Police reports
Rivalry between siblings leads to physical fight
North Royalton Police Reports
June 20 – Police were called at 6:41 p.m. after a brother and sister got into a physical fight at their parents’ home. The sister reported the two were arguing, she threw water in her brother’s face and then hurled a flip flop at him. He then reportedly came after her but fell and knocked over a TV. After she reportedly threw her other flip flop, he is alleged to have grabbed her neck with both hands and the parents had to push him away. He fell onto a glass table, breaking it. She said she wanted to press charges, and he was reportedly charged with domestic violence.

North Royalton Police Reports
June 22 – A North Royalton man, 38, reported a rifle, handgun and three boxes of ammunition were taken from his residence while his girlfriend, 36, stayed there when he was at a rehab center between December and January. He said the two had recently broken up and believes she took the items. He did not want her charged. She was contacted and reportedly did not know what happened to the items.

June 21 – A driver was spotted by police at 1:52 a.m. on Royalton Road reportedly driving left of center near Abbey Road and traveling 46 in a 35 mph zone. The driver appeared impaired but denied drinking reportedly. She did say she had taken antibiotics and too many pills back on Monday allegedly. Her breath sample was reportedly .125 at 3:15 a.m. She was arrested for OVI and issued a citation for speed and left of center.

June 19 – A woman was reportedly caught with drugs after police noticed her vehicle’s rear license plate light was not working. She was reportedly swerving into the other lane and was stopped just before 3 a.m. at Sprague Road and West 130th Street. She reportedly claimed she swerved because she had been on the phone. Breath samples were .074 and .078. Her license was reportedly expired and showed a felony warrant for drug possession. Numerous pieces of heroin and cocaine drug paraphernalia and drug instruments were located inside her car and purse reportedly. She was arrested and cited for driving within marked lanes, OVI, plate light required, expired license, possession of drug instruments, possession of drug paraphernalia and felony possession of heroin.

June 19 – A man was stopped at 12:53 a.m. because his vehicle was reported as unauthorized use of a motor vehicle through Cleveland. A stop was initiated by Strongsville and North Royalton police at state Route 82 and I-71. The driver was reportedly disheveled; had body odor; was wearing unsanitary clothing; had fast food trash and random piles of food; and new clothing, DVDs, CDs and gift cards in the car. An officer almost vomited a few times reportedly due to the smell. Police reported he did not appear impaired. He reportedly admitted it was a rental that he was supposed to return. His father was contacted and reportedly admitted his son eats healthy and works out but does this from time to time and is even banned from leasing from one business. He said his son suffers from depression and needs help. The man was cited for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

June 17 – A man was stopped at 5:44 p.m. on West 130th and Albion Road after an office ran his car’s plates and a suspension and plate confiscation order was noted. The officer reported she noticed a can of alcohol, partially covered by a towel. Though still containing a liquid and cool to the touch, the man reportedly denied drinking it. A child was in the car. The man did not show signs of impairment but was advised if he had been, he would have been charged with child endangering. A cigarillo pack was located in the car with a piece of plastic and marijuana shake allegedly inside. He was arrested for driving under suspension, open container and drug abuse.

June 17 – A motorist reported a driver was swerving, driving on the wrong side of the road and nearly struck oncoming traffic. The Garfield Heights man was stopped on Louis Drive and reportedly claimed he had been at his sister’s wedding in Strongsville and only had two drinks. A plastic cup with liquid was confiscated. The driver said it was orange juice and Sprite, but it reportedly tested positive for alcohol. An empty beer bottle was also found allegedly. His breath sample was .149, reportedly, and he was arrested and his license placed under suspension.

June 15 – A North Royalton man was stopped at 2 a.m. at a Royalton Road gas station because his vehicle had no front plate. He reportedly claimed he was involved in an accident and that’s why it was missing. Police said the man showed impairment on every test and was arrested for OVI. A search of his vehicle reportedly uncovered ibuprofen, an anti-diarrhea med and Benadryl, but also the schedule II drug acetaminophen and oxycodone, as well as tizanidine. When questioned, he said the meds were ibuprofen reportedly. When pressed further, he said there was Benadryl for allergies and Percocet for knee pain. His breath test was .136. His license was suspended and he was cited for attempted drug abuse, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of dangerous drugs, OVI and improperly displayed plates.