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Feb. 8 – A girl reported receiving strange Twitter messages from her friend about suicidal thoughts and “plans to carry out certain actions.” An officer spoke with the student and his parents and said he had no intention of harming himself, he was just upset about his mother’s illness.

Feb. 8 – An officer found a man stumbling in a parking lot at a York Road business around 8 p.m. and appearing to be drinking a beer. The man, Caleb Bartell, was told to put the beer down and was arrested for disorderly conduct and open container. He was found to be on probation in Parma Municipal Court.

Feb. 7 – A woman reported she woke up with her friend’s boyfriend on top of her trying to assault her at a Deer Creek Drive address around 4 a.m. The woman, who was waiting in the parking lot, was transported to the hospital for an examination.

Feb. 7 – An officer responded to a disabled vehicle in a ditch on Tilby Road around 12:20 a.m. The vehicle was unoccupied, but there were footprints and tire tracks. A tow truck and the driver soon came to the scene. The driver, Eric Bylewski, was arrested for OVI and also cited for reasonable control, marked lanes and driving on lawns and curbs.

Feb. 6 – While advising a driver about expired plates on his vehicle in the parking lot of a Royalton Road business at 2:37 a.m., an officer noticed the driver appeared intoxicated. The driver, Thomas Powers, was arrested for OVI. During a vehicle search, a pouch containing a pipe and marijuana were allegedly found along with an Adderall pill not prescribed to Powers. He was cited for OVI, expired plates, drug abuse, possession of paraphernalia and attempted drug abuse for the pill.

Feb. 6 – The manager of a Sprague Road business reported an intoxicated driver got into a vehicle and drove off around 3 a.m. The employee reported the driver had tripped over her feet while in the store and was having difficulty opening a bathroom door. The vehicle was found in a driveway at a West Wallings Road address. The driver, Amanda Knight, said she was in her driveway and was soon arrested for OVI. She was also cited for failure to reinstate her license on a physical control offense out of Parma Municipal Court.

Feb. 5 – A vehicle was stopped on Whitney Road in Strongsville for failure to signal while traveling on West 130th Street around 3:15 a.m. The driver, Jeremiah Turner, was cited for expired plates. Passenger David Turner, 19, was cited after a baggie of marijuana was allegedly found on his person and drug abuse for allegedly possessing prescription pills that didn’t belong to him. He was later cited for having a fictitious license after a fake license from Florida was allegedly found in his property while being booked. Another passenger, Darren Garbas, was arrested on two warrants from the Parma Police Department.

Feb. 4 – An officer found a vehicle weaving near the Sprague and Abbey roads intersection after 2 a.m., with the roads snow covered and wet. The vehicle had to swerve in order to avoid the officer driving in the other lane. It was allegedly spotted driving over 60 mph after turning onto Sprague Road and turning again onto York Road. The officer caught up to the vehicle around Pleasant Valley Road in Parma and pulled beside it at a red light, ordering the driver to pull over into a gas station lot. The driver, Charles Valentine, allegedly had a pill bottle near his person containing a white powder along with a flask containing a liquid in the driver’s door compartment. Valentine was charged with OVI, speed, left of center and willful disregard for safety. The pill canister was sent away for testing.

Feb. 4 – A vehicle had struck a mailbox on Greenwood Road and was stuck in the front lawn around 12:45 a.m. The driver, Austin Natale, was still inside the vehicle. He was arrested for OVI and refused a breath test. Natale was also cited for reasonable control and failure to reinstate his license.

Feb. 4 – While performing registration checks on disability placards at the North Royalton Library around 3:30 p.m, an officer found an expired placard on a vehicle parked in a handicapped space. The placard had expired in February 2012 and had belonged to the mother of a woman inside of the library. The woman, Kimberly Novak, 48, of Seven Hills, was advised she could not use her mother’s placard for her own use and was cited.

Feb. 18 – Police went to a Diane Street address looking for a man with felony warrants against him. Christopher Vicars, 36, had warrants out of Mahoning County for pimping prostitutes. He was found at the address and taken to the Wayne County Jail to wait for transportation to Mahoning County.

Feb. 18 – An officer spotted a 64-year-old man known to have an active warrant out riding a bicycle. Ricky Norman, of Rittman, was stopped on Strawberry Hill and allegedly admitted to knowing about the warrant, which was for a probation violation on a drug paraphernalia conviction. He was taken to the Wayne County Jail.

Feb. 18 – Police and paramedics went to a State Street address on a report of an overdose. Johnathan Andrews, of Parma, was unresponsive on the garage floor. Responders gave him three doses of naloxone and he still didn’t respond immediately. He eventually revived and answered some questions. He was cited for disorderly conduct and taken to a hospital.

Feb. 16 – Police went to a Metzger Avenue address around 7 a.m. for a report of a suspicious person on his back deck. Police arrived and allegedly found Dylan Christy, 25, standing against the back of the house and warming himself with a gas grill. An officer reportedly spotted a broken window and screen on the back of the house and found Christy holding a small knife. He was arrested without incident. Police say Christy initially denied trying to break in and said he knew the homeowner. He later allegedly said he was kicked out and was trying to get inside because he was cold. He was charged with attempted burglary and taken to the Wayne County Jail. Police say he tried to sneak several pills into the jail and now faces extra charges.

Feb. 13 – Police responded to a one-car crash on Washington Street. The officer found the car parked and running in a driveway. Lynn Beaumont, 71, of Rittman, allegedly refused field sobriety tests and, at the station, refused a breath test. He was taken to a hospital for a blood draw authorized by a search warrant and was later taken to the Wayne County Jail.

Feb. 13 – A Frederick Street woman said she has a cat that runs free all day and returns to the home at night. That day, the pet returned with a wound, possibly from a BB gun, on its chest. She asked for extra police attention for the felines.

Feb. 12 – A Wayne County Sheriff deputy asked for help finding stolen property. Officers and the deputy went to a Fairlawn Avenue address where they met with Andrew Moore, 33. Moore allegedly admitted he had the property at his grandmother’s house on State Street. Police also found Moore had two warrants for his arrest, one from Rittman for failure to appear in court on a marijuana possession charge, and the other from Wadsworth for failure to appear in court for a status hearing. He was taken to recover the property and then handed over to Wadsworth Police.

Feb. 12 – Police and paramedics went to a Home Street address for a report of an unresponsive woman. When they arrived, a family member said she had already been given two doses of naloxone and was still unresponsive. Cierra Yaus, 20, later awoke and allegedly admitted “shooting up heroin.” Police discovered she had an outstanding warrant against her for failure to appear in court for arraignment. She was arrested and alter released on a signature bond. New charges of disorderly conduct were sent to the court. Doylestown Police Department