South Side Neighborhood Watch
COVENTRY: An Akron woman reported her boyfriend assaulted her during an argument at a Durst Street location July 28. She declined charges but requested documentation of the incident.
Summit County Sheriff’s Office Detectives have been investigating a series of burglaries. On Sept. 2, they seized property at a location in New Franklin in connection with the investigation.
An Akron man stopped for a traffic violation on Manchester Road Sept. 6 was arrested for driving under suspension and released to the Boston Heights Police Department on a warrant.
A Magnet Drive resident reported Sept. 8 an unknown person has been driving past her residence and yelling racial slurs. She said it is an ongoing problem and requested it be documented.
Employees of an East Waterloo Road gas station reported Sept. 10 a man stole $11 in antifreeze and fled in a vehicle.
On Sept. 10, an Ethan Allen Road man reported he received a package in the mail from a Barberton woman he had asked not to contact him. Deputies spoke to the woman, who agreed to have no contact with the man.
Deputies investigated a report of theft of a camera lens and case from a vehicle parked outside a Saver Drive residence Sept. 11.
A Wynne Drive man reported Sept. 12 that a cord of wood was stolen from his backyard.
Also that day, deputies investigated a report stating someone has been stealing an East Pace Avenue woman’s narcotic pain medication from a Manchester Road pharmacy.
An Olden Avenue resident reported Sept. 13 that a 20-inch bicycle was stolen from his yard.
Deputies responded to a caller who stated an unknown male was removing items from the outside of a Portage Lakes Drive restaurant Sept. 14. They found the suspect with the items in a boat he had docked outside the restaurant. The Akron man was arrested for theft of multiple wall fixtures and released with a court summons.
A Manchester Road woman reported her $2,000 laptop computer was missing after several friends visited her home Sept. 14.
Employees of a Manchester Road restaurant reported Sept. 14 that several occupants of a vehicle at the drive-through window appeared to be under the influence of drugs. Deputies stopped the vehicle, and two occupants admitted they had used drugs. A Barberton female was arrested for possession of drugs and drug abuse instruments and taken to the Summit County Jail after she surrendered the items to officers. A Uniontown man was charged with drug abuse and released with a court summons.
On Sept. 15, deputies investigated the burglary of a Swartz Road residence, where suspects stole a jewelry box and jewelry.
A Lenty Road man reported Sept. 15 his girlfriend stole $500 from him. Deputies spoke to the female, who denied taking the money and said it was in the residence; however, the man was unable to locate it.
— Compiled by Maggie DeMellier
GREEN: An airline employee reported to Summit County sheriff’s deputies he was at a hospital with a co-worker who had been injured Sept. 8 when two laptop computers were stolen from his office at the Akron-Canton Airport.
An intoxicated Uniontown man who had been in a bar fight and was transported to a medical facility on Frank Parkway Sept. 9 became combative with hospital employees, smoked a cigarette in a treatment room and extinguished it on the floor, causing damage. He was arrested for disorderly conduct and criminal damaging and released with a court summons.
An employee of the Akron-Canton Airport reported Sept. 10 someone stole $100 from her locker.
Deputies investigated the burglary of a Glen Willows Drive residence between 9:10 a.m. and 11 p.m. Sept. 13, in which several rooms were ransacked and a laptop computer, video game, jewelry box and jewelry were stolen.
Green High School officials denied entrance to a Clinton man Sept. 13, but someone inside the building let him in the emergency door. He was arrested for criminal trespassing and released with a court summons.
Deputies investigated the burglary of a Massillon Road residence Sept. 14, when suspects stole a shotgun, jewelry, a camera and an MP3 player.
An Akron woman reported her purse was stolen from her vehicle while she pumped gas at an East Turkeyfoot Lake Road station Sept. 15. The person attempted to use her credit card at a store and restaurant on South Arlington Road, but the transactions were declined. Some items from her purse were recovered at the restaurant.
Employees of a South Arlington Road gas station reported Sept. 15 that an intoxicated driver struck a gas pump island and staggered out of his vehicle. He refused to take a field sobriety test and would not provide identification to deputies. He was charged with DUI and taken to the Summit County Jail.
The owner of an East Turkeyfoot Lake Road store reported Sept. 15 the door of the business was damaged when an unknown person attempted to gain entry.
An Ironwood Drive man reported Sept. 15 someone threw rocks at his house, damaging the building and a large, double-pane window.
— Compiled by Maggie DeMellier
LAKEMORE: Police began investigating a West Hopocan Avenue man Sept. 6 after he apparently sent a photo of a private part of his anatomy to a 15-year-old Lakemore girl through a social networking website.
A Sixth Street woman reported Sept. 6 that a Lakemore juvenile male tried to run over her, causing her to fall over. She said she did not suffer any injuries, but she wanted the incident documented.
On Sept. 10, police charged a Raymond Street man with possession of marijuana and resisting arrest after he allegedly tried to run from a traffic stop. Police found he was wanted on two warrants from the Akron Police Department and transported him there.
An East Avenue woman also was charged with possession of drugs and paraphernalia, and a 12th Street Southwest man was charged with possession of paraphernalia after police stopped to question them during an investigation into a burglary in the area Sept. 10.
An Adams Avenue woman reported Sept. 11 someone keeps throwing items at her home, causing noise.
A Lakemore juvenile female reported Sept. 11 her teacher told her, “You’re lucky I don’t smack you,” as she was sent to the office for being disruptive in class. A witness confirmed the exchange, and the teacher was disciplined by the school’s assistant principal.
Police are reviewing video showing a white male entering a Lake Road business Sept. 11 and fleeing after hearing an alarm sound.
