Brunswick Police Department
Aug. 7 – Police received a call from a mother requesting a welfare check on her son, who she suspected was under the influence of alcohol and was planning to leave the residence in the vehicle. One of the responding officers observed the suspect’s vehicle making an improper turn onto Grafton Road. A traffic stop was initiated and contact was made with the driver, Kyle Brocklebank, 48, of Arboretum Drive, who showed signs of impairment. Brocklebank was unable to perform sobriety tests and was arrested on charges of OVI. He was transported back to the city jail where he was processed. A breath check revealed he had a BAC of 0.352. Two open bottles of Absolut Mandarin were found in the vehicle before it was towed from the scene. Brocklebank was issued multiple citations and was later transported to the emergency room for further evaluation.
Aug. 10 – A suspicious person was observed in the parking lot of a Pearl Road nightclub around 3:30 a.m. contact was made with Hallie N. Jones, 26, of Olmsted Falls, who was found to be in possession of an open container of alcohol. She was issued a citation and released at the scene.
Aug. 9 – A Rocklyn Drive resident contacted police to report that Nicholas Kafantaris was trespassing on his property and was allegedly brandishing a knife. The suspect was located on the property upon officer arrival but denied brandishing a knife. It was later determined that the suspect was at the residence to speak to his girlfriend after being advised by the complainant to stay away from the property. Kafantaris, 59, of Devonshire Drive, was cited on charges of criminal trespass into Brunswick mayor’s court and was transported to his residence.
Aug. 9 – While on patrol on Beverly Hills Drive around 7:30 a.m., officers observed a male littering from a moving vehicle. Contact was made with the suspect, who was later identified as Kris L. Byrne, 39, of Gaylann Drive, who parked at the Monterey Apartments. The suspect was found to have an active arrest warrant from the Olmsted Township police department for a probation violation. After being cited for littering, driving under suspension, driving with no operator’s license and alcohol consumption in a motor vehicle, the suspect was turned over to Olmsted Township police without incident.
Aug. 9 – A George Drive resident came to the station to report she is receiving unsolicited messages on SnapChat that are sexual in nature. The victim told police she suspects the anonymous messages are coming from her ex-boyfriend, who she suspects was using a friend’s phone to send the messages. The complainant was advised to block any incoming contacts/numbers associated with the texts to prevent future solicitations. A message was left for the woman’s ex-boyfriend asking him to contact police, however his current residence is unknown. The complainant was advised to contact the prosecutor for possible charges if the issue persists.
Aug. 9 – A Clearwater Drive man came to the station to report that he has been receiving unwanted calls and voice messages from his ex-girlfriend. Should the harassment continue, the man told police he wanted to press charges. The suspect was contacted and she was advised to cease and desist any further contact with the complainant.
Aug. 8 – A registration check on a motorcycle on Center Road indicated that the license plate expired in June. A traffic stop was initiated and contact was made with the rider, Jordan Wilson, 25, of Cleveland. Wilson did not have a valid motorcycle endorsement and his driver’s license was suspended under a non-compliance suspension. He was taken into custody and transported to the station where he was processed, posted bond, issued citations and released. The motorcycle was towed from the scene.
Aug. 7 – Police responded to a Regal Avenue residence regarding a criminal damaging complaint. Contact was made with the complainant who advised that a window on his front door was broken by an unknown means. It is unknown whether the act was intentional. There are no suspects at this time. The damage is estimated at $100.