A 43-year-old man was a passenger in a vehicle Feb. 16 when it went left of center and struck another vehicle head-on. No injuries were reported. A witness told police she saw the man try to hide something in her front yard after the crash. It turned out to be several needles in a hole and covered with leaves. The man was also found to have oxycodone and meth on him. He was arrested for drug possession. The driver of the vehicle that caused the crash was arrested to operating under the influence.

A driver called police Feb. 16 and said someone was pointing something at him, possibly a gun. The driver, a 43-year-old man, said the other car had hit his trailer with their door after he had hit their car. The other man, 84, was at the scene when police arrived. He had followed the 43-year-old after his car had been hit. The younger man reportedly kept trying to leave the scene and it was found that the younger man had fictitious registration, had not registered the vehicle in his name after he purchased it and had a stolen plate on the trailer. Neither party mentioned a gun. The younger man was arrested for receiving stolen property. His truck and trailer were towed.

A 2003 Toyota was stopped Feb. 16 for not having a license plate displayed on the front of the vehicle. Officers observed the odor of marijuana from the vehicle. The driver a 19-year-old male told officers he had a grinder and glass smoking pipe in the back seat. He was charged with drug paraphernalia.

A 25-year-old woman reported Feb. 18 that she was involved in an argument with the father of her child about his infidelity. She found text messages on his phone. The 23-year-old man tried to take the woman’s phone from her hand and ended up taking her to the ground. He placed her in a headlock with his legs while he destroyed the phone. The man had a visible injury to his middle finger. The woman reportedly was able to get free and ran to a neighbor’s to call for assistance. When police arrived, the woman also informed them that the man had drugs in the home. The man admitted to having a physical altercation over the phone but said he did not hit her. He also admitted to having marijuana in his room with pipes. The man was arrested for domestic violence, drug possession and paraphernalia. He was taken to Summit County Jail.

A 26-year-old woman told police on Feb. 20 that she overheard a neighbor talking in the hallway of their apartment building about pests in the woman’s house. The woman confronted her neighbor, a 24-year-old woman. The older woman said to talk to her if the other one had problems with her apartment’s condition. The younger woman, according to reports, began to scream at and threatened violence against the older woman. When police arrived, the neighbor refused to answer the door. The maintenance worker, who was present for the argument, confirmed what had happened. A warrant was issued for the arrest of the younger woman.

A woman lost her credit card at a South Arlington Road restaurant on Feb. 21. Then someone used the card for $1,000 purchases. Another card had also been taken and it was used for $1,000.

An employee of a Myersville Road business reported that at 1:30 a.m. Feb. 21, a pickup truck drove through an open gate. Two men were inside. The gate closed behind the men and they were trapped inside the fenced area. They drove around until one of them cut the lock off the gate. Then they drove out through a yard. Police have taken a copy of the security footage. At the same business, between 1:30 a.m. and 3:30 a.m., someone removed a trailer that was locked and parked inside a gated area. The trailer contained work tools. The trailer and license plate have been entered into the national database.

A woman reported Feb. 22 that someone stole $4,006 out of her checking account. There is no suspect at this time. The woman needed the report for her PNC bank.

There was an attempted break in at an abandoned building Feb. 22 on South Arlington Road. Someone had tried to pry open the entry door. The person was unsuccessful. Minor damage was made to the door.

A woman stated that her daughter, 14, received two seperate text messages on her cell phone which were sexual in nature. The daughter said she does not know the person that sent them and the messages were sent out via a large mass text with random phone numbers. The woman was advised not to respond to any of the messages or click any links.

A man told police Feb. 23 that items were stolen from his unlocked vehicle. The estimated value of the property taken was $1,190.


The manager of an East Waterloo Road bar reported that a 25-year-old woman walked out Feb. 19 without paying for her food that she had ordered over the phone. After speaking with the suspect, it was found to be a misunderstanding. The woman’s boyfriend paid for the food.

A mother told police that her son had left Coventry Middle School at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 19 but had not arrived to their residence by 8:30 p.m. The son, 15, has a history of running away and being unruly. The boy does not have a cell phone or know the addresses of where he may have gone.

A 2010 Honda Accord was reported as missing from a South Arlington Road business on Feb. 19. It is valued at $6,600. It was last seen October 2018. It has been entered into the national database for stolen vehicles.

A man told police Feb. 20 that had let his son borrow his vehicle. The son left the vehicle in the driveway with the doors unlocked and the keys in the van and it was stolen. Police have entered the gold Toyota Sienna into the national database.

A woman, 22, reportedly called her mother during a domestic violence incident with her 37-year-old boyfriend on Feb. 20. The daughter put the mother on speaker phone and the mother heard her daughter being physically assaulted. The daughter pregnant. The mother then called police. The girlfriend was contacted and said no domestic violence incident occurred. The boyfriend, police reported, was visibly distraught. The girlfriend was treated and released by Coventry Fire. The mother said the daughter would not make any statements against her boyfriend because she feared for her life. The boyfriend was arrested for domestic violence and transported to Summit County Jail.

Two women came into a Manchester Road business Feb. 22 to get their nails done. The total came to $164.40. The women left the store without paying and got into a black Chevy Impala. Police made contact with a resident at the address the vehicle was registered. A man said he had no knowledge of the situation.

A church pastor called in a report on Feb. 22 saying that when the cleaning crew had arrived at 1 p.m., they noticed the pastor’s office door open and all the drawers of cabinets opened. Everything had been rifled through. Someone had also cut the screen on the south side of the building and entered through an unlocked window. They stole a glass jar containing change from the offerings. No suspects have been identified.

