An Aldis Drive man, 34, was charged Sept. 3 with restraint of dogs. A Lynne Drive resident called deputies after he found one of the man’s dogs running loose in his yard. He said the man’s dogs were an ongoing problem and were not friendly. The Aldis Drive man said the dog that got loose was "an escape artist."

A Massillon Road man, 39, was turned over to Canal Fulton police on Sept. 3 on a warrant for failure to file a tax return in that jurisdiction.

Deputies investigated a burglary Sept. 2 at a home in the 2100 block of Prestwick Drive. It was determined someone kicked in the rear door of a sun porch, then broke the glass on a sliding glass door to gain entry. Dresser drawers and a jewelry cabinet were rifled but nothing appeared to be missing.

A 30-year-old Barberton man was charged Sept. 1 with criminal trespass. Deputies said they found the man at a Mayfair Road apartment complex, where he had been warned not to return. He was arrested on a driving suspension warrant and taken to the Summit County Jail.

A Fortuna Drive man, 30, was jailed on a domestic violence charge Sept. 1. His mother called deputies after he allegedly punched her in the eye during an altercation. She signed a request for a temporary restraining order.

An East Park Boulevard man, 48, was charged Sept. 1 with failure to comply with a police order and resisting arrest. The Sheriff’s Office said the man led an officer on a high-speed chase after the officer tried to make a traffic stop on South Arlington Road. The pursuit extended outside the city limits with speeds of up to 80 mph. The chase ended on Goodview Street in Akron, when the man bailed out of his vehicle and attempted to flee on foot. He reportedly ignored an officer’s commands to stop and had to be tasered twice before being subdued.

On Aug. 31, a South Arlington Road business owner told deputies a man gave him a check for $4,871.58 for the purchase of flooring materials. He said the check was later returned for non-sufficient funds. He sent a certified letter to the man to make other arrangements for payment, but the letter was returned due to no forwarding address.

Also on Aug. 31, deputies and Green Fire Department personnel responded to a pool and deck fire at a home on Timothy Drive. The blaze was quickly extinguished with no injuries reported. The cause of the fire was being investigated.

A Beach City woman, 23, was arrested on a felony drug possession charge Aug. 30 after deputies said they found a controlled substance in her car during a traffic stop on Massillon Road. The woman was originally stopped for driving at night without her headlights on.

While conducting a welfare check at a Raber Road home Aug. 30, deputies discovered a Newcomerstown man with a warrant for a probation violation, a fourth-degree felony. He was arrested and transported to the Summit County Jail.

On Aug. 29, a Cloverview Drive man reported someone used his credit card to make a $200 purchase in another state.

An 18-year-old Green High School student was charged with assault Aug. 29. Deputies said he pushed a 17-year-old fellow student out of his desk and punched him five or six times. He was issued a court summons and released.

During a traffic stop on South Arlington Road Aug. 29, deputies arrested a 27-year-old Massillon man on multiple charges, including one for felony possession of drugs. Deputies said during a search of his car, they found methamphetamine, marijuana, three glass pipes and a grinder. Beside the felony count, the man was charged with three misdemeanor counts: two for possession of drug paraphernalia and one for possession of drugs.

A Uniontown woman reported her $600 phone was stolen from her unlocked car while she was shopping at a West Turkeyfoot Lake Road food market Aug. 28.

An employee at a Massillon Road gas station told deputies Aug. 27 that a man wearing a black hooded sweatshirt went into the storage room, picked up multiple cartons of cigarettes, and then left with them without paying. Deputies were reviewing security video to identify the suspect.

A 32-year-old Cleveland woman was arrested at the Akron-Canton Airport on Aug. 26 on a felony charge of carrying a concealed weapon. A TSA agent reported finding a loaded .25 caliber pistol and ammunition in the woman’s luggage. She was transported to the Summit County Jail.


A 48-year-old Cuyahoga Falls man was charged Sept. 4 with assaulting a Judy Avenue woman while she was helping her son out of a car. A witness said it appeared the man was choking the woman as he moved her away from the vehicle. The woman suffered a minor neck injury.

Two bicycles valued at $550 were reported stolen Sept. 3 from the side of a home in the 200 block of Killian Road.

On Aug. 30, a manager at a Manchester Road auto parts store told deputies a Lakemore man quit his employment there after admitting stealing money via a fraudulent return. The man denied stealing and insisted he quit because of a hostile work environment.

