Date accused of taking wallet
On Oct. 14, Orange police responded to the Drury Inn at 4100 Orange Place Drive for a theft report. A 65-year-old man of Girard, Ohio said that he was to meet a woman for a second date known as “Babe” from a website called Sugar Daddies, according to the report. She picked up his belongings then got in a car with an unknown person and left. She took his jeans and his Polo wallet, which included his American Express credit card, the report states. Police said that the card was used for an attempted $500 purchase at a Family Dollar in the 44128 ZIP code.
Gun found in vehicle
On Oct. 17, Orange police stopped a car on Orange Place Drive because only the passenger side stop light was illuminated. The driver, Antoine White, 42, of Cleveland did not have a license, according to the report. He was also denied the possession of a firearm by the National Instant Criminal Background Checks System. He said that his girlfriend had a firearm in the glovebox, the report states. Police said that Mr. White had a prior felony conviction so he was arrested and transported to the Bedford jail. He was cited for driver’s license required and stop light regulation, the report states. Mr. White had a Bedford Municipal Court date on Tuesday.
Stroller finds owner
On Oct. 17, after seeing a twin stroller in Washington Street municipal parking lot for several days, Chagrin Falls police brought it back to the station for safekeeping.
That same day a Parma man checked in with police to ask about the stroller and was reunited with the item after properly identifying it.
Police said the family had been visiting in Chagrin Falls and put the kids in their car seats then drove off without packing up the stroller.
Biden sign stolen
On Oct. 12, a resident of Windrush Drive informed Moreland Hills police that his Biden yard sign was stolen between 8:15 and 9:30 a.m., according to the report.
Theft of political signs, pumpkins
On Oct. 13, a Hillcreek Lane resident in Gates Mills reported that Biden political signs and pumpkins were stolen overnight, according to the report.
Alleged drug sale
On Oct. 16, a woman called Chagrin Falls police to report two students allegedly selling drugs in or near the skating pavilion in Riverside Park.
According to the police report, the woman’s son was an eyewitness to the sale. One of the suspects was described as having dirty blonde hair and wearing baggy pants. The other was listening to music on a device.
The caller said she was checking with another person for their names and would get back to police. She had not yet called as of Oct. 19.
Driver flees police
On Oct. 17, Solon police terminated a high-speed pursuit on Route 422 in an Oct. 17 incident.
At about 12:38 a.m., officers attempted to stop a BMW SUV for an obstructed license plate, according to the report. The driver of the vehicle initially stopped at Solon and Bainbridge roads, then fled onto Route 422 reaching speeds of 90 mph. Police terminated the pursuit at Chillicothe Road (Route 306).
On Oct. 17, a Chagrin Falls police officer spotted a wallet laying in Chagrin Boulevard and picked it up, checked for identification and recognized the name as belonging to someone he knew.
He called the lost wallet in to dispatch and advised since he knew the owner he would deliver it personally.
Political signs disappear
Chagrin Falls police received calls this week from area residents reporting their political signs had been stolen from their property.
They included two Trump signs and one Biden.
Warning to driver
The passenger in a vehicle stopped on South Main Street in Chagrin Falls on Oct. 15 was given a verbal warning by village police about driving on a closed road.
Police said the driver was a juvenile with a learner’s permit and the passenger was his father.
Man charged with OVI
Solon police arrested a Geneva man on drunken driving charges in an Oct. 17 incident.
At 12:45 a.m., the driver of a Toyota pick-up truck passed an officer traveling westbound on Route 422 at SOM Center Road at approximately 100 mph, according to the report. When the officer attempted a stop, the vehicle began weaving in and out of traffic. The officer was able to make a stop on Route 422 at Harper Road and noticed the smell of alcohol. The driver failed field sobriety tests and refused a breath test. Police charged Geoffrey Chapman, 25, with OVI, reckless operation and fleeing.
Woman reports theft
A 26-year-old Duneden Drive woman reported an incident of theft from her vehicle to Solon police on Oct. 18. At 8:40 p.m., the complainant reported that someone entered her unlocked car and took two iPhone charging cords, according to the report. The individual was reportedly caught on her Ring camera. Police are investigating.
Police arrest male for OVI
Solon police arrested a Mayfield Heights man for drunken driving in an Oct. 19 incident.
At 12:15 a.m., police found a man in the driver’s seat of a Chevy sedan on Kruse Drive that was parked and running, according to the report. Police found the man to be intoxicated, and he believed he was in Mansfield, the report states. Police performed field sobriety tests, which he failed, and he refused a breath test. Police charged Raymel Ryan, 44, with OVI and OVI refusal.