NORTH OLMSTED, Ohio –
Drunk driving: route de Lorain
An officer at 1:20 a.m. on July 5 pointed an eastbound car driving at 68 mph in a 35 mph zone on Lorain Road near Christman Road.
The officer continued and called for help over the radio. The high-speed car did not stop, accelerated between 80 mph and 90 mph, squeezed between the lanes and did not stop at multiple red lights, according to a police report.
The North Olmsted dispatch, relaying a request from the officer in charge, told the prosecuting police to end the high-speed chase for safety reasons. However, an officer reported that as he began to slow down, the suspect’s vehicle stopped near Clague Road.
The officer ordered the suspect to get out of his car, but he remained in the car and asked officers what had happened. An officer grabbed the suspect’s left arm and helped him out of the vehicle, placing him on the ground. Officers then discovered that the suspect was wearing only boxers and socks, according to the police report. An officer found the man’s shirt inside the car and put it on him. Police found the man’s pants in the car, but it was wet and smelled of urine.
The suspect smelled of alcoholic beverage and his eyes appeared glassy, according to the police report. The suspect said he lived in Cleveland and believed he was only a few blocks from his home.
The suspect had difficulty maintaining his balance during field sobriety tests. A breathalyzer test revealed a blood alcohol level of 0.168, more than double the legal limit. Officers arrested the suspect on counts, including driving a vehicle while intoxicated and disobedience.
Price Tag Exchange: Brookpark Road
Police at 4:35 p.m. on June 28 responded to Walmart about an alleged female shoplifter.
A store security worker said he saw the woman remove price stickers for $ 3.88 and place them on much more valuable items, including a water cooler and clothing. The woman then went through a self-service checkout register and scanned lower price tags.
Officers arrested the woman on petty theft charges.
Shoe-breaker: Great Northern Boulevard
A Dick Warehouse Loss Prevention Officer called North Olmsted Police on June 30 to report seeing a man grab a pair of athletic shoes.
The employee said the man entered the store with a large shopping bag, placed the sneakers inside, and then left the store. Officers found the suspect at another nearby store on Great Northern Boulevard.
The suspect is accused of petty theft.
Flight: Brookpark Road
Police responded to Walmart on June 30 about an alleged shoplifter who went through the self-checkout register and failed to scan several clothes and food items before placing them in shopping bags. provisions, then in his basket.
The woman did not scan about 25 items totaling $ 228.38, police said. She scanned and purchased items totaling $ 195.77.
She was charged with petty theft.
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