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.
Michigan rental house becomes bust: A Hudson resident and his wife visited the Hudson Police station March 28 shortly after 11:30 a.m. to report a $3,400 fraudulent wire transfer. The man told police he believed he had found a home to rent in Michigan. The reported owner asked the man to wire $3,400 to a bank in Spain. Later, the couple's daughter researched the property, believing it to be fraudulent -- which it appeared to be. The man was not able to get his money back at first. However, after several attempts, his bank was able to secure the money from the bank in Spain. There were no charges.
iPad2 taken: A Park Lane woman stopped into the Hudson Police Department March 28 to report that her iPad2 had been taken maybe two or three weeks ago from a local eatery where she is employed. The item was worth $750.
Bank card fraudulently used: A Norton Road woman told police March 27 that someone had stolen her bank card and used it for a ride service and to purchase pizza. The charges totaled $195. Her bank is investigating.
Fake address used: A Hudson woman told police March 30 that she was contacted by her bank because additional information was needed since she changed her address. The woman had not changed her address. No money was taken from the account. The bank is investigating.
Park bark sprayed: A Hudson Parks worker reported March 27 shortly before 10 a.m. that someone sprayed graffiti on some trees around the path at Maple Grove Park on Farnham Way. The person or persons spray painted crosses and the words "Peaceful Prayer Path" and "God bless you."
OPERATING A VEHICLE WHILE INTOXICATED
Akron woman registers over legal limit: Police were called to North Main Street March 30 shortly after 8:30 p.m. after a caller reported an alleged intoxicated woman leaving an establishment and getting into a car. Police arrived and found the woman a short distance away driving. Police pulled the Akron woman over. The woman performed poorly on several field sobriety tests, according to police. The woman was arrested for suspicion of OVI and taken to the Hudson Police Department where she registered a .121 breath alcohol. The woman was charged with OVI and released to a sober party.
Woman arrested after refusing test: Hudson Police were called to Prescott Drive April 2 around 7:45 p.m. for a two car crash. According to police a woman backed out of a driveway and struck a vehicle parked in the street. Police smelled alcohol on the driver who hit the car, according to police. According to police the woman also had her three juvenile children in the vehicle with her. The woman refused to provide police with any information "until her attorney arrived," she said. However, she did admit to drinking alcohol and agreed to participate in a field sobriety test and performed poorly. She was arrested for OVI and her vehicle was impounded. She refused breathalyzer testing and she was released on a signature bond to a friend.
Dispute brings police: A woman called police March 27 shortly after 4 p.m. due to a verbal dispute with her ex-husband. The two agreed to separate for the night. There were no charges.
Police find no cause for noise: Police were called to a North Hayden Parkway home March 30 around 12:50 p.m. after a resident who was home alone heard a noise outside her house. Police searched the area and did not find any footprints in the soggy grass or cause for alarm.
Early walker not found: Police were called to a Berks Way home March 27 just before 4 a.m. after the resident reported a possible person walking through the backyard. Police could not find anyone.
Porsche 911 mystery is no joke: A Pinebrooke Drive woman called police April 1 at 11:46 a.m. after finding a white Porsche 911 parked in her driveway after returning home. Police looked at the registration and discovered the home's previous owner also owned the car. Police determined that the car had been taken in for service and then had mistakenly been delivered to its former address, which was the caller's home on Pinebrooke Drive. The owner was contacted by police and retrieved the car.
DRIVING UNDER SUSPENSION
Need for speed and car not freed: Police clocked a Euclid man driving 87 mph in a 65 mph zone April 3 around 7:20 p.m. west on I-480. Police pulled the car over and smelled alcohol. After the man passed the field sobriety tests, police discovered he was driving under suspension and also had an active warrant. The driver was cited and given a courtesy ride back to the station. The agency which had the warrant against him declined to come get him.
Police don't find text LOL: Police were called to an Atterbury Boulevard business March 29 at 10:35 a.m. for a reported telecommunications harassment. A manager told police a former employee was in the business and texting her harassing messages. The man was warned to stop and to have no further contact with the manager. 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.