Stow police reports

Staff Writer
Kent Weeklies

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

— Stow —

Identity fraud

Money taken from account: A Hile Road woman reported May 25 that someone stole $3,500 from her bank account by hacking her account with a payment app.

Fraudulent account reported: The owner of a Commerce Drive business reported May 21 that someone used his personal and business information to open a warehouse club account and charged two purchases to it in April. The owner said he only knew that one purchase was for $500. Police said there was a pending investigation.

Criminal damaging

Sliding door glass broken: A woman reported discovering May 23 that someone apparently smashed glass in the rear sliding door of an apartment next to hers in Spring Run’s 4900 block since the day before. Police said the door’s outside pane was shattered, but the inside pane was intact and the door was locked. Police said the apartment’s residents were not at home so an officer left a card with his contact information for them.

Mailbox damaged: A woman reported that after she heard a loud noise in front of her home in Elmhurst Drive’s 4300 block between 2 and 2:30 a.m. May 23, she found her plastic mailbox had been damaged. The woman said she did not see any tire marks in the tree lawn indicating the mailbox had been struck by a vehicle. A police report did not include a damage estimate.

Vehicle kicked: A Rootstown man reported that during a road rage incident at a red light at Graham and Fishcreek roads, an unidentified male got out of his vehicle, threw something at him, then kicked his vehicle at about 5 a.m. May 23. The man said there was a small dent where the vehicle was kicked. The man then reported that the same male had followed him and confronted him on Brady Lake Road at about 5:20 a.m. The man said he reported it to Kent police.

Store door glass broken: Police said that when they responded to a burglar alarm at a store in Graham Road’s 900 block at about 1:15 a.m. May 21, they discovered the outside pane of glass in the front sliding door was smashed. The interior pane, however, was intact and the door was locked, said police. Police said they searched the area and did not find anyone. After a store employee arrived with a key, police searched the store’s interior and did not find anything suspicious, said police. The employee said nothing appeared out of order.

Vehicle struck with eggs: An Atwater boy, 17, reported an unknown person struck his vehicle with eggs while he was driving in the area of Stow Road and Uniondale Drive at about 11:20 p.m. May 20. Police said it appeared there could be minor damage to the vehicle’s side.


Catalytic converter stolen: A man reported May 22 that someone stole his vehicle’s catalytic converter of unspecified value while the vehicle was parked outside his home in Graham Road’s 2800 block since March 9.

Criminal mischief

House and vehicle struck with eggs: A man and woman reported May 22 that someone struck their home’s siding and windows and their vehicle with eggs in Duquesne Drive’s 2900 block during the night. A police report did not say whether there was damage.