Unruly juvenile reported
On Feb. 8, Orange police responded to a hotel on Orange Place Drive for an unruly juvenile report. A 36-year-old Cleveland woman said that her 16-year-old daughter did not return home to the hotel last night, according to the report. She tracked her daughter’s phone and found that she may be in another room in the hotel with a man. Police found the 16-year-old in the room with a 17-year-old girl and no male, the report states.
Loud argument overnight
On Feb. 4, Woodmere police responded to an apartment building on Chagrin Boulevard at 12:21 a.m., 2 a.m. and 3:30 a.m. because the property manager received complaints through the answering service of a possible domestic incident at an apartment. Officers heard a woman walking back and forth and speaking loudly, according to the report. At first the woman did not open the door to police, but later invited them in, the report states. She advised that she was having a loud conversation with her husband about saving their marriage. The husband and wife did not have any signs of injuries or bruising, police said. The woman advised that the walls are thin and the neighbors call the police whenever she has an argument, the report states.
Missing person reported
On Feb. 4, a resident reported a missing person to Moreland Hills police. Her adult daughter with mental illness left the house around 9:30 a.m., according to the report. Police found the daughter’s vehicle parked off South Franklin Street and she was in Starbucks in downtown Chagrin Falls, the report states.
Tools stolen from construction site
On Feb. 4, a construction supervisor for Pulte Homes reported theft from a job site on Crystal Lake Drive in Orange Village. He said that someone broke into a trailer and stole tools between 5 p.m. on Feb. 3 and 7 a.m. on Feb. 4, according to the report. There was an air compressor and a sawzall missing, valued at $350 total, the report states. Police said that the damage to the trailer is estimated at $700.
Car strikes junction box
On Feb. 9, Orange police responded to the area of Orangewood Drive because a caller reported that a transformer exploded. Police determined that a car skidded off the road in icy conditions and struck an above-ground junction box, according to the report. The driver was not present upon police arrival. The driver, a 16-year-old Oxford Court resident, later arrived at the Orange police station with her father to document the incident, the report states. Police said that she was cited with failure to control.
Hit and skip in Bainbridge
Solon city police responded to a reported hit and skip at Pettibone Road and Place Drive in Bainbridge shortly after 2 a.m. on Feb. 9. The vehicle was reported as a grey Chevy Malibu, but no direction of travel after the incident was determined. The vehicle was occupied by a male and a female, whose IDs remain unknown.
Missing wallet reported
On Feb. 1, a woman tried to purchase items at CVS, 28100 Chagrin Blvd. in Woodmere, and found that her wallet was missing, including two credit cards. She previously was shopping at Lululemon in Woodmere and used a credit card, according to the report. While at CVS, the woman said that someone approached her and asked for help reading cards, the report states. The complainant said that the woman may have been distracting her while someone else grabbed her wallet, police said. The employees at both stores did not locate her wallet, so the woman put a hold on the cards.
Missing Porsche returned
Bainbridge police responded to a call on Mallard Pointe for a missing blue Porsche at 9 a.m. on Feb. 9. The vehicle was in the driveway and the key fob was in the garage before the car was reported missing. After further investigation, police located the vehicle, discoveing that a family member had taken it for repairs in Twinsburg.
Woman reports harassment
On Feb. 8, a woman who has been separated from her husband since January reported to Woodmere police that he keeps showing up at her apartment uninvited and harasses her, according to the report. She said that she will be filing for divorce soon because of past domestic violence, the report states. She said that she has verbally notified the man that he is not welcome, police said. The woman advised police that she would file a temporary protection order with Bedford Municipal Court, the report states.
Reported domestic dispute fizzles out
A Bainbridge Township resident reported that her son’s father was not handing over custody of their 2-year-old son at 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 9 in the township. The woman told police that the father had threatened to punch her in the throat and wouldn’t return the child. The man denied the claims and said the son could be picked up at any time. No charges have been filed, and police advised the woman to seek legal help.
Raging drivers leave before cops
Bainbridge police responded to a call just before 2 p.m. on Feb. 9 regarding three vehicles that had allegedly pulled off to the shoulder on Route 422 after a spat of road rage. The report stated that it was a green sedan with tinted windows and two black SUVs. The vehicles left the area before police arrived.
