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

— Munroe Falls —


Money taken from vehicle: A Cheltenham Lane man reported May 10 that someone took $2 from his vehicle while it was parked outside his home since the day before. Police said there was no sign of forced entry.

Traffic complaint

Vehicle reportedly driven recklessly: Police responded to a report that someone was driving recklessly in the area of South Main Street near Munroe Falls Avenue at a little after 6 a.m. May 9, but were unable to find the vehicle in a search of the area.


Woman sees vehicle: Police said that after a Carmia Road woman reported seeing a vehicle she did not recognize with an out-of-state license plate being driven up and down the street at around 10 a.m. May 2, they determined the driver was staying at a home down the street.

Juvenile report

Yelling heard: Police said that after a concerned passerby reported seeing a group of juveniles at the intersection of Charring Cross and Gaylord drives talking and yelling as if they were going to fight during the early evening May 3, they talked to the juveniles, ranging in age from 13 to 15, who said that at one point they had been loud, but were only hanging out together.

Drug possession

Marijuana smelled in vehicle: A 19-year-old Akron woman was cited with minor misdemeanor drug possession and marked lanes following a traffic stop on North River Road by Kimpton Middle School at about 4:25 p.m. April 30. Police said they smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle and they found a small amount of suspected marijuana in it.

— Stow —

Traffic crash

Woman injured in crash: Stow EMS took a Cuyahoga Falls woman to Akron City Hospital after her vehicle was struck from behind and forced into a concrete construction wall on Route 8 southbound at about 4:10 p.m. May 10.

According to a crash report, the woman suffered possible serious injuries, but police said she was able to come to the police department May 13. The driver of the other vehicle, a 33-year-old Cuyahoga Falls man who was cited with failure to keep assured clear distance ahead, was taken to a hospital for treatment of possible injuries, said police.

According to the report, the crash occurred on Route 8 between Graham and Steels Corners roads when the man’s vehicle struck the rear of the woman’s vehicle while they were traveling in the right lane. The woman’s vehicle then turned, crossing the left lane in a curve until it struck the wall. Both vehicles sustained disabling damage.


Jewelry taken from store: An employee of a store in Kent Road’s 4300 block reported discovering May 3 that an unknown female left the store without paying for bead jewelry of an unspecified value two weeks earlier.

Vehicles entered: Several men reported May 2 that someone entered unlocked vehicles, with thefts in two cases, while the vehicles were parked outside their homes in an area on the northeast side of the Graham and Fishcreek roads intersection during the night.

One man reported someone took a GPS device of unspecified value, a pre-loaded gas station credit card with $77 on it and about $30 from two unlocked vehicles while they were parked in his driveway in Progress Park Drive’s 2800 block.

A second man reported someone took some change from his vehicle while it was outside his home in Saybrooke Boulevard’s 2800 block and a third man reported someone entered his vehicle, with nothing reported missing, while it was outside his home in Saybrooke’s 2900 block.

Wallet stolen from vehicle: A man reported May 1 that someone took his wallet from his unlocked vehicle while it was parked outside his home in Becket Circle’s 2300 block during the night. A police report did not identify the wallet’s contents.


Medications and cash taken: A Fishcreek Road man reported May 2 that someone entered his home during the night and took prescription opioid and anxiety medications, $200, a wallet, concert tickets and miscellaneous paperwork. A police report did not say whether there was forced entry. Police said the investigation is open.

Breaking and entering

Damage reported in building: Police responded to a vacant commercial building in Fishcreek Road’s 3800 block after an employee of the building’s owner reported May 2 that someone broke into the building during the previous few days, broke several windows and damaged a projector. Police said the damage was estimated at $300.

Identity fraud

Water bill fraudulently paid: A Higby Drive man reported May 1 that someone in Pennsylvania used his checking account information to pay an approximately $260 water bill during the previous few months.