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

— Tallmadge —

Breaking and entering

Theft from business reported: Two employees of a business in South Avenue’s 500 block reported Feb. 9 that someone entered the business during the night and took two metal cash register drawers and a digital video recorder totaling about $1,500 in value and about $100 in cash. A police report did not say whether there was forced entry.

Carrying a concealed weapon

Police see gun: A 28-year-old Wadsworth man was charged with fourth-degree felony carrying a concealed weapon after police saw him drive out of a Northeast Avenue parking lot without first coming to a complete stop and then pull into a driveway in Kent Drive’s 100 block without using his turn signal at about 11:30 p.m. Feb. 8. Police said that while speaking to the man, they saw the barrel of a gun sticking out from under his leg and ordered him out of the vehicle. Police said the .32-caliber revolver was unloaded, but they found three bullets for it in a pocket of the coat the man was wearing and he was wearing a holster. The man was taken to Macedonia City Jail.

Identity fraud

Loan taken out: A Nutwood Drive woman reported Feb. 7 that someone used her personal information to take out an $11,000 loan in April 2017. The woman said the unidentified person had made payments on the loan, but more than $9,400 was still owed.

Credit card attempts made: An East Avenue woman reported Feb. 6 that someone made two failed attempts at using a credit card at stores in unknown locations that had been in her wallet after she either lost the wallet or it was stolen in Kent. The woman said the card had been canceled.


Forged checks cashed: The president of a Geneva Avenue business reported Feb. 7 that someone forged three checks in the business’ name and cashed them for a total of nearly $7,500 in late December or early January. The president said that one of the forged checks, cashed for about $2,375, had the same number as a check made out for about $4,275 that the business had sent to another business in December and that the other business never received. The president said he needed to file a police report for the business to be reimbursed by the bank.

Groceries stolen from store: An employee of a store in South Avenue’s 600 block reported that an unidentified male and female could be seen on store security video leaving the store without paying for groceries totaling about $150 in value Feb. 5.