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Cuyahoga Falls Police Reports (Oct. 30, 2016)

Published: October 30, 2016 12:00 AM

THEFT

Cell phones stolen: A loss prevention employee for a department store in the 400 block of Howe Avenue reported a male he was unable to identify came into the store and took two cell phones valued at $160, hid them in his pants and left the store the without paying for them at 3:44 p.m. Oct. 23. There are no leads, according to the report.

LBJ shoes taken: A resident, 31, of the 1900 block of High Street reported someone stole his Lebron James tennis shoes from his back porch between 10 p.m. Oct. 9 and 8 a.m. Oct. 10. There are leads in the case.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, FELONIOUS ASSAULT

Girlfriend charged: Charges of felonious assault, a second-degree felony, and domestic violence, a first-degree misdemeanor, were filed against a 50-year-old Cuyahoga Falls woman after her live-in boyfriend, 23, reported she tried to stab him with a pair of scissors following an argument about food at 12:01 a.m. Oct. 22. The boyfriend had a minor injury to his arm, the police report said. The report did not state whether he sought medical attention. The girlfriend was "pink-slipped" to Akron General Hospital. The boyfriend initially said he wanted to sign criminal charges and he did arrive at the police station, the report said. However, he left without notifying police.

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RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY

Stolen toothbrush recovered: The manager of Walgreens on State Road reported a male she could not identify came into the store shortly before 2 p.m. Oct. 21 and attempted to return a $200 electric toothbrush that was reported stolen from a Walgreens in Kent. The suspect fled before police arrived, the report said. Walgreens retained the merchandise. Police say they have not leads or suspects.

OBSTRUCTING OFFICIAL BUSINESS, VEHICLE TRESPASS

Hiding place found: A 24-year-old Washingtonville man was arrested and charged with obstructing official business, a second-degree misdemeanor, and vehicle trespass, a fourth-degree misdemeanor, after police said he entered an unlocked vehicle parked in a driveway in the 3200 block of Camden Rue and then ran into an apartment in the 3200 block of Prange Drive and hid in a closet from police on Oct. 19 around 9:40 p.m. Nothing was reported stolen from the vehicle.

CARRYING PROHIBITED WEAPONS

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Machete found in car: A 23-year-old Akron man was arrested and charged with carrying various weapons prohibited, a fourth-degree misdemeanor, after police found a machete with a 15-inch blade next to the driver's seat of his vehicle after they arrested him for physical control under the influence at 12:08 a.m. Oct. 23. He was released on bond, the report said, and taken to detox. The call began with a report by a citizen that the Akron man was passed out behind the wheel of a car at Front Street and Bailey Road.

POSSESSING FIREARMS WHILE INTOXICATED, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Boyfriend charged in separate incidents: A Cuyahoga Falls man, 60, was arrested and charged with possessing firearms while intoxicated, a first-degree misdemeanor, after his live-in girlfriend reported he had a handgun while he was visibly intoxicated at their home at 6:25 p.m. Oct. 22. Officers took the gun as evidence, the report said. Police had been to the same address on Oct. 8 when they arrested the 60-year-old man and charged him with fourth-degree misdemeanor domestic violence after his girlfriend reported he threatened to cut her face at 6:25 p.m.

FORGERY, THEFT

Bogus bill accepted: The night manager of a store in the 300 block of Howe Avenue reported someone used a counterfeit $100 bill to purchase $12 worth of items at 8:55 p.m. Oct. 14. The store will prosecute if the person is caught, the report said. Police say they have leads in this case.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT

Caught in the act: A 49-year-old Akron man was charged with disorderly conduct after he urinated on some bushes about 6 feet from Portage Trail at Sixth Street at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 13 in view of several people including a Cuyahoga Falls police detective who made the arrest.

ASSAULT

Parking lot assault: A 20-year-old Cuyahoga Falls man was arrested and charged with first-degree misdemeanor assault after a Cuyahoga Falls man, 25, reported he struck him several times in the face in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 2200 block of High Street on 12:40 a.m. Oct. 21. The victim suffered injuries to his face, knees and right hand, the report said, and he declined medical attention.

FORGERY

Fake money passed: An employee for a fast food eatery in the 300 block of Howe Avenue reported someone used counterfeit money for a purchase between 3 p.m. Oct. 16 and 7 a.m. Oct. 17. There are no leads or suspects. The employee said the restaurant will prosecute if there is an arrest. There no leads or suspects in this.

CRIMINAL DAMAGING

Smashed car window: A resident of the 2300 block of High Street reported someone damaged his vehicle while it was parked at his home by throwing a rock through the back window between 10:30 p.m. Oct. 15 and 4:30 p.m. Oct. 16. There are suspects, the report said. Damages were estimated at $500.

POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA

Teen charged: A 19-year-old Akron man was issued a minor misdemeanor citation for possession of marijuana after a bag of suspected marijuana under 2 grams was found during a consent search after a traffic stop for an equipment violation at 12:36 a.m. Oct. 24 at West Portage Trail and Northampton Road. He was issued a court summons and released.

TRAFFIC CRASH

Two-car crash: A Massillon woman, 54, was transported by the Cuyahoga Falls Fire Department EMS to Akron General Hospital for non-incapacitating injuries after a two-vehicle crash at 7:45 a.m. Oct. 21. According to the report, an Akron man, 57, was traveling north on 21st Street and stopped at the stop sign at Broad Boulevard. The Massillon woman was traveling west on Broad Boulevard when the Akron man entered the intersection causing her car to strike his. The Akron man was cited for stop sign violation. His vehicle had functional damage; hers was disabled. The Akron man was not injured.


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