A Canton man, 43, and a West Virginia woman, 31, were arrested Dec. 2 on charges of felony receiving stolen property. Police said they found them in possession of a stolen car in the parking lot of a motel on Sunset Strip Avenue Northwest. The vehicle had been reported stolen in Erie County.
Police arrested three other people at the same motel on the same day. A Canton man, 32, was charged with aggravated possession of drugs and possession of drug abuse instruments. Police said a syringe loaded with methamphetamine was found in his motel room. He was arrested and booked into the Stark County Jail. Two Canton women, 30 and 31, were arrested during the same incident. The 31-year-old was charged with obstructing official business and possession of drug abuse instruments. Police said she gave officers fake personal information and had a hypodermic needle in her possession. The 30-year-old was arrested on a warrant and charged with possession of drug abuse instruments. Police said she was carrying a syringe and a glass pipe, both of which she admitted using for meth.
A Dalton man reported someone punctured three tires on his vehicle while it was parked at an apartment building on Island Drive Northwest Dec. 1-2. Total loss was estimated at $1,400.
A Massillon man, 29, was charged with possession of drugs after he was found smoking marijuana in his car during a traffic stop on Munson Street Northwest Nov. 30. He also was charged with driving under suspension.
A Ricciardi Street man told police someone gained access to his cellphone, then opened his Venmo app and transferred $1,000 out of his account. He also found his passwords had been changed.
A Canton woman, 36, was charged Nov. 29 with theft. Police said she was caught on closed-circuit TV concealing merchandise in her purse at a Dressler Road department store. She was issued a court summons and released.
A Medina woman, 39, was arrested Nov. 29 on felony counts of robbery and aggravated possession of drugs and misdemeanor charges of carrying a concealed weapon, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia (two counts). Police said she pushed two security employees attempting to stop her from fleeing with stolen merchandise at a Strip Avenue Northwest supermarket. She drove away, but was apprehended a short time later. During a search of her vehicle, police reported finding a vial containing a white crystal substance, a small amount of marijuana, a pipe, a straw with white residue and a small hatchet.
On Nov. 27, police responded to a call of a work vehicle leaking gasoline at a Belden Village Street business. Upon investigation, it was determined someone had drilled a hole in the vehicle’s gas tank. A second work vehicle had damage done to its toolbox. Total loss was estimated at $3,500.
An Edinberry Drive woman told police Nov. 27 someone used her credit card number to make $178 in unauthorized purchases in Seattle.
Police were told an unidentified woman stole five eyeglass frames worth a total of $1,400 from an Everhard Road vision center on Nov. 27.
Someone broke into an unoccupied home in the 8900 block of Ontario St. NW on Nov. 27 and stole a jewelry box. An inventory of items contained in the box was being compiled at the time of the report.
A Whipple Avenue woman told police on Nov. 27 that her son threatened to beat her up and tie her to a chair. The alleged threat was made during an argument at an Everhard Road store. Police were seeking a warrant from the prosecutor’s office for the son’s arrest at the time of the report.
A Durham Circle woman told police the prior owner of her home keeps coming over uninvited. She said the man and his family members came over one day and removed flowers from outside her home.
On Nov. 26, an office manager at a Holiday Street physician’s office told police someone reproduced three checks from the business account, then forged and cashed them for a total of $4,220.95.
A manager at a Sunset Strip Avenue car dealership reported a dealer plate was missing from a vehicle in the sales lot, according to a Nov. 26 report.
A laptop computer, computer bag and mini-computer tablet, total value $2,000, were reported stolen Nov. 25 from an unlocked vehicle in the 2900 block of Villa Glen Cir. NW.