Man faces domestic violence charge

A Solon man was charged with domestic violence Aug. 6 by Solon police.

At 9:03 a.m., police responded to the Solon Motel, 32575 Aurora Road, for a domestic violence incident. A male, 30, allegedly punched his girlfriend, 33, in the leg and damaged her TV.

The man, 30, was charged with domestic violence in the incident, police said.

Twinsburg man faces charges

A Twinsburg man was charged with carrying a concealed weapon Aug. 7, according to Solon police.

At 9:57 p.m., police stopped a car on Aurora Road for marked lanes. The operator was found to have a temporary permit without a valid driver, police said. A 9 mm pistol was found underneath the driver’s seat, police said.

Nathaniel Bedell, 20, was charged with CCW, driving in marked lanes and having a temporary permit without a driver.

Orange cone alert

On Aug. 10, Chagrin Falls police received notice from a passerby of an obstruction in the roadway at Miles and Solon roads.

It was described as a traffic cone with a scarecrow head sticking out of the top.

Wacky waving tube man reported

A Maple Street resident called Chagrin Falls police on Aug. 8 to report ongoing problems with his neighbor, this time describing it as “menacing.”

The nature of the threat was two “waving used car lot people” which the neighbor had placed in his yard.

This is the second time the complainant has reported his neighbor for the waving tube man device.

Customer not welcomed

A Bell Street business notified Chagrin Falls police on Aug. 6 of trouble with a customer who has since been banned from the shop.

The complainant said the customer threatened to sue the business after being told they were no longer welcome there.

Report of maskless men running

On Aug. 7, Chagrin Falls police received a complaint from a woman reporting two young males running between businesses on Main Street at May Court.

The boys were not wearing face masks either, she added. The subjects were gone on arrival of police.

Turtle slows traffic

On Aug. 3, a Gates Mills police officer responded to Wilson Mills and Chagrin River roads for a report of a turtle in the roadway causing traffic confusion. The officer escorted the turtle off the road, according to the report.

Loud party

On Aug. 9, a man reported a loud graduation party with fireworks on SOM Center Road to Hunting Valley police. An officer was working at the party and advised that he would stop the fireworks and have them turn down the music, according to the report.

Noise complaints

On Aug. 8, Hunting Valley police received several noise complaints from neighbors regarding a party at a residence on Shaker Boulevard. Police advised the residents to turn the music down and it should cease by 11 p.m. Around 11:15 p.m. police said that the band and the DJ had left for the night and the party was shut down.

Man arrested for OVI

On Aug. 8, James Ruff, 43, of Chester was stopped for driving 66 mph in a 45 mph zone on Mayfield Road in Gates Mills, police said. Mr. Ruff was found to be operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and was arrested, according to the report. Mr. Ruff was cited for speeding and OVI and later posted bond, the report states. Police said that he was given a Lyndhurst Municipal Court date of Aug. 11.

Car stolen from hotel parking lot

On Aug. 3, Orange police responded to the Beachwood Inn at 3795 Orange Place Drive regarding a missing vehicle. A 55-year-old Cleveland man said that his 26-year-old husband spent the night in a room at the hotel with several unknown people and was transported to University Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center, according to the report. He was then transported to the Windsor Laurelwood Center for psychiatric treatment, the report states. The man’s mother and his husband went to pick up his car at the hotel and it was not there. Police said that the man was still wearing his lanyard at the treatment facility but without the car keys.

Brother accused of grabbing hair

On Aug. 7, Woodmere police spoke with a woman who said that she was loading her car to leave for her dad’s house on Irving Park Avenue when her brother grabbed her hair bun and ripped it off, throwing her to the ground, according to the report. She wanted to file a report to have it documented but chose not to pursue charges, the report states.

Man threatens to shoot woman

On Aug. 3, Orange police responded to the REM group home on East Woodcrest Drive for a disturbance. An ex-boyfriend was driving around threatening to shoot his ex-girlfriend and kill her children, according to the report. The 45-year-old Cleveland woman works at the group home and he came while she was at work, in addition to harassing her on her phone, the report states. Police said that the woman signed charges against her ex-boyfriend for domestic violence and telecommunication harassment.

