A Camelot Circle man told deputies Dec. 4 that someone opened a credit account using his personal information and then used it in Las Vegas to rack up more than $1,000 in charges.

Deputies stopped an Akron man for expired plates on South Arlington Road Dec. 3 and arrested him for possession of drug paraphernalia after finding two drug pipes in his car. He was issued a court summons and released.

A Pine Top Court man, 56, was charged Dec. 2 with theft and criminal trespass. Deputies said he left a Massillon Road supermarket with four packages of crab legs, total value $130, without paying for them. The man was on a no-trespass list at the store for a previous offense. Deputies arrested him on a theft warrant and transported him to the Summit County Jail.

Deputies responded to several 911 calls about a reckless driver on Interstate 77 on Nov. 30. Reports said a man in a pickup truck was driving about 30 mph and swerving in and out of the lanes. Deputies attempted to pull the driver over but he continued traveling north of the Arlington Road exit, where he finally came to a stop. However, he did not get out of the truck when deputies ordered him to, prompting several officers to physically remove him from the vehicle. Upon speaking to the man, deputies became aware he was having a medical problem. EMS from Green and Coventry Township responded to treat the man, who it was determined was diabetic and was suffering from very low blood sugar. No charges were filed against the man due to his medical condition.

An employee at an East Turkeyfoot Lake Road grocery store reported Nov. 30 that someone smashed the driver’s window on her car and grabbed her purse.

Deputies reviewed security video at a Massillon Road auto repair shop Nov. 30 that showed a man stealing eight used tires and five gallons of anti-freeze from the business and leaving in a white van.

An electric saw, a charger, and a toolbox with hand tools, total value $460, were reported stolen from a pickup truck parked in the driveway of a Raber Road home.

A Stow man, 55, was charged with theft Nov. 29 after he allegedly left an Interstate Parkway home improvement store with merchandise he failed to pay for. He was additionally charged with possession of drug abuse instruments after deputies found drug devices in his coat pocket, a report said.

On Nov. 28, a Timbercreek Circle man told deputies someone opened a package delivered to his home and removed an item from inside. He found the empty box on his front lawn.

An Akron man reported someone entered his room at a Corporate Woods Parkway motel and stole a pair of Gucci shoes worth $580. He told deputies the only other person in the room was a woman who was staying with him.


On Dec. 4, deputies and Coventry Township fire personnel responded to a gas spill at a Manchester Road gas station/convenience store. According to reports, an Akron man drove over a curb to avoid waiting in line and tore a hole in his gas tank, resulting in about 10 gallons of gas leaking onto the ground. The spill was cleaned up without further incident.

Deputies responded to a Dec. 3 call of a suspicious man loitering in the 3500 block of Manchester Road. The suspect identified as a 35-year-old from Akron was arrested on warrants for disorderly conduct and obstructing official business. He was released to Akron police.

On Dec. 1, deputies issued a warning to a Barberton woman not to return to a Manchester Road home. The homeowner said the woman came over for a visit and then refused to leave when asked.

A contractor working at a Conlin Drive home reported finding the garage door to the basement open when he arrived there on Dec. 1. A nail gun and compressor were stolen from inside the home. The homeowner later reported a shed was broken into and a backpack blower, chainsaw, post-hole digger and weed trimmer were taken.

A video game system, three game cartridges and controllers were reported stolen Nov. 30 from a home in the 100 block of Lakota Avenue. The value of the items was not listed.

An Akron man stopped for expired plates on South Arlington Road Nov. 29 was charged with possession of marijuana. A deputy said he detected a strong odor of the drug in the man’s car.


A New Franklin woman, 22, was charged Dec. 1 with endangering children. Police said the woman’s one-year-old son was observed standing in the backseat of a car while she was travelling on Manchester Road. The woman said the child got out of his car seat.

A N. 2nd Avenue man told police Nov. 28 that someone used his wife’s debit card to make a $529 purchase at a company in Redwood, Calif.

During a traffic stop on Hickory Street Nov. 28, a male passenger ran from a car but stopped after a short foot chase. When the officer asked him why he ran, the man said he had warrants out for his arrest. He then surrendered a pill bottle he had hidden in his underwear. During a search of the car, police reportedly found a plastic bag in the backseat containing a substance that field tested positive for methamphetamine. The man told police the bag was his and that the driver did not know it was in his car. The man was arrested on the warrants and transported to the Summit County Jail. Additional charges were pending further testing on the substance.

