MISCELLANEOUS INCIDENT, SOM CENTER ROAD: Two boys, 15 and 16, were questioned by police after a Jan. 2 incident involving a woman who walked out of Walgreen’s and overheard one of them say to the other, “Well, you can just bring a gun to Solon High School . . .” to which the other told him to, “Shut up — why would you say that?“ Police said the woman did the right thing by calmly taking down their license plate number and reporting it. The boys told police they have no firearms, they were not serious and were merely discussing “how to get out of school“ the following Monday — which turned out to be a snow day anyway. Police also spoke with both boys’ parents.
FRAUD, WESTBOURNE ROAD: A woman said Jan. 14 she lost about $1,000 in an online Nigerian money scam. She ordered a kitten and sent money to various locations but never received the kitten.
GUITAR SMASH, CONTINENTAL: A Medina resident told police that a group of children were smashing a guitar in the roadway near Continental Drive and Lipke Court around 1:33 p.m. Jan. 24. The caller was concerned that the debris would be left in the road. Upon his arrival, the responding officer determined that mess had been cleaned.
ROADKILL, MOORE ROAD: Four different species of animal were hit by cars on Avon Lake roads this week including a dog, a cat, a deer and a fox.
SUSPICIOUS, CHELMSFORD ROAD: A woman received a letter Feb. 3 from a man stating that he was an admirer, but shy. In the letter, he made reference to spending time together with the woman.
BOOK, W. WASHINGTON: A W. Washington St. resident called police around 3 a.m., Feb. 1, informing officers that it was “highly unusual” for her neighbor to have his lights on inside the residence. The neighbor was reading a book.
BIRTHDAY PARTY, N. SPRING GROVE: Police responded to a N. Spring Grove residence around 1:36 a.m., Feb. 4 on a report that there might be a fight at the home. The responding officer determined that the family was merely having a birthday party.
THREATS, NORTH MAIN STREET: A South Russell man who was asked by a Huntington National Bank teller to save some of the free candy for other customers had to be escorted from the bank Feb. 11. He called and made threats the next day, prompting bank officials to close his account.