On Oct. 1, a Portage Street woman told police she learned from the Social Security Administration that someone used her identity to inquire about retirement benefits.

A man ran out of a store in the Belden Village Mall with an $80 pair of jeans without paying, according to a Sept. 30 report.

A Diamondback Avenue man told police Sept. 30 that he heard his doorbell ring and what sounded like someone slapping and kicking on his garage door. When he went to investigate, he found a window cracked and a door panel dented.

An Andette Avenue man, 55, was booked into the Stark County Jail Sept. 29 on a domestic violence charge. Police said he slapped his wife multiple times on the arm and then pushed her into a chair. The woman had abrasions and redness, according to police.

A Stratham Circle woman told police Sept. 29 that a neighbor’s dog has been defecating in her yard for the past couple months and becomes very aggressive toward her while she’s out on her property. She’s spoken with the dog’s owner on several occasions, but he refuses to put his dog on a leash. She contacted the Dog Warden, who advised her to file a police report. The woman said she doesn’t feel safe on her own property.

A Canton man, 21, was charged Sept. 28 with theft. Police said while employed at a Dressler Road department store he stole two cellphone chargers and loaded money on two gift cards without making payment.

Police are looking for a man and woman who stole groceries from a Strip Avenue supermarket on two consecutive days, according to Sept. 28 report.

A Thackeray Avenue man, 25, was arrested Sept. 28 on charges of abduction and domestic violence. During a custody dispute with the mother of his child, he allegedly tackled the woman to the ground and forced the child from her arms. He then fled the area with the child, police said.

A Massillon man reported his car was broken into after he left it at the Belden Village Mall Sept. 28 because of a flat tire. A notebook, two shock watches and other items, total value $973, were reported taken.

A Canton man, 48, was charged with disorderly conduct after he was accused of punching a coach in the face at a girls’ softball game on Fulton Drive Sept. 27. He was issued a court summons and released.

A Meadowview Drive woman reported Sept. 27 that someone used her credit card to make several unauthorized purchases.

An Akron woman, 37, was charged Sept. 27 with theft and possession of criminal tools. Police said she was seen at an Everhard Road store using a pair of pliers to cut the security sensors off items and then concealing the items in her purse. On the same day, a Canton woman, 61, was charged with theft at a Whipple Avenue supermarket. She was accused of hiding a plant and a bottle of over-the-counter pills on a motorized cart and leaving without paying for them.

A Thackeray Avenue man, 25, was charged Sept. 27 disorderly conduct. Police said he got into altercation with another man and continued to yell profanities after an officer told him to stop. He was issued a court summons and released.

On Sept. 26, a Wyoming man told police two men broke out the passenger windows on his truck following a verbal argument in a hotel parking lot on Everhard Road. He said the two men drove off in a small white vehicle with out-of-state plates.

On Sept. 25, a Promway Avenue car lot owner told police he left an employee in charge while he went out of state. When he returned, he found the employee had sold a vehicle. However, he could not find the money or papers for the transaction.  He also discovered a dealer plate was missing. Police were investigating.

A TV, a video game system and other items were reported stolen Sept. 25 during the burglary of a Murray Street Northwest home. The total value of the property was not listed.

A Canton woman, 23, was arrested Sept. 24 on a felony count of aggravated possession of drugs, two counts of possession of drugs, two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and one count of possession of a controlled substance. During a search of her car following a traffic stop on Whipple Avenue, police reported finding numerous non-prescribed pills, a baggie of marijuana, two straws with white residue and a glass pipe.