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POLICE REPORTS

Published: December 4, 2016 12:00 AM

THEFT

Tools, electronics removed from vehicles: A Hillcrest Drive man told police Nov. 13 that sometime overnight, someone entered three vehicles parked in his driveway, removing a $50 GPS unit, $400 worth of power equipment and tools, a $150 subwoofer and keys valued at $10.

Akron woman caught stealing soda: Police issued a summons for theft and criminal trespass to a 38-year-old Akron woman Nov. 13 after an employee of a West Avenue business observed the suspect leave the store without paying for six packs of soda valued at $47. Police conducted a traffic stop on the suspect's car. The soda was located in the trunk and returned to the store.

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Coins stolen from apartment: A South Avenue man told police Nov. 11 a woman who had been recommended by a friend of his had been helping him for three weeks while he recovered from a car crash. According to the report, at some point, the man asked the woman to bring him a green plastic tub from his bedroom. Moments later, the woman exited the bedroom and left the apartment with her purse, clothes and a bag without saying a word. When the man went to his bedroom, he discovered the tub, which contained about $4,000 in miscellaneous coins, was nearly empty. Police are investigating.

Akron man nabbed for theft: Police issued a summons for theft to a 40-year-old Akron man after he was charged with stealing from a Midway Plaza business Sept. 28. According to the report, an $80 Coach wallet and $400 cash were taken from the business.

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Watch stolen: A security agent at a South Avenue business told police Nov. 29 he saw a man stuff a $30 gold watch down the front of his pants and leave the store without paying.

Falls woman caught taking groceries: Police issued a summons for theft to a 66-year-old Cuyahoga Falls woman Nov. 16 after loss prevention watched her push a cart filled with $233 worth of merchandise out of the store without paying.

CRIMINAL DAMAGING

Window broken: A woman cleaning a Strecker Drive business contacted police about a broken window in the building. Damage was estimated at $100.

ILLEGAL HUNTING

Man issued summons for illegal hunting: An Eastwood Drive woman called police Nov. 17 to report a hunter had asked her if he could track a deer on her land he had just shot with an arrow. According to the report, the responding officer made contact with the hunter on Southeast Avenue. The hunter told the officer he had wounded the deer while hunting on his in-law's property on Eastwood Avenue. The hunter was issued a summons for illegal hunting and released. The wounded deer was not located.

JUNK, TRASH, RUBBISH

Property in violation of city ordinance: Police received a complaint about a South Alling Road property. According to the report, the responding officer deemed the property to be in violation of the city ordinance involving junk, trash and rubbish. The officer discovered several trash bags full of trash, rubbish and junk and a pile of miscellaneous items (milk crate, cooler, cooking pot, table, plastic tub filled with refuse, tennis shoes, a glass window, paint cans , a glass table top and tools) covered with a tarp in the front yard. In the back yard he found several trash cans, a broken canopy, a large green tarp covering items, plywood and two vehicles parked in the grass. A letter will be sent to the property owner advising resolution of the situation.

OPEN CONTAINER

Akron woman caught with open beer in vehicle: Police issued a summons for open container to a 40-year-old Akron woman Nov. 20 after an officer stopped her vehicle in the 500 block of West Avenue for having only one working headlight. According to the report, while the officer was processing the driver's information, he noticed the driver and passenger reaching under the seat and into the back seat. After asking them to exit the vehicle, the officer found two open beers and a box of beer in the back seat.

Police Reports is a sampling of incidents responded to by local law enforcement agencies or the Tallmadge Police Department. It is not intended to be all inclusive.


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