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Police Reports

by Tim Troglen Published: November 20, 2016 12:00 AM

Police Reports is a sampling of incidents responded to by local law enforcement agencies or the Hudson Police Department. It is not intended to be all inclusive.


Lost cell phone tracked and found -- in owner's bag: Police were called to W. Streetsboro Street address Nov. 11 at 3:15 p.m. to investigate a possibly stolen smart phone. The caller told police she was tracking the phone. While officers were on the scene, the phone was pinged and they discovered the sound was emanating from her bag.


Treadmill running homeowner sets off alarm: Police were called to a Haymarket Way home Nov. 9, around 5:30 p.m. after an alarm company reported a basement door alarm had been activated. When police arrived it was determined the homeowner set off the alarm while running on the treadmill, according to police.

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Loaded handgun taken from unlocked car: A Cutler Lane resident reported Nov. 8 that a loaded and holstered handgun had been taken from the center console of an unlocked vehicle parked in the driveway. The semi-automatic, .380 caliber handgun was valued at $200.

House and car keys missing: A Hudson woman told police shortly after noon on Nov. 10 that her house and car keys were taken while shopping at a local grocery store. The woman told police she put the keys down while putting a lid on her soup. When she was finished and looked up, the keys were gone.

Credit card compromised: An employee of a Darrow Road business told police Nov. 9 shortly before 3:30 p.m. that a company credit card had been used without permission.

Someone in Brooklyn, N.Y., made more than $1,859 in charges on the card. Police believe the card's number may have been obtained electronically. The bank is investigating.

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Winslow Drive truck broken into: A Winslow Drive man contacted police Nov. 9 at 2:17 p.m.and said someone broke into his truck which was parked in his driveway and took $8 in change and bills and a two-way radio. The radio's value was not listed. The report did not state if the truck was locked.

Alleged shoplifter gets stopped with stolen goods: A 21-year old Mogadore woman was arrested Nov. 9 shortly after 3 p.m. after police allege she took a $148 hooded sweatshirt and a $59 tank top from a S. Main Street business. The woman was allegedly seen on surveillance video taking the items. She was arrested for theft at a nearby establishment.


Online purchase leads to suspicion call: An Abbyshire Drive caller reported seeing a suspicious light-colored SUV parked in a neighbor's driveway Nov. 8 around 7:50 p.m. The caller also told police the driver entered the neighbor's house. Police talked with the homeowner who told them she had sold some items online and the van belonged to the purchasers who were there to dissemble and pick up the items.


Flashlight-wielding man gets visit from police: A neighbor called police Nov. 12 at 8:25 to report a suspicious person was inside a Timberline Trail home with a flashlight. Police arrived and determined the man was a worker cleaning up a job site.


Obscene texts and voice mails sent: An Ambrose Drive resident told police Nov. 10 that she wanted to make a report about a series of obscene texts and voice mails received from an anonymous person. Police are investigating.


Juvenile found after missing for 26 hours: A Tallmadge juvenile was spotted by police Nov. 9 around 9:55 p.m. walking north on state Route 91 on the Ohio Turnpike bridge. The girl allegedly admitted to police that she was under the influence of drugs. The girl was transported the Akron Children's Hospital by Hudson EMS. Her family, who reported her missing on Nov. 8, was notified.


Bank door unlocked: Someone called police Nov. 10 shortly after 5 p.m. to report the "front door to the interior of the [N. Main Street] bank unlocked and the business closed and unoccupied." The responding officer walked into the bank and the alarm triggered. Aside from the empty building and open door, everything appeared OK, according to police. A short while later a custodian arrived to secure the door.


Man believes car window shot out: Hudson Police were called Nov. 11, around 5 p.m. to Route 8 near the exit ramp to Route 303 to meet with a driver who said damage to the rear passenger window of his car could be from a gun. The man told police he was driving north on Route 8 when he heard a loud explosion. The man told police he thought the sound may have been a gunshot but he was not sure. All the other windows were intact and officers could not locate any other damage indicating damage from a bullet. Prior to the damage occurring, the man told police a semi tractor trailer passed him on the left. The man requested damage report to document the incident.


Matters of the heart not for police: A Hudson man visited the police station Nov. 8 at 9:25 a.m. and reported to police that his wife of more than 30 years had been having an affair with another man for several years. Police told the man the issue was not a police matter.

Tips Line: To call the Tips Line, phone 330-342-1820.

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