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Hudson Police Reports for Dec. 25

Compiled by Tim Troglen Published: December 25, 2016 12:00 AM
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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.


Man threatens to bomb net provider: Police were dispatched to North Main Street to check on employees from an Internet provider company Dec. 13 around 4:45 p.m. The company's corporate office in Arkansas asked police to check on its employees after a man threatened to bomb the Hudson provider offices, via a telephone call to a North Carolina call center. The alleged caller lives in Richfield. According to police the man threatened to "drop a bomb on one of the Hudson locations" because he was "upset about having to reset his password." Police checked the area, found nothing unusual and advised the company to have the Richfield Police Department contact the caller.


Moisture may be alarm culprit: Police were dispatched to a Burr Oak Way home Dec. 15 shortly after 3 a.m. for a residential alarm drop. Police found nothing unusual outside. The owner met officers at the door and told them that condensation built up on the windows may have caused the alarm to drop. She promised to turn the humidity down on her furnace.

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No stick-up just stuck alarm: Police were dispatched Dec. 13 shortly before 9 p.m. to a Canterbury Drive home for a hold-up alarm drop. The officer checked the exterior of the home, including windows and doors. All looked secure. Police talked to the homeowner who said everything was OK, but the alarm would not turn off. The woman was on the phone with the company as technicians tried to explain how to disarm the alarm.

Baby sets off alarm: Police responded to a Haymarket Way home Dec. 14 shortly after 6 p.m. for a residential panic alarm. Police were met at the door by a 21-year-old woman. The woman told police she was babysitting an 18-month-old child who pulled the alarm by mistake.

Door left open by mistake: While on patrol Dec. 16 around 12:45 a.m. an officer noticed the front door of an Evergreen Road home was open. Police found no footprints in the snow to indicate anyone was at the front door and everything appeared in normal condition. The home's contractor was at the house and told police he forgot the door was open.


Employee's fingers do the walking, police do the talking: Police were dispatched to a business in the 7500 block of Darrow Road Dec. 13 shortly after 8 p.m. for an incomplete 911 call. There was no answer on the callback. Police discovered that an employee had attempted to make an outside call and mistakenly dialed 911.

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Door mysteriously opens during night: Police responded to a Hayden Parkway home Dec. 18 around 6:35 a.m. to investigate why a door opened while a man at the home was sleeping. The man said he awoke and found the door open. The door appeared normal, according to police. Police believe the door may not have been latched completely and was blown open by the wind.


How much wood would a woodchuck chuck still unanswered: Police were called to an Atterbury Boulevard home Dec. 12 around 8 a.m. in response to a woman who said a woodchuck was in her kitchen. Upon arrival police could not find the woodchuck.


Woman's ID used to post positive online reviews: A Hudson woman reported Dec. 14 shortly after 9 a.m. that someone had used her identity to create online social media profiles which were in turn used to post positive reviews of a Lisbon woman's dog breeding business. Police are investigating.

Dana Avenue resident reports identity theft: A Dana Avenue woman told police Dec. 14 at 1:22 p.m. that someone had opened an Illinois cable account in her name. An investigation is pending.


Keys returned via service tab: A set of keys were turned in to police Dec. 14 at 10:42 a.m. The keys, found at Barlow Community Center, had a customer service tag from a W. Streetsboro St. grocery store attached. Police were able to take the keys to the store and identify the owner. The keys were returned to the owner.

Tips Line

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.

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