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

— Munroe Falls —

K-9 deployment

Marijuana residue found: Police K-9 Ryot responded to traffic stop on Portage Trail in Cuyahoga Falls for a mutual aid call at about 3:55 a.m. Feb. 12. Police said that after Ryot indicated the possible presence of narcotics in the vehicle, suspected marijuana residue was found.

Alarm drops

No one at home: Police responded to a burglar alarm at a home in Guise Park Drive’s 100 block in the late morning Feb. 11. Police said no one was at home and all the doors were shut and locked and the windows were shut and intact.

Daughter was at home: Police said that after responding to a burglar alarm at a Florence Drive home in the late afternoon Feb. 6, they found the homeowner’s daughter had accidentally set off the alarm.

Suspicious event

Container was for geocaching: Police responded to a report of an unidentified woman placing a container in a tree behind a South Main Street business in the afternoon Feb. 9. Police said they examined the container and discovered it had been planted in the tree for geocachers using GPS and other navigational aids to find.

Open door

Doors found unlocked: A police reserve officer reported finding the side door of a garage were unlocked in Steeplechase Lane’s 200 block in the early evening Feb. 9. Police said they then discovered the door in the garage leading into the house was also unlocked. Police said they checked the house, did not find anything wrong, and locked the doors.

Traffic accident

Deer runs into car: A Belmont Avenue woman reported that while she was driving north on South Main Street, just south of Guise Drive, a deer ran into her car's driver side at a little after 7 p.m. Feb. 6. Police said no injuries were reported and damage to the car was minor. The deer was gone when police arrived, they said.

— Stow —

Operating a vehicle

under the influence

Man is underage: A 20-year-old Marsh Road man was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, operating a motor vehicle after underage consumption of alcohol, and speeding after police said they clocked the man’s vehicle at more than 55 mph in a 35 mph zone and stopped it on Seasons Road at about 1:10 a.m. Feb. 11. The man was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond.

Woman stopped for traffic violation: A Cuyahoga Falls woman, 52, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, blood alcohol content over the legal limit, marked lanes and no license plate light after police stopped her vehicle in Hudson Drive’s 3500 block at a little after midnight Feb. 4. Police said the woman’s BAC measured at 0.098 percent, higher than the 0.08-percent legal limit. The woman was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond.


Jewelry reported taken: A Kent woman, 21, was charged with misdemeanor theft after an employee of a store in Kent Road’s 4200 block reported the woman tried to leave the store without paying for jewelry totaling about $90 in value Feb. 9. The woman was summoned to appear in Stow Municipal Court and released.

Disorderly conduct

Mucous put onto pants: A 17-year-old Stow boy was charged with disorderly conduct after a girl reported the boy wiped bloody nose mucous onto the girl’s pants while they were at Stow-Munroe Falls High School in the late morning Feb. 8. The boy was referred to Stow Youth Services in lieu of filing the charge in Summit County Juvenile Court. He was not taken into custody.