Stow-Munroe 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.

— Munroe Falls —

Criminal damaging

Kayak cable lock broken: A Cuyahoga Falls man reported someone broke the approximately $20 cable lock securing his kayak at Silver Valley Lake in Falls River Drive’s 100 block during the evening May 21.


Rustling noise heard: Police said they responded to a Bermont Avenue home after the residents reported a bedroom window was open and they heard a rustling noise at about 9:20 p.m. May 16. Police said the window’s screen was in place and they searched the home, but found no intruders and no evidence anyone had entered the home.

Someone knocked on door: A Gaylord Drive man reported someone knocked on his home’s door at about 12:20 a.m. May 15. The man said he believed his dogs barking scared the person away. Police said they searched the area, but did not find any suspects.

Breaking and entering

Tools taken from garage: A man reported May 12 that someone stole a battery-powered saw and bolt cutters totaling about $190 in value from his garage in Munroe Falls Avenue’s 100 block since the beginning of the month. Police said there was no sign of forced entry.

— Stow —

Breaking and entering

Tools stolen from church shed: The pastor of a church in Graham Road’s 2400 block reported May 31 that someone broke into a storage shed and stole a chainsaw and a leaf blower of unspecified value since the day before. The pastor said a post hole digger and a weed trimmer were also taken from the shed, but left behind. Police said the door’s hinges were broken off, allowing entry into the shed.

Vehicle trespass

Suspect seen on video: A man reported his doorbell camera captured video of an unknown male trying to open one of his vehicle’s locked doors while the vehicle was parked in his driveway in Marhofer Avenue’s 2100 block at about 12:50 a.m. May 30.

Identity fraud

Money taken from account: A Carrie Way woman reported May 29 that someone used her personal information to open three accounts at different banks, then accessed her bank account and transferred $10,000 to one of the fraudulent accounts. Police said the investigation was open.

Impersonating a

police officer

Boy reports email: A 16-year-old Stow boy reported he received a harassing email from someone falsely claiming to be a Kent police officer May 28. Police said the investigation was closed.