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



Money taken from account: A Sunset Drive woman reported Sept. 4 that someone in Indiana used her bank card information to withdraw nearly $120 from her bank account.

SUV stolen from driveway: A Jesse Drive man reported Sept. 3 that someone took his approximately 2014 model SUV, valued at about $15,000 from his driveway during the night.

Missing person

Girl found in house: Police said that after they responded to a report of a 5-year-old girl missing from a Laurawood Lane home for about an hour during the early evening Sept. 4, they found the girl safe in the home.

Animal reports

Dog found in vehicle: Police said that when they responded to a report of a dog in an enclosed vehicle parked outside a South Main Street business, they found the dog locked in the vehicle and panting with the windows open only a crack at about 8:15 p.m. Sept. 4. Police said the outside temperature was 80 degrees and estimated the temperature inside the vehicle was over 100 degrees. The owner came out of the business shortly after police arrived, apologized and said he had been in the business longer than he expected. Police said they advised the man of the danger of leaving a dog in an enclosed vehicle when it is hot and gave him a warning. No harm to the dog was reported.

Dogs running loose: An Atterbury Boulevard man, 55, was cited with animals at large after a neighbor reported the man’s dogs were running loose in area back yards during the early evening Sept. 1.

Criminal mischief

Shed window frame damaged: Police responded to a report that someone damaged a window frame on a shed outside Ellsworth Hill Elementary School off Stow Road late in the evening Aug. 31. Police said the damage was estimated at about $10.

School bus violations

Warning letters sent: Police said they responded to reports of motorists driving past school buses while they were stopped and their red lights were flashing over a two-day period. On Aug. 30, a bus driver reported a car went past on Terex Road between Barlow Road and Hudson Drive during the morning. A bus driver reported Aug. 29 that an SUV went by the bus on Route 303 near Martin Drive.

In both cases, police said they were able to identify the vehicle’s registered owners through their license plate numbers and a warning letter was sent to a Richfield woman in the Aug. 30 incident and to an Alliance man in the Aug. 29 incident.

Operating a vehicle

under the influence

Man stopped at home: A Valley View Road man, 61, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, blood alcohol content over the legal limit, driving under suspension and open container after police stopped him by his home at about 9:20 p.m. Aug. 28. Police said the man’s BAC measured at 0.183 percent, more than twice the 0.08 percent legal limit. The man was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond.

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.