— Munroe Falls —


Honking horn reported: Police responded to a report of someone driving on Charring Cross Drive honking a horn in the late morning Dec. 4. The vehicle was gone when police arrived, they said.

Missing cat food reported: A North Main Street woman reported Nov. 29 that seven cans of cat food totaling about $4 in value had gone missing from her home during the previous 24 hours. The woman said the home's doors and windows were locked the whole time and police said there were no signs of forced entry.

Disorderly conduct

Woman found on ground: A Ravenna woman, 34, was charged with fourth-degree misdemeanor disorderly conduct after police responded to a report that the woman was knocking on the door of a home in North Main Street's 300 block at about 2:15 a.m. Dec. 4. Police said that when they arrived, they found the woman lying down on the ground. She was summoned to appear in Munroe Falls Mayor's Court and turned over to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office on an arrest warrant.

Arrest warrant

Man wanted by court: Akron police reported on Nov. 27 that they had in custody a 49-year-old Akron man wanted by Stow Municipal Court for failing to pay fines and court costs on a driving under suspension charge filed by Munroe Falls police. The man was taken to Cuyahoga Falls City Jail.

Traffic accidents

Deer hits vehicle: A Streetsboro woman reported that a deer ran into the passenger side of her vehicle, damaging the mirror, while she was driving on North Main Street by the railroad tracks at about 10:40 a.m. Dec. 2. The woman said the deer ran away after the collision. A police report did not include a damage estimate.

Woman possibly injured: A Cuyahoga Falls woman, 29, was cited with assured clear distance ahead after her vehicle struck the rear of a vehicle driven by a Munroe Falls woman stopped in traffic while westbound on Munroe Falls Avenue in front of City Hall at about 6:10 p.m. Dec. 1. Police said Munroe Falls EMS treated the Cuyahoga Falls woman for possible injuries at the scene, but did not take her to a hospital. No injuries were reported to the Munroe Falls woman, police said. The Cuyahoga Falls woman's vehicle sustained disabling front end damage while the Munroe Falls woman's vehicle sustained minor rear end damage, police said.


Dogs defecating on lawn: A man reported Nov. 29 that various unidentified people walking their dogs in North Main Street's 300 block had been letting their dogs defecate on the front lawn of his apartment building.

— Stow —


Stolen car recovered: A woman reported Nov. 20 that someone stole her 2005 model car while it was parked outside her home in Millburn Avenue’s 4300 block since the day before. The woman said there was nothing of value in the vehicle, but there had been a valet key in it. A Stow police officer on patrol reported that at about 2 a.m. Nov. 20, before the car had been reported stolen, he had seen someone driving the car followed closely by another car in the Wexford Boulevard area.

On Nov. 25, Akron police reported finding the stolen car abandoned and it was returned to the woman.

Defibrillator package stolen: A woman reported Nov. 17 that someone took a package containing an electronic external defibrillator of unspecified value after it was delivered outside her home in Darrow Lake Drive's 2000 block two days earlier.

Wallet stolen from vehicle: A Tallmadge man reported someone stole his wallet containing bank cards, about $1,700 in checks and $100 in cash from his unlocked vehicle while it was in the driveway of a home in Echo Road's 1900 block during the early afternoon Nov. 15. No fraudulent activity involving the bank cards or checks was reported.

Window apparently pried open: A man reported someone took a radio transmitter, a car television set, a laptop computer and a charging cable of unspecified values from his locked vehicle while it was outside his home in Lake Run Boulevard’s 3700 block during the early morning Nov. 15. Police said it appeared an unknown tool was used to pry open one of the vehicle's side windows and then the door was unlocked.

Change stolen from vehicle: A man reported Nov. 15 that someone took a bag containing probably not more than $10 in change from his unlocked vehicle while it was parked outside his home in Edgewood Drive's 3400 block since the evening before.

Suspect gets away with clothing: An employee of a store in Kent Road's 4300 block reported that an unidentified male suspect left the store without paying for a T-shirt and a pair of gloves by wearing the items Nov. 15. The employee said that when he confronted the suspect outside the store, the suspect ran away.

Vehicle trespass

Vehicle rummaged through: A woman reported Nov. 20 that someone rummaged through her unlocked vehicle while it was parked outside her home in Hidden Lake Drive's 2000 block during the night.


Attempted bank card use reported: A Darrow Road woman reported Nov. 16 that someone tried to use her bank card information to make purchases about a week before.


Social media message reported: A North Santom Road man reported Nov. 16 that an unknown person sent him a harassing message on a social media website.

Criminal damaging

Birdbath broken: A woman reported Nov. 15 that someone used a brick to break her cement birdbath in her back yard in Sanford Avenue's 3400 block during the previous two days.

Garage door cracked: A Broadview Heights man reported Nov. 15 that someone cracked the fiberglass garage door of a home he owns in Lillian Road's 1700 block during the previous few days. A police report did not include a damage estimate.