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Stark County, Crime Reports (2011)
Total Violent Crime:87
Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter:0
Forcible Rape:12
Aggravated Assault:36
Total Property Crime:2,023
Larceny Theft:1,252
Motor Vehicle Theft:126
Stark County, Census Data
Information About People and Demographics
Total population of persons residing within the County in 2010 375,586
Estimate of the County's total residency as of April 1, 2000378,132
Percentage change of the total resident population as of April 1, 2000 to April 1, 2010-1%
Net change of residents' total population from April 1, 2000 to April 1, 2010-2,512
April 1, 2000 complete count of Countywide resident population378,098
Population estimate of residents less than 5 years of age22,493
July 1, 2009 estimated percentage of residents that are less than 5 years of age6%
July 1, 2009 estimate of residents that are less than 18 years of age86,481
July 1, 2009 estimated percentage of residents that are less than 18 years of age 23%
July 1, 2009 percentage estimate of residents that are 65 years of age and older16%
July 1, 2009 estimate of residents that are 65 years of age and older60,813
July 1, 2009 total estimate percentage of female residents52%
County's white resident population recorded in 2010333,191
County's black resident population recorded in 201028,537
County's American Indian and Alaska Native resident populations recorded in 2010961
County's Asian resident population recorded in 20102,764
County's Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander resident population recorded in 201085
Countywide 2010 resident population of two or more races8,328
Countywide 2010 resident population of Hispanic or Latino origin5,965
Non Hispanic white resident population in 2010329,497
Countywide percentage of white residents in 201089%
Countywide percentage of black residents in 20108%
Countywide percentage of American Indian and Alaska Native residents in 20100%
Countywide percentage of Asian residents in 20101%
Countywide percentage of Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander in 20100%
Countywide percentage of Two or more races in 20102%
Countywide percentage of Hispanic or Latino Origin in 20102%
Countywide percentage of non Hispanic white in 201088%

Vital Statistics

Births and deaths occurring in Stark County
Births 20074,564
Deaths 20073,940
Infant death occurring within the County of persons one year of age or less in 200736
Percentage of persons with the same residence of one year or more from 2005 to 200986

Resident Background Information

Education and background history of Stark County Residents
Percentage of foreign born population in the County from 2005 to 20092%
Percentage of residents 5 years of age and older that speak languages other than English at home from 2005 to 20094%
Percentage of persons from 25 years of age and older with high a school education or higher from 2005 to 200987%
Percentage of persons from 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree or higher from 2005 to 200920%
Total number of Veterans from 2005 to 200934,432

Current Housing and Real Estate Data

Households located in Stark County
Average time spent commuting to work for person 16 years and over not working from their personal residence between 2005-200921
Housing unit estimates as of July 1, 2009165,065
Net change of housing units estimates as of April 1, 2000 to July 1, 20098,028
Housing unit estimates - percent change, April 1, 2000 (base) to July 1, 20095%
Percentage of the County's housing units being occupied by owners between 2005 and 2009 71%
Median value of the County's housing units being occupied by owners between 2005 and 2009 $127,100
Percentage of housing in structure of multi dwelling units between 2005 and 200920%
Total number of households between 2005-2009150,562
Average size of households between 2005-20092

Stark County Employment Data

Income, earnings and payrolls of people residing within the County
Per capita income in the past 12 months in dollars adjusted to inflation in 2009 $23,660
2009 Countywide income of median households in Stark County$44,363
Percentage of persons living in poverty in the year 200915%
The personal income of persons employed in 2007$11,876
Per capita income of persons employed in 2007$31,331
Labor force of civilian workers in 2009192,098
The unemployment of the civilian labor force in 200921,563
The rate of unemployed civilian labor force in 2009 11
Employment of person relating to all industries in 2007 211,912
Net change of employment in all industries between 2000 and 2007 -9,661
People employed by the government in 2007 20,786
Earnings by persons working in all industries in 20078,005,610
Average earnings per job in all industries in 200737,778
Number of private non farm establishments in 2008 8,842
The employment of non farm pay for the period of March 12, 2008 148,786
Percentage change of private nonfarm employment for the pay period of March 12, 2008 -10%
Total of non employer establishment in 2008 according to NAICS 22,788
Total NAICS 72 sales of accommodation and food services establishments with payrolls in 2007517,952

People and Businesses

Firms and companies of Stark County
Total number of firms located in the County for the year 200729,479
Total percentage of black owned private firms in 20074%
Total percentage of American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms in 20070%
Total percentage of Asian owned firms in 20072%
Total percentage of Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms in 2007 0%
Total percentage of Native Hispanic owned private firms in 20071%
Total percentage of Women owned private firms in 200727%
Value for shipments from manufacturers according to NAICS 31-33 in 2007 10,387,443
Sales of establishments with payroll from merchant wholesalers according to NAICS 42 in 20072,630,637
Sales of establishments with payroll from retailers in 2007 4,963,666
Per capita sales of establishments with payroll from retailers in 2007 13,068

