Police Reports is a sampling of incidents responded to by local law enforcement agencies. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.
— Twinsburg —
Sheriff's office turns man over: The Portage County Sheriff's Office reported June 4 that it had in custody a 42-year-old Ravenna man wanted by Stow Municipal Court for failing to appear in court on a traffic offense filed by Twinsburg police. The man was taken to Solon City Jail.
Man wanted since 2007: After police stopped to investigate when they saw a Ridge Court man, 47, pulling a trash can out of a trash receptacle area of a Ravenna Road business at about 8:25 a.m. June 2, they discovered the man had been wanted since 2007 by Stow Municipal Court for failing to appear in court on misdemeanor resisting arrest and criminal damaging charges filed by Twinsburg police. The man was taken to Solon City Jail.
Operating a vehicle
under the influence
Chicago man stopped: A Chicago man, 32, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, blood alcohol content over the legal limit, blood alcohol content test refusal, driving without a valid license, marked lanes and driving without headlights after police stopped his vehicle on Route 91 northbound by Wilcox Elementary School at about 1:40 a.m. June 3. The man was taken to Solon City Jail.
Man stopped for safety vehicle violation: A Bedford Heights man, 23, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence, an approaching a stationary safety vehicle violation and open container after police stopped his vehicle on Interstate 480 eastbound at about 12:20 a.m. June 2. Police said the man performed poorly on the field sobriety tests and was suspected of being under the influence of drugs. The man was taken to Solon City Jail, where he was held on a 10 percent of $2,500 bond.
Woman stopped for traffic violations: A Youngstown woman, 27, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, blood alcohol content over the legal limit, driving without a valid license, drug paraphernalia possession, following too closely and speeding after police clocked the woman's vehicle at 92 mph in a 65 mph zone and stopped it on Interstate 480 westbound at Chamberlin Road at about 2:55 a.m. June 1. Police said the woman's BAC measured at 0.98 percent, higher than the 0.08 percent legal limit, and they found a marijuana grinder in her vehicle. Police said they also saw the woman's vehicle come within one car length behind another vehicle before slowing down and avoiding a collision. The woman was taken to Solon City Jail.
Marijuana found: A manager of a Route 82 business reported June 1 that a backpack containing a small amount of suspected marijuana in a bottle was found on the business' property. Police said it is unknown who the backpack belonged to.
Driving under suspension
Man stopped for speeding: A Cleveland man, 38, was charged with driving under suspension, expired plates and speeding after police clocked his vehicle at 80 mph in a 65 mph zone and stopped it on Interstate 480 eastbound between routes 14 and 82 at a little after midnight June 1. The man was summoned to appear in Stow Municipal Court and released.
Items taken from home: A Route 82 woman reported May 31 that someone took a lockbox, a data storage card, a Social Security card and a life insurance policy from her home during the previous few weeks. No forced entry was reported.
Tire blew out: A Bedford man reported that while he was driving on Interstate 480 westbound at about 5:45 p.m. May 31, one of his vehicle's tires blew out, causing him to lose control, drive off the highway to the right, down an embankment and into a tree. No injuries or citations were reported. The vehicle sustained disabling front end damage, police said.