Officers were called Feb. 18 to a bar on Dressler Road after an intoxicated woman got into an argument with an employee and refused to leave. The woman, 23, of Massillon, was charged with disorderly conduct and released to a sober driver.
A 25-year-old North Canton man was arrested on warrants during a traffic stop on Dressler Road on Feb. 17. Police said he had warrants for failing to appear in court on two felony drug possession charges. He was turned over to a Stark County sheriff’s deputy.
On Feb. 16, an employee at a Whipple Avenue skating center told police someone broke into her SUV and stole her purse which contained $1,500 in cash, several credit cards and a bottle of Vicodin pills.
Police made four shoplifting arrests at different area stores on Feb. 16. A Massillon man, 41, was charged for allegedly stealing $140 in merchandise from a Dressler Road department store. A Willoughby woman, 33, was detained at a Strip Avenue store after she allegedly concealed $77 worth of items in her purse. A Canton man, 41, was arrested at a Strip Avenue supermarket for allegedly trying to leave with about $80 in groceries without paying. At the Belden Village Mall, a Shiloh man was charged for reportedly stealing more than $200 in Nike clothing. Officers found him hiding in a bush outside the mall.
Police were called Feb. 16 to a home on Crosshaven Road after a resident reported someone turfed his yard. He was unable to get a description of the fleeing vehicle.
A North Canton woman reported a checkbook and credit card were stolen from her unlocked vehicle while she was at a Promway Avenue club on Feb. 16.
A mother and daughter were charged with domestic violence Feb. 15 after police said they got into a physical altercation outside the mother’s home on Aran Circle Northwest. Police said they struck each other and pulled each other’s hair. Both were booked into the Stark County Jail.
Two men were in arrested in separate incidents at a Portage Street home improvement store Feb. 15. An Uhrichsville man, 31, was accused of leaving without paying for a walkie-talkie set worth $100. A Massillon man, 32, was charged for allegedly stealing a phone case and a bottle of drain cleaner, total value $42.
A Malvern man, 41, was charged Feb. 15 with identity fraud and tampering with evidence. During a traffic stop on Dressler Road, police said they found the man hiding a fraudulent ID in his underwear. He had been using the ID and passing it off as his own, police said.
On Feb. 14, a woman reported her purse was stolen while she was shopping at a supermarket in Canton. She later discovered someone used one of her credit cards to make a purchase at a store in the Belden Village Mall.
Police were called Feb. 14 to a supermarket on Strip Avenue Northwest after an employee spotted a shoplifter inside the store. Officers waited outside for the suspect to exit. When he came out, he was empty-handed. Officers were told the man replaced the items he had concealed before walking out. Police ran a background check on the 51-year-old man and found he had a warrant for failing to appear in court on a theft charge. He was arrested and released to a sheriff’s deputy.
A South Boulevard woman told police she was scammed out of $508 after responding to an offer on a fraudulent website Feb. 14.
An Akron woman told police Feb. 14 that someone used her debit card information to pay a hotel bill and a bar tab at two local establishments. The amount withdrawn from her account totaled $749.77. Police said the culprit created a fraudulent debit card using the woman’s personal information.
Police were called Feb. 14 to a Fulton Drive gas station after a man left without paying for 17 packs of cigarettes and a pack of breath mints. A clerk told officers the man tried to pay with a credit card but when the card was declined, he picked up the items and left.
Police responded to a burglar alarm at an Everhard Road sporting goods store Feb. 14. Officers arriving on the scene found the front door lock had been removed. The would-be burglar was attempting to remove the lock from a second door before apparently being scared off by the alarm.
Police are looking for a man who assaulted a loss prevention officer outside an Everhard Road store Feb. 14. The officer was attempting to stop the man from fleeing with stolen merchandise when she was pushed to the ground and held down by her neck. The man then grabbed her phone and disconnected it as she was calling for backup, according to the report.
On Feb. 13, police were called to a store at the Belden Village Mall after a woman attempted to pay for a purchase with motion picture money. According to the report, the woman was unaware the money was fake, and believes she received it at a local department store or bank. The officer checked the woman’s purse and confirmed she had real money with her. The fake money was confiscated, and the woman paid for the merchandise with her real money.