Man caught stealing from Legacy Village stores is the subject of warrants issued by five area police departments: Lyndhurst Police Blotter
LYNDHURST, Ohio – Flight: Chemin des Cèdres
At 2:20 p.m. on December 13, it was reported that a man wearing a brown hat was hiding items in his coat while at Dick’s Sporting Goods at 24545 Cedar Road in Legacy Village. Police found the man’s person sensor tags that appeared to have been on items stolen from another store.
The items stolen from Dick’s were recovered and returned to the store, which declined to lay charges. The man refused to identify himself, but it was later found to be a 46-year-old Cleveland resident.
The man had in his possession items stolen from Nordstrom Rack, 25149 Cedar Road, for a total amount of $ 321.68. Police arrested the man for theft and obstructing a criminal investigation. He was reportedly wanted on warrants issued by police in Macedonia, North Olmsted, Middleburg Heights and Parma, as well as by RTA police. None of the police departments were able to recover the suspect, who was subsequently jailed in Lyndhurst.
Carrying a Concealed Weapon: Cedar Road
At 8 p.m. on December 19, an officer working at a detail in Legacy Village noticed a parked and busy car that smelled like marijuana. Inside the car were four people.
Police searched the car and found a gun. The driver, a 20-year-old Cleveland man, was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon. The man had a previous arrest on file for the same offense.
With the permission of the arrested man, his car was turned over to the other occupants of the vehicle, who were not charged with the offense.
Flight: Mayfield Road
At 12:10 p.m. on December 19, a 24-year-old Lyndhurst woman attended the police station to report that she forgot her credit card the day before at Sharpy’s of Lyndhurst sandwich shop, 5720 Mayfield Road. She returned to retrieve the card on December 19 and found it missing. She also learned that someone had used the card to charge $ 14.05.
Support Person: Cedar Road
At 12:40 p.m. on December 18, an employee at Chipotle Mexican Grill, 24369 Cedar Road, reported that a woman from South Euclid, 43, called the company and harassed and threatened him.
Police spoke to the 18-year-old Cleveland man and learned he was wanted under police warrants in South Euclid and Twinsburg. None of the departments were able to retrieve the man subject to the warrants, so he was simply informed.
The man said the woman made vague verbal threats against him. He demanded that the police pay close attention to the restaurant that evening.
Flight: Glenlyn Road
At 11:20 p.m. on December 15, a caller reported seeing on Instagram that a shooting would take place the next morning, between 9 and 11 a.m., at Brush High School, 4875 Glenlyn Road. The caller, it was discovered, gave the sender a false phone number and address.
Detectives were able to use a database to determine the caller’s phone number, and then were able to locate an address for the caller through various other databases. The address was on Marsol Road in Mayfield Heights.
Lyndhurst and Mayfield Heights Police attended the address. One car, however, drove away from the address at a high speed, reaching about 100 miles per hour on Mayfield Road. Due to the high speed, the chase was interrupted.
No arrests were made. The case is under investigation.
Criminal mischief: Roselawn Road
At 11:25 a.m. on December 14, a 45-year-old man reported that someone had punctured two of the tires on his car while it was parked in its driveway. Security video showed a man wearing a long black coat with a gray hoodie underneath, cutting the tires. There are no suspects.
See more news on Sun Messenger here.