Sheriff’s Report
February 10, 2023

Jan. 27-Feb. 2, 2023

The following is a sampling of the calls handled by the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office Jan. 27-Feb. 2, 2023.


Jan. 31

1:49 p.m., Sherman Road, Munson. Caller is requesting a phone call about gun usage and archery usage on a property he is looking to buy in Munson. Caller has not moved out here yet but is curious about the laws within the township. Advice given.

Feb. 2

7:19 a.m., Leggett Road, Montville. Would like to speak about possible extra patrol so his soon-to-be ex-wife and her new boyfriend do not go to the residence. He thinks they might try and break in. They are meth users. Caller had questions regarding firearm possession with his soon-to-be ex-wife. Advice given to handle property disputes in divorce court.


Feb. 1

5:35 p.m., GAR Highway, Hambden. Contact was made with complainant who advised when her accountant went to file her taxes they were alerted that someone had already filed her taxes. Complainant requested a report for documentation in order to file her taxes and send the report number to the IRS. Report number provided along with advice to utilize credit check websites for alerts on her Social Security Number.


Jan. 28

9:27 a.m., Woodin Road, Hambden. Ex-boyfriend out of Lake County is sending people explicit photos and videos of caller. Caller just got out of an abusive relationship with this male. See report. Statement given to complainant to be completed in the day.

5:37 p.m., Madison Road, Middlefield. Female would like to make a report due to being harassed. Caller states gas station clerk accused her of theft and they are telling her she is not allowed there anymore. Caller is upset the clerk accused her of stealing in front of her family. Advice given to avoid going to the gas station to avoid further issues.


Feb. 1

7:30 a.m., Mentor Road,, Chardon. Township service director has video of someone illegally dumping carpet rolls into township recycling bins. Summons issued to suspect’s wife. Male was not at home but was on the phone with wife when summons was issued.


Jan. 30

5:22 p.m., Stone Road, Newbury. There is  an estate, person past, his girlfriend was living at the home and there are weapons missing. Caller believes there are six guns missing. Caller in lobby. Report taken.

Feb. 2

2:07 p.m., Kinsman Road, Newbury. This morning while trying to set up some kind of sale, caller found drug paraphernalia sewn into the airbags of his 2015 Chevy 2500. Caller hesitant to provide details; he was also paranoid. Caller called back and requested the deputy who responds not be wearing a uniform. Caller had work completed on his truck in Streetsboro and believes the mechanic put “something” in his truck. Male referred to Streetsboro PD since incident occurred in their jurisdiction.


Jan. 29

9:43 a.m., Greentree Lane, Troy. Theft of black 2021 Karavan utility trailer with Arizona plate from Troy Oaks overflow parking lot. Report taken.

Feb. 1

10:17 p.m., South Springdale Avenue, Middlefield. Male ran out of the store with a cart full of merchandise. White male with black Carhart jacket with a hat. The first male ran to the car, unknown vehicle or description. No further information available at this time.


Jan. 31

8:25 a.m., Leggett Road, Montville. Caller states another male is texting his wife and threatening his wife. Caller states his wife is scare about these texts and he’s worried it may escalate. Caller states the male lives in Madison and has a record. Caller wants it documented in case the male comes to their home. Caller did not know what the threats were yet. Caller advised to call when he gets home if they want to pursue incident further. Caller also given advice on obtaining a civil protection order.

Feb. 2

Threatening message received at Cardinal Schools regarding a play that was going to be canceled by the school board. High school staff already has contacted Middlefield Police Department to report incident. Complainant has not received any threatening messages herself and does not know who would have made the telephone call to the school. Complainant would like extra patrol at her residence and will contact GCSO if anyone shows up at her residence that was not invited. Deputy gave his business card and advised complainant to contact him if she has anymore problems. Complainant advised extra patrol would be given to her residence.

5:10 p.m., Dianne Drive, Newbury. Threatening/hate crimes, racial. Deputy advised. Complainant advised her daughter was being threatened by other children at West Geauga Middle School via Snapchat. Upon investigation it was determined the event is an ongoing issue with one of the boys involved. West G school resource officer will be notified and advice given to block the boys’ Snapchat. See additional report.