Bike removed from unlocked garage: A Lawndale Drive woman told police April 22 someone entered her open, attached garage door, removing a $100 boys BMX bike from inside.
Akron woman caught with stolen items in bra, purse: Police arrested a 27-year-old Akron woman May 4 and charged her with robbery after the loss prevention officer at a South Avenue business reported he observed the suspect, via closed circuit TV, select and conceal four ham steaks valued at $16, four bottles of vodka valued at $138 and $2 worth of produce, place the items on her body and in her purse and pass all points of sale before exiting the store without paying for the merchandise. According to the report, the loss prevention officer stopped the woman outside the store, where she reportedly gave him items she had removed from her bra. Police state he also recovered her purse, removing the vodka and produce from inside. The employee stated the woman became extreme;y upset when he attempted to secure her, striking and swearing at him. He struggled with her outside the store until the store manager assisted him in handcuffing one of her wrists before police arrived. She was booked at the Tallmadge Police department and transported to the Summit County Jail.SFlb
Electronics stolen from home: Officers were dispatched to a Barnes Drive address April 26 where two men and a female were seen exiting the home carrying a flat screen TV. According to the report the suspects were also seen placing the TV in the back of a large white sedan before peeling out of the driveway. Officers unsuccessfully searched for the vehicle. Upon the officers' arrival at the residence, they discovered the front door was open and several plastic totes and a laundry basket were discovered outside. Police state there were no signs of forced entry into the home. Officers made contact with the victim and secured the home. The victim provided police with a list of missing items, which included the $2,500 flat screen TV, a $700 tablet computer, a $1,200 laptop computer, a $700 iPhone, a $1,500 desktop computer and a $400 cell phone. The detective bureau is investigating the crime.
Possession of drugs
Marijuana recovered from traffic stop: Police conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle for fictitious plates on West Avenue at 7:42 p.m. According to the report, while speaking with the driver, the officer discovered he (suspect 2), 26, of Kent, was driving with a suspended driver's license. Suspect 2 said he was "borrowing" his friends license plates. It was at this time the K-9 officer was deployed to which he "alerted" at the driver's side door. Police said a search was conducted, and a bag containing 236 grams of marijuana, a marijuana pipe, a marijuana blunt, and two single grams of marijuana were discovered. Suspect 1, 22, of Atwater, a rear passenger, took "full responsibility" for the large bag of marijuana, the report states. He was also found to be in possession of two smaller bags of marijuana and the pipe. Suspect 3, 22, of Ravenna, was found to be in possession of a marijuana blunt. Both suspects 2 and 3 were issued summons for possession of drugs and later released. Suspect 2 was also issued several traffic violations. Suspect 1 was charged with possession of drugs. He was booked at the Tallmadge Police Department and transported to the Summit County Jail.