Gun Stolen From Car, Go-Kart Crash & More: Police Blotter

The following information was supplied by the North Canton Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Theft from a car on Turnberry Circle

Someone stole an iPod and miscellaneous gift cards from a car in the 200 block of Turnberry Circle SW between 10 p.m. Aug. 14 and 6 p.m. Aug. 19. Estimated loss is $400.

Animal cruelty reported

An anonymous caller tipped off  about a barking dog in the 300 block of Everhard Road SW Aug. 22. Someone had left the dog tied to a tree in the backyard without food or water and had left the house. The officer who wrote the police report noted it was 82 degrees and sunny that day. The dog's owner was issued a summons to appear in court on charges of animal cruelty and a barking dog, both misdemeanors.

GPS stolen from car on Castlewood Avenue

A $300 Garmin GPS was stolen from a car in the 1400 block of Castlewood Ave. SW between 8 a.m. Aug. 6 and 9 a.m. Aug. 17.

Police arrest 3 who run from crash 

Police arrested the three people involved in a crash at 7th Street NE and Main Street about 4:02 p.m. Aug. 10 after they fled the scene of the crash.

Police ordered them to stop as they were running from the scene, and they didn't comply, according to the police report. Police caught up with them several blocks away from the crash and arrested them.

The driver and passengers — 19, 22, and 17 years old and all from Uniontown — were charged with several crimes, including obstructing official business, drug paraphernalia, hit-skip, failure to reinstate, failure to yield, operation without a valid license and seat belt violations.

9-year-old involved in go-kart crash at high school

A go-kart caused damages to a car parked at  about 1 p.m. Aug. 2. A 9-year-old boy was driving the go-kart when the throttle got stuck and the go-kart took off and went through a closed gate and collided with the only car in the parking lot. The boy was not injured, and the boy's dad agreed to cover all the costs associated with the incident.

Woman's ex-boyfriend steals her purse

A woman told police her ex-boyfriend approached her as she was walking in the 1000 block of Schneider Street SE about 8 a.m. July 18 and stole her purse. The man purchased $80 in items with the woman's credit cards. 

Items stolen from cars on Grandjean Lane SW

A TomTom GPS unit, headphones, $20 cash and other items were stolen from several cars in the 1400 block of Grandjean Lane SW between 11 p.m. Aug. 9 and 8:12 a.m. Aug. 10. Estimated loss is $340.

Tools stolen from garage on McKinley Avenue

Several tools were stolen from an open garage in the 400 block of McKinley Avenue SE between 10 p.m. Aug. 15 and 5 a.m. Aug. 16. Estimated loss is $520.

Woman sees men rifling through her car

A woman in the 200 block of Maplecrest Street SE told police she went to take her dog outside and saw two men going through her car. The men ran off after taking more than $32 in change. The theft took place about 1:30 a.m. Aug. 15.

Gun stolen from car on Lindylane Avenue 

Someone stole a handgun and gun holder from a car parked in the 300 block of Lindylane Avenue NW between 2:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Aug. 13. The person had stolen the gun through the car's sunroof. Estimated loss is $600.

Scooter stolen from Pershing Avenue NE

Someone stole a Kiat scooter from the 300 block of Pershing Avenue NE between 2 p.m. Aug. 10 and 6 p.m. Aug. 11. Estimated loss is $1,030.

Burglary reported on Pershing Avenue NE

A woman living in the 300 block of Pershing Avenue NE said she went on vacation for a week and when she came back she discovered her back door was open and a window was smashed out. Her TV and a game console was missing. The burglary took place between 3:30 p.m. Aug. 2 and 9:42 p.m. Aug. 9. Estimated loss is $900. 

Questions about today's police blotter? Contact North Canton Patch Editor Morgan Day at Morgan.Day@patch.com.


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