Theft at store
On Nov. 1, Bainbridge officers arrested and charged a 23-year-old female for theft from Walmart on Marketplace Drive. According to the report, Tawnee Williams of Garfield Heights attempted to steal $102 worth of items from the store.
Steal, return scam probed
On Nov. 1, Bainbridge officers found three individuals in a vehicle with items from Home Depot on Marketplace Drive. According to the report, officers believe that the individuals are stealing stuff then returning them and the individuals had $1,242.16 worth of items from the store. The incident is currently under investigation.
Woman faces theft charge
On Nov. 2, Bainbridge officers arrested and charged a 59-year-old female for theft from Walmart on Marketplace Drive. According to the report, Marie Freeman from Oakwood Village attempted to steal $118 worth of items from the store.
On Nov. 1 at 6:40 a.m., Gates Mills police responded to a County Line Road residence for a report of an unknown woman walking around their property. Officers located the 24-year-old Chester resident, who exhibited signs of erratic behavior and did not have a reason for being there, according to the report. Police contacted a family member who verified the woman has had some issues in the past, the report states. Police said Mayfield Village EMS responded and the woman was voluntarily transported to Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital for an evaluation.
OnNov. 6, a Gates Mills police officer met with Mayfield Heights police, who stopped Shalonda Coleman, 31, of Cleveland, according to the report. Ms. Coleman had an active traffic warrant with Gates Mills police and was returned to their station, the report states. Police said she posted her $175 bond and was released.
On Nov. 3, a Burton Township male resident on Butternut Road reported to the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office stating that an injured deer came onto his property and requested a tag after dispatching it. According to the report, the resident marked where the deer was located with a pink ribbon. Deputies located the deer in the woods and a carcass receipt was provided.
On Nov. 4, deputies received a report of a vehicle and trailer being broken into at J&R Quality Storage on Chardon Windsor Road in Hambden Township. According to a report from the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office, tools were stolen from the vehicle and trailer.
On Nov. 4, an Auburn Township female resident on Taylor May Road reported to the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office stating that she received a message computer saying she had been hacked. According to the report, the resident contacted the company that appeared on the computer and her family advised her that this was a scam. None of the resident’s assets were lost and the resident stated that she wanted the interaction documented.
License plate found
On Nov. 5, deputies located a license plate in the roadway on Rock Creek and Dewey Roads in Thompson Township. According to a report from the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office, deputies returned the license to the owner who stated that it must have come off after striking a deer in the area and a no crash report was requested.
Minivan in ditch
On Nov. 6, deputies received a report that a minivan was found in a ditch at Auburn and Clark Roads in Chardon Township. According to a report from the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office, the female driver was not injured and her brother was on scene with his vehicle sitting in the road with its hazards on. The female’s brother was unable to pull her vehicle out of the ditch.
On Nov. 6, deputies received a report of a Silver Hyundai had broken down at Munn Road and Washington Street in Auburn Township. According to a report from the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office, the female driver stated that she had AAA and a ride on the way. Deputies were able to push the car off the road so the incident was not a hazard.
On Nov. 7, an Auburn Township male resident on Crackel Road reported to the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office stating that his bank account was wiped out by a Paypal order that was mailed to Redding Pennsylvania. According to the report, the resident has taken care of bank and Paypal information and stated that he would like to prosecute but needed a report.
Debit card fraud
On Nov. 7, a Montville Township resident on Plank Road reported to the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office stating that their debit card was compromised. According to the report, the resident was advised to stop the card and was provided with the credit reporting agencies contact information. The Huntington Fraud Department was contacted.
On Nov. 7, a Huntsburg Township female resident on Mayfield Road reported to the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office stated that $70,000 worth of jewelry was stolen from her home. A report was taken by deputies according to the report.
Woman faces OVI charge
A Cleveland woman was charged with drunken driving on Oct. 30 in Solon.
At 8:10 p.m., an officer stopped to check on a vehicle on Aurora Road that had its hazard lights on in the rain. The officer detected an odor of alcohol and the driver’s eyes were bloodshot.
