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Hudson Police Reports for Feb. 7

Compiled by Tim Troglen Published: February 8, 2017 12:00 AM
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Police Reports is a sampling of incidents responded to by local law enforcement agencies or the Hudson Police Department. It is not intended to be all inclusive.


Walker spotted in Hudson: Police were called Jan. 28 around 3:30 a.m. to a Woodacre Drive home after residents saw an unknown person walking inside the house. The caller and his wife reported seeing a person walk out of a bedroom. The caller stated he saw the male walking slowly through the house and that the only other people inside the house were two teenage boys in the basement. Police found fairly fresh prints leading to a locked back door. During their investigation police discovered the caller's teenage son had invited a third friend over without getting permission. The third friend, who matched the caller's description, admitted to experiencing bouts of sleepwalking. There were no charges.

Someone was knocking: Police were called to a Steepleview Drive home Jan. 24 at 9:12 p.m. after the resident reported three unknown males were knocking on her door and ringing the doorbell multiple times. She did not answer the door and was unsure what they wanted. Her neighbor informed her that he saw a large dark colored SUV pull up and park in the street outside her home. He saw the three males walk up the driveway and knock on her door. A short time later, they got back into the SUV and drove away. Police searched the area but could not find the vehicle.


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Driver registers twice the legal limit: On Jan. 24 around 9:50 p.m. a car pulled out from a North Main Street parking spot, in front of a police cruiser, causing the car to stop suddenly. According to police the car continued south toward Route 303 and failed to stop for a red light. The officer pulled the car over and reported smelling alcohol on the driver, from Streetsboro. The driver failed field sobriety tests according to police. The driver was arrested and submitted to a blood alcohol content test. According to police the driver registered .116 percent blood alcohol content. The legal limit in Ohio is .08 percent. The man was arrested and charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated and later released on a personal bond.


Sick raccoon destroyed: A Police officer was called Jan. 27 around 1:30 p.m. for a reported sick raccoon in a Paderborne Drive garage. The officer snared the raccoon and used his service weapon to destroy the sick animal.


Driver cannot produce license: Police pulled over an Akron woman Jan. 27 around 11:50 p.m. on West Streetsboro Street near Darrow Road after running a random registration check on the plates and that the registered owner was under two license forfeiture suspensions. The driver could not produce her license and told police she was in the process of paying fines. However the record showed her license was suspended without driving privileges. She was cited and given a court date.

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Paint source of pain between two people: A woman's husband visited the Hudson Police Department Jan. 27 just before 7 a.m. on behalf of his wife. The wife had been painting at a Bradford Way home when she and the homeowner exchanged words. The wife left the job. However she left some tools on the site and was owed money for work done. Police talked to the homeowner who agreed to give the tools back and pay what she owed. There were no citations or arrests. Police closed the case.


Source of potential shots not found: Police were called to the Colony Park area Jan. 30 at 1:51 p.m. for a possible gunshot complaint. A private plow driver reported he heard the shots while plowing driveways west of Colony Park. Upon arrival officers patrolled the park and surrounding neighborhood on foot. No footprints in the fresh snow were found.


Officer protects and serves stranger: An officer driving along South Main Street Jan. 31 at 1:45 a.m. noticed a man without a coat, walking through the snow on the east shoulder of the southbound lane. According to police the temperature at the time was about 22 and snow had been falling. According to the officer it seemed unusual so he stopped to talk with the man, who was 25 and from Akron. The man told police he had missed the bus leaving his Twinsburg job and that his phone was dead. The officer gave the man a ride to a gas station and dispatch called him a cab.


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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