A Longstone Road man, 21, was charged with domestic violence. Police said the man got into an argument with his girlfriend over a vehicle parked outside of her apartment. He grabbed her by the hair and knocked her down. He then slammed the car door into her back several times, police said.
A Carlysle Street man, 19, and a West Dalton Street man, 20, were charged with complicity to trafficking in heroin. Police said the men were stopped in a parking lot in the 700 block of Phoenix Street for a traffic violation when officers observed a drug transaction.
A Watson Street man, 36, was charged with trafficking and cultivating marijuana, possession of drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. Police said the man had a growing operation in his basement and upstairs bedroom. Numerous plants and cultivating equipment were seized from his residence.
A Palmetto Avenue man, 44, was charged with receiving stolen property after police said he was in possession of a stolen motorcycle.
A 14th Street Southwest man, 28, was charged with possessing a weapon illegally and aggravated menacing. Police said the man was arrested after he was seen by a woman pacing inside of his home with a gun, loading and unloading it. The woman said she feared for her safety.
Police jailed an East Market Street man, 45, on a charge of felony domestic violence Sept. 29 in connection with a fight involving the suspect and a female at the Barberton War Memorial.
A West Park Avenue man was shot in the head at his apartment Sept. 27 when two men wearing masks robbed him of $200. Police said the wound occurred as one of the bandits pistol whipped the victim, who also was shot at by the other robber. The victim was taken to an Akron hospital.
On Oct. 4, a 30th Street Northwest woman told police that several items, total value of $900 and including 10 rings valued at $500, were stolen during the summer flooding aftermath and cleanup.
A Wooster Road West resident said Oct. 1 that two watches, total value $1,452, were stolen, possibly during a garage sale held three weeks earlier at her home.
An Eighth Street Northwest woman said Sept. 29 that someone gained access to her debit card and withdrew $3,000 from her bank account.
A Wooster Road North man said he passed out at an acquaintance’s place Sept. 28 and when he awoke he was missing $700 from his wallet.
On Sept. 29, a Prospect Street man, 30, was issued a summons for cruelty to animals. Police said he punched his pit bull three or four times behind a garage, hit the dog with an object, carried it by its “choker” collar and chained it in the side yard. The Humane Society took custody of the dog.
A man, 35, told police someone had stolen his Dell computer and some credit cards out of his car Sept. 27.
Two Hillside Drive residents, ages 47 and 35, reported similar thefts Sept. 27. Both said someone stole credit cards from their unlocked cars. They informed their banks of the thefts and canceled their credit and bank cards.
An Aberth Drive woman, 51, told police her commercial-sized cooler had been stolen from her backyard. She reported broken glass, a turned over coffee table and stolen memory cards.
A Sumner Parkway woman, 75, reported a burglary Sept. 24. She noticed a diamond ring and two gold necklaces missing after she returned home from vacation.
A 22-year-old 18th Street man was charged Oct. 8 with burglary. He is accused of breaking into two homes, one on 16th Street and one on 18th Street, Oct. 8. When the 16th Street residents returned as the suspect was still in the home, he jumped from a second-story window and attempted to flee, police said.
A man reported Oct. 8 that he was struck twice in a driveway in the 1600 block of Third Street by a gray minivan driven by a man he did not know. He told police the van was moving slowly, and he did not require medical treatment.
A home in the 1700 block of 16th Street was broken into Oct. 8. Jewelry and change, valued at a total of $2,500, were taken.
A Lynn Drive woman reported Oct. 4 that someone used her credit card account to make an unauthorized purchase over $200.
The manager of Eat n’ Park, 200 Howe Ave., reported Oct. 6 that a woman left without paying her $13 check and took another woman’s purse with her. The theft was caught on video.
An Akron woman, 21, was arrested Oct. 10 and charged with theft after police said she stole children’s merchandise totaling $74.99 from Dillard’s. According to a police report, she tried to conceal the items in a baby stroller, but was caught by the store’s security cameras. She has been banned from Dillard’s indefinitely.
A resident of Support Care was taken into custody Oct. 7 after police said he attacked an employee. Responding officers found the suspect kicking, punching, and spitting on the victim. He was taken to Summa St. Thomas Hospital for emergency admission. He repeatedly told officers, “If these cuffs come off, I will try to kill myself.”
An Akron man, 62, was arrested on a theft charge Oct. 7. Police said he tried to steal $82.95 in merchandise from Giant Eagle. He has been banned from the store.
A Mogadore man, 43, was arrested on a theft charge Oct. 3. Police said he tried to steal two steaks and a bottle of A1 sauce from Giant Eagle by stuffing them down his pants. Total value of the food was $37.21.
