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

— Macedonia —

Identity fraud

Phony email reported: The owner of a Highland Pointe Parkway business reported Nov. 22 that a customer reported receiving a fraudulent email supposedly from the business asking that the customer send payments owed to the business to a different address. No money was reported lost.

Account used to make purchase: A North Bedford Road woman reported Nov. 18 that someone used an account she has with a store chain to order a tablet computer valued at more than $900. The woman said she confirmed that the computer was picked up at a store in Indiana and was filing a police report at the store’s request.

Drug possession

Police get tip: A 23-year-old Akron man was charged with fifth-degree felony drug possession and misdemeanor drug paraphernalia possession, driving under suspension and no operator’s license after he was arrested in a Route 82 store’s parking lot during the early afternoon Nov. 15.

Police said an unidentified person identifying himself as a private investigator called and told them he believed the man had heroin in his vehicle during the early afternoon Nov. 15. Police said the caller gave them the vehicle’s license plate number, they determined the man’s driver’s license was suspended and they found the vehicle parked outside the store. After the man returned to the vehicle from the store, police said, they smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle and found a small amount of suspected fentanyl and a short tube allegedly for snorting drugs in it. Police took the man to Macedonia City Jail.


Man arrested at store: A Lorain man, 28, was charged with misdemeanor theft after a Macedonia Commons Boulevard store employee reported the man tried to leave the store without paying for merchandise totaling more than $300 in value in a shopping cart Nov. 15. The man was taken to Macedonia City Jail.