Sheriff’s office

— A man owning property on Saltwell Road reported at 1:10 p.m. Tuesday he received a letter from Synchrony Bank claiming he owes $1,623 plus late charges. After speaking with Credit Core, the man learned a PayPal account was opened in his name and there were several charges from Standard Beauty and Standard Allure. Credit Core sent him a fraud packet. Deputies told him to contact the three major credit bureaus and his bank to alert them about the fraudulent account.


— Albert M. Fullerton, no address listed, was arrested at 5:22 a.m. Sunday on a charge of disorderly conduct by public intoxication, after trying to get inside of a residence in the 300 block of Broadway Avenue by ripping a screen off the door.

— A village man flagged down police at 5 p.m. July 13 to report that his truck had been struck overnight and damaged while parked at 13th and Clover.

— Officers investigated a hit and run at 4:13 a.m. July 18 from the 600 block of Broadway to the building besides 357. A SUV there had major damage to the right side. A female observed near the vehicle denied knowledge of who owned it; however, police found a previous citation with the name Alyssa Evans on it and multiple items with her name on it as well. She again denied driving it, and finally identified the vehicle’s owner and driver before being arrested for obstructing official business.

— A woman in the 300 block of Cherry Avenue reported that she had sent $75 to a person who she thought was her daughter; however, someone else had stolen her daughter’s phone and requested the money shortly before 10 p.m. July 19.

— Michael Stacy, age and address not listed, was arrested shortly before 4 a.m. July 19 on a charge of theft for stealing money from a wallet sitting on a toolbox in a service garage and allegedly using it to spend approximately $10 on snacks.

— A 17th Street woman reported at 9 a.m. July 14 that sometime between July 10 and July 14 that her 2019 Jeep got concrete on the right rear door and right front bumper. She is unsure how.

— A caller reported at 4:30 a.m. June 23 that an unknown subject had entered her residence in the 1000 block of Commerce Street and took two air conditioners and a television. There was no signs of forced entry.

— Residents of the 400 block of Commerce Street reported at 10:30 p.m. June 28 that unknown subjects had stolen a pink bike and a kiddie pool from the side ofr their residence. The investigation continues as a neighbor was going to try to pull up video footage of the incident.


– Human Resource Manager from Reichard’s on South Main Street called in reference to a former employee, who was still in possession of two welding jackets at 3:57 p.m. Tuesday. A voicemail was left with the former employee in reference to returning the items in lieu of criminal charges.

Highway Patrol

-James A. Stanley, 36, of Alliance, was cited for operation in willful or wanton disregard of the safety of persons or property and stopping after an accident involving damage to realty or personal property attached to real property after driving off the side of Homeworth Road in Knox Township and striking a stop sign, ditch and drainage pipe at 7:59 p.m. July 16. Stanley was pulled back onto the road by a passerby’s vehicle and then left the scene. When a trooper made contact with Stanley, he said he didn’t leave the scene and had a strong odor of alcohol emitting from him. He said he could not take a field sobriety test because he was in rehabilitation for a broken hip, but it is suspected that Stanley was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash. A trooper watched surveillance video of the crash from a resident camera.


— An officer at 1:46 a.m. Wednesday saw two young female juveniles sitting in front of a business in the 100 block of North Lincoln Avenue. They said they were waiting on friends. They were told about the danger of being out that late at night and being in violation of curfew. The juveniles were transported back to the residence they had snuck out of and contact was made with a parent, who was told their safety was more pertinent than charging them for curfew. The juveniles said they understood.

— An abandoned bicycle was found at 1:01 a.m. Wednesday in the gravel lot at Sebo Stadium and taken to the police station.

— A dispute was reported at 11:54 p.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of Ohio Avenue where an argument ensued between a man and the woman he was visiting regarding her alcohol consumption. She said he got in her face over the issue and both grabbed one another during the argument. She said she felt threatened inside her residence and was defending herself. He had a few scratches on his arms and neck, but didn’t want to pursue anything.

— A man in the 1100 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 11:39 p.m. Tuesday wanted a live-in female to leave. Ohio residency laws were explained and he was told he would have to evict her. Both said they would get along for the evening.

