Speeding leads to two citations: Police pulled over a vehicle March 19 around 10 p.m. on Route 8 near the city's southern line for speeding. Police reported the vehicle was traveling on I-271 south near Route 82 at a speed of 90 mph in a 65 mph zone. Police deployed K9 Haro who gave a positive indication of narcotics in the passenger side door. Police serched the vehicle and found two snort straws with white powder residue in the purse of the passenger, a 24-year-old Canton woman. Police say there was also an Adderall capsule that had been cracked open and the powder removed. The driver, a 23-year-old Canton man, was cited for speeding. The woman was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia. Both were released from the scene.
Warrant service leads to felony drug arrest: Police responded to a Highland Road motel March 18 around 9:30 p.m. to serve an active felony warrant through Summit County Sheriff's Office to a 33-year-old Twinsburg man who had been living at the motel. Police detained the man and found he had a small piece of foil with burn barks and a small amount of a clear, white crystal substance. Police took the man to Macedonia Jail and charged him with fifth-degree felony possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Traffic stop leads to drug charges: Police were patrolling Route 8 just north of Macedonia Commons Boulevard when they observed a vehicle with an expired license plate sticker April 6 around 7 a.m. Police ran the plate, which showed the registered owner, a 27-year-old New Franklin man, had an active warrant for his arrest through Norton Police Department and a suspended driver's license. Police pulled the vehicle over on Golden Link Boulevard and could smell marijuana coming from inside. Police searched the vehicle and found a bag with a glass pipe with marijuana residue and a bag of marijuana. Police took the man to Macedonia Jail and charged him with driving under suspension, possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia and display of plates.
Welfare check leads to citation: Police responded to a Macedonia Commons store for a welfare check April 5 around 1 p.m. An unknown caller told dispatch a woman was stumbling around the store and appeared to be "out of it." Police found the woman was stumbling, swaying and appeared very disoriented. Macedonia Fire arrived to evaluate the woman and a female police officer from Northfield Village arrived to conduct a pat down search. Police found the woman had a pipe with marijuana residue. Macedonia fire signed off the woman was OK. Police cited the woman for possession of marijuana paraphernalia and transported her to a gas station in Sagamore Hills to await a ride.
Weaving leads to arrest: Police responded to a call regarding an erratic driver on Route 82 April 14 around 2:30 p.m. The caller told police the vehicle was swerving all over the road and into oncoming traffic, which forced one vehicle off of the road into the grass. Police located the vehicle on Route 82 near Brandywine Road in Northfield Center. Police say the driver, a 63-year-old North Royalton man, appeared to be under the influence and failed field sobriety tests. The man told police he struck an outbuilding in North Royalton while driving to the area, according to the report. Upon searching the man, police found a glass pipe with steel wool and a push rod. Police took the man to Sagamore Hills Police Department and charged him with OVI and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Driver gave false information: Police stopped a 58-year-old Sagamore Hills man they believed did not have a valid Ohio driver's license March 20 around 10:30 a.m. on Route 82 across from French Drive. The man gave police a valid Ohio license and police released him from the scene but continued to investigate. Upon further investigation police determined the man had falsified his information with the Ohio BMV and charged him with falsifying identification, no valid operator's license, furnishing false information to an officer to avoid a ticket, and obstructing official business. According to the report, the Ohio BMV would be filing felony charges of tampering with evidence and criminal tools.