On Nov. 27, a Yager Road man told police someone created fraudulent checks using his bank account information and then forged and cashed them for a total of $6,000. He said he received a call from a bank in Indiana stating that someone attempted to cash a check in his name but was denied.

Police were called to investigate an ongoing property line dispute between two neighbors on Shadow Lane Nov. 27. A man said a woman was trespassing on his property. The woman said the approximately one foot space between her backyard fence and the man’s property was hers. Both parties were advised to stay off each other’s property.

An Akron man, 42, was arrested during a traffic stop on Drake Drive Nov. 27 after he was found driving with an OVI suspension and a warrant out of Wayne County. He was cited for the driving offense and released to Wayne County sheriff’s deputies.

An Akron man, 48, was arrested on multiple charges Nov. 26 after being stopped on Pearlman Road for driving with no front bumper and no front license plate. A computer check revealed the man had a felony warrant out on him in Summit County. During a routine pat down, the arresting officer reportedly found a hypodermic needle in the man’s pocket. Also during a search of the vehicle, police uncovered a plastic bag believed to contain methamphetamine, according to reports.


An East Waterloo Road woman, 34, was charged Dec. 4 with domestic violence. Officers called to the home to do a welfare check witnessed the woman punch her sister on the side of the head. She was arrested and taken to the Summit County Jail.

A South Arlington man, 42, was charged Dec. 4 with aggravated menacing, criminal damaging and possession of criminal tools. Police said he struck a woman’s car repeatedly with an ax outside his home, causing over $3,000 in damages. While wrecking the car, he was overheard yelling, "They sold me bad dope," according to reports. The car’s owner told police when she confronted the man he came towards her with the ax in his hand, causing her to fear for her safety.

On Dec. 3, a Bey Road man told police an anonymous caller informed that a man he has a protection against was parked on his property. The caller reported seeing lights going out throughout the house. The man later found eight light bulbs had been taken from the home. Police were unable the suspect at the time of the report.

A Hyland Drive man, 67, was charged Dec. 3 with disorderly conduct by intoxication. Officers responded to a call from Mogadore police who reportedly found the man unconscious on the side of the road. He told police he was walking home from a bar.

A Krumroy Road man, 48, was charged Dec. 2 with domestic violence. His girlfriend told police the man threw her phone against a wall and pushed a utility cart into her leg, causing an injury. He also threatened to damage her car with a pipe, she said.

Police responding to a shoplifting incident at a South Arlington Road store Nov. 30 were told two male suspects moved the car they were in to a nearby restaurant. Police found the unoccupied car at the location and discovered it had been reported stolen in Akron. The owner was notified.

Three storage units were reported broken into at a Shanafelt Avenue storage facility between Nov. 28 and 30. An Akron woman reported finding the lock broken off her unit and over $1,700 worth of property taken. A fourth unit rented by a Canton man had the lock removed but no items were reported missing. During the same time period, thieves were busy breaking into 12 storage units at a Canton Road facility. In that incident, a local man reported nearly $10,000 worth of tools was taken from his unit.


A Sunnyside Avenue woman, 28, was arrested Dec. 1 on a fifth-degree felony charge of possession of drugs. Police said she was found in possession of cocaine during a traffic stop at Sanitarium Road and Pawnee Boulevard.

An Akron woman, 43, was charged Dec. 1 with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. A Plaza Court man told police the woman took his car without permission. Police entered the vehicle into a national database as stolen. Three days later, the man located the car with the keys inside on Kenmore Boulevard in Akron.


An Apache Street man reported someone cut the wires on his outside Christmas lights during the overnight hours of Dec. 2 and 3.

A Buckeye Street woman told police Nov. 30 that she posted a mattress for sale on Craigslist and received multiple responses. A woman who seemed interested over the phone sent her a check that she immediately noticed was a fake. She took the check to police who were investigating the incident.

On Nov. 29, a Chickasaw Trail man reported a 9mm handgun was missing from his home. Police entered the gun into a national database for lost or stolen firearms.

An Alliance man, 29, was arrested Nov. 28 on charges of possession of drugs and driving under an OVI suspension, both felonies. Police were called to the 2900 block of Edison Street where the man’s car reportedly rolled over after hitting a deer. Officers on the scene detected a strong odor of marijuana inside the vehicle. During a search, police discovered a bag containing 224 grams of a concentrated form of marijuana, commonly referred to as a "dab."

A King Church Avenue man, 29, was charged Nov. 25 with aggravated menacing. Police said he threatened to hit his wife with a car during an altercation outside their home.