BROOK PARK, Ohio
Driving under the influence: Snow Road & Ohio 237
A 25-year-old woman was arrested around 2:30 a.m. on February 13 after crashing and rolling her Volkswagen Jetta onto southbound Ohio 237 near the Snow exit.
The woman, who was drunk, left the right side of the road and ended up in a crash attenuator. The Jetta flipped end to end and hit a concrete barrier in the median. The car then rolled over and landed on its tires.
The Jetta’s engine took off from the car and landed about 90 feet away.
After the crash, the speedometer was stuck at 86 mph.
When the police arrived, the woman smelled of alcohol. His eyes were bloodshot and his speech was slurred. She was taken to the Southwest General Health Center in Middleburg Heights, where she admitted to consuming “a glass or two of vodka and seltzer water.”
Disorderly Driving: Snow Road & Ohio 237
A 31-year-old intoxicated North Royalton woman was arrested around 9.30pm on February 28 after police saw her stumble down Snow towards a ramp leading to Ohio 237.
The woman was carrying an open box of Truly Hard Seltzer. As the police stopped, she put the can on the ground.
The police asked her for ID, but she said she didn’t have one. She was, however, adamant that her last name did not contain the letter “e”, although police later determined she was mistaken about that.
She declined to give her date of birth. Police identified the woman after finding an Ohio medical marijuana card in her bag.
Messy Driving: Holland Road
A 49-year-old woman was arrested around 11:30 p.m. on February 27 after smashing things inside a group home for sober people in Holland.
The CEO of the group home called the police and said the woman was drunk and had knocked over a table.
When the police arrived, they smelled alcohol on the woman. His speech was slurred and his eyes were bloodshot.
Police learned that the woman was wanted in Parma. During this time, she clashed and argued with other residents of the group home.
Animal Bite: Starlite Drive
A Starlite woman called police around 6 p.m. on February 25 and said her neighbor’s red-nosed pit bull bit her.
The woman said the dog ran out of the neighbor’s garage and bit her forearm. The bite tore his jacket, but did not break his skin.
The dog’s owner then called the dog back into the house and told the woman to send him the bill.
Police spoke to the dog’s owner, who said she was carrying items in her vehicle when the animal escaped the property. The police forwarded the case to the city animal control officer.
The next morning, the owner of the pit bull called the police. She said around 2 a.m. she left her dogs outside. By then, the injured woman’s boyfriend had already let his dogs out. The two groups of dogs were barking at each other.
According to the owner of the pit bull, the boyfriend said to the pit bull, “Come here and bite me. You know you want to bite me.
The boyfriend later told police that although he exchanged words with the pit bull’s owner at 2 a.m., he did not recall inviting the dog to bite him.
Tampering, Resisting Arrest: Smith Road
A man was arrested around 11:30 p.m. on February 25 after giving police misinformation.
Police had stopped the man’s vehicle for a traffic violation in the Shell area, 5918 Smith. When they asked him to get out of his vehicle, he refused.
The man’s passenger also provided the wrong information to the police.
Shoplifting: Snow Road
An unidentified man and woman stole blister tape, a DVD, vitamin B12 capsules and enhanced absorption soft gels at approximately 12:30 p.m. Nov. 25 from CVS, 14372 Snow.
The suspects had entered the store and separated into different aisles. The suspect placed several items in a shopping cart and walked to the counter as if to pay for them. He then said he forgot his wallet and left the store.
The suspect also left. As she did so, electronic sensors detected unpaid goods and alarms sounded.
The suspects jumped into a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado and drove off, but not before a CVS employee wrote down the license plate number. Police traced the plaque to an address on Barberton Avenue in Cleveland.
Sudden Illness: Smith Road
A 51-year-old man was found unconscious at around 4:15 a.m. on February 28 driving a car parked outside Circle K, 5878 Smith.
The police woke the man up. He spoke incoherently and appeared to be under the influence of drugs. Paramedics took the man to Southwest General Health Center in Middleburg Heights.
Sudden Illness: Sylvia Drive
Two sisters, 29 and 26, living in the same house on Sylvia, were taken to Southwest General Health Center in Middleburg Heights around 4.30pm on February 24 after overdosing.
When the police and paramedics arrived, the younger sister was lying unconscious on the kitchen floor. The older sister said she and her brother took Xanax, an anti-anxiety drug.
The older sister’s speech was slurred and she had difficulty standing. She was unable to follow simple instructions.
Theft: Brookpark Road
A catalytic converter was reported stolen around 3:30 p.m. on March 1 from a truck owned and parked outside Enterprise Rent-A-Car, 13200 Brookpark.
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