A Lyndhurst woman, 19, was arrested for theft Dec. 15. She allegedly stole a phone charger and case, total value $95, from an Arlington Ridge department store. She has been banned from the store.

Deputies responded to a shoplifting incident at an East Turkeyfoot Lake Road gas station/convenience store Dec. 15. A suspect described as a white male in his 30s or 40s concealed two cans of Four Loko inside his jacket and left without paying.

During a traffic stop on Mayfair Road Dec. 15, the patrol officer observed a man get out of his car and throw something underneath. It turned out the item was a drug pipe. A background check revealed the 29-year-old man of Northfield had a warrant for his arrest in Summit County. He was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and transported to the Summit County Jail.

On Dec. 14, deputies responded to the theft of a pressure washer at an Interstate Parkway home improvement store. According to a report, a black male entered the store on a motorized scooter, loaded the washer and left without paying. The man was seen driving off in a gray Honda Civic. A security officer was able to obtain the license plate number. However, a computer check showed the plate was registered to a blue Hyundai in Cincinnati.

An Akron woman, 27, was arrested Dec. 14 on charges of theft, driving under suspension and driving outside the marked lanes. Deputies said she attempted to steal more than $600 worth of clothing from an Arlington Ridge department store. When confronted outside by security, she threw the clothing on the ground and fled in her car. She was stopped shortly after and arrested.

An Akron man, 60, was booked into the Summit County Jail Dec. 14 on a charge of felony receiving stolen property. Deputies were called to the Akron-Canton Airport after the man was seen driving on the wrong side of the road. Officers found him inside the vehicle unresponsive and called EMS. The man was revived. No drugs were found inside the vehicle. It was later determined the man was driving a vehicle that had been reported stolen.

A Canton man, 30, was arrested Dec. 14 on felony charges of robbery and assaulting a peace officer. He also was charged with resisting arrest. Deputies said he assaulted a security officer attempting to stop him during a shoplifting incident at an Arlington Ridge department store. He fled the scene but was apprehended shortly after during a traffic stop on Interstate 77. During his arrest, he fought with officers and had to be physically subdued, a report said.

An employee at a Corporate Woods Parkway business was scammed out $500 after he received an email from someone he believed was his boss. The message instructed him to purchase five $100 iTunes gift cards for a client and email the serial numbers. The employee complied and later realized he had been “spoofed.”

A Ford flat-bed truck was reported stolen Dec. 13 from the parking lot of a South Arlington Road business.

A Ramsey Drive man, 66, was charged Dec. 13 with having an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Deputies said he was found with an open can of beer in his car while he was at a South Arlington Road dealership to get his car washed.

Someone broke into a Beechnut Drive home Dec. 12 and stole $300. The intruder gained entry through a kitchen window.

Twelve wooden pallets were reported stolen Dec. 11 from the receiving area of a Massillon Road supermarket. Deputies are looking for a man in a 1990s silver Chevy pickup with no rear license plate. The man was reportedly seen by an employee loading the pallets into the vehicle.

Two generators and a swivel light, total value $1,500, were reported stolen Dec. 10 from a Fortuna Drive construction company. A lock was cut to enter the property.


On Dec. 15, deputies were called to a Delora Drive home to settle a dispute over who was to blame for a damaged fish tank. According to a report, a man and a woman there blamed each other for knocking over a fish tank, destroying it. Due to conflicting statements, no one could be found at fault.

A pallet of aluminum coils valued at more than $1,000 was reported stolen Dec. 14 from a fenced-in area of a South Arlington Road business. Surveillance video showed a man hopping the fence, then throwing two palettes of coils over the fence for pickup. The man loaded one palette onto a truck and left the other.

Someone damaged a lockbox in the main entrance of an East Waterloo Road social club. No entry was made into the building.

A license plate was reported stolen off a vehicle while parked at a Ley Drive auto auction Dec. 12. Deputies were told the plate was seen on a black BMW at a fast food restaurant on Manchester Road.

Deputies arrested a man and a woman in a store parking lot on Manchester Road Dec. 10. The 22-year-old woman of Stow was charged with felony receiving stolen property after she was found driving a car reported stolen in Akron. The 31-year-old man of Norton was arrested on an active warrant charging him with intimidation. Both parties were booked into the Summit County Jail.


