Someone tried to break into the rear door of a Massillon Road drug store Feb. 9. An unknown amount of damage was done to the steel door and frame. The same store has reported several burglaries in recent months, according to records.


City of Green (Sheriff’s Patrol)
Someone tried to break into the rear door of a Massillon Road drug store Feb. 9. An unknown amount of damage was done to the steel door and frame. The same store has reported several burglaries in recent months, according to records.

Deputies responded to a call on Mayfair Road Feb. 6 after a woman reported hearing yelling and loud noises coming from an adjoining apartment. Officers found a woman at the scene with scratches on her chest and right arm. The suspect, the woman’s 27-year-old boyfriend, fled before officers arrived and could not be located. The woman reportedly refused to sign a domestic violence statement. A warrant was later filed in court. The suspect turned himself in shortly after and was taken to the Summit County Jail.

The owner of a Mt. Pleasant Road restaurant told deputies Feb. 6 that someone used a fraudulent credit card to charge $2,950 in services from the business. Deputies made an attempt to contact the card’s owner at the time of the report, but were unsuccessful.

A 28-year-old South Main Street man was charged Feb. 3 with domestic violence. Deputies said he head-butted his sister in the head during an argument over cigarettes.

The owner of a Waterloo Road construction company told deputies that someone poured dirt into the transmission of one of his bulldozers, causing about $58,000 in damages. The incident occurred at a construction site on Lauby Road.

On Feb. 6, a Sleepy Hollow Drive woman reported a diamond ring stolen from her bedroom. Nothing else was found missing. The value of the ring was not known.

Deputies responded to a call from a Chenoweth Road hotel Feb. 1 after the manager said he had surveillance video showing a male removing a flat screen TV from the premises. Officers contacted the suspect, who denied involvement in the theft. The next day, deputies were told an unknown person returned the TV. The prosecutor’s office reviewed the case and decided there was not sufficient evidence to charge the suspect.

An employee of a Lauby Road car rental company told deputies Feb. 9 that someone entered her unlocked van and stole a car stereo and DVD player. Value of the property was not known.

On Feb. 5, a Treeview Drive woman said an unknown man called her home and made an obscene remark to her 11-year-old daughter. She said the suspect was calling from a pay phone.

According to a report at the Akron-Canton Airport Feb. 6, a 45-year-old Orrville man was told he could not board a scheduled flight because he was too intoxicated. An employee made arrangements for the man to take a later flight.

A Greensburg Road man reported an unknown person texted his cell phone approximately 160 times within several days. A deputy attempted to contact the caller but got a busy signal instead. The man was advised to keep a log of the calls.

Coventry Township (Sheriff’s Patrol)

On Feb. 7, a student at the junior high school on Cormany Road reported someone stole an iPod and case from his locker. The property was valued at $320.

An 18-year-old North Lawrence woman was charged with possession of drugs Feb. 8 after she was found with marijuana during a traffic stop on Portage Lakes Drive. The woman was a passenger in the stopped car.

A State Street man told deputies Feb.8 that he saw a young male running from his car and pickup truck parked in the driveway. CDs and a vehicle registration were reported stolen from the truck.

A 38-year-old Akron woman was charged with violating a protection order Feb. 7 after her estranged husband said they were involved in an argument over family matters at his Lake Vista Road home. Deputies arrested the woman at the scene after discovering the order was on file.

Someone entered an unlocked pickup truck on Lockwood Road Feb. 8 and stole a .40-caliber pistol valued at $550, an ammunition magazine, a holster, and a taillight.

A N. Bender Road resident said someone removed the door to her shed. Nothing was reported missing from inside the building.

According to a Feb. 7 report, someone removed all four tires from an SUV van parked at a sales lot on Manchester Road. The tires and rims were valued at $320.

A resident on W. Turkeyfoot Lake Road told deputies Feb. 3 that someone obtained her credit card information and charged several purchases to her account totaling $366.71. She discovered the fraudulent transactions after receiving her monthly statement, she said.

