Man arrested in domestic altercation
On Dec. 1, the manager of Shake Shack at Pinecrest advised Orange police that one of their employees was in an altercation with her boyfriend. Police found that the boyfriend, a 29-year-old of Maple Heights, had a warrant out of Beachwood with a caution attached to it, according to the report. The victim said that she wanted to press charges, and the man was arrested for domestic violence and gave a statement at the Orange police station, the report states. He was later transported to Solon jail.
Laurels finds syringe, spoon
On Nov. 30, the Laurels of Chagrin Falls called Chagrin Falls police to report a 41-year-old patient may have injected an unknown drug into her IV line because a syringe and spoon were found in the woman’s possession. The nurse on duty told the officer she did not think it possible the patient could access the line and no residue was evident in the spoon, according to the report.
Woman reports tire damage
Bainbridge police are investigating an incident involving damage to a tire reported by the vehicle owner Saturday. The owner said she was in the Walmart store parking lot at Marketplace Shopping Center and had just bought the tires last week, according to the report. She came out of the store to find the damage to the tire. One side was punctured with a hole, the report states. Police are obtaining videos of the parking area to help with an investigation.
Man reports stop sign damage
On Nov. 29, a male advised the Moreland Hills building department that he hit and damaged the stop sign at the intersection of SOM Center Road and Hiram Trail, according to the report. The service department was advised and replaced the sign, the report states.
Woman finds phone, charger
A Chagrin Falls woman called Chagrin Falls police Dec. 2 to report someone may have broken into her home because the phone she lost a week prior had suddenly turned up under a table lamp in the living room. There was no sign of forced entry, the officer reported.
The same woman called 45 minutes later to advise police she had found the car charger that goes with the phone on the dining room table. The report notes the phone had not been used since mid-November.
Downed power lines reported
On Nov. 27, a caller advised Hunting Valley police that power lines were down and sparking near Chagrin River Road and Fairmount Boulevard, the report states. The Chagrin Falls fire department responded and cleared the lines, according to the report.
On Dec. 4, dispatch advised Orange police that Garfield Heights police had Shaylia Reeves, 24, of Euclid in custody, according to the report. Ms. Reeves had an outstanding warrant and was turned over to Orange police. She was transported to the Bedford jail, the report states.
Fraudulent checks reported
On Nov. 29, two employees of ServiceGuard Systems, Inc., an insurance agency in Moreland Hills, advised Moreland Hills police that fraudulent checks were used from the company account in the amount of $146.46 and $140.51, according to the report. KeyBank plans to close the account, open a new account and issue new checks for the business, the report states.
Resident reports missing laptop
A burglary was reported to Bainbridge police Saturday by a resident of Willson Drive in Bainbridge. The owners were away on Nov. 24. A car was noted in the driveway that night after they were home, according to the report. They noted a laptop computer was found missing that night, the report states.
Man transported to hospital
On Nov. 30, Moreland Hills officers responded to a residence on Meadowood Lane for a welfare check. A woman was concerned about her father, who she said was very depressed. Police found the male lying on the bathroom floor, unconscious and unresponsive, according to the report. Officers observed five empty pill bottles for alprazolam, zolpidem, acetaminophen and tramadol, as well as an empty bottle of vodka, a half empty bottle of bourbon and multiple letters that appeared to be suicide notes, the report states. The Chagrin Falls rescue squad transported the man to University Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center, the report states.
On Nov. 28, Shaker Heights police advised that they had Ryan Finnie, 32, of Bedford Heights in custody. There was a warrant through Orange police for Mr. Finnie, according to the report. Orange officers picked him up at the BP gas station at the intersection of Chagrin Boulevard and Richmond Road. Mr. Finnie was transported to Solon jail, the report states.
Driver strikes bus from behind
A Kenston school bus was struck from behind Nov. 28, according to Bainbridge police reports. The bus was on Bainbridge Road at Chillicothe Road (Route 306). There were no children on the bus which was removed by Kenston transportation staff. Police cited Carl Wieclaw, 51, of Mantua with failing to maintain an assured clear distance.
