Below are items of interest from the Rocky River Police Department from Tuesday, 05/29/2018 through Monday, 06/04/2018.
- On 05/30/2018 at about 2:10 PM police were called after an Old Detroit Rd. restaurant owner discovered the attempted theft of a ceiling fan from an outdoor seating area. One fan was broken on the ground, the second had scuff marks on the ceiling near it. The owner requested special attention to the area; no incident report was taken.
- On 06/01/2018 at about 11:00 AM caller reported her neighbor's work van, a blue Chrysler minivan, was just stolen from the driveway at 19101 Hilliard Blvd. The suspect, a man wearing a black Adidas shirt, fled east bond on Hilliard Blvd. A second vehicle, a maroon minivan operated by a young, white male, was also seen driving east bound on Hilliard Blvd.
- On 06/01/2018 at about 3:10 PM an Erie Rd. resident reported a snake in her home. The Animal Control Officer was able to capture and remove an Eastern milk snake. No one was injured. No incident report was taken.
- On 06/01/2018 at about 4:10 PM police investigated a single car motor vehicle accident on Interstate-90 west bound between Detroit and Clague Rds. Police discovered an ice cream truck had flipped after a rear tire blew out. No other vehicles were involved in the incident. The driver, a 52-year-old Lakewood man, had scrapes and bruises and was transported to hospital by Rocky River paramedics.
- On 06/01/2018 at about 8:25 PM an employee of Whole Foods on Detroit Rd. reported the theft of about five packages of prepared foods that occurred at about 7:35 PM. The employee recognized the 21-year-old Cleveland woman and obtained a vehicle description, including license plate number, and positively identified the owner as the suspect. Police are in the process of obtaining an arrest warrant.
- On 06/04/2018 at about 10:45 PM Giant Eagle loss prevention notified police of a female shoplifter in custody. Store security said they watched Georgette M. Patterson, 52-years-old from Bay Village, select and leave the store without paying for nearly $80 in Fabreze candles and sprays and laundry detergent.