A Meth lab was discovered on East Cherry Street in Canal Fulton almost by accident. Police stopped a car for a traffic violation which led to a search of the home of 41 year old Lori Miller located on Cathedral Circle in Canal Fulton. According to police officials, the search of the home led to the discovery of two active meth labs and multiple items used to produce meth. Stark County's Haz-Mat team was called to the location - assisted by Canal Fulton police and fire departments, as well as Lawrence Township and the Stark County Sheriff's department. 33 year old John Greenwald Junior was also arrested at the scene. Two children, ages five and six, were also in the home, adding two counts of child endangerment to both Miller and Greenwald along with other drug-related charges. Both suspects have been booked in Stark County Jail. The investigation is still ongoing
Plain Township and the City of Canton are about to embark on an economic partnership to help attract new business and development to the area. Township trustees voted 3 - 0 to move ahead with the proposal. Township Trustee Scott Haws says the partnership will be the best of both worlds.Haws made it clear that the additional income tax revenue would not affect current property owners and would only apply to new ventures and development. Canton City Council is expected to approve the proposal at Monday night's meeting.
The search continues for a man who robbed an Alliance convenience store. Police say the incident happened at Circle K on Harrisburg Road Tuesday night around 10:30. Officers say the man walked into the store with a gun and made the employees empty the registers. He took off on foot after. Anyone with any information is asked to call the Alliance Police Department.
And the official reduction in assessment payments to the MWCD property owners can expect to see is revealed. The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District Board of Directors voted Friday to provide a 50 percent reduction for property owners starting next year. Members chose to do so after seeing a steady increase in revenues generated from the district's oil and gas leases in the Utica Shale. Officials also say they will continue to look over the financial status in the future and even more reductions could be given in the years to come.