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Aurora Police Reports

Published: March 12, 2014 12:00 AM

Warrant arrest: While investigating a domestic dispute between a couple at a Shawnee Trail lodging facility March 1, an officer discovered the man involved was wanted on a felony warrant for larceny from Lakewood. He was taken into custody and transported to Lakewood.

Trip to jail: A local officer took a Garfield Heights woman to the Portage County Jail on March 3 after she was unable to pay a bond at Kent Municipal Court.

Snowmobile incident: A Greenview Drive resident reported March 2 that a snowmobiler was driving back and forth on the road, and it has been an ongoing problem this winter. An officer searched the area and could not locate the culprit.

Harassment: A Nautilus Trail resident reported receiving harassing phone calls and text messages from her son's girlfriend and mother. An officer contacted the suspects and discussed the situation with them.

Barking dogs: Continuously barking dogs were reported March 3 and 5 on Orchard Avenue and South Chillicothe Road, respectively. When an officer checked the Orchard Avenue area, he found all was quiet. When an officer checked the South Chillicothe Road area, he found a dog was tangled in brush. He freed the dog and contacted the owner, who was cited for having a dog at large.

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Suspicious event: A woman reported March 1 that while leaving an Aurora Commons business, a man walked with a device that looked like an antenna, and it beeped when he lowered it near her purse. The woman was afraid the man might be trying to secure personal information electronically. She called police when she arrived home, and was told to call sooner if a similar situation occurs so police can quickly reach the scene and check out the situation.

Dispute: A Robinhood Dive resident reported Feb. 28 a verbal argument with his nephew. Upon an officer's arrival, the complainant had left the residence.

Flashing light: A person reported Feb. 27 seeing a light flashing on the front porch of a South Chillicothe Road business. When an officer arrived, he found a truck was unloading donated clothing and was told the flashing light had been a problem for the past month.

Squirrel problem: A Bent Tree Oval woman reported Feb. 27 hearing squirrels running around her attic, and was afraid they would enter her home. Police summoned the animal control contractor to handle the situation.


Mailbox run over: A Brookfield Drive resident reported Feb. 28 his mailbox was run over and damaged by someone. An officer spoke with a neighbor, who said he did not see who caused the damage. The mailbox was put back up.

Rear-end crash: A Cleveland man was cited for assured clear distance March 3 after police said he struck an Aurora woman's vehicle from behind on West Garfield Road. No injuries resulted.

Front seat child: A person reported Feb. 26 that a woman was driving a vehicle on Nautilus Trail with a 2-year-old child in the front seat. Officers checked the area and were unable to locate the vehicle.

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