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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.
No one injured when weapon discharges: A South Hayden Parkway man called police March 3 shortly after 10:30 a.m. and reported that he had "negligently" discharged one round from his .9mm pistol while trying to disassemble it. There were no injuries and only minor property damage. There were no charges.
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Forty winks ends with charges: A Warrensville Heights man was charged with OVI March 4 shortly before 1:30 a.m. after police found the car the man was driving pulled off the road and running at the state Route 8 and Seasons Road exit ramp. According to police the officer detected the smell of possible marijuana coming from the car as he approached. The man, who appeared to be asleep, also smelled like alcohol, according to police. The driver performed poorly on field sobriety tests and submitted a breath sample which registered .185 percent; Ohio's legal limit is .08 percent. The man was charged with OVI and released on bond to his brother.
Door caught red-handed: Police responded to a Blaikley Drive home March 1 around 8:11 p.m. for a general burglar alarm. While searching the home police found a door that was not shut all the way and had been blown open by the wind. Nothing else was found.
Unknown car causes alarm: Police were called to Blackberry Drive March 1 shortly before 9 p.m. for a report of a suspicious dark-colored sedan which had been sitting outside a home, with its lights on, for more than 20 minutes. Police checked the car which was registered to a neighbor on the street. There was no additional police action.
Car rented without knowledge: A Glen Echo Drive woman told police March 3 that someone had rented a car in her name from a rental company. Police are investigating.
Police investigate reported physical abuse; no charges: Police were called to an Ingleside Drive home March 6 shortly after 9 p.m. after a caller said his wife, who had recently returned from a rehab facility, drank two bottles of vodka and was getting physically abusive. After investigating police determined no violence had taken place and the wife was allowed to remain at the home. There were no charges.
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.