Victim found in restaurant: An employee of a restaurant in the 600 block of Howe Avenue reported a black male and a white male entered the eatery around 1 p.m. Sept. 6. While in the restaurant, they went into the restroom where they remained for half an hour. Friends found the black male, a 32-year-old Akron man, passed out on the bathroom floor. Police were dispatched at 1:52 p.m., arriving at 1:53. Officers administered Narcan. Also on scene was Munroe Falls Fire/EMS who treated the Akron man and transported him to Akron City Hospital. The overdose hotline was contacted, the report said. No charges were filed. Police said the white male had left before police arrived, and it is believed he is the one who called 911.
Woman hindering arrest charged: A 29-year-old woman, listed as homeless in the report, was arrested and charged with obstructing justice, a fifth-degree felony, after allegedly hindering the discovery and apprehension of her male acquaintance who officers were attempting to take into custody for a felony warrant at 2 a.m. Sept. 4 in the 1700 block of Fourth Street. Police said she tried to help the man hide in the house they were in, but police found him and arrested him. He was wanted for drug possession.
Game system stolen: A resident of the 2500 block of Sackett Avenue reported someone entered her home by unknown means and stole a $400 video game system between 5:45 p.m. Sept. 2 and 2 p.m. Sept. 3. There are no leads or suspects.
Nearly $12,000 in property taken: A resident of the 1000 block of Clyde Avenue reported someone entered his residence by unknown means while he was away between 7 p.m. Sept. 2 and 3 a.m. Sept. 3 and stole two televisions, a laptop, jewelry and watches, tennis shoes and approximately $1,200 in cash. Total loss was estimated at $11,900.
One man charged: A 40-year-old Akron man was arrested and charged with burglary, a second-degree felony, after a resident of the 2200 block of Northmoreland Boulevard reported the 40-year-old man and an unidentified man broke into the residence through the back door at 11:47 p.m. Sept. 2. The resident said the Akron man stole $10 from his entertainment stand while the man with him stole a watch and a bracelet valued at $27. Police are using surveillance video as evidence.
Computer missing: A resident of the 4200 block of Americana Drive reported someone entered her locked apartment and stole her $500 laptop computer from an end table in the living room between 6:30 p.m. Aug. 27 and 1 a.m. Aug. 28. There were no signs of forced entry. There are leads in the case, the report said.
Akron man charged: A warrant was requested charging a 24-year-old Akron man with domestic violence after his live-in girlfriend reported he pushed her, threw a phone at her and punched her in the jaw while they were house sitting her relative's house on Marguerite Avenue at 8 p.m. Aug. 29. The woman had a reddish area on her jaw, the police report said, and she was unsure of medical attention.
Newspaper scam reported: A 65-year-old Cuyahoga Falls woman Aug. 29 reported a thin white man in his late 20s claiming to be from the Akron Beacon Journal ostensibly sold her a 52-week subscription for $50, for which she paid for in cash, at her home in the 1600 block of Underwood Place around 8 p.m. Aug. 25. She said she later discovered the man was not an employee or representative of the paper.
Car buy gone wrong: A Cuyahoga Falls woman reported she attempted to purchase a motor vehicle online through Craig's List Aug. 16, paying $1,500 in Apple iTunes cards, and as of Aug. 26 it had not been delivered.
THEFT, CRiMINAL DAMAGING
Car window pried, purse snatched: A Cuyahoga Falls woman reported someone pried open a window on her 2016 Mazda CX5 while it was parked in the 1900 block of Portage Trail between 5 and 6 p.m. Aug. 27 and stole her purse. Estimated loss and damage is $1,395. Police have leads.