A Mayfair Road woman told deputies Nov. 28 that someone entered her unlocked car and stole a garage door opener and checkbook. On the same day, a Graybill Road man reported $50 in change and a binder with documents were taken from his work truck.

A Parma man, 20, and a West Virginia woman, 19, were charged Nov. 26 with misdemeanor possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia. A patrol officer stopped to speak to the couple after noticing their car was parked crooked at an East Turkeyfoot Lake Road gas station. Marijuana and a drug pipe were found inside the car, reports said.

Two drills, a drill bit case and a headlamp, total value $370, were reported stolen Nov. 25 from an unlocked pickup truck on Summer Wood Lane.

A Columbus man, 24, was jailed in Summit County on Nov. 24 on felony counts of possession of drugs, trafficking in drugs and receiving stolen property. He also was charged with two misdemeanor counts of possession of drug abuse instruments. Deputies were called to do a welfare check on the man at an Arlington Ridge East hotel after employees said they were unable to contact him after several attempts. Officers found the man asleep on a couch in his room. A syringe with methamphetamine was found on top a bathroom vanity. During a search of the room, officers reportedly found a bag of crystal methamphetamine, 13 bags of marijuana individually packaged for sale, five syringes, a digital scale, and a handgun that deputies later learned had been reported stolen by the Johnstown Police Department.

An Akron man found parked at a closed business on South Arlington Road on Nov. 24 was arrested on warrants charging him with theft and drug abuse. He was transported to the Summit County Jail and booked.

On Nov. 23, deputies were called to investigate several vandalism incidents in the area of Greenfield Road and Sleepy Hollow Drive. Someone spray-painted graffiti in the roadway in front of a Sleepy Hollow Drive home as well as at the intersection of Greenfield Road and Knollwood Drive. Three stop signs in the area were also vandalized.

Twenty-five flat-screen TVs, with a total value of $17,500, were reported stolen Nov. 22 during a burglary at a Mt. Pleasant Road bar/restaurant.

A Barberton man, 36, and a Ravenna man, 33, face felony drug charges following a traffic stop on Fortuna Drive on Nov. 22. During a search of their vehicle, deputies reported finding three bags of methamphetamine, a bag of marijuana, a meth pipe, a scale, and several packages of plastic baggies commonly used for the sale of narcotics. Both men were charged with two counts of trafficking in drugs (methamphetamine and marijuana), possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

A New York woman told deputies an unknown black male stole her purse while she was shopping at a supermarket on Corporate Woods Parkway Nov. 21. The purse was found shortly after at a nearby business; cash and several credit cards were missing.

A Saturn Drive woman told deputies Nov. 16 that someone withdrew $10,000 from her bank account after gaining access to her credit card and some personal checks.

A 15-year-old girl admitted to her mother that she had a sexual relationship with her ex-boyfriend, a 19-year-old Akron man. The mother contacted deputies after learning about the relationship on Nov. 15. Deputies were investigating.


A Springfield Township man, 40, was charged Nov. 26 with OVI, disorderly conduct and possession of marijuana. Deputies found the man passed out in his car outside a South Arlington Road gas station, where he had driven into a gas pump, causing damage. Deputies said the man became aggressive with paramedics called to treat him.

A 50-year-old Akron man was arrested at a Manchester Road motel on Nov. 26 on a felony warrant charging him with a probation violation. He was transported to the Summit County Jail and booked.

On Nov. 24, a Fowler Avenue man reported finding three small dents on the driver’s side of his vehicle that he believed were caused by a pellet gun.

Two rocker swivel chairs valued at $600 were reported stolen Nov. 24 from the front porch of a N. Turkeyfoot Road home.

On Nov. 21, deputies responded to a call of a suspicious man lurking by the dumpsters outside a building on Pine Top Court. Minutes later, a second call came in after someone saw the man crawl into a dumpster, as if he were hiding. Officers on the scene said the man refused to comply with their orders and resisted arrest. The 36-year-old man, who lived in the area, was found wanted on a warrant for contempt of court. He was arrested and taken to the Summit County Jail.

