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

— Cuyahoga Falls —

Aggravated menacing

Woman reported threat: Police said they charged a 41-year-old Jackson Street woman with first-degree misdemeanor aggravated menacing after another Cuyahoga Falls woman reported the Jackson woman threatened her with physical violence while they were at the other woman’s home during the afternoon May 21. The Jackson woman was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond.

Criminal damaging

Vehicle window smashed: A Sackett Avenue man reported May 20 that someone smashed his vehicle’s rear window while the vehicle was parked outside his home since the evening before. Police said the damage was estimated at $400.


Money taken from account: A Cuyahoga Falls man reported May 20 that after he received an offer in the mail to consolidate his student debt for a $39 fee. He filled out an application online and $799 was withdrawn from his bank account. The man said the bank is investigating.

Criminal damaging

Gravel thrown into air: A Viewpoint Avenue man, 28, was charged with misdemeanor criminal damaging after a neighbor reported he peeled his vehicle out of their shared gravel driveway, throwing gravel onto her car, and then drove across her front lawn, damaging the grass and a railroad tie, during the late morning May 19. Damage to the car was not reported, but police said damage to the lawn was estimated at $200. The man was summoned to appear in Stow Municipal Court and released.


Part of pizza oven stolen: The owner of a Sackett Avenue pizza restaurant reported someone stole the top part of a pizza oven, valued at about $3,000, from the parking lot behind the restaurant during the afternoon or early evening May 18.

Package stolen: A Second Street woman reported May 16 that someone stole a package containing vinyl transfer paper valued at about $35 after it was delivered to her home the day before.


Bills found in stolen vehicle: Police said they charged an Akron man, 31, and a Twinsburg man, 34, with counterfeiting and receiving stolen property after they found them in a vehicle that had been reported stolen in Lucas County in the parking lot of a Howe Avenue store May 17. Police said they found the men in possession of $380 in counterfeit bills and the Twinsburg man was also charged with misdemeanor failure to disclose personal information after he refused to identify himself. The men were taken to Cuyahoga Falls City Jail.


Woman reported assault: Police said they charged a Doylestown man, 27, with first-degree misdemeanor assault after a Cuyahoga Falls woman reported the man struck her in the face multiple times, choked her and pulled her hair while they were at her home May 17. Police said the woman had bruising on her face and neck and abrasions on her face, but she did not require medical attention. The man was taken to Medina County Jail on an unrelated arrest warrant, said police.


Tools stolen from garage: A Taft Avenue man reported May 16 that someone stole tools totaling about $200 in value from his garage between April 20 and May 9. Police said there was no forced entry.

Resisting arrest

Man ran from police: Police said they charged an Akron man, 39, with misdemeanor resisting arrest and obstructing official business after they saw the man walking near a closed Howe Avenue store wearing what appeared to be black gloves at about 9:25 p.m. May 16. Police said that when they tried to talk to the man, he ran from them and refused to stop when ordered to. Police said that when they caught the man, he pushed at the officers and pulled his hands away and they used an electric shock device to subdue him. The man was checked by Cuyahoga Falls EMS, then given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond.