A playground set, a 10-foot slide and a turbo tube slide, total value $1,090, were reported stolen Sept. 11 from an outside display at a Massillon Road business.

A Tamarack Drive resident reported two ornamental statues valued at $200 were stolen from his yard Sept. 11.

Sixteen wooden pallets valued at $260 were reported stolen Sept. 9 from outside a supermarket on Corporate Woods Parkway.

A Munroe Falls man, 41, and a Louisville woman, 27, were arrested on warrants and falsification charges Sept. 8. Deputies were alerted the two fled the scene of a fight reported in Springfield Township. They were traffic stopped on Massillon Road a short time later and reportedly gave officers fake names and Social Security numbers. After their true identities were established, deputies found they both had warrants for possession of criminal tools. The man also had a warrant for driving under suspension. They were arrested and booked into the Summit County Jail.

A maintenance worker for a Forest Lake Drive professional building reported Sept. 8 that someone throwing a rock broke the window of a doctor’s office.

Two people in separate incidents were charged with animal control violations Sept. 8. A Honeymoon Drive man, 42, was charged after his two dogs ran into a neighbor’s yard and attacked the family cat, killing it. A 50-year-old Uniontown woman was cited after an Aldis Drive man reported finding her dog running loose in his yard. The man provided deputies with video of the dog on his property. Deputies said they had warned the woman in the past about keeping her dog under control.

While investigating suspicious activity on Cottage Grove Road Sept. 8, a patrol officer stopped a man walking in the area for questioning. The man was allegedly found with marijuana and a drug pipe. He was charged with two misdemeanor counts of possession and released with a court summons.

An Akron woman, 22, was charged with theft Sept. 7 after she allegedly attempted to leave an Arlington Ridge department store with $62 in merchandise without paying. She was issued a court summons and released.

On Sept. 6, an employee at a Lauby Road aviation school reported a Massillon man, a student at the school, refused to pay his tuition balance of $1,190. The employee was advised the complaint was a civil matter and to consult with an attorney.

A 28-year-old Youngstown man was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia at the Akron-Canton Airport Sept. 6. A TSA agent reported finding a green and black grinder that looked like a grenade in the man’s carry-on bag. The item was confiscated. The man was issued a court summons and released. On the day before at the airport, a 48-year-old Orrville man was charged with having a prohibited item. A 9 mm Glock magazine with eight rounds of ammunition was reportedly found in his carry-on luggage. The item was confiscated and the man was permitted to board his flight.

On Sept. 5, an employee at a Lauby Road car rental company reported finding a loaded handgun under the driver’s seat of rental car he was cleaning. A deputy took custody of the weapon and returned it to the owner.

A Fortuna Drive man, 48, was charged Sept. 5 with domestic violence. Deputies said he smacked his girlfriend on the side of the face during an argument. He was arrested and booked into the Summit County Jail.

A Deer Pines Drive man told deputies Sept. 5 that someone in a silver car threw beer bottles and trash on his front lawn on two separate occasions.

A Canton woman reported her purse was stolen from her car while it was parked in an employee parking lot at the Akron-Canton Airport Sept. 3.


On Sept. 11, an Ohio Edison employee told deputies he was checking a meter near a waterway on Manchester Road when he noticed part of a handgun in the water. Deputies checked the gun on a national database to see if it had been reported stolen but found nothing on file.

Someone broke into a pop machine outside a Manchester Road auto repair shop during the overnight hours of Sept. 10. Damage was reported but it was uncertain if any money had been taken.

A Markey Street man, 59, was arrested Sept. 9 after a patrol officer discovered he had three warrants out on him during a traffic stop on Swartz Road. The warrants were on charges for disorderly conduct, operating a vehicle while intoxicated and hit/skip. The man was taken to the Summit County Jail and booked.

An Akron man, 40, was charged Sept. 9 with public intoxication and having an open container of alcohol. Deputies were called to a Jarvis Road home after a resident reported the man was highly intoxicated and causing a disturbance. Officers located the man staggering two streets over, holding an open container of alcohol. He was arrested and taken to the Summit County Jail.

Deputies received an anonymous tip Sept. 6 that a Norton man wanted on a felony warrant for aggravated possession of drugs was going to be attending an AA meeting at a Manchester Road church. The man was arrested at the scene and taken to the Summit County Jail.


On Sept. 9, a N. Messner Road man reported someone used his business credit card to make unauthorized charges totaling $361.89. The charges were made at stores in Millersburg, Lorain and Strongsville.

