City of TwinsburgGrand theft
Vehicles, electronics reported stolen: On March 17, a Twinsburg woman called police to report her vehicle, a 2017 White Ford Escape, had been stolen from a Hyde Park Drive residence sometime between 11 p.m. March 16 and 9 a.m. March 17. The owner reported that the vehicle was locked and that she had the keys with her when the car was taken. The stolen vehicle was recovered by Cleveland Police Department after a vehicle pursuit from Cleveland to Strongsville. The vehicle sustained heavy damage to the driver side after crashing at the end of the pursuit. The driver and four occupants, all from Cleveland, were taken into custody by Cleveland Police. The driver is 18, the other four are 17, 17, 16 and 15. The juveniles admitted to stealing the car from Twinsburg as well as a burglary and grand theft of a motor vehicle from Putnam Court. Charges from the Twinsburg Police Department are still pending.
The Putnam Court resident told police at 12:30 a.m. March 17, that he returned home to find his vehicle, a 2013 Nissan Pathfinder, had been taken from his garage and his home burglarized. The burglars broke a side window to an entry door to gain access, and the keys to the vehicle were taken from a table in the living room. Items reported missing from his home include a 32-inch television, a Dell laptop, Kindles and keys.
More than $1,000 charged: On March 21, a Deerfield Court man came to the police department lobby to report someone had opened an account at a cell phone company in his name without his permission. The man reported $1,350.23 was charged to the account. An investigation is pending.
Dust collector bursts into flame: An employee with a Bavaria Road business reported that on Feb. 23 at 2:39 p.m. a dust collector on the south side of the building exploded and caught fire. No employees were inside the building and no injuries were reported. The Twinsburg Fire Department responded and put out the fire. No significant damage was reported to any other part of the building.
Vehicle fire put out by bystander: A vehicle owned by a Hudson man caught fire in the ignition column while it was at a Darrow Road gas station. A bystander put out the fire with an extinguisher. The vehicle was towed from the scene.
Hide and seek doesn't work: A Cleveland man, 36, was arrested and charged with criminal trespass March 15 after deputies responded to a Ray Court residence for a 911 call hang up. The tenant at the apartment told responding deputies that everything was fine, and gave consent to search the apartment. The Cleveland man was found hiding in a bedroom closet. He also was found to have two active warrants, one for escape out of Cuyahoga County, and sexual offender registration out of Franklin County. He was transported to Summit County jail.
Scary drive on Route 8: A Ray Court woman told deputies on March 17 that someone possibly loosened the lug nuts on the rear passenger side of the vehicle she was driving, a 2007 SUV. This caused the tire to fall off while she was going south on Route 8. There are no suspects at this time.
Unexpected visit: An Eton woman told deputies that on March 20, someone came to her residence claiming to be from Medicare. She told him to leave because she never scheduled an appointment. The suspect left.