Wednesday, December 26, 2012
The home of convicted methamphetamine cook Clayton Allshouse was torn down given the long history of criminal activity at the residence. Most-read 2012.
Editor's note: This week, we'll be featuring some of our most-read posts of the year. Here's an article about an infamous meth cook who made headlines after his house was raided by police several times. Now you see it, now you don't. 3782 Northampton Rd. met the wrecking ball in late November, and for good reason. The home belonged to Clayton Allshouse, a convicted methamphetamine cook who was recently sentenced to prison. Due to persistent drug activity, the residence was raided three times in 2012 According to Cuyahoga Falls Engineer Tony Demasi, it's the first of many blighted properties that will be torn down over the next several months. Meth house in the news Allshouse, 63, appeared in Summit County Common Pleas Court on Sept. 21 …
Saturday, October 6, 2012
Need to get caught up on your Cuyahoga Falls news? Look no further than our Week in Review update.
1. Neighbors fume over plans for blighted Rick Case Honda property on State Road. The city's Planning Commission heard from several area residents who are unhappy about Prestige Auto Group's plan to buy the property and convert it into a used car lot. Neighbors would prefer the property remain empty. 2. Weigh in on our poll about the Woodridge School District's latest levy attempt! If Issue 71 fails on Nov. 6, the Woodridge Board of Education will need to approve $1.8 million in cuts to keep the budget balanced and in the black through the 2013-14 school year. So, is it time to approve a levy? 3. A 63-year-old city man will be spending the next five years in jail for cooking meth in his Northampton Road home. Clayton Allshouse learned his …
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Clayton Allshouse, 63, of Cuyahoga Falls, was sentenced on Sept. 21 in Summit County Common Pleas Court.
Getting away with cooking meth in Cuyahoga Falls is no easy feat these days. The latest proof of that came when Clayton Allshouse, 63, of Cuyahoga Falls, appeared in Summit County Common Pleas Court on Sept. 21 and was sentenced to five years in jail for the illegal manufacture of methamphetamine, according to Summit County court officials. Allshouse was arrested on May 4 after police raided his residence -- located at 3782 Northampton Rd. -- and found it was being used to cook the highly addictive drug, according to a police press release. The Cuyahoga Falls Police Narcotics Unit and the Summit County Drug Unit collaborated on the drug bust. In related news, Allshouse's residence was raided on two other occasions this summer. On Aug. 16…
Monday, August 20, 2012
On Aug. 16, police executed a warrant at 3782 Northampton Rd., and found two Akron men allegedly cooking and storing methamphetamine at the residence.
Two Akron men – Nathan E. Ketterman III, 30, and Kevin A. Smith, 41 – were arrested and charged with several drug-related felonies following a police raid on Aug. 16. With the use of undercover agents and surveillance measures, the Cuyahoga Falls Police Narcotics Unit and Summit County Drug Unit were able to execute a search warrant at 3782 Northampton Rd. Once inside the residence, officers found Ketterman and Smith, arrested them and charged each with manufacturing of methamphetamine, a second-degree felony; illegal assembly, a third-degree felony; possession of drugs, a fifth degree felony; and possession of criminal tools, a fifth-degree felony, according to a Falls police press release. Both men were taken to Summit County Jail. “…
Sunday, May 6, 2012
Allshosue, 63, of Cuyahoga Falls, was arrested Friday on felony drug charges after police found a meth lab in his Northhampton Road residence.
Clayton Allshouse, 63, of Cuyahoga Falls, was arrested Friday morning after police discovered a meth lab in his Northhampton Road residence. At 8:30 a.m. on May 4, the Cuyahoga Falls Police Narcotics unit, the Summit County Drug unit and the Falls SWAT team searched the house and found it was being used for the manufacture of methamphetamine, according to a police press release. Allshouse was arrested on scene and charged with felony manufacturing of methamphetamine, illegal assembly and possession of drugs and a misdemeanor charge of drug paraphernalia. Other suspects, who have not yet been identified, are also being investigated in connection with the illegal drug operation.