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The Suburbanite
  • Police Blotter, Oct. 9, 2011

  • On Sept. 29, deputies responded to a call of two men soliciting door-to-door in the area of Greenfield Drive. An officer located the men a short time later on a nearby street. A computer check revealed one of the men, a 21-year-old from Lawton, Okla., was wanted on a warrant for fraud charges. He was arrested and taken to the Summit County Jail. The other man was released without incident.

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  • City of Green (Sheriff’s Patrol)
    On Sept. 29, deputies responded to a call of two men soliciting door-to-door in the area of Greenfield Drive. An officer located the men a short time later on a nearby street. A computer check revealed one of the men, a 21-year-old from Lawton, Okla., was wanted on a warrant for fraud charges. He was arrested and taken to the Summit County Jail. The other man was released without incident.
    Someone broke into a home in the 1700 block of East Turkeyfoot Lake Road Sept. 28 and stole two handguns, a 9mm and a .45 caliber, two video game systems and a video projector, total value $2,050.
    A city worker reported someone caused about $100 in damage to the men’s restroom at a Massillon Road park Sept. 27.
    On the same day, a Chadwell Circle woman told deputies she purchased an iPhone from someone on eBay. When she tried to activate the phone, she discovered it had been stolen.
    A South Main Street woman, 45, was arrested for violating a protection order. According to reports, she barged into a home on Heckman Road where her son and estranged husband were watching TV. When she refused to leave, the husband called deputies and told them of the protection order.
    On Sept. 24, deputies were called to a South Arlington Road restaurant to investigate a complaint of a man harassing workers at the drive-thru. Officers stopped the suspect shortly after on Interstate 77 and identified him as a 19-year-old of Massillon. During a consented search of his car, officers found a bag of marijuana in the glove compartment. The man was charged with possession of drugs and released with a summons. On the same evening, deputies responded to another call at the restaurant about a man causing a disturbance. The suspect, 43, of Canal Fulton, was arrested after a computer check showed he had a felony warrant in Portage County.
    A local man said he was traveling in the 4800 block of South Main Street when someone threw an object at his car, striking the driver’s door. Damage was estimated at $250.
    Coventry Township (Sheriff’s Patrol)
    An Akron woman reported her wallet was stolen from her car while she was parked outside a building on Alice Drive Sept. 28.
    Deputies were dispatched to a South Main Street parking lot where a man was reported asleep in his SUV. A background check revealed the 26-year-old had an active warrant out of the Akron Police Department. He was arrested and turned over to Akron police.
    A Chaffin Road man, 28, was booked into the Summit County Jail Sept. 27 after being charged with domestic violence. Deputies accused him of pushing his sister, 25, against a wall and hitting her in the face. The victim signed a motion for a temporary protection order.
    Page 2 of 4 - Also on Sept. 27, a woman told deputies that she received a letter in the mail that degraded the memory of her deceased father. Among some of the things mentioned, the letter writer said all the grass around her father’s grave would be killed. Later, the woman visited the East Waterloo Road cemetery where her father is buried and found all the grass dead around his grave.
    Someone stole 130 steel studs that were stacked outside a business on Killian Road Sept. 26.
    A 44-year-old Georgia man was arrested for drug abuse Sept. 26. Deputies said they found contraband in his possession during a traffic stop on South Arlington Road. He was initially stopped for speeding and also found driving with a suspended license.
    Also on Sept. 26, a South Turkeyfoot Road man reported someone used his debit card number to pay for purchases totaling $1,012.20.
    A Cove Boulevard man, 36, was charged with criminal damaging after deputies said he shot a pellet gun at a resident’s garage, putting several holes in the vinyl siding.
    On Sept. 24, deputies were called to a South Arlington Road bar where a female employee said a man repeatedly tried to grab her. When he refused to stop, she sprayed Mace into his face. Officers found the 42-year-old suspect intoxicated and charged him with disorderly conduct. He was treated by fire medics at the scene.
    A Derbydale Road man, 46, was charged Sept. 25 with menacing. He is accused of threatening an 18-year-old man with physical violence. He also reportedly made threats to the man’s mother and another person.
    City of New Franklin
    A 40-year-old Akron man was arrested for drunken driving Sept. 29 after he crashed his car at the corner of Kungle and Cleveland-Massillon roads.
    The owner of an auto repair shop on Manchester Road told police that someone came onto his property and rummaged through several unlocked vehicles. Numerous items were removed from the vehicles and thrown on the ground, the report said.
