Officers find over 14 needles in traffic stop

Michelle DeShon

Herald Staff Writer


Norton officers made a traffic stop on a car pulling out of the Circle K gas station at Cleveland Massillon Road.

They saw the car had a handicapped placard on the rear view mirror that blocked the driver’s view. The driver was identified as Samuel Fiffick of Parma. They found that he had a suspended license and a warrant out of Vermillion.

Front seat passenger, Kayla Kemp, 29, of Olmstead Township, had several warrants. The rear passenger gave officers a name of Colton Fallon. A cellphone rang and officers answered. The caller identified the man in the back seat as Matthew Fallon, 39, of Strongsville. He had several warrants.

Officers found 14 needles, metal spoons with residue, a digital scale and IDs belonging to Fallon.

In the front seat, officers found a bag with several more needles and metal spoons with residue.

Fiffick was cited for obstruction of view and driving under suspension. Fallon was written summons’ for possession of drug abuse instruments, paraphernalia, falsification and obstructing business and was turned over to Adult Parole for his warrant. Kemp was summonsed for obstructing business, possession of drug paraphernalia, drug abuse instruments and was released to Berea Police Department for her warrant.


  1. Anonymous on February 9, 2018 at 1:11 pm

    Probably coming from Barberton on there way back to cleveland.

    • Dont be butthurt! on February 11, 2018 at 12:05 am

      Possibly.need proof though.Police in Barberton and Norton are stepping up traffic stops.The crackdown is beginning.Law and order!!

  2. the ghost of Birdseye Norton on February 8, 2018 at 12:18 pm

    What the hell were they doing in Norton? Delivering,picking up,or drug running?The good people better wake the hell up!!

  3. Anonymous on February 8, 2018 at 11:41 am

    So they have all of those needles, paraphernalia, residue, scales, and a tons of warrants in a moving vehicle, and none were arrested?

    • Ann Nonimus Pluribus Unum on February 11, 2018 at 1:02 am

      They were all arrested via those WARRANTS.

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