Sunday, December 16, 2012
Here are some of the weirdest police reports and incidents from departments across the region.
Here are this week's most bizarre police calls, reports and charges. All information was provided by police reports from departments in Patch communities. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. Excuse me officer, which way to jail- Arrests don't get much easier than this. A 34-year-old Lakewood man was charged with drunken driving after he stopping to ask a Solon police officer for directions. At about 1 a.m. on Dec. 8, a Solon police officer parked at a gas station was approached by a man after a car pulled in behind him. Perry L. Allen, 34, approached the officer to get directions to a nearby business. According to the report, Allen smelled like alcohol and had slurred speech. He failed the field …
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Click on the link to find out the exact location and time of the checkpoint conducted by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced Saturday morning that a drunken driving checkpoint will be in Kent overnight. The checkpoint is scheduled from 10 p.m. Saturday to 2 a.m. Sunday on State Route 59 near milepost 3. The checkpoint is funded by federal grant funds to deter and intercept impaired drivers. "The checkpoint will also be held in conjunction with nearby saturation patrols to aggressively combat alcohol-related injury and fatal crashes," according to a OSHP press release. "If you plan to consume alcohol, designate a driver or make other travel arrangements before you drink. Don’t let another life be lost for the senseless and selfish act of getting behind the wheel impaired."
Saturday, April 14, 2012
The checkpoint will be set up from 10 p.m. April 14 until 2 a.m. April 15
The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced the drunk driving checkpoint in Portage County April 14 will be set up on State Route 59 in Kent near milepost 3. The checkpoint, funded by federal grants, will be conducted with the help of the Kent Police Department from 10 p.m. Saturday April 14 until 2 a.m. Sunday April 15. "The checkpoint will also be held in conjunction with nearby saturation patrols to aggressively combat alcohol-related injury and fatal crashes," according to a press release. The most recent checkpoint in Brimfield on St. Patrick's Day nabbed 17 drunk drivers.