On Dec. 14, police responded to an unwanted person call at a Renninger Road home. A 25-year-old man there was arrested after he was found with a warrant out of Norton. He was transported to Barberton City Jail to await pickup by Norton police.

On Dec. 12, police responded to a call of a goat loose in the yard of a Grove Road residence. Police located the owner, a 37-year-old neighbor woman, and charged her with allowing an animal to run at large.

A New Franklin man was transported to a local hospital Dec. 12 for a psychological evaluation. Police said he posted a video on social media showing him making threats of killing himself.

Police issued a warrant Dec. 12 for the arrest of a man accused of violating a protection order at a Renninger Road home. His estranged wife told police the man came over to pick up some belongings and became verbally abusive toward her. As he was leaving, he backed into a parked car, and then left, she said. Records show the man was arrested for the same offense on Nov. 30.

On Dec. 11, a Dailey Road woman told police her son’s wife was constantly calling and harassing her about her son and threatening to have him put in jail. She did not wish to pursue charges at the time, but only wanted the calls to stop. Police contacted the son’s wife and advised her to stop calling the other woman.

Someone broke into a vacant home for sale on Maywood Drive on Dec. 10. Unlisted items were reported stolen. A rear sliding glass door was forced open to gain entry.

Police were told someone used a counterfeit $100 bill to pay for purchases at a Manchester Road convenience store on Dec. 5. The incident was reported on Dec. 10.


An Ambre Drive man, 34, was arrested at a Tritt Drive home Dec. 17 on a fifth-degree felony warrant out of Summit County. He was turned over to sheriff’s deputies.

An Akron boy, 15, was charged with theft Dec. 17 at a South Arlington Road department store. Police said he attempted to leave with a $40 speaker without paying. He was issued a court summons and released to his parents.

A 2000 Mitsubishi Lancer, valued at $5,000, was reported stolen Dec. 17 from the driveway of an Edith Avenue home. Police entered the car into a national database for stolen vehicles.

Two Akron men, 24 and 39, were arrested on felony theft charges Dec. 16 after police said they attempted to leave a South Arlington Road department store with more than $1,500 worth of merchandise without paying. The 24-year-old was also charged with possession of marijuana and obstructing official business. Police said he gave officers false identifying information. He was later found with a warrant for failure to appear on a felony drug charge. Both men were booked into the Summit County Jail.

An Akron man, 28, was charged Dec. 14 with felony receiving stolen property. Police said they found stolen license plates on his car during a traffic stop on South Arlington Road. He also was found driving with a suspended license.

Heating and air conditioning parts worth a total of $1,310 were reported stolen Dec. 13 from a Massillon Road business.

An Akron man, 44, was charged Dec. 13 with driving under suspension and possession of drug abuse instruments. Police said they found 44 hypodermic needles in his car during a traffic stop on Delaware Avenue. A spoon with residue and a bag of plastic baggies were also found.

A Beloit man, 33, was charged Dec. 13 with felony domestic violence. His girlfriend told police the man struck her in the face during an argument outside a Chenoweth Road hotel. He also dragged her by the hair in the parking lot, she said. The charge was a fourth-degree felony due to a previous conviction for the same offense.

On Dec. 12, a Tisen Road woman reported someone with a BB gun or a paintball gun shot at her house, putting a hole in the vinyl siding and damaging a ceramic bird in her front yard. On the same day, an Oakes Drive man reported someone shattered the rear driver’s side window on his car, causing about $200 in damage.

Also on Dec. 12, a Northview Road woman told police she left three packages on her front porch overnight for the postal worker to pick up the next day. After checking with the Post Office the next day, she learned the packages were never picked up and probably stolen.


On Dec. 18, the owner of a Cleveland Avenue auto repair shop reported a metal service bell was stolen from the service counter. He reviewed surveillance video and identified a past customer, a local woman, taking the item. He told police if the woman returned the item, he would not pursue charges. The item was returned.

A North Vista Avenue man reported Dec. 12 someone cut the cord to his outside Christmas lights.

A Williamsburg Avenue told police Dec. 12 someone listed his home for sale on Craigslist.

A Carrie Underwood hooded sweatshirt and pants and another hooded sweatshirt, total value $200, were reported stolen Dec. 8 from an unlocked vehicle on Judy Avenue.