An Akron man, 85, was arrested at his home Oct. 7 on a charge of sexual imposition. Police said he touched a woman’s breast at Summit Mall on Oct. 4. Responding officers found the man complaining of chest pains and transported him to Akron General Medical Center. He offered the victim money not to call the police because he would “go to jail,” and was “a sick man.”
A Kopper Popper employee told police two unidentified men had used a counterfeit $50 bill to buy popcorn Oct. 5.
A 49-year-old Fairlawn man was arrested Oct. 6 on a warrant in Tallmadge and turned over to Hudson police.
Several residents reported that their cars had been broken into. Among the items taken are loose change and gum.
Tenants at a Mogadore Road apartment complex called police Oct. 5 to report that someone had “keyed” their vehicles.
A Louise Street resident reported Oct. 5 that the home had been broken into. Among the items taken were jewelry and quarters.
Breaking and entering
A padlock was cut off a basement door and a second door leading to the main floor was forced open at Tuck Pre-Cast on Eastern Road from where two laptop computers and a hammer drill were reported stolen Sept. 30.
Items totaling $2,939, including an air compressor, were reported stolen Sept. 23 from a Nolley Road home.
A 2006 Toyota was stolen from a driveway in the 4500 block of Roop Avenue on Oct. 7. The thief left a bicycle behind that mighty have been stolen from another Roop Avenue residence the same night.
A Louisville, Ky., man told Springfield police Sept. 29 that several items, total value $9,185 and including a boat motor, were taken from his residence, unattached barn and garage on Lee Drive.
Brass scrap and a pipe threader, total value $7,050, were stolen Sept. 30 from Correct Plumbing and Drain on Krumroy Road.
Two men, ages 33 and 34, both of North Santom Road, were charged Oct. 4 with cultivating marijuana. Police had gone to the home to investigate an incomplete 911 call. While there, they found several marijuana plants growing in the home.
A Nikon camera was found at Adell Durbin Park, 3300 Darrow Road, on Oct. 9. It was turned in to police.
Police are investigating an Oct. 5 report of the sexual assault of an 8-year-old girl.
A 2013 Kawasaki was taken from the 4100 block of Darrow Road on Oct. 5.
Warrants were issued for two men who fled from police during a traffic stop Oct. 2. The suspect and his passenger drove off after the driver gave a false name and the passenger refused to identify himself, according to police. Police found a loaded gun under the passenger seat.
A 32-year-old Akron man and a 26-year-old Kansas man were charged Oct. 4 with carrying a concealed weapon. The Akron man also was charged with having a weapon while under disability. During a traffic stop on Northeast Avenue, police found a loaded handgun under the front passenger seat.
Misuse of a credit card
A wallet stolen from a car parked in the 100 block of Fox Ridge Way was used for several unauthorized purchases, according to an Oct. 9 report.
About 200 hay bales, valued at $1,800, were taken from a property in the 800 block of East Howe Road, according to an Oct. 9 report.
A Royalton Road business reported Oct. 6 that a “For Sale” vehicle parked in a lot had a bullet hole in its window. The damage appears to be from a BB gun.
Officers pulled over a car driving erratically on Oct. 4 on Albion Road. The driver, who was found to have been drinking, pleaded with officers “to let him go because he left two small children home alone while he went to Taco Bell.” Officers went to the home and found three children in the house. They were turned over to their mother, who had been at work. The driver was cited for OVI along with other traffic violations and three counts of child endangering.
Motorists called police Oct. 6 to report a man walking in the center lane of state Route 303. Officers found a man who had severe facial and head injuries. The man told officers he had been attacked by three men in the parking lot of Christie’s Cabaret. He was taken to a hospital.
Police were called to a South Court Street bank Oct. 7 to investigate a suspicious vehicle and person. It turns out it was just someone who stopped to pick wildflowers.
Officers were called to a park off Gates Mills Boulevard on Oct. 7 after it was discovered that a portable toilet had been overturned and grass had been turfed.
A mother called police Oct. 9 to report that her 4-year-old son had thrown a rock and broken a window of a door on Remsen Road.
A customer at Aldi on Medina Road called police Oct. 8 to report that three men in a car blocked her vehicle in the parking lot and asked for money. A similar complaint also was filed in Medina Township.
A West Street resident reported Oct. 9 that her checks were stolen and forged in late September.
Nearly 100 cans of baby formula were stolen from Walmart, 222 E. Smokerise Drive, Oct. 9.
A 79-year-old woman reported Oct. 8 she was scammed out of $2,000 by someone who promised property if she would cash several checks. She later discovered the checks were forged.
