Patrol: Woman, infant hurt in accident
KINSMAN - The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating an accident that sent a woman and her infant child to the hospital.
According to the Southington post of the patrol, about 2:45 p.m. Thursday, a 1999 Honda Accord driven by Brandi Cottrell, 21, of Campbell was headed south on state Route 7 when it went off the right side of the road. The car struck a ditch and an embankment and then went airborne into a tree.
Both Cottrell and her child were taken to St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown with serious injuries, the patrol reports. The infant was later flown to Akron Children's Hospital and was listed in critical condition. Condition updates were not available late Friday.
Warren woman not allowed at Giant Eagle
WARREN - A 26-year-old Warren woman has been told to stay away from the Giant Eagle on Elm Road N.E. after she admitted to taking two cases of beer, according to a police report.
The woman, of Burton Street S.E., was caught Thursday by an off-duty police officer working security at the store walking out without paying for the beverages, valued at nearly $40, the report states.
She was released on a summons after being processed at the county jail and told to stay out of the store, according to the report.
Warren man says woman hit him with car
WARREN - A 27-year-old Warren man claims he was hit by a car Thursday, and the vehicle was driven by a woman he knows.
In a police report filed by the man, of Oak Street S.W., he states he was struck about 7:30 p.m. in the area of Haymaker Avenue and Ward Street N.W. The man was taken to St. Joseph Health Center by ambulance with injuries to his left leg, according to the report.
No charges had been filed.
Police: Two detained on drug offenses
WARREN - Officers took two women into custody late Thursday night after drugs were found in their car, according to a police report.
A 21-year-old North Leavitt Road, Leavittsburg, was accused of possession of cocaine, and a 23-year-old Stewart Circle N.W., Warren, woman was accused of possession of drug paraphernalia.
A patrolman said he spotted the two women at the South Street Taco Bell. They did not appear to be customers, the report states. When he approached their vehicle, the passenger began acting suspiciously, the report states.
Narcotics and drug paraphernalia were confiscated, and the women were processed through the Trumbull County Jail and released, the report states.
Charges are pending.
Report: Copper pipe cut outside meat store
WARREN - Someone damaged copper pipe running to an air conditioner and the fence at Premium Meats Inc. on Logan Avenue N.E. early Thursday morning.
It's believed the alarm at the business scared away the intruder before anything could be taken, according to a police report. Police and a business representative found the fence had been cut and an employee found later that someone had been on the roof, according to the report.
Police probe multiple blow dart attacks
NEWARK - Police in a central Ohio town are investigating a series of blow dart attacks.
The Advocate in Newark reports that a 13-year-old boy was stuck by a dart while riding his bike Wednesday night, though the dart didn't pierce his skin. It was the third blow dart incident over the last several weeks in the town. One woman reported that she was shot in the leg by a dart, causing a minor injury. Another woman said a dart hit the umbrella she was carrying.
Staff, wire reports