Plenty of things big and small went missing in Westlake last week. In addition to minor items, such as cigarettes, someone stole a catalytic converter off of a car and numerous items were taken from Rec Center visitors and Crocker Park employees.
A cellphone, car keys, and cigarettes were taken from the jacket of a Market Street store employee on March 23 between 4:30 p.m. and 6:20 p.m. Westlake Police have no suspects.
A generator and power tools of unknown were taken from a Detroit Road construction site between March 21-25. A chain on the generator was cut; there are no suspects.
The catalytic converter was cut off a North Olmsted man’s 2004 Pontiac Sunfire while it was parked at the RTA lot on Sperry Drive. The theft occurred on March 25 between 7:45 a.m. -5 p.m. There are no suspects; RTA’s Police Department was notified.
A wallet containing $60, a credit card, and misc. papers belonging to a Westlake man was taken from the Recreation Center gym on March 25 between 7 p.m. -8:30 p.m. while the owner played basketball. A wallet and a cellphone belonging to two other persons were reportedly taken at the same time, but those owners have not come forward.
A $500 wristwatch was taken from the women’s locker room at the Recreation Center between 3 p.m. -4:35 p.m. on March 27. A Westlake woman had placed it in a locker, stepped away for a minute, then locked the locker and worked out. There are no suspects.
A Cleveland woman’s wallet was taken while she shopped at a Crocker Park Blvd. store on March 29 at 4:30 p.m. Her debit card was used illicitly for two purchases ($392 total) at two nearby stores; a third purchase attempt was declined. There are no suspects.