Monday, September 26, 2011
An Akron man faces felony charges following a drug bust on Route 8. The following information was supplied by the Cuyahoga Falls Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
A traffic stop over the weekend turned into a drug bust after police discovered meth. Cuyahoga Falls Police report a patrol officer stopped a red, Dodge Neon at about 9:30 a.m. Saturday, for speeding while traveling south on the State Route 8 Howe Avenue exit ramp. Police discovered the driver, Bright Rothhaas, 32, of Akron, was driving with suspended license and had a warrant out for his arrest in Tallmadge. Rothhaas was arrested after police found numerous items for manufacturing methamphetamine and the final product. Detectives from the Cuyahoga Falls Narcotics Unit, the Summit County Drug Task Force and the fire department responded to the incident, which shutdown the exit ramp for traffic for a little over an hour. Police said an …
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
The following information was supplied by the Cuyahoga Falls Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
Assault An employee working at the Taco Bell on Howe Avenue told police that on Sept. 16, an unknown black male threw a bottle of reported urine at them while working the drive thru window. The victim could not give a good description of the man and complained of eye irritation. Cuyahoga Falls Fire Department treated the victim on the scene. Vandalism An employee with Cuyahoga Falls Electric Service reports that someone broke a light on the west side of the substation building at 9 E. Portage Trail sometime between Sept. 18 and 19. A brick from the 2200 block of Front Street was used to damage the light. Police said that the suspect also broke the awning, a window, a fan and several sections of fencing in the 2200 block of Front Street …
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
The Cuyahoga Falls Fire Department reports the status of the victim is not known.
The Summit County Medical Examiner's office is now investigating the death of a teen pulled from the Cuyahoga River. The teen is identified as Davion McCail, 16, of Akron. An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday morning. Cuyahoga Falls Fire Chief Paul Moledor said a witness made the emergency call and detailed the victim went under water and struggled. The teen was taken to Summa Western Reserve Hospital. Two men fishing nearby told Cuyahoga Falls Patch they saw two teens swimming and jumping from the Doodlebug Bridge. David Dixon, of Green, said he noticed the swimmers jumping from the rocks near the portion of the bridge closest to Front Street. Other agencies that assisted the Falls fire department divers included firefighters from Akron, …
Cuyahoga Falls police confirm officials are on the scene.
Cuyahoga Falls police and fire officials are conducting a search along the Cuyahoga River. Details are limited, but police confirm that the two agencies are on the scene near River Front Park, close to Bailey Road and Front Street. Check back with Cuyahoga Falls Patch for more details as information becomes available.
Friday, June 17, 2011
Cost of storm damage still not known.
The roof at Cuyahoga Falls Fire Department’s Station 1 is being repaired and repairs are about to begin for the water-damaged part of the building, including the kitchen, in the aftermath of a severe thunderstorm May 25. Lt. Scott Craig said a line of wind in the storm tore a portion of the roof off the station. “It was like a straight line going across to the east side,” Craig said. Contractors said the wind peeled a large section of the roof and left it hanging over the rooftop access penthouse. “How this ripped off, this is probably being held by these (air conditioning) units,” contractor Drew Boothe said. “So that’s probably why it didn’t go any further.” Cuyahoga Falls Fire Chief Paul Moledor said the total cost of the damage isn’t …
Monday, March 14, 2011
Jim Collver, founder of St. Pet's Day, asks residents of Stark, Summit and Portage counties to donate pet food through the end of March.
Jim Collver, founder of the St. Pet’s Day pet food drive, is in awe of the support he’s received from people in three Northeast Ohio counties and is confident that by the end of the month they’ll have collected 25,000 pounds of food. Collver has been busy drumming up attention for the cause and asking around for donations, which residents can drop off at about 80 area fire stations. Those include Cuyahoga Falls, North Canton, Bath, Fairlawn, Kent and Stow. He’s taken photos at each of the donation sites and uploaded them to Facebook. Many feature the “honorary chair pet” Jake, a 12-year-old Black Lab/Collie mix that Collver’s fiancee rescued about 10 years ago. “You can see the reaction that we’re getting, especially now with the photos at…