BREAKING AND ENTERING
Appliance removed from home under construction: A heating and cooling installer told police sometime between Dec. 30 and Jan. 3, someone removed a $407 furnace and a $169 gas coil from a home under construction on Woodside Lane. According to the report, the items were placed in the kitchen area and were still in their boxes. The house was unsecured.
Decor, jewelry taken from apartment: A South Avenue man told police sometime between 7 and 7:29 p.m. Dec. 21, someone entered his locked apartment and removed $400 in wolf decorations and a gold chain necklace valued at $100. According to the report, officers did not observe any forced entry.
Change, bicycle removed from unlocked garage: A Spring Grove Drive man told police Dec. 29 that sometime overnight, someone entered his attached garage, rummaged through two vehicles parked inside, removing spare change and a $500 bicycle parked inside the garage. According to the report, the homeowner told police the garage was open and the vehicles were not secured at the time. The bicycle was later found along Spring Grove Drive and returned to the homeowner. During the same date and time period, a second Spring Grove Drive resident reported someone had entered his attached garage, removing a wallet containing zoo passes, debit and credit cards, a museum pass and a $50 JoAnn Fabric gift card and a $10 Starbucks gift card. According to the report, the homeowner said the garage door was open and his vehicles were unsecured at the time of the burglary.
Container, cash taken from shopping cart: While shopping at a Midway Plaza business, an Akron man told police someone removed a container he had placed in his shopping cart containing loose change and $485 cash while he was looking at merchandise.
Akron woman caught with vodka, wings: Police issued a summons for theft to a 40-year-old Akron woman Jan. 7 after loss prevention at a South Avenue business told police the woman was observed leaving the store without paying for a $7 bottle of vodka and $15 worth of chicken wings.