Land Valuation

Property value and Stark County territory
2009 totals of building permits for new private housing units in 2009 357
The valuation of all new private housing units authorized by building permits in 2009 53,784
Adjusted 2007 acres of land in farms138,061
Total expenditures by the federal government for the 2008 fiscal year2,405,439
Per capita total expenditures by the federal government for the 2008 fiscal year6,343
Size in square miles of land as of 2000576
Population per square mile in the year 2010652
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Stark County, Arrest Records
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Area police reports — April 19
Summit CountyAkronArrestsA 20-year-old Crane Walk man was charged with carrying a concealed weapon after police said they found him pounding on a residence’s door with a gun.A Madison Avenue man, 35, was charged with obstructing police after officers said he rolled up the windows and locked the doors during a traffic stop. Officers were forced to break the car window to gain access.A 40-year-old Curtis Street man was charged with resisting arrest, willful flee and obstructing official business after police said he led officers on a car chase that ended when he crashed his vehicle. When he exited the vehicle, he became belligerent and was subdued with a Taser, police said.BarbertonArrestsAn Elson Avenue man, 25, was arrested April 7 after a series of thefts in which four ladders, total value $1,050, were stolen from at least three residences.A fight involving a First Street Northwest couple at their residence resulted in the male, 38, being jailed on a charge of felony domestic violence April 6.On April 4, a 27th Street Northwest man, 18, and a male teen, 14, of Mallison Avenue were arrested after a four-wheel ATV, total value $750, was taken from a Wooster Road West location. The adult was jailed on charges of receiving stolen property and obstructing official business; the teen was booked at the Summit County Juvenile Detention Center for receiving stolen property.A Norton Avenue man, 41, was jailed on a charge of domestic violence April 3 after a woman, 33, said he assaulted her.TheftsAn East Ford Avenue resident told police April 5 that five of her checks were stolen and her signature forged and cashed for $970 at an unknown location. The case remains under investigation.A Franklin Avenue man reported April 3 that his wallet containing $750 to pay his rent was missing from the house.Bath TownshipArrestsA woman was charged April 13 with possession of heroin after police were called to a Cleveland-Massillon Road motel to help with the eviction of another woman.A 29-year-old woman was charged March 12 with deception to obtain a dangerous drug and illegal processing of a drug document. She is accused of presenting a forged prescription to a pharmacist at Acme Fresh Market, 3979 Medina Road.A 34-year-old Bath Road man was charged April 12 with domestic violence. He is accused of punching his girlfriend in the eye.Identity theftA Ranchwood Road woman reported April 12 she received an envelope with her name and return address and a different addressee that had been marked “return to sender” and postmarked Oklahoma City, Okla. The envelope contained counterfeit checks containing the woman’s personal information.Coventry TownshipArrestA Daisy Avenue man, 32, was jailed on a charge of domestic violence April 6 after police said he grabbed a woman by the neck and slammed her to the ground.Cuyahoga FallsBurglariesA home in the 200 block of Orrville Avenue was burglarized April 15. Property valued at $600 was taken.An apartment in the 1000 block of Howe Avenue was burglarized April 17. About $870 in property was taken.Criminal damagingAn Akron man reported April 16 that he was traveling south on state Route 8 when someone threw an object from the Portage Trail bridge that shattered his windshield.GreenArrestsA Deerfield man, 43, of Watson Road was booked on a charge of domestic violence April 7 after he and his brother were engaged in an altercation at a Raber Road location, deputies said.The theft of an estimated $1,500 worth of scrap metal resulted in a Stow man, 53, of Fishcreek Road being charged with felony theft April 6. A sheriff’s report indicated the suspect had asked permission to take a dryer sitting alongside a scrap metal bin on Interstate Parkway but was told not to take anything else. The deputy indicated a witness said the suspect came back three times. The scrap was recovered from the bed of the suspect’s truck.New FranklinTheftA $750 flight helmet was reported stolen April 4 from a helicopter display at the Veterans Memorial Park on South Cleveland-Massillon Road. Authorities said the theft occurred March 28 between 4:30 p.m. and midnight.Springfield TownshipArrestsOne of four suspects in a James Avenue home burglary in February was apprehended April 8 on a charge of felony receiving stolen property. Police said the victim reported 120 checks stolen along with a computer, two TV sets and numerous other items. The man arrested is a 34-year-old resident of 12th Street Southwest in Akron.A Cuyahoga Falls couple, ages 34 and 32 of Winter Parkway, were jailed April 5 on warrants for felony theft that occurred in February at the Walmart on South Arlington Road. Merchandise worth $1,071 was stolen.TheftsA $1,000 snow plow was stolen off a pickup truck April 7 at Springfield Auto Sales on Canton Road.A Samuel Road man said April 5 that his mandolin, video game system and 10 games, total value $800, were stolen.A $700 iPad was reported stolen April 4 from a Winter Fern Avenue home.On April 3, police were notified that 174 bronze vases, total value $34,300, had been stolen from grave markers at Hillside Memorial Park on Canton Road.StowArrestsA 9-year-old Williamson Road girl was charged April 7 with delinquency by reason of arson. She is accused of setting fire to a bedroom in her family’s rental home.A 28-year-old Falconswalk Court man was charged April 7 with domestic violence and child endangering. His 30-year-old wife was charged with child endangering. Police said the woman reported that her husband assaulted her. When police arrived, they found damage done by the couple inside the home, endangering their 3-year-old child.A 15-year-old Bedford boy was arrested April 8 on a charge of gross sexual imposition.A 27-year-old North Gilwood Drive man was charged April 14 with domestic violence, disrupting public service, criminal damaging, and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. He is accused of assaulting his girlfriend, disabling the phones so she could not call police and driving away in her van.A 26-year-old Liberty Road man was charged April 12 with domestic violence. He is accused of punching a 63-year-old relative who lives in the home.A Saybrooke Road man, 27, was charged April 14 with identity fraud.A 36-year-old Kent man was charged April 16 with illegal assembly or possession of chemicals used in the manufacturing of drugs. Police reported finding pseudoephedrine, an ingredient used to make methamphetamine, in the man’s car during a traffic stop in the 3300 block of Kent Road.Breaking and enteringSomeone pried open the front doors to rummage sale storage units belonging to Pawsibilities Humane Society of Greater Akron on April 6. Nothing appeared to be taken.Someone broke into Valley Isuzu, 4502 Boyce Parkway, overnight April 3. Nothing appeared to be taken.Identity theft A Leewood Road woman reported April 9 someone used her personal information to file a fraudulent federal tax return.A 47-year-old Serra Vista Drive woman reported April 4 someone used her identification to open a cellular phone account in Florida.TheftAbout $900 was taken April 9 from an apartment in the 2800 block of Graham Road.TallmadgeArrestsA 36-year-old Akron woman was charged April 10 with theft. She is accused of taking steaks valued at more than $150 from Acme, 600 South Ave. She told police she was going to sell the steaks to pay her school tuition.While in the 2800 block of Mogadore Road, contacting potential witnesses of a burglary, police fond components of a methamphetamine lab in a yard and flower bed. The case was turned over to Brimfield police because the house is in the township.TrespassingPolice were called to Goodwill, 75 Midway Plaza, on April 8 for a report of a man following women around the store and making obscene gestures. The man was gone when police arrived. Employees told police the man grabbed a woman on a prior visit to the store and had been told not to return.Misuse of a credit cardA Northeast Avenue woman reported April 10 that someone used her debit card to book a flight on Air Namibia and for other travel related expenses, for a total of more than $1,300.Cuyahoga CountyNorth Royalton VandalismA Somerset Drive resident called police April 17 after he discovered that someone damaged his vehicle by prying open the gas cap and siphoning gasoline.Medina CountyBrunswickBurglaryA Glencove Common resident called police around 3:30 a.m. April 15 after she heard a noise downstairs. A burglar startled by the noise ran off. Police discovered a garage side door was cracked.DisturbanceA Manhattan Court resident called police April 13 to complain that someone pounded on his door and broke the frame. When the resident opened the door, he was confronted by a man in a white tank top and basketball shorts demanding peanut butter. The man ran off before officers arrived.MedinaSchool issueA shotgun shell was found on the sidewalk outside A.I. Root Middle School on April 16.Medina TownshipTheftOfficers were called to a Pearl Road business April 14 after it was discovered that chrome rims were stolen off a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado.Montville TownshipCriminal damageAn Akron resident stopped by the police department April 11 asking for an opinion over whether a chip in the car’s windshield could be from a gunshot. The incident allegedly happened in Akron.WadsworthEntering vehiclesPolice have identified three suspects who witnesses said broke into vehicles in the 600 block of Sparrow Way on April 12. The case is under investigation.Portage CountyKentArrestsA 48-year-old Cleveland man was charged with resisting arrest after police said he resisted as they attempted to arrest him on an assault warrant.A 26-year-old Ravenna man was charged April 13 of falsification, obstruction of official business and resisting arrest.Police charged a Dale Drive woman, 21, with domestic violence April 13.A Cleveland man was arrested on a warrant for illegal use of food stamps April 11.A 31-year-old Kent man was arrested April 8 on Lake Street at Temple Avenue on a charge of felonious assault.A 21-year-old Morris Road man was charged April 7 with possession of LSD and trafficking in marijuana.Stark CountyJackson TownshipArrestsA Malibu Avenue Northwest man, 24, was jailed on a charge of felony domestic violence April 7 after police said he slammed his pregnant wife against a wall multiple times and choked her.Two Frank Avenue Northwest residents — a man, 29, and a woman, 31— were jailed on a charge of domestic violence April 7 following an argument in which police said he pushed her to the ground and she scratched him while their children were in the house.A Glenmont Drive Northwest woman, 60, was jailed on charges of domestic violence, felonious assault and disrupting public services after being accused of punching her husband in the face and unplugging the phone. She also pulled a large knife and went after him, police said. He protected himself with a chair, a report said.Barberton police, using a Jackson warrant, arrested an Akron woman, 27, of Superior Avenue on a charge of passing bad checks. She was turned over to Jackson police for jailing April 6.On April 5, a Lake O’ Springs Avenue Northwest man, 19, was jailed on a charge of domestic violence after an altercation in which he was accused of punching his brother in the face twice and knocking him to the ground.FraudPolice were told April 8 that two people had made fraudulent charges online to purchase $859 worth of items from the Flower Factory on Whipple Avenue Northwest.A Sandrun Circle resident told police April 3 that he received a $1,550 check for an advertisement on Craigslist with instructions to cash the check and send the difference via wire so the shipper could be paid. He said he later learned the check was a fake.A University Heights Circle Northwest woman told police April 2 that her debit card numbers were used without permission to order sunglasses, total value $523.TheftsA Waynesburg man reported April 4 that his vehicle was parked in the 6100 block of Granite Street Northwest when a laptop computer, book bag and books and a paint-ball gun, total value $1,650, were stolen.On April 4, a South Boulevard Northwest man told police that household items, including furniture, a flat-screen TV and other items, total value between $7,000 and $9,000, haven’t been returned by those who helped him move. He said the suspects agreed to help him move out and to keep the items until the victim relocated but never returned the property.A Comanche Drive Northwest resident told police April 4 that his savings account was used to make five online purchases, total value $2,515.North CantonArrestsA 50th Street Southeast man, 24, was jailed April 10 on a charge of taking the identity of another person to participate in several crimes with total loss of $18,797.A Briar Street Northeast man, 27, was jailed April 7 on a charge of domestic violence after police said he pushed the mother of their child against a wall and choked her.A Plain Township man, 18, of Edelweiss Street Northeast was charged with felony theft and theft April 4 when apprehended on warrants.Plain TownshipArrestA Crestland Avenue Northwest man, 67, was taken into custody at home and jailed on a domestic violence warrant April 6.UniontownArrestA Barberton man, 37, of Second Street Northwest was jailed on a charge of domestic violence April 7 after police said he sent text messages threatening his sister in Uniontown.
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Police blotter — April 6
Summit CountyAkronArrestsA 20-year-old Staeger Street woman was charged with illegal manufacturing of meth, illegal assembly of chemicals and possession of meth and paraphernalia following a police search of her residence.A 24-year-old Brunsdorph Road, Fairlawn man was charged with drug abuse of ecstasy and marijuana after a traffic stop.A Manchester Road man, 23, was charged with possession of heroin and trafficking. Police said he and a female were in a vehicle pulling up their pants. When they were removed from the vehicle officers found heroin on the seat.BarbertonBurglaryA man who cleans out vacant homes told police March 24 that an air conditioner and copper wire, total value $2,000, were stolen from a vacant home on West Summit Street. Cuyahoga FallsBurglariesA home in the 1300 block of Ritchie Street was broken into March 31. Guns and electronics were taken.NortonVandalismThe caretaker of a home in the 800 block of Loomis Avenue reported April 2 that the previous tenants did $20,000 in damage to the home before they were evicted.Springfield TownshipArrestA Lakemore youth, 14, of Sunnyside Avenue, was booked at the Summit County Juvenile Detention Center on charges of domestic violence and assault on a police officer March 27.StowBurglaryA home in the 3700 block of Hudson Drive was burglarized March 25. Two televisions were taken.Medina CountyWadsworthArrestsA 26-year-old New York man was charged April 1 with forgery, identity theft and possession of criminal tools. A 25-year-old accomplice was charged with complicity to commit forgery and identity fraud. They are accused of trying to cash a fraudulent check at Chase Bank.Stark CountyLawrence TownshipArrestA Lockage Road man, 51, was jailed March 23 on charges of felonious assault and domestic violence. His wife said he threatened to shoot her. His firearms were confiscated.
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Police blotter — March 16
