Police blotter — Jan. 26

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Summit County



An East Glenwood Avenue man, 35, was charged with aggravated robbery and breaking and entering Aug. 14 after he allegedly pried open a locked door of a bar in the 1000 block of South Main Street, entered the building and took money from a register. He briefly struggled with a bar manager before fleeing. The man left behind a piece of rebar steel, a sweatshirt and some blood that was tested to identify him.

A Ravenna woman was charged with drug offenses after she was found unconscious on the bathroom floor of Jen’s Den on Brittain Road. Police reported finding a syringe next to her on the floor and several more syringes in her purse. One of the syringes tested positive for heroin.

A Cuyahoga Falls man, 25, was charged with possession of heroin and drug instruments in the 2000 block of East Market Street.

A Romig Road man, 43, was charged with domestic violence and menacing after he allegedly tried to wreck his car while driving with his wife and son. He also threatened to kill her, police said.

An Annapolis Street woman, 40, was charged with obstructing justice and felonious assault after she allegedly gave officers false information regarding the felonious assault on her brother.

A Campbell Street man, 39, was charged with obstructing justice and felonious assault after he allegedly struck a man in the head with a blunt object, causing him to lose consciousness.

A Romig Road man, 29, was charged with possession of cocaine after a traffic stop at Diagonal Road and Herman Street.

A Hartford Avenue woman, 29, was charged with possession of heroin after police said they responded to a civil dispute over money on Copley Road.

An Elma Street man, 26, was charged with burglary after he allegedly took property from a Schiller Avenue apartment building.

An Austin Avenue man, 26, was charged with possession of heroin, criminal tools and Xanax at his residence.

A Beaver Street man, 35, was charged with trafficking in drugs, possession of cocaine and possession of marijuana; and a Zeller Avenue woman, 52, was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia after police said they saw a drug transaction between them.

An Apple Creek man, 53, and a Lodi woman, 21, were charged with possession of heroin after police saw in the parking lot of a business in the 1300 block of Vernon Odom Boulevard.

A Barberton woman, 32, was charged with possession of heroin and drug instruments while seated in a parked car on Kenmore Boulevard. Police reported finding heroin and a syringe. A Spencer woman, 32, was charged with possession of heroin while seated in a car on Kenmore Boulevard.



An East Baird Avenue man, 36, was charged with domestic violence Jan. 12 after he allegedly threatened to burn down his house with his wife inside after she said she was going to file for divorce.

An East State Street man, 47, was charged with domestic violence after he allegedly punched his girlfriend in the face. Police said they had to subdue him with a stun gun before he was transported to a hospital.


Someone kicked in a door at a Grandview Avenue home Jan. 15 and stole $615 in belongings.

A laptop computer, TV, PlayStation 3, games and movies, total value $2,990, were reported stolen Jan. 12 from a First Street Northwest home.


A Norton woman told Barberton police Jan. 14 that a $500 ring stolen from her former home on West Hopocan Avenue was discovered at a local jewelry store.

A Barberton High School teacher notified police Jan. 10 that six iPad laptop computers, total value $2,500, were missing from a classroom.

Bath Township

Credit card misuse

A Boltz Road man, 30, reported Jan. 19 that someone tried to use his credit card without authorization. He received a call from someone claiming the man won a $100 gift certificate. The caller said he needed the man’s credit card number to activate a rewards account.

Copley Township


An Aberth Drive woman, 51, told police that a contractor damaged her home. She said he pushed in a back door and left the water running, which caused damage to a toilet and walls.

A Steak ’n Shake employee told police $100 was missing from a cash drawer. She said the right amount was there when she turned it over to a third-shift manager, but when she counted it the next day, it was short.

Coventry Township


A Needle Street man, 19, was charged with domestic violence Jan. 16 after he allegedly pushed his mother into several walls.

Cuyahoga Falls


A Graham Road man, 36, was charged with theft and forgery Jan. 20 after he allegedly signed someone else’s name as the vehicle owner on the back of an Ohio motor vehicle title. He allegedly sold a Jeep Liberty for $2,400, then resold the same vehicle to someone else.

A Myrtle Avenue woman, 26, was charged with prostitution Jan. 16 after she allegedly met a man at Galt Park on Oneida Avenue to perform a sexual act for $20.


Someone broke into an apartment Jan. 19 in the 300 block of Hardman Drive and stole a TV and video game system.

Criminal simulation

A manager of Wendy’s, 460 Howe Ave., reported Jan. 20 that a man tried to pay for a meal with a counterfeit $50 bill.

