A Canton man, 19, was charged with second-degree felony robbery Dec. 28 following a shoplifting incident at a Dressler Road department store. Police said he fought with a loss prevention officer attempting to stop him from fleeing with $300 in stolen goods. He was arrested and booked into the Stark County Jail.
Someone stole more than $400 in Pittsburgh Steelers T-shirts from a department store at the Belden Village Mall on Dec. 28.
A Strausser Street Northwest man told police Dec. 28 that someone used his personal information to open several credit card accounts. Outstanding charges on the accounts exceeded $9,000.
An East Canton woman supplied police with the name of a suspect who reportedly stole a check from her and attempted to cash it at a Dressler Road bank on Dec. 28.
Police are looking for a man who stole a $944 TV from a Mega Street Northwest department store on Dec. 28. The man drove off in a vehicle that had been reported stolen out of Stark County, a report said.
On Dec. 27, police responded to a call of shots being fired in the 4500 block of Farringden Road Northwest. A man told officers he was cleaning a firearm he had just bought when it accidentally discharged. The bullet went through a mirror, he said, and then out the window. Police checked a nearby building but could find no trace of the bullet.
A Bantry Circle Northwest woman, 54, was booked into the Stark County Jail Dec. 27 on a domestic violence charge. Police said she put her adult daughter in a chokehold during an argument at their home.
Two employees at a High Mill Avenue rehabilitation facility reported their wallets were stolen Dec. 27. On the same day, a nursing facility on the same street reported prescription medications were missing.
On Dec. 26, a Celina Street man reported someone used a fraudulent credit card to purchase $257 worth of merchandise from his online business.
A Tiffany necklace, a Movado watch, and a Michael Kors watch, total value $5,195, were reported stolen Dec. 26 from a home in the 5100 block of Quail Hill Street Northwest.
Police arrested four people on warrants Dec. 25-26. A 20-year-old Youngstown man was picked up at the Mahoning County Jail on a Jackson Township warrant for criminal damaging. A 35-year-old Vienna woman was arrested on a failure-to-appear warrant for theft. A 53-year-old Cleveland man was arrested on failure-to- appear warrants for possession of cocaine and driving under suspension. A Skylane Circle man, 25, was turned over to Canton police on warrants for domestic violence and disrupting public services, both felonies, and endangering children. All four suspects were booked into the Stark County Jail.
A Delaware Avenue man said he suffered intense stomach problems after having a meal at a Portage Street Northwest restaurant on Dec. 26. He told police he believes someone put an unknown substance in his food that made him sick. He declined medical attention but asked the incident be documented in case of similar complaints at the business.
A Canton man, 21, was arrested Christmas Day on two counts of domestic violence and a count each of assault and resisting arrest. Police said he assaulted his girlfriend and two family members during a get-together at a Canterbury Street home. During his arrest, he put up a fight with officers trying to handcuff him, a report said.
A Canton man, 33, was charged with domestic violence on Christmas Day after police said he made several threats to physically harm his brother during an altercation at a Portage Street home. He was booked into the Stark County Jail.
Someone used a counterfeit $10 bill to pay for a meal at Belpar Street Northwest restaurant on Dec. 24.
A South Boulevard woman, 25, was charged Dec. 24 with three counts of child endangering. Police said she left two 7-year-olds and a 14-month old infant alone in the house for nearly an hour. During that time period, the two older children attempted to bake cookies, which nearly started a fire, police said.
An Alliance woman, 40, was charged Dec. 24 with theft and possession of drugs. Police said she left an Everhard Road store with $80 worth of merchandise without paying. During her arrest, police reportedly found two pill bottles in her possession, for which she did not have prescriptions. A K-9 unit alerted police to an additional pill bottle in the woman’s vehicle.