An officer secures a parked car that had keys inside, lights on overnight: Olmsted Falls Police Blotter

An officer secures a parked car that had keys inside, lights on overnight: Olmsted Falls Police Blotter


Suspect vehicle: Columbia Road

An officer at 3:26 a.m. on March 21 saw a parked car with its interior lights on. He discovered the keys were inside, it was unlocked and some windows were partially rolled down. He tried to make contact at the residence but there was no answer at the door. He closed the car door and turned off the lights. He left a sign for his owner.

Drugs: Columbia Road

Police stopped a car at 12:40 a.m. on March 17 and discovered that the two occupants had arrest warrants against various cities. None of the departments wanted the man back. He was informed of the warrants and released. The woman had drugs and drug paraphernalia. She also had ID and a credit card from another woman, who was later contacted. The woman was transported to where Parma Heights police met her.

Suspicious Location: Fernwood Drive

Police attended at 2.38am on March 17 to a report of a man screaming for help. They searched the area and found an unoccupied truck in a ditch on Sprague Road, which was in Lorain County. A caller alerted police that a man was crawling down a driveway and now in a backyard. This suspect was drunk. A team took the man to the hospital. The Ohio State Patrol was contacted, who then went to the hospital to follow up on the incident.

TrPublicity stop: boulevard Lindbergh

An officer cited a few cars for speeding on March 17.

Car crash: Bronson Street

Police responded at 7 p.m. on March 17 to a two-car head-on crash. The cars had heavy damage to the front. Those involved were taken to hospital. The Bronson and Columbia Road area was closed from 7:04 p.m. to 8:24 p.m.

Reckless Operation: Brook Road

Police were alerted to a car which hit a tree and took off at 2.40am on March 18. The car was last seen heading towards Ravinia Drive. Parts of the car, however, were left at the scene.

Traffic Complaint: Columbia Road

A motorist was cited at 9:32 a.m. on March 18 for failing to stop for a school bus with flashing lights.

Fraud: Columbia Road

A resident went to the police station on March 19 after discovering that someone had accessed her PayPal account and taken money from it.

Traffic Stop: Columbia Road

An officer cited a motorist at 12:50 a.m. on March 20 for failing to stop at a stop sign on Main Street.

Traffic Stop: Bagley Road

A motorist was cited on March 20 for having expired license plates.

Suspect Truck: Columbia Road

An officer saw a truck at 3:48 a.m. on March 21 that was unlocked. The officer secured his cabin and closed the rear door which was slightly ajar.

Blocked Crossings: Mapleway Drive

A train stopped at 7:11 p.m. on March 21 blocked several level crossings due to a broken down train. The train started rolling at 7:34 p.m.

Assault: Tyndall Falls

A man contacted police at 4.19pm on March 20 that he had been assaulted by another with a gun. He said the suspect had just left. He refused medical treatment. The victim said the suspect, who was 6ft tall with blonde hair, approached him with a gun. When the victim laughed in his face, the suspect assaulted him. The victim did not know whether the suspect had left on foot or by car. The police came to the home. They arrested a man, but then released him. The police obtained information from all parties present. The victim called the police the next day and said he planned to come to the station to file a complaint.