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

— Twinsburg —

Criminal damaging

Vehicle scratched: An Akron woman reported someone scratched the side of her vehicle while it was parked outside a Ravenna Road business during the late afternoon Jan. 15. A police report did not include a damage estimate.


Threatening message received: A Twinsburg resident reported Jan. 15 that an unidentified person made a threatening statement via social media. Police said the statement was apparently made by someone in Canton and they were working with Canton police on an investigation to identify the person.

Receiving stolen property

Stolen credit cards found: A Maple Heights man, 42, was charged with three counts of fifth-degree felony receiving stolen property after police saw him and another man with a pickup truck without a license plate at an East Aurora Road service station. The man and a 40-year-old South Euclid man were filling a tank in the truck’s bed with diesel fuel at about 9:30 p.m. Jan. 13.

Police said that while speaking to the men, they smelled a strong odor of marijuana and found the Maple Heights man in possession of three stolen credit cards, two of which were allegedly used to purchase approximately $200 worth of fuel.

In addition, both men were charged with two counts each of first-degree misdemeanor misuse of a credit card and theft and the Maple Heights man was cited with minor misdemeanor marijuana possession.

The Maple Heights man was taken to Solon City jail and the South Euclid man was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond.


Woman reports fraudulent charges: A Hoadley Lane woman reported Jan. 11 that someone charged fraudulent purchases of unidentified amounts to her credit card account. The woman said the account was closed and the charges were credited back to her.

Operating a vehicle under the influence

SUV was in ditch: Police said they charged a 65-year-old Bedford man with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, blood alcohol content test refusal and failure to control after a Twinsburg police officer on patrol found the man had driven his SUV into a ditch at the side of Shepard Road near Ravenna Road at around 7:30 p.m. Jan. 11. No injuries were reported. Police said the man showed signs of impairment. He was taken to the Twinsburg Police Department, given a Stow Municipal Court date and released to a sober adult on a personal bond.