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 …
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Here are some of the weirdest police reports and incidents from departments across the region.
Here are this week's most bizarre 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. STRONGSVILLE: Man Found Living in Woods A May 3rd fire led officials to discover someone has been living in the woods. Firefighters were called to smoke on the east side of the building about 9:40 a.m. and reported to police that there was someone living there. Officers located a man walking to the area, who admitted to having a fort and cooking. The said he believed he had gotten permission to camp there. He agreed to gather up his belongings and move on. That same day, a witness reported a homeless man washing his clothes in the …
Sunday, May 13, 2012
The week's strangest police reports from departments throughout Northeast Ohio.
There's no shortage of bizarre police calls and charges in Northeast Ohio. We'll gather the zaniest of the region each Sunday in this Best of the Blotter column. All information was provided by police reports from departments in Patch communities. Questioned in the Nude: Twinsburg Police didn't learn much about a stolen-money accusation on May 3, but they were exposed to a naked man. The unexpected showing occurred during officers' second trip to the Warren Parkway residence that day. Police came earlier because a woman was screaming for help outside. She was being chased by the naked man's roommate, who believed the woman had stolen $1,000 from the apartment. When police returned with questions, the garment-free man said no one had taken …
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
A 35-year-old from Cleveland accused of beating a Cleveland Heights man with his gun and robbing a couple in their driveway didn't appear for his arraignment in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Monday.
A man accused of striking a Cleveland Heights resident with his gun and robbing a couple at their home didn't show up to court Monday for his arraignment. Tommie Golphin, 35, of Cleveland, was supposed to appear at 8:30 a.m. in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court. He is charged with aggravated robbery, felonious assault, kidnapping and having weapons under disability after prosecutors say he robbed a couple at their home on Nelaview Road. He is accused of robbing a husband and wife in their driveway after they came home from the overnight shift Dec. 18. Prosecutors say Golphin attacked the man with his handgun. The wife scared the suspect by pressing her car horn, and the defendant fled on foot. He was later identified through DNA evidence…
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Police arrested Timothy English Jr. Tuesday
On Tuesday, Cleveland Heights Police arrested Timothy English Jr., a suspect in an armed robbery near the Dollar General on Lee Road that occurred at 1:12 p.m. March 7. English, 18, and a suspect who goes by the name "Drake" are accused of stealing cash and an iPhone from the victim and threatening him at gunpoint, according to information released by the police department. Teens threaten to kill classmate A 16-year-old girl from Cleveland Heights was walking to the store with her two sisters near South Taylor Road and Desota Avenue just before 6 p.m. March 7 when two of her classmates approached her and said they wanted to fight her. She refused. One of the boys, a 15-year-old from Cleveland Heights, hit the girl in the eye. Another …
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Reports from the Cleveland Heights Police Department call logs
A 38-year-old Cleveland Heights man was arrested and charged with felonious assault Nov. 22 after police said he stabbed his wife in the face. The call came in from the 3200 block of Berkshire Road around 2:19 a.m. Teens rob bike from 13-year-old A caller reported that two teenagers knocked a 13-year-old Cleveland Heights resident off of his bike and took it around 5:44 p.m. Nov. 26 near Greyton and Windsor roads. Report of Men on Bikes with Swords A caller reported that there were two suspicious people on bikes with swords at 8:26 a.m. Nov. 29 near Mayfield and Lee roads. Police could not locate them. Deer set free after getting stuck in fence A caller reported that a deer was stuck in a fence near Walmart on Mayfield Road at 6:24 a.m. …
Friday, October 28, 2011
A Cleveland Heights resident said an intoxicated man climbed into an unlocked car parked in his driveway and fell asleep
Around 3:30 a.m. Oct. 22, a man from Garfield Heights who appeared drunk asked a Cleveland Heights resident for a ride near the 800 block of Helmsdale. The Helmsdale resident refused, but the 31-year-old man would not take no for an answer. He climbed into the passenger side of an unlocked car parked in the Cleveland Heights man’s driveway. According to police reports, once he got in the car, “the male immediately fell asleep and soiled himself.” That’s when the man called Cleveland Heights Police. Officers charged the man with disorderly conduct and voluntary intoxication. Breaking and Entering at Stone Oven At 4:30 a.m. Oct 20, police responded to a call from a Stone Oven employee who thought someone had broke into the store. Someone had…
Friday, September 23, 2011
The information in this blotter is from the Cleveland Heights Detective Bureau
A Dave's Market employee called police on Sept. 18 after a naked man came into the store and assaulted her. The man asked the employee for a lighter, and when she said she didn't have one, he punched her and ran. The man was later arrested in full dress. Hit and run There were reports of a woman trying to hit people with her car at Forest Hills Park on Sept. 17, but no further information was available. Shoplifting trio Two women from Cleveland and one juvenile were arrested on Sept. 14 after being caught shoplifting at Walmart. The value of the items they stole was not available. Locked in A 2-year-old boy was locked in at Noble Elementary on Sept. 13. A school official on scene opened the door for the boy. Apartment shenanigans A …
Friday, July 1, 2011
After a boy reportedly pushed him off, he stole his wheels
On June 22, a mother called Cleveland Heights Police to report that her son was shoved off his bike in Cain Park and his ride was stolen. She described the bike to police and what the suspect looked like according to her son. Later that day, police found the bike on Desota Avenue and a suspect, who is under 18, near the 4000 block of Berkeley Road. All information compiled from police call logs and information from the Cleveland Heights Police Department
Friday, June 3, 2011
Someone spray-painted several cars on East Overlook Road at the end of May, and more from the blotter
Cleveland Heights Patch has reported burglaries and robberies in the past few weeks. Here's a few other incidents we found on the Cleveland Heights Police call logs. All information compiled from police call logs and information from the Cleveland Heights Police Department.