HEIGHTS OF MIDDLEBURG, Ohio
Criminal Damage: West 130 Street
An officer attended the Cleveland Fitness Club at 7:30 a.m. on May 18 for a stolen car. He learns that around 5 a.m. the victim parked his car in the club parking lot. When he returned at 7:30 a.m., the front passenger side window was shattered. His wallet, which contained credit cards and other items, was missing. He canceled his credit cards at that time. He wanted to file a complaint against the person responsible for the theft and damage to his car. The victim’s father owns the car. The establishment had a video of the incident. It showed at 6:19 a.m. a black Jeep with black tinted windows and gray wheels pulled into the parking lot. He walked over to the passenger side of the victim’s car. Someone opened the back door of the Jeep. Moments later, the Jeep appeared to park next to another car.
Flight: West 130 Street
An officer attended the Cleveland Fitness Club at 6:48 a.m. on May 18 for a theft from a car. He met the victim who said he parked his car at 5 a.m. in the parking lot. When she got back there at around 6:45 a.m., the passenger’s right rear window was broken. His satchel had disappeared from the car. It contained a computer, power cords and various accessories. His wallet, which contained about $40, was also in the satchel. The incident was not visible on security video.
Weaving: Pearl Road
An officer was patrolling Interstate 71 at 5:35 a.m. on May 15 when he saw a car driving extremely slowly in the high-speed lane. The driver was also weaving the car and failed to maintain his lane. Using his onboard radar unit, the officer clocked the car at 46 mph in a 60 zone, with a minimum speed limit of 50 mph. He stopped the car. The driver hadn’t fastened his seat belt and crisps were strewn across his lap. The officer smelled alcohol on the suspect when he rolled down the window. The driver said he bartender all night in Cleveland and was going home to Medina. The officer asked the driver to perform a few tests, the first being the alphabet. The driver started reciting it with the letter “C” and stopped at “T”. He later failed further field sobriety tests. He was arrested and taken to the station. He refused to sign a police form. At 6:50 a.m., he took a breath test that measured 0.178. He was cited for slow speed, no seat belt and weaving.
Flight: Rosbough Drive
Police attended the Sonesta Inn at 5.31pm on May 21 about missing property. The victim said he was moved to another room on May 17 due to what he believed to be bugs in his room. He took some of his personal items with him to this new room. Items included groceries, a Calvin Klein bag and personal hygiene lotions. He went to check on his old room on May 18, but it still wasn’t cleaned. He was told to stay in his current room until May 19, when his other room would be ready. He returned to the hotel on May 19 and found all of his belongings from the second bedroom missing. The manager told the officer that cleaning staff entered the second room on May 19 and saw that the man’s belongings were still there. They closed the room and discussed what they should do. When they returned to this room, the man’s personal effects were gone.
Dangerous Drugs: Interstate 71
An officer at 1:36 p.m. on May 20 was witnessing a car accident. One of the cars had to be towed. An inventory was conducted, during which a small amount of suspected heroin was found inside a pack of cigarettes. It was brought back as evidence to the station. The driver of the car has been advised of possible charges of possession pending testing.
Mandate: Big Creek Parkway
An officer on patrol at 3:41 p.m. on May 19 checked the registration of a passing car and discovered that its owner had an expired driver’s license. He stopped him at a nearby intersection. He explained to the driver why he had stopped her. The driver said she did not own the car. The officer said all were free to go after checking their driving licenses. The motorist checked OK. Returning to the car, the passenger was extremely nervous and did not look at the officer. He requested and obtained consent to search the car. He found a social security card on the passenger side. This came back to the passenger, who had multiple warrants for her arrest. She was arrested and taken to a location where Lakewood Police arrived and took custody of her