Summit CountyAkronArrestsAn East State Street, Barberton, man, 52, was charged with possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of drug instruments after police said he overdosed on heroin.A 40-year-old Carlton Drive man was charged with domestic violence and domestic violence menacing after police said he punched his son in the face then choked him.A 38-year-old Kansas Avenue woman was charged with illegal manufacturing of meth, illegal assembly of chemicals, endangering children and possession of drug paraphernalia after police said she gave consent to search her residence.An East Tallmadge Avenue man, 26, was charged with domestic violence, domestic violence menacing, carrying a concealed weapon (a knife) and obstructing official business.A 35-year-old Lloyd Street man was charged with drug abuse cocaine after overdosing on cocaine.A Bloomfield Avenue man, 39, was charged with domestic violence. Police said he fought with a woman and hit her in the face, lips, hands and stomach.A 31-year-old Concord Avenue man was charged with possession of heroin, possession of crack, possession of ecstasy, trafficking in drugs, weapons under disability, assault, aggravated menacing and possession of an altered firearm when officers responded to a fight in the 1100 block of Crestview Avenue.A 32-year-old Treetop Trail woman was charged with manufacturing of meth, assembly of chemicals, possession of meth, child endangering and possession of drug paraphernalia. Police said she had a 4-year-old and 13-year-old child in the apartment.A Pelton Avenue man, 37, was charged with illegal manufacturing of meth, assembly of chemicals and possession of drug paraphernalia. Police said he manufactured methamphetamines, assembled chemicals used to manufacture meth and possessed drug paraphernalia.BarbertonArrestsPolice said a Barberton Middle School seventh-grader was suspended after school officials learned he had brought three knives to school because he was being bullied. The Snyder Avenue youth was booked at the Summit County Juvenile Detention Center on March 4 on charges of illegal possession of a deadly weapon at school and aggravated menacing. The boy had taken the weapons from his uncle without the adult’s knowledge, the report said.An Eighth Street Northwest man, 47, was jailed on a charge of domestic violence March 4 after an argument led to his girlfriend being hit in the face and blacking out.A domestic violence charge led to the jailing of a Wuchter Street man, 45, on March 3 after his daughter reported her father repeatedly struck her in the head during an argument.A Mogadore man, 30, of Pontius Road, was charged with two felony counts of receiving stolen property March 1 after he told police when stopped on Barber Road that he owned the pickup he was driving. The officer noticed, however, that the two license plates were different and turned out to be stolen from vehicles belonging to Kent and Hartville residents.Police jailed a 21-year-old Noble Avenue man on a felony domestic violence charge March. Police said he punched the mother of their child and pushed her to the floor multiple times when he showed up at her Wooster Road North residence.TheftSomeone stole $5,000 worth of copper pipe from a vacant home on Washington Avenue, according to a report filed Feb. 28.Bath TownshipArrestsA 21-year-old man was charged March 10 with assault. He is accused of punching another 21-year-old man in the face while in the parking lot of Taco Bell, 3847 Medina Road.BurglaryA woman reported March 8 someone must have tried to break into her home in the 2000 block of Rock Creek. She found a piece of a driver’s license in the front door lock and turned it over to police. She said she does not often use the front door.Identity fraudA New Franklin woman told a Summit County sheriff’s deputy that after she broke up with her ex-boyfriend he has been using her identity information to open several accounts for his business, including a Dominion East Ohio gas bill totaling $597.Cuyahoga FallsArrestsA 26-year-old Hollywood Avenue woman was charged March 6 with escape. She was furloughed from the Cuyahoga Falls Jail to Summa Western Reserve Hospital for medical treatment around 4 p.m. She left the hospital around 9 p.m., with an intravenous needle still in her arm.Breaking and enteringA home in the 800 block of Arcadia Street was broken into March 10. A monitor, valued at $75, was taken.BurglaryA home in the 2400 block of 21st Street was burglarized March 12. A television, valued at $500, was taken.Identification theftAn Eighth Street man reported March 11 someone used his personal information to open a cellular phone account. More than $11,000 worth of international phone calls were charged to the account.A 15th Street man reported March 7 someone used his personal information to file a fraudulent federal tax return and receive a refund of nearly $8,000. Phone harassmentA Whitelaw Street man reported March 7 that a person contacted his 15-year-old daughter through a account and asked her to send him nude pictures. TheftA 74-year-old woman reported March 11 someone took her wallet from her purse while she was shopping at Big Lots, 405 Howe Ave. The rental manager for Penske Truck Leasing reported March 12 a customer failed to return a truck that was rented Feb. 25.FairlawnArrestsAn Akron man, 19, was arrested on theft, assault and obstruction charges March 10. He allegedly tried to steal merchandise from Charlotte Russe in Summit Mall. After assaulting a security guard and fleeing the scene he was eventually caught and detained, police said. He has been banned from Summit Mall indefinitely. Total amount of stolen goods was $51.98.An Akron woman, 52, was arrested for theft March 10. She allegedly stole merchandise worth $368 from Macy’s Department Store. She has been banned from Macy’s for three years.An Akron man, 38, was arrested for theft and criminal trespass March. 10. Macy’s Department store security caught the suspect concealing merchandise in his pocket. He had been banned from Macy’s in the past. He was reminded of the no-trespass warning.TheftA Louisville woman, 26, told police someone had stolen cash from the Arbors Nursing Home. She said $235 was taken from a locked cabinet.GreenArrestsA Mandeville, La., man, 38, was jailed in Summit County on March 5 after deputies said his carry-on luggage at Akron-Canton Airport contained a loaded 45-caliber semiautomatic pistol.A South Main Street man, 56, was jailed on charges of domestic violence and menacing March 5 after police said he and his girlfriend argued and he began breaking and throwing property and threatened to kill her.A West Waterloo Road man, 50, was jailed on charges of using a weapon while intoxicated, improper handling of firearms and driving under suspension. Police said they found him in a heavily damaged vehicle on Bonshire Road on March 2. The arresting officer said a loaded handgun was found in the center console.BurglaryA South Main Street resident told officials March 1 that someone broke his garage door window and entered both the garage and home. Four tires and wheels, two floor jacks and other items were stolen. No value was disclosed.MogadoreStolen vehicleOfficers patroling the parking lot of Spin City on March 3 found a stolen vehicle in the parking lot. Officers watched the vehicle until the business closed for the night. The vehicle was left unattended so it was towed and its owner from Springfield Township was notified.New FranklinArrestA Lyman Drive man, 26, was jailed in Barberton on March 4 on charges of cruelty to animals, abandoning animals and prohibitions concerning companion animals after four beagles were found outside in a fenced-in area for several days. They were taken to an animal clinic.TheftA Canal Fulton woman told police March 5 that she discovered her $624 cellphone was missing during a visit to the Upper Deck on West Turkeyfoot Lake Road.NortonArrestA 16-year-old Houston Road boy was charged March 8 with domestic violence. He is accused of assaulting his father during a quarrel over washing the dishes.Springfield TownshipDomestic violenceA warrant was issued March 1 for a Lessig Avenue man, 33, on a domestic violence charge after police said he kicked his wife in the face and choked her at the Office Motel on Massillon Road. The suspect fled before police arrived.StowBurglaryOn March 14, someone attempted to break into a home in the 3000 block of Wexford Boulevard.More than $1,300 in cash and coins were taken during the burglary of a home in the 3700 block of Englewood Drive on March 11.A man reported someone broke into his home in the 4500 block of Cox Drive and ate food from the refrigerator on March 10.Someone tried to break into a home in the 4400 block of Maple­park Road between March 5 and 8. A door frame was damaged.Identity theftA Hunters Crossing man reported March 10 someone used his personal information to file a fraudulent federal and state tax return.An Evelynton Place woman reported March 11 someone used her personal information to file a federal tax return.Misuse of a credit cardMore than $2,400 in unauthorized charges were made to a credit card belonging to a West Avenue business between Feb. 11 and 13, according to a March 12 report.TheftSomeone used a crowbar to break open cash registers at Walmart, 3520 Hudson Drive, overnight Feb. 27. Nearly $1,000 was taken.Tallmadge ArrestsA 27-year-old Akron woman was charged March 10 with identity theft and forgery. She is accused of using another person’s identity to purchase pseudoephedrine at a Tallmadge pharmacy.Cuyahoga CountyNorth RoyaltonScamA Patricia Drive resident called police March 10 to complain that someone put the resident’s home up for rent on Craigslist and was collecting deposits. Renters have showed up to the home wanting to move in.Officers were called March 10 to the parking lot of North Royalton Middle School after several cars in the parking lot were broken into.Medina CountyBrunswickDomesticPolice were called to a Miner Drive home March 5 after a father called to report that his two adult sons were in a fist fight. The brothers were separated for the night.MedinaDamageA Wadsworth Road resident called police March 11 to complain that a neighbor had cut a lock on a cable box.Animal complaintA Bishop Street resident called police March 11 to complain that a deer was trapped inside a fenced yard.Medina TownshipLost purseAn Irvine Oval resident called police March 9 to report that she lost her rainbow-colored purse between her house and Cleveland after she left it on the roof of her car.Montville TownshipMissing childA resident called police for help March 10 in locating her 8-year-old son. The mother had received an email from Waite Elementary School that her son was not in school. She had dropped her second-grader off at school in the morning and the school’s phone line was busy. Officers found the child in the school. The email had been sent out by mistake.WadsworthArrestsA 53-year-old Ledgestone Drive man was charged March 7 with domestic violence. BurglaryA home in the 800 block of West Street was burglarized March 8.Stark CountyCanal FultonTheft by deceptionPolice continue to investigate a scam that cost a West Market Street business $27,580. An investigator said Smith CNC-USA sent the money to a business in China that indicated it could supply a needed part. The firm learned months later that the business was bogus, and it is now seeking to recover the loss.Jackson TownshipArrestsA homeless man, 37, was jailed on a felony domestic violence charge March 6 when apprehended in a room at Motel 6 on Sunset Strip Avenue Northwest. Police said a woman told them the man pulled her hair and pulled a blanket over head and started to smother her.Police jailed a Cable Point Circle Northwest man, 55, on a charge of domestic violence March 4 after he and his adult son argued and the suspect kicked the son in the face, a police report stated.A Lawrence Township man, 23, was summonsed to Massillon Municipal Court on March 1 on charges of endangering children after two youngsters, ages 2 and 5, were left unattended in a running and unlocked car while he went into a Belden Village Street Northwest store. Drugs were found within reach of the children, police said.Burglary A $700 snowblower was reported stolen from a Wickford Avenue Northwest garage March 4.TheftsPolice are investigating a report filed March 4 of an internal theft three months earlier at the Oak Park Preschool on Wales Avenue Northwest. An undetermined amount of money was taken and several unauthorized purchases were made.A Blackfriars Drive Northwest resident said Feb. 28 that he noticed some of his checks missing after a female had stayed there a few days. Some had already been written and cashed, total value $575.On Feb. 27, a Greyhawk Street Northwest woman told investigators that someone made off with a custom-made diamond pendant and pearl necklace from a bedroom night stand. She said the items had been missing since October.Seven purses, total value $800, were reported stolen Feb. 27 by a woman who fled from TJ Maxx on Everhard Road Northwest without paying.A worker at Lens Crafters at Belden Village Mall said Feb. 26 that five pairs of sunglasses, total value $985, had been stolen.A lock was cut off a safe inside a van belonging to Crown Vending Services in Canton while parked at Orchard Pharmaceutical Services on Freedom Avenue Northwest on Feb. 24. A police report said $1,100 was taken.North CantonArrestsA Seventh Street Northwest resident, 59, was jailed on a charge of domestic violence March 4 after police said she confronted her brother in his room and sprayed him in the face with an aerosol.A Sixth Street Northeast female, 17, was booked at the Stark County Juvenile Attention Center on March 2 after police said she spit on, punched and pushed her mother during an argument.TheftA Canton woman, 27, of Edwards Avenue Northeast, was still being sought March 7 on a warrant charging her with two counts of felony theft involving a gift card, cash and two ATM withdrawals belonging to a South Main Street woman she took care of as a health-care aide.Plain TownshipArrestA Martha Avenue Northeast man was jailed on a charge of felony theft March 1 after police said he admitted taking $7,150 worth of specialty steel items from Elk Weld on Raff Road Southwest in Canton.UniontownBurglarySomeone entered a Hoover Avenue residence by force and stole cash and two computers, total value $2,700, a resident told police March 1.TheftA Sweitzer Road man told police March 3 that someone stole one of his collectible autographed NASCAR models and 200 rounds of ammunition, total value $2,055, from a safe.Wayne CountyWayne sheriffBreaking and enteringA refrigerator and a 55-gallon fish tank valued at $850 were reported stolen March 8 from a storage unit in the 1400 block of Blachleyville Road, Wooster Township.Notification issuesA sex offender failed to report moving from the 7100 block of Eby Road, Green Township, a March 5 report said.A sex offender failed to notify the sheriff of moving from the 8700 block of Friendsville Road, Canaan Township, a March 7 report said.TheftsA money order was reported taken March 11 from Lincoln Terrace Estates, 17874 E. Lincoln Way, Sugar Creek Township.An employee is suspected of taking $6,000 in deposits from Shisler’s Cheese House, 55 Kidron Road, Sugar Creek Township, a March 1 report said.Cash and a gun were reported stolen March 5 from a residence in the 9400 block of Ruff Road, Congress Township.WoosterArrestsA 50-year-old Mansfield woman was arrested March 4 on charges of illegal conveyance of drugs, possession of cocaine, drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana after police said she took drugs into Wayne County Jail.ForgeryA Wooster woman reported March 3 that her child support card and a debit card were stolen from a residence in the 400 block of Lincoln Street and were used to purchase items valued at $204.Lost itemA Wooster man, 89, reported that he lost a bag of jewelry valued at $10,000 in the 100 block of West Liberty Street.TheftsA chop saw worth $1,500 was reported missing March 10 from a construction site in the 100 block of North Walnut Street.A 2001 Ford pickup truck valued at $9,000 was reported stolen March 4 from a residence in the 700 block of Spruce Street.
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Police blotter — March 2
Summit CountyAkronArrestsA 39-year-old Crouse Street man was charged with domestic violence, menacing and obstructing official business after police said he argued with a woman, then physically assaulted her, causing several injuries.A Hazelwood Avenue man, 21, was charged with possession of drugs after police stopped him outside a known drug house he had just exited.A 54-year old Cuyahoga Falls man was charged with possession of drugs after police said they observed him making a drug transaction outside a business on Arlington Street. Officers said they recovered a pill bottle that contained Oxycontin.An Andrus Avenue man, 37, faces a weapons charge, drug trafficking and possession of criminal tools after a suspected drug transaction on the street.A 32-year-old Lakeshore Boulevard man was charged with possession of drugs after a traffic stop.BarbertonArrestAn East Cassell Avenue man, 20, was charged with two counts of criminal trespass, theft from a motor vehicle, obstructing official business and resisting arrest after police said he had broken into vehicles. Police said the total value of items taken was $10.On Feb. 13, a North Summit Street man, 40, was jailed on a charge of domestic violence after police said he pushed his mother.BurglaryFrozen food and kitchen knives, total value $100, were reported stolen Feb. 15 from the St. Augustine Church rectory on Sixth Street Northwest.TheftOn Feb. 19, a Frisby Avenue man said he noticed a $600 PlayStation 3 system he had from a rental company was missing and learned that a woman who had stayed at the residence while he was in jail had bragged on Facebook of taking the system.Copley TownshipArrestA woman, 41, was arrested for driving under the influence Feb. 16. She had crashed her vehicle on state Route 21. The suspect repeatedly turned down sobriety tests. Coventry TownshipArrestsA Cuyahoga Falls couple of Winder Parkway was arrested at the Lakeside Motel on Manchester Road on Feb. 21. The man was jailed on warrants alleging six counts of felony theft plus felony breaking and entering and two drug counts. The woman was jailed on six counts of felony theft and a count of felony burglary.A Muskoka Avenue man, 49, was booked on charges of domestic violence and driving under suspension after police said he argued with his girlfriend and became enraged, causing her to fear for her safety. He fled in a vehicle and was caught minutes later in a traffic stop.TheftsThree chain saws and other equipment were reported stolen Feb. 22 from a vehicle belonging to Bucks Tree of Eastern Road.A washer and dryer, a TV and other items, total value $1,479, were reported stolen Feb. 12 from a Hudson man’s rental property on North Firestone Boulevard.Cuyahoga FallsArrestsTwo Cuyahoga Falls men, ages 25 and 29, were arrested Feb. 24 in the 200 block of Washington Avenue. They are charged with possessing hypodermic needles.Criminal damagingA woman upset with her food order broke the drive-thru window of a local fast-food restaurant around 4 a.m. Feb. 25. An employee of Taco Bell, 360 Howe Ave., told police the woman complained about the way her food was prepared. When the employee turned to her register to get the customer a refund, the customer broke the window. Damage was estimated at $500.BurglaryA home in the 1000 block of Munroe Falls Avenue was burglarized Feb. 20. A netbook and jewelry were taken.Deception to obtain drugsA Norwood Street woman reported Feb. 23 that someone picked up her prescriptions