By Police Department records
A Winter Parkway man, 22, was arrested on a warrant Aug. 3 during a traffic stop in the 2000 block of Munroe Falls Avenue. He also was charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
A Canton man, 42, was charged Aug. 5 with contributing to the unruliness of a minor Aug. 5. During a traffic stop, it was discovered that his passenger was a 17-year-old girl who was out after curfew without permission.
An Akron man, 28, was charged with criminal mischief and criminal damaging Aug. 3. He is accused of causing more than $600 worth of damage to a vehicle parked at Dillon and Norman avenues.
A woman, 22, and a man, 25, both of Kent, were arrested Aug. 3 on Front Street at Bailey Road on drug charges related to the manufacture and possession of methamphetamine.
Breaking and entering
Copper pipe was stolen when someone broke into a vacant home in the 600 block of West Portage Trail, according to an Aug. 6 report.
Someone broke into a garage in the 1800 block of Beacon Hill Circle on Aug. 4. Two bicycles were taken.
Someone used the bank account information of a Howe Avenue business to make fraudulent purchases between July 31 and Aug. 5.
A Cedar Woods Drive woman told police Aug. 3 that someone used her personal information to obtain a credit card.
Misuse of a credit card
A 17th Street man reported Aug. 5 that a relative used his credit card without permission.
A Hanover Street woman, 27, told police Aug. 4 that someone used her credit card to reserve a hotel room in Cincinnati.
Passing a bad check
Two guns were purchased July 19 with a check for nearly $800 from Pro Armament Co., 2427 Front St. A store employee reported the check was written on a closed account.
Theft of utilities
Police received a report Aug. 2 from the Falls Utility Department that a resident in the 3100 block of Elmwood reconnected electric service without permission, stealing $13 in service.
A Second Street man reported Aug. 7 that someone took three coins, total value $690, from his car while it was parked at Gorge Metro Park.
An East Broadway Street retirement home resident reported Aug. 6 someone took her purse from her room.
Two phones valued at more than $1,200 were taken Aug. 4 from the AT&T Store, 794 Howe Ave.
A 23rd Street woman reported Aug. 6 that she paid a contractor more than $1,000 for permits and materials for a plumbing job at her home. She said he has not bought materials or applied for permits and won't return her money.