The Suburbanite
  • Police Blotter for June 13

  • An 18-year-old Barberton woman was booked into the Summit County Jail May 26 on charges of menacing, criminal damaging and public indecency. Deputies said the woman threatened to shoot an Elmo Street man with a BB gun. Instead, she shot at the man’s truck, damaging the windshield. She then pulled down her pants and mooned the man and a number of children that were present.

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  • City of Green
    (Sheriff’s Patrol)
    n On May 30, deputies responded to a suspicious activity report on Christman Road. A woman said two men in a blue vehicle pulled into her driveway and asked if a van in her garage was for sale. When she said no, the men left without incident.
    n A window air conditioner valued at $200 was reported stolen May 29 from a hotel room on East Turkeyfoot Lake Road. On the same day, a resident in the 4900 block of Massillon Road said someone stole a $100 digital camera from his unlocked SUV.
    n Also on May 29, deputies were called to investigate an attempted burglary at a home in the 1200 block of East Nimisila Road. A side door was kicked in but no access was gained.
    n A 25-year-old Akron man was booked into the Summit County Jail May 28 on a domestic violence charge. Deputies said he backhanded a woman in the mouth outside a home on Sawgrass Drive. The woman suffered a bloody lip.
    n Deputies arrested a 40-year-old Massillon Road man for domestic violence May 27. Deputies said he punched and kicked his wife until she was knocked unconscious, then poured water on her to wake her up. He then shoved a bottle of mouthwash in her mouth, causing some damage to her throat. The woman told deputies she was unable to call for help for two days because the man kept grabbing her cell phone. She finally got a hold of the phone once the man left the home.
    n A gas generator valued at $1,986 was reported stolen May 27 from a shed at a South Arlington Road church.
    n On May 26, someone tried to break into several vending machines at two parks on Massillon Road. Nothing was reported taken.
    n A 43-year-old Akron man was charged with theft May 26 at an Arlington Ridge department store. A security officer reported seeing the man remove a cell phone from a package and leave with it without paying.
    n On May 25, deputies were called to a gas station convenience store on East Turkeyfoot Lake Road after a man reportedly walked out with three cases of beer he didn’t pay for.
    n A 2011 Chevrolet pickup truck, valued at $30,000, was reported stolen May 25 from the parking lot of an apartment building on Townhouse Lane.
    n Deputies were investigating a rape report filed by a 22-year-old Akron woman May 24. The woman told deputies she was leaving a bar in Akron when she was invited to ride in a party bus with a group of men she did not know. At some point she was given a drink, and then doesn’t remember anything after that. She woke up the next day in an empty hotel room on Chenoweth Road with no panties on, she said.
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    n On May 30, deputies were called to investigate an attempted burglary at a business on Portage Lakes Drive. Someone tried to break in through a rear window that was covered with a piece of plywood. No further damage was reported.
    n A Maryland Avenue man, 24, was charged May 29 with theft and forgery. Deputies said he forged his mother’s name on a blank check he had stolen and cashed it for $160.
    An 18-year-old Barberton woman was booked into the Summit County Jail May 26 on charges of menacing, criminal damaging and public indecency. Deputies said the woman threatened to shoot an Elmo Street man with a BB gun. Instead, she shot at the man’s truck, damaging the windshield. She then pulled down her pants and mooned the man and a number of children that were present.
    Someone broke into a gaming parlor on South Arlington Road May 25. A rear glass door was shattered, and an ATM was found damaged in a corner of the parking lot. An unknown amount of cash was taken. Deputies later discovered the phone, alarm and cable lines had been cut. A similar incident was reported the same day at a nearby car stereo business. Someone cut the phone lines and pried open the rear door. However, no entry was gained.
    A Hohman Avenue man, 30, was arrested on an assault warrant May 25. A deputy discovered the warrant after stopping the man on North Turkeyfoot Road for walking with an open can of beer.
    Also on May 25, someone stole the batteries from two cars parked at an auto repair shop on Killian Road.
    City of New Franklin
    On May 31, someone drove into an ice machine outside a gas station on Manchester Road. An estimate of the damage was not available.
    Also on May 30, a woman on Rhapsody Lane said she pulled into her driveway and saw two men kneeling by a tire on her mother’s car. She got out and yelled at the men and they fled. She then checked the tire and found it had been punctured.
