Police Reports

‘Brazen’ Shoplifters in Action at Crocker Park

The three females shown the screenshots attached to this story stole $1500 worth of clothing from the Gap store on Main St. in Crocker Pk. at 5:04PM on Feb. 5, report Westlake Police. Police are using the word ‘brazen’ to describe the incident “because they were asked by a clerk if she could ring their purchases up as they left; ... Read More »

NEW: Surveillence Footage | ATM Swiped in Westlake Break-In

A snow plowing contractor discovered the front door smashed in at Skyzone on Viking Pkwy. in Westlake at 3:57 a.m. this morning, report Westlake Police. Investigation revealed that 2 unidentified suspects broke through the door and took an ATM after dislodging it from its foundation. A third unidentified suspect drove a dark-colored SUV that was used to carry off the ... Read More »

Westlake Police: ‘Nice Young Man’ Stiffs Elderly Woman

An 82-year-old North Ridgeville woman’s wallet (containing $80 cash) was taken on the afternoon of Jan. 30, report Westlake Police. She stated that a “nice young man’ (white male 18-20 years old, 5-10, thin build) first offered to help her find items at a Detroit Rd. market, then loaded her groceries into her car.  Lastly, he asked for a ride ... Read More »

Contractor Arrested for Bay Home Theft

Bay Village Police served a felony warrant on a 52 year old male North Olmsted resident for Burglary and Theft on 01/28/2015, at 0845 hours.  A resident in Cahoon Ledges reported $4,000 worth of silver was missing from her house On 01/03/2015.  After an investigation, it was determined the male had done some construction work for the resident, and allegedly ... Read More »

Bay Village Police: Driver Clocked at 70 MPH on Lake Road

Bay Village Police nabbed a speeder clocked at 70 mph on Lake Road last week. On January 23, 2015 at 2:30 a.m., a Bay Village Police Officer was on patrol when he attempted to pull over a silver vehicle. The suspect vehicle was operating recklessly and was travelling in excess of 70 mph on Lake Road. The suspect vehicle was ... Read More »

Westlake Police: “Never Can Say Goodbye”

In an unintentional tribute to the Michael Jackson classic, “Never Can Say Goodbye,” a Weymouth Circle. man reported to Westlake Police on Jan. 18 that he had broken off a relationship with a 31-year-old Columbus woman two days earlier. She replied with a barrage of 500 texts and phone calls in that 3-day period, and persisted even after the investigating ... Read More »

Bay Police Warn Against Scam IRS Calls

Several Bay Village residents have reported receiving scam phone calls from people claiming to be with the IRS, report Bay Village Police. BVPD reminds residents to please be very cautious when anyone requests your personal information over the phone. Felony Arrest On 01/12/2015, at 1442 hrs, a BVPD officer located a male in the 500 block of Columbia Rd. that ... Read More »

Westlake Police: Bogus Bills at Crocker Park

A suspect tried to pass counterfeit $50 bills at a Crocker Pk. Blvd store on Jan. 8 at 8:40 p.m., report Westlake Police. An attentive salesperson was aware of a similar incident at a nearby store and refused the sale. The suspect has the same description as the prior occurrence: black female 25-30 years old approx. 5’6″ -5’8″,  slender build, ... Read More »

Bay Resident Scammed by Phone Computer Service Call

On 01/09/2015, at 1126 hrs, a resident in the 26000 block of Knickerbocker called Bay Village Police to report she had been scammed.  The victim received a call from a male with a heavy accent who stated the victim was having computer issues, and he could fix them remotely.  She gave the caller her debit card number, and the next ... Read More »

Westlake Police: Alcoholic Amnesia in the Parking Lot

A 63-year-old Middleburg Hts. woman lost her car in a Main St garage on Jan. 4 at 6:20 p.m. Her intoxicated state contributed to the confusion over the vehicle, which was found in a Union St. garage where she left it, report Westlake Police. She was arrested for DCI. Missing Meds Rx medicine disappeared from a Bassett Rd. home sometime ... Read More »