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


Breaking and entering

Computers taken from business: An office manager of a Hudson Drive business reported April 7 that someone forcibly entered the business by unspecified means since the day before and stole eight computers totaling about $3,500 in value. Police said there is a pending investigation.

Drug possession

Man cited following traffic stop: A Stonecreek Way man, 22, was cited with minor misdemeanor drug possession and drug paraphernalia possession after police stopped his vehicle for an equipment violation in the area of South Main Street and Colony Drive at about 1 a.m. April 7. Police said they found the man in possession of a small amount of suspected marijuana, two smoking devices with suspected marijuana residue on them, a marijuana grinder and other marijuana paraphernalia.

Discharging BB gun

Incident reported near pond: A man reported that two unidentified juveniles may have been firing a BB gun near a pond in area of Darrow and Hines Hill roads during the late afternoon April 6.

Operating a vehicle

under the influence

Police respond to call: A Maple Heights woman, 49, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, blood alcohol content, marked lanes, and open container after police received a phone call that the woman might be driving while intoxicated at about 8:20 p.m. April 3. Police said that when they saw the woman’s vehicle, they saw her commit traffic violations on Terex Road near Hudson Drive and stopped her after she turned onto Route 91. Police said the woman’s BAC measured at 0.33 percent, more than four times the 0.08-percent legal limit, and they found a half filled bottle of whiskey in her vehicle. The woman was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond.

Animal report

Cows corralled: Police responded after receiving a report that two large cows escaped from a Hines Hill Road residential property during the early afternoon April 3. Police said a passing Valley View Road man used some food he had to lead the cows back to their corral.

Identity theft

Man reports fraudulent account: A Hudson man reported April 3 that someone in New York used his personal information to open an account with a cable company, with $636 owed on the account having been sent to a collections agency.

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.