Summit County

Akron

Arrests

A Bloomfield Avenue man, 33, was charged with domestic violence, aggravated menacing, weapons under disability and weapons while intoxicated. Police said he hit his girlfriend in the face, grabbed her around the neck, pointed a handgun and threatened to kill her.

A Barberton woman, 59, of West Park Avenue, was charged with carrying a concealed weapon and having weapons in a liquor establishment. She was ejected from a North Main Street bar after starting a fight. Police said she pulled a gun out of her purse and waved it around as she exited the bar.

A Peerless Avenue woman, 59, was charged with domestic violence and felonious assault after she allegedly picked up a knife and stabbed her brother in the upper arm.

A Boulevard Avenue man, 55, was charged with felonious assault after he allegedly stabbed a man during a quarrel.

A Shoreline Drive man, 35, was charged with domestic violence and disrupting public service. Officers said he punched and kicked his girlfriend and took her cellphone when she tried to call police.

A Canton man, 25, of Rachel Street Northwest, was charged with burglary and assault after he allegedly kicked in the door of a Rentar Lane residence and assaulted a resident.

A Lovers Lane man, 22, was charged with felony domestic violence after he allegedly bit his brother on the back during a quarrel.

A Gale Street man, 18, was charged with carrying a concealed weapon and improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle. Police said they found a loaded .22-caliber pistol in the hatch of his car.

A Brighton Avenue woman, 54, was charged with felonious assault after she allegedly assaulted a neighbor, 64.

A Phillip Avenue man, 44, was charged with violating a protection order after he tried to enter a Johnston Street home.

A Beardsley Street man, 32, was charged with receiving stolen property and forgery. He admitted receiving six blank checks from a man he knew was not authorized to have them. He wrote his name on four of them and cashed them for $860.

A 17th Street man, 24, was charged with receiving stolen property after police said he possessed car keys and a vehicle that had been reported stolen.

A South Hawkins Avenue woman, 49, was charged with burglary after she allegedly reached into an open window and grabbed a cellphone.

Barberton

Arrest

Summit County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Brady Avenue man, 52, on a domestic violence warrant May 17, two days after he allegedly pushed his wife against a stair railing, injuring her wrist.

Domestic violence

A Cumberland man was wanted on a felony domestic violence warrant after an incident at the Wooster Road North home of his wife of 20 days. Police said he dragged her off the porch by her hair and struck her several times while sitting on her in the driveway.

Thefts

Police were called May 18 to investigate the theft of two guns, total value $850, from a Stratford Street home.

Tools, an air compressor and a power washer, total value $2,380, were reported stolen May 17 from an East Huston Street garage.

A Holmes Avenue woman said May 16 that her $829 laptop computer was stolen from her home.

Identity theft

An East Ford Avenue woman said someone used her Social Security number and filed a fraudulent income tax report. She was to receive a $4,900 refund, but the thief received $10,000 from the government.

Bath Township

Arrests

A man, 22, was charged May 20 with threatening domestic violence as he quarreled with a relative while standing in the driveway of the fire department.

Theft

A woman, 66, told police May 20 that her wallet was stolen in Panera Bread, 3895 Medina Road. A credit card was later used to make $400 in purchases at a Massillon store.

Copley Township

Police chase

A driver escaped after officers tried to pull over a green Dodge Dakota for a missing taillight and no license plate lights May 22. The man drove off when officers approached. Officers were working with Akron police in the search.

Domestic dispute

A Copley man told police May 22 that his ex-girlfriend is trying to ruin his career as an airline pilot by using documents she copied while they were living together. He has been advised to file a formal complaint if he wants police to get involved.

Missing person

A Denise Drive woman told police her son, 42, has been missing since May 19. She is worried about him because his mental abilities are limited. She said he took his stepfather’s green Chevy Malibu. The woman said he has not shown any intentions of hurting himself or anyone else.

Coventry Township

Arrests

A Canal Fulton man, 50, of Summer Evening Drive, was charged with aggravated menacing May 19 in a case of road rage on South Main Street. He allegedly pointed a handgun at a driver who passed his car in a parking lot. An officer stopped him on Killian Road and found a loaded handgun in the center console.

A Balton Drive woman, 45, was charged with domestic violence and her boyfriend was arrested on an Akron warrant for criminal damaging after police said he was thrown into a sliding-glass door May 18.

Cuyahoga Falls

Arrests

A Prange Drive woman, 26, was charged with child endangering and operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs May 23. The woman’s daughter, 4, was in the vehicle.

A Bedford Heights man, 29, was charged with forgery, obstructing justice and theft May 23 after he allegedly gave a false name to police and signed official documents with that name while receiving a summons for a theft charge from Home Depot, 325 Howe Ave.

