BROOK PARK, Ohio –
Telecom Harassment: Edgepark Drive
A 38-year-old Brook Park man used the surveillance cameras of a neighbor’s home to harass her. The incident was reported on April 10.
The man and woman had been involved in an ongoing dispute over his dogs and other matters. The woman showed police video from a security camera facing the fence between her yard and the man’s property.
In the video, the man swore and insulted the woman and invited her outside. He said he would continue to live in his house for another year and predicted that they would continue to have conflicts.
The woman chose not to file a criminal complaint but wanted to document the incident in case she decides to press charges in the future. A prosecutor has determined that charges may be warranted if the woman decides to press them.
Physical control of a vehicle under the influence: Brookpark Road
A Cleveland man, 51, was arrested around 11 p.m. on April 18 after police caught him drunk in a car parked outside Shell, 13030 Brookpark.
Police on patrol noticed the car as it was parked in a space but 3-4 feet from the parking lot. The engine was running. Police shined a light on the car and saw the man slumped over the steering wheel.
Officers banged on the car window several times. The man moved his head slightly. The police opened the unlocked car door and smelled alcohol. They found open bottles of beer and tequila in the car.
Police asked the man if he was okay. He said he was waiting for his cousin to come out of the Shell store. The man’s speech was garbled and his eyes glazed over. He was confused.
The police repeatedly asked the man to get out of his car, but he refused. He said he had diabetes and asked for an ambulance. The police called the paramedics, then forced him out of the car.
Paramedics found the man’s blood sugar to be normal. He shouted that he wanted to go to the hospital. However, upon arriving at Southwest General Health Center in Middleburg Heights, he refused to get out of the ambulance. The police rushed him to the hospital and as they did, a small bag of marijuana fell out of his pocket.
The man, whose driver’s license had been suspended, refused to seek treatment at the hospital. He was taken to jail.
Counterfeit: snow road
A 23-year-old Cleveland woman attempted to cash two fake money orders around 11 a.m. on April 14 at CheckSmart, 13375 Snow.
CheckSmart employees called the police while the woman was still in the store. The amounts of the two mandates seemed to have been modified.
Driving a Vehicle Under the Influence: Snow Road
A Brook Park man, 39, was arrested around 2:30 a.m. on April 17 after police observed his car swerve eastbound on Snow.
When the man pulled into Rally’s on Snow, his car leaned too far and nearly hit the sign in front of the restaurant. The man pulled into the Rallye passing lane and stopped.
The police used their patrol cars to block the car and approached the driver. He smelled of alcohol and seemed dazed. The police asked the man to show his hands and he put his hands out the car window.
The man admitted to having consumed two alcoholic beverages. The police asked the man to get out of the car, and when he did, he staggered. He failed field sobriety tests.
Grand Larceny: Smith Road
A Brook Park man, 31, was arrested on April 13 after accepting payment to repair a vehicle but never did the work.
The victim had paid the man $11,000 in November. Police arrested the man at his home.
Drunkenness: snow road
A 33-year-old Brooklyn man was arrested at approximately 3:30 a.m. on April 16 for being drunk or under the influence of drugs outside the Best Western Airport Inn & Suites, 16501 Snow.
A hotel front desk clerk called the police and said the man was outside screaming and making strange noises. When the police arrived, the man was standing by the hotel door, rocking to his feet. The noise I made was a combination of screaming and screaming.
The man’s clothes were wet. He told police he had stayed at the hotel a night earlier but was now homeless. The man initially denied using drugs, then admitted to using drugs about two days earlier. He refused medical treatment.
Drug Possession: West 130th Street
A Cleveland man, 40, was arrested around 12:30 p.m. on April 15 after police caught him with what they believed to be heroin on West 130th at Snow Road.
The police stopped the man’s car because he was driving without headlights. His driver’s license had been suspended and several arrest warrants had been issued against him.
Driving under the influence: Smith Road
A man was arrested around 4:30 p.m. on April 15 for drunk driving on Smith.
Police stopped the man’s car after seeing him make an improper lane change. The man was in possession of a small amount of marijuana. He smelled of alcohol and there was an open beer can in his car.
The man had three previous convictions for OVI, so this time he faces a felony charge.