Members of Akron Police Department’s Anti-Violence Bureau, assisted by SWAT, conducted two search warrants Feb. 23 and made multiple arrests, after an extensive, ongoing investigation.
The first search warrant was conducted at a residence in the 500 block of Lafollette Street. There, policer seized 10 grams of methamphetamines and one handgun. Four adults found in the home were arrested and charged with various drug and weapons offenses: Amanda Howard, 43, charged with felony drug possession; Andrea Hilhoan, 32, charged with felony drug trafficking and weapons under disability; Ray Cottrill, 49, felony drug possession; and Cheyenne Porter, 23, charged with felony drug possession.
A home in the in the 800 block of Stanwood Avenue was also searched. Shannon Sammons, 38, and Yalinda Cunningham, 37, were both arrested and charged with felony trafficking and possession. Sammons was also charged with weapons under disability.