Brother calls police: A Cuyahoga Falls man reported he found his 25-year-old brother with two gray rock-like objects his brother said were fentanyl at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 18 at the man's Viewpoint Avenue residence. Charges were pending lab test results.
OVERDOSE, DRUG ABUSE INSTRUMENTS
Mother reports overdose: A 24-year-old Madison Avenue man was cited for possession of drug abuse instruments after his mother reported he was on the ground and overdosing between noon and 12:53 p.m. Sept. 9. The fire department revived the man and transported him to Western Reserve Hospital. Police found a hypodermic needle in the man's bedroom with a white substance on it and a green straw with a white substance on it.
Daughter's room entered: A resident of the 4200 block of Americana Drive reported someone gained entry to her apartment through an unlocked window and stole a $269 electronic device from her daughter's room between 5:40 p.m. Sept. 16 and 3 p.m. Sept. 17.
House entered: A Stow man reported someone broke into his relative's home in the 400 block of East Reserve Drive while she was away between 5:30 p.m. Sept. 16 and noon Sept. 17. It was not known if anything was stolen.
Money, meds taken: A resident of the 400 block of East Reserve Drive reported someone broke into her home through the front door between 5:30 p.m. Sept. 16 and noon Sept. 17 and took $100 in cash and three prescription medications from her kitchen cupboard.
Damage reported: A resident of the 1700 block of Fourth Street reported someone entered her residence by unknown means and damaged an interior door frame and lock between 5 p.m. Sept. 12 and 4 p.m. Sept. 13. No other damage or theft was reported. Damage was estimated at $250.
No entry made: A resident of the 400 block of Lynn Drive reported someone tried to gain access to her home through two windows and a sliding glass door between 2 and 11 p.m. Sept. 9. There are suspects. Police said a window screen was cut causing minimal damage.
BREAKING AND ENTERING, VANDALISM
Equipment stolen, wrong fuel poured into vehicles: The owner of a landscaping business in the 2100 block of Akron Peninsula Road reported someone cut through his fence, pried open a door and entered his building between 12:38 and 2:28 a.m. Sept. 14. An estimated $25,000 in landscaping equipment was stolen from the building, according to the report, and gasoline poured into the tanks of the owner's diesel trucks and equipment. Clean-up costs were estimated at $1,000. Police said they have a suspect and the case is under investigation.
Employment scam reported: A Cuyahoga Falls woman on Sept. 16 reported she accepted a job on Sept. 12 with a company online. She said she received a cashier's check from the company for $2,950 and deposited it into her checking account. At the request of the company, the woman drew $2,500 out of her checking account and deposited it into the company's bank. The woman has since discovered the cashier's check for $2,950 was a bad check, according to the report.
Teens caught in the act: Two Akron males, 17 and 19, were arrested and charged with theft after a resident of French Mill Run reported he saw them rummaging through vehicles parked at his housing complex at 3:20 a.m. Sept. 13. Police recovered two cellphones belonging to two other people, money and other suspected stolen items.
THEFT, RESISTING ARREST
Hate to steal and run: Two Cuyahoga Falls men, both 18, were arrested and charged with theft after they allegedly stole two bottles of liquor from a Bailey Road grocery store at 7:11 p.m. Sept. 10. One was also charged with resisting arrest after he pulled away from officers and ran away. Police were able to detain him, the report said.
THEFT OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS
Pill theft reported: A 26th Street woman was charged with theft, a fourth-degree felony, after a Cuyahoga Falls man reported she stole 22 hydrocodone pills from his residence, also on 26th Street, between Sept. 9 and 10.
Window broken: The assistant manager of a pharmacy in the 700 block of Howe Avenue reported someone threw a rock and broke the business's drive-thru window at 9:55 a.m. Sept. 18. Damage was estimated at $200.
Domestic reported: A 31-year-old Falls man was arrested and charged with domestic violence after his live-in girlfriend and a female family member reported he physically assaulted them at 4:45 p.m. Sept. 12. Both women had injuries which were treated by paramedics on-scene.
Boyfriend arrested: A 41-year-old Falls man was arrested and charged with domestic violence after his live-in girlfriend reported he pulled her down to the floor by her hair and punched her in the head several times around 2 a.m. Sept. 12. The girlfriend had a large bruise on the left side of her head, the report said. Falls EMS cleared her at the scene. Her boyfriend was placed in the city jail.
Akron man cited: A 62-year-old Cuyahoga Falls woman was stopped in traffic on West Bath Road westbound at Woodhaven Drive when a 32-year-old Akron man pulled up behind her and was unable to stop his pickup truck in time, colliding with her sport utility vehicle at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 15. The Falls woman was treated by Falls Fire for possible injuries, according to the report, and she was not transported. The Akron man was not injured. Police cited him for assured clear distance ahead.