Police Reports is a sampling of incidents responded to by local law enforcement agencies. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.

— Tallmadge —


SUV reported stolen: A 36-year-old Akron man was charged with fourth-degree felony theft after a relative reported that while the man was at her Norton Drive home during the morning Oct. 4, he became upset because his vehicle was out of gas and then took her 2017 model SUV from her driveway. The woman said after initially leaving in the SUV, he returned to retrieve two cats that were still in his vehicle, then left again. Police said a warrant was issued for the man’s arrest and he was arrested later in the day and taken to Summit County Jail.

Football tickets fraud reported: A Tallmadge woman reported Oct. 4 that she was defrauded out of $400 while attempting to purchase football tickets online. The woman said she responded to an online ad that the tickets were for sale. After paying the money through an online payment service, the unidentified seller claimed the money had not been received and requested the woman send the money again. Instead, the woman said, she contacted the payment service, which confirmed the seller had received the money. The woman said she never received the tickets. The woman said she contacted a bank for a fraud investigation and she was requesting a police report to document the matter.

Stolen trailer found: The manager of a business in Geneva Avenue’s 400 block reported discovering Sept. 30 that an approximately $2,000 box trailer belonging to the business had been stolen during an unspecified time period after Akron police reported finding it abandoned on Brittain Road in Akron. The man said the business had not used the trailer for several years.


Woman returned to business: Police said they charged a 23-year-old Akron woman with fourth-degree misdemeanor menacing Sept. 29 in connection with an incident at a Tallmadge Circle service station after police cited her with disorderly conduct at the same station earlier in the day.

Police said a station employee reported during the afternoon that the woman called her at the business and made a physical threat. The woman later turned herself in at the police department, was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond.

Police said that during the morning, the employee reported the Akron woman had gotten upset when the manager refused give her a refund for cigars the woman had just purchased and then threw the cigars at the manager’s face. The manager said company policy does not allow her to give refunds for tobacco products. Police said that while talking to the Akron woman, she was still very angry, yelling insults at the employee and hitting her vehicle’s steering wheel. Police said that before she left after they cited her, they told her not to return or make any threats against the employee.

Woman reports knife threat: A 30-year-old Akron man was charged with first-degree misdemeanor aggravated menacing after a woman reported he approached her in a threatening way while carrying a knife while they were at a motel in East Avenue’s 1100 block during the afternoon Sept. 25. The man was taken to Cuyahoga Falls City Jail.