Police Reports

Westlake, North Olmsted Police Pinch the Grinch

Here’s a story about two guys who will probably make Santa’s ‘Bad’ list this holiday season. This Christmas Carol began when a Stonehedge Drive resident noticed the passenger of a black Cadillac 4-door steal a parcel off of a neighbor’s porch on Dec. 10 at 12:05 p.m. in Westlake. As Westlake Police responded to the scene, which is near the ... Read More »

“Chipped” Cat Released by Bay Village Police

A cat that had been ‘“chipped” was located and later released by Bay Village Police on Dec. 7 at 0557 hours. The cat was located by a Bay Village police officer at the intersection of Wolf and Bradley Roads with a Pringles can stuck on its head. The officer was able to successfully remove the container from the cat’s head ... Read More »

Elderly Driver Rams Westlake Taco Bell

A 2009 Subaru Outback driven by a 71-year old Rocky River man hit the Taco Bell building on Columbia Rd. at 12:08 PM on Dec. 2 report Westlake Police. The car caught fire and it spread to the building. No one was injured and the Westlake Fire Department put out the fire after all utilities were shut off. Hoses were ... Read More »

Bay Police Recover Stolen Car

On 11/24/2014, at 1626 hrs, a BVPD officer was dispatched to Crestview to investigate a suspicious vehicle.  The caller stated an unoccupied car had been parked on the street since 0700 hrs. with its parking lights on.  Upon running the license plate it was discovered the vehicle was entered as stolen from Avon Lake.  ALPD was contacted, and took possession ... Read More »

Fake Plates Front Westgate Shoplifting Caper

Fairview Park Police were called to Kohls at Westgate Shopping Center on a report of two female shoplifters fleeing in a vehicle after refusing to stop on Nov. 26 at 1644 hours.  Officers arrived and got a plate from the security officer. The officer viewed video surveillance and observed the thefts and  the suspects cutting tags off merchandise and then ... Read More »

Junkies Arrested While Robbing Westgate Lowe’s

Rocky River Police  responded to Lowe’s at Westgate on a report of a male jumping over the outdoor garden fence and then back into a car with several people in it on Nov. 26 AT 0117 hours.  Officers located a car by the loading docks with a 15 year old female driver, a 47 year old front seat passenger, 47 ... Read More »

Holiday Safety Tips from Bay Police

The Holiday Season is always a special time of year. Unfortunately, it is also an opportunity for thieves to prey on the unsuspecting and the generous. The Bay Village Police Department has compiled a list of easy, common sense safety tips to ensure that our residents have a joyful season and happy New Year. When at home for the holidays: ... Read More »

Westlake Police: Surprise! We’re HOOome!

An underage drinking party on Horseshoe Blvd. came to an abrupt end on Nov. 15 at 11:44 PM when a parent came home unexpectedly, report Westlake Police. Two Westlake girls (15 and 16-years old) were cited for Underage Consumption. The older girl tried to hoodwink officers by having her sister pretend to be her mom on the phone. Mom was ... Read More »

Man Targets Underage Girl in Rocky River

Rocky River Police report that a man was arrested for attempted rape on No.v 14 just before midnight. The officer stopped a vehicle driven by a 27 year old male for expired and fictitious plates.  While speaking with the man, the officer observed a juvenile female in the car who appeared very young.  The officer also smelled freshly burned marijuana. ... Read More »

Bay Police: Wake Up Call at Red Light

Talk about your wake up calls! On 11/23/2014, at 0030 hrs, a motorist reported there was a male passed out behind the wheel of a truck on Wolf Road at Clague in Bay Village.  Officers responded and discovered the male was passed out with his foot on the brake.  After several minutes, officers were able to wake the male.  When ... Read More »