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Aurora Police Reports

Published: May 14, 2014 1:00 AM

Theft of sign: An Aurora woman and an Aurora female juvenile were charged with theft and complicity, respectively, on May 1 after police said they took a city "no parking" sign. The sign was recovered.

Warrant arrest: A Mantua man was transferred from Mantua to Aurora police custody May 1 for a warrant for failing to appear in court on a charge of domestic violence. He was taken to the Portage County Jail.

Verbal dispute: A Geauga Lake area man reported May 1 a verbal altercation with his adult daughter. Officers determined there was no threat of physical violence. The woman agreed to leave for the evening.

Loud music: An Aurora resident reported May 1 at 10 p.m. that loud music was playing at a neighboring home. An officer responded, and the homeowner agreed to turn down the music.

Barking dogs: A California Street resident reported May 1 at 9:10 p.m. dogs were barking constantly at a neighboring home. The dogs' owner agreed to bring them in for the evening.

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Dead raccoon: A North Bissell Road resident reported May 1 a sick or injured raccoon was in the yard. When an officer responded, the animal was dead. City workers remove the carcass.

Open door: Someone reported an open door at a West Pioneer Trail closed business at 10 p.m. May 2. An officer secured the door.

Solicitors: Someone reported May 6 that a woman was going door to door in the Pennsylvania Street-East Boulevard area asking to see residents' utility bills. An officer discovered she had not registered to solicit within the city. She said she registered in Reminderville and was unaware that she was in the Aurora city limits. The woman left the neighborhood.

Raccoon problem: Police summoned the animal control contractor May 6 to remove a "pesky" raccoon on Glen Hollow Circle.

Solicitor complaint: After a report of a person soliciting for donations May 5 on Chadwick Drive, an officer found the subject had all of the proper paperwork for soliciting.

Noise complaint: A South Chillicothe Road resident reported May 5 that construction vehicles were starting work before 7 a.m. The subjects were advised of a city ordinance prohibiting work from starting at that time.

Suspicious animal: After getting a report May 4 of a raccoon with altered mental state and impaired movement on Shawnee Trail, the animal was destroyed, and the carcass removed.


Lot collision: A private property accident occurred April 30 on South Aurora Road when an Aurora man backed into a parking space and scraped the side of an Aurora woman's vehicle. No injuries resulted.

Rear-end crash: An Aurora man was cited for assured clear May 5 after police said he plowed into the rear of another Aurora man's vehicle on East Garfield Road. No injuries resulted.

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