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Published: June 15, 2014 12:00 AM


Copper pipe stolen from residence: Police responded to a report of $2,020 in copper pipes stolen from an East Avenue residence between May 25 and June 1.


Kent couple caught attempting to take merchandise: Police issues a summons for attempted theft to a 23-year-old Kent woman and a summons for complicity to a 31-year-old Kent man June 7 after the loss prevention officer at a South Avenue business told police he saw a man and woman loading items, such as video games, into a purse being carried by the female. According to the report, when the woman received a call on her mobile phone, she went into the women's restroom. When she came out, according to the report, she was no longer carrying the purse. Security located the purse, which contained merchandise totaling $460, and stopped the couple as they attempted to exit the store.

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Wallet, watch taken from unlocked vehicle: A Fenn Road man told police June 9 that sometime overnight, someone removed his wallet, which contained $30 and various credit and bank cards, and a watch with no value given, from his unlocked vehicle which was parked outside his residence.

Cash, workout gear removed from unlocked vehicle: An Akron woman told police June 9 that sometime overnight, someone removed $15 in currency, workout gear valued at $50 and a $2 lighter from inside her unlocked vehicle which was parked outside a Fenn Road residence.

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Purse left in grocery cart missing: A Tallmadge woman told police June 8 that she accidentally left her purse in a shopping cart she had placed in a shopping cart corral at a West Avenue business. When she returned to retrieve her purse, it was gone, and had not been turned into the store. According to the report, the $30 purse contained various prescription medication and cosmetics valued at $20.

Tracker stolen from store: The manager of a South Avenue business told police sometime between June 6 and 8, someone removed a $100 wireless activity tracker from the store.

Purse, bracelet, earrings stolen from unsecured locker: A Canton woman told police June 5 while visiting a South Avenue physical fitness establishment, she left her purse in an unsecured locker. When she returned for it, it was gone. According to the report, the $200 Michael Kors bag contained a $380 Pandora bracelet, a $50 pair of earrings, $5 cash and a bank card and driver's license.

Resisting arrest

Man arrested after pulling knife on officer: Police arrested a Tallmadge man and charged him with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and carrying a concealed weapon June 4 after a woman approached a patrol officer, who was conducting a traffic stop on South Avenue, to tell him her ex-boyfriend, who is banned from her apartment complex, was nearby. According to the report, the woman said she was afraid her ex was going to hurt her. The officer located the suspect on the north side of South Avenue as he was yelling obscenities at the woman. The officer asked the man to stop yelling and to come over and talk to him. The suspect became enraged and grabbed a tree, shaking it violently. The officer stated he told him to stop and asked him to come over. The suspect then swore at the officer and walked away. The officer walked up to the suspect and placed his hand on his right arm and turned him towards him. The suspect brandished a knife and refused to put it down after multiple requests from the officer. The officer then drew his gun on the suspect and began to step back. The officer stated he drew his Taser and gave one final command before tasing the man. The suspect was transported to Summa City Hospital for treatment of a cut he sustained. After being released from City Hospital, he was transferred to Summa St. Thomas for a psychological evaluation.

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