Contractor threatens to slash tires

On June 1, a resident on SOM Center Road reported possible menacing to Pepper Pike police. The resident said that a contractor allegedly threatened to slash their tires, according to the report. The resident wanted to document that the balance of their bill was paid.

Car stolen

On June 12 at 1 p.m., a car was stolen from a residence on Forest Drive in Pepper Pike, according to the report. There was a moving company at the home and the car belonged to an employee. The keys were left in the car, police said, and the investigation is underway.

Car catches on fire

On June 13, a car briefly caught fire on Interstate 271 northbound in Pepper Pike, according to the report. The Pepper Pike Fire Department extinguished the fire and there were no injuries, the report states.

Juvenile returned home

On June 8, a Woodmere woman came to the Pepper Pike police station for assistance in picking up her runaway son. He was at a friend’s house on Bremerton Road and he went home with his mother, according to the report.

Fraudulent check

On June 4, a woman reported fraud to Pepper Pike police on behalf of the North American Menopause Society, which is located in an office building on Chagrin Boulevard. A check was fraudulently cashed, according to the report.

Noise from party

On June 5 just before midnight, Pepper Pike police received a disturbance report for noise at a residence on Red Raven Road, according to the report. The noise was coming from a party and the juveniles scattered as the police approached. Officers stayed on the scene to make sure they returned home safely.

Drone flying too high

On June 6, the Cuyahoga County airport received a report of a drone that was flying too high in the area of Mayfield and Chagrin River Road. A Gates Mills police officer spotted the drone, but the officer lost sight of the drone and was unable to determine the origin, according to the report.

Mutual aid

On June 7, a Gates Mills police officer assisted Pepper Pike police at a Cedar Road residence in Gates Mills with a vehicle that may have been involved in a hit skip car accident in Pepper Pike, according to the report. Pepper Pike police are investigating the incident.

Man cited for suspension

On June 10, Nunzio Liuzzo, 63, of Chester was stopped for lane usage on County Line Road in Gates Mills, according to the report. Mr. Liuzzo was driving under a license suspension and cited for both infractions, the report states.

Woman cited for no license

On June 11, Chantae Payne, 25, of Maple Heights was stopped for speeding at 64 mph in a 45 mph zone on Mayfield Road in Gates Mills, according to the report. She was never issued a driver license and was cited for both infractions, the report states. Police said that Ms. Payne was given a Lyndhurst Municipal Court date and the vehicle removed by a licensed driver.

Warrant served

On June 8, Pepper Pike police met with Richfield police in Macedonia to pick up a 19-year-old Cleveland man who had a warrant for failure to appear with Pepper Pike police, according to the report. He paid his waiver and was released.

Gas spills on roadway

On June 12, a 76-year-old motorcyclist of Ashtabula accidentally laid his bike down at Chagrin River Road and Old Mill Road, spewing gas and oil onto the roadway, according to the Gates Mills police report. The rider was not injured and the motorcycle was not damaged. The Gates Mills Fire Department cleaned up the roadway, the report states.

Teen cited for marijuana

On June 9, Moreland Hills police responded to a noise complaint at a residence on South Strawberry Lane. A 19-year-old female said that she was house sitting and was playing music in the backyard, according to the report. About 10 other young adults were also present. There was a burnt marijuana smell coming from a car parked in the driveway. An 18-year-old Moreland Hills resident was cited for possession of marijuana and he has a Bedford Municipal Court date on June 24, the report states.

Fraudulent charges reported

A May Court resident contacted Chagrin Falls police on June 8 after discovering that two of his credit cards had been used fraudulently. A dollar loss and the locations where the cards were used was not released pending the ongoing investigation, police said.

Unwanted guests at hotel

On June 9, Orange police responded to Extended Stay North, 3625 Orange Place Drive, for unwanted guests to be evicted. Several people partied on the rooftop, which is not open for public access, and generated noise complaints, according to the report. When police arrived at the door, hotel employees observed a man in the room throwing items out the window. Police found a firearm on the ground outside the hotel, the room smelled of marijuana and the two occupants were confused and had slurred speech, the report states. Both men gave fake names and were transported back to the police station for investigative detention.

