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Police Blotter: Water Works Arson, Peculiar Theft, Identity Fraud

The following was culled from Cuyahoga Falls police reports. It does not indicate a conviction.

Early Saturday morning, a novice arsonist thought it a good idea to set the soccer nets on fire at . Later in the day, someone smashed the glass lights next to the field. are unsure whether the crimes are related Estimated damage: $600.

Peculiar theft

Thomas Fioretto, owner of Fioretto Construction, called police on Saturday evening after someone swiped 50 to 60 constructions cones and signage that had been lined up on Front Street. Estimated loss: $2,700.

Better lock it up next time

A small-time thief opened a man’s unlocked car on Sunday morning and stole $36 in change, two cell phone chargers and six packs of cigarettes. The car was parked on Sackett Avenue. Estimated loss: $63.50.

Identity Fraud

A sneaky crook got a look at a woman’s debit card number and spent $320 of her money. The thief made purchases in different states, one day apart. The Liberty Street resident called police on Monday, informed them of the theft but said she didn’t wish to prosecute.

babs May 16, 2012 at 05:37 PM
Where about a on Sackett Avenue did the theft take place?
John Deike May 16, 2012 at 08:01 PM
Hello Babs. I'll check the next time I head to the police department.
babs May 17, 2012 at 02:20 AM
Ok. Thank you!

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