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Campbell police arrest man on drug charges

Published: Mon, April 7, 2014 @ 12:08 p.m.


City police arrested a 37-year-old Youngstown man on charges of possessing drugs and drug paraphernalia late Sunday.

Police stopped Andre L. Harmon, of Verona Avenue, on McCartney Road for having just one functioning headlight at 11:15 p.m. Sunday. When officers approached the car, they noticed Harmon making several furtive movements, like reaching under the steering wheel area. His hand was also shaking, though he denied having anything illegal in the car or on him, and gave police consent to search both.

Police found a small, ripped baggie containing marijuana residue, along with a baggie containing 4.6 grams of suspected marijuana.

Harmon was charged with possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia, and also cited for the headlights. He is set to appear in Campbell Municipal Court at 9 a.m. Tuesday.


1LtMacGowan(643 comments)posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Campbell police are useless. Way to go now we get to pay $85 a day to incarcerate a guy for having pot. Hurray!

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2theguins(169 comments)posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Campbell PD has found a way to keep the trafficking down in Campbell. If a cop has "reasonable suspicion" your in possesion of something illegal. They can search a vehicle. Though illegal search and seizure laws help protect the average citizen. The cost to hire a lawyer and prove the case outweighs the cost of paying a fine and getting a reduced sentence.

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3theguins(169 comments)posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Heck 4.6 grams is just over a tenth of an ounce of pot. You can't even make a good joint with that!

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4bulldog(3 comments)posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Here's a novel idea for all of the Monday morning quarterbacks -- instead of sitting around on message boards, chomping at the bit to criticize and denigrate the CPD, why don't you actually do something productive? If you don't like how something is being done, do something to change it instead of hiding behind a keyboard, spitting vitriole and citing useless/baseless facts.

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5L0L(660 comments)posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago


A MINOR misdemeanor in the state of Ohio is a max fine of $150. And you're right. Let's not enforce any laws that you see as trivial. We'll take a poll of the city and see which laws the citizens do want and do not want enforced. Let's throw that book called the Ohio Revised Code out the window.

It's not about the kid with the small bag of marijuana. It's about sending a message that laws will be enforced in Campbell. They haven't been in a long time under the previous chief well Campbell finally has a chief that wants to work. Let them work. And as far as the kid goes maybe he should've made a better decision about driving around with marijuana in his vehicle. Maybe he IS the trafficker and that was all that was left after his deliveries. Boohoo for him that he has a record. Make better decisions in life.

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6boxerlover(124 comments)posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

@Bulldog and L0L: Thank you, thank you, thank you! Couldn't have said it any better!

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