PRIVATE HAULER REGULATIONS
No hauling without permit: The city sanitation department was notified after police received reports of trucks from two different hauling companies picking up trash without annually filing with the city for a permit. One truck was collecting trash at a business in the 3600 block of State Road at 10:25 a.m. June 23. The other hauler was gathering garbage at a nursing home on East Bath Road at 11:10 a.m. the same day.
Landscaping equipment stolen: The owner of a business in the 4500 block of State Road reported someone gained access to his property by cutting a hole in the fence of the adjoining business, entered two unlocked trailers and took $2,100 worth of power landscaping equipment at 3 a.m. June 24. Police have leads.
AC unit missing: A business in the 2000 block of State Road reported someone stole a $2,500 air conditioning unit from behind the business between June 22 and 24. There are no suspects.
Day at the pool ruined: A couple from Akron reported someone stole their personal belongings including $100, credit cards and clothing while they were swimming at Water Works Park at 2025 Munroe Falls Ave. between 3 and 4 p.m. June 24. Total estimated loss is $210.
RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY
Not your car: Police arrested a 31-year-old Akron woman and charged her with receiving stolen property, a fourth-degree felony, at 3:55 a.m. June 23 after she was found at Highland Avenue and Hanover Street with three other people in a car reported stolen from Akron. The woman arrested was identified by the other three as the driver. No one else was charged. The vehicle was returned to its owner.
Pot found in traffic stop: A 22-year-old Falls woman was arrested and charged with drug abuse after police noticed the smell of marijuana from inside the vehicle after they pulled her over for a stop sign violation at 5:28 p.m. June 24. During a probable cause search an officer found a bag of suspected marijuana inside the woman's purse.
Jewelry taken: A resident of the 2700 block of Revere Drive reported someone entered her home without her permission and took several pieces of jewelry valued at $65 between 8:10 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. June 22. Entry was made through an unlocked sliding door, the report said.
Bicycle stolen: A resident of the 500 block of Stow Avenue reported someone entered her enclosed porch while she was home and took a $70 BMX bicycle at 7:36 a.m. June 21. The bike was later recovered at the Natatorium, 2345 Fourth St. There are no leads.
Intruder arrested: A 23-year-old Hudson man was arrested and charged with burglary after a resident of the 300 block of Crawford Circle reported he came into his house uninvited at shortly before 11 p.m. June 21, but fled when the resident confronted him. He was arrested and taken to Summit County Jail.
Rocky visit to the pool: A supervisor for Water Works Park, 2025 Munroe Falls Ave., reported members of a group of six adults and juveniles, possibly from Tennessee, threw rocks from the parking area into the pool area after they were denied access to the park because several of them didn't have identification at 12:22 p.m. June 21. Two female patrons, one from the country of Norway, the other from Strongsville, were struck by flying rocks. Neither required medical attention, according to the police report.
STOLEN CAR, THEFT, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Two visits, four charges: A 28-year-old Bedford man was charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle and theft, both misdemeanors, after his girlfriend of Cuyahoga Falls reported he stole her gold 2001 Volvo V70 and her $250 gold smart watch at 10:30 p.m. June 19. Police added a charge of felony domestic violence as well as another charge of misdemeanor theft after they were called back to the girlfriend's home where she told police the Bedford man returned at 3:30 a.m. and assaulted her. The girlfriend, who is pregnant with the Bedford man's baby, according to the report, said he punched her in the stomach, threw her to the ground and choked her. He then stole her gold smartphone before fleeing again. Warrants were issued for his arrest.
One taken to hospital: A 21-year-old Lakewood man was transported by the Cuyahoga Falls Fire Department to Akron City Hospital for incapacitating injuries after a two-car collision at Bailey Road and Hollywood Avenue at 2:42 p.m. June 23. According to the report, a 31-year-old Stow man was traveling southbound on Bailey Road when the Lakewood man, traveling westbound, pulled out from the stop sign on Hollywood Avenue and struck the Stow man's car. The Stow man was treated and released at the scene by Falls Fire for non-incapacitating injuries. The Lakewood man was cited for a stop sign violation. The Stow man's vehicle, an SUV, had minor damage. The Lakewood man's car, a compact, had disabling damage. The Lakewood man was not a patient as of June 28, according to a spokesman of Akron City Hospital.