Tallmadge 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.

— Tallmadge —

Attempted theft

Wallet left behind: A woman reported June 22 that someone ransacked her unlocked vehicle while it was parked outside her home in Tammery Drive’s 500 block during the night, but did not take anything. Police, however, said the unknown person left behind a wallet containing an old receipt and a nickel, which they took as evidence.

Aggravated menacing

Man allegedly pulled gun: A Perry Road man, 58, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor aggravated menacing after a neighbor reported the man pulled out a gun and made a threat during the early evening June 20. Police said a Tallmadge woman witnessed the incident. The neighbor said his children were riding a dirt bike and a go-kart behind his home when he and the woman saw the man watching the children from behind some bushes. The neighbor said that when he questioned the man, the man allegedly pulled out a gun and made a threat against anyone who came on his property. The man was taken to Cuyahoga Falls City Jail. Police said they recovered the gun in the man’s home.

Breaking and entering

Cash and phone stolen: A manager of a business in Tallmadge Road’s 300 block reported June 15 that someone broke into the business during the previous four days, ransacked desks and stole $270 from a petty cash envelope in one desk and an approximately $150 cellphone from the top of another desk. Police said it was unclear how the building was entered.

Dirt bikes stolen: A man reported June 12 that someone took two dirt bikes totaling about $2,500 in value from his garage in South Munroe Road’s 1100 block since the evening before. Police said there were no signs of forced entry.

Tools taken from garage: A man reported June 9 that someone took two nail guns and a staple gun totaling about $1,200 in value from his open garage in East Avenue’s 500 block during the previous six days.

Theft

Estate sale theft reported: A Tallmadge woman reported someone stole a phonograph head and spare needles totaling $200 in value at an estate sale at a home in Elm Avenue’s 600 block during the late morning or afternoon June 12. The woman said that many people had come to the sale.