On Feb. 13, a Moore Road man reported a FedEx package was stolen from his front porch. The package contained items worth nearly $900.

A Lakemore woman, 39, was charged Feb. 12 with theft. Deputies said she called for a ride to a Corporate Woods Parkway motel knowing she did not have the money to pay the $45 fare. She was issued a court summons and released.

Three tires and rims were reported stolen from a 2008 Acura parked at a South Arlington Road car dealership between Feb. 10 and 12. Total value of the property was listed at $1,500.

A Massillon Road man, 32, was jailed Feb. 11 on two counts of domestic menacing. During an argument in his front yard, the man threatened his ex-wife and teenage son with bodily harm, according to a report.

A Graybill Road man, 41, was charged Feb. 11 with possession of drugs. Deputies said they found marijuana in his pocket while investigating him as a possible suspect in a shoplifting incident at a local store. The man turned out not to be the suspect in the incident.

An Akron man, 20, was charged Feb. 11 with criminal damaging, obstructing official business and possession of marijuana. Officers reportedly found the man hiding in the landscaping in front of a South Arlington Road home after they were called there about an unwanted person. The man allegedly used a sharp instrument to scratch several degrading words into the paint of a car parked at the home.

On Feb. 10, a Sleepy Hollow Drive man reported someone fired a bullet into a light post in his driveway.

A Fortuna Drive man, 31, was arrested Feb. 10 on charges of hit/skip, felony possession of drugs, possession of drug abuse instruments, possession of drug paraphernalia, and carrying a concealed weapon. Deputies said the man left the scene of an accident after crashing his vehicle at the intersection of Fortuna Drive and Interstate Parkway. He fled to a nearby hotel where officers found him with a 32-year-old North Canton man. Both men were charged with carrying concealed weapons. During the subsequent investigation, officers reported finding narcotics in the Fortuna Drive man’s vehicle. He was taken to the Summit County Jail and booked; the North Canton man was issued a court summons and released.

Deputies arrested a 27-year-old Columbus woman during a traffic stop on Interstate 77 on Feb. 8 after discovering she was wanted in Franklin County on a warrant for two counts of forgery. She was placed in a holding cell at the Summit County Jail to await extradition.

A Pickle Road man told deputies he was talking to his mother on the phone Feb. 8 when a man he knows forced his way into his apartment. He repeatedly told the man to leave, but he refused. The Pickle Road man’s mother, sensing something wrong, immediately called 911. Officers on the scene said the intruder, a 40-year-old Akron man was uncooperative and ignored verbal commands. A stun gun was deployed to get him to comply. He was arrested and charged with burglary, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

A Chenoweth Road woman was scammed out of $162 after she attempted to book a vacation rental on a fraudulent website, according to a Feb. 7 report.

A Lakemore woman, 37, was charged with theft Feb. 7 after she was accused of stealing $110 worth of merchandise while working at a Corporate Woods Parkway motel. She was issued a court summons and released.


On Feb. 13, deputies were called to a Manchester Road car lot after a man drove off with a Mitsubishi Eclipse without permission and failed to return. The vehicle was found abandoned a short time later on Nancy Avenue. The car lot owner picked up the vehicle at the scene.

On Feb. 12, an East Pace Avenue man told deputies someone used his personal information to open a credit card account. He found out about the fraud after receiving letters from a collection agency of an overdue balance of $500.

A Barberton woman, 35, was arrested Feb. 12 on a felony warrant and on charges of possession of drug abuse instruments, obstructing official business and possession of drug paraphernalia. The woman was a passenger in a car stopped for a traffic violation on Manchester Road. Deputies said she initially gave officers a fake name but then admitted her true identity.

Deputies picked up a 22-year-old Barberton woman on State Street on Feb. 11 on a warrant accusing her of failing to appear in court on a felony charge of tampering with evidence. She was taken to the Summit County Jail and booked.

A Beachview Boulevard man, 39, was jailed Feb. 11 on charges of domestic violence, disrupting public services and obstructing official business. Deputies said he held his girlfriend down on the ground and repeatedly punched her in the face. When officers arrived on the scene, the man ran off but was apprehended a short time later behind a Wynne Drive home. He was found in possession of the victim’s cell phone, preventing her from calling for help, deputies said.

