Suspect turns himself in

A 48-year-old Cleveland man who police said assaulted a woman at the Fairfield Inn shortly after midnight March 26 turned himself in March 27 at the police station. The woman was treated for facial injuries.

Found in car

A 34-year-old North Olmsted man was arrested April 1 for possession of drug paraphernalia when police investigated a 5:47 p.m. report of a possible overdose in a car on Jaycox Road. Paramedics treated the man at the scene. The paraphernalia was found in the car.

Passed out

A 24-year-old Cleveland man was arrested at 7:52 a.m. April 1 for driving under the influence and related offenses after police investigated a man passed out behind the steering wheel of a car on Colorado Avenue.


Street sweeper causes problem

A Walker Road man complained that debris kicked up at 9 a.m. March 25 by a street sweeper damaged the rear window of his truck.

Bigfoot NOT sighted

An Avon Belden Road building owner said March 27 an 8-foot Bigfoot silhouette was stolen from in front of his building during the day.


Hit and run

Police issued warrants for a 29-year-old Northfield man after another driver said he hit her car on Wolf Road and left the scene at 5:45 p.m. March 25. When police contacted him, the man said he would not come in to get his citation. Police then issued warrants for him for leaving the scene and the traffic offenses.


Office broken into

Workers at a medical office building in the 20400 block of Lorain Road found March 27 that the building had been broken into overnight. Locks and money drawers were damaged, but nothing was missing because the money drawers were empty at the time of the break-in.

Don’t go back

A 60-year-old Cleveland man was arrested at 4:08 p.m. March 27 for disorderly conduct while intoxicated and trespassing after police investigated reports of a disruptive man at the Circle K on Lorain Road. The man was upset because workers wouldn’t sell him more beer. Officers noted there was an order forbidding him to go there because of a similar incident at the business two weeks before.

Scrambling to explain

A 16-year-old Fairview Park resident was warned by police on March 30 after they investigated a West 229th Street home being egged for the second time in two days. Information from a license plate helped lead officers to the apparent culprit.


No sale

A man trying to sell another man a cell phone at 5:28 p.m. March 28 on Detroit Avenue said the supposed customer instead looked at the phone, took it and then drove off onto nearby Thoreau Road.

Drunk-driving arrest

A 50-year-old Lakewood man was arrested at 4:15 a.m. March 29 for drunk driving after police stopped him for driving erratically on Lake Avenue.

Theft from car

A man said that assorted items were stolen from his car sometime between March 23 and 30 while it was parked in the 12500 block of Lake Avenue.


Credit cards found

Several credit cards were found on Brookpark Road just east of the Target store entrance at 6:52 p.m. March 25. The cards had been taken in a recent theft, but the owner told police to destroy them because she had already ordered replacement cards.

Purse stolen

A woman reported her purse was stolen at Marc’s the evening of March 29.


The owner of a Broad Street home under construction said March 22 several items had been taken from the home during the previous few days. The owner planned to give police a list of items taken.

Too much noise

Three North Ridgeville men, one age 24, two others 22, were cited at 9:17 p.m. March 26 for making too much noise after police investigated reports about the racket. No explanation was given for why they were making so much noise.

Erratic driving prompts citations

A 36-year-old North Ridgeville man was cited the afternoon of March 26 for possession of marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia after police stopped a car that was being driven erratically on Chestnut Ridge Road.

Drunk-driving arrest

A 27-year-old Columbia Station man was arrested at 9:50 a.m. March 28 for drunk driving after an accident on Chestnut Ridge Road. No injuries were reported.


Not so sweet

A worker at Normandy Manor said at 3:20 p.m. March 23 someone put sugar in her car’s gas tank while she was working during the day. The car was not drivable and had to be towed.

Video evidence

Police said March 24 they were obtaining warrants for criminal damage after the owner of Luvlox salon on Lake Road gave them video showing a man damaging patio furniture at the business. Officers identified a suspect.

Debit card stolen

A Wooster Road resident said March 26 someone stole a debit card from the mailbox at her home.

Dog attacked

Police are investigating after a River Oaks Drive woman said that a neighbor’s dog attacked her dog as she was walking it at 4 p.m. March 28. The dog needed veterinary treatment.

Two treated after kayak capsizes

A 19-year-old Cleveland man was treated at the scene and a 25-year-old Willoughby man was treated at a local hospital after their kayak capsized near the mouth of the Rocky River at 3:45 p.m. March 29. Safety officials are investigating the incident.


Car hits pole

A 25-year-old Avon Lake woman was treated for injuries at UH St. John Medical Center after a car hit a utility pole on Detroit Road and rolled at 10:11 p.m. March 27. The driver was cited for failure to control, but drugs and alcohol were not believed to have been involved, police said.

Drug charges possible after accident

A 25-year-old Westlake man was cited for hit-skip and not maintaining an assured clear distance after fleeing and is expected to face drug-related charges, police said. The man and another driver stopped their cars in a Canterbury Road shopping center after they got into an accident on Interstate 90 at 1:40 p.m. March 28. Police said they found the man hiding behind nearby stores and also found drug and alcohol-related items in his car and discarded along his escape route. Additional charges are pending test results of the items.

Fur coat apparently stolen

A woman who recently moved to Westlake from Chagrin Falls found March 30 that a fur coat was apparently taken during the moving process.

Grocery thefts

A 43-year-old Bay Village woman was arrested for theft at 3:30 p.m. March 31 after Giant Eagle security said she took $90 in groceries. A shopper at Giant Eagle reported at 8:45 a.m. April 2 that someone had taken her wallet and checkbook the previous night.

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