Man charged with assault after overdose


NILES — A Burton man is wanted on felony assault and misdemeanor resisting arrest charges after police responded to calls of a drug overdose at Cottage Inn, 5318 Youngstown Warren Road, according to police and court records.

Gregory A. Miller Sr., 40, 14083 Nash Road, is also charged with felony drug possession in Niles Municipal Court, according to court records. Heroin was confiscated, according to the police report.

Police were called just before 10 a.m. Thursday to the motel on reports a man was overdosing, according to a police report.

“Male has been tased three times and is still fighting,” a 911 call summary states.

A Niles police report lists officer Richard Bailey, 49, as a victim with unknown injuries and does not detail what happened during the altercation.