A 19-year-old Lake Street woman was charged Sept. 7 with domestic violence.
A 42-year-old Burns Court man was charged Oct. 8 with domestic violence.
Police arrested a 32-year-old Pittsburgh woman on a warrant for forgery.
Three juveniles, ages 12 to 14, are accused of stealing mail from at least two mailboxes in the 1300 block of Mac Drive.
A Courtland Drive resident reported Oct. 7 someone took $700 from the residence.
On Sept. 30, a Cathedral Street man, 26, was jailed on a charge of domestic violence and unlawful restraint after he was accused of punching his wife in the eye, tackling her and holding her down.
Breaking and entering
Two aluminum push carts and an aluminum rack, total value $1,100, were reported stolen Sept. 24 from Don Pablo’s restaurant on Strip Avenue Northwest.
Misuse of credit cards
A Sandy Circle Northwest woman said Sept. 23 that she discovered someone used her debit card without permission to make four purchases totaling $800.
A wallet containing $250 and power equipment valued at $1,550 were reported stolen Sept. 30 from Lake Cable Nursery on Fulton Drive Northwest.
An air compressor and other items, total value $549, were reported stolen Sept. 24 from Jax Storage on 22nd Street Northwest.
Business equipment valued at $690 was reported stolen from an unlocked truck at a Dakota Avenue Northwest residence Sept. 21.
A Tritts Street Northwest resident, 32, was jailed on a charge of domestic violence Sept. 29 after police said she threw a bowl at her husband.
A Cindell Street Northeast boy, 17, was jailed at the Stark County Juvenile Attention Center on Sept. 29 on charges of felonious assault, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and prohibitions involving alcohol at the home. He was arrested at a Beechwood Avenue Northeast apartment. An officer was hit on the head several times by the suspect, causing minor injuries, a police report showed.
A Cleveland man, 29, was jailed Sept. 23 after police said he threatened a female with physical harm on North Main Street.
A Kaiser Avenue Northeast man was jailed on a charge of domestic violence Sept. 29 after deputies said he struck his wife in the mouth during an argument.
A felony domestic violence charge was lodged against a Middlebranch Avenue Northeast man Sept. 29 after he was found at a Massillon location.
Accused of striking a female in the face at his Marelis Avenue Northeast home, a 43-year-old man was jailed on a charge of domestic violence Sept. 28.
A Grandview Avenue Northeast man, 41, was jailed on charges of felony domestic violence and felony aggravated possession of drugs when arrested Sept. 27. He was accused of pushing and chest-bumping a victim during an altercation.
An Akron man, 36, of East Market Street was arrested in Canton and booked into the Stark County Jail on Sept. 30 on a Uniontown police warrant for felony menacing by stalking.
An Orrville woman, 34, was arrested Oct. 3 on a charge of forgery after she was accused of cashing a $50 bank check and taking a wedding ring valued at $3,400 from a residence in the 1000 block of North Kansas Road, East Union Township.
Jewelry valued at $800 and cash totaling $10 was reported stolen Oct. 4 from a residence in the 6700 block of Black Diamond Road, Baughman Township.
Watches valued at $120 and $200 and other items were reported taken Oct. 6 from a residence in the 900 block of East Moreland Road, Franklin Township.
A Mount Eaton resident reported Oct. 3 that $400 was taken from a residence in the 8400 block of North Market Street.
Jewelry, $120 and a pistol, total value $3,690, were reported stolen Oct. 3 from a residence in the 11900 block of Whitman Road, Chippewa Township.
An East Union Township resident reported Oct. 7 that $250 was taken from a residence in the 5600 block of East Lincoln Way.
Jewelry, $1,250 and other items, total value $4,426, were reported stolen Oct. 2 from a residence in the 7800 block of Burbank Road, Wayne Township.
Tools valued at $4,350 were reported stolen Sept. 7 from a residence in the 18300 block of James Way, Chippewa Township.
A Wooster man, 47, was arrested Oct. 7 on a charge of theft of drugs after he was accused of taking two prescription drug tablets at a residence in the 300 block of East South Street.
A Wooster woman, 45, was arrested Oct. 9 on charges of felonious assault and domestic violence after police said she slashed the throat of a 42-year-old man with a kitchen knife at a residence in the 300 block of East South Street.
A Wooster man, 25, was arrested Oct. 5 on a charge of theft of a motor vehicle after he was accused of taking a 1997 Pontiac from a residence in the 400 block of Nold Avenue.
A Wooster woman, 52, reported Oct. 7 that someone deposited money into her checking account, then withdrew the money.