Suspicious Vehicle, Fraud and Theft
Information provided by the Bath Township Police Department.
A suspicious vehicle driven by men soliciting tree work in Bath Township got the attention of police last weekend. Bath Police Chief Michale McNeely recently talked to Patch about how to spot a legitimate contractor.
A Springwater Road resident reported a man who solicited tree work, then drove by with two other men in a gold Chevrolet Suburban three times at about 1 p.m. July 14. Police stopped the driver and cited him for towing a trailer with an expired tag, and told him a permit is needed to solicit work. The trailer was impounded.
A Lois Drive resident reported receiving a job offer through her school's career center. She was sent a check and instructed to send some of the money to a distributer in Pennsylvania. Western Union informed her that it was a fraud. Her bank advised her on July 14 to notify police.
• Bath police apprehended a man who was suspected of stealing liquor from the Acme Fresh Market at about 5:30 p.m. July 13. A suspect was stopped in the parking lot of Taco Bell by police. His car was towed from the Acme parking lot.
• Two women stole cologne and perfume valued at $1,057 from Ultra Beauty, 3879 Medina Rd., at about 11 a.m. July 13. They left in a silver sedan, police said.
• A taxi driver for City Yellow Cab reported that his rider did not have cash to pay the fare at about 2:45 p.m. July 11; the rider offered to fill up the taxi driver's gas tank, but his credit card was declined, and the rider walked away without paying. The driver said the lost fare was $55.
• A wallet was stolen at Acme Fresh Foods, 3979 Medina Rd., at about 9 p.m. June 29. The victim said her credit card was used at the Fairlawn Walmart. She has canceled her credit cards.