Police Blotter: Brawl at a Church, Robbery and a Voyeur in the Women's Restroom

This week in Lakewood police news.

Police responded to a brawl — between about 15 people — around 3 a.m. April 3 in front of . When officers arrived, they found a group of people fighting. Three men were charged with disorderly conduct.

Criminal mischief

Four boys were arrested and charged with criminal mischief and trespassing for spray-paining a garage in the 17000 block of Detroit Avenue around 5 p.m. March 31.

Grand theft

A vehicle was reported stolen from the parking lot of an apartment in the 12000 block of Clifton Avenue around 9 a.m. April 2. 

Voyeur in the restroom

A woman told police that while she was using the restroom at at Madison Avenue, a man stuck his head under the stall around 3 p.m. April 3. She kicked him, and the man fled. He was last spotted running southbound on 117th Street.

Disorderly conduct

A man, believed to be intoxicated, was charged with disorderly conduct at after he was “bothering parishioners” near the confessionals around 5 p.m. April 2.


A man was arrested and charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated after police received a call around 2 a.m. April 3 that a Jeep was seen driving through front yards on Marlowe Avenue. Moments later, police stopped the vehicle in the 1200 block of Cook Avenue. Three other men in the vehicle were charged with trespassing and disorderly conduct.


Two men were robbed at gunpoint just before 2 p.m. April 4 at a convenient store in the 12500 block of Madison Avenue. The men told police that two men robbed them after they wouldn’t buy marijuana. The suspects made off with earrings and an undisclosed amount of cash.


Police were called to a home in the 1600 block of Winchester Avenue around 6 p.m. April 10 for a report of a man striking his pregnant sister in the face over gas money. When police arrived, neither of them wanted to file a police report.

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