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Champion man faces gun charge

BROOKFIELD — A Champion man is charged with improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle after Trumbull County Sheriff’s Office deputies reported finding him unconscious behind the wheel of a Honda Accord.

The car was parked late Thursday in a lot in the 6900 block of Warren Sharon Road.

A Champion woman alerted Trumbull County 911 to a distraught man driving around Trumbull County with a gun and pills. Deputies pinged the man’s cellphone, according to a police report, as he drove through Kinsman, Orangeville and Brookfield.

The man was taken to Trumbull Regional Medical Center for observation, the report states.

Eastern District Court records show Adam C. Butcher, 28, of Airport Road, Champion, is charged, but no arraignment date has been set.

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