Identity theft

A Woodward Road man reported Jan. 22 that someone used his personal information to open a credit card account.

A Chestnut Boulevard man reported Jan. 23 that someone used his personal information in an attempt to secure a $1,600 loan.

A Clyde Avenue man reported Jan. 23 that someone used his personal information to open a utility account in Uniontown.

Inducing panic

The fire department responded to a false alarm Jan. 19. Someone pulled the alarm in an apartment building at 2200 High St.


A Little Tykes toy motorcycle valued at $500 was stolen Jan. 20 from a garage in the 200 block of Wadsworth Road.

Shooting projectiles

Police reported arresting six teens Jan. 17 who were shooting potatoes from a homemade potato gun in Water Works Park.



An Akron woman, 21, was charged with theft Jan. 21 after she allegedly stole $101 in goods from Walmart and Sam’s Club.

A Wadsworth girl, 16, was charged with theft after she allegedly tried to steal a $9.99 necklace from Spencer’s Gifts in Summit Mall.

A Cleveland man, 30, was charged with theft Jan. 16 after he allegedly stole $254 in clothes from Macy’s at Summit Mall. He tried to conceal pants under his jeans.



An East Nimisila Road man, 31, was charged with domestic violence Jan. 13 after he allegedly threw a glass bottle at his girlfriend and grabbed her throat.

Breaking and entering

Aluminum and 200 brass fittings, total value $2,800, were reported stolen Jan. 14 from Royal Sheen Products on Mayfair Road.


Two 5-foot hydraulic scaffolding units and seven end rails for bricklaying equipment, total value $2,825 and belonging to Duer Construction of Akron, were reported stolen Jan. 16 from the construction site of the new Acme store on Massillon Road.

Forty pieces of pipe with steel mounting base and five steel platforms were reported stolen Jan. 8. The material, total value unreported, belonged to Mull Iron of Rittman and was sitting at a Testa Builders job site on East Turkeyfoot Lake Road.



Two Akron men were arrested Jan. 19-20 during traffic stops on Mogadore Road. Officers discovered drugs during separate searches.

New Franklin

Identity fraud

A Leeman Drive man told police Jan. 13 that someone used his credit card without his authorization to charge $1,253 in California.

Springfield Township


Two Akron girls, 15 and 14, were charged with felony theft Jan. 15 after they allegedly stole $1,480 in clothing from Kohl’s on South Arlington Road. The girls wore some of the items and concealed others in backpacks.


Someone broke into a home Jan. 12 on Josephine Avenue in Lakemore and stole three game consoles and other items, total value $1,500.


A Laverne Lane woman said Jan. 10 that someone stole her wedding and engagement rings and 24 Kentucky Derby glasses, total value $3,019, from her home.

A Green woman told police Jan. 10 that her $500 cellphone was stolen at the Peter D. Hart Research Center on East Waterloo Road.

Two TV sets, total value $1,356, were stolen Jan. 9 from Walmart on South Arlington Road.



Two Medina men were charged with possessing heroin and drug abuse instruments Jan. 20 after police found them unconscious in a car parked in the 1000 block of Graham Road.

A Mantua man, 30, was charged with receiving stolen property and forgery Jan. 23.

Child endangering

Witnesses told police Jan. 14 that a 2-year-old child was left unattended in a car in the Walmart parking lot at 5520 Hudson Drive.

Public indecency

Tenants of a Tall Grass Circle apartment building reported that another tenant exposed his genitals.

Sexual assault

Police were investigating a Jan. 19 report that an 11-year-old girl had been sexually assaulted.


More than $13,000 in jewelry was stolen from a home in the 4100 block of Bunting Trail between Nov. 15 and Jan. 19.

Cuyahoga County

North Royalton


An Albion Road man called police to complain that a torpedo heater was stolen from his yard. He called police again Jan. 20 to report that two men were in his yard trying to break into a locked cabinet. Police arrested the men and charged them with trespassing and attempted theft.

Medina County



Someone broke the rear windows of two vehicles at the Brunswick Recreation Center and stole a laptop computer and a tablet Jan. 16.



A South Jefferson Street business reported Jan. 22 that a former employee cashed a business payroll check twice.


An East Friendship Street resident told police Jan. 18 that someone shot a paintball at a window.

Medina Township


Police were called Jan. 20 to Walmart on Pearl Road to review video of a man and woman Nov. 23 and Dec. 22 at a self-scan checkout. The woman only scanned every other item that she put in bags.

Three tires were stolen Jan. 22 from three parked vehicles Jan. 22 at a Medina Road business.