An Akron woman, 46, was arrested Feb. 10 on a felony warrant charging her with misuse of a credit card. She was taken to the Summit County Jail and booked. Deputies discovered the warrant during a traffic stop on Manchester Road in which the woman was a passenger.

A Portage Lakes Drive woman reported the front and rear license plates were stolen from her car Feb. 8. The plates were entered into a national database for stolen license plates.

A Ramsey Drive man, 30, was charged Feb. 8 with OVI, failure to control a vehicle and abusing harmful intoxicants, Deputies said they found the man incoherent behind the steering wheel of his car after he crashed into a construction site on South Arlington Road. The man admitted he had been huffing from a can of dust cleaner. Deputies found two empty cans of the cleaner inside the man’s car.

A Gable Avenue man reported Feb. 7 that someone broke into his home while he was at work. A computer, watch and several other items were taken.

A Greenway Drive woman said someone withdrew $4,500 from her bank account without her permission. She filed a report on Feb. 3.


On Feb. 10, a West Comet Road woman told police she has been receiving calls from people wanting to repair her computer. She said they asked for her personal information including her debit card numbers. She gave out some numbers but then called her bank, believing the calls could be a scam. Her bank advised her that unknown suspects attempted to make unauthorized charges on her account, but were declined.

On Feb. 8, an official at Manchester High School called police after discovering on social media that a female student was selling pot-laced cookies at the school for $5 each. The student advertised the marijuana cookies as "edibles." Two other students admitted buying cookies from the girl. Police confiscated three cookies and were still investigating the incident at the time of the report.

An Akron woman, 25, was stopped at Kungle and Grill roads Feb. 8 after police radar tracked her going 46 mph in a 25 mph zone. The arresting officer reported smelling marijuana in the woman’s car. A bag of the drug was found during a search. The woman was charged with speeding and misdemeanor possession of drugs.

On Feb. 6, a Hampsher Road woman called police after she was reportedly assaulted by her ex-boyfriend who came to her home uninvited with his current girlfriend. She told officers she shut herself in her bedroom to get away from the man during an argument. The man broke down the bedroom door and then threw a laundry basket at her, hitting her in her shoulder, she said. The 48-year-old man was arrested for domestic violence, and the woman signed a request for a protection order. The man’s 21-year-old girlfriend was charged with criminal trespass, having been told on a previous occasion to stay off the property. Later the same day, the man was arrested a second time for violating a protection order. Police said he went back to the Hampsher Road home and banged on the doors, wanting to be let in. Officers found him outside the residence.

An officer patrolling Pancake Lane was flagged down by a man with a disabled car on Feb. 6. The officer ran a background check on the 32-year-old man and found he had a warrant out of the Wooster Police Department. The man was arrested and released to an officer from that agency.

A Boston Avenue woman told police Feb. 5 that she received 100 phone calls and text messages from her estranged boyfriend. The man told police he contacted the woman about their child they have in common. He was advised not to call or text the woman anymore and that he was being placed on a no-trespass list at the woman’s home.

Police issued an alert for a missing person Feb. 5 after a South Main Street woman reported her boyfriend, who suffers from dementia, left the home without telling her.


On Feb. 11, police responded to a call of shots being fired at a location on East Waterloo Road. A witness reported hearing multiple gunshots and then a car speeding away shortly after 2 a.m. Following an investigation, police determined someone had fired eight bullets into the side of a truck, one of them hitting a window on a nearby garage. No suspects were identified at the time of the report.

A Krumroy Road business owner reported Feb. 11 that someone stole $200 worth of scrap metal from his property.

On Feb. 9, police were called to a Columbine Avenue home regarding a domestic dispute between a man and his adult son. The man said his 31-year-old son hit him with a board and pushed him down during an argument. The man refused medical attention and declined to press charges, but wanted to file for a protection order.

An Akron woman, 36, was charged Feb. 9 with possession of drug abuse instruments. Police said they found a hypodermic needle in her purse during a traffic stop on South Arlington Road.

A Mansfield woman, 51, was arrested Feb. 9 after she was allegedly caught stealing $265 worth of clothing from a South Arlington Road department store. Police learned she had been banned from the store for a previous incident. She was charged with theft and criminal trespass and released with a court summons.

A Portage Line Road woman, 36, was charged Feb. 9 with domestic violence. Police called to the home found the woman’s boyfriend with blood on his mouth and face and a bite mark on his torso. The woman reportedly admitted biting the man during an altercation.