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Published: May 7, 2017 12:00 AM

-- Munroe Falls --

Resisting arrest

Man charged during traffic stop: A 26-year-old Stow man was charged with misdemeanor charges of resisting arrest, obstructing official business, marijuana possession and drug paraphernalia possession after police determined with a computer check that his driver's license was suspended and stopped his vehicle in North Main Street's 300 block at about 6:50 p.m. April 27.

Police said the man was uncooperative and verbally abusive with them and they had some difficulty putting handcuffs on him. Police said they found a small amount of marijuana and a marijuana pipe in his vehicle. The man was given a Munroe Falls Mayor's Court date and released on a personal bond.

-- Stow --

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Drug possession

Woman did not stop for school bus: A Ravenna woman, 32, was charged with fifth-degree felony drug possession and misdemeanor charges of providing false information, driving under suspension and failure to stop for a school bus after police stopped her for the school bus violation on Kent Road near Verner Road at about 2:10 p.m. April 24. Police said they found suspected meth in the woman's vehicle.

According to Stow Municipal Court records, the woman did not enter a plea to the felony, pleaded not guilty to the misdemeanors and was released from Summit County Jail on a personal bond April 25. Her case was sent to a Summit County grand jury via the court's direct indictment program on May 2.


Girl refused to get out of bed: A 14-year-old Stow girl was charged with unruliness after her mother reported the girl refused to get out of bed to go to school and insulted her April 24. The mother said the girl finally got out of bed after the mother smacked her leg with a plastic hanger. Police said there were no marks on the girl's leg and she told them she was unhurt. The girl was referred to Stow Youth Services in lieu of filing the charge in Summit County Juvenile Court and released to her mother.

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Criminal damaging

Pipes and pallets broken: A man reported seeing three unknown boys, approximately 12 to 14 in age, breaking up clay pipes and wooden pallets he had stored at the side of his home in Seneca Street's 3700 block in the early afternoon April 23. The man said that when he yelled at the boys, they ran and he lost sight of where they went.

Rocks break garage window: A Cuyahoga Falls woman reported discovering April 20 that someone threw rocks at the garage of a home she owns in Hudson Drive's 4200 block and shattered a window during the previous week. A police report did not include a damage estimate.

Car window shattered: A woman reported April 18 that someone shattered her car's rear window while it was parked outside her home in North Santom Road's 3700 block since the day before. A police report did not include a damage estimate. Nothing was reported taken from the car.


Fencing stolen: A woman reported discovering April 22 that someone took six sections of wooded fencing of unspecified value from outside her home since the beginning of the month.

Woman escapes with perfume: An employee of a store in Kent Road's 4200 block reported April 21 that an unknown female left the store in the early evening without paying for three bottles of perfume of unspecified value that she put into her purse.

Numerous items and cash missing from home: A Darrow Road woman reported discovering April 18 that someone took cash, jewelry, guns, tools and a four-wheel vehicle totaling about $20,000 in value from her home since the previous October. Police said the matter was still under investigation as of May 3 and no additional information was available.

Criminal mischief

Mailboxes taken off posts: A man reported someone took his mailbox off its post in Samira Road's 2000 block during the night. Police said a neighbor's mailbox was also taken off its post and neither mailbox was damaged. There were no suspects, police said.


Tax returns fraudulently filed: A Mohican Road woman and a Dusquesne Drive woman both reported April 21 that someone used their Social Security numbers to fraudulently file federal income tax returns. Police said the Internal Revenue Service was already investigating the Mohican woman's case and they advised the Dusquesne woman, who learned of the fraud through a tax filing service, to contact the IRS.

Woman reports scam: A Temple Trail woman reported April 20 that earlier in the month, an unknown person sent a cashier's check for $1,760 as payment for cosmetics valued at $445 in value that the woman was selling online, with a request that the $1,315 difference be wired back.

The woman said she deposited the check into her bank account, but later learned it was fraudulent. The woman said she did not send any cosmetics or money and suffered no loss, but her account was frozen by the bank.

Police said the phone number that the person texted the woman from had a San Francisco area code and they were unable to reach anyone when they tried calling it.

Woman reports phone call: A Bryn Mawr Drive woman reported April 18 that two days earlier, an unknown female called from an unknown number, claimed that the Bryn Mawr woman owed an unspecified amount for an unpaid bill and requested her credit card number. The Bryn Mawr woman said she refused and the female claimed she would come to the Bryn Mawr woman's home and hung up. Police said the investigation is closed.

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