Domestic violence charges were filed against a Nettlecreek Avenue couple June 24. The woman, 26, is accused of punching her boyfriend several times in the face, giving him a bloody lip and a swollen right eye. The man, 41, is accused of threatening to put a gun in the woman’s mouth, telling her he would kill her before she had a chance to call police. Both were booked into the Stark County Jail.
A Canton man, 60, of Beckleigh Circle NW, was booked into the Stark County Jail June 27 on a domestic violence charge. Police said he raised his fist at his wife, then knocked her down and screamed threats at her.
Police responded to two paintball shooting incidents June 27. Residents on Echovale Street and Maple Glen Avenue reported someone shot paintballs at their homes and vehicles.
Also on June 27, an Audubon Street NW man told police he received a letter saying he had defaulted on a car payment. After doing some research, he believes someone used his personal information to obtain a loan.
A 35-year-old Akron man was charged with theft June 26 at a Strip Avenue home improvement store. Police said he switched the UPC sticker on a $399 nail gun with a sticker for $12.98. He then paid for the item and left. During processing, police found UPC stickers from other stores in the man's pockets.
A $300 cell phone, a GPS unit, and a set of keys were reported stolen June 26 from a car in the 3100 block of Glastonbury Circle NW in Canton. Also on June 26 on the same street, someone entered an unlocked van parked in a driveway and took a purse inside containing $200, a debit card, IDs and other items.
A 22-year-old Westerville woman was charged with theft June 26 at a Dressler Road department store. Police said she put a $45 bottle of cologne into her purse and left without paying.
Also on June 26, a Snowy Owl Circle resident told police that someone in a black Ford Ranger pulled in front of his house and threw some fireworks into his front yard. He was able to get a license plate number. Police are investigating.
Police were called to document an incident at a Whipple Avenue supermarket in which a woman attempted to leave with a case of beer. An
employee confronted the woman in the parking lot and recovered the merchandise.
Police responded to two incidents of credit card fraud on June 25-26. A Wales Road NW woman reported her credit card number was used in Mexico to make two unauthorized charges totaling $291.06. An Amherst Road man said he discovered his credit card number was used online at an unknown social networking site.
A Canton man, 19, of Woodlawn Avenue NW, was charged with theft after he allegedly stole two watches valued at $75 from a Dressler Road department store. He also was charged with two drug possession counts after a baggie of marijuana and a smoking pipe were found in his pocket.
Police investigated a burglary June 25 at a home in the 8200 block of Traphagen Street NW. The owner told officers that sometime between 3-5:30 p.m. June 24, someone broke into the home through a back door. Nothing was found missing or disturbed.
Page 2 of 2 - Domestic violence charges were filed against a Nettlecreek Avenue couple June 24. The woman, 26, is accused of punching her boyfriend several times in the face, giving him a bloody lip and a swollen right eye. The man, 41, is accused of threatening to put a gun in the woman’s mouth, telling her he would kill her before she had a chance to call police. Both were booked into the Stark County Jail.
On June 24, police were called to a Sunset Strip Avenue motel after an employee reported smelling marijuana coming from a room. When officers entered the unoccupied room, they found in plain view a baggie of marijuana, a pack of rolling papers and a Whipit canister with two spent chargers. The property was confiscated and entered as evidence.
Police stopped a Bob-O-Link Drive man near his home June 24 after reportedly observing him driving outside the marked lanes. The 28-year-old man admitted having a couple of beers at a friend's house prior to getting into his car. The officer determined the man was not intoxicated enough to warrant an arrest. However, two near empty bottles of beer were found in the car, for which the man was charged with open container violations.
A Canton woman, 34, of Dorothy Avenue NE, was charged June 24 with trying to steal a $450 air conditioner from a Mega Street department store.
A 37-year-old North Canton man was charged with criminal trespass June 24 after he was seen leaving an unoccupied business on Wise Road NW. The man told police he entered the business through an unlocked door and was just walking around inside.
A Canton man, 27, of Edgehill Circle NE, was charged June 22 with theft after he was accused of stealing a $73 bottle of cologne from a Dressler Road NW department store.