-- Munroe Falls --
Men tried to talk girls into vehicle: A Kimpton Middle School teacher reported that three unidentified men tried to talk six members of the Kimpton girl's cross country team into getting into their vehicle with them while the girls were at Route 59 and Charring Cross Drive in Stow at about 3:15 p.m. Oct. 5.
According to a Munroe Falls police report, the girls described the men as white and between 30 and 40 years old. The girls said the driver had brown hair and a beard and one passenger had brown hair without a beard and the other passenger was bald with blue eyes. The vehicle was described as possibly a white GMC Yukon.
Munroe Falls police said the investigation is closed without the men being identified. Stow police said they did not receive any reports about the incident.
Drugs found during traffic stop: A 21-year-old Castle Drive man was charged with drug trafficking and drug possession, both third-degree felonies, as well as fifth-degree felony drug possession and minor misdemeanor drug possession after police stopped a vehicle he was a passenger in for a rear plate illumination violation on North Main Street at Pinehurst Road at about 2:10 a.m. Oct. 19.
Police said the third-degree felony charges stemmed from about 4 grams of meth found in the man's possession, while the fifth-degree felony charge and minor misdemeanor citation was for about 5 grams of heroin and 13.4 grams of marijuana respectively found in his possession.
According to Stow Municipal Court records, the man did not enter a plea to the felonies and pleaded not guilty to the misdemeanor Oct. 19. He was being held in Summit County Jail on a 10 percent of $25,000 bond as of Oct. 20.
Police said the vehicle's driver, a Stow woman, was not charged or cited.
Other drug offenses
Pipe found in vehicle: An Akron man, 51, was cited with minor misdemeanor drug paraphernalia possession after police stopped to investigate when they saw the man's occupied vehicle in Brust Park at about 2:15 a.m. Oct 18 and they found a marijuana pipe in the vehicle.
Woman cited during traffic stop: A Cuyahoga Falls woman, 24, was cited with marijuana possession and drug paraphernalia possession, both minor misdemeanors, after police stopped a vehicle she was a passenger in for a headlight violation on South Main Street near South River Road at about 11:50 p.m. Oct. 12. Police said that after police K-9 Ryot indicated the presence of narcotics in the vehicle, they found a small amount of suspected marijuana and a marijuana pipe in the woman's possession.
Woman allegedly pushed and slapped: A Munroe Falls man, 79, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor domestic violence after police responded to a report that the man assaulted a woman at their home Oct. 17.
According to Stow Municipal Court records, the man allegedly grabbed the woman by her arms and shoved her, leaving bruising, and slapped her face, causing swelling and redness.
The man was released from Cuyahoga Falls City Jail the next day on a personal bond, according to court records.
Woman stopped for deer: A Tallmadge man, 29, was cited with assured clear distance ahead after his vehicle struck the rear of a Tallmadge woman's vehicle after she stopped for a deer crossing the road while she and the man were northbound on South Main Street approaching South River Road at about 10:45 a.m. Oct. 15. Police said there were no reported injuries and both vehicles were damaged, but functioning.
Police see men soliciting: An Oberlin man, 30, and a Lorain man, 32, were charged with fourth-degree misdemeanor soliciting without a permit after police said they saw the men soliciting for a television service firm in Bermont Avenue's 200 block at about 6:25 p.m. Oct. 7. The men were summoned to appear in Munroe Falls Mayor's Court and released.
-- Stow --
Man pleads guilty: A Cuyahoga Falls man, 32, was charged with misdemeanor theft after police responded to a report that the man left with miscellaneous merchandise totaling about $27 in value from a store in Graham Road's 600 block Oct. 16. According to Stow Municipal Court records, the man pleaded guilty to the charge Oct. 18 and was fined $1,000, of which $900 was suspended.
Warrant issued for man: A Cuyahoga Falls man and woman, ages 28 and 25 respectively, were charged with misdemeanor theft after police responded to a report that they had taken miscellaneous household items totaling nearly $270 in value from a store in Hudson Drive's 3500 block Oct. 11. The man and woman were summoned to appear in Stow Municipal Court and released. According to court records, the woman pleaded not guilty to the charge Oct. 14 and an arrest warrant was issued for the man on Oct. 17 after he failed to appear in court.
