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Scaffolding, wallets, purses and cash taken from cars, yards

Information was provided by the Cuyahoga Falls Police Department.

Theft

• A wallet containing several credit cards, Social Security card and Ohio driver's license was taken from a car parked at , 2930 State Rd., between 11:20 and 11:45 a.m. Sept. 3. 

• A cellphone valued at $150  was taken from a car parked on the 2400 block of Northland Street between 8 p.m. Sept. 2 and noon Sept. 3.  

• About $5 in change was taken from a vehicle parked on the 800 block of Albemarle Avenue the night of Sept. 2. 

• A purse was taken from a minivan on 1600 block of 11th Street the night of Sept. 2. The purse was recovered in a neighbor's yard and nothing appeared to be missing. 

• A wallet valued at $50 containing a Social Security card was taken from a Chevy Trailblazer parked on the 1500 block of Merline Street between 4:30 and 5 a.m. Sept. 3. Police said there is a lead in this case. 

• A wallet containing $60 in cash, several debit cards and a driver's license was taken from restaurant, 753 Howe Ave., between 5 and 6 p.m. Aug. 31. 

• A resident and two guests on the 1800 block of Second Street reported that $160 in cash, a Xanax prescription and a phone and makeup were missing. A 15-year-old who had also been staying at the apartment was also gone.  

• A resident of the 2800 block of Norma Street reported that a book of checks, a Visa debit card, cash and Xanax pills, total value $39, were taken from a purse under the passenger seat of a locked vehicle the night of Sept. 2. Police have a lead in this case.  

• A debit card was taken from a woman at , 2585 State Rd., and $210 of unauthorized purchases were made on the card between 11 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. on Aug. 29. There is a suspect in the case.

• Scaffolding valued at $800 was taken but later returned by a neighbor on the 1300 block of Treasch Drive on Sept. 1. 

• A weed trimmer valued at $180 was taken from a front porch on the 500 block of Sill Avenue the night of Aug. 31.

• A check was stolen from a resident of the 2700 block of Third Street and cashed between 11:30 p.m. Aug. 25 and 3 p.m. Aug. 26 by an acquaintance of the victim, police said. The victim said she would prosecute. 

Dale Ferrell September 05, 2012 at 12:50 PM
What the heck is going on in Cuy. falls? Geez, when I was growing up there, you couldn't so much as j-walk without getting in trouble. Times sure have changed in this small homey community. Sad, very sad.
T Mulhollen September 05, 2012 at 02:09 PM
My Question is.... Why are people leaving valueables in a locked or unlocked car ????
THOMAS KANE September 05, 2012 at 06:24 PM
yeah; it doesnt make sense .1.We use to be able too leave things unsecured.but unfortunately Big city has come home too little city.2.ALL this robbing,burgalizing,stealing leads too think that something different is going on in the streets of the Falls.I have a feeling it has something too do with meth.guns and meds and money.who grabs just $5?Like I said before its quick hit,quick sell stuff,kind of things one would do in keeping a habit going.yeah they are not stealing lawn tools to go towork.
Missy Cox September 05, 2012 at 07:27 PM
My question exactly!!!

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