— Munroe Falls —
Vehicle pulling into driveways: A Bermont Avenue woman reported seeing an unknown vehicle driving down the street and pulling into various driveways during the early evening Dec. 27. Police said they were unable to find the vehicle.
Man seen walking on property: Police responded to a report of a man walking around the outside of a vacant commercial building in North Main Street’s 300 block at about 8:15 a.m. Dec. 27. Police said they discovered the man is an electrical contractor and was there to do some work.
Noises heard in home: A woman reported that while she was dog sitting at an Aintree Drive home, she heard noises coming from the home’s upper floor at about 1:40 a.m. Dec. 23. Police said they searched the home and did not find anything and believed the noises were coming from air vents.
Vehicle was disabled: Police responded to a report of a vehicle that had been parked outside a South Main street service station for about two hours during the evening Dec. 22. Police said that while there, the vehicle’s owner returned and said the vehicle had overheated.
Boy seen without coat or hat: Police responded to Northmoreland Avenue after receiving a report of an unknown boy walking down the road without wearing a coat or hat in the cold at about 9:40 a.m. Dec. 20. Police said they searched Northmoreland and nearby streets, but were unable to find the boy.
Vehicle door open: Police responded to Brust Park after receiving a report of a vehicle in the parking lot with a door open and no one around it at about 2:40 p.m. Dec. 20. Police said the vehicle was gone when they arrived.
Girls speeding in park: Police responded to Munroe Falls Metro Park after receiving a complaint of two vehicles speeding through the park during the afternoon Dec. 22. Police said they found the vehicles in the park’s parking lot with six teenage girls gathered in and around them. Three of the girls admitted they had been speeding while driving the vehicles at various times and apologized. Police said they warned the girls about the speeding and safety concerns.
Operating a vehicle
under the influence
Woman stopped for headlight violation: A Lindsey Road woman, 50, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and display of lighted lights after police saw the woman’s vehicle had only one working headlight and stopped it on North Main Street at Lindsey at about 8:20 p.m. Dec. 22. Police said they smelled alcohol coming from the woman’s vehicle and she did poorly on the field sobriety tests.
Man charged with felony OVI: A Stow man, 26, was charged with fourth-degree felony operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, blood alcohol content test refusal, driving under suspension and open container after police said they determined the man was driving under suspension and stopped his vehicle on North Main Street at about 7:35 p.m. Dec. 14. Police said the man was charged with felony OVI because he had at least four prior OVI convictions since 2011. The man was taken to Summit County Jail.
Juveniles attending party: Police responded to the area around Alta Drive and Merle Boulevard after receiving a complaint of about 10 juveniles, all about age 13, running on the sidewalk while screaming and laughing loudly at about 9:30 p.m. Dec. 12. Police said they determined the juveniles were attending a party nearby. The homeowner giving the party said he would either have the juveniles come inside or be quieter outside.
Account opened: A Kenroe Avenue woman reported Dec. 19 someone was using her personal information to open an account with an online payment service. The woman said the service requested she file a police report for its records.
Christmas tree lights cut: A man reported someone cut the wiring of a $10 Christmas light strand outside his home in Game Drive’s 200 block since the evening before.
Deer killed by van: A North Main Street man reported that while he was southbound in North Main’s 400 block, a group of deer crossed the road in front of his van, which struck the last deer, killing it, at about 6:30 p.m. Dec. 18. No injuries were reported to the man and his vehicle sustained minor front left fender damage.
— Stow —
Operating a vehicle
under the influence
Woman stopped for speeding: A 39-year-old Akron woman was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, speeding, weaving and marked lanes after police said they clocked the woman’s vehicle at more than 65 mph in a 35 mph zone and stopped her while she was eastbound in Graham Road’s 2300 block at about 12:35 a.m. Dec. 28. The woman was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond.
Woman stopped on Route 8: A Michigan woman, 52, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, speeding and marked lanes after police said they clocked her vehicle’s speed at more than 80 mph in a 65 mph zone and stopped her on Route 8 southbound near Graham Road at about 3:10 a.m. Dec. 23. The woman was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a $300 bond.
No working taillights on vehicle: A Kent man, 23, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, blood alcohol content over the legal limit, no taillights and expired license plates after police stopped his vehicle on Graham Road near Darrow Road at about 3:10 a.m. Dec. 23. Police said the man’s BAC level measured at 0.135 percent, higher than the 0.08 percent legal limit. He was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond.
Boy and girl found at service station: A Hudson boy and Hudson girl, both 16, were charged with violating curfew after police responded to an anonymous report they were at a service station in Steels Corners Road’s 700 block at about 3 a.m. Dec. 24. The boy and girl were referred to Stow Youth Services in lieu of filing the charges in Summit County Juvenile Court and each was released to a parent.
Obstructing official business
Woman asking for money: A Barberton woman was charged with obstructing official business and improper solicitation after police responded to a report she was asking people for money at a restaurant in Kent Road’s 4200 block during the late afternoon Dec. 21. The woman was given a Stow Municipal Court date and turned over to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office for a probation violation.
Mother reports girl: A 13-year-old Stow girl was charged with unruliness after her mother reported Dec. 18 the girl was disobeying household rules and stealing items at home. The girl was referred to Stow Youth Services in lieu of filing the charge in Summit County Juvenile Court and released to her mother.