BREAKING AND ENTERING
* Window broken to gain access: An employee of a Clinton Street business said Nov. 2 that a downstairs window was broken and items totaling nearly $6,000 were stolen sometime during the night. Items removed included four laptop computers, an iPad, a 47-inch TV and $80 in cash. An investigation is pending.
CRIMINAL MISCHIEF / VANDALISM
* Fuel tank damaged: The owner of a Hudson Drive business said someone caused $1,500 damage to the fuel tank of a company truck and took $60 in diesel fuel from the grounds sometime before 10 a.m. on Oct. 31.
* Two mailboxes destroyed: Two residents of Blackberry Drive on Nov. 4 reported that their mailboxes were destroyed after being hit by pumpkins sometime during the night. Damage was estimated at $50 for both mailboxes, according to the police report.
OPERATING A VEHICLE
* Motorist reports truck crash: A motorist reported a pickup truck crash on state Route 91 near the turnpike Nov. 2 at 5:20 p.m. A Hudson officer arrived to find a truck off the roadway in the guard rail with the reverse lights on and the rear wheels spinning. He noted the truck had struck a mailbox. He made contact with the driver, a 35-year-old Akron woman, and determined she was driving under the influence of alcohol.
The woman complained of chest and stomach pains, according to police. Additionally, police say she was driving under an OVI suspension from earlier this year. She was arrested and charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated, failure to exercise reasonable control of her vehicle, driving under suspension and failure to use a seat belt. She was treated by EMS and taken to the hospital for a blood draw. Results from the blood draw were not available. Her vehicle was towed.
DRIVING UNDER SUSPENSION
* Driver suspended 13 times: A police officer making a random registration check Nov. 1 at Darrow and Norton roads at 2 p.m. found a 23-year-old Akron male who had 13 driving suspensions. The officer issued the man a citation for driving with a suspended license and had the vehicle towed.
* Streetsboro man cited: A random registration check at Stow and Barlow roads Nov. 3 at 9:18 p.m. discovered a 27-year-old Streetsboro man who was driving with a suspended license. He as cited and given a ride home. His vehicle was towed.
* Suspicious person: A 23-year-old Hudson female said a white male in a pick-up truck, yelled at her and asked her to get into his teal-colored truck as she was walking on Boston Mills Road Nov. 1 at 10:26 a.m. She said he was making sexually suggestive remarks to her, according to the police report. The man was described as having short-brown hair, in his 20s or 30s and wearing a yellow neon vest. The truck had no distinguishable makings, according to police. Police are investigating.
* Suspicious noise: A Sunset Drive resident said he heard possible gunshots Nov. 2 shortly after 11 p.m. southwest of his home. Officers checked the area but could not locate the cause of the disturbance. No other reports followed, according to the police report.
* Suspicious man: A Barlow Road woman said there was a man in her backyard Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. wearing a white mask and carrying a flashlight. An officer discovered the man was the landlord of the property picking horseradish, according to the police report.
* Bill collector harasses school employees: An officer was dispatched to a Ravenna Street school Oct. 30 after a man, identifying himself as an attorney and bill collector, was attempting to reach one of the school's employees who was not working that day. There were persistent and demanding phone calls from the individual, some as frequently as every five minutes. The officer left a voice message for the male advising him to cease calling the school and to pursue collection efforts by other means, according to the police report.
OTHER POLICE ACTIVITY
* Alarm not so alarming: A car alarm in the parking deck on Clinton Street Oct. 30 apparently got everyone's attention but the owner's. Police were called after the car alarm sounded for more than an hour but police could find no sign of damage or attempted entry -- or any sign of the owner. The report did not indicate how long the alarm continued to sound. The alarm reset itself. The owner was not cited.
911 HANG UP
* Temporary employees accidentally calling 911: An incomplete 911 call Oct. 31 at 10:52 a.m. brought officers to a firm on Executive Parkway -- again. The firm, which has many temporary employees, has made 50 accidental 911 calls this year, according to the police report. The report indicated the company management will institute changes in telephone training to eliminate this dialing problem. No charges were filed.
* Grandmother asks for help: A 55-year-old Hudson grandmother asked police for help with her 14-year-old unruly grandson Oct. 31. She said her grandson has refused to go to school for the past two years, according to a police spokesperson. The juvenile division officer referred the case to the Summit County Juvenile Court for adjudication.
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.