BREAKING AND ENTERING
Tools, radio stolen from home under construction: An employee of a construction firm building homes on Shadyside Lane told police Jan. 13 that sometime overnight, someone gained entry into one of the homes, removing a $200 radio, a $15 circle cutter, an $80 drywall router and a $75 wood planer from inside. Extra patrols were requested.
Generator, dirt bikes removed from shed: A Norton Drive man told police sometime between Dec. 26 and Jan. 13, someone entered a shed on his property, removing an $800 generator, a $150 push mower, a $500 dirt bike and a $700 dirt bike from inside.
Fairlawn woman stopped in theft: Police issued a summons for theft to a 50-year-old Fairlawn woman Jan. 10 after she was observed by loss prevention at a South Avenue business concealing merchandise valued at $150 in her purse. According to the report, the suspect then exited the store without paying for the items. She was banned from the store.
Akron woman caught taking makeup: Police issued a summons for theft to a 55-year-old Akron woman Jan. 14 after loss prevention at a South Avenue business told police she was observed leaving the store without paying for foundation valued at $11.
Bikes taken from outside apartment: A Northeast Avenue man told police Jan. 16 the $80 bicycle and the $100 bicycle he had left leaning against the front wall of his apartment outside overnight had been stolen.
Akron woman thwarted in theft of groceries: Police issued a summons for theft to a 19-year-old Akron woman Jan. 15 after loss prevention at a South Avenue business reported the suspect was observed placing items in her cart and concealing them, passing all points of sale and exiting the store. According to the report, the suspect was stopped outside the store without incident and $202 of groceries were recovered.
Akron woman nabbed for theft: Police issued a summons for theft to a 33-year-old Akron woman Jan. 14 after loss prevention at a South Avenue business observed her placing $66 worth of merchandise in her purse and leaving the store without paying.
Mailbox hit by vehicle: A Washburn Road woman told police Jan. 14 that on Jan. 12, her neighbor saw a vehicle drive off the roadway, strike her mailbox and continue down the road. Damage was estimated at $100.
Police Reports is a sampling of incidents responded to by local law enforcement agencies or the Tallmadge Police Department. It is not intended to be all inclusive.