    A Hilltop Drive man, 27, was booked into the Barberton Jail May 29 on a domestic violence charge. He is accused of putting his girlfriend into a headlock until she passed out, and when she woke up, kicking her and grabbing her by the face and neck. The woman was taken to a local hospital for injuries.
    A business owner on Center Road reported someone cut down a sign pole on his property. The pole was valued at $500.
    Springfield Township
    On May 31, police were dispatched to a South Arlington Road hotel to investigate an unusual odor coming from a guest’s room. An officer made contact with the guest, a 46-year-old Akron man, who admitted to sniffing toluene, a solvent typically used as a drug inhalant. The man was arrested for abusing harmful intoxicants and booked into the Summit County Jail.
    Page 3 of 4 - An Ewart Road man, 33, was charged May 27 with disorderly conduct and criminal trespass. According to reports, he ran into a resident’s home on Coach Lane and refused to leave. Officers said he was heavily intoxicated.
    Also on May 27, police charged a 22-year-old Mogadore woman with obstructing official business. Officers were called to investigate a single-car crash on Marion Avenue. When they arrived, the car was found unoccupied. The woman showed up a few minutes later and said her car was stolen. She later admitted she was the driver of the wrecked vehicle.
    A 27-year-old Akron woman was charged with vandalism May 26. Reports said she kicked out the rear door window of a police cruiser during an investigation on Betz Drive.
    Police arrested several people May 25 for allegedly stealing merchandise from a South Arlington Road department store. A 33-year-old Akron woman was accused of leaving with $148 worth of items without paying. A 19-year-old Akron woman and a 13-year-old boy were reportedly caught shoplifting video games and candy.
    An officer patrolling Old Home Road May 25 spotted two young men walking at 1:45 in the morning. One of the young men, a 15-year-old, was charged with a curfew violation and released to his parents. The other man, a 21-year-old of Celia Avenue, was found with a bag of marijuana and an active warrant. He was charged with possession of drugs and issued a summons.
    A 29-year-old New Franklin man was arrested May 25 on charges of theft, possessing criminal tools and obstructing official business. Police said the man was observed placing bottles of perfume in an empty baby carriage at a South Arlington Road department store. When confronted by a loss prevention officer, the man ran to his car in the parking lot, where a deputy tried to stop him. He was apprehended a short time later on Killian Road. Nine bottles of perfume were found in the baby carriage. Also, police said the man was driving under several suspensions.
    Also on May 25, a Connecticut Court man reported finding the doors of his son’s car open before leaving for work. A GPS unit, a radar detector, compact discs and fishing gear were among the items discovered taken. The man also said he found a black bag near the garage belonging to a possible suspect. A neighbor reported a theft from his car the same day. A GPS unit and a USB cable, total value $390, were taken.
    Lakemore Village
    A Mayfair Road woman, 22, was charged with inducing panic May 28. Police received several 911calls reporting the woman was standing in Frank Street yelling that her ex-boyfriend had a gun. Multiple police cruisers arrived on the scene. The woman later admitted her ex-boyfriend did not have a gun but said he did have one the day before.
    Page 4 of 4 - A 36-year-old Clinton woman was charged May 26 with disorderly conduct by intoxication. Police said they found her shouting profanities outside a Canton Road gaming parlor where she was thrown out for being disruptive.
    Uniontown Police
    A Williamsburg Avenue man, 50, was charged May 30 with obstructing official business and resisting arrest. An officer stopped the man near his home after he spotted him walking in the street with no shoes and carrying a toddler’s bicycle. According to police, the man walked away from the officer, refused to answer questions and put up a struggle during his arrest.
    Police responded to several reports of identity fraud May 30-31. An Oakwood Avenue woman said she received a $480 bill on an account she never opened. After being contacted, the company agreed to close the account and reverse the charges. A Mogadore Avenue man told police that two credit card companies notified him recently that someone tried to open three accounts in his name. A Chickasaw Trail woman said she discovered someone tried to open a PayPal account in her name, but was unsuccessful.
    Hartville Village
    A 31-year-old Atwater woman was charged with felony theft May 31. She is accused of stealing an undisclosed amount of cash over a two-year period while employed at a S. Prospect Avenue business.
    On June 1, a $24 ice cream cake was reported stolen from a W. Maple Street business. A manager reported a woman in her 20s, with dark brown hair and a piercing in her lip left with the cake hidden in a baby blanket.