Vehicle slides off driveway
On Nov. 27, a Fairmount Boulevard resident advised Hunting Valley police that his vehicle slid off his driveway and he could not get out of the car, according to the report. The resident was assisted by the service department, the report states.
Resident asks for police patrols
On Nov. 26, a Chagrin Falls resident called to ask Chagrin Falls police to watch her home while she went grocery shopping. According to the report, the woman said she feared there may be someone on the property at the present time because the birds had become suddenly silent. The woman said family from Iowa threatened to burn the house down and take her property, the report said. While not living close by, the family members did visit in Solon sometimes, she said.
Woman cited for suspended license
On Nov. 30, a car on its way to the Verizon store in Orange got stuck in an empty lot on Waterford Court. The driver of the vehicle, Latia Caldwell, 20, of Cleveland, was cited for driving with a suspended license, according to the report. Ms. Caldwell was given a Bedford Municipal Court date of Dec. 4, the report states.
Man reports locked jaw
A male called Chagrin Falls police from an East Washington Street parking lot Nov. 26 sounding confused and in need of help, according to the report. The 25-year-old man told officers his jaw had locked. It was unknown if he was assisted on the scene or transported to an area hospital.
Disturbance reported at Silverspot
On Nov. 30, Orange police responded to a disturbance at Silverspot Cinema at Pinecrest. Employee Anthony Freeman, 19, of Maple Heights was terminated, according to the report. Management advised police that they did not want Mr. Freeman on the property. Police found that Mr. Freeman had a warrant out of Maple Heights and transported him to the Christian Fellowship Church on Lee Road to hand him over to Maple Heights police, the report states.
Mother found safe at home
A daughter concerned about the whereabouts of her elderly mother with dementia called Chagrin Falls police Nov. 26 to ask for help locating her. The woman told police she followed her mother after they picked up the woman’s car at a local repair shop and she failed to turn onto her street. She called back a moment later to report her mother was now home.
Vehicle left on side of highway
On Dec. 1, Orange police observed a disabled Jeep on Interstate 271 before the Harvard Road exit. Dispatch advised that the VIN number returned the vehicle to be a 2003 Lincoln, and it was not stolen or registered with the BMV, according to the report. Police advised dispatch to contact Interstate Towing to tow the vehicle, the report states.
Man charged in domestic dispute
A 27-year-old Bainbridge man was charged with domestic violence, three misdemeanor counts of aggravated menacing and three misdemeanor counts of unlawful restraint following a Nov. 26 incident. The man’s girlfriend of Chagrin Falls called Chagrin Falls police and told officers the man threatened her and two others with a knife and had also assaulted her, according to the report. He was taken to Bedford jail, the report states.
Man cited for marijuana
Home Depot in Bainbridge reported a possible theft Nov. 26 to Bainbridge police. The shopper left and police stopped the car in Solon. Items from the store including a drill were found in a search of the vehicle as was a green leafy substance, the report states. Blake Werntz, 32, of McKean, Pennsylvania was cited for possession of marijuana. Police are investigating the theft of store items. Mr. Werntz was taken to the Geauga County jail. He had a warrant for a probation violation in Pennsylvania, according to the police report.
Boulders on interstate reported
On Dec. 2, dispatch advised Orange police of boulders in the roadway on Interstate 271 at Harvard Road. The report states that officers found a large hole in the roadway and pieces of cement scattered on the road. Police removed the cement pieces, deployed road flares, blocked off the road with cones and advised dispatch to contact the Ohio Department of Transportation. There was a Chevrolet sedan ahead of the hole with a flat rear passenger tire and a bent rim, according to the report. The driver requested documentation for the incident, changed his tire and left the scene, the report states.
Man reports calls from ex
A Chagrin Falls man called Chagrin Falls police Nov. 27 after a former girlfriend persisted in contacting him and his current girlfriend. The complainant said his ex, a 28-year-old Toledo woman, called and used social media to harass them. He said no threats were made, but he wanted her to stop contacting them. Police contacted the woman and advised her to have no further contact with either of the parties and notified her she would be charged with harassing communications if she did, according to the report.
