A Superior Avenue man, 25, was charged with carrying a concealed weapon after officers responded to a domestic call on Bettie Street. The man had left the scene and officers located him on Johnston Street and Lumiere Avenue. He had a loaded gun in his waistband.
A Ruth Avenue woman, 41, and a Ruth Avenue man, 29, were charged with illegal manufacturing of methamphetamines, assembly of chemicals, drug paraphernalia and possession of methamphetamines. The man was also charged with violation of a protection order. Police said officers were investigating a protection order violation at his residence when they discovered a meth lab.
A 25-year-old man was charged with domestic violence after a verbal argument with his pregnant girlfriend turned violent, police said. He became upset and pushed her, then grabbed her by the neck and choked her.
A Portage Point Drive man, 26, was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of methadone and possession of marijuana.
A Haynes Street man, 35, was charged with domestic violence. Police said the man slapped his childís mother in the face, leaving scratches on her face and neck.
A Clay Street man, 32, was charged with possession of crack, possession of heroin, trafficking in crack, trafficking in heroin, tampering with evidence, possession of drug paraphernalia and possessing a weapon illegally. Police said the man was stopped leaving a known drug house on Clay Street. The man attempted to eat the crack cocaine and had marijuana in his possession.
A Johnson Street man, 33, was charged with possession of heroin, tampering with evidence, littering, possession of drug paraphernalia and drug abuse instruments. Police said the man was the front seat passenger in a vehicle stopped at Copley Road and St. Michaels Avenue.
A Bye Street man, 57, was charged with carrying a concealed weapon, possession of crack, possessing a weapon illegally and possession of marijuana. Police said the man was stopped for a traffic violation in the 1300 block of Vernon Odom Boulevard.
A Sixth Street Southwest man, 21, was charged with possession of heroin and improperly handling a firearm. Police said the man was stopped for a traffic violation at Fifth Avenue and Chittenden Street. Officers recovered heroin in a vehicle storage compartment. The man also had a loaded 9mm pistol.
A Bellevue Avenue man, 23, was charged with willful flee, carrying a concealed weapon, improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle, possessing a weapon illegally, obstructing official business and receiving stolen property. Police said officers attempted to stop the man for driving under suspension. He led officers on a car chase through neighborhoods in West Akron.
A Massillon Road man, 45, was charged with breaking and entering. Police said the man broke into Majestic Motors on East Waterloo Road by breaking out an east side window. Once inside he stole a television, keys to a car and fled in the stolen car.
A Florida Avenue man, 41, was charged with aggravated robbery and abduction. Police said the man robbed a person of a watch and a handgun while another man held his hand in his pocket, as if he had a gun.
A Cree Avenue man, 21, was charged with failure to disclose a firearm and drug abuse crack. Police said officers were called about two suspicious men outside an apartment in the 800 block of Stevenson Point. The man was found sitting in the driverís seat of a car. He failed to tell officers he had a gun, even though he had a concealed-carry permit.
A Seward Avenue man, 23, was charged with drug abuse after officers performed a stop on the vehicle the man was a passenger in, police said. They recovered crack cocaine underneath the seat.
A Bloomfield Avenue man, 24, was charged with receiving stolen property and adult curfew. Police said the man was stopped at South Rhodes and Lillian Street for a traffic violation. The man had a juvenile in his car after curfew. While officers were towing the car, they found stolen merchandise inside of the car.
A First Street Northwest woman, 37, was jailed twice in less than 24 hours on two counts of domestic violence as a result of alleged attacks on her boyfriend Sept. 18 and Sept. 19.
Two Mesa Verde Drive residents told police Sept. 19 they had purchased racing equipment online from a third person and never received the item. They said the check was cashed for $2,700.
A Norman Street man was summoned to Barberton Municipal Court on a theft charge Sept. 18 after a $999 air-conditioning unit was stolen from a Wooster Road North church.
A Baird Avenue woman said Sept. 17 that someone made fraudulent charges to her credit card in the amount of $1,571.62.
On Sept. 16, A Wooster Road North resident said a catalytic converter, total value $1,000, was stolen from his vehicle.
Cruelty to animals
A Spring Valley Road woman reported Sept. 21 someone shot her cat with a pellet gun.
A woman reported Sept. 23 that a driver yelled at her after he cut her off and she honked her horn at him. She said she pulled into a parking lot and he pulled in behind her, got out of his vehicle to confront her and yelled at her before slamming her door shut and leaving.