at Walgreens, 2645 State Road, without her consent.Misuse of credit cardA Franklin Avenue woman reported Feb. 20 that someone used her credit card to make unauthorized purchases.Theft by deceptionAn 83-year-old State Road woman reported Feb. 25 that she agreed to sign for gambling winnings for someone she knows. She said the state of Ohio is now telling her to pay taxes on the winnings.TheftA 60-year-old Chestnut Boulevard woman reported Feb. 22 that someone took her wallet containing $75 and credit cards from her purse while she shopped at Marc’s, 2900 State Road.A 65-year-old Northfield woman reported Feb. 22 that while shopping at Village Discount Outlet, 2930 State Road, someone took her wallet containing $85 and a credit card.FairlawnArrestsAn Akron man, 18, was arrested for theft Feb. 25. He allegedly stole merchandise worth $234 from Walmart.An Akron man, 36, was arrested for theft Feb. 25. He allegedly tried to steal merchandise totaling $268 from Walmart. An Akron woman, 21, and a Cuyahoga Falls woman, 27, were arrested on theft charges Feb. 24. They allegedly stole dresses totaling $132 from Macy’s. They have been banned from Macy’s for three years. A Cleveland teen, 14, was arrested for theft Feb. 23. He allegedly stole a hat and an adult toy from Spencer’s Gifts in Summit Mall. He’s banned from Spencer’s indefinitely and from the mall for one year.An Akron man, 21, was arrested for criminal trespassing Feb. 21. He was caught on Summit Mall property where he had been banned for one year on Nov. 29. He is banned indefinitely. GreenArrestArguing about an upcoming wedding, a Portside Circle man, 30, was jailed on a charge of domestic violence. Police say he tossed a salad at a female at the house and grabbed and pushed her. She pushed back and he stumbled and fell, striking his head. He was taken to a local hospital and then jailed.MogadoreArrestAn Akron man was arrested Feb. 25 after numerous pills were found in his car during a traffic stop on Mogadore Road.Domestic disputePolice were called to a Dick Street residence Feb. 21 after a woman tried to hit her husband with a shovel during an argument. Officers found the wife hiding in the back of her van.NortonBreaking and enteringBetween Feb. 19 and Feb. 22, someone broke into a vacant Clarkville Road home and took copper pipe and an air-conditioning unit, total value $3,000.BurglaryA home in the 4300 block of Cleveland-Massillon Road was broken into between Feb. 21 and Feb. 24. A safe containing personal papers and jewelry was taken.Domestic violenceA 74-year-old Bushey Avenue woman reported Feb. 23 that her 21-year-old granddaughter choked her by grabbing her shirt collar and pulling, then cut her arm with her fingernail.Springfield TownshipArrestA Columbine Avenue man, 44, was jailed on a charge of domestic violence Feb. 17 after his wife said he was destroying kitchen furniture and tossing it into the snow on the porch. She told police he was upset about several issues.Breaking and enteringCash in excess of $5,600 was reported stolen Feb. 17 from Thompson Accounting Services on East Waterloo Road. A door was pried open to get inside.BurglaryChecks totaling $8,188 were stolen from a James Avenue residence, with four cashed for a total of $2,688, the female victim told police Feb. 17. Also stolen were two TV sets and a computer, total value $5,631.Passing bad checksPolice were notified Feb. 12 by a Massillon Road D-Mart employee that a clerk cashed a $496 worthless check drawn on the account of a Streetsboro man, 39.TheftsA Green resident told police Feb. 17 that a bedroom set and a kitchen table and chairs, total value $700, were stolen from a Myersville Road location after a Cuyahoga Falls resident had indicated he wanted to buy the items.A Stinard Avenue woman told police Feb. 15 that someone took $520 from an envelope in a dresser in her bedroom.A man and woman are being sought after she was seen on Walmart security footage concealing golf balls, flowers and a duffel bag, total value $1,071, in another bag while the man stood at the South Arlington Road store’s door as lookout on Feb. 14.StowArrestsA 37-year-old Akron man faces charges of burglary, receiving stolen property, theft, and resisting arrest after police said he broke into vehicles in the 2400 block of Liberty Road on Feb. 20. Police said he had credit cards, $20 in cash and other items identified as having been stolen from three cars in the area when he was arrested.A 19-year-old Mac Drive woman was charged Feb. 24 with felony drug abuse and misdemeanor charges of drug abuse, possession of a dangerous drug, possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, all misdemeanors. During a traffic stop, police reported finding pills and marijuana.A 51-year-old Kent man was charged Feb. 20 with violating a protection order.A 32-year-old Munroe Falls man was charged Feb. 22 with drug trafficking. During a traffic stop on Marhofer Avenue, police reported finding plastic bags containing marijuana.BurglaryA home in the 2000 block of Hidden Lake Drive was broken into Feb. 26. Electronics, cash and checks were taken.TheftSeveral vehicles parked on Hidden Lake Drive were broken into overnight Feb. 23.Theft by deceptionAn 87-year-old woman was scammed out of $10,000 Feb. 22 by two women she met in the parking lot of Giant Eagle, 1700 Norton Road.A woman reported Feb. 25 that her 89-year-old friend sent $3,100 to the Dominican Republic, thinking she was bailing her grandson out of jail.A 56-year-old Baumberger Road man reported Feb. 21 he received a fraudulent check from a buyer on Craigslist.TallmadgeArrestsTwo Akron men, ages 24 and 27, were charged Feb. 27 with possession of marijuana. Other suspected drugs found in the vehicle were sent for testing.BurglaryA Brittain Circle man reported his apartment was burglarized Feb. 22. Jewelry and a television were taken.Sexual assaultPolice are investigating a Feb. 22 report of rape.TheftA North Munroe Road woman reported Feb. 25 that someone took $4,000 worth of jewelry from her home between Feb. 23 and Feb. 25.DrugsPolice executing a search warrant at a home in the 100 block of Southwest Avenue found a marijuana-
growing operation. The case was turned over to the detective bureau.Cuyahoga CountyNorth RoyaltonArrestOfficers arrested a motorist for driving while impaired after the driver crashed in a parking lot on Spruce Run.Breaking and enteringA residence on Timber Ridge Drive was broken into Feb. 21 when a door was kicked in. A neighbor told police that a man “wearing baggy pants, big jacket and dark clothes” was in the area around the time.Medina CountyBrunswickTheftPolice were called Feb. 26 to a vacant home on Eisenhower Drive after it was discovered that someone stole a kitchen stove and a clothes dryer.MedinaVandalismA Minor Drive resident called police Feb. 25 to complain that someone scratched the entire side of a car parked at the residence.CrashMedina police noticed that one of the department’s vehicles had been struck Feb. 22 while parked outside of the police department. A review of security camera footage showed a Medina woman had struck the police SUV and drove off without reporting it. She was cited.Medina TownshipSuspicious personOfficers stopped a vehicle after receiving a call Feb. 22 that the driver of a truck in the township was a suspected copper thief. It turns out the man was a homeowner who had removed a water softener from his residence.Montville TownshipTheftOfficers were called to a Medina Road store Feb. 25 after a shopper tried to steal Paul Mitchell body gel, Cetaphil moisturizer and Degree deodorant.Animal complaintOfficers had to wrangle a horse that had gotten loose at 3 a.m. on Wadsworth Road. The horse was found walking down the middle of the street.Portage CountyKentArrestsA 31-year-old Silver Meadows Boulevard man was arrested Feb. 26 on charges of aggravated burglary and assault.Police arrested a 23-year-old Costley Court man Feb. 21 on a charge of aggravated menacing.A 21-year-old Mantua man was arrested Feb. 22 on charges of possession of heroin, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, driving under suspension, failure to control and driving left of center.A 24-year-old Middlebury Road man was charged Feb. 22 with felonious assault.Stark CountyCanal FultonArrestsTwo North Canal Street brothers were jailed Feb. 20 on a series of warrants involving forgery and receiving stolen property for the 56-year-old and charges of breaking and entering for the other brother, 55. The younger man also was booked Feb. 19 on warrants for felony forgery and receiving stolen property, both felonies, plus passing bad checks.Jackson TownshipArrestsPolice charged a Miles Avenue Northwest man, 40, with domestic violence and criminal damaging Feb. 18. According to a report, he argued with his son and his son’s girlfriend, took a ball bat and broke the son’s bedroom dresser and broke the girlfriend’s car window and made threats toward her.A Carnegie Avenue Northwest man, 38, was booked on charges of felony disrupting public services, domestic violence and unlawful restraint Feb. 14. Police said he choked a woman, hit her and threw her down. He also took all phones from her during her attempt to escape.A Hursh Place Northwest woman, 26, was arrested Feb. 13 on a warrant for passing bad checks.BurglaryA thief entered through a sliding-glass door and took jewelry, a flat-screen TV and other items, including $1,000, from a Riviera Avenue Northwest home Feb. 17.TheftsA Best Buy supervisor at the store on Strip Avenue Northwest told police Feb. 17 that a man selected a security camera system, total value $650, and attempted to exit through a fire door, then ran out the front door.A catalytic converter valued at $1,000 was stolen from a company truck parked at B&G Fireplace & Patio Shop on Belden Village Street Northwest.Police were investigating a Feb. 13 report of the theft of $5,116 from a bank account of Integrated Pain Concepts on Holiday Street Northwest.A subwoofer, GPS and 30 CDs, total value $2,230, were reported stolen Feb. 10 from a van parked outside a South Boulevard Northwest man’s home.Lake TownshipArrestA Timberview Street Northwest man, 37, was jailed on a charge of domestic violence Feb. 19 after his girlfriend told a sheriff’s deputy that he pulled her out of a car by her hair and onto the ground.North CantonTheftAn air compressor, 6,000 cotton swabs and other items, total value $1,730, were reported stolen Feb. 7 by a Ninth Street Northwest man.Plain TownshipArrestsA 44th Street Northwest man, 26, was jailed on a charge of domestic violence Feb. 16 after deputies said he threatened to beat his girlfriend after pushing her against a wall.A felony domestic violence warrant led to the arrest of a Forestview Street Northeast man on Valentine’s Day.UniontownArrestA Sweitzer Street man, 67, was jailed on charges of domestic violence and aggravated menacing after police learned the suspect was holed up in his house and had fired two rounds from a small-caliber pistol. After 30 minutes, they got him to come outside, where he was arrested.911 callA 2½-year-old girl called 911 about 12:30 p.m. Feb. 16, saying she couldn’t wake her mother. When police arrived at the Linden Street Northwest residence, they found the woman asleep on the couch. When wakened by an officer, she said she was fine.
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Police blotter — Feb. 23
Summit CountyAkronArrestsA Thorndale Drive man, 33, was charged with drug abuse and possession of drug paraphernalia after police found him sitting inside his car in the 1800 block of West Market Street with the dome light on.A Fulton Road man, 66, was charged with domestic violence and drug abuse after police said he assaulted his housemate. A South Rhodes Avenue woman, 34, was charged with drug abuse, tampering with evidence and possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop at Crosby and Hall streets.A Perkins Street man, 27, was charged with possession of oxycodone, possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop at Grant Street and Coon Drive.A Para Avenue man, 35, was charged with gross sexual imposition after police said he exposed his genitals to a 14-year-old girl. He then rubbed his genitals against her thigh. He has a prior conviction for sexual battery, police said.A West Huston Street, Barberton man, 47, was charged with possession of crack cocaine after a traffic stop.A Cleveland-Massillon Road, Norton man 19, was charged with possession of oxycodone and possession of drug paraphernalia; and an Inman Street man, 19, was also charged with possession of oxycodone and marijuana after police said they were observed acting suspiciously in a gas station parking lot at East and Clearview avenues.A Shoreline Drive man, 24, was charged with possession of oxycodone, possession of crack cocaine and tampering with evidence after a traffic stop at Dart Avenue and Boulevard Street.A McTaggart Drive woman, 54, was charged with possession of crack after police said she was observed at a known drug house.An East Wilbeth Road man, 24, was charged with possession of marijuana, tampering with evidence, trafficking in marijuana and possession of criminal tools after police said officers observed him making a transaction in the parking lot in the 1000 block of Vernon Odom Boulevard.A Hilbish Avenue man, 26, was charged with domestic violence after police said he punched his girlfriend in the face, causing visible injuries. He had a prior conviction for domestic violence, police said.An Apple Court, Springfield man, 28, was charged with aggravated burglary, domestic violence and kidnapping after police said he went to his ex-fiancee’s house and when she didn’t answer his knock on the door, he kicked it in. He then held her down and punched and choked her, police said. While he looked in the apartment for another man, the woman fled on foot.An Alphada Avenue man, 24, was charged with possession of heroin and possession of drug instruments after police said he overdosed on heroin and had to be revived by paramedics.A Snowfall Spur man, 37, was charged with possession of cocaine and possession of marijuana after a traffic stop.A West Caston Road, New Franklin man, 22, and a West High Street, Orrville woman, 23, were charged with possession of meth, illegal assembly of meth, manufacturing of meth and possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop in the 300 block of West South Street.BarbertonArrestsOn Feb. 12, officers responded to a breaking and entering on West Hopocan Avenue and arrested a Seventh Street Northwest man, 21, at his home.A Hermann Street resident, 21, was jailed on a charge of felony domestic violence, four counts of domestic violence threats plus resisting arrest and obstructing official business when taken into custody at his home Feb. 11 after police said they heard a woman inside screaming.Police issued a warrant for a Herms Court man, 21, on a charge of domestic violence after police said he punched his girlfriend in the face, grabbed her by the hair and pulled her off a bed before he left the residence. He also is accused of breaking a ceiling light and his girlfriend’s computer.A 25th Street Northwest woman, 33, was jailed on a charge of domestic violence Feb. 12 after she turned herself in to police. She is accused of assaulting her stepdaughter Feb. 7 with blows to the face and slamming her head against a wall.A 25-year-old West Lake Avenue man, 25, was jailed on a charge of domestic violence Feb. 8 after police said he argued with a woman with whom he had lived for two years, pushed her and hit her face. He said the victim had put a hole in his $1,600, 46-inch flat-screen TV.An argument over who was going to claim their child on this year’s taxes led to a man, 32, of East Ford Avenue being charged with telecommunications harassment. He was summoned to Barberton Municipal Court because he ignored police warnings not to text the mother of their child.Bath TownshipTheftA 47-year-old man reported Feb. 15 he met with a woman near his truck in a Cleveland-Massillon Road parking lot to lend her $20. After he handed the woman the money, he walked to the other side of his vehicle. He later discovered that the rest of his money was missing from the truck. He told police he thinks the woman took the money while he was walking around the truck.A 75-year-old woman reported Feb. 14 while shopping in Acme Fresh Market, 3979 Medina Road, someone took her wallet from her purse.Copley TownshipFraudA Copley woman, 83, told police someone asked her for $350. The man said he would give her his $1 million lottery ticket if she helped. Officers told her to ignore the request.Domestic dispute A Hammond Boulevard woman, 40, told police a truck was in her driveway Feb. 11. It belonged to her nephew, who asked her if he could park the truck there. She said no and had the vehicle towed.Coventry TownshipArrestA warrant charging domestic violence led to the arrest Feb. 7 of a Barberton man, 23, of Stanley Avenue in the parking lot of a grocery store on Manchester Road.BurglarySomeone forced entry into a Pine Top Court residence Feb. 5 and stole watches, a flat-screen TV and other items, total value $10,800.Cuyahoga FallsArrestsA 48-year-old Akron man was stopped by police on Howe Avenue on Feb. 18. During the stop, police found methamphetamine and marijuana. The man also had an open container of beer while driving. He is charged with possession of drugs, drug abuse marijuana, and having an open container in a motor vehicle.A 47-year-old homeless man was charged Feb. 19 with menacing. He is accused of threatening to assault an employee at Burger King, 2691 State Road.A 14-year-old Sutton Drive boy was charged Feb. 19 with assault on a peace officer, resisting arrest, domestic violence and incorrigibility. He is accused of shoving his mother into a wall, and wrestling with police as they took him into custody.AssaultA 20-year-old Akron woman reported Feb. 13 that a woman she knows got