Deputies and EMS responded to a drug overdose at a Fortuna Drive hotel on Nov. 19. Paramedics revived a 58-year-old man at the scene and transported him to a hospital for further treatment. During an investigation, officers reported finding suspected methamphetamine, heroin and fentanyl in the bedroom. A 27-year-old woman, found asleep in the room with hypodermic needles near her, was charged with possession of drug abuse instruments. Felony charges against the man were pending results of lab tests on the suspected drugs, deputies said.

An Akron woman, 37, was charged with theft Nov. 18 at an Arlington Ridge department store. Deputies said she attempted to leave with a shopping cart filled with more than $200 worth of food and household items without paying.

A Venus Drive woman told deputies Nov. 18 that a neighbor man’s dog came into her backyard and was bitten by her dog. She said the man came out of his house and used profanity and threatened to shoot her dog. The man said he acknowledged the woman’s dog bit his dog but denied making a threat.

On Nov. 17, an East Turkeyfoot Lake Road business owner reported someone broke a window on the door to his garage. Nothing was found missing from the garage.

Deputies investigated a burglary at a Mayfair Road apartment Nov. 17. Two plasma TVs, two computer tablets, a laptop computer, three designer handbags, a bag of jewelry, and five pairs of athletic shoes, total value $6,800, were reported stolen.

Deputies arrested a man and a woman at an East Turkeyfoot Lake Road motel Nov. 16 on warrants charging them both with aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony. During his arrest, the 35-year-old man was found with a clear rock-like substance he admitted was methamphetamine, deputies said. He was charged with another felony count, plus a misdemeanor count for possession of drug paraphernalia. Both suspects were booked into the Summit County Jail.

On Nov. 15, a Bonna Drive woman called deputies after her boyfriend refused to leave her home after multiple requests. An officer found the man locked inside the bathroom. He was reluctant to come out, the officer said, but finally did. He was advised to leave and not return or he would be charged with criminal trespass.

A Wadsworth man, 27, was charged Nov. 15 with theft. He is accused of stealing an Xbox and games from a Keighbaum Road man’s home, where he was temporarily staying. The victim said the Wadsworth man has a drug problem and believes he sold the items for drugs.

A 14-year-old male student at Green High School was charged with tobacco violations Nov. 14. A school official said a smoking device fell out of a pocket as the boy was taking off his coat.

A Killian Road man, 47, was arrested on multiple charges Nov. 14 during a traffic stop on Massillon Road. Deputies initially pulled the man over for making a wide turn onto State Route 619. They also found his license plate had expired. During a search of his vehicle, deputies said they found methamphetamine, syringes and two knives. The man was booked into the Summit County Jail on charges of felony possession of drugs, carrying concealed weapons, possession of drug abuse instruments, driving with expired plates, and making a wide turn at an intersection.


On Nov. 19, deputies responded to a call of a woman passed out in a car on Manchester Road. Paramedics called to the scene revived the woman with Narcan. Officers reportedly found the 24-year-old woman in possession of heroin. She did not qualify for immunity due to three previous immunities for other overdoses, deputies said. The woman was arrested for possession of heroin, a fifth-degree felony, and taken to the Summit County Jail.

Deputies responded to a burglar alarm Nov. 18 at an office building on Alice Drive. A front window was found broken. The business was found secure with no signs of a break-in.

An Iris Avenue man reported someone stole the front and rear license plates from his pickup truck Nov. 17.

A Waterside Drive man told deputies that between Nov. 1 and 17, several unknown suspects threw rocks at the front of his house, breaking an upstairs window. Deputies found about 30 rocks on a low-lying roof adjacent to the broken window. No suspects could be found.

On Nov. 16, a House Drive man told deputies he left his vehicle on Interstate 77 after it broke down. When he returned to pick it up, the vehicle was gone, he said. Deputies entered the vehicle into a national database for stolen vehicles.

A 27-year-old Barberton man was arrested at a Manchester Road restaurant Nov. 16 on a warrant charging him with felony possession of drugs. He was taken to the Summit County Jail and booked.

Three deep-cell batteries and a 30-gallon fuel caddy, total value $1,100, were reported stolen Nov. 16 from a fenced-in area at an East Waterloo Road rental business.

A Minor Avenue woman reported Nov. 14 that someone stole three checks from her mailbox and cashed them for a total of $111.

Deputies and township fire officials were investigating an arson fire reported at an East Waterloo Road business Nov. 14. The owners said someone poured gasoline in the parking area and stairs, then lit it, causing damage. A gas can was found at the scene.


An Akron man, 35, was jailed in Summit County on Nov. 17 on charges of domestic violence and violation of a protection order. Police said he went to his stepfather’s Manchester Road home on Nov. 14 despite a court order banning him from the property. While there, he got into an altercation with his stepfather and struck him several times in the head, police said.

