Planter stolen

On Oct. 28, deputies received a report of a huge planter being stolen from the Claridon Mini Mart on Mayfield Road in Claridon Township. According to a report from the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office, the store manager stated that a male was shown on the security cameras putting the planter in the trunk of his vehicle then drove off without paying. The cost of the planter was $350.

Tree down

On Oct. 28, deputies received a report of tree leaning power lines at Snow Road in Auburn Township. According to a report from the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office, the road department responded to the location and removed the tree from the roadway after cutting it down.

Bank fraud

On Oct. 29, a Munson Township female resident on Coachmen Drive reported to the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office stating that she received a fraudulent phone call advising her that she can pay off an arrest warrant with Walmart gift cards. According to the report, the resident did not give any money to the caller and advice was given by deputies.

Trespassing complaint

On Oct. 29, a Munson Township resident reported to the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office stating that they had purchased a large plot of land with no trespassing signs everywhere and that vehicles continue to drive on the property on Mayfield Road. According to the report, extra patrol was requested for people walking and driving through Berkshire Hills due to it being private property. Permission was given to deputies by the resident to drive through and sit at the end of the driveway.

Move along, cow

On Oct. 30, deputies received a report of a cow being located in the middle of Dewey Road in Thompson Township. According to a report from the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office, a male resident was able to get the cow into a loading pen that is 100 feet off the road across from a horse farm.

Scam call

On Oct. 30, an Auburn Township resident on North Pintail Drive reported to the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office stating that he had given his credit card and a social security number to a scam call. According to the report, advice was given by deputies to observe future scams and the resident cancelled his credit card.

Cell phone fraud

On Oct. 30, a Montville Township resident on Plank Road reported to the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office stating that someone had opened a smart lease account in his name for a cell phone. According to the report, someone had hacked the resident’s phone and gained access to his personal information. Advice was given by deputies to use a credit monitoring website and a report number was provided to cancel the new phone.

Flat tires

On Nov. 1, a Newbury Township resident on Elm Drive reported to the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office that he had three flat tires on his car. According to the report, a deputy assisted the resident with putting air into the tires and no damage was observed.

Internet scam

On Nov. 1, a Chardon Township resident reported to the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office that she almost lost $27,500 from an internet scam and wanted the incident documented. According to the report, Key Bank caught the incident, stopped the transaction and changed out all the resident’s account numbers.

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