Westlake Police: Drink-N-Dash at Main Street Saloon

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An intoxicated 21-year-old Lakewood woman was half of an attempted drink-n-dash at a Crocker Park Main St. bar on Aug. 13 at 10:30 PM, report Westlake Police. Staff obtained payment, then watched as the woman got into a physical scrap in the street with her male companion. Officers separated them, noting that the female could barely stand upright and was burning a hole in her purse with a cigarette. She was arrested for DCI and carried on her wild ways in her cell, disrobing and licking the cell door. The male was not under the influence and was sent on his way.

Bumper Cars on Bradley

A 54-year-old Westlake man took OVI to a new level when he repeatedly bumped another car from behind at Bradley-Detroit Rds. on Aug. 14 at 10:35PM. His story varied from moment to moment, to include that the 38-year-old Avon woman in front of him cut him off, or was making a prohibited turn, or turned in front of him. He was arrested for OVI and Assault and refused a breath test.

He’ll Thank His Mom (Some Day,….Maybe)

A 14-year-old Westlake boy had a really bad day on Aug. 16. His mom brought him and his pot pipe to the police station in the morning; he was arrested for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. At 9:12PM, he got into a fight with mom at home, was arrested for DV and then taken to the County Detention Home.

Up Close & Personal With Pot Smokers

A Westlake trainee officer got an up close and personal look at the world of motorized pot smoking on Aug. 11 at 2 PM. His training officer noticed a 28-year-old Olmsted Falls man using a pot pipe while both vehicles were stopped side by side at a traffic light on Center Ridge Rd. Whoops, that turned out badly. The dagga-loving driver was arrested for POM and Drug Paraphernalia.

Plate Swiped

The rear plate from a Cleveland man’s 1999 Chrysler was stolen while he was at work at St. John Medical Center on August 6.

Unlocked Car Robbed

An unlocked 2002 Chevrolet Suburban was gone through while it was parked at the owner’s Hunters Pt. Ln. home on the night of Aug. 5. A GPS, IPod, tool kit, Turnpike EZ Pay unit, and $10 cash were taken.

Shady Shoplifter

A $500 pr. of Rx sunglasses was stolen at a Crocker Pk. Blvd. store on the afternoon of Aug. 6. The owner left them on a table and suspects a fellow that was hanging around; he is described as 30-40 years old wearing a gray shirt and vest, black pants and shoes with shoulder length hair.

Unsecured Tools Stolen

$1900 worth of power tools were taken from the open bed of a truck parked at a Clemens Rd. hotel on the night of Aug. 6. They belonged to a North Olmsted man’s business.

Credit Card Fraud

A Maple Ridge Rd. woman’s credit card was used to fund two GA grocery shopping trips by unknown suspect(s) on Aug. 6. Her bank contacted her to ask about the out of state purchases and then cancelled the card. Her mother had also recently been the victim of international financial intrigue when her credit card was used in the UK.

Muscled for Money

A Hollywood Dr. woman was accosted by two Hispanic males while she sat on her front porch on Aug. 8 at 9PM. They asked about a family member who reportedly owes them a large sum of money; they were willing to wait until noon the next day, after which someone would have to pay. They then left on foot.


A 21-year-old Westlake man made his unsteady way along Detroit Rd. at 1:09AM on Aug. 9. His imbalance drew the attention of a passing patrolman, who found him to be under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested for DCI.

Saved from Himself

Good Samaritans kept a 55-year-old Bay Village man from riding his motorcycle while intoxicated on Aug. 10 at 10:56PM. He was arrested for DCI at a Center Ridge Rd. saloon.

Another Opened Door

A Mozart Dr. home was apparently entered by use of a garage door opener on the night of Aug. 10. The opener was left in an unlocked 2006 Dodge station wagon in the driveway; nothing was taken from the house or vehicle.


A 41-year-old Kimberly Ln. man was arrested for DCI after a domestic dispute in North Olmsted on Aug. 11 at 3:47AM. He argued with his girlfriend in NO, then drove home and renewed the hostilities. NOPD is handling their antics in that community.

Crocker Park Felony Arrest

5 Cleveland females were arrested for felony Theft at a Vine St. store on Aug. 11 at 5:36PM. 3 were 17-years old, one was 16 years old, and one was 18. They took 11 jackets with a total value of $1011; other merchandise they had in their vehicle is being checked to see if it is also stolen.

False Alarm Charges Considered

A 31-year-old First St. woman may face Making False Alarm charges after an Aug. 11 incident. She claimed to have been pushed around and threatened with death by her husband. Her minor children refuted those claims, and according to mom, her kids don’t lie. The City Prosecutor will review the matter.

House Rules!

A 54-year-old Westlake woman violated the house rules of her 21-year-old daughter by becoming intoxicated on Aug. 12 at 10:20PM. After being told to leave, she rang the neighbor’s buzzer, yelled, and otherwise comported herself in an alarming manner. Mom was found in the building’s laundry room and arrested for DCI.

The Dog Ate It

A Beechwood Dr. man reported his wife’s wedding ring set disappeared off the mantle sometime Aug. 12-14. After some consultation with an officer, he decided on a variation of that old schoolboy homework dodge; the dog ate it.

On-Line Purchases

A Hunters Chase Dr. woman reported that $309 worth of online purchases were made with her debit card, which is linked to her 10-year-old son’s Xbox account. The son gave his ID info to another gamer back in July; the purchases were discovered on Aug. 14.

Illicit Debit Card Use

A Cahoon Rd. woman’s debit card account was illicitly used in MI on Aug. 14. Her bank notified her of the suspicious $200 transaction.


The new owner of a Columbia Rd. home reported the theft of a hot tub and PVC from the unlocked garage on August 13. She suspects renters from the previous ownership.

Crocker Park Shoplifters

40 pairs of women’s underwear were stolen from a Main St. store on Aug. 15. They are valued at $540 and there are no suspects.

Down Payment Vanishes

A Wildwood Dr. man wired a $900 down payment on July 15 to the purported MD seller of a 1972 Jaguar listed on Craigslist. Since then, the seller has refused to respond to calls or emails, save one where he told the victim that the car had been sold. The money transfer service has cut off the seller from its facilities.

Passed Out

Two North Ridgeville men (30 and 21 years old) passed out in the in the older man’s car at a Detroit Rd. gas station on Aug. 16 at 6:48AM. The older man was arrested for Physical Control of a Vehicle While Intoxicated and the younger for DCI (he had also puked down the passenger side of the car).


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