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Police Reports

by Ken Lahmers | Editor Published: December 5, 2012 12:00 AM

n Receiving stolen property: A Cleveland man was charged Nov. 23 with receiving stolen property and possessing criminal tools after an incident involving stolen merchandise on South Chillicothe Road. The unspecified items were valued at $127. He was taken to the Portage County Jail.

n Shoving incident: A Harmon Road woman reported Nov. 24 that a client refused to pay her and shoved her at her home. When an officer arrived, the client paid the woman and left. No charges were filed.

n Theft: A Garfield Heights female juveniles was charged with theft and possessing criminal tools Jan. 23 involving missing items worth $156 on South Chillicothe Road. She was released to her sister.

n Missing items: A man reported his girlfriend's purse and cell phone were missing on South Chillicothe Road. The phone was able to be tracked, and it and the purse were recovered with nothing missing or damaged.

n Harassment: An employer on North Aurora Road reported Nov. 21 a man has called for an employee more than 200 times in one day despite being told not to. An officer suggested the company make arrangement to get their phone number blocked. No charges were filed.

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n Neighbors' dispute: A Pinehurst Drive man reported Nov. 21 his neighbor trespassed on his property, broke survey sticks and was blowing leaves into his yard. An officer responded and both parties agreed to leave each other alone.

n Dog complaint: An East Boulevard resident reported Nov. 21 an ongoing problem with a barking dog. An officer contacted the owner, who agreed to take the dog inside.

n Vandalism: A Cimmarron Oval resident reported Nov. 21 the mailbox was pulled out of the ground. No value was given.

n Theft: A Cleveland man was charged with theft Nov. 24 at a business on South Chillicothe Road. Value of the items taken was $532. He was taken to the Portage County Jail.

n Windows open: An Eldridge Road resident reported Nov. 24 a nearby vacant home had an open window. An officer found all doors secured.

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n Vandalism: A Lake Trail resident reported Nov. 26 Christmas lights were damaged overnight. No value was given.

n Criminal damage: A West Garfield Road woman reported Nov. 28 someone painted on her new vehicle and a business' window was soaped. No value of the damage was given.

n Deer injured: Someone reported Nov. 27 that an injured deer was on North Chillicothe Road. An officer could not locate the animal.


n Driver loses control: An Aurora man lost control of his car Nov. 23 on West Pioneer Trail, struck mailboxes and wood posts, went airborne and came to rest on its left side in a driveway. No injuries were reported, and no citation issued.

n Lot collision: An Aurora woman and a Euclid woman were backing out of parking space Nov. 23 on North Chillicothe Road when they collided. No injuries resulted.

n Failure to yield: A Cleveland man was cited Nov. 23 for failure to yield after police said he moved from a right turn lane on North Chillicothe Road at Barrington Boulevard and sideswiped a Chagrin Falls man's car. No injuries resulted.

n Rear-end crash: An Aurora man was cited Nov. 26 for assured clear distance after police said he struck a Twinsburg man's vehicle from behind on North Aurora Road. No injuries resulted.

n Rear-end crash: A Twinsburg man was cited Nov. 26 for assured clear distance after police said he struck an Aurora man's vehicle on Orchard Avenue. No injuries resulted.

n Speeding: Police were informed Nov. 21 of a vehicle driving around Aurora Commons at a high rate of speed. An officer could not find the culprit.

n Swerving vehicle: An officer could not locate a vehicle reportedly swerving on South Chillicothe Road on Nov. 22.

n Failure to yield: An Aurora man was cited for failing to yield on Nov. 24 after he backed out of a Parkview Drive driveway and struck a Cleveland Heights man's car. No injuries resulted.

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