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Police Reports, Oct. 2, 2016

Published: October 2, 2016 12:00 AM
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Incident reported: A Norton Road resident reported Sept. 22 at 2:07 p.m. a theft of folding chairs from the residence. The total cost of the chairs was $60.


Fraudulent loan: An Atterbury Boulevard resident reported Sept. 22 at 10:43 a.m. that an unknown person used her identity to secure a loan for $3,798 from an online financial institution.

Fake credit card: A North Oviatt Street resident reported a credit card was opened fraudulently in the resident's name.

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Fence washer: Police were summoned Sept. 21 at 3:50 p.m. to a Barlow Road residence to investigate a report of a suspicious male in the front yard. Police spoke with an Akron man, who had been working at the residence all day, repairing and washing the wooden fence in the backyard. He was awaiting transportation back to Akron. As police spoke with the man, the transportation arrived and the man was on his way.


Cat stuck in car engine: An Inverness Court woman reported Sept. 24 at 11:45 a.m. that the family's male indoor cat escaped from the house and got stuck in the engine of the family vehicle. Police responded and said the large cat was stuck between the engine block and the dashboard firewall of the car. Police said they were unable to free the cat, so they waited until Hudson paramedics arrived. The paramedics were able to use various tools to free the cat. The car owner gave the paramedics permission to undo some car parts, which they put back together after the cat was freed. The cat was returned to the family unharmed.

Hawk inside porch: A Hayward Road woman reported Sept. 22 at 11:50 a.m. that a large bird was trapped inside her screened porch. Police were able to get the hawk outside the porch and the bird flew away.

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Dogs in roadway: A resident alerted police Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. that two dogs were running in the roadway on Ravenna Street. Police followed the dogs home and issued a warning to the owners.



Driver cited: A 26-year-old Garfield Heights man was cited for a suspended driver's license Sept. 23 at 11:29 a.m. on Interstate 480. Police said they stopped the man because his vehicle did not have a front license plate, for which the man received a warning.



Furniture fallen from truck: A resident reported Sept. 20 at 7:05 p.m. she accidentally drove her car into a piece of furniture that fell off a truck that was driving in front of her on state Route 8. There was damage to the woman's car on the right front corner including scraping and a dislodged front bumper corner. Police said the vehicle responsible for the damage was not determined.

Tips Line

The Hudson Police Department's Tips Line provides a confidential avenue for individuals to report criminal or suspected criminal activity. The Tips Line is not a substitute for the immediate reporting of events or situations in progress that require an immediate police response.

Although callers may remain anonymous, police would prefer all callers reveal their identity as a source of contact should further clarification be necessary.

To call the Tips Line, phone 330-342-1820.

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