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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.
More than $35,000 in jewelry taken from home: An Aurora Street woman visited the Hudson Police Department March 17 to report that several items worth more than $35,000 had been taken from her home. The woman told police the items -- which included a gold ring worth $2,450, a pair of diamond stud earrings worth $3,500, a tennis bracelet worth $10,500, a gold pendant worth $9,600 and a Rolex watch worth $10,000 -- were last seen Oct. 23 when they were placed in a silk pouch in the master bedroom. The woman told police she looked for the items Nov. 23 and could not find them. She assumed her husband had placed them in the family safe. The husband did not remove the items, according to police. She again looked for the items March 3 and could not find them. Between Oct. 18 and March 17 eight contracting companies had been in the home to do a variety of jobs. According to police too much time had passed to get any type of good leads. The investigation was closed pending any new information.
$8 million ticket worth zip: A Cutler Lane man told police March 19 that he was notified by phone that he won $8 million and that all he had to do was send a money order to pay for fees. The man sent $100 to an address in Rhode Island. After sending in the initial $100 the man was told more fees were needed before he could get his money. Police discovered the phone numbers were originating from Jamaica. Police advised the man to not talk to the people when they called. The investigation was closed and the man's $100 was lost.
Cited for snow ban violation: Police ticketed a business vehicle March 14 at 7:40 a.m. in front of a Bauley Drive home after the owner left the car parked on the road during a parking ban. The parking ban was issued due to heavy snowfall.
Unknown noises panic resident: A Simon Road resident called police March 17 shortly before noon to report strange noises coming from the garage. Police searched the garage and found nothing suspicious.
Open door or not? Police were called to an Ashley Drive home March 21 at midnight to investigate why a neighbor's garage door opened up with no one around. When police arrived the garage door was closed and there were no signs of anyone being in the garage.
Delivery driver brings fear: A Marblehead Drive resident called police March 21 at midnight to report a suspicious vehicle in a neighbor's drive. Police discovered the vehicle was a truck from North Carolina. The truck was driven by a worker from a delivery company who had delivered a table and chairs to the home.
Man with dog worries resident: An East Streetsboro Street woman reported March 15 around 8:15 p.m. that a suspicious man dressed in black had knocked on a few doors of her home before he walked north on Oviatt Street. The caller believed the man may have had a dog with him. Police found the man and dog a short distance away. The man said he knew the woman and was trying to make contact with her due to some business purposes. The man's information was taken and given to the caller. The caller recognized the man's name and said she only called police due to the lateness of the hour. There were no citations.
It's all in the family: Police were called to a Stonecreek Way home March 16 at 6:48 p.m. for several alarm motion detectors. Police found the homeowner's adult son was watching the house while his parents were away.The son accidentally activated the alarm, according to police. The parents were contacted and confirmed the son was watching the home.
Jack Frost fingered for alarm: Police were dispatched to a Herrick Park Drive home March 15 just before 3:30 a.m. for an alarm drop on the main garage door. Police checked the home and found the garage door partially opened with blown snow inside. There were no footprints in the area, according to police. Police awoke the homeowner. The homeowner said everything was OK and that the door was frozen and would not shut.
DRIVING UNDER SUSPENSION
Speeder also popped on suspensions: Police stopped an Akron man March 16 just before 11 p.m. on Hudson Drive who was clocked doing 48 mph in a 35 mph zone. Police also found the man's license was under several open suspensions. The car was towed and the man was cited for speed and driving under suspension. The man worked at a local Hudson company and police gave him a courtesy ride to his place of employment.
Wallet lost/returned: Someone dropped off a lost wallet to the Hudson Police station March 19 just before 2 p.m. Police discovered the wallet's owner was a postal worker who was contacted and picked it up.
Source of 911 call unknown: Police were dispatched to a Norton Road home March 18 just before 4:30 p.m. for an incomplete 911 call which left an open line filled with static. On call back the line was busy, according to dispatch. Police knocked on the door and checked all around the home. There was no answer and no fresh footprints or tire tracks on the sidewalk or driveway. There did not appear to be anyone home, according to police.
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.