On Dec. 3, police observed a red Mini Cooper parked in the Orange Village garden parking lot at 29600 Emery Road. There was no visible front or back license plate. Dispatch ran the VIN number and found that the vehicle was last registered in Virginia, which expired in April of 2017 according to the report. Through the Virginia registration, they found the vehicle’s owner had a valid Ohio license and dispatch found an address in Solon.
Police were not able to make contact with the driver, but spoke to another resident of the home, who advised that he did not have a cell phone number for the driver of the Mini Cooper, the report states. Orange police found the driver’s side door of the vehicle was unlocked, and they found the driver’s cell phone number inside the vehicle. Police left a message for the driver to call them regarding his vehicle, which was removed by Interstate Towing, according to the report.
Resident requests extra patrol
Russell police were asked Nov. 30 to conduct extra patrol on Dale Road in the township. The resident reported that in the morning and in the afternoon on a daily basis, employees who work at a home on the road drive erratically and fast.
Man charged for grand theft
On Nov. 30, a Solon Road man called Chagrin Falls police to ask they intervene with his son who has called repeatedly asking to stay in the complainant’s apartment. Police arrived to find the man’s son in the lobby of the building and recognized him as the person they were looking for in connection with grand theft and misuse of credit cards crimes, according to the report.
The report states the male became belligerent, called officers names and refused to leave the premises. Aleksey Kuchuk, 41, was charged with disorderly conduct and taken to Bedford jail. Before he could bond out on the lesser misdemeanor, he was arrested and further charged with two felonies for grand theft and misuse of credit cards, according to the report. He has a Dec. 10 date in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court.
Man stopped for speeding
Bentleyville police stopped Christopher Porrazzo, 39, of Streetsboro at 8:37 p.m. on Nov. 29. According to reports, Mr. Porrazzo was driving 59 mph on Solon Road, which is a 35 mph road. He was charged with speeding and has a mandatory court date on Dec. 12 in Bedford Municipal Court.
Car stuck in mud
A Russell police officer located a vehicle stuck in the mud at the Geauga Park District’s Affelder House driveway entrance on Nov. 30. The car was pulled out by the owner’s friends. Geauga Park rangers were advised of the property damage. Another incident of a car in a ditch was reported Nov. 28 on Chillicothe Road (Route 306). Police officers met with the driver who was not injured. He said he was attempting to turn into the Patton Pest Control driveway and went into the ditch.
Man charged with domestic violence
A Solon man was charged with domestic violence Nov. 27. At 9:29 a.m., a woman called Solon police to report she was concerned her daughter, 31, was in danger on Louise Drive from her live-in boyfriend.
Officers responded to the home and found bruising on the female victim. She said she was afraid for her safety and that of her newborn child, who was born a week ago, according to the report. The male, 21, was arrested and charged with domestic violence.
Woman cited for shoplifting
Solon police cited a Bedford Heights woman for shoplifting from the Giant Eagle Market District, 34310 Aurora Road, Nov. 28. At 10:38 a.m., a woman attempted to leave the store without paying for about $85 dollars worth of items, the report states. Martina Gauding, 42, was issued a misdemeanor citation for theft, police said.
Driver charged with OVI
A Pennsylvania man was charged with drunken driving Nov. 29.
At 11:50 p.m., Solon police observed a car on SOM Center Road stopped in the right lane. When the officer went to check on the vehicle, the car started to move forward. There was an odor of alcohol, the report said.
Field sobriety tests indicated impairment and the driver was arrested and taken to jail where he submitted to a breath test which registered a 0.069 percent BAC, according to the report. Melvin Davis, 51, of Bensalem, Pennsylvania was charged with OVI.
Man charged for disorderly conduct
A Bedford Heights man was charged with disorderly conduct and criminal damaging in connection with a Nov. 30 incident. At 1:44 a.m., Solon police were dispatched to Solon Motel, 32575 Aurora Road, for the report of an altercation and disturbance in a room.
When officers arrived, a female was on the sidewalk in front of the hotel in shorts and a T-shirt despite the freezing temperatures, the report states. She said she got in an argument with her boyfriend. The boyfriend was detained and there was a strong odor of alcohol, police said. He called officers vulgar names and was very aggressive, police said.
Jesse Waller, 27, was charged with disorderly conduct and criminal damaging because during the altercation, he damaged a door at the hotel.