Grates taken: A Danner Drive business reported Dec. 13 that 24 drain grates valued at $7,200 were taken overnight.
Missing items: Three Akron women were charged with receiving stolen property and possessing criminal tools Dec. 13 after missing merchandise was discovered at a South Chillicothe Road business. Value of the items was about $525. They were taken to Portage County Jail.
Warrant arrest: A Spencer man was arrested Dec. 14 on a warrant through Aurora police for theft of $11,500. Police said he took money for a construction job in Aurora, which he never completed.
Theft: An Akron woman was charged Dec. 15 with theft and possessing criminal tools after she was found in possession of $320 worth of items from a South Chillicothe Road store. She was taken to Portage County Jail.
Disorderly conduct: A Reminderville woman was charged with disorderly conduct for public intoxication Dec. 16 at a South Chillicothe Road location. She was released on bond.
Loud music: A person reported Dec. 13 that a neighbor's holiday light show was accompanied by extremely loud music. The homeowner was notified and apologized.
Disorderly conduct: A Lake Trail resident reported Dec. 15 that four teenage boys got out of a car and were knocking on residents' doors. Police found they were looking for a party at a nearby home.
Raccoon destroyed: An officer killed and disposed of a raccoon Dec. 15 after a Lloyd Avenue resident reported it might have been sick.
Injured deer: A Page Road resident reported Dec. 16 spotting a deer with a broken leg. Upon arrival, an officer saw the deer run away on three legs.
Lost woman: An Ash Grove Circle man reported Dec. 19 someone was banging on his doors. Officers found a woman unfamiliar with the neighborhood could not find a friend's home. She was taken to the correct address.
Merchandise recovered: Two Cleveland women were charged with receiving stolen property after a Dec. 20 incident at a South Chillicothe Road business. Value of the items was $799. They were released on bond.
I-beams gone: A Colony Drive resident reported Dec. 19 that five interior I-beams were taken from his property. No value was given.
Possible shoplifter: A South Chillicothe Road store reported Dec. 22 a man might have left the store without paying for items. An officer could not locate anyone fitting the description.
Theft arrest: A Maple Heights man was charged with theft and possessing criminal tools Dec. 22 after he allegedly took items valued at $165 from a South Chillicothe Road business. A man with him was found to have a warrant through Cuyahoga County, and was taken to Robinson Memorial Hospital for evaluation before being transferred to Cuyahoga County authorities.
Door knocker: A Moneta Avenue woman reported Dec. 23 that someone knocked at the door and left. An officer could not locate the suspect.
Vandalism: A West Parkway Boulevard resident reported Dec. 23 that outdoor Christmas decorations were knocked over. No value was given.
Signs down: Someone reported Dec. 23 that road signs were knocked down on Ridgeway Oval. No value was given.
4-wheeler complaint: Someone reported Dec. 26 that two 4-wheelers with sleds attached were driving through the Walnut Ridge Trail-Rock Creek Drive area. An officer could not locate the suspects.
Car break-in: The parked vehicle of a South Chillicothe Road business' employee was broken into Dec. 28 and a phone and bookbag were taken. The bag was found nearby and returned to the owner. No value was given for the other items.
Snow complaint: A Willard Road resident reported Dec. 27 that a neighbor's private plow service pushed snow onto her tree lawn. The neighbor was advised and said he would talk to the plow service.
Lockout: A Buckingham Drive resident reported Dec. 28 that someone kept ringing the doorbell to all four units. An officer discovered a tenant had locked herself out and was trying to get someone to respond to the main entrance.
Pranksters: Several Kingston Drive residents reported Dec. 29 that youths were ringing doorbells and running away. An officer found the youths and contacted their parents.
Naked runners: A Clearbrook Lane man reported Dec. 30 two naked males "running like gazelles" through his backyard. An officer found footprints in the snow, but no suspects.
Dog bite: A contractor at a Page Road home reported Dec. 30 that he was bitten by the family's dog. He declined treatment by an Aurora emergency squad.
Barking complaint: An East Boulevard resident reported Dec. 28 that a neighbor's dog was constantly barking. An officer contacted the owner and warned her if the barking continued she would be cited.
Disorderly conduct: An East Boulevard woman reported Dec. 27 her ex-boyfriend was intoxicated and refused to leave her home when asked. Officers found no signs of violence or threatening behavior. She agreed to let him stay for the night.
Noise complaint: After a report Dec. 29 on Aurora Hill Dive about yelling at a neighboring house, an officer found all lights at the house off and everything was quiet.
Backing violation: An Aurora man was cited for improper backing Dec. 12 after police said he backed from a driveway on Orchard Avenue and struck a passing Chagrin Falls woman's car. No injuries resulted.
Drives off road: A Twinsburg man drove off West Garfield Road near Bissell Road and struck several small trees Dec. 12. No citation was issued and no injuries resulted.
Rear-end crash: An Aurora man was cited for assured clear distance Dec. 14 after police said he struck a Bainbridge man's vehicle from behind on Route 306 at Treat Road. No injuries resulted.
Car flips onto side: No citations were issued and no injuries reported Dec. 16 when an someone turned from Route 43 onto East Mennonite Road and the car flipped onto its driver's side.
Hit-skip: A Garrettsville woman reported Dec. 17 that an unknown vehicle hit her unoccupied, parked car in a lot on South Chillicothe Road and fled the scene.
Car off road: No citation was issued and no injuries resulted Dec. 21 when an Aurora woman loss control on East Mennonite and went off the road.
Mailboxes hit: No injuries resulted Dec. 21 when an Aurora woman struck two mailboxes on Aurora-Hudson Road. No damage estimate was given.
Left of center: Police said a Walton Hills man slid on snow Dec. 21 on Route 43 north, crossed the center line and struck a northbound Streetsboro man's car. No citation was issued and no injuries resulted.
Lot collision: Two cars collided in a parking lot on South Chillicothe on Dec. 23, but no injuries occurred.
Lot collision: No injuries occurred Dec. 26 when a Reminderville woman turned into a South Chillicothe Road parking lot, slid on snow and hit a car that was pulling out.
Backup crash: Police said a Richfield man backed out of a South Chillicothe Road parking space Dec. 27 and hit an Aurora man's vehicle. No injuries resulted.
Backup crash: No citations were issued and no injuries resulted Dec. 27 when police said an Aurora woman backed up on West Garfield Road to avoid another vehicle and hit an Aurora man's vehicle.
Lot collision: No injuries resulted Dec. 28 when an Aurora woman backed out of a parking space on Walden Place East and struck a parked car.
Rear-end crash: A Reminderville man was cited for assured clear distance Dec. 31 after he stuck a vehicle from behind on North Aurora Road. No injuries resulted.
STREETSBORO POLICE ITEMS
Purse stolen from car: An Aurora woman reported Dec. 18 that someone stole her purse from her parked car on Aurora- Hudson Road in Streetsboro. The woman said someone broke the rear passenger side window to enter. The purse contained a checkbook and miscellaneous items.
Another purse theft: Another Aurora woman reported Dec. 18 that someone broke her car's front passenger window while it was parked on Aurora-Hudson Road in Streetsboro and stole her purse. It contained $519 in cash, two gift cards totaling $55 and eight credit cards. Police said one credit cards was used at a Route 14 gas station the same day to purchase $139 worth of gasoline.