The unnamed officer was one of two officers who responded Sunday to a domestic disturbance, which turned deadly.
Lake Township trustees
KEY ACTION Confirmed that a Uniontown Police officer involved in Sunday's incident at 11599 Lela Ave. NW has been placed on administrative leave until further notice as recommended by Uniontown Police Chief Harold Britt. The name of the officer has not been released.
The unnamed officer was one of two officers - the other being Sgt. David A. White - to respond a domestic disturbance. In an exchange of gunfire, White was shot four times and 28-year-old suspect Ryan A. Probst, 28, was shot and killed. White remains hospitalized in stable condition.
The other officer was placed on administrative leave.
DISCUSSION Trustee John Arnold said Stark County Sheriff George Maier told him that the officers from the Uniontown Police Department handled the situation on July 9 in textbook style and with professionalism.
“Prayers from all of us go out to all involved with the incident,” Arnold said.
Approved a salary continuation agreement for Sgt. David A. White.
Authorized paying bills as of July 10 in the amount of $118,239.
Approved the purchase of exterior doors at the Uniontown Police Department at a cost of $2,553.
Authorized the installation of a bullet-resistant reception window at the Uniontown Police Department along with a countertop and stainless steel tray for a cost of $4,400.
Approved declaring nuisances at two properties: 2580 State St. and 3088 Perrydale St. NW. They approved $250 for Nichols Landscaping to mow and $200 for Bio-Scene Recovery to remove debris from the State Street property and $200 for Nichols Landscaping to mow at the Perrydale Street property.
UP NEXT Meet at 6:30 p.m. July 24 at Township Hall.