Resident caught stealing beer: Police issued a summons for theft and criminal trespass to a 47-year-old Tallmadge man Dec. 7 after loss prevention at a South Avenue business observed the suspect leave the store without paying for two cans of beer valued at $3. According to the report, the suspect is not allowed in the store due to a previous theft arrest.
Akron man nabbed taking liquor: Police issued a summons for theft to a 28-year-old Akron man Dec. 9 after loss prevention at a South Avenue business observed the suspect select six bottles of liquor valued at $188 and leave the store without paying for the merchandise. According to the report, the suspect was detained by loss prevention which recovered the liquor without incident.
Wallet stolen from unlocked vehicle: A Senn Drive man told police Dec. 9 when checking his bank account online that morning, he discovered two unauthorized withdrawals from his debit card in Akron. According to the report, he immediately went to check his unlocked vehicle and found his wallet had been stolen. He was advised to close his account and file a police report.
Holiday light taken from yard: A Northwood Lane woman told police sometime between 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13, someone removed a $40 stargazer light projector from her yard.
Duo steal cart full of shrimp: Loss prevention at a West Avenue business told police Dec. 5 that on Nov. 27, two suspects were observed on the store's surveillance camera loading a cart with frozen shrimp valued at $520 and leaving the store without paying for the groceries. According to the report, loss prevention told police they have had prior incidents with the suspects.
iPad missing from unlocked truck: A Greenbriar Road man told police sometime between Dec. 8 and 10, someone removed a $350 iPad from inside his unlocked work truck while it was parked in his driveway.
Handgun, purse stolen from vehicle: An Alling Road woman told police Dec. 11 that someone entered her locked vehicle, which was parked in her driveway, removing a $500 9 mm pistol, a $100 purse, $20 cash, a $15 thumb drive and assorted credit cards and identification from inside. According to the report, there were no signs of forced entry.
Inflatable snowman taken from yard: An East Avenue woman told police sometime between Dec. 5 and 6, someone removed an inflatable Olaf the snowman lawn decoration valued at $200 from her front yard.