Summit County



A McKinley Avenue man, 51, was charged with tampering with evidence, possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia and open container in a motor vehicle after a traffic stop on Clay Drive.

An Orlando Avenue woman, 44, was charged with possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop in the 800 block of East Wilbeth Road.

An Edison Street Northwest, Lake Township man, 34, was charged with possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of drug instruments. Police said he was the front-seat passenger in a vehicle parked in the 900 block of South Arlington Street. When he saw the officers, he jumped out of the seat and threw a small bag on the ground that contained heroin.

A 29-year-old Highbrook Street woman was charged with possession of crack cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop.

A Fulmer Avenue man, 22, was charged with drug abuse heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop. The man attempted to elude the police but was caught after a short pursuit.

A Holdbrook Avenue, Lake Township man, 29, was charged with possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia after officers were called to a location on Seventh Avenue Southwest for a man suspected of shooting heroin.

A 27-year-old woman and a 31-year-old man, both of South Arlington Street, were charged with drug abuse heroin after officers responded to their apartment to check on their welfare. In the same incident, an Apache Trail, Stow woman, 37, was charged with drug abuse heroin, and a Bonnet Drive, Cuyahoga Falls man, 30, was charged with possession of heroin.

A Washington Avenue, Cuyahoga Falls woman, 35, was charged with theft after police said she took drugs from her Akron place of employment.

A 21-year-old Treetop Trail man was charged with receiving stolen property and criminal mischief after police said he was walking around the parking lot at North Hampton and Portage Trail looking into cars. He had a stolen debit card in his possession, police said.



On Dec. 12, a Belleview Avenue resident told police that he learned after receiving collection letters that his personal information had been obtained without his permission and used to open loans out of state. The amount taken wasn’t disclosed.


Cash totaling $802 was reported stolen from a Second Street Northwest residence on Dec. 15.


A Fernwood Avenue resident told police Dec. 12 that someone hacked into her Verizon account without permission and ordered merchandise totaling $1,500.

An Eighth Street Northwest woman said she left her home Dec. 11 and when she returned five days later, she discovered that property worth $2,113 was missing, including a $700 necklace.

Copley Township


A Cloverfield Drive, man, told police some had been stealing his neighbor’s mail and putting it into his recycle bin. The victim was advised to report any future thefts.

Coventry Township


A kayak and other items, total value $1,600, were reported stolen from a North Viona Drive man’s residence Dec. 17.



A Wadsworth woman, 62, told police someone stole her computer Dec. 26. She had taken it the Apple store in Summit Mall and laid it down for a second. When she turned around it was gone. The total value of the computer was $600.


An Akron woman, 30, was issued a summons for assaulting a Summit Mall employee. She allegedly threw some merchandise at the employee because she was dissatisfied with the service she was getting. The victim suffered a small laceration to her face.


An Akron teen, 14, was arrested for theft Dec. 23. He allegedly stole a pack of fake cigarettes from Spencer’s Gifts in Summit Mall. He has been banned from Spencer’s indefinitely.


A Copley woman, 45, was arrested for theft Dec. 22. She allegedly stole $222 worth in clothing from Macy’s department store. She has been banned from Macy’s for three years.



A 40-year-old Cottage Grove Road man was jailed Dec. 17 on a charge of domestic violence after police said he argued with a woman. After they pushed each other, he punched her in the back of the head, police said.

Springfield Township


An Akron man, 20, of Inman Avenue and a Lakemore man, 32, of Hilda Street were jailed in connection with the theft of $2,650 worth of items, including a $1,700 flat-screen TV, from a Grace Road home Dec. 17. The Akron man was charged with felony receiving stolen property, obstructing official business, resisting arrest and drug possession. The suspect from Lakemore was charged with felony theft.


An Elm Grove Avenue resident told police Dec. 12 that his credit card number was used to buy $582 worth of merchandise at a Walmart store in Newark, Ohio.

Cuyahoga County

North Royalton


Officers were called to Helen Drive on Dec. 21 after several lawns were turfed.

Medina County



Officers were called Dec. 18 to a home on South Carpenter Road after a resident discovered that someone entered his unlocked vehicle and stole an iPad, headphones and an adapter.



A Damon Drive resident reported Dec. 23 that someone stole a Coach purse left in a car parked in the garage.

Suspicious person

Officers responded to Lawrence Street on Dec. 22 for a report of a man walking around with an ax. The man had a walking stick.


Officers made a juvenile pick up a cup he had dropped Dec. 22 in Medina Square.

Medina Township


Officers noticed that a luminary at a church had caught the milk jug on fire around 3 a.m. An officer used a fire extinguisher to put it out.

Suspicious person

A man was caught urinating in the weeds Dec. 23 on Pearl Road. He was told not to do it again.

Suspicious vehicle

A vehicle with an arrest warrant attached to it was found running unoccupied outside of Walmart on Dec. 24. The owner was found inside of the store and told to take care of the warrant and to turn off the car.


A Nichols Road resident called police Dec. 21 to complain that for the second night in a row their mailbox was hit. The first night it was hit by a pickup truck. The second night they believe it was a dark-colored sedan.

Montville Township


A caller reported that someone driving an older pickup truck struck a sign and a rock at the end of Stockbridge Drive then drove into Trillium Creek’s complex.


