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

— Stow —

Disorderly conduct

Teacher hit with bottle: A Stow boy, 15, was cited with disorderly conduct after a Stow-Munroe Falls High School teacher reported the boy walked up behind her and threw a plastic bottle at her, hitting her in the back, while they were at the school during the late morning May 11. A police report did not say whether the bottle was empty. No injury was reported. Police said the incident could be seen on school security video. The boy was referred to Stow Youth Services in lieu of filing the citation in Summit County Juvenile Court. He was not taken into custody.

Criminal mischief

Windows broken on house: A boy, 12, and two 10-year-old girls, all Stow residents, were charged with criminal mischief after a woman reported catching the girls breaking a window on a neighboring home in Fishcreek Road's 4400 block in the early evening May 10. Police said the girls told them they decided to do it after the boy broke a window at the home they day before and the boy admitted to doing it. He and the girls were referred to Stow Youth Services in lieu of filing the charge in Summit County Juvenile Court. Each was released to a parent. A police report did not include a damage estimate.

Lock on gate cut off: A woman reported May 6 that someone cut a lock off a gate outside her home in Paulann Drive's 2500 block since the evening before. The woman said she did not find anything else out of order.


Boys charged in knife theft: Two Stow boys, ages 15 and 14, and a 13-year-old Munroe Falls boy, were charged with misdemeanor theft after a Hiwood Avenue man reported they took a pocketknife set of unspecified value while they were at his home May 5. All three boys were referred to Stow Youth Services in lieu of filing the charge in Summit County Juvenile Court. Police notified the mothers of the three boys, but did not take the boys into custody, they said.

License plate stolen: An Akron man reported discovering May 4 that someone stole a license plate off of a truck owned by a business in Scarlet Lane's 4900 block while it was parked outside the business during the previous month.

Package stolen outside home: A woman reported discovering May 1 that someone stole a package containing clothing and earrings of unspecified values after it was delivered to her home in Tall Grass Circle's 1000 block in March.

Criminal damaging

Holes found in walls: The manager of a store in Graham Road's 900 block reported May 4 that someone used a bolt to poke 16 holes in the outer walls of two sides of the business during the night. Police said a damage estimate was unknown.

Vehicle trespass

Suspect seen: A man reported seeing an unidentified suspect enter his unlocked vehicle while it was parked outside his home in Williamsburg Circle's 2900 block at a little after 3 a.m. May 3. The man said he and a friend searched the area after the suspect ran away, but did not find the person. The man said nothing was taken.