October 29, 2020
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Car strikes man on Zoom call inside Middleburg Heights building, police chief says

MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, Ohio — A man is in serious condition after a car crashed into a Middleburg Heights building while he was on a Zoom call, Police Chief Ed Tomba said.

The crash happened shortly before 11 a.m. at Davis & Company CPAs on Pearl Road and Seneca Trail.

A dump truck was trying to make a left into a parking lot on Pearl Road when a car was coming from the opposite direction and struck it in the bumper, Tomba said. It appears the dump truck made too wide of a left turn, he noted.

The driver of the car tried to stop, but instead pressed the gas pedal, crashed into the bumper and flew onto a tree lawn before crashing into the building, Tomba said. The office worker got pinned under the car.

The man on the Zoom call was taken to Southwest General Health Center and later

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Drunk man sleeping in car wanted on warrants for drug trafficking, domestic violence: Shaker Heights Police Blotter

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio

OVI: Newell Road

At 10:55 p.m. Oct. 2, police were called to a home on a report of a suspicious car parked in a resident’s driveway. Officers found a Cleveland man, 44, asleep inside the car, with two open containers of alcoholic beverages at his side.

Police woke the man, who showed signs of intoxication. The man failed field sobriety tests and was arrested for OVI.

A search of the man’s car uncovered marijuana, unidentified pills and suspected narcotics. It was also learned that the man was wanted by Cleveland police on a felony warrant for drug trafficking and by Euclid police on a warrant for domestic violence.

Carrying a concealed weapon: Warrensville Center Road

At 8:45 p.m. Oct. 2, an officer stopped a car for a red-light violation at Warrensville Center Road and Almar Drive. During the traffic stop, the officer smelled the odor of

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Drunk man found asleep in car wanted on warrants for drug trafficking, domestic violence: Shaker Heights police blotter

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio — OVI: Newell Road

At 10:55 p.m. Oct. 2, police were called to a home on a report of a suspicious car parked in a resident’s driveway. Officers found a Cleveland man, 44, asleep inside the car, with two open containers of alcoholic beverages at his side. Police woke the man, who showed signs of intoxication.

The man failed field sobriety tests and was arrested for OVI. A search of the man’s car uncovered marijuana, unidentified pills and suspected narcotics. It was also learned that the man was wanted by Cleveland police on a felony warrant for drug trafficking, and by Euclid police on a warrant for domestic violence.

Carrying a concealed weapon: Warrensville Center Road

At 8:45 p.m. Oct. 2, an officer stopped a car for a red light violation at Warrensville Center Road and Almar Drive. During the traffic stop, the officer smelled the odor

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Driver with marijuana shake on his lap and straight face tells officer his vehicle is clean: Broadview Heights Police Blotter

BROADVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio

Drug abuse, I-77: On Sept. 12, police observed a speeding black Toyota Corolla traveling northbound on I-77.

The officer noted the Toyota’s registration expired in June. While talking to the driver, who said he was going a little too fast to pass other vehicles, the officer smelled marijuana.

In plain sight, the officer saw a glass jar containing residue. When the driver exited the Toyota, the officer observed shake on his lap.

When asked about the odor and the shake, the driver had no idea and stressed there was nothing inside of the Corolla.

During a search of the Toyota, police found marijuana and a scale. Due to the fact the driver didn’t show any signs of impairment, he was released from the scene.

However, the driver did get cited for speeding, expired plates, drug abuse and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Fraud, Cranberry Ridge: On Sept. 10,

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After driving into a tree, drunk driver complains the vehicle he hit swerved into him: Broadview Heights Police Blotter

BROADVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio

Drunken driving, Windsor Way: On Sept. 6, police were dispatched to a one-car crash on Windsor Way.

An arriving officer located a red Chevy Trax, which struck a tree. The driver, who was still in the Trax, smelled like booze.

When asked if he had been drinking, the man slurred, “Oh, yeah, a couple of drinks.” The man then attempted to explain the car crash to the officer.

He said the car he hit swerved into him. At that point, the office corrected the driver and told him he actually hit a tree.

The driver then looked up and admitted he indeed hit a tree. After failing a field sobriety test — during which he said, “You are going to arrest me anyways, you might as well do it” — the man was arrested for drunken driving.

The officer also found liquor in the man’s front pocket.

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Speeding vehicle leads police to open containers and a club: Parma Heights Police Blotter

PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio

Open containers, Denison Boulevard: On Sept. 20, police observed a speeding vehicle on Denison Boulevard.

The driver was cited for speeding and a weapons charge for having a wooden club inside of the vehicle. Also, three passengers were cited for open containers of alcohol

Drunken driving, Sherborn Road: On Sept. 19, police observed a speeding vehicle on Sherborn Road.

While talking to the driver, who had a suspended license, the officer smelled booze. After failing a field sobriety test, the Cleveland resident was arrested for drunken driving.

The man was cited for speeding and driving with a suspended license. Also, it turned out an underage passenger was also intoxicated.

The Cleveland juvenile was charged with underage prohibitions (alcohol) and also obstructing official business based on his actions at the scene.

Drunken driving, Greenbriar Drive: On Sept. 19, police located a vehicle that had been reportedly involved in

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