Trafficking charge filed after traffic stop made
WARREN - City police charged a Niles man with drug trafficking after a Friday afternoon traffic stop on Fulton Street S.E.
Brandon D. Norman, 30, 327 E. Park Ave., was released from the Trumbull County Jail on $3,500 bond on Friday, jail staff said.
Police said they found marijuana, plastic bags and a scale in the vehicle Norman was driving about 3:15 p.m.
Warren man facing weapons charges
NILES - A Warren man is facing various weapons charges after being accused of firing gunshots early Saturday morning near the High Point Restaurant and Tavern on Youngstown Road.
Niles police charged Anthony L. Rivera, 32, of Eastland Avenue S.E., with improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle and using weapons while intoxicated.
Police arrested Rivera after receiving a report that someone fired gunshots near the establishment at 754 Youngstown Road about 1:30 a.m. Warren police and the Ohio State Highway Patrol assisted with the arrest.
Rivera was released from the Trumbull County Jail later Saturday after posting $3,500 bond, jail staff confirmed.
Juveniles accused of pointing guns
WARREN - Police arrested two juveniles and were looking for a third on Sunday after receiving reports that the teenagers were pointing guns at several people in the area of Ward Street and Parkman Road.
Police located two of the male juveniles, ages 15 and 16, in the area of Hillsdale Drive and arrested them each on an aggravated menacing charge, according to a Warren police report.
A Hunter Street man told police that three juvenile males with guns threatened him about 7:15 p.m. The police report lists two other alleged victims.
Warren woman's window shot out
WARREN - A Jackson Street S.W. woman told police she woke up Monday morning to find glass shards on her living room floor.
Gloria McKinney, 69, reported to police that about 1 a.m. gunshots were fired in the area of her residence.
McKinney told police she later discovered her front window was shot out by a single round, the report states. Police said there was a single, mangled lead bullet on the inside windowsill.
Youngstown awarded grant for blight work
COLUMBUS - The City of Youngstown was awarded a $94,803 grant for the Mahoning Valley Collaborative Code Enforcement System.
The State Development Services Agency announced the grant Tuesday as part of nearly $3 million in grants and loans awarded to 26 communities through the Local Government Innovation Fund.
The Mahoning County project is a partnership of the city, the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp., and the Center for Urban and Regional Studies at Youngstown State University in a concentrated attack on blighted properties throughout the city, according to the city's application.