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Possession of marijuana: A 20-year-old Twinsburg man was charged with possession of marijuana and driving under suspension Jan. 26 at 1:17 p.m. on Route 8. Police said they noticed the Twinsburg man's car because it had tinted windows. After a computer check of the car's temporary tag, the driver was found to be driving under suspension. Police said they could smell a "strong" odor of marijuana coming from inside the car and said they found "very minimal amounts of marijuana scattered throughout the vehicle." After the man was brought to the city jail for booking, police said he told them he had a bag of marijuana inside his pant leg. Police said the bag contained 1 gram of marijuana.
Possession of marijuana paraphernalia: A 20-year-old Sagamore Hills Township man was charged with possession of marijuana paraphernalia and rear plate illumination Jan. 26 at 6:32 p.m. on East Aurora Road. Police said they stopped the vehicle because its license plate was not lit. A police officer said the driver initially gave him a blank stare when he approached the vehicle and didn't open the car window until the officer knocked on it, then the driver opened the window about 4 inches. The officer said he could smell a "strong" odor of marijuana from inside the vehicle. The officer told the driver why he stopped the vehicle and asked the driver what his last ticket was for. The driver responded it was for "weed," according to police, who said the driver added it was "not that long ago." An officer searched the vehicle and said he found a bag with marijuana particles in the driver's side door pocket while a pack of rolling papers was found on the rear seat behind the driver along with another bag of marijuana particles.
Credit card fraud: A Blackhawk Run man reported Jan. 12 at 8:27 p.m. his credit card was fraudulently used at four different stores in Eastlake, Lorain, Oberlin and Sandusky for a total of $394. The man reported he cancelled his card.
Fraudulent charges on bank card: A Florence Drive man reported Jan. 22 at 6 a.m. there were fraudulent charges on his bank card. The man reported two purchases were made at a fast-food restaurant chain in New Brunswick, N.J., for a total of $70, and he cancelled his bank card.
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Television taken: A TV set was reported stolen Jan. 3 at 2:02 a.m. at a West Aurora Road assisted living facility. Staff members reported they believe the television was worth about $500.
Snow skis missing: A Vermilion man reported Jan. 17 at 3:18 p.m. his snow skis, ski bindings and ski poles were stolen from Brandywine Ski Resort Jan. 14 between 1 and 1:10 p.m. The total value is $1,012. The man reported he left his skis, bindings and poles on the board rack outside the ski lodge, then went inside the lodge for about 10 minutes while his girlfriend returned her rental equipment.
When he returned to the rack, he said the items were gone.
Property damaged: A vice president of a management company reported Jan. 18 at 1:52 p.m. the pipe rail at the Houghton Road dam was damaged. The man reported 30 feet of rail had been pulled out and thrown into the water on the opposite side of the dam. The man reported he was unsure of when the damage occurred. The damage was listed at $500.