COVENTRY: A Canal Fulton man reported June 25 someone stole the catalytic converter from a van parked at a Hanna Parkway plaza and damaged the dashboard in an attempt to steal the vehicle.
Also on June 25, a woman reported her car became disabled at Manchester Road and Carnegie Avenue. Upon investigating she found syrup on the gas cap, and learned someone poured syrup into the gas tank while she was at a nearby fitness center.
Summit County Sheriff’s Office deputies investigated a June 28 report that a 2008 Dodge Durango was stolen from a Halcyon Drive location. Deputies entered information about the truck into a national database for stolen vehicles.
Also on June 28, deputies responded to a report that a disoriented man was yelling and pounding on the door of a Halcyon Drive residence. The Loma Drive man, who was wanted on a warrant, was charged with driving under suspension, having fictitious license plates and possession of drug paraphernalia.
A Long Lake Boulevard woman reported June 28 a man has been calling her repeatedly, stating she won a lottery and vehicles.
A Barberton man reported June 29 someone entered his vehicle while it was parked on State Mill Road and stole his wallet, containing cash, credit cards and identification, a cellphone, tool box, ignition key for a boat and other items.
On June 30, deputies issued a warrant for the arrest of a Broadview Heights man on a charge of theft after reviewing video surveillance that showed him and an accomplice posing as employees of a Swartz Road business to enter and steal tools and building supplies. The man is a former employee of the business. Deputies were working to identify the other man.
Deputies responded to a report that a man took tools from a Manchester Road business June 30 and left without paying for them. Deputies located him nearby, and he reportedly admitted taking the items. He was charged with theft and the tools were returned to the business.
GREEN: On June 25, a September Drive man reported he paid $7,000 to someone who contacted him via the internet and sent him a check for $10,000, instructing him to deposit it in his bank account and pay the person $8,000, which he did. Deputies advised him to have no…