A Canton man, 27, was arrested on South Arlington Road Sept. 9 on a warrant for failure to appear in court on a charge of non-support of dependents, a fifth-degree felony. He was taken to the Summit County Jail and booked.

On Sept. 8, a Cottage Grove Road woman told deputies someone pretending to be a representative of her cellphone company called to get information about her account. After obtaining the information, the so-called representative added other people to her account, she said. She later contacted her provider and was advised to change her passwords.

Deputies investigated a break-in at a South Main Street beauty salon on Sept. 7. The front glass door was shattered to gain entry. Several cabinets were opened and items tossed about, but nothing appeared to be missing. No money had been left in the cash register.

A Conlin Drive man, 55, was charged Sept. 7 with domestic violence. According to reports, he went to his mother’s home on Leighton Lane and began pounding on the doors and windows, screaming to be let in. His mother and sister told deputies they were in fear for their safety.

A Mayfair Road man, 26, was arrested on a felony drug possession charge Sept. 7. Deputies reported finding methamphetamine in a car the man was seen abandoning on Royal County Down Drive. In addition, a computer check revealed the man had four open license suspensions.

On Sept. 6, a Saddleboro Drive woman told deputies she was on her laptop computer when someone gained control of the system and began talking to her and moving the mouse. Concerned about her online accounts, she called her bank to see if they had been accessed and was told they had not been. She was advised to turn off the computer and not use until it was cleaned and checked for viruses.

A Meadow Wood Drive man reported Sept. 6 someone stole the rear license plate from a car he had driven home from a car dealership where he works.

An East Turkeyfoot Lake Road man, 55, was arrested Sept. 6 on charges of burglary and disorderly conduct. Deputies said they found the man sleeping in his ex-girlfriend’s home on Starview Drive. He was highly intoxicated and could barely stand, they said. The man had moved out of the home in April. Deputies were unsure how he got inside since there were no signs of forced entry.

A 16-year-old Akron girl was charged with theft Sept. 6 after deputies said she attempted to leave an Arlington Ridge department store with $64 in clothing without paying.


Charges of theft and criminal trespass were lodged against a 33-year-old Akron woman Sept. 8. Deputies said she left a Manchester Road store without paying for a pair of socks and a bottle of Nyquil. Records showed she had been banned from the store for a previous offense.

On Sept. 7, deputies responded to a call on Portage Lakes Drive about a woman appearing to be passed out in a car in a parking lot at the Ohio Division of Natural Resources Hatchery. The woman was found to be only sleeping. During a consented search of her car, a Summit County Drug Unit reported finding 9 grams of methamphetamine, four syringes and two glass pipes. The 35-year-old woman was arrested and booked into the Summit County Jail on a felony charge of possession of drugs and misdemeanor counts of possessing drug abuse instruments and drug paraphernalia.

A 50-year-old man was arrested for violation of a protection order Sept. 7. Deputies said he spent the night at a Wheeling Drive home in violation of a court order. He was booked into the Summit County Jail.

On Sept. 6, a manager at a Manchester Road fast food restaurant called deputies after a man he knows came in and threatened to beat him up. The man denied making any threats. He was advised to leave and not return to the location or he would be charged with criminal trespass.

Deputies issued a warrant Sept. 6 for a 55-year-old Canton man charging him with telecommunications harassment. Deputies said he left threatening voice mails at a Lakeway Street man’s home, and also sent the man dozens of threatening text messages. In several messages he threatened to shoot up the man’s property and family, a report said.

A 25-year-old Akron man was jailed Sept. 5 for violation of a protection order. Deputies said he showed up at a woman’s Chaffin Drive home in violation of a court order. 


On Sept. 8, a West Comet Road man told police a woman and her boyfriend entered his camper and stole several items. He was able to identify the intruders. When questioned about the incident, the woman admitted she and her boyfriend entered the camper but only to check it out because they were interested in buying it. The West Comet Road man told police the camper wasn’t for sale. Due to lack of evidence, no burglary charges were filed. The woman, 50, and her boyfriend, 53, were charged with criminal trespass and released with a court summons.

