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

— Macedonia —


Cameras and calculators taken: An Akron man, 32, was charged with misdemeanor theft after a Macedonia Commons Boulevard store employee reported the man was in the store removing security devices from merchandise and putting the items into plastic bags that he took out of his pockets July 30. Police said they stopped the man after he walked out of the store without paying for three trail cameras and two graphing calculators totaling about $670 in value. Police took the man to Macedonia City Jail.

Cell phone stolen: An employee of a Highland Road business reported someone stole her cell phone of unspecified value while she was at work during the afternoon and evening July 25. The employee said the phone could have been taken by a customer.

Property damage

Car scratched: A man reported someone left several scratches along the length of both sides of his daughter’s car while she was at the Route 82 restaurant she works at during the evening July 24 and into the early morning hours July 25. A police report did not include a damage estimate.

Criminal damage

Chewing tobacco found on floor: A city employee reported finding chewed tobacco on the City Council lobby floor at Macedonia City Hall at around noon July 24. Police said it appeared the tobacco was spit onto the wall and fell onto the floor.

Found property

Gun found in hotel room: A Highland Road hotel employee reported finding a handgun in a hotel room July 22. Police said the gun’s owner, a recent hotel guest, was contacted and he made arrangements to pick up the gun from police.

— Northfield Village —

Operating a vehicle

under the influence

Car seen weaving: A Macedonia woman, 46, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, blood alcohol content and marked lanes after police stopped her vehicle on Northfield Road northbound near Sagamore Road at about 1 a.m. July 22. Police said they smelled a strong odor of alcohol coming from the woman and her BAC level measured at 0.266 percent, more than three times the 0.08-percent legal limit. She was given a Northfield Village Mayor’s Court date and released.

Physical control

Woman sleeping in vehicle: A California woman, 48, was charged with physical control after police stopped to investigate when they saw her sleeping in a parked vehicle’s driver’s seat while they patrolled the Rocksino parking lot at about 3:20 a.m. July 21. Police said they smelled a strong odor of alcohol coming from the woman and she did poorly on the field sobriety tests.

Resisting arrest

Man was uncooperative: A 24-year-old Richmond Heights man was charged with resisting arrest, obstructing official business and driving under suspension after police said they determined through a random check of his vehicle’s license plate number that the man’s driver’s license was suspended and they stopped him on Northfield Road at Sagamore Road at about 8:25 p.m. July 17. Police said that immediately after being stopped, the man got out of his vehicle and began yelling at them. Police said that after the man refused orders to get back into his vehicle, they tried to handcuff him, but he pushed their hands away and continued yelling at him before they were finally able to put the handcuffs on. The man was given a Northfield Village Mayor’s Court date and released on a personal bond.

Disorderly conduct

Men were causing disturbance: A Parma man, 36, was cited with disorderly conduct after police responded to a report that he and another man were causing a disturbance and yelling at each other in a bar at the Rocksino July 12. Police said they took the men outside to talk to them, where the Parma man was uncooperative by walking away and yelling obscenities. Police said the other man was not cited because he was calm and agreed to leave the property.


Money stolen at Rocksino: A Parma woman, 55, was charged with misdemeanor theft after an Akron man reported July 9 that someone took $105 from him while he was at the Rocksino. Police said security video showed the man, while cashing out a voucher at a kiosk, was apparently distracted by a conversation with another man and neglected to take the cash. The video then showed a woman, who Rocksino security was able to identify as the Parma woman, walk up and take the money. Police said the woman turned herself in at the village police department July 27 after she received a letter informing her there was a warrant for her arrest. She was given a Northfield Village Mayor’s Court date and released on a personal bond.