Someone broke into a garage on N. Bender Avenue between Aug. 25 and 29 and stole a backpack leaf blower.

A Wrico Street woman reported Aug. 28 that someone broke into her home and stole a guitar and jewelry, total value $800. Deputies said they found no signs of a forced entry.


A 27-year-old Akron woman was charged with driving under suspension following a traffic stop on State Route 619 Sept. 3. Records showed she had been convicted three times for driving with a suspended license in the last three years.

On Aug. 30, a Will Drive woman told police her ex-boyfriend took her car about a week ago to go to the hospital but never returned it. She contacted him through text messages to try to make arrangements to get the car back, but he never showed up. Later the same day, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office reported finding the car in a parking lot on South Main Street. It had two flat tires. The woman declined to press charges.

A Rex Lake Road man told police Aug. 30 that between 8:30 p.m. and 8:50 p.m. a group of juveniles threw rocks at his truck and then ran into the woods. Police were unable to locate the suspects.

A 55-year-old Akron woman was arrested Aug. 29 for DUI, having an open container and possession of drug paraphernalia, along with traffic violations for speeding, not using a turn signal and swerving outside the marked lanes. During a traffic stop on Cleveland-Massillon Road, police said they found a glass pipe and open can of beer in her car.

A New Franklin man, 48, was arrested Aug. 28 on warrants charging him with violation of a protection order and animal cruelty. Police said they found him at his girlfriend’s Cherry Alley home despite a court order banning him from the property. While there, he allegedly struck his girlfriend’s service dog. The man told officers he was at the residence because the court order had it as his home address. He was arrested and transported to Barberton Municipal Court for a hearing.

A W. Nimisila Road man reported Aug. 28 a person or vehicle struck a brick mailbox at the end of his driveway, damaging it. A Rex Lake Road man reported his mailbox was damaged on the same day.

A contractor reported a work trailer with tools and equipment inside was stolen from a construction site on Johns Road sometime during the overnight hours of Aug. 26-27.

A Rook Drive man, 46, was booked into the Summit County Jail Aug. 27 on charges of aggravated menacing and having a weapon while under disability, a felony. Police said he pointed a shotgun at three people during a confrontation on Tarleton Avenue. The felony count was due to a previous conviction.


A Carrollton man, 32, was charged Sept. 4 with obstructing official business and possession of drug abuse instruments. Police were called to Old Home Road where someone reported seeing the man using a stick in an attempt to enter a home. Officers found the man on the front porch. He refused to give them his name and Social Security number and was found carrying two hypodermic needles in his pocket. After establishing his identity, police learned he had two felony warrants in another jurisdiction and released him to authorities there.

A Ravenna man, 29, was arrested Sept. 1 on warrants charging him with forgery and counterfeiting. Police said on Aug. 11 he bought a Galaxy cell phone and ring from an Avis Road man and paid him with 13 counterfeit $100 bills.

An Akron man, 28, and a Lakemore man, 39, were charged with disorderly conduct Sept. 1 after police said they got into a fight at an East Waterloo Road bowling alley. Officers found a bag of methamphetamine at the scene, but both men denied it was theirs. Police confiscated the drug to be destroyed.

An Edwards Drive woman, 30 was charged Aug. 31 with child endangering. According to the report, the woman’s 11-year-old son told school officials that his mother had left him alone overnight while she went out on a date. Following an investigation, police confirmed the woman had left the boy by himself and had not contacted him. The woman reportedly admitted that she occasionally leaves the boy home alone and said neighbors watch out for him.


A Laverne Lane man, 35, was booked into the Summit County Jail Aug. 30 on a charge of felony possession of drugs. Police pulled the man over on Springfield Lake Drive for expired plates and found him visibly shaking and sweating. During a search of the vehicle prior to having it towed, an officer found a plastic baggie containing a white powder. When asked about it, the man said it was cocaine.

A Carper Avenue woman, 19, was charged Aug. 25 with possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia. During a traffic stop on Sanitarium Road, police said they found marijuana, a glass pipe and a grinder with residue in her car. The woman was issued a court summons and released.

An Elizabeth Avenue man, 40, was charged Aug. 25 with aggravated menacing. Police said he pulled a gun on a man during an altercation outside his home. He was issued a court summons and released.