Deputies are looking for a woman who used a phony identification and credit card to rent a late-model vehicle at a Lauby Road car rental company two weeks ago. Investigators said the woman used a fraudulent driver’s license from New Jersey. The $39,000 vehicle, a black 2017 Infiniti, was entered into a national database for stolen vehicles.
An unidentified woman left a gas station on West Turkeyfoot Lake Road without paying for $30 worth of gas, according to a Nov. 19 report.
On Nov. 18, deputies responded to a call from an Interstate Parkway movie theater about a man stumbling in the arcade area bleeding from a head wound. The man, who had a child with him and was swaying back and forth, told officers he cut his head on a door. Officers then searched the man’s car and found a spoon in the center console. The man reportedly admitted using the spoon for a heroin injection earlier and throwing the needle out the car window. EMS responded to treat the man’s head injury. Deputies charged the 31-year-old with endangering children and possession of drug paraphernalia.
A Lorain man, 36, and a Canton woman, 35, were charged with child endangering Nov. 17. The man was also charged with assault. Deputies said the man punched the woman on the side of the face while she was driving on Interstate 77. The woman stopped the car and ran off, leaving her 4-month old son alone in the car.
Deputies were told two black males entered an Arlington Ridge wireless store on Nov. 17 and stole two phones valued at $1,820.
A white male with face tattoos wearing a black jacket, red shoes and a red hat stole a case of cigarettes from a Massillon Road gas station/convenience store on Nov. 15. The unknown suspect fled on foot with the merchandise, which was valued at $2,400.
A 42-year-old Clinton man was jailed in Summit County Nov. 14 on a third-degree felony charge of failure to comply with a police order. Deputies said the man refused to pull over for an officer attempting to stop him for a traffic violation on South Arlington Road. The man led officers on a chase that reached speeds of 87 mph, ignoring stop signs and passing other drivers on a double yellow line. He finally came to a stop after his vehicle broke down near a railroad track. However, he refused to exit the vehicle and had to be forcibly removed. A 42-year-old Barberton woman, a passenger in the car, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear on a driving suspension charge.
A 40-year-old man was arrested at a Fortuna Drive hotel Nov. 14 on a warrant for driving under suspension. He was released to Cuyahoga Falls police.
A Springfield Township man, 45, was charged Nov. 14 with criminal trespass. Deputies said he was seen at a Mayfair Road apartment complex after being warned a week before to stay off the premises.
A North Canton woman, 37, was arrested at a Landmark Boulevard hotel Nov. 14 on warrant for possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony. She was transported to the Summit County Jail and booked.
A Barberton woman stopped for suspected drunken driving on Manchester Road Nov. 17 was found with two driver’s licenses, one of them a fake. The 20-year-old was charged with OVI and forgery and released with a court summons.
On Nov. 16, deputies responded to a call of a man passed out in a van in a business parking lot on Manchester Road. Officers found the man standing next to the van with township fire-medics. During a search of the vehicle, officers reported finding a handgun, a glass pipe and a plastic bag containing methamphetamines. Two knives, a switchblade and a hunting knife, were also found. The 33-year-old man, of Ravenna, was charged with fifth-degree felony possession of drugs and misdemeanor counts of carrying a concealed weapon, improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
A Lenty Road man told deputies Nov. 16 someone used his personal information to post an ad on Craigslist, triggering unwanted calls to his home.
A patrol officer stopped to assist a man with a disabled car on Interstate 77 on Nov. 16. The deputy ran a computer check on the 23-year-old man and found he had a warrant out on him for criminal damaging. The man was arrested and taken to the Summit County Jail.
A Cox Road woman reported Nov. 13 that someone used a screwdriver and coat hanger to break into the backdoor of her home. Two Xboxes and a 55-inch TV were taken.
A woman told police Nov. 16 she was assaulted by her ex-fiancé after she went to a Cherry Alley home under the impression they were going to work things out. Instead, she said the man locked her inside the home, pushed her into a staircase, put a cigarette out on the side of her face and took her phone to prevent her from calling for help. Police said the woman has a protection order against the man. They also discovered the man has an active warrant. The woman signed a written statement on multiple charges that were pending at the time of the report.
A local man approached a police officer on Manchester Road on Nov. 16 and told him he wanted to harm himself and that he had a gun in his vehicle. The officer found a 9mm pistol in the vehicle’s center console. EMS responded to transport the man to a local hospital for a mental evaluation.
Police issued warrants Nov. 15 for a woman accused of illegally entering a Kirk Avenue home and assaulting the homeowner after being confronted when found hiding in a basement bedroom. The woman reportedly grabbed the homeowner by the wrist and pulled her off the basement stairs before fleeing the home.
