Road Rage Incident Near Chapel Hill Mall

The following information was supplied by the Cuyahoga Falls Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.


A driver reported a road rage incident at Northwest Avenue and Howe Avenue at about 2 p.m. on Oct. 1. An unknown driver made a slashing gesture across the throat with a knife, making the first driver fear for his safety.


• A wallet was stolen from a purse at the , 1767 State Rd., between 2 and 5:40 p.m. on Oct. 2. No leads or suspects are available, police said.

• An Akron resident reported that her car window was smashed and a wallet and Apple iPod were taken while parked near , 738 Howe Ave., between 5 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. Oct. 1. Loss is estimated at $500. There are no suspects.

• The owner of a rental property on the 1600 block of Olive Place reported a dishwasher valued at $300 was stolen between Sept. 1 and Sept. 30. The owner said she would prosecute.

• A trailer valued at $7,000 containing a freezer valued at $3,000 was stolen from , 2328 State Rd., between 10:30 p.m. Sept 30 and 10 a.m. Oct. 1.   

• A resident on the 1800 block of Second Street reported a woman stole about $800 in loose change from his apartment between 5 p.m. Sept. 30 and midnight Oct. 1. He said he was willing to prosecute.

• A Cuyahoga Falls woman was arrested on charges of theft from the at 2630 Bailey Rd. at about 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 30. Katrina M. White, 19, was apprehended in the parking lot and items valued at $56.53 were recovered. She is charged with a first-degree misdemeanor.

Burglary, arrest

A Warren resident was arrested after allegedly forcing his way into an apartment on the 4200 block of Wyoga Lake Road at about 2:15 a.m. Sept. 30. Darnell Butcher was accused of unauthorized use of a key code and forcing open a door that was propped shut by a chair. The resident signed a criminal complaint and Butcher was arrested.

Burglary, breaking and entering

• A vacant house listed for sale on the 800 block of Hayes Avenue was broken into between Sept. 22 and Sept. 29. Most of the copper tubing had been removed from the basement. Entry was made through a basement window. The real estate agent notified the owner, police said.  

• An abandoned house and barn on the 800 block of Bath Road were broken into between Sept. 19 and Sept. 30. Damage to the windows and doors was estimated at $300. Loss of property was unknown. The city will prosecute, police said.


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