A Titleist Drive resident is under investigation after officials found his water service turned on Sept. 12, even though it had been shut off in March for an overdue bill of $242. That water bill is now $1,052.
A Pawnee Boulevard resident reported he found a nail in his driver’s side rear tire Sept. 13.
A Grace Road man found stumbling in the roadway was charged with disorderly conduct due to public intoxication Sept. 13.
A Pontius Road man found asleep on the side of the road Sept. 14 also was charged with disorderly conduct and taken home.
A Second Street resident reported someone threw a bucket of paint on the side of the home and into the air conditioning unit Sept. 14.
An Erie Avenue woman reported Sept. 14 the cellmate of her husband, who is in the Lebanon Correctional Institute, sent her a letter demanding she purchase him items or he will kill her husband and send someone to take care of her.
On Sept. 16, a Michaels Drive resident reported the rear license plate on his car was lost or stolen.
A Harlan Avenue man was charged with disorderly conduct after he was found intoxicated and stumbling in the roadway Sept. 16.
— Compiled by Maria Lindsay
NEW FRANKLIN: A Manchester Road juvenile male was arrested for possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia Sept. 6 at a Highland Park Drive residence. Police responded to a noise complaint and found the male in the backyard. He reportedly admitted to having marijuana and a pipe in his pocket.
A Manchester Road juvenile female was arrested at her residence Sept. 7 after making three hang-up calls to 9-1-1 at 2:47 a.m., 2:49 a.m. and 3:01 a.m. When an officer knocked on her door, the female reportedly threw toys out of the window. The officer called the female and asked her to wake up her mother, but the female refused, so the officer turned on the siren. She was charged with unruly juvenile offenses, obstructing official business and disorderly conduct.
A Center Road man was arrested for driving under the influence Sept. 9 on Center Road following a traffic violation.
Police observed a vehicle driving in circles on Sherwood Forest Drive Sept. 11, and during a search, two bags of marijuana and a digital scale were found inside a backpack. A Manchester Road man was arrested for possession of drugs, and a Sherwood Forest man was arrested for possession of drugs and paraphernalia.
A Manchester Road man reported Sept. 11 that $349 in tools were stolen from the bed of his truck.
A Harter Home woman reported she found a headstone in her yard Sept. 13.
Police found a man with a warrant out of Orange Village Sept. 14 during a stop for a traffic violation on West Turkeyfoot Lake Road and transferred the man to that police department.
— Compiled by Joyce Rainey Long
SPRINGFIELD: An Orchard Lane man reported $60, checks, jewelry and an operator’s license were stolen Sept. 4. Police are investigating a Front Street woman who tried to cash one of the checks.
Five of six spark plug wires on a truck on Springfield Lake Drive were found cut Sept. 6.
Metal bars valued at $700 were reported stolen Sept. 6 from a flatbed truck parked at a South Arlington Road business by someone driving a black Chevy.
Also on that day, a Krumroy Road woman reported someone used her identity to file a 2011 income tax return and cashed a $763 refund check.
A Mobile Lane man reported someone stole his handicap placard and registration for his vehicle from his unlocked car Sept. 6.
An East Waterloo Road man was charged with domestic violence, resisting arrest, obstruction and unlawful restraint Sept. 6 after allegedly refusing to let his wife leave during an argument and causing her harm.
On Sept. 7, a Silvercrest Avenue man and a Swartz Road man found with an open and full can of beer at a South Arlington Road parking lot were charged with having an open container in a public place.
A Coach Lane man reported his wallet, containing a $300 prepaid credit card and $310 in cash, was stolen while he was in the midst of a move Sept. 7.
A Maxwell Avenue woman reported Sept. 8 that her ex-mother-in-law confronted her and yelled and called her names in front of her 8-year-old daughter. The mother-in-law was angry because the woman had gotten temporary emergency custody of the girl.
Also on that day, a Mohawk Avenue man found slumped over the wheel of a car in a store parking lot was transported to a local hospital after police found prescription medication on him.
A Carter Drive basement was entered and a $525 crossbow and case were stolen Sept. 8.
A Coventry juvenile female who was a passenger in a stopped vehicle was charged with underage consumption of alcohol Sept. 8. Police called her mother and suggested the girl be taken to the hospital because she also had reportedly smoked marijuana.
The next day, a Brunk Road woman reported a Mogadore Road man withdrew $1,185 from her account in cash and purchases without her permission.
A Samuel Road woman and a Lessig Avenue man were charged with having a dog at large Sept. 9 after a neighbor called police about four loose dogs in his yard. Police were searching for the owner of one of the dogs.
On Sept. 10, a Laverne Lane man reported 80 Percocet pills were stolen from his car.
Also on that day, $4,050 worth of coins and bills was stolen from a Loamshire Road home.
A Jackson Boulevard woman reported Sept. 12 that $970 in purchases was made on her credit card and bank account without her permission. Police are looking into the address of a place were some of the purchases were shipped.
On Sept. 13, a Graham Avenue man was charged with public indecency after he reportedly was seen urinating outside an East Waterloo Road bowling alley.
A Pelton Avenue man was charged with possession of drugs and paraphernalia Sept. 13 after police stopped to question him during a burglary investigation.
Also on that day, a Mohawk Trail man reported his rear fence was kicked down.
On Sept. 14, an Albrecht Avenue woman reported a Seville man came to the home to see a bull mastiff she is fostering, and he and another man grabbed the dog and took off.
A Springfield juvenile male walking down the road Sept. 15 was stopped for questioning, and when a drug pipe was found on him, he was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.
— Compiled by Maria Lindsay
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