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

— Munroe Falls —

Juvenile report

Juveniles harassing dog: A Crestview Drive woman reported that about eight unidentified juveniles on bicycles were at the Riverview Elementary School playground behind her home and harassing her dog by yelling at it during the early evening April 7. Police said they responded to the school, but the juveniles were gone.


Man allegedly punched in park: Police said they charged a Munroe Falls Avenue man, 44, with first-degree misdemeanor assault after they responded to a report that the man punched a Mogadore man at Brust Park at around 8:40 p.m. April 4. Police said they found both men on the bike and hike trail and they determined the Mogadore suffered an apparent minor injury with red marks on his left cheek and ear. The Munroe Falls man was taken to the police department, where he was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond.


Account applications reported: A Castle Drive woman reported April 1 that after a bank called her about a suspicious credit card application they received using her personal information that the woman said did not come from her, she checked her credit report and discovered someone also tried to open accounts with a cell phone carrier and a store chain. The woman said she reported the fraud to both businesses and police said they advised the woman to report the attempts to all three credit bureaus.

Breaking and entering

Tools stolen from garage: A man reported March 29 that someone stole a bag of tools totaling an estimated $450 in value from his detached garage in Northmoreland Avenue’s 100 block since the evening before. Police said there were no signs of forced entry.

— Stow —

Identity fraud

Pizzas purchased fraudulently: An employee of a Darrow Road pizza restaurant reported April 9 that multiple times during the previous few days, an unknown man had picked up pizzas purchased with rewards points earned on customer accounts. The employee said the man provided various false names and phone numbers. Police said the most recent customer whose account was hacked is a North Carolina woman, who had called the restaurant that day to report the fraud. Police said they called the woman, who said she did not know how her account was hacked and she had also reported the matter to her local police department. Police said the investigation was closed.


Scrubs stolen: Employees at a store in Graham Road’s 900 block reported that an unidentified person left the store without paying for hospital scrub clothing of unspecified value April 8. The person left in a vehicle, the employees said.