A Tower Road resident called police Dec. 22 to report that she walked outside and heard a bullet buzz by her head. Her neighbors were advised to put up a back drop when shooting.

Suspicious vehicle

Police were called to Churchill Way on Dec. 22 for a report that a Jeep was driving through the neighborhood with a person in the backseat using a garage door opener attempting to open doors. It turns out the people were delivering phone books and were using a scanning device to document their deliveries.

Stark County

Canal Fulton


Charges of domestic violence and using weapons while intoxicated were lodged against a Waterside Avenue Northwest man, 24, after the mother of their child feared that the man would hurt her in an incident Dec. 15.

Officers used warrants for domestic violence by threats and criminal damaging to jail a Beverly Avenue man, 18, after he was initially arrested by Massillon police. Police said he threatened to trash his grandmother’s apartment and kill her Oct. 2.

Police jailed a Canton man, 19, of Columbus Avenue Northwest on Dec. 12 on warrants charging robbery, having weapons under disability, falsification and obstructing official business after he was found hiding in a Canal Street home’s bathroom. A firearm was sticking out from between mattresses, police said.

Jackson Township


A Canton man, 24, of Newton Avenue Northwest was arrested at Stark State College on Frank Avenue Northwest and jailed on a charge of domestic violence Dec. 16 after an ex-girlfriend told police the suspect choked her during an argument, bit her nose and slapped her.

A Canton woman, 23, of Jones Court Northwest was arrested by Canton police and jailed by Jackson police Dec. 16 on a Jackson warrant charging her with felony theft.

A Massillon resident, 19, of Griffith Avenue Southwest was jailed on a charge of felony disrupting public services after police said he argued with his girlfriend and took her cellphone, preventing her from calling police.

Felonious assault

A township man told police Dec. 15 his jaw was broken in two places when he was assaulted by another man in the parking lot of Fiddlestix on Fulton Drive Northwest.

Breaking and entering

Leather clothing and other items, total value $27,550, were reported stolen Dec. 15 after the front door was pried open at George’s Menswear on Belden Village Street Northwest.


Two TV sets and $300 were stolen from an Appleknoll Street Northwest home Dec. 17.

A key apparently was used to enter a Bermuda Street Northwest home. Two TV sets, value unknown, were stolen.

Entry was forced at a Miles Avenue Northwest apartment Dec. 8 to steal a laptop computer and TV set, total value $900.


A township resident told police Dec. 14 that her personal information was used to create and cash two fraudulent checks totaling $2,875.


An Xbox 360 system and other electronic items, total value $890, were reported stolen Dec. 14 from the Game Stop on Dressler Road Northwest.

On Dec. 9, police were told that over a three-month period jewelry valued at $1,500 was stolen from an elderly patient’s bedroom dresser at the Canton Regency on 22nd Street Northwest. Three days earlier, another resident told police that $500 in two envelopes was stolen from a drawer in her apartment.

Lake Township


A Sweitzer Street Northwest man, 21, was jailed Dec. 13 on a domestic violence warrant after he was arrested by a Summit sheriff’s deputy.

Lawrence Township


Police jailed an Orrville Street Northwest man, 21, on a charge of domestic violence Dec. 15. Police said he reversed his truck out of his driveway and rammed a vehicle with two occupants coming to pick up children the suspect has with the daughter and sister of the two victims.

North Canton


A Marquardt Street Northeast girl, 17, was charged with felony theft Dec. 15 and released to a parent after police said she took a wallet from Hoover High School and bought items online totaling $267 and had them delivered to her home.


Someone entered a Mabry Mill Drive Southwest home and took a $500 computer tablet charging on a kitchen counter, police were told Dec. 16.

Police said they had been investigating the Dec. 5 report that two rings, total value $1,100, were stolen from an Applegrove Street Northeast home.

Plain Township

A Wooster man, 22, was jailed on a charge of felony theft Dec. 17 after a Stark sheriff deputy’s report said he admitted that over a three-month period he stole numerous video games and Nintendo game systems plus food, total value $2,800, from his employer, Kmart on Harmont Avenue Northeast.

While trying to get a laptop computer, a Chestnut Hill Street Northwest man, 51, grabbed his wife by the arm, causing her to believe he was trying to harm her, a deputy’s report stated.

A 45th Street Northwest man was jailed Dec. 12 on a domestic violence warrant.



A Rittman man, 29, of Strawberry Hill was jailed on a charge of felony theft Dec. 14. He is accused of transferring $40,000 from a store’s PayPal account to his own PayPal account over the past seven years.

A felony assault charge was filed against an Akron man, 49, of Lucy Street after he was stopped at Sweitzer Street and Virginia Avenue for numerous violations. Police said that during the traffic stop he backed up his vehicle, nearly hitting an officer and the department’s cruiser.

Misuse of credit card

A Shelview Circle woman told police Dec. 16 that she pulled into a PlayhouseSquare parking garage in Cleveland and gave the female attendant her credit card and driver’s license as requested and then 15 minutes into the show she was called from Walmart stating that a $959 transaction was being attempted. The victim denied the transaction and canceled the card. Police are working with Cleveland authorities to try to identify the suspect.