July 2, 2016

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County police log

Brunswick Hills Township
– A 20-year-old was issued several citations after police pulled him over for an expired license plate on Feb. 22 around 6:10 p.m.
Mike Kotowski, of 393 Abbeyville Road, Medina, was stopped in the 5300 block of Chaney Lane. Kotowski and his passenger were not wearing seat belts. The license plates on Kotowski’s car belonged to its previous owner, and Kotowski said he did not have insurance on the car and had a temporary driver’s license.
During a search of the car, about 4 grams of marijuana and a glass pipe reportedly were found in the center console.
Kotowski was cited for driving without a valid license, not wearing a seat belt, operating a vehicle with plates of the previous owner, possession of drug paraphernalia and minor misdemeanor possession of marijuana.

Hinckley Township
– A previously intact vehicle was found on blocks with a broken window at Forster’s Collision, 1669 W. 130th St., around 3 a.m. Feb. 23. The estimated cost of the damage is $2,500.

– A resident of Lisa Court reported Thursday that building materials, including aluminum skirting worth $468 and plastic fascia worth $250, was stolen from his property between Feb. 11 and Monday.

– Carianna Beery, 31, of 664 Wooster St., was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and given a ticket for driving without an operator’s license when her roommate reported she took his car without his permission at 8 a.m. Wednesday.
Beery also reportedly threatened the roommate and was charged with aggravated menacing. A large brown leather bag containing an HP Photosmart printer and camera in bubble wrap was found in the car. They reportedly were stolen from Wal-Mart in Medina Township.
Beery also was charged with receiving stolen property.

– Officers responded to the 600 block of Bank Street after a woman reported her son was drunk and disorderly.
Officers found Bradley Lawton, 44, of 604 Bank St., sleeping in his room and he was unresponsive and would not wake up. A rescue squad was called and when Lawton awakened, officers reported he was defiant and arguing with them.
He was charged with disorderly conduct and handcuffed. Officers led him down the stairs of his house and they reported he lunged at them, causing injury to one of the officer’s legs.
Lawton was charged with resisting arrest that caused physical harm to an officer.

– A resident of the 120 block of Sunset Drive reported a 1982 Chevrolet half-ton van, a 1988 Chevrolet Astro van and a 1993 Chevy Lumina were stolen from his property between Feb. 15 and Monday.

– An employee of the Wooster Street Miller Bros. reported at 9 p.m. Feb. 21 that 1½ cream puffs were stolen from the grocery store. An open package of cream puffs, worth $2.99, was found in the store’s freezer with 1½ of them missing. Surveillance video showed a woman eating the dessert and placing it in the freezer.

Medina Township
– After conducting an inventory, a green and silver 2003 Kia Spectra, valued at $13,769, was reported missing from Bill Doraty Kia, 4160 Pearl Road. It was determined the car was stolen between Jan. 30 and Monday.
A purple 2004 Dodge Intrepid, valued at $8,000, was reported stolen from Bill Doraty Kia Monday and was taken between Feb. 18 and 20.
A gold 2003 Nissan Maxima, valued at $14,000, also was reported stolen from Bill Doraty Kia Monday and was taken between Feb. 19 and Monday.

Montville Township
– An officer received a phone call regarding two children who may have been left home alone the morning of Feb. 21.
The officer contacted Medina County Job and Family Services before arriving at the apartment at 3599 Normandy Park to check on the siblings, a 7-year-old boy and 9-year-old girl who reportedly had been left alone from 6:30 a.m. until 4:17 p.m.
The officer contacted the children’s mother to have her come home. Lana Duty, 37, was charged with child endangering, a first-degree misdemeanor.

Compiled from police reports.