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.
Nothing taken, but footprints left: Police were called to a Kate Circle home April 15 after homeowners reported someone had left muddy footprints on a newly painted rear deck and the patio door was pushed in, causing damage to the door molding. It appeared someone went through a bedroom closet. However the homeowners were unsure if anything was missing. Police are investigating.
Nothing taken in Ravenna Street burglary: A family called police April 23 around 8 p.m. to report that the outside screen was on the ground and a door was found open after they returned home. It appeared someone had forced the door open. The homeowner did not immediately notice any missing items. The damage total was not listed.
Vacated home burgled: The Twinsburg owner of a vacated Hudson home told police April 19 that someone broke into the home and stole a furnace worth $2,500. There are no suspects.
OPERATING A VEHICLE WHILE INTOXICATED
Shaky driving leads to arrest: A Shaker Heights man was arrested April 21 at 3:38 p.m. after an officer pulled him over for weaving while driving east on West Streetsboro Street.
Callers help with OVI arrest: Police pulled the man over after callers alerted them to the weaving vehicle. The man submitted to a breath sample which registered a .28. According to Ohio law anything over .08 is over the legal limit. The man was arrested and charged with OVI.
Unknown man frightens caller: A woman called police April 21 shortly after 8 a.m. to report a suspicious man she did not recognize was walking around Chestwick Lane and sitting on the sidewalk. The man, who was wearing khaki pants and a dark-colored shirt, was gone when police arrived.
Customer makes employee uncomfortable: Police were called to a South Main Street business April 29 shortly after 2:30 p.m. after an employee reported a customer lingering in the establishment had made her feel uncomfortable. The customer had been lingering in the business asking questions and then told the employee she was pretty. The employee walked away from the customer who soon left. The man returned about 15 minutes with a cup of coffee and offered it to the employee, who declined. The manager asked police to contact the man and asked him to not return to the store. The employee wrote down the man's license number. Police contacted him and he complied.
Vandal makes clean getaway: An unknown person placed some sort of suds-producing material into am East Streetsboro water fountain April 22 around 10:50 a.m. According to police there were no suspects and no damage.
Patron asked to leave bar: A Solon man was asked to leave a Darrow Road bar April 30 around 12:45 a.m. after the bartender alleged the man taunted and harassed him. The man left without incident.
FIRE DEPARTMENT SERVICE CALL
That's not Santa: Police and firefighters responded to Hamden Drive May 1 just before 5 p.m. to help a man who was stuck on his second-story roof. The man had climbed to the roof from his first-story roof using a six-foot step ladder. The ladder fell. The ladder was replaced and the man was able to return to the ground without any reported injury.
No one claims powdery substance: Employees of a Darrow Road business called police April 28 after finding a small clear plastic lock top bag containing a small red straw and a blue "dime sized" white powder substance. The video from the building was reviewed but no owner was located. The property was placed into evidence to be properly disposed of.
Phone? We don't need no stinking phone: Police were asked May 1 around 11:20 a.m. by a mother to check on the welfare of her 16-year-old son on Hamden Drive. The mom had been unable to contact her son. When police arrived the front windows to the home were opened. The officer yelled through the window for the boy to call his mom. He complied.
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.