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Police News: Hudson residents return to burglarized home

Published: February 10, 2013 12:00 AM


Residents discover burglary: A Woodbridge Road couple returned home at 4 p.m. after being gone all day Feb. 1 and discovered there had been a burglary while they were gone. When police arrived it was unknown if the perpetrator(s) were still in the residence. Officers checked the house and found it clear. A metal security door with a window inlay had been breached by prying out the window inlay and leaving very little damage, according to the police report. A preliminary inventory determined $20 in pennies, a $50 black security safe with papers inside, and a $946 laptop computer were missing. An investigation is continuing.


Identity theft: A Hudson resident said Feb. 2 that her son, who is currently out of the country, was a victim of identity theft. She said his debit card was used to make $500 in purchases.

Credit card numbers used: A 58-year-old Hudson woman said Feb. 1 that her credit card was used to make $398.04 in purchases at a Florida discount department store.

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Checks stolen from mailbox: A Mannheim Court resident said Feb. 1 that four envelopes containing $3,000 in checks were taken from her mailbox in the middle of January. She said she wrote the checks and put them in her mailbox and noted later that the red flag was up but the mail was missing. She said she just received notice that two of the accounts that the checks were written for were called delinquent, according to the police report.

Diamond pendant stolen: An 86-year-old Hudson woman said Jan. 29 that a $3,500 diamond pendant was taken from her bedroom dresser sometime during the last six to eight months. She told police she thought she had just misplaced it, but now believes it was stolen. An investigation is pending.

Vehicle stolen: A Hudson business man reported a 2002 Toyota was stolen from a business parking lot on Darrow Road sometime between Jan. 31 and Feb. 2. There was no estimate of loss on the police report.

domestic violence

Youth threatens grandmother: A 14-year-old Hudson boy was arrested and charged with domestic violence Feb. 2 at 8 a.m. after he threatened to kill his grandmother. The juvenile was taken to the Summit County Juvenile Court Center.

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driving under suspension

Random check yields offender: An officer's random registration check Feb. 1 at noon found a Broadview Heights man who was driving with a suspended license on North Main Street. The driver said he was on his way to a painting job in Hudson on Oviatt Street. The officer cited the man for driving under suspension and asked the man's passenger, if she had a valid license. The woman said her license was suspended as well. The vehicle was towed but the officers loaded up the driver, his passenger and his painting equipment in the cruiser and transported them to their painting assignment.

criminal mischief

Entire vehicle keyed: A Hudson Aurora Road resident said her entire vehicle was keyed by an unknown person in her driveway causing $3,000 damage Jan. 29. According to the report, the vandalism occurred sometime before 7 :30 p.m. She was unaware of anyone who would do this, according to the police report.


Suspicious phone call: An 86-year-old woman told police Jan. 30 that she received a suspicious phone call from a computer service company. Police advised her not to provide any personal information if any similar calls were received.

park violation

Two found in park after dark: An 18-year-old Aurora man and a 16-year-old Akron girl were found Feb. 2 at 9:53 p.m. in a vehicle at Veteran's Way Park after the park was closed. They were advised the park was closed and sent on their way, according to the police report.

Lost but now found

Happy ending: A woman who attended a church service in the East Woods School library told police Feb. 3 at 12:55 p.m. that she lost her designer purse with her driver's license, two debit cards and several gift cards inside her wallet. The officer provided her with an identity theft booklet and suggested she cancel the debit cards to prevent further loss. At 1:44 p.m. the woman emailed the officer that her purse, and all of its contents, had been found and was returned to her.

Tips Line

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.

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