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Man Falls From Overpass


On 2/18/12 at 0115 hours Cuyahoga Falls Police responded to a report of a male walking on SR 8. As officers were enroute, a motorist on Howe Avenue observed something fall from the SR 8 overpass. A 42 year old male appeared to have fallen from the overpass on to Howe Avenue. The male had serious injuries from the fall and was treated by Cuyahoga Falls EMS and transported to Akron City Hospital. The incident is under investigation.

Man With Sledghammer At Wendy's Restaurant

Press Release from 2/13/12


On Monday, 2/13/12, at approximately 5:45pm, Cuyahoga Falls Police received a 911 call from the Wendy’s Restaurant at 460 Howe Ave reporting a man was smashing out the windows of the restaurant with a sledgehammer.

Prior to officers’ arrival, an off-duty Kent Ohio Police Officer, who was at Wendy’s with his son, was able to subdue the subject. There were numerous other customers in the restaurant as well.

Methamphetamine Lab Found In Vehicle

On 2-6-2012 at approximately 1145 pm a Cuyahoga Falls Police Officer made a traffic stop on a vehicle on State Rd at Broad Blvd for an open container of alcohol in the motor vehicle. Further investigation revealed an active methamphetamine lab in the back of the vehicle. The Cuyahoga Falls Police Narcotics Unit responded to the scene and disassembled the methamphetamine lab. A methamphetamine lab disposal company also responded to the scene and removed the lab components.


Two suspects were arrested as a result of the traffic stop.

Officer Struck By Drunk Driver

On 2/5/12 at 0225 hours Kimberly Stumpf was charged with OVI, BAC and Assured Clear Distance Ahead, after the vehicle that she was driving hit the rear of a Cuyahoga Falls Police cruiser that was on a traffic stop at Northampton Rd. and West Portage Trail. The impact caused the police cruiser to jump forward, striking a Cuyahoga Falls Police Officer. The officer was transported to a local hospital where he was treated and released. The incident is still being investigated and may result in further charges.

Arrest Made On Toys R Us Robbery



UPDATE 11-28745


On 12/18/11 at about 0056 hrs. Toys R Us, 590 Howe Ave, reported an Aggravated Robbery to the Cuyahoga Falls Police Dept. A male suspect was reported to have approached a cashier, brandished a large knife and demanded money. After an investigation by the Cuyahoga Falls Police Dept. Detective Bureau an arrest has been made in the case.

Aggravated Robbery on Bucholzer Rd.

On Thursday, January 12, 2012 at approximately 6:08 pm, a lone male entered the Pulp Smoothie store on Bucholzer Bd. in Cuyahoga Falls, brandished a gun, demanded money, and then fled the store with an undetermined amount of cash.

Cuyahoga Falls Police Narcotics Unit Executes a Search Warrant on Bailey Rd.

On 1/11/12 the Cuyahoga Falls Police Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 2843 Bailey Rd. The unit had received information from sources indicating that Methamphetamine was being manufactured at that location and one individual was known to have overdosed on drugs at that location but did survive. During the search of the residence evidence was found indicating that Methamphetamine was in fact being manufactured at that address.

Arson Arrest for Fire on Winter Parkway

On Wednesday morning December 21st, 2011at 4am, the Cuyahoga Falls Fire Department and Police responded to a call of a fire in the hallway of 2255 Winter Parkway, just outside of apartment #125. Upon arrival of the Fire Department and Police Officers, the fire was found to have been extinguished by the tenant in apartment #125 and a neighbor, who used a fire extinguisher on the blaze.

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