5 arrested in Braceville turnpike stop

Five suspects arrested on Ohio Turnpike for possession of criminal tools.


NEWTON FALLS, Ohio (WKBN) – Five foreign nationals were arrested on the Ohio Turnpike in Braceville Township Friday and charged with possessing criminal tools and forgery.

Troopers initially pulled over a vehicle for making an improper lane change as it was heading east on the turnpike. During a search of the car, troopers uncovered a machine to duplicate and create credit cards.

Those arrested were Jibril Abdiselam, 24; Mohammeddeq Hassan, 27; Mahamoud Mohamed, 26; Zakaria Warsame, 25; Said Abu (no picture or information provided). All five men are from the Columbus area.

All five suspects are being held in the Trumbull County Jail on $25,000 bond each. All five had to surrender their passports.

The suspects are scheduled to appear in Newton Falls Municipal Court on Thursday.

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