Wednesday, May 8, 2013
All information is according to Stow Police and Stow Municipal Clerk of Courts. Arrest information does not indicate conviction.
Two Kent women have been charged with stealing from the Stow Kohl's. Charmaine D. Gary, 19, of 1300 Petrarca Drive, and Shaneece Green, of 25 Midway Drive, were arrested by Stow Police after employees at the department store reported seeing them conceal clothes and leave the story without paying for the items. The women stole more than $130 in clothing on April 27, according to police. The women, both of whom are students at Kent State University, were charged with theft, a first-degree misdemeanor. Gary, a Warren, OH, native, also was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana, both minor misdemeanors, after police found a marijuana pipe and baggie of marijuana on her. Green, a Georgia native, pleaded not …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Four men were arrested over the weekend in connection with multiple car thefts and car break-ins.
Kent police arrested several suspects over the weekend that allegedly contributed to a small crime wave involving property damage, car break-ins and car thefts, the Record Courier reports. Devin E. Reynolds, 18, of Kent, was arrested for allegedly stealing a car on Friday; Robert M. Myers, 18, of Franklin Township, was arrested for allegedly stealing three cars over the last four weeks; Thomas P. Morrin, 18, of Kent, was arrested in connection with Myers’ crimes, plus other offenses; and Shawn M. Greene, 20, of Kent, was arrested for allegedly lighting a car on fire and for breaking into several vehicles. The suspects were charged with multiple felony counts and are being held in Portage County Jail. For more to the story, refer to …
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Information provided by the Stow Police Department.
On Jan. 1, a Kent woman walked into Walmart and started putting video games in a duffel bag, according to a Stow police report. The 20-year-old stuffed 14 Nintendo DS games, four Xbox 360 games, two game controllers and a DVD into her bag, totaling $564, before walking out of the store, the report stated. Once she got to the parking lot, she saw police standing at her car talking to her getaway driver. The woman still walked up to the car, police saw the bag and charged her with theft, the report stated.
Monday, October 15, 2012
All information is according to Kent Police. Arrest information does not indicate conviction
A homeless woman charged with breaking and entering and theft was arrested recently at Silver Meadows Apartments. Kent Police arrested Samantha J. Oswalt, 26, a native of Warren, OH, and charged her with breaking and entering, a fifth-degree felony, and theft, a first-degree misdemeanor. Oswalt pleaded not guilty to the theft charge in Portage County Municipal Court on Oct. 7, according to court records. She was arrested Oct. 5 at 922 Lawrence Court at apartment 2. Oswalt told police she works at Wendy's in Stow.
Sunday, September 16, 2012
All information is according to Kent Police. Arrest information does not indicate conviction.
Three of the city's stop signs were reported stolen Sept. 9. The signs were taken from the intersection of East College Avenue and South Willow Street. Each sign was valued at $100. Laundry nabbed A resident in the 800 block of Silver Meadows Boulevard reported two loads of laundry were stolen Sept. 8. One load of laundry contained five Pepsi work uniforms. The second load contained bath towels and underwear. The laundry was valued at $300. Business vandalized A restaurant on Kent's north side reported a window was broken Sept. 9. Police estimated the damage to Digger's, at 802 N. Mantua St., to be $100.
Friday, September 7, 2012
Portage County Sheriff's Office searching for 2 suspects in burglary
Woodsy's Music in Kent lost thousands of dollars in equipment during a recent theft from two of the shop's storage trucks. Portage County Sheriff's Office Lt. Greg Johnson said two men cut the locks on the storage trucks and unloaded the gear sometime during the recent Labor Day holiday weekend. Johnson said the theft wasn't discovered until Wednesday. "They did get a substantial amount of equipment and sound control boards and lighting boards," he said. He asked that the exact estimate of the gear's total value not be published but said one piece of equipment alone was worth several thousand dollars. Video camera surveillance footage shows the two suspects, who are described as: one male with a dark complexion, between 5 feet 8 inches and…
Bag stolen from public area in library
The Kent State University Police are asking for the public's help in finding a suspect in a theft from the Kent State Library. A book bag and its contents were taken from a public area in the library Aug. 13. Kent State Police Lt. Chris Jenkins said the suspect is a thin, black male and was wearing fatigue colored shorts, a white T-shirt and a black vest with a red hood. "He also wore a red baseball hat with a yellow bill, possibly displaying the Kansas City Chiefs’ logo," Jenkins said. Anyone with information on the suspect or the crime can contact the university police at 330-672-3070. Kent State spokesperson Emily Vincent said the theft serves as a good reminder to everyone on campus "to keep track of your valuables and personal …
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Stow Police Department.
A 15-year-old Kent Roosevelt High School student called Stow Police because he went to the Stow-Munroe Falls High School to buy drugs, but was robbed instead. According to the report, the youth went to the high school July 31 around 4 p.m. to buy $60 worth of marijuana from someone he knew at the tennis courts. But, the deal did not go as planned. Instead, police said when the suspect pulled up, he took the teen’s $80 and drove off with it. The youth gave police a description of the car. Theft is a first-degree misdemeanor and trafficking marijuana is a fourth-degree felony in this situation.
Monday, July 30, 2012
All information is according to the Kent Police Department. Arrest information does not indicate conviction
Graffiti at Walls Elementary Vandals struck Walls Elementary in Kent's Crain Avenue neighborhood recently by marking the school building and playground pieces with spray paint. School officials found red spray paint on the north side of the building, on the back board of a basketball hoop and a portable toilet and reported the graffiti to Kent Police July 11. The spray paint caused an estimated $170 in damage. Electronics nabbed Gadgets both large and small remain a popular target for thieves in Kent. Two television sets were reported stolen from a residence in the 1000 block of Graham Ave. July 24. A 42-inch Dynex TV and a 47-inch LG TV were reported stolen. The TVs were valued at more than $1,100 combined. A Toshiba laptop valued at $700…
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
All information is according to the Kent Police Department. Arrest information does not indicate conviction.
Arson Two large garbage bins were lit on fire recently at a Kent apartment complex. Waste Management, the owners of the bins, reported they were destroyed by fire July 7. The bins, valued at $1,000, were located at the Whitehall Terrace Apartments on Summit Street. Jewelry theft More than $1,300 in jewelry was reported stolen recently from an address in the 400 block of E. School St. A resident reported several rings and bracelets were stolen on July 6, including several 14 karat gold and diamond rings. Cash register hit Part of a day's sales was reported stolen from a downtown Kent business. Employees at Car Parts Warehouse reported more than $700 in a blue bank deposit bag was stolen from the business on West College Avenue on July 7.