Deputies issued an arrest warrant Aug. 27 for a 27-year-old Akron man on a charge of domestic violence. Deputies said he assaulted a Mayfair Road woman by pulling her hair, spitting in her face and pushing her to the ground. The man and woman have children in common.

A Comet Lane man reported Aug. 27 that someone drove a vehicle into his yard and damaged the lawn, a honeysuckle bush and two Japanese maple trees. Total damage was estimated at $2,400.

A man watching a house for a friend on Greenridge Road reported finding the front door kicked in on Aug. 26. The owner was advised to contact the Sheriff’s Office if anything was found missing. On the same day, a Tyson Avenue man reported someone damaged his chain-link fence.

A 2014 Honda Civic was reported stolen Aug. 25 from the driveway of a home in the 3900 block of South Arlington Road.

A Massillon man, 21, was arrested Aug. 25 on a warrant for aggravated assault, a fourth-degree felony. He was transported to the Summit County Jail.

On Aug. 24, a Cottage Grove Road man told deputies he made an agreement with an auction service to have items removed from his home for resale. Items he did not want removed were placed in a separate room. Later, after the auction service had picked up the property, he found the items in the separate room had been taken as well. He tried calling the service but got no answer. He was advised to compile a list of the missing property and submit it to the Sheriff’s Office.

A woman went to pay her bill at a Verizon store at Arlington Ridge on Aug. 24 and reportedly became irate with an employee after being told she had to wait her turn. She made threats of harm to the employee before leaving the store, according to the report.

An Akron man said he was driving his 2001 Lexus on Interstate 77 on Aug. 24 when it suddenly burst into flames. The Green Fire Department responded to extinguish the fire. The man was not injured.

A man and two women were arrested at a Massillon Road business on Aug. 24. According to reports, an 18-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman, both employees, got into an altercation and started challenging each other when management stepped in and escorted them out of the building. While outside, the woman allegedly got a small crow bar out of her car and smashed a window on the car the man was sitting in as a passenger. The car is owned by the man’s girlfriend, who got out and began fighting with the other woman. Deputies charged the 22-year-old woman with criminal damaging. She also was charged with obstruction for refusing to obey an officer’s demands to exit her car. The 18-year-old man was charged with disorderly conduct. His 20-year-old girlfriend was charged with disorderly conduct and also for obstruction for ignoring an officer’s orders to stop fighting.

A Wonder Lake Drive man, 23, was arrested at his home Aug. 23 on a warrant charging him with fraud, a third-degree felony. The warrant was from the Edisto Beach Police Department in South Carolina. Deputies transported the man to the Summit County Jail to await extradition.

On Aug. 22, a Sleepy Hollow Drive woman reported someone obtained her credit account information to make a duplicate credit card and then used it for an $80 purchase at a store in the Summit Mall.

A dark gray Mountain bike valued at $3,800 was reported stolen Aug. 17 from a yard on Jarvis Road.


During a traffic stop on State Street Aug. 27, deputies arrested a 30-year-old Barberton man on a warrant for possession of heroin, a fifth-degree felony. He was booked into the Summit County Jail.

A Traymore Drive man, 27, was charged with felony receiving stolen property after deputies said he was seen riding a stolen golf cart in a parking lot on South Arlington Road. He reportedly denied being in the cart after officers called to the scene found him in a nearby store. His driver’s license was found on the ground next to the cart, deputies said. It was later discovered the cart had been stolen from Firestone Country Club. The man was also charged with possession of drug abuse instruments and drug paraphernalia after officers allegedly found a syringe and glass pipe on him.

A Wadsworth woman reported her purse was stolen from her sport utility vehicle while she was fishing at Portage Lakes on Aug. 26. The purse was later found in a trash container with most of the items missing.

A North Street woman, 42, was charged Aug. 24 with disorderly conduct and obstructing official business. A teacher at a Manchester Road parochial school told deputies she saw the woman in a white BMW the previous day driving around the parking lot, going from one parking space to another, while children were outside for recess. When confronted, the woman yelled at the teacher and then sped off. The next day, the woman was seen in the parking lot again and deputies were called. When an officer approached her vehicle, the woman yelled out at him to stay away, saying she was praying. She refused to give the officer identification and tried closing the window on him, all while yelling and screaming. She eventually was arrested and taken to the Summit County Jail. The teacher told deputies the woman did not have children at the school.

