Welfare check on mom

At 6 p.m. on Dec. 15, after failing to pick up her child from day care and unreachable by phone, a concerned family member contacted the Chagrin Falls Police Department to ask an officer to check the Solon Road home of the mother.

The woman, 39, was located asleep at the residence and safe. A family member took the child home.

Stranger in the night

A Bell Street resident in Chagrin Falls was awakened at just after 11 p.m. on Dec. 17 to find someone’s vehicle in his driveway and upon investigation found a woman vomiting outside of the car. 

The male called Chagrin Falls police, an officer responded and determined the woman was intoxicated. 

Mindy M. Mackey, 31, of Burton was charged with the lack of physical control of her motor vehicle and was to appear in Bedford Municipal Court on Dec. 22.

 Domestic violence charges

Chagrin Falls police officers were called to a domestic situation at the Citadel Condos on Solon Road on Dec. 18 and said they found physical evidence to substantiate the woman’s claims that the boyfriend had assaulted her.

Police also learned the male was in violation of a temporary protection order.  The 46-year-old man from Chagrin Falls was charged with domestic violence and violation of a protection order.

He attended a preliminary court appearance on Dec. 18 and remains incarcerated awaiting his pre-trial hearing in Bedford Municipal Court on Jan. 13.

Wrong plates on car

Solon police filed charges against a Bristolville man following a traffic stop on Dec. 15.

At about 12:54 p.m., a driver was stopped on SOM Center Road because his license plate was on a Pontiac but registered to a Chevrolet.

In addition to the citation for plates to another vehicle, Timothy N. Miller, 19, was cited for underage possession of alcohol, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving under suspension, police said.

Man faces speeding, other charges

A Twinsburg man was charged by Solon police in connection with a Dec. 17 incident.

At about 3:51 p.m., police stopped a car on SOM Center Road for speeding. The driver was clocked at 53 mph in a 35 mph zone, according to the report.

Artem Kisilev, 28, of Twinsburg, was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana paraphernalia. Additional charges may be filed pending tests results of suspected marijuana that was also seized during the traffic stop, the report said.

Troopers seize drugs in traffic stop

Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers filed felony drug charges against an Ohio man after a traffic stop in Summit County. During the traffic stop, troopers seized a loaded 9mm Springfield Armory XD handgun, a digital scale and 60 grams of methamphetamine worth approximately $6,000.

On Dec. 16 at 8:30 a.m., troopers stopped a 2001 Ford Explorer with Ohio registration for a failure to display registration violation on Arlington Road in Akron, according to the report. The driver was found to be driving under a suspension and had an active felony warrant for his arrest. An administrative inventory of the vehicle was conducted and revealed the handgun and contraband.

The driver, Edward Stoll, 35, of Akron, was charged with possession and trafficking in drugs, both second-degree felonies and improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle, a fourth-degree felony.

If convicted, he could face up to 17 years in prison and up to a $35,000 fine, troopers said.

Collision at intersection

On Dec. 17, two vehicles collided at the intersection of Cedar Road and SOM Center Road in Hunting Valley. Both drivers claimed that they had a green light and there were no other witnesses, police said. A 30-year-old Willowick woman was transported to Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital, according to the report.

Man cited for suspended license

On Dec. 7, Irvin Greer III, 18, of Cleveland Heights was stopped on Mayfield Road in Gates Mills for driving 60 mph in a 45 mph zone, according to the report. Mr. Greer was found to be driving on a suspended license and was cited for both infractions, the report states.

Car flips twice on highway

On Dec. 9, a car was traveling northbound on Interstate 271 in Pepper Pike in the express lanes and attempted to merge into the local lanes. The driver lost control and struck a snow bank, according to the report. The car went airborne and flipped over twice, the report states. Another car on the highway was unable to avoid the car and there was a collision. Police said that Donell Brown, 26, of Bedford was cited for reasonable control. The other driver, a 34-year-old woman of Rochester, New York and her 12-year-old passenger were transported to Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital, the report states.

Cookies stolen from porch

On Dec. 10, a Kersdale Road resident informed Pepper Pike police that packages were stolen from his front entryway, including cookies and protein bars, according to the report.

Man scammed out of $3,200

On Dec. 10, a 57-year-old Pepper Pike resident reported a scam and a loss of $3,200 in gift cards, according to the police report.

Man accused of impersonating officer

On Dec. 9, Woodmere police responded to Bank of America, 27950 Chagrin Blvd., for possible fraud. A woman withdrew a large amount of cash from another branch before coming to Woodmere. The woman was led to believe that a Woodmere police lieutenant called her and she needed to withdraw the funds and put them in a Bitcoin account to clear her name in an investigation, the report states. A real officer spoke to the unknown person on the phone and the unknown man soon hung up. The call came from 216-831-1234, the number for the Woodmere Police Department, according to the report. The woman was advised that there was not an active warrant in her name.

Woman harassed at store

On Dec. 12, Woodmere police responded to T-Mobile at 3439 W. Brainard Road for a report of telephone harassment. A woman said that her ex-husband was harassing the manager and fellow employees to get in touch with her, the report states. According to the manager, the man on the phone said that he was sitting in the parking lot and knew that she was lying when the manager said that his ex-wife was not available. The manager does not want any further communication with the man and a trespassing warning will follow, police said.

Man cited for speeding

On Dec. 13, Bryan Shaffer, 20, of Mentor was stopped for driving 64 mph in a 45 mph zone on Mayfield Road near Chagrin River Road in Gates Mills, police said. He was found to be driving on a suspended license and was subsequently cited for both violations, the report states.

Man strikes utility pole

On Dec. 1, Gates Mills police responded to the area of Berkshire and Woodstock roads for a crash reported by Onstar. A Cadillac had severed a utility pole and the driver was slumped over behind the wheel. Nicholas Atanasoff, 39, of Pepper Pike was arrested for OVI, according to the report. Mr. Atanasoff was transported to Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital by EMS for non-life threatening injuries and refused a chemical test at the hospital, the report states. Police said that he was cited for OVI, refusal with a prior, reckless failure to control, and having an open container inside his vehicle. Mr. Atanasoff was given a Dec. 21 Lyndhurst Municipal Court date and was released on personal bond, the report states.

Woman strikes concrete median

On Dec. 19, a 21-year-old Solon woman lost control of her vehicle on Interstate 271 in Pepper Pike and struck the concrete median. She was not cited but was transported to Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital, according to the report.

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