CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio – Criminal Attack: Yorkshire Road
At 9:55 am on February 19, a woman called the police to report that a man she knew would not leave her property. As the officer neared the side door of the house, it opened and a man tried to hurry, his pants up to his thighs. The man was out of breath when he said to the policeman, “She just stabbed me.”
The man had blood on his pants, hands and right leg. There was a cut a little over two inches in length on his right leg. The officer called for help and announced his presence after hearing someone walking around on the second floor. A woman in a state of heightened emotion came down the stairs. Her right hand was bandaged and bloody.
The officers saw drops of blood all over the first floor and on the steps to the second floor. It was later found that the man also had stab wounds on the chest and left hand and a stab in the upper groin.
After she calmed down, the 21-year-old woman told the police that she was sleeping when the man woke her up. She said she asked the man to go, but he wouldn’t go. The 35-year-old man got angry and said he felt intimidated by him. The woman broke away and locked herself in a room. Then she came out of the room with an 8 inch knife and decided to push him out of the house. The man, she said, was holding her tight. The police were not clear from their report what the man was saying to the woman, but he may have wanted to clarify their relationship.
Both were taken to the hospital. The woman was arrested and charged with aggravated assault. The detective agency is investigating the matter further.
Domestic violence: Mayfield Road
At 10:15 p.m. on February 18, police were called into an apartment for domestic violence. At the scene, officers met a 34-year-old man who had a swollen and bloody left eye and nose. When asked what had happened, the distraught man started crying and fell onto the stairs in a stairwell.
The man later told officers that his husband had been at his home that night, and the two argued over the husband transmitting HIV to the victim. The victim had a protection order against his husband, but had invited him. The two were drinking alcohol when the victim got up and went into the kitchen. The husband followed him and threw the victim to the floor in the kitchen. The husband then slapped the victim five times in the face. When the first blow landed on the victim’s eye, he said he felt a bang and could no longer see out of the eye.
The husband left the scene before the police arrived. The husband was found to be wanted on an arrest warrant against the Shaker Heights Municipal Court for a previous breach of a protection order. The victim said it was not the first time his husband had been violent towards him. At the hospital, it was found that the victim had a broken left nasal bone and orbital bone and that he needed immediate surgery because of a broken muscle in his eye.
The detective agency is investigating. The husband is charged with domestic violence and aggravated assault.
Improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle: Yellowstone Road
At 10:55 p.m. on February 19, an officer on patrol followed a car that drove past his cruiser while it had only one working headlight and no visible registration. The car drove on to Yellowstone Road, where it stopped in front of a house and turned off the headlights.
The officer then activated his ceiling lights to initiate a traffic obstruction. The officer, who was still in his cruiser and parked behind the suspect, saw the driver reach for the passenger side of his car. The officer approached the car and explained to the driver why it was stopped. When asked about his driver’s license, the driver said he didn’t have one because his license had been suspended. When asked if he had anything in the car that the officer should know about, the man looked around and said he had marijuana. The officer then called for additional help.
The 34-year-old man handed the police a bag of marijuana. The officers found a digital scale in the man’s sweatshirt. In the car, the police discovered four bullets, a loaded magazine, a loaded gun and six other bags of marijuana. It was learned that the gun had been reported stolen in Cleveland.
Police cited the man for the malfunctioning headlight and the clogged panel and arrested him on charges of obtaining stolen property, a crime. improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle; have a handicapped weapon; Drug possession; and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Identity theft: Multiple homes
Police took reports from 10 residents who complained that unknown parties used their personal information to apply for unemployment benefits.
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