A woman, 67, reported that her son, 28, had given her vehicle to a friend to run a few errands on Feb. 19. The friend, a 29-year-old woman, was supposed to return the vehicle the same day. The mother wanted to report the vehicle, a red Jeep Cherokee, was stolen after she made numerous attempts to get it back. On Feb. 23, the mother called the Sheriff’s Office to say the vehicle had still not been returned. It was entered into the national and police found the woman in the vehicle that morning. The woman was given a summons for unauthorized use of a vehicle and released.


A 21-year-old woman concealed bras, leggings, tank tops, makeup, tweezers, and earrings on her person and in her pockets while in the fitting room at a South Arlington Road store on Feb. 19. Then she walked out of the store. She was arrested and issued a summons for shoplifting. The cost of the items came to $323.

A 77-year-old woman told police Feb. 19 that she has been trying to sell her property for the past two years. She shares a driveway with her neighbors and the houses are secluded from others in the neighborhood. The woman said she hired a trapper to trap raccoons which are in the chimney. She said on Feb. 18, she placed a weight against the flue door so that the raccoons could not escape before the trapper got there. The next morning her son-in-law checked the flue door and the weight was gone. Shoe prints were left and they lead from the chimney to the neighbor’s house. The woman also has a civil case against the neighbors and wanted the report for documentation.

A man reportedly caught a 19-year-old man on camera turfing his front yard on Feb. 20. The man was driving his mother’s identifiable Jeep Liberty. Police saw screenshots and then drove by the house where the man lives with his parents. The Jeep was covered in mud and dirt and parked at the house. The parents confirmed the son drives the Jeep and had it on the night of the video. The investigation is still pending.

A man, who had been identified as being previously trespassed from a South Arlington Road store, had reportedly price-switched two items and used the lower price at the self-checkout. He took an electronic item and a pack of underwear for a total value of $76.60. He was arrested for criminal trespassing and theft. He also had an active warrant out of Akron Police for possession of drugs. He was issued a summons for the theft and trespassing and turned over to Akron Police for the warrant.

A woman took a pair of under armour shoes from a South Arlington Road store without paying. She got into a 2006 Mazda RX8. Officers were unable to make contact with the owner of the vehicle. The shoes were worth $70.

Between Feb. 19-21, someone entered a woman’s vehicle and took a stereo head unit. It is valued at $179.

A man was arrested Feb. 14 by Akron Police for stealing $2,000 worth of jewelry in fall of 2018. He was the son of the woman the missing jewelry belonged to. He had been living with his mother temporarily and he was the only one inside the residence during the time the items went missing. He has been charged with felony theft and booked in Summit County Jail.

A 39-year-old man was arrested on charges of pandering obscenity involving a minor and pandering sexully oriented matter involving a minor on Feb. 20. The man also was arrested for drugs and drug paraphernalia found in his home when the search warrant was executed. Police had been contacted late last year by ICAC (Internet Crimes Against Children) after it received a tip that the man had downloaded child pornography into his Google photos account.


A 22-year-old woman told police that she was threatened by another woman on Feb. 21 while waiting for her ex-boyfriend, who is the father of her children, to drop the children’s coats off at her residence. The ex had brought the kids back earlier but forgot their coats. The ex's new girlfriend reportedly pulled into the driveway and tossed the coats out the window. The new girlfriend also said she would beat the woman’s ass. Then she left. The woman wanted this incident documented, but did not wish to prosecute.

A 57-year-old woman shoplifted merchandise from a Canton Road store, totaling $38.38 on Feb. 21. While in the store, the woman also urinated on a box she was sitting on which contained more store merchandise worth about $20. That merchandise had to be discarded. The woman left as a passenger in blue Chevy Cruze. When police caught up to the pair, the woman was issued a summons for theft and criminal damaging before being released. The driver had a suspended license and was given a citation. The vehicle was towed.

The lock on a storage unit was removed with bolt cutters on Feb. 22. The owner of the unit had not been to his unit since Feb. 8 or 9. The man could not find anything to be missing.

A 15-year-old boy stated he was punched in the back by his 18-year-old brother on Feb. 24. The brother did admit that he did punch his brother and said he punched him because he didn’t like how his younger brother was speaking to their mother. After speaking to the younger brother and all family members, they admitted that this kind of thing had happened multiple times. The older brother was given a summons and released.


A 46-year-old woman was the victim of telecommunications fraud. Multiple gift cards were purchased, totaling $5,400.

A vehicle was parked outside of a residence when someone went in it and stole cordless drills, batteries, chargers, and nail guns on Feb. 16.

A resident came in to report identity fraud on Feb. 18. A fraudulent check was written for the amount of $2,400. The man’s bank is handling the investigation.

A woman was reportedly trespassing at a home on Feb. 20. When officers told her to come out of the bedroom she was in, she refused. Officers had to make entry and found multiple drug abuse instruments including syringes, straws, meth pipe, a hollowed out lightbulb, scale, and prescription bottle. A stolen checkbook and social security card was also recovered. The woman was booked into Stark County Jail on identity fraud, theft, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police were called to a domestic disturbance between a mother, 48, father, 50, and and their 15-year-old daughter on Feb. 20. The mother was determined to be the primary physical aggressor and she was taken into custody for domestic violence.

On Feb. 11, an unknown person attempted to open a Macy’s credit card account with a stolen identity. The identity belonged to a 30-year-old Uniontown woman.

A 38-year-old man came into the Police Department to report identity fraud on Feb. 25. Someone had used his personal information to open two bank accounts and charged $26,817 on them.