A Doubler Drive man said someone tried to look into his bedroom on three separate occasions. As proof, the man showed deputies a set of footprints in the snow outside his window. He said he was going to install a motion light in that area of the house to deter prowlers.
City of New Franklin

Police were called to a Vanderhoof Road home Feb. 5 after a woman reported her husband busted the bedroom door down while she was trying to hold it shut during an argument. Officers said the woman had a cut on her hand and scrapes on her left elbow and knee. Also, a witness said she saw the man slap the woman in the face earlier in the evening. The 48-year-old suspect was charged with domestic violence and booked into the Summit County Jail.

On Feb. 1, a Clinton Road woman reported her car was broken into while it was parked at the end of her driveway. Besides her, two other women reported property stolen from the car, which included two wallets, a purse, several debit cards and $700 in cash.

Springfield Township

A 46-year-old Beach Drive man was arrested for domestic violence Feb. 1. He is accused of grabbing his ex-wife by the neck and smacking her in the face. The woman suffered injuries to her face and neck, reports said. In addition, police confiscated numerous weapons from the home. The man was booked into the Summit County Jail.

Fairlawn police picked up a 26-year-old Kubler Trail woman Feb. 6 as she was walking down a street at 4:30 in the morning. A computer check revealed she had an active warrant in Springfield Township. She was later turned over to township police.

A 20-year-old Norton man and a 20-year-old Barberton woman were accused of theft Feb. 3 from a S. Arlington Road discount store.  According to police, the man picked out 11 video games and then handed them to the woman to put in her purse. The two then walked out without paying. The games were valued at $289. On the same day, a 28-year-old New Franklin man was charged after allegedly walking out with a $60 digital camera.

On Feb. 4, a Sypher Road woman reported someone busted out the rear window on her car, causing about $300 in damage. She told police she received an anonymous call shortly before the incident from someone laughing over the phone, and then hanging up.

An Akron woman said someone stole her wallet from a table while she was at a bar on E. Waterloo Road. The wallet contained a $10 gift card, $300 and the woman’s birth certificate.

An Edith Avenue woman called police Feb. 3 after her 14-year-old granddaughter refused to go to school. Realizing the police had been called, the girl phoned two relatives and told them she had a knife and was going to kill herself. When officers arrived, the girl reportedly pulled away from them and tried to avoid being handcuffed. She was taken to a local hospital for an evaluation. She faces charges of unruliness and obstructing official business.

A Hyland Drive woman told police that she was recently denied temporary driving privileges due to a child support suspension. She stated she has no children. In addition to the police investigation, the woman has contacted a private investigator to look into possible identity fraud.
Lakemore Village

A 17-year-old Columbine Avenue boy and a 16-year-old Portage Line Road boy were charged Feb. 2 with disorderly conduct after police said they were involved in a fight at the high school. Also at the school the next day, a 16-year-old girl said a female classmate came up behind her and started hitting her. The girl’s guardian refused to press charges.

Uniontown Police

A 16-year-old Jefferson Street boy was charged Feb. 5 with aggravated menacing and illegal conveyance of a weapon in a school safety zone. Police said he brought a BB gun on to school property and pointed it at the back of a fellow student. He was taken to the juvenile detention center.

A 44-year-old Akron man was stopped on Cleveland Avenue Feb. 5 after police radar tracked him doing 63 mph in a 45 mph zone. A computer check showed he was wanted on a warrant in Stark County. He was later turned over to county deputies.
Hartville Village

An employee at a W. Maple Street restaurant called police Feb. 8 after he witnessed a man breaking out the passenger window on his car. The employee told an officer that he and the suspect, a 20-year-old North Canton man, have been fighting over a female. Later during questioning at the station, the suspect admitted smashing the window with a breaker bar. He was charged with criminal damaging and issued a summons. He was also advised to stay off the restaurant property or he would be charged with criminal trespass.

A 24-year-old Akron man was stopped on S. Prospect Avenue Feb. 2 after an officer noticed he had a broken taillight. A computer check revealed he was under suspension for driving without insurance. He was issued a citation and released to his brother.