Westlake Police: Last Cigarette

Westlake Police logoA 27-year-old Westlake man was arrested for Domestic Violence and Drug Paraphernalia after he and his 54-year-old mom argued over the last cigarette at their Strawberry Ln. home on Feb. 13 at 1:34 AM. He hit mom, 58-year-old dad stepped in and hit son, they tussled, then son left the house. Dad refused medical treatment despite reporting that his ankle hurt. North Ridgeville PD stopped the suspect and held him for WPD.

Dudes Take Duds

As many as 5 pairs of jeans (total value $800) were stolen from a Crocker Pk. Blvd store on Feb. 14 at 1:55PM. Two black male suspects grabbed the duds and ran after one of them was confronted by a staff member.

Thanks, Mom

A North Ridgeville woman rented a 2014 Dodge Charger for her 29-year-old son to use;  he lives in Westlake on Bradley Rd. “Will” (the son’s roommate and employee, about whom very little else is known, including his last name) took the car without permission on Feb. 14. When Will had not returned it 24 hours later, despites texts imploring him to do so, mom reported the theft to WPD.

Unlucky 13th

Friday the 13th was also bad luck for a Hunter Point Ln. woman, who reported that a false federal income tax return had been filed using her ID.

Gear Recovered

Cameras and accessories worth $11,000 were stolen from a photographer shooting an event at a Detroit Rd. business on the evening of Feb. 14. Unbelievably (thanks to the intercession of the martyred St. Valentine?), it was all found on Center Ridge Rd.  on Feb 18 in good working order and returned to the owner.

Make Up Your Mind

A 42-year-old Cleveland man is under a TPO which forbids him from being around a Kimberley Ln. woman. Heedless of the consequences, the woman asked him to help her move out before she was evicted on Feb. 16 at 6:13PM. He was arrested on 2 WPD warrants and picked up a fresh Disobeying a TPO charge.

What Was He Thinking?

A patrolman was checking businesses along Detroit Rd. near Clague Rd. at 12:35AM on Feb. 17. An SUV in the closed Panini’s lot drew his attention, esp. when he noted the rear license plate was covered with duct tape. Who knows what the driver (16-year-old Brooklyn boy) was thinking when he told his passenger to run and then struggled with the officer, who finally got him handcuffed. The adult male passenger was arrested in a Wonnetta Pkwy. backyard; both were turned over to Rocky River PD in connection with a gas station break-in. The Chevrolet SUV belonged to a distant relative of the juvenile and was taken without permission. The juvenile will be filed on by WPD for Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, Obstructing Official Business, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and POM.

The Needle and the Damage Done  

A 34-year-old Elyria woman is a real problem for the St. John Medical Center staff. On Feb. 17, she was found to be in possession of syringes and pills; drug charges are forthcoming. On Feb. 19, the container for used hypos in her room was found to have been forced open; guess what was found in her coat? Yup, used hypos. More charges are forthcoming.

Finger Pointers

Two female guests of a Center Ridge Rd. man accused each other of stealing on Feb. 17 at 4:02AM Neither theft could be substantiated. At 5:19AM, the 28-year-old guest accused the 30-year-old guest of kicking her. The elder was arrested for Assault.

Mail Theft Reported

On Feb. 18, A Cedarwood Dr. man reported that someone is stealing his mail. Since the beginning of the month, bills from a public utility, government body, and car maker have not been delivered as they customarily have in the past. He also stated that locks have been stolen off of his gym bag while it is left in his parked car at work.

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