A Barberton man, 22, was arrested Oct. 14 on charges of assault, aggravated menacing and criminal damaging. Deputies said he hit a woman in the neck while arguing in a car on Mayfair Road. When she tried to get away, he threatened her with a knife, and then used the knife to puncture a tire on her car, deputies said.

On Oct. 11, a Provens Drive woman reported an unknown person sent her a sexually threatening message, suggesting physical harm was going to be done to her.

A Chenoweth Road man, 27, was arrested on a warrant for a probation violation, a fifth-degree felony, after deputies located him in a parking lot on South Main Street. He was transported to the Summit County Jail.

An employee at a professional office on Executive Drive told deputies Oct. 11 that $1,800 was taken from an attorney’s work desk.

A Heckman Road woman called deputies Oct. 11 after finding a crossbow bolt lodged in a tree in her yard. A 16-year-old boy later admitted to shooting at a deer from a tree stand. He was advised to use better judgment in the future.

A Caribou Drive man, 41, was booked into the Summit County Jail Oct. 10 on a domestic violence charge. His wife told deputies the man pushed her against a wall, causing her to fall down two steps and land on the garage floor. The couple’s 7-year-old son witnessed the assault, according to a report.

A 2017 Mercury sedan, valued at $26,864, was reported stolen Oct. 10 from the return lot of a Lauby Road car rental company. The vehicle was entered into a national database for stolen vehicles.

On Oct. 9, an official at the Akron-Canton Airport told deputies a vehicle was found parked in a long-term lot since Sept. 1. The license plate on the vehicle had expired nearly a year ago. A tow company was called to remove the vehicle.

On Oct. 7, a 10-year-old April Drive boy said he was playing catch in his yard when a dog came onto the property and tried to bite him. The dog’s owner, a Premae Drive woman, was cited for failing to control her dog.


On Oct. 13, deputies responded to a call from a motorist who reportedly witnessed a man hitting a woman repeatedly in the face inside a moving car. Shortly after, deputies stopped a vehicle matching the description and found a woman inside with a three-inch cut on her throat. The woman said the man, her ex-boyfriend, struck her several times in the face, then put a knife to her throat and cut her. Deputies allegedly found the knife in the 21-year-old man’s pocket. He was charged with felonious assault and taken to the Summit County Jail.

A Steve Drive woman told deputies Oct. 13 that someone came onto her property and stole about 10 bushels of apples from her trees.

Deputies and township fire department personnel responded to a fire inside a home on Swartz Road Oct. 13. A resident said a pillow she accidentally placed in a microwave caught fire. The blaze was quickly extinguished and no injuries were reported.

A Barberton woman, 41, was booked into the Summit County Jail Oct. 12 on an assault charge. Deputies said she hit a man in the ear during an argument at a South Main Street bar.

A man, 55, was arrested Oct. 12 for violation of a protection order. Deputies said he was seen at his father’s Saunders Avenue home, where he had been banned by a court order. He was booked into the Summit County Jail.

An officer patrolling South Main Street Oct. 12 found two people sleeping inside a car in a business parking lot. The woman, 24, of Mogadore, was charged with possession of drug abuse instruments after deputies said they found three syringes and a glass pipe in her purse. The man, 21, of Coventry Township, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia after a glass pipe was found on him, deputies said.

An East Vista Road man reported Oct. 11 that someone used his personal information to open a credit card account. Fraudulent charges made on the account exceeded $15,000.

An Akron woman, 29, was charged Oct. 10 with criminal trespass and criminal damaging. Deputies said she trespassed on a Long Acre Drive property and broke a living room window at the home. She had been warned several times in the past to stay away from the location.


On Oct. 15, police responded to a dispute between two men at a bar on West Turkeyfoot Lake Road. A man said he got into an argument with another man and was slapped him in the ear. The other man admitted to the assault and said he had been drinking. The assaulted man declined to press charges and the matter was closed.

A Cleveland-Massillon Road man reported Oct. 13 that someone damaged his chain-link fence on the north side of his yard. Police were investigating.

On Oct. 11, a Lieb Drive man told police he returned home from a vacation to find someone had taken a Mountain bike from his shed and replaced it with a cheaper model. He also found $160 was missing from a bedroom dresser. His two daughters were home while he was away, he said, and had friends over during that period. Police were questioning possible suspects at the time of the report.

A Grove Road woman reported someone damaged her mailbox during the overnight hours of Oct. 8-9. A W. Comet Road woman reported her mailbox was destroyed during the same time period.


On Oct. 15, police responded to a call of a man sitting in the roadway with what appeared to be a firearm and bow and arrow. When officers arrived, the man fled into the woods, leaving behind a number of items in the street. The man was apprehended a short time later behind a home on Marion Avenue. Officers reportedly found a loaded .22-caliber handgun in his pants pocket. Several of the items he left behind were later determined to have been stolen from a resident’s garage. The 34-year-old suspect of Copley Township was charged with breaking and entering, criminal damaging, carrying a concealed weapon, having a weapon under disability and resisting arrest.

Police were called to a South Arlington Road restaurant Oct. 15 after two women reportedly got into a heated argument and started throwing drinks at each other. Five men were with the women. All the subjects left in different cars before officers arrived.

An officer patrolling McElwain Avenue Oct. 13 stopped to investigate a car parked with the engine running and its headlights out. The driver, a 26-year-old Old Home Road man, had a warrant on file in Alliance. He was arrested and turned over to police in that jurisdiction.

A Connecticut Court woman reported Oct. 13 that someone broke a back window on her vacant rental home on Linwood Road. She also reported the lock on the shed was unscrewed and removed. Nothing appeared to be missing.