Montville Township


A Timber Trail man complained to police Jan. 18 that someone pushed over a fence on his property.



Police were investigating a Jan. 21 report of an adult sending inappropriate pictures to a juvenile.


A local retailer told police Jan. 22 that his gun was stolen.

Stark County



A Garrettsville man, 40, of Liberty Street, was arrested Jan. 9 on a warrant alleging sexual imposition involving a 13-year-old girl in Hartville.

Jackson Township


A Canton woman, 37, of Clyde Place Southwest, was charged with forgery, two counts each of identity fraud and theft Jan. 10. The woman, a cashier at Sam’s Club on Portage Street Northwest, is accused of failing to return a customer’s credit card, then using the card at Sam’s Club to buy $15 worth of fuel while on break.


A Raleigh Street Northwest man told police Jan. 11 someone stole a TV set and computer from his apartment while he was away for three months.

Someone removed a bedroom window Jan. 10 from a Henry’s Mill Circle Northwest home and stole a TV set, radio equipment and an unknown amount of cash.

Misuse of a credit card

A Plain Township man told police Jan. 15 that his credit card was used to make $1,072 in illegal purchases at H.H. Gregg on Dressler Road Northwest.


A Daytona Street Northwest woman told police Jan. 13 that she received a phone call saying her granddaughter was in custody and needed $2,000 for court. The caller identified herself as a police officer. The woman learned later that the call was fraudulent.

More than $20,000 in equipment belonging to Stantech of Green was reported stolen Jan. 8 from a truck parked at the America’s Best Value Inn & Suites on Everhard Road.

North Canton


Norton police Jan. 14 arrested a Wads­worth man, 47, on a North Canton police warrant alleging felony domestic violence.

Plain Township


A Middlebranch Avenue Northwest man, 25, was charged with domestic violence Jan. 12 after he allegedly threatened to beat a woman and cause a miscarriage.

A Grove Street Northeast woman was charged with domestic violence and felony drug offense Jan. 11 after she allegedly hit her husband with a soda pop can, causing injury.

A Coral Boulevard Northeast woman was charged with domestic violence Jan. 9 after she allegedly grabbed her boyfriend by the neck during a quarrel.


Wayne County

Wayne sheriff

Breaking and entering

Cigarettes were reported stolen Jan. 18 from Dollar General, 25 W. Buckeye St., West Salem.

Drug paraphernalia

Deputies reported finding a scale used for drugs Jan. 12 in the third bay of West Salem Car Wash, 26 S. Main St., West Salem.

Possession of substance

A deputy reported that he found white powder, a syringe and a spoon Jan. 9 at a home in the 1800 block of Eastern Road, Chippewa Township.


A Green Township resident reported Jan. 13 that prescription medication was stolen from a mailbox in the 7200 block of Five Points Road.

A Clinton Township resident reported Jan. 11 that someone stole a credit card from a home in the 5700 block of Wells Road and withdrew $500 from an ATM.

Percocet tablets were reported stolen Jan. 10 from a home in the 3600 block of Clear Creek Valley Road, Wayne Township.

Tools valued at $1,340 were reported stolen Jan. 9 from a trailer in the 17300 block of Jericho Road, Sugar Creek Township.



Two Smithville men, 40 and 37, and a Wooster man, 45, were arrested Jan. 15 after they allegedly stole candy, cosmetics and other items from a store in the 2200 block of Gateway Drive. The man, 40, was charged with possession of heroin, drug paraphernalia and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. The man, 37, was charged with theft, receiving stolen property and possessing drug abuse instrument. The Wooster man was charged with possession of controlled substances, theft and drug paraphernalia.

A Wooster man, 22, was charged with felonious assault, aggravated burglary, having weapons under disability, carrying a concealed weapon and aggravated menacing Jan. 11 after he allegedly forced his way into a home in the 1900 block of Fisher Drive. Police said he had a .25-caliber semiautomatic pistol and threatened a resident. No shots were fired.

Breaking and entering

Tools valued at $700 were reported stolen Dec. 10 from a storage locker in the 2700 block of Akron Road.

Copper pipe and a television, total value $1,200, were reported stolen Jan. 1 from a home in the 500 block of College Avenue.


A laptop computer and jewelry worth $75 were reported taken Dec. 19 from a home in the 600 block of East Bowman Street.


A 2000 Ford worth $1,000 was reported stolen Jan. 12 from a repair lot in the 500 block of Madison Avenue.

A generator and an air conditioner, total value $1,200, were reported stolen Jan. 12 from a home in the 1200 block of Eastern Avenue.

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