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Published: March 5, 2017 12:00 AM

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Drug possession

Man had overdosed: A 20-year-old Bermont Avenue man was arrested Feb. 28 on three counts of fifth-degree felony drug possession in connection with a drug overdose he suffered in September 2016.

The man is also charged with first-degree misdemeanor drug abuse instruments possession.

Police said that they and Munroe Falls EMS responded to the man's home on Sept. 30 to a report that the man had overdosed. After several doses of Narcan, a drug used to treat opiate overdoses, was administered, the man revived. He refused transport to a hospital, police said.

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Police said several suspicious substances were found at the scene, along with a hypodermic needle, and the substances were sent to the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigations for testing.

According to Stow Municipal Court records, the drugs were subsequently determined to be Carfentanil, meth and a prescription anxiety medication the man did not have a prescription for and a warrant was issued for the man on Jan. 20.

Police said the man had left the area in the meantime, but they received information that he had returned on Feb. 28 and later that day, they found him in a parked vehicle on Archwood Avenue.

The man was being held in Summit County Jail on a 10 percent of $20,000 bond as of March 2.

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Carrying a concealed weapon

Knife found on man: A Darrow Road man, 47, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor carrying a concealed weapon, second-degree misdemeanor resisting arrest and fourth-degree misdemeanor disorderly conduct while intoxicated after police responded to a report that the man was yelling while at the corner of Darrow and Bryn Mawr Drive at a little before 6 p.m. Feb. 27. Police said they found a switch-blade knife in the man's pocket and he was uncooperative during his arrest. The man was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond.

Obstructing official business

Man misidentified himself: An Akron man, 21, was charged with misdemeanor charges of obstructing official business and driving under suspension after police stopped his vehicle on Steels Corners Road at Wyndham Ridge Drive at about 6:20 p.m. Feb. 26. Police said the man initially identified himself as his own brother. The man was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond.

Operating a vehicle

under the influence

Vehicle not staying in lane: A Cuyahoga Falls man, 36, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, blood alcohol content over the legal limit, marked lanes and open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle after police stopped his vehicle on Graham Road at Route 8 at about 3 a.m. Feb. 26. Police said the man's blood alcohol content level measured at 0.167 percent, more that twice the legal limit of 0.08 percent. The man was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond.

Theft

Girls charged in credit card theft: A Munroe Falls girl, 15, was charged with fifth-degree felony theft and misdemeanor misuse of a credit card after a student at Stow-Munroe Falls High School reported someone had stolen his credit card at school Feb. 24. Another Munroe Falls girl, 15, and a Stow girl, 16, were charged with complicity to theft in the incident.

Police said an investigation determined the card was used after its theft at a business in Stow and two businesses in Munroe Falls, with purchases totaling more than $90. Video surveillance footage at the businesses was used to identify the girls, police said.

All three girls were referred to Stow Youth Services in lieu of filing the charges in Summit County Juvenile Court and each girl was released to an adult relative.

Shirt reported stolen: An Akron man was charged with misdemeanor theft after police responded to a report that the man took a $35 shirt from a store in Kent Road's 4200 block Feb. 23. The man was summoned to appear in Stow Municipal Court and released.

Woman charged with two counts: An Akron woman, 54, was charged with two counts of first-degree misdemeanor theft after police responded to a report that the woman took clothing totaling nearly $130 from a store in Kent Road's 4200 block Feb. 23. Police said they found the woman in possession of additional clothing totaling more than $220 in value that they determined was stolen from a nearby store. The woman was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond.

Playing cards taken: A McTaggart Road woman, 28, was charged with misdemeanor theft after police responded to a report that the woman took playing cards totaling nearly $10 in value from a store in Hudson Drive's 3500 block Feb. 22. The woman was summoned to appear in Stow Municipal Court and released.

Drug possession

Woman cited during traffic stop: An Akron woman, 21, was cited with marijuana possession and for not using headlights after her vehicle was stopped on Graham Road at Route 8 at about 1:15 a.m. Feb. 23.

Unruliness

Girl left home: A Stow girl, 14, was charged with unruliness after her father reported she left home to go to a friend's house without permission, then would not leave the friend's house when told to do so Feb. 20. The girl was referred to Stow Youth Services in lieu of filing the charge in Summit County Juvenile Court and released to her father.


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