A Greenwood Drive woman reported Oct. 10 that someone used her credit card number to purchase a laptop computer online.

An Akron man, 41, was charged Oct. 9 with theft and possession of criminal tools. A Chenoweth Road resident told deputies he was watching TV in his basement when he saw a shadowy figure cross in front of the window. He went outside and confronted the man and held him until deputies arrived. The man allegedly admitted to stealing a landscaping rake from the Chenoweth Golf Course. During a search of his backpack, deputies recovered items normally associated with theft, a report said.

An Orange Wood Drive man reported Oct. 9 that a Smith and Wesson pistol was stolen from his home. He told deputies he had numerous people inside his house over the past couple months.

A Prestwick Drive woman reported jewelry worth more than $17,000 was stolen from a safe at her home between Sept. 21 and Oct. 8.

An Akron man, 28, was charged Oct. 8 with disorderly conduct. Deputies said he entered a South Main Street pizza shop while intoxicated and asked for a free pizza. He told deputies he was looking for something to eat because he gets hungry when he’s drunk.

On Oct. 7, a Timothy Drive woman reported her neighbor’s dog came onto her property and attacked her dog, which was on a leash. The neighbor agreed to pay the woman’s veterinarian bill.

A Canton woman, 29, was arrested and booked into the Summit County Jail Oct. 7 on charges of failure to comply with a police order, obstruction and resisting arrest. According to reports, she led deputies on a lengthy, high-speed chase on Interstate 77 after refusing to pull over for a traffic stop. The pursuit ended in Canton, where the woman bailed from her car and attempted to flee but was apprehended after a short foot pursuit.

A Greenview Drive woman, 58, was charged Oct. 6 with violating an animal control ordinance. A resident said she was walking in the neighborhood when the woman’s Rottweiler ran out into the street and bit her on the arm.

A Massillon Road woman, 43, was jailed in Summit County Oct. 6 on a felony count of passing bad checks. Deputies said she attempted to cash a payroll check for $1,850 at a local bank, although she did not work for the business that issued the check.

A Rittman woman, 33, was summoned to Akron Municipal Court on a theft charge Oct. 5 after deputies said she left an Arlington Ridge department with more than $300 worth of merchandise without paying.

A South Main Street man, 47, was arrested Oct. 5 on felony counts of tampering with records, identity fraud and forgery, and misdemeanor counts of obstructing official business and theft. Deputies said he used his brother’s identity after being arrested for shoplifting at a Massillon Road supermarket. An FBI fingerprint comparison confirmed the man was representing himself as his brother. The man reportedly admitted he was using his brother’s identity to conceal a warrant for a probation violation.

A Florida man, 41, was charged with having a prohibited item at the Akron-Canton Airport Oct. 3. A baggage screener reported finding a folding pocketknife and three throwing knives in the man’s carry-on luggage. The items were confiscated and the man was permitted to board his flight.


A Plateau Street man, 62, was charged Oct. 9 with cruelty to animals and discharging a firearm in a prohibited area. Deputies said he took his aggressive Rottweiler to the backyard and fired three shots at the animal, hitting it twice. He told officers the dog had bitten two people recently and he didn’t want it to harm anyone else.

An Akron woman, 29, was charged with criminal trespass Oct. 9 after deputies said she returned to a Long Acre Drive home after being warned numerous times to stay off the property. She was arrested on the charge and two outstanding warrants and transported to the Summit County Jail.

During a welfare check at an Alfred Road home Oct. 8, deputies arrested a 26-year-old man on a warrant for a probation violation. He was booked into the Summit County Jail.

An Akron man, 49, was charged Oct. 7 with assault. Deputies said he was accused of punching a man in the face during a road rage incident on South Main Street. He was issued a court summons and released.

A Portage Lakes Drive man stopped for driving with expired plates was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia Oct. 5.


A Delhi Drive store manager told police Oct. 6 that a former employee cashed a voided check in August. Police were investigating.

A 31-year-old Akron woman was arrested for drunken driving Oct. 5 after being stopped on Manchester Road for swerving outside the marked lanes. Police said she refused a breath test and was taken to a local hospital after making a threat to kill herself.

