BAY VILLAGE, OH - News notes from the Bay Village Police blotter.
On 03/04/2018, at 0058 hrs, a BVPD officer stopped a vehicle on Lake Rd. near Douglas for a traffic violation. After speaking to the 26-year old male driver, it was determined he had a suspended license. During the inventory prior to the tow police discovered a loaded handgun and stolen license plates in the vehicle. The driver was arrested for Improperly Handling Firearms in a Motor Vehicle and Receiving Stolen Property. He was also cited for Driving Under Suspension. The Cleveland resident will face charges at RRMC.
On 03/02/2018, at 2359 hrs, a BVPD officer stopped a vehicle on Lake Rd. near Porter Creek for an equipment violation. After speaking with the 44-year old male driver, the officer suspected the driver had been drinking. Field sobriety tests were administered, and as a result, the driver was arrested for OVI. The Avon Lake resident will face charges at RRMC.
On 03/01/2018, at 1607 hrs, a Conover resident reported that she purchased a new vehicle from a dealership in November 2017. When she acquired her regular plates for the vehicle from BMV, she threw away the temporary tag in her curbside trash. She recently received a letter from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation indicating that a vehicle bearing her temporary tag had gone through a tollbooth without paying, and that she owed a fine for the violation. Police are investigating.
On 02/27/2018, at 2119 hrs, BVPD officers were dispatched to a house in the 27000 block of Lake Rd. A resident called 911 to report there was an unknown female at their house who was confused and disoriented. The female had asked to speak with someone who did not live at the house. Officers spoke with the female who indicated that she was out for one last drive in her car because she had to turn it in tomorrow (her car was in the driveway). She admitted that she did not know who lived at the house, and was unable to explain why she was there. Officers suspected the 57-year old female had been drinking. Field sobriety tests were administered, and as a result, she was arrested for OVI. The North Olmsted resident will face charges at RRMC.
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