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

— Cuyahoga Falls —


Wallet stolen from purse: A Kent woman reported an unidentified male took her wallet from her purse while she was sitting at a table in a Howe Avenue restaurant during the late morning Aug. 24. The woman said she followed the male out of the restaurant and saw him leave in a vehicle. The woman said the wallet contained cash, three credit cards, her driver’s license and various membership cards. No fraudulent charges were reported to the credit cards.

Man found in car: An Akron man, 20, was charged with fifth-degree felony theft and misdemeanor charges of obstructing official business, vehicle trespass, marijuana possession and driving under suspension after police said they found the man in a Falls Avenue man’s unlocked vehicle while it was parked outside his home at about 5 a.m. Aug. 22. Police said the Akron man ran from them when he saw them approaching, but they were able to catch him. The man allegedly took a credit card, three blanks checks and $2 from the vehicle, police said. He was taken to Cuyahoga Falls City Jail.

Restaurant employee arrested: An Akron woman, 32, was charged with misdemeanor theft after the district manager for a Howe Avenue restaurant the woman worked at reported discovering Aug. 20 that the woman took $300 from the restaurant the day before. A warrant was issued for the woman’s arrest.


Woman allegedly pushed: A Bailey Road man, 44, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor assault after an Akron woman reported he grabbed her by the neck and arms and pushed her into the side of his home during the late evening Aug. 24. Police said the woman had minor injuries consistent with what she reported. The man was given a Stow Municipal Court record and released on a personal bond.


Business reports calls: An employee of a Cavalier Trail business reported Aug. 24 that people claiming to work for a technology company had been repeatedly calling the business despite being asked to stop. Police said the business was filing a police report in order to have its phone provider block the phone numbers the calls were coming from.


Males fishing in pond: A city employee reported two unknown males crawled under a fence and were fishing in the city water department’s Munroe Falls Avenue holding pond during the morning Aug. 24. The employee said the males left when told to.

Boy cited: A Cuyahoga Falls boy, 17, was cited with minor misdemeanor criminal trespassing after a Munroe Falls Avenue woman reported seeing the boy trying to enter her vehicle and the vehicles of two neighbors Aug. 20.

Obstructing official business

Man ran into traffic: A 28-year-old Kent man was charged with fifth-degree felony obstructing official business and misdemeanor charges of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct while intoxicated and cited with a crosswalk violation after police said they had to chase the man on foot into oncoming traffic at about 5:30 p.m. Aug. 23. Police said they had found the man walking in the street and he ran after they told him to stop and come to them. He was caught in a nearby parking lot and taken to Summit County Jail.

Criminal mischief

Items thrown onto roof: A Charles Street woman reported someone threw two unspecified items onto her roof and took her newspaper during the afternoon Aug. 22.

Liquid found on door knob: An Americana Drive woman reported someone smeared an unknown white odorless liquid on her door knob during the early evening Aug. 17.

Criminal damaging

Rock damages door: A 23rd Street man reported someone threw a landscaping rock at his home’s front door, causing an estimated $200 in damage to the door and a screen, at about 2 a.m. Aug. 21. Police said there were no suspects.


Fraudulent checks cashed: A 2nd Street business employee reported Aug. 20 that someone forged five company checks and cashed them for a total of nearly $2,500 in July.

Breaking and entering

Air conditioner stolen: An 18th Street man reported someone entered a vacant 15th Street home he owns through a rear window and took an approximately $125 window-mounted air conditioner during the morning Aug. 16. A police report did not say whether there was forced entry.