Someone stole a wallet from a purse of a department store employee at the Belden Village Mall on May 15. The purse was stored in the employee break room at the time of the theft.
A bronze vase valued at $500 was reported stolen May 15 from a burial site at an Everhard Road cemetery.
A Canton man, 28, was charged with assault May 14 after police accused him of punching a man in the head during an altercation at a Hills and Dales Road bar. He was issued a court summons and released.
An unidentified suspect ran out of a Strip Avenue Northwest store with a $200 breast pump without paying for it on May 14.
On May 13, police were called to an Everhard Road bar about an intoxicated man who was thrown out for causing a disturbance and then walked behind the building and entered a trash enclosure. Officers located the man rummaging through a dumpster. He said he was searching for his backpack. A computer check revealed he had a warrant on file for disorderly conduct. He was arrested and taken to the Stark County Jail.
A Massillon woman reported someone slashed a tire on her car while she inside a Dressler Road bar on May 13.
Police are looking for two men in connection with a credit card fraud reported at a Strip Avenue Northwest supermarket on May 13. Police said the two used cloned credit cards to purchase more than $1,000 worth of gift cards. They were seen leaving in a silver Ford SUV that police later determined had been returned to a car rental company on Whipple Avenue.
On May 12, a woman called police after witnessing a man masturbating in his car with all the windows down in a parking lot at the Belden Village Mall. She said the man tried to get her into the car by offering her money. The man had left before officers arrived.
A Thackeray Circle man called police May 13 after finding three gardening tools on the side of his yard. He reported finding a rake, a shepherd’s hook and a gardening shovel. Two weeks before, he said he found a pair of trimming shears in the yard.
All four tires and rims were reported stolen off a 2017 Toyota Camry while parked in a sales lot at a Whipple Avenue dealership May 12-13. Total value of the wheels was listed at $1,000.
A Canton man reported someone scratched the driver’s side of his car while he was inside a Caritas Circle physical fitness center May 12.
Someone used a counterfeit $20 bill to make a purchase at an Everhard Road gas station on May 12.
Police investigated an attempted burglary at a South Boulevard apartment building on May 11. A resident said she returned home and found fresh pry marks on her front door.
A Canton woman told police she found all four tires flattened on her car as she was about to leave a Woodlawn Avenue apartment complex on May 11. She believes someone she owes money to at the location is responsible for the damage.
An Alliance woman, 28, was charged with theft May 11 at a Dressler Road department store. A security employee said the woman was seen on closed-circuit TV putting items in a baby stroller and diaper bag, then leaving without paying. The recovered merchandise totaled $218.
Police are looking for three women who reportedly stole $225 worth of clothing from a store at the Belden Village Mall on May 11. A manager told police the women put items in a homemade bag lined with duct tape, a method shoplifters use to evade store security systems.
On May 10, police responded to a call of an intoxicated woman in the parking lot of a Portage Street gas station. An officer on the scene observed the woman driving slowly away from a gas pump and nearly hitting the curb. The woman was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and released to a sober driver.
A Canton man reported a handgun in a black holster and a loaded magazine were stolen from his car while he was working out at a Promler Street gym between May 5 and 10.
A Corrine Drive woman told police May 9 that someone used her personal information to open several store credit card accounts in California. Fraudulent charges made on the accounts totaled $8,347.23.
An elderly woman on Thackeray Avenue told police someone broke into her home May 9 and stole prescription medications and $160.
Someone siphoned about $100 worth of gasoline from a company pickup truck while it was parked at a Stahl Avenue residence between April 28 and May 9.
A Florida woman reported May 9 that someone used her personal information to open a credit card account at a Dressler Road department store and made fraudulent charges totaling $2,251.11.
A Comanche Street business owner said May 9 that while checking his bank account he found several checks had been forged and cashed for a total of $3,467.04. He gave police the name of a possible suspect.