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.

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Residents reports thefts from vehicles: Several residents living in the same area reported thefts from their vehicles while they were parked outside their homes within less than a week of each other.

A Buckingham Gate Boulevard man reported June 10 that someone took items including two credit cards from his vehicle since the evening before, with the loss totaling nearly $120. A police report did not say whether there were any fraudulent charges to the cards.

An East Hunters Lake Drive woman reported June 6 that someone took a $10 wallet containing several credit cards since the day before. The woman a window was partially open allowing the vehicle to be unlocked. The cards were canceled, said police, and fraudulent charges were not reported.

A Bailey Road man reported June 5 that someone stole credit and bank cards from his unlocked vehicle during the night. Police said the cards were used in Akron, but the man suffered no financial loss.

Bicycle stolen: A 6th Street man reported someone stole his approximately $400 bicycle from outside his home during the afternoon June 9.

Package taken: An Iota Avenue man reported someone stole a package valued at about $400 after it was delivered to his home June 5.

Mirror taken from vehicle: A Bailey Road woman reported someone stole a side mirror off a vehicle and let the air out of the three tires of another vehicle while they were parked outside her home during the night. Police said the theft was estimated at $700.

Computer and book bags taken: A Prange Drive woman reported someone stole two packages containing a laptop computer bag and a book bag totaling about $75 in value after they were delivered outside her home June 4.

Bike taken from deck: A 23rd Street man reported someone stole his approximately $500 bicycle after cutting a $20 cable lock securing it to his home’s rear deck during the late morning or afternoon June 3.

Criminal damaging

Hole left in window: An 11th Street man reported finding a small hole in his home’s front window June 7 that someone caused during the previous week. A police report did not say how the hole was caused or include a damage estimate.

Siding possibly hit by pellets: An 8th Street woman reported Jan. 7 that someone caused about $300 in damages to her home’s siding during the night. Police said the siding appeared to have been struck by pellets.

Man hit by glass: Police said they charged a 40-year-old 12th Street man with first-degree misdemeanor criminal damaging after a Uniontown man reported that during a dispute outside the 12th Street man’s home during the evening June 5, the 12th Street man grabbed the driver’s side window of the Uniontown man’s vehicle, shattering it. The Uniontown man said he was sitting in the driver’s seat at the time and was struck in the face by glass. A police report did not describe any injuries and the man declined medical attention. The damage was estimated at $350, police said. The 12th Street man was taken to the police department, given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond.

Road rage incident reported: A Uniontown man reported an unknown male broke his vehicle’s driver side mirror during a road rage incident at the West Portage Trail and Valley Road intersection at about 7:10 a.m. June 5. A police report did not include a damage estimate.

Inducing panic

Gun fired into air: Police said they charged a Bailey Road man, 39, with misdemeanor charges of inducing panic, using weapon while intoxicated and discharging firearms after they responded to a report that the man allegedly fired a 9 mm pistol into the air several times outside his home at about 3 a.m. June 6. Police said they charged a 34-year-old woman in the same household with misdemeanor resisting arrest and disorderly conduct after she allegedly screamed at police and refused to obey commands to stop interfering and to stay back. Police said that while they were arresting her, she pushed against a police car to try and prevent police from putting her into it. The man and woman were taken to the police department, given Stow Municipal Court dates and released on personal bonds.

Breaking and entering

Leaf blower taken from garage: A Shaw Avenue man reported someone stole an approximately $150 leaf blower from his detached garage during the evening June 5. A police report did not say whether there was forced entry.

Tools taken from shed: A Hillcrest Drive man reported June 4 that someone broke into a shed outside his home and took power and hand tools totaling about $3,000 in value since the evening before. A police report did not say whether there was damage to the shed.

Drug trafficking

Marijuana found in vehicle: Police said they charged a 19-year-old Akron man with fifth-degree felony drug possession and misdemeanor drug possession, drug paraphernalia possession, and marked lanes after they stopped his vehicle on Route 8 southbound at Broad Boulevard at about 1:15 a.m. June 5 and found about 2 pounds of marijuana in his vehicle. Police said they also found a digital scale, numerous plastic bags and more than $200 in the vehicle. The man was taken to Cuyahoga Falls City Jail.