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


Operating under

the influence

Man allegedly overdosed: A 62-year-old Doylestown man was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of drugs and reasonable control after police responded to a report that the man suffered a medical emergency while driving on Interstate 480 eastbound at about 7:15 p.m. June 25. Police said they determined that the man allegedly overdosed on heroin. The man was treated at the scene, then taken to a hospital. Following his release, he was arrested, given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond. Police said there was a passenger in the vehicle, a Hudson man. No charges were reported against him and the vehicle was not involved in an accident, police said.

Man stopped for traffic violation: An Aurora Street man, 18, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, blood alcohol content over the legal limit and with a traffic signal violation after police stopped his vehicle on East Streetsboro Street at about 1:45 a.m. June 25. Police said the man's BAC level measured at 0.144 percent, higher than the 0.08-percent legal limit, and he did poorly on the field sobriety tests. The man was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond.

Property damage

Sign knocked over: Police responded to the South Hayden Road and Parmalee Drive intersection after receiving a report that a yield sign had been knocked over during the early evening June 22. Police said tracks in the traffic island where the sign is located indicated that a the same vehicle twice drove across the island, first from the north and then from the south. Police said the sign itself appeared undamaged. The matter was reported to the city's service department.

Vehicle hit: A woman reported that while waiting to make a left turn onto Darrow Road from Middleton Road westbound at about 5:30 p.m. June 20, another vehicle drove to her right to make a right turn, which police said was not permitted, and struck her vehicle's rear quarter panel. Police said damage included a small scratch and a scuff mark. Police said the woman was not able to provide enough of a description of the other vehicle to identify it.

Criminal mischief

Beans spilled: A Valerie Lane resident reported June 21 that someone had been spilling cans of beans on their driveway over the previous few nights.


Male was watching trains: Police said that after they responded to a report of a suspicious male in Veterans Way Park at about 3:20 p.m. June 21, the male told them he was watching trains pass by.

Contractor at wrong address: A teenage boy reported that while home alone on Nicholson Drive, a man drove a van into the driveway and knocked on the front door during the early evening June 20. Police said they discovered the man was a contractor who was at the wrong address.


Wine allegedly stolen three times: A Ravenna Street man, 46, was charged with three counts of misdemeanor theft after a South Main Street service station store employee reported June 20 that the man had returned to the store after he was twice seen on store security video leaving the store without paying for a bottle of wine of unspecified value during the previous two days. Police said that when they stopped the man, they found he had in his possession a third bottle of wine that he also allegedly took from the store. The man was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond.

Construction site thefts reported: An employee of a Mantua construction firm reported June 18 that someone took two toilets, a hot water heater, a garbage disposal and light fixtures totaling about $1,200 in value from a White Oak Drive residential construction site during the previous two days. Police said the investigation is closed.

Money stolen from locker: A 15-year-old Stow boy reported someone stole $50 from a locker while he was at a Darrow Road fitness facility during the early evening June 18. A police report did not say if there was forced entry.

Tobacco offense

Smoke alarm set off: Police said that after they responded to a smoke detector alarm at a Hudson home at about 1:40 a.m. June 17, a 17-year-old boy living there told them there was smoke in the home's basement. Police said they then discovered that a 16-year-old boy also living in the home and another 17-year-old Hudson boy had been smoking in the basement and there was no fire. The boys were referred to the city's juvenile diversion program.

Tips Line

The Hudson Police Department’s Tips Line provides a confidential avenue for individuals to report criminal or suspected criminal activity.

The Tips Line is not a substitute for the immediate reporting of events or situations in progress that require an immediate police response. Although callers may remain anonymous, police would prefer all callers reveal their identity as a source of contact should further clarification be necessary.

To call the Tips Line, phone 330-342-1820.