A Copley man reported his work trailer with $20,000 worth of tools inside was stolen from the parking lot of a South Arlington Road business Aug. 24.

A Beach Drive man, 37, was arrested Aug. 24 at an East Waterloo Road gas station on several active warrants. Springfield Township police initially arrested the man on a felony warrant for possession of drugs. He also was found with warrants for domestic violence and falsification. On the same day, a random license plate check led to the arrest of a 41-year-old Akron man on a warrant for aggravated possession of drugs.

A Traymore Drive man, 27, was charged Aug. 22 with domestic violence. His mother told deputies she was getting ready to pull out of the garage when the man came up to her and asked for money. When she refused, the man began yelling and pounding on her car. Fearing for her safety, the woman locked herself in the car and called her husband, who called for help. During a pat down, the man was found with a syringe and additionally charged with possession of drug abuse instruments.

Someone broke into a Robinson Avenue home Aug. 22 and stole a handgun, pearl earrings and some collectible currency, total value $670.


A W. Nimisila Road man reported Aug. 24 that someone stole his credit card and used it for unauthorized purchases totaling $1,894.

On Aug. 23, a Wickliffe Drive woman told police her ex-husband has been sending her obscene text messages and photos for the past two months despite being warned in June not to contact her unless it concerned their daughter. Police issued a court summons to the man on Sept. 4 charging him with telecommunications harassment.

Police responded to a report of two men fighting on Lynn Drive Aug. 22. No disorderly charges were filed due to conflicting statements. However, police found one of the men was wanted on a felony warrant in Alliance. The 23-year-old was taken into custody and released to authorities in that jurisdiction.

A Hickory Street woman told police Aug. 21 that she believed she was scammed out of money after responding to an online inquiry about a job as a warehouse manager. The matter was being investigated.

A Johns Road man reported Aug. 21 that someone damaged an outside light and the driver’s side of his camper trailer. He believed the damage was caused by someone throwing rocks.

A contactor working at a construction site on Van Buren Road reported a toolbox containing tools was stolen sometime between Aug. 18 and Aug. 21.


On Aug. 28, a property owner told police he went to his rental home on Kubler Trail and found a tent pitched on the back porch. While dismantling the tent, he found inside a blowup mattress, blankets, pillows, candles, and several sex toys. The owner of the tent could not be located.

A North Canton woman, 31, was charged with theft Aug. 27 after she allegedly left a South Arlington Road department store with $175 in clothing without paying. During her arrest, police found a white powder wrapped in paper inside her wallet. Additional charges were pending test results of the powder, police said.

A Taylor Avenue man, 65, was charged Aug. 25 with an open container violation. Police said he was seen sitting on an electric scooter on Albrecht Avenue drinking a can of beer. He was issued a court summons and released.

A Mantua woman, 29, was charged with theft and possession of drug abuse instruments following an alleged shoplifting incident at a South Arlington Road department store Aug. 25. Police said she concealed clothing under a sweatshirt she had taken from a shelf and put on. During her arrest, police found her in possession of a syringe and a silver spoon, which she reportedly admitted using for heroin.

On Aug. 24, a Taylor Avenue man reported someone entered a trailer parked in his backyard and stole a table saw, a cut-off saw and a nail gun, total value $1,050.

A Cuyahoga Falls man, 42, was charged Aug. 24 with violation of a protection order. Officers found the man at his brother’s South Arlington Road home where he had been banned by court order.


On Aug. 22, a Chickasaw Trail Street man told police someone used his personal information to open an online account with the Social Security Administration.

A Middletown Street man, 39, was charged Aug. 20 with domestic violence. Police said he pinned his son, 15, to the floor during an argument at the home.

Someone entered an open garage at a Tippecanoe Avenue Northwest home Aug. 18 and stole nearly $3,000 in tools and equipment. The victim told police he was working in the garage until 6 p.m. and then fell asleep. He woke up around 10 p.m. and closed the garage door and then went back to bed. When he went out to the garage the next morning, he found the property gone.