The first wintery blast of the season had Westlake Police busy at the end of last week. Totals for the first snowfall of the season, Nov. 13 PM rush hour through Nov. 14 AM rush hour: 9 accidents, 8 spinouts or disabled vehicles.
WWI (Walking While Intoxicated)
An intoxicated 38-year-old man staggered along the Hilliard Blvd. sidewalk on Nov. 6 at 8:16AM, prompting a school crossing guard to call WPD. The suspect decided to fight being handcuffed for DCI and so was also charged with Resisting Arrest.
The catalytic converter was cut off a North Ridgeville woman’s 2007 Buick Rendezvous while she was at her Clague Rd. workplace on Nov. 6.
Two vehicles were broken into on the night of Nov. 6, although nothing was taken from either. One was a 1999 GMC Sierra parked at the owner’s Brewster Dr. home; the other was a 2006 GMC Envoy parked at the owner’s Prestwick Crossing home.
Nursing Home Theft
Cash was stolen from two persons at a Westlake nursing home on Nov. 7. A male resident had $40 taken from a drawer in his room, and a female visitor had $80 taken from her unattended purse.
Let’s Get Counselling
A 22-year-old Columbia Sta. man spat on the 21-year-old mother of his child while she was at work on Nov. 8 at 7:10PM. He also broke a window on her car which was parked at her Center Ridge Rd. job. Warrants for DV and Criminal Damaging were served on the suspect on Nov. 10.
A Columbia Rd. woman reported her homeless 39-year-old ex-boyfriend was pounding on her windows at 10:10PM on Nov. 9. He has been told to stay away as recently as Oct. 10; the Prosecutor will consider a possible Trespass charge.
A domestic violence incident on Nov. 8 at 4:14PM led to the arrest of a 43-year-old Bobby Ln. man. He had struck the 18-year-old mother of his infant daughter on the head and chest, nearly causing her to drop the child. He also would not let her out of their apartment. He faces DV, Child Endangering, and Unlawful Restraint charges.
A Sawgrass Ln. home was forcibly entered through a rear sliding door on Nov. 8 while the residents were away at dinner. Jewelry was taken; the burglary was discovered at 6:11PM. A neighbor reported that a small black Lincoln SUV with several occupants had been parked on the street during the time frame of the break-in.
A parcel worth $300 was delivered to a Hilliard Blvd. home on the afternoon of Nov. 12, and then was stolen off the recipient’s porch.
A $1200 computer was stolen from a Detroit rd. restaurant on Nov. 13 around 7PM. The victim suspects 2 black males who used the bathroom right next to the office where the computer had been.