Thousands charged on stolen card
On June 21, Bainbridge police received a report that a woman lost her wallet. The complainant said she purchased items from Marshalls at the Marketplace at Four Corners, then when she went to purchase something from the nearby Walmart, she realized her wallet was missing, according to the report. When she returned to Marshalls, staff informed her that no one had turned a wallet in. When she called to cancel her debit card, her bank said there was a $2,000 purchase made at a Sam’s Club. Police are investigating.
Two phones stolen
On June 15, Woodmere police responded to T-Mobile at 3439 W. Brainard Road for a man who allegedly took two cell phones. The managers said that a man left the store with two cell phones that he did not pay for, according to the report. Police searched the nearby area and Chagrin Boulevard but did not find the suspect, the report states. The incident remains under investigation.
Report of disturbance at home
On June 17 at 12:30 a.m., Gates Mills police responded to a Sugarbush Lane residence for a report of the 23-year-old female resident’s ex-boyfriend at her house. He was arguing and threatening her over their child’s visitation agreement, according to the report. When police arrived, they spoke to the woman and the man was not at the scene, the report states. He later said that he was at his Wickliffe apartment all evening with his current girlfriend and was never at the house, police said. An investigation is ongoing.
Man faces multiple driving charges
Bainbridge police arrested a 58-year-old man for OVI on June 22 at about 2 a.m.
Police stopped Kelvin Purdie of Euclid, Ohio for driving the wrong way on U.S. 422, traveling westbound in eastbound lanes. After approaching the vehicle on the side of the road, the officer found that Mr. Purdie appeared to be intoxicated, and he failed sobriety tests and refused a breath test, according to the report. The officer also found an open container of vodka behind the driver’s seat.
Police charged Mr. Purdie with OVI, refusal to submit to a breath test, open container, no driver’s license and driving the wrong way. He was transported to the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office.
Two cited for under suspension
On June 20, Woodmere police responded to the Apple Store at 28849 Chagrin Blvd. for a patron whose truck was taken by his ex-girlfriend without consent. Police contacted Angela V. Smith, 39, of Cleveland and Paul Saun Cistrunk, 26, of Cleveland, according to the report. Ms. Smith and Mr. Cistrunk both had a suspended license and were cited for driving under suspension pending a Bedford Municipal Court date, the report states.
Strange man at inn
On June 21, dispatch advised Orange police that a man was laying on the laundry room floor at the Beachwood Inn at 3795 Orange Place Drive. He was acting strange, according to the report.
Police respond to possible robbery
On June 21, Orange police responded to the Courtyard by Marriott at 3695 Orange Place Drive for a report of an armed robbery. The 50-year-old woman of Edmond, Oklahoma, said that she was waiting for her taxi driver when a car pulled up, a man put a firearm against her head and took her purse, according to the report. She gave three variations of the story and officers do not have evidence to support if an armed robbery took place, police said. Officers said that they also spoke to the manager, who said that the woman hid a bag with marijuana before the police arrived, the report states. The Oklahoma woman said that she had one drink and declined a medical evaluation, according to the report.
Stolen vehicle returned to owner
On June 17, a man reported his car was stolen from the Home Depot parking lot at 18800 N. Market Place Dr. in Bainbridge.
The complainant informed police he had just purchased the vehicle the day prior and did not know what the temporary tag numbers were, according to the report. Police were able to retrieve the information on the temporary plates, however, from the dealership and enter the vehicle as stolen. On June 19, Hudson police informed the township department that the vehicle was found on the side of the road with no reported damage and the vehicle was returned to its owner.
Two face weapons charge
Two individuals were charged with weapon offenses on June 17.
At 2:09 a.m., police stopped a car at Old Harper and Aurora roads for not displaying a license plate. There was an odor of marijuana coming from the car, police said. A temporary tag found in the car had expired in March.
A search of the vehicle uncovered two nine millimeter loaded pistols, one under the driver’s seat and another on the waistband of the passenger. The individuals had no permit, police said.
Also, 12.4 grams of suspected cocaine was found, the report said.
Keyvette Chandler, 28, of Bedford Heights, was charged with improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle, carrying a concealed weapon and improper display of plates, police said.
The passenger, Desmond Isom, 34, of Cleveland, a convicted felon, was charged with weapons under disability, carrying a concealed weapon, improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle and felony drug possession for the suspected cocaine, police said.
