South Side Neighborhood Watch
COVENTRY: A Chaffin Road resident reported June 11 that someone entered the home and stole a TV, video games and accessories and $80 cash.
On June 11, Summit County sheriff’s deputies were seeking the person or persons who stole lawn furniture, a basketball hoop, bench and grill from the yard of a Robinson Avenue residence.
Deputies were called to a fight at a West Magnet Street residence June 11, when a resident reported a Virginia man assaulted him. Following an investigation, the man was arrested for assault. The victim, who stood in the street and shouted to deputies that he would “shoot all of them” if the suspect was not arrested, was charged with aggravated menacing. Both men were taken to the Summit County Jail.
A Winthrop Avenue woman reported June 12 that someone used an unknown object to break the window of her vehicle, which was parked in her driveway.
Employees of a Waterloo Road gas station reported June 12 someone stole two cartons of cigarettes and fled in a white Pontiac.
Someone used a brick to smash the front window of a Magnet Drive residence June 12.
Deputies investigated a report of theft June 13, when a Portage Lakes Drive woman said a necklace, earrings and a watch were stolen from her apartment.
A West Ingleside Drive man reported June 13 that someone threw food items on his vehicle while it was parked in his driveway June 13.
On June 14, a Swartz Road woman reported someone obtained her credit card numbers and used them to withdraw $658 from her bank account.
Deputies investigated the burglary of a Swartz Road residence June 14, when someone entered and damaged a glass shelf and family picture frames.
Someone entered two unlocked vehicles outside an Ingleside Drive residence June 15 and stole money.
On June 15, deputies investigated the theft of a motorcycle from the yard of a Gougler Drive residence. The bike was recovered in a wooded area off Chenoweth Drive and returned to the owner.
On June 16, deputies responded to a Lake Vista Road home regarding trash from a suspected meth lab. The homeowner reportedly came home to find the trash, which included waste products from three one-pot meth labs, left by the house sitter. The sitter was identified as a 24-year-old Clinton man, who was found nearby and arrested after a short pursuit. He was charged with illegal manufacture of drugs, illegal assembly or possession of chemicals to manufacture drugs and obstruction. He was transported to the Summit County Jail.
A resident of a Manchester Road motel reported June 16 a male called her repeatedly after she told him not to call. Deputies contacted the man, who agreed not to call her.
— Compiled by Maggie DeMellier
GREEN: An East Turkeyfoot Lake Road woman was arrested for burglary, theft from the elderly and misuse of a credit card after Summit County sheriff’s deputies investigated a May 29 report by her neighbor, who said the woman took her debit card and used it to make several purchases, totaling $260. Deputies issued a warrant for the suspect’s arrest the following day, took her into custody June 2 and transported her to the Summit County Jail.
On June 9, deputies investigated a report by Akron-Canton Airport air-traffic controllers who said the pilot of a plane making a final approach before landing reported someone flashed a green laser light into the cockpit of the plane. The laser appeared to be coming from a residential area.
Deputies investigated the theft of two backpack blowers, totaling $625, from a trailer on Stratford Green Drive June 11.
Security agents at an Arlington Ridge Road store reported June 11 an Akron woman concealed a $200 electronic reader and left the store without paying for it. Deputies arrested the woman for theft after she admitted taking the item to support a drug habit.
A Steese Road man reported June 13 that someone stole three tires and three aluminum rims from an area behind a shed.
A South Arlington Road man was arrested for domestic violence and taken to the Summit County Jail June 13 after his wife reported he threw plates at her during an argument and threatened to physically harm her.
Someone stole a $200 counter-weight from outside a Massillon Road construction business June 14.
Employees of a gas station on East Turkeyfoot Lake Road reported June 15 that someone pumped gasoline worth $43.87 into a vehicle and drove off without paying.
Deputies are seeking the person who used a rock to cause $100 damage to the window of a Greensburg Road residence June 15.
— Compiled by Maggie DeMellier
LAKEMORE: Police charged a Lakeside Drive man who let his dog run loose at Dodd’s Park June 3 with having a dog at large.
