Police Reports is a sampling of incidents responded to by local law enforcement agencies. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.
— Twinsburg —
Items taken from vehicle: A Westwood Drive man reported Nov. 17 that someone took a laptop computer, briefcase, laptop charger and other items totaling nearly $4,000 in value from his unlocked vehicle while it was parked outside his home since the day before.
Collectibles stolen: The owner of a Ravenna Road business reported Nov. 12 that someone took automotive- and motorcycle-related collectible items totaling nearly $550 in value from the business during the previous week. Police said the investigation is closed.
Beer stolen from store: A Ravenna Road service station store employee reported that an unidentified person left the store without paying for a can of beer of unspecified value Nov. 7.
Operating a vehicle
under the influence
Man’s vehicle crashed: A 59-year-old Diamond man was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, blood alcohol content and reckless operation after police responded to a report of a single-vehicle crash on Hadden Road near Route 82 at a little after 7 p.m. Nov. 17.
The man, who was not reported to be injured, told police his vehicle slid on ice and went off the road. Police said they smelled a strong odor off alcohol coming from the man’s breath. He refused to perform the field sobriety tests, but did submit to breath test and his BAC measured at 0.188 percent, more than twice the 0.08-percent legal limit. The man was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond to a relative.
Police responded to erratic driver report: A Beachwood man, 39, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, blood alcohol content, weaving and marked lanes after another motorist reported the man was driving erratically on Interstate 480 eastbound at about 1:15 a.m. Nov. 17. Police said the man exited at Route 82 and they saw him commit traffic violations while he was on the entrance ramp for the interstate’s westbound side and they stopped him.
The man performed poorly on the field sobriety tests, said police, and his BAC measured at 0.166 percent, more than twice the 0.08-percent legal limit. The man was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released to a friend on a personal bond.
Woman stopped for speeding: An Akron woman, 34, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, blood alcohol content, open container and speeding after police said they clocked her vehicle at 51 mph in a 25 mph zone and stopped it on Route 82 near Church Street at about 12:45 a.m. Nov. 13. Police said the woman performed poorly on the field sobriety tests and her BAC level measured at 0.15 percent, higher than the 0.08-percent legal limit. The woman was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond to a friend.
Woman charged following traffic stop: A Cleveland woman, 46, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, blood alcohol content, weaving and marked lanes after police stopped her vehicle on Interstate 480 westbound at about 12:10 a.m. Nov. 9. Police said the woman performed poorly on the field sobriety tests and her blood alcohol content level measured at 0.14 percent, higher than the 0.08-percent legal limit. She was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond.
Man wanted in Columbus: Police arrested a Columbus man, 41, after they stopped his vehicle for a registration violation on Interstate 480 at about 11:25 p.m. Nov. 16 and discovered he was wanted by Columbus police on a fifth-degree felony theft charge. Police said they charged the man with driving under suspension and learned the man was also wanted for failing to appear in court on a driving under suspension charge in Franklin County.
Man intoxicated in vehicle: A Bedford man, 71, was charged with physical control after an employee of a Darrow Road business reported the man walked out of the business and went to his vehicle while apparently intoxicated during the early evening Nov. 13. Police said they found the man still in his vehicle in the business’ parking lot and after they smelled the odor of alcohol coming from his breath, he performed poorly on the field sobriety tests. The man was given a Stow Municipal Court and released on a personal bond to an adult.
Police search building with K-9: Police said when they responded to a Pinnacle Parkway business after a burglar alarm went off there at a little after 10 p.m. Nov. 10, they found an open exterior door. Police said they searched the building with a police K-9 Caesar, but did not find anyone or any indication the building had been broken into. Police locked the door before leaving.
Man sleeping in vehicle: Police responded to a report of a possibly homeless man sleeping in a vehicle in the parking lot of a Darrow Park Drive apartment building at a little before 10 p.m. Nov. 9. Police said they found the 46-year-old man in the vehicle, but they determined he was staying with another man, a resident in the building. The man was cited with open container after police said they saw an open container of alcohol in the vehicle.