Police Reports is a sampling of incidents responded to by local law enforcement agencies. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.
— Cuyahoga Falls —
Car stolen: An Americana Drive woman reported July 26 that someone stole her 2014 model car of approximately $15,000 in value from a car port outside her home during the previous few weeks.
Phone taken from vehicle: An Akron woman reported someone took her granddaughter’s approximately $200 cell phone from her vehicle while it was parked outside a State Road business during the late afternoon July 25. The woman said the vehicle’s passenger side window was down and the phone had been on the passenger seat.
Girl’s bike taken: A Cuyahoga Falls woman reported someone took her daughter’s approximately $200 mountain bicycle while it was outside an Anderson Road home during the afternoon July 23. The girl said that after the theft, she saw an unidentified male riding the bike in the area.
Jewelry stolen: A Lancaster Street man reported July 24 that someone took four packages containing jewelry totaling more than $80 in value after they were delivered to his home during the previous six days.
Package theft reported: A 23rd Street man reported someone took a package worth $150 after it was delivered to his front porch during the early afternoon July 22.
Vehicles and other items stolen:
Police responded to multiple reports of vehicle thefts and someone entering vehicles and stealing items within the same area and around the same time in mid-July.
A Northland Street man reported July 17 that someone took his 2004 model SUV valued at an estimated $2,000 while it was parked outside his home during the night. An Oakwood Drive woman reported July 17 that someone took her 2003 model car of unspecified value while it was parked outside her home during the previous two days. Both vehicles were reported to be unlocked and the woman said her car’s keys were in it.
Police said they also received reports of someone entering a total of eight vehicles while they were parked outside three Tifft Street homes, a Northland Street home and a nearby Bailey Road business, with thefts reported from all but one vehicle, either in the late evening July 16 or during the night July 17. Seven of the vehicles were reported unlocked while one was entered by unknown means
Items reported stolen included machinist tools and other work supplies, two chef coats, two backpacks, a pair of sunglasses and school supplies totaling hundreds of dollars in value, and less than $10 in change.
Items taken from vehicle: A Cox Drive man reported July 15 that someone took a pocketknife, gift cards and money totaling about $135 in value from his vehicle while it was parked outside his home during the night. A police report did not say whether there was forced entry.
Breaking and entering
Home entered: A Mentor woman reported July 23 that someone entered a vacant Cochran Road home belonging to her father and stole property totaling about $5,200 in value since early June. The woman said the home had been locked, but police said there were no signs of forced entry.
Rock shatters window: A 13th Street man reported someone shattered his vehicle’s rear window by throwing a rock through it during the afternoon or early evening July 22. Police said the damage was estimated at $300.
Property taken from home: A 9th Street man reported July 20 that someone entered his home by unknown means and took items estimated at $2,500 in value during the previous two weeks.
Man was in home: A Bailey Road man, 55, was charged with fourth-degree felony burglary after police responded to a call to a neighbor’s home and found he had broken a rear window and entered the home during the early evening July 15. The man was taken to Summit County Jail.