An Akron man, 29, was charged with theft and criminal trespass July 24 following an incident at a Dressler Road department store. Police said he took more than $600 worth of items into a fitting room and stuffed them into plastic bags, then left without paying. The man had been banned from the store for a previous incident. He was issued a court summons on the charges and released to a Summit County sheriff’s deputy on a felony warrant.

A Massillon woman told police July 24 that a man she knows took $100 from her purse and assaulted her near 18th Street and Ambrose Avenue. Police were investigating.

An East Boulevard man said someone with a sharp instrument punctured a tire on his car and sliced the driver’s seat. A report was filed July 24.

A Canton man, 28, was charged July 23 with assault. Police said he punched a woman in the face at a Suzette Avenue home and then fled the scene. Officers located the man at a Fulton Drive Northwest home and arrested him.

On July 22, a Fawn Drive couple told police they were notified by a representative of a Reynoldsburg bank that a woman tried to cash a check on their account for $4,500. Reynoldsburg police later notified the couple that a suspect was being investigated for allegedly forging the check and possible charges were pending.

Police responded to a disorderly call at an Everhard Road hotel on July 22. Officers found an intoxicated man stumbling in the parking lot and charged him with disorderly conduct. Because of the level of his intoxication, officers took the man to the Stark County Jail for his own safety.

A home in the 4500 block of 38th Street Northwest was reported broken into July 22. A rear garage window was shattered to gain entry. An inventory of stolen items was being compiled at the time of the report.

A North Canton man reported his $769 phone that was clipped to a holder was stolen as he was walking through a crowded bar on Dressler Road July 22.

On July 21, a Wild Fox Run Road man told police someone used his identity to open a credit card account. He later found out the person was able to access his personal credit card account to purchase a one-way ticket to London, England.

Golf clubs, a pair of running shoes and two headphones, total value $1,130, were reported stolen July 21 from a vehicle in the 5900 block of Shakertown Drive Northwest.

A North Canton woman reported her $500 phone was stolen after it dropped out of her pocket at a Mega Street department store July 21.

A server at a Dressler Road restaurant called police July 20 after a group of nine people left without paying their $142 bill. The server said she went out to the parking lot to stop the people, but the female driver swerved toward her as if to hit her and then sped off.

A Canton man, 33, was charged July 20 with aggravated burglary, domestic violence, criminal damaging and disrupting public services. Police said he broke into a Brighton Circle woman’s home, damaged a bedroom door, then strangled the woman and busted her phone when she tried to call for help. He was arrested and booked into the Stark County Jail.

A Coppercove Street woman told police July 20 that someone used her credit card information to make unauthorized purchases in Rock Hill, S. C.

Five cameras valued at more than $1,000 were reported stolen July 19 from a Mega Street department store. Security video dated July 14 showed two unidentified male suspects leaving with the items.

A Massillon woman told police she was traveling southbound on Amherst Avenue July 19 when someone passing in the northbound lane threw an object at her vehicle, damaging the windshield.

A Lords Lake Circle woman told police July 19 someone used her credit card information to make unauthorized purchases in Florida and the Carolinas. On the same day, an Amblewood Street woman said her credit card information was used for purchases in California.

On July 18, the owner of a Whipple Avenue nail salon told police she got into an argument with a woman who became upset over the cost of services. She said the woman struck her and then left without paying.

A 29-year-old Canton man was arrested and charged with domestic violence July 18 after a police officer witnessed him assaulting a woman in a parking lot at the Belden Village Mall. The officer reported the man grabbed the woman by the arms and pushed her back and forth towards a vehicle.

Someone passed a counterfeit $100 bill at a Dressler Road restaurant sometime between July 16 and 19.