GATES MILLS, Ohio
Theft: Woodstock Road
A resident reported Oct. 2 that her wallet was stolen from her unlocked vehicle in her driveway sometime during the overnight hours. The following day, an officer was walking in the area and located the wallet on a neighboring street without the cash and gift cards that the resident said were inside of it.
Welfare check: Mayfield Road
Officers responded to the parking lot of St. Francis Church Sept. 28 for a report of man on an electric scooter who appeared to need help. The man, 53, said he was at church and was waiting for the rain to stop before catching an RTA bus to his home. He was given a courtesy ride to a bus shelter, at his request.
Harassing communication: Brigham Road
A resident received a phone call Sept. 30 from an unknown male trying to solicit funds. Officers assured the resident the call was a scam.
Hit-skip: Mayfield Road
A fire hydrant was damaged Oct. 1 by a passing vehicle near West Hill Drive. Witnesses said an elderly man drove off the roadway and struck the hydrant and did not stop. The damage was reported to the water company.
Harassment: Woodstock Road
A resident reported Oct. 2 that her sister, a California resident, is continually calling and harassing her. An officer gave advice on how to handle the situation.
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