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Man is dragged by car – with daughter, granddaughter inside – in hotel parking lot: Beachwood Police blotter


Criminal Assault: Eaton Boulevard

At 12:40 a.m. on April 24, police were called to the parking lot of the Aloft Hotel, 1010 Eaton Blvd. At the scene, officers learned that a 42-year-old man from White Lake, Michigan was dragged to the ground while partially in a car.

The incident began when the man allegedly saw his daughter, 22, from Kirtland, in a car with a Mentor, 25, smoking marijuana. Also in the car was the woman’s 6-month-old daughter.

The man told officers he went to the car to scold his daughter for smoking marijuana with his daughter in the car. The upset Mentor then allegedly fled while the 42-year-old was partially in the car, dragging him a short distance.

Police have charged the Mentor man with felony assault and child endangerment.

OVI: Shaker Blvd.

At 10:30 p.m. on April 21, an officer stopped a speeding car and discovered that the driver, a 62-year-old Cleveland man, was intoxicated. Police charged the man with OVI and speeding.

Check Fraud: Halburton Road

At 2:50 p.m. on April 22, a 57-year-old Beachwood man reported that a check he mailed to the Solon Post Office had been stolen and the payee’s name had been altered. The dollar amount on the check has been reduced from $13,000 to $6,300.

Domestic Violence: Park East Drive

At 8:10 a.m. on April 22, police were called to the Residence Inn Hotel, 3628 Park East Drive, following a report of a disturbance on the second floor. After investigation, police arrested a 39-year-old Akron man on charges of domestic violence and disorderly conduct. The victim was a 43-year-old Cleveland woman.

OVI: cedar path

At 11:50 p.m. on April 23, an officer stopped a speeding car and learned that its driver, a 47-year-old woman from Maple Heights, was intoxicated. Police charged OVI’s wife; have a blood alcohol level over 0.17 (0.08 is the state minimum for drunk driving); speeding; and having an open liquor container in a motor vehicle.

Flight: Cedar Road

At 5 p.m. on April 23, police arrested two Columbus boys, ages 17 and 15, for theft from Dillard’s at Beachwood Place Mall, 26300 Cedar Road. The boys allegedly stole goods totaling $79.50.

Drug possession: Boulevard Chagrin

At 1:35 a.m. on April 25, an officer stopped a car that displayed partially obstructed license plates. During the traffic stop, it was discovered that the driver, a 23-year-old man from Bedford, had a suspended license.

A search of the man’s car revealed marijuana and pills believed to be narcotics. Police charged the man with DUS, driving with obstructed plates and possession of a controlled substance. Further charges are pending the results of lab tests on the pills.

Threats: Mercantile Road

At 6.50pm on April 20, police were called to 5 Points Property Management, 23715 Mercantile Road, where a Hudson man, 40, allegedly threatened staff via text message. The man was upset that he hadn’t gotten his security deposit back.

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John Smith

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