Alcohol- and drug-related
Marijuana found: A 24-year-old Kent man was charged with possession of drugs Aug. 30 at 9:30 p.m. on Route 43 after police said they found two grams of marijuana in his vehicle. The man was stopped for driving under suspension, for which he was also charged.
GPS stolen: A South Sagramore Drive resident reported Aug. 30 that her GPS navigational device was stolen from her vehicle sometime in the previous 90 days. The woman said she kept the GPS in the trunk of her vehicle and said she noticed it missing around Aug. 13. Police said there are no leads to support an investigation since police do not know when or where the crime occurred.
Alleged shoplifter possessed drugs: A 39-year-old Streetsboro woman, who was charged with theft Aug. 30 at 6:53 p.m. at a Singletary Drive store, also was charged with possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia after police said they found marijuana, drug paraphernalia and prescription pills in her purse. Store security personnel reported the woman allegedly tried to steal a $19 air mattress among 19 items from the store. The woman was taken to the Portage County Sheriff's Office.
Storm damage questioned: A Briar Drive resident reported Aug. 30 a roofing company has been allegedly making false claims that it repairs storm damage in the area. The resident reported an unknown male arrived at his house claiming there was storm damage to the roof. The unknown male went onto the roof to inspect it, and allegedly damaged it on purpose, blaming the damage on a storm. The homeowner said the alleged intentional damage was inspected and verified by his homeowners' insurance company and a forensic engineer. The company name and identity of the male subject are unknown. Police are investigating.
Student posts threatening tweet: A 14-year-old Streetsboro girl was charged with making a false alarm Aug. 30 at 10:20 p.m. at Streetsboro High School, police said. An anonymous person sent a picture of the tweet to a police officer, according to police reports. The student and her father were asked to come to the police station in the morning of Aug. 31. After speaking with the student and her father, plus a juvenile prosecutor, police said it was determined that a charge of making false alarms was warranted. Police said there was no imminent threat.