TRAFFICKING, MARIJUANA POSSESSION, PARAPHERNALIA
Drug charges filed: A 19-year-old Akron man was arrested and charged with trafficking in drugs (a fifth-degree felony), possession of marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia (both minor misdemeanors) after police stopped him on a traffic violation at West Portage Trail and Canyon Brook Drive at 12:01 a.m. May 1 and found he had 29.5 grams of marijuana, a digital scale, sandwich bags and $1,808 in cash. He was charged and taken down to Summit County Jail, the report said.
Woman with children in car charged: A 26-year-old Akron woman was arrested and charged with four counts of endangering children after police responded to a business in the 500 block of Howe Avenue for a report of a small child left in a car at 6:37 p.m. April 30. As police arrived, the Akron woman left the scene. Police attempted to stop her after she was seen in the area, but she refused to pull over. A short vehicle pursuit ensued, the report said, but was terminated. She had four children in the car with her, the report said, and she later turned herself in at the police station. No other charges were indicated in the report.
Laptop missing: A resident of the 4100 block of Americana Drive reported someone entered her home through an unlocked bedroom window and stole her $600 laptop computer between 3:30 p.m. April 2 and 9:30 a.m. April 30. There are no leads or suspects.
Another laptop missing: A resident of the 4200 block of Americana Drive reported someone entered her apartment and removed an $800 laptop between 7 p.m. April 25 and 8 a.m. April 26.
RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY
Hot car stopped: A 26-year-old Cleveland man was arrested and charged with receiving stolen property, a fourth-degree felony, after police determined the car he was driving was stolen in Cleveland when they pulled him over for a traffic violation at state Route 8 and Steels Corners Road at 2:20 a.m. April 28. Police contacted the vehicle's owner and Cleveland police.
Blade runner: A 13-year-old Falls boy was arrested and charged with prohibited weapon, a fourth-degree misdemeanor, after police say he brought a lock-blade knife to Roberts Middle School, 3333 Charles St., on April 26. The boy stated he carries the knife for protection, according to the report. His parents were notified.
AGGRAVATED BURGLARY, ASSAULT
Young adult arrested: An 18-year-old Akron man was arrested and charged with aggravated burglary (first-degree felony) and assault (first-degree misdemeanor) after it was reported he assaulted his ex-girlfriend and was "destroying" her apartment on Bailey Road at 5:02 p.m. April 25. Police found the man had entered the woman's apartment uninvited and unannounced. She was found in a back room with two boys. The man had kicked down the bedroom door and punched the woman in the face. She refused medical treatment.
The Akron man was also charged with disrupting public service (F-4), violation of a protection order (F-3) and criminal damaging (M-2). While inside his ex-girlfriend's apartment, he damaged the toilet, drywall, closet doors, two windows, several lights and furniture, and then stole her cell phone, preventing her from calling police.
You can go easy or hard: A 26-year-old Falls man was charged with resisting arrest as he was being arrested by police for three felony trafficking warrants at his residence April 24. According to the report, the man pulled away from officers while they searched him and he was taken to the ground. Once on the ground he continued to struggle to try and get away. But he didn't.