Cuyahoga Falls 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.

— Cuyahoga Falls —

Criminal damaging

Vehicle scratched: A Sagamore Hills woman reported June 3 that someone scratched the side of her vehicle while it was parked outside a Portage Trail business during the previous couple of days. Police said the damage was estimated at $150.

School window broken: A Lincoln Elementary School custodian reported June 1 that someone smashed a window at the Bailey Road school by throwing a rock at it during the previous week. Police said the damage was estimated at $200.

Mug breaks vehicle window: A Bailey Road man reported May 29 that someone shattered his vehicle’s rear window by throwing a mug through it during the night. Police said the damage was estimated at $500.

Theft

Auto parts fraudulently purchased: A manager at a Howe Avenue auto dealership reported June 2 that someone unknown used three fraudulent credit cards to purchase automotive parts totaling more than $6,100 in value from the dealership in March.

Vehicle window smashed: A Fourth Street man reported someone entered his vehicle by smashing its rear window, then stole property totaling an estimated $700 in value from it since the evening before. Police said the damage was estimated at $500.

Clothing package stolen: A Grant Avenue woman reported June 2 that someone stole a package containing swimsuits and shorts totaling about $260 in value after it was delivered to her home on May 29.

Male left with money: A Cuyahoga Falls man reported an unknown male came to his home to sell a phone to his 17-year-old daughter for $200, took the money and then ran away without leaving the phone during the evening May 29.

Harassment

Man reports threats: A Cuyahoga Falls man reported someone unknown sent him messages threatening him and his family from different phone numbers during the morning June 2.

Weapons offenses

Gun found in vehicle: Police said they charged a 29-year-old Akron man with weapons-related charges after they responded to a report of a female allegedly being forced into the man’s vehicle on Hanover Street at about 1 a.m. May 31. Police said they stopped the man’s vehicle a short time later and determined the allegation was unfounded, but after the man gave them permission to search the vehicle, they found a loaded handgun in it that the man admitted he twice fired into the ground on Hanover. Police said they charged the man with third-degree felony weapons under disability after determining the man was not allowed to possess a firearm due to a prior felony domestic violence conviction. The man was also charged with improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle and carrying a concealed weapon, both fourth-degree felonies and misdemeanor discharging a firearm. The man was taken to Cuyahoga Falls City Jail.