrest in the 1500 block of South Water Street, he allegedly possessed less than 100 grams of marijuana, according to Kent police.

NELSON

Nathaniel W. Fadrowski, 23, of Middleburg Heights, was arrested June 30 and charged with one count each of possession of LSD, a fourth-degree felony, and possession of marijuana, a fifth-degree felony. Fadrowski allegedly possessed more than 10 but less than 50 unit doses of the psychedelic hallucinogen LSD and more than 200 but less than 1,000 grams of marijuana on S.R. 282, according to the Portage County Drug Task Force.

John R. Hall Jr., 23, of Olmsted Falls, was arrested June 30 and charged with aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony. Hall allegedly possessed less than a bulk amount of hallucinogenic psilocybin mushrooms on S.R. 282, according to the Portage County Drug Task Force.

Charles E. Stevens III, 28, of South Jefferson, was arrested June 30 and charged with one count each of possession of LSD, a fourth-degree felony, and aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony. Stevens allegedly possessed more than 10 but less than 50 unit doses of the psychedelic hallucinogen LSD and an amount of MDMA, also known as "ecstasy," "X" or "molly," at S.R. 305 and Parkman Road, according to the Portage County Drug Task Force.

James D. Yert, 18, of Kirtland, was arrested June 30 and charged with trafficking in marijuana, a fourth-degree felony, and possession of LSD, a fifth-degree felony. Yert allegedly possessed more than 200 but less than 1,000 grams of marijuana with the intent to sell it, along with less than 10 unit doses of LSD, on S.R. 282, according to the Portage County Drug Task Force.

Lindsay R. Baker, 31, with a last known address in Pittsburgh, Pa., was arrested July 1 and charged with one count each of possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, and possession of drug abuse instruments, a first-degree misdemeanor. Baker allegedly possessed less than 1 gram of heroin and a hypodermic needle used to inject the illegal drug at a residence in the 12000 block of S.R. 282, according to the Portage County Sheriff's Office.

RAVENNA

Kori E. Whitecotton, 32, of Newark, was arrested July 1 and charged with one count each of possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, and possession of drug abuse instruments, a second-degree misdemeanor. Whitecotton allegedly possessed a metal container and a clear plastic bag, both of which allegedly tested positive for the presence of methamphetamine. She also allegedly possessed a piece of plastic straw containing suspected drug residue and a glass smoking device containing burnt residue during the arrest in the area of South Prospect and East Lake streets, according to the Portage County Sheriff's Office.

RAVENNA TOWNSHIP

Mark A. Quesenberry, 52, of 6533 Leda Ave., Franklin Township, was arrested July 2 and charged with one count each of possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, and possession of drug abuse instruments, a second-degree misdemeanor. Stopped in the area of S.R. 14 and Infirmary Road, Quesenberry allegedly possessed three rolled $1 bills containing a white powder he allegedly admitted was the prescription painkiller oxycodone, according to the Portage County Sheriff's Office.

Nicholas T. Quesenberry, 25, of 371 Myrtle Ave., Lake Milton, was arrested July 2 and charged with one count each of possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, and possession of drug abuse instruments, a first-degree misdemeanor. Stopped in the area of S.R. 14 and Infirmary Road, Quesenberry allegedly possessed a $1 bill and a rolled $5 bill containing a white powder he allegedly admitted was the prescription painkiller oxycodone, along with two-and-a-half oxycodone pills, according to the Portage County Sheriff's Office.

STREETSBORO

Matthew S. Russell, 41, of 1259 Vantage Way, was arrested June 30 and charged with one count each of having weapons under disability, a third-degree felony, and improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle, a fourth-degree felony. Russell allegedly had a loaded .40-caliber Smith & Wesson semiautomatic handgun under the driver's seat of his vehicle at a business in the 9200 block of S.R. 43. Russell is forbidden from owning or possessing any firearms due to a prior felony conviction, according to Streetsboro police.

Kimani J. Grant, 24, of South Euclid, was arrested July 2 and charged with abduction, a third-degree felony. Grant allegedly assaulted a woman at the Chase Bank branch at 9163 S.R. 43 and removed her by force from that location to a residence in the 1100 block of Winston Road in South Euclid, according to Streetsboro police.


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