A 50-year-old Akron man stopped on West Nimisila Road Sept. 6 for expired plates was found driving with a suspended license. He was cited for the suspension and his car was towed.

On Sept. 4, police responded to a call of an abandoned vehicle blocking traffic on Taylor Road. A resident said the vehicle had been there since the night before. Police were unable to contact the owner and had the vehicle towed.

A Catalina Drive woman told police Sept. 4 someone poisoned her plants, resulting in her dogs getting sick. She suspects a neighbor.

A South Main Street man reported someone broke into his apartment sometime between Sept. 2 and 4. He reported property stolen, windows broken from the inside, and walls damaged.

A 37-year-old Akron man was arrested for drunken driving Sept. 3 after a patrol officer witnessed him driving recklessly on Manchester Road. The officer said the man ran a red light and passed another vehicle on a double yellow line. When stopped, the man asked the officer in slurred speech why he was being pulled over.


On Sept. 11, a Pressler Road man called police after he noticed a Jeep stuck in the railroad tracks overlooking his house. No person was around the vehicle. Police later discovered the vehicle had been reported stolen in North Canton.

Security employees at an East Waterloo Road supermarket confronted a woman in the parking lot after she walked out with four cans of beer concealed in her purse. The woman turned over the beer and then got into her car and drove away. The employees knew the woman from previous encounters and said she had been indefinitely banned from the store. Charges against the woman were pending at the time of the report.

Police issued a warrant Sept. 11 for a 38-year-old Utica Avenue man charging him with restraint of dogs. Police found the man’s pit bull running loose in the area of Canfield Road and Kubler Trail.

An Erie, Pa., man, 38, was charged with theft Sept. 10 after he allegedly left a South Arlington Road department store with an $80 pair of Nike shoes without paying. He was issued a court summons and released.

A Stimpfel Road man, 83, was charged Sept. 10 with allowing his animals to run at large. A neighbor reported the man’s multiple cats were continually running loose on his property. He provided police with video footage of the incidents. The Stimpfel Road man had been warned in the past about keeping his cats contained on his property.

An employee at a South Arlington Road discount store said a man ran out with a $25 box of diapers without paying Sept. 10.

A B Street man, 58, was booked into the Summit County Jail Sept. 10 on a domestic violence charge. Police said he choked his brother and then punched him in the face during an argument at their home.

An Akron woman, 27, was charged with theft Sept. 10 at a South Arlington Road department store. Police said she failed to scan over $100 worth of food items at a self-checkout register.

A Laverne Lane woman told police she returned home from a vacation on Sept. 10 to find someone had keyed the doors on her car. Damage was estimated at $1,000.

A Milo White Drive woman, 25, was charged Sept. 9 with falsification and obstructing official business. Police said the woman filed a report that her estranged boyfriend broke into her home twice during the overnight hours. She later admitted she made up the story because she was angry at the man for sending nude photos of her to family members.

On Sept. 8, a Pressler Road woman told police she was scammed out of $2,600 after responding to multiple calls from a man claiming to be from Microsoft. She said the man told her she had a virus on her computer and needed to purchase pre-paid gift cards to pay for the repair and call back with the serial numbers. The woman complied and later realized she had been conned.


On Sept. 7, police stopped a male driver on Lakeside Drive after noticing his car crossing over the double yellow line. Officers reported the man had an odor of alcohol on him, although a field sobriety test showed no definitive signs of impairment. During a search of his car, police found a bag containing a white powder inside a pop can. The man insisted it was not his but a friend’s he had given a ride earlier. The powder was sent to BCI for testing, and possible charges were pending, police said.

An Ackers Avenue man reported Sept 5 a .40-caliber handgun was stolen from his home.