Police Reports is a sampling of incidents responded to by local law enforcement agencies. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.
— Twinsburg —
Men found with marijuana: A Maple Heights man, 25, and a Presidential Parkway man, 22, were cited with minor misdemeanor marijuana possession after police stopped a vehicle the Maple Heights man was driving for a marked lanes violation on Ravenna Road near Iris Glen Drive at about 1:40 a.m. Dec. 16. The Maple Heights man also was charged with driving under suspension.
Mother charged: A Twinsburg woman, 40, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor domestic violence after the woman’s two juvenile teenage daughters reported she hit and punched them at their home Dec. 15. The woman was taken to Solon City Jail. A police report did not include any injury information.
Gift card packages found: Police responded to Kent State University’s Creekside Drive campus after university security reported finding a bag containing empty packages that had apparently contained gift cards totaling $4,800 in value Dec. 14. Police said they contacted other area police departments in case the packages might be related to any theft or fraud reports, but nothing was reported and the investigation was closed.
Underage alcohol possession
Man a passenger in vehicle: A 19-year-old Brook Park man was charged with first-degree misdemeanor underage possession of alcohol after police stopped a vehicle the man was a passenger in for weaving and marked lane violations on Cannon Road at about 1:30 a.m. Dec. 14. Another passenger, a 19-year-old Cleveland man, was cited with minor misdemeanor marijuana possession. Police said they smelled an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle and found an open bottle of alcohol in the Brook Park man’s possession and a small amount of suspected marijuana in the Cleveland man’s possession. Both men were released at the scene. The vehicle’s driver, a Brook Park woman, was verbally warned for the traffic violations.
Operating a vehicle
under the influence
Man charged with felony: A 48-year-old Strauss Lane man was charged with fourth-degree felony operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and misdemeanor charges of blood alcohol content, drug possession, drug paraphernalia possession and speeding after police said they clocked the man’s vehicle at 51 mph in a 35 mph zone and stopped it on Chamberlin Road at about 11:25 p.m. Dec. 12. Police said the man was charged with a felony due to at least three OVI convictions during the previous 10 years. The man’s BAC measured at 0.146 percent, higher than the 0.08-percent legal limit, said police, and they found a small amount of suspected marijuana and a marijuana pipe in the vehicle. The man was taken to Solon City Jail.
Woman arrested following traffic stop: A Hudson woman, 23, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, blood alcohol content, marked lanes and weaving after police stopped her vehicle on Route 91 near Edison Boulevard at about 1 a.m. Dec. 11. Police said the woman’s BAC level measured at 0.131 percent, higher than the 0.08-percent legal limit. She was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond.
Man stopped for traffic violations: A Ravenna Road man, 72, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, blood alcohol content over the legal limit, marked lanes and weaving after police stopped his vehicle near his home at about 9:25 p.m. Dec. 8. Police said the man’s BAC level measured at 0.179 percent, more than twice the 0.08-percent legal limit. The man was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond to a friend.
Obstructing official business
Boy seen with gun at school: A 16-year-old Twinsburg boy was charged in Summit County Juvenile Court with obstructing official business and unruliness after police received an anonymous report Dec. 11 the boy had been seen at Twinsburg High School with a gun. Police said they searched his home, with his mother’s permission, and found the boy only possessed a BB handgun and a pellet handgun. Both guns lacked orange tips on the ends of the barrels, making them look like real firearms, police said. The boy was released to his mother.
Sleeping man an employee: Police said after they responded to a report of an open door at a Case Parkway business at around 1 a.m. Dec. 8, they searched the building with police K-9 Caesar and found a man sleeping on a bed near a lounge area in the business. Police said they determined the man was an employee who was staying at the business for the night.
Men were soliciting: A Warren man, 22, was arrested after police responded to a report the man and two other men were attempting to sell a home theater system at an East Aurora Road service station Dec.7 and they discovered the man was wanted for failing to appear in court in Trumbull County. The man was turned over to the Ohio Highway Patrol and the other two men were verbally warned for soliciting without a permit.
Transactions reported: A Waterford Drive woman reported Dec. 6 there were fraudulent transactions on her credit card account totaling nearly $1,900.