operating a vehicle
Hudson man arrested: A 59-year-old Hudson man was arrested and charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated, failure to control his vehicle and having a blood alcohol content over the legal limit Dec. 4 at 5:23 p.m. at the intersection of Aurora and College streets. Motorists called police after observing an erratic driver on Hudson-Aurora Road. When police arrived the vehicle had left the road, struck a guard rail and traveled through a yard. No injuries were reported. The driver failed field sobriety tests and was taken to the Hudson Police Department. His blood alcohol content was .131. The state legal limit is .08. His vehicle was towed. He was later released on a personal recognizance bond, according to the police report.
Falls man charged: A 30-year-old Cuyahoga Falls man was arrested and charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated and having a blood alcohol content of .131 at 5:18 p.m. at Darrow and Barlow roads Dec. 4. Police were called to investigate a disabled vehicle which turned out to be a two-vehicle crash with one of the drivers under the influence of alcohol, according to the police report. No injuries were reported but the Falls man's vehicle was towed. He was taken to the Hudson Police Department and later released on a personal recognizance bond.
Daughter harassed: A Hudson man said Dec. 9 that his teen-age daughter was harassed by text and Facebook messages for several days from a known teen boy. The boy's guardian was contacted by police and ordered to stop his actions, according to the police report. No charges were filed.
Woman harassed: A North Main Street woman said Dec. 7 that she is being harassed with phone calls and having raw eggs thrown at her house. An investigation is pending.
Employee reports business accounts used: An employee of a Boston Mills Road business said Dec. 6 that someone used two fraudulent checks totaling $285.37 to make purchases out of state.
Injured deer: An officer was dispatched to Darrow and Georgetown roads Dec. 5 at 7:59 a.m. where an injured deer was reported by the roadway. The officer found a deer with two broken legs and shot him.
Deer lying in the street: An officer on patrol Dec. 5 at 5 a.m. spotted a deer lying in the roadway on South Main Street that appeared to have been struck by a vehicle. The deer could not move but was still alive so the officer shot it.
Dog running at large: A report of a dog running loose brought police to Brandywine Drive at Prospect Street Dec. 5 at 8:31 a.m. The officer found the owner of the dog was walking it, unrestrained. The report said the animal ran into passing traffic and became aggressive toward the dog of another walker. The owner of the animal was warned about the city's leash laws.
Female hit in head: A 31-year-old Hudson man was arrested and charged with domestic violence and taken to Summit County Jail after he allegedly hit the 32-year-old mother of his child in the head Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. EMS was not called, according to the police report.
Suspicious activity: A North Vinemont Court resident said someone rang her doorbell but no one was there Dec. 7 at 7:27 p.m. Officers located a group of juveniles who said they were playing a game called "bigger / better" and left the woman's residence because no one came to the door. According to the police report, "bigger / better" is a game similar to a scavenger hunt where groups of teens go door to door gathering insignificant items from neighbors. The group returning with the biggest insignificant item wins.
Suspicious vehicle: A Herrick Park Drive resident said there was a suspicious vehicle parked on his street with two occupants inside Dec. 9 at 9 p.m. The officer discovered two Hudson 17-year-olds, a male and a female, in the back seat who quickly climbed into the front seat. The officer sent them on their way.
criminal mischief / vandalism
Home targeted by vandals: Residents of a White Marsh Way home said Dec. 8 that they have been repeatedly targeted by vandals since this summer. According to the police report, their home has been egged, their doorbell rung, fireworks discharged and pumpkins smashed. The police said they would do the best they could to located the individuals involved.
Syrup poured on porch: An Westhaven Drive resident said someone poured maple syrup over the front porch and front door sometime during the night or early morning Dec. 9.
driving under suspension
Akron driver cited: A 20-year-old Akron woman was cited for driving under suspensions after a hit-skip accident on state Route 303 near Westhaven Drive Dec. 8 at noon. A witness reported seeing the woman's vehicle crash into a van and keep on going. The van stopped and the Akron woman was pulled over by police near Canterbury Drive. She said she wasn't aware she had hit another vehicle. The officer determined the woman was driving with three open suspensions and was cited for another DUS and driving left of center. The other vehicle involved in the crash could not be located, according to the police report. The Akron woman's vehicle was turned over to her mother who had a valid license.
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.
Drop off unused
medication at station
Hudson residents can drop off unwanted or old and outdated medicines at the DUMP box at the Hudson Police Station, 36 S. Oviatt St. The mediations will be safely destroyed, no questions asked. For syringe disposal, call 330-926-5600.