A Greensburg Road man, 32, was jailed on a domestic violence charge June 19. His girlfriend told deputies the man threw a car tire at her as she was leaving the house because of feeling threatened by him. She filled out a domestic violence statement and signed a request for a temporary protection order.

A South Main Street woman told deputies June 19 that her ex-boyfriend gained access to several of her online bank accounts. She said he withdrew $87.99 from one account and had the money wired to Western Union.

A 41-year-old Coventry Township man was arrested for assaulting a man inside an Interstate Parkway home improvement store on June 18. Deputies reviewed security video that showed the Coventry Township man punching the other man on the side of the face.

Deputies charged a 25-year-old Barberton man with carrying a concealed weapon June 18 after spotting him sitting in a car at a closed business on South Arlington Road. Officers reported finding a loaded 9mm handgun in the car. The man did not have a carry-conceal permit for the weapon.

While patrolling a Corporate Woods parkway motel June 18, deputies spotted a male sitting in a car in the parking lot. The male told officers he was 18-years old but they later found out he was actually 16. He was found in possession of marijuana and charged with misdemeanor possession of drugs and released with a court summons.

A Saddleboro Drive woman, 24, was charged June 18 with possession of drug abuse instruments. Her mother called deputies after finding syringes in the home. The woman reportedly admitted using them to inject herself with heroin in the past.

On June 17, a Tallmadge woman told deputies she was in the parking lot of a South Main Street store when a man she did not know began yelling and swearing at her. As he drove away, the man told her this was a message from her estranged husband.

A Delta Drive man, 46, was charged June 17 with domestic violence. His wife said he yelled at her while she was in the bathroom, threw things around a bedroom and grabbed her by the shirt to move her out of his way.

Someone broke into an East Turkeyfoot Lake Road business June 17 and stole $50 and $1,000 worth of gift cards.

Deputies recovered a 2001 Toyota Echo found abandoned in a driveway in the 2800 block of Pickle Road June 17. The vehicle had been reported stolen by the Massillon Police Department.

A Long Road man, 33, was booked into the Summit County Jail on June 17 on two counts of domestic violence. Deputies said he grabbed a woman and put his hands around her neck and when a family member tried to intervene, he pushed her into a wall.

On June 15, a sport utility vehicle was reported stolen from a garage in the 3800 block of Twin Pines Drive. The vehicle was later found abandoned on Massillon Road and returned to its owner.

Deputies investigated a burglary at a home in the 3000 block of Massillon Road June 15. The victim told deputies about 15 minutes after he returned home he heard a loud noise coming from the furnace room. When he went to investigate, he saw a person run out his front door and into the woods. A laptop computer was found missing.

A Raber Road man reported June 15 that someone entered his garage through an unlocked door and stole a chainsaw and case. The value of the property was not listed in the report.

On June 14, a Raber Terrace woman reported someone removed parts from her outside air conditioning unit.

A Canton man, 39, was charged June 14 with drunken driving, breath alcohol content, failure to control, and improper handling of a firearm. Deputies said he crashed his pickup truck into a parked car on Mayfair Road and fled the scene. He was located a short time later at Massillon and Krumroy roads and found highly intoxicated and in possession of a loaded handgun, deputies said.

Deputies issued a warrant June14 for a 25-year-old New Franklin man accused of violating a protection order. Deputies said the man drove to the protected person’s home on Mayfair Road and made contact with her in front of a third party.

A Saddleboro Drive man, 22, was charged June 13 with theft. He is accused of opening a man’s locker at a Town Park Boulevard medical facility and stealing $60 from a wallet. He was issued a court summons and released.


Deputies are investigating a bomb threat reported May 29 at a Manchester Road dentist office. An employee told investigators when she arrived that morning she found the threat contained in a letter on an office printer. A bomb sniffing dog conducted a search of the office and other offices within the building and found nothing suspicious. During the investigation, deputies learned the same bomb threat letter was sent to a printing company in Kentucky. Currently, an expert in Arkansas is working to determine the source of the letter.

