Canfield crime activity: Police say man turned self in after overdosing while child was home

That, and other crime reported in Canfield

Thursday, December 6

11:34 a.m. - 100 block of Cardinal Dr., police said a 17-year-old student left Canfield High School without permission and refused to come back. Later that afternoon, she agreed to report to the police station. She is charged with unruly child by way of runaway, according to police.

11:42 a.m. - 200 block of Sleepy Hollow Dr., a woman said she was scammed of over $1,000 by a company that claimed to pay people to perform product surveys at local stores. She got an email advertisement from them and exchanged texts with a person who claimed to be a company representative. The woman got a check for over $1,400 and was told to deduct about $1,300 for another product tester.

Friday, December 7

12:24 p.m. - 7300 block of Palmyra Rd., a 17-year-old Mahoning County Career & Technical student was charged with drug paraphernalia and delinquent juvenile, according to police. The principal said there was a social media post going around, showing this student with a smoke pipe. Officers said they found the pipe with marijuana residue on it in the student's car.

9:17 p.m. - 400 block of W. Main St., Matthew Whittenberger, 19, charged with possessing drug abuse instruments. Police responded to a report of a man driving erratically. Officers pulled the car over and said they could smell marijuana coming from it. They found a half-smoked blunt in an ashtray near the center console, according to a police report. Police said they also found a plastic bag with a used needle containing a clear substance. He claimed it was for his cat. Officers said Whittenberger passed sobriety tests.

Saturday, December 8

1:06 p.m. - Hood Drive, Robert Mcilvaine, 41, turned himself in on a charge of inducing panic. Police said Mcilvaine overdosed in his home in November and had to be revived with naloxone. Police said there was a child in the home at the time.

Disclaimer: These reports do not represent all calls made to the Canfield Police Department. This public information was provided in reports from the Canfield Police Department. Items reflect charges filed, not convictions.

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