The suspect showed poor performance on field sobriety tests, and was arrested. A small amount of suspected marijuana was found as well as a smoking pipe in the center console. A suspected alcoholic drink in a plastic cup was also found.
The suspect performed a blood alcohol breath test which registered .072 percent BAC. She was requested to do additional urine testing, but she refused.
Terra Mack,41, was charged with OVI,open container and drug paraphernalia, police said.
Stop due to no headlights
A Cleveland woman was charged with drunken driving on Oct. 30 in Solon.
At 11:25 p.m., police observed a vehicle with no headlights on Harper Road. The stop was made and the officer noted a smell of an alcoholic beverage and marijuana coming from the vehicle.
The officer had the driver perform a preliminary roadside breath test which showed a positive BAC content. She also had poor performance on field tests. Suspected marijuana and a grinder were confiscated from the car.
After the transport to the jail, she experienced some apparent medical episode, so an ambulance was called for treatment. The Solon fire department transported her to an emergency room, where she submitted to a BAC urine test. The sample will be sent to a lab for analysis and possible charges.
Shirelle Gould, 30, was cited for OVI, driving under suspension, improper backing and drug paraphernalia, police said.
Man charged with OVI
A Cleveland man was charged with drunken driving on Oct. 31 in Solon.
At 8:30 p.m., police stopped a vehicle on SOM Center Road. The car stopped for the red light but did not immediately proceed to green until the car behind it beeped, police said.
The driver had a glazed expression and slurred speech, and poor performance on field sobriety tests.
His BAC was .209 percent, police said.
Bernard Terence, 52, was charged with OVI, prohibited BAC, driving under suspension, marked lanes and expired plates, police said.
Newbury woman faces charges
A Newbury woman was charged with drunken driving on Nov. 1 in Solon.
At 10:34 p.m., police responded to the Route 422 freeway for a report of an erratic driver. The car hit a freeway barrier. Police made the stop on SOM Center Road and the driver had slurred speech and poor performance on field sobriety tests. Her BAC was .113 percent, the report said.
Melissa Lazar, 41, was charged with OVI, prohibited BAC, driving under suspension and marked lanes.
Theft from Solon store
A Cleveland woman was charged with theft Nov. 2 from Old Navy in Solon.
At 4:47 p.m., police responded to the store where a shoplifting incident was reported. A woman left the store with a bag of merchandise. Two females were located, along with about $839 in stolen items.
Charnay Lard, 27, was charged with theft. She was with a female, 16, of Cleveland Heights, who was referred to Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court for theft charges.
Weapons charge probed
Drunken driving and weapons charges resulted from a Nov. 7 incident in Solon.
At 2:08 a.m., police stopped a vehicle on the Route 422 freeway for marked lane and turn signal violations. The driver had an odor of alcohol and slurred speech and there was an odor of marijuana.
The passenger stated she had a handgun in the vehicle. The driver displayed poor performance on field sobriety tests and marijuana and an open container of alcohol were recovered. Also, Ohio EBT cards, which are food stamp benefits, not belonging to either party were found on the passenger, police said.
The driver, Willie Owens, 45, of Warren, was charged with OVI, prohibited BAC, welfare fraud, having a weapon under disability, improper turn, marked lanes and open container. The passenger, Melissa Taylor, 41, of Niles, was charged with improper handling of a firearm in a vehicle, welfare fraud, using a weapon while intoxicated and open container, police said.
Bedford man faces charges
A Bedford man was charged with drunken driving Nov. 8.
At 10:08 p.m., officer responded to a report of vehicle crashed into a pole on Lake Vista Drive near Miles Road.
The driver of the vehicle was trying to tape the bumper back onto the vehicle, the report said.
He had slurred speech and poor performance on field sobriety tests. His BAC registered at .04 percent. An additional urine sample was taken.
Jamil Hardy, 38, was charged with OVI and failure to control. Further charges are pending the lab results, police said.