NORTH OLMSTED, Ohio
Disorderly conduct: Country Club Boulevard
Police responded to a report of a disorderly guest at 6:21 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Extended Stay America hotel on Country Club Boulevard west of Great Northern Boulevard.
Officers learned that an intoxicated woman was causing a disturbance by stumbling around the front lobby and bothering nearby guests. A manager, who had received noise complaints from other guests, had unsuccessfully asked the woman to keep the noise down, according to a police report.
The hotel manager asked police to assist in evicting the woman and a second woman who was in their room.
The second woman appeared to be sober. She was released, but told to leave the hotel. The intoxicated woman was arrested for disorderly conduct while intoxicated.
Petty theft: Brookpark Road
Officers at 11:45 a.m. Oct. 12 responded to Walmart after store security reported that they were holding a shoplifting suspect.
An asset protection employee told police that he saw the woman, driving an electric cart, removing items of clothing from store displays and placing them in plastic shopping bags. The woman grabbed a Pepsi and proceeded past the cashiers without making any attempt to pay for the items in her cart, according to the employee.
The value of the recovered items — mostly clothing — totaled more than $318. The woman told the police she is homeless. Officers charged her with petty theft and she was held in police custody until her mother could take custody of her.
Improper handling of a firearm: Brookpark Road
Officers at 2:22 a.m. Oct. 9 stopped a car on Brookpark near Great Northern Boulevard. Officers charged the woman driver with driving without a license.
During the traffic stop, officers searched the driver, her male passenger and the car. Before the search, the driver and her passenger denied having any drugs or weapons and agreed to a search. However, during the search, officers found that the passenger had a 9mm handgun in his waistband that was loaded with 20 rounds of ammunition. Officers also found an empty 9mm magazine in the car and 1.9 grams of suspected marijuana.
Police charged the man with improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle.
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