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Hotel employees come to rescue of woman restrained by former boyfriend: Beachwood police blotter

BEACHWOOD, Ohio — Disorderly conduct: Park East Drive

At 4 p.m. Nov. 16, police arrested for disorderly conduct a Kentwood, Mich. man, 21. While at the Hotel Indigo, 3581 Park East Drive, the man attempted to physically restrain his former girlfriend, 19, of Willoughby.

The man was holding the woman as he tried to force her out of the building. Two male hotel employees saw what was happening, grabbed the man and called police.

Fraud: Chagrin Boulevard

At 5:50 p.m. Nov. 11, a Solon woman, 65, reported that she had been the victim of a telephone fraud in which she lost $500. The woman told police that she received a call from a person claiming to be an Apple representative who said that her computer’s security had been compromised.

The caller instructed the woman to purchase $500 worth of gift cards and to give the caller the cards’ numbers.

Family offense: Richmond Road

At 7:20 p.m. Nov. 11, police were called to a residence where two adult brothers, age 32, of Beachwood, and 30, of Pepper Pike, were involved in a physical altercation. The fight began when one of the brothers spoke ill of their mother. No one was arrested.

Warrant arrest: Cedar Road

At 1:55 p.m. Nov. 12, two Cleveland women, 38 and 50, who had been banned from Beachwood Place, 26300 Cedar Road, because of prior theft offenses, returned to the mall. Both were cited for trespassing, while the older woman was arrested on a Beachwood police warrant.

Receiving stolen property: Cedar Road

At 3:05 p.m. Nov. 12, police arrested a Lakewood man, 41, after he was caught stealing a watch valued at $98 from Dillard’s at Beachwood Place. In addition to theft, the man was charged with receiving stolen property when he was found to be in possession of merchandise stolen from mall stores Hype and American Eagle valued at a total of $378.85.

Domestic violence: Eaton Boulevard

At 9 p.m. Nov. 13, a Cleveland man, 29, was arrested for striking in the face and neck the mother of his child, a Cleveland woman, 34. The couple had argued when the man threw the woman’s clothing into the hallway of the Aloft Hotel, 1010 Eaton Blvd.

Police charged the man with domestic violence.

Theft: Chagrin Boulevard

At 7:25 a.m. Nov. 14, police arrested a Cleveland man, 38, for stealing goods valued at $35.94 from Giant Eagle, 24601 Chagrin Blvd.

OVI: Richmond Road

At 6 p.m. Nov. 15, police investigated a two-car crash and found that one of the drivers, a Cleveland man, 41, was intoxicated. The man, who refused to take a breath test, was charged with OVI and refusing to take a breath test with a prior OVI conviction on his record. He was also cited for driving with a suspended license.

Reckless operation: Cedar Road

At 5:55 p.m. Nov. 16, Beachwood Place security told a man to move his car, which was parked in a service dock area as he waited to pick up his

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Man, suspecting he had COVID, leaves home to quarantine and is found dead in Beachwood hotel: Lyndhurst police blotter

LYNDHURST, Ohio — Body found: Park East Drive

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At 10:55 a.m. Oct. 18, a Lyndhurst man reported that his son, 31, had not returned home and had not answered his cell phone. Police went to the son’s home on Harwich Road. There, the missing man’s roommate said that the subject of the search was staying at a hotel in Beachwood.

The roommate told police the wrong hotel name, so he was not immediately found. However, at 12:50 p.m. Oct. 18, Beachwood police found the man’s body in a room at Hotel Indigo, 3581 Park East Drive.

It was learned that the man had flu-like symptoms and, believing he may have COVID-19, went to the hotel to self-quarantine. Several cold medicines were found in the hotel room. Foul play and suicide have been ruled out as causes of his death. The medical examiner will make a ruling on the cause of death.

Fleeing and eluding: Meadow Wood Boulevard

At 2:05 a.m. Oct. 18, an officer attempted to stop a car that was speeding on Meadow Wood Boulevard. The officer gave chase and the car, while on South Green Road, was traveling 65 miles per hour. The car turned onto Acacia Drive in South Euclid and crashed into two poles. The driver, a South Euclid boy, 17, got out of the car and ran. He was soon apprehended.

Although he was not injured, the boy old police he had no recollection of the chase after the officer initially activated his car’s overhead lights. Police charged the boy with speeding, fleeing and eluding, a curfew violation, drug/marijuana possession, possession of drug paraphernalia (a scale), and reckless operation.

Disturbance: Mayfield Road

At 6:40 p.m. Oct. 17, a Chagrin Falls man, 25, reported that he had been assaulted by an older man while at Jet’s Pizza, 5350 Mayfield Road. The caller stood in the store’s parking lot behind the other man’s car as he spoke with dispatch in order to prevent the older man, 60, of Mayfield Village, from leaving.

At the scene, police heard conflicting stories and learned that there was no assault, and that only an argument took place. The Mayfield man was upset that the Chagrin Falls man was not properly wearing his mask while inside Jet’s. Neither party sought to file a charge against the other.

Felonious assault: Ridgebury Boulevard

At 5:10 p.m. Oct. 17, a Richmond Heights man, 36, called police to report that while he was with his girlfriend, 40, of Euclid, at a Ridgebury Boulevard home, the woman’s former boyfriend kicked in the home’s door and entered. The ex-boyfriend was brandishing a gun and threatened to kill the woman.

The current boyfriend ran from the house and then called police. The current boyfriend told dispatch that he heard a gunshot fired at the home after he ran. When police arrived at the home, the woman said that her former boyfriend, 57, of Richmond Heights, fired a shot into her car’s radiator and then drove away. Police

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