DNA on cookie leads to Akron burglary arrest

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AKRON, Ohio– Police in Akron made an arrest thanks to an interesting piece of evidence.

Calvin Hardeway (Photo courtesy: Summit County Sheriff’s Office)

Calvin D. Hardeway, 36, is charged with burglary, possession of a fentanyl-related compound and aggravated possession of drugs.

Akron police said he climbed scaffolding to break into a house on May 19.

Investigators were able to track him down because his DNA was found on a partially-eaten cookie that was left at the residence.

Hardeway is currently being held at the Summit County Jail.

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