MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio
Felonious assault: Marsol Road
Officers responded to a report of a shooting on the seventh floor of a Drake apartments building at 11:14 p.m. March 29 and learned that a man had been shot in the leg. The suspects had fled the area before officers’ arrival, but were later located and arrested.
The 19-year-old Richmond Heights ex-boyfriend of the tenant was charged with felonious assault. A second man, 21, of Cleveland Heights, was also charged with the same crime. A third suspect, 20, of Euclid, was charged with complicity to felonious assault and fleeing and eluding.
The victim was treated and released from the hospital with a minor leg injury.
Forgery: SOM Center Road
The owner of the Piccolo restaurant reported March 26 that a former employee had mobile-deposited the same paycheck eight separate times since April 2018. Seven of the checks were forged to change the amount. The total value of the fraud was $615.20. The bank is investigating the matter and charges of forgery are pending against the 20-year-old South Euclid man.
Fraud: Iroquois Avenue
A resident said March 26 that she had followed links in an email and provided personal information, then learned that she had pending unauthorized charges with her credit union. Officers advised her to monitor her credit.
Domestic violence: Indiana Avenue
A man, 40, was arrested for domestic violence March 28 after an incident at his home involving his wife. It was reported that he became upset that his wife’s mother was at work and unable to pay for his truck that was at a mechanic’s shop. The man was subsequently taken to the hospital for a psychiatric evaluation.
Impaired driving: Interstate 271
A Highland Heights man, 23, was arrested for OVI around 8:45 a.m. March 30 after a witness reported seeing him driving recklessly. He had driven across three local lanes and struck a guardrail. He told officers his vehicle had hydroplaned after he tried to avoid a vehicle that was brake-checking him.
Harassment: Longwood Drive
A resident reported March 31 that she was receiving threatening text messages from her boyfriend, who had recently moved out of her home. She said she had recently confronted him about some inappropriate activity involving her 15-year-old daughter. She subsequently signed harassing communication charges against the man, 35, and officers advised her to report anything further she learned regarding the matter with her daughter.
Theft: Mayfield Road
Panera Bread employees received a call March 31 from an Illinois woman stating that she had received an alert that a fraudulent order in the amount of $39 had been placed at the location. The staff was packing the order at the time and a man was waiting for it in the parking lot.
Responding officers spoke to the 22-year-old Euclid man, who initially claimed he was picking up the order for a friend and had been told his meal would be free if he did. He eventually admitted that he had placed the fraudulent order, but would not say how he got the woman’s credit card information. He was charged with misuse of a credit card.
Animals: East Miner Road
A woman said March 29 that she had witnessed a child throw a dog against a wall. Officers spoke with the child’s father and determined that there was no way a child that size could throw a 60-pound dog. The father said he would speak to his child.
Disturbance: SOM Center Road
Officers responded March 31 to a report of a man and woman fighting in front of a building at Coppertree apartments. It was determined that they had only been arguing, and they agreed to separate for the night. The man said he was upset about the recent death of his grandmother. A small amount of marijuana was found in his possession and destroyed.
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