Thursday, May 23, 2013
The information in this report is from the Cleveland Heights Police Department. An arrest does not mean a conviction.
Two men driving near Sprangler and Greyton roads in Cleveland Heights on May 19 were ordered at gunpoint to remove their shorts and hand them over, according to the Cleveland Heights Police. Four people, including three 18-year-olds and a juvenile, were later arrested and charged with felony aggravated robbery, according to a police report. Adults charged were: Devon Jones, 18, Sade Hill, 18, and Shanena Stevens, 18, the report reads. The victims said a car pulled up next to them at about 11 p.m. on May 19 while they were driving and asked them for some "loud," a slang term for marijuana, reads the report. Then two people got out of the car and pointed a .38-caliber revolver at them and ordered them to take off their shorts. The victims …
Monday, May 20, 2013
24-year-old Cleveland man accused of stabbing 64-year-old Cleveland Heights man to death in 2009
The trial of a Cleveland man accused of stabbing 64-year-old David Oliver to death in 2009 was set to begin Monday. According to prosecutors, Brandon Caesar went to the home of the mother of his child on July 21, 2009 and attacked her with a knife. When the woman's grandfather stepped in to help her, Caesar stabbed him, killing him, prosecutors say. Police said they found him in the home when they arrived, trying to climb out of a bedroom window. According to The Plain Dealer's article, the victim, Lamborgini Thompson, was 20 at the time of the attack and was living with Oliver at Monticello and S. Belvoir Boulevards. Caesar has been in Cuyahoga County Jail since his arrest that night on a $1 million bond.
The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is offering a reward for information which would lead to the capture of fugitive Demetrice Cannon.
Demetrice Cannon, 28, is wanted by the U.S. Marshals and the Cleveland Police for aggravated murder. It is alleged that Cannon shot and killed a man after an argument during a dice game, according to a press release. The incident took place earlier this month on May 2. Cannon is a black male standing approximately 5’05” and weighing 150 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. Cannon is suspected to be hiding out somewhere in the Cleveland area. He also had a previous address near the 1200 block of E. 80th St. in Cleveland. If you have any information in reference to Demetrice Cannon, please contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED or Text keyword WANTED and tip to 847411 (tip411). Tipsters can remain …
The Cleveland Heights Fire Department won the Excellence in Professional Standards Award.
Cleveland Heights Fire Department was honored with the Excellence in Professional Standards Award by Cleveland Clinic at the 2013 EMS Awards for life saving measures performed on a 3-month old infant in cardiac arrest. Due to their CPR and Advanced Life Support (ALS) efforts they were able to achieve a normal heart rate and pulse by the time the infant was transferred to the hospital. --Information provided by Cleveland Clinic
The Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office is looking for these men and women.
The Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office supplies Patch with a list of wanted fugitives each week. View the photos to learn more about each individual. The information in the captions was provided by the county sheriff's office. If you have information regarding the fugitives above, call the Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Tip Line at (216) 443-6085.
Cleveland Heights Police incidents May 5 to 8
The Cleveland Heights Police Department supplied the following information. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. Disturbance reported at Bayu Bar May 5, 2:09 a.m. — A disturbance was reported at the Bayu Bar and Grill at 2573 Noble Road. No arrests were made. Men punch, rob woman May 6, 6 p.m. — A caller reported that three men exited a car at 3355 Tullamore Road, punched a woman, and took her cell phone. Drunk man arrested at Boulevard Elementary May 7, 5:25 p.m. — A 43-year-old man was arrested at Boulevard Elementary, 1749 Lee Road, after someone reported that he was drunk and loitering on school grounds. Police arrested him and charged him with disorderly conduct and voluntary intoxication. Couple…
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Here are some of the weirdest and most clicked-on police reports and incidents from departments across the region.
Here are this week's most bizarre and most talked about police reports. All information was provided by police reports from departments in Patch communities. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. • WESTLAKE: Drunk Man Tries to Bail out Woman for Drunken Driving, Promptly Arrested A 34-year-old North Olmsted man could have used better judgment May 11 when he went to bail out a friend who had been arrested for operating under the influence earlier that morning. The man arrived at the police station just after 4 a.m. Westlake police found him to be under the influence and he was arrested for drunk driving as well. Police subsequently determined that he had been drinking with the woman before her arrest. He…
Friday, May 17, 2013
Check Patch Saturday to find out the exact location of the checkpoint.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the checkpoint it announced earlier this week was will be in Portage County Saturday evening. The exact location of the drunken driving checkpoint will be known Saturday morning. The checkpoint is funded by federal grant funds and is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers, according to a press release from the Ravenna post. "Based on provisional data, there were 452 OVI-related fatal crashes in which 494 people were killed last year in Ohio," Lt. Christopher Heverly, commander of the Ravenna Post, said in a prepared statement. "State troopers make on average 25,000 OVI arrests each year in an attempt to combat these dangerous drivers. OVI checkpoints are designed to not only deter impaired …
Fire department takes time this week to use the Ohio Fire Academy's mobile search and rescue trailer
Over 100 firefighters from Shaker Heights, Cleveland Heights and University Heights took time this week to stop, drop and roll in Ohio Fire Academy's mobile search and rescue training lab. The trailer, which was delivered on a semi earlier this week, has two levels inside: the bottom designed to look like an apartment, and the top consisting of a low-ceilinged maze with several obstacles that could be seen in a real fire. Watch the video above to learn more about the training conducted this week, and next week, watch Patch to hear from one of the firefighters who was filmed going through the maze Thursday.
Cleveland Heights Police incidents April 30 to May 4
The Cleveland Heights Police Department supplied the following information. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. Man pulls knife over $3 debt April 30, 6:32 p.m. — A caller said an intoxicated man pulled a knife on him at Lemongrass’ parking lot, 2179 Lee Road, in a dispute over $3. The victim gave him a dollar and he left. When officers arrived, they said they found the suspect with a knife and arrested him. One cited after disturbance at Bayu Bar and Grill May 3, 1:12 a.m. — Police responded to the Bayu Bar and Grill at 2573 Noble Road for a report of a disturbance. One citation was issued for disorderly conduct, and one person reported an assault. Dancing man follows girls to school May 3, 11:40 a.m…