A 28-year-old Shaker Heights man was arrested May 28 after he was accused of breaking into a car dealership on South Arlington Road and stealing a 2017 Kia Optima. He was booked into the Summit County Jail on felony charges of theft and breaking and entering.

On May 27, deputies responded to a report of a gunshot fired in a home on Springdale Drive. According to the report, the homeowner and a man she had living in her basement for the past month had a dispute over stolen property. She accused him of stealing her wallet and he accused her of taking his camera. The man was in the process of moving out. On the day of the report, the man returned to the home to pick up his belongings and entered through a side door. The homeowner, believing someone was breaking in, fired a gun into her TV. Both parties declined to pursue charges. Deputies confiscated the gun for safekeeping.

A Madison woman was detained at the Akron-Canton Airport May 27 after a TSA agent reportedly found a stun gun in her carry-on bag. The gun was confiscated for later pickup and the woman was permitted to board her flight.

Deputies responded to a domestic dispute at a Mayfair Road apartment complex on May 27. A Mogadore man was escorted off the premises and warned not to return or he would be charged with criminal trespass.

Two residents on Linmar Drive reported thefts from their vehicles on May 26. A woman said someone had gone through her car, and believes her daughter’s medication was taken. The other resident reported about $5 in loose change was taken from her vehicle.

A Bonshire Road man, 18, was charged May 26 with domestic violence. Deputies said he struck his sister in the head and pushed her down several times during an altercation at their home. He was booked into the Summit County Jail.

A Killinger Road man reported numerous tools were stolen from his work vehicle while parked in his driveway May 26.

A Canton woman reported her $5,000 wedding ring was stolen after she inadvertently left it on a chair at a Massillon Road tanning salon on May 25. She told deputies she took it off while tanning for 15 minutes, then forgot to put it back on. When she returned, it was gone.

Two male students at Green High School, ages 15 and 17, were charged with tobacco offenses on May 24.


A 13-year-old township girl was charged with domestic violence May 29. Deputies said she kicked her mother in the stomach and punched her in the face during an argument over laundry.

Police issued a warrant May 29 for a 36-year-old man accused of violating a protection order. His father, who lives on State Mill Road, said he received a phone call from the man, which was a violation of the court order.

A 16-year-old township boy was booked into the Summit County Juvenile Detention Center May 27 after being charged with domestic violence. He is accused of hitting a 6-year-old family member in the arm with a fly swatter, causing a welt.

On May 26, deputies responded to a call on Manchester Road about a suspicious man walking down the street carrying a hatchet. Shortly after, an officer made contact with the man, who said he used the hatchet for construction work and was carrying it because he was homeless. During a routine pat down, the man was found with a glass pipe with white residue. He was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and released with a court summons.

A random license plate check on Manchester Road May 26 led to the arrest of a 59-year-old Louisville man on a warrant for failure to appear on a felony drug possession charge. He was transported to the Summit County Jail and booked.

A Canton woman, 63, was charged May 26 with theft and criminal trespass. Deputies said she was caught stealing teeth whitening strips at a Manchester Road supermarket. She had been banned from the store for a prior conviction.

A Jarvis Road man, 55, was charged May 24 for nuisance conditions. Deputies reported receiving multiple complaints of the man’s dogs continually barking at all hours of the night.


Police issued warrants on May 25 for the arrest of a Cortland Drive woman accused of stealing a New Franklin’s woman car by forging her signature on a legal document. Police said she forged a power of attorney form in order to get the New Franklin woman’s car out of an impound lot. She faces felony charges of forgery and grand theft. On May 28, police arrested a 12th Street man after he was reportedly found driving the stolen car on Eastern Avenue. He was charged with felony receiving stolen property and booked into the Summit County Jail.

During a traffic stop on Dusty’s Road May 23, police charged a 43-year-old Akron man with possession of marijuana. A computer check showed the man had two active warrants but both were outside the pickup radius. The man was issued a court summons on the drug charge and released.


A Pickle Road woman, 36, turned herself in to police on May 29 on warrants charging her with falsification and obstructing official business. Police said she falsely reported she was raped after leaving a local bar with three men last December.

A Stow woman, 24, was arrested on a warrant and charged with possession of drugs and obstructing official business May 28. While investigating a suspicious persons report at a Tritt Drive home, police said the woman refused to identify a man who had fled the scene. She was found in possession of marijuana. A Hummel Drive woman, 25, was arrested on drug charges during the same incident after she was found with methamphetamine and marijuana, police said.

On May 27, a Hillstock Avenue woman called police after two men stole her cellphone and then drove off. She told police a woman agreed to pick up the phone at her home but then called and said her boyfriend would pick it up because he was close by. Shortly after, a vehicle with two men pulled up in front of her house. When she approached the car, the passenger grabbed the phone from her, threw $4 at her, and the car sped off.

A Canton man, 21, was arrested May 26 on warrants charging him with two counts of domestic violence. Police said he assaulted his parents during an altercation at their Albrecht Avenue home. According to a report, he grabbed his mother by her wrists and shoved her down, and when his father came out of a bedroom to intervene, he punched him in the chest.

A video game system, five games, a laptop computer and a tattoo kit, total value $650, were reported stolen May 27 during the burglary on an East Waterloo Road home. A crowbar was used to pry open the back door.

On May 25, an employee at an Arlington Road auto parts store told police two men came in and while one was talking to him, the other took a battery off a shelf and tried return it for a refund. When the refund was refused, the two men left the store with the battery and drove off.

A homeless man, 53, was charged with theft May 24 after police said he left an East Waterloo Road supermarket with $82 worth of items hidden under his hoodie. The items included a pair of sunglasses, a flashlight and a lantern. On the same day, a Fortuna Drive man, 48, was accused of shoplifting a 32-inch TV from a South Arlington Road department store.

A Canton Road business owner called police May 24 after he found a Honda Nighthawk motorcycle hidden in the weeds behind his property. A records check showed the bike had been reported stolen in Barberton.


A Lessig Avenue man, 46, was charged June 1 with disorderly conduct. Police said he grabbed the keys from a Krumroy Road man’s car after their cars came to a stop on Canton Road. Police charged the Krumroy Road man with driving under suspension.

While investigating complaints of threats on Josephine Avenue May 28, police arrested a 20-year-old Akron man on felony warrants out of Summit County. He was turned over to sheriff’s deputies and taken to the Summit County Jail.

Police responded to a hit/skip accident that occurred in the parking lot of a Canton Road plaza May 28. Several witnesses reported seeing a man in a dark-colored Jeep hit the front-end of a parked vehicle and then drive off.

A 14-year-old Mogadore boy was charged with possession of drugs May 24 after marijuana was reportedly found in his locker at school. Police said he admitted purchasing the drug for $20 from a 14-year-old Lakemore boy. Following an investigation, police charged the Lakemore boy with trafficking in drugs on May 29.


A Mogadore Avenue man reported May 30 that $1,180 in cash was stolen from his home.

On May 29, a Cleveland Avenue business owner reported his outside electric sign was heavily damaged after someone rammed into it pulling into the parking lot. Glass from the vehicle’s windshield was found wedged in the sign’s frame. Cost to replace the sign was listed at $3,000.

Police were told a white middle-aged woman was seen concealing three blouses in her purse at an Edison Street store on May 28. The woman had left with the stolen merchandise before police arrived. Loss to the store totaled $486.

A Springfield Township man, 27, was charged May 26 with assault, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. According to police, the man became enraged after he saw a woman’s vehicle partially blocking his vendor’s space at an Edison Street flea market. Police said he screamed at the woman and pushed several bystanders when they tried to calm him down.