Traffic stop yields felony weapons arrest: Shaker Heights Police Blotter


Carrying a concealed weapon: Lee Road

At 11 p.m. March 1, police learned that the owner of a car being driven on Lee Road near Shaker Boulevard was wanted on a misdemeanor traffic warrant. A traffic stop was conducted.

While confirming the warrant, police found that the driver, a Shaker Heights man, 47, was in possession of two handguns. Both guns were confiscated and the man was arrested on a felony charge of carrying a concealed weapon.

OVI: Lee Road

At 12:10 a.m. Feb. 27, an officer saw a car speeding and weaving near the intersection of Lee Road and Scottsdale Boulevard and conducted a traffic stop. The driver, a Cleveland Heights woman, 31, was found to be intoxicated and was arrested for OVI.

The woman had a blood-alcohol content of .127, above the state minimum for drunk driving of .08. The woman was also charged with driving without a license.

OVI: South Woodland Road

At 2:10 a.m. Feb. 27, an officer watched as a car was driven erratically and encroached the intersection at South Woodland and Byron roads. The car did not have working taillights.

The driver, a Willowick man, 30, failed sobriety tests and was arrested for OVI. The man was further charged with having an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle. He refused to take a breath test.

Carrying a concealed weapon: Chagrin Boulevard

At 7:20 p.m. Feb. 28, an officer checked the license plate of a car at Lee Road and Chagrin Boulevard and found that its plates belonged to another car. The driver, a Garfield Heights man, 57, was found to be intoxicated and was arrested on a charge of OVI.

In addition, police found a loaded gun on his person. The gun and license plates were confiscated.

The man had a blood-alcohol content of .089. In addition to OVI, police charged the man with having a weapon under disability and carrying a concealed weapon, a felony.

Assault: Lee Road

At 4:20 p.m. March 1, police were called to Urban Salon Suites, 3713 Lee Road, where an Oakwood woman, 57, reported that a 61-year-old man she knows had slapped her in the face. The man had left before police arrived.

Burglary: Sherbrooke Road

At 7:20 a.m. March 2, a woman living in the 2000 block of Sherbrooke Road reported that someone had entered her home by damaging a locked window and stolen an iPad valued at $1,200.

Domestic violence: Sudbury Road

At 8:50 p.m. March 2, a woman, 28, who lives in the 3000 block of Sudbury Road, reported that her sister, 27, of Cleveland, had pushed her into a wall and threatened her. The older sister received medical attention. The 27-year-old was arrested for domestic violence.

Aggravated robbery: Chagrin Boulevard

At 3:05 p.m. March 3, police were called to PNC Bank, 20711 Chagrin Blvd, where an armed robbery had taken place. Further details were not released. Police are investigating.

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