Tuesday, March 19, 2013
One student charged, another referred to youth services
Two Stow-Munroe Falls High School students are in trouble for fighting at the high school this month. A freshman at the high school was charged with assault, a first-degree misdemeanor, after getting into a scrap with another student, according to Stow Police. The victim reported being punched in the face and suffering cuts to the lip and chin, according to police. The victim also reported their iPhone 4S was stolen on March 8. The assailant was not arrested but was instead referred to Stow Youth Services, according to police. In a separate incident, a female student also was charged with assault after reportedly punching another female student in the head several times, according to police.
Friday, March 1, 2013
Neil Redington, 60, of Stow, was behind bars early Friday morning after reportedly beating a 60-year-old Cuyahoga Falls man.
A Stow man was arrested after allegedly causing severe facial injuries to another man early Friday morning. At 12:48 a.m., Cuyahoga Falls police responded to an apartment in the 1800 block of 2nd Street in reference to a suspicious situation, according to a news release posted to the department's Facebook page. There, they discovered a 63-year-old man "covered in blood," the news release stated. The victim reportedly told police that Neil Redington, 60, of Stow had beaten and kicked him when he told him to leave the apartment. The victim was taken to Akron City Hospital. Shortly after the incident, police arrested Redington in the apartment building after spotting his blood-covered hands. He was charged with felonious assault, a second-…
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Information provided by the Stow Police Department.
On Dec. 12, the principal at Indian Trail School called Stow police after a 9-year-old punched another juvenile on the playground, according to a report. The 9-year-old boy was playing tag with a group of boys and became angry when the victim tagged him out, the report stated. The boy punched the victim in the face, cutting his eye. The principal told police this is a repeated incident and when the boy was brought into the office he began smacking chairs and hitting the walls, the report stated. Police charged the boy with delinquency by means of assault, unruly behavior and disorderly conduct, the report stated. He was referred to Stow Youth Services.
Friday, June 8, 2012
Cleveland Magazine released its annual "Rating the Suburbs" issue recently. See how Falls compares to Stow in the crime category.
Cuyahoga Falls received a slightly better rating than Stow by Cleveland Magazine as far as crime goes — but neither ranked highly for safety out of 77 cities considered in the report. The magazine recently released its "Rating the Suburbs" issue. Here's a run down of Stow's numbers: (Stow was ranked 65 out of 77 in safety, according to the magazine.) *Links attached to the above are examples of each category listed. Stow's population last year was about 34,800. Cleveland Magazine reports there are about 5.60 violent crimes per 1,000 people and 19.4 non-violent crimes per every 1,000 people. There were 38 full-time, no part-time and 24 auxiliary officers with the Stow Police Department when this information was considered. Read more about…
Sunday, April 8, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Stow Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
Stow Police were called March 31 to a Graham Road residence because a man said someone busted through his front door and assaulted him. When officers arrived to the 2300 block of Graham Road around 3:40 p.m., the door was broken and the victim, a 27-year-old Stow man, had cuts on his face from the alleged assault. Police arrested Christian Eugene Bloodworth, 29, of Plymouth Avenue in Garfield Heights and charged him with a felony count of aggravated burglary. After arresting Bloodworth, police said they found a plastic bag with 18 grahams of marijuana in it. Bloodworth was also charged with possessing marijuana, a misdemeanor. Interested in seeing more stories like this? Be sure to follow Stow Patch on Facebook or sign up for the daily e-…
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
The following arrest information was supplied by the Cuyahoga Falls police department. It does not indicate a conviction.
An aggravated burglary June 9 turned into a quasi-professional wrestling match after a father and son pushed their way into a Cuyahoga Falls home and began punching, choking and hitting the victim with a chair, police said. The 27-year-old male victim said he and his girlfriend were in their apartment at 1451 2nd St. when Jospeh A. Vittorio, 52, and his son Joseph A. Vittorio Jr., 27, of Munroe Falls knocked on their door around midnight, police said. The victim told Cuyahoga Falls Police that he told the duo to go away and closed the door. The men then pushed their way into the home and started assaulting the victim, resulting in a bloody nose and a cut to the right thumb, along with swelling to his head and face, according to police. …
Saturday, April 2, 2011
A sampling of police items for March 15-22.
On March 15, a Stow-Munroe Falls High School student reported to a school therapist that a student had a knife at school. Police came to the school and arrested a 15-year-old and charged him with illegal possession of a deadly weapon (a black fold-up knife) in a school safety zone, a fifth-degree felony. In other police news: The police blotter is a sampling of the most recent police reports.