The incidence of home BURGLARIES and STOLEN AUTOMOBILES has increased. As a result, the Bay Village Police Department would like to remind residents about some important safety measures you can take to help prevent crime in your neighborhood:
ALWAYS LOCK YOUR CAR DOORS & ALL THE DOORS TO YOUR HOUSE (INCLUDING CLOSING & LOCKING ALL WINDOWS).
Lock up your valuables, money, & important documents in a safe.
CALL THE POLICE FOR ANY SUSPICIOUS PERSONS OR SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY ON YOUR PROPERTY or in your neighborhood (*CALL 911 FOR ALL EMERGENCIES). Be a good witness!
CONSIDER INVESTING IN A HOME SECURITY ALARM SYSTEM.
If possible, park your locked car inside your garage.
Share these important safety tips with your family, friends, & neighbors as a reminder that safety begins by being proactive.
Blotter for Oct. 1-8
On 10/01/15 at 8:33am, the owner of a West Oviatt business called Bay Village Police to report that someone criminally damaged his building. Officers arrived and the owner stated that the front door had been kicked in but that nothing inside the building had been disturbed. Bay Village Detectives are investigating.
On 10/01/2015, at 2003 hrs, BVPD received a complaint that there was a group of juveniles playing football on the High Schools football field. Officers located the group of 11 and sent them on their way.
On 10/01/2015, at 0103 hrs, a BVPD officer was checking on an occupied car that was parked in the Columbia Beach parking lot. After speaking with the two occupants, the officers suspected there was drugs in the car. A probable cause search of the vehicle was conducted. As a result the 22 yoa passenger was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia. The Bay Village resident will face charges at RRMC.
On 09/29/2015, at 0246 hrs, a resident on Huntmere reported a disturbance in the 400 block. Responding officers located a party that was breaking up. The homeowner advised a couple of his friends were screwing around when they were leaving and made a lot of noise. They were advised of the complaint.