A Wonder Lake Drive man, 48, was jailed in Summit County June 26 on a charge of domestic violence. Deputies said he kicked his girlfriend in the tailbone during an argument at the home.

An East Caston Road woman reported June 26 that a package containing $350 in medical supplies was stolen from outside her apartment. FedEx confirmed delivery of the package on June 22.

A Canton man said he was driving to work on Interstate 77 on June 26 when his car started smoking. He pulled off the road as the vehicle caught fire and called for help. The Green Fire Department responded and extinguished the blaze.

On June 25, an employee at an East Turkeyfoot Lake Road motel called deputies to report a woman did not properly check out when leaving. The employee had only limited information on the woman. He was advised to call deputies if the woman returned.

Four five-gallon cans of paint, temporary construction steps, a double-headed work light and a large trash bag were reported stolen June 25 from a home under construction on Graybill Road. The value of the items was not listed.

Deputies responded to a call from a Twin Lakes Drive home June 25 after a woman there reported finding a plastic bag containing a white powdery substance on top of the TV. The woman’s 32-year-old daughter reportedly admitted the bag was hers and said it was methamphetamine. She was charged with felony possession of drugs and released with a court summons.

Someone entered an open garage on Country Club Drive June 25 and stole a laptop bag containing cancelled checks.

On June 24, a security employee at an Arlington Ridge department store told deputies he confronted a woman outside after seeing her putting items in her purse and leaving without paying. The woman admitted taking the items and asked if she could return them. When the employee asked her to return to the store, the woman began screaming at him and then ran across the parking lot where she was picked up by a man in a Ford Mustang.

A Copley man, 45, was arrested and jailed on June 24 on a charge of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. His girlfriend on Timothy Drive told deputies the man came to her home when she wasn’t there and took her 2009 BMW without her permission. The man and the vehicle were located later the same day at a home in Akron.

Six wooden pallets valued at $250 were reported stolen June 22 from a loading dock at a Corporate Woods Parkway supermarket. An employee on break reported seeing a man in a green pickup truck loading the pallets in the bed and driving off.

A Sweitzer Road man, 34, was charged June 21 with aggravated menacing. Deputies said he walked toward a neighbor man with an ax in his hand, threatening to harm him.

Sometime during the overnight hours of June 21, thieves removed numerous tools and other pieces of equipment from four work vehicles parked at a Miller Park Road business.


A well pump valued at $900 was reported stolen June 21 from a pump house at a Swartz Road home. A resident told deputies she went to a fill a water bottle and found nothing coming out of the faucet. A family member later found the pump missing.

Three chainsaws, three power pruners, and miscellaneous ropes and rigging gear, total value $9,800, were reported stolen June 20 from a work truck left unattended overnight at an Olden Avenue location.

A Flynn Avenue man told deputies June 20 that someone attempted to make over $300 in charges on his debit card. He had earlier given the debit card information over the phone to someone during a possible computer repair scam.

Deputies responded to a shoplifting incident at a Manchester Road discount store June 20. A manager reported seeing a man take a trash can off the shelf and place it into a shopping cart, then load it with merchandise. The man then left without paying. The manager followed the man outside and grabbed the shopping cart, at which point the man picked up the trash can and fled with it.


On June 21, a Pearlman Road man told police someone used his credit card without authorization to purchase two phones at a Best Buy store in New York.

An Akron man, 29, of Koerber Avenue, was booked into the Summit County Jail June 20 on felony counts of grand theft, willful fleeing and eluding, and possession of a controlled substance. Police received an alert from the Summit County Sheriff’s Office that the man was driving a stolen car within the city limits. Officers located the suspect’s vehicle on Manchester Road and attempted a traffic stop with lights and sirens, but the driver refused to pull over. A chase followed until the suspect bailed from the vehicle and tried to escape on foot. He was apprehended shortly after. During his arrest, police found him in possession of methamphetamine.

A Vanderhoof Road couple told police June 18 that a computer tablet and some prescription medication were stolen from their home. They believe two men hired to do painting inside the house were responsible. Police were investigating.


