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

— Macedonia —

Drug possession

K-9 sniffs out meth: An Akron woman, 30, was charged with two counts of fifth-degree felony drug possession and misdemeanor drug possession and drug paraphernalia possession after police stopped her vehicle for having only one working headlight on Interstate 271 near Route 8 at about 12:25 a.m. Sept. 1.

A passenger in the vehicle, a 35-year-old Akron man was cited with drug paraphernalia possession and littering from a motor vehicle.

Police said that after police K-9 Haro indicated the possible presence of drugs in the vehicle, they found two drug pipes in the woman’s purse, with one of the pipes containing a substance that field tested positive as meth. Police said they also found some suspected marijuana in the purse. Police said the woman later turned over a substance concealed on her that also field tested positive as meth.

Police said they found a digital scale allegedly belonging to the man in the vehicle, as well as marijuana rolling papers in his pocket. In addition, police said they saw the man throw a cigarette from the vehicle window just before they stopped it.

The woman was taken to Macedonia City Jail. Police took the man to a Macedonia Commons Boulevard store to wait for a ride.

Man stopped for speeding: A South Carolina man, 25, was cited with drug possession, speeding and change of course after police said they clocked the man’s vehicle at 86 mph in a 65 mph zone on Interstate 271 southbound at about 9:30 p.m. Sept. 1. Police said they also saw the man change lanes, moving two lanes from the far left lane to the far right lane, using his turn signal only while changing lanes and cutting off several other vehicles as he did so. Police stopped the man after he exited onto Route 82. Police said they smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle and found a small amount of suspected marijuana in it.

Man arrested on warrant: A Cleveland man, 28, was charged with fifth-degree felony drug possession and misdemeanor drug paraphernalia possession after police said they found suspected meth and a drug pipe in his backpack at the Macedonia City Jail Aug. 26. Police said the man had been wanted by Macedonia Mayor’s Court and Bedford police turned the man over to them on the arrest warrant, along with the backpack.

Domestic violence

Woman arrested at high school: An Oakwood Village woman, 23, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor domestic violence after an adult female relative reported the woman assaulted her in the Nordonia High School parking lot during the late morning Sept. 1.

The relative said the woman became upset over a cell phone that wasn’t working and was antagonistic as the relative drove the vehicle they were in down South Bedford Road. The relative said that after she decided pull into the high school’s parking lot, the woman began hitting her. Police said the relative had scratches on her neck and a small cut on her arm. The woman was taken to Macedonia City Jail.

Operating a vehicle

under the influence

Marijuana use suspected: A Michigan man, 35, was charged with misdemeanor operating a vehicle under the influence, no operator’s license, driving under suspension, two counts of marijuana possession, three counts of drug paraphernalia possession, turn signals, and seat belt after police said they saw the man fail to use his turn signal while turning onto Route 8 from Highland Road and they stopped his vehicle at about 10:35 p.m. Aug. 31. Police said the man had a blank stare, his eyes were bloodshot and glossy and his movements were slow. Police said he performed poorly on the field sobriety tests. The man admitted that he smoked marijuana, said police, but he refused to take a drug test. Police said they found a small amount of suspected marijuana in two jars, three pipes and marijuana grinder, all with suspected marijuana residue, rolling papers and a bong in the vehicle. The man was taken to Macedonia City Jail.


Woman reports fraudulent charges: A Macedonia woman reported Aug. 30 that someone used her personal information to have a telecommunications company bill 23 monthly charges totaling nearly $3,200 against her checking account. Police said they were attempting to contact the company’s fraud department.

Stolen credit and bank cards used: A man reported someone took the lock off his locker at a Route 82 business and took a money clip containing $170, and his wallet containing credit cards, driver’s license, and Social Security card. The man said a credit card and a bank card were then used to make purchases totaling about $1,150 at an Aurora store. Police said the matter was under investigation.

Property damage

Mailbox rod bent: A Firestone Lane man reported Aug. 29 that someone struck his mailbox during the night. Police said the box was undamaged, but the metal rod it was on was bent slightly. Police said a neighbor witnessed a vehicle back into the mailbox and was able to provide the vehicle’s license plate number. Police said that when they called the registered owner, a Twinsburg woman who answered admitted she had been driving the vehicle. Police said the man and woman both agreed to handle the situation between them and no charges or citations were filed.


Man walked into high school: A Langston Court man, 18, was charged with fourth-degree misdemeanor criminal trespassing after a Nordonia High School administrator reported the man had entered the school Aug. 28, several days after he was previously found in the school and warned to not return. Police said the man is a former student at the school.


Woman left hospital: A 34-year-old Akron woman was charged with first-degree misdemeanor escape after police said the woman, who was being held in Macedonia City Jail on petty theft and criminal tools possession charges, left Cleveland Clinic Twinsburg after being taken there for unspecified reasons Aug. 26.