City of Twinsburg
Woman recognized by patrol officer: An East Aurora Road woman, 35, was taken into custody by a patrol officer May 7 at 4:49 p.m. after the officer recognized her. A background check showed she had two active warrants, one through the Summit County Sheriff's Office for failure to appear on deception to obtain dangerous drugs, and one out of Portage County for failure to appear. The officer stopped the woman in her driveway and arrested her. She was taken to the Twinsburg Police Department and turned over to Summit County Sheriff's deputies.
Driving under suspension
Stolen car report turns into DUS arrest: A Crestwood drive man, 59, was arrested and charged with physical control, driving under suspension and intoxication May 8 after initially calling police at 1:49 p.m. to say his vehicle was stolen at an East Aurora Road gas station. However, the man was actually discovered to be at a Ravenna Road gas station. When police found the man, he said his vehicle had been taken from a parking stall. However, after further investigation, police discovered the man had been drinking and had driven a different vehicle.
Marijuana found in mason jar: Two men, one from Twinsburg, 20, of Ray Court, and another from Bedford, 20, received several citations May 14 connected to driving violations and drug possession. Officers stopped the vehicle the Ray Court man was driving at 12:55 p.m. for speeding at 44 miles per hour in a 25 miles per hour zone at Post and Darrow roads. An exterior sniff of the vehicle from the department's K-9 resulted in a positive indication. A search uncovered a mason jar with marijuana. The Bedford man was cited for possession of marijuana, and the Ray Court was cited for speed and driving without a license.
Brick smashed through car window: A Bedford teen, 17, called police May 6 to report that someone between 10 p.m. the previous night and 8 a.m., someone threw a brick through the rear windshield of the vehicle she had driven while she was staying overnight at a Reminderville woman's residence. The responding officer found the vehicle, a 2004 Honda Accord, facing Durrey Court. A red landscaping brick was found in the back of the vehicle. The teen said nothing had been stolen. While canvasing the area, police reported one neighbor said he found trash in his yard, including loose tobacco and cigar wrappers. Another resident reported a large rock had been thrown on his front lawn overnight, but nothing was damaged. Police are still investigating.
Lawn turfed by landscaping crew: Police responded to a man's complaint May 3 about lawn damage reportedly caused by a landscaping crew that was working on a neighboring vacant property. The man said the crew had gone onto his property, causing deep ruts in on the south side of the yard. The man added that about two to three weeks ago, the same company damaged his lawn in the same location. The man said he would contact the bank that owns the property.
Canine makes escape from open door: An officer was flagged down May 1 by a Reminderville man, who said his neighbor accidentally left the door to her residence open when she went to work and the dog got loose. The officer was able to retrieve the dog and get it back inside the home. The officer placed two chairs in the doorway to hold the door shut, and contacted the owner to advise her on what happened.