Car damage probed

Criminal damaging was reported to Solon police on April 8.

Sometime the night before, police said three cars were broken into.Two of the cars were at homes on SOM Center Road near Miles Road and the third was on Cannon Road. Windows were broken of the locked vehicles in all three incidences, but nothing was taken.

Victims were all males ages 23, 51 and 42.

Tools stolen

On April 7, a resident of Lander Road in Orange reported that tools were stolen from a trailer on her property. She told Orange Village police that an Amish group is building a garage and the tools and trailer belong to the Amish, according to the report.

Flaming toilet paper at Rite Aid

On April 4, Woodmere police responded to Rite Aid at 28600 Chagrin Blvd. for a fire alarm. The manager said that two girls between the ages of 10 and 15 set a roll of toilet paper on fire and put it in the garbage can of the women’s restroom then ran out of the store, according to the report. The manager put out the fire and police were unable to locate the juveniles, the report states.

Man reports pellet gun

On April 7, a 54-year-old Woodleigh Road resident in Pepper Pike told police that a pellet gun was being fired near his property, according to the report. Police are investigation.

Argument after scooter exchange

On April 9, Gates Mills police responded to a reported assault at the intersection of County Line Road and Sugar Bush Lane. Officers learned that a 25-year-old Geneva man went to deliver a scooter to his daughter, who lives on Sugar Bush Lane, according to the report. The male was turning onto the street when his 22-year-old ex-girlfriend, who is the mother of the child, was driving and observed his vehicle, the report states.

Both vehicles stopped for the scooter exchange and an argument ensued. Police said that the woman struck the man with a closed fist to the back of his head. The man was not hurt and the woman was charged with domestic violence and issued a summons in lieu of physical arrest, according to the report. She was scheduled to appear in Lyndhurst Municipal Court on April 13, the report states.

Suspicious odor reported

A Russell Township resident contacted police about a suspicious odor of fertilizer on April 6. At about 4:50 p.m., police received a call from a complainant who said the odor appeared to be very heavy at Calley Lane and County Line Road. Upon arrival, officers checked the area and located two lawns that had been recently fertilized, which is believed to be the source, according to the report.

Dog reunited with owner

A Russell Township officer reunited a 9-year-old German shepherd with its family on April 7. At about 10:45 p.m., a Music Street resident flagged down the officer and said his dog had run away after getting spooked by the thunder, according to the report. The officer patrolled the street until he came across the dog and transported him back to his home.

Man charged with OVI

Bainbridge officers charged a man with OVI in an April 9 incident.

A Baindridge resident called the police and said a neighbor was pulled in halfway down her driveway at about 9 p.m. with his turn signal on. Upon arrival, officers found a man asleep in the vehicle, and when they woke the man up, who said he pulled into the wrong driveway, they found indications of impairment. The man registered a 0.140 BAC, according to the report.

Officers charged John Kolibab, 54, of Bainbridge with OVI and violating the state’s stay-at-home order.

Missing car found

A car stolen from a Chagrin Falls driveway on March 22 was found at Wade Park and East 92nd Street in Cleveland on April 7 and an arrest has been made, according to police reports.

The vehicle had some damage, possibly bullet holes, the report states. It has been returned to the Church Street owner. 

Vehicle not in drive

At 10 p.m. on April 12, an Olive Street resident reported to Chagrin Falls police that his car was missing from his driveway. It was unlocked and with the keys inside. The owner was in the process of making repairs.

Noise near house

Just after 9 p.m. on April 12 a South Franklin Street resident reported hearing suspicious noises coming from outside his home in Chagrin Falls. Village police checked the area but could not pinpoint the source of the noise, according to the report.

Item taken from car

At 1:30 p.m. on April 7, a Bell Street resident called Chagrin Falls police to report that items valued at $750 were stolen from her vehicle which was unlocked in her driveway. She told police that the theft likely occurred around March 31.

Pizza delivery driver threatened

The Geauga County Sheriff’s Department received a call from a Pizza Hut delivery driver at a Parkman Township residence, who said a man came out of a barn at the delivery address, revving a chainsaw, acting as though he was going to cut the driver. According to the report, a deputy told the residents that Pizza Hut would no longer deliver to his address. The homeowner said he was revving up the chainsaw as a joke.

Suspicious birthday card delivered

A Munson Township resident called the Geauga County Sheriff’s Department to report a suspicious birthday card received in the mail on April 10. According to the police report, the caller’s birthday was on April 12, so it makes sense that they might receive a card, but they didn’t know anyone who lived in Texas. The information was documented and the caller said she would contact the United States Postal Inspection Service to notify the agency.

