Brunswick Police Department
July 16 – A Valley Forge Drive resident came to the station to file a theft report after she paid a $350 down payment to get a fence installed on her property and the fence has yet to be installed. The complainant told police the project was supposed to start in the middle of May. She said she has filed a complaint with the attorney general and has made several attempts to obtain a refund of the down payment or schedule an estimated time of completion for her project. She asked police to investigate the matter and requested charges be filed if applicable.
July 22 – A driver was pulled over on Laurel Road just after 2 a.m. for driving with an expired registration. A traffic stop was conducted and the operator, Marissa Mullins, 23, of Sterling Station Drive, was found to have an expired license and a warrant for her arrest issued by Parma Heights Police for a traffic offense. A vehicle inventory was conducted prior to being towed and 3.5 grams of marijuana was located. Mullins was issued traffic and misdemeanor citations for marijuana possession, driving with expired plates and driving under suspension and was later released.
July 21 – Police were patrolling a South Carpenter Road parking lot at 12:30 a.m. and located a suspicious vehicle with two individuals inside. Contact was made with the occupants, Lashawna Harris, 28, of Akron, and Edward Gaymon, 32, of Akron, and the odor of marijuana was detected from inside the vehicle. Police also allegedly observed open containers of alcohol in plain view. Both individuals were cited into mayor’s court for having open containers in a motor vehicle and they were advised on the drug abuse charges before being released.
July 21 – Police conducted a registration check near the intersection of Center Road and Interstate 71 at 2:18 a.m. and discovered the vehicle’s registered owner had a suspended operator’s license. A traffic stop was conducted and police made contact with the operator who was not the owner. However, the driver, Gary Collins, 38, of Cleveland, notified police that he, too, had a suspended license. Collins was found to have warrants issued by the Ohio State Highway Patrol, as well as the Cleveland and Hillcrest police departments for traffic-related offenses. He was issued a traffic citation for driving with a suspended license and transported to the Medina County Jail for one of the warrants.
July 19 – The city’s animal control officer responded to a Canterbury drive residence after she found a racoon captured in a trap. Upon arrival, contact was made with the homeowner who said she set the trap because the racoon was causing damage to her property. The racoon was dispatched by the officer and its remains were removed. The homeowner was advised of proper trapping per state and local ordinances.
July 16 – A Fenwick Drive resident contacted police to report that someone fraudulently accessed her Amazon Prime account. The complainant told officers she attempted to make an online purchase on what she believed to be an Amazon website. After the transaction didn’t go through, the complainant said she contacted the phone number on the website and provided her account information. By the time the complainant discovered the site was not an official Amazon website, her account had been accessed for two purchases on the west coast totaling nearly $600. There are no suspects at this time.
July 16 – A Rocklyn Drive resident contacted police to report that another Brunswick man has been continually calling and leaving him threatening voicemails. The complainant also alleged that the suspect threatened to burn his house down. Contact was made with the suspect who stated that the complainant was also threatening him. Both individuals were advised to have no further contact with one another. The complainant elected not to press charges at this time.
July 16 – A Tulip Court resident came to the station to report that she discovered fraudulent purchases have been made on her credit card totaling more than $630. The purchases had been made between May and July. There are no suspects.