A motorist reported a man hit his car with a golf ball while he was travelling on West Turkeyfoot Lake Road Nov. 14. The man denied hitting the car. Due to conflicting statements and no independent witnesses, no charges were filed
On Nov. 13, a Lynn Drive man told police he took a woman in for the night after she claimed she was assaulted by someone at a home in Kenmore. When he woke up the next morning, he found the woman gone along with his wallet and phone.
On Nov. 21, a Coach Lane resident called police after a man came to her door asking for help with a head wound. The man told police someone attacked him with baseball bat. EMS responded to treat the man and transport him to a local hospital for further medical attention.
Someone entered an open garage on Rapids Way on Nov. 19 and stole $8,700 in camera equipment, along with a wallet containing a driver’s license and debit and credit cards. The homeowner told police he was asleep during the theft.
A 16-year-old boy told police Nov. 18 that he set his wallet on a counter at a Canton Road fast food restaurant and forgot to pick it up after ordering food. When he went back for it, the wallet was gone.
A Cuyahoga Falls woman, 38, and an Akron woman, 19, were charged Nov. 18 with disorderly conduct. Police said the two got into a fight at a Canton Road doughnut shop. Both were bleeding from the face. The 19-year-old was arrested on a warrant and released to sheriff’s deputies.
On Nov. 17, an auto repair shop owner on East Waterloo Road reported his car was ransacked and two tires and a mini-bike were stolen from the side yard. Also reported taken were an air compressor, a cooler and a chain hoist. Total loss was estimated $780.
The manager of a Canton Road gas station told police Nov. 15 a man has been coming in and stealing lottery tickets from behind the counter while a clerk is distracted. About $200 in lottery tickets had been taken. Police are reviewing surveillance video to help identify the man. Employees were advised to contact police if the man returns to the store.
Police issued a warrant Nov. 15 for a 43-year-old Beach Drive man charging him with domestic violence. He is accused of coming up behind his girlfriend and choking her during an argument over children’s toys.
A Norwalk man, 31, was charged Nov. 15 with disorderly conduct and criminal trespass. A homeowner on Gale Road called police to report the man was beating on her door, trying to get into her house. Officers arriving on the scene found the man highly intoxicated and uncooperative.
A Mohican Avenue woman, 33, was charged Nov. 21 with domestic violence and endangering children. Police said she struck and choked her boyfriend during an altercation and when her 4-year-old son tried to come between them, she struck and choked him also.
On Nov. 16, police responded to a report that a woman in a long black coat was acting strangely outside a Canton Road store, possibly due to drugs. She was accompanied by a man in a bright green hooded sweatshirt. An officer found the two sitting in a car and noticed the woman had red bloodshot eyes and was slurring her words. A computer check revealed the woman had a warrant in Summit County for aggravated possession of drugs. During a search of the vehicle, a three-inch straw and a folded piece of paper with tan powder inside were found. EMS was called to administer Narcan to the woman, who reportedly admitted to snorting heroin. She was later arrested and released to sheriff’s deputies on the warrant. No drug charges were filed due to Ohio’s Good Samaritan Law. The man was not charged.
An Akron man, 48, of Waterloo Road, was charged Nov. 14 with criminal trespass. Police said the man refused to vacate a Canton Road shopping plaza after numerous complaints were made that he was approaching people and making bizarre statements.
On Nov. 11, police were called to investigate a burglary-in-progress at a Wilson Street home. Two windows were found broken and a third one was found open. Police noted the two broken windows were too small for anyone to climb through and the open window had another window inside it. All the doors were found locked inside the house; it didn’t appear an entry was made.
A Wadsworth man, 27, was charged with domestic violence Nov. 10 after police said he elbowed a woman in the eye during an argument at a Sixth Street home. He and the woman have two children in common.
An Akron man wanted on a felony warrant was arrested by police during a traffic stop on Cleveland Avenue on Nov. 19. He was released to the Akron Police Department.
While investigating a suspicious person call on Cleveland Avenue on Nov. 15, police arrested a 20-year-old Massillon man on misdemeanor charges of possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia. Police said they found a bag of marijuana on him, along with a pack of rolling papers and a grinder.
A Munroe Falls man, 41, and a Canton man, 35, were charged with theft Nov. 13 after police accused them of stealing $350 worth of scrap metal from outside a Cleveland Avenue tire shop.
A Billingham Avenue Northwest man, 21, was charged Nov. 20 with possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, both misdemeanors. Police initially stopped the man on Sunnyside Street for driving with expired plates. During a search of his vehicle, police reported finding four pill bottles containing marijuana, along with two pipes with marijuana residue.
Police were called to a W. Maple Street gas station Nov. 19 after a man described as tall and skinny attempted to steal a case of beer. Two employees ran out to try to stop the theft, at which point the man tossed the beer out the car window. Because the man was wearing a hooded sweatshirt, employees were unable to provide police with a good description.