Friday, February 22, 2013
The following was obtained from a Feb. 16 Fairlawn police report. It does not indicate a conviction.
A Radio Shack clerk alerted Fairlawn police on Feb. 16 after he reportedly watched Eugene R. Chamberlain leave the store with over $1,000 in stolen merchandise. Chamberlain -- a former employee of the Radio Shack in Alliance -- was also allegedly caught stealing at a Radio Shack in Stow earlier in the day. According to the Fairlawn police report, he was confronted by an employee, handed back the stolen items and was allowed to leave. Chamberlain was caught in Alliance on Feb. 17 after an arrest warrant was issued. He was transported to Summit County Jail, was released on bond, and is awaiting trial. Chamberlain, 42, of Alliance, is charged with theft, a fifth-degree felony.
Monday, July 30, 2012
Information provided by the Fairlawn Police Department.
Over the last month, two women from Pennsylvania have repeatedly walked into Summit Mall's Apple Store and stolen thousands in merchandise, a Fairlawn police report said. On July 24, store security called police to report the women in the store again and said the women have hit other area Apple Store's too. When police arrived, they stopped the women at the door and found stolen merchandise in their purses, the report said. One woman also had stolen merchandise from Things Remembered and RadioShack. Apple Store security saw the women enter the store on June 24 and steal $1,800 of merchandise. The women came back again on July 13 and stole $2,000 of products. Finally, they came back once more on July 19 and stole $2,461 in merchandise, the …