A Canton man, 32, of Guilford Avenue Northwest, was charged Dec. 10 with domestic violence. Police said he kicked his girlfriend in the stomach during an argument outside a Dressler Road restaurant. He was arrested and booked into the Stark County Jail.
Someone used a counterfeit $20 bill to pay for purchases at a Fulton Drive gas station on Dec. 9.
A Canton woman told police she inadvertently left her fitness wristwatch in a tanning room at a Portage Street Northwest salon Dec. 9. When she went back to retrieve it, the watch was gone. The value of the item was listed at $170.
On Dec. 8, police responded to a call of a domestic dispute between a man and a woman in a store parking lot on Strip Avenue Northwest. Both parties said the argument was verbal and nothing physical occurred. The officer noticed a bottle of tequila and an opened can of beer in the couple’s car. The man, 46, and the woman, 45, were charged with having open containers of alcohol in a motor vehicle and released with a court summons.
While investigating a grease fire at a South Boulevard home Dec. 8, Jackson Township fire personnel called police after spotting what appeared to be a plastic bag containing marijuana in a bedroom. A 43-year-old Akron woman, who was babysitting at the home, was charged with possession of drugs. The case was referred to Children’s Protective Services.
A Cornwall Street man was scammed out of $2,216 after responding to a caller claiming to be an attorney representing his grandson, who he said was in trouble and needed money wired to post bail.
Police opened an investigation into a case of medical fraud reported Dec. 7 at a Holiday Street Northwest physician’s office. According to a report, someone obtained the doctor’s DEA and medical practice numbers to produce fraudulent prescriptions. Police were told the suspects attempted to fill the fake prescriptions in other jurisdictions.
A Stuhldreher Street woman told police Dec. 7 that someone entered her open garage and stole her purse from a vehicle parked inside. On the same day, a backpack, tablet computer and phone charger were reported taken from unlocked car in the 1200 block of Concord Street Northwest.
A New Philadelphia woman reported prescription bottles of Xanax and Percocet pills were stolen from her purse while she at a Belpar Street medical clinic Dec. 7.
On Dec. 6, a Medina man reported his son’s jacket was stolen after he accidentally left it at a Portage Street fast food restaurant while visiting his girlfriend, an employee. A silver class ring valued at $400 was in a pocket of the jacket.
Three Canton men were charged with disorderly conduct and inducing panic Dec. 6. Police said the men got into a fight inside a store at the Belden Village Mall, causing alarm to patrons and bystanders. A glass display case was destroyed during the fight.
Copper pipes were reported stolen from a vacant home on Millmont Street Northwest between Nov. 27 and Dec. 6.
Police are looking for two men who reportedly stole eight pairs of eyeglass frames from an Everhard Road optometry store on Dec. 6. Total value of the frames was listed at $1,440.
A Massillon man, 31, was charged with theft Dec. 6 after he was accused of leaving a Belden Village Street sporting goods store with $500 worth of merchandise without paying. He was issued a court summons and released.
A North Canton man, 44, was arrested Dec. 5 on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, failure to assure clear distance, leaving the scene of an accident and resisting arrest. Police said the man fled the scene of a two-vehicle traffic crash at the intersection of Portage Street and Wales Avenue. He was located shortly after at his home where police said he refused to follow orders and resisted arrest.
A Groton Street man told police Dec. 5 that someone used his personal information to open a Verizon account.
A $1,000 iPhone was reported stolen from a display at a Belden Village Street wireless store on Dec. 4 or 5.
A Canton woman, 20, was charged with carrying concealed weapons Dec. 5 following traffic stop on Whipple Avenue. Police said they found a large butcher knife under the driver’s seat as well as several disassembled parts of a Glock handgun.
A Massillon woman reported someone broke into her car and grabbed her purse while she was inside a Dressler Road business Dec. 5.
Someone removed a winch from the rear parking lot of an Eagle Circle Northwest business on Dec. 3. The unknown suspect also took down a closed-circuit TV camera mounted outside the business. Total loss was estimated at $700.