Police Reports is a sampling of incidents responded to by local law enforcement agencies. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.
— Twinsburg —
Operating a vehicle under the influence
Woman charged following crash: A 37-year-old Macedonia woman was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, driving under suspension, assured clear distance ahead and seat belt violation after police responded to a report that her vehicle struck the rear of a delivery truck on Ravenna Road near Shepard Road at about 11:45 a.m. July 20. Police said the woman, a passenger, and the truck’s driver were all taken to a hospital for evaluation of possible injuries. The passenger, a 49-year-old Macedonia man, was charged with misdemeanor violation of a protection order because the woman had a protection order against him, said police.
Man allegedly on drugs: A Cleveland man, 36, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of drugs, speeding and marked lanes after police saw his vehicle enter a right turn only lane on Darrow Road at Glenwood Drive and then continue on Darrow at a speed clocked at 42 mph in a 25 mph zone before stopping it at about 12:15 a.m. July 17. Police said the man appeared drowsy, his muscles were flaccid, his pupils were constricted with little reaction to light and his voice was low, slow and raspy. The man performed poorly on the field sobriety tests and he submitted to breath and urine tests, but a police report did not include their results. The man was taken to Solon City Jail and later released on a personal bond.
Woman stopped for traffic violation: A Bedford Heights woman, 36, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, falsification, drug paraphernalia possession, driving under suspension, and marked lanes after police stopped her vehicle on Darrow Road at about 2:20 a.m. July 15. Police said the woman provided false information and they found a short, cut straw with a white powder residue on it in the woman’s possession. The woman was taken to Solon City Jail and later released on a 10 percent of $2,500 bond.
Man removed from ball field: A 59-year-old Macedonia man was cited with disorderly conduct while intoxicated after police responded to a report that the man was causing a disturbance, including making what sounded like a comment threatening violence, at a ball field at Liberty Park off Liberty Road during the early evening July 19. Police said the man’s speech was slurred, they smelled a strong odor of alcohol coming from his breath and he appeared unfocused. The man was escorted from the field, said police.
Man passed out in vehicle: A Lake County man, 47, was charged with misdemeanor physical control after police responded to a report that the man was passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle in a Darrow Road restaurant’s parking lot during the early evening July 19. Police said they smelled the odor of alcohol coming from the man, his speech was slurred and he performed poorly on the field sobriety tests. The man submitted to a breath alcohol content test and his BAC measured at 0.124 percent, higher than the 0.08-percent legal limit, said police. The man was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released to a friend on a 10 percent of $2,500 bond.
Money taken from account: A Vail Drive woman reported July 15 that someone took $3,000 from her savings account during the previous month. Police said there was a pending investigation.
Fraudulent phone call reported: A Twinsburg man reported July 11 that he provided personal financial information to someone who called him and falsely claimed to work for a bank offering a low-interest credit card. The man said he reported the matter to various financial institutions and his accounts were closed. Police said the man was advised to monitor his credit for any suspicious activity.
Boy ran from work place: A Cleveland woman reported July 13 that when she went to pick up her 17-year-old son at his East Aurora Road place of employment at about 12:30 a.m., other employees told her he had run out the door. Police said that after a brief search of the area, the boy was found and returned to his mother. No charges were reported.