Police Blotter: Crash; Drug Charges; Robbery at Gunpoint

The following arrest information was supplied by the Lakewood Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

A car crashed into a utility pole, splintering it in half, in the 2100 block of Wyandotte Avenue on Thursday afternoon — just moments before school let out.

are investigating whether drugs are involved in the crash.

The crash occurred when the teenage driver lost control of the vehicle and drove onto the tree lawn.

Another teenage boy was riding in the vehicle. One of them was taken to the hospital with minor, but unreported injuries. The other was taken away in handcuffs.

Police wouldn’t comment on the incident.

Drug paraphernalia

A man was charged with drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop near the intersection of Franklin Boulevard and Winchester Avenue at around 11:30 a.m. Sept. 23.

Stolen signs, fliers

Police received a call about someone stealing signs and fliers from the and the at around 7:43 p.m. Sept. 23.

Rough night

A man was thrown out of the for trying to sell drugs to the other patrons at around 10 p.m. Sept. 23. When the police showed up, the man had just punched a nearby parking meter. He denied trying to sell drugs, and was taken to for his injuries sustained while punching a parking meter. There was no damage reported to the parking meter.

Man robbed at gunpoint for $15

A man told police he was robbed at gunpoint near the intersection of Detroit and Clarence avenues at around 3:40 a.m. Sept. 24. The victim told police that two men approached him, one of them put a handgun in his face and demanded his money. The man handed over his wallet containing $15. The men fled north on Clarence Avenue toward Detroit Avenue.

False alarm

Police received a call about a man covered in blood near the intersection of Detroit and Fry avenues at around 11:30 a.m. Sept. 24. The man was participating in the nearby Zombie Walk.

For questions about this blotter, email colin.mcewen@patch.com.


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