Rocky River

Rocky River Police: Car Chase Nabs Four

A car chase in Rocky River on Nov. 11 ended with four of five suspects apprehended. At 11:10 a.m., Fairview Park Police requested mutual aid from Westlake PD and RRPD in stopping and apprehending several indviduals that were fleeing in a stolen car.  The pursuit continued from Fairview Park into Rocky River where the vehicle eventually pulled into a driveway ... Read More »

Rocky River Police: Leaf Blower Gone with the Wind

A Glendale Drive resident reports blowing leaves with his leaf blower.  He took a break to answer a phone call and left his blower on the front lawn.  He looked out and saw a female exit from a white panel van and steal his blower and take off in the van which was being driven by another individual.  Rocky River ... Read More »

Rocky River Man Indicted for Rape of Two Teenage Girls

Keith Papalko, 57, of Rocky River, has been indicted for sexual assaulting two teenage girls, ages 15 and 17, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty announced today. The Grand Jury charged Papalko with three counts of Rape, three counts of Kidnapping, four counts of Gross Sexual Imposition, one count of Complicity and one count of Disseminating Matter Harmful to Juveniles. ... Read More »

Rocky River Police: Medical Mystery

Rocky River Police responded to a Wooter Road 911 call last week received from a male reporting his brother unresponsive with unknown problem. Officers arrived to assist along with the fire department. Numerous heroin syringes, drugs and paraphernalia were located. The man was transported to the hospital for a drug overdose. Blame it on the Browns A Rocky River policeofficer ... Read More »

Best of the Blues: This Week’s Top Police Stories

Here is the Best of the West Shore Police Blotter for the week. Man Kidnaps Himself for Ransom Money Talk about your low self esteem! Westlake Police were contacted last week about a man who faked his own kidnapping and then settled for a measly $310 in ransom money! Just who was this guy? Westlake Police report he is a ... Read More »

Drunk Driver Mans Mobile Home

Whoever said it is safer to drink at home probably didn’t have mobile homes in mind. Rocky River Police responded to I-90 after Cleveland Police reported they were chasing a mobile home which was being operated by a driver believed to be intoxicated on Sept. 24 near midnight. Officers located the vehicle and attempted to stop it as they pursued ... Read More »