Weekend ‘beggars’ seek chandelier, collate results: Hunting Valley police blotter
HUNTING VALLEY, Ohio
Suspicion: South Woodland Road
A caller reported seeing two suspicious men at the edge of the Chagrin River with several tanks of gasoline shortly after 11:30 a.m. on May 16 and found it bizarre.
Police said it looked like two guys who are still around on weekends mining for gold. Shortly before noon, police confirmed the couple were indeed looking for gold – and were not breaking any laws.
Complaints (lawyer): Roundwood Road
A resident reported shortly before 5 p.m. on May 15 that a tree company representative came to his door. The resident wanted to file a complaint and give the business card to an agent.
Police left a phone message for the lawyer, or at least the name on the card of M&M Tree and Mulch, which came previously under control officials in Springfield, Ohio, in 2016.
Erratic Driver: South Woodland Road
A caller reported a sports car, possibly a McLaren, flying in Ohio 87 near County Line Road at a speed of at least 150 mph shortly before 8 p.m. on May 12. The car stopped briefly in a driveway while the driver waited for a friend. Russell Township Police have also been notified.
AIU Call: Country Lane
Officers responded to what turned out to be a fatal accident in Bainbridge Township. They assisted the Accident Investigation Unit (AIU) truck on the night of May 14. The accident claimed the life of an 18-year-old man in Auburn Township.
Suspicion: Topping Lane
A resident reported at around 10 a.m. on May 16 that a few minutes earlier, a beige Cadillac had pulled into her driveway, used the U-turn and left at high speed. Police were asked to check the area because the driver was speeding.
Officers did not locate a suspect immediately, but also planned to check the village’s Flock license plate cameras for further investigation.
Complaint about parking: boulevard Shaker
A caller reported a 2009 Nissan parked at the bottom of the hill on May 15, with the recording going to a couple in Utah, without law enforcement waiting.
Phone message: Fairmount Boulevard
A US Census Bureau supervisor called the police station on the afternoon of May 16 in response to recent prospecting complaints.
Fire call: Falls Road
Police and firefighters have determined that a residential fire alarm that went off shortly after 8 p.m. on May 13 was accidental, caused by children playing with the steam shower.
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