Drunk-driving arrest

A 29-year-old Bay Village woman was arrested for drunk driving after police stopped the car she was driving erratically on Interstate 90 at 2:18 p.m. June 15.

Domestic violence arrest

A 41-year-old Avon man was arrested June 16 for domestic violence after police investigated a 12:04 a.m. call about a fight at an Augusta Way home. No major injuries were reported by police.

Traffic stop prompts arrest

A 45-year-old Avon man was arrested June 17 for possession of marijuana after police stopped him at 9:51 p.m. on Moore Road for driving on a suspended license and not having a working tail light on the car, police said.

License plate theft

An Avon man told police June 18 a license plate was stolen from his car between 9:30 and 11 p.m. when he went from his Magnolia Drive home to Walmart. The man noticed the missing plate when he returned to his car in the parking lot, police said.


EMS call leads to arrest

Police helping paramedics respond to a 2:45 p.m. June 9 report of a 65-year-old woman needing medical help at a Brookcrest Place home arrested her 25-year-old son, who was wanted by Elyria police. The woman was treated and checked at a hospital, police said. An officer who went to the home recognized her son.

Nike bookbag found

A Woodfield Drive woman found a Nike bookbag on her tree lawn at 8:36 a.m. June 10 and called police. Officers took the bag to the police station in case anyone reported it missing.

Dog owner cited

A 36-year-old Brookstone Court woman was cited for a dog running at large at 9:55 a.m. June 12 after receiving complaints about the dog getting into a neighbor’s back yard that morning.

Fraud attempt

A Lake Road man told police that officials at his bank said someone had tried several times to log into his bank account between June 11 and 12, but was stopped by the bank. The man told police a possible culprit lives nearby and may have used drones to steal the information. The man said June 11 he saw drones flying around his house for several hours while he was working on his computer. Police said they are still investigating and don’t have anything to back up the man’s claims.

Account accessed, used

An Avon Lake woman told police June 13 someone used her personal information in the previous few days to create a phony driver’s license in New York and illegally changed one of her financial accounts.


Vandals hit high school

Bay High School workers found the morning of June 11 that someone had spray painted graffiti on an outbuilding near the north side of the high school. Police said the painting was gibberish and did not appear to have any specific meaning.

Drunk-driving arrest

A 39-year-old Bay Village woman was arrested June 12 for drunk driving shortly after police got a 6:29 a.m. phone call about a possible drunk driver. The woman’s car was stopped on Sutcliffe Drive and she was arrested after failing field sobriety tests.

Father, not burglar, in house

Police checking a 7:30 a.m. June 14 burglar alarm and report of a possible suspect at a Foote Avenue home found the man at the home was the father of the homeowner. He was there picking up his daughter’s dogs to take care of them while she was out of town.

Possible gunshot checked

Police checked 12:25 a.m. reports of possible gunshots in the 28000 block of Osborn Road. They were unable to find any indications of gunfire.


License plate stolen

A Powell, Ohio, man reported the theft of the rear license plate from his car overnight while he was visiting his brother at his apartment in the 20900 block of Lorain Road June 13. He learned the plate was missing when he took the car in for service and a mechanic saw it wasn’t there.

Too much noise

An 18-year-old Fairview Park man was cited June 15 for disorderly conduct after police checked two calls, at 1:09 and 2:26 a.m., about too much noise from coming from an apartment in the 20600 block of Lorain Road. A resident told police during the first call that a party had ended and that there would be no more noise. However, when police were called again and returned at 2:26 a.m., they cited the man.

Four arrested at Parkview Manor

Four out-of-town men were arrested for burglary June 17 after police checked a 2:53 a.m. report of someone kicking in the door of the Parkview Manor rental office in the 19700 block of Lorain Road. Responding Fairview Park and Rocky River officers said they found the four men in a car in the Parkview Manor parking lot. The quartet included three men from Indianapolis, ages 30, 20 and 19, and an 18-year-old Cincinnati man. Someone tried to break into the cash machine in the rental office and there were pry marks on an entry door to one building, police said. Police are checking for possible links to a burglary in Brooklyn, Ohio, earlier that night.


License plate stolen

A man at the King’s Church on Franklin Boulevard told police at 6:30 a.m. June 14 someone stole the license plate off his car while it was parked in the church lot overnight.

Man with gun on Mars

Police checked a 3:55 a.m. report of a man trying to shoot a gun in the 1600 block of Mars Avenue. Police found the gun was empty, but arrested the Lakewood man for disorderly conduct.

Food theft

A man stole an assortment of food from the Discount Drug Mart on Detroit Avenue about 6:50 p.m. June 15.

Fight report checked

A man told police he dropped a key while leaving Mayview Manor at 10:46 p.m. June 15. When he  stopped and looked for it, he said another man confronted him. Then a woman from the building intervened and the man then started a fight by pushing her. The fight was broken up and no injuries were reported.

Screamer not found

Police checked a report at 11:38 a.m. June 16 on West Clifton Boulevard of a young man screaming profanities and bothering people. Police could not find the man.

Father-son dispute

Police checked a 8:33 a.m. June 17 report of a man and his young adult son fighting in the 15000 block of Clifton Boulevard. The son was gone when police arrived. The father was not injured and said he would call back if the son returned.


Drunk-driving arrest

A 24-year-old North Olmsted man was arrested June 11 for drunk driving shortly after an officer stopped his car on Clague Road at 2:37 a.m. When asked, the man did not know the day’s date, saying June 8, 9 or 10, and he also told police he thought he was at a West 94th Street bar when asked where he was. A patrol officer said he saw a car swerve on Clague, make a left-turn signal to go the wrong way onto the Interstate 480 off ramp, then go over the curb and almost hit a traffic signal pole before coming to a stop with the officer’s patrol car behind him. The driver was arrested shortly after failing field sobriety tests, police said.

