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Aurora Police Reports

Published: March 19, 2014 12:00 AM

Unauthorized use: A Macedonia man was charged March 7 with unauthorized use of a vehicle after police said he failed to return it to his employer after quitting his job. He posted bond and was released.

Warrant arrest: A Mantua man was transferred from Solon police to Aurora police March 5 on a warrant for alleged drug possession. He was taken to the Portage County Jail.

Lost wallet: An Aurora woman reported March 5 that her wallet has been missing since sometime in January. No value was provided.

Dog at large: A South Chillicothe Road woman was cited March 5 for having a dog at large.

Mailboxes damaged: A Linwood Drive man reported March 8 that his mailbox was damaged by a city snowplow. He was advised to contact the service department. Also on March 9, a Summerhill Drive man reported his mailbox was damaged by an unknown party. No value was given.

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Dead deer: The service department was summoned for disposal of a dead deer March 6 near the Eggleston-East Garfield roads intersection.

Noise complaint: An Old Barn Drive resident reported March 10 that he thought a neighbor was playing a loud audio loop of animal sounds at 7:40 a.m. An officer checked the area and only found live birds chirping.

Warrant arrest: A Chagrin Falls man was transferred from Geauga County to Aurora on March 11 on a warrant for failure to appear in court. He was taken to the Portage County Jail.

Dog complaints: Dogs at large were reported March 8, 9 and 12 on New Hudson Road, Circlewood Drive, Moneta Avenue and North Chillicothe Road. In three cases, an officer could not locate the animals. In the New Hudson Drive case, the animal control contractor was summoned.

Suspicious events: A suspicious vehicle was reported March 12 parked along East Mennonite Road at 12:17 a.m. An officer found the driver had pulled over to make a phone call. On March 6, a truck was reported in an East Mennonite Road parking lot with the driver sleeping or passed out. An officer found nothing was wrong with the driver.


Lot crashes: Two private property accidents were reported March 7 and 8, both on South Chillicothe Road. The first occurred at 2 p.m. when a Streetsboro man and Willoughby man backed out of parking spaces and collided. The second was a similar situation at 1:15 p.m. involving a Garfield Heights man and Chardon woman. No injuries resulted in either case.

Erratic driving: An officer was unable to locate the suspect after a report March 5 of a vehicle driving erratically at 7:40 a.m. on South Chillicothe Road near Pioneer Trail.

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