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

— Cuyahoga Falls —


Money stolen from apartment: A Kennedy Boulevard man reported someone took $30 from his unlocked apartment during the morning of Jan. 6.

Vacant home broken into: An Akron man reported Jan. 6 that someone kicked open the back door of a vacant Sackett Avenue home he owns and took various items left behind by a previous tenant of unspecified value and trash bags and work gloves belonging to him totaling about $60 in value. The man said the damage to the door was minor.

Identity fraud

Bank card use attempted: A Monroe Avenue man reported Jan. 5 that someone in Texas tried to make a fraudulent transaction using his bank card information. The man said he reported the matter to the bank and police in Texas.

Criminal damaging

Trunk lid damaged: An Akron woman reported someone caused an estimated $400 in damage to her car’s trunk lid by unknown means while the car was in the parking lot of a State Road store during the afternoon Jan. 4.

Fence board knocked down: A 21st Street man reported someone knocked over a board on a wooden fence outside his home during the night. Police said the board was undamaged and the cost of reattaching it to the fence was estimated at $5.


Beer stolen from store: A Main Street service station store employee reported that an unknown male left the store without paying for three 12-packs of beer totaling nearly $50 in value Jan. 4.

Phone taken from break room: A Morrison Avenue man reported someone took his approximately $100 cellphone from an employee break room at his State Road place of employment during the evening Jan. 4.

Tools stolen from job site: The owner of a Hartville contracting firm reported Jan. 3 that someone broke into a construction trailer and took tools estimated at $5,250 in value while the trailer was at a Pinebrook Trail job site during the previous week.


Manager threatened: The manager of a State Road store reported that after an unknown male and female left the store without paying for a shopping cart filled with merchandise Jan. 3. She confronted them and the male threatened to punch her. Police said the value of the stolen merchandise is unknown.

Stolen items recovered: The manager of a State Road store reported that after an unknown male left the store without paying for groceries totaling more than $400 in value Jan. 2, the manager confronted the male, who ran away, leaving the groceries behind.

Stolen bank card used: A Stow woman reported that after someone took her wallet from a seat at a State Road restaurant Jan. 2, a bank card in the wallet was used to make purchases totaling about $40. The woman said the wallet and its contents totaled about $120 in value.

Bike taken from porch: An Eighth Street man reported Jan. 1 that someone took his $1,200 bicycle from the back porch of a Front Street home during the previous week.

Landscape rock stolen: A Norwood Street woman reported Jan. 1 that someone stole a large, approximately $85 landscaping rock from next to her driveway during the previous two days.

Breaking and entering

Tools taken from garage: A Ninth Street man reported Jan. 3 that someone took a chainsaw and a hedge trimmer totaling about $800 in value from his unlocked detached garage during the previous few days.


Bottle thrown at woman: A Main Street service station store employee reported an unknown person threw an unopened bottle of juice, hitting her in the forehead, after she and another employee told the person to leave the store Dec. 30. The employee said the person also stole lip balm valued at about $4 from the store.