    Police were called to investigate a possible criminal damaging at a bar on West Turkeyfoot Lake Road Sept. 24. An employee reported finding three liquor storage cabinets broken into. No liquor was taken. Damage was estimated at $150.
    Springfield Township
    A Westview Drive man, 41, was arrested and jailed on a domestic violence charge Sept. 28. He is accused of slapping his 19-year-old daughter across the face during an argument at their home.
    On Sept. 27, a Caston Road woman, 30, was charged with theft for allegedly stealing a curling iron from a South Arlington Road department store. According to reports, she grabbed two curling irons off the shelf and then went to the customer service desk to exchange one of them. She was apprehended as she was leaving with the item.
    Page 3 of 4 - A Canton Road dentist reported two trees, a weeping Japanese maple and a pom pom, were stolen from outside his office building Sept. 26. The trees were valued at $558.
    A 27-year-old Tallmadge man was arrested for theft Sept. 26 for allegedly stealing a bottle of flea and tick medication from an East Waterloo Road pet store.
    On Sept. 25, police were called to a trailer park on East Waterloo Road after a woman was reported stumbling about in the parking lot, apparently intoxicated. Officers spotted the woman knocking on the door of a trailer. She said it was her boyfriend’s residence. Officers later learned her boyfriend actually lived next door. A computer check revealed the woman had multiple warrants out on her. She was charged with disorderly conduct and taken to the Summit County Jail on the warrants.
    A Hayne Road woman reported two rings, total value $3,000, were missing from her jewelry box.
    An Akron man told police that he and another man were beaten up by two men as they were leaving a bar on East Waterloo Road Sept. 25. The man said he was knocked out and didn’t remember anything. The other man was taken to a local hospital for an evaluation. No detailed descriptions were given of the assailants.
    Also on Sept. 25, police responded to a man passed out on the sidewalk outside a South Arlington Road store. Officers found the man with a bottle of vodka sitting next to him. Obviously intoxicated, he told officers he just got out of prison a week ago and had been drinking while waiting for a ride. Police charged the 60-year-old with disorderly conduct by intoxication and released him with a summons.
    A black and white ATV 4-wheeler valued at $6,000 was reported stolen Sept. 24 from outside a home in the 2700 block of Pomatan Avenue. The vehicle was chained to the porch at the time.
    Lakemore Village
    Police responded to a rash of thefts from vehicles on Sept. 25. Four speakers, an amplifier and a mini-pullout TV, total value $800, were reported taken from a van in the 2500 block of South Street. On Main Street, a resident said a radio/CD player was taken from her pickup truck. A Lake Road man reported someone got inside his Jeep by burning a hole in the left side panel. Nothing was found missing. A Shaker Heights woman told police a tote bag was stolen from her car while it was parked on Valley Drive. The bag contained a wallet, several credit cards and the woman’s Social Security card.
    On Sept. 26, a Sunnyside Drive woman reported someone entered her unlocked SUV, tore out the dashboard and stole a CD player. Also taken were 21 compact discs in a case and $5. Total loss in damage and property was estimated at $2,000.
    Page 4 of 4 - Uniontown Police
    On Sept. 28, a 17-year-old girl reported her iPhone was stolen after she dropped it on a school bus. The phone was valued at $150.
    Police investigated several home burglaries on Sept. 27. A Mogadore Avenue woman reported someone broke in and stole $1,500 worth of jewelry. On the same street, a man said someone entered his residence while it was unlocked. Several items were knocked over, but nothing was reported missing. A Marquette Street man reported an unknown suspect gained entry through a garage window and stole electronic devices and money valued at $725.
    A 48-year-old North Canton woman was charged with giving false information to police and other offenses Sept. 26 during a traffic stop on Cleveland Avenue. Reports said she gave the officer two different Social Security numbers. When she finally gave him the correct number, the officer discovered the woman had several warrants in Norton for driving under suspension. She was arrested and turned over to Norton police.
    On Sept. 23, an unknown person broke into a home on Mogadore Avenue and stole jewelry, $100 and several prescription medications.
    Also on Sept. 23, three local teens accused a 20-year-old Canton woman of threatening them through phone calls and text messages. An officer contacted the woman and advised her to stop contacting the teens or she could be charged with telecommunications harassment.
    Hartville Village
     An Oneida Trail woman told police Sept. 27 that someone used her identity to open a credit account with a store online. She said sometime between Aug. 31 and Sept. 2, the person made unauthorized charges totaling $985.49.