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Police blotter for July 1

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Summit County

Akron

Arrests

A Randel Avenue man, 20, was charged with bribery and possession of drug paraphernalia. Police said he was found driving with a suspended license and had a drug scale in the vehicle. He is accused of offering the officer money to let him go.

Two Battles Avenue men, ages 20 and 23, were charged with theft and forgery. The men are accused of stealing a credit-card number and making transactions totaling $160.88.

A Laffer Avenue man, 31, was charged with receiving stolen property. He is accused of having a Segway that had been stolen from Best Bedding on Oct. 10.

A Newton Street man, 30, was charged with felonious assault. He is accused of assaulting a man who was talking to another person at Tallmadge Avenue and North Howard Street. The victim suffered broken facial bones.

A Jean Avenue man, 52, was charged with robbery. Police said he was one of the men who helped another man whose vehicle had broken down in front of a business on East Cuyahoga Falls Avenue. The owner of the vehicle offered to give the men money for their help, but the men beat up the victim and stole his wallet.

Barberton

Arrests

Charges of aggravated robbery and resisting arrest were filed against a 25-year-old man from Blake Road, Wadsworth, on June 18. A store officer at Kmart on Wooster Road North tried to stop the man, who was suspected of shoplifting, The man is accused of pushing the officer aside, then running and fighting with police when apprehended.

Coventry Township

Theft

A Buttercup Avenue man told authorities June 19 that someone obtained his Home Depot credit-card information and charged $6,064 in purchases.

Fairlawn

Arrests

An Akron man, 19, was arrested June 17 on theft charges. He is accused of stealing a pair of $169.99 Nike shoes from Finish Line in Summit Mall.

Green

Theft

A Twinsburg resident said her purse, including $1,000, was stolen when she left it for about five minutes on a seat at a boarding gate at Akron-Canton Airport.