A 69-year-old Lorain woman left her Jack Russell terrier in her car while she shopped at a Market St. store at Crocker Park on July 1 at 6 p.m., report Westlake Police.
The dog was in distress and was released from the vehicle by an officer who unlocked it.
The dog gulped 20oz of water provided by a passerby and is believed to have been inside the vehicle (outside temp. 83-87 degree Fahrenheit) for at least 20 minutes.
The car was not running and all the windows were all the way up.
The owner arrived presently, called the reporting witness a vulgar name, and claimed to have been shopping for 10 minutes. She will receive a summons for Cruelty to a Companion Animal.
Bay Man is All Wet in Westlake
A Columbia Rd. woman spotted a 42-year-old Bay Village man pulling on the door handle of her car, which was parked in her driveway at 3:50 a.m. on July 4 in Westlake.
The male was lost and intoxicated and arrested for DCI. It was noted that his clothing was bloody and that he had urinated in his pants.
Watch Your Stuff
A 21-year-old North Ridgeville man fled from Westlake officers on July 7 at 3:08 AM after he and a 21-year-old North Olmsted man were spotted trying to break into a vehicle on West Hedgewood. He fled west on Center Ridge Rd. where he hit stop sticks deployed by North Ridgeville PD at Lear-Nagle Rd. and gave up. The other suspect already had an active warrant with North Olmsted PD and was arrested by them on a stolen bike. The car they were using belongs to the father of the driver’s girlfriend; it had been taken without permission of the owner. The North Ridgeville man faces Westlake charges of Fleeing and Eluding, Criminal Trespass, Complicity to Criminal Damage, DUS; RSP-Motor Vehicle charges will be presented to the Grand Jury. The North Olmsted man faces Westlake charges of Criminal Trespass, and Criminal Damaging. North Ridgeville and North Olmsted PDs may also have charges.