MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, Ohio
Disturbance: Engle Road
At 7:21 p.m. on November 18, police attended Motel 6 after a man attempted to enter a room. The man said he had a verbal argument with his girlfriend. She locked him out of the room when he took the dog outside. He said he rented the room. The officer spoke with the man’s girlfriend who said he was upset because his phone was not working. She tried to help him, but her anger grew towards her. She then locked herself in the bathroom. He damaged that door and left to take the dog outside. She then locked him out of the room with the deadbolt and contacted his mother who lived out of state. The mother then called the police for help. The woman did not have a valid driver’s license and no place to go. The man had a valid driver’s license and a car. He offered to leave for the night to let the situation calm down. Police asked the two parties to stay away from each other for the night. They saw no injuries to either party. The couple said it was just a verbal argument. The management of the hotel has been informed of the damage. They said they would not expel the parties at that time. The room would be charged for damages.
Flight: Smith Road
A woman went to the police station at 2 p.m. on November 17 to report that someone had stolen her wallet from inside her car. It contained his driver’s license, about $ 102 in cash, two credit cards, two debit cards, and several other cards. The agent told him to cancel his credit cards and notify the banks of the theft. She said she left the car unlocked in front of the Parkway Dance Center as she briefly entered it. At 9 p.m. later that day, she emailed the officer informing him that someone had found and returned his wallet. There was no mention if anything was missing from his wallet.
Grand flight: Engle Road
Police attended Woodvale Cemetery at 10:25 a.m. on November 19 for a stolen truck. A man said he parked his truck near the building while he was working. The van was parked, unlocked and with the keys inside. Colleagues informed him that an unknown man and woman got into the truck and left. Someone followed the truck and last saw it on West 130 Street in Cleveland. Police obtained descriptions of both. At 9:37 a.m., police were called to the Red Roof Inn for a man and woman causing unrest. Both parties left before the police arrived. However, they matched the general description of the suspects in the cemetery appeal. The motel provided police with the woman’s Ohio ID card and name. He had no ID for the man. The two were last seen leaving the area towards Woodvale Cemetery. The truck was declared stolen. The victim called police later that day and said he found his truck in Cleveland behind a West 130 Street business. Cleveland Police responded and confirmed he had been recovered. The truck was removed because it was stolen.
Dangerous Drugs: Bagley Road
An officer at 1:56 a.m. on November 22 was on patrol and noticed a car entering Interstate 71. He checked the license plate and found that the owner had failed to reinstate several license suspensions. The car came to a stop at the top of the ramp after the patrol car’s hazard warning lights activated. The motorist declared that he was the owner of the car. The officer told the driver that he should have the car towed if his passenger did not have a valid driver’s license. The passenger said he did not have it on him but told him his permit number. The officer checked and learned that the passenger’s driver’s license had also been suspended. A car pulled up in front of the suspect’s car and pulled over. The driver of this car was the mother of the suspect’s child. The man received a traffic ticket. He was told his car would be towed. The suspect and the passenger reluctantly got out of the car and got into the woman’s car. They then left the scene. Police began to check the interior of the car and found a gun sticking out of a fanny pack under the passenger seat. It was a 9mm Ruger with a magazine in the magazine well but no cartridge in the chamber. The fanny pack also had two other magazines. There were 10 towers in each. The officer secured it and called the serial number on shipment. The firearm has checked OK. Suspected crack cocaine was found under the driver’s seat. Lemon juice was also found in the center console. It is well known that crack users increase the solubility of the drug, making it suitable for injection. They found a fictitious Ohio license plate in the trunk. The sticker has been modified. The officer was unable to contact the two suspects regarding the items found. The two now have charges pending for dangerous drugs and a weapon concealed inside the car.
Fraud: Pearl Route
Police attended the TitleCo Title Agency at 12:18 p.m. on November 22 and spoke to the president of the company. She said she sent a $ 100 deposit check to a couple in Parma on November 15. The check, however, was deposited via a mobile app on November 19 by someone else in Cleveland. She told the agent that she had already contacted the bank and informed them of the fraudulent activity. They made him fill out a package and make a police report. On November 23, the agent visited the business for another fraudulent check. The president of the company said a check was deposited via a mobile app by a Clevelander. The officer spoke to the woman during which she said she remembered depositing a check but was unsure why she received it. She informed the agent right after depositing it, she saw three different withdrawals from the account. She was confused and worried, so she transferred the money to another account. He was told to close the account and contact his bank. The officer spoke with the woman in the first incident who used the mobile app. She said she was having problems with her bank account. She said she believed she knew who was behind the fraudulent activity. She was supposed to contact the agent to provide him with further information, but knows that a man was harassing her and could have her account information. There are no suspects at the moment.
Driving Under the Influence: Bagley Road
Police arrived at Taco Bell at 1:14 p.m. on November 23 and saw a car parked on its side and on the sidewalk. The driver was dozing at the wheel. He told the officer that he had just gone to the restaurant to buy food. He didn’t make sense when he spoke. He looked very confused when the officer asked for his ID. He picked up his wallet and then dropped it. He did the same for a lighter. The man then reached the back seat and pushed objects under the passenger seat. The officer asked him to stop moving and get his ID card. He spoke to the officer in an inarticulate speech, mumbling and had a blank stare. He tripped out of the car and almost fell when asked to get out of his car. Two officers helped him out of the car for his own safety. An officer saw blue pills in his seat and an unlabeled pill bottle in the back seat as the man exited the car. The officer asked the man to lean against the car for his own safety. He continued to stare blankly and fall asleep. The suspect refused medical help when the paramedics arrived. He did not know his social security number and was having trouble pronouncing his full name. The agent found a credit card in his wallet. Because of his condition, he was cited for drinking and driving. He was unable to perform sobriety duties in the field due to his condition. He refused to undergo breath, blood and urine tests. He was sometimes uncooperative and seemed to be dozing. The suspect’s father came to pick him up. She was told her son’s car was still at the Taco Bell and would not be towed.