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The Suburbanite
  • Police Blotter

  • Deputies responded to a call of a drunken, unruly male in a bar at the Akron-Canton Airport. The suspect, identified as a 30-year-old resident of Attleborough, Massachusetts, was reportedly belligerent with the deputy and failed to heed several warnings to stop swearing and yelling. Also, while in the patrol car en route t...
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  • City of Green (Sheriff’s Patrol)
     County detectives are investigating a break-in reported Nov. 29 at a Massillon Road pharmacy. About 25 bottles of prescription medications, including Percocet and Oxycontin, were stolen. Also taken were six cartons of cigarettes and $765. This has been the second break-in reported at the business within a month.
        An 18-year-old Akron man was charged Nov. 26 with three counts of theft at an Arlington Ridge department store. Deputies said surveillance cameras caught him on three separate occasions stealing iPods, worth a total of $530. He was arrested and taken to the Summit County Jail to be booked.
        Deputies responded to a call of a drunken, unruly male in a bar at the Akron-Canton Airport. The suspect, identified as a 30-year-old resident of Attleborough, Massachusetts, was reportedly belligerent with the deputy and failed to heed several warnings to stop swearing and yelling. Also, while in the patrol car en route to jail, deputies said he banged his head on the divider window, causing a small cut on his forehead.
        A deputy doing random license checks on State Route 619 Nov. 28 stopped a car after learning the driver was under suspension. The driver, a 25-year-old North Canton woman, was charged with the suspension and not wearing a seat belt. Also, during a consented search of her car, the deputy found two illegal drugs. The woman was additionally charged with two counts of drug possession and taken to the Summit County Jail.
        A 22-year-old South Arlington Road man was charged with theft Nov. 29 after deputies said he stole three bottles of cologne and other items from a South Main Street drug store.
    Coventry Township (Sheriff’s Patrol)
        A 31-year-old Lake Vista Road man and a 31-year-old woman, of the same address, were charged with domestic violence Nov. 27 after deputies said they were involved in a physical altercation at their home. Both parties had wounds, none of which, according to deputies, appeared defensive. Both suspects were booked into the Summit County Jail.
        An Akron man reported someone removed a catalytic converter from an SUV while he was at a doctor’s office on South Arlington Road Nov. 26.
        A 33-year-old Derling Road woman was charged with criminal mischief Nov. 26. Deputies said she drove through a neighbor’s yard, causing minor property damage. Further investigation revealed she was driving with a suspended license, for which she was also charged.
        Someone broke into a Nancy Drive home on Nov. 28 and stole three bottles of prescription medication and a bottle containing $14.75 in change.
        Deputies responded to a domestic call at a Mong Avenue home Nov. 29. The suspect, a 39-year-old Long Lake Blvd. man, fled before deputies arrived but was stopped a short time later and found intoxicated. He was charged with DUI and also with domestic violence after he was determined the aggressor in an altercation with his sister at the Mong Avenue home.
    Page 2 of 3 -     Someone stole a plastic baby Jesus from the nativity scene outside a Killian Road church.
        Deputies were called to a community center on South Arlington Road after a Tallmadge woman reportedly tried to buy bingo cards using a counterfeit $20 bill. The woman said she received the bill in change for a $100 bill she used while shopping.
    City of New Franklin
        A 23-year-old Rhapsody Lane man was charged with resisting arrest Nov. 26. According to the report, an officer went to his home to arrest him on a warrant from the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department. Police said he became verbally and physically aggressive with the officer and refused to calm down after several warnings. He reportedly pulled away while being handcuffed Also, once he was placed in back of the patrol car, he repeatedly kicked the rear window, the report said.
        A 31-year-old Akron woman was charged with driving under a financial responsibility suspension Nov. 26 after she was stopped for a traffic violation on State Road. Police arrested a 51-year-old Springfield Township man on the same charge Nov. 29 after stopping him on Manchester Road.
        Three extension cords, a circular saw and a roll of carpet, total value $731, were reported stolen from a vacant home on State Park Drive Nov. 24.
        A W. Nimisila Road woman told police on Nov. 22 that someone shattered five windows on her car while parked in the driveway. An estimate of the damage was unavailable.
