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Published: November 6, 2016 12:00 AM

-- Stow --

Firearms violations

Man allegedly pulled out gun in bar: A 56-year-old Orchard Drive man was charged with third-degree felony possession of a firearm in a bar, fourth-degree felony improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle and first-degree misdemeanor charges of aggravated menacing, operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, and blood alcohol content over the legal limit after a Rootstown man reported the Orchard man brandished a handgun at him in front of several witnesses after the Orchard man was refused service in a bar in Graham Road's 3000 block at about 10:15 p.m. Oct. 27.

Police said the Orchard man left in his vehicle, but they stopped him a short time later on Graham at Lake Run Boulevard. Police said his blood alcohol content level measured at 0.206 percent, more than twice the legal limit of 0.08 percent, and they recovered a loaded handgun from his vehicle.

According to Stow Municipal Court records, the man did not enter a plea to the felonies, pleaded not guilty to the misdemeanors and was released from Summit County Jail on a personal bond Oct. 31.

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Jewelry stolen from home: A man and woman reported Oct. 26 that someone kicked open the front door of their home in Heron Court's 3700 block and stole numerous items of jewelry totaling more than $4,000 in value, plus two lottery tickets totaling $200 in value and a $5 wooden jewelry box during the previous eight days. Police said damage to the front door is estimated at about $200. Police said they are investigating.

Police said they believe the incident is related to an Oct. 21 burglary in nearby Falconswalk Court's 3900 block. A woman reported someone apparently kicked in her home's front door while she was away for a little over an hour in the evening Oct. 21. A $50 bill was reported stolen, but police said several electronic items and some other cash in plain view was untouched. Police said there were several pieces of wood and pieces of the door's lock assembly on the living room floor near the door and the door's exterior side had a muddy footprint on it. A damage cost estimate was not included in a police report.

Criminal damaging

BB hits windshield on highway: A Lake County woman reported her vehicle's windshield was struck and damaged by a BB while she was southbound on Route 8 near Steels Corners Road at about 4:25 p.m. Oct. 29. Police said they did not have any suspects. A police report did not include a damage cost estimate.

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Criminal mischief

Mailbox removed from post: A man reported Oct. 29 that someone removed his mailbox from its post in front of his home in Genevieve Boulevard's 4000 block and left it on the grass next to the post since the day before. Police said the mailbox was not damaged.

Underage possession of alcohol

Women charged at high school: A Canton woman, 20, and a Massillon woman, 19, were charged with underage possession of alcohol while they were at Stow-Munroe Falls High School in the evening Oct. 29. They were summoned to appear in Stow Municipal Court and released. A second Canton woman, 19, was cited with minor misdemeanor drug paraphernalia possession after police found she possessed a marijuana grinder.

Concealing identity

Man reports clown outside home: A man reported an unknown person dressed as a clown knocked on a rear window of his home in Suffolk Downs' 3300 block at about 10 p.m. Oct. 28.Police said the person ran from the area and they were unable to find him or her.

Leaving scene of accident

Two-vehicle accident reported: A Hudson man, 26, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor leaving the scene of an accident, second-degree misdemeanor obstructing official business and minor misdemeanor improper backing after police said that while the man was in the left turn lane on Hudson Drive at Graham Road at about 12:40 p.m. Oct. 26, the man backed his vehicle up and struck the front of a vehicle driven by a Boston Township man.

Police said there were no reported injuries and damage to both vehicles was minor.Police said the Cuyahoga Falls man was identified and he was arrested at the Stow Police Department Oct. 29. He was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond. According to court records, the obstruction charge stemmed from an allegation that the man did not come to the door of his home when police went there, did not answer his phone when police called or provide police with the keys to the vehicle he was driving.

-- Munroe Falls--

Drug possession

Police investigate suspicious vehicle: An Akron man, 20, was cited with minor misdemeanor drug possession and drug paraphernalia possession after police responded to a report of the man's vehicle as suspicious at a North Main Street address at about 8:50 p.m. Oct. 31. Police said they found a small amount of marijuana and a smoking device in the man's possession.

Traffic accident

Woman hits bus: An Akron woman, 35, was charged with driving under suspension and assured clear distance ahead after her car struck the rear of a Summit Developmental Disabilities bus driven by a Tallmadge woman after the southbound bus stopped at the railroad tracks crossing North Main Street at about 4:15 p.m. Oct. 27. No injuries were reported.

and a police report did not say if the bus was carrying any passengers. The car was disabled and damage to the bus was minor. The woman was summoned to appear in Munroe Falls Mayor's Court and released.

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