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

— Munroe Falls —

Noise complaint

Yelling and screaming reported: Police responded to a May 19 report of people, probably juveniles, yelling and screaming in a wooded area in the Sandown Lane area that morning and the night before. Police said they checked the area and did not find anyone.

Traffic crash

Woman injured and cited: An Akron woman, 55, was cited with failure to yield after police said that while driving out of a South Main Street parking lot, her vehicle was struck by a Medina woman's northbound vehicle at about 3:20 p.m. May 18. Police said Munroe Falls EMS treated the Akron woman for non-incapacitating injuries caused by air bag deployment, but she was not taken to a hospital. No injuries were reported to the Medina woman. The Akron woman's vehicle sustained disabling damage and the Medina woman's vehicle was damaged, but not disabled.

Traffic complaint

Problem with railroad signals reported: Police responded to the North Main Street railroad crossing after receiving a report that the signals were not working properly during the late morning May 18. Police said they watched two trains go by and the signals on both sides appeared to be operating normally.

Open door

Park lodge door found open: Police said that after a reserve police officer reported finding a door open at Guise Park Lodge in the early evening May 18, they checked the building and did not find anything out of order.

Request an officer

Children reported in vehicle: Police responded to a Northmoreland Avenue store parking lot after receiving a report that children were left alone in a vehicle at about 8:20 p.m. May 16. Police said they checked vehicles in the parking lot and did not see any children.

Dog at large

Dog seen walking in road: Police said that while on patrol, they saw a dog walking in the middle of Charring Cross Drive in the early afternoon May 15. Police said they were able to determine from its tags that the dog lived at a nearby home. The homeowners were not at home so police put the dog into the fenced yard, they said.

Carrying a concealed weapon

Gun found in vehicle: An 18-year-old Akron man was charged with fourth-degree felony improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle and misdemeanor driving under suspension and speeding after police said they clocked his vehicle at 53 mph in a 35 mph zone and stopped it on South Main Street near Northmoreland Avenue at about 4:30 a.m. May 9. Police said they found a loaded 9 mm pistol in the man's vehicle. The man was taken to Summit County Jail.

— Stow —

Criminal damaging

Bumpers damaged: A woman reported May 13 that someone damaged her vehicle's bumpers while it was outside her home in Osage Street's 3800 block since the day before. A police report did not include a damage estimate.

Identity fraud

Computers fraudulently purchased: A Forest Hill Road man reported May 12 that someone used his personal information to open a credit card account and then charged the unspecified cost of a laptop computer and two tablet computers to it.

Disorderly conduct

Man and woman reportedly fighting: A Norman Drive woman and a Bryn Mawr Drive man, both 18, were cited with disorderly conduct after police responded to a report that they were physically fighting outside the woman's home during the afternoon May 10. No injuries were reported, but police said during the course of the incident, the bay door on the woman's garage was dented, but was still functional.


Fraudulent advertisement reported: A Stow man reported discovering May 9 that someone, possibly in Toledo, fraudulently advertised online a Meadowbrook Boulevard home he owns as being for rent. The man said he is advertising the home as a rental, but on a different website. Police said they tried to contact the person who placed the ad, but were unable to. The man said he would notify the website that the ad is fraudulent.

Candy stolen from store: An employee of a service station store in East Steels Corners Road's 900 block reported that two unknown juveniles took candy of unspecified value from the store during the evening May 9.