Guest serves up hairball

A Geauga County Sheriff’s Department deputy responded to a domestic dispute at a Claridon Township residence on April 10 after a caller reported a friend brushed her hair and threw a hairball in the caller’s food. The caller told the deputy that their friend had been arrested the previous night for disorderly conduct and released from jail and had returned home and started drinking. The caller said the friend is visiting from Oklahoma. The deputy offered the resident some advice and told the guest to gather her belongings and return home.

Man charged with OVI

Bainbridge officers charged a man with OVI in an April 9 incident.

A Baindridge resident called the police and said a neighbor was pulled in halfway down her driveway at about 9 p.m. with his turn signal on. Upon arrival, officers found a man asleep in the vehicle, and when they woke the man up, who said he pulled into the wrong driveway, they found indications of impairment. The man registered a 0.140 BAC, according to the report.

Officers charged John Kolibab, 54, of Bainbridge with OVI and violating the state’s stay-at-home order.

Tools stolen

On April 7, a resident of Lander Road in Orange reported that tools were stolen from a trailer on her property. She told Orange Village police that an Amish group is building a garage and the tools and trailer belong to the Amish, according to the report.

Car damage probed

Criminal damaging was reported to Solon police on April 8.

Sometime the night before, police said three cars were broken into.Two of the cars were at homes on SOM Center Road near Miles Road and the third was on Cannon Road. Windows were broken of the locked vehicles in all three incidences, but nothing was taken.

Victims were all males ages 23, 51 and 42.

Police said they have no suspects

Flaming toilet paper at store

On April 4, Woodmere police responded to Rite Aid at 28600 Chagrin Blvd. for a fire alarm. The manager said that two girls between the ages of 10 and 15 set a roll of toilet paper on fire and put it in the garbage can of the women’s restroom then ran out of the store, according to the report. The manager put out the fire and police were unable to locate the juveniles, the report states.

Man reports pellet gun

On April 7, a 54-year-old Woodleigh Road resident in Pepper Pike told police that a pellet gun was being fired near his property, according to the report. Police are investigation.

Argument after scooter exchange

On April 9, Gates Mills police responded to a reported assault at the intersection of County Line Road and Sugar Bush Lane. Officers learned that a 25-year-old Geneva man went to deliver a scooter to his daughter, who lives on Sugar Bush Lane, according to the report. The male was turning onto the street when his 22-year-old ex-girlfriend, who is the mother of the child, was driving and observed his vehicle, the report states.

Both vehicles stopped for the scooter exchange and an argument ensued. Police said that the woman struck the man with a closed fist to the back of his head. The man was not hurt and the woman was charged with domestic violence and issued a summons in lieu of physical arrest, according to the report. She was scheduled to appear in Lyndhurst Municipal Court on April 13, the report states.

Suspicious odor reported

A Russell Township resident contacted police about a suspicious odor of fertilizer on April 6. At about 4:50 p.m., police received a call from a complainant who said the odor appeared to be very heavy at Calley Lane and County Line Road. Upon arrival, officers checked the area and located two lawns that had been recently fertilized, which is believed to be the source, according to the report.

Dog reunited with owner

A Russell Township officer reunited a 9-year-old German shepherd with its family on April 7. At about 10:45 p.m., a Music Street resident flagged down the officer and said his dog had run away after getting spooked by the thunder, according to the report. The officer patrolled the street until he came across the dog and transported him back to his home.

Missing car found

A car stolen from a Chagrin Falls driveway on March 22 was found at Wade Park and East 92nd Street in Cleveland on April 7 and an arrest has been made, according to police reports.

The vehicle had some damage, possibly bullet holes, the report states. It has been returned to the Church Street owner. 

Teen faces charges

A father from Auburn Township called the Geauga County Sheriff’s Department to report that his daughter went missing on April 8, the day after she turned 16. The caller said he tracked his daughter’s phone to an address at Auburn Lake Condominiums but then she turned off her phone. He stated that she may have been with her boyfriend at Signal Hill. The daughter was located and charged by the deputy with possession of alcohol and tobacco.

Suspicious vehicles reported

A resident of Auburn Township’s LaDue Trails Subdivision requested an extra patrol on April 8 in response to increased traffic within the development. The caller said that many residents have tried to approach the four unfamiliar vehicles – a blue Jeep, a white 15-passenger van, a red Chevy truck and a dark-colored Chevy Tahoe – but the vehicles drove away. According to the Geauga County Sheriff’s Department, the vehicles were usually in the neighborhood between 8 a.m. and noon. The department agreed to conduct extra patrols.

Basketball game disbanded

A Geauga County Sheriff’s Department deputy was called to Georgia Road in Burton Township after a resident reported an indoor basketball game taking place in a barn on April 8. The deputy reported seeing through a window 30 players and spectators in the barn. The deputy advised the group that they had to stop the game because of the statewide stay-at-home order and then called the barn owner who said the community often uses the building for activities. The owner said he would lock the property.

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