Man charged with assaulting Brookfield police chief

Raheem Brantley, of Johnstown, is accused of assaulting the Brookfield Police chief

The group is charged with trying to cash fraudulent checks. The driver, Brantley, was charged with assaulting the Brookfield police chief.
From top left, clockwise: Raheem Brantley, Jasmine Austin, Gail Hopson and Silka Sanders

BROOKFIELD, Ohio (WKBN) – Police say Brookfield’s chief was assaulted during an investigation of fraudulent checks at Mr. D’s Food Fair.

Police said Silka Money Sanders, 27, of Sharon, tried to cash a fraudulent payroll check at the grocery store on Wednesday. She was charged with theft, according to a police report.

A woman who was with Sanders, identified as 23-year-old Jasmine Austin, of Farrell, was also charged with theft.

Officers went to question the driver of the vehicle that drove Sanders and Austin to the store. The woman, 23-year-old Gail Hopson, was arrested on a warrant and charged with criminal tools.

During the investigation, police said the passenger, 29-year-old Raheem Brantley, assaulted Brookfield Police Chief Daniel Faustino and ran from the area. He was arrested in the parking lot of an apartment building on Warren-Sharon Road and charged with assault, resisting arrest and complicity.

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