Streetsboro Police Reports

Published:

Alcohol- and

drug-related

OVI arrest: A 42-year-old Bedford man was charged with operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol Nov. 30 at 2:16 a.m. on Interstate 480. Police said they stopped the vehicle because its driver failed to dim the vehicle's bright headlights. Police said they smelled alcohol on the man, who failed field sobriety tests. Police said the man's blood-alcohol count was .117, over the legal limit of .08.

Impaired driver: A 50-year-old Ravenna man was charged with operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol Dec. 1 at 1:18 p.m. in the parking lot of a Route 14 business. Police received an anonymous call about a possible impaired driver. When police spoke to the man, they said he was impaired after smelling an alcoholic beverage on him. The man failed field sobriety tests, according to police.

Theft

Radio taken: A Streetsboro resident reported Dec. 1 at 6:34 p.m. that someone stole a $50 radio from his vehicle on Route 14 in the early morning hours. Police said there were no signs of forced entry. The man reported he may have left the passenger door unlocked.

Miscellaneous items stolen: A 77-year-old Streetsboro man was charged with theft after police allege he tried to steal $26 worth of miscellaneous items Dec. 1 at 3:44 p.m. from a Route 303 business. Store security personnel said they detained the man until police arrived. Police said he tried to take meatloaf, a newspaper, a bottle of Irish cream liqueur and a rosemary tree without paying.

Counterfeiting

Fake money: The manager of a Route 14 fast-food restaurant reported he seized a counterfeit $20 bill from a customer Dec. 3 at 4:56 p.m. The customer paid for her food with other money, the manager reported. Police said the $20 bill was forwarded to the U.S. Secret Service.

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