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.
Alien costume not so funny to police: Police were called to a West Streetsboro Street grocery store Dec. 28 at 8:30 p.m. for a juvenile putting on a green alien costume in the parking lot near a bank. According to a caller who was going into the store the unknown male put on "what appeared to be an alien mask." The caller stated the person may have also had a gun. "The male appeared to be putting something together," the caller added. According to the store manager the alien constumed person had been fired from the store due to a conflict with another employee. The alien, 17 from Stow, was warned about wearing the costume and entering the store. No weapon was found on him according to police. The matter was forwarded to the juvenile bureau.
Officer injured while looking for suspect: An officer was injured Jan. 3 shortly after 1:30 a.m. after attempting to pull over a speeding car. According to police the officer attempted to make a traffic stop on Stow Road for a speeding violation. The driver fled and crashed at 6165 Stow Road. The driver ran from the car. Backup officers and a Stow Police K-9 unit arrived to help search for the suspect. During the search the Hudson Police Officer fell and injured his leg and hip. He was transported by Hudson EMS to the Cleveland Clinic for treatment. The driver, 23, from Monroe Falls, was later arrested and charged with failure to comply.
Pills and cash taken from home: A Weatherburn Court woman told police Dec. 29 that $80 cash and prescription medications were taken from her home. There have been no arrests.
He's not heavy... he's my brother: Police were called Dec. 27 shortly after 3 p.m. to a First Street business for a report of two brothers fighting. The brothers, 20 and 22 years old, were from Tennessee and were at the store with their grandmother. Responding officers found that neither sibling was hurt. The store manager declined to press charges.
Family agrees to disagree: Police were called to a E, Streetsboro Street home Dec. 30 around 3:45 p.m. for a reported domestic dispute. The family members had engaged in a verbal argument. According to police there was no physical violence or threats of physical violence. Both subjects agreed to not argue with each other for the remainder of the day. There were no charges.
Daughter asked to leave home: Police were called to an Edgeview Drive home Dec. 30 shortly after 11 p.m. for a domestic argument between a father and daughter. According to police there was no evidence that physical violence or threats of violence had occurred. The daughter, 29, was advised she was no longer welcome on the property and released from the scene.
Assistance request set off by mistake: A motorist assistance company notified Hudson Police Dec. 29, shortly after 12 p.m. that an 88-year-old client from Northfield Village had activated his assistance alarm but had not responded to the agent's voice. Police were dispatched to the area of Milford Road and Trumbull Drive to find the man. The man was driving slowly behind an area grocery store. The man said he was OK and that he may have unknowingly activated his device while placing his disability placard on his rear-view mirror.
Substation alarm set off: Police were dispatched Dec. 30 around 2:20 a.m. for an alarm drop at the Prospect Street power substation. The south main beam detector had activated the alarm. The area was secure.
OPEN DOOR OR WINDOW
Forgetful resident leaves front door open: A Hudson Police officer on patrol Dec. 30 shortly after 10:30 p.m. noticed an open front door on a Pinewood Lane home. The officer checked the area. While checking the front door a resident answered the officer from upstairs. According to police, the woman let her dog out and forgot to close the door.
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.