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Business owner reports $10,000 theft: A West Streetsboro business owner said Feb. 25 that more than $10,000 in cash was missing from his business. The theft of cash covers a 10-month period. An investigation is pending.
Identity fraud: A Hudson resident said Feb. 28 that someone had opened a Verizon credit account using his personal identification. No dollar amount was mentioned on the report.
Identity theft attempted: A 60-year-old Hudson male said Feb. 27 that someone attempted to use his identification to open a line of credit. No loss was reported.
Package stolen: A Huntington Road resident said March 1 that a package from Amazon was taken from outside his home. Loss was placed at $89.50.
burglary / breaking and entering
Church robbed: An employee of a church on Terex Road said Feb. 26 that someone broke into the church and stole a $100 safe, $185 in cash and a $10 cash box. According to a police spokesperson, there were pry marks present on the church doors. An investigation is pending.
Random check nets offender: An officer conducting a random vehicle registration check Feb. 28 at 10:49 a.m. on Clinton Street discovered an 18-year-old Stow driver had an outstanding felony warrant on several drug charges issued by the Summit County Sheriff's Office. The man was taken into custody and transported to Summit County Jail without incident, according to the police report. His vehicle was towed.
Registration check finds warrant for driver: An officer conducting a registration check Feb. 28 at 2:26 p.m. on state Route 8 discovered the owner of the vehicle had an outstanding warrant from Richland County for conveyance of contraband into a prison. The 28-year-old Hudson woman was taken into custody and transported to Summit County Jail.
Officer cites speeder, gets reprimanded: An officer on patrol stopped a vehicle traveling 52 mph in a 35 mph zone on West Streetsboro Street Feb. 28 at 11:28 p.m. According to the police report, when she was cited for speeding, the 43-year-old Hudson driver claimed the officer was rude to her. She reportedly said she "expected more as a Hudson resident" and would be lodging a complaint.
Barking dog draws complaint: Police were dispatched to Kate Circle Feb. 28 after a resident complained of a dog barking outside on an extremely cold day at 8:35 p.m. According to the police report, the dog's owner returned with several small children in tow while the officer was there. He said he was unaware the dog had been left outside while the family attended a birthday party. The owner appeared distressed that the dog was left outside while they were gone. The homeowner was advised that a repeat occurrence could result in a citation.
incomplete 911 call
An incomplete 911 hang-up call brings police: An incomplete 911 call brought officers to a residence on Atterbury Boulevard March 1 at 11:54 a.m. According to the report, the call was a "VOIP" -- a voice over internet protocol -- and the homeowner accidentally called 911 when attempting to call an overseas phone number.
Police respond to residential alarm: Officers responded to a rear door alarm March 4 on Ashbrooke Way at 1:11 a.m. A 72-year-old Peninsula resident answered the door and explained she was house sitting for a relative. She said when she let the family dog out the back door she could not disarm the alarm system fast enough. The report indicated there were no signs of criminal activity.
Suspicious noise: Officers were called to Bard Drive Feb. 25 at 4:48 a.m. after a resident complained of hearing voices outside. Officers could find no signs of activity or cause for concern.
Suspicious male: A call from a 16-year-old Hudson Street resident said there was a suspicious male trying to get into the home Feb. 26 at 11:11 a.m. Upon investigation, it was determined that the juvenile complainant was unaware the family dog walker was attempting to return the dog and found that the home was locked. This was confirmed by the caller's mother, according to the police report.
driving under suspension
Hudson man cited: A random registration check discovered a 25-year-old Hudson man was driving with a suspended license Feb. 28 at 4:38 p.m. The man was allowed to park his vehicle in the police lot until a licensed driver could retrieve it, according to a police spokesperson.
Speeder gets stopped: A 30-year-old Rootstown driver was cited for speeding (53 mph in a 35 mph zone) and driving under suspension Feb. 26 at 6:39 p.m. on Seasons Road. The driver told police he and his two friends were heading to a Cavs game. After issuing the citation, the officer allowed one of the passengers with a valid driver's license to take custody of the vehicle.
Passenger gets assistance: A random registration check caused a patrolman to stop a vehicle on East Streetsboro Street Feb. 25 at 10:43 a.m. The driver admitted he also did not have a valid license but he was taking the vehicle owner to the hospital. The owner said she was pregnant and was having contractions and appeared to be in great pain. The officer called Hudson EMS to the scene and they transported the female to a local hospital. The driver was issued a citation for driving under suspension.
Other police activity
Car not stolen, just misplaced: Officers helped a 17-year-old Oakwood male recover a car he thought he had parked on Park Lane Feb. 28 at 10:37 p.m. The car was discovered in an adjacent parking lot.
To call the Tips Line, phone 330-342-1820.