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

— Macedonia —


Items taken from vehicle: A Cessna Drive man reported Jan. 17 that someone stole his cell phone, a Bible study book and his pay stub and W-2 form that had been in the book from his locked vehicle while it was parked outside his home during the night. The man said he did not find any sign of forced entry and papers were disturbed in the vehicle and the dome light cover had been removed and left on a seat. The man said his wife heard their dog bark during the night, but she did not know what time it was.


Fraudulent loan reported: A Chenook Trail woman reported discovering Jan. 17 that someone used her personal information to take out a loan after an employee of the Missouri-based loan company called inquiring about $3,800 that was owed for the loan, fines and fees. Police said there was a pending investigation.

Woman reports suspicious call: A Macedonia woman reported Jan. 16 that after a man called and claimed a warrant for her arrest had been issued in Texas, she provided her Social Security number to him, then realized it was a scam call. Police said they told the woman she should contact financial institutions and creditors that she does business with. The woman said she had already checked her credit reports and bank records and had found no fraudulent activity.

Property damage

Woman cited after hitting sign: A Shepard Hills Boulevard woman, 67 was cited with failure to control after police responded to a report that a vehicle knocked over a stop sign at the North Bedford Road and Sioux Lane intersection at a little before 9 p.m. Jan. 17. Police said they saw skid marks on North Bedford and vehicle debris around the sign, but there was no vehicle in the area. The woman, however, came to the police department an hour later and said she had been distracted when she lost control of her vehicle, said police.

— Northfield Village —

Drug possession

Meth found in vehicle: Police said they charged a 51-year-old Barberton man with fifth-degree felony drug possession and misdemeanor driving under suspension after they stopped him for unspecified traffic violations on Route 8 at Ledge Road at about 3:15 a.m. Jan. 9. After a police K-9 indicated the possible presence of narcotics, police said, they found a small amount of suspected meth in the man’s pants pocket. He was taken to Summit County Jail.

Domestic violence

Woman had laceration: Police said they charged a Cleveland man, 28, with first-degree misdemeanor domestic violence after they responded to a report that the man twice struck a woman in the face while they were in a car at a Route 8 service station at about 9:15 p.m. June 6. Police said the woman had a laceration above her eye and they called EMS, but the woman declined medical treatment. Police took her to a nearby bus stop where she could get a ride home. The man was taken to Macedonia City Jail.