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The Suburbanite
  • Jackson Police Blotter for May 28

  • A resident on Hyde Park Boulevard told police he wired money to someone in New York for a laptop computer but never received it. He tried to contact the seller but was unsuccessful. He originally saw the ad for the item on Craigslist.

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  • On May 18, a man working security at a Whipple Avenue nightclub told police that someone struck him on the side of the face. He was unable to get a description of the suspect. The man had a visible cut but refused medical treatment.
    A 51-year-old Canal Fulton woman was arrested twice on the same day in connection with theft of merchandise. Police charged her with one count of receiving stolen property after she was found with a bag containing clothing reportedly taken from a mall department store. She had no receipts for the merchandise. Later the same day, she was charged with theft for allegedly stealing a pair of shoes and jewelry from another department store in the mall.
    On May 17, police were called to a Whipple Avenue supermarket after a man reportedly tried to steal two cases of beer. A loss prevention officer followed the man outside. When confronted, the man threw one of the cases at the officer and dropped the other one. He fled in a vehicle.
    A Ledgewood Boulevard man, 32, was charged with disorderly conduct by intoxication after causing a disturbance at a Dressler Road bar. According to witnesses, he became argumentative with employees when they refused to serve him alcohol and tried to pick fights with several customers.
    A laptop computer valued at $420 was reported stolen May 17 from a home in the 7600 block of Daytona Street NW. Police said there were no signs of forced entry. On the same day, a man on Golden Eagles Road told police that someone vandalized a trampoline in his backyard. Damage was about $300.
    Also on May 17, a clerk at a mall gift shop said two women placed eight candles in their bags and left without paying. The candles were valued at $195.
    A 37-year-old North Canton woman was booked into the Stark County Jail May 16 on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, assault, resisting arrest and criminal mischief. Police initially arrested the woman for drunken driving after stopping her on Fulton Drive. She was taken to the station where she reportedly refused to take a chemical test and sign a traffic ticket. During her arrest, officers said she pulled her hands away while they tried to handcuff her and kicked one of the officers in the leg. On the way to the jail, she spit on an officer’s jacket and on the backseat of the patrol car.
    A Canton man said someone threw a rock through the windshield of his van while it was parked at a business on Promway Street May 17. Cost for repairs was estimated at $250.
    A 28-year-old Canton woman of Georgetown Road was charged with theft May 16 at an Everhard Road store. A loss prevention officer observed the woman put three shirts in her bag and leave without paying for them.
    Page 2 of 2 - On May 15, a Hewitt Street NW man told police that someone cut the TV cable wire outside his house. Two days before, the man reported the side of his car was keyed.
    A 56-year-old Canton man of Devonshire Road NW was charged May 15 with two counts of domestic violence. He is accused of grabbing his wife by the hair and pushing his stepdaughter in the chest during an altercation. He also threatened to kill both women, police said.
    A resident on Hyde Park Boulevard told police he wired money to someone in New York for a laptop computer but never received it. He tried to contact the seller but was unsuccessful. He originally saw the ad for the item on Craigslist.
    A 57-year-old Akron man was charged with theft May 15. Police said he walked out of a Belden Village Mall department store with a suit and four pairs of dress pants worth $800.
    A brass vase valued at $200 was reported stolen May 14 from a grave site at an Everhard Road cemetery.
    A 40-year-old Canton man of East Tuscarawas Street was charged May 14 with deception to obtain a dangerous drug. Police said he tried to pick up a bottle of Vicodin pills at a Fulton Drive drugstore after someone called in a fake prescription. He was additionally charged with possession of schedule II narcotics after police found two pills in his pocket.
    A 54-year-old Akron man was charged May 11 with theft and criminal trespass. A loss prevention officer at a Belden Village Street store said he saw the man conceal approximately $300 in merchandise and leave without paying. Police apprehended the man a short time later at another store nearby. He was on a no-trespass list at the first store for a previous offense.