Man's Attempt to Steal Underwear Thwarted: 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.

Man's attempt to steal underwear thwarted

A 21-year-old Canton man didn't make it out of Gabriel Brothers with the one and only item he wanted to steal — a package of boxer briefs.

The man had hid the underwear inside his hooded sweatshirt about 5:40 p.m. Tuesday and attempted to walk out the store (5800 Whipple Ave.). When a store security guard approached him, the man cooperated and returned the underwear, which was valued at $24.95, according to the report.

Teen shot in face with BB gun

The Stark County Juvenile Prosecutor's Office decided against pursuing charges against a teenager who shot his friend in the face with a BB gun. The incident took place in the 1200 block of Linwood Avenue about 4:10 p.m. Sept. 8. A group of boys around the age of 14 were shooting BB and air soft guns at a target and one boy was shot in the cheek by a friend who told police it was an accident.

Dirt bike stolen from yard

A Suzuki dirt bike valued at $200 was stolen from a yard in the 1100 block Valley Drive NW between 5:50 p.m. and 6:26 p.m. Sept. 8.

Items stolen from car on Valley Drive NW

A Garmin GPS, RCA blue portable DVD player, several pieces of sports equipment and other items were stolen from a car in the 1100 block of Valley Drive NW between 11:59 p.m. Sept. 7 and 10 a.m. Sept. 8. Estimated loss is $441.

Hoover concession stand broken into 

Someone broke into a concession stand, under the care of Hoover Instrumental Music Association and located in the 400 block of Wise Avenue NE, and stole four boxes of candy valued at $80. The person also remove the storm window, causing $100 in damage. The theft took place between 9:30 p.m. Aug. 18 and 11 a.m. Aug. 19.

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


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