An Akron woman, 28, was arrested for drunken driving and failure to control Sept. 9. Police said her car ran off the road and into a wooded area at the intersection of Van Buren and W. Nimisila roads. The woman was reportedly combative with officers and paramedics and also with nurses at the hospital she was taken to for further medical attention.

A W. Nimisila Road woman, 39, was booked into the Summit County Jail Sept. 8 on two felony warrants and a domestic violence charge. Police said she struck her daughter and pulled her by the hair during an altercation at the home. A routine background check revealed the two warrants.

Police issued a missing person’s alert Sept. 8 after a Rex Lake Road woman told police her granddaughter failed to come home after being suspended from school. A caseworker located the teen near Hardesty Park in Akron but said she refused to get into the car to be taken home.

A Vanderhoof Road woman, 27, was charged with criminal mischief Sept. 6. A Rex Hill Road man called police after he found someone had been in his well drilling truck and left behind a phone. Police traced the phone to the Vanderhoof Road woman, who reportedly admitted being in the truck. She said she was walking home intoxicated the night before when she heard coyotes howling. She got scared, she said, and entered the unlocked truck and passed out. She woke up a couple hours later and then left, not realizing until she got home that her phone was missing.


Four tires and rims with a total value of $1,000 were reported stolen Sept. 12 from a work truck at a Kennedy Road business. Police were trying to identify a suspect from security video that showed a man in a white pickup truck removing the wheels.

A Uniontown man, 33, was arrested Sept. 11 on charges of felony possession of drugs and theft. Police said he was caught trying to steal a pair of sweatpants from an Arlington Ridge department store. During his arrest, officers reported finding a bindle of heroin in his pants pocket.

On Sept. 9, a Meadowridge Road woman told police she believes a Carper Avenue man took three items of jewelry from her bedroom following an argument at the home.

On Sept. 8, police responded to a call of two men fighting in a hotel parking lot on Massillon Road. One of the men reportedly had a knife and was trying to stab the other man. When officers arrived on the scene, the two men had already fled. A short time later, a Sheriff’s deputy stopped one of the men and found he had an injury to his arm. The man was taken to a nearby hospital. Charges were pending an investigation.

An East Waterloo Road man told police Sept. 7 that a 12th Street Northwest man broke into his trailer while he was asleep by prying open the front door. The man then tore his bedroom door off the frame and threatened him, he said. The man fled before police arrived. Charges were pending at the time of the report.

A work truck valued at $15,000 was reported stolen Sept. 5 from a South Arlington Road landscaping business. Numerous other vehicles at the location were broken into and a large quantity of property reported taken. Police were reviewing security video to try to identify suspects.

A 37-year-old homeless man was charged Sept.5 with felony misuse of a credit card. Police said the man used two debit cards belonging to a Yerrick Avenue woman to withdraw $2,680 from her bank account. The man was staying with another woman at the home, who was not charged.


An employee at a Lake Road store told police Sept. 8 that a woman came in and tried to cash a check on a closed account. The woman left the store without her driver’s license and said she would return for it. Police confiscated the driver’s license and fraudulent check.

On Sept. 7, an employee at a Canton Road drugstore reported a man grabbed a $12 flash drive and ran out without paying. The man was seen running toward a nearby trailer park.

A South Street man, 58, was charged Sept. 5 with illegal manufacture or cultivation of drugs. Police said they discovered a marijuana grow operation in the man’s home. Three marijuana plants and equipment were seized.


On Sept. 4, an Edison Street man reported someone smashed the windshield on his Jeep parked behind his house. Damage was estimated at $600. The man also said the vehicle’s lug nuts were loosened.

A W. Maple Street man, 49, was charged Aug. 27 with disorderly conduct. Police said the man created a disturbance by yelling outside his home while intoxicated.


Police are looking for a man who stole a laundry cart from a Kent Avenue laundromat on Sept. 2. Security video showed a white male in his 30s putting clothing into the cart and then loading the cart into the back of a dark-colored Chevy Tahoe.

A golf cart was reported stolen from an E. Maple Street golf course on Sept. 1.

A Canton man, 29, was arrested Aug. 27 on charges of forgery, theft and possession of criminal tools. During an investigation on Kent Avenue, officers conducted a search of the man’s vehicle and reported finding counterfeit $50 bills, stolen merchandise and fake IDs. Police issued warrants for two other suspects in the incident.