Sheriff’s Report
July 22, 2021

July 9-15, 2021

The following is a sampling of the calls handled by the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office July 9-15, 2021.

BURGLARY

July 10

8:39 p.m., Nelson Road, Parkman. Two people on ATVs trying to break into the house. Caller states they broke in the other day. Male and female, and are behind the house. Caller said they had piles of stuff in the house and he believes they were coming back tonight to get it. Called PCSO. They are behind the house on ATVs. Suspects don’t know caller called police. Two detained. Report to follow.

CITIZEN DISPUTE

July 10

5:27 p.m., Aquilla Road, Claridon. Neighbor is blowing a horn to annoy caller. He is blowing the horn anytime the caller’s dog barks. Caller advises ongoing issues with neighbor. Advice given.

DOMESTIC DISPUTE

July 10

8:51 p.m., Pekin Road, Newbury. Caller is upset and crying, stating to get police there. People are yelling and drinking, and being stupid. Caller states there are two people physically fighting. Caller is slurring her words and hard to understand. Male arrested for disorderly and resisting arrest.

DRUGS

July 14

10:50 a.m., Locust Grove Drive, Hambden. Would like to speak to a deputy regarding her teenage son buying drugs. She found out who he is getting them from. Would like a phone call only.

ESCAPE

July 9

8:07 p.m., Ravenna Road, Claridon. Male subject/inmate left hospital in an older model green van at 7:31 p.m. Advised happened around a nursing staff shift change. Unknown direction of travel. Male told by deputy that he was to return to the jail once his treatment was complete.

EXTRA PATROL

July 12

11:34 a.m., Munn Road, Newbury. Complainant reached out to the GCSO on Facebook Messenger requesting law enforcement patrol and have presence on Munn Road in Newbury for speeders. She states dirt bikes and other vehicles speed past her home constantly. She says this occurs at all hours of the day and states she has been complainant about it for years. (Call history for home or complainant does not indicate that.) She has offered up her driveway for deputies to sit and run radar.

July 13

11:55 a.m., Bean Road, Munson. Munson Township would like extra patrols done for Nero Park for the remainder of the week at night due to vandalism that has been happening. 4-wheel-drive vehicles doing extensive damage.

FRAUD

July 12

2:42 p.m., Wye Road, Munson. Caller received a call from an individual impersonating a FirstEnergy representative. She was told to wire cash from CVS, via a Smart-Pak money card, in the amount of $198. She followed the instructions and paid the CVS clerk $198 in cash to initiate and complete the transaction. She was advised to contact the GCSO for any future, similar calls.

HARASSMENT

July 10

4:32 p.m., Kile Road, Montville. Male guest harassing life guard at Pioneer Waterland. Was stroking her thigh and tried to take off his shorts. Manager believes he is high on something. He is confrontational. Caller and male are by the kiddie pool. He appears to be with family and friends. Male is not listening to caller. Assisted staff in checking the park. UTL/GOA. Female lifeguard said she did not want charges filed. Staff will call back if male is located and being a problem.

SUSPICIOUS

July 12

11:38 a.m., Tracy Lane, Troy. Caller says there are pot plants at the back of his property and some more across the street. Deputies responded and met with complainant. He said a neighbor planted marijuana in his back yard and cut them down last night. No remnants of marijuana were located.

2:19 p.m., Munn Road, Auburn. Caller says the Amber Alert that went out using his vehicle. Caller advised he was buying marijuana from people in Middlefield and he thinks they had something to do with it and wants to talk to a deputy. Deputy advised. Complainant thought his drug dealer made up the adduction complaint and gave the police his license number for the alert that was sent out by Cleveland. Complainant advised the Amber Alert was not his license plate. Complainant looked at nis license plate and realized he read the wrong plate on his phone. Complainant would not give any information on his drug dealer and decided to go back to work.

July 13

8:18 p.m., Bean Road, Munson. Two commercial airliners low flying, below 1,500 feet. Two additional callers stating they have seen commercial airline flying incredibly low. One caller states one of the planes was clearly Frontier Airlines. FAA advised planes being diverted to avoid storm.

THEFT

July 9

12:45 p.m., Market Place Drive, Bainbridge. Female in the store cutting tags off clothing and putting them in her bag. She has a pair of plyers to remove the tags. She is in the clothing section right when you enter the store. She is running across the parking lot now. Active report. Theft.

July 12

1:14 p.m., Agler Road, Parkman. Gave a pool contractor $33,657 to do some work and has not heard from him since last month. Pool was to be installed June or July and has still not been installed. Report taken.

July 13

11:51 a.m., Regents Way, Hambden. Came home and found her American flag was torn down and is nowhere to be found. Deputy advised. Caller came home and flag with pole missing from mailbox. Extra patrol requested.

VANDALISM

July 10

8:42 p.m., Reynolds Road, Parkman. Caller said he saw a group of boys smash a car windshield. May be vandalizing a vacant home. Car is now on fire. Fire is getting pretty big. Car is about 10 feet from house. Caller can hear stuff exploded and he sees black smoke. PCSO sending units. Barricaded subjects now inside the home. Broken unsecure window in front and an unsecure door and windows in the back. State FIU contacted. Report taken.