Westlake Police Blotter
Two cellphones were stolen from the Rec. Center on Jan. 12 between 4:30p-5:45p. They belonged to juveniles who were playing basketball; one was taken from the gym and the other from an unlocked men’s locker. An unknown male juvenile of Middle Eastern descent wearing a black sweatshirt and sweatpants is a possible suspect.
A Detroit Rd. saloon was the scene of a fight on Jan. 13 at 1:08AM. An intoxicated 26-year-old Westlake man was cut off after annoying female patrons, and then punched a door window as he was escorted out. He ran across the street into an apartment complex, where he was found 40 minutes later. He fought with the arresting officers and once in jail, kept up a clamor and refused to give booking info. He was charged with DCI, Resisting Arrest, and Criminal Damaging.
A 41-year-old Avon man’s intoxicated behavior got him kicked out of a Detroit Rd. restaurant on Jan. 13 at 7:48PM. He threatened his female dinner companion, who left the scene and did not want anything done. He was arrested for DCI after the staff made him exit the building.
A cab driver reported that 2 males skipped out on a $36 fare on Jan. 13 at 8:30PM. He had driven them from Lakewood to Westchester Pkwy., where they ran from his hack. Two possible suspects were identified; they have subsequently disputed the amount of the fare after being in contact with the driver. The investigation continues.
The owner of a Detroit Rd. building discovered the theft of a condenser for a roof top A/C unit on Jan. 15. It was removed sometime since autumn; repairs are estimated at $5000. No suspects.
A 2005 Cadillac CTS stolen in Richmond, VA was recovered on Jan. 15 at 11:13AM. The driver (49-year-old homeless man) claimed to have bought it for $40 on the street without any of that pesky title business. He also was wanted by NY state parole authorities. He faces RSP-Motor Vehicle charges.