Speeding: A 19-year-old Gahana man was charged with operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol July 27 at 4:28 a.m. on Route 43. Police said they stopped the man's vehicle because he was traveling 58 mph in a 40 mph zone, for which he was charged. Police said the man smelled like alcohol, and his eyes were glossy and red. Although the man's blood-alcohol count was .069 at the police station, under the legal limit of .08, he was charged with OVI because he failed field sobriety tests, according to police reports.
Cash missing: A 32-year-old Hiram man was charged with theft July 26 at 3:24 p.m. after police allege he stole $600 in cash from a Streetsboro woman's Route 43 home. She reported she kept $4,750 in cash in her home in various locations, and all the money was missing. Police said they spoke with other people who had access to the home, but there were no leads to determine where the rest of the money went. Police are investigating.
Mutilated $5 bill: Police said a Ravenna woman used a mutilated $5 bill to try to pay for gas July 26 at 3:22 p.m. at a Route 303 gas station. Police were summoned and spoke with the woman who presented the bill to the clerk. Police said the front of the bill was stamped "mutilated," and said the bill appeared to be old and worn. The woman told police she had been given the money by her mother to purchase gas. Police took the bill so it could be destroyed.
Boy left alone in car: A 50-year-old Ravenna man was charged with child endangering after police said he left a 9-year-old boy alone in the back seat of a car in the parking lot of a Streetsboro company where the man was seeking a job. The incident was reported by an anonymous caller. Police said the man had signed up for a job interview at 11:28 a.m. and had to be advised to come outside to speak with the officer at 12:15 p.m. Police said the windows of the vehicle were up, and the vehicle was turned off and locked.