May 24, 2016

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One student seriously injured, another charged after fight at Westlake High School

WESTLAKE — A Westlake student was taken by helicopter to MetroHealth Medical Center and another faces a charge of felonious assault after a fight at Westlake High School on Tuesday. Police say a fight occurred in a men’s room around 12:54 p.m., and a 17-year-old junior was seen by the school nurse after being found by Read More…

Woman charged after toddler found unsecured in speeding car

WESTLAKE – A Cleveland woman faces a host of charges after police say she was going 90 mph on Interstate 90 with a two-year-old unrestrained in the front seat. Police have charged Cherita Foreman, 27, with speeding, having an improperly restrained child, child endangerment, possession of marijuana, identity theft and a felony count of illegal Read More…

Westlake police warn of woman stealing tip jars

WESTLAKE — Police are advising area business owners to be on the lookout for a woman they say has stolen tip jars from counters of local businesses. Police have issued misdemeanor petty theft warrants for Stepfanie Eshack, 29, in connection with the theft of tip jars from a Jersey Mike’s store March 7, and a Read More…

Westlake PNC bank robbed

WESTLAKE – Police are seeking a masked gunman who walked into a PNC bank branch late this morning and made off with an undisclosed amount of money. The armed robbery occurred at 11:05 a.m. at the PNC branch at the corner of Columbia and Detroit roads, according to Westlake Police Capt. Guy Turner. Police are Read More…

The Morning Hit–3/3/16

Welcome back to The Morning Hit, where we talk about what people are talking about online. The web has become the digital equivalent of the office water cooler, and it’s becoming more necessary by the day to stay in the loop. Enough of the pleasantries, let’s hit it. Sometimes you just need some Jameson. While their Read More…

So a pig walks into a business…

WESTLAKE — A Center Ridge Road business owner encountered a pig in the city Tuesday, according to a release from Westlake police. The black pig, who apparently lives at a nearby home, was turned over to city Animal Control Officer Jim Wang for safekeeping. The home where the pig lived also had turkeys, chickens and Read More…

Police: Woman’s identity stolen; cell phones bought

WESTLAKE – Police are investigating how a suspect obtained a woman’s personal information and then purchased four cell phones using her name. According to police, the woman received a $639 bill in the mail on Jan. 30 documenting the purchase of the cell phones through a fake Verizon account opened in her name. The phones Read More…

Westlake police seek woman who ran up $5,000 bill on stolen credit card

WESTLAKE — Police are looking for a woman who used a stolen credit card to run up more than $5,000 in charges. According to a news release, a woman dining at the Yard House on Union Street had her wallet stolen from her purse Dec. 18. Police said a credit card from the wallet was Read More…

Westlake police seek man allegedly using stolen credit cards

WESTLAKE — Police are seeking a man accused of using a stolen credit card at two Strongsville stores. A woman working on Health Campus Drive reported her wallet was stolen from her desk Dec. 28. That day, according to Westlake police, a man used one of her credit cards at the Petco and Best Buy, both Read More…

Police release details in parking garage fatality

Bob Finnan The Chronicle-Telegram No charges have been filed in the traffic death of a Medina woman Sunday in Westlake. Jaclyn M. Winterborne, 32, of the 4000 block of Debbie Drive, died after being hit at 2:03 p.m. Sunday by a 1997 Jeep Wrangler driven by a 21-year-old Lorain man in a parking garage at Read More…