Sunday, March 3, 2013
Here are some of the weirdest police reports and incidents from departments across the region.
Here are this week's most bizarre police calls, reports and charges. All information was provided by police reports from departments in Patch communities. Where arrests or charges are mentioned; it does not indicate a conviction. Bank robber proves pen is mightier than gun Steven C. Dagostine, 43, of Tallmadge, was charged Feb. 26 with aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony, in connection with a Huntington Bank heist in Cuyahoga Falls. Fortunately, police did not have to track him down as Dagostine was already being held in Summit County Jail on a separate robbery charge. On Feb. 24, Dagostine allegedly walked into the Giant Eagle-Huntington Bank, handed the teller a note demanding money and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. …
Monday, February 4, 2013
The last day to earn foodperks! is Feb. 13.
Giant Eagle is ending foodperks! and adding extra incentive to use its fuelperks! program, according a press release from the Pennsylvannia-based company. The last day to earn foodperks! will be Feb. 13 and discounts must be redeemed by May 31. According to a letter obtained by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the CEO said customers thought the foodperks! program was "a little too complex." In an effort to inform in advance the customers who were receiving the highest level of savings with foodperks!, Giant Eagle began to issue letters to those customers along with added value offers in appreciation of their loyalty. These letters began to arrive late last week, and will continue to be delivered to customer mailboxes through this week. In …
The program is 'a little too complex.'
UPDATED FEB. 4: 1:40 p.m. Giant Eagle is ending Foodperks, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, but is expanding Fuelperks. The last day to earn Foodperks will be Feb. 13 and discounts must be redeemed by May 31. According to a letter obtained by the newspaper, the CEO said customers thought the Foodperks program was "a little too complex." The program gave customers a 1 percent discount on groceries for every 10 gallons of gas purchased at GetGo gas stations. Customers were queried at checkout if they would like to redeem Foodperks or save the discount for future use. Foodperks began in 2009. Giant Eagle's popular Fuelperks program will remain and expand. Fuelperks gives customers 10 cents to 20 cents off a gallon (depending on …
Sunday, September 9, 2012
Here are some of the weirdest police reports from departments across the region
Here are this week's most bizarre police calls, reports and charges. All information was provided by police reports from departments in Patch communities. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. Blame it on technology: A Broadview Heights woman overlooked her .111 blood-alcohol content level on Aug. 26 when she explained to Westlake Police why she drove the wrong way on Interstate 90. Who deserved the blame? Her GPS, of course. That's what 26-year-old Jacqueline Kovach told police after she was stopped at 2:34 a.m. Police arrested her for drunk driving, an open container, no seat belt and willful and wanton disregard for safety. She drove west in the eastbound lanes near the Columbia Road overpass. …
Thursday, August 9, 2012
The following arrest information was provided by the Westlake Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
Several people are dealing with car repairs after an accused drunk driver plowed into their parked cars near Giant Eagle in the Promenade. The crash happened at 12:04 p.m. on July 28. The driver, a 27-year-old Lorain woman, hit five parked cars hard enough to push them almost completely out of their parking spots. The car-nage ended up resulting in five cars, including the driver's, getting towed. She is being charged with DUI and wanton/willful disregard of safety.
Sunday, June 24, 2012
Here are some of the weirdest police reports from departments across the region
It seems there's no alleged crime too bizarre to occur in Northeast Ohio. Here are some of this week's weird calls and charges. All information was provided by police reports from departments in Patch communities. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. Driving through a neighborhood: An 18-year-old Avon Lake man faces drunk driving charges from an incident that caused damage to a home, a garage and a car. Westlake Police said William Muller drove his 1991 Ford pickup truck into a garage and car Tuesday morning on Bradley Road. About 15 minutes later, a resident of the 31100 block of Center Ridge Road said somebody drove a pickup truck through his backyard and into a creek before exiting on foot. A …
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Produce may have been contaminated with Listeria
Giant Eagle is recalling several Farmer's Market lettuces and salads because of possible contamination. The lettuce and salads may have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, which can cause fever, muscle aches, diarrhea and other gastrointestinal distress. Pregnant women are vulnerable to miscarriage, stillbirth, premature delivery and other complications. Older people and those with compromised immune systems are at risk for complications such as septicemia and meningitis. No illneses have been reported. The recalled items have a "best by" date of between May 12-22. Giant Eagle is notifying customers who may have bought the products, but check your fridge. If you have a recalled product, either throw it out or return it to Giant …
Saturday, December 24, 2011
Check out the list below for special Christmas Eve and Christmas Day hours.
Want to sneak in a last-minute dinner reservation, buy a final gift or go out for a cocktail with friends and family over the holiday weekend? Good news is, you won’t need to go far to do all of the above. Check out the list below to help determine your Christmas Eve and Christmas Day plans: 87 West Aladdin’s Eatery Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar Asian Wok Chinese and American Restaurant Blake’s Seafood Restaurant and Bar Bob Evans Restaurant Brio Tuscan Grill Buca di Beppo Carrabba’s Italian Grill Champps Restaurant and Bar The Cheesecake Factory Crocker Park Mall *Store hours may vary slightly. To contact a store and find out its hours or inquire about Christmas Eve sales, click here. Giant Eagle Houlihan’s Hyde Park Steakhouse …
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Not quite ready for Turkey Day? Check out these local options for ready-made options.
Need a hand during the holidays? For on-the-go folks or for hosts who are looking to subtract a little stress from Thanksgiving, a few businesses in town may have just the pre-made answer. Giant Eagle is the first locale to check out. To cater toward holiday shoppers, the supermarket’s gourmet section is offering turkey breast, grilled chicken, turkey meatloaf and eye-of-round roasts, said manager Mike Smith. And for side dishes, the cooks have prepared ready-to-eat stuffing, green bean almondine, rigatoni, cranberry relish, acorn squash and roasted potatoes. Simply reheat before the guests arrive and dinner is served. Need a centerpiece for the table? Dean's Greenhouse has several sizes of Thanksgiving centerpieces available for …
Sunday, November 6, 2011
Fees from your institution will still apply.
Giant Eagle is hoping you'll reward its GetGo stores' generosity by bringing a little extra business their way. The Supermarket chain is rolling out surcharge-free ATMs at all Northeast Ohio GetGo stores in a partnership with Huntington banks. And with some banks charging $3 or more for each ATM transaction, the savings could really add up. Giant Eagle says you don't need to have a Huntington account to use the no-fee ATMs. If your bank assesses fees for using out-of-network ATMs, those may still apply. Have bank fees frustrated you? Tell us in the comments.