Police Blotter: Man Demands Girl's Stockings in Parking Garage

The following information was provided by the Westlake Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

Man Demands Girl’s Stockings To Fix Car

A man approached a 16-year-old Avon Lake girl and demanded she give him her stockings at about 7:30 p.m. Jan. 6 in the Union Street garage at . The man reportedly told the girl that he needed them to fix his car’s exhaust system. The girl gave up the stockings, and the man ran off.

She described the man as a white man in his 20s, wearing a baseball cap, jeans and a dark coat. She also told officers the man has brown eyebrows with a long, thin nose and face. Responding police officers searched the area, but didn’t find the man. Crocker Park security is checking surveillance footage to see if they can spot the suspect.

Former Cleaning Company Employee Suspected of Stealing Engagement Ring

A Sawgrass Lane woman reported her $7,000 engagement ring missing on Jan. 5. The woman said it was taken from the house some time between Dec. 1 and Dec. 24. Police are investigating, and suspect a former cleaning service employee. The same ex-employee is the suspect in the theft of jewelry on First Street on Jan. 7.

Man Gets Impatient For Refund Check

An Avon man got upset at how long he had to wait for a refund check from a Center Ridge Road car dealer at about 9:15 a.m. Jan. 4. An employee told the man to leave, and the pair got into a grappling match. The Avon man was banned from the dealership and the City Prosecutor will review the report for possible charges. 

Stolen Car Recovered

The owner of a 2000 Toyota Solara convertible reported it missing from an Augusta Court driveway at about 6 a.m. Jan. 6. Police found the car in Mansfield the day after, but it was missing the license plates and rear windows.

Girl Threatens to Run Away

Police arrested a 17-year-old girl on Center Ridge Road at about 9 p.m. Jan. 8 after she had threatened to run away. When officers arrived at the girl’s house, she threw her cell phone against a wall and threw a glass of water at her mother. She also kicked in her bedroom door. Police arrested the girl for domestic violence and took her to the Juvenile Detention home.

For questions about this blotter, email kate.spirgen@patch.com.


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