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Published: April 30, 2017 12:00 AM

-- Munroe Falls --

Operating a vehicle

under the influence

Man charged after accident: A 70-year-old Cuyahoga Falls man was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, blood alcohol content over the legal limit, leaving the scene of an accident, assured clear distance ahead and expired registration following a collision with a vehicle driven by an Akron woman on Route 91 at Munroe Falls Avenue at about 9 p.m. April 22.

Police said the woman and her passenger, a Hartville woman, suffered possible injuries, but were not transported to a hospital while the man did not report any injuries. Both vehicles were disabled.

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According to an accident report, the woman was southbound on Route 91 passing Munroe Falls Avenue with the light green when the man, who had been northbound on Route 91, made a left turn onto Munroe Falls Avenue in front of the woman and she crashed into his vehicle's passenger side.

The woman and another man who witnessed the accident reported the Cuyahoga Falls man then continued driving west on Munroe Falls Avenue. The witness said he followed the Cuyahoga Falls man until he stopped in Munroe Falls Avenue's 200 block, unable to move his vehicle any farther. The witness said the Cuyahoga Falls man's car was throwing off sparks from its passenger side while it was moving and police said a rear tire was flat and an axle appeared to be broken.

The Cuyahoga Falls man was summoned to appear in Munroe Falls Mayor's Court and temporarily taken to Cuyahoga Falls City Jail because no one was immediately available to pick him up.

Accident

Wood falls on car: A Munroe Falls man reported that while he was northbound on River Park Boulevard at about 10:25 a.m. April 20, a piece of wood being dumped from a trash cart into a Republic Services truck fell onto his car's trunk lid, denting it. Police said Republic promised it would pay to repair the damage.

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Theft

Man gets away with merchandise: Police said they responded to a report that an unidentified man had taken food and an energy drink totaling about $10 in value from a Northmoreland Avenue store April 19. Police said the man was gone when they arrived and they searched the area, but could not find him.

-- Stow --

Theft

Food reported taken: A Trumbull County man, 60, was charged with misdemeanor theft after police responded to a report that the man took food totaling nearly $60 in value from a store in Kent Road's 4400 block April 22. According to Stow Municipal Court records, the man pleaded not guilty to the charge April 24 and was being held in Macedonia City Jail on a 10 percent of $5,000 bond as of April 26.

Box cutter allegedly used: An Akron man, 40, was charged with theft and possession of criminal tools, both first-degree misdemeanors, after police responded to a report that the man took clothing and electronics totaling more than $200 in value from a store in Hudson Drive's 3500 block April 21. Police said the man allegedly used a box cutter to open packaging of some of the items. The man was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond.

More than $600 in merchandise allegedly taken: An Akron man, 30, was charged with misdemeanor theft after police responded to a report that the man took miscellaneous merchandise totaling more than $600 in value from a store in Hudson Drive's 3500 block April 17. The man was summoned to appear in Stow Municipal Court and released and according to court records, he pleaded not guilty to the charge April 24.

Public intoxication

Man was at restaurant: A Kent man, 21, was cited with minor misdemeanor public intoxication while he was at a restaurant in Fishcreek Road's 3600 block at about 3 a.m. April 21. According to Stow Municipal Court records, the man pleaded guilty to the citation April 26 and was fined $50.

Obstructing official business

Boys ran from police: Two Stow boys, ages 16 and 15, were charged with obstructing official business after police responded to a report of juveniles allegedly smoking marijuana near Maplewood Road at about 8 p.m. Police said the boys ran, but were soon caught. A third boy with them escaped and was unidentified.

The older boy was summoned to appear in Summit County Juvenile Court and the younger boy was referred to Stow Youth Services in lieu of filing the charge in juvenile court and both boys were released to a parent.

Police said they are also seeking restitution of nearly $80 from the boys for a pair of police uniform pants that one officer tore while chasing the boys through a wooded area.

Dog at large

Woman fined: A Bryn Mawr Drive woman, 38, was cited with minor misdemeanor dog at large after police responded to a report that the woman's Great Dane puppy escaped from her property and went onto a neighbor's property April 18. According to Stow Municipal Court records, the woman pleaded guilty to the citation April 25 and was fined $25.

Curfew violating

Boy found out at night: A Stow boy, 16, was charged with a curfew violation after police said they found him on Graham Road near Oneida Street at about 1:40 a.m. April 18. The boy was summoned to appear in Summit County Juvenile Court and released to his mother.

Operating a vehicle under the influence

High BAC level alleged: A Bent Tree Lane woman, 35, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, blood alcohol content, and weaving after she was stopped at Bent Tree and Heron Springs Parkway at about 5:10 p.m. April 17. Police said the woman's BAC level measured at 0.308 percent, nearly four times the legal limit of 0.08 percent. She was released on a personal bond after her arrest and according to Stow Municipal Court records, she pleaded not guilty to the charges April 19.

Man charged with underage consumption: An 18-year-old Munroe Falls man was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, blood alcohol content, underage consumption of alcohol, and weaving after police stopped him in Charring Cross Drive's 3400 block at about 2:10 a.m. April 15. Police said his BAC level measured at 0.129 percent, higher than the 0.08-percent legal limit. The man was released on a personal bond after his arrest and according to Stow Municipal Court records, he pleaded not guilty to the charges April 20.

Man stopped on Route 8: A Macedonia man, 67, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, blood alcohol content, marked lanes, failure to comply, and open container after police stopped his northbound vehicle on Route 8 at about 10:15 p.m. April 15. Police said his BAC level measured at 0.171 percent, more than twice the legal limit of 0.08 percent. The man was released on a personal bond after his arrest and according to Stow Municipal Court records, he pleaded not guilty to the charges April 21.

Unruliness

Boy left relative's home: A Stow boy, 12, was charged with unruliness after a relative, also a Stow resident, the boy was staying with for the day April 17, reported the boy was disobeying household rules and took back a tablet computer the relative had taken from him and left to walk home. Police said they found the boy and returned him to the relative. His mother was notified and he was referred to Stow Youth Services in lieu of filing the charge in Summit County Juvenile Court.


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