SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio
Aggravated theft: Boulevard Chagrin
At 11:20 a.m. on February 11, officers were dispatched to the Heinen Grocery Store, 16611 Chagrin Blvd., where it was learned that an unknown male suspect had displayed a knife while demanding that a Shaker Heights woman, 60 years old, gives her her purse. .
The suspect pushed the woman to the ground and forcibly removed her purse before leaving the scene in a jeep. The woman refused medical attention.
Police took a description of the suspect and his vehicle and shared the information with other local police departments. Cleveland police located the suspect, a 50-year-old Cleveland man, while in the Jeep, and detained him. After being positively identified, police charged the man with aggravated robbery.
Domestic Violence: Boulevard Chagrin
At 4:30 p.m. on February 11, officers were dispatched to Millennium Salons, 16808 Chagrin Blvd., where they learned that a 20-year-old South Euclid woman had scratched her 23-year-old roommate, also a woman from South Euclid, with a comb while arguing with her about a date.
Officers arrested the 20-year-old for domestic violence. The victim refused to seek treatment.
Assault: Lee Road
At 10 a.m. on February 11, officers were dispatched to Lee Road and Scottsdale Boulevard to investigate a report by a 60-year-old Shaker Heights man that an unknown male suspect spat on him multiple times while he was waiting at a bus stop.
Police have searched for and located the suspect, a 51-year-old Bedford man. As police arrested the man for assault, a 38-year-old Garfield Heights woman reported that he swore at her and spat at her while she was in his vehicle.
OVI: Chelton Road
At 1:20 a.m. on February 12, police saw a car driving without lights in the area of Chagrin Boulevard and Lee Road. A traffic stop was carried out and the driver, a 53-year-old woman from Cleveland, was found to smell of alcohol and show signs of intoxication.
The woman failed field sobriety tests and was arrested for OVI.
Police found a loaded handgun in the woman’s car, prompting an additional charge of mishandling a firearm. The woman refused the breathalyzer.
Domestic Violence: Newell Road
At 2:35 a.m. on February 12, officers were called to the 18000 block of Newell Road where a 33-year-old Shaker Heights woman reported that the father of her child, 33, a resident of Euclid, had smothered her and left the area.
The woman refused medical attention. Officers are looking for the man on a warrant for domestic violence.
OVI: Lee Road
At 8 p.m. on February 12, police were called to the scene of an accident on Chagrin Boulevard and Lee Road. At the scene, officers encountered a 45-year-old man from Cleveland who smelled of alcohol and showed signs of being intoxicated.
The man failed field sobriety tests and was arrested for OVI. He was found to have a blood alcohol level of .114, above the state minimum for drunk driving of .08.
OVI: boulevard Chagrin
At 12:20 a.m. on February 12, officers observed a car speeding up and changing lanes without signaling in the area of Chagrin Boulevard and Lee Road. A traffic stop was carried out and the driver, a 39-year-old man from Cleveland, smelled of alcohol and showed signs of intoxication.
The man failed field sobriety tests and was arrested for OVI.
Inside the man’s car, police found a concealed loaded 9mm handgun, along with several open bottles of liquor. The man refused to take a breath test.
The man was also charged with improper handling of a firearm.
OVI: Fairhill Road
At 5 p.m. on February 13, police were called to the 13000 block of Fairhill Road where a car had collided with a utility pole. A man was seen walking away from the accident.
Officers located the man, 38, from Cleveland Heights and called for medical attention. While waiting, the officers observed that the man showed several signs of intoxication and smelled of alcohol.
The man refused to take sobriety tests and was taken to hospital, where he refused to provide a blood sample. Police charged the man with OVI.
OVI: Lee Road
At 8:05 p.m. on February 12, officers were dispatched to the Sunoco gas station at 3569 Lee Road to investigate a report of a man slumped over the wheel of his car as the vehicle was stopped in a plaza parking.
Officers checked the man’s well-being and found he smelled of alcohol. He also showed signs of intoxication.
The man failed field sobriety tests and was arrested for OVI. The man had a blood alcohol level of 0.19, which led to a new charge of having a high blood alcohol level.
Assault: Southington Road
At 12:45 p.m. on February 14, officers were dispatched to Greenview School, 14201 Southington Road, where they learned that a 15-year-old girl from East Cleveland had punched an 18-year-old woman from South Euclid and a 16 year old. Mayfield spinster. The East Cleveland girl was arrested for assault.
Aggravated theft: Farnsleigh Road
At 2:20 p.m. on February 15, police were dispatched to Ohio Savings Bank, 20133 Farnsleigh Road, to investigate a robbery alarm.
Responding officers learned that a male suspect, approximately 6 feet tall, masked and heavily dressed, had entered the bank and provided a teller with a note stating he was armed and wanted to the money.
The teller complied with the suspect’s requests and immediately left the bank. Officers were unable to locate the suspect. The police are investigating.
Assault: South Woodland Road
At 7:25 p.m. on February 15, a 39-year-old Cleveland man reported that his 11-year-old son, while waiting for a bus near Woodbury School, 15400 South Woodland Road, was pushed to the ground and punched in the stomach by a boy he didn’t know. The victim was treated in hospital for his injuries.
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