out of her vehicle on Howe Avenue, grabbed the reporting party and struck her in the head. The woman then poured oil on and inside of the reporting party’s vehicle. She was referred to the prosecutor.BurglaryAn apartment in the 2500 block of State Road was burglarized Feb. 18. A safe containing a handgun and ammunition and a watch were taken.Criminal simulationSomeone passed a counterfeit check for nearly $3,000 at US Bank, 2630 Bailey Road, on Oct. 19, according to a Feb. 19 report.Identity theftAn Underwood Street man reported Feb. 19 that he is receiving collection calls concerning student loans he does not have. He thinks someone stole his identity.A Crown Ridge Drive couple reported Feb. 14 someone used their personal information to file a federal income tax return. A refund from the return was deposited into a Bank of America account.A 36-year-old Stone Street man reported Feb. 14 someone used his personal information to open a credit card account. More than $1,100 was charged to the account.Fairlawn TheftsAn Aldi manager told police an unknown man tricked a cashier into giving him more money. On Feb. 18 the man purchased an item costing 98 cents and paid with a $50 bill. He continued to ask for smaller denominations, which confused the cashier. Her drawer was eventually short $149.99.An Akron woman, 35, and a Cuyahoga Falls man, 36, were arrested for theft Feb. 17. They allegedly tried to steal $624 in merchandise from Macy’s department store. They were also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia after officers found a spoon and hypodermic needles.An Akron teen, 15, was arrested for theft Feb. 15. He allegedly tried to steal a zombie lighter valued at $7.99 from Spencer’s Gifts. He had tried to conceal it in his jacket but was caught by store security before he left the store, police said. VandalismThree juveniles were caught vandalizing a red Jeep in the Macy’s parking lot Feb. 15. They were seen by a resident kicking the driver and passenger side windows.GreenTheftAn Eagle Drive woman told a Summit County sheriff’s deputy Feb. 13 that she discovered someone had broken into her garage and had taken two cordless drills and a tool chest, total value $574.MogadoreVandalismPolice were called to a Gilchrist Road business Feb. 10 after it was discovered that a building had been entered and a window was broken.FightOfficers were called to the Spin City Skills Games on Mogadore Road on Feb. 20 to break up a fight between players. The dispute was over a derogatory remark.LitteringPolice were called to a Gilchrist Road business after someone dumped shingles on the property.New FranklinArrestsA Dailey Road woman, 33, was charged with domestic violence Feb. 8 after police said she pushed a teenage girl out of her bedroom, threw her to the ground and punched her.A 52-year-old Grove Road woman was booked on a charge of domestic violence Feb. 6 after her boyfriend told police she started yelling as they drove on Johns Road. He said she then hit him in the face and struck him several more times on the body after she got out of the car.A West Turkeyfoot Lake Road woman, 34, was jailed on a charge of domestic violence Feb. 4. She is accused of smacking her mother in the face.Identity fraudBank account information of a Center Road man was used several times in Sacramento, Calif., to make purchases totaling $1,440 without the victim’s permission, he told police.TheftJewelry valued at $2,000 was reported stolen Feb. 9 from a Melcher Avenue residence.Springfield TownshipTheftsAn Albrecht Avenue woman told police Feb. 8 that a couple rented a house on Mingo Trail and when they left took furniture valued at $1,547.An Elm Grove Avenue man said he gave a person a freezer chest full of meat, total value $1,500, and when he returned from Pennsylvania the person said someone had stolen the meat out of the freezer.StowArrestsA 20-year-old Maplewood Road man was charged Feb. 15 with driving under suspension and possession of drug abuse instruments. During his arrest, hypodermic needles were found in the man’s buttocks.BurglarySomeone broke into a home in the 4400 block of Mannington Boulevard on Feb. 17. Nothing appeared to be missing. The person left behind a plastic bag containing marijuana.A hand-held diagnostic scan tool with hardware and software, valued at more than $6,000, was taken from an attached garage in the 2000 block of Conwill Road on Feb. 18.Forgery Someone created counterfeit checks for the account of a 93-year-old Akron woman, then cashed them in Stow, according to a Feb. 13 report. A Wyndam Ridge woman reported Feb. 12 someone stole her checks, then forged and cashed one for $1,000. Police are investigating.Pandering obscenityPolice were called Feb. 15 to PAK Computers, 891 Graham Road. A technician who was transferring files for a customer discovered child pornography stored on the hard drive. The case is under investigation.Sexual assaultPolice are investigating a Feb. 19 report of sexual assault against an 85-year-old resident of a L’ermitage Place nursing home.TheftA 48-year-old Marhoffer Avenue woman reported Feb. 19 that someone took $1,900 from her purse while she was at work the previous day.TallmadgeArrestsA 36-year-old Akron woman was charged Feb. 17 with illegal assembly of chemicals used in the manufacture of drugs, aggravated possession of drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving under suspension. During a traffic stop on South Avenue, suspected methamphetamine was found in the vehicle. The passenger, who is the owner of the vehicle, was charged with wrongful entrustment.Cuyahoga CountyNorth RoyaltonA parent called police Feb. 13 to report that her son had been beaten up by a classmate in December.VandalismA West Wallings Road resident called police Feb. 14 to report that their lawn had been turfed.Medina CountyBrunswickVandalismPolice were called to Samuel Drive on Feb. 15 after a resident discovered that two doors had been tampered with.MedinaMissing personPolice were called to Bishop Court to help find a missing patient.Noise complaintPolice were called to Springbrook Drive on Feb. 17 after a resident complained of noises coming from the power lines.Domestic disputePolice were called to Birch Hill Drive on Feb. 17 to settle a dispute over a phone charger.Medina TownshipBurglaryPolice were called to a Gateway Drive residence Feb. 20 for a home burglary.Smoke investigationPolice were called to a restaurant on Medina Road on Feb. 18 to help investigate a hazy smoke in the air. No fire was found.Montville TownshipVandalismPolice were called to a Chestnut Hill Drive residence Feb. 20 after someone keyed a vehicle in the driveway.Suspicious noisePolice were called to a Rustic Hills Drive home after a woman alone in the house with her toddler son heard a strange noise downstairs. Police discovered an automatic floor cleaner running in a spare bedroom.VandalismA Poe Road resident called police after it was discovered that their mailbox was turned backward.WadsworthTheftTwo businesses in the 400 block of East Bergey Street were broken into Feb. 17. Inventory is pending.Portage CountyKentArrestsA 26-year-old Ravenna man was charged Feb. 15 with violating a protection order. He is accused of being at a South Depeyster Street address, in violation of a court order.A 21-year-old Mohawk Place man was arrested Feb. 14 on a warrant for felonious assault.A 26-year-old Canton man was arrested Feb. 14 on warrants for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and vehicle theft.Stark CountyCanal FultonArrestsA Poplar Street woman, 32, was jailed on a charge of domestic violence Feb. 11. She is accused of attacking her husband by biting and hitting him during an argument.A Dan Avenue man, 42, was jailed on a charge of domestic violence Feb. 8 after police said he hit his brother several times and tried to bite him. The suspect was upset that his brother woke him up by knocking on his bedroom door.Felony domestic violence charges were leveled against a Locust Street woman, 53, after police said she argued with a man Feb. 6, then punched the man’s mother several times in the face and chest.Jackson TownshipArrestsA Brooklyn, N.Y., woman was jailed Feb. 12 on two counts of felony forgery and one of forging identity cards after police said she attempted to use a forged traveler’s check at Kohl’s. She had 16 more checks in her possession when stopped, a police report said.Charges of felony disrupting public services and domestic violence were lodged against a Peyton Street Northwest man, 23, on Feb. 9 after an argument with his girlfriend. He was accused of taking her cellphone and smashing it against a wall.A felony domestic violence charge was filed against an Applegrove Street Northwest woman, 32, on Feb. 9 after police said she struck a male on his face and head several times and kicked him.A Louise Drive Northwest man was jailed Feb. 4 on charges of felony disrupting public services and domestic violence after police said he and his wife argued, struck each other and threw items at each other during an altercation.FraudOn Feb. 4, a man was told that a family member had been in trouble and needed money sent to assist him. The resident sent $1,989 via MoneyGram as instructed and then learned the incident was a fraud.TheftsA Stark State College employee reported Feb. 10 that a $750 laptop computer was stolen from her unlocked vehicle while at work.A $500 subwoofer box was stolen from a South Boulevard Northwest woman’s vehicle Feb. 2.Plain TownshipArrestsA Pittsburg Avenue Northwest man, 45, was jailed on a charge of domestic violence Feb. 11 after police said he threatened his wife and left the residence. He was arrested when he returned home.A Blake Avenue Northwest man was booked on a charge of domestic violence Feb. 10. He was accused of arguing with his girlfriend, choking her and pushing her against a wall at their apartment.UniontownBurglarySeveral firearms and tools, total value $1,100, were reported stolen from a Meandering Avenue home Feb. 11.TheftA spokesperson for the Hartville Hardware on Edison Street told police Feb. 4 that on several occasions since last July two women have stolen power tools, total value $1,000.Wayne CountyWayne sheriffArrestsA Wooster woman of the 8100 block of Friendsville Road was charged Feb. 14 with three counts of aggravated possession of drugs, drug abuse, operating a vehicle impaired and drug paraphernalia.A Burbank man of the 12100 block of Burbank Road was charged Feb. 15 with aggravated possession of drugs.A Wooster man of the 4300 block of Dover Road was charged Feb. 13 with attempted illegal manufacture of drugs, illegal assembly of chemicals, possessing criminal tools, aggravated possession of drugs, illegal use of drugs and possession of marijuana.A Wooster man of the 400 block of Washington Street was charged Feb. 13 with robbery and assault after deputies said he took the wallet of a Bardon Street man Jan. 20.A Wooster man of the 4400 block of Melrose Drive was charged Feb. 12 with illegal processing of drugs.Breaking and enteringA leaf blower and an extension cord, total value $46, were reported stolen Feb. 13 from a shed of Paradise Church of the Brethren, 3000 North Apple Creek Road, Green Township.Two chain saws, three crowbars and two sledgehammers, total value $425, were reported stolen Feb. 13 from a shed in the 5300 block of Shreve Road, Wooster Township.BurglaryA television valued at $680 was reported taken Feb. 17 from a residence in the 18800 block of Racine Road, Chippewa Township.Felonious assaultA 17-year-old boy suffered apparent broken bones Feb. 12 after police said another boy struck him in the head with a guitar at the Christian Children’s Home, 2685 Armstrong Road, Canaan Township.Identity fraudA Wayne Township woman, 36, reported Feb. 12 that someone took her debit card from her residence in the 4300 block of North Geyers Chapel Road, and used it to purchase items worth $610 in New York.Illegal conveyancePrescription medication and other items were taken Feb. 11 from a suspect at the Wayne County Jail, 201 W. North St., a report said.TheftsJewelry, medication and other items, total value $421, were reported taken Feb. 14 from a residence in the 7400 block of North Mount Eaton Road, Baughman Township.Nine bows worth $2,950 were reported stolen Feb. 15 from Hostetler Archery, 13933 Kauffman Avenue, Milton Township.A 12-gauge shotgun worth $300 was reported taken Feb. 15 from a residence in the 16400 block of Harrison Road, Paint Township.A credit card, a driver’s license and other papers were reported taken Feb. 11 from a residence in the 6800 block of Dover Road, East Union Township.Three utility vehicles valued at $450 were reported stolen Feb. 12 from Sterling Farm Equipment, 6131 Ashland Road, Chester Township.WoosterArrestA South Salem man, 19, was arrested Feb. 16 on charges of disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, prohibitions and failure to disclose personal information at a residence in the 500 block of East Wayne Avenue.BurglaryJewelry valued at $13,480 was reported stolen Feb. 18 from Treasure at the Bend, 2694 Akron Road.TheftsA 2005 Chevrolet van valued at $1,500 was reported stolen Feb. 18 from a bank parking lot, 151 N. Market St.An Elm Drive woman reported Feb. 13 that jewelry valued at $2,000 and $34 in cash were taken from her home. She also said a debit card was stolen and used to withdraw $200 from an ATM.Medication and a jacket worth $130 were reported stolen Feb. 13 from an unlocked car in the Walmart parking lot, 3883 Burbank Road.
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Police blotter — Jan. 5
Summit CountyAkronArrestsAn Avon Street man, 27, was charged with breaking and entering. The man was observed Dec. 22 at the Merchant Tavern on Merriman Road stealing a television.A Bryden Drive man, 29, was charged with possession of marijuana. Detectives executed a search warrant at his home.A Neptune Avenue man, 49, was charged with possession of methamphetamine, trafficking in meth, possession of drugs and possession of criminal tools. Police said officers responded to a burglary at the man’s house. During a search, officers found the drugs and paraphernalia.A West Cedar Street woman, 32, was charged with aggravated burglary after police said she forced her way into an apartment in the 200 block of West Market Street and demanded money.A Broad Street Northwest, Canton man, 54, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and tampering with evidence after a traffic stop in the 600 block of Copley Road.A Homer Avenue man, 31, was charged with carrying a concealed weapon and possessing a weapon illegally following a traffic stop on Dart Avenue at Euclid Avenue.A Dominion Drive woman, 30, was charged with deception to obtain a controlled substance and illegal processing of a drug document after police said she altered a prescription and presented it at an area pharmacy.A Joy Avenue man, 21, was charged with carrying a concealed weapon and improper handling of a firearm following a traffic stop at South Main Street and Stanton Avenue.A Crestview Avenue man, 49, was charged with receiving stolen property after police said he was stopped in the 800 block of Crestview Avenue in a car with stolen license plates.A Kimlyn Circle woman, 20, was charged with forgery, attempted forgery and misrepresenting identity. Police said the woman cashed two checks that did not belong to her and lied several times about her identity.An East Market Street man, 18, was charged with receiving stolen property after police said he was stopped in a car reported stolen.A Nome Avenue man, 39, was charged with possession of crack, tampering with evidence, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana after a traffic stop on Case Avenue at River Street.An Alaho Street man, 44, was charged with receiving stolen property after police said he was stopped in the 300 block of West Market Street. Officers said he was driving a car with stolen license plates.A Dalton Street man, 43, and a Leslie Avenue man, 37, were charged with possession of crack and tampering with evidence following a traffic stop on Spring Street.A Kling Street man, 21, was charged with trafficking in heroin. Police said the man was stopped after officers observed a hand-to-hand drug transaction near Slosson Street and Dover Avenue. In the same incident, a Rushwood Lane, Sagamore Hills woman, 53, was charged with tampering with evidence and possession of heroin.A Byers Avenue woman, 53, was charge with felonious assault after police said she stabbed her boyfriend in the back several times following an altercation.A Sixth Street, Cuyahoga Falls woman, 44, was charged with possession of cocaine and obstructing official business. Police said the woman had cocaine in her purse and tried to throw it away when dealing with the officers.A Fernwood Drive man, 31, was charged with trafficking in marijuana, possession of criminal tools, possession of marijuana and having an open container in a motor vehicle following a traffic stop at North Main and Furnace streets.An Orlando Avenue man, 46, was charged with burglary and theft after police said he used a key to enter a home and took the resident’s cellphone.A Bacon Avenue man, 20, was charged with aggravated burglary and aggravated menacing after police said he kicked in the front door of a house on Baughman Street and threatened the residents. When the homeowner told someone to call police, the man fled.A Bellow Street man, 41, was charged with breaking and entering after police said he was seen breaking into house in the 100 block of East Archwood Avenue.A West Long Street man, 29, was charged with breaking and entering. Police said the man broke through the front door glass of the South Street Drive-Thru, entered the building and took cash and items from the store.A Bellows Street man, 51, was charged with possession of cocaine and tampering with evidence. Police said the man was the front seat passenger in a vehicle stopped at