A Laurel Avenue man, 25, was charged with carrying a concealed weapon. Police said the man was in possession of a handgun and was inside a bar on Romig Road.
A Stow man, 23, and a Stow man, 27, were charged with obstructing official business. The 23-year-old was also charged with carrying a concealed weapon. Officers stopped the Hudson Drive man’s car on East Glenwood Avenue after the car was possibly involved in shots fired. Officers recovered a gun under the passenger seat.
A Comstock Court man, 37, was charged with domestic violence with a previous conviction. Police said the man was involved in a verbal argument with his live-in girlfriend, and during the argument, he choked her.
A Pioneer Street man, 22, was charged with willful flee, carrying a concealed weapon and obstructing official business. Police said the man was driving a car possibly involved in a fight and a home invasion. He refused to pull over and led officers on a brief car chase, then a foot chase.
An Inman Street man, 45, was charged with domestic violence with a previous conviction. Police said the man was involved in a verbal argument with his girlfriend, then slammed her head into a metal door causing injuries. He also has a prior conviction for domestic violence.
A Manchester Road man, 20, was charged with carrying a concealed weapon, possessing a weapon illegally, improper handling of a firearm and possession of crack, tampering with evidence and willful flee. Police said the man was the driver of a vehicle that refused to stop for officers. The man lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree.
A Westerly Road man, 20, was charged with carrying a concealed weapon, improper handling of a firearm, possession of heroin and resisting arrest. Police said the man was the front seat passenger in a vehicle that led officers on a car chase.
A Lakemore woman, 34, was charged with drug abuse heroin, drug abuse instrument and possession of drug paraphernalia. Police said the woman was the front seat passenger in a vehicle stopped for traffic violation. After consent was given to search, officers found a small plastic bag of heroin, soaked cotton balls, syringes, crack pipe, spoon, tie-off cloth, push rod and a vial of water in her purse.
A Cuyahoga Falls man, 45, was charged with drug abuse crack and possession of drug paraphernalia. Police said the man was stopped for a traffic violation in the 800 block of East Buchtel Avenue. He was found to have an active warrant for his arrest.
A Tallmadge man, 23, was charged with drug abuse. Police said the man was a front seat passenger in a vehicle stop for traffic violations at South Arlington and Johnston streets. He was found to have a small plastic bag in his pants pocket containing Oxycodone pills.
A Stow man, 52, and an Akron woman, 37, were charged with possession of meth. Police said officers stopped their vehicle for a traffic violation in the 1100 block of Oakland Avenue. The woman had a small plastic bag of meth in her purse and the man had meth rolled up in cellophane inside of a cigarette box.
A Barberton man, 32, was charged with illegal manufacturing of meth, illegal assembly of meth and possession of meth. Officers responded to the 1800 block of East Waterloo Road to assist Springfield Police Department. The man had a mobile one-pot meth lab and chemicals in a black duffel bag.
A Doylestown man, 21, was charged with felonious assault. Following an argument, he stabbed a 19-year-old in the abdomen Nov. 1 in the 600 block of East Wilbeth Road, police said.
An Akron man, 50, was charged with disrupting public services, theft, domestic violence and assault. Police said he smacked a plate of food out of his girlfriend’s hands, then started choking her; when she tried to call police, he smacked the phone out of her hand.
An Akron man, 39, was charged with intimidation, menacing by stalking, violation of protection order and telecommunication harassment. Police said he sent a threatening text to someone, and this is the third time in a month this has happened.
A Dobbs Court woman, 23, was jailed for domestic violence and resisting arrest Oct. 25 after police said she was accused of attacking her grandmother during an altercation.
A warrant for felony receiving stolen property has been issued for a Brady Avenue woman, 36, after police learned that she had sold several pieces of jewelry, total value $1,200, to Cashland on Wooster Road North. The jewelry was positively identified as belonging to a Marshallville woman whose home was burglarized the same day as the sale.
A Van Buren Avenue woman told police Oct. 24 that someone took $1,020 worth of items, including a flat-screen TV, from her home.
A 57-year-old man was charged Nov. 2 with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs and having a weapon while intoxicated. The driver had a concealed carry permit and a loaded gun under the driver’s seat.
A Sunset Drive man told police he was getting prank calls. The callers pretended to be law enforcement officials who were going around asking for money.
A Flynn Avenue man, 29, was charged with felony burglary and theft Oct. 30 after the suspect was seen inside an Apple Drive home and then fled a short distance before being apprehended. Stolen items were found in his possession when caught, a sheriff’s report said.
A Manchester Road woman said someone got her personal information and opened a Verizon account, which was at $2,500 when the report was filed Oct. 28.
