BROOK PARK, Ohio
Operating a vehicle under the influence: Snow Road & Ohio 237
A 25-year-old woman was arrested at about 2:30 a.m. Feb. 13 after she crashed and rolled her Volkswagen Jetta on Ohio 237 southbound near the Snow exit.
The woman, who was drunk, drove off the right side of the road and into a crash cushion. The Jetta flipped end over end and hit a concrete barrier in the median. The car then rolled over and landed on its tires.
The Jetta’s engine flew off the car and landed about 90 feet away.
After the crash, the speedometer was stuck at 86 mph.
When police arrived, the woman smelled like alcohol. Her eyes were bloodshot and her speech was slurred. She was taken to Southwest General Health Center in Middleburg Heights, where she admitted consuming “a drink or two of vodka and seltzer water.”
Disorderly conduct: Snow Road & Ohio 237
An intoxicated North Royalton woman, 31, was arrested at about 9:30 p.m. Feb. 28 after police saw her stumbling along Snow toward a ramp onto Ohio 237.
The woman was carrying an open can of Truly Hard Seltzer. As police pulled up, she put the can on the ground.
Police asked her for identification, but she said she didn’t have any. She was adamant, however, that her last name didn’t contain the letter “e,” although police later determined that she was wrong about that.
She refused to provide her birthdate. Police identified the woman after finding an Ohio medical marijuana card in her bag.
Disorderly conduct: Holland Road
A 49-year-old woman was arrested at about 11:30 p.m. Feb. 27 after she smashed items inside a group home for sober people on Holland.
The group home’s CEO called police and said the woman was drunk and had flipped over a table.
When police arrived, they smelled alcohol on the woman. Her speech was slurred and her eyes were bloodshot.
Police learned that the woman was wanted in Parma. Meanwhile, she confronted and argued with other group home residents.
Animal bite: Starlite Drive
A Starlite woman called police at about 6 p.m. Feb. 25 and said her neighbor’s red-nosed pit bull had bitten her.
The woman said the dog ran out of the neighbor’s garage and bit her forearm. The bite tore her jacket, but didn’t break her skin.
The dog’s owner then called the dog back into the house and told the woman to send her the bill.
Police talked to the dog’s owner, who said she was moving items into her vehicle when the animal escaped the property. Police forwarded the case to the city’s animal control officer.
The next morning, the pit bull’s owner called police. She said that at about 2 a.m., she let her dogs outside. By that time, the boyfriend of the woman who was injured had already let his dogs out. The two sets of dogs barked at each other.
According to the pit bull’s owner, the boyfriend told the pit bull: “Come here and bite me. You know you want to bite me.”
The boyfriend later told police that although he exchanged words with the pit bull’s owner at 2 a.m., he didn’t recall inviting the dog to bite him.
Falsification, resisting arrest: Smith Road
A man was arrested at about 11:30 p.m. Feb. 25 after he gave incorrect information to police.
Police had stopped the man’s vehicle for a traffic violation in the area of Shell, 5918 Smith. When they asked him to step out of his vehicle, he refused.
The man’s passenger also provided incorrect information to police.
Shoplifting: Snow Road
An unidentified male and a female stole blister-prevention tape, a DVD, vitamin B12 capsules and enhanced absorption soft gels at about 12:30 p.m. Nov. 25 from CVS, 14372 Snow.
The suspects had entered the store and separated into different aisles. The male suspect placed several items in a shopping cart and walked to the front counter as if he were going to pay for them. He then said he had forgotten his wallet and left the store.
The female suspect also left. As she did, electronic sensors detected unpaid merchandise and alarms sounded.
The suspects jumped into a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado and drove away, but not before a CVS employee jotted down the license plate number. Police traced the plate to an address on Barberton Avenue in Cleveland.
Sudden illness: Smith Road
A 51-year-old man was found unconscious at about 4:15 a.m. Feb. 28 behind the steering wheel of a car parked outside Circle K, 5878 Smith.
Police woke the man. He spoke incoherently and seemed to be under the influence of drugs. Paramedics drove the man to Southwest General Health Center in Middleburg Heights.
Sudden illness: Sylvia Drive
Two sisters, 29 and 26, living in the same house on Sylvia, were taken to Southwest General Health Center in Middleburg Heights at about 4:30 p.m. Feb. 24 after they overdosed.
When police and paramedics arrived, the younger sister was lying unconscious on the kitchen floor. The older sister said both she and her sibling had taken Xanax, an anti-anxiety medication.
The older sister’s speech was slurred and she had trouble standing. She was unable to follow simple instructions.
Theft: Brookpark Road
A catalytic converter was reported stolen at about 3:30 p.m. March 1 from a truck owned by and parked outside Enterprise Rent-A-Car, 13200 Brookpark.
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