HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ohio
General assistance, Bishop Road:
A woman requested assistance from officers Feb. 19 because she had left her car lights on and the vehicle would not start. When they arrived, it was learned the temporary tag on her vehicle was expired and had been altered. The South Euclid woman, 21, was also found to have an active warrant out of Bainbridge. She was arrested and turned over to officers from that city.
Assault, Millridge Road:
A 12-year-old student at Millridge Elementary School reported Feb. 16 a substitute teacher put his hands on his neck. The incident in under investigation.
Suspicious vehicle, Castlehill Drive:
A boy, 15, reported at 7:28 p.m. Feb. 16 there were two vehicles in his driveway and he was concerned they were occupied by kids from his school that threatened him earlier in the day. Officers learned they were friends of the boy and there was marijuana inside one of the vehicles. A Mayfield Heights boy, 16, is expected to be filed on in juvenile court as a result of the incident.
Disturbance, Miner Road:
A man said Feb. 16 a friend's sister threw water at him and his iPad while he was visiting. He said the woman, 26, became upset during a political conversation. He only asked that the incident be documented.
General assistance, Belwood Drive:
A resident said Feb. 18 she was receiving phone calls from someone claiming to be from a sheriff's department in California and informing her that her credit card had been used fraudulently. An officer contacted the caller and determined it was a legitimate call.
Disturbance, Wilson Mills Road:
A man reported at 1 a.m. Feb. 19 he and his wife were at Denny's and guests at another table were throwing crayons at them and harassing them. Officers determined the two men and one woman at the other table were throwing the crayons on the floor and did not mean to harass the couple. The three were subsequently picked up from the location by an Uber driver.
Telecommunications fraud, Kenbridge Drive:
A man, 93, said Feb. 20 he received a phone call from someone claiming to be his grandson and asking for money to be sent to him in Mexico. The man told the caller his wife handles the money and to call back at a later time. He then called his daughter and confirmed his grandson was at the Ohio State University. When the suspect called back, the man told him to provide the name of his dog in order to prove he was really his grandson. The caller hung up the phone.
Suspicious, Wilson Mills Road:
A Home Depot shopper reported Feb. 21 seeing a young male place a marijuana pipe under a tree near the parking lot. An officer responded and found a pipe, lighter and grinder and returned the items to the station.
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