    Springfield Township
        Someone kicked in the rear door of a Myersville Road home and stole over $20,000 worth of property. Items included 15 firearms, two diamond rings, a Rolex watch, a flat screen TV and about $600 in coins.
        The owner of an East Waterloo Road car lot told police that someone made 44 unauthorized fuel charges on his account totaling $4,156. He said his credit card was in his possession the whole time. All the charges were made in Florida, the report said.
        Police were called to an East Waterloo Road supermarket Nov.23 after someone reportedly used a counterfeit $20 bill to buy groceries.
        A Tennessee man told police on Nov. 21 that after leaving a South Arlington Road department store, he found the door lock had been punched out on his car. Two laptop computers worth a total of $4,200 were taken from inside the car. Damage to the door was estimated at $500.
        Police responded to a call from a South Arlington Road discount store Nov. 21 after a man was seen leaving with an unpaid for DVD player. The suspect, later identified as a 22-year-old Canton man, reportedly ran from an officer but was apprehended a short time later at a nearby hotel and charged with theft. Police arrested five other people for alleged thefts at the same location on Nov. 22 and Nov. 23. Included were two females, aged 17 and 19, for walking out with $292 in makeup; an 18-year-old Akron woman, who was accused of stealing $26 in merchandise while police said she had $181 in her purse; and a 22-year-old Marietta woman and a 23-year-old Akron woman for putting $174 in merchandise in a tote bag and leaving without paying.
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        A warrant for theft was issued for a 23-year-old Hilda Street man after his mother reported he stole an $850 laptop computer from a desk at her home. She reportedly witnessed him putting the computer in a book bag and stuffing the power cord in his pocket. The woman later told police that her son had a drug problem and believes he took the computer to trade for drugs or to sell for money to buy drugs.
        Police were called to investigate a fight Nov. 25 outside a home on Fourth Street. Officers arriving on the scene stopped a car as it was leaving and questioned the occupants about the incident. Several witnesses at the home were also interviewed. During the fight, police said a cell phone and car windshield were damaged, and one person claimed injuries but refused medical treatment. The matter has been referred to the prosecutor’s office for possible charges.
        A 31-year-old Akron man was charged Nov. 23 with domestic violence and menacing. Police said that while dropping off his kids at a First Street home, he threatened his estranged wife and a man with physical harm. He was taken to the Summit County Jail.
        Police are investigating a burglary reported Nov. 23 at a home on Oswego Avenue. The victims said someone came into their home through a rear window and took a $1,200 laptop computer, then left with it out the same window. They also told police about $1,600 in coins was taken from the home between Nov. 13 and Nov. 16.
        On Nov. 25, a Third Street woman told police she discovered pictures of her children had been posted on MySpace recently. She said she did not want her children’s pictures on the Internet and believes they were put on the site by her ex-husband’s girlfriend. The matter has been referred to MySpace and the Sheriff’s Department Internet Crime Division.
    Uniontown Police
        On Nov. 21, a Carla Avenue man told police that someone used his credit card number to make several unauthorized cash withdrawals totaling $7,660. The matter is under investigation.
        A 37-year-old Lyndon Drive man was arrested Nov. 23 for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. He was stopped on Whitehall Avenue after an officer saw him driving left of the double yellow line.
        An Edison Street woman reported someone entered her home between Nov. 15 and Nov. 17 and took $100 from her purse. She also said a motorcycle was stolen from her detached garage.
    Hartville Village
     A catalytic converter was removed from an SUV while parked at a W. Maple Street business Nov. 25. The vehicle’s owner said he was inside the business for about 45 minutes. Cost to replace the converter was estimated at $1,000.
        Police responded to a domestic call Nov. 30 at an apartment complex on S. Prospect Avenue. A man said his girlfriend attacked him by biting him and hitting him repeatedly in the head and upper body. He tried to pin her down, but when she continued to assault him, he ran into the bathroom and locked the door. Police said the man had a bite mark on his wrist and scratches on both arms. He refused to sign charges, the report said. The woman was found intoxicated and refused to cooperate with the responding officer. She also reportedly made several suicidal statements while being questioned. EMS was contacted to transport the woman to a local hospital for treatment and an evaluation.