Jewelry valued at more than $46,000 was reported stolen from a Troon Drive home Sept. 24. Items included a $35,000 diamond necklace, a gold watch and two pairs of diamond earrings.

On Sept. 22, a woman staying at a Corporate Woods Parkway motel called deputies after she noticed her ex-boyfriend’s pickup truck in the parking lot. The woman said she had a protection order against the man, which was later confirmed. Deputies, however, learned the man had checked into the motel two hours prior to the woman. Deputies then questioned the man, who was accompanied by his wife. During a background check, they discovered the man’s wife had a protection order against him, which was to expire in October but was still active. As a result, the 43-year-old man was arrested for violation of a court order and taken to the Summit County Jail. Court records showed the man was arrested for the same offense in March.

A Mogadore man, 21, was arrested on a felony drug possession charge following a stop on South Arlington Road for an active warrant. During a search, deputies reportedly found a large amount of marijuana and $1,539 in cash in his car.

A resident on East Turkeyfoot Lake Road told deputies Sept. 22 that someone pushed a stick in between her air conditioner unit and bedroom window while she was asleep. She found the stick when she awoke in the morning.

On Sept. 21, deputies were called to Akron-Canton Airport to investigate an alleged case of human trafficking. An anonymous person on an incoming flight from Charlotte, N.C., notified the flight crew of a female passenger with a new-born infant. The anonymous person felt the woman was "too old" to have a child that age and suspected human trafficking. Deputies later established the woman in question was 32-years old, accompanied by a family member and returning to her home in Paris, Ohio. No evidence was found of any wrongdoing.

A Cottage Grove Road woman told deputies Sept. 20 that someone entered her home by forcing open the back door to the basement. The only item she found missing, she said, was her driver’s license from her purse.

A Myersville Road man, 40, was arrested at his home Sept. 19 on a warrant for failure to appear on a charge of grand theft, a fourth-degree felony. He was taken to the Summit County Jail and booked.

A Berna Drive man reported Sept. 19 that someone entered his home through an unlocked patio door and stole $3,000 from a desk drawer.


Deputies are looking for the man who broke into a South Arlington Road gas station on Sept. 24 and stole 10 packs of cigarettes. Security video showed a black male wearing a medical mask and gray hooded sweatshirt inside the building carrying a red bag. The medical mask was found in the parking lot.

A Massillon man, 31, was charged with theft Sept. 24 after he was accused of stealing a Bluetooth headset and power port, total value $44, from a Manchester Road supermarket.

Deputies issued a warrant Sept. 22 for a 37-year-old Green man charging him with violation of a protection order. Deputies said he sent emails to a Hyacinth Avenue woman and her friends using different online profiles.

A 36-year-old Akron woman was arrested on a felony robbery charge Sept. 22. Deputies said she assaulted an employee at a Manchester Road supermarket who was trying to stop her from leaving with $119 worth of liquor without paying. Obstruction charges were pending at the time of the report; deputies said she gave false information during her arrest.

A West Ingleside Drive man reported his wallet containing $60, credit cards and a driver’s license was stolen from his home sometime between Sept. 18 and 21.

A Killian Road man, 27, was arrested at a Wymore Avenue residence Sept. 21 on a warrant for possession of cocaine, a third-degree felony and probation violation. He was taken to the Summit County Jail and booked.

A 2008 Saturn Vue valued at $8,000 was reported stolen Sept. 20 from a South Arlington Road car lot. The owner said the thief entered the office through the unlocked front door and took the keys.


On Sept. 22, police responded to numerous complaints of an intoxicated driver seen in a local park area. An officer located a vehicle matching the description on State Route 619 and initiated a stop after the driver went left of center. According to the officer, the 38-year-old male driver had glassy bloodshot eyes, slurred speech and a strong smell of alcohol on him. He was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and his car was towed.

A 32-year-old man was stopped on Manchester Road on Sept. 21 for driving at night with a burned out headlight. A computer check revealed he was driving under a suspension for not carrying insurance. During a routine pat down for weapons, he was found with a glass pipe. He was cited for the suspended license and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

A 57-year-old New Franklin man was charged Sept. 21 with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs and refusing to take a chemical test. According to a police report, the man crashed a golf cart into a Jeep and two other vehicles outside a bar on West Turkeyfoot Lake Road. Police found the extremely intoxicated man hiding in the bushes.

A 31-year-old man was arrested for criminal trespass Sept. 21. Police said he was found in the backyard of his father’s Vanderhoof Road home after being told repeatedly to stay off the property.

A shoplifting incident involving an unidentified white male was reported at a Manchester Road discount store Sept. 21.

A Lieb Drive man, 27, was charged Sept. 16 with violation of an animal control ordinance. A neighbor told police the man’s dog came onto his property and scared his wife and dog.


Police were called to investigate a criminal damaging incident at a Canton Road restaurant Sept. 25. The owner said someone removed the power meter from the outside electric box and then pried open the rear kitchen door. Nothing was reported taken.

An Olmsted Township man, 39, was charged with theft Sept. 25 after he was accused of stealing a $90 Bluetooth speaker from a South Arlington Road department store. The day before at the store, a man, 30, and a woman, 25, both of Akron, were accused of switching price tags on items and failing to scan items at a self-checkout register.

While investigating a theft at a South Arlington Road hotel Sept. 23, police arrested a 46-year-old homeless woman on a warrant for failure to appear on a domestic violence charge in Portage County. She was released to sheriff’s deputies in that jurisdiction.

On Sept. 22, police were called to a South Arlington Road department store after a woman reportedly made a fraudulent return using old receipts found in a trash container outside the store. She was seen getting into a pickup truck driven by a man. Police stopped the couple shortly after. The 30-year-old woman was charged with theft and possession of drug paraphernalia. A background check showed she had a felony warrant for possession of heroin. She was arrested and turned over to Copley Township police. Her 58-year-old male companion was charged with driving under suspension and his vehicle towed.

A Krumroy Road business owner told police Sept. 21 an employee texted him that he was quitting his job and that he could pick up the company truck at his home. When the owner went to pick up the truck, he found more than $5,000 worth of equipment missing from the back. He tried contacting the former employee, he said, but his phone calls and texts were ignored.

A Green woman reported her wallet was stolen from a shopping cart while she was at a South Arlington Road department store Sept. 21.

An Akron man, 22, was booked into the Summit County Jail Sept. 20 on a charge of burglary. Police said he broke into a Lessig Avenue home through an unlocked sliding glass door and stole a backpack.

A Sanitarium Road man, 50, was charged Sept. 20 with domestic violence. His wife told police the man slapped her in the face and hit her in the stomach, causing visible bruising, and also threatened to shoot her and any police officer that got involved.

A Canton woman, 25, was charged Sept. 21 with disorderly conduct, obstructing official business and resisting arrest. While taking a theft report at a South Arlington Road department store, an officer was asked by a manager to tell two women who had yelled at him not to return. The officer located the women on Chenoweth Drive. The Canton woman was yelling at a car and then climbed on top of it and continued yelling. When the officer demanded she cease and come to him, the woman struck the car and then drove off with her friend. She was apprehended at a nearby gas station, where police said she pulled away from the officer and tried to run away. The other woman was not charged.


A Cayuga Avenue man, 36, was charged Sept. 23 with failure to comply with a police order. Police said the man failed to stop for an officer attempting to pull him over for speeding on Lakeside Drive. He finally came to a stop in the 1300 block of Doty Drive.

A Michaels Drive man, 31, was charged Sept. 20 with felony possession of drugs. Police found the man sitting in his car in Dodd’s Park at around midnight. During an investigation, he was found in possession of fentanyl, police said.