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

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Theft

Equipment stolen from trucks: Two employees of a Barlow Road tree service firm reported Jan. 6 that someone stole six chainsaws and climbing equipment totaling nearly $5,500 in value from two work trucks while they were parked outside the business during the previous few days. A police report did not say whether there was forced entry.

Suspicions

Resident charging battery: Police said they stopped to investigate a vehicle in a Deer Hollow home’s driveway with its lights flashing at about 1 a.m. Jan. 6 and determined the home’s resident was charging the vehicle’s battery.

Man looking for friend’s house: Police said that after a Canterbury Drive woman reported a suspicious man near her home at about 1:25 a.m. Jan. 1, they found the man was trying to find a friend’s house. Police said that after they were unable to determine the friend’s correct address, they told the man he should go home for the night.

Ammo can used for geocaching: Police said that after a man reported finding an ammunition can in the Trumbull Park woods near Middleton Road during the early afternoon Jan. 1, they determined from a label on the can that it belonged to a local parks group and used for geocaching, an activity in which items are left in the woods for other people to find.

Man and woman found talking: Police said that after they responded to a report that two people had been in a vehicle for an extended period of time while it was parked outside a Darrow Road business during the morning Dec. 24, they found a man and woman had been talking in the vehicle after the man had brought the woman to the business where her vehicle was parked.

Disorderly conduct

Man urinating on building: Police said they cited a 25-year-old Massachusetts man with disorderly conduct after he was seen urinating on the side of a North Main Street business at about 2:20 a.m. Dec. 28. Police said the man was intoxicated.

Criminal damaging

Sign vandalized: A North Oviatt Street woman reported Dec. 26 that someone painted an X on a metal advertising sign that a construction company renovating her home put into her front yard. The woman said she did not know who might have done it or why.

Tips Line

The Hudson Police Department’s Tips Line provides a confidential avenue for individuals to report criminal or suspected criminal activity.

The Tips Line is not a substitute for the immediate reporting of events or situations in progress that require an immediate police response.

To call the Tips Line, phone 330-342-1820.