Domestic Violence: Orange Square
Police responded to the Extended Stay South on the evening of August 3 to a report of a domestic dispute with property damage. They arrived to find a smashed cellphone on the sidewalk and a shattered driver’s side window on a 2013 Ford Explorer owned by a couple who have been married for 15 years, having lived at the hotel for the past two months.
An argument started as the parents returned from grocery shopping and the father, 35, became annoyed at the number of text messages one of their children was sending to the mother, believing it was excessive.
The mum said she enjoyed getting text messages from her children and by the time they got back to the hotel the verbal argument had escalated to the point that the mum went back to the car to freshen up.
The father said he got out and knocked on the car door, which she didn’t open. He punched harder and was left with a bloody hand when the window shattered, allegedly leaving her with a small cut to her bicep, the only physical injuries on record.
She said he then reached out and grabbed two phones, smashing one on the ground and throwing the other across the parking lot. This phone was not found by the police and he did not know in which direction he threw it.
Police determined he was the primary attacker and he was taken to Solon Prison.
Threats: Orange Place
Police and Drury Inn & Suites management both said they were investigating an Aug. 2 report from an employee, a 43-year-old Cleveland Heights man, who came to the police station accusing his co-worker, a Lyndhurst woman, 56, of pointing butter knives. in his face.
He said that as he walked away, she repeatedly told him he better watch his back, prompting him to return to customer service.
Speaking initially on the phone to the colleague, she called his accusations a lie. And although she was cleaning silverware at the time of any alleged exchange, she said she never pointed butter knives at the complainant.
She replied that he was upset and started arguing with her about the salsa, continually trying to agitate him and not leave her alone to the point where she called hotel management. An official later told police he was aware of the alleged incident and was investigating.
Vandalism: Park Avenue
A 28-year-old male Mentor reported around noon Aug. 2 that the day before at 6:40 p.m. he had left his 2022 Hyundai Tucson at a Pinecrest restaurant’s valet, picking up the SUV at 8:45 p.m.
He dropped off his brother and then noticed that someone had used a key or other gouging device on his trunk to scratch out the words “bicth (sic)” along with two correctly inscribed obscenities as well.
The owner told police he had already obtained an estimate of $1,826 and wanted to press charges if a suspect could be identified by video or other means.
Personal well-being, dangerous drugs, mandate served: Orange Place
Police responded for a wellness check around 4.30pm on August 6 at the Extended Stay North after an anonymous caller reported he was in one of the bedrooms with two men the previous night, the one of them calling him 20 minutes earlier to say the other, a 56-year-old man from Akron, was trying to force him to take meth.
An additional report was not attached, although the Akron man was listed as arrested or cited, and an inventory of evidence indicated that an unspecified amount of possible methamphetamine had been seized for further analysis.
Driving on marked lanes, impaired driving, open container: I-271
A Bedford woman, 35, was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after a traffic stop on the freeway just north of Harvard Road at 3:20 a.m. on August 4, where a patrol officer reported seeing her driving erratically and crossing three lanes of northbound traffic. of the exchanger.
Inside his 2016 Ford Fiesta, police found a half-empty fifth of Hennessy cognac, along with an empty bottle of Voodoo Ranger IPA.
She became emotional at the news of her arrest, using both passive and active resistance which included first sitting on the pavement rather than inside the cruiser, then refusing to come out when she arrived. to Solon prison, where she also refused a breath test.
A 34-year-old Maple Heights man had a misdemeanor warrant that was out of reach for another department, so he was notified and released.
Vandalism: Park Avenue
Pinecrest security informed police on the evening of August 7 that a 27-year-old Cleveland man reported parking his bicycle in the west parking lot at 4:20 p.m. on August 6 to go to work at Condado Tacos and when he returned eight hours later, someone had apparently punctured both tires. The owner told the police that he would also file a complaint.
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