Kangaroo Call Tops Police News of the Week

North Ridgeville Police get animal calls. A lot of animal calls. Usually dogs. Every now and then a horse. They had a potbellied pig rooting through a flower bed once.

At 5 a.m. on Novl 27,  a motorist was driving down the road and a kangaroo (yes, a kangaroo) was doing whatever kangaroos do in the middle of Lorain Rd. near Stonebriar.

Police learn a lot of things at the academy. But responding to a call like this isn’t one of them.

Sgt. Corey Sabo, Ptlm. John Metzo, and Ptlm Brad Parker all responded and were able to get the kangaroo, named “Foster” (Get it?? Awesome), back to his pen on Island Road, though it appears that he wanted to box Ptlm Metzo before going back in the second picture. Luckily, cooler heads prevailed and Foster called it a night before it came to blows.

Joseph Burke Law_WEB4And yes, with the proper permits, you can have a kangaroo in the city.

Bay Village Police

Early Morning Workers Draw Police Complaint

8 a.m is the start time for construction work in Bay Village. On 11/27/2015, at 0752 hrs, a resident in the 29000 block of Wolf Rd. reported to Bay Police that a construction crew had started working early in violation of the noise ordinance.  The crew was advised of the 0800 hrs. start time.

Car Talk

On 11/28/2015, at 0104 hrs a BVPD officer located an occupied vehicle parked behind the United Methodist Church. The occupants had just gotten off of work and were looking for somewhere to talk.  They were advised and sent on their way.

Reported Theft

On 11/23/2015, at 0925 hrs, a resident in the 29000 block of Foote Rd. reported that someone stole a portable propane generator from his backyard in the last few months.  Police are investigating.

OVIs

On 11/22/2015, at 0026 hrs, a BVPD officer stopped a vehicle on Lake Rd. near Bassett for a traffic violation.  After speaking with the 49 yoa male driver, the officer suspected the driver had been drinking.  Field sobriety tests were administered, and as a result the North Olmsted resident was arrested for OVI.  He will face charges at RRMC.

On 11/28/2015, at 0241 hrs, a BVPD officer stopped a vehicle on Donald near Dover Center.  After speaking with the male driver, the officer suspected the driver had been drinking.  Field sobriety tests were administered, and as a result, the 35 yoa Olmsted Falls resident was arrested for OVI.  He will face charges at RRMC. 

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