Police Reports is a sampling of incidents responded to by local law enforcement agencies. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.
Body in home: Officers conducted a welfare check May 19 on Mill Pond Road, gained entry to the house and found a Columbus man deceased. He reportedly was at the home as a health care aide. Police took an elderly Aurora man from the home to a hospital for evaluation.
Thefts: A South Chillicothe business reported May 15 that two men entered the store and began to act suspicious. After being approached by a sales person they exited and it was discovered a pair of sunglasses valued at $29 was missing.
A Kent woman reported May 16 that an unknown suspect entered her car while she was at work on campus and took credit cards and $8 in cash. A report was completed and the woman was advised to inform her credit card companies of the theft.
An Aurora man and Hudson woman reported May 19 that their unlocked vehicle with keys inside was taken overnight from a home on Club Drive. A BOLO alert was sent out to area law enforcement agencies.
Warrant situations: A Cleveland woman was transferred May 16 from Macedonia police custody to Aurora on a warrant for failing to appear in court on driving under suspension and speeding charges. She was taken to the Portage County Jail.
Police picked up a Cleveland man May 16 at an Oakwood business on a warrant for failing to appear in court on a driving under suspension charge. He was booked at the local police station.
Entry questioned: Officers responded May 15 to a home on Michigan Avenue to find a Lisbon man entering the home while the owner was out of town. After speaking with the owner by phone, it was determined the man had permission to be there to complete some work.
Collisions: A University Heights woman and a Painesville woman backed out of parking spaces May 16 at Barrington Town Square and collided. No injuries were reported.
An Aurora male juvenile backed his vehicle out of a parking spot on West Pioneer Trail on May 20 and struck a vehicle driven by an Aurora female juvenile. There was minimal damage and no injuries were reported.
Shots fired: Officers checked out a report of shots fired May 19 on East Pioneer Trail. The Aurora resident admitted to shooting his firearm on his property. He was given a warning and told police he would not shoot the gun anymore.
Wellfare check: Officers visited a Nottingham Drive home May 18 after a report that an elderly man left and couldn’t find his way back. They brought him back to the home.
Trespassing: Officers found three male juveniles driving in a car May 19 on private property on Cochran Road. The trio said they were looking for people who were off-roading. After speaking with all parents, officers released the boys with a warning.
Car entered: A Glengarry Drive man reported May 20 that his vehicle had been rummaged through in the early morning hours by an unknown suspect.
Property damage: A Moneta Avenue woman reported May 20 that unknown suspects knocked her mailbox to the ground. Officers could not find the culprits.
License found: Police returned a driver’s license to its owner May 19 after it was found and turned in at the police station.