A Fourth Street woman was charged Nov. 4 with disorderly conduct. An 11-year-old boy told police he was in the 400 block of Falls Avenue when the woman came from behind him and grabbed him around the shoulders. Police said the woman was intoxicated.
An Akron man, 32, was charged Nov. 2 with possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia and possession of criminal tools. He was arrested during a traffic stop on Bath Road.
A homeless man, 51, was found sleeping on the front lawn of a home in the 600 block of Chestnut Boulevard on Nov. 2. He was charged with disorderly conduct.
A Davis Avenue man, 23, was charged Oct. 31 with vandalism. He is accused of causing more than $1,000 in damage to Baab Run Park after his truck became stuck in a field.
Breaking and entering
Someone entered a vacant home in the 400 block of East Steels Corners Road on Nov. 2. Nothing appeared to be missing.
An apartment in the 2300 block of Bailey Road was broken into Nov. 3. Two purses and their contents were stolen.
An apartment in the 2500 block of State Road was broken into Nov. 2. A computer and printer were taken, along with narcotics. An identification and other papers were left behind.
A Northmoreland Boulevard woman reported Nov. 6 someone used her identity to open a savings and checking account in Chicago.
A Treash Drive woman reported Nov. 2 someone used her identification to file a federal tax return.
A handgun was stolen from a home in the 2400 block of Seventh Street between Oct. 28 and Nov. 1.
Silver and gold bars, valued at more than $45,000, were taken from a home in the 3300 block of Reserve Drive between May 1 and Oct. 30.
An Akron man, 22, was charged with theft Nov. 6. He allegedly tried to steal two pairs of pants and a shirt from Macy’s by wearing the stolen goods underneath his clothes. Total value was $208.
An Akron man, 34, was charged with theft Nov. 6. He allegedly picked up merchandise in a store and tried to return it at customer service. They gave him a $124 gift card, but he was later apprehended by store security.
A Medina teen, 17, was arrested for theft Nov. 4. He allegedly tried to steal a vibrator from Spencer’s Gifts in Summit Mall. The value of the merchandise was $15. He has been banned from Spencer’s indefinitely.
An Akron woman, 38, was arrested on theft charges Nov. 4. She allegedly tried to walk out of Target with a vacuum cleaner without paying for it.
An Akron woman, 34, was arrested for stealing $296 worth of merchandise from Target on Nov. 4. She was caught concealing the items in her purse.
Someone scratched the driver’s side of a 2010 Honda Accord on Nov. 4 that was parked in the lot of Dillard’s North at Summit Mall.
A gas-powered water pump was stolen from one vehicle and a cordless drill was taken from another at Uniontown Septic Tank on Raber Road. Total value was $1,800.
Police arrested a driver and passenger during a traffic stop on Ogilby Drive after finding heroin and drug paraphernalia in the vehicle Nov. 1.
Breaking and entering
Police responded to an alarm at Verizon Wireless, 5 Atterbury Blvd., around 4:30 a.m. Oct. 31. They found the glass front door broken and merchandise missing.
A Barlow Road man reported Oct. 31 money was taken from his checking account.
A motorist was arrested Nov. 1 for driving while impaired. A subsequent search of the car uncovered drugs.
A Manchester Road man said 22 items were stolen from a shed and his vehicle Oct. 29. Included were a wide variety of tools, two propane infrared heaters and a PlayStation 3 with games.
Police booked a Pawnee Boulevard boy, 16, plus a Clinton boy, 16, and a Faye Road youth, 15, at the Summit County Juvenile Detention Center on Oct. 27 on charges of breaking into the Community Baptist Temple next door to the Pawnee boy’s home. All the stolen items, total value $2,105, were recovered at the Pawnee residence.
A Kent woman, 35, of state Route 59, was arrested for felony theft Oct. 25 after police were told the suspect loaded a cart with $2,615 worth of clothing and jewelry and tried to flee the Kohl’s store on South Arlington Road.
A small safe, laptop computer, 20 video games and other items, total value $4,158, were reported stolen Oct. 30 from a Lee Drive man’s home where a window was forced open to gain entry.
A $3,000 air-conditioning unit was stolen Oct. 29 from a vacant home on Hillstock Avenue.
A Mogadore man told police Oct. 28 that his boat, trailer and 120-horsepower motor, total value $6,000, were stolen from Springfield Auto Sales on Canton Road.
Breaking and entering
A home under construction in the 3600 block of Seneca Street was broken into Nov. 1 or 2. Tools valued at more than $1,500 were taken.
An Edgewater Drive man reported Nov. 5 he opened the door to his garage to find a man standing next to his refrigerator. He chased the man out, but lost sight of him. Four cans of beer were missing.
A home in the 3900 block of Kent Road was burglarized Nov. 5. Tools valued at nearly $600 were taken.
