Man Accidentally Shoots Himself; Bizarre Theft; and Daytime Burglary

The following was obtained from Cuyahoga Falls police reports dated Jan. 24-26. It does not indicate a conviction.


On Jan. 26 at 12:43 p.m., a resident with an itchy trigger finger inadvertently shot a .40 caliber bullet into his hand. According to the Cuyahoga Falls police report, the man was taking apart a handgun, and it went off. His wife drove him to a local hospital following the accident. 

Quite a pairing

An Akron man was arrested at Giant Eagle on Jan. 26 after he tried to steal $92 worth of steaks and air fresheners. Police charged the hapless crook with theft, a first-degree misdemeanor. 

Easy burglary

On Jan. 25, someone reportedly crept through the front door of a man's 3rd Street home and stole his Xbox 360 and several video games. The man said the home was unlocked at the time of the burglary. Total loss: $500. 

As seen on TV

A woman living in the 100 block of Madison Avenue called police after someone broke out her back window and stole her flat panel HDTV. Total loss: $300.

Darla DeNiro February 01, 2013 at 02:12 PM
Should I feel bad that no one thinks my stuff is good enough to steal? Or, is it because that everyone within 2 blocks of my house knows my alarm system (2 big dogs) is on alert 24/7? When will people learn to lock their cars and homes? Even with my alarm system, I still do it every day!!
THOMAS KANE February 01, 2013 at 10:14 PM
right you are Darla RIGHT YOU ARE!, ! I too, do the same.no matter the cameras, motion detectors ,and GREAT DANES I still always keep my house secure. and that is even with 16 brothers!


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