A 16-year-old township girl was reported missing June 26 after her foster mother told police she left the home at 6:30 p.m. that day and hadn’t returned. The girl has a history of running away from home, according to the police report.

An Akron woman, 46, was charged with theft June 25 after she was allegedly caught concealing food items in her purse at an East Waterloo Road store. She was issued a court summons and released.

A Columbus man, 51, was arrested at a South Arlington Road hotel June 25 on warrant out of the State Highway Patrol Office. Police were originally called to the scene after the man reported his girlfriend drove off with his grandmother’s car without permission. The girlfriend returned while police were still there. She told them the man gave her permission to use the car to pick up a family member. Police found she did not have a valid driver’s license, and neither did the man, She was escorted out of the hotel by request of the management and the man was released to a state trooper.

An Akron woman, 18, of Owens Avenue, was charged June 25 with theft, obstructing official business, and resisting arrest. Police said she was caught trying to steal a $7 cellphone case at a South Arlington Road department store. During her arrest, she told officers she was 17 and refused to reveal her mother’s phone number or where she worked.  She also attempted to run off when officers tried to place her in handcuffs.

An Alliance man, 27, was charged June 24 with criminal trespass, obstructing justice, and resisting arrest. The man was confronted by security inside a South Arlington Road department store where he previously had been banned for shoplifting. He reportedly lied to officers about his identity and pulled away when told he was under arrest.

On June 23, a township man told police he was walking on Farmdale Road when a white male jumped him from behind and tried to steal his cellphone and food. The man fought off the attacker, who then ran off.  EMS was called to evaluate the man for injuries to his elbow and knee.

A Doylestown man, 49, was arrested on a felony drug possession charge June 23 after police said they found him with cocaine during a traffic stop on Shadybrook Drive. He also was charged with misdemeanor counts of possession of drug abuse instruments and possession of marijuana.

Police were called to a Chenoweth Road hotel June 23 after a male customer reportedly became angry with employees over not getting his deposit back. A computer check revealed the man was wanted on several warrants in Akron. He was charged with possession of marijuana and turned over to Akron police on the warrants.

A Barberton woman, 28, was charged June 22 with domestic violence. Police learned from several witnesses that the woman assaulted her wife while they were arguing in a car in a store parking lot on South Arlington Road. She is accused of pulling the other woman’s hair and hitting her in the face multiple times.


Police were called to investigate a burglary June 26 at a home in the 1500 block of Front Street. Ten rings valued at $200 and various old coins worth $50 were reported taken.

An East Turkeyfoot Lake Road man, 37, was charged June 20 with aggravated assault. Police said he repeatedly struck a Front Street man in the face and head with his fists and a metal toy truck while the man sat in a chair at a Lake Road home. A 39-year-old woman at the home, the man’s girlfriend, was charged with disorderly conduct in the incident.


An Edison Street man, 34, was charged June 26 with domestic violence. Police said he threw two empty crushed pop cans at his stepson during an argument over chores.

A Whitehall Street woman said someone used her personal information to open a cellphone account, which was at $200 when the report was filed June 22.

An Edison Street business owner told police June 20 that two fraudulent checks using his account information were electronically cashed for $1,500. Police were investigating.

An Edison Street man, 43, was booked into the Stark County Jail June 20 on an assault charge. Police said during an altercation, he pushed a Canton man in the face and attempted to pull him out of a car window by his hair.


On June 16, police responded to a call of two people possibly overdosing on drugs in a car outside a West Maple Street gas station. Officers said the man and woman appeared anxious and fidgety. During a search of the vehicle, police found a glass pipe with residue. The 50-year-old man, of Louisville, claimed ownership and was charged with possession of drug abuse instruments. Officers also found a baggie containing a white powdery substance. The man said he and the woman smoked methamphetamine earlier that morning. The man, who was on probation for drug abuse, was taken to jail. Additional charges were pending tests results of the substance.

An East Drive woman, 76, was arrested June 16 after police said she was seen drinking alcohol while sitting in a car outside a W. Maple Street supermarket. She was charged with having physical control of a vehicle while under the influence and having an open container in a motor vehicle.