Carrying Concealed Weapon
Driver found with concealed handgun: A driver was pulled over for a wide left turn onto Hadden Road at 10:40 p.m. Jan. 29. Police found the driver, a 25-year-old Valley View man, to be driving under suspension and in possession of a Jenning's .380 handgun that was found on his person after an inventory search. The driver was charged with having a weapon while under disability, felony carrying a concealed weapon and driving under suspension and taken to Solon Jail for video arraignment Jan. 30. He is scheduled for a preliminary hearing at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at Stow Municipal Court.
Weaving driver found with weapon, drugs: Police stopped a vehicle for weaving on Interstate 480 at 11:15 p.m. Jan. 31. The driver, a 41-year-old Cleveland man, was arrested for driving under suspension. During an inventory search, police found a knife, a glass smoking pipe and pills suspect to be coonazepam. The driver was charged with driving under suspension, weaving, no rear illumination, drug paraphernalia, carrying a concealed weapon and possession of drugs. The passenger, a 37-year-old Ravenna man, was also charged with drug possession and given a ride to a nearby gas station before being released. The driver was taken to Solon Jail and arraigned by video Feb. 1, when he pleaded not guilty to the charges. His pre-trial hearing is scheduled for 10:45 a.m. Feb. 7 at Stow Municipal Court.
Teen, relative resist arrest: Police responded to reports of a juvenile threatening to kill himself at a Ridgewood Drive residence at 6:04 a.m. Jan. 31. Upon arrival, officers were told by the juvenile's mother that the boy had left the house. The juvenile was located at a residence down the street and was arrested for obstructing official business and resisting officers after refusing to come outside and then struggling with officers as they handcuffed him. No injuries were reported to either the male juvenile or the officers. An adult female relative of the juvenile, a 21-year-old Twinsburg woman, was also arrested on the same charges after attempting to hide the juvenile in her residence, then trying to prevent officers from entering the home. Officers pushed through the door and arrested her and the juvenile. She also resisted officers during her arrest. The juvenile was taken to University Hospital for a psychological evaluation and to await a juvenile court hearing. The woman was given a court date of Feb. 4 at Stow Municipal Court where she pleaded not guilty to the charges. Her pre-trial is scheduled for 8:45 a.m. Feb. 21 at Stow Municipal Court.
Domestic situation in vehicle, driver found with Vicodin: Officers responded to a domestic disturbance in a moving vehicle on Darrow Road at 1:49 a.m. Feb. 1. Police, who were contacted about the disturbance and given the license plate information, pulled the vehicle over as it entered Streetsboro and arrested the passenger, a 22-year-old Ravenna man, after finding he had been sitting on a Vicodin tablet and had a pouch of marijuana residue in his pockets. He was charged with possession of synthetic narcotics and drug paraphernalia and taken to Solon Jail and held on a $500 bond. The female driver said the two had been arguing about their relationship and that no physical violence had occurred. She was released at the scene without charges and there were no injuries reported.
Traffic violation leads to drug bust: Police pulled over a vehicle for driving outside of marked lanes near the corner of Canyon Falls Boulevard and E. Aurora Road at 8:36 p.m. Jan. 29. Officers reportedly smelled marijuana inside the car and a canine search detected marijuana in the front passenger door. The man, 21, of Warrensville Heights, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana. The driver was issued a warning for the traffic violation before being released at the scene. A court date for the man has been scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Feb. 8 at Stow Municipal Court.