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Published: April 30, 2017 12:00 AM

City of Cuyahoga Falls


Blunt force: A 19-year-old Cleveland man was arrested and charged with drug abuse and drug paraphernalia after he was stopped for speeding at state Route 8 and Hudson Drive at 4:27 a.m. April 24. He was found with a marijuana blunt, two bottles with marijuana and a digital scale, according to the report.


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Unannounced, unwanted visits: A resident of the 3800 block of Huff Drive reported someone entered her home on three separate occasions between 8 a.m. April 19 and 7 p.m. April 23. How the intruder got in is unknown, according to the report. The resident said nothing was missing. There are leads.


Needles and gun found: A 42-year-old Tallmadge man was arrested and charged with carrying concealed weapons, weapons under disability, improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle and possession of drug abuse instruments after he was pulled over at Tallmadge Avenue and Cook Street at 3:13 a.m. April 22 for a traffic violation. Officers found a .38 revolver in the vehicle within arm's reach of the driver, who is a convicted felon, the report said. Police also found numerous syringes, three of which contained an unknown substance that will be analyzed by the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation.


Vacant house entered: A Munroe Falls woman reported someone broke into her mother's vacant house in the 2400 block of Tenth Street between March 23 and April 23. Entry was made through the back door by removing the knob, the report said. It was unknown if anything was stolen. There are no suspects but there is a possible lead.

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Warehouse burglarized: A resident of the 200 block of Pierce Avenue reported someone pried the door open to his detached warehouse and stole $15,200 worth of items including a generator, welder, toolbox filled with tools, golf clubs and two mint condition 1985 BMX bikes between 9 p.m. April 19 and 7:50 a.m. April 20. There are no leads or suspects.


Cash missing: An employee of a pizza shop in the 400 block of Portage Trail reported April 20 someone came into the store at some point that day and took $195 from the cash register, a charity jar containing about $20 and $45 from another employee's wallet. Police say they have leads.


Bogus bill accepted: The assistant cashier of a grocery store in the 200 block of Howe Avenue reported someone passed a counterfeit $100 bill at a register, according to the report, between 8:21 p.m. April 19 and 10 p.m. April 20. There are no leads or suspects.


Once he stopped, police found a knife: A 50-year-old Falls man was arrested and charged with failure to comply with a law enforcement officer and carrying a prohibited weapon, after he failed to pull over his SUV when police signaled him to do so for driving on a curb, speeding and marked lanes violations at 11:04 p.m. April 13. While he was being taken into custody, police found in his back pocket, a 4.25-inch knife, blade up.


Teen beaten for $50: A Stow resident reported her 15-year-old son was physically assaulted between 9 and 10 p.m. April 19 at a residence in the 2700 block of Ninth Street by more than one person who struck and kicked her son in the face and stole $50 from him. The boy was treated at Akron Children's Hospital, the police report said. There are suspects.



Village resident cited in three-car crash: Police responded to a three-vehicle crash on Kent Road at about 7:45 p.m. April 19. A 30-year-old Kent man was driving a Jeep Wrangler eastbound on Kent Road in the center lane. A 67-year-old Stow man was driving a Chevrolet Colorado eastbound on Kent Road in the curb lane. A 74-year-old Silver Lake woman driving a Ford Escape made a turn from Silver Lake Boulevard onto Kent Road heading west. Her vehicle crossed the double yellow line and struck the Kent man's vehicle on its left side, according to the police report. The Silver Lake woman continued left and was struck by the Stow man's vehicle on the right side. The Silver Lake woman was cited for left of center, according to the report. She had "possible" injuries, the report said, and was transported by Cuyahoga Falls EMS to Western Reserve Hospital. Her vehicle had disabling damage. No injuries were listed for the Kent man and Stow man. The Kent man's vehicle had functional damage, while the Stow man's vehicle had disabling damage.

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