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

— Cuyahoga Falls —

Breaking and entering

Items taken from garage: A Magnolia Avenue woman reported March 28 that someone stole a leaf blower, several 40-volt batteries and a charger totaling about $600 in value from her unlocked detached garage since early February.

Tools stolen: A Curtis Avenue man reported March 25 that someone stole tools totaling about $380 in value from his detached garage since the evening before. A police report did not say whether there was forced entry.

Criminal damaging

Van windows broken: A Howe Avenue business employee reported March 28 that someone broke windows of two work vans and entered the vehicles while they were parked outside the business during the night. Police said nothing was reported missing from the vehicles, but the damage was estimated at $600.

Vehicle door damaged: A Hudson Drive man reported March 26 that someone damaged his work vehicle’s driver’s door while it was parked outside his home since the day before. Police said the damage, which appeared to have been made with a pry tool, was estimated at $400.


Catalytic converters stolen: Cuyahoga Falls residents reported someone stole catalytic converters totaling approximately $2,650 off four vehicles while they were parked outside their homes.

Thefts included on Kennedy Boulevard, West Hunters Lake Drive and Winter Parkway on March 26 or 27 and on High Street between March 15 and 20.

DVDS taken from vehicle: An Edmond Avenue man reported March 27 that someone stole DVDs totaling $600 in value from his unlocked vehicle while it was parked outside his home since the evening before.

Weapons charges

Man fired gun: A 69-year-old Cuyahoga Falls man was charged with two counts of first-degree misdemeanor using a weapon while intoxicated as well single counts of fourth-degree misdemeanor discharging firearms and domestic violence and minor misdemeanor marijuana possession after a woman in his household reported he fired a gun in their back yard, making her feel threatened, at a little after 9 p.m. on March 26. Police said they determined the man allegedly fired two revolvers. Police said the man was taken to Cuyahoga Falls City Jail.

Attempted burglary

Man heard noise: A Hampton Heights Drive man reported that after he was awakened by a loud noise behind his home at about 2:30 a.m. March 25, he discovered his locked patio door’s handle was missing. The man said he did not believe his home was entered.