Police Reports is a sampling of incidents responded to by Aurora police. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.
Driver slid into intersection: Possible injuries were reported by a Streetsboro man, though he was not transported to a hospital, following a traffic crash at Page and Bartlett roads on Jan. 10. His vehicle was southbound on Page Road at the intersection with Bartlett Road when another vehicle, driven by an Aurora man, approached the intersection, braked and slid on ice into the driver's side of the Streetsboro man's car. The victim's car was pushed off the road and into a light pole which then fell on it. The Aurora man was cited for failure to control, according to Aurora police.
Civil matter reported: A South Aurora Road business owner came to the police station Jan. 7 to report that a Hiram man had damaged some of his equipment. An investigation determined the issue was a civil matter because the Hiram man stated he did not intend to cause any damage, according to Aurora police.
Alleged drunk driver cited after mishap: An Aurora man whose vehicle became stuck Jan. 6 in a snowbank outside a North Aurora Road business was arrested and charged with OVI and failure to maintain reasonable control after officers detected "a strong odor of alcohol coming from the man's breath" at the scene. After failing sobriety tests but refusing to give a breath sample, the man was arrested, booked at the Aurora Police Department, given a court date and released on bond, according to Aurora police.
Women set off anti-theft alarm: Officers responded at approximately 3:30 p.m. Jan. 6 to a South Chillicothe Road store after employees reported three women tried to leave the store but set off the anti-theft sensors. When an employee asked to search their bag, she found a sweatshirt and another shirt. After the women left the store, the employee found a sensor in the fitting room. The suspects were gone by the time officers arrived, according to Aurora police.
Driver crashed into tree: A New Wilmington, Pa., man was cited Jan. 6 for failure to control after he crashed his car while turning right from Page Road onto Bartlett Road. The man took the turn too fast for the conditions, lost control and went off the right side of the road, striking a tree in a ditch. No injuries were reported, according to Aurora police.
Ammo turned in: A Jackson Road resident on Jan. 5 came to the Aurora Police Department to surrender some ammunition for safe destruction, according to Aurora police.
Driver struck mailbox: An Aurora woman driving in snowy conditions in the area of West Parkway Boulevard on Jan. 4 reported to police that she accidentally hit a mailbox in the neighborhood. When an officer arrived, it was determined there was no damage to the mailbox and the owner did not want to make a report, according to Aurora police.
Teen driver cited for crash: A Twinsburg man was transported to University Hospitals Twinsburg Health Center by Aurora EMS following a Jan. 4 traffic crash on South Aurora Road. Both his vehicle and one driven by a female juvenile from Aurora were headed north and stopped in traffic when the teen stepped on the gas thinking traffic was moving. It was not, and her vehicle struck the Twinsburg man from behind. The teen was cited for failure to maintain reasonable control, according to Aurora police.