Police Blotter: Hey, Buy Something Already!
Information supplied by the Highland Heights Police Department
An employee at Highland Garden Center reported having trouble with a female customer who frequents the business but doesn’t purchase anything during the late afternoon of June 20. The employee said she makes the other employees uncomfortable. Police said she will not be returning to the business.
Burglary: Jewelry was reportedly stolen from a husband and wife’s Gretna Green Dr. residence on June 16. The husband said someone had broken into the house the day before, but he didn’t notice anything disturbed. But the wife discovered that all her jewelry was gone. The police checked with neighbors, but no one reportedly saw anything.
Argument: Police described a hysterical man who claimed his girlfriend was destroying property in his house on North Stonehaven Dr. on the evening of June 20. But officers reported it was only a verbal argument. The woman was transported to her Gates Mills residence.
Spray painting: A Diana Court resident reported a blond-haired man wearing shorts and a T-shirt spray painting addresses on the curbs the morning of June 16. The resident said he was asking residents for money. Officers found he had painted only one address but were unable to locate the man later.
Scam: A Clifton Lane resident reported being the victim of a telephone scam in the early afternoon of June 19.
Golfing dispute: A N. Greenway Court resident complained that a golf ball from StoneWater Golf Club damaged his window on June 18 in the early afternoon. The man confronted the golfer he thought responsible and was told, “go home, we’re not responsible for damages.” The resident called the course and they said the golfers were responsible, and he chose to contact an officer to file a report. The police spoke with the parties involved and advised them all.
Shoplifting: A man was arrested for shoplifting at Kohl’s Department Store on Wilson Mills Rd. on June 18 at 3:18 p.m.
Papers piling up: An officer was informed that newspapers had been piling up at a Miner Rd. residence on June 18. Subsequent research determined the house was vacant and the resident was deceased.
Disruptive patron: A Harry Buffalo employee said a customer at the bar was talking to himself and to other patrons on June 17 at 2:03 p.m. He had been at the bar for the last hour or two drinking coffee and was not intoxicated. The customer was asked to never return.
Weapons discharge: A Renee Dr. resident said a neighbor had been firing a weapon outside in his backyard on June 15 in the early afternoon. She said he was then checking on what he shot. The man was warned about shooting projectiles within city limits. The man was firing a rifle-style pellet gun.
Xbox stolen: A Miner Rd. resident said an Xbox was stolen from his home two to three weeks ago during the early afternoon on June 15.