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Trespassing leads to felony weapon arrest: Police responded to a Summer Road home for a trespass incident March 22 around 1 p.m. A man who lived at the residence told police a 35-year-old Parma man was at his house after having been advised previously not to return. After an argument with his live-in girlfriend, the male resident of the home returned home to find the man there with the woman. While police were identifying the parties involved, dispatch advised officers the Parma man had a concealed carry permit. The Parma man admitted he had not advised officers of a holstered handgun on his waistband. Police confiscated the gun and took the Parma man to Macedonia Jail, where due to a prior conviction he was charged with fourth-degree felony carrying concealed weapon.
Lighting violation leads to several felony charges: Police pulled a vehicle over March 31 around 1 a.m. on I-271 south just south of Route 82 for rear plate illumination. Upon speaking with the driver, a 24-year-old Bedford Heights man, police smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle. During a search of the vehicle police found a bag containing 7.3 grams of marijuana, and three bags of cocaine, which collectively weighed 3.9 grams, six hydrocodone pills and two digital scales. Police took the man to Macedonia Jail and charged him with fourth-degree felony of trafficking drugs, two fifth-degree felony counts of trafficking drugs, two fifth-degree felony counts of possession of drugs, misdemeanor marijuana possession, possession of drug paraphernalia, rear plate illumination and a seat belt violation.
Improper turn leads to three arrests: Police pulled over a vehicle on Route 8 just north of Route 82 after observing the vehicle make an improper turn from Route 82 onto Route 8 north March 31 around 1 a.m. Police smelled marijuana coming from inside the vehicle while speaking with the driver, a 20-year-old Maple Heights woman. Police placed her and the backseat passenger, a 20-year-old Cleveland woman, in one cruiser and the front seat passenger, a 21-year-old Bedford man in a separate cruiser. Police arrested the man for an outstanding warrant and he told police he had an open bottle of vodka in the vehicle. Police searched the vehicle and found the open vodka, an open bottle of whiskey, two marijuana roaches, a grinder and a digital scale with marijuana residue. The man was charged with open container, possession of marijuana paraphernalia and drug abuse. The Maple Heights woman was charged with underage possession of liquor. The Cleveland woman was charged with open container, possession of marijuana paraphernalia and drug abuse.
Shoplifting leads to two arrests: Police responded to a Macedonia Commons store for a report of theft March 18 around 1:30 a.m. Dispatch advised officers a man and a woman passed all points of sale carrying bags of merchandise without paying for them and got into a vehicle. Police found the vehicle traveling north on Macedonia Commons Boulevard and pulled the vehicle over near Route 82. Police found the driver, a 21-year-old Akron woman, had a suspended driver's license. Meanwhile, the passenger, a 23-year-old Cleveland man, told police he had taken the items from the store and the woman didn't have anything to do with it. Police found $17 worth of merchandise in the back seat of the vehicle. Police also found an open bottle of vodka belonging to the woman. Both occupants were taken to Macedonia Jail where the woman was charged with driving under suspension and open container. The man was charged with theft.