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Published: May 24, 2017 12:00 AM


Village Theft

Money missing from vehicle: A woman went to the police station and told officers money had been removed from both her vehicle and her husband's vehicle while parked in their driveway on Cranbrook Drive between 1:30 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. May 11. The woman told police approximately $45 had been taken from her husband's wallet and about $4 in change had been removed from her vehicle. An investigation is pending.

Woman picked up wallet, got caught: Police responded to the Rocksino for a report of theft May 2 around 7 p.m. A security supervisor showed police surveillance footage of a man playing a slot machine when his wallet fell out of his pocket and a woman standing behind him picked it up and walked away while putting in her purse. As police reviewed the footage the 54-year-old Stow woman exited the facility and left in her vehicle. Police pulled her over and found the wallet and another wallet that did not belong to her with a North Carolina identification inside. Police took the woman to Northfield Village Police Department and charged her with theft. She was released on bond.

Physical Control

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Sleeping woman in vehicle leads to arrest: Police responded to a Summit Plaza restaurant for a report of a woman asleep in her vehicle at the drive-thru May 11 around 9:30 p.m. Police administered field sobriety tests to the 45-year-old Bedford woman, which she failed. Police took her to Northfield Village Police Department and charged her with failure to maintain physical control of her vehicle.

Drug Arrests

Traffic stop leads to drug charge: Police pulled over a vehicle on Route 8 northbound near Sagamore Road May 5 around 2 a.m. after seeing the vehicle weaving into southbound lanes. The driver, a 27-year-old Cleveland man, had a suspended license. Upon approaching the vehicle, police observed a marijuana joint in plain view in the vehicle. Police took the man to Northfield Village Police Department and charged him with driving under suspension and possession of marijuana. He was released on bond.

Suspicious person call leads to felony arrest: Police responded to a Route 8 restaurant for a report of a suspicious person sitting outside May 3 around 11 p.m. Police found the 21-year old Macedonia man was asleep. After attempting to wake the man police called Northfield Village Fire Department to treat him. Police found two prescription bottles containing ADHD medication that did not match the man's name. Firefighters took the man to Bedford Hospital. After his release, he reported back to the police station, where police charged him with fifth-degree felony possession of drugs, and took him to the Summit County Jail.


Drug Charge

Signal violation leads to multiple arrests: Police pulled over a vehicle on I-271 north near Route 82 for signal violation May 15 around 9 p.m. Police reported the vehicle did not use a turn signal twice while merging into traffic. Police found the driver, a 19-year-old Cleveland man , did not have a valid license. Police smelled marijuana coming from inside the vehicle and searched the occupants. One of the passengers, a 21-year-old Cleveland woman, had a 3.8 grams of marijuana in her bag. A second passenger, an 18-year-old Cleveland man, had 1.3 grams in his sunglass case. The driver was cited for driving with temporary permit. The two passengers were both charged with drug abuse.

Weapons arrest

Window tint stop leads to felony weapon charge: Police pulled over a vehicle for illegal window tint May 15 around 11:30 p.m. on Route 82 near Valley View Road. Police searched the vehicle and found a 9 mm handgun in the floor in front of the driver's seat. The driver, a 31-year-old Twinsburg man, did not have a concealed carry permit. Police found other equipment violations during the search and took the man to Macedonia Jail and charged him with fourth-degree felony concealed carry violation, misdemeanor improper handling of a firearm, and cited him for tinted windows, one headlight out and rear view mirror violations.

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