Man arrested for OVI

On Aug. 5 at 1 a.m., Keith Bearden, 49, of Cleveland was stopped for driving 66 mph in a 45 mph zone on Mayfield Road in Gates Mills, according to police. Mr. Bearden was found to be operating under the influence of alcohol and was arrested for OVI, the report states. Police said that he also had a suspended license and was in possession of possible narcotics that will be submitted for testing. Mr. Bearden was transported to the Geauga County Safety Center. He also had an active felony warrant from the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office, according to the report. Police said that the passenger, Angelina Artino, 41, of Cleveland was arrested and transported to the Cuyahoga County jail for an active felony warrant.

Man accused of drawing swastika

On Aug. 7, Orange police observed a man using a coin to carve a swastika in the sidewalk at 300 Park Ave. in the Pinecrest shopping center. Agueybana Jesus Quinones, 31, of Solon was cited with a fourth degree misdemeanor for criminal mischief, according to the report. He has a Bedford Municipal Court date on Friday, the report states.

Swastika found in pavilion

A swastika and derogatory phrase were found in Solon Aug. 9, according to Solon police.

At 10:07 p.m., police responded to the Briar Hill Lake pavilion where a swastika and vulgar anti-Semitic statement was found on a table. There are no suspects and no cameras in the area, police said.

OVI charges lodged

A Twinsburg man was charged with drunken driving and carrying a concealed weapon Aug. 10 by Solon police.

At 8:28 p.m., police responded to Lisa Lane and SOM Center Road and stopped a car for a marked lanes violation. It was suspected to be OVI, police said. The driver failed field sobriety tests and refused a breath test. A 9 mm pistol was found in his waistband and he had no CCW permit, the report said.

David Parker, 46, was cited for OVI, refusal and driving under suspension. He was also charged with CCW and improper handling, police said.

Hotel disturbance

On Aug. 6, Orange police responded to the Drury Inn and Suites at 4100 Orange Place Drive for a disturbance. Tyronn Adams, 40, of Cleveland came to confront his wife, who was staying at the hotel, according to the report. He left the scene and a short pursuit took place. Mr. Adams turned himself in at the police station and was cited for trespassing, traffic control device, failing to stop for an officer and driving under suspension, the report states. Police said that he has a Bedford Municipal Court date on Aug. 28.

Narcan prevents overdose

A Newbury Township woman recovered from an overdose on Aug. 7 after a deputy from the Geauga County Sheriff’s Department administered Narcan to the unresponsive female, according to the report.

Incident between teen couple

On Aug. 9, an 18-year-old Streetsboro woman reported assault to Orange police. She said that she was in a verbal altercation with her boyfriend on Interstate 271 and she got off at the Harvard exit because she was lost, according to the report. Her boyfriend struck her so she told him to get out of the car at Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurant, the report states. Police advised the male’s mother that she needed to bring her son to the police station and the girlfriend planned to press charges.

Driving on private property

An Auburn township man said that he would start taking matters into his own hands and hold any visitors to his property accountable at gunpoint until the Geauga County sheriff’s deputy arrive after an incident that occurred at his Taylor May Road property on Aug. 6. The driver pulled onto the property and stated that he thought a new development was being built there and the caller’s house was the model home. The driver stated that he didn’t notice the private property signs posted. After speaking with the county prosecutor’s department, deputies told the homeowner they could not charge the man with trespassing, and the caller became upset. He informed deputies that he will just hold people at gunpoint from now on until law enforcement can arrive.

Mother suspects daughter doing meth

After hearing from a concerned mother who was worried that her daughter was living in the woods behind a Madison Road property, Geauga County sheriff’s deputies went to the Thompson Township address but didn’t make contact with anyone on the property on Aug. 4. Deputies said that multiple lights were on inside the residence but no people appeared to be inside.

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