Brown Street and Lovers Lane. Officers observed a torn small plastic bag beside his seat. The man was found to have cocaine in his mouth.An East York Street man, 37, and a Winton Avenue man, 33, were charged with felonious assault. Police said on Dec. 3 he kicked and punched another man multiple times causing injuries to the man’s face.A Lawton Street man, 23, was charged with possession of Oxycodone, possession of drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. Police said the man was stopped in the 400 block of East South Street for driving on a suspended license. Officers observed a digital scale in plain view sitting on the floor beside the man. Officers also located two dosage units of Oxycodone wrapped in a lottery ticket in the driver’s door storage area and a small plastic bag of marijuana in the man’s pocket.BarbertonArrestA Valley Avenue man, 18, was jailed on a charge of aggravated robbery Christmas Day after a friend said the man tried to steal his car at knife-point.RobberyOn Dec. 26, a West Tuscarawas Street man told police that his grandson, 21, came for a Christmas visit and pulled the victim out of his chair and stole his money and drugs, total value $350. No charges have been filed.BurglariesA Wooster Road North woman said Dec. 21 that someone broke into her house and stole gold jewelry valued at $1,750.On Dec. 20, a Broadview Avenue resident went to her shed to retrieve her young grandchildren’s Christmas gifts, total value $262, only to discover the shed had been entered by removing the screws on the door lock clasp. The gifts had been stolen.TheftA Stanley Avenue woman, who said she lost her debit card and was sent a new one, told police Dec. 20 that her bank had contacted her about $1,492 in purchases the caller believed were fraudulent. She learned that her card had been used to make purchases at several stores and withdrawals from ATMs.Copley TownshipFraudA Wasabi Steak House customer told police she received a counterfeit $50 bill from the restaurant Dec. 27. A PNC bank clerk told her it was counterfeit. Later, the bank told her the bill was actually legitimate.TrespassA Bender Lane resident who was on vacation told police his son was inside his home. He never gave his son permission to be there. Responding officers found other people in the home. One person had a warrant through the Cuyahoga Falls Police Department.Coventry TownshipArrestsA 38-year-old Eileen Drive man was jailed Dec. 28 for domestic violence when an argument turned physical and the suspect allegedly hit his son several times.A Cleveland woman, 25, was jailed for forgery Dec. 21 after she tried to cash three checks, total value $2,185, at a PNC bank branch on Manchester Road. A Summit sheriff’s report indicated the checks were fraudulent.Breaking and enteringThe owner of Petit’s Auto Wash on Manchester Road told investigators Christmas Day that he discovered that his locked office had been forced open and two coin changers and other items, total value $1,450 including $900 cash, were stolen.GreenArrestsA Neptune Avenue woman, 41, was jailed for felony theft Dec. 27 after a Green resident said her purse and contents, including $101 in cash, were stolen at the Target store on Arlington Ridge.A Massillon Road man, 26, was booked for domestic violence Dec. 23 after a sheriff’s deputy reported that the suspect argued with his wife in a vehicle on South Arlington Road and then struck her in the face, causing bleeding. He was jailed, and she was taken to a Canton hospital for treatment.BurglaryBracelets, necklaces, a wedding ring set, three other rings, a digital camera and other items were reported stolen Dec. 27 from a Stockdale Circle home.MogadoreArrestsPolice were called Dec. 20 to South Cleveland Avenue after a man violated a protection order by texting the victim. He also admitted to drinking.Officers pulled over a motorist for speeding on Dec. 25. A search of the vehicle uncovered meth.New FranklinArrestA Taylor Road man, 33, was jailed Dec. 15 for domestic violence after police said an argument between him and his wife turned violent. She said he put her in a headlock and began choking her and then began choking his stepdaughter when she tried to free her mother from the suspect’s grasp.NortonTheftA man reported that while he was sleeping at a friend’s Oak Street home Jan. 1, someone took his vehicle keys from his coat pocket and stole his 1979 Buick.Springfield TownshipArrestA 40-year-old Akron woman and a male, 18, both of Sharon Street were jailed for felony theft Christmas Eve after personnel said they selected $1,342 worth of merchandise at the Walmart store on South Arlington Road, put it in a cart and tried to leave the store without paying.RobberyA Lakemore man told police Christmas Eve that he was walking behind the Burger King restaurant on Canton Road when he was struck in the side of the head and robbed of 90 pills.TheftA Lakemore man told police Dec. 20 that his credit card information was used to purchase $522 worth of items at a Walmart store in Newark.Cuyahoga CountyNorth RoyaltonFireworksOfficers were called to a fireworks accident Jan. 1. A resident severely injured his hand while discharging fireworks. He was taken to Metro Medical Center. Officers confiscated the remaining fireworks.FightA patron at the Crystal Keg broke his leg in fight Jan. 1 at the bar. He was taken to the hospital.Medina CountyBrunswickPlowing issueOfficers were called to Gary Boulevard on Jan. 1 to investigate a crash involving a private snow plow. The operator did not have a permit.MedinaParking disputeOfficers were called to East Liberty Street on Dec. 24 over a dispute over a shared driveway. The neighbors settled their dispute.Medina TownshipSuspicious personPolice were called to a Pearl Road business for a suspicious vehicle. The man was a store manager.Montville TownshipSuicide threatA Kensington Drive resident called police to report that he received a call from a former romantic interest threatening to commit suicide.WadsworthArrestsA 52-year-old Ohio Avenue man was charged Dec. 31 with domestic violence and two counts of threatening domestic violence. BurglaryAn East Prospect Street resident reported Jan. 1 someone broke into his apartment.Misuse of a credit cardA Simcox Street resident reported Dec. 28 his credit card was used to make unauthorized charges.TheftA Smokerise Drive woman reported Dec. 30 someone took jewelry from her apartment.Stark CountyJackson TownshipArrestsA Corrine Drive Northwest resident was jailed for domestic violence Christmas Day after he allegedly argued with his wife and stepson and pushed the latter to the ground and put his hands around his neck.Police jailed a Konen Avenue Northwest man, 20, on Christmas Eve, saying that the suspect was threatening people at the home, including threatening to knock out his father.Police jailed a Ravenwood Avenue Northwest man, 50, for domestic violence, aggravated menacing and intimidation Dec. 23 after he allegedly hit his mother on the head, cut her hair against her will and threatened to kill her if she told police what happened.A Newport Street Northwest resident, 40, was jailed Dec. 22 when he turned himself in to police on a felony domestic violence warrant. A Hills and Dales Road Northwest man, 65, was jailed on charges of domestic violence and felony disrupting public services Dec. 22 after police said he argued with his wife at a neighbor’s home and then struck her at their home and hit a daughter several times and choked her. He was accused of throwing a phone on the floor to prevent his wife from calling for help.On Dec. 22, a Canton woman, 20, of Tuscarawas Street West turned herself in to Jackson police on a warrant for felony theft and passing bad checks.An argument Dec. 22 involving a Plain Township woman, 21, and her father at the McDonald’s restaurant on Fulton Drive Northwest resulted in her being jailed for domestic violence after police said she attempted to push, hit and kick her father and struck him a couple of times. A Canton man, 24, of Quail Hollow, was arrested on a felony domestic violence warrant after he was found hiding in a closet Dec. 21.Police were called to a South Boulevard Northwest residence Dec. 30 for a possible domestic that resulted in a male, 22, being arrested for felonious assault, resisting arrest and obstructing official business involving the kicking and head-butting of the arresting officer.Two Massillon residents, a male, 18, and a woman, 24, both of Neale Avenue Southwest were arrested for breaking and entering after they were observed at an unoccupied Stuart Street Northwest home loading a stove and bookshelf into a truck without the owner’s permission.BurglaryA Stanbury Circle Northwest woman told police Dec. 19 that four rings, a wedding band set and earrings were stolen from a drawer in her room.Identity fraudA North Canton man told police Dec. 22 that he used his Sam’s Club credit card for purchases but didn’t discover until he tried to purchase gasoline at Sam’s Club that he had been given another customer’s canceled credit card. In checking, he learned his own card had been used to make $900 in charges between Dec. 16 and 18.TheftPolice were told Dec. 22 that someone entered a storage room at Radio Shack on Belden Village Street Northwest and took four cellphones, valued at $3,196, from a locked storage cage.North CantonArrestsA Cleveland Avenue Northwest man, 24, was jailed Christmas Eve on a warrant for aggravated robbery.Plain TownshipArrestA 32nd Street Northeast man, 25, was jailed on a charge of domestic violence Dec. 21 after a deputy said he punched his girlfriend.
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ANITA DRAKE, Age Now: 65, Missing: 10/15/1963. Missing From LOUISVILLE, OH. ANYONE HAVING INFORMATION SHOULD CONTACT: Stark County Sheriff's Office (Ohio) 1-330-430-3800.
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Stark County sheriff debuts ‘Coffee with a Cop’ in North Canton
NORTH CANTON: Beyesly’s was serving more than its usual breakfast fare Wednesday morning as owners Bill and Chris Maronitis hosted Coffee with a Cop, a new outreach program of Stark County Sheriff George T. Maier.The sheriff partnered with North Canton Police Chief Stephan Wilder to invite the public to interact informally with local law enforcement officers.“I’m big on community policing,” Maier said. “Part of that is being in your community.”Wilder represented the North Canton Police Department himself. Maier brought six staff members, and a seventh came on personal time. The restaurant provided free coffee to all customers — at no cost to taxpayers.Bill Maronitis said the two-hour event doubled his usual breakfast business. He said he offered to host the first Coffee with a Cop after becoming acquainted with Maier and seeing his administrative abilities.“He’s a great sheriff, and we hope he’ll be with us for a long time,” Maronitis said.Maier, a Democrat, will face Hartville Police Chief Larry Dordea, a Republican, in November in his attempt to retain the county’s top law enforcement position.Although the North Main Street restaurant is in a city served by its own police department, many patrons came from adjoining Plain Township, which contracts with the sheriff’s office.Retired Walsh University administrator Norm Kutz, 75, spoke with deputies about people disregarding stop signs in the Wellington Woods subdivision where he lives.Fellow Plain Township resident Don Maltese, 78, came with no complaints, but with compliments for Maier.“I think he’s a great guy,” said Maltese, a retired real estate agent. “We’re very fortunate to have him as sheriff.”Capt. Gary Kerr, who works in the sheriff’s jail division, got no questions about his specialty. He said most citizens approached uniformed officers with traffic and pedestrian questions.“This is a nice affair,” said retired Canton police Officer Tom Kell. “I know a lot of these deputies from when I was downtown.”That the crowd at Beyesly’s tended to be older was just fine for road patrol Sgt. Mark Maskaluk.“Usually your older population knows exactly what’s going on in the neighborhoods,” he said. “I think they’re a big, vast untapped potential that people just tend to overlook.”Much of the talk was casual and friendly, as when Wilder tried to recruit a woman approaching retirement to become a school crossing guard. But even on a Wednesday morning in one of the area’s safest communities, Maier said there was a question about heroin.“The problem is, people don’t understand the drug — mixing it, the purity,” said Lt. John Oliver, agent-in-charge of the sheriff’s Metropolitan Narcotics Unit.The illegal drug trade is one area in which local law enforcement officers cooperate, Maier said. His staff works with North Canton police and others around the county to clean up methamphetamine labs.Maier said he hopes to hold Coffee with a Cop events throughout the county, perhaps every other month.Wilder shared Maier’s message about cooperation among local safety forces, saying, “We share the same goals of trying to provide the best police and fire service possible.”Nancy Molnar can be reached at
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Local news briefs —April 22
AKRONTai Chi/Qigong DayAKRON: An event will take place celebrating World Tai Chi and Qigong Day from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the STEM High School, the former Central-Hower High School building, 123 S. Forge Street.The event is suitable for adults of all ages and physical abilities and children who can follow along. Participants are asked to bring lawn chairs to the outdoor event that will be held indoors in case of inclement weather.For more information, visit, email or call 330-345-5533.Cuts for a CauseAKRON: MC Hair and Studio MC will be hosting a “Cuts for Cause” event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 4 p.m. on April 30 on Coleman Common at the University of Akron.Participants can either donate eight or more inches of hair or get a $5 haircut with all donations. Proceeds go to Pantene Beautiful Lengths, an organization dedicated to helping women with cancer.Contact for more information.CAMPAIGN TRAILFitzGerald to speakAKRON: Ed FitzGerald, a Democrat candidate for governor, and Mary Alice Conkey, president of the North Eastern Ohio Education Association, will be guest speaker at the Summit County Progressive Democrats PAC’s annual fundraiser May 2.The public is invited to the event, which will be held at Tangier restaurant, 532 Market St., Akron. Doors open at 6 p.m.The fundraiser will include a 50/50 drawing, awards, food and a cash bar.Tickets are $90 per couple, $50 an individual and $35 for Young Democrats.Checks may be sent to: SCPD PAC, P.O. Box 477, Bath, OH 44210-0477.Reservations are appreciated for an accurate count.For more information, call 330-666-2627 or email donors honoredCANTON: Canton Parks will be hosting a special ceremony to recognize a series of contributions by members of the community to rebuild Nimisila Park Shelter No. 2 at 5:30 p.m. Friday.The ceremony will take place in front of the new shelter, which was reconstructed after a windstorm in the summer of 2013.The ceremony is free and open to the public.CLEVELANDTerminal workCLEVELAND: Cleveland’s main airport is planning $20 million in upgrades, including renovations to the ticketing lobby, exterior of the terminal and baggage area.The Plain Dealer reports that work at the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport is expected to begin next spring and be completed in 2017. Airport officials and project designers are slated to hold a public information session on the improvements Thursday.Airport Director Ricky Smith tells the newspaper that the goal of the project is to give the airport a more modern feel and add more customer friendly features.Key updates include improving the lighting of the terminal’s interior ceiling, installing energy-efficient glass and improving passenger circulation and restrooms at the central security checkpoint.The design phase is expected to last through this fall.FAIRLAWNSpring book saleFAIRLAWN: Friends of the Fairlawn/Bath Library will hold its annual spring book sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the branch library, 3103 Smith Road, across from Summit Mall.Proceeds support programs at the library.A preview sale for Friends members will be 3 to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday.Individual memberships can be purchased at the door for $5.More than 10,000 items will be available in such categories as cookbooks, gardening, biographies, history, sci-fi, children’s books and fiction.A bag sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday.GREENPancake breakfastGREEN: MAPS Air Museum will host its annual Spring Pancake Breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday.Breakfast is $8 for adults and $5 for children under 12 and includes museum admission and parking. The museum will be open until 4 p.m.A 1943 Boeing Stearman Bi-plane will be offering rides from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call for questions and reservations at 330-354-2283.MAPS Air Museum is located at 2260 International Parkway, Green. For more information call, 330-896-6332 or visit dayKENT: Kent State University’s Child Development Center will host its visitation day on Thursday and Friday on the Kent Campus.The visitation day is broken up into two days. At 7 p.m. Thursday, participants have the opportunity to tour the school, speak with Child Development Center teachers and visit the outdoor leaning lab before breaking into small group sessions led by teachers.Beginning at 8 a.m. Friday, participants will be able to see a typical morning at the Child Development Center. After lunch, they will move to Moulton Hall for the keynote speaker, Rusty Keeler.For more information, visit TOWNSHIPClean-up daySPRINGFIELD TWP.: Springfield Township will sponsor a clean-up day from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.Volunteers should meet at the township hall at 2459 Canfield Road. For details, call township Park Director Doug Foltz at 330-734-4121.STARK COUNTYBigfoot group to meetNORTH CANTON: Ohio’s Genoskwa Project, a Bigfoot research group, will host an information session from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. May 3 in the community room of North Canton Public Library, 185 N. Main St.Researchers will address Bigfoot sightings in Stark, Carroll and Columbiana counties.They encourage anyone who has had any experiences to share their stories.For more information about the group, go to clinicSTARK COUNTY: Stark County residents can take their cats, dogs and ferrets to receive a rabies vaccination from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Stark County Fairgrounds in the Wildlife Building.Cost is $7 per pet and only cash is accepted.Pets must be leashed or in a cage, at least three months of age and in good health.For more information call 330-489-3327.Golf outingCANTON: Stark County Hunger Task Force will be hosting a golf outing beginning at 9 a.m. May 3 at Tam O’Shanter Golf Course.The event includes 18 holes, beverages, a hotdog at the turn and an Old Carolina Barbecue Company dinner for $75 a golfer or $280 for a foursome.A limited number of nongolfer tickets to the dinner and auction are available for $25.Golfers can register online at by downloading and returning a form from the website at the Stark County Hunger Task Force offices at 408 9th Street, SW or on the course at Hills and Dales Road, NW.SUMMIT COUNTYLaRose to speakAKRON: State Sen. Frank LaRose, R-Copley, will be guest speaker when the Cuyahoga Falls Rotary Club hosts a luncheon April 29 at Silver Lake Country Club, 1325 Graham Road.Guests are welcome; cost is $14.Doors will open at 11:45 a.m.Reservations are due by Monday. Send an email to bears programCOVENTRY TWP.: The Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Wildlife is presenting a free program on black bears in Northeast Ohio on Wednesday.It will run from 6 to 8 p.m. at District 3 headquarters, 912 Portage Lakes Drive.The program is best suited for ages 16 and up. Advance sign up is required, call 330-644-2293.
