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

— Munroe Falls —

Traffic complaint

Reckless driver reported: Police said they responded after a motorist reported seeing a vehicle traveling left of the center line on North Main Street at about 5:25 a.m. July 27. Police said they were unable to find the vehicle.


Door heard rattling: A woman reported she thought she heard her home’s kitchen door rattling as if someone was trying to enter the home in North River Road’s 400 block at a little before 11 p.m. July 26. The woman said her husband looked outside, but did not see anyone and she did not need police to respond to her home.

Man found sleeping at school: Police said they responded to Kimpton Middle School off North River Road after receiving a report of a man sleeping on the ground in the grass next to the school parking lot’s entrance at about 10:30 p.m. July 26. Police said they found the man, who said he was homeless and had been walking all day, sleeping on a trash bag under a blanket. After determining there were no warrants for the man’s arrest, said police, they took him to a South Main Street service station where a friend picked him up.

— Stow —


Woman reports rental scam: A Stow woman reported July 25 that someone in Alabama tried to defraud her by requesting that the woman wire $900 in order to rent an apartment in Ravenna. No loss was reported.

Drug possession

Woman arrested at store: A 40-year-old Rootstown woman was charged with fifth-degree felony drug possession and misdemeanor theft after police responded to a report that the woman tried to leave a store in Kent Road’s 4200 block without paying for clothing totaling about $30 in value July 24. Police said they found a small amount of suspected meth in the woman’s possession. She was taken to Macedonia City Jail.

Identity fraud

Fraudulent accounts reported: A Forest Hill Road man and woman reported July 23 that someone used their personal information in an attempt at opening several credit card accounts. The man and woman said they reported the matter to the card providers and credit reporting agencies to stop the attempts and it appeared that no charges were made to the accounts.

Operating a vehicle under the influence

Man stopped on Route 8: Police said they charged a Twinsburg man, 65, with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, approach to a safety vehicle, marked lanes and open container after he failed to safely pass a stopped police car in the northbound Route 8 construction zone near Seasons Road at about 10:30 p.m. July 19. The man was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond.