Battery cables stolen, liftgates damaged: A supervisor at a Northeast Avenue business told police sometime between 6 p.m. Feb. 22 and 7 a.m. Feb. 24, someone cut the heavy duty battery cables which come attached to the liftgates manufactured by the company. An extra length of battery cable was attached and wound up for sale with the liftgate. According to the report, the cables, which were valued at $180, were stolen, and the gates were damaged in the process. Damage to the gates was estimated at $500.
Akron woman nabbed in theft of vodka, trash bags: Police issued a summons for theft to a 56-year-old Akron woman Feb. 21 after the suspect was observed placing two bottles of vodka valued at $43 and two boxes of trash bags valued at $20 in her purse. According to the report, the suspect left the store without paying for the merchandise and was stopped by loss prevention.
Man takes vacuum from store: Loss prevention at a South Avenue business told police Feb. 22 a man had been observed placing a $190 Shark vacuum in his grocery cart, and then leaving the store without paying for the item. According to the report, the suspect was seen running north with the vacuum until he got into a vehicle. A photograph of the suspect was captured on security footage and entered into evidence.