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Woman changes in fitting room, leaves own clothing behind: Police responded to a Macedonia Commons store for a report of theft March 5 around 3 p.m. A store manager told police a woman went into a fitting room, put on clothes she had selected and left the fitting room. The manager said she approached the woman, who told her she left her old clothing as collateral and left the store, according to the report. Police located the 58-year-old Tallmadge woman in another Macedonia Commons store wearing the clothing with the tags still attached. The value of the items was $35. Police took the woman to Macedonia Jail and charged her with receiving stolen property after recovering the merchandise and returning it to the store, which declined to press theft charges.
Tools go missing: Police responded to a Wren Drive residence for a report of theft Feb. 28 around 8:30 a.m. A man told police a large bag of concrete/masonry tools he had left in his vehicle was missing. Another resident of the home told police he had removed the tools from the vehicle and left the bag outside the garage and that was the last he recalled seeing the tools. A value for the tools was not available on the report. An investigation is pending.
Speeding violation results in drug charge: Police pulled over a vehicle on I-271 south on a speeding violation near Ledge Road. While talking to the driver, a 23-year-old Bedford Heights man, police saw a marijuana grinder in plain view. Police conducted a search of the vehicle and found a bag containing 1.2 grams of marijuana. The passenger, a 22-year-old Maple Heights man, told police the marijuana belonged to him. The driver was cited for possession of marijuana paraphernalia and speeding. The passenger was cited with possession of marijuana.
Headlight violation leads to arrest: Police pulled over a vehicle for having only one headlight lit on Route 82 near Office Max March 11 around 2 a.m. The driver, a 31-year-old Cleveland woman, also had a suspended license. Police saw open hard cider cans in front of both passengers, a 31-year-old Cleveland man and a 56-year-old Cleveland man. The woman was taken to Macedonia Jail and arrested for driving under suspension and cited for the headlight violation. Both Cleveland men were cited for open container violations.
Weaving leads to OVI arrest: Police pulled over a vehicle for several marked lanes violations on Route 82 near South Bedford Road March 7 around 9:30 p.m. Police administered field sobriety tests to the driver, a 45-year-old New York man, which he failed. Police searched the vehicle and found an open bottle of whiskey. The man was taken to Macedonia Jail and charged with OVI, marked lanes violation and open container.
Traffic violation leads to OVI: Police pulled over a vehicle on I-271 southbound at the Route 8 split for speeding March 12 around 5 a.m. Police clocked the vehicle traveling at 83 mph in a 60 mph zone. Upon speaking with the driver, a 25-year-old Akron man, police smelled alcohol coming from the man. Police administered field sobriety tests which the man failed. During a search of the vehicle police found a glass pipe and a plastic container, both with marijuana residue. Police took the man to Macedonia Jail and charged him with possession of drug paraphernalia, OVI and speeding.
Noise disturbance leads to citation: Police responded to a Cherokee Run residence for a report of someone was revving a vehicle engine loudly March 15 around 4 p.m. Police say they saw the vehicle pulling forward and backing up while loudly revving the engine in the driveway. Police cited the18-year-old resident for disorderly conduct for the noise disturbance.