A 20-inch Marraco bike was reported stolen from a Lake Road home June 4.
On June 7, a Pawnee Boulevard man reported jewelry and his wallet containing $200, identification and Social Security card was stolen, likely by an acquaintance who stayed there the day before.
A Sanitarium Road man reported June 7 that he left $200 he earned from a garage sale in a cigar box on his porch while he went to drop off some unsold items, and when he returned, it was missing. He also told police he saw someone walking away from the area upon his return.
Police responded June 9 to a call from a Toepfer Road man who said a neighbor threatened to harm him if he did not stop mowing another neighbor’s yard. He declined to file charges.
For the second time on June 11, police responded to a fight at a Main Street location involving about 20 people and charged a Catherine Avenue woman who did not stop as asked the first time with disorderly conduct and a Mohawk Trail man who failed to leave when asked the first time with failure to disperse and possession of drug paraphernalia.
— Compiled by Maria Lindsay
NEW FRANKLIN: On June 9 at a West Turkeyfoot Lake Road business, a woman attempted to pay for her purchases with a credit card that was denied. She then reportedly left to get cash from her vehicle, but drove away.
A Nob Hill Drive woman was arrested June 11 on Manchester Road for driving under the influence, driving while intoxicated and possession of drug paraphernalia following a traffic violation. Police found a glass pipe in her vehicle.
A Locust Street man was arrested for an insurance violation on Manchester Road June 14 during a traffic stop. Police discovered the passenger had two active felony warrants out of the Summit County Sheriff’s Office and transferred her there.
A phone was found on Manchester Road June 15, and police were unable to locate its owner.
A West Caston Road woman reported June 13 that after a verbal argument with a Clinton Avenue man on Manchester Road, her tire was slashed, causing $200 in damage.
— Compiled by Joyce Rainey Long
SPRINGFIELD: On June 1, police began investigating an Albrecht Avenue woman who allegedly tried to fill three prescriptions at a local pharmacy that were written for her mother, who died May 12.
On June 5, police also began investigating a Dollar Drive man who allegedly threatened to kill an Albrecht Avenue man who fired him and also threatened to blow up his business.
A South Arlington Road business reported four thefts June 5-9, including: $700 in electronics stolen by a woman who fled without the items when confronted by security; $270 in items taken by a Marks Avenue woman who fled in a white 2001 Kia Rio, which police are tracking; $330 in items taken by a Market Street man, who was charged with theft; and $356 in items taken by a Cleveland man and woman and a Johnland Avenue woman, all of whom were charged with theft.
A Canal Fulton woman reported June 8 that while she was at a South Arlington Road business to get cash, she momentarily placed her cell phone on the counter, and when she went to retrieve it, it was gone.
Two Abington Road homes were broken into June 8 and DVDs, jewelry, electronics, lamps, prescription medicine, money and a video game system were stolen.
On June 9, a woman delivering newspapers to a Wilpark Drive home reported a Crestline Drive man began arguing with her and then shoved her into a trailer, causing her to strike her head and nose.
A Farmdale Road man reported June 9 that shaving cream was sprayed into his vehicle and outside of it, and toilet paper was spread all over his lawn.
Two hubcaps were reported stolen from the tires on a car belonging to a Barberton man while he was shopping at an East Waterloo Road grocery store June 9.
Also on that day at a vacant Kubler Trail home, 50 feet of rain gutters were stolen, two windows were broken and two small brick walls were pushed over.
A fishing pole and tackle box were reported stolen from the shed of a Canfield Road home June 10.
Police charged a Hillstock Avenue man with possession of drugs and drug abuse instruments, a Thursby Road woman with possession of drugs and a Rothrock Avenue woman with possession of drug paraphernalia during an investigation June 11.
On June 14, a Howard Lane woman was being investigated for forgery after she allegedly took a check from a nearby business, wrote it out to herself and cashed it.
A Church Street woman arrested and brought to the police station June 17 was charged with criminal mischief and obstruction after she reportedly urinated on the floor on purpose and refused to submit to a breath test or fingerprinting.
— Compiled by Maria Lindsay
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