A Bath Road woman reported Sept. 23 that her son was bullied at school Sept. 18. She said she thought the matter had been handled until she saw a post on her sonís iPad asking another student how to obtain a gun. Police are investigating.
Breaking and entering
Entry was forced to a North Bender Avenue manís garage Sept. 16. A dirt bike, mower, chain saw and other items, total value $6,640, were stolen.
A 30-year-old Akron man was charged Sept. 21 with felony drug abuse. During a traffic stop, police reported finding 20 doses of a narcotic pain reliever.
A woman in the 3400 block of Bailey Road reported Sept. 20 that someone poisoned her cat and her motherís cat with antifreeze.
Jewelry, perfume and cash, at a total value of $500, were taken from an apartment in the 50 block of Cathedral Lane on Sept. 22.
A Wyoga Lake Road woman reported Sept. 22 that someone came into her apartment and took a computer and change, valued at a total of $500.
A computer and two televisions were taken from a home in the 200 block of Kathron Avenue during a burglary Sept. 20.
Misuse of a credit card
An Issaqua Street woman reported Sept. 21 that someone used her credit card at two businesses out of the county.
A 53-year-old Hudson Drive man reported Sept. 22 that someone stole his wallet from a locker at the Natatorium. The wallet contained his driverís license, about $400 in cash and a gift card.
Jewelry valued at $2,700 was taken from a home in the 2700 block of Cedar Hill Road between Aug. 30 and Sept. 16.
An Akron woman, 38, was arrested on theft charges Sept. 9 after allegedly stealing clothing from Macyís in Summit Mall. The total amount of items stolen was $359. She has been banned from Macyís for three years.
An Akron man, 63, was arrested on theft charges Sept. 22 after allegedly stealing $168 worth of clothing from Macyís. He tried to conceal the items in a bag and exit the store without paying. Store security wrote down his license plate number and called police.
On Sept. 22 a man was arrested for stealing merchandise from Marcís totaling $26.82. He tried to conceal the items in the storeís bathroom after he was noticed by store security. He was still arrested.
An Akron man, 18, was arrested for stealing a $14.99 item from Spencerís in Summit Mall. Store security noticed the suspect hide the items in his pants pocket.
Two Mogadore men, one age 38 of Spring Echo and the other age 33 of Curtis Street, were jailed when police said they were found with stolen bank checks and drugs on East Turkeyfoot Lake Road on Sept. 17. The Spring Echo resident was charged with felony receiving stolen property; the other man was jailed on drug charges.
Three TV sets, several credit cards and a laptop computer were reported stolen from a Boettler Road home Sept. 16. Value of the missing items was unlisted.
Police were called to a storage unit on Sept. 16 after the renter discovered a go-cart and other items had been stolen. The victim believes the go-cart was later sold on Craigslist for $1,000.
A quarterly inspection of Spin City on Mogadore Road by police on Sept. 23 uncovered several violations including drug paraphernalia in a garage. The material was taken into police custody.
Someone entered an Oser Road home through an open window Sept. 24 and took jewelry valued at nearly $4,000.
A Norton Avenue man reported Sept. 23 someone came into his home through an open window and took a medical alert device and medication.
Misuse of a credit card
A Glenbrook Drive woman reported Sept. 24 that a relative took her credit card and bought more than $9,000 worth of gift cards. She exchanged the gift cards for drugs.
A Lakemore man, 19, of Mount View Drive, was jailed on a charge of domestic violence Sept. 17 after his girlfriend said he pushed her as she was getting her belongings and kicked her in the leg during an altercation at the residence.
A Lakemore man, 29, of Front Street, was jailed Sept. 16 on charges of menacing and telecommunications harassment after police said they were told he threatened to harm two members of the victimís family.
An East Park Way woman told police Sept. 18 that she saw her front door open and then discovered $1,000 worth of jewelry was missing from a plastic container. Police said entry was forced through a rear door.
A 27-year-old Wadsworth woman and a 31-year-old Windham man were charged Sept. 20 with receiving stolen property. During a traffic stop on state Route 8, they were found in possession of a stolen wallet and stolen credit card.
Breaking and entering
Copper pipe was stolen from a vacant home in the 1800 block of Wetmore Street.
A Baird Road man reported Sept. 20 that between Sept. 1 and 3, someone broke into his home and took a $1,600 television he was renting from Rent-A-Center.
A 2003 Harley Davidson motorcycle was taken from an attached garage in the 2600 block of Graham Road on Sept. 21.