A Northland Street man was charged with possession of drug abuse instruments and possession of drug paraphernalia May 24 after officers reported finding the items in his room when they responded with paramedics on a call of an overdose.

A Madison Avenue man was charged with violating a protection order May 26 after he allegedly went to a Second Street home.

A Tallmadge Road woman, 45, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia May 27 after she allegedly admitted using a pipe to smoke crack cocaine.

Attempted burglary

Someone tried to break into an East Heritage Drive home May 28.

Someone tried to break into a home in the 3200 block of Aleah Court but fled when an alarm sounded.

Identity theft

A 20th Street woman told police May 27 that someone used the Internet to take over her credit card account. The thief took $500 in reward points, changed the email address and removed the woman’s phone number from the account.

Misuse of 911

A police and fire dispatcher reported that a man repeatedly called 911 and used crude language.

Misuse of a credit card

A 13th Street woman reported May 26 someone she knows took her credit card and made unauthorized purchases.

An Albermarle Avenue woman reported May 21 her boyfriend used her bank card without her permission to make nearly $900 in transactions.

Thefts

A fire hydrant was discovered missing May 26 from Newberry Street at Prospect Avenue.

A 16th Street man reported May 22 that jewelry and pain medication were stolen from his home while a company was providing a service.

A 12th Street woman, 86, reported May 21 that two men asked to mow her lawn. When they were done, they took her Toro self-propelled lawn mower and left their mower.

Arrests

A Rhodes Road man, 22, was charged with assault, unlawful restraint, criminal damaging and criminal mischief May 23.

A Streetsboro man, 31, was charged with domestic violence May 24 in the 200 block of South Depeyster Street.

A Ravenna man, 29, was charged with obstructing justice May 25.

An Akron man, 24, was charged with tampering with evidence, possession of heroin and possession of a drug abuse instrument May 22 in the 600 block of Longcoy Avenue.

Theft

Plants valued at $600 were stolen May 23 from the 1100 block of Meloy Road.

Electronics valued at $400 were stolen May 24 from a home in the 1400 block of Main Street.

Fairlawn

Arrests

An Akron boy, 14, was charged with theft May 21 after he allegedly concealed $17 in clothing and tried to leave Macy’s at Summit Mall.

A warrant was issued for a Euclid man, 45, who allegedly took watches May 25 from Buckle at Summit Mall.

Two Brunswick women, 31 and 27, were charged with theft May 24 after they allegedly took $455 in merchandise from Dillard’s at Summit Mall and tried to hide it in the woods behind 3296 W. Market St.

Thefts

A Marc’s store manager told police a woman loaded a cart with merchandise and walked out without paying May 22.

A Hobby Lobby manager told police May 15 that a woman, 31, concealed art supplies worth $66 in a shopping bag and left the store. She later returned the merchandise and got a $70 gift card.

A Barberton woman told police May 27 someone broke into her car at Summit Mall and stole a Nintendo DS.

A Chuck E. Cheese employee discovered a counterfeit bill in a register May 24.

Fight

A Minerva woman, 27, told police that she was assaulted May 23 by her ex-employer at Summit Mall. She said they got into a quarrel when her employer fired her. She said she flipped a table over in the food court, striking her. The employer said she was the one who was assaulted. A witness said she saw the quarrel but no physical altercation. Because of the conflicting stories, no charges were filed.

Green

Arrests

A Highspire Road woman, 34, was charged with domestic violence May 18 after she allegedly threw a beer bottle at her husband.

Charges of menacing and domestic violence were filed against an Oxford Avenue man, 58, after police said he threatened a woman May 17.

New Franklin

Aggravated robbery

A Hunsicker Drive couple are believed to have been responsible for the May 16 robbery at the Party Line Beverage store on West Turkeyfoot Lake Road. The man is wanted on charges of aggravated robbery, theft and tampering with evidence after a clerk said he pointed a gun at him, cocked it and demanded cash from the register. The suspect fled in a white car being driven by the woman.

Identity fraud

A Clinton woman told police May 14 that her MasterCard information was used to make three online purchases totaling $1,200.

Springfield Township

Arrests

A Carper Avenue boy, 17, was taken to the Stark County Juvenile Attention Center on a charge of domestic violence May 19 after police said he became angry with his mother and threatened to hit a girl, 11, with a crowbar if she didn’t shut up.

An Avis Road girl, 15, was charged with domestic violence May 12 after she became irate during a family quarrel over a phone and began throwing household items.

Thefts

A garage door lock was cut and tools, total value $2,300, were stolen May 18 from a Krumroy Road residence.

Two women, one from Southport, Ohio, and the other from Bath Township, told police May 16 that their purses and contents, including $800, were stolen while their vehicles were parked at the Golden Corral on South Arlington Road.

