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 —

Theft

Car stolen from store: The regional service manager for a store chain reported July 31 that an audit of company-owned vehicles determined that an approximately $5,500 car had apparently been stolen from the chain’s store in West Avenue’s 300 block since the beginning of the year.

Wallet stolen from vehicle: A Michigan woman reported July 31 that someone stole her wallet containing two credit cards, $250 in cash, and her driver’s license from her vehicle while it was parked outside an Otoe Avenue home during the night.

Bicycles stolen from garage: A man reported July 28 that someone stole two bicycles totaling about $500 in value from his open garage in Westwood Circle’s 100 block during the afternoon or evening the day before. The man said that when he closed the garage door at about 10:30 p.m., a motion activated light inside the garage was on, but he had not noticed anything out of order at the time.

Sign taken from yard: A man reported July 22 that someone took an $11 pro-police sign from his front yard in South east Avenue’s 600 block during the previous two weeks. Police said they found out two identical signs were also stolen from two neighboring yards.

Burglary

Pressure washer and tools taken: A man reported July 23 that someone stole tools totaling around $500 in value from his attached garage and a $300 pressure washer from behind the garage during the night. The man said he found the garage door partially open at around 6:30 a.m., but did not discover the thefts until he came home from work later in the day. Police said it appeared that someone was able to use a garage door opener from the man’s vehicle, which was parked outside, to open the garage door. Police said there was no signs of forced entry, either into the garage or into the vehicle.

Criminal damaging

Glass door smashed: The manager of a store in Brittain Road’s 1100 block reported July 21 that someone smashed the door’s front glass door during the night. Police said it did not appear the store was actually entered. The damage was estimated at $700, said police.