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

— Macedonia —


Catalytic converter stolen: A man reported someone cut off and stole his vehicle’s catalytic converter of unspecified value while the vehicle was parked outside an East Highland Road hotel during the morning and early afternoon July 11.

Vacuum taken from store: A Macedonia Commons Boulevard store employee reported July 8 that an unknown male could be seen on store security video leaving the store without paying for an approximately $500 robotic vacuum cleaner the day before.

Man arrested outside store: A Kansas man, 55, was charged with misdemeanor theft after a Macedonia Commons Boulevard store employee reported that the man selected an approximately $460 portable air conditioner and tried to fraudulently return it July 7. When the return was denied, said police, the man left the store without paying for the air conditioner and they arrested him. He was taken to Macedonia City Jail.

Animal at large

Duck killed: A Lanes End woman reported two loose dogs came onto her property and one of the dogs killed one of her daughter’s pet ducks behind her home during the afternoon July 9. The woman said the other dog was trying to get another duck when she screamed at the dogs and they ran into some woods. Police said they were investigating.

Improper handling

of a firearm

Gun found in vehicle: A Greene County man, 22, was charged with misdemeanor improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle, driving under suspension, expired plates, marked lanes and turning at intersections after they stopped his vehicle in a Macedonia Commons Boulevard parking lot at about 8 a.m. July 7. Police said they found a loaded 9 mm pistol in the vehicle’s glovebox, which he did not immediately tell them about. The man was taken to Macedonia City Jail.

Criminal damaging

Vehicle damaged outside business: An Ashtabula woman reported that when she returned to her vehicle after it had been parked outside her Macedonia Commons Boulevard place of employment during the day July 5, she discovered the driver door was slightly open and there were scratches and some damage around the door seal. A police report did not include a damage estimate. Nothing was reported missing.