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

Tools taken from garages: Several Cuyahoga Falls men reported in early April that someone stole tools from their detached garages. A Lynn Drive man reported April 9 that someone stole two sets of tools totaling an estimated $800 in value during the previous two weeks; a Loomis Avenue man reported April 7 that someone took tools totaling more than $200 in value since the day before; a Sixth Street man reported April 4 that someone took hand tools totaling about $200 during the previous few days; and a Taft Avenue man reported April 4 that someone stole two toolboxes containing drill bits and sockets totaling about $100 in value during the previous three weeks.


Pickup truck stolen: An Akron man reported April 8 that someone stole his approximately $3,000 pickup truck while it was parked in the parking lot of a Prange Drive apartment complex during the previous six days.

Vehicle recovered: A Cuyahoga Falls man reported someone stole his approximately $10,000 rental vehicle while it was parked outside a Howe Avenue store during the late morning or early afternoon April 6. Police said the vehicle was later found in Akron.

Bike stolen from porch: A Hardman Drive woman reported someone stole an approximately $400 electric bike from her back porch during the evening April 3.

Thefts from vehicles reported: Two women living near each other reported April 3 that someone stole items from their vehicles while they were parked outside their homes.

A Chestnut Boulevard woman reported April 3 that someone stole her purse containing wallets, checks, credit cards, makeup bag and driver’s license. Police said the purse and makeup bag were found, but the loss of the other items totaled an estimated $45. A 14th Street woman reported someone took an approximately $50 GPS unit from her unlocked vehicle during the previous four days.

Attempted breaking and entering

Window screen cut: A Third Street woman reported someone cut a window screen on her home while she was away during the afternoon April 8. A neighbor of the woman’s later reported that someone cut a tire valve stem on the woman’s vehicle while it was parked in the neighbor’s driveway during the late evening the same day. Police said the woman suggested a couple of suspects and the damage in the incidents totaled an estimated at $70.

Criminal damaging

Vehicle scratched: A Hoch Drive man reported April 4 that someone scratched the side of his vehicle while it was parked outside his home during the previous two days. Police said the damage was estimated at $500.