City of Twinsburg
Single car crash: Officers responded to a Jan. 31 call about a vehicle that had crashed into a tree near Burridge Circle. Officers found the unoccupied vehicle with the door ripped off. The vehicle's owner, of Cuyahoga Falls, was later found by police in a nearby gas station. Responding officers smelled alcohol on the man's breath, and reported that his speech was slurred. The driver admitted to drinking, and blew a .188 percent BAC. The man was arrested and charged with failure to control, DUI and OVI.
Mutual aid call: The Twinsburg police K-9 unit was contacted Jan. 31 by the Macedonia Police Department to Macedonia Commons Boulevard. Macedonia police requested that Twinsburg's K-9 do an exterior sniff of a stopped vehicle. The K-9 was released, and Yasso gave a positive indication. The vehicle was searched by the Macedonia police. Marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia was found. The suspect given a citation to appear in Macedonia mayor's court for driving in marked lanes, for not having his lights on, unsafe vehicle, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Possible heroin found: Police are still investigating a possible heroin possession after they stopped a vehicle Feb. 4 near Interstate 480 and Route 82 after a traffic complaint. Responding officers talked with the two male occupants of the vehicle. The department's K-9 gave a positive indication for drugs. During a pat-down of the passenger, police found a pill bottle, a clear baggy and a clear straw with suspected heroin. The passenger was released, however the driver was taken for medical treatment and the items were sent out for testing. No charges had been filed as of press time.
Traffic offense uncovers felony warrant: A 41-year-old Mantua man was taken into custody Jan. 31 after a traffic stop revealed he had a felony warrant out of Portage County for failure to appear on cocaine possession. An officer reported seeing a vehicle going east on Ravenna Road with only one working headlight. The officer checked the plate and found the warrant. The Mantua man's vehicle was stopped after it turned south on Darrow Road. He was arrested and turned over to the Portage County Sheriff's Office.
Both driver, passengers sought: Three people were taken into custody Feb. 1 after a traffic stop revealed that the driver and both passengers were wanted on outstanding warrants. Patrolling officers reported seeing a vehicle traveling northeast on Twin Hills Parkway near White Oak Drive. The vehicle made an improper turn on Ravenna Road and continued traveling while drifting into the center lane. The driver was identified as a 32-year-old Euclid man. Police reported smelling alcohol on the Euclid man's breath and smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle. The driver blew a .104 percent BAC, and also was found to have a warrant through the Solon Police department for failure to appear on a traffic offense. The Euclid man was arrested and charged with marijuana possession, possession of drug paraphernalia, turning at intersections, driving in marked lanes and driving under suspension. Police seized a marijuana bud, a joint, a digital scale and a bottle of tequila. The front seat passenger, a 30-year-old Twinsburg woman, was found to have a warrant through the Garfield Heights Police department for failure to appear on a theft offense, and was later transferred to Garfield Heights police. The backseat passenger, a 26-year-old Cleveland man, had a warrant through the Lakewood Police department for failure to appear on a traffic offense; however, the warrant was outside of the pick-up radius so he was released.
Female arrested: A Pebble Creek Drive woman, 59, was arrested and charged with felonious assault and domestic violence Feb. 3 after police were called about two people arguing. According to police reports, the woman and an Illinois man were arguing over bills. The Pebble Creek woman chased the Illinois man around the apartment with knives. Minor injuries were reported by both parties. She was taken to Solon jail and held without bond, and was video arraigned Feb. 3 at the Stow Municipal Court. The case was bound over to the Summit County Common Pleas Court Feb. 10.
Medication reported missing: The manager of a Darrow Road health care facility reported Feb. 3 that he believed a temporary employee was stealing Oxycodone. The manager told police that an in-house investigation had begun. The manager called police again Feb. 7 and said the employee had admitted to the theft. Charges have been signed, and as of press time an arrest was pending.