An Albion Road resident returned home about 1:45 p.m. Dec. 4 to find the front door open and the house ransacked.
A computer and other items were taken.
Someone smashed the window of a car parked at Ledgewood Plaza, rifled through a bag, but took nothing, a report said.
The incident was reported at 6:15 p.m. Dec. 4.
Another Window Shattered
A thief broke a car window outside BW3 Dec. 4 to get at a purse valued at $50.
The only thing in the purse was a set of keys.
The theft was reported about 7:30 p.m.
Someone tried to break into a garage on Brigadoon Way the night of Dec. 3.
No entry was gained.
A Spylgass Hill resident noticed a man sitting in a new blue car about 9 a.m. Dec. 3, and asked what he was doing.
The man said he was picking up his son.
But the caller noticed there was a six-pack of beer in the car. And he drove off a short time later without picking up a child.
Police checked the area, but couldn't locate the car.
An Indianhead Lane resident heard men yelling and what sounded like gunshots abour 9:15 p.m. Dec. 3.
The area was quiet when police arrived, and neighbors said they didn't hear anything.
About 1:20 a.m. Dec. 4, a resident on Sprague Road in Berea heard a woman sceam, then heard a gunshot or fireworks, a report said.
Berea police checked and found nothing; Strongsville officers checked this side of the street and said everything was quiet.
A Howe Road resident found a black velvet bag containing needles in her driveway Dec. 6, a report said.
Police took the paraphernalia to destroy.