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Policing Maple Heights

Anyone having information related to any of these crimes should call the Maple Heights Police at 216-662-1234.

Driving Under Suspension

Between April 30th and May 4th Maple Heights Police arrested 11 drivers for driving under suspension during traffic stops and 4 for drunk driving (1 driver fell into both categories).

Maple Leaf Tavern/15755 Broadway Ave.

4/29  12:34am   Marijuana and vodka in vehicle.
5/1     10:45pm  Cited by Ohio Investigative Unit for Unsanitary conditions, refrigerator not sanitary, reduced Beverage price after hours, liquor permit not posted and failure to maintain price list. (updated 5/23/14)
5/2      2:06am   Officer heard 7 gunshots.
5/3    12:49am   Driver of vehicle arrested, gun found, expired carry & conceal permit
5/3      1:05am   Driver cited for open container in vehicle.
5/5      2:21am   Disturbance.

A sign was first seen on the MapleLeaf Tavern door on May 15th that it was closed until further notice. The owner says that they are remodeling the bar. (updated 5/23/14)

Clifton Steel Strike/16500 Rockside Rd.

4/29  1:48pm  7 picketers standing, only allowed 4 parties at a time.
4/29  2:43pm  Restraining order served.
4/30  2:11pm   Parties refused entry into a truck.  One arrest.

Noise Disturbance

Between April 28th and May 5th there were 16 reports of loud music. Please be respectful of your neighbors as the weather gets warmer people are outside and have their windows open more. 

April 29, 2014

12:34am – Officer was conducting a walk through of the Mapletown parking lot and observed a male and female sitting in a vehicle. Upon approaching the vehicle, the officer detected the odor of marijuana.  The male handed  the officer a small bag of marijuana and a search of the vehicle produced a bottle of vodka and another bag of marijuana.  The male was arrested for his warrant in Cleveland and cited for possession of marijuana.  The female was cited for open container and possession of marijuana.

If something doesn’t seem right – – – call THE POLICE and report it.

11:12am – A neighbor called the Realtor of a vacant house on Dalewood and reported that someone broke in.  The neighbor saw a male leaving the residence carrying a bag full of copper however they didn’t contact the police.

4:45pm – Report from a residence on Edgewood Ct. that sometime that morning someone went into their UNLOCKED garage and stole a mountain bike.  Neighbors did not witness anything.

April 30, 2014

5:33pm – Report of a burglary at a Tabor Ave. residence. Homeowner locked the residence in the morning and discovered the break in when he returned in the late afternoon.  The front door was forced open and was damaged when it was kicked in.  Items missing include a 32″ flat screen TV, Blu Ray discs, $500 in collectible coins.  There were no witnesses.

9:05pm – Call was received regarding a black male leaning up against the door to Bling Jewelry N Things on Warrensville Ctr. Rd.  The complainant felt unsafe to leave her establishment with the subject standing outside and talking to himself.  Officers issued the subject a citation for loitering and sent him on his way.  The subject then decided to walk in the middle of the roadway and officers issued a citation for jaywalking.

10:28pm – Officer was conducting a walk through of the J Roy’s Lounge parking lot on Libby Rd. and came across a running vehicle.  The officer approached the vehicle and discovered the occupants to be in possession of cocaine, marijuana and vodka.  One arrest was made for cocaine possession.  Subject also had a warrant with Cleveland, Cuyahoga Hts. and Maple Hts. for failure to appear.  Passenger was not charged.

May 2, 2014

8:55am – Caller on South Blvd. noticed a bullet hole that was shot into the back of her house within the last few days.  She stated that she had not heard any shots fired in the area.  The bullet was collected and entered into evidence.

Always ask for I.D.

3:14pm – Complainant on Schreiber reported a black male wearing a striped shirt and blue jeans stating he works for AT&T but would not provide identification.  A second call was received from Steinway Blvd. reporting a male came onto her porch and wrote down her address.  The same description was given.

6:34pm – A burglary was reported on Edgewood Ct. The home was locked when the complainant left for work.  When the complainant returned at 6:30pm he discovered the window on the back door had been broken.  The house was ransacked and several items were stolen (PlayStation 3 & 4, Sony PlayStation, Blu Ray discs, video games, money and a semi- automatic gun).  Some fingerprints were left and this evidence will be processed.

6:44pm – A solicitor complaint was called in from Walvern Ave. of a white male going door to door attempting to sell services to paint house numbers on the curb.  Subject is carrying a Save-A-Lot bag containing stencils and black spray paint and was making his way towards Dunham Rd.  The subject was gone when officers arrived.  Note: All solicitors must register with the city and obtain a permit.

May 3, 2014

4:51pm – Officer on a traffic stop found inside the vehicle numerous credit/debit cards with different names.  Cards were taken into evidence.  All cards appear to be new and from the same bank.  Subject stated that he completes taxes and has refunds issued on these cards for his clients.

5:01pm – Complainant on Anthony St. stated juveniles were throwing rocks at his house.  The children (ages 5, 6 & 7) also left notes containing profanity on the complainants doorstep.  The children apologized and were advised of criminal trespass.  Parents will handle discipline.

May 4, 2014

2:34am – Officer stopped a vehicle on Warrensville Ctr. Rd. and Clare Ave. for no front plate and no seatbelt.  While talking to the driver the officer detected of odor of marijuana.  The driver was searched and the officer found a gun in his front pocket.  The driver was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon, a 4th degree felony.  The case was sent to the prosecutor and charges are pending.

5:47pm – Caller from Mendota Ave. stated that she witnessed two silver cars drag racing in the park on Mayville Ave. and one vehicle ran into a fence by the ticket booth.  Another caller identified the vehicle and also provided a license plate number.  Vehicle has heavy front end damage and was heading towards Maple Hts. Blvd.  Officers located the suspect at his home on Elmwood and was arrested for hit-skip and reckless operation.  The other racer was located on Dalewood and was arrested for reckless operation.

7:27pm – Caller from Camden Rd. reported someone had tampered with the lock on his front door while he was on vacation.  The lock was pushed out and the ADT alarm panel was ripped off.  There was no call from the security company to alert police of the break in.  It is thought that squatters broke in as there was food scattered about the home.  Copper piping and the water tank were missing. Many items were stolen which included  2 flat screen TV’s, a pistol, a gun, jewelry, a mink jacket and 3 suits.  No arrests have been made at this time.

May 5, 2014

1:44am – Manager of Taco Bell reported a black female was standing outside the window yelling and being belligerent toward employees.  The female was upset with the pizza ordered because there were not enough beans on it???????

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