Streetsboro Police Reports

Published:

Drug- and

alcohol-related

Charged with OVI: A 21-year-old Streetsboro woman was charged with operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and other drugs June 18 at 1:44 a.m. on Route 303. Police said they stopped the woman because she was not driving within marked lanes, for which she was also charged. Police said the woman told them she was not driving the vehicle straight because she said she took a sleeping pill and also had "one beer and one mixed drink." The woman smelled like alcohol and failed field sobriety tests, according to police. Police said the woman refused a blood-alcohol test.

Possession of drugs: A 27-year-old Mantua man was charged with possession of drugs June 18 at 9:42 p.m. at a Beverly Lane residence. Police were initially summoned to the residence by an anonymous call reporting an unwanted person in the home. When officers arrived, the homeowner answered the door. Police said they attempted to make contact with a male and female inside a bedroom. Police said although the door was locked, they could see someone on the bed. The homeowner opened the door for the officers, who said the male and female were unconscious. Police called EMS, who they said arrived moments later. Police said the male and female in the bedroom then began to wake up, and officers discovered a powdery substance in a bag on the bed. After testing the substance, police said it was methamphetamine. Police also said they found an open grinder with suspected marijuana residue on it in the house. Police arrested the man in the bedroom, who was transported to the city jail. The woman in the bedroom was not charged. The grinder were sent out for testing.

Public assistance

Over the legal limit: A Chagrin Falls man came into Robinson Health Center at Streetsboro June 19 at 1:30 p.m. to get a breath sample, according to a hospital employee, who said the man's blood-alcohol count was .193, over the legal limit of .08, according to police. Police said the man's employer said the man smelled like alcohol and told him to drive himself to the hospital to be tested. Police were summoned to the hospital and told the man he was over the legal driving limit. Police said after several attempts to find a ride, a cab company was able to pick up the man and take him home. No charges were filed since the man was not apprehended while driving, police said.

Assault

Water bottle thrown: A Cleveland Heights man reported June 17 at 10:09 p.m. an 8-ounce plastic water bottle was thrown at him by an unknown person in a pick-up truck that was passing him while he was standing on the side of Route 303 at Diagonal Road during a break in his bicycle ride. The man reported he was struck in the center of the back, but no injuries were reported. Police are investigating.

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