Drug sale at gas station leads to felony arrests: Police responded to a Highland Road gas station April 6 around 1:30 p.m. for a report of a drug deal. Police located one of the vehicles in question still at the gas station and upon approach could smell marijuana coming from the vehicle. Police searched the driver, a 39-year-old New York man, and found four bags of marijuana. Police then searched the passenger, a 64-year-old New York man and found one bag of marijuana. The total weight of marijuana the men had on them was more than 30 grams. The passenger also had $840 in cash on his person. Police also found a package of gallon bags inside the vehicle. Police took the men to Macedonia Jail and both were charged with fifth-degree felony trafficking in drugs and possession of marijuana.
Domestic violence call leads to drug arrest: Police responded to a Highland Road motel for a report of a domestic disturbance April 5 around 1:30 a.m. A 24-year-old Cleveland man told police he had hit his girlfriend during an argument, then punched the TV. However, the woman told police nothing physical had happened to her, that it was just a verbal argument. Police found one gram of marijuana, a metal grinder and digital scale on the man. Police took him to Macedonia Jail and charged him with criminal damaging, drug abuse and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Man asleep at the wheel arrested: Police responded to Route 8 near Macedonia Commons to investigate a man who appeared to be passed out in his vehicle April 3 around 1:30 a.m. Police woke the29-year-old Cleveland man, whose vehicle was running. The man drove into the police cruiser, striking the protective bars in front of the cruiser's bumper, then backed up. Police got the man to unlock his car and pulled him out. Officers found a nearly empty bottle of brandy in the vehicle. Police took the man to Macedonia Jail and administered field sobriety tests, which the man failed. He was charged with OVI, BAC, willful and wanton disregard for safety, slow speed, display of plates, seat belt and an open container violation.
Man pushes cart load of goods out of store: Police responded to a Macedonia Commons store for a report of theft March 31 around 9 p.m. A store staff member told police a man pushed a cart full of merchandise out of the store without paying. Police found the man outside of the store with the cart. The cart had more than $600 worth of merchandise in it. Police took the 41-year-old Cleveland man to Macedonia Jail and charged him with theft.
Traffic accident leads to OVI arrest: Police responded to a Route 8 restaurant near Eaton Ridge after witnessing a traffic crash in the area March 12 around 3:30 a.m. During the investigation police found the driver, a 42-year-old Brooklyn Heights man, to be intoxicated. He was charged with OVI and prohibited BAC.
Anonymous tip leads to felony arrest: Police responded to a Route 8 bar following an anonymous phone call regarding three females in the bathroom allegedly using cocaine March 10 around 11:30 p.m. Upon arrival, police found the three women, one of whom, a 31-year-old Maple Heights woman, was found to have cocaine in her possession. She was charged with fourth-degree felony possession of cocaine.
Suspicious person leads to felony arrest: Police responded to a Kennedy Boulevard residence March 14 around 6 p.m. for a report of a suspicious person. Upon arrival, police located a 47-year-old Twinsburg woman who had an active warrant through Reminderville Police Department. Police found 1.8 grams of crack cocaine, 2.2 grams of marijuana, a glass pipe with residue and other paraphernalia in her possesion. Police took the woman to Summit County Jail and charged her with fourth-degree felony possession of drugs, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and illegal use.