MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio
Departmental information: Mayfield Road
The manager of Planet of the Vapes said March 10 that his employees were being harassed by the building department. He said they approved an outdoor banner but then came into the store and told them to take it down. He said an employee felt threatened by the man and he felt the city should have contacted him first. The building department director was advised to contact the manager about the matter.
Criminal mischief: Marsol Road
A woman found a message written in permanent marker on her apartment door when returning home March 3. It referenced her boyfriend not caring for his children. She suspected his ex-girlfriend because she was having other issues with the Cleveland woman. Police are investigating.
Counterfeiting: Golden Gate Plaza
A woman said March 6 that she found a $100 bill at Marshall’s Clothing and the staff told her it was fake when she tried to use it. Officers found it evident that it was fake due to the Chinese writing on it. It was entered into evidence.
Theft: Maplewood Road
A woman said March 7 that a package delivered to her home had been taken, opened, and returned to the home. She requested special attention.
Violation of protection order: SOM Center Road
A woman reported at 9 p.m. March 9 that her ex-boyfriend, whom she had a protection order against, came to her Coppertree apartment with flowers. She did not answer the door and responding officers found the flowers, along with dinner from Aladdin’s restaurant and several hygiene items outside her door. The Lyndhurst man, 24, was subsequently charged with violating the protection order.
Theft: Golden Gate Boulevard
A South Euclid woman, 66, was cited at Costco March 8 for stealing two ink cartridges and a jacket by concealing the items in her purse.
Burglary: Marsol Road
A man reported March 9 that someone entered his unlocked apartment and stole designer colognes, watches, shoes, an iPad, laptop computer and $600 cash. He said he had left for work in a hurry and forgot to lock the apartment and take his keys, which were also stolen. He estimated the total value of the theft at $5,700. The incident is being investigated.
Theft: Mayfield Road
A Cleveland man, 21, was cited for theft from Walmart March 10 after he ran from the store and was located by responding officers. A basketball and pair of shoes he had stolen were found hidden in a bathroom at Starbucks on SOM Center Road.
Lost property: Worton Boulevard
A woman said March 10 that a flash drive was missing from her purse and she suspected her roommate. She said two police business cards were also missing. She said they had report numbers written on them in which her roommate was named in the reports.
Suspicion: Marsol Road
Officers were flagged down March 10 for a report of a child spraying others with Lysol. The child was not located.
Overdose: Eastwood Avenue
A man, 34, was the victim of a suspected drug overdose at a residence March 8. He was revived by paramedics and taken to the hospital.
Burglary: Golden Gate Boulevard
A resident reported March 7 that someone entered his Pepperwood home through the back patio and stole a shotgun and jewelry. The incident is being investigated.
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