Drunk driver with handgun arrested after driving 71 mph on Brookpark Road; ‘crazy person’ refuses to leave Crazy Horse: Brook Park Police blotter


Driving under the influence, using a weapon while intoxicated: Brookpark Road

A 29-year-old man from Olmsted Township was arrested around 1.30am on June 28 after police caught him driving drunk on Brookpark near Smith Road.

Police stopped the man’s car because he was traveling at 71mph in a 35mph zone. The man smelled of alcohol. He carried a loaded semi-automatic handgun — which was illegal because he was intoxicated — in his glove compartment.

Disorders, drunkenness: Brookpark Road

A 25-year-old intoxicated Santa Ana, Calif. man was arrested around 3 a.m. on June 26 after he refused to leave Crazy Horse, 16600 Brookpark, at closing time.

When police arrived, the man was standing in the Crazy Horse parking lot with bar staff. He smelled of alcohol and refused to answer questions, even though he said, “I’m crazy.

Police gave the man the option of calling a friend to pick him up, but he chose not to.

Driving under the influence: Smith Road

A 40-year-old Parma Heights woman was arrested around 2 a.m. on June 27 after police found her drunk in a car stopped outside Express Deli & Beverage, 5185 Smith.

Police on patrol spotted the woman. His car engine was running, the car was running, and his foot was on the brake. She resisted arrest by walking away from the police.

Grand Theft Vehicle: Susan Drive

An unlocked 2000 Chevrolet pickup truck was reported stolen around 3 p.m. on June 21 from a driveway on Susan.

Grand Theft Vehicle: Brookpark Road

A 2015 BMW convertible sedan was stolen between noon and 2 p.m. on June 29 from Metro Toyota, 13775 Brookpark.

The car was stolen by a 23-year-old man from Brook Park who took the car for a test drive and never returned.

Damage to public property: Middlebrook Boulevard

Someone wrote graffiti on playground equipment and a gazebo at McGovern Park on Middlebrook. The graffiti, which included profanity, was reported around 2.45pm on June 26.

Sudden Illness: Havendale Drive

A 26-year-old Havendale man overdosed on what police believed to be heroin around 10 a.m. on June 27 at a Havendale home.

A family member called the police and said the man was out of breath in his room. She administered two doses of Narcan, an antidote for heroin overdoses.

Another family member said the man had a history of heroin abuse. He was taken to Southwest General Health Center in Middleburg Heights.

Sudden Illness: Adair Drive

A 50-year-old Florida woman overdosed around midnight on June 24 at a friend’s house on Adair.

The friend said that during a conversation, the woman collapsed and stopped breathing. The friend called 911 and paramedics resuscitated the woman. They took her to the Southwest General Health Center in Middleburg Heights.

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