Purse taken from unlocked vehicle: While a North Thomas Road woman was moving out of her apartment complex Feb. 13, someone removed her purse -- which contained her birth certificate, Social Security card, W2 forms, driver's license, a $100 prepaid cell phone and $100 cash -- was removed from the driver's seat of her unlocked vehicle which was parked just outside the door to the apartment building. According to the report, the apartment complex management told the woman they would review video footage to see if they could identify the perpetrator.
Akron man caught trying to steal groceries: Police issued a summons for theft to a 69-year-old Akron man Feb. 9 after loss prevention at a South Avenue business observed the suspect leave the store without paying for beer, meat and miscellaneous groceries valued at $17.
Tires removed from vehicle: The manager of a Brittain Road business told police Feb. 9 that sometime overnight, someone removed two front tires valued at $300 from a Toyota sedan on the property.
Akron man foiled in theft of shrimp: Police issued a summons for theft to a 60-year-old Akron man Feb. 8 after the assistant manager of a West Avenue business told police she observed the man select two 5-pound bags of frozen shrimp valued at $86, place them in a cart under some coats, and attempt to leave the store without paying. According to the report, the assistant manager recognized the suspect from a previous incident, approached him and said, "No, not today!" The stolen merchandise was returned to the store and police apprehended the suspect at a nearby business without incident.
DOG AT LARGE
Man issued summons after dog kills fowl: Police issued a summons for dog at large to a 27-year-old Tallmadge man Feb. 11 after a neighbor reported a dog had gotten into his landlord's barn, killing two ducks and a chicken. The man was issued the summons when he came to retrieve his dog.
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.