CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio – Break and enter: Mayfield Road
At 9:45 a.m. on September 23, it was reported that someone had smashed the front glass of Authentix Barber Shop, 3952 Mayfield Road, entered the store and stole all of the store’s hair clippers, around 20 between them.
An employee discovered the break-in while reporting to work that morning. Police were able to recover two fingerprints from the broken glass and are continuing their investigation.
Possession of drug paraphernalia: Yellowstone Road
At 7 a.m. on September 24, an officer pulled over a car for expired plates. The male driver did not have a driver’s license and was wanted on a warrant for failing to appear in court in a driver’s license suspension case.
The man was arrested and, during a search of his car, police found marijuana, an unidentified red pill, several small plastic bags, a digital scale that contained marijuana residue and a second phone cellular (in addition to the one found on the human person). The police impound the man’s car.
Disorderly Driving: Mayfield Road
At 2:05 p.m. on September 25, the dispatcher received a call about a man in the Mayfield and Lee Roads area throwing trash while walking on the road. An officer who responded recognized the man, 41, in a previous incident. The man was walking between the lanes of Mayfield Road, causing cars to pass around him.
As the officer approached, he saw the man reach a sewer grate, grab some leaves, grass and other debris and throw them away. The man seemed consistent, even though he was known to have been previously diagnosed with a mental illness. The man apologized for his actions and then tried to pick up what he had thrown away. Police cited the man for walking on the road and throwing debris on the road.
At 3:20 p.m. Dispatch received another report of the man walking the traffic lanes on Mayfield Road, this time near Walgreen, 3020 Mayfield Road. The man looked drunk. He smelled of alcohol and exposed himself. Concerned for the man’s safety, the police took the man to the hospital.
Gun theft: Nela View Road
At 5:25 p.m. on September 27, a woman reported that her handgun had been stolen from her unlocked Jeep. The woman’s bank card was also stolen. The weapon was last seen on September 22.
Burglary: Noble Road
At 5:55 p.m. on September 28, police were dispatched to an apartment following a report of burglary. A 50-year-old woman, who lives alone, told police she left for work on the morning of September 27 and returned that night to find the apartment’s electricity was not working. She then left and did not return until the next day.
She first noticed that the toilet seat remained up, then learned that some items were missing. The woman believes someone used a crowbar to get into her house because pry marks were found on the door. Among the many missing items were several pearl necklaces and pendants, $ 200 in cash, two rings, earrings, gold chains and a portable DVD player.
The police are investigating.
Disorderly Driving: Cleveland Heights Boulevard
At 9:05 a.m. on September 24, police were called to a residence on a report of two or three people fighting. Officers arrived to hear, from a distance of over 100 feet, a 50-year-old woman and a 51-year-old man yelling at each other.
The man told police he was at home to collect ID and credit cards. He also wanted to collect some of his things in a car parked in the driveway. The woman gave the man permission to retrieve the items from the car. The woman told police she needed medical attention and had already called an ambulance.
Police drove the man to the house and cited both parties in disorderly conduct for making unnecessary noise.
OVI: Lee road
At 1:15 a.m. on September 24, police were dispatched to conduct a welfare check on a driver whose car remained at the intersection of Lee and Mayfield Roads for several traffic light cycles.
Officers found that the man in the driver’s seat was asleep. The police woke up the man, who had bloodshot eyes. Officers struggled to understand the man as he spoke.
The man failed field sobriety tests and was charged with OVI. He was found to have a blood alcohol level of 0.097, above the state minimum for impaired driving of 0.08.
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