Laptop stolen from home: A Van Evera Road man told police May 31 that sometime overnight, someone entered his home and went through several rooms. The drawers of several cabinets were opend and gone thorugh. This all took place while the homeowner, his wife and grandchildren were asleep in their bedrooms. The complainant's wife said she'd heard a noise around 2 a.m. but didn't notice anything amiss. When the family awoke, they discovered a $1,200 laptop missing and drawers which had been rifled through. Police said it appears someone cut the screen on the rear patio door and forced open the rear basement sliding glass door to gain entry.
BREAKING AND ENTERING
Garage door damaged: Sometime between June 2 and 5, someone damaged the garage door and forced entry into a Geneva Avenue business. According to the report, nothing appeared to be missing, but damage to the garage door was estimated at $1,000.
Akron man caught with groceries in pants: Police issued a summons for theft to a 30-year-old Akron man June 6 after security at a South Avenue business told police the suspect was observed selecting and concealing $19 worth of groceries in his pants. According to the report, the suspect left the store without paying for the merchandise. The suspect was taken into custody and released with a court date. Akron woman stopped with groceries in pants: Police issued a summons for possession of marijuana and theft to a 23-year-old Akron woman June 1 after loss prevention at a South Avenue business observed the suspect conceal $74 worth of merchandise in her pants. According to the report, police stopped the suspect outside the store. After submitting to a search, a plastic bag containing marijuana was found in her wallet. Items removed from unlocked vehicles: Between 11:45 p.m. June 5 and 7:15 a.m. June 6, police report several unlocked vehicles parked in the driveways of several Worthington Circle residents were entered and items were removed. Missing items include: a floral coin purse valued at $20, $7 cash, a $200 vape pipe, $40 cash and a checkbook.