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Published: July 24, 2013 12:00 AM

Trespassing: Two females were warned by police July 11 to stay out of the Aurora Shores pool after a report that they jumped the fence and were swimming in the pool after hours at 8:30 p.m.

Vandalism: A person reported July 14 that his car was dented while parked in a lot at Aurora Commons. No estimate of damage was given.

Warrant arrest: A Cleveland man was arrested July 14 on Hathaway Avenue on a failure to appear in court warrant. He was taken to the Portage County Jail.

Animal complaint: The animal control contractor was summoned July 15 to remove what a Bryce Avenue woman believed was a sick raccoon from a trash can at her home.

Phone lines down: A Lloyd Avenue resident reported July 16 that a recycling truck ripped down a phone line. A utility crew was summoned.

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Lost license plate: An East Mennonite Road man visited the police station July 16 to inform police he lost his trailer license plate somewhere in Bainbridge and would replace it the next day.

Warrant arrests: Two Akron women were arrested July 16 by another police agency on failure to appear in court warrant from Aurora. They were taken to the Portage County Jail.

Argument: An officer quieted an argument between a woman and man on Moneta Avenue, which was determined to have arisen over an air conditioning system not being repaired.

Noise complaint: An Aurora Hill Drive resident reported July 15 a neighbor was working on equipment at 9:10 p.m. and causing a lot of noise. Officers advised the man of the complaint and he finished up his work for the evening.

Pranksters: A Sycamore Lane woman reported July 16 that someone knocked at her door at 11 p.m. and was gone when she opened it. An officer checked the area and could not locate any suspects.

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Speeding concerns: An Aurora-Hudson Road resident voiced concerns July 15 about speeders running over wildlife on the road between the Walden Stables and Tinkers Creek State Park. She requested extra patrols there.

Noise complaint: An officer advised an Orchard Avenue resident July 15 to turn down loud music reported by a neighbor.

Dog on the loose: A Winslow Drive resident reported July 15 new neighbors moved in and their dog has been running loose in the neighborhood. The complainant captured the dog, which was picked up by the owner.

Loitering: A person reported an out-of-town man hanging out in front of a building on West Garfield Road on July 15. An officer drove the man to the city limits and sent him on his way.

Loud music: A North Chillicothe Road resident reported July loud music playing at a neighbor's house. An officer advised the suspect to turn it down, which he did.

Harassment: An employee at a South Chillicothe Road business reported July 13 an irate customer was swearing and left the area in a vehicle. An officer could not locate the suspect.

Noise complaint: A Cobblestone Road resident reported July 13 that on two occasions -- at 10 and 11 p.m. -- noise from a neighbor's backyard pool was disturbing the family. The pool owner was advised and agreed to keep the noise down.

Barking dog: A Crackel Road resident reported July 12 that a neighbor's dog was barking constantly for two days. An officer could not locate the animal.

Burning complaint: A crew burning items at a construction site on Bank Lane was warned July 12 after police received a report that smoke was getting into a neighbor's house.

Noise complaint: A Crystal Lane resident reported July 12 at 2:30 p.m. that people in an apartment unit upstairs were being noisy for a long period of time. An officer visited the upper unit and advised the residents to keep the noise down.

Suspicious person: A Sycamore Lane resident reported July 10 that a vehicle pulled into the driveway, an occupant looked into the garage and the vehicle drove away. An officer could not locate the suspect.

Domestic dispute: A Blair Circle resident reported July 10 her son-in-law was at her residence drunk and she wanted him to leave. His father gave him a ride to an unspecified location. The woman reported three hours later that the man had returned to retrieve his vehicle. A Reminderville officer gave the man a ride to a local hotel.

Vehicle in ditch: A Nicola Drive resident reported July 10 that a young man parked a vehicle in a ditch in front of her house and left on foot. Upon an officer's arrival, it was discovered the vehicle had a flat tire and the man was in the progress of changing it.


Rear-end crash: A Cleveland man was cited July 12 for assured clear distance and a Middleburg Heights man was cited for operating a vehicle while intoxicated after a July 12 crash on North Aurora Road. Police said the Cleveland man struck the Middleburg Heights man from behind. The latter was taken to a Twinsburg medical facility for evaluation.

Left turn crash: An Aurora female juvenile was cited for failing to yield while turning left on South Chillicothe Road on July 15. Police said she struck an Aurora woman coming in the opposite direction while turning in front of Aurora Farms Premium Outlets. The Aurora woman was taken to a Twinsburg medical facility for treatment.

DUI citation: After getting a report that a vehicle was stuck in a field off Bartlett Road on July 10, officers discovered a nearby resident drove into deep water, got stuck and fled on foot to his residence. Police said he was on probation. He was cited for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and taken to the Portage County Jail.

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