An East Turkeyfoot Lake Road man, 22, was charged Dec. 27 with domestic violence. Deputies said he physically assaulted his brother, 28, during an argument, causing injuries to his mouth and neck. He was arrested and booked into the Summit County Jail.

An Akron man, 36, was arrested on Miller Park Road Dec. 27 on a Medina warrant for failure to appear on a pseudoephredrine violation. He was released to sheriff’s deputies in Medina County.


On Dec. 27, a Path Drive woman reported finding front-end damage and a flat tire on her vehicle while it was parked in her driveway. She told deputies she leaves the vehicle unlocked with the keys inside and believes someone took it and then returned it. Deputies contacted police departments in the surrounding area and found no one had reported a hit/skip incident.

Deputies found a car belonging to a Canton man abandoned on East Waterloo Road near the Interstate 77 ramp on Dec. 27. The car had expired plates on it registered to another vehicle. The vehicle was towed and the owner was contacted.

An Akron man, 22, was charged with misdemeanor possession of drugs Dec. 27 after he was involved in a traffic crash on Interstate 77. A deputy reported finding marijuana in the center console after detecting a strong odor of the drug inside the car.


On Dec. 30, police responded to a hit/skip accident in the 6100 block of Manchester Road. A driver reportedly struck a retaining wall at a home and then drove off. An officer located the car matching the description and found the female driver intoxicated and also detected an odor of marijuana on her. The 25-year-old woman was charged with OVI after failing several field sobriety tests. She told the officer she wanted to "off" herself. She was checked by EMS and then taken to a local hospital for a mental evaluation.

Police were called to investigate a burglary at a home in the 5900 block of South Main Street on Dec. 30. The homeowner reported someone broke in through a side door. An inventory of missing property was being compiled at the time of the report.

On Dec. 29, police were dispatched to West Comet Road to check on a disabled vehicle. An officer arriving on the scene found a very confused, disoriented person inside the vehicle. A background check revealed the person had been reported missing in Copley Township. EMS responded to take the person to a hospital for an evaluation. Copley Township authorities were notified and the vehicle was towed.

Police responded to a domestic dispute at a South Main Street home Dec. 27. A man and woman there both said the dispute was verbal and nothing physical occurred. A background check on the two revealed they both had warrants from different agencies. They were arrested and turned over to the respective jurisdictions.

A West Turkeyfoot Lake Road man told police Dec. 27 that while he was at work a man came up to him and threatened to beat him up for no apparent reason. Police tried to contact the suspect but were unsuccessful. The matter was still under investigation at the time of the report.

A Grove Road man reported someone damaged his mailbox sometime during the overnight hours of Dec. 26-27.


An East Waterloo Road woman, 18, was arrested and booked into the Summit County Jail on Dec. 31 on two counts of domestic violence. Police said she assaulted her mother and older sister during an argument at the home.

Police responded to a drug overdose at an Abington Road home Dec. 29 after a woman was found unresponsive in the bathtub. EMS administered Narcan to the woman and transported her to a local hospital for further treatment.

On Dec. 28, a Uniontown man told police he bought a Massillon Road home to renovate and rent out. As a favor to a friend, he allowed a Stark County man to move in, who in turn invited an Alliance woman to stay with him. After they left, the Uniontown man found $1,200 in porcelain tile missing from the house.

An Akron man, 44, was charged Dec. 28 with theft. Police said he is accused of stealing a bolt cutter and chain from an Arlington Road home improvement store. The recovered merchandise totaled $60.

A Gowanda Avenue man told police Dec. 28 that an unknown man sent him nude photos of underage girls.

A Coach Lane man, 54, was charged with theft Dec. 27after police said he left an East Waterloo Road store with shrimp and soda he did not pay for. The cost of the items was $36.

Copper pipes valued at $200 were reported stolen Dec. 27 from the basement of a Columbine Road home.

A 31-year-old Akron woman reportedly caught shoplifting at a South Arlington Road store Dec. 26 was found with multiple warrants out of Geauga County. She was arrested and released to sheriff’s deputies in that jurisdiction.

A North Canton man told police he lost his wallet in the city of Canton on Dec. 26. When he notified his bank, he learned someone had used his debit card to make a $27 purchase at a South Arlington Road department store.

An Abington Road man, 28, was charged Dec. 26 with having weapons under disability. Police called to the man’s home for a domestic dispute said they found the man in possession of two shotguns. The man was not permitted to have any firearms in his possession due to previous convictions, police said.

A Narrows Way woman reported Dec. 26 that someone used her personal information to open a credit account. She discovered the fraud after being notified by a collection agency.

A Howard Lane man told police Dec. 26 that someone electronically deposited $1,333.69 into his bank account and then withdrew the amount. The man said he needed to file a police report before the bank would unlock his account.

On Christmas Day, an Albrecht Avenue woman reported her Dodge Dakota pickup truck was stolen from outside her home. The vehicle was recovered the next day in Mansfield.


On Dec. 22, a Whychwood Drive woman told police her uncle, a Russell Avenue man, took four aluminum truck wheel rims to his house to clean up for her. Two days later she was notified by her mother that the rims were stolen the day before. The woman’s uncle never called police to file a theft report. The woman called her uncle several times, but got no answer. Police were investigating.


A Uniontown man, 22, and a North Canton man, 23, were booked into the Stark County Jail Dec. 31 on felony burglary charges. Police said they broke into a home on Peach Glen Avenue and stole gift cards, cash and other items valued at over $2,000.


A Canton man, 28, was arrested on multiple charges, including two felony drug counts, following a traffic stop on Market Avenue on Dec. 28. Police said they found the man in possession of methamphetamine and a non-prescribed schedule III drug used for opioid addiction. He also was found with marijuana and two drug devices. He was booked into the Stark County Jail on charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of a dangerous drug (Suboxone), possession of marijuana, possession of drug abuse instruments, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving under suspension, failure to reinstate driver’s license and driving with expired plates.