Police Reports is a sampling of incidents responded to by local law enforcement agencies. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.

— Cuyahoga Falls —

Criminal damaging

Fence damaged: A Schubert Street woman reported Jan. 8 that someone caused about $50 in damage to a fence outside her home by breaking the top off of the fence slats.

Window screen cut: A 19th Street man reported Jan. 6 that someone cut a basement window screen at the back of his home since the day before. A police report did not include a damage estimate.

Tire punctured: A Hardman Drive woman reported Jan. 5 that someone punctured one of her vehicle's tires while it was parked outside her home since the evening before. Police said the damage is estimated at $180 and there are no suspects.

Cap pried off of hydrant: Police responded to a report Jan. 1 that someone apparently pried the cap off of a fire hydrant near the city’s Northhampton Road salt barn off during the previous month. Police did not have a damage estimate.

Criminal mischief

Trash thrown outside home: A Prange Drive woman reported Jan. 5 that someone threw trash along the walkway leading to her home since the day before.

Disorderly conduct

Man disruptive in music store: A 56-year-old Akron man was cited with disorderly conduct after an employee of a Howe Avenue music store reported the man was causing a disruption in the store, using merchandise without permission and refusing to leave when asked in the early afternoon Jan. 4.

Salt shaker thrown: An Akron woman, 33, was cited with disorderly conduct after police responded to a report that she got into an argument and threw a salt shaker at the head of an unidentified man while she was at a Howe Avenue bar at a little after 9 p.m. Dec. 29. No injuries to the man were reported.

Man trying to get ride: An Alliance man, 30, was cited with disorderly conduct while intoxicated after police found him standing in the road on Sackett Avenue near 10th Street trying to stop passing vehicles at about 3 a.m. Jan. 1. Police said they gave the man a ride to a friend’s home.


Shoes stolen from hallway: An Americana Drive man reported Jan. 3 that someone stole his approximately $210 pair of athletic shoes from the hallway outside his apartment since the evening before.

Car stolen from driveway: An 11th Street woman reported Jan. 2 that someone stole her approximately $20,000 car while it was in her driveway during the night. The woman said the car was unlocked and the keys were in it.

Packages stolen: Two Hudson Drive residents reported discovering Dec. 30 that someone stole packages after they were delivered to their homes during the previous week.

A woman reported someone took a package containing two vehicle trunk lid supports valued at about $60 after it was delivered to her front porch about a week before.

A man reported someone took a package containing a $16 watch band from his mailbox after it was delivered Dec. 27.

Breaking and entering

Suspect seen coming out of garage: Two residents reported in early January that someone entered their garages and vehicles in Liberty Street's 2200 block.

A man reported he saw an unidentified male suspect walking out of his garage, then run off through the back yard, in the late evening Jan. 2. The man said the suspect also entered his unlocked vehicle, but nothing was missing from the vehicle or garage and police said there was no damage to either.

A woman reported Jan. 3 that someone entered her garage and the vehicle in it and took an approximately $30 vehicle assistance device since the day before. A police report did not say whether the garage and vehicle were locked.

Paint taken from home: A Woodward Avenue man reported Jan. 2 that someone took a half filled 5-gallon can of paint valued at about $75 from a vacant Graham Road home he is working on during the previous few days. Police said there was no sign of forced entry.


Apartment entered: A 20th Street woman reported Dec. 31 that someone had been entering her apartment by unknown means and taking unspecified items over the previous month. Police said there are no suspects.