Someone broke into a home in the 4400 block of Newcomer Road between Sept. 18 and 20. Nothing appeared to be missing.
Misuse of a credit card
A 29-year-old man reported Sept. 20 that someone took his wallet from his vehicle parked in the 4800 block of Bratton Court. A credit card inside the wallet was used at an Akron business to purchase prepaid credit cards and phone cards.
A 30-year-old Euclid woman reported Sept. 18 that she was sexually assaulted at a Cox Drive home in 1993 and 1994, when she and the suspect were juveniles.
Mail containing checks was stolen from First Christian Church, 3493 Darrow Road. The mail was then thrown in a fire pit.
Theft by deception
A 65-year-old Graham Road man reported Sept. 23 that he was deceived by a caller who purported to be with an Internet security company. The man lost an undisclosed amount of money.
A 44-year-old Brittain Circle woman was charged Sept. 25 with assault and criminal damaging. She is accused of assaulting a neighbor and breaking a door frame.
A 26-year-old Akron man, wanted in Akron for aggravated robbery, was arrested in the 200 block of North Thomas Road.
A report of child endangering was reported to police Sept. 20.
Police received a report of a sexual imposition Sept. 23.
Passing bad checks
A Fawnwood Drive man reported Sept. 25 he sold a television for $500 to someone who answered a Craigslist ad. The buyer gave him a bad check.
Officers were alerted Sept. 21 of two men prowling around houses in the area of State Road. When confronted, police said the two had conflicting stories about why they were walking around the homes. The men were charged with criminal trespass.
Officers were called to the Southwest Hospital emergency room Sept. 21 to investigate a man who walked in with a gunshot wound. The man told officers he accidentally shot himself in the hand while cleaning his gun.
The county engineer called police Sept. 23 to advise that the Medina High School cross country team tried to run across a closed bridge.
Police found a man in a cemetery on East Washington Street after dark on Sept. 23. It turns out the man was sitting in his car playing a video game on his phone. He was told to move on.
A Commerce Drive business called police Sept. 23 to report that someone had stolen pallets.
A man called police Sept. 22 to report that he attempted to break the window of a vehicle for sale in the old Roush Motorsports lot. He told the dispatcher that he had warrants for his arrest and he should be in jail. The man did not have any warrants and was cited for damaging the vehicle.
An 18-year-old man was charged Sept. 24 with public indecency. A witness called police to report the man was masturbating on his front porch, in view of children playing outside.
Police are investigating a report of an assault in the 700 block of Orchard Street on Sept. 24.
Several metal urns were stolen from graves at Woodlawn Cemetary between Sept. 20 and 23.
A 28-year-old Laurel Drive woman was charged Sept. 25 with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.
A 33-year-old Lawrence Court man was arrested Sept. 23 on a charge of domestic violence.
An Orrville woman, 40, of Wadsworth Road, was arrested at the Wayne County Jail and booked at the Stark County Jail on Sept. 19 on a warrant charging passing bad checks.
A man made $636 worth of multiple credit-card purchases on gift cards at the Target store on Dressler Road Northwest on Sept. 13, then fled in a waiting vehicle when asked for identification.
A Hills and Dales Road Northwest woman reported Sept. 14 that someone fraudulently used her debit/credit card in the total amount of $1,441.
A Lutz Avenue Northwest resident said Sept. 14 that his home was entered through a window and various pieces of jewelry were stolen from the master bedroom. No value was listed for the stolen items.
A $500 display phone was reported stolen Sept. 16 from the AT&T kiosk at Westfield Belden Village Mall.
A Palmer Drive Northwest man said he noticed Sept. 15 that his iPad had been stolen. He told police that two days earlier he had given an acquaintance the code to his garage door opener.
A tailgate and wire harness, total value $5,000, were stolen from a truck at Mullinax Ford on Whipple Avenue Northwest, according to a Sept. 16 police report.
Items, including 600 collectible playing and trading cards, valued at $1,136, were stolen from a McKinley Avenue Southeast residentís car while parked behind the Grinders restaurant on North Main Street on Sept. 12.
A flat-screen TV and built-in DVD player, total value $500, were stolen from an East Maple Street residence Sept. 9.
Police arrested a Cleveland Avenue Northwest resident, 25, on a charge of domestic violence Sept. 19 after police said she bit and hit her boyfriend, ripped off his shirt and broke his neck chain during an altercation.