Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested
The following arrest information was supplied by the Lakewood Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
Update: The armed robbery suspect was caught 30 minutes after incident. He was turned over to the Cleveland Police Department.
A man robbed the Circle K on W. 140th Street, just over the Lakewood border at around 11:45 p.m. Aug. 29. The man, described as a black man, wearing a black bandana and white shirt, took off on foot, running north on Wascana Avenue. He was last seen in the 2100 block of Elbur Avenue. Officers caught up with him on Wyandotte Avneue about 30 minutes later and turned him over to the Cleveland Police Department.
Scam on Newman Avenue
A man told a woman that he needed to talk to her in the backyard of her home in the 1500 block of Newman Avenue about a fence that needed to be torn down at around 3 p.m. Aug. 30. When she went back inside, she later noticed that a safe inside the home was missing. Police are investigating.
A man was charged with trafficking drugs following a traffic stop in the 11700 block of Madison Avenue at around 11:15 a.m. Aug. 28.
A resident of a home in the 1600 block of Westwood Avenue reported that a number of items had been stolen from the house at around 4 p.m. Aug. 28.
A vehicle was reported stolen from the street in the 2200 block of Bunts Road at around 10 p.m. Aug. 28.
Man crashes into parked car
A motorist crashed his vehicle into a parked car in the 2100 block of Bunts Road at around 12:30 a.m. Aug. 29. Both cars were towed. No injuries were reported.
Load of lumber dropped
A truck carrying lumber lost its load in the 14700 block of Lakewood Heights Boulevard at around 9 a.m. Aug. 29. The truck driver retrieved the dropped wood.
The contents of a UPS package were stolen from a home in the 17400 block of Hilliard Road at around 3:30 p.m. Aug. 30.
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