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Published: April 23, 2017 12:00 AM


Support check stolen: A Northwest Avenue woman told police April 11 that someone removed a child support check in the amount of $87 from her mailbox. She later discovered the check had been cashed March 25. According to the report, no suspect information is available at this time.

Gas stolen from pump: The owner of an East Avenue business told police April 11 that at 4:14 p.m., a woman driving a silver Chevy filled her tank with $15 worth of gas and left without paying for the fuel. According to the report, the employee told police he believes the same suspect may have done this one previous time. Police are investigating.

Mower parts missing: A Deerwood Drive woman told police sometime between Nov. 15, 2016, and April 14, someone removed $800 worth of mower parts from her detached garage. Police are pursuing a lead.

Designer purse taken: A Bierce Street woman told police April 15 that sometime overnight, someone entered her unlocked vehicle, which was parked in her driveway, removing a Louis Vuitton clutch purse valued at $400. According to the report, the contents of the purse were dumped inside the vehicle's interior.

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Dog attacked: A Newton Street woman told police April 13 her neighbor's dog, a German shepherd, entered her backyard while her children were playing, attacking her 6-year-old chiweenie. According to the report, the complainant told police her dog sustained significant injuries to its back and was taken to a nearby animal hospital. The complainant also told police the neighbors do have an electric fence to contain their pets, but it must not have been functioning or the dog may have run through it.


Mailbox struck: A Mark Drive woman told police sometime between 10 a.m. and noon April 4, a vehicle drove off the roadway and struck her mailbox. According to the report, there are tire marks to show the vehicle went off the roadway, plus a broken mirror from the suspect vehicle. Damage was estimated at $100.

Windshield broken: An Akron man whose car was parked at a West Overdale Drive apartment complex told police April 4 that sometime overnight, someone smashed his car windshield and scratched the side of the car. According to the report, the windshield appears to have been struck with a large object like a bat or a hammer. Damage was estimated at $800.

Vehicle damaged: The owner of a Carmen Road business told police April 17 he had left his unlocked vehicle parked next to the business since April 15. Upon his return, he discovered his light and headliner had been ripped out and a tan jacket had been removed from inside. Damage was estimated at $100.

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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