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

— Cuyahoga Falls —

Weapons charges

Loaded gun found in vehicle: A 57-year-old Akron man was charged with third-degree felony having weapons while under disability and fourth-degree felony improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle after police said they clocked his vehicle at 45 mph in a 25 mph zone and stopped it near the State Road and Maitland Avenue intersection at about 11:35 p.m. Feb. 11.

Police said they also charged the man with first-degree misdemeanor charges of using weapons while intoxicated, operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, and blood alcohol content over the legal limit and cited him with speeding, weaving and marked lanes.

Police said they found a loaded 45-caliber handgun in the man's vehicle in plain view and easily accessible. The disability charge is due to the man not being allowed to possess a firearm because of a prior felony conviction, said police.

Police said the man's BAC level measured at 0.145 percent, higher than the 0.08-percent legal limit. The man was taken to Summit County Jail.


Shoes stolen: A Peninsula man reported someone took his $160 pair of athletic shoes from a storage cubicle while he was working out at the city's 4th Street Natatorium during the late morning Feb. 10.

Wallet missing: A Munroe Falls woman reported someone apparently took her wallet containing 12 credit cards, $80 cash and her driver's license after she left it at a self-serve checkout of a Howe Avenue store Feb. 10. Police said no one turned the wallet in at the store. No fraudulent charges to the credit cards were reported.

Items found in coat: A Richland County man, 57, was charged with misdemeanor theft after a Bailey Road store employee reported the man tried to leave without paying for grocery items totaling about $8 in value concealed in his coat Feb. 10. The man was taken to Cuyahoga Falls City Jail.

Man wanted on warrant: A Main Street man, 40, was charged with misdemeanor theft after a Howe Avenue store employee reported the man left the store without paying for a $35 battery pack Feb. 9. The man was summoned to appear in Stow Municipal Court and turned over to Boston Heights police on an arrest warrant.

Snowplowing not done: A 9th Street woman reported an unknown person allegedly took $240 from her wallet while he was in her home and did not snowplow her driveway after she paid him another $20 to do so Feb. 7.

Medication stolen from bathroom: A Cuyahoga Falls woman reported an unknown person took 48 prescription opioid pills from her bathroom while she was having a party Feb. 6 and 7.

Purchase charged to credit card: An 18th Street woman reported Feb. 6 that someone charged more than $800 to her credit card account. The woman said she had contacted the card's provider. Police said it is unknown where the purchase was made.

Credit cards stolen: An Akron woman reported Feb. 3 that someone stole credit cards from her purse while she was at a Howe Avenue store a couple of days earlier, then used one of the cards to make a $2,500 purchase. Police said the matter is under investigation.

Insulin pens taken from suitcase: A Cuyahoga Falls woman reported someone took three insulin pens of unspecified value from her suitcase after she left it in a Howe Avenue store in the early afternoon Feb. 3.

License plate stolen: A Jennings Avenue woman reported Feb. 3 that someone stole a license plate off her vehicle while it was parked outside her home since the day before.

Disorderly conduct

Man was in garage: A 21-year-old Lourdes Drive man was cited with minor misdemeanor disorderly conduct while intoxicated after a Billman Place woman reported that while he was in her garage in the middle of the night Feb. 9, he was throwing things around and urinated.

Women injured in fight: Two 18th Street women, ages 18 and 20, were cited with minor misdemeanor disorderly conduct after police responded to a report the women were fighting at their home during the late afternoon Feb. 5. Police said Cuyahoga Falls EMS treated the women at the scene for minor injuries.

Criminal trespassing

Woman reported home entered: An Akron man, 24, was charged with fourth-degree misdemeanor criminal trespassing after a Maplewood Street woman reported the man pushed his way into her home during the late afternoon Feb. 6. The man was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond.

Man flees in vehicle: A man and woman reported that after seeing an unknown male in a vehicle behind the man’s Hardy Road business, the male fled in the vehicle. Police said nothing was reported missing or damaged.