THEFT, VAN AKEN BOULEVARD: A male suspect stole six lobster tails, $120, from Fresh Market, 20233 Van Aken, Friday.
DISPUTE, ROUTE 82: Officers helped to calm down an upset Brunswick woman on July 5. The elderly woman was upset because her veterinarian had not saved her dog’s teeth after he pulled them.
SUSPICIOUS SITUATION, MEADOW LANE: A Strongsville man was advised by police last Thursday evening after he got a little too emotional about LeBron James’ defection to the Miami Heat.
A scared resident called police at 11 p.m. because she heard a man yelling in the woods behind her home. The woman told police the man sounded like he was in distress.
When police arrived, they found the Strongsville man in an agitated state. He was highly intoxicated and he said he was upset about James’ decision to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers. Police advised the man to go home and calm down.
STREET VENDING, PEARL ROAD: A Strongsville man was advised last Thursday for trying to sell anti-LeBron James T-shirts.
The man, who works for an anti-James Web site, had set up a booth at the former Quality Catering site to sell T-shirts. The man was told that he must have a vendor’s permit to sell items in Strongsville.
EBAY THEFT: A 1966 Batman Milk advertising sign was stolen via eBay from a Forest Meadows Dr. resident. The item is valued at $160.49.
SOLICITOR COMPLAINTS, PIN OAK DRIVE: A woman called police July 13 to complain about a solicitor. The woman said the man was very pushy, and was asking for her date of birth and Social Security number. The man was selling alarm systems, and he asked to come into the woman’s house to look at her current alarm system. Officers spoke to the man and told him if they received one more complaint about him, his solicitor’s permit would be revoked. On Thursday, officers received another complaint about the same solicitor. He was once again very pushy, and told a resident thieves would break into her home if she did not buy an alarm system from him. Officers revoked the man’s solicitation permit.
HARASSMENT, TYNDALL FALLS: A woman called police July 14 after receiving a strange phone call. The woman said the caller claimed he was from Pakistan and asked her about her fire alarm system. The man then said he was going to drop a bomb on the United States. Police are investigating.
HARASSMENT, RIDGELINE COURT: A resident reported July 20 that he received a disturbing spam e-mail. The e-mail from “Don Gunshot” threatened to kill the man unless he paid them off. The e-mail said that if the man didn’t cough up $5,000 “Don Gunshot” would pay a final visit to his home.