Bay Police report that during the basketball game at the high school on Fri., Feb. 21 several vehicles were entered, some by windows being broken out, and property was taken. Investigations are ongoing.
The Bay Village Police would like to remind residents to not leave valuables in their cars. Some of the items taken, such as laptops, were in plain view.
Open House Alert
At a community forum on heroin abuse hosted at Bay Library Feb. 20, Judge Michael Astrab of the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas advised homeowners and real estate agents that are hosting Open Houses to put all medications somewhere they may not be found. There are people who go to Real Estate Open Houses to see what they may be able to take.
On Feb. 22, a Juneway resident reports that his house is for sale and apparently someone stole his W-2 forms.
The Bay Village Police would like to remind residents that if you are having strangers come through your house in such a circumstance as this, secure ALL valuables. Some people actually go through homes for sale for the express purpose of stealing.
Hit & Run on Columbia
On 02/18/2014, at 1638 hrs, BVPD officers were dispatched to the Speedway gas station on Columbia Rd. on the report of a hit skip accident. Witnesses observed a vehicle strike two parked cars in the lot and flee onto Columbia Rd. They obtained a license plate on the car, and relayed it to officers. An officer located the vehicle as it was heading towards its Kenilworth house. He stopped the vehicle and spoke with the 59 yoa female driver who admitted she hit two cars in the parking lot and panicked, so she left the scene. After speaking with her the officer suspected the driver had been drinking. Field sobriety tests were administered, and as a result the Bay Village resident was arrested for OVI. She will face charges at RRMC.
On 02/20/2014, at 1051 hrs, a Knickerbocker resident reported that someone fraudulently accessed her credit card account and had $1,800 worth of items shipped to a Simi Valley, California address. She was advised on the procedure to follow.
On 02/21/2014, at 1129 hrs, a Wolf Road resident reported she had received a $2,300 check for purchases over the internet by a person in California. It turned out that the check was fraudulent. She was advised on the procedure to follow.