Streetsboro Police News

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Alcohol- and

drug-related

Weaving on roadway: A 56-year-old Streetsboro man was charged with operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol April 10 at 9:22 p.m. on Evergreen Drive. Police said they responded to an anonymous caller who alleged the driver was "weaving all over the roadway," according to the police report. Police spotted the vehicle, which they said pulled out in front of another vehicle, and pulled it over. Police said the man smelled like alcohol and failed field sobriety tests. The report did not list the man's blood-alcohol count.

Theft

Concealing fishing reel: A 26-year-old Stow man was charged with theft April 11 at 1:13 p.m. Police allege he tried to steal a fishing reel from a Singletary Drive business by concealing it in his pants and trying to leave the store, according to police. The incident was reported by store security personnel. Police said the fishing reel cost $28.

Stolen video game: A 28-year-old Mantua man was charged with theft. Police allege he tried to steal a video game April 15 at 9:38 a.m. from a Route 303 store by concealing it in his inside coat pocket and trying to leave the store without paying. The incident was observed by store security personnel. Police said they also found a pocket knife on the man that he allegedly used to open the packaging in the store. Police said the video game cost $39.

Driving under

suspension

Requests jail time: A 56-year-old Streetsboro man was charged with driving under suspension April 10 at 9:37 a.m. on Frost Road. During the traffic stop, the man told police he wished to be taken to jail and wanted to harm himself, according to police. An officer pulled over the vehicle after checking its license plate number in a computer, which showed a suspended license. The man was taken to the Portage County Jail.

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