BEACHWOOD, Ohio — Theft: Cedar Road
At 2:40 p.m. Sept. 26, police arrested a Rittman, Ohio woman, 35, for stealing merchandise valued at $372.75 from Dillard’s. The woman was charged with theft and arrested on warrants issued by the Summit County Sheriff’s Office, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office and the New Franklin and Wooster police departments.
Hit-skip: Cedar Road
At 11:30 a.m. Sept. 23, as security at Beachwood Place mall, 26300 Cedar Road, watched, a pickup truck in the mall lot struck a parked car. The truck drove away without its owner leaving information for the car’s owner.
Police were called and the truck was found in another portion of the mall’s lot. The driver, a Wayne, Mich. woman, 27, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident.
Theft by deception: Chagrin Boulevard
At 8:50 a.m. Sept. 23, a representative of Crestmont Cadillac, 26000 Chagrin Blvd., reported a matter in which someone used another person’s identity to finance the purchase of a car. Police are investigating.
Improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle: Cedar Road
At 6 p.m. Sept. 23, a man was caught after he stole $193 worth of merchandise from The Finish Line at Beachwood Place. The suspect, a Mayfield Village man, 19, was found hiding behind a trash receptacle. He was accompanied by a Kirtland woman, 20.
Investigating further, police found in the man’s car a handgun, in addition to various drugs. The woman was found to be wanted on a felony warrant and was also arrested.
Police charged the man with theft, improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle, and possession of hallucinogens, synthetic narcotics and marijuana. Additional charges are pending.
Theft: Cedar Road
At 2:45 p.m. Sept. 24, a resident reported that a pair of pants, valued at $59, was stolen when someone stole a delivered package from in front of her door at the Vantage Apartments, 27040 Cedar Road.
Theft: Cedar Road
At 5:05 p.m. Sept. 24, police arrested a Cleveland man, 24, for stealing $114 worth of clothing from Dillard’s at Beachwood Place.
Falsification: Cedar Road
At 5:45 p.m. Sept. 24, an officer stopped a car that was displaying fictitious license plates. The driver, a Massillon woman, 41, was cited for improper license plates, driving with a suspended license, falsification and possession of drug paraphernalia.
At 3:30 p.m. Sept. 24, an officer stopped a car that was being driven too slowly on I-271southbound. It was subsequently learned that the driver, a Wickliffe man, 50, was intoxicated.
Police charged the man with OVI and having a blood-alcohol content greater than .17. In Ohio, a driver is considered impaired when posting a BAC of more than .08. The man was also cited for slow speed.
At 1:50 a.m. Sept. 25, an officer stopped a car that was traveling too slowly on I-271 southbound. The driver, a Cleveland man, 28, was charged with OVI and driving with a suspended license. He was also cited for slow driving on the freeway.
Carrying a concealed weapon: Chagrin Boulevard
At 9:30 a.m. Sept. 26, police were called to the Clarion Hotel, 26300 Chagrin Blvd., where a man and woman were engaged in a fight outside the front door. It was found that the man, 21, of Euclid, was in possession of a handgun.
The man was arrested on a felony charge of carrying a concealed weapon.
Underage driver, East Baintree Road
At 7:20 p.m. Sept. 26, police received a report of an erratic driver driving an SUV showing temporary tags. Police located and stopped the vehicle and found that the driver was a Beachwood girl, 15.
The girl was charged with driving without a valid license and the SUV was impounded. The girl was turned over to her parents.
OVI: Green Road
At 10:40 p.m. Sept. 27, a Cleveland woman, 72, was found at fault in a two-car crash. The woman was intoxicated, was speeding and was driving without her car’s lights being activated. She was charged with OVI, speeding and driving without illuminated headlights.
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