MORELAND HILLS, Ohio
Fire call-utilities: Ellendale Road
Landscapers doing a renovation on a residential yard struck a gas line at 2:26 p.m. Sept. 26. First responders turned the scene over to a Dominion Gas crew that arrived at 2:52 and began making repairs to the half-inch pipe minutes after that, with no injuries reported.
Complaints-general: Chagrin River Road
Police checked the trails at Forest Ridge Preserve after receiving a report of people, possibly arriving in a Subaru, out picking mushrooms at 11:48 a.m. Sept. 30. No suspects were located at that time.
Erratic driver: Miles and SOM Center roads
The driver of a Toyota mini-van was stopped around 9:35 p.m. Sept. 30 after police received multiple calls, first about a van allegedly running a red light at Route 91 and Jackson Road, then making a U-turn on West Juniper Lane. Pulled over in front of the police station, the driver was cited for an open container of alcohol inside.
Neighbor trouble: Meadowhill Lane
A caller reported on the afternoon of Oct. 1 that a neighbor has nearly run them off the road more than once while they are out walking. That neighbor was also accused of lashing out verbally at the callers’ children when they are out riding their bikes.
The caller later added that none of those incidents had occurred that day.
Squad call: Chagrin Boulevard
First responders were called to Moreland Hills Elementary School to take a man to Hillcrest Hospital after he reportedly fell and hurt his neck around 5 p.m. Sept. 26.
Erratic driver: Miles Road
A contractor was stopped and given a verbal warning after a report that he was dropping gravel off his trailer and not maintaining his lane in the area of Riverview Court and North Fork Drive at 3:12 p.m. Sept. 26.
Escort: SOM Center Road
A man with a protection order filed against the mother of his children was told by Gates Mills police that, before he went to pick them up at her home in Moreland Hills at 10 p.m. on Sept. 29, he needed to contact officers there for an escort.
Although the protection order works both ways, he told Moreland Hills police at 10:30 p.m. he already had the kids. When he was told to stop by the police station, he said he no longer needed police. His statement was forwarded to officials handling the protection order, since it may be a violation.
Soliciting: Meadowhill Lane
Police responded to a report of a solicitor in the neighborhood shortly after 10 a.m. Sept. 29, with no further information available from the village, where permits are required.
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