June 27, 2016

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Wadsworth police log

– An officer saw a car turn onto High Street from Great Oaks Trail without signaling Tuesday.
After he pulled over driver Russell Moughler, 45, of 144 State St., the officer reportedly found drug paraphernalia.
Moughler was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and obstructing official business.

– Residents in the 230 block of Baird Avenue returned home at 9:30 p.m. Sept. 22 and found a hole had been cut in their screen door to unlock it.
The residents reported $250 was missing from a purse left in the house.

– An officer saw a car parked at the High Street Legacy Inn on Sept. 22 whose plates matched a theft report taken earlier that day.
A bucket full of quarters was taken from a residence in the 130 block of Wolf Avenue.
The officer found the boyfriend of one of the Wolf Avenue residents, Lawrence Brandon Stinnett, 33 of Akron, in a hotel room. Stinnett had checked in under the name of Lawrence Stefano and had warrants out from the Summit County Sheriff’s Office for possession of cocaine and failing to appear in court for driving under suspension.
The officer put Stinnett in handcuffs and transferred him to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office. The officer also charged him with burglary.
His children, who were with him, were released to an aunt.

– On Sept. 21, headstones were found tampered with at Woodlawn Cemetery on College Street. Many were knocked over and some were carried across the cemetery. One was stolen.

– As a vehicle entered the eastbound ramp of Interstate 76 at 2 a.m. Thursday, an officer noticed it did not have a front plate or a light above the back plate.
After pulling the vehicle over, the officer found the driver, Darion Woods Jr., 40, of Akron, had a suspended license.
During a search of the car, officers reportedly found what appeared to be a crack pipe and a wood pipe used for marijuana.
Woods was charged with driving under suspension and possession of drug paraphernalia.

– Employees at Wadsworth High School called police at 8 p.m. Wednesday to report there was a person who was not a student on school property.
Elijuwon King, 20, of 311 Main St., said he was waiting for friends and would not leave when school officials asked him to.
He was charged with trespassing.

Compiled from police reports.