Beacon Journal staff report
Akron police say they followed a car break-in suspect’s snow-carved shoe prints to a second car, where the man was found rifling through the vehicle.
Jay Joseph Nagy, 37, of Akron, was arrested on charges of theft, receiving stolen property, carrying a concealed weapon, having a weapon illegally, identity fraud, misrepresenting identity, possession of criminal tools and criminal mischief.
Police said they were sent Sunday to the 200 block of Dennison Avenue for a report of someone breaking into a car. Officers noticed shoe prints left in the snow and followed the path to the 3000 block of Forest Park Boulevard, where they say Nagy was going through a cup holder of another car.
Officers said Nagy was armed with a loaded .380 handgun in his waistband. He also had items taken from several other cars in the area, police said.
Nagy was being held in the Summit County Jail.