Police Blotter: Woman, Son Avoid Phone Scam
Information supplied by the Mayfield Heights Police Department
An Eastwood Ave. woman reported getting a phone call asking if she had received a package from a man with a heavy accent the evening of June 29. He stated she won a car. Her son investigated the phone number and found it belonged to someone in Jamaica. She was told it was a scam.
Heated arguments: Two men at the Fox and Hound restaurant were believed to be smoking marijuana in the restroom and asked to leave the evening of June 27. The two men, who were in their 20s, were giving an employee a hard time. The men denied smoking marijuana but said they engaged in an argument with the employee. Both men eventually left.
Night deposit stolen: The BP AM/PM gas station on Mayfield Rd. reported the afternoon of July 1 that $2,000 had been taken from its night deposit.
CVS theft: A woman stole Swiffer products and dental items from the CVS on Mayfield Rd. on the morning of June 27. She left the lot in a light silver, possibly blue car. She was wearing a yellow shirt, brown pants and carrying a blue bag. The car went eastbound on Mayfield Rd. An employee said $30 was stolen.
Stolen car located: A manager at Ganley Nissan said his dealership bought a car from an auction that turned out to be reported as stolen by the Baltimore Police Department the afternoon of June 27.
Girl found: A 14-year-old girl had reportedly gone missing but was found during the late evening of June 27. Her mother said she had been missing for 24 hours earlier in the evening and thought she might be staying with a friend at Arbor Court. She was found a few hours later and returned to the Mayfield Heights Police Department.
Truck does damage: A Ridgebury Blvd. resident said a blue Chevy Sedan ran over his treelawn the evening of July 1. The truck continued to strike a large rock in his driveway and went over a neighbor’s lawn. The truck continued down the road. The resident didn’t call at the time of the incident but wanted it logged in case there was further damage.
More fighting: Two men fought on the first level of the Hillcrest Hospital parking lot in the early afternoon of June 28. The older of the two men had long hair; the other man was taller and wore flip-flops. Both men were cited for disorderly conduct.
Money stolen from purse: A Mayfield Rd. woman said someone stole $168 from her purse the evening of June 28.
Man caught fleeing: An elderly male driving a 2011 GMC hit a parked 2009 Ford in the Rite Aid Pharmacy parking lot on the morning of June 29. The man attempted to leave the lot, but a witness stopped him. Both parties agreed to go to the police station to file reports.
Parking lot accident: A man driving a 1996 Chevy hit a parked 2009 Chevy in the Walmart parking lot the afternoon of June 30. The man who hit the car went into the store and denied any wrongdoing. The drivers were told to file reports.
Bad charges: A Maplewood Rd. resident reported having unauthorized credit charges made to his account the afternoon of July 1.