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Aurora Police Reports

Published: September 18, 2013 12:00 AM

Medicine theft: A Painesville man reported Sept. 11 that medication shipped to his fiancee's home in Aurora was opened and some of it was taken. No value of the loss was given.

Shoplifting: A Ravenna man was charged with theft Sept. 11 for shoplifting from an Aurora Commons business. He was issued a summons to appear in court. No value was given for the items taken.

Hitchhiker: Someone reported a hitchhiker at Chelmsford Drive and South Chillicothe Road at 7:35 p.m. Sept. 5. Police took the out-of-town man back to a party he had attended, but the homeowner did not want him there. Police then gave him a portable breath test, he tested below the legal intoxicated level and was permitted to leave. At 8:30 a.m. the next day, the man was reported soliciting people for a lighter on South Aurora Road. He was brought back to the station to await a ride, and was advised if he left again he would be arrested. He eventually received a ride.

Noise complaint: An East Mennonite Road resident reported loud music in the area Sept. 4 at 8:45 p.m. An officer responded, and the parties agreed to turn down the music.

Dog in building: Someone reported Sept. 4 at 5:45 p.m. that a dog had entered a building on South Bissell Road. The caller later reported the dog belonged to a visitor to the building, who later returned to pick it up.

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Bat in a house: A North Chillicothe Road woman reported a bat in her house at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5. The animal control contractor was notified, but the bat was caught by someone at the house and released outside before he arrived.

Fireworks complaint: Someone on Lake Trail reported Sept. 6 at 9:40 p.m. hearing a gunshot. An officer discovered the noise was fireworks, but he could not track down the source.

Loud music: Someone reported loud music on Brookfield Drive at 1:18 a.m. Sept. 7. An officer visited a neighboring home and told the parties to lower the volume or turn off the music.

Suspicious person: Responding to a report of a suspicious person on California Street at 2:26 a.m. Sept. 7, an officer found it was a man out exercising.

More fireworks: A Townline Road resident reported Sept. 7 at 2:30 a.m. that he heard a gunshot or fireworks. An officer located persons setting off fireworks and ordered them to cease.

Suspicious vehicles: A Kingston Drive resident reported Sept. 10 at 12:40 p.m. that a vehicle was parked along the road for a long time. An officer discovered the driver was waiting to take a cleaning woman home. Another caller reported three men sitting in a car for a long time that morning at Glengary and Bristol drives. An officer found they were working nearby.

Door open, loud music: A resident reported Sept. 9 at 8:50 p.m. that loud music was playing on a radio and a door was open at a Chatham Drive home where nobody was home. Officers checked the premises and secured the home.


Golf ball hits car: A driver reported Sept. 8 at 4:50 p.m. that his car was hit by a stray golf ball on North Chillicothe Road, causing damage. The parties resolved the matter between themselves.

Parking lot crash: Police said an accident occurred Sept. 5 at 6:30 p.m. when a Mantua woman struck a Streetsboro woman's car in a parking lot of West Garfield Road. No injuries were reported.

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