Cuyahoga Falls police are seeing a remarkable increase in heroin overdoses, too
Friday, February 8, 2013
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Cuyahoga Falls Police Lt. Steve Guldeman offered statistics regarding drug activity in the city spanning 2010 to 2012.
Lt. Steve Guldeman, of the Cuyahoga Falls Police Narcotics Unit, provided the following statistics regarding the city's drug activity, and it may raise some eyebrows among residents. According to Guldeman's data, 17 suspected heroin overdoses were reported in 2012, which was the combined total for 2010 and 2011. After a decline in various pill overdoses (from 42 in 2010 to 32 in 2011), 2012 saw a spike to 45 overdoses, or a 41% increase. Methamphetamine lab busts tripled, from 6 to 19, in 2012 over 2011. Also, the number of people charged in connection with the drug labs almost quadrupled from 11 to 40, or a 264% increase. In addition, three people died from drug-induced overdoses in 2012 -- two suspected deaths from heroin and one …
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Cuyahoga Falls Police and the Summit County Drug Unit are on scene at 3782 Northampton Rd. conducting the investigation.
Cuyahoga Falls Police -- along with undercover agents from the Summit County Drug Unit -- are conducting a search at 3782 Northampton Rd. According to Falls Police Lt. Steve Guldeman, a warrant had been issued Thursday for officers to enter the residence. Police on scene opted not to comment. However, according to information culled from police radio dispatches, it appears the residence was being used to cook and store methamphetamine. In related news, the same house was raided May 4 by the Falls Police Narcotics Unit and the Summit County Drug Unit. At that time, the owner of the home, Clayton Allshouse, was arrested and charged with felony manufacturing of methamphetamine, illegal assembly and possession of drugs and a misdemeanor …
Friday, June 8, 2012
Police have charged Kathy Dias, 50; Daniel Hammock, 26; Lisa Ramsey, 49; and Monica Moles, 24, with multiple felonies for running a meth lab out of a Cuyahoga Falls apartment.
Falls Police arrested four people Wednesday and hit them with a set of felony charges after officers found a methamphetamine lab they were running out of a Studio City apartment. Kathy Dias, Daniel Hammock, Monica Moles and Lisa Ramsey were taken into custody and charged with illegal manufacturing of drugs, a first-degree felony; illegal assembly of drug components, a second-degree felony; possession of criminal tools, a fifth-degree felony; drug abuse, a fourth-degree felony; and endangering children, a third-degree felony. According to a press release, a search warrant was gained and executed by the Cuyahoga Falls Narcotics Unit after receiving a tip about the drug operation at 2255 Winter Pkwy., Apt. 124. The endangering children charge…
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Wednesday, police found drug supplies in a Cuyahoga Falls home.
Armed with an anonymous tip that meth was being made there, Cuyahoga Falls Police raided home at 2843 Bailey Rd. Wednesday morning. Police looked for and found household chemicals related to meth production including trash, coffee filters, tubing and glassware typically used in meth production. "We found some finished products of meth in the house," Singleton said. After police got into the home, Dayna Lipan, 46, and daughter arrived, said Sergeant James Singleton. Lipan was arrested for child engangerment and permitting drug abuse. Police have an outstanding arrest warrant for Lipan's son, Joshua Jenkins, 21, in connection with a manufacturing meth complaint. He was not home at the time of the search, Singleton said. Lipan's 17-year-…