MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio
Disturbance: Mayfield Road
Officers responded to the Gates Mills Place apartments May 25 regarding a report of a shirtless and hairy man trying to attack a resident in a parking garage.
The man, 34, was located on the second floor of a building where he resides. He was found to have an active warrant with Wickliffe police and subsequently was turned over to officers from that city.
It was unclear why he was acting belligerently.
Warrant served: Mayfield Road
A man, 43, reported from the Walmart parking lot May 21 that his vehicle might have been struck while he was shopping inside the store. Surveillance video was reviewed, and it was determined that the damage to his vehicle was not caused in the parking lot.
The man was then arrested on a domestic-violence warrant out of Cleveland and turned over to officers from that city.
Property damage: Mayfield Road
A manager at the Gates Mills Place apartments reported May 23 that an unknown male suspect had broken into the interior swimming pool room the previous morning.
Surveillance video showed the suspect throwing several swim objects into the pool, then entering it and beginning to swim. He then forced his way into a bathroom. Police are trying to identify the suspect.
Property damage: East Miner Road
A resident reported May 24 that a rear window on his home had been damaged after being shot with a BB gun. He was unsure when the damage occurred and did not suspect any of his neighbors on Commonwealth Avenue.
A resident on that road said some kids in the area were shooting a BB gun last fall and that he also found damage to the siding on his home.
Disturbance: Marsol Road
Officers responded to the Drake apartments for a disturbance May 24 and located a man lying in the hallway repeating, “Oh my God, this generation.” His children were with him and appeared to be confused.
Officers found the man’s apartment in disarray and located evidence of drug abuse. The man, 40, was subsequently taken to the hospital.
The children were taken to the police station, where their 36-year-old mother came to retrieve them. She, however, was found to have an active felony probation warrant with the county and was arrested. The children were released to their grandmother, and Cuyahoga County Child and Family Services was advised of the incident.
Harassment: Orchard Heights Drive
A man reported May 24 that the mother of his child had sent a message to him threatening to harm his wife.
Officers contacted the Youngstown woman, who said the message did not intend violence, but rather referenced a sex act referred to as a train.
She was advised to only contact the man with matters concerning their child.
Impaired driving: Interstate 271
An Akron man, 35, was arrested for OVI just after 11 p.m. May 25. He said he was returning home from an all-day fishing trip and had drank a half-bottle of homemade liquor.
His vehicle had been stopped by a Warrensville Heights officer, who was returning from a warrant drop and observed it weaving and posing a threat to public safety.
Theft: Mayfield Road
Two Illinois men, 19 and 29, were cited for theft at Walmart May 25 after concealing $217 worth of merchandise inside a suitcase they pulled through the store. One man said they simply forgot to pay for the items in the suitcase.
Suspicion: Lander Road
A resident said May 25 that a neighbor was on his front porch. He appeared to be rubbing his genitals while looking at her 22-year-old daughter.
The man, 69, denied the accusation when officers spoke with him, but he had been suspected of a similar act in the past week.
The mother was advised to record the man’s actions if he was again seen behaving in the suspected manner.
General assistance: Mayfield Road
A woman said May 22 that she had turned in a vehicle to Nick Mayer Ford and was now receiving parking tickets and moving violations in the mail because her license plates were still on the vehicle.
Officers contacted the dealership and learned that the vehicle had been sold to a dealership in West Virginia. They provided advice on how to resolve the matter.
Disturbance: Roselawn Road
A resident said May 22 that a neighbor was harassing him and tearing flowers out of his yard. Officers spoke to the neighbor and felt he was drunk. He was advised to stay in his home.
General assistance: Mallard Drive
A resident said May 22 that a neighbor’s children antagonize his dog, and that he cannot let the dog out because of it. Officers advised him to contact police when the situation is occurring.
Disturbance: Mayfield Road
Officers responded to the Goodwill Store May 24 for a report of a customer disturbing an employee and making her feel uncomfortable. He was said to have followed her to the restroom.
The man was not at the store when officers arrived, but returned later that day. He said he did not make any advances. Officers advised him that he has been trespassed from the store.
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