Police Reports is a sampling of incidents responded to by Aurora police. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.
Couple charged with theft: On July 5, officers arrested 55-year-old Aaron R. Smalley of Cleveland Heights and 52-year-old Joyce L. Smalley of Cleveland on charges of receiving stolen property, both fifth-degree felonies, after allegedly finding stolen merchandise worth more than $1,000 in their possession. The items were reported stolen from the Sunglass Hut, Francesca’s and Brooks Brothers outlets at the Aurora Farms Premium Outlets on South Chillicothe Road, according to Aurora police.
Clothing hidden in purse: Officers responded July 3 to the Aurora Farms Premium Outlets on South Chillicothe Road, where they arrested a 52-year-old Cleveland woman on charges of receiving stolen property and possession of criminal tools, both first-degree misdemeanors, resisting arrest and obstructing official business, both second-degree misdemeanors. The woman allegedly had more than $250 worth of stolen Tommy Hilfiger-brand clothing inside a purse. She then allegedly pulled away from and ran from police who tried to arrest her, and attempted to discard the purse and clothing. During the booking process, she requested medical attention, causing Aurora EMS to transport her to University Hospitals Twinsburg Health Center. Upon release from the hospital, she was again arrested and taken to the Portage County jail, according to Aurora police.
Domestic violence arrest: An officer arrested a 27-year-old Olmsted Township man July 3 and charged him with domestic violence, a first-degree misdemeanor, after he allegedly forced his way through a closed door into a bedroom inside a residence in the 900 block of Orchard Avenue and fought the female victim over a cellphone. The woman suffered a head injury, according to Aurora police.
Items stolen from trailer: A Middlefield man reported July 3 that sometime overnight, someone cut the padlock off his construction trailer where it was parked on Lakeland Way and took several items worth $5,410, according to Aurora police.
OVI arrest: Officers responding July 1 to reports of loud music on North Aurora Road found two men sitting in a vehicle with the engine running. Officers believed an Aurora man sitting in the driver's seat was intoxicated, and he was unable to complete sobriety tests. The man's breath test registered a .176 blood alcohol content, and he was cited for OVI and disorderly conduct. The man was booked and later released on bond, according to Aurora police.
Man ran from police: After being caught at the Aurora Farms Premium Outlets on South Chillicothe Road with two stolen Michael Kors purses worth $376 concealed inside a Nike bag — and having no receipt — a 52-year-old Akron man was arrested June 30 and charged with receiving stolen property and possession of criminal tools, both first-degree misdemeanors, and obstructing official business, a second-degree misdemeanor. When confronted, the man allegedly ran from officers and back into the Saks Off Fifth outlet store, according to Aurora police.
Woman charged with domestic violence: An officer arrested a 37-year-old North Aurora Road woman on June 30 and charged her with domestic violence, a first-degree misdemeanor, after she allegedly struck a male family member in the arms and chest, leaving visible injuries, according to Aurora police.
Juveniles cited after curfew: A report of juveniles in a pool after curfew hours was taken June 30 on West Parkway Boulevard. Two juvenile females, one each from Aurora and Twinsburg, were warned for criminal trespass and underage drinking and driven back to the Aurora juvenile's home.
Shoplifting reported: An outlet store on South Chillicothe Road reported June 30 that an unknown male and female took two pairs of sunglasses worth a total of $685 and left the store without paying. Officers were unable to locate any suspects matching their descriptions.
Custody transfers: Munroe Falls police on June 29 transferred an Akron woman to Aurora police custody on a 2017 theft charge. That same day, North Olmstead police transferred to Aurora police custody a Cleveland woman wanted for receiving stolen property, possession of criminal tools and marijuana possession. Both were taken to the Portage County jail without incident.
Friend asked to leave: A Lloyd Avenue woman reported June 27 that a friend was at her residence and refused to leave. Officers found the friend, also of Aurora, waiting for a ride outside the complainant's residence. The friend was warned for trespassing and advised not to return to the Lloyd Avenue property.
Drone turned in: An Oak Hollow Road man on June 27 found a drone that "crash landed" in his yard. The drone was turned over to police until the rightful owner could claim it.