Police Reports is a sampling of incidents responded to by local law enforcement agencies. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.
— Cuyahoga Falls —
Possible threat written on door: A Deming Street woman reported Aug. 4 that someone used a permanent marker to write what appeared to be a threat on her storm door during the previous eight days. Police said the damage was estimated at about $200.
Siding shot with air gun: A Portage Trail man reported Aug. 3 that someone damaged his home’s vinyl siding by shooting it with an air gun. Police said the damage was estimated at about $50.
Tires punctured: An 11th Street woman reported July 31 that someone punctured a total of four tires on three vehicles while they were parked outside her home during the night. Police said the damage totaled an estimated $800.
Vehicle window smashed: A 13th Street woman reported July 31 that someone smashed one of her vehicle’s side windows while the vehicle was parked in her driveway during the night. Police said the damage was estimated at about $200. Nothing was reported missing from the vehicle.
Vehicle scratched: An Akron woman reported someone scratched her vehicle while it was parked outside a Graham Road business during the early afternoon July 30.
Registration stickers stolen: A 2nd Street woman reported Aug. 4 that someone took registration stickers off her vehicle’s license plate while it was parked outside her home during the previous two days.
Items stolen from vehicles: Two residents reported Aug. 3 that someone took items from their cars while they were parked outside their homes.
A Marie Avenue man reported someone took an identification badge, a badge holder, a flashlight, pair of sunglasses, radio transmitter adapter and a steel cable totaling about $185 in value from his unlocked car during the night.
A woman living nearby on Bailey Road reported someone took her approximately $100 GPS unit from her car since the day before. A police report did not say whether the vehicle was locked.
License plates stolen: A Pleasant Meadow Boulevard man reported Aug. 3 that someone took his vehicle’s license plates while the vehicle was parked outside a State Road business during the previous 10 days.
Rabbit statue taken: A Chestnut Boulevard woman reported Aug. 2 that someone took 2-foot tall metal statue of two rabbits on a bicycle worth about $240 from her yard during the previous six days.
Tool boxes stolen from home: A Front Street man reported someone took several tool boxes totaling about $1,400 in value from his property during the afternoon or evening Aug. 1.
Theft from vehicle reported: A Sedro Street man reported July 30 that someone took a book bag containing unspecified items totaling about $850 in value from his unlocked vehicle while it was parked in his driveway during the night.
Keys taken at business: A Copley woman reported someone took her keys after she put them down inside a Portage Trail business July 30.
Man entered home: A 28-year-old Akron man was charged with fourth-degree misdemeanor criminal trespassing after a Prange Drive woman reported he entered her home through a window after being told not to come in and then remained in the home after she told him to leave during the afternoon Aug. 3.
Man reports counterfeit bill: An Akron man reported he discovered he had a counterfeit $10 bill in his possession after he tried to use it to buy food at a State Road restaurant Aug. 3. The man said he did not know where he got the bill.
Man fell while running: A 13th Street man, 43, was charged with fourth-degree misdemeanor disorderly conduct while intoxicated after police said they stopped to investigate when they saw him staggering on Grant Avenue near 8th Street at about 12:30 a.m. Aug. 2. Police said the man tried to run and when they yelled for him to stop, he fell on a concrete driveway. Cuyahoga Falls EMS treated the man for a skinned elbow and knee, police said.
Breaking and entering
Hot water heater stolen from home: A realtor reported Aug. 1 that someone cut a lockbox off a vacant State Road home and stole the home’s hot water heater during the previous week. Police said the loss totaled about $520.
Tools taken from construction site: The owner of a Highpoint Road construction contracting firm reported Aug. 1 that someone took tools totaling nearly $500 in value from inside an Overlook Drive home under construction since the day before. The man said the home was accessed by entering the attached garage and forcing open the door into the house.
Police said man became violent: A 28-year-old Kent man was charged with misdemeanor misconduct at an emergency, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct after police said the man became violent, including kicking at police officers, and used obscene language after being warned to stop, and then pulled away from police officers while they were arresting him during a reported medical emergency involving the man at the intersection of Broad Boulevard and 5th Street during the evening Aug. 1. Police said the man was taken to Akron City Hospital for observation because of suspected drug use.
Neighbor saw suspect: A Northland Street woman reported seeing an unknown male entering a neighbor’s home by climbing through a window, and then seeing the male running away from the home holding an unknown object during the late morning July 31. Police said they spoke to the home’s resident, but it was unknown if anything was missing. Police said the male was described as white and wearing a brown T-shirt and black pants.
Medications taken from home: A Sutton Drive woman reported someone entered her home through unknown means and took two unspecified prescription medications during the day July 30. Police said there was no sign of forced entry.
Eggs found on vehicle: A Kilarney Street woman reported someone threw eggs at or broke eggs on her vehicle while it was parked outside a State Road business during the day July 31. Police said there was no damage to the vehicle.