Monday, May 20, 2013
The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is offering a reward for information which would lead to the capture of fugitive Demetrice Cannon.
Demetrice Cannon, 28, is wanted by the U.S. Marshals and the Cleveland Police for aggravated murder. It is alleged that Cannon shot and killed a man after an argument during a dice game, according to a press release. The incident took place earlier this month on May 2. Cannon is a black male standing approximately 5’05” and weighing 150 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. Cannon is suspected to be hiding out somewhere in the Cleveland area. He also had a previous address near the 1200 block of E. 80th St. in Cleveland. If you have any information in reference to Demetrice Cannon, please contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED or Text keyword WANTED and tip to 847411 (tip411). Tipsters can remain …
Shaker Heights Police incidents May 8 to 11
The Shaker Heights Police Department supplied the following information. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. One arrested in robbery investigation May 8, 1:39 p.m. — Police arrested an 18-year-old male and charged him with robbing a man at the 19200 block of Scottsdale Blvd. Man charged with shoplifting, threatening manager May 9, 3:46 p.m. — A manager at Walgreen's at 20200 Van Aken Blvd. confronted a man he believed shoplifted two bottles of lotion and the man threatened him and caused a disturbance, police say. They arrested the man and charged him with theft and menacing. TVs, humidor stolen in burglary May 11, 6:15 p.m. — A resident on the 19800 block of Lomond Blvd. reported that someone broke …
The Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office is looking for these men and women.
The Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office supplies Patch with a list of wanted fugitives each week. View the photos to learn more about each individual. The information in the captions was provided by the county sheriff's office. If you have any information regarding the fugitives above, call the Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Tip Line at (216) 443-6085.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Here are some of the weirdest and most clicked-on police reports and incidents from departments across the region.
Here are this week's most bizarre and most talked about police reports. All information was provided by police reports from departments in Patch communities. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. • WESTLAKE: Drunk Man Tries to Bail out Woman for Drunken Driving, Promptly Arrested A 34-year-old North Olmsted man could have used better judgment May 11 when he went to bail out a friend who had been arrested for operating under the influence earlier that morning. The man arrived at the police station just after 4 a.m. Westlake police found him to be under the influence and he was arrested for drunk driving as well. Police subsequently determined that he had been drinking with the woman before her arrest. He…
Friday, May 17, 2013
Check Patch Saturday to find out the exact location of the checkpoint.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the checkpoint it announced earlier this week was will be in Portage County Saturday evening. The exact location of the drunken driving checkpoint will be known Saturday morning. The checkpoint is funded by federal grant funds and is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers, according to a press release from the Ravenna post. "Based on provisional data, there were 452 OVI-related fatal crashes in which 494 people were killed last year in Ohio," Lt. Christopher Heverly, commander of the Ravenna Post, said in a prepared statement. "State troopers make on average 25,000 OVI arrests each year in an attempt to combat these dangerous drivers. OVI checkpoints are designed to not only deter impaired …
Fire department takes time this week to use the Ohio Fire Academy's mobile search and rescue trailer
Over 100 firefighters from Shaker Heights, Cleveland Heights and University Heights took time this week to stop, drop and roll in Ohio Fire Academy's mobile search and rescue training lab. The trailer, which was delivered on a semi earlier this week, has two levels inside: the bottom designed to look like an apartment, and the top consisting of a low-ceilinged maze with several obstacles that could be seen in a real fire. Watch the video above to learn more about the training conducted this week, and next week, watch Patch to hear from one of the firefighters who was filmed going through the maze Thursday.
iWatch Northeast Ohio allows residents to report crime tips to dozens of police departments through texting, a phone call, and more — all in one app
Shaker Heights Police now has one more avenue to receive crime tips from residents. The iWatch Northeast Ohio mobile app, free on iPhone, Blackberry, Windows and Andriod platforms, allows users to submit crime tips to dozens of police departments — in multiple formats — from a single platform. "It's just another tool for our department that we can reach out and provide to the citizens of Shaker that will allow them to stay in contact with us and send us things that they would consider a crime, or a hazardous condition, or animal creulety." He added that residents can take photos of blighted homes that they believe the city should be aware of and send them or take a video of an ongoing crime. He noted that the app does not replace 9-1-1 for…
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Shaker Heights Police incidents May 3 to 7
The Shaker Heights Police Department supplied the following information. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. Teen charged with robbery May 3, 9:31 p.m. — A 15-year-old girl was charged with robbery after a 14-year-old girl reported that she assaulted her and stole her cell phone. Woman charged with escape after given furlough from jail May 6, 2:17 a.m. — A woman was released from the Shaker Heights Jail for medical treatment, but when she failed to return upon her release from the hospital, police charged her with escape. TVs stolen from home May 7, 10:08 p.m. — A resident of the 3300 block of Milverton Road reported that someone broke into their home through a window and stole a television. For …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The county where the checkpoint will be set up will not be announced until the day prior to the operation.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol sent out a press release Monday morning notifying the public that state troopers will conduct a drunken driving checkpoint sometime this week. The county where the checkpoint will be set up will be announced the day before and the exact location will be announced the morning of the checkpoint. "If you plan to consume alcohol, designate a driver or make other travel arrangements before you drink. Don't let another life be lost for the senseless and selfish act of getting behind the wheel impaired," the patrol said in a prepared statement. Additional support for the checkpoint will be provided by local law enforcement agencies. Check Shaker Heights Patch for updates when they are available.
Monday, May 13, 2013
The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is offering a reward for information which would lead to the capture of fugitive Dontez White.
Dontez White is wanted by the U.S. Marshals and the Lakewood Police for drug trafficking and firearms offenses, according to Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force. White, 38, has a significant criminal history, officials said, and should be considered armed and dangerous. White is a black male standing approximately 5’06” and weighing 400 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. White is suspected to be hiding out somewhere in the Cleveland area. He also had a previous address near the 600 block of Willow Dr. in Euclid. If you have information in reference to Dontez White, call the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED or text keyword WANTED and tip to 847411 (tip411). Tipsters can remain anonymous and reward …