Police said that their real names were Michael Billingsley, 20, of Cleveland and Malik Bohanon, 22, of Cleveland. Mr. Billingsley had an outstanding felony full extradition warrant with the Atlanta, Georgia police, the report states. Mr. Bohanon had several felony warrants with the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office and the Ashtabula County Sheriff’s Office, according to the report. Both said that the gun was not theirs. Police said that both men were issued misdemeanor citations for failure to disclose personal information and given a Bedford Municipal Court date on June 25. They were transported to the Cuyahoga County jail.

Woman cited for disorderly conduct

On June 10, an Orange police officer was at the Courtyard by Marriott, 3695 Orange Place Drive, to pick up a statement from a different incident, but observed a conversation between an employee and staff member about a dog left unattended in a room. Ma’Toya Woods, 28, of Bedford Heights was frustrated and the dialogue became hostile, according to the report. The manager asked Ms. Woods to leave the hotel and Ms. Woods pushed a chair into the manager, the report states. Police said that Ms. Woods was issued a misdemeanor citation for disorderly conduct and has a Bedford Municipal Court date on June 25. Her dog was returned to her and she was advised not to return to the property.

Theft from Whole Foods

On June 8, an employee at Whole Foods, 50 Wall St. at Pinecrest, reported theft to Orange police. The same 44-year-old Mayfield Heights woman was observed coming to the beauty section of the store for seven consecutive days, according to the report. Video surveillance showed her putting products in a reusable bag and leaving the store without paying for them, the report states. The same items, which are almost exclusively sold at Whole Foods, were found for sale on eBay. Police said the total value of all items taken is estimated at $1,100. The investigation is ongoing.

Car stolen from hotel

On June 8, a 63-year-old Cleveland man reported a stolen car to Orange police. He said that he recently sold the car to his 49-year-old nephew, according to the report. The nephew parked the car at Extended Stay North, 3625 Orange Place Drive, around 12:30 a.m. on June 6 and found it missing around 8:30 a.m. even though he still had the keys, the report states.

Warrant served

On June 8, dispatch advised Orange police that the Cleveland Metropolitan Housing Authority police had Jamaal Rose, 32, of Cleveland in custody, according to the report. He had an active warrant with Orange police for disorderly conduct. An Orange officer took custody of Mr. Rose in Cleveland and transported him to the Bedford jail, the report states.

Warrant served after dispute

On June 11, Orange police responded to the Drury Inn at 4100 Orange Place Drive for a disturbance in progress. There was a possible domestic dispute between a man and woman. The man, Kelsey Truett, 22, of Cleveland had a warrant through Richmond Heights police, according to the report. He was turned over to a Richmond Heights officer, the report states. The hotel did not want to file charges.

Warrant served

On June 13, Orange police observed a car near Orange Place Drive and Harvard Road with an arrest warrant for the owner, a 46-year-old man from Sugar Creek, Ohio, according to the report. The warrant was from the Stark County Sheriff’s Office for domestic violence, the report states. The owner matched the appearance of the driver. He was transported to the Bedford jail then turned over to the Stark County Sheriff’s Office, police said.

Shots fired outside Drury Inn

On June 14, Orange police responded to the Drury Inn at 4100 Orange Place Drive for shots fired around 1:30 a.m. Officers spoke to a man and woman in the parking lot who said they did not see or hear anything, but they turned out to be the ones involved in the shooting. Shell casings were found in the rear parking lot next to their Audi, according to the report. Robin Bostick, 37, of Willoughby said that she fired the firearm three times, the report states. She was cited for using weapons while intoxicated and discharging a firearm, police said. The 36-year-old South Euclid man said that he did not use the firearm but described three firearms that were in his trunk, the report states. He was released and advised that he is not welcome at the hotel.

Sick raccoon disposed

Chagrin Falls police responded to a Bell Street address on June 9 where the homeowner had reported locating a sick raccoon that had been contained in a bucket. The officer reported “clear signs” the animal was sick and breathing irregularly and used one round from his service revolver to dispatch the animal, which was disposed of by the resident.

Police respond to dispute

A report of neighbor trouble brought Chagrin Falls police to a Greenbrier Drive address on June 11. According to the police report, the male resident informed officers a female had entered his property and yelled at construction workers about the noise they were making.

Dog bite reported

On June 11, a North Street male called Chagrin Falls police to report his dog had been bitten but declined to give any further information except that the other dog belonged to a female.

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