Police Reports is a sampling of incidents responded to by local law enforcement agencies. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.
— Cuyahoga Falls —
Package taken from home: A Second Street man reported someone stole an approximately $40 package after it was delivered to his front door during the afternoon Feb. 5.
Gift card taken from vehicle: A Ravenshollow Drive man reported Feb. 3 that someone stole a $50 gift card from his unlocked vehicle while it was parked outside his home during the night.
Items stolen from storage unit: A Stow man reported Jan. 31 that someone stole cleaning supplies, tools and a cordless heat gun totaling more than $300 in value from his State Road storage unit since the day before. Police said the lock was found off the unit’s door, but it was not broken.
An Akron man reported Feb. 4 that someone cut the lock off his storage unit at the same facility since the day before, but nothing was reported missing.
Items stolen from vehicles: An Americana Drive man and woman reported Jan. 30 that someone committed thefts from their vehicles while they were parked outside their apartments during the night.
The man said an approximately $100 tablet computer was taken from his unlocked vehicle. The woman said a phone charger and an auxiliary cord totaling more than $50 in value were taken from her locked vehicle. Police said there was no damage to the vehicle and the means of entry was unknown.
Breaking and entering
Tools taken from garage: A Marguerite Avenue man reported someone took an approximately $100 toolbox containing tools totaling an estimated $300 in value from his detached garage early in the morning Feb. 4. A police report did not say whether there was forced entry.
Theft from storage building reported: The owner of a Wyoga Lake Road business reported Feb. 3 that someone took tools, chainsaws, and climbing, tree service and audio equipment totaling an estimated $3,650 in value from an unlocked service building on the business’ property during the previous few days.
Woman reports phone scam: A Cuyahoga Falls woman reported Feb. 3 that after an unknown person claiming to work for a technology company called her and said her email account had been compromised, she purchased gift cards totaling $1,000 in value at the person’s request and provided the person with the cards’ serial numbers. The woman said the person told her she would be reimbursed the money, but when she tried to call the phone number the person called from, there was no answer.
Air let out of tires: A Winter Parkway man reported Feb. 3 that someone let the air out of two of his vehicle’s tires while the vehicle was parked outside his home during the evening Feb. 3. Police said there did not appear to be any damage.
Jewelry taken from home: A Cuyahoga Falls woman reported someone broke into a relative’s Tewksbury Circle home and stole several pieces of jewelry totaling an estimated $300 in value during the afternoon or evening Jan. 31. Police said the home’s rear door was kicked open.
Tablet taken from apartment: A Prange Drive man reported someone entered his apartment and took his approximately $200 tablet computer from the kitchen table while he was away during the morning Jan. 31. Police said there were no signs of forced entry.
Officer’s finger cut: A 37-year-old 13th Street man was charged with misdemeanor resisting arrest and disorderly conduct after police responded to a report that the man was yelling obscenities at city employees doing work outside the man’s home at about 9:50 a.m. Jan. 31. Police said the man kicked a plastic tote bag at a police officer’s head and he then resisted arrest, resulting in an officer suffering a small laceration to his finger. The man was taken to Stow Municipal Court, from where he was released on a personal bond.