No charges in dispute
Bainbridge Police received a report from a passer-by on Feb. 9 as a Washington Street woman was yelling that her husband was allegedly after her. Police spoke with the woman who had a laceration on her hand, but refused rescue services, according to the report. She alleged that the husband had a history of violence, but that she wasn’t worried he would harm the children. The man stated that she had cheated on him and was upset. When the woman reportedly fled the house, the husband did not follow, police said. No charges have been filed.
Resident disputes charges
A Bainbridge Township resident reported to police that she had been having issues with making some late payments to the Tanglewood Homeowner’s Association. She acknowledged that she was behind, but also alleged that she was having great difficulty contacting the HOA staff regarding her account. The resident was contacted by an attorney stating that the HOA would sue her, she told police. Police advised her to contact the association.
Jeep takes out mailboxes
A Jeep spun out of control on Feb. 9 around 9 p.m. on Haskins Road in Bainbridge Township resulting in a group of mailboxes being destroyed, according to police. The Jeep was removed after the damages left the vehicle disabled. Police are following up with the owners of the mailboxes.
Car found after owner leaves it behind
A female contacted the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office on Feb. 8 around 9 a.m. to report that she had crashed her car on Route 422. She stated that she had received a ride home from a stranger and requested that the vehicle not be towed. Police couldn’t find a sign of a crash initially, but later located the vehicle on the Solon stretch of Route 422.
Fire quelled at Bainbridge home
Emergency vehicles responded to report of smoke showing from a home on Devon Court at 1:55 p.m. on Feb. 8. The visible smoke from the guest room was confirmed as a fire and the residents were evacuated. The fire was extinguished, and the situation was controlled as firefighters arrived shortly after the call.
Truck barrels through school zone
Bainbridge police received a report about a man driving a super duty truck more than 60 mph in a school zone in front of Kenston High School. The caller accused the truck of almost running them off the road and lost track of the vehicle after trying to follow them. The caller provided police with a license plate number.
Check on man requested
A medical case manager for an elderly diabetic man contacted Bainbridge police at 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 8 after failing to connect with the man after several attempts to contact him over a three-day period, according to Bainbridge Township police. Police found the man to be in stable condition, but with high blood sugar. He was transported to Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Medical Center in Mayfield Heights for further care.
Teen falls off horse at farm
A 13-year-old fell off a horse at Chagrin Valley Farms, 9250 E. Washington St., around 2 p.m. on Feb. 8. Head injuries were initially a concern, and the teen was transported to Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital for further examination, according to Bainbridge Township police.
Woman threatens employees
A woman experiencing issues at an Aurora Road gas station pump on Feb. 8 around 8:15 p.m. in Bainbridge Township went inside the station, reportedly threatening the staff before leaving. Police continued to look for the woman, according to the report.
Vehicles stuck in snow
During the snow and ice storm on Feb. 9, Chagrin Falls police received calls from witnesses reporting anywhere between four and 10 vehicles stuck on Grove Hill due to road conditions.
Salt crews were notified of the hazard.
Disabled vehicle reported
On Feb. 9, Chagrin Falls police were contacted by a Solon man reporting his vehicle was disabled in the Riverside Park parking lot and could not summon a tow truck because his cell phone had died and needed approval to leave the vehicle there overnight.
Permission was granted with the understanding the car would be removed the following day. Police gave him a courtesy ride home.
Speeding car on Willow Lane
Chagrin Falls police stopped a speeding vehicle on Willow Lane on Feb. 5, but after checking her registration, cited the 37-year-old Vermillion woman for driving under suspension and warned her about speeding.
On Feb. 3, dispatch advised Orange Village police of two warrants for Cashay Carter, 28, of Cleveland, who was in custody of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, according to the report. An Orange officer took custody of Ms. Carter at GetGo in Garfield Heights and transported her to the Bedford jail. Ms. Carter is being held on a failure to appear warrant for DUS and fictitious plates and a failure to appear warrant for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, the report states.
Woman reports suspicious people
On Feb. 8, Orange Village police responded to a residence on Lander Road for a report of suspicious people. The 84-year-old resident said that two men came to her door who said they were “looking at the trees to trim,” according to the report. Police said that the men were ages 55 and 33. There was also a 31-year-old woman, the report states. The suspects matched the people involved in a recent burglary in Orange so they were transported back to the police station for an interview, police said.
