Impaired driver: A 46-year-old Hudson woman was charged with driving while under the influence Aug. 28 at 4:26 p.m. on Boston Mills Road. Police were summoned following a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Boston Mills Road and Route 303. There were no serious injuries reported. Police said the woman was impaired and said the woman admitted to taking pain medication.
Incident at construction site: A business reported Aug. 24 at 5:01 p.m. a theft from a Highwood Court construction site. An employee reported 38 boxes of shingles taken. They were worth a total of $8,927. Police are investigating.
Cellphone taken from car: A Stow man reported Aug. 28 at 6:22 p.m. a $650 cellphone was taken from his parked car on Stow Road. Also taken were a $120 camera and a $50 sunglasses case. The man said he left his vehicle unattended for about 5-10 minutes when the incident occurred. Police are investigating.
Fraudulent act: A Kings Way resident reported Aug. 26 at 1:57 p.m. a fraudulent act had been committed. The resident reported someone fraudulently tried to open a credit card line.
Residential home: Police were summoned Aug. 25 at 2:22 p.m. to a Hudson-Aurora Road residence for a report of a $125 driveway light that was damaged.
Mail box knocked over: An Andover Way resident reported Aug. 27 at 1:18 p.m. his mail box had been knocked down overnight. Police said the mail box was on the ground with a dent in its right side that appeared as though it had been struck by a vehicle's passenger-side mirror. Damage was estimated at $500.
Mail box damaged: A Barlow Road man reported Aug. 29 at 10:50 p.m. damage to his mail box. There were tire tracks in the man's yard, according to police, who said the vehicle drove over some trash bags, then struck the mail box. The report did not indicate the extent of the damage.
FIRE IN BACKYARD
Large amount of smoke: Police were summoned Aug. 23 at 8:26 p.m. to Stow Road near the Ohio Turnpike overpass for a report of a large amount of smoke in the area. Police said the fire was visible from the electric sub-station and appeared to be on or adjacent to the turnpike. Police located the fire in the backyard of a Huntington Road residence. Police spoke with the homeowner, who said the fire was under control with help from the fire department, and police help was not needed.
Gold ring missing: An Old Orchard Drive woman reported Aug. 28 at 11:20 a.m. she lost a gold ring with a small diamond in it Aug. 21 somewhere downtown. Police created a report in case the ring was turned in.
Bat inside home: An Easthaven Drive man reported Aug. 28 at 2:27 a.m. a bat was loose inside his home. Police responded, and the bat was eventually corralled and released outside.
Another bat in house: A North Main Street woman reported Aug. 29 at 5:55 a.m. a bat was inside her house. Police arrived and helped remove the bat.
OPEN DOOR AT STORE
No employees on site: A customer reported Aug. 24 at 8:18 p.m. that no employees could be located at a North Main Street business. Police were summoned and found that an employee had closed the store but did not lock the front door properly. Nothing was reported missing.
Expired license plates: A 30-year-old Canton man was stopped by police Aug. 27 at 9:33 a.m. on Route 8 for having expired license plates. Police arrested the man for driving under suspension.
Permits needed: Solicitors were spotted on Atterbury Boulevard Aug. 27 at 7:17 p.m. and on Winslow Drive Aug. 29 at 8:21 p.m. without valid permits. Police advised the solicitors to obtain a proper permit before continuing soliciting in the city.
To call the Tips Line, phone 330-342-1820.