A woman who lives at a Higbee Avenue nursing home was charged with assaulting a fellow female resident on June 19. Police said she grabbed the other woman’s arm and scratched it with her fingernails, causing some bleeding. She said the other woman got "in her face." This was the second such incident involving the woman at the facility, police said.
A Louisville woman, 20, was charged with drunken driving June 19 after the vehicle she was driving was pulled over for weaving on Dressler Road. She was also cited for underage consumption.
A man, 31, and a woman, 36, both of Canton, were charged with theft June 19 after they were accused of stealing $249 worth of paint from a Portage Street Northwest home improvement store.
A bronze vase valued at $500 was reported stolen June 19 from a grave site at an Everhard Road cemetery. Numerous vases have been reported stolen from the cemetery over the past six months.
Police are looking for a man who stole a $500 power washer from a Strip Avenue Northwest home improvement store on June 19. Police were trying to identify the suspect through surveillance video.
On June 18, police and EMS responded to a drug overdose at a Mega Street Northwest movie theater. Paramedics revived the man, who reportedly admitted he was using heroin.
Someone broke into a home in the 4000 block of Bramshaw Road Northwest June 18. Jewelry valued at $1,400, a safe and other items were reported taken.
An Akron man, 50, was arrested by township police June 17 on a warrant charging him with forgery, a fifth-degree felony. He was booked into the Stark County Jail.
Police are looking for a suspect they said used a fraudulent credit card to purchase more than $2,700 worth of merchandise from a Strip Avenue Northwest home improvement store in late May.
On June 16, a Stuhldreher Street woman said she was awakened by the sound of shattering glass. She later found someone had broken a downstairs window by throwing chunks of asphalt through it.
A Canton woman, 31, of Island Drive Northwest, was arrested during a traffic stop near her home June 16 on a warrant charging her with grand theft. She was booked into the Stark County Jail.
Two gas grills valued at $269 were reported stolen June 16 from a Strip Avenue Northwest home improvement store. Surveillance video showed a man cutting the security cable on the grills outside the store and loading them into a dark colored pickup truck. On the same day at the store, a generator valued at $429 was reported stolen.
A Norton woman, 32, was arrested June 16 after she was allegedly caught leaving a local department store with $227 worth of jewelry and clothing without paying. She was issued a court summons and released.
Police responded to an attempted burglary at a Red Fox Drive home June 15. The homeowner told police when he heard his security alarm go off, he looked out the backyard and saw a shadow running from his house.
A Barberton woman, 21, was charged with theft June 15 after police said she left a Dressler Road department store with $218 worth of jewelry she failed to pay for. She was issued a court summons and released.
On June 14, an Appleknoll Street woman told police someone hacked into her online bank account and added a checking account.
A man stole four packages of filet mignon steaks from a Whipple Avenue supermarket on June 14. Total value of the items was listed at $118.
A New York man, 27, was booked into the Stark County Jail June 13 on a domestic violence charge. Police said he pushed the mother of his child into a wall during an argument at a Freedom Avenue hotel. He also threw food at the woman, pushed her to the floor and held her down by her hair as she attempted to call for help on her phone, police said.
Someone set fire inside a mausoleum at an Everhard Road cemetery during the overnight hours of June 12-13. The carpet and a wooden table were heavily burned. Damage was estimated at $3,500.
A Canton man, 63, of Endrow Avenue Northeast, was charged June 12 with robbery and felonious assault. Police said he struck a loss prevention officer with his car as the officer was chasing two individuals the man brought with him to steal merchandise at a Mega Street department store.