Homeless teen arrested in Austintown

AUSTINTOWN -- A homeless 18-year-old man was arrested early Wednesday after he was found with suspected cocaine.
Police were looking for a man involved in a burglary when they approached two teens at 3:15 a.m. on North Beverly Avenue. The teens dropped to the ground as soon as they noticed the officers.
Reports say police found a piece of folded paper containing the suspected cocaine on the ground next to the 18-year-old. He told police it was a caffeine pill that he snorted in order to stay awake.
He was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of cocaine.

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