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

— Tallmadge —


Cell phone stolen: An Akron woman reported March 2 that her daughter’s approximately $500 cell phone may have been stolen while she was playing basketball at the Tallmadge Recreation Center off North Munroe Road during the early evening Feb. 27.

Cash picked up at store: A Crossings Circle man reported discovering March 1 that while he was in a checkout line at a store in West Avenue’s 200 block on Feb. 14, he pulled some money out of his pocket without realizing that four $100 bills fell onto the floor. The man said that when he later realized this, he contacted store management and security video showed an unidentified person who had been standing behind him in the line picked up the money and pocketed it.

Identity fraud

Phony tax return reported: A Perry Road man reported Feb. 29 that someone used his personal information to file a fraudulent federal income tax return. Police said the man had already contacted banks he does business with and canceled credit cards and they told him he should report the matter to the IRS.

Criminal damaging

Trail camera filled with snow: A man reported Feb. 28 that someone opened up a trail camera he uses to capture images of wildlife at a feeder behind his home in Cobblestone Drive’s 1100 block and filled it with snow since the evening before. The man also said the camera’s memory card was stolen. Police said the damage was estimated at $100.

Disorderly conduct

Boys cited after fight: Police said they cited three Tallmadge boys, two age 15 and one 16, with disorderly conduct following a fight during which several punches were thrown during lunch at Tallmadge High School Feb. 27. Injuries were not reported. Police said school staff quickly intervened and separated the boys. The boys and their parents were informed that the boys would be summoned into Summit County Juvenile Court and they were released at the school, said police.