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Cuyahoga Falls Police Reports (Aug. 14, 2016)

Published: August 14, 2016 12:00 AM


Honeybees found dead: A Jackson Avenue resident reported someone sprayed an unknown substance on a bee colony located in the 600 block of Falls Avenue between 8 a.m. Aug. 7 and 8 a.m. Aug. 8 killing approximately 500 honeybees. There are no leads or suspects. Police said this and another report involving dead honeybees are under investigation.


More than $1,000 missing from vehicle: A North Canton man reported someone removed $1,200 from the center console of his work vehicle between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Aug. 5 while it was parked with the keys in it at a dealership in the 2400 block of Front Street for maintenance. The case is under investigation, police said.

Resident reports theft of $1,000 in property: A resident of Americana Drive reported Aug. 4 someone stole more than $1,000 worth of belongings from his home between April 1 and May 9. The man had a suspect. He was referred to the prosecutor's office.

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Cafe patron missing iPad: A Copley man reported someone stole his iPad Pro while he was in a grocery store cafe in the 2600 block of State Road between 10:30 and 11 a.m. July 29.

Stow gun enthusiast reports weapon stolen: A Stow man reported someone stole his $300 handgun from a firing range in the 2400 block of Front Street between 11 a.m. Aug. 1 and 10 a.m. Aug. 3.

Store reports $9,555 in illegal charges: A loss prevention associate for a grocery store in the 200 block of Howe Avenue reported two men have stolen $9,555 worth of items from three grocery stores in Cuyahoga Falls using stolen credit card numbers between July 30 and Aug. 3 at 9 p.m.


Woman allegedly stole, fought, ran: Charges were filed against a 56-year-old Akron woman after a loss prevention associate for a grocery store in the 2200 block of State Road reported she suffered minor injuries trying to detain the 56-year-old woman who fought back, according to the report. Injuries were minor, police said, and there was not medical treatment. The suspect, identified through surveillance video, left the store without paying for $31 worth of groceries she had concealed in her purse at 9:09 p.m. Aug. 4, the report said.

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Bogus bills passed at store: The manager of a grocery store in the 200 block of Howe Avenue reported a counterfeit $100 bill was passed to a cashier at 6:02 p.m. July 15. In a separate report, she reported a counterfeit $50 bill was passed to a clerk between 10 and 11 p.m. Aug. 1. Both incidents are under investigation.

Domestic violence

Man charged in assault of ex-girlfriend: A 44-year-old Akron man was charged with domestic violence, a third-degree felony, after his ex-girlfriend reported he came into her place of work between noon and 12:20 p.m. July 30 and assaulted her by placing his hands around her neck and choking her, then pushing her down into a chair. She had a red mark on her neck, the report said. She did not require or seek medical assistance. Her ex-boyfriend has prior convictions of domestic violence, the report said.

Traffic crashes

Car vs. motorcycle: A 46-year-old Cuyahoga Falls man was cited for failing to stop at a stop sign on Aug. 4. According to the report, the Falls man, while traveling westbound on Phelps Avenue, pulled the car he was driving into the path of another Falls man, 32, driving a motorcycle southbound on North Haven Boulevard, causing the motorcycle to strike the car at 10:54 a.m. The motorcycle driver was treated for possible injuries and released at the scene by Falls EMS. The other driver was not injured. Damages were disabling to the motorcycle, minor to the car.

Two-car crash with injuries: A 44-year-old Kent woman was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries following a crash on Aug. 2. According to the report, a 58-year-old Canton woman westbound on Northmoreland Boulevard had the green light and was starting to turn onto Bailey Road southbound when her car was struck at 8:22 a.m. by the Kent woman's car which, according to police, ran the red light. The Canton woman had possible injuries and was not transported. Her passengers, two girls, 12 and 8, were not injured. The Kent woman was cited for failing to obey a traffic signal.

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