Guns, drugs seized during arrest of man wanted for abduction in Stark County


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A man wanted on charges for abduction, felonious assault and domestic violence was arrested Wednesday evening in Canton.

In a joint effort between local law enforcement and federal agencies, officers assigned to the department’s Coordinated Response Team, with assistance from the FBI, ATF, and U.S. Marshals Task Force, executed a search warrant on Wednesday, July 26th, at approximately 4:30 P.M.

The operation took place at 1033 Camden Ave. SW, Canton, as announced in a press release by Canton Police Chief John Gabbard.

Acting on a warrant signed by the Honorable Judge Curt Werren, the law enforcement team recovered several items during the search. These included two firearms with magazines, ammunition of various calibers, bags of marijuana along with weighing scales, three cell phones, and miscellaneous paperwork.

The individual at the center of this investigation has been identified as 18-year-old Allen Tate. Tate was apprehended at the scene and now faces charges related to abduction, felonious assault, and domestic violence. Additional details regarding the specific circumstances leading to these charges have not been disclosed at this time.

The investigation remains ongoing.

Further updates on this case will be provided by the Canton Police Department and JMN as more information becomes available.