Medina County Sheriff
Jan. 7 – A 15-year-old boy threatened to harm himself and his mother at their Woodhaven Drive residence in Granger Township. He was upset his mother would not allow him to see a friend that evening. He began breaking things around the house and, at one time, tried to pull out his own teeth. The boy allegedly has a history of using cold medicine for recreational purposes, as well as smoking marijuana. Because of his threats, he was admitted to the hospital for psychiatric treatment.
Medina County Sheriff
Jan. 9 – A Huntley Road resident reported a possible entry attempt into his home after finding a broken door handle.
Jan. 9 – A burglary was reported at a Branch Road residence in York Township. An unknown person forced entry into the attached garage, then into the house. Reported stolen were 26 boxes of various ammunition, a watch and a cross bow.
Jan. 8 – A man reported having his car window smashed while parked at a River Styx Road residence in Guilford Township. The suspect, a 47-year-old Akron man, has also been allegedly threatening the car’s owner. The incident was forwarded to the Wadsworth Prosecutor’s Office.
Jan. 5 – A theft was reported at a storage unit on Medina Road.
Jan. 5 – A theft was reported at a Sharon Copley Road residence in Sharon Township. A small air compressor and a half cord of wood were stolen.
Jan. 4 – A Granger Road resident reported stolen several pieces of diamond and gold jewelry. The theft happened sometime between the end of September and Jan. 3. A relative is suspected.
Jan. 3 – A burglary was reported at a Columbia Road residence in York Township. Stolen were a jewelry box containing a metal and wood smoking device, a wooden nautical box, a gold wedding ring and three jugs of coins containing an estimated $400.
Jan. 3 – An officer dispatched for a vehicle stuck in a field in the area of Friendsville and Chippewa roads in Lafayette Township. There were actually two vehicles stuck in the field, both being pulled out by a tow company. One occupant was found to have a felony warrant. Also allegedly seized at the scene were small pieces of foil, a pen tube, a straw, a cigarette pack and a hypodermic needle.
Jan. 2 – A box trailer was stolen from a Ridge Road business in Granger Township.
Jan. 2 – Christopher L. Sissung, 24, of Medina, was cited for failure to yield when turning from a private driveway near the intersection of South Court and Lafayette. His vehicle allegedly had snow and ice all over the windows. The reporting officer claimed Sissung pulled out in front of him, causing him to stop in order to avoid a collision, as well as the traffic in the opposing lane needing to swerve.
Jan. 1 – A Lafayette Road resident reported a burglary. Taken into evidence were a metal latch from a door and a sledge hammer to be tested for prints and DNA, along with a Leatherman tool and an index card with writing. A wild game camera was allegedly stolen. Robin Lee Keith, 26, of Lorain, was charged with burglary.
Dec. 21 – A 17-year-old Wadsworth girl drove off the side of Fixler Road, through a ditch and came to a rest in a slightly wooded area. There was no damage other than to her own vehicle. She and her passenger, her 15-year-old sister, did not receive medical treatment.
Jan. 9 — A person crashed into a stop sign on Turnberry Drive around 10:49 a.m. There was minimal damage to the vehicle and the sign was repaired by the township maintenance department.
Jan. 8 — Three girls were spotted on a frozen lake on Watercourse Drive by one of its residents. The caller was concerned that the ice wouldn’t hold the girls as they continued walking farther onto the lake. The girls were gone when the officer arrived.
Jan. 7 — A Poe Road resident threatened a gas company worker with a gun because the resident didn’t want them to shut off their gas. The resident was charged with aggravated menacing.
Jan. 7 — Police responded to a noise complaint of an East Normandy Park Drive residence. The homeowner shut off their surround sound for the evening after being advised of the complaint.
Jan. 12 — Jacqueline Gaydar, 19, was cited for driving her vehicle on Medina Road with a suspended license.
Jan. 12 - Somebody smashed the passenger-side window of a car parked at an East Point Drive business between 6:45 and 7:50 p.m. Reported taken was a black Coach purse, a Coach wallet and a crystal necklace.
Jan. 9 — A woman was driving West on Remsen Road when a deer leaped in front of her vehicle, causing her to hit it with the front left side of her car. The deer was gone on arrival.
Jan. 9 — Two vehicles were stopped in traffic at 2:38 p.m. on Medina Road when a third person collided with the second vehicle, which caused it to collide with the first vehicle. There were no injuries reported and there was minor damage to all three cars. The driver of the back car, Colleen Phelps, 18, was cited for speeding.
Jan. 9 – A caller contacted the police department around 1 p.m. and stated that he was on High Street near Brouse Drive and that some individuals were coming to kill him. When officers arrived, the caller fled northbound on foot. The caller ran to a vehicle that was parked at an area gas station and reportedly fled from officers who attempted to stop him. After a brief attempt to get the driver to stop his vehicle, officers disengaged. The driver proceeded eastbound on Interstate 76. An investigation is being conducted and charges are pending.
Jan. 9 – Police received a report in reference to juveniles sending inappropriate messages.
Jan. 8 – Two Main Street residents reported that they were victims of a fraudulent timeshare buy-back scheme. A police report was taken.
Jan. 8 – A Main Street resident reported a possible burglary at her home. The burglary was believed to have occurred Jan. 6. The woman said there were a few items missing from her home. She said she did not want an investigation, but just wanted a report to be taken.
Jan. 8 – Police received a report from a Mills Street resident about an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. The incident is under investigation.
Jan. 7 – Caitlin M. Russell, 21, of Stratford Avenue, went to the police department to turn herself in on a warrant. Russell was taken into custody and transported to the Medina County Jail.
Jan. 7 – An employee at a Smokerise Drive restaurant reported that a license plate was stolen off of his car while he was working.
Jan. 7 – Police responded to the 200 block of Silver Meadow Drive in reference to a dog bite. The owner of the dog was cited for having a dog running at large.