Police Blotter: Man Wants Credit Card Company Charged for Calling Him; 'Something that Looks Like a Body' Reported
The following information was provided by the Strongsville police department
A Prospect Road man called police Oct. 12 about harassing phone calls from a phone solicitor.
The man complained a credit card company has called five times trying to reduce his interest rate.
Police told him it is not a criminal matter, and explained the level the calls would have to reach to become a crime.
Body on I-71?
A caller driving south on I-71 about 7 a.m. Oct. 12 reported something lying on the right berm, close to the guardrail, that looked like a body.
Police checked and found there was a body -- of a deer.
Here's a First -- a Segway Traffic Stop
Officers stopped a man riding a Segway at Pearl and Shurmer roads about 11 p.m. Oct. 12.
The man wasn't cited for breaking any traffic laws, but was warned about riding in circles in the road.
A Paddock Circle resident told police her dog started parking about 10:45 p.m. Oct. 12, then they heard a thump on the window.
Police found no footprints in the yard and no one lurking nearby.
That's Why You Shouldn't Litter
A concerned resident reported a car driving up and down Boston Road, stopping and starting, shortly before midnight Oct. 14.
Police spoke with the driver, who said she had flicked a cigarette out the window and a ring she'd bought in Mexico flew off her finger and into the road.
She and her passenger were looking for it.
Theft from Auto
Two unlocked cars in a Bishop Lane driveway were rummaged through the night of Oct. 12.
It was not known if anything was stolen.
Damage to Car
A man who parked his car on Burlwood Drive about 6:30 p.m. Oct. 13 and went to dinner returned at 8 p.m. to find the rear window smashed.
No other vehicles in the area appeared to have been targeted.