Police Reports is a sampling of incidents responded to by local law enforcement agencies. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.
— Cuyahoga Falls —
Checkbook taken from vehicle: A 14th Street woman reported April 3 that someone stole her checkbook and some other unspecified items from her unlocked vehicle while it was parked in her driveway since the evening before. Fraudulent activity involving the checkbook was not reported.
Tools stolen from truck: An employee of a State Road business reported April 1 that someone took tools totaling more than $1,000 in value from a locked truck owned while it was parked outside the business since March 13. A police report did not say whether there was forced entry.
Van taken from parking lot: A Winter Parkway man reported March 31 that someone stole his estimated $18,000 van while it was parked in his apartment building’s parking lot during the previous 10 days.
Catalytic converter taken: A Bailey Road woman reported March 31 that someone took her vehicle’s approximately $500 catalytic converter while the vehicle was parked outside her home since the day before.
Scooter left behind: A Hayes Road woman reported March 30 that someone took her approximately $50 motorized scooter from her open detached garage and left another scooter in its place since the evening before.
Business reports thefts: The owner of a Tallmadge Road business reported March 30 that someone took $250 from a company-owned pickup truck and an approximately $500 wrench/air compressor from the tool box on a flatbed truck while the vehicles were parked outside the business during the previous couple of days. The owner also reported the pickup truck’s battery was disconnected. A police report did not say whether there was forced entry.
Breaking and entering
Equipment stolen from shed: A 26th Street man reported April 1 that someone stole lawn equipment totaling more than $2,600 in value from his shed during the previous three weeks. A police report did not say whether there was forced entry.
Doors forced open: A New Franklin woman reported someone forced open doors leading to the rear sunroom and garage of her deceased mother’s vacant Sedro Street home between March 22 and 29. Police said nothing was reported missing. A police report did not include a damage estimate.
Garage broken into: A Prior Circle woman reported March 31 that someone pried the lock off her attached garage’s door and took a leaf blower and some hand tools totaling an estimated $470 in value during the night. A police report did not include a damage estimate.
Bank froze account: A High Street woman reported March 30 that someone tried to use her personal information to withdraw all of the money in her bank accounts. The woman said the bank became suspicious of the attempt, froze her accounts and she did not lose any money.
Car scratched: A Lehigh Avenue man reported March 29 that someone scratched his car while it was parked in his driveway since the day before. The man was uncertain of the cost of the damage.