Money For Nothing
Two $50 bills were found to be possibly counterfeit at the Get Go on Just Imagine Drive on Oct. 11.
Drive My Car
A car was stolen in the early morning hours of Oct. 10 from a home in the Vineyard Park neighborhood. It was later recovered in Avon.
Babe, What Can I Say?
Walmart continues to provide the blotter with shoplifting news. A 38-year-old woman was cited on Oct. 9, and later that day a 20-year-old Avon Lake woman was detained.
You Make Me Wanna Shout
Police reported to a Jaycox Road residence to tell an arguing couple to be quiet on Sept. 30. The 23-year-old North Ridgeville man and 19-year-old Jaycox Road woman complied.
Someone stole a firearm out of a car on Somerset Lane between Sept. 11 and 29.
It's Only Make Believe
Police were investigating a car parked at the Lake Erie Nature & Science Center on Oct. 13 at 1 a.m. It turns out she was watching TikTok videos
On Oct 4, an intoxicated resident decided it was OK for her to drive on Oct 5. In fact, it was such a great idea – to her – that she argued with police after being stopped on Lorain Road. She was cited for OVI, driving under suspension, no license and lane violations.
Little Red Corvette
Someone left their car unlocked on Oct 6 on West 220th Street with no keys in it. The hot-wired car was found later in Cleveland.
Two men went to Dick’s Sporting Goods on Oct. 2 to do a little shop(lift)ing, but things didn’t go as planned. As they searched one suspect, police found a bottle containing a white powder and crystals, which prompted the man to say he was wearing someone else’s pants. They also found a folded up DSW bag stuffed down the front of his pants. Both men had been involved in an earlier protective order arrest. Both were charged with theft, and the DSW bag, after being photographed, was disposed of due to heavy body sweat.
A woman took her 12-year-old sister on a shoplifting spree on Oct. 2 at Walmart. After packing but not scanning about $145 of makeup items, the woman was stopped by police in the parking lot. She was charged with theft.
Fool On The Hill
On Oct 3, police noticed a Bronco driving erratically on Butternut Ridge Road. It wasn’t like a tank, but it appeared the driver was tanked. After failing field sobriety tests, the woman, who said she had two beers, blew a .254, more than three times the legal limit of .08. They must have been really big beers. The woman, who had a previous OVI conviction in 2013, was charged with OVI.
Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette)
A Shell Station employee pressed the panic button alarm on Oct. 4 after a young man became angry when he was told to show identification. The man left on a bicycle before police arrived. Menacing charges are being considered.
The Sweetest Gift
A resident reported on Oct. 4 that she was getting texts from someone named Travis wanting her to buy him gift cards. Police told the Rockcliff Drive resident that it's a scam and to stop replying to his messages.
Steal Away (The Night)
Giant Eagle reported a shoplifter on Oct. 9. The 25-year-old woman was cited for theft and told not to return to Giant Eagle.
Me And Julio Down By The Schoolyard
A group of youngsters were reported to be taking a soccer goal up the hill from Linden Park. After finding the abandoned goal, police returned it to the park.
NORTH RIDGEVILLE, WESTLAKE
Those two communities did not send anything to the blotter this week.
With some help from various songs from the past.