— A caller reported possible drug activity taking place in a vehicle in the 100 block of West State Street at 10:32 p.m. Tuesday. The vehicle stopped at a residence a few blocks away and police made contact. The male driver was found to have a suspended license and was told he would be ticketed and the vehicle towed if he’s seen driving. He denied any drug activity.

— Suspicious activity was reported at 9:07 p.m. Tuesday on East Sixth Street. Police spoke with two males who said they were just cutting through an alley. They were checked for warrants and sent on their way.

— Fireworks were reported being thrown at a home on West Wilson Street at 7:27 p.m. Tuesday. Police learned it was actually set off in the street.

— A driver in a maroon GMC left without paying for $29.69 worth of gasoline at Smith Oil on East State Street at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

— A man at 5:51 p.m. Tuesday reported a child custody violation, saying this was his day to have his son but the mother refused to allow him to take the child. He was told to contact his attorney to settle the issue in court.

— An irate person was reported at 5:31 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of Vine Avenue. Police arrived and learned a male was having a mental breakdown and making homicidal and suicidal threats. He was found walking on Vine and was voluntarily transported to a hospital for psychiatric evaluation.

— Several persons were to be removed from the 300 block of West Fifth Street at 4:14 p.m. Tuesday. They were already leaving when police arrived.

— An officer at the station spoke at 4 p.m. Tuesday with a male and female who had a dispute. They were told their options.

— A clerk at Smith Oil on East State Street reported at 3:37 p.m. Tuesday that a female in a red Chrysler convertible failed to pay for $20 worth of fuel.

— Police responded at 3:35 p.m. Tuesday to the 100 block of South Lundy Avenue for a man standing outside a business asking patrons for money and cigarettes. The caller said he was wearing all red and stares in their business windows and has asked both employees and patrons for money and cigarettes. She said he’s making them feel alarmed and uncomfortable. Officers located the man, who’s well-known to police, and he denied the allegations. He was told the department has had many complaints from citizens and businesses about him almost daily and he needs to stop or he’ll face charges.

— A man reported a possible scam at 3:12 p.m. Tuesday on Arch Street and was told his options.

— A disturbed person was reported at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday on West Wilson Street. Issues were ongoing involving a female suffering a possible mental problem. She was taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital by KLG.

— Officers in the 800 block of East Sixth Street were flagged down at 2:25 p.m. Tuesday by several citizens regarding a situation, with a female inside a vehicle along the street. Police learned she came to the work site where her husband was working to confront him about an issue and took a phone he had been using and was leaving when he attempted to get the phone off of her. No physical violence occurred. The phone was returned to him.

— A dog was reported at large at 1:54 p.m. Tuesday on Highland Avenue. Officers tried multiple times to catch the dog which had no collar, broke through a fence and ran down Sixth Street. The dog was not found.

— An officer at 1:17 p.m. Tuesday found paint poured on the rear of a vehicle parked in a lot in the 2200 block of East State Street. The incident is under investigation.

— A verbal dispute was reported between husband and wife at 10:42 .m. Tuesday on Buckeye Avenue. No threats or violence occurred.

— Police were called with fire department first responders at 10:36 a.m. Tuesday to West Wilson for a medical issue involving a female and her prescription medication. She was taken to the hospital.

— A female reportedly in the road under the influence of narcotics was reported at 8:59 a.m. Tuesday in the 300 block of West Pershing. She was trying to catch a dog she let out of her nearby residence. The dog was caught and she was told to stay home or go to jail for public intoxication.

— Police were asked at 8:53 a.m. Tuesday to check the well-being of a female in the 100 block of South Howard. Police learned from a resident the female was in a hospital in Akron.

— A woman in the 1300 block of Beechwood reported at 8:36 a.m. Tuesday that a male known to her drives by her house slowly and waves every day and she wants nothing to do with him. She said he’s creeping her out. The male was contacted and denied knowing anybody on that road but did say he would stay off of it.

— A pedestrian in the 100 block of West Pershing Street flagged down an officer at 6:40 a.m. Tuesday about finding a spent shell casing on the sidewalk. The officer gathered the shell casing.

— Police at 6:05 a.m. Tuesday spoke to a business owner in the 400 block of East State Street about pills she found and about a male who hangs around the business often. The pills were disposed of properly and she was told the male could be trespassed from the business.


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