Two West Virginia men, 37 and 43, and a 39-year-old woman, also of West Virginia, were arrested on felony drug possession charges July 29 shortly after deputies found them asleep in a car outside a South Arlington Road restaurant. During a search of the vehicle, officers reported finding three hypodermic needles, one of which was loaded with heroin, along with a baggie of the drug in plain view on a seat. The woman surrendered four additional needles that she had hidden in her bra, officers said. All three suspects also face misdemeanor charges of possession of drug abuse instruments.
A Heron’s Way resident called deputies July 29 after finding two razor scooters in her driveway. She attempted to locate the owner via social media, but received no replies, she said.
Deputies issued a warrant July 28 for a 23-year-old Akron man charging him with assault. A woman told deputies she met the man at a South Main Street church to discuss problems in their relationship. She said they got into argument and the man grabbed her by the neck and shoved her against her car. She was able to get away and call for help.
On July 26, a Keighbaum Road woman told deputies a Uniontown man has been sending text messages demanding she pay the money she owes him. She said she has no idea what the man is talking about. The man also called her employer, she said, and made false accusations about, which resulted in her being suspended from her job. Deputies attempted to contact the man by phone but received no answer; a message was left advising him to stop communicating with the woman.
Someone broke into an apartment under renovation on Wonder Lake Drive and stole a portable air conditioning unit worth $389.
Deputies responded to a phone theft at a South Main Street discount store July 25. An employee said a man wearing a black T-shirt and dark-colored jeans stole her cellphone after she set it down to attend to some business. The incident was captured on store video.
A black utility trailer valued at $800 was reported stolen July 25 from the garage of a Halcyon Drive home.
A Glen Eagles Boulevard man reported July 25 that someone used his debit card information to make three withdrawals from his account totaling $1,380. The withdrawals were made in Florida at two different ATM locations.
Someone on the ground approximately 10 miles west of Brewster aimed a green laser directly at the cockpit of a plane landing at the Akron-Canton Airport on July 25, deputies said. The beam lasted about 30 seconds, according to the pilot. The incident report was forwarded to the FBI for further investigation.
On July 29, a Sheraton Drive man reported a bike was stolen from the back of his vehicle. He said he had three bikes secured on the back of the vehicle with rubber straps. Someone cut the straps, took one bike, and left the other two in the driveway.
On July 27, a Mallard Point Drive woman told deputies someone opened a PayPal account in her name, and then ordered $4,000 worth of items and had them sent to an unknown address in New York.
A Rawlins Avenue man, 34, was booked into the Summit County Jail July 27 for violation of a protection. Deputies said he called his ex-wife at her workplace on South Main Street, violating a court order.
Deputies responded to a July 26 call of a man passed out in a car in front of an East Wellock Drive residence. The man identified as a 40-year-old of Akron was found with warrants for felony drug abuse and driving under suspension. He was arrested and turned over to Akron police.
An Akron woman, 35, was charged July 26 with theft and criminal trespass. A loss prevention officer at a Manchester Road supermarket said the woman left with $46 in groceries concealed in her purse. The woman was on a no-trespass list at the store for a previous shoplifting incident.
On July 28, police responded to a domestic dispute at a Menlo Court home. A woman said her boyfriend forced her to the ground and struck her in the face several times during an argument. No injuries were visible on the woman. The boyfriend said the argument was verbal and nothing physical occurred. Due to conflicting statements and lack of physical evidence, no charges were filed.
An Edna Drive man told police July 28 that he discovered items missing from his bedroom. He suspects his granddaughter of taking the items since she was at the home at the time and had taken something in the past.
Someone broke into two detached garages at a Nevada Avenue home July 27. The victim reported some items were taken.
Police responded to a 911 hang-up call on Southwest Drive July 25. An officer found two people sitting in a running car at the corner. The female driver told the officer she accidentally called 911 for a flat tire. The officer detected a strong odor of alcohol on her breath. He had her exit the car and asked her to perform several standard sobriety tests, which she subsequently failed. The 25-year-old was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated and her car was towed.
An Akron man, 42, was arrested on several charges July 24 after being pulled over for a traffic violation on Clinton Road. A license plate check revealed he was driving under multiple suspensions. Also, a glass pipe was found in his vehicle during an inventory search. The man was issued a court summons on charges for speeding, driving under suspension, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
An Akron woman, 42, was arrested on a felony drug possession charge July 24 after police reported finding methamphetamine and pills in her possession during a traffic stop on Cleveland-Massillon Road.
On July 31, a Krumroy Road man told police someone used his personal information to open several credit card accounts and accrued charges totaling $10,000.
Police responded to a disturbance July 31 at a South Arlington Road department store. A man was reportedly arguing with his girlfriend over car keys and was yelling profanities and saying he was going to bomb the building. Officers on the scene found the 25-year-old Cleveland man was wanted on a felony warrant from the Franklin County Adult Parole Board. He was charged with disorderly conduct and placed in a holding cell at the Summit County Jail to await extradition on the warrant.
The owner of a Riverbed Lane business told police July 31 that someone cashed six counterfeit checks in her name to remove more than $10,000 from her business account. Police are investigating three possible suspects.
A five-gallon water jug filled with approximately $500 in coins was reported stolen July 30 from an Abington Road home. Witnesses told police a woman who used to live at the home took the jug as she was picking up her belongings. The woman, believed to be homeless, could not be contacted or located at the time of the report.
A wedding ring set and other jewelry were reported stolen July 30 during the burglary of a home in the 2100 block of Portage Line Road.
On July 29, police responded to a report of a small boy wearing only a soiled diaper wandering around a construction site on Canton Road. The boy led officers to his home on Coach Lane, where his mother and father were found sleeping. Another child, a 1-year-old, was found in a crib in an unchanged diaper. Officers found the home filthy, with very little food in the cupboards and refrigerator. They also found marijuana and drug pipes. The mother and father, both in their early 20s, were charged with child endangering, possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia. Children Services was called to take custody of the children.
Two women were involved in a loud altercation at a South Arlington Road department store on July 29. A police officer working security there witnessed the women yelling profanities and threatening each other with bodily harm. The officer stepped in front of one of the women and asked her to stop her turbulent behavior. Instead, the woman attempted to push the officer and continued screaming and making threats. She was charged with disorderly conduct and escorted from the building. The other woman had left before the officer could talk to her.
A Crestline Drive woman, 47, was charged July 29 with domestic violence after she allegedly assaulted her husband after a night of drinking. Officers found the man sitting in a car with a bloody nose and multiple cuts on his face.
A Honda four-wheeler valued at $2,600 was reported stolen July 29 from the driveway of a Knight Road home.
An employee at a Canton Road fast food restaurant reported $114 was stolen from her purse July 29.
A Cornell Drive man, 24, was charged July 28 with having a dog at large. Three witnesses reported seeing the man’s pit bull running around in their yards.
A Frank Street man, 61, was charged July 29 with assault, endangering children, menacing, and public indecency. Two boys, 14 and 16, told police the man chased them on their bicycles after they made a comment about a female’s "nice ass" at a fast food restaurant. Both said they were in fear for their lives. The man caught up with the boys at the intersection of Park Drive and Lake Road, where four witnesses told police they saw the man beating the 14-year-old with a belt and punching him. The witnesses also said the man exposed himself while chasing the boys.