A wedding ring and cellphone, total value $3,100, were reported stolen from a Fenn Road home May 12.

Stow

Arrests

A Uniontown man, 31, was charged May 26 with illegal assembly of drugs, illegal manufacturing of drugs, and two counts of driving with a suspended license. The illegal substances were found during a traffic stop in the 3500 block of Hudson Drive.

Breaking and entering

Someone broke into a shed on the property of a home in the 1300 block of Apache Trail on May 23. A gasoline can was taken.

Burglary

Electronics and two magazines for a Glock 19, valued at a total of $1,500, were taken during the burglary of a home in the 4500 block of Hudson Drive on May 23.

Forgery

Someone created fraudulent checks for Custom Movers Services, 3290 Kent Road, then cashed two of the checks for a total of more than $5,000, according to a May 27 report.

Fraud

A Berger Avenue man reported May 27 he received a call from someone who said he was a Summit County Sheriff’s sergeant. The caller said the man owed $880 because his wife missed jury duty. The man did not pay.

Misuse of a credit card

An employee of Main Moon, 4439 Kent Road, reported May 22 someone used a fraudulent authorization code with a credit card to bypass a system that detects fraudulent transactions.

Tallmadge

Arrests

A Kent woman, 32, was arrested during a traffic stop on East Avenue on May 23. She was turned over to the Portage County Sheriff on felony warrants.

An Akron man, 22, was charged May 28 with domestic violence. He is accused of assaulting his child’s mother at her Brittain Circle apartment.

Burglary

A home in the 300 block of Whittlesey Drive was broken into May 24. Nothing appeared to be missing.

Theft by deception

More than $2,000 worth of merchandise was purchased from Henry Bierce Co. with a fraudulent credit card and delivered to a Homestead Road address May 8. On May 28, it was discovered the transaction was fraudulent.

Cuyahoga County

North Royalton

Disturbance

Police and fire were called to Sunrise Boulevard on May 27 after a girl was found screaming in the middle of a lake. A maintenance man also ran to the lake with a boat to rescue the girl. It turns out the “victim” was a 10-year-old girl who became upset in a car and ran and jumped into the lake.

Suspicious person

Officers were called to Royalton Road on May 23 after someone noticed a man in “pain” lying on the side of the road. It turns out the man was just waiting for the bus.

Medina County

Brunswick

Theft

Someone broke into the Brunswick Beverage Drive Thru on Pearl Road on May 22 and stole a cash register, cigarettes and a large amount of cash.

Medina

Citizen complaint

A West Union Street resident called police May 25 to report an arrow was found in the backyard.

Medina Township

Suspicious person

Officers were called to a Pearl Road store May 28 after a customer reported a man was dressed like a ninja and had weapons. It turns out all the employees were in costumes for a special event.

Montville Township

Domestic

Officers were called to a River Styx Road residence May 23 after a mother was arguing with her 50-year-old son after he announced that he is getting married in a week. His wife was set to arrive from Africa. The mother feared her son was the victim of a scam.

Wadsworth

Arrests

A First Street man, 46, was arrested May 27 on a warrant for unlawful purchase of pseudoephedrine.

A Rittman man, 34, was charged May 23 with fleeing a police officer, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, and several traffic violations. He is accused of driving on railroad tracks and failing to stop for police.

Alcohol

On May 24, police investigated a report of an adult buying alcohol for juveniles.

Burglary

A home in the 600 block of Main Street was burglarized May 23.

Falsification

An officer reported May 25 after helping a motorist in the 100 block of Great Oaks Trail, he discovered the motorist gave false information about his identity.

Stark County

Jackson Township

Arrests

A Canton man, 24, of Cleveland Avenue Northwest was jailed following his arrest May 21 on a warrant charging that he passed bad checks.

Police charged a Palmer Drive Northwest man with operating a motor vehicle under the influence and endangering children after a traffic stop on Portage Street Northwest at Casper Avenue for several lane violations May 20. His girlfriend and her 1-year-old daughter were in the vehicle, police said.

A Shadybrook Avenue Northwest father, 50, was jailed on a charge of domestic violence May 20 after police said he made death threats and struck and choked his son.

A Mentor-on-the-Lake man, 26, was jailed in Stark County on a felony burglary warrant May 17 after being apprehended in Cuyahoga County.

An Edelweiss Street Northeast woman was arrested May 16 on warrants for felony forgery and receiving stolen property and single counts of receiving stolen property and endangering children.

Jewelry, valued at $517, led to the arrest of a Canton woman, 43, of Elcar Avenue Northwest, when stopped by loss prevention personnel at Sears in the Belden Village Mall on May 15.

A Tahiti Street Northwest man, 30, was jailed on a charge of domestic violence May 13 after police said he threatened to choke a woman if she didn’t let him in the residence.

