A suspect tried to pass counterfeit $50 bills at a Crocker Pk. Blvd store on Jan. 8 at 8:40 p.m., report Westlake Police. An attentive salesperson was aware of a similar incident at a nearby store and refused the sale. The suspect has the same description as the prior occurrence: black female 25-30 years old approx. 5’6″ -5’8″, slender build, wearing leggings and heels, a green and blue jacket, short hair with blonde highlights, star tattoos behind ears and alongside both sides of her neck and writing tattoo on inside wrists. She left in a small light colored SUV, possibly a Ford Escape.
Paramedic Injured by Drunk Patient
An intoxicated 42-year-old North Olmsted man injured a St. John Medical Center paramedic during an assault on Jan. 15 at 7:09 p.m. He fought with hospital staff, breaking the victim’s lower right leg. He will be arrested for Fel. Assault and Misconduct at an Emergency when released from the hospital.
An intoxicated 21-year-old Weymouth Cr. man mistook a neighboring apartment for his own place on Jan. 11 at 4:04 AM. He forced his way in and got comfy on the couch. He was arrested for DCI.
A rock was thrown through the window of a Detroit Rd. store at 12:17AM on Jan. 15, setting off the alarm. CCTV showed that a male entered the building and stole $3500 worth of cigarettes. Two other suspects are seen next to a silver Saturn which they parked nearby. The first suspect may have been in the store just prior to closing; shoe print and other evidence were collected from the scene.
A 41-year-old Cleveland man tried to crawl in a window, and then kicked in the front door of his father-in-law’s Dover Center Rd. home on Jan. 14 at 4:01PM. He head-butted his estranged 28-year-old wife and fled. The City Prosecutor will review the case.
Down the Drain
A Westown Blvd. man’s wallet was taken on the morning of Jan. 12 while he had plumbers in his apartment. Credit cards and $160 cash were taken.
A Farrs Garden Path woman’s PayPal account was illicitly used on Jan. 13 to buy a $724 tablet from an NYC retailer; it was shipped to CA. PayPal will reimburse her and conduct its own investigation.
Saved by the Bell
An alarm company reported a drop at a Sequoia Trl. Home on Jan 9 at 6:48PM on Jan. 9. Officers found that someone had tried to get in by breaking the sliding glass door. No entry was gained.