Arrested for OVI: An 18-year-old Cuyahoga Falls man was charged with operating a vehicle while under the influence Sept. 29 at 11:27 p.m. on East Streetsboro Street. Police were summoned because the man was involved in an auto accident in which he was not seriously injured, according to police. The man failed field sobriety tests and provided a urine sample to police.
Expired license plates: A 31-year-old Hudson man was issued a citation for possession of marijuana after police found suspected marijuana hidden inside a pack of cigarettes Oct. 1 at 7:04 p.m. on East Streetsboro Street. Police said they stopped the man's vehicle because it had expired license plates. Police found that the driver had an undisclosed arrest warrant from Maple Heights police. Hudson police drove the man to Macedonia where Maple Heights police took custody of him.
Passed out at bar: Police were summoned Sept. 30 at 11:23 p.m. to a Darrow Road tavern because a 67-year-old Hudson man was passed out in the doorway of the bar. The man was treated by Hudson EMS personnel and was not in serious condition, according to police. He was not cited.
Clown reported: A Stow resident reported Sept. 28 at 9:11 p.m. seeing a person wearing a clown costume and carrying a chainsaw in the East Streetsboro Street area. Officers checked the area but did not locate the person in question.
Unauthorized activity on credit card: A Church Street resident reported Sept. 27 at 9:06 a.m. unauthorized activity on his credit card.
Transaction denied: A Barlow Road resident reported Sept. 28 at 6:27 p.m. an identity fraud. The man reported someone tried to open a line of credit by using his personal information, but the transaction was denied prior to its completion.
Ran out of gas: People at a church on Terex Road reported Oct. 2 at 10:59 a.m. a "suspicious man" came into their church in search of money to help with his car, which the man said was out of gas on or near state Route 8. Police said the church patrons reportedly gave the man some money and told him they'd call the police on him, and he left. The people at the church reported to police the man was walking north on Terex Road. At 11:06 a.m., police found the 51-year-old Cleveland man walking north on Terex Road. Police said the man approached them and said his car was out of gas on Akron-Cleveland Road south of Route 303. The man said he had a friend working at a Hudson fast-food restaurant who he believed could give him more money for gas and asked police for a ride there, which they provided.
Injured deer: A member of the city's engineering department reported Sept. 27 at 8:45 a.m. an injured deer laying in the dirt on the north shoulder of Boston Mills Road. Police said it was evident the deer was badly injured since it tried to stand but could not. A police officer euthanized the deer with a gun.
Vehicle hit by plastic flying disc: A Stonebridge Court resident reported Oct. 2 at 11:27 a.m. damage to his vehicle's hood and windshield. Police said the damage, a scuff to the hood and a crack in the windshield, occurred while the man was parked at Hudson Springs Park earlier that morning. Police went to the park and found a witness to the incident, who said a family playing disc golf hit the subject's vehicle with a plastic flying disc, which caused the damage. Police said the family responsible for the damage was located and said they will be in contact with the vehicle's owner. Police said the family was unaware of the incident that resulted in damage to the vehicle.
The Hudson Police Department's Tips Line provides a confidential avenue for individuals to report criminal or suspected criminal activity. The Tips Line is not a substitute for the immediate reporting of events or situations in progress that require an immediate police response.
Although callers may remain anonymous, police would prefer all callers reveal their identity as a source of contact should further clarification be necessary.
To call the Tips Line, phone 330-342-1820.