Streetsboro Police News

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Charged with OVI: A 27-year-old Aurora woman was charged with operating a vehicle while under the influence Jan. 9 at 6:46 p.m. on Route 14. Police were summoned following a report of a hit-and-run accident on Interstate 480 near Frost Road. Police said they located the vehicle responsible for the accident on Route 14. Police said they detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on the woman, who failed field sobriety tests. The woman refused a portable blood test, according to police. There was no information available on either of the drivers in the hit-and-run incident.

Possession of drugs: A 53-year-old Akron man was charged with operating a vehicle while under the influence of an alcoholic beverage Jan. 9 at 8:44 a.m. on Diagonal Road. Police said they spotted a stationary vehicle on the side of the road with the male driver leaning back in his seat. According to police, he appeared to be under the influence of a controlled substance. A 26-year-old female passenger in the car was preparing to use an illegal narcotic, according to police. She was charged with possession of a controlled substance. They were both taken to the Summit County Jail.

Open container: A 23-year-old Streetsboro man was charged with having an open container of liquor in a vehicle Jan. 12 at 1:47 a.m. on Route 14. Police said they stopped the vehicle because it had no headlights on at night, for which he received a warning.

Theft

Arrest warrant: A 31-year-old Cuyahoga Falls man was taken into custody by Streetsboro police Jan. 9 at 3:53 p.m. on Stone Road on a theft warrant. Police said the man admitted taking items from a Route 14 gas station on Dec. 27. The man also had an undisclosed warrant through Summit County and was turned over to the Summit County Sheriff's Department.

Unpaid bill: Police said a male about age 20 left a Route 14 restaurant without paying for a $17 meal. A manager at the restaurant told police the man used a credit card which was declined, and immediately grabbed the food and left as soon as he saw there was a problem with the card. Police are investigating.

Video games stolen: An 18-year-old Twinsburg man and a 16-year-old Northfield boy were charged with theft Jan. 11 at 1:37 p.m. after police allege they tried to steal two video games worth a total of $50 from a Singletary Drive business. They were detained by store security employees who said the suspects put the video games down their pants and tried to leave the store. without paying.

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