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

Catalytic converters stolen: A West Avenue business employee reported Aug. 8 that someone stole the catalytic converters totaling around $2,000 in value off two work trucks while they were parked outside the business since late afternoon the day before.

Criminal trespass

Cemetery building entered: A city maintenance employee reported Aug. 8 that someone entered an unidentified small building on the grounds of the city’s South Avenue cemetery during an unspecified time period and left a large amount of debris and trash on the floor. Police said there were no signs of forced entry.

Identity fraud

Woman reports suspicious bill: A Tallmadge woman reported Aug. 6 that she believes someone may have used her personal information to open a cellphone account after she received a bill from a collection agency claiming that she owed more than $260 on an account from 2014. The woman said the collection agency would not provide her with much information, but requested that she file a police report. Police said they told the woman she should contact the account provider directly as well as a credit monitoring agency to determine if there was any fraudulent activity.

Criminal mischief

Office left in disarray: A woman reported someone tampered with items in her office at a business in South Avenue’s 400 block while she was away during part of the afternoon Aug. 6. The woman said papers were thrown about the office and several personal items were turned upside down and moved around, but nothing was missing or damaged. She said she believes she locked the door, but was unsure. Police said there were no signs of forced entry and there were no suspects.

Breaking and entering

Shed entered: A woman reported Aug. 4 that someone entered a locked shed outside her home in Washburn Road’s 400 block during the second half of July. The woman said nothing appeared to be missing and she was unsure how the shed was entered, but she found some small holes on both sides of the shed doors.