Medical examiner called
A woman called Chagrin Falls police from a North Street home on Feb. 4 after she found her 49-year-old sister unresponsive. The woman was later pronounced dead at the scene by the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office.
According to the caller, her sister suffered from underlying medical conditions and no foul play was suspected.
Theft reported at Hamlet
On Feb. 6, Chagrin Falls police were called to Hamlet Hills atrium building for a report of theft from the kitchen area.
Silverware and a painting were among the things stolen and police are in process of identifying a suspect.
Squirrel in closet
A squirrel which had somehow gotten into the closet of a Citadel apartment unit was the subject of a woman’s call to Chagrin Falls police on Feb. 6.
The call for assistance was canceled when the woman reported someone had arrived to help her.
Man reports possible scam
A Newbury Township resident reported last week he was concerned he may become a victim of a scam after providing personal information to a caller.
According to the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office, a Kinsman Road (Route 87) resident reported Monday that he received a call during which he provided his personal information.
The man was advised to put an alert on his bank account.
Suspicious transactions reported
Checking her bank accounts, a Bell Street woman found three suspicious transactions and contacted Chagrin Falls police on advice of her bank.
The account listed two withdrawals of $1,796.97 and deposit of $1,000 to her savings account.
According to the report, the woman stated she had been trying to set up an audible account when she received a phone call from the bank regarding about suspicious activity.
It is yet unknown if the audible set up process was part of the problem. An investigation is continuing.
Man reports 36 parrots stolen
A Munson Township resident reported the theft of 36 parrots last week.
The Geauga County Sheriff’s Office said a Waterfowl Lane resident reported Feb. 4 finding the birds, cages and supplies missing from his home.
The resident told deputies he believed his wife may have the birds, but deputies reported they were unable to contact the wife to verify the resident’s claim.
Catalytic converters stolen
A Newbury Township business reported the theft of catalytic converters last week.
The Geauga County Sheriff’s Office said a Kinsman Road (Route 87) resident reported the thefts Feb. 5.
Woman charged with domestic
A 57-year-old Newbury Township woman was arrested and charged with domestic violence last week.
The Geauga County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were called to a residence on Sunday where a man reported having been bit and items thrown at him.
Police said in addition to the domestic violence offense, the woman was also charged with disorderly conduct.
Drunken driving convictions
The following persons were convicted of drunken driving last week in Chardon Municipal Court:
Sean M. Zett, 35, of Streetsboro and John M. Grandits, 44, of Newbury Township.
Man charged with criminal trespass
A University Heights man was charged with trespassing and disorderly conduct Feb. 4 in Solon.
At 10:04 p.m., police were called to Flanders Drive where a 56-year-old man said someone was knocking on his door. He appeared to be under the influence of something, police said.
Ariel Jiminez, 22, was charged with criminal trespass and disorderly conduct, according to the police report. A search of his vehicle uncovered suspected Ritalin pills, police said.
Man cited for OVI, marked lanes
A Hudson man was charged with drunken driving Feb. 8.
At 3:38 a.m., police made a stop on Harper Road after a vehicle had been making improper lane changes on Route 422.
There was an odor of alcohol and field sobriety tests indicated impairment. The driver refused to provide a breath test, the report said.
Symeon Deloach, 25, was cited for OVI and marked lanes, police said.
Hit and run on Solon Road
A Maple Heights man faces charges of leaving the scene of an accident Feb. 7.
At 8:16 p.m., police said a car struck another vehicle on Solon Road and then allegedly made threats to kill the people he hit. He switched drivers to a 26-year-old female of Garfield Heights.
Police eventually attempted to find the man on foot and issued warrants for his arrest.
Deron Grant, 27, faces charges of leaving the scene of an accident and driving under suspension, according to the police report. The prosecutor is determining if charges should be brought against the female for obstructing official business, police said.
Woman charged with OVI
A West Virginia woman was charged with drunken driving Feb. 9 in Solon.
At 1:53 a.m., police saw a tow truck on Aurora Road and asked what the driver was doing. He was going to retrieve a vehicle that struck a pole and the driver was inside the tow truck. There was an odor of alcohol, police said.
She failed field sobriety tests and was arrested. At the station, she submitted to a breath test which registered a .201 percent BAC.
Roxann Owens, 31, was charged with OVI, prohibited BAC and driving under suspension, police said.