A 36-year-old Pickle Road woman wanted on an outstanding felony warrant was arrested by sheriff’s deputies July 1. A deputy recognized the woman as she was sitting in a car outside an East Turkeyfoot Lake Road gas station. She was taken into custody and booked into the Summit County Jail.

On June 30, deputies responded to a domestic dispute at a Timothy Drive home. A woman told officers her boyfriend left with her cellphone following an argument and that she no longer wanted him at the home. She was advised to contact the Sheriff’s Office if the man returned and given instructions on how to obtain a protection order.

Deputies were called to a Mayfair Road apartment complex on June 28 after a woman reported an argument with her boyfriend. It turned out the 32-year-old boyfriend was on a no-trespass list at the location. He was charged with criminal trespass and released with a court summons. No domestic charges were filed in the incident.

An Akron woman, 25, was arrested for shoplifting at an Arlington Ridge department store on June 27. Deputies said she loaded a shopping cart with $368 in clothing and attempted to leave without paying.


A Green man, 33, was arrested on South Arlington Road June 30 on a felony warrant for non-support of dependents. He was transported to the Summit County Jail and booked.

On June 29, a Rook Drive man reported someone entered his unlocked vehicle and stole a $300 subwoofer box and amplifier.

Someone stole the batteries from three boats parked at a South Main Street yacht club, according to a June 29 report. A gas tank was also reported taken from one of the boats. Total value of the property was listed at $527.

A Yarrowdale Drive woman was scammed out of $1,400 after she responded to a phone call saying she was eligible for grant money through a state program. She purchased two gift cards to pay for the so-called filing fees, but then became suspicious after the caller asked her for more money.

A man doing renovation work at a vacant home on Birdland Avenue told deputies he found a window open when he arrived there June 29. When he went inside, he found signs someone had been staying there.

A Surfside Drive man, 45, was booked into the Summit County Jail on June 28 on charges of abduction and domestic violence. Deputies said he slapped his son in the face twice, kicked him in the stomach area and then held him down on a bed to keep him from leaving. The boy, who recorded the incident on his phone, was able to break free and leave the home.

On June 27, a Wymore Avenue woman told deputies she was receiving unwanted messages from her brother on social media. No threats were made in any of the messages. The woman was advised to block her brother on her social media page.

A Cosmos Avenue woman called deputies June 27 to report that her mother-in-law came to her house and started yelling at her in the driveway. She told the woman to leave and she did. An officer later contacted the mother-in-law and advised her to stay away from the Cosmos Avenue residence or she would be charged with criminal trespass.


On June 28, police were called to investigate a suspected prowler seen on private property on Hickory Street. A white male wearing a flannel shirt and blue jeans was captured on a trail camera walking through the yard carrying a type of club and a five-gallon bucket. At one point he was seen moving the camera. Police checked the home and garage and found no entry had been made.

A New Franklin girl was charged June 28 with unruliness and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Her mother told police the girl snuck out of the house after going to bed that evening and took her car without permission. The girl does not have a valid driver’s license. Police located her at a friend’s house in Akron later that day and returned her to her mother.

Police were called to check on a suspicious person on Fairland Road on June 28. An officer discovered a 23-year-old man at the scene wanted on a felony warrant in Summit County. He was taken into custody and released to sheriff’s deputies.

An Akron man, 18, was charged June 25 with criminal damaging. According to a report, a Vanderhoof Road woman said she allowed the man to borrow her truck on June 23 but when he returned it, he refused to give her the ignition key. Police contacted the man, who said he would return the key to the woman. Two days later, the woman found the key in her mailbox and noticed it was broken in half.

Police investigated a burglary at a Lullaby Lane home on June 23. The homeowner said someone entered through a rear sliding glass door and ransacked two bedrooms, the bathroom and a closet. Nothing was found missing at the time of the report.


On July 2, police were called to a Margaret Street home about a suspicious woman sitting on the porch with several filled bags and papers spread out all over the floor. Officers arriving on the scene reported the woman appeared to be on drugs. A pill bottle found in one of the bags contained a rock that tested positive for methamphetamine, police said. The 45-year-old woman, of Darrow Road, was charged with felony possession of drugs and released to Akron police on a warrant.

An Akron man, 30, was arrested July 2 for an alleged theft incident at a South Arlington Road department store. Police said the man stole three Yankee candles from the store on June 17 and returned them a week later for a cash refund of $95.

Police investigated an attempted burglary at a Massillon Road bar on July 1. The owner reported finding some damage to the front door in an attempt to gain entry.

A Laverne Lane man, 37, was charged July 1 with aggravated menacing, domestic violence, having weapons while under disability and possession of marijuana. Officers were called to the home after the man’s wife reported hearing three gunshots as she was fleeing out the front window following an argument. She later told officers she was scared for her life. Officers took the man into custody without incident. They found a 9mm casing on the kitchen floor and a bullet hole near it. Two handguns were seized from the home. Records showed the man was banned from having any type of weapons due to prior felony convictions.

An Akron woman, 37, of Kohler Avenue, was charged July 1 with theft. Police said she walked out a South Arlington Road department store wearing a new pair of Nike sandals she failed to pay for. Her old footwear was found in a box in the store.

An Akron woman told police June 30 that her sister was making harassing phone calls to her while she at her workplace on East Waterloo Road. She was in the process of obtaining a restraining order.

A Coach Lane man, 33, was picked up at his home on June 30 on a felony warrant out of Summit County. He was released to sheriff’s deputies and taken to the county jail.

Police responded to three reports of thefts from vehicles on June 30. Two residents on Buena Vista Road and one resident on Forest Drive filed the reports. Three Harley Davidson beanie hats, two wallets, 15 cigars and $300 in cash were reported taken from the vehicles.

A loaded 9mm handgun worth $300 was reported stolen June 30 from a cabinet at a Bridger Road home.

On June 29, a Uniontown man told police he was standing in front of his grandmother’s house on Greenleaf Road when a Springfield Township man drove past and pointed a gun at him. Another person at the scene also saw the gun. The day before, the man’s grandmother reported the Springfield Township man, who is her ex-boyfriend, came to her home and cut the screen door. In both incidents, the victims declined to pursue charges and asked for documentation only.

An Ambre Drive woman told police June 28 she let her adult foster son sleep on her couch since he had nowhere to go. She later found a handgun missing from the home, along with prescription pills, $300 in cash and a $100 silver certificate. The man, who was kicked out of the house, denied taking the property.

Several power tools and a tool pouch, total value $1,025, were reported stolen June 28 from the bed of a truck on Ellet Avenue.


On July 2, an Akron woman reported her 2007 Ford Taurus was stolen while she and a friend went swimming at "the point" on Lake Road. She told police she left her keys and identification in the car. Further investigation revealed the woman was driving under suspension, which may result in the vehicle registration and license plate being confiscated when the vehicle is recovered, police said.

A Lakeside Drive man reported July 2 that someone smashed the passenger-side window on his Chevy pickup truck.