Police Reports is a sampling of incidents responded to by local law enforcement agencies. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.
Endangered child: A Cleveland woman was charged March 29 with child endangering after leaving her 9-year-old son behind a retail business on South Chillicothe Road. When contacted about the abandonment, she said she would not return to pick up the child. The father was contacted to pick him up, and officers later arrested the woman and took her to the Portage County Jail.
Fraud: A Russett Woods Lane woman reported March 27 being contacted by someone claiming to be from Google and trying to sell her a $500 play card. After the caller asked for $500 more, she realized she was being scammed. She called her bank and Google, and they verified this is not the way they conduct business. She provided a written statement.
Dispute: Officers responded March 30 to a domestic dispute on Crystal Lane. They found it was a verbal confrontation, and nothing physical happened. The two agreed they would cease fighting.
Vandalism: A Centerville Trail resident reported April 1 that a mailbox was egged sometime overnight. The homeowner provided photos of a vehicle which the culprits might have been riding in.
Loose dogs: Someone brought a loose dog to the police station March 27. Its owner, an Aurora man, was located and the dog was returned to him. The owner was given a verbal warning for having a dog at large.
An Aurora man was cited May 28 for having a dog at large near Oaklawn Court and East Parkway Drive. Police said it was his second such offense. When police arrived on the scene, the man was trying to leash the dog, and he finally secured it in his vehicle.
Ammo, gun turn-ins: A South Chillicothe Road business reported March 27 that a worker doing landscaping work found a rusty bullet in mulch. Officers tagged it for destruction.
A Centerville Trail man turned in ammunition March 30 that was issued to him while he was in the Navy. It was tagged for destruction.
A Bank Street man turned in three rifles April 1 that belonged to his recently deceased father. They were tagged for destruction.
A Moneta Avenue man turned in old ammunition April 2 that he no longer wanted. It was tagged for destruction.
Warrant arrest: A Cleveland man was detained after a March 31 traffic stop on South Chillicothe Road and found to be wanted on a warrant from North Royalton for failing to appear in court. He was turned over to North Royalton police.