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Zombies Grip Motorist’s Attention: Olmsted Falls Police Blotter

Olmsted Falls police cruiser 2022
Olmsted Falls police cruiser

A motorist called police at 7:33 p.m. Feb. 7 about a vehicle that was all over the road. The driver of that car almost hit mail boxes while on Cook Road. The motorist in question turned east onto Bagley Road from Fitch. The driver used his turn signal but was swerving on the road. He went by Falls-Lenox Primary School. Police stopped the car in front of St. Mary of the Falls Church. The driver was not paying too much attention to his driving because he was watching “The Walking Dead.” He was cited.

Car crash: Sprague Road

Police went to a car crash in front of Fawn Lake Apartments at 7:08 a.m. Feb. 2. It involved two cars. There were no injuries.

Traffic stop: Columbia Road

An officer cited a motorist for speeding at 12:43 p.m. Feb. 3.

Hazard: Columbia Road

An officer checked on an elderly man who was in his car with the hazards on. The motorist pulled over to take a phone call.

Stopped train: Columbia Road

A caller contacted police at 3:52 p.m. Feb. 4 that a train was stopped for more than 20 minutes and blocking Columbia Road. The Norfolk Southern Railway was contacted at 4:05 p.m. The train also blocked the crossings at Brookside Drive and Lewis Road. The railway advised police the train would be parked there for about two hours.

Fleeing police: Columbia Road

Police at 7:26 p.m. Feb. 4 began looking for a driver who ran out of a car that police were pursuing. They looked for the woman with pink hair on Wilson and Metropolitan. North Ridgeville police were contacted. They also checked Lewis Road. A K9 officer also tried finding her but was unsuccessful. Police found drugs inside the car that was towed.

Stopped train: Mapleway Drive

Police checked on a train at 11:42 p.m. Feb. 4 that blocked traffic since about 4 p.m. Norfolk Southern Railway was contacted earlier. It said it was trying to get a crew to remove the train. Police noted the train left the area by 12:42 a.m. Feb. 5.

Suspicious person: Chestnut Drive

An officer saw people in front of a mausoleum with candles at 11:48 p.m. Feb. 4. They were advised about the cemetery’s hours and left.

Attempted burglary: Western Reserve Lane

A resident called police at 12:18 a.m. Feb. 5 that a man was trying to enter his neighbor’s home. The caller said the man seemed to be intoxicated. Police went to the residence and checked the area, but the man was gone. Police noted they would keep an eye on that area.

Traffic stop: Bagley Road

An officer stopped a motorist at 2:33 p.m. Feb. 5 near Mapleway Drive. The driver was cited for speeding and advised about the car’s tinted windows.

Suspicious situation: Water Street

Police received a call at 6:18 p.m. Feb. 7 about a rope with a knot hanging from a tree near the women’s restrooms at David Fortier Park. The caller said his son found it while he was at the park. He believed the rope was a noose at one point. There was nothing hanging from the rope. Police arrived and did not find a rope in any of the trees there.

Source: Cleveland



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