Jewelry valued at $4,150, plus some personal documents, were reported stolen Nov. 21 from a small lockbox at a Lakota Avenue home.

An Akron man, 30, was charged with theft Nov. 21 after he was accused of stealing four bottles of beer, total value $9.80, from a South Main Street convenience store. Deputies said the man drank two bottles behind the store and the other two were found in his backpack.

A South Plaza Drive woman told deputies Nov. 21 that someone forged and cashed a fraudulent check using her checking account information. She also discovered someone had transferred $3,500 from her savings account to her checking account.

An Akron man, 54, was charged Nov. 21 with theft. He is accused of leaving a Manchester Road supermarket with $135 worth of groceries without paying. He was issued a court summons and released.


Police issued an alert for a missing teenage girl on Nov. 25. A Manchester Road man said his 16-year-old daughter left the home to walk to a nearby convenience store but never returned.

On Nov. 22, a clerk at a Manchester Road gas station reported someone in a dark gray four-door car with a temporary license tag drove off without paying for a gas purchase.

A Lahm Drive man reported Nov. 21 that a package containing an iPad was stolen from outside his home. FedEx confirmed delivery of the package to the home on Nov. 17 at a 2:11 p.m.

An Akron woman, 32, was arrested on multiple charges following a traffic stop on Johns Road Nov. 20. A computer check revealed the woman had multiple driving suspensions and a misdemeanor warrant from the police department. During a search of her car prior to having it towed, police reportedly found illegal narcotics. The woman was transported to the Summit County Jail and booked.

Police investigated a report of child abuse filed by a Will Drive woman on Nov. 20. The woman told police her 8-year-old daughter was being abused and neglected by her father and his current girlfriend. After interviewing the parties involved, police referred the case to Summit County Children’s Services.

A Temple Avenue man reported Nov. 19 that someone damaged a concrete fence post on the northwest corner of his property.


On Nov. 26, police responded to a call of a car parked inside a garage at a vacant home on Krumroy Road. A 26-year-old Akron man, who was found with two other people at the home, told police the car belonged to his girlfriend and he was going to paint it. Police later learned the vehicle had been reported stolen out of Akron. The man was arrested for receiving stolen property and transported to the Summit County Jail. During a search of the vehicle, police reportedly found several drug pipes, a digital scale and suspected methamphetamine.

A Lakemore man, 19, of Third Street, was charged Nov. 26 with unlawful conduct with a minor, a fourth-degree felony. Police said he is accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl.

Police were called to investigate a breaking and entering at a Massillon Road business on Nov. 25. Six company vehicles were reported broken into and ransacked. The keys to two tow trucks were stolen. One of the trucks was broken into and car seats and stereo equipment were taken. Police also later learned a handgun was stolen from one of the ransacked vehicles.  A motorcycle found on its side by the rear fence was confiscated.

A Hillstock Avenue man, 58, was arrested by Summit County sheriff’s deputies Nov. 23 on warrants charging him with assault, failure to comply with a police order, resisting arrest, driving with fictitious plates, running a red light, making an illegal U-turn, and failure to wear a seatbelt. The charges stem from a traffic stop on Massillon and Killian roads Nov. 21 in which the man reportedly fought with a police officer and had to be stunned three times with a stun gun before being subdued.


A Michaels Drive man, 58, was charged Nov. 26 with disorderly conduct by intoxication. Police were called to a Canton Road restaurant where the man was reportedly causing a disturbance by bumping into patrons and shouting. The man was issued a court summons and warned not to return to the business.

On Nov. 25, police responded to a large fight in the parking lot of a Lake Road bar. A Sanitarium Road man, 45, was charged with disorderly conduct by fighting. Police said the man punched a woman and spit on another woman.

An Indian Hills Circle woman, 28, was charged Nov. 23 with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. According to reports, the woman interfered with a police officer while he was conducting a traffic stop on Third Street. The woman refused to go back to her residence, became belligerent with the officer and put up a fight when he told her she was being arrested, reports said.