Customer issue: Cedar Road
At 11:40 a.m. on May 23, police were called to the Cheesecake Factory, 24265 Cedar Road, Legacy Village. The restaurant manager reported that two customers were refusing to pay their food and drink bill.
The restaurant waived the food portion of the bill, leaving patrons – Cleveland Heights women, 36 and 19 – to pay $ 7.90 for their drinks. The women then refused to pay for their drinks.
The women, when the officers arrived, paid for their drinks. Police issued trespass warnings to women.
In an unrelated incident at 10:40 p.m. on May 21, police were called to the Cheesecake Factory after a restaurant left without paying its bill. The man was identified and the police attempted to call him, but were unable to reach him. The store requested that no further action be taken at this time.
Family conflict: Dogwood Trail
At 7:35 p.m. on May 23, a 52-year-old woman reported that her husband was extremely drunk and had been yelling at her throughout the evening.
Officers attended the house and stood as the woman gathered personal belongings for the overnight stay in a hotel.
No threats were made and it was learned that the disturbance was vocal and not physical. No arrests were made.
Juvenile complaint: Richmond Road
At 5:10 p.m. on May 21, a caller reported that a young boy was running on the sidewalk and screaming. A second caller confirmed that the child was running south on Richmond Road, near Thornbury Boulevard.
The boy, who is said to be 2, later told those concerned his first name, but said he did not know his last name.
The police then heard from the boy’s father. The police took the father to the scene. The man told police he was working in the yard and the boy ran away.
Possible overdose: Emmet Road
At 1:50 p.m. on May 21, police were called to a house where a 47-year-old woman was found by her daughter on the floor of their home. EMS transported the woman to Hillcrest Hospital. It is believed that the woman may have taken too many prescription drugs.
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