THEFT Woman scammed out of money: A Tallmadge woman met with police May 3 regarding a scam. According to the report, the woman wired $950 to a suspect via a store moneygram, later discovering the entire transaction was based on a fabricated story.
BREAKING & ENTERING Copper piping stolen from foreclosed home: Police were dispatched to an Elm Avenue residence for a report of stolen copper piping. According to the report, the officer met with employees of a firm working on the foreclosed home.
THEFT 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.
The following are convictions handed down in Stow Municipal Court related to charges of operating an automobile while under the influence of alcohol. Tara L. Wright, 33, of Akron, was found guilty of OVI March 24, 2017. She was sentenced to six days jail.
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BREAKING AND ENTERING Tires, rims stolen from truck: The manager of a West Avenue business told police sometime between 4 p.m. April 2 and 11 a.m. April 3, someone removed four Goodyear Duratrac tires and black rims valued at $4,173 from one of the new trucks on the lot.
THEFT Cell phone taken at school: A Tallmadge woman told police while her son was attending class at Tallmadge High School March 20, he left his $300 iphone on his desk while it was recharging. According to the report, when he went to retrieve it, it was gone.
BREAKING & ENTERING Tools, wiring stolen from construction site: Police were dispatched to a construction site on Colony Park Drive for a report of breaking and entering.
THEFT Battery cables stolen, liftgates damaged: A supervisor at a Northeast Avenue business told police sometime between 6 p.m. Feb. 22 and 7 a.m. Feb. 24, someone cut the heavy duty battery cables which come attached to the liftgates manufactured by the company.
BREAKING AND ENTERING Lock broken on shed: A Nutwood Drive man told police Feb. 19 that sometime overnight, someone cut the lock on his shed, which is located in the rear of his property. According to the report, nothing was missing from the shed.
THEFT Purse taken from unlocked vehicle: While a North Thomas Road woman was moving out of her apartment complex Feb.
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BURGLARY Door damaged during break-in: A Brittain Circle couple told police Feb. 7 while they were out of their apartment, someone had forced entry through the main man door, causing damage to the door jamb.
BREAKING AND ENTERING Tools stolen from trailer: An employee of a Tallmadge business told police when he opened his work trailer at a West Avenue address Jan. 23, he discovered hand and power tools valued at $1,000 missing from inside.
BREAKING AND ENTERING Tools, radio stolen from home under construction: An employee of a construction firm building homes on Shadyside Lane told police Jan.
THEFT Streetsboro woman nabbed in stereo theft: Police issued a summons for theft to a 38-year-old Streetsboro woman Jan. 6 after loss prevention at a South Avenue business contacted police to report a shoplifting in progress.
BREAKING AND ENTERING Appliance removed from home under construction: A heating and cooling installer told police sometime between Dec. 30 and Jan. 3, someone removed a $407 furnace and a $169 gas coil from a home under construction on Woodside Lane.
THEFT Cell phone taken: A cell phone valued at $120 was removed from the leasing office of a North Thomas Road apartment complex. Resident victim of scam: A Tallmadge man told police between Oct. 30 and Dec. 24, he was contacted by a woman on Facebook.
THEFT 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.
BURGLARY Bicycle stolen from garage: A Strecker Drive man told police Dec. 2 that sometime overnight, someone removed a $375 bicycle from his garage. According to the report, entry was made through an unsecured man door on the north side of the garage.
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The following are convictions handed down in Stow Municipal Court related to charges of operating an automobile while under the influence of alcohol. Timothy B. Prater, 35, of Akron, was found guilty of OVI Nov. 17, 2016. He was sentenced to 30 days Macedonia Jail.
The following are convictions handed down in Stow Municipal Court related to charges of operating an automobile while under the influence of alcohol. Jamie L. Hinton, 38, of Akron, was found guilty of OVI Nov. 10, 2016. She was sentenced to three days DIP and seven days HI.