Teen accused of kicking dad

A Solon teen faces domestic violence charges in connection with a May 12 incident.

At 2:24 p.m., a 17-year-old and his 51-year-old father argued at a home on Springside Lane when the father was allegedly kicked and pushed, according to police reports.

The teen faces domestic violence charges in Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court, police said.

Weapons charge filed

A Cleveland man was charged May 13 in connection with carrying a concealed weapon.

At 11:36 a.m., police said they stopped a car for a non-readable temporary tag on Station Street.

The driver was under suspension and a search of the car uncovered a pistol. The driver did not have a permit and was a convicted felon, police said.

Torran Wallace , 36, was charged with improper transfer of a firearm, CCW and weapons under disability. He was also cited for driving under suspension, police said.

Woman charged after crash

A Parma woman was charged with drunken driving in connection with a May 13 incident.

At 5:36 p.m., police responded to a crash on Aurora Road where a female driver pulled out in front of a truck at a red light.

There was an odor of alcohol and the driver was transported to Hillcrest Hospital where she refused a blood test, police said.

Alea Shubert, 31, was charged with OVI and cited for improper left turn, police said.

Man faces OVI charge

A Cleveland man was charged with drunken driving May 15.

At 4:09 p.m., police responded to Aurora Road for a crash where a male driver rear ended another car.

Police said the male was so intoxicated that he urinated on himself and field sobriety tests could not be conducted.

He submitted to a breath test which registered a .240 percent BAC.

Roger Velasquez, 50, was charged with OVI, prohibited BAC and assured clear distance, police said.

Woman smashes computer

On May 13, Gates Mills police responded to a residence for a report of a 23-year-old woman who was allegedly out of control and damaged property inside her home. The woman smashed a computer and broke a garage window, according to the report, but did not strike any family members in the house. Her father said that his daughter did not take her medication and declined to pursue any charges against her, the report states. Police said that Mayfield Village EMS were called to voluntarily transport the woman to Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital for a laceration on her arm from breaking the window.

Medical issue behind the wheel

On May 13, Gates Mills police stopped a vehicle that was reported to be driving erratically on Chagrin River Road near Wilson Mills Road. The driver, an 81-year-old Cleveland man, was acting confused and appeared to be having a medical issue. Mayfield Village EMS responded to the scene and transported the man to Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital for an evaluation.

Domestic violence at hotel

On May 15, Orange police responded to Extended Stay South at 3820 Orange Place Drive for a report of domestic violence. The front desk clerk said that a woman was screaming for help on the third floor, according to the report. There was a 42-year-old Warrensville Heights man with a 51-year-old Warrensville Heights woman, his fiance, the report states.

The man said that he was cooking dinner when they began arguing about a Facebook post and she knocked food on the floor, police said. He said that there was no physical altercation and he did not hit her, according to the report. The woman said that he headbutted her in the nose and twisted her wrists to hold her down on the bed, the report states. Police said that the man was arrested for domestic violence and unlawful restraint.

Confused man sitting in cars

On May 15, an Orange police officer was flagged down by an employee at LJI Collision for a man opening various cars in the parking lot and sitting in them. Police stopped the man in the Extended Stay North parking lot at 3625 Orange Place Drive, according to the report. The 59-year-old Solon man said that he was looking for his black Mercedes, the report states.

Officers said that he seemed confused and answered some of their questions incorrectly. Police said that the Orange Village Fire Department responded and advised that he was fine. An officer called the man’s wife, who said that he did not sound OK, so the man was transported to University Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center.

Dog bite reported

On May 12, a message was left for Chagrin Falls police regarding a dog bite incident on West Cottage Street and contacted the complainant who responded from a veterinarian’s office where she had taken her dog.

According to the report, she and her dog were walking down the street when a dog ran from its yard and attacked her pet. She was able to separate the dogs but received a dog bite to her left hand.

The owner of the attacking dog, Sharon Ake, 56, of Chagrin Falls was advised to quarantine her dog for 10 days, provide its vaccination records and cited for animal-at-large, according to the police report. She is to appear in Bedford Municipal Court on June 8.

Bicycle reported missing

Chagrin Falls police were called to a resident to investigate the theft of a bicycle and a power tool from a detached garage on Bradley Street on May 17.

There was no forced entry. The resident advised he had a security camera in his property and would watch the video to find an image of the thief.

Skateboarding on school grounds

On May 13, Chagrin Falls police received a report of three juveniles skateboarding in the central office courtyard at the middle school office after they were told to leave.

The caller asked police to warn the skateboarders that they were not permitted to be on the property and to contact him if they had any further questions.

Police talked to the juveniles who said they would comply.

Jumping the curb

Seven skateboarding juveniles jumping curbs in the back parking lot of an East Washington Street office building were reported to Chagrin Falls police on May 13.

The reporting party was the building owner who said he had been chasing the juveniles from the property for the past few days including earlier that day and asked police to intervene.

Officers reported finding the juveniles in the lot and they were warned that they cannot skate on private property and asked them to spread the word to their friends.

