On July 10, a Lawndale Street man told police his 4-year-old son was physically abused by his mother’s boyfriend. Police were investigating.
A Wooster woman, 25, was charged July 10 with theft. Police said she was observed concealing clothing in a backpack at a Dressler Road department store and leaving without paying. The recovered merchandise totaled $369.
A Massillon man told police July 10 that his pickup truck was "keyed" following a dispute over a parking space at a Dressler Road store. The suspect denied damaging the man’s vehicle.
A Hilfield Street woman told police she hired a man in April to build a deck onto her house. As of July 10, no work had been completed at the home. The woman said she had already issued two checks to the man totaling $7,080, which he had cashed. Police were investigating.
A Brunnerdale Avenue Northwest man, 42, was arrested at his home July 10 on a warrant charging him with domestic violence. He was transported to the Stark County Jail and booked.
On July 9, a Wales Avenue woman called police to have her adult son removed from the home. She told officers she did not want the man at the residence nor have any contact with him. The man was advised to leave and not return to the location or he would be charged with criminal trespass.
A homeless woman, 45, was charged July 9 with assaulting a police officer, obstructing official business and resisting arrest. Officers were called to a Dressler Road restaurant after employees reported the woman was sitting on the patio talking to no one in particular and making strange comments. When asked for identification, the woman reportedly gave officers two fake names and continually tried to walk away. An officer trying to stop her was struck in the face and left forearm, a report said.
Jewelry valued at $8,300 was reported stolen July 9 during the burglary of a home in the 3100 block of Bloomsbury Circle Northwest. A back door was pried open to gain entry.
A Canton woman, 24, was arrested at her Dressler Road workplace July 9 on a warrant charging her with felony theft. She was turned over to a sheriff’s deputy.
A .40-caliber handgun and a Playstation, total value $775, were reported stolen July 9 after someone broke into a locked bedroom at a home on Klingston Street Northwest.
A Louisville woman, 36, and a Canton woman, 52, were charged with theft July 7 after police accused them of stealing $185 worth of merchandise from an Everhard Road store. The Canton woman was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia after she was found with a glass pipe.
A Cambridge Street woman told police July 7 that someone used her personal information to open several credit card accounts.
A Canton man, 37, was charged July 7 with assault. Police said he shoved a woman to the ground during a road rage incident at an intersection on Dressler Road. The incident was witnessed by a passing motorist.
A Woodmoor Avenue woman, 58, was booked into the Stark County Jail July 7 on a charge of domestic violence. Her husband told police the woman came up from behind him and punched him on the top of the head.
A $400 handgun and a wallet containing two credit cards and a driver’s license were reported stolen July 6 from an unlocked car in the 2800 block of Thackeray Avenue Northwest.
An employee at an Everhard Road restaurant told police July 6 that someone stole $200 from her purse. She suspects another employee.
On July 5, a Concord Street woman told police her boyfriend grabbed her by the upper arms and shoved her into a bedroom. He then grabbed her cellphone and threw it at her, hitting her in the mouth. He kept the phone, she said, to prevent her from calling for help. Police were seeking a warrant from the prosecutor’s office for the boyfriend’s arrest.
Someone smashed the front glass door of a Dressler Road jewelry store July 5. Nothing was reported taken.
A 1994 Chevy pickup truck valued at $7,000 was reported stolen July 5 from the parking lot of a Portage Street Northwest auto repair shop.
Police are looking for a woman who left a local home improvement store on July 4 with a $600 power washer without paying for it.