The Good Samaritan hands over his wallet with cash and credit cards: Olmsted Falls Police Blotter


Property found: Columbia Road

Someone contacted police on August 4 after finding a wallet in a parking lot. The wallet contained the owner’s ID as well as cash and credit cards. Dispatch was unable to contact the wallet owner. An agent brought the wallet to the station and attempted to contact the emergency person listed in the wallet. Police contacted the woman who was the man’s wife. She came to the station and picked it up.

Drunk Walker: Bagley Road

A passerby called the police at 10:31 p.m. on July 29 regarding a pedestrian who appeared to be drunk. The man swayed between the railing of the bridge over the west arm of the Rocky River and the causeway. Police then contacted paramedics because of the bleeding from the man’s face. He did not tell authorities which bar he visited before crossing the bridge. He also didn’t know where or how he received his injuries. He was taken to hospital.

Traffic stop: Columbia Road

An officer stopped a car at 1:13 a.m. on July 31 for excessively tinted windows. He was cited for this and warned against following a car too closely.

Speeding: Columbia Road

An officer cited a motorist for speeding in the Tyndall Falls area. The driver admitted not having insurance.

Burglary: Columbia Road

Police took three people into custody after a call from a woman who said there were people in a house they should not belong to. The truck parked at the back of the house belonged to a relative who was in prison. Some of the suspects had arrest warrants.

Harassing Communication: Douglas Lane

A resident called police on July 31 that someone on social media was threatening him. The police informed him of his next course of action.

Disturbance: chalet trail

A caller at 6:33 p.m. on July 31 complained about the loud music. Someone was also shouting into a microphone. Police went there and found a block party. The noise was excessive. The group planned to end within 10 minutes. They were made aware of the noise complaint and municipal ordinances.

Mischief: Tannery Way

A resident called police at 10:22 p.m. on August 1, saying three boys rang the doorbell and fled. The caller said it was the third night in a row. The police went there but the children were gone. The resident called the police at 11:36 p.m. about young people coming back and knocking on the door. The group fled again. An officer attended the scene and spoke to someone on a bicycle who said he did not see anyone in the area. The resident called back and said the boys were running down the street behind her. The agent went to Sawmill Bend. He then spoke to a man at 11:59 p.m. who was relaxing in his garage. The man said he hadn’t seen any children in the neighborhood, but his son was living with a friend nearby and would make sure he wasn’t playing the prank.

Medical calls: various locations

Police and firefighters received several calls throughout the week from residents who felt ill or had suffered injuries. Several were taken to hospital.

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