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Published: September 11, 2016 12:00 AM

-- Stow --

Robbery

Man struck by car: An 18-year-old Stow man was charged with second-degree felony robbery in Summit County Juvenile Court in connection with an allegation that after taking a pair of shoes of unspecified value from a store in Kent Road's 4200 block Aug. 18, when the man was still 17, he struck a 28-year-old Stow man with his car while leaving the area.

Police said the older man was treated at a hospital for non-incapacitating injuries and released.

According to a police report, there were several witnesses and the younger man was arrested at the Stow Police Department Aug. 28 and taken to the Summit County Juvenile Detention Center. Police said the shoes were recovered.

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Underage tobacco possession

Girls found in woods: A Stow girl, 16, and an Atwater girl, 15, were charged with underage tobacco possession after police said they discovered the girls in a wooded area near Lynda Lane's dead end Sept. 5 and found they both had cigarettes on them. Police said they had responded to the area after receiving an anonymous report that two juvenile females were walking to a Maple Park Road swimming pool to buy marijuana. The Atwater girl was summoned to appear in Summit County Juvenile Court and released to a guardian. The Stow girl was referred to Stow Youth Services in lieu of filing the charge in juvenile court and released to her father.

Domestic violence

Man arrested at relative's home: A Kent man, 26, was charged with domestic violence and aggravated menacing after police responded to a report that while the man was at the Stow home of relatives, he pushed one adult family member and threatened another in the early evening Aug. 28. No injuries were reported. According to a police report, there were two adult witnesses and the man was arrested at his home later in the evening and released on a 10 percent of $1,000 bond.

According to Stow Municipal Court records, the man pleaded not guilty to the charges Sept. 2.

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Man charged with felony: A Stow man, 41, was charged with third-degree felony domestic violence after a Springfield man reported the Stow man hit, bit, pushed and choked a woman at their home Aug. 20. No injuries to the woman were reported.

According to Stow Municipal Court records, the Stow man was charged with a felony because he had two previous domestic violence convictions. His case was sent to a Summit County grand jury via the court's direct indictment program Sept. 1 and he was being held in Summit County Jail on a 10 percent of $25,000 bond as of Sept. 7.

Operating a vehicle

under the influence

Man charged following accident: A Cuyahoga Falls man, 45, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, driving under suspension and failure to control following a one-car accident Sept. 2. Police said Stow EMS took the man to Akron General Medical Center for evaluation of possible injuries, then given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond.

According to an accident report, the man was westbound on Steels Corners Road near Bridgewater Parkway at about 8 p.m. when he drove across the double yellow line, struck a concrete barrier along the road's south side, then went back to the other side and struck a concrete barrier there before coming to a stop. The report, however, said the car only sustained minor front end damage.

Man stopped for turn signal violation: A Cuyahoga Falls, 47, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, blood alcohol content and a turn signal violation after he was stopped on Graham Road near Route 8 at about 2:45 a.m. Sept. 2. Police said the man's BAC level measured at 0.168 percent, more than twice the legal limit of 0.08 percent. The man was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond.

Theft

Man reported checks stolen: A Kingsdale Drive man, 23, was charged with fifth-degree felony theft after a relative reported the man took checks from his Stow home and cashed them for an unspecified amount between March 29 and June 27, 2016. The man was arrested at Summit County Jail Sept. 1, given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond.

Woman reports power cord stolen: A Ravenna man, 56, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor theft and third-degree misdemeanor criminal damaging after an Edgewood Drive woman reported he cut several wires connected to her pool pump and heater assembly and took a $30 power adapter cord Aug. 18. The man was arrested at the Stow Police Department Aug. 30, given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond.

Drug possession

Boy cited at school: An Akron boy, 11, was cited with minor misdemeanor marijuana possession while he was at Lakeview Intermediate School in the afternoon Aug. 31. The boy was released to his mother pending notification of a Summit County Juvenile Court date.

Man wanted on previous drug charge: A Mac Drive man, 38, was charged with drug possession and drug abuse instruments possession, both first-degree misdemeanors, and fourth-degree misdemeanor drug paraphernalia possession after Stow police determined there was an arrest warrant issued for him and stopped his vehicle on Hudson Drive at Norton Road Aug. 30.

Police said they found a prescription anxiety medication, three hypodermic syringes and two straws with a while powder residue on them in his vehicle.

According to Stow Municipal Court records, the man pleaded not guilty to the charges Aug. 30 and was released from Macedonia City Jail on a personal bond.

Stow police cited the man with minor misdemeanor drug paraphernalia possession Aug. 19, according to court records, and the court issued an warrant for his arrest after he failed to appear in court Aug. 23. The man pleaded guilty to the citation Aug. 30 and he was fined $150.

Open container

Woman cited during traffic stop: A Parma woman, 43, was cited with open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle during an unspecified traffic stop on the route 8 northbound entrance ramp from Graham Road at about 12:05 a.m. Aug. 30.

Unruliness

Boy charged after running away: A Stow boy, 9, was charged with unruliness after his mother reported he became angry and left home without permission Aug. 30. Police said the boy returned a short time later, He was referred to Stow Youth services in lieu of filing the charge in Summit County Juvenile Court and released to his mother.

Criminal damaging

Brick strikes windshield: A Kent man, 39, was charged with second-degree misdemeanor criminal damaging after a Tallmadge woman reported he threw a brick at her vehicle's windshield while it was in a parking lot in Kent Road's 4200 block in the late evening Aug. 17.

Police said the man was arrested at the Stow Police Department Sept. 2. He was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a 10 percent of $2,000 bond.

-- Munroe Falls --

Driving under suspension

Man stopped for equipment violation: An Akron man, 26, was charged with driving under suspension, marijuana possession and non-functioning rear license plate light after he was stopped in Munroe Falls Avenue's 200 block at about 10:30 p.m. Sept. 6. The man was summoned to appear in Munroe Falls Mayor's Court and released.

Dog at large

Dog bitten during fight: A Merle Boulevard woman, 69, was cited in Munroe Falls Mayor's Court with minor misdemeanor dog at large after a neighbor reported the woman's dog got loose, came onto her property and bit her dog on the chest and leg during a fight.

Theft

Woman accused of stealing flower pots: A Cuyahoga Falls woman, 51, was charged with misdemeanor theft in connection with the alleged theft of two filled flower pots totaling $40 in value from a store in South Main Street's 300 block this past June 19.

Police said the store owners initially said they only sought restitution, but a warrant was issued for the woman's arrest July 19. According to Stow Municipal Court records, the woman came to the court Sept. 1 and pleaded not guilty.


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