Burglary

A door was pried open at an Emerald Isle Street Northwest home May 11. A safe and a revolver and holster, total value $700, were taken along with jewelry and precious metals.

Thefts

Police were told May 19 that someone cut the lock off a truck’s tailgate and stole an $800 generator while parked at America’s Best Value Inn & Suites on Everhard Road Northwest.

Two $1,500 sets of golf clubs and bags were reported stolen from the bed of a truck parked at the Holiday Inn on Everhard Road Northwest on May 18.

While at Planet Fitness on Whipple Avenue Northwest on May 14, a Louisville woman said she set down her $600 cellphone and someone took it.

On May 14, police began investigating a theft of an undisclosed amount of money from several nightly deposits at Taco Bell on Portage Street Northwest.

Lake Township

A McTaggert Street woman, 36, was jailed May 18 on charges of domestic violence and drug possession following an altercation in which the male victim’s shirt was ripped and he had a bloody lip.

Plain Township

Arrests

Charges of aggravated robbery, felonious assault, carrying a concealed weapon and having a weapon under disability — all felonies — were lodged against a homeless man when arrested at a Daleford Avenue Northeast location May 19. Deputies said he approached a man and demanded his bicycle. When the man refused, a shot was fired in the air and a second struck the man in the leg.

An Amsel Avenue Northwest woman, 27, was arrested at Aultman Hospital in Canton on charges of domestic violence and criminal damaging May 19 after being checked for injuries suffered during a domestic incident, a deputy wrote.

A 26th Street Northwest man was jailed on a charge of domestic violence May 18 when arrested at his home.

A domestic violence charge was lodged against a Bellview Street Northeast woman May 17 following an incident at her home.

An argument between a 30th Street Northeast man and his girlfriend May 16 resulted in him being charged with domestic violence. The woman told police she feared he was going to hurt her when he charged at her with clenched fists.

A Kirby Avenue Northeast man, 32, was jailed on charges of burglary and criminal aggravated trespassing May 15. Deputies said he forced open a neighbor’s window and entered the residence, then fled to his home when confronted by the neighbor.

Uniontown

Arrest

Police jailed a Tumbleweed Street resident on a charge of grand theft May 17. Management personnel at Hartville Coin & Jewelry on Edison Street said the suspect, an employee, was seen before the store opened trying to flatten 25 ounces of gold jewelry taken from a safe in order to put the contents in a plastic bag and sell it for scrap. The value of the gold was estimated at $17,950.

Wayne County

Wayne Sheriff

Breaking and entering

A welder valued at $500 was reported stolen May 24 from Rural King of Ohio, 3541 E. Lincoln Way, Wooster Township.

An air compressor, 33 holsters and 10 raincoats, total value $905, were reported taken May 24 from Hard Core Holsters, 11406 Harrison Road, in Salt Creek Township.

Domestic violence

An East Union Township woman reported May 25 that her boyfriend struck her in the head with a trash can at her home in the 6800 block of Dover Road.

Improperly discharging firearm

A Congress woman, 38, reported May 25 that someone shot a bullet into the wall of a home in the 100 block of West Oak Street. Damage was estimated at $200.

Thefts

A Clinton Township man, 62, reported May 27 that a man stole his credit card from a home in the 6800 block of South Elyria Road and used it to purchase items.

The daughter of a Wayne Township woman reported that two people allegedly forged checks and used a debit card of a Clear Creek Valley woman to obtain $3,168.

A backhoe worth $2,400 was reported stolen May 22 from Christman Construction, 6498 Millersburg Road, Franklin Township.

Wooster

Arrests

A homeless Wooster man, 42, was arrested May 23 on charges of illegal manufacture of drugs, illegal assembly or possession of chemicals used in drugs, illegal conveyance of chemicals and possession of cocaine after police discovered he had a methamphetamine lab in the basement of a home in the 100 block of East Bowman Street.

A Wooster man, 48, was arrested May 23 on charges of resisting arrest, assault and criminal damaging after police said he assaulted a 49-year-old man at a home in the 500 block of North Buckeye Street.

Breaking and entering

An employee reported May 25 that someone attempted to steal an air compressor at Sears, 2995 Cleveland Road.

Burglaries

A blank check and $725 were reported stolen May 22 from a residence in the 900 block of Rebecca Street.

A PlayStation 3, $70 and eight cans of Milwaukee’s Best beer were reported stolen May 27 from a home in the 100 block of Spink Street.

Thefts

A welder valued at $1,000 was reported taken May 23 from Artiflex, 1425 E. Bowman Street.

A computer, PlayStation 4 and other items, total value $3,500, were reported stolen May 22 from a home in the 600 block of Winkler Drive.

Ten Percocet pills were reported taken May 22 from a residence in the 1000 block of Rebecca Street.