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

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Catalytic converter stolen: A North Thomas Road woman reported April 8 that someone took her vehicle's $300 catalytic converter since March 31. Police said it is uncertain where the theft took place, but it may have happened in Akron while a friend of the woman's was using the vehicle.

Leaf blowers stolen: A man reported April 5 that someone took two leaf blowers totaling about $1,100 in value, one from his truck bed and one from a shed outside his home in Clark Drive's 500 block since the evening before.

Food and beverages stolen: An assistant manager of a service station store in Southeast Avenue's 800 block reported April 5 that while watching store security video from the night before, he saw three unknown males leave the store without paying for food and alcoholic beverages totaling about $18 in value.

Criminal damaging

BB may have hit windshield: A Peter Path woman reported that while she was driving on Dunbar Road near Vicky Path at about 4:05 p.m. April 7, an object she believed was a BB struck her windshield, leaving a small hole in it. Police said the damage was estimated at about $300.


Check stolen and cashed: A woman reported someone broke into her home in Barnes Drive's 200 block during the morning or afternoon April 4 and stole 35 checks, with one fraudulently cashed for $500. Police said an exterior door frame and lock sustained about $200 in damages.

Misuse of a credit card: The owner of an East Avenue business reported April 3 that someone charged several online purchases totaling more than $1,700 against his business credit card account. The man said he discovered the charges after he tried to use the card and it was declined. Police said there are no suspects.

Barking dogs

Man cited: A Swank Drive man, 45, was cited with barking dogs after police responded to a complaint that his dogs were barking in his back yard at about 8:30 p.m. March 24. Police said they heard the dogs barking when they arrived and they had responded to the home 12 times before for barking dogs complaints.