SOLON, Ohio — Assault: Richmond Road
At 4:20 p.m. Oct. 5, a Reminderville woman, 61, reported that as she drove northbound on Richmond a young male driver in a car riding alongside threw a hard object at her car. The woman responded by steering her car into the male’s car, striking it on its right side.
The two cars stopped and the male got out of his car, walked to the woman’s car and punched her in the face. He then drove off.
The punch injured the woman’s mouth. The woman wishes to pursue charges against the suspect, but his identity is not known. Police are investigating.
Drug possession: US 422
At 4:40 p.m. Oct. 5, an officer stopped a car on US 422 westbound for expired plates, and then found that the driver, a Cleveland man, 29, had a suspended license. As the officer wrote out a ticket while in his cruiser, he noticed the driver reaching around and then briefly disappear from view.
The officer had the driver exit the car. Looking inside the car, the officer found under the driver’s seat a small bag of suspected crack cocaine. Police arrested and charged the man with drug possession, a fifth-degree felony; driving under suspension; driving with expired plates; and not wearing a seat belt.
Disorderly conduct: Aurora Road
At 1:45 p.m. Oct. 7, management of Solon Bicycle, 33113 Aurora Road, saw a man urinating on the side of the building. The subject then walked into the nearby Huntington Bank, 33175 Aurora Road.
Police located the man in the bank and he admitted to urinating in public, stating he did so because of a health condition. It was found that the man, 42, of Cleveland, was wanted on two warrants — one for a Lakewood police misdemeanor, and the other a felony probation violation through the Adult Parole Authority. Police charged the man with disorderly conduct and turned him over to the custody of the county jail on the felony warrant.
Burglary: Andre Lane
At 9 p.m. Oct. 7, a 62-year-old male resident reported that someone broke into a safe in a bedroom at his home and stole cash and personal items. Police found no signs of forced entry. The burglary took place between Sept. 28 and Oct. 7. The detective bureau is investigating.
Drug trafficking: Aurora Road
At 10:25 p.m. Oct. 8, an officer on patrol saw a Jeep travel past without activated headlights. The Jeep then pulled into the Mobile gas station, 33200 Aurora Road, where a traffic stop was conducted.
As the officer wrote a ticket, another officer walked by the car with a K-9. The dog detected the scent of drugs inside the car. A search revealed marijuana, pills and an open container of liquor. The pills were sent to a lab for testing. The suspect’s car, a rental vehicle, was towed.
Police charged the driver, an Akron man, 24, with drug trafficking, a second-degree felony; drug possession, a fifth-degree felony; and having an open container in a motor vehicle.
Domestic violence: Franklin Drive
At 7:20 a.m. Oct. 11, police were called to a residence to investigate a domestic violence report. There, a man, 19, and his live-in girlfriend, also 19, argued while in a car. The man had a bloody scratch and a bite mark on his arm.
Police determined that the woman was the primary aggressor and charged her with domestic violence.
Drug possession: Solon Boulevard
At 12:45 a.m. Oct. 7, an officer spotted a Jeep that was speeding and that did not signal prior to making a turn. A traffic stop was conducted.
The driver, a Solon man, 38, did not have a valid driver’s license. The man was argumentative with officers and made a motion towards his bulging pocket. In his car, in plain view, was suspected marijuana debris. Officers patted down the man and found in his pocket suspected crack cocaine and cash.
Police arrested and charged the man with drug possession, a second-degree felony; driving without a license; speeding; and not having working brake lights.
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