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Finding a legal driver to take car home no easy task: Olmsted Township Police Blotter

OLMSTED TOWNSHIP, Ohio

Warrant: Stearns Road

An officer stopped a car at 1:27 a.m. Oct. 4 on Stearns Road because the owner showed an open warrant out of Florida. He also learned that the motorist was driving on a suspended license.

Florida authorities told Olmsted Township officers that they should just tell the driver about the warrant, as he was out of the pickup radius. The driver was cited and given the option to have a friend take possession of the car rather than have it towed.

When the friend arrived, however, she had an open warrant for her arrest through North Olmsted. That city’s police arrived shortly to pick her up.

Eventually, enough people — without warrants — arrived and drove the two cars away.

Juvenile complaint: Tuttle Road

Police went to the pond area on Tuttle Road at 6:26 p.m. Oct. 3. A caller said he had seen

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Home entered, keys and SUV stolen: Westlake Police Blotter

WESTLAKE, Ohio

Vehicle stolen: Fernwood Drive

Officers at 7 a.m. Sept. 28 responded to a Fernwood Drive home regarding a missing SUV. Officers learned that during the overnight hours, someone had entered the rear door to the house, which had inadvertently been left unlocked.

The perpetrator took car keys from a nearby tabletop and used the keys to steal a Mitsubishi Outlander, which officers entered into police databases as stolen.

Suspected drugs: Center Ridge Road

A man called Westlake police at 11:45 a.m. Sept. 26 to report that a man was down on the ground on Center Ridge Road near King James Parkway. Onlookers were trying to help him.

Officers arrived to find the 23-year-old Euclid resident leaning against a signal box and slurring his speech. As paramedics assessed the man’s condition, officers discovered that he possessed suspected marijuana, syringes, a suspected narcotic and other drug paraphernalia, according to police.

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