Police Reports

Westlake Police: Lots of Thefts Reported

A Bay Village man’s $400 watch and $140 in cash were taken from his locked locker at a Market St. gym on the morning of March 2, report Westlake Police. His lock was still present when he discovered the theft. It was one of many thefts reported in the community last week. Here are others: -A Stone Ct. man received ... Read More »

Fairview Park Police: Woman Runs Herself Over

A W. 210 St resident was injured on Feb. 23 when her leg was run over by her own car, report Fairview Park Police. She had left the car in neutral and exited the vehicle when it started to move backwards. She was behind the car and ran to try and stop it, but she apparently fell or got knocked ... Read More »

Bay Police: Man Admits Heroin Use

On 02/26/2015, at 1644 hrs, a resident called BVPD to report an unresponsive male seated in a truck in the 23000 block of Knickerbocker.  When officers arrived on scene they located an unconscious 63 yoa male in the passenger seat of a truck.  Paramedics treated the male, and before transporting him to the hospital, the male admitted he had used ... Read More »

Westlake Police: Last Cigarette

A 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 ... Read More »

Talkin’ Trash: Waste Management Phone Scam Reported in Bay

Bay Village Police report that on 02/20/2015, a Walmar Drive resident received a call from someone purported to represent Waste Management, stating that she owed them money.  The resident believed the call to be a scam, and contacted BVPD.  After an investigation, it was determined the call was a scam, but the scammers were using a legitimate business and phone ... Read More »

Ohio Tax Quiz May Delay Processing

The Ohio Dept. of Taxation, Criminal Investigations Division, has notified all law enforcement agencies concerning an Identity Confirmation Quiz Letter the Dept. is sending out to Ohio taxpayers report Fairview Park Police. The Dept. has experienced a high volume of fraud attempts to claim refunds using stolen IDs. The letter instructs taxpayers that they need to pass an ID Confirmation ... Read More »

Bay Police Nab Car Theft Suspect

On 09/12/2014, at 2130 hrs, a Bay Village resident reported her 2001 Jeep Cherokee was stolen from behind Dover Commons.  Several days later, her vehicle was recovered on East 55th Street in Cleveland.  After investigating the crime, police developed a suspect and obtained an arrest warrant.  On 02/06/2015, Bay Village Police arrested 19 year old Joseph Feliciano of Lakewood for ... Read More »

One Dead as Car Plunges from Bay Village Cliff

On February 14, 2015 at 10:11 p.m., Bay Village Police received a 911 call reporting a vehicle went over the cliff at Cahoon Park, east of the Bay Village Boat Club. Officers responded to investigate the scene. Bay Village Fire Department personnel were dispatched and were able to extract a deceased male from the wreckage. The vehicle was recovered and ... Read More »

Westlake 17-Year Old Threatens to Shoot School Staffer

A 17-year-old Westlake boy was overheard off campus on Feb. 4 making threats to shoot a High School staff member if he encountered him outside the school premises, report Westlake Police. The threat was made known to police and school officials on Feb. 6 and a search warrant was served at the suspect’s home. He was arrested for Aggravated Menacing. ... Read More »

Bay Police Warn Against Microsoft Scam Phone Callers

Bay Village Police  received several complaints last week from residents who received scam phone calls.  If someone calls you from Microsoft technical support and offers to help you fix your computer, mobile phone, or tablet, this is a scam designed to install malicious software on your computer, steal your personal information, or both.  Do not trust unsolicited calls. Do not provide ... Read More »