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Jewell Cardwell: At 96, Acme No. 1 bagger still a happy guy
Happy belated birthday greetings to Michael “Mike” Scalera, who’s still bagging groceries at Acme No. 1 after taking the stand there nearly 25 years ago.The always handsomely dressed Mike — the subject of past columns — just turned 96. He’s made healthy choices, Mike says: good exercise and a chance to interact with good customers. And Mike is still golfing on a weekly basis.Earth Day fundraiserChipotle Mexican Grill restaurants in Stark County have partnered with Friends of Stark Parks for an Earth Day fundraiser Tuesday. Fifty percent of the sales from all of these eateries (up to $15,000) from 5 to 8 p.m. that day will go to the Friends of Stark Parks for highlighting environmental issues and protecting the earth’s natural resources. “The fundraiser will support efforts to develop the 13 parks encompassing more than 7,000 acres of land and 1,200 acres of lakes, ponds and reservoirs in the Stark County Park District,” wrote Latoya R. Hunter, spokeswoman for Chipotle. “The event will also help implement new educational programs.”Chipotle Mexican Grill is “committed to serving food made from sustainably raised ingredients,” Hunter noted.Go Green eventBig, beautiful bouquets to some 75 associate volunteers from 15 area Kohl’s department stores, who on Earth Day — 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday — will be helping the Boy Scouts of America-Great Trail Council at Camp Manatoc Scout Reservation, wrote Sydney Hofer of Kohl’s. “This volunteer effort is part of Kohl’s fifth annual National Go Green Event in celebration of National Volunteer Week and Earth Day … As part of this initiative the company will donate a total of $2 million in grants to nonprofits nationwide for the fifth year in a row, including approximately $12,500 in grants to Boy Scouts of America-Great Trail Council.“Volunteers will be helping to get the camp ready for summer by setting tent platforms, staining buildings, building tables, grills and bunks and even building a bridge.”Walk a Mile in Her ShoesCalling all guys not afraid to “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” for the ninth annual event planned for 5 p.m. Friday, with all proceeds going to support the Rape Crisis Center of Medina and Summit Counties.The walk kicks off at Akron’s Lock 3 Park. “The event has achieved tremendous energy!” wrote Dana Zedak, director of the Rape Crisis Center. “We are inundated with team stories describing the planning, including the fun and laughter that is sure to be a part of this event. Next week, you will start to see some of these stories in a series called Hero Tales of the Big Ten!”“At the same time we are all having so much fun, I want to give the reminder that we are doing this because women are suffering from the trauma of sexual violence in staggering numbers,” Zedak continued. “Estimates from the FBI state that one in six women will be a victim of sexual violence during her lifetime … This the first year we will be honoring survivors themselves at the event in some very unique ways … “Survivors of sexual violence attending the event will have the option to wear a shirt recognizing their survivorship, and five awesome sponsors will be listed on the back of this shirt.” Those sponsors are the Summit County Prosecutor’s Office — Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh, the Lisle M. Buckingham Endowment Fund, Roetzel & Andress, DJ Kenny Kidd and Jumpstart Video Productions of Akron. For more information, please call 330-777-4723. Rebuilding Together Rebuilding Together Greater Cuyahoga Valley is trying to raise $25,000 before its big Rebuilding Day on Saturday to purchase materials and supplies for major repairs on nine homes in Summit County. The mission of Rebuilding Together is to keep low-income senior, disabled or military veteran homeowners “safe, warm and dry.”To make a donation, please visit You can also call 330-773-4100. Fundraiser brunchBlooming Brunch, the GriefCare Place’s popular fundraiser now in its 12th year, is planned for May 3 at Silver Lake Country Club. Doors open at 10:45 a.m. With the theme “Planting the Seeds of Hope,” the event will feature speaker Katherine Miracle, a former investigative newspaper reporter and founder and owner of Miracle Resources LLC, a consulting, training and educational resource for business and nonprofits. It will also have fashions from Clothes Mentor, a silent auction, inspirational music by mother/son vocalists Carla and Jason Davis, and a treasure chest raffle.The GriefCare Place’s mission “is to provide a safe place where grievers gather together, under the guidance of a facilitator, to educate, encourage and uplift each other throughout the entire healing journey after the death of a loved one.” It has served more than 10,000 people since its founding in 1997, and its free services are utilized by churches, social service agencies, schools, extended care facilities, nursing, medical, ministerial and psychology students, hospices and community organizations.The GriefCare Place (4499 Darrow Road, Stow) also provides individual counseling for children, teens and adults with professionals trained in grief therapy, for a small fee.Cost for the Blooming Brunch is $50 ($25 tax deductible) with sponsorships available. Reservations must be in by Friday. Please call 330-686-1750 or email Jewell Cardwell can be reached at 330-996-3567 or
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Charity events — week of April 21 and beyond
This WeekThursdayWomen’s Board of the Summit County Juvenile Court Center Spring Fundraiser — 11 a.m. at Guy’s Party Center, 500 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Lunch and fashion show of child and adult clothing by Dillard’s of Summit Mall. $18. Supports reading, tutoring and educational programs for youths involved with the court, emergency clothing and other special requests. For reservations, call Barbara Mattern at 330-633-7968 or email Barb Jones at Taste of Jackson — 6-9 p.m. at Shady Hollow Country Club, 4865 Wales Ave. NW, Jackson Township. Wine tasting and food from Jackson area restaurants. Proceeds benefit Jackson YMCA. Tickets available through Jackson Township Rotary, www.jackson­ For information, call 330-268-2353. Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library Foundation Dessert Extravaganza and Silent Auction — 7-9:30 p.m. at Roses Run Country Club, 2636 N. River Road, Stow. Tickets at the library’s circulation desk, $25; $30 at the door. or call Ann Malthaner at 330-688-3295, ext. 110.FridayThe Rape Crisis Center of Medina and Summit Counties Walk a Mile in Her Shoes — 5:30 p.m. at Lock 3 Park, 200 S. Main St., Akron. Music, food, resource center, and walk to raise awareness and funds to fight sexual violence. Call Paul Henry at 330-860-5629 or email Zane’s Foundation Inc. Spring Fundraiser & Casino Night — 6 p.m. at Tangier, 532 W. Market St., Akron. Dinner, cash bar, DJ, dance floor, casino, live and silent auction, raffles. $40-$50. Proceeds help provide services for children and adults with special needs. 330-677-9263 or The Arc of Summit and Portage Counties Reverse Raffle & Auction — 6 p.m. at Guy’s Party Centre, 500 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. Dinner, $2,000 grand prize, reverse raffle, live and silent auction. $75. For tickets or to donate an auction item, call 330-836-5863. SaturdayWalk MS in Akron — University of Akron’s Stile Athletics Field House, 289 S. Union St. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. Walk to raise funds for local programs, services and medical research for multiple sclerosis. 800-344-4867 or Trinity Rose Foundation Bowling for Blindness — 2-4:30 p.m. at AMF Medina Lanes, 201 Harding St., Medina. Bowlers of all ages play two games with a twist: one team member will bowl blindfolded while their partner serves as their guide. $40 per team, includes bowling, shoe rental and refreshments. Prizes for the top three teams, 50/50 raffle. 330-618-8668 or Kenmore Kiwanis Swiss Steak Dinner — 4-7 p.m. at Kenmore Church of the Nazarene, 2025 12th St. SW, Akron. Swiss steak dinner with mashed potatoes, vegetable, salad, rolls, dessert and beverage. $10 for adults, $5 children 10 and under. Tickets must be purchased in advance; call Lynda at 330-745-7581.Wayne Center for the Arts Wine and Beer Festival Fundraiser — 6:30 p.m. at Greenbriar Conference and Party Center, 50 Riffel Road, Wooster. $45 for 10 tasting coupons and buffet by the Wooster Inn; $15 designated drivers; additional tasting coupons, 10 for $5. Purchase tickets at Wayne Center for the Arts and The Wooster Inn. Stand Up for Downs presents The Comedy Series — 8:30 p.m. at the Main Street Cafe, 17 Public Square, Medina. Hosted by Rob Snow, with Josh Womack and Mike Conley. $15. SundaySnacks with the SuperHeroes — 2 p.m. at Redeemer Family Life Center, Cuyahoga Falls. Children of all ages are encouraged to dress up like their favorite super characters. Meet and greets, photo sessions, snacks, games and activities. Proceeds benefit the Dane Foundation. $14 for children under 12, $15 for all others. Tickets must be purchased in advance; call 330-703-1183 or go to Release Yoga Vinyl Vinyasa Fundraiser Class — 6:30 p.m. at Release Yoga Studio, 880 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road, Green. $5 donation raises money for the Summit County Humane Society. Suitable for all levels of students. The Modern Electric’s new album will be played in the class, and members of the band will participate. DeadlinesMcKinley Presidential Library & Museum, “A Diamond Soiree” — 6-7:30 p.m. April 30 at the museum, 800 McKinley Monument Drive NW, Canton. Heavy hors d’oeuvres, open bar, behind-the-scenes tour, an appearance by William and Ida McKinley, and souvenir. 100 percent of sales will go toward the Ida McKinley Tiara Fund. $500. Reservation deadline is Friday. or 330-455-7043. Summit County CASA/GAL Annual Ladies Fundraising Luncheon, “Imagine A World Without Child Abuse” — 11:30 a.m. May 3 at Portage Country Club, 240 N. Portage Path, Akron. The luncheon will include special guest Karen Starr, owner of Hazel Tree interiors, who will inspire attendees with decorating tips to lighten up their homes for the spring. $50 per ticket. Reservation deadline Friday. Call Kim Ray at 330-696-1535 or email For more information, go to Mother’s Day 5K — 8 a.m. May 11 at Munroe Falls Metro Park, 521 S. River Road. Early registration (before Friday) is $20 per person age 15 or older, with free shirt. Race day registration is $30 age 15 or older. All participants 14 or younger are free. Benefits the Metro Parks Foundation. Register at For details, call 330-865-8065 or go to www.summitmetro­ Golf OutingsEast High Alumni Association Dragon Open — Saturday at Turkeyfoot Golf Links, 294 W. Turkeyfoot Lake Road, New Franklin. 1 p.m. shotgun start. $70, includes 18 holes and cart, lunch, dinner, 5 drink coupons, and prizes and giveaways. Information, call Chuck Resinek at 330-815-1451, Eric Homa at 330-388-5588, John Stanley at 330-571-2981, George Tonies at 330-815-2001, or Chuck Malivuk at 216-244-3305. Fairways to Fight Hunger — May 3 at Tam O’Shanter Dales Course, 5055 Hills and Dales Road NW, Canton. 9 a.m. shotgun start. $75, includes 18 holes with cart, coffee, doughnuts, fruit, hot dog at the turn, Old Carolina BBQ dinner, 50/50. Supports the Stark County Hunger Task Force. Reservation deadline today. To register, go to Hospitality Scholarship Golf Tournament — May 9 at J.E. Good Park Golf Course, 530 Nome Ave., Akron. 10 a.m. shotgun start. $60, includes 18 holes of golf and cart, lunch and refreshments. Hosted by the Akron/Summit Convention and Visitors Bureau. Proceeds help fund scholarships for students in the University of Akron Summit College Hospitality Management program. Reservation deadline Friday. 330-972-6601 or Send information about social and charity events to The Scene, c/o Lynne Sherwin, Features Department, Akron Beacon Journal, P.O. Box 640, Akron, OH 44309. Or email with “The Scene” in the subject line. Event notices should be sent at least two weeks in advance. Merits of all organizations have not been investigated by the Beacon Journal, so potential donors should verify the worthiness of a cause before committing.
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‘Drug Take Back Day’ will be Saturday
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will be conducting its eighth national “Drug Take Back Day” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at numerous locations in the Akron area.The event is designed to dispose of unused and outdated drugs in a way that is safe for the environment while eliminating some potential overdoses.Personal information should be removed from any containers. Medications also may be removed from containers and placed in transparent plastic bags for disposal.“Sharps” — needles, syringes, hypodermics or lancets — along with illegal drugs will not be accepted.Collection sites include:Summit County: Akron Metro Regional Transit Center visitor’s parking lot; Springfield Township Police Department; Copley Police Department; Barberton Police Department, at Block 7 (city lot at West Third Street and Tuscarawas Avenue); Twinsburg Police Department.Stark County: North Canton Police Department; Canal Fulton Police Department (Judge Eugene Fellmeth Safety Center); Jackson Township Police Department; Hartville Police Department; Boys and Girls Club of Massillon; Mercy Medical Center; Aultman Hospital; Louisville Police Department; Alliance Police Department: Minerva Police Department; Anytime Fitness on Tuscarawas Street West in Perry Township; Plain Township Hall; Fairless High School.Cuyahoga County: Brecksville Public Square; North Royalton Board Of Education parking lot; Solon Senior Center; Strongsville Police Department.Portage County: Kent Police Department; Portage County Water Resources on Infirmary Road in Ravenna; Streetsboro Police Department.Medina County: Wadsworth Police Department; Medina County Sheriff’s Office.To view a complete list of drop-off sites, visit
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Local news briefs — April 20
SUMMIT COUNTYTire collectionSTOW: ReWorks will collect scrap tires from Summit County residents on Saturday. The collection will run from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Center, 1201 Graham Road.The fee is $1 per tire, and there is a limit of 10 passenger and light-truck tires per vehicle.No household hazardous waste will be accepted.The center will open for the season June 5. For more information, call 330-374-0383 or go to www.summit eventBath and Richfield will take part in the Community Project Pride event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Bath Elementary School on West Bath Road and Richfield Town Hall Pavilion on Streetsboro Road.The roadside cleanup event will take place rain or shine, and preregistration is encouraged at www. or can bring electronics to be recycled or paper to be shredded to the Richfield Town Hall Pavilion from 9 a.m. to noon. No televisions, refrigerators, washers or dryers will be accepted.STARK COUNTYPolice chief to speakNORTH CANTON: Brimfield Police Chief David Oliver will speak at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Stark State College’s Business and Entrepreneurial Center.Oliver will address the impact of social media on personal and professional lives. He has gained national fame for his Facebook posts.He will have copies of his book No Mopes Allowed available for purchase and signing.Proceeds go to charitable programs.The event is free, but seating is limited. Request reservations at bgriffith@ or 330-494-6170, ext. 4415.
Happening April 20 2014 - Source:

