SOLON, Ohio —
Robbery: Hamilton Court
On the evening of Nov. 11, a 20-year-old Akron woman attended Solon Police Station to report that she had been robbed at approximately 10:50 a.m. that day while she was waiting in the parking lot of an apartment for a tow. In the meantime, she was accompanied by her former boyfriend, a resident of Solon, 22 years old.
The man asked the woman for her credit card and when she refused he allegedly pushed her to the ground, took her mobile phone and threw it on the roof of an apartment. The man then left. The woman did not need medical attention.
Police arrested the man at his home the following day. He was charged with robbery, second degree felony and assault.
Burglary: Wexford Drive
At 3:30 p.m. on November 7, a married couple who had been away from their home for several days returned to find their residence had been broken into. Entrance was through a back door that had been broken open.
Several valuables were missing, including precious metal tableware.
Another house, on Merion Court in the nearby Signature of Solon development, had been broken into on October 23. The detective office is investigating both burglaries.
Receipt of Stolen Goods: Aurora Road
At 12:55 p.m. on November 8, an automated license plate reader alerted officers that a vehicle with a stolen plate had approached. Police located the vehicle, a blue Ford sedan, while it was stopped at the Circle K gas station.
The police arrested the man driving the Ford. The license plate had been stolen from Stow. The car had not been stolen, but had not been properly registered since 2020. Police found suspicious orange powder and drug paraphernalia on the man.
Police arrested the Stow man, 31, on charges of receiving stolen property, a fifth degree felony, as well as driving with plates belonging to another vehicle, driving under suspension and possession of car accessories. drug use. Other charges are pending analysis of the powder.
Receipt of Stolen Goods: Solon Road
At 3:25 p.m. on November 8, an officer noticed a red Dodge SUV that had been reported stolen in Cleveland heading east on Solon Road. Solon police had been searching for the SUV for a few days after learning of its presence in the city through an automated license plate reader.
Police stopped the vehicle after it entered the grounds of King Nut, 31900 Solon Road. Police arrested the driver, a 29-year-old Cleveland man, on charges of receiving possession, a fourth degree felony and driving with suspension. It was also learned that the man was wanted on a Parma police warrant for failure to appear in court.
Improper Firearm Handling: Aurora Road
At 9:10 a.m. on November 10, an officer stopped a Nissan Rogue because of illegal window tinting. The officer smelled marijuana in the vehicle and searched for contraband. Inside the Rogue, police found a loaded gun. The driver, an 18-year-old Cleveland man, was arrested for improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle, a fourth-degree felony.
He was also cited for illegal window tinting. The 18-year-old man is not a qualified adult at least 21 to carry a weapon.
Carry Concealed Weapon: Aurora Road
At 9:10 p.m. on November 13, an officer observed a pickup truck, as it backed up, cross three lanes of traffic. The officer followed the truck until it entered a housing estate. The officer smelled marijuana in the truck.
The driver, a 32-year-old Garfield Heights man, said he had smoked marijuana earlier inside the truck, but no longer had any in the vehicle. When asked if there was a gun in the car, the man replied in the negative.
Police searched the vehicle and found a loaded gun. The man said the gun must belong to his cousin, who recently drove the truck. Police accused the man of carrying a concealed weapon and warned him against illegal support.
Domestic Violence: Monroe Court
At 5:30 p.m. on November 13, a witness called the police after seeing a girl dragged into an apartment and, according to the caller, beaten. The police knocked on the door of the apartment, but got no response. Officers then forced their way inside and found a man and four children.
A 12-year-old girl said her father hit her with his belt and she was trying to get away from him. The other three children present are 3, 10 and 13 years old. They weren’t hurt. The 12-year-old was taken to hospital.
Police charged the father, 35, from Cleveland, with domestic violence.
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