Detective Bureau

The Detective Bureau currently has four full-time Detectives with specialized training and experience.  They are responsible for investigating crimes, apprehending offenders, interviewing suspects, processing crime scenes, collecting evidence, recovering stolen property, maintaining records, and preparing cases for court proceedings.  The Detectives are also responsible for coordinating efforts with other local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies.  One of the full-time Detectives is assigned to the Summit County Drug Unit and is responsible for investigating complaints of drug activity and the illegal use and sales of narcotics.

Please contact the Detective Bureau to leave a tip, report suspicious activity, or to discuss the status of an existing criminal report.  All callers can remain anonymous.

Detective Lieutenant Michael Yovanno (330) 670-2723

Detective Thomas Ballinger (330) 670-2712

Detective Jerry Perona (330) 670-2708