Woman reports her home and husband being threatened by young men fishing: Lyndhurst police chronicle

Woman reports her home and husband being threatened by young men fishing: Lyndhurst police chronicle


Threats: Acacia Circle

At 10:30 p.m. on July 5, a woman reported that young men were fishing in a pond near her home in the Acacia Metropark Reservation. When she told them they were on private property, one of the anglers replied, “Don’t be surprised if you get bombed tonight.”

The exchange with the youth had taken place earlier in the day. The woman asked the police to pay special attention to her home.

In addition, on July 6 at 1:35 p.m., a woman reported that young people were again fishing in the pond and threatening to attack her husband.

Police reports do not provide information on whether the officer spoke to the youth.

Theft: Cedar Road

At 4:35 p.m. on July 6, an employee at Dick’s Sporting Goods at 24545 Cedar Road in Legacy Village reported that two suspects, a man and a woman, left the store with clothing they had stolen.

The suspects then left the store parking lot in a gray Buick. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.

The total value of the stolen goods was $630.

Driver Complaint: Spencer Road

At 11:20 a.m. July 5, a male driver reported that while he was driving on Spencer Road, between Alvey and Richmond Road, someone threw a firecracker at his car. The firecracker burned the man’s pants.

He asked the police to patrol the area.

Arrest Warrant: Richmond Road

At 7:10 p.m. on July 4, a 33-year-old woman walked into CVS/Pharmacy, 1443 Richmond Road, and told employees that a man in a U-Haul was trying to stop her. The employee called police.

Officers learned the woman was homeless. Officers spoke with the accused man and learned that he offered to take her to a homeless shelter, but the woman refused and said she would call the police and say he tried to hold her against her will.

Officers brought the woman to the station. She changed her story several times in the CVS parking lot.

During the background check, it was determined that the man was wanted on a warrant issued by Cleveland police. Police arrested a 42-year-old Cleveland man on a warrant

Cleveland police later went to Lyndhurst Police Station and arrested the man.

Warrant Arrests: Richmond Road

At 3:30 p.m. on July 2, police learned that the owner of the car that drove into town was wanted on a warrant issued by the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office.

The vehicle was stopped for a traffic stop and it was determined that the male passenger in the car was also wanted on a warrant issued by CCSO.

During a search of the car, police found a weapon.

The men, both 31 years old and residents of Cleveland and East Cleveland, were arrested on outstanding warrants.

An able-bodied woman was called to the scene and was told to drive away in her car.

Bomb Threat: Mayfield Road

At 11:50 p.m. July 1, dispatch received a 911 call from an Applebee’s restaurant, 5658 Mayfield Road, in which an employee reported receiving a bomb threat. The caller said a bomb would detonate in the restroom in 30 seconds. The call was placed to 911 four to five minutes after the call.

Management closed the restaurant early. No bomb was found.

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