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Published: April 19, 2017 12:00 AM


Weaving truck nearly goes into median: The Twinsburg Police Department received a call from a motorist March 30 at 12:28 a.m. about a weaving truck traveling east on Interstate 480. An officer located the truck and reported seeing the vehicle weaving and almost go into the median. The driver, a 27-year-old Streetsboro man, was arrested after he was given the standardized field sobriety tests, and recorded a .221 BAC. He was charged with OVI, BAC, weaving and driving in marked lanes. The truck was impounded. The Streetsboro man was taken to Solon Jail and entered a not guilty plea to the charges April 5.

Pills found during vehicle search: A 24-year-old Sagamore Hills woman was arrested and charged with numerous drug and alcohol-related offenses April 2 after she was pulled over for speeding and for weaving. Just after 2 a.m., officers saw her driving east on East Aurora Road near Independence Parkway. She was reportedly going 47 miles per hour in a 35 miles per hour zone and driving outside the marked lane. She was stopped at Darrow and East Aurora roads, and officers smelled alcohol on her breath. The woman was taken into custody after registering a .156 BAC and performing poorly on field sobriety tests. During a vehicle search, numerous items of drug paraphernalia and a glass jar containing marijuana was located inside the vehicle. In addition, nine Xanax and four Percocet pills were found inside her jacket pockets. She was transported to Solon Jail and held without bond. On April 10, she pleaded guilty to OVI, misdemeanor possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia.


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Money, cards reported stolen: A Ravenna Road woman contacted Twinsburg police April 2 to report that someone stole her Social Security card, a food stamp card, an Alabama identification card and $170 in cash from her apartment. An investigation was suspended due to conflicting statements, according to police.

Drug possession

Man facing charges after he stopped to help brother: Twinsburg police arrested a Maple Heights man April 8, charging him with driving under suspension and possession of marijuana. The man, 38, had pulled into a Bedford bowling alley to talk to Twinsburg officers, who had pulled over his brother, a 40-year-old Warrensville Heights man, in a separate vehicle and for a domestic incident that occurred in Macedonia. The Twinsburg officer discovered the Maple Heights man was driving under a suspended license and smelled marijuana coming from the back of the vehicle the Maple Heights man was driving. The Maple Heights man posted 10 percent of a $5,000 bond and had a hearing scheduled for April 17.

Twinsburg police initially received a call from a Laurel Drive resident stating that the Warrensville Heights man had punched her in the face in a Macedonia location, and gave a description of his vehicle. Officers found the vehicle turning left onto Broadway from Shepard Road, and had stopped the vehicle to hold it for Macedonia police.

Aggravated menacing

Man points handgun at another driver: A Chesterland man, 25, was arrested and charged with improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle and aggravated menacing April 11 after he reportedly pointed a handgun at another driver. The other driver, a 42-year-old Salem resident, called police at 2:13 p.m. to report the Chesterland man pointed the gun at him while he was on Interstate 480 east. The Chesterland man was taken to Solon jail and held without bond.

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