A Massillon man, 34, was arrested May 17 on felony charges of trafficking in drugs, possession of methamphetamine and possession of criminal tools. He also was charged with misdemeanor counts of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Deputies made the arrest after finding the man sitting in his car at a Nimisila Road campground after hours.

On May 16, a Thursby Road man reported someone smashed the rear driver’s side window on his car, causing an estimated $200 in damage.

A Molly Drive man, 34, was arrested on a felony drug possession charge May 16 after police reportedly found methamphetamine on him during a traffic stop on East Turkeyfoot Lake Road. He initially was pulled over for no license light, and also was found driving under suspension.

On May 15, an elderly Greensburg Road woman called deputies after confronting a man in her living room. She said a white male entered her home through the garage, ran his hands over a piano and then sat down on a couch. She came out of a bedroom with a firearm and ordered the man out. He left without saying a word and was last seen walking east on Greensburg Road. Deputies searched the area but were unable to locate the suspect.

Deputies issued warrants for theft and criminal trespass May 15 for a 24-year-old Akron woman. Deputies said she left a supermarket on Corporate Woods Parkway without paying for two bottles of liquor valued at $109. She had been banned from the store because of a previous incident.

Deputies apprehended a Uniontown man, 45, at a Mayfair Road home May 15 on a warrant for failure to appear on a charge of non-support of dependents. He was taken to the Summit County Jail and booked.

A 45-year-old Cleveland Avenue man was being sought after deputies issued warrants for his arrest on May 15 for theft and breaking and entering, both fifth-degree felonies. Deputies said he broke into a home on Briar Creek Drive and stole more than $2,500 worth of tools. He was identified from home security video. Some of the stolen tools were recovered from a Canton pawn shop, a report said.

A Wonder Lake Drive man, 28, was charged May 15 with domestic violence menacing. Deputies said he threatened to drag his girlfriend by her hair and punched a door when she retreated to a bedroom. He was booked into the Summit County Jail.

Deputies issued a theft warrant May 15 for a 27-year-old Kent man accused of stealing a flat-screen television from a Massillon Road home, where the owner allowed him to stay for two weeks. A mutual friend of the victim told deputies the man pawned the TV and then used the money for gambling.

On May 14, a Graybill Road man told deputies his son was harassing him with continuous phone calls of yelling and calling him names. An officer contacted the son and advised him not to contact his father again or he would be charged with telecommunications harassment.

A Canal Fulton man told deputies May 12 that someone tried to use his debit card information to make a purchase at an Interstate Parkway home improvement store. No money was taken from the man’s bank account.


A kayak valued at $132 was reported stolen May 16 from the back patio of a home in the 3000 block of Waterside Drive.

Someone broke into a Cope Avenue home May 15 and stole a 46-inch TV, 200 DVD movies, a video game system and a Blu-ray player. The total value of the items was not listed. A back door was forced open to gain entry.

Deputies investigated a burglary at a Manchester Road hair salon on May 12. Someone broke in through a rear door and stole two hair styling devices and $40 worth of quarters.


On May 12, police responded to a missing persons report at a Cleveland-Massillon Road home. A man told police he returned home and he found blood in the house and his live-in girlfriend missing. He tried calling her on her cell phone, but got no answer. Police also tried contacting the woman’s phone, but again there was no response. Several officers along with the Clinton Fire Department conducted a search of the area, but were unsuccessful in locating the woman. Later the same day, the man called police to report his girlfriend had returned home. An officer went to the home and found the woman unharmed. She said the blood was from a nose bleed she had. She left the house without telling her boyfriend, she said, to get back at him for doing the same thing to her. She wanted him to see how it feels, she said.

A W. Buddy Street woman, 25, was charged May 12 for violating an animal control ordinance. Police received several complaints of the woman’s dog running loose in the neighborhood. One neighbor said he struck the dog with his cane to free a cat from the dog’s mouth.

On May 11, police went to a Menlo Court home to arrest a 40-year-old man on a felony warrant out of the Akron Police Department. During a search, the man was allegedly found in possession of multiple illegal narcotics. He was charged with felony drug possession and taken to the Summit County Jail.


On May 14, police responded to a call of a suspicious person loading clothing in a vehicle outside a vacant home on Krumroy Road. Police ran a background check on the 53-year-old man and found he had warrants for his arrest in Mayfield Heights and the Summit County Sheriff’s Office. During a pat-down, he was found in possession of crystal methamphetamine hidden in a cigarette wrapper. He was charged with felony drug possession and taken to the Summit County Jail.

A Mogadore man, 38, was charged May 13 with disorderly conduct by intoxication. Police were called to a Canton Road fast food restaurant, where the man was reportedly stumbling in between cars in the drive-thru. Police said the man had an odor of alcohol on him and slurred speech.

A 2007 Scion hatchback valued at $5,000 was reported stolen May 12 from the parking lot of an East Waterloo Road discount store. The owner told police his son had lost the keys earlier in the day.

A Cedar Chase Drive woman reported May 12 that someone used her name and personal information to open a PayPal account.

An Akron man, 18, was arrested by Akron police on May 11 on warrants for criminal damaging and escape. Township police issued warrants for the man on May 9 after he reportedly damaged the inside of a police cruiser and escaped during an investigation at a South Arlington Road department store.

A 55-year-old Hillstock Avenue man in jail for domestic and several protection order violations was charged again for violation of a protection order on May 10 after police said he sent a letter to the victim through a third party.

A Cuyahoga Falls man, 20, was charged May 9 with abusing harmful intoxicants. Police said they found him passed out in his car in the parking lot of a South Arlington store with a can of compressed air in his hand. He later reportedly admitted huffing from the can.


Police responded to a rash of thefts from vehicles and garages on May 2. Incidents were reported on Sugar Bush Avenue, Cinnamon Lane, Sesame Street and Peppertree Avenue. Items stolen included 12 pairs of tennis shoes valued at $2,000, two wallets containing credit cards and cash, a $2,000 man’s watch and a firearm.

A Gulf Street woman told police someone used her identity to file a state income tax return.


On May 11, an E. Maple Street man reported someone cut his cable TV wires from outside his apartment complex.

A Hartville woman told police May 11 that a man was harassing her while she was at work. She also said the man has been sending her unwanted messages on social media. Police were investigating.

On May 5, a Prospect Avenue woman called police after she saw a man inside her car going through her purse. She described the suspect as a large male wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black baggy pants. Police searched the immediate area but were unable to locate anyone matching the description. The woman said the only item missing from her purse was $30.