Man pleads not guilty: An Echo Valley Drive woman, 32, was charged with misdemeanor theft after police responded to a report that the woman took two DVDs totaling about $12 in value from a store in Graham Road's 3000 block Oct. 11. The woman was summoned to appear in Stow Municipal Court and released. According to court records, the woman pleaded not guilty to the charge Oct. 17.
Girl charged with felony: A 15-year-old Stow girl was charged with fifth-degree felony theft in Summit County Juvenile Court after a man reported the girl took a leather wallet containing a military identification card, a driver's license, a bank card, a credit card and $20 in cash from his vehicle while it was in his driveway in Elmwood Avenue's 2000 block at about noon Oct. 8. A police report did not specify whether the vehicle was locked or if there was forced entry.
Police said they arrested the girl at her home the next day and the items were recovered. The girl was released to her parents pending notification of a court date.
Stores report fraudulent credit cards: A Texas woman, 27, was charged with fifth-degree felony identification fraud and misdemeanor charges of forgery, possession of criminal tools and obstructing official business after police said several stores reported the woman tried to use fraudulent credit cards to make purchases Oct. 15.
Police said they found the woman at a store in Kent Road's 4200 block and she gave them an identification card determined to be forged. Police said they then found a credit card reader and several allegedly fraudulent credit cards in the woman's vehicle.
According to Stow Municipal Court records, the woman did not enter a plea to the felony and pleaded not guilty to the misdemeanors Oct. 17. She was released from Summit County Jail on a 10 percent of $10,000 bond Oct. 19.
Window screen and cord damaged: An Osage Street man, 18, was charged with second-degree misdemeanor criminal damaging and arrested at the Stow Police department Oct. 15 in connection with an allegation that he used a knife to cut a neighbor's window screen and extension cord Sept. 23. The man was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond.
Bill reported as counterfeit: A Hudson Drive woman, 29, was charged with fifth-degree felony forgery and arrested at Stow Municipal Court Oct. 10 in connection with an allegation that she tried to use a counterfeit $50 bill to make a purchase at a service station store in Steels Corners Road's 900 block on Sept. 5. According to court records, the woman was released from Summit County jail on a 10 percent of $5,000 bond Oct. 11 and her case was sent to a Summit County grand jury as part of the court's direct indictment program on Oct. 18.
Woman reports she was pushed: A Stow man, 32, was charged with misdemeanor domestic violence after a woman reported he pushed her to the ground at her home Oct. 9. Police said no injuries to the woman were reported and the incident was witnessed by another woman. The man was arrested the next day at his home, taken to Stow Municipal Court and released on a personal bond.
Receiving stolen property
Vehicle reported stolen: A Cleveland man, 18, was charged with fourth-degree felony receiving stolen property and first-degree misdemeanor operating a vehicle without a license after police said they determined a vehicle he was driving had been reported stolen in Cleveland and they stopped him on Kent Road at Kauffman Road at about 3:45 a.m. Oct. 7.
According to Stow Municipal Court records, the man did not enter a plea to the felony and pleaded not guilty to the misdemeanor Oct. 7 and he was released from Solon City Jail on a 10 percent of $5,000 bond Oct. 10. His case was sent to a Summit County grand jury as part of the court's direct indictment program Oct. 13.
Police said two passengers in the vehicle, a Stow boy, 16, and a Cuyahoga Falls boy, 17, were charged with violating curfew. They were referred to Stow Youth Services in lieu of filing the charges in Summit County Juvenile Court. Police took the boys home and released them to parents.
Neighbors complain of noise: Three Stow boys and a Stow girl, all 17, were charged with disorderly conduct after police responded to the latest of frequent complaints in the late afternoon Oct. 3 that the boys and girl were driving their vehicles to the Mockingbird Circle cul-de-sac, revving their engines and yelling profanities. Police said the four juveniles told them they did it because they disliked a resident in the area. All four were referred to Stow Youth Services in lieu of filing the charges in Summit County Juvenile Court and released to parents.