On Oct. 4, a Center Road woman told police her boyfriend entered her home without permission and refused to leave after multiple requests. When she ran to her car to get away from him, he grabbed her cell phone and became upset after seeing another man’s name on it. He then kicked her car doors, she said, and then struck her in the face. Police were investigating the incident for possible charges.


On Oct. 10, police were called to investigate a burglary at a home in the 2000 block of Delaware Avenue. The homeowner said someone smashed out a window on a side door but was unable to unlock the door. Instead, the burglar kicked the bottom of the door, forcing it open. A surround-sound system, a flat-screen TV, a .22-caliber rifle and a circular saw were reported taken. The value of the property was not listed.

Someone broke into a shed on Laverne Lane between Oct. 8 and 10 and stole a weed eater, leaf blower and hedge trimmer, total value $180.

A 2007 Ford hatchback valued at $2,500 was reported stolen Oct. 9 from the side yard of a Krumroy Road home.

Two Yamaha jet skis valued at $2,000 and a trailer were reported stolen Oct. 9 from a Canfield Road location.

An Akron woman, 32, was charged Oct. 9 with criminal damaging. Police said she struck a TV and damaged it while arguing with a man at a Massillon Road motel. She was issued a court summons and released.

A Cuyahoga Falls man, 22, and a Milo White Drive woman, 23, were arrested on felony drug charges Oct. 9. Police on patrol found their car parked at a metro park on Portage Line Road at 1:45 a.m. Officers found the two in a restroom. The woman was found to have a felony warrant out of the Summit County Sheriff’s Office. During a search of her belongings, officers reported finding hypodermic needles and a spoon in her purse. She reportedly told officers the man had hidden methamphetamine in the restroom. They found a bag of the drug under a trashcan. Additional hypodermic needles were found in the man’s backpack, along with a vial with a white powder residue. Both suspects were booked into the Summit County Jail.

On Oct. 6, police were called to a South Arlington Road department store to investigate two men acting suspiciously in the parking lot. Police found the two men in a vehicle, one of them curled up on the backseat, unresponsive. Officers awakened the 22-year-old man from Cuyahoga Falls and found him apparently under the influence of drugs. When asked to step out of the car, the man scuffled with an officer and tried to run away. He was apprehended and placed in handcuffs. A bag of suspected heroin and a hypodermic needle were allegedly found in his pockets. Other drugs and paraphernalia were reportedly found. The Cuyahoga Falls man and the other man, a 21-year-old of East Turkeyfoot Lake Road, were charged with felony possession of drugs, obstructing official business and possession of drug abuse instruments. The Cuyahoga Falls man was additionally charged with resisting arrest.

A Sadler Street woman, 39, was arrested at an Abington Road location Oct. 6 on a warrant for felony possession of drugs. She was transported to the Summit County Jail and booked.

On Oct. 4, police responded to a call of multiple shots being fired in the vicinity of the JEDD Park area on Pickle Road. A resident in the 2300 block reported several bullets went through the wall of his home, nearly missing two women inside. Police evacuated several people from a soccer practice that was going on nearby. Officers located the suspected shooters in a backyard on Killian Road. They told police they were using an AR-15 rifle to shoot at plywood targets. The three men—a 21-year-old of Killian Road and a 19- and 20-year-old, both of Stull Avenue—were charged with improper discharging of a firearm into a home, a second-degree felony, and improper discharging of a firearm in a prohibited area.


An Edison Street man, 60, and a North Canton man, 61, were charged with disorderly conduct Oct. 3 after police said they got into a physical altercation during a dispute at the Edison Street man’s home.

A Gulf Street woman reported that sometime during the month of September someone entered her bedroom closet and stole more than $16,000 in jewelry from a jewelry chest.

An Edison Street man, 34, was charged Sept. 30 with felony breaking and entering. Police said he broke into a vacant home on Edison Street and stole two deck boards. He was arrested and booked into the Stark County Jail.


On Oct. 11, police were called to investigate a report of stolen and forged checks at a S. Prospect Avenue business.

A 19-year-old Atwater woman was found with two driver’s licenses during a traffic stop on W. Maple Street Oct. 5. She told the officer the second driver’s license, which had a different birth date on it, was used to get into bars. She was charged with speeding, marked lanes and having a fictitious ID.

A 63-year-old Uniontown man was charged Oct. 5 with disorderly conduct. Police said he punched a Hartville man because he felt the man was following him too closely while he was riding his bike.