FRAUD, ELMDALE ROAD: An 87-year-old woman told police on Feb. 22 that a fraudster told her she would be arrested by the FBI if she refused to send a commission check to collect a phony sweepstakes prize.
THEFT, PEARL ROAD: A 36-year-old Valley City woman was arrested at 1:40 p.m. March 2 after being seen stealing razors, cheese and two packages of Steak-Umm sliced steaks from the Drug Mart store on Pearl Road.
SKUNK, LAFAYETTE: Police stopped at a Lafayette Road residence in reference to a suspicious person around 8:20 a.m., March 3. The resident was revving the engine of his ATV, hoping the exhaust would smoke out a skunk which had nested in the home’s foundation.
SUSPICIOUS SITUATION, ROUTE 82: Three Brunswick women were asked to leave the Sheetz parking lot on Sunday after they caused a disturbance. The women were allegedly telling customers they would dance for anyone who bought them beer.
BURGLARY, NORMANDIE DRIVE: A man got a text message from his ex-girlfriend March 6 that she was going to retrieve some belongings from the apartment. He talked with her later, and realized a number of his possessions were missing, including a computer, television, stereo, home theater system, 16 Atlanta Braves hats, shoes, personal checks and his debit card. He does not think the woman took the items.
EYE CONTACT: A male salon worker at a Medina business became irritated when a female customer would not make eye contact with him as he was working on her nails March 16. Police responded to the disturbance. Another employee finished the woman’s nails.
RECKLESS OPERATION, PEARL ROAD: A Strongsville man was advised Sunday for driving recklessly.
The man told police he was not intentionally driving carelessly. He was just trying to eat his Taco Bell.