Weapons found in domestic violence incident: Twinsburg police assisted the Huron County Sheriff's Office June 6 in a domestic violence call that turned up weapons on one man. A Vermillion man, 46, wanted in connection with a domestic violence incident, was arrested by Twinsburg police at a Darrow Road gas station after the Huron sheriff's office traced the man via his cell phone to a Creekside Drive hotel. A 9 mm handgun with three magazines; a .38-caliber handgun with a magazine with six rounds; and a 1.5-inch folding pocket knife were also found on the man. The 9 mm was found in a holster on his right hip and the loaded .38 was found in the console of his vehicle. The two knives also were on his person, along with the additional magazines. Police also found a ballistic vest and ballistic helmet in the vehicle. The man was transferred to the custody of the Huron County Sheriff's Office.
Man tries to use counterfeit bill: The Twinsburg Police Department received a call June 8 from an East Aurora Road business about a possible counterfeit case. A representative from the business said that someone, later identified as a Darrow Park Drive man, 22, attempted to use a fake $100 bill there, but was denied by the business. Police later found a vehicle matching witness descriptions at a Darrow Park Drive apartment complex. The man turned the bill over to the police. A CZ P-07 9mm handgun, plus two magazines and six rounds of 9 mm, were also found inside the man's vehicle. The man was arrested and charged with concealed carry and improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle. He was transported to Solon jail and held without bond. The man's passenger, an Irena Lane woman, 19, was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia after a marijuana grinder was found; she was released at the scene.
Driving underthe influence
Opiate use suspected in single-car crash: A Creston woman, 52, was arrested and charged with multiple drug-related offenses June 14 after the vehicle she was driving struck a tree on the 10800 block of Ravenna Road. The woman initially told officers who responded to the crash that she hit a bump in the road and lost her glasses. A witness told police said that the woman drifted into another lane, went over the curb and into the grass, where she struck the tree. Officers reported the woman showed signs of opiate usage, including droopy eyelids and constricted pupils. She was arrested for operating a vehicle under the influence and impaired and marked lanes. The woman was transported to the Twinsburg Police Department. While in custody, police discovered she had a brown powder containing Fentanyl and attempted to dispose of it at the station. She was charged with opium possession, narcotics possession and prohibited items in a jail or mental facility, and was transported to the Solon jail. She was held without bond.
Call from sheriff's office?: A Reminderville man called police June 14 saying that he received a voice mail from someone claiming to be from the Ohio Investigative Unit. The voice said that officers from the agency would be by that afternoon so he could "fill out paperwork." The caller identification displayed the Clark County Sheriff's Office. A representative from that office told police they had no such unit and had no idea why someone from their department would contact the man. The man said that he had no legal or civil issues that he was aware of. Responding officers told the man it was most likely a scam. The man said he didn't give out any information or money. A report was made.
Men soliciting pest control supplies: Police were called to Aurora Shores June 22 for a report of two men who were going from door to door, attempting to sell pest control supplies. According to the caller, the men, ages 26 and 28, also looked like they were attempting to open doors if no one answered. Police found and talked to the men, who were from Utah. The men said they worked for a pest control company and were going around selling those services. One officer stated he saw the men trying to enter a house when they got no response to their knocking. The two men reportedly did not have an explanation regarding this. After a background check, police told the two men they could no longer solicit in the village. The men left in their vehicles. No arrests were made.