Friday, March 30, 2012

best of the blotter: cupcakes, kids, and sundry.

SUSPICION, MILL RIVER ROAD: About 4:30 p.m. March 25, a caller reported that a boy who looked to be about 10 years old appeared to have a gun. The youth was walking on Mill Road. Officers confronted the child, and found that the gun was a toy.

911-WRONG NUMBER, BISHOP ROAD: A caller reported she was unable to use her television March 17. She was advised not to call 911 for the matter, but to call the police department front desk.

THEFT, NEWBERRY DRIVE: An ornamental goose lawn ornament was taken from a residence March 20. The statue, which weighs about 100 pounds, was decorated in a St. Patrick’s Day outfit.

SHOPLIFTING, LORAIN ROAD: Workers at Giant Eagle told police March 21 a 39-year-old woman tried to steal $122 in food and merchandise from the store. According to reports, the woman tried to steal three cases of beer, diapers, acne medication, cupcakes, a carrot cake and milk.

DISTURBANCE, EDGEWATER DRIVE: As a child screamed for 45 minutes, a neighbor became concerned and eventually called the police. She told officers that she believed the child was being tortured.
An officer stopped out at the apartment and learned that the child was upset because he or she wasn’t allowed to watch TV.

ROGUE PHOTOGRAPHER, DETROIT AVENUE: An officer stopped a cyclist who had been taking photos of random buildings in the area March 23.
The man claimed to be a freelance photographer, but could not provide further information.

OH SNAP. One doesn't even have to be in an abandoned building for this to be bad?

Saturday, March 24, 10:51 a.m. — A resident called police about his neighbor, whose tree was dropping leaves into his yard. 

UP, IN THE SKY, IT’S, IT’S . . : A Cedarwood Road resident called police about 8:20 p.m. March 22 to report mysterious red and blue lights in the sky. Police found a toy stuck in a tree. 

1 comment:

  1. Many velocipeders have beards, ergo, sleeper cell.


    Bet that kid watches a shade north of 6, 7 hours/day as is.