Criminal damaging at Walmart

A 59-year-old Euclid man was arrested June 12 for criminal damaging and trespassing after Walmart security said he took several watches out of their packages at 9:55 p.m. and had them with him while going through the grocery section. Walmart staff told police the man was violating a no-trespassing order against him because of previous thefts.

Drunk-driving arrest

A 60-year-old Euclid man was arrested June 14 for drunk driving shortly after police got calls about a reckless driver in the area of Stearns Road around 2:07 p.m. A patrol officer saw a truck matching the description going east on Lorain Road about two minutes later, then tried to stop it when it was weaving. The truck stopped in front of the police station off Lorain Road. The man said he was trying to get to Sheffield Lake to help his daughter. He said he was in North Olmsted looking for Interstate 90 to get to Sheffield Lake.


Drunk-driving arrest

A 47-year-old North Ridgeville man was arrested June 14 for drunk driving after police stopped the car on Hickory Trail at 10:14 p.m. for erratic driving.

Tip leads to arrest

A 43-year-old North Ridgeville man was arrested for drunk driving after police checked a 7:04 p.m. call June 14 about a possible drunk driver at the Sheetz station on Lorain Road.

Too much noise

A 46-year-old North Ridgeville man was arrested June 16 for making too much noise after a second trip to an Elder Street home. Police arrested him at 9:51 p.m. when they went to the home a second time after warning him to keep the noise down less than an hour earlier.

Theft arrest

A 35-year-old Kirtland man was arrested June 16 for theft after Giant Eagle security said he tried to take assorted merchandise at 6:30 p.m.


Truck entered

A Wagar Road man told police June 11 he saw the door to a truck parked in his driveway open at 7:15 a.m. When he went outside to look, he saw a man running from the area. Nothing was missing from the truck, he said.

Missing tablet found in bushes

A Northview Road man said at 7:20 p.m. June 14 a tablet computer had been taken from an unlocked car parked near his home sometime the previous day. Software enabled police and the man to track it to the 21000 block of Westway Drive, where they found it in some bushes a few minutes later. Residents said they didn’t know anything about it.

OVI arrest

A 32-year-old Rocky River woman was arrested June 15 for operating a vehicle under the influence shortly after police stopped the car she was driving on Wooster Road at 7 p.m. after it was seen being driven erratically.

Drug, alcohol arrest

A 20-year-old Reynoldsburg, Ohio, man was arrested for drug- and alcohol-related offenses  June 15 shortly after police checked a report of a car going off the road and hitting a pole on South Falmouth Drive at 8:10 p.m.

Spinout leads to arrest

A 27-year-old Brecksville woman was arrested June 16 for alcohol and drug offenses after police checked a report of a car spinning out on Westway Drive and going over the curb.

Lottery player threatens clerk

A clerk at the Get Go station on Center Ridge Road told police at 5:30 a.m. June 16 that an 82-year-old customer complained that other clerks at the business never got his lottery numbers right. The man then said he would set his handgun on the counter and if the clerk didn’t get the numbers right, he would shoot her fingers off. He left and the clerk declined to file any charges, but the business did file a trespass order banning the man from the business.


Driving on suspended license

A 23-year-old Columbus man was arrested June 12 for driving on a suspended license after police stopped the car he was driving on French Creek Road at 8:20 p.m. when a check showed the car owner’s license was suspended.

Speeding prompts arrest

A 46-year-old Lorain man was arrested June 14 for driving on a suspended license after police  said they stopped the car he was driving on East River Road at 2:15 a.m. for driving 50 mph in a 35 mph zone. A records check showed the suspended license, police said.


Woman arrested after overdose call

A 29-year-old Elyria woman was arrested June 18 for driving under the influence and driving on a suspended license shortly after police checked a 2:40 p.m. report of a woman overdosing in a car in the Walgreens parking lot on Center Ridge Road. Responding officers found the woman, who was revived after two doses of Narcan, police said. She was treated and released at St. John Medical Center in Westlake, police said.

Gun, marijuana arrest

A 27-year-old Cleveland man was arrested June 20 for gun and a marijuana-related offense after police stopped the car he was riding in on Bassett Road at 5:15 p.m. A license check showed the driver, a 34-year-old Cleveland woman, was wanted by North Olmsted police. Police found a loaded handgun under the passenger seat and marijuana and related drug paraphernalia in the car, police said, prompting the passenger’s arrest. The driver was turned over to North Olmsted officers.

Fight investigated

The city prosecutor is reviewing police reports of a fight between several members of the same family at 5 p.m. Thursday at Dave and Buster’s on First Street. Only minor injuries were reported and no one wanted to be treated or pursue charges, but the prosecutor is seeing if the city should file any charges.

Traffic stop prompts drug arrest

A 21-year-old Warren, Michigan, man was arrested Friday for receiving stolen property, counterfeiting and possession of criminal tools after police said they stopped his car for a traffic violation after he left the Red Roof Inn on Clemens Road at 9:30 a.m. Police said they found a tablet and various items used to make phony credit cards in the car. A woman and her 6-month-old baby were also in the car, but police released them after questioning the woman.

Online fraud

Police reminded people to be careful of online deals involving buying gift cards after receiving two reports from Westlake residents on June 18 and 19 of phony online deals. One wanted a person to buy eBay gift cards to use for auto insurance and to pay for transporting a car being sold online, the person realized it was a scam after getting the cards. The June19 incident involved someone buying a motorcycle online on Craigslist, sending a check for more than the listed purchase price and asking that the seller send the extra money be sent back in gift cards.

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