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Published: June 21, 2017 12:00 AM
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Weapons Arrest

Driver had loaded weapons in vehicle: Police pulled a vehicle over on Route 8 near the Boston Heights border after observing a speed violation on I-271 near Ledge Road June 4 around 3:30 p.m. Police say they smelled marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. A female passenger, a 25-year-old Cleveland woman, told police she had marijuana in her pocket and handed it to the officer. Police searched the driver, a 42-year-old Canton man and found no contraband on his person. Police searched the vehicle and found a marijuana grinder with residue, a 9 mm handgun under the passenger seat, a .22 handgun under the driver's seat and an AR15 in the trunk. All the guns had ammunition in the magazines and the two handguns each had a round in the chamber. The 9 mm handgun had been reported stolen out of Pennsylvania. Police took the man and woman to Macedonia Jail and charged the man with third-degree felony receiving stolen property, three third-degree felony counts of having weapons under disability, fourth-degree felony improper handling of firearms in a vehicle, possession of marijuana paraphernalia, and speeding. Police charged the woman with possession of marijuana.


Counterfeit bill call leads to felony arrest: Police responded to a Route 82 store for a report of a man attempting to use counterfeit bills June 1 around 1:30 p.m. Upon arrival police found the 56-year-old East Cleveland man standing at the register. Police say upon further investigation the man had 15 $50 bills which all had the same serial number. Police took the man to Macedonia Jail and charged him with fifth-degree felony forgery, misdemeanor theft and criminal simulation.

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Auto accident leads to arrest: Police responded to Sioux Lane for a report of a motor vehicle accident involving a car driving into a house June 9 around 6 p.m. Police found the driver, 25-year-old Macedonia man, who had fled the scene on foot. Macedonia firefighters took the man to Hillcrest Hospital for several injuries. According to the report several witnesses told police the man had been driving at a high rate of speed. Police searched the vehicle and found a half empty bottle of tequila on the floor of the vehicle. Police say there was major damage to the North Bedford Road home including damage to the foundation, joists, and even a crack in the kitchen floor. No estimate of cost was available at press time. Police charged the man with OVI, leaving the scene of an accident, open container and several minor traffic violations.

Disorderly Conduct

Argument gets physical: Police responded to an East Highland Road motel for a report of a disturbance June 6 around 7:30 p.m. Upon arrival a 20-year-old Mentor on the Lake woman told police she had been assaulted by her cousin, a 26-year-old Willoughby woman. The women were arguing over the Willoughby woman's husband when the fight became physical, according to the report. Macedonia Fire Department took the Mentor on the Lake woman to University Hospital in Twinsburg for treatment of an unspecified nature. Both women were cited for disorderly conduct.

Woman caught with her pants down: Police were patrolling around an East Highland Road Motel when they heard dripping water hitting the parking lot June 8 around 9 p.m. Police say they looked up and saw a woman urinating from the third floor walkway with her pants down. Police charged the 35-year-old Shaker Heights woman with public indecency.


Store reports money removed from safe: Police responded to an East Highland Road gas station June 11 around 3 p.m. for a report of an overnight bank deposit being taken from the store June 4. A store manager told police he discovered a bank deposit in the amount of $3,650 had been removed from a safe when he came to work June 5. An investigation is pending.

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