Ring, Wii missing: An Elmcrest Drive resident said Jan. 23 that someone stole an $800 ring and a $50 Wii from her home. She didn't know when the items were taken. Police could find no signs of forced entry, according to the report.
Identity stolen: The owner of a West Streetsboro Street business said Jan. 24 that someone used her personal information to make two unauthorized online purchases totalling nearly $70. An investigation is pending.
Vehicle window shattered: A Middleton Road man called police Jan. 23 after he discovered the rear window of his vehicle was shattered when he returned to his vehicle parked at a facility on Hudson Drive. The officer inspected the vehicle but no evidence was located inside that would indicate the window was damaged by an object and nothing was reported missing from the vehicle. According to the police report, the officer surmised the window was shattered from extremely cold temperatures.
Mailbox damaged: A Duffield Drive resident said someone damaged his mailbox Jan. 27 sometime before 11 p.m. Vehicle tracks in the snow indicated a vehicle hit the mailbox, stopped, then backed up and left. The officer told the resident the mailbox didn't appear to have been damaged by a service truck. Damage was estimated at $70.
Guns found: A manager of a local car rental firm said two guns were left behind when a vehicle was returned to the agency Jan. 28. The manager turned the guns over to police, who determined the guns were unloaded air soft pellet guns. Police contacted the owner and returned the guns to him, according to the police report.
Guns lost: A Hudson man said he lost his Smith and Wesson 38 special revolver sometime Jan. 23 or 24. The man said he has a concealed carry permit and kept the revolver in his coat pocket, according to the police report. He said he retraced his steps for those days but did not find the gun.
Pieces of roadway disable vehicle: An officer was dispatched to Route 8 southbound Jan. 26 for disabled vehicles at 7:43 p.m. Three vehicles had flat tires, according to the report. All drivers said they hit something in the roadway. The officer located large pieces of concrete that had come loose from the roadway. An officer remained on the scene until the vehicles were removed and city crews patched the large hole in the roadway.
Girl assaulted at school: The parents of a 14-year-old girl and their daughter came to the police station to report she was assaulted in the halls of Hudson Middle School Jan. 23. The girl said she accidentally stepped on the heels of a boy in the hallway and he turned around and punched her in the face, according to a police spokesperson. The school nurse put ice on the girl's face, according to the report. The case was referred to the police department's juvenile division.
Suspicious male: A janitor at a church on West Streetsboro Street said he saw a suspicious man attempting to gain entrance to the building Jan. 28 shortly after 11 p.m. When officers arrived, no one was found on the premises and the building was secure.
Suspicious activity: A Darrow Road resident said two males were in a building under construction across the street Jan. 26 shortly after midnight. When police arrived the males had departed, but no evidence of breaking and entering or a crime was observed, according to the police report.
Suspicious alarm: A Hunting Hollow Drive resident said she thought someone was in her home Jan. 23 at 11 a.m. Officers responded and checked the house. No one was located and nothing was disturbed, according to the report.
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.