Raccoon not playing possum: Police were called to a home in the 5000 block of Towbridge Drive June 9 around 8 a.m. The caller told police a raccoon was on the home's back porch. Police determined it was dead and disposed of the carcass.
Mom stops by station for unruly son: A Streetsboro woman stopped at the Hudson Police station June 4 shortly after 8 p.m. because her 18-year-old son was "acting out" in the car. An officer talked to the man and calmed him down. There were no charges.
Person put pink drink on road: A caller told police on June 5 around 11:50 p.m. a man got out of the passenger side of a vehicle on Village Way and "put a container of fluid on the ground." Upon further investigation the container was found to be a gallon of pink lemon drink. The container was placed in a trash can.
Man registers BAC of .24: A 28-year-old Silver Lake man was stopped by Hudson Police June 8 around 2:30 a.m. on Darrow Road. Police said the man had slurred speech, bloodshot eyes and "the odor of an alcoholic beverage coming off him." The man failed a field sobriety test. His car was impounded and he was arrested and charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated. The man agreed to a BAC test and registered more than .24 (.08 is the legal limit in Ohio) percent. He was given a signature bond and released to his father, according to police.
Boys refuse to stop crawling through neighbor's bushes: A Colony Drive couple told police June 8 that two neighborhood boys were crawling through the couple's bushes around 7:40 p.m. When they asked the boys to stop, they continued to "antagonize" the couple. Police located the boys at a Sunset Drive home. The boys were "given a talking to in front of their parents," according to police.
Cell phone accounts opened: A Hudson man filed a report at the Hudson Police station June 6 at 4:23 p.m. The man said someone had opened nine cell phone accounts in his name. The company is working to close the accounts.
Remote control accidently brings police: Police responded to a hold-up alarm at a South Main Street gas station June 8 around 9:20 p.m. Police spoke with an employee who said he found a remote control and pressed a button, not knowing what it was. There were no charges.
Caller dials wrong series of numbers after "9": Police responded to a Hudson Drive business June 12 around 10:15 a.m. for an incomplete 911 call. Dispatchers told officers that they received the call, then the line was hung up. Upon further investigation police discovered an employee had mistakenly dialed 911 when dialing "9" to make an outside call. The manager was told to advise his employees that if the incident happened again, to stay on the line with dispatchers.
Female voice freaks out caller: A 16-year-old Dunbarton Drive boy called police June 4 around 2 p.m. and told them he "heard a female voice screaming inside the house and he ran outside to call police," according to police. Police later determined the boy's older brother had been playing a video on his computer.
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.