Strange Snapchat messages
A Russell Township man called the police after his daughter added a stranger to her Snapchat friends list on June 12. According to the police report, the stranger began asking personal questions, so the daughter deleted them. An officer provided advice on how to deal with internet issuese.
Man taken to hospital
A man from Russell had to be taken to UH Geauga Medical Center by the Russell Fire Department after township police were called to deal with a disturbance on Music Street on June 14, according to the report. .
Welfare check requested
Russell Township police took a report from Geauga County Job and Family Services after a resident was assaulted on June 21, according to the police report. The agency also asked for a welfare check to be conducted on the woman to ensure she was safe.
Mailboxes damaged on Munn
According to the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office, a Newbury Township caller reported that a driver in a dark blue Nissan ran over mail boxes on June 16, leaving a black side mirror discarded in the yard. Deputies were unable to locate the vehicle. A neighbor repaired both mailboxes.
Child airlifted to hospital
A 4-year-old Parkman Township boy was airlifted to University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland on June 16 after receiving a head laceration and other injuries from a runaway pony. According to the Geauga County Sheriff’s Department, the boy was walking a pony on his parents’ property when the pony became spooked and took off running while he was still holding on to the bridle, causing him to be dragged down around the yard, down the driveway and then to State Route 528. Deputies did not have the condition of the boy.
Woman pushed in incident
A Warrensville Heights man was charged with domestic violence on June 20.
At 1:52 a.m., police responded to TownePlace Suites, 6040 Enterprise Parkway in Solon, where a boyfriend and girlfriend argued.
The woman, 19, of Bedford, was pushed over a chair and had bruises on her body. She was pregnant, police said.
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of the male, 21, of Warrensville Heights, who had a previous domestic violence conviction. He will be charged with felony domestic violence, police said.
Man faces OVI charge
A Bedford man was charged with drunken driving June 22.
At 2:37 a.m., police stopped a car at Aurora and SOM Center roads in Solon for not having its lights on. The driver had an active warrant out of Shaker Heights and did not have a valid driver’s license, police said.
There was an odor of alcohol and he failed field sobriety tests. He refused a breath test.
Dante Warner, 36, was charged with OVI, no driver’s license and headlights required, police said.
Arrest starts with loud muffler
A traffic stop for a loud muffler made on Walnut Street on June 15, resulted in the arrest of Kenneth Bella, 44, of Parma Heights, according to Chagrin Falls police.
He was also charged with driving with a suspended license and an equipment violation, the report stated. The car was impounded due to not having a valid registration and insurance.
He was given a Bedford Municipal Court date of June 19.
False information charge
A traffic stop, originating from a red light violation at Orange Street and North Main, was conducted by Chagrin Falls police on Cleveland Street on June 16.
Police said the driver initially provided a fictitious name. The driver was eventually identified as Delesha Reese, 29, of Bedford Heights, police said.
According to the report, she admitted using someone else’s name because she did not have a valid driver’s license. She was arrested and transported to Bedford Jail, while her car was impounded. The criminal charges included furnishing false information, driving without a license and two traffic signal violations. She posted bond and was scheduled to appear in Bedford Municipal Court on June 19.
On June 17, a Hamlet Hills resident contacted Chagrin Falls police for assistance after believing he may have been scammed out of money. Police are investigating.
Driver cited in crash
A motor vehicle accident involving a car striking a parked car on Maple Street on June 17 ended with Chagrin Falls police citing a Bainbridge resident with failure to control her vehicle and driving under suspension.
Brianna Hissett-Conley, 21, who was charged by police, is scheduled to appear in Bedford Municipal Court this week.
Wallet found in park
On June 17, a good Samaritan from Aurora turned in a wallet, containing cash and a check, which he found in Riverside Park and turned over to Chagrin Falls police.
The owner, a Newbury resident, was contacted to make arrangements for the return of his property.
A bike was abandoned on Vincent Street on June 18, and wheeled into the Chagrin Falls police station by the juvenile who found it.
Anyone missing a bike is asked to contact police at 440-247-7321 to make identification.
Search for noisy generator
After being dispatched to handle a report of a loud noise on June 12, possibly a truck revving its engine near the power station at the intersection of Kinsman Road and Chillicothe Road, a Russell Township police officer discovered that the noise was caused by a generator running at the nearby Windstream building, according to the report.