No sidewalk seating

On May 15, Chagrin Falls police advised managers at Yours Truly and FlipSide that even though the governor’s orders permit restaurants to open their outdoor patio seating to patrons, it did not include public sidewalks. They were asked to remove seating from the sidewalk and the restaurants complied.

That same day, police received complaints that M Italian patrons were not practicing social distancing on the patio and patrons had parked illegally on West Cottage Street.

Officers checked the complaints but, at the time, found no illegal parking on West Cottage and patrons were “spaced out” on the patio.

Music man at plaza

Chagrin Falls police were called to the Chagrin Plaza on May 16 where a man in camouflage clothing and playing the guitar was allegedly bothering people when he asked for money.

Officers asked the male and his crew to leave and move to the public sidewalk. They complied.

Twilight Drone flying

A male flying a drone unlawfully in Riverside Park after twilight, caught the attention of Chagrin Falls police on May 16.

Police reported the drone operator was advised of the rules and asked to stop the activity. He complied.

Electronics, cash missing

On May 16, Orange police responded to a theft call on Harvard Road. The 42-year-old resident said that overnight on May 15, several items were removed from his car, which was parked in the driveway, according to the report. Earbuds valued at $300, a $500 iPad and $120 in cash were missing, the report states.

Money found on street

On May12 on River Street in Chagrin Falls, a large sum of cash was found in the ground and turned into the police. The rightful owner is asked to call the police station at 440-247-7321 to identify the money by the correct amount found.

Police called to dispute

Chagrin Falls police were called to intervene in a custody dispute on May 13 where they talked to a man who asked that they convince his daughter to go with him for their day together.

The officers stated they “could not force anything,” spoke with both parties’ attorneys and their parenting coordinator.

Both parties were advised to settle the matter in court and the court’s orders were given to police for future reference.

Suspicious swing

Officers responded to the Chagrin Falls Middle School on May 12 for a report of a suspicious rope hanging from a tree near the softball fields and were advised it looked like a noose.

On their arrival she told the officers she had taken a closer look and found it was a rope swing. Officers advised a school administration of the find.

Nighttime mowing cut short

On May 13, at about 9 p.m., a deputy warned an Auburn Township man that he could be charged with disorderly conduct if the Geauga County Sheriff’s Department received multiple noise complaints from neighbors who were unhappy he was mowing his grass after dark, according to the report.

No one’s home

On May 13, a Geauga County Sheriff’s deputy performed a welfare check at the home of a 26-year-old Newbury Township woman whose vehicle had been left in a parking lot on Fleet Avenue in Macedonia for the past two weeks. According to the report, nobody answered the door when the deputy knocked, so they left her a notice on the front door for the resident to contact the Macedonia Police Department, who the deputy also informed about the situation.

Assault reported

On May 17, a man called Chagrin Falls police to report that he was being choked and assaulted by a group of intoxicated males when he stopped to ask them for directions.

The complainant told officers he did not know where he was when the incident occurred but recalled there was an old factory nearby.

Police reported locating two males and a female in the area but all checked OK. The complainant said he had since left the area and was in Russell Township at the home of a friend and did not wish to file a formal complaint.

Too much noise

On May 14 at 5:31 .m., Chagrin Falls police received a call from a resident on West Orange Street complaining that a cleaning crew inside a nearby restaurant was making too much noise.

Police responded and advised the cleaners of the noise ordinance which prohibits work from starting that early in the morning.

Barn fire in Newbury

On May 13, the Newbury Volunteer Fire Department extinguished a structure fire at a barn located at 15045 Ravenna Road in Newbury Township. The report states that the blaze was put out at 9:55 a.m. about an hour after dispatch received the initial call.

ATV racing in Newbury

On May 13, a caller told the Geauga County Sheriff’s Department that people were racing ATVs and dirt bikes behind a building at the corner of Kinsman Road and Elm Drive in Newbury Township, according to the report. The caller said they had spotted as many as seven vehicles racing each other at one time. Two deputies met with a 15-year-old who was riding an ATV, who explained that the property owner had given him permission to ride in the field behind the automotive shop. The owner confirmed that to deputies.

Boom box in buggy

On May 14, a caller reported to the Geauga County Sheriff’s Department that an Amish buggy driver was driving up and down the road and blaring his boom box near the corner of Kile and Stillwell roads in Claridon Township, according to the report. Upon investigation, deputies saw a buggy but heard no music, the report said.

Grass fire extinguished

On May 13, the Newbury Volunteer Fire Department put out a grass fire in the field on Kinsman Road in Newbury Township. According to the report, the wind was causing the fire to spread quickly and the roadway was temporarily shut down until the fire was extinguished at 4:45 p.m., roughly an hour after the initial call.

Dispatch receives confusing answer

On March 18, Geauga County Sheriff’s Department dispatchers became concerned after a Claridon Township woman called and answered “yes” when asked if she needed police, fire or EMS, according to the report. A deputy contacted the woman’s grandmother, who informed them that her autistic granddaughter had called because she was upset about having to clean her room.

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