A Fishcreek Road woman, 61, reported Nov. 1 that between Jan. 1 and April 15, 2011, someone used her identity to file a federal tax return.
Misuse of a credit card
A Walmart employee called police Oct. 31 while a woman was at the customer service desk to pick up two telephones purchased with a stolen credit card.
Police were called to Hampshire Court on Oct. 31 after a man in a mask rang a door bell and told the home’s occupant that he wanted to perform a trick. The man had a roll of quarters in his hand. The resident closed the door and the male went to a neighbor’s house. The man told police he lived in the neighborhood and just wanted to perform a magic trick for his neighbors.
Police were called to a Wallings Road residence Nov. 2 after two brothers got into a fight over allegedly stolen video games. One brother hit the other with a baseball bat. The injured sibling was taken to the hospital.
Police were called to area of Ridge and Edgerton roads on Nov. 3 for a report of a small brown and white cow walking around. The cow named “Big Red” was returned to its home on Edgerton Road.
Police were called Nov. 3 to break up a fight between a boyfriend and girlfriend on Oakbrook Drive. The female said her boyfriend head butted her. The male said his girlfriend hit him with a metal pan. Both were arrested.
A Chelsea Drive resident called police Nov. 1 to report that someone had put sugar in the gas tanks of three vehicles in his driveway.
A man was cited for trespassing after he was found taking items out of a large metal trash bin behind a Pearl Road business Oct. 31. He has been cited in the past for looking for scrap metal in the trash.
A Longview Road resident called police Nov. 3 to complain that someone had made a fraudulent pizza order that was delivered to the home.
A patient at Medina Hospital called police Nov. 3 to complain that she was not being discharged.
Police were called to a Pearl Road business Nov. 4 for a report of an elderly male slumped over the steering wheel. The 86-year-old man told officers that he was taking a nap.
Police were called to the BP station on state Route 18. Officers found a man sleeping in a car. He was told to move on.
Police were called to a River Forest Drive construction site after a motion sensor went off. The sensor took a picture of the trespasser.
A 25-year-old Raven Place woman was charged Nov. 6 with domestic violence.
Misuse of credit card
A Ringer Street woman reported Nov. 6 her credit card was used in another state to make unauthorized purchases.
An Irvington, Ala., man, 31, was jailed for felony vandalism Oct. 27 for allegedly punching out an ATM machine in the lobby of the Diamond Royale gentlemen’s club on Munson Street Northwest, causing the machine to be inoperable.
A Hawthorne, Fla., male, 34, was jailed for aggravated menacing and felony improper handling of firearms in a motor vehicle when arrested outside the Pub Club on Dressler Road Northwest on Oct. 27 after he was accused of threatening physical harm by means of a firearm inside the club.
Police jailed a Springfield, Ohio, father of a Portage Street Northwest’s woman’s child after he allegedly bit the woman’s nose during an altercation at her home Oct. 25.
A Carnegie Avenue Northwest man told police Oct. 25 that someone entered his home and stole two men’s rings and cash, total value $1,500.
Police were called Oct. 23 to investigate the theft of six checks from K Carpet & Rug Gallery on Belden Village Street Northwest and forgery of three of the checks for a total of $1,060.
A Sweitzer Street Northwest resident told police Oct. 23 that he was a victim of a scam on Craigslist. He said he received a $2,420 check and deposited it involving what he thought was an employment opportunity, police said. The fraudulent document information reportedly came from Texas.
Two rifles, two watches and $80, total value $2,221, were reported taken Nov. 1 from a home in the 6900 block of Nonpariel Road, Franklin Township.
A Wooster Township woman, 49, reported Nov. 4 that she was assaulted when someone tried to break into her home in the 3800 block of Canal Road.
A Chester Township woman, 24, reported Nov. 4 that someone forged her name to four checks for a total of $490.
A Wayne County Municipal Court employee reported Nov. 1 that someone took a gun from an evidence room.
Prescription drugs were reported taken Nov. 1 from a home in the 13200 block of Mount Eaton Road, Chippewa Township.
Clothing, tools and other items, total value $2,252 were reported stolen Nov. 2 from a storage unit in the 6700 block of Wadsworth Road, Baughman Township.
A Chippewa Township man, 76, reported Nov. 2 that someone deceived and took money from him.
A Chicago man, 49, was arrested Oct. 31 on charges of tampering with evidence and trafficking in cocaine and heroin after he allegedly threw plastic baggies from a car window at Super 8, 969 Timken Road. Police also seized $437 in cash.
A Wilson Road resident reported Nov. 7 that $220 was taken from a safe.
A 20-ounce Mountain Dew bottle allegedly used for the manufacture of drugs was found by police Nov. 3 in Grosjean Park, 777 Freedlander Road.