Bay Police Issue Deer Alert for Drivers

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The Bay Village Police would like to warn all motorists to be careful of deer. “We deal with deer vs. vehicle accidents all year long, but spring time and the fall are periods when there is dramatic increase,” report Bay Police. “If you see one crossing the street in front of you, there’s probably MORE than one, just off the street, waiting to cross.” If you hit a deer call 911 or Bay Police at  871-1234. DO NOT approach an injured deer yourself. They can cause injury to you with their hooves or antlers.

Bay Police Blotter: Nap Time for Beer Drinker

On 09/14/2014, at 1903 hrs, a Knickerbocker Rd. resident reports he  found a male in his backyard by the tracks who was not moving. Officers and the squad were dispatched. The 43 yoa male had had a few beers, sat down on the Westlake side of the tracks and fell asleep. He was escorted to his home a couple of doors away on Knickerbocker.

Missing Jeep

On 09/12/2014, at 2130 hrs, a Bay Village resident called to report her 2001 Jeep was missing from where she had left it parked, and locked, on the west side of Dover Commons. BVPD is investigating.

Elevator Mishap

On 09/13/2014, at 2114 hrs, a 911 call was received from a Lake Rd. home reporting a visitor had fallen down into an elevator shaft and was injured. When officers arrived the person was found lying in the driveway. The juvenile male was transported to the hospital for treatment of his injuries. Police are investigating.


On 09/14/2014, at 0224 hrs, a BVPD officer saw a vehicle go through a red traffic light at the intersection of Dover Center Rd. and Wolf Rd. The motorist made it to his garage on Kenilworth Rd. After speaking with the 32 yoa male, officers suspected he was under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs of abuse.  Field sobriety tests were administered, and as a result, the driver was arrested for OVI. The Bay Village resident will face charges at RRMC.

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