Woman victimized by online scammer: A 46-year-old Hudson woman who was looking for a job online said on Oct. 23 that she lost $14,000 to someone claiming to offer her employment. The online contact persuaded the woman to open a banking account then sent her a check for $14,000 to deposit. The online contact asked the woman to send money orders totaling $14,000 to eight people.

After the money was sent, the woman's bank notified her the check was fake, according to police. The bank told the woman she was responsible to pay back the $14,000. An investigation is pending.


Children left in unlocked vehicle: An Akron woman was cited for endangering children after she left her three children -- ages 3 months, 3 and 5 -- in a running, unlocked vehicle in a parking deck on Clinton Street Oct. 27 shortly after noon for more than 10 minutes. Two people walking by saw the children and called police.

The woman said she ran into a store where she worked to pick up deliveries, according to the police report. The officer reported the children appeared well cared for and happy and he released them to the mother after issuing a summons to her for child endangerment.


Injured deer in the roadway: A complaint of an injured deer in the roadway at Streetsboro Street and Terex Road brought police to the scene Oct. 27 at 6:44 p.m. The deer, a 7-point buck, had two broken legs. The officer shot the deer.


Business gets threatening email: An employee of a Hudson Drive business said Oct. 23 it received an email threatening to blow up its courtyard if it did not comply with money demands. The business reported the email, filled with spelling and grammatical errors, to police. The business does not have a courtyard, according to the police report.


Resident complains of noise: Residents of an Atterbury Boulevard apartment said the resident above was creating loud noises Oct. 23 at 2:37 a.m. Upon the officer's arrival, no noise could be heard, even though the officer stood outside the neighbor's door, according to the report.


Officer injures knee: A police officer performing at a training event in Portage County twisted his knee Oct. 23. He was sent to an urgent care center to get his knee evaluated.


Suspicious activity: A Port Chester Drive resident said he saw suspicious lights on at a neighborhood house that is in foreclosure Oct. 23 at 9 a.m. He said there was a kitchen light left on all night and he feared the house had been burglarized. The officer checked the residence and found it secure with no signs of forced entry on any doors or windows.

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