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Police Reports for Aug. 21, 2016

Published: August 21, 2016 12:00 AM


Gun, safe stolen from home: A Strecker Drive man told police Aug. 10 that sometime between Aug. 6 and 9, while he was on vacation, someone entered his home and removed a fire safe valued at $50 and a .45 ACP gun valued at $500 from under his bed. According to the report, there were no signs of forced entry, although police noted two windows and a sliding glass door in the home was unsecured.


Cleaning supplies taken: The owner of a West Avenue business told police Aug. 14 that sometime between 2:30 and 4 p.m. Aug. 10, someone removed miscellaneous cleaning supplies valued at $20 from the business.

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Tarps stolen from truck box: A Cuyahoga Falls man told police Aug. 11 someone pried open the steel trailer box on his truck while it was parked at a Tallmadge Road address, removing three blue tarps valued at $900 and two fitted black-nose tarps valued at $250. Damage to the box was estimated at $200.

Tools removed from unlocked SUV: A Southeast Avenue man told police Aug. 10 that sometime overnight, someone removed a $198 CB radio, a $45 impact driver and a $75 impact wrench from inside his unlocked SUV which was parked in his driveway.

Items taken from business: The owner of a Commerce Drive business told police sometime between July 25 and Aug. 8, someone removed a $250 stereo, a tool pouch filled with miscellaneous tools valued at $300 and a $200 company cell phone from the building. According to the report, there were no signs of forced entry.

Akron man nabbed stealing groceries: Police issued a summons for theft to a 33 year-old Akron man Aug. 8 after loss prevention at a South Avenue business observed the suspect leave the store without paying for $75 worth of groceries.

Windows damaged at construction site: A representative of a construction company building homes on Woodside Lane told police Aug. 13 that sometime overnight, someone damaged four windows. Extra patrols were requested. Damage was estimated at $2,000.

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