Deputies issued a theft warrant July 16 for a 20-year-old Barberton man. He is accused of stealing a cellphone from a family member during a domestic dispute at a Wildflower Drive home. The man reportedly became upset when his grandmother refused to give him any money. 

A man with multiple tattoos on his arms filled a duffel bag and shopping basket with merchandise at a South Main Street store on July 16 and then left without paying. The man was wearing a red ball cap, white cargo pants and a gray T-shirt.

A Wonder Lake Drive man, 45, was charged for setting off fireworks outside his home July 16 after deputies responded to complaints from neighbors. He was issued a court summons and released.

An Akron man, 23, was arrested July 16 on charges of criminal simulation and theft by deception. Deputies said he purchased a Bluetooth speaker from a resident on East Turkeyfoot Lake Road with a counterfeit $100 bill.

A Mayfair Road woman, 28, was charged with theft July 15 after she allegedly left a Corporate Woods Parkway supermarket without paying for $63 in groceries.

An Army backpack, an orange hammock and other items were reported stolen July 14 from an unlocked vehicle in the 3800 block of Cayugas Drive.

Deputies were called to a Massillon Road supermarket July 14 for a report of a man leaving the store without paying for two cases of beer and several packages of meat. The man was seen driving off in a green Honda. The value of the groceries was listed at $221.

On July 13, a manager at a Corporate Woods Parkway gas station reported someone passed a counterfeit $100 bill during an earlier work shift.

A Massillon Road woman, 38, was arrested July 14 for domestic violence. Deputies said she threatened her live-in partner with physical violence in front of an officer.


A New Franklin woman, 41, was charged July 16 with disorderly conduct by intoxication. Deputies were called to a South Arlington Road location where the woman was found lying in a parking lot next to her car with a Good Samaritan at her side. She was transported to a detoxification center in Akron.

On July 15, a Portage Lakes Road man said he was sitting at home when he suddenly heard a bedroom window break. When he went outside to investigate, he found a golf ball was the cause of the damage. A man found hitting golf balls on the other side of the lake agreed to pay for the window.

A Doylestown woman, 46, was charged with theft July 14 after deputies said she left a Manchester Road store without paying for a $22 Coventry Comets sweatshirt. She was arrested on a felony warrant and taken to the Summit County Jail.

A Chaffin Road man called deputies July 13 after he arrived home and found a red Ford Thunderbird parked in his front yard. He didn’t know who the car belonged to or how it got there. Deputies contacted the registered owner, who said he sold the vehicle more than a year ago.

A Lakeway Street woman, 26, and a Parkdale Avenue woman, 25, were arrested on felony theft charges July 13. Deputies said they entered an open garage on South Bender Avenue and stole tools, jewelry and clothing valued at $1,000.

A Cuyahoga Falls woman, 42, was arrested on a Richland County warrant July 12 during a traffic stop on South Arlington Road. The warrant was for failure to appear in court on a domestic violence charge.

A Cuyahoga Falls man reported the hitch on his trailer was stolen while he was parked at a South Main Street gas station July 12. The $700 hitch was equipped with four towing balls and an electrical plug.


An employee at a West Turkeyfoot Lake Road golf course reported property was stolen from the location sometime between 9 p.m., July 12 and 7:39 a.m. July 13.

A West Nimisila Road woman, 38, was charged with having an animal at large July 13 after a neighbor complained the woman’s chicken was loose of her property.

On July 11, a Renninger Road woman told police she ordered a silver bracelet on eBay and received a confirmation it was shipped on June 30. When the package didn’t arrive after a few days, she contacted the post office and was told it was shipped to the wrong address. She said the post office refused to give her the exact location where the package was shipped, but said it was between the 5800 and 5900 block of Manchester Road. An officer found out from a postal carrier where the package was delivered and went to the home. A resident there told the officer it was a misunderstanding and handed over the package, which was then returned to the Renninger Road woman.

A Res Lake Road man reported July 11 that someone stole the battery from his boat. Two days before, a resident on the same street reported property taken from her boat.

An Akron man, 36, of Eller Avenue, was arrested July 10 on charges burglary, tampering with evidence and receiving stolen property. Officers responding to a burglary-in-progress call reported finding the man inside a home on Boston Avenue. During his arrest, police said he gave a fake name and showed officers a Social Security card belonging to another person. He also was found in possession of an iPad reported stolen from a vehicle on Bramblewood Drive, police said.

Police responded to an assault incident on Melcher Avenue July 10. A woman said she was getting something out of her car when a man came up to her and punched her in the face and then ran off.

A Clinton Road man reported July 9 that someone used his business credit card information to make three unauthorized purchases totaling $850.


On July 17, an employee of an East Waterloo Road business told police he was helping two customers outside while a couple was alone inside the building. Later, after the couple left, he noticed his wallet and phone were missing. He later found the two items next to a shed where the couple had parked. He found $150 was missing from the wallet.

Police were called to check on a suspicious vehicle parked on Westview Avenue July 17. A 19-year-old Wadsworth man, found sitting in the car, was arrested on a felony warrant and turned over to police in his hometown.

A Mogadore man and his girlfriend got into an argument July 17 and decided to go to the police station to resolve matters. Police ran a background check on the couple and found the man had two outstanding warrants. He was arrested and turned over to Akron police.

An Oneida Trail man and woman were charged with disorderly conduct July 17. Police said the two were screaming and cursing each other in the street outside their home, causing neighbors to come out to see what was going on.

Police investigated a burglary at a Utica Avenue home on July 16. Five pairs of shoes were reported taken. The thief initially attempted to kick in the front door, but made entry by opening a rear bedroom window.

A Lakemore man, 30, was arrested on a felony warrant July 16 after an officer spotted him walking in a baseball field on Shanafelt Avenue. He was turned over to Summit County sheriff’s deputies.

A 20-foot open-bed trailer valued at $4,000 was reported stolen July 16 from the parking lot of an East Waterloo Road business.

Two Akron girls, 16 and 17, were charged with theft July 16 at a South Arlington Road department store. Police said they were seen putting clothing into a large purse and backpack and leaving without paying. The recovered merchandise totaled $562.

A Springfield Township woman told police July 15 that an unknown white male sent a picture of his penis to her teenage daughter, who had been messaging unknown users on Snapchat. Police advised blocking all unknown users on the messaging app.

Police received a call at 4:30 a.m. July 15 about an intoxicated man on Krumroy Road reportedly running around with no shoes on and laying in the middle of the street. Officers found the man crying at the scene. He told them he drank a lot of beer and believed he was somewhere in Green. He was charged with disorderly conduct by intoxication and taken to a detox center in Akron.

An Abington Road woman, 34, was charged July 15 with disorderly conduct. Police responded to complaints from several of the woman’s neighbors who reported she was yelling and cursing in her driveway while arguing with a man.

An Old Home Road man, 41, was booked into the Summit County Jail July 15 on a charge of domestic violence. Police said he slapped his pregnant wife and choked her after accusing her of being in a pornographic video with his friend. The woman locked herself in a room, but the man broke in with a file. He then screamed at her to get out of the house and assaulted her again, according to police.

A Lakemore man who collects and hauls scrap for a living arrived at the police station on July 14 with what he believed was a live cannonball. He told police he didn’t know exactly where he picked it up. The bomb squad was called to take possession of the item.