NEW FRANKLIN

A clerk at a Manchester Road discount store called police March 9 after two females picked up several candy bars and left without paying for them. The clerk was able to get a license plate number.

During a random license plate check on Manchester Road March 8, police stopped an Akron woman for driving with a registration sticker that expired seven months ago. A computer check showed her license had been suspended for non-child support. During a search of her belongings, police found a marijuana pipe in her purse. The 39-year-old woman was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and her car was towed.

A 24-year-old Akron woman was charged with DUI and possession of drugs after she was stopped for swerving on Manchester Road on March 7. Police reported finding narcotics in her purse. She was arrested and transported to the Summit County Jail.

On March 6, an officer stopped a car with two occupants after determining the license plate had not only expired but was registered to another vehicle. The woman passenger told the officer she found the plate on the side of the road. She was arrested after a computer check revealed she had a warrant out of the department. The male driver was charged with driving with fictitious plates and released with a court summons.

A New Franklin woman was taken to a hospital for a psychological evaluation March 6 after she told her mother she wanted to shoot herself.

A Center Road man reported 10 brake drums and 10 radiators were stolen from his yard March 6. The man provided police photos from his trail camera showing two men taking the property.

A Manchester Road man, 54, was charged March 6 with possession of drug abuse instruments. Officers said they found hypodermic needles on him while they were at his home conducting a follow-up investigation.

Police responded to an alleged assault at a Rheam Road home March 5. A woman said a man pushed her down and threw beer at her during an argument. The man said the woman came at him with a knife and he grabbed her till she dropped it. He admitted pushing her down afterward. Because of conflicting statements and no third-party witnesses, no charges were filed in the incident.

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP

On March 13, an Abington Road woman told police she saw her ex-boyfriend standing behind her garage looking down at the ground with a revolver in his hand. He then put the gun in his pocket, she said, and walked over to the house and knocked on her front door. She called her current boyfriend, who lives down the street, and he ran out of the house yelling, scaring the man off. Police advised the woman on how to obtain a protection order against the ex-boyfriend.

A 15-year-old boy reported his bicycle was stolen March 12 after he rode it to a Canton Road fast food restaurant and went inside to get something to eat. After he came out, the bike was gone.

Warrants were being sought for a 48-year-old East Waterloo Road man on charges of theft and criminal trespass. Police said the man made a fraudulent return at a South Arlington Road department store on March 11. He was recognized on video from previous shoplifting incidents at the store and had been warned repeatedly not to return to the location.

On March 10, officers were called to a Portage Line Road home after a woman showed up there in violation of a court order. Officers found the 36-year-old woman inside the home. She reportedly put up a fight with officers as she was being escorted outside, and was taken to a hospital for injuries. Police later issued warrants for her arrest on charges of violation of a protection order and resisting arrest. The woman was arrested three days before for violating the order after she was released from jail for domestic violence and returned to the home, police said.

Police issued warrants March 10 for a 27-year-old Proctor Road man accused of domestic violence and failure to comply with a police order. His girlfriend called police after the man began breaking things in the house and punching holes in the walls following an argument. The woman left the home to get away from the man, and he followed her in his car. Officers terminated a pursuit of the man’s car after finding it abandoned in Akron. 

On March 9, police were dispatched to a Canton Road fast food restaurant regarding an unwanted man. Officers discovered the 21-year-old man had three warrants out of the Akron Police Department. They found a marijuana pipe in his backpack and charged him with possession of drug paraphernalia.

A spokesperson for a Kubler Trail church reported March 7 that someone entered the community building and grabbed condiments and drinks from the refrigerator and threw them all over the floor and walls. Several empty drink cans were also found tossed in the parking lot.

UNIONTOWN

Police stopped to investigate a suspicious car parked at a closed business on Cleveland Avenue on March 11. A 20-year-old East Canton man found heavily intoxicated inside the vehicle was arrested for drunken-driving and having an open container.

A Dogwood Street man told police March 9 that someone stole his bank card and used it to withdraw $180 from his account. He suspects a family member of taking the card.

Police and EMS responded to a drug overdose at an Oakwood Avenue home March 7. A 21-year-old man was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

HARTVILLE

On March 18, police investigated a breaking and entering at a Market Avenue tire and radiator shop. A welder worth $100 was reported stolen.

Police were called to Cree Circle March 17 after a man reportedly brandished a handgun at several people. The suspect had fled before officers arrived. The matter was still under investigation at the time of the report.

On March 16, a Cree Circle woman called police after hearing a loud disturbance coming from a neighbor’s apartment. It turned out a couple was having "rough sex."

A Canton man, 30, was charged March 15 with domestic violence. He is accused of assaulting his brother during an altercation at a Seneca Trail home. He was booked into the Stark County Jail.

A North Canton man reported his $330 Apple watch was stolen while he was playing basketball at the YMCA on King Church Avenue March 15.