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Police Reports for Sept. 4, 2016

Published: September 4, 2016 12:00 AM


Cash, cigarettes taken: An East Avenue woman told police Aug. 25 that sometime overnight, someone entered a kitchen window on the back side of her residence, removing $35 cash and a pack of cigarettes from inside.

Attempted burglary

Window broken: A Treat Boulevard man told police while he was out to dinner Aug. 26, someone attempted to break into his house by breaking out the window in the man door. According to the report, the homeowner did not believe the suspect had made entry, as nothing appeared to be missing from inside his residence. Damage was estimated at $150.

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Jewelry stolen from home: A June Drive woman told police Aug. 23 that after having a party at her residence on Aug. 21, she discovered a $7,000 wedding band, diamond earrings valued at $3,000 and three gold necklaces valued at $300 were missing.

Akron man caught stealing alcohol: Police issued a summons for theft to a 37-year-old Akron man Aug. 29 after he was seen by loss prevention leaving the store without paying for two bottles of gin valued at $57. He was released with a court date.

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Tallmadge man caught in theft of phones, debit card: Police arrested a 19-year-old Tallmadge man Aug. 26 and charged him with theft after a woman employed by a landscaping firm told police the individual had broken into the company truck and stolen her $600 iPhone and a $500 iPhone issued by the company. According to the report, the complainant tracked her online phone records and was able to locate the suspect's name on a voicemail. After finding the name, the woman told her boss, who was able to identify the suspect as a male who lives on the property above the business. The boss was able to retrieve the phone, which contained the suspect's full name and photos he had taken of himself. The pictures were placed into evidence. On Aug. 24, the suspect also stole a debit card out of the work truck which he used multiple times. The suspect was booked at the police station and released on a personal recognizance bond.

Petty theft

Tallmadge duo nabbed taking groceries: Police issued a summons for theft to two Tallmadge men, ages 23 and 28, Aug. 22 after loss prevention at a West Avenue business told police they witnessed the two suspects pre-bagging $188 worth of groceries and leaving the store without paying for the merchandise.

Criminal damage

Picture window broken: A Northwest Avenue man told police he discovered his picture window had been shot. According to the report, the window appeared to have been struck with a small caliber air gun pellet as only one pane of glass had been broken. Damage was estimated at $900.

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