An Akron woman, 29, was charged June 17 with theft and criminal trespass. Deputies said she was caught leaving a Manchester Road supermarket with $279 in groceries without paying. She also was observed grabbing a handful of pills on her way out, but deputies later determined she did not ingest any of the medication. The woman was on a no-trespass list at the store for a previous shoplifting incident. In addition, deputies found she had an active theft warrant on file at the Stow Police Department.

A 39-year-old New Franklin man was arrested on South Main Street June 16 on warrants charging him with menacing by stalking and telecommunications harassment, both felonies. He was released to the Barberton Police Department.

A Flynn Avenue man, 34, was charged with domestic violence June 15 after he was accused of threatening to kill his sister. He was also charged with possession of drugs after marijuana was found on him during his arrest.

On June 14, deputies were called to a Portage Lakes Drive home after a resident reported a House Drive woman came over looking for her daughter and refused to leave. An officer advised the House Drive woman to leave and not return or she would be arrested for criminal trespass.

Deputies issued a warrant June 14 for a 38-year-old Coventry Township man accused of violating a protection order. The protected party told deputies the man went to a restaurant where her 17-year-old son works and flipped him the middle finger. The son is also protected under the court order.

On June 2, a Linda Road man told deputies he was the victim of a confidence scam that resulted in him losing approximately $250,000. His bank’s fraud department was conducting an investigation into the matter.


A Sherwood Forest Drive man, 19, was charged June 14 with domestic violence. His girlfriend told police the man pinned her on the ground and put his hand over her mouth, then picked her up by the throat and choked her until she passed out. The man was arrested and taken to Barberton City Jail.

A Grove Road man, 48, was charged June 14 with confinement or restraint of dog. A neighbor called police after finding the man’s black and brown rottweiler running loose in his yard.

A 36-year-old Akron woman was arrested June 14 for violation of a protection order. Police said she was observed watering flowers outside a Zeletta Drive residence in violation of a court order.

On June 12, a Peggy Ann Drive couple told police they found property missing from their home after they allowed an old high school friend to stay over the weekend. Police were investigating.

A New Franklin man told police a man picked his wallet out of his back pocket while he was pumping gas at a Manchester Road service station June 12. He described the suspect as a white male in his 50s or 60s.


A 2004 Ford pickup truck and a 2000 Infiniti sedan, total value $11,000, were reported stolen June 17 after someone entered an open garage at a home on Maxfli Drive. Approximately $6,000 of additional property was also reported taken, including two sets of golf clubs, a pressure washer, several yard tools, and 10 college textbooks.

Police responded to a fight at an Albrecht Avenue home June 17. Officers found two men at the scene, one was sweeping up glass from a shattered screen door, the other, on the back patio, was bleeding from minor injuries on his lip and knee. Both men were highly intoxicated and told police they did not wish to pursue charges against the other. The case was closed without charges being filed.

An Oneida Trail man reported June 17 that five solar lights and a lily plant were stolen from his yard.

Police were dispatched to a Shanafelt Avenue coffee shop June 17 after a manager reported a man was in the restroom for over an hour. The manager opened the door when officers arrived and they found the man standing there. The man was evasive and nervous while being questioned, according to police. A background check revealed he had an active felony warrant out of the Summit County Sheriff’s Office. Police arrested him on the warrant and during a pat down found he had methamphetamine in his wallet. He was charged with felony possession of drugs and released to sheriff’s deputies on the warrant.

A Canton Road man, 48, was charged June 17 with domestic violence. Police said he pushed his 79-year-old father into a coffee table and grabbed a phone from him when he tried to call for help. The father told police the man asked him to kill him and said he wanted to kill people. Police arrested the man at his home and transported him to the Summit County Jail. The man has a previous conviction for domestic violence, a report said.