Police respond to calls for stuck deer and thefts from parked cars: Chagrin Falls police blotter


Animal complaint, Pheasant Run Drive:

Responding to assist a deer stuck in a lake, 12:33 a.m. Nov. 11, an officer requested assistance from the fire department to remove the deer from the water. After being released and given time to recover, the deer’s hind legs were found to be injured. It was shot down for humanitarian purposes.

Theft from a motor vehicle, East Orange Street:

Someone stole a bag from a parked vehicle and it was reported at 9:26 pm on November 3rd. The purse contained a wallet and an iPad valued at $3,000, some of the wallet’s contents were disposed of in a trash can in Riverside Park. The police are investigating

Theft, Nob Hill Drive:

A resident reported on Nov. 4 that someone stole a bicycle from their shed. The bike was recovered by Bentleyville police investigating a car theft. Apparently the bike thief ditched the bike to steal a car in this community. The bike was returned to the owner without injury. During the investigation, a different bicycle was found abandoned in the parking lot.

Theft from a motor vehicle, Nob Hill Drive:

Someone stole loose change from a man’s unlocked car on the night of November 4th.

Property Found, Solon Road:

While driving at 7 a.m. on Nov. 8, a driver found a wallet with several credit cards scattered on the road. He collected them and took them to the police. The wallet has been returned to the owner.

Stop, Maple Street:

Police stopped a Warrensville Heights man, 31, for using his cell phone while driving at 11:49 a.m. on Nov. 8. He was cited for driving with a suspended license and will appear in Bedford Municipal Court.