Police Reports

Bay Police: Resident Scammed for $1000

A Roberta Drive resident contacted BVPD on Sept. 3 at 0919 hrs, a to report he had been the victim of a fraud. A foreign sounding male called the resident claiming to be from the IRS. The caller told the resident that he needed to go to the store and purchase Green Dot cards immediately to pay off a debt ... Read More »

Bay Village Police Issue Ice Bucket Assault Statement

Bay Village Police have issued the following statement on this week’s Ice Bucket Assault report: On September 3rd, a Bay Village mother reported her 14-year-old son with autism was the victim of a prank “ice bucket challenge”.  Her son was with a group of youth and thought he was going to be doused with a bucket of ice water.  Instead, ... Read More »

Bay Police: Phone Scam Alert

Residents are asked to be very cautious if they receive any phone calls from the IRS, Treasury Department or a Utility company.  There have been numerous incidents over the last few weeks in which a scam caller is telling a resident or business owner that they owe money (usually thousands of dollars), and that it needs to be paid immediately ... Read More »

Westlake Police: Off Roader Goes Wrong

It was a case of off-roading gone wrong in Westlake as the clock neared midnight on Aug. 27, report Westlake Police. A 49-year-old Wellington woman drove into a construction zone on Detroit Road. at 11:50 p.m. and got stuck. She was arrested for OVI and Driving on a Closed Road; she refused a breath test. Her passenger, a 46-year-old Oberlin ... Read More »

Bay Police: Jackpot for Lottery Ticket Thief

Jackpot! An off-duty Cleveland Police officer called Bay Village Police on Aug. 19 to report he had just witnessed a theft of lottery tickets from the Speedway gas station on Columbia Road.  A Bay police officer stopped the vehicle on Bassett Road near the railroad tracks.  The driver had the lottery tickets on his person, and Speedway confirmed they were ... Read More »

Bay Police Welcome Two New Officers

Bay Village welcomes two new members to the Police Department.  Gregory Engel and Ian Moore were sworn in as Police Officers on August 18, 2014. Both will be attending the 18-week Lorain County Community College Police Academy that will begin August 25, 2014. Upon graduation, they will both complete a rigorous 14-week Field Training Program. Greg Engel was raised in ... Read More »

Westlake Police: Mr. Jinx Goes to the Car Wash

It’s been a bad week for cats, report Westlake Police. Aug. 20 was a particularly troublesome cat day. At 4:58 p.m. , a patron took his Mr. Jinx or Garfield or Mr. Bigglesworth with him to a Detroit Rd. car wash. Illustrating that well-known feline aversion to water, the frightened kitty crawled up under the dashboard and refused to come ... Read More »

Westlake Man Arrested in Parent Stabbing

A hang-up 911 call was received from 27965 Southbridge Dr.  by Westlake Police at at 10:18 p.m. on Aug. 18. A callback by dispatch revealed that 58-year-old Kim JAWORSKI and his 56-year-old wife Carol JAWORSKI had been stabbed by their 22-year-old son Robert JAWORSKI report Police. Both were transported by Westlake Fire Dept. to St. John Medical Center and then ... Read More »

Bay Police: Three Strikes and You’re Arrested

Hiding in a back yard near the Cliff and Clague Road intersection proved to be the third strike for a motorist in Bay Village. On 08/17/2014, at 1434 hrs, a BVPD officer observed a red Ford Taurus parked, unoccupied, diagonally across the intersection of Clague Road and Cliff Drive. At 1435 hrs a nearby resident reported a male in front ... Read More »

Westlake Police: Drink-N-Dash at Main Street Saloon

An intoxicated 21-year-old Lakewood woman was half of an attempted drink-n-dash at a Crocker Park Main St. bar on Aug. 13 at 10:30 PM, report Westlake Police. Staff obtained payment, then watched as the woman got into a physical scrap in the street with her male companion. Officers separated them, noting that the female could barely stand upright and was ... Read More »