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

— Munroe Falls —

Vehicle accident

No injuries reported: A 43-year-old Bedford woman was cited for a stop sign violation after a two-vehicle accident on Feb. 22 at 4:48 p.m. at the intersection of Oakhurst Drive and Carlyon Road. A vehicle traveling east on Oakhurst, driven by a Munroe Falls man, was struck by the vehicle the Bedford woman was driving when the woman didn’t stop at the stop sign. The woman’s vehicle struck the vehicle the man was driving in the front, causing his vehicle to spin around and come to rest on Carlyon Road. Neither driver reported injuries. The woman’s vehicle was towed from the scene. Police said the woman also involved in a prior road rage incident with an unidentified person before the crash, which could have contributed to the crash.

Missing juvenile

Teen reportedly at school: A Heights Drive man called police Feb. 22 at 10:24 a.m. to report that his 17-year-old son was not at school, according to officials with the school. While police were talking with the father, he was able to call his son on his cell phone. The teen said he was at school but he missed his first class. No further action was taken.

Soliciting without a permit

Resident calls about solicitors: A North Moreland resident called police Feb. 21 at 10:42 a.m. to call about solicitors. The resident said the three women in question left in a green Prius. A responding officer spotted a green Prius in another driveway on North Moreland. The officer spoke with the women, who said they were Jehovah’s Witnesses. No further action was taken.

Animal complaint

Raccoon invades roof: A Silver Valley Boulevard woman called police Feb. 20 at 11:49 p.m. to report a raccoon scratching on her roof. She was told by responding officers to call a pest control company.

— Stow —

Identity fraud

Fraudulent account reported: A Hudson Drive woman reported Feb. 21 that someone tried to open a credit card account using her personal information. The woman said it did not appear the attempt was successful.


Medications stolen: A man reported Feb. 21 that someone took unspecified medications from his vehicle while it was parked outside his home in Montrose Drive’s 4700 block sometime in January.

License plate taken: A Vira Road man reported Feb. 21 that someone took the front license plate off of his wife’s vehicle during the previous month or so.

Girls charged at store: Two Stow girls, ages 16 and 17, were charged with misdemeanor theft after an employee of a store in Kent Road’s 4200 block reported the girls tried to leave the store without paying for clothing and cosmetics of unspecified value Feb. 21.

Check cashed: A Liberty Road woman reported Feb. 20 that an unknown person cashed a $1,200 check belonging to her in December.

Fraudulent return reported: An employee of a store in Hudson Drive’s 3500 block reported Feb. 20 that an unidentified male fraudulently returned an item for nearly $80 a couple of weeks earlier.

Obstructing official business

Man charged following crash: A Cuyahoga Falls man, 42, was charged with obstructing official business, driving under suspension, disorderly conduct and failure to control after police said he lost control of his vehicle while making a left turn off the Route 8 northbound exit ramp onto Steels Corners Road and struck a curb, disabling his vehicle, at about 8:15 a.m. Feb. 19. Police said the man caused inconvenience by blocking traffic when he got out of his vehicle and was uncooperative with police when they were trying to control his movements and get information from him.