Duo make off with $100 worth of soda: The manager of a West Avenue business told police Jan. 25 he saw two suspects take 30 12-packs of Coke/Sprite valued at $100 from the front lobby then exit the store without paying for the merchandise. According to the report, the suspects were able to drive away, but the manager obtained a license plate number from the vehicle. Police are investigating.
Electronics, tuner removed from unlocked vehicles: A Beechwood Drive man told police Jan. 29 that sometime overnight, someone entered his two unlocked vehicles which were parked in his driveway, removing a $150 GPS, a $200 iPod and an $800 diesel truck tuner from inside.
Akron man caught taking tequila: Police issued a summons for theft to a 51-year-old Akron man Jan. 24 after the loss prevention officer at a South Avenue business told police he saw the suspect leave the store without paying for a $40 bottle of tequila he had on his person.
Auto parts charged to bogus account: The loss prevention officer at a Southeast Avenue business told police Jan. 28 a Campbell man used his grandparents personal information to open a credit card in his name, on which he charged nearly $6,000 worth of miscellaneous auto parts.
Akron man caught taking cold medication: Police issued a summons for theft to a 19-year-old Akron man Jan. 25 after the loss prevention officer at a South Avenue business told police he saw the man remove two boxes of Robitussin pills valued at $13 from a shelf and leave the store without paying for them.
Car window broken out: A Van Evera Road man told police Jan. 23 that sometime overnight, someone broke out the rear window of his vehicle, which was parked in his driveway. Damage was estimated at $400.