Police responded to a domestic disturbance at a Temple Avenue home Nov. 17 after a woman reported an argument with her boyfriend, who was intoxicated. After several attempts to get the man a ride home, officers took him to the station, where he reportedly became belligerent and verbally abusive. When told he would be charged if he didn’t calm down, the man struck a computer monitor, causing it a fall onto a desk. The man was charged with disorderly conduct and criminal mischief and taken to the Barberton City Jail.

An officer patrolling Manchester Road just after midnight on Nov. 17 spotted a car parked at a closed gas station. The man inside the vehicle said he was waiting for a ride. The officer ran a background check on the man and found he had an active warrant out of the Akron Police Department. The man was placed into custody. During a search of his car, police reported finding a 9mm pistol with two empty magazines, 30 rounds of ammunition and a glass pipe with white residue. The 38-year-old man faces charges of carrying a concealed weapon, improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police responded to a domestic dispute at a Lynn Drive home Nov. 17. A man said his roommate was calling him names. No charges were filed; both parties agreed to separate for the evening.

A Buddy Street resident told police Nov. 15 a Rittman woman she does not know used her personal information to open a utility account, which is now $1,700 past due. The Rittman woman reportedly told the utility company the Buddy Street resident was her mother and wouldn’t mind.

A New Franklin woman was taken to a hospital for a psychological evaluation Nov. 14 after her father told police she threatened to hang herself in the backyard. The woman denied making the threat to harm herself and said she was suffering from postpartum depression.


On Nov. 19, a cable company employee told police that while his work vehicle was parked on Hillstock Avenue, he witnessed a man smash the taillight and then run off. He gave police a description of the suspect. Shortly after, police located the 34-year-old man and charged him with criminal damaging.

Copper pipe, an aluminum railing and a kitchen cabinet drawer were reported stolen Nov. 19 from a vacant home for sale on Fritsch Avenue.

An Akron woman, 23, was charged with theft Nov. 18 at a South Arlington Road department store. Police said she failed to scan $26 in food items at a self-checkout register. She was issued a court summons and released.

A Krumroy Avenue woman reported someone deflated the passenger tires on her car while she was picking up her daughter at a Howard Avenue home Nov. 18. She gave police the name of a possible suspect.

A Whychwood Drive man told police when he returned home from hunting Nov. 17 he left his fanny pack on a bench outside his front door. Later, when he went to retrieve it, it was gone. The pack contained $100 and a prescription medication.

An Akron man, 29, was booked into the Summit County Jail Nov. 17 on charges of theft, forgery and obstructing official business. Police said he tried to leave a South Arlington Road department store with three shopping carts filled with food and other items worth more than $500. During his arrest, he provided officers with false personal information. To establish his true identity, police took him to the station and had him fingerprinted, but said he signed the fingerprint card with a fake name.

Police are investigating a Nov. 16 report filed by a Barberton woman who said her 5-year-old daughter was inappropriately touched by a family member, who lives in Springfield Township.

A Lessig Avenue woman, 31, was charged with theft Nov. 16 after she allegedly left an East Waterloo Road supermarket with $62 worth of food items concealed in her purse. She was issued a court summons and released.

A Portage Line Road woman, 36, was charged Nov. 15 with domestic violence. Her boyfriend said the woman struck him in the face during an argument over music. He also said she dragged him across the living room floor by his genitals.


While patrolling Sanitarium Road on Nov. 19, an officer noticed a man slumped over in his car, appearing to be passed out. The man told the officer he was talking on his cellphone. A background check showed the man had an active warrant in Perry Township. He was arrested and turned to authorities in that jurisdiction.

An Akron man, 36, of Dan Street, was arrested Nov. 13 on a charge of felony domestic violence. A Sanitarium Road woman told police the man punched her on the left side of her face and head, causing a visible injury. The man, who is the woman’s boyfriend, fled before officers arrived. He was arrested at his home by Akron police shortly after and turned over to the Lakemore Police Department. Court records showed the man has two previous convictions for domestic violence.

A Canton man, 55, was charged Nov. 6 with criminal trespass. Police said he returned to a Pawnee Boulevard home on three occasions after being warned to stay off the property.


An elderly Loma Linda Circle man was swindled out of $6,000 after falling victim to a computer virus scam, according to a Nov. 6 report.

A vandalism incident was reported at a Cleveland Avenue car wash Nov. 3. Police were told someone defecated in one of the bays.


A Canton man, 55, was arrested Nov. 23 on two village warrants charging him with aggravated menacing and telephone harassment. He was taken to the Stark County Jail and booked.

Police are looking for a man who robbed a woman in a store parking lot on West Maple Street on Nov. 16. A Uniontown woman told police she was walking to her car when a man knocked her to the ground and stole an envelope from her containing $600. The white male was described as tall and thin and wearing blue jeans and a gray hooded sweatshirt.