Pepper Pike, Ohio
Theft in construction sites: Muirfield Drive
Police are investigating the theft of two boxes containing $70 worth of lipstick and hair products that were taken from a porch around 9:20 p.m. on March 1.
Security video has been checked and the suspect is described as a woman of average build, wearing a shawl or cape with a babushka-style headdress and walking with a slight limp.
Suspicion: Boulevard Chagrin
Officials with the Orange City School District, headquartered in Pepper Pike, reported March 2 that they believe a former employee who quit last year may have been involved in suspicious activity. The police are investigating further.
Suspicion: Glengary Lane
A Sterling Lakes resident said he received a suspicious package from China on February 26. Police noted that these were not packets of gardening seeds like the ones that mysteriously arrived in the mail from some residents last year – which the city advised against planting due to concerns of overgrowth. species.
Instead, this package contained a small stuffed animal and little explanation from the sender. A report has been drawn up.
Property damage: Bremerton Road
A resident reported on Feb. 24 that her lamppost had been damaged nearly a week earlier, resulting in damages estimated at $200.
Identity theft: many places
Police received at least nine reports in eight days from residents whose personal information had been used to apply for fraudulent unemployment benefits.
Between February 24 and March 4, complaints were filed by residents of Addison Court, Country Lane, Muirfield Drive, Pepper Creek Drive, Pepperwood Lane, South Woodland Road, Suffolk Lane, Woodleigh Road and Trillium Trail.
Many unemployment fraud cases involve people over retirement age, and police noted that in most cases involving notifications from the State of Ohio that result in police reports, no money has not yet been withdrawn.
Speed, Possession of Marijuana: Lander Road
A 27-year-old woman heading south from Moreland Hills was pulled over for speeding just after 6 p.m. on March 2 as she approached Ohio 87. Police noticed a strong smell of suspected marijuana coming from the cabin.
Field sobriety tests were conducted and no citations were issued, along with a verbal warning for speeding. A small amount of marijuana and paraphernalia was seized as evidence for destruction.
Assist the Rescue Squad: Cedar and Brainard Roads
Police responded to a medical emergency involving a driver on March 2 who was later taken to Hillcrest Hospital.
Traffic hazard: Interstate 271
A 2005 Mercury Grand Marquis that had been left for a few days on the right shoulder of northbound local lanes was towed on March 2.
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