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Published: April 16, 2017 12:00 AM


Meds and more missing: A resident of the 400 block of Sackett Avenue reported someone entered her house by removing the front doorknob between 9 p.m. April 9 and 2 a.m. April 10 and took her medication, a speaker and bank checks. Total estimated loss is $65. Police have leads.

Loss totals nearly $5,000: A resident of West Steels Corners Road reported someone entered his home by breaking in the back door of his attached garage and stole approximately $4,670 worth of items between 7:30 a.m. and 5:10 p.m. April 4. Damage to the door was estimated at $200. There are no leads or suspects.


TV part taken: A resident of the 3400 block of Prange Drive reported someone between 3 and 10 p.m. April 9 stole from her doorstep a package that contained a $30 flat screen TV wall mount.

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Junior needs new shoes: The manager of a store in the 500 block of Howe Avenue reported an unknown male and an unknown female stole two pairs of children's shoes valued at $110 at 11:24 a.m. April 8. The store will prosecute, the report said, and there is a lead.


Argument gets physical: A 23-year-old Akron man was arrested and charged with first-degree misdemeanor domestic violence after his ex-girlfriend reported he pushed her and grabbed her by the throat during an argument over a cellphone and car keys at her Cuyahoga Falls residence at 5:23 p.m. April 9. The woman did not have any visible injuries, according to the police report, and did not request medical attention.

Headstrong victim: A 30-year-old Cuyahoga Falls man was arrested and charged with first-degree misdemeanor domestic violence after his wife reported he punched her and strangled her at their home at 12:45 a.m. April 6. The woman sustained bruising to her left eye and forehead, the report said, which she got when she head-butted her husband during the fight. She refused medical treatment.


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Stop leads to struggle, arrest: After running from a traffic stop for moving violations at Maitland Avenue and 21st Street at 3:07 a.m. April 9, a 30-year-old Akron man was arrested and charged with obstructing official business and resisting arrest. The Akron man ran from the stop and was caught, but he fought and struggled with officers attempting to put him in handcuffs, refusing to place his hands behind his back and pulling away from officers. The man was charged with OVI, the report said, and taken to detox after he was booked. A spokesman for the police did not not know how far the man ran before he was caught.

Officer injured: A 36-year-old Cuyahoga Falls man was arrested and charged with obstructing official business and resisting arrest after he provided false information and ran away from a Cuyahoga Falls police officer who was lawfully investigating the man for an active warrant at his home at 9:34 a.m. April 8. The man was later apprehended in the 2400 block of Russell Street. As officers took him into custody, the man resisted and caused injury to one officer's head. The officer injured his right hand by having a few scrapes and abrasions on the knuckles and wrist area while gaining control of the suspect, police said. He did not require medical treatment.


Trouble cubby: A 22-year-old Akron man was cited with drug abuse after he was found with a plastic bag containing 6 grams of suspected marijuana in a cubby hole in the dashboard of his car at Portage Trail and Seventh Street at 11:23 p.m. April 8 when he was stopped for expired plates.


Moon came out early: The manager of a business in the 500 block of Howe Avenue reported two customers threatened to beat her up and then when they left the store, one of them exposed her buttocks and flipped her middle finger at store employees. This occurred around 10:45 a.m. April 8. There is a possible lead and the store manager wants to prosecute.


Cinco de Mayo came early, too: A 43-year-old Akron man and a 32-year-old Cuyahoga Falls woman were cited for disorderly conduct by intoxication, a minor misdemeanor, after police saw them arguing on the corner of Portage Trail and Seventh Street at 9:10 p.m. April 7. When the officer stopped to talk to them, they smelled a strong odor of alcohol on the man who stumbled over. He admitted to officers he and the woman had consumed three pitchers of margaritas. After being cited, both were transported to detox and Western Reserve Hospital.


Drug confirmed carfentanil: A 24-year-old Streetsboro man was charged April 5 with possession of controlled substances, a fifth-degree felony, when Ohio BCI lab tests confirmed he had carfentanil when he was revived from an overdose at a restaurant in the 400 block of Howe Avenue on Nov. 18, 2016.



No one cited in two-vehicle collision: A Stow woman was driving her vehicle westbound on Graham Road and stopped at a traffic light at Graham and Dover roads on March 28. A Sagamore Hills woman was westbound on Graham and rear-ended the Stow woman's car, according to the report. There was no visible damage to either vehicle, the report said. The Stow woman complained of a sore neck, refused EMS treatment, but went to the hospital for treatment. The reporting officer was on Dover and observed the collision, according to the report. No one was cited in the crash, according to a police official.

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