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.
OPERATING VEHICLE UNDER THE INFLUENCE
Refusal to test brings arrest: An officer observed a car cross the double yellow lines on Blue Heron Drive May 2 around 12:30 a.m. The car was stopped on Middleton Road at Greenthorn Drive. According to police the car smelled like alcohol and the driver had red bloodshot eyes. The Hudson driver refused to participate in field sobriety tests and was placed under arrest for OVI. The vehicle was towed and the passenger was given a ride home.
DRIVING UNDER SUSPENSION
Old fine catches up: Police pulled a Hudson man over May 2 shortly before 10:30 a.m. on Darrow Road after a registration check showed the owner was under a license forfeiture suspension for a January Portage County seatbelt fine which was not paid. The officer allowed the man to park the car and issued him a citation for driving under suspension.
Baby products taken from porch: A Glastonbury Drive man told police May 7 that two boxes had been delivered to his home a few days earlier. The boxes were taken from his porch. One box was found near his property, opened. The other box which contained $45 worth of baby products was not found. There were no witnesses and no suspects.
OPEN DOOR OR WINDOW
Clock Tower door open: Police were called to Route 91 and Aurora Street May 2 at 7 p.m. for a report that the door to the Clock Tower was open. Police found the door opened and believed it was not shut properly and blew open in the wind. Police found no suspicious activity.
Screen worries homeowner: A Hudson Aurora resident called police May 3 shortly before 6 a.m. to report a screen on a window in the home had been disturbed on the last few days. Police noticed a thick coating of dirt and dust but no handprints or smudges were visible on the window. According to police the chances are it was not a burglar who had moved the screen. However the cause was listed as undetermined.
Syringe, crackers and candy found: A Bard Drive woman called police May 5 at 12:40 p.m. to report finding a plastic bag containing a syringe, crackers and candy lying near a driveway. The woman was unsure if it was related to drug activity. Police found the bag and believes it may have belonged to a diabetic. The bag and contents were taken to Hudson EMS and disposed of.
Power washer raises fear: A Plantation Drive neighbor called police May 7 just before 8 p.m. to report a suspicious person near a neighbor's home. Upon arrival police discovered the man was a contractor hired to power wash the home.
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.