Teen cited for drug paraphernalia
On Dec. 9, Moreland Hills police responded to a report of suspicious activity at the parking lot near the intersection of Chagrin Boulevard and Chagrin River Road. A 19-year-old from Hudson was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia, according to the report.
Police pursue man through Pinecrest
On Dec. 27, Pinecrest security advised dispatch that the Ohio State Highway Patrol was in pursuit of a vehicle through Pinecrest. The driver, Jevonte Jones, 21, of Euclid crashed into a snow pile then ran behind Pottery Barn up to the second floor of the parking garage, the report states. He jumped onto Wall Street then officers apprehended him. Mr. Jones was turned over to the state highway patrol. He was cited for reckless operation on private property and has a Bedford Municipal Court date on Jan. 13, according to the report.
On Dec. 28, an employee at the office for an alpaca farm on Fairmount Boulevard called Hunting Valley police for a welfare check. The employee found a 36-year-old woman who had spent the night in the office and was wearing pajamas, according to the report. The woman did not know where she came from. She was transported to the police station then turned over to her brother, police said.
High speed pursuit on I-271
On Dec. 30, dispatch advised Woodmere police of a stolen vehicle on Chagrin Boulevard. An Orange police officer followed the car on Orangewood, Lander and Harvard roads, where the driver passed stop signs and drove above the speed limit, according to the report. The driver accelerated to 120 mph on Interstate 271 and the officer lost sight of the vehicle before calling off the pursuit, the report states.
Teen cited for headlight violation
On Dec. 31, Orange police stopped a car on the entrance ramp to Interstate 271 for no headlights or tail lights illuminated. The temporary tag on the Kia Soul was registered to a Hyundai. The 18-year-old driver of Cleveland had a Glock 19 handgun, according to the report. One of the two passengers also had a handgun in her purse, the report states. Police said that the driver was transported to the Bedford jail and was cited for headlights required at night and fictitious plates. He has a Bedford Municipal Court date of Jan. 8.
Father arrested for domestic violence
On Jan. 3, Orange police responded to a domestic violence call on Emery Road. The 16-year-old son said that he was discussing school for the upcoming week with his sister and mother when the father joined and an argument ensued. The father pushed the sister against a wall and attempted to shove her into a closet, according to the report. He threw his son to the ground and hit him multiple times, the report states. Police said that the son was transported to University Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center and the 39-year-old father was arrested for domestic violence.
Baby stroller remains unclaimed
While on patrol in Chagrin Falls on Dec. 28, a police officer was advised that someone left a double-baby stroller in the yard of a South Main Street home.
It was returned to the station and remains unclaimed. Anyone missing such a stroller is asked to call the station at 440-247-7321.
Woman reports harassing texts
A 21-year old female resident of Chagrin Falls contacted police on Dec. 30 to report receiving numerous harassing text messages from a former boyfriend, also of Chagrin Falls.
Police contacted the 25-year-old man, who admitted sending the messages. He was advised to cease all further contact with the woman.
Theft at Village Auto Wash
On Dec. 29, Orange police responded to Village Auto Wash at 27330 Chagrin Blvd. for a theft report. A 28-year-old employee said that he emptied the two self-pay machines on Dec. 28 and the funds were missing from the safe in the office the following day, the report states. The employee said that one other person has keys to the building and the code to the safe, a former employee who was suspected of stealing money several weeks ago, according to the report. Police did not observe forced entry marks and the employee said he will review the surveillance video.
Stolen power tool reported
On Dec. 30, a 47-year-old Emery Road resident reported theft to Orange police. He said that his $200 Milwaukee right angle drill was missing from his garage, according to the report. He visited the Best Pawn Shop in North Randall and found a drill that looked like his for sale for $65, the report states. The pawn shop advised the man to file a police report.
Man cited for trespassing
On Jan. 2, Orange police responded to Extended Stay South at 3820 Orange Place Drive for a disturbance between the staff and a guest. Brandon Benton, 31, of Shaker Heights was already advised to leave the property 40 minutes earlier but returned and made a threatening gesture toward the manager, according to the report. Mr. Benton was found hiding in a closet in a room at the Hampton Inn, which is also located on Orange Place. He had an outstanding felony warrant with the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office and was cited for criminal trespassing, the report states. Police said that Mr. Benton was transported to the Bedford jail and has a Bedford Municipal Court date on Jan. 22.
Charges after speeding car stopped
A Cleveland woman was charged with drunken driving on Jan. 2 by Solon police.
At 11:13 p.m., police stopped a car on the Route 422 freeway for speeding. It was traveling 77 in a 60 mph zone. Police said the driver failed to use turn signals when changing lanes and her license was suspended. There was also an odor of alcohol.
The driver failed field sobriety tests and refused a breath test, police said.
Taylor Jones, 24, was cited for speeding, failure to use turn signals, OVI and driving under suspension.
Threat results in arrest
A Solon man was charged with domestic violence on Jan. 1 by Solon police.
At 10:30 p.m., police responded to Flanders Drive where a 48-year-old woman said her live-in boyfriend threw a glass at her face and threatened her with a knife.
The man, 54, was charged with domestic violence, the report said.
Man faces OVI charges
A Cleveland man was charged with drunken driving on Jan. 3 by Solon police.
At 2:34 a.m., police stopped a car on the Route 422 freeway after it was observed changing lanes multiple times without using a turn signal and crossing over the white fog line.
There was an odor of alcohol and the driver failed field sobriety tests, according to the report. He also refused a breath test.
Carl Guess, 51, was cited for OVI, marked lanes and turn signal, police said.
Ice shatters window
On Jan. 1, a West Washington Street, Chagrin Falls resident reported a piece of ice was thrown into his home, breaking a glass window. No entry was made into the house and police are investigating the situation.
Debit card charge disputed
A Solon Road resident from Chagrin Falls reported to village police that her debit card was used without her authorization resulting in an undisclosed loss of funds from an undisclosed place or places. The theft occurred on Jan. 2 and remains under investigation, according to the report.
Woman victim to virus scam
A Nob Hill resident, while online on Jan. 3 reported receiving an email claiming that a virus was on her computer, and it could be resolved by her paying $299 to the technician sending the email.
The resident paid the fee, the virus was initially cleared. When the same incident repeated itself, the resident told the technician she could not pay the additional fee and he suggested paying by Bitcoin or with gift cards, according to the Chagrin Falls police report.
The resident realized this was a scam and contacted her son who assisted in reporting the incident to police. It is believed these scams are originated outside of the U.S., the report states.
Woman reports assault
A Solon man was arrested for domestic violence on Dec. 30 by Solon police.
At noon, police responded to Huntington Drive for the report of a victim, 70, who stated that her husband, 82, punched her in the cheek and eye. She had a visible injury, police said.
The man was charged with domestic violence, police said.