Stark County, Missing People
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Stark County, Crime News
Published news and events of criminal activity
Retrial begins in Canton fatal shooting
The second trial centering on the murder of a Canton man started Tuesday in Stark County Common Pleas Court.
April 22 2014 - Source:

Canton man sentenced to drug treatment in robbery case
The second co-defendant in a robbery and burglary case was sentenced on Monday in Stark County Common Pleas Court.
April 21 2014 - Source:

Stark County Jail is holding more mentally ill
Policy, lack of funding and the fight to protect mental health rights have left many people in jail, where they wait for state hospital beds. According to a Treatment Advocacy Center report released this month, there are now 10 times more mentally ill people in jail nationwide than in state hospitals.
April 20 2014 - Source:

Reward Offered After Horses Found Shot and Killed
CANTON TWP., Ohio– The search continues for the people responsible for shooting and killing two horses as they were grazing...
April 16 2014 - Source:

Beloved Horses Found Shot and Killed in a Pasture
CANTON, Ohio– Stark County authorities are trying to find a gunman who killed two horses while they were out in...
April 15 2014 - Source:

Fugitive of the Week: Christopher J. Blanton
The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force tracks down crime suspects in Stark County and surrounding areas. Each week, GateHouse Ohio Media features one of the fugitives being sought.
March 31 2014 - Source:


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