Police Reports is a sampling of incidents responded to by local law enforcement agencies. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.
— Cuyahoga Falls —
Police officer kicked: An 18-year-old Barberton man was charged with two counts of fourth-degree felony assault and misdemeanor resisting arrest, disorderly conduct while intoxicated, and marijuana possession after police said they found him stumbling in the road in the area of Graham Road and Graham Road Circle at about 5:50 a.m. June 23. Police said the man was argumentative and then when they were trying to search him, he began fighting with them, shoving his body and arms at them. Police said the man then kicked at them after they put him into a police car and kicked one officer in the face, knocking his glasses off, and tried repeatedly to kick a second officer in the face. The man was taken to Summit County Jail.
Receiving stolen property
License plates were stolen: A Reynoldsburg woman, 28, was charged with fifth-degree felony receiving stolen property and misdemeanor driving under suspension, fictitious plates and a registration sticker violation after police said they determined her vehicle’s license plates had been reported stolen in Reynoldsburg and they stopped her in the State Road and Sackett Avenue area at around 5:25 p.m. June 23. The woman was taken to Cuyahoga Falls City Jail.
Man reports threat: An Akron man reported an unknown male approached and threatened to beat him up in the area of Main Street and Prospect Avenue at about 4 p.m. June 22.
Items taken from car: A Bridgeview Circle woman reported June 21 that someone took her cell phone and purse from her unlocked car while it was parked outside her home during the night. Police said the loss was estimated at $500.
Woman reports scam: A Cuyahoga Falls woman reported June 20 that someone claiming to work for a computer company called her a couple of days earlier and had her purchase two gift cards for $499 each as payment for cleaning a virus supposedly on her computer. The woman said that when she was called again the next day, she requested a refund, but after giving the person her credit card information to put the refund on it, a $600 charge showed up on the card instead.
Stolen bank card used: A Victoria Street woman reported someone took $200 and her bank card from her unlocked van while it was parked outside her home during the evening June 19, then used the card to make a $100 purchase.
Restaurant scammed: An employee of a Hudson Drive restaurant reported June 19 that someone called the restaurant claiming to work in the restaurant’s corporate office and told a clerk to take $1,000 from the register and purchase gift cards with it, read off the card numbers over the phone and then destroy the cards. Police said there were no leads or suspects.
Social Security scam reported: A Cuyahoga Falls woman reported June 18 that someone claiming to work for the Social Security Administration called her the day before and had her purchase 10 gift cards totaling $2,000 in value and provide the information necessary to use them in order to avoid unspecified legal action against her.
Phone taken from bag: An Adam Run Drive man reported someone took his approximately $1,000 cell phone from an unattended bag while it was in a locker room at the city’s 4th Street Natatorium during the evening June 17.
Tomato plants replaced with weeds: A Grant Avenue man reported June 17 that someone took five tomato plants totaling $25 in value from his garden and replaced them with weeds since the evening before.
Car struck with eggs: A Buckingham Gate Boulevard man reported someone struck his car with eggs during the evening June 21. Police said it was unknown whether there was any damage.
Homes egged: A Lincoln Avenue woman and an Orrville Avenue woman reported June 16 that someone struck their homes with eggs during the night. No damage was reported.
Abusing harmful intoxicants
Duster product taken from store: A 28-year-old Akron man was charged with fifth-degree felony abusing harmful intoxicants after police said they responded to a report of the man as a suspicious person at a Howe Avenue store June 18 and they found him in a shed outside the store inhaling an approximately $15 duster product that he allegedly took from the store. The man was taken to Summit County Jail.
Tires slashed: A Madison Avenue woman reported June 16 that someone slashed three of her vehicle’s tires while the vehicle was parked outside her home during the night. Police said the damage was estimated at $375 and there were no leads.
Object thrown at car: A Hudson man reported someone in another vehicle threw an unknown object at his vehicle, causing damage to one of its doors, while he was on Route 8 southbound near Broad Boulevard at about 1:30 p.m. June 15. Police said the damage was estimated at $100.