Woman breaks into apartment, found hiding under bed: Brunswick Police Blotter


Trespassing, Laurel Road

Police responded to a trespassing complaint at 8:11 pm June 15. A damaged screen and ladder were found at an apartment and a witness said they saw a woman removing the screen and climbing through the window. Apartment management identified the woman as a recently evicted tenant. Officers entered the apartment and found the woman hiding under a bed, covered in a blanket. She was arrested for criminal damaging and criminal trespass and taken to the Medina County Jail.

Fleeing, Bennett Road

Brunswick Police assisted North Royalton Police officers on a chase at 1:48 am June 18 when North Royalton officers pulled a motorist over on West 130th Street and he fled eastbound on Bennett Road. Brunswick Police stopped the driver on Bennett Road, but he fled on foot. Police were unable to apprehend the driver but his car was seized by the North Royalton Police Department. The owner and suspected driver was identified and the incident remained under investigation at the time of the report.

Criminal damaging, Redbridge Lane

A property manager at The Villas of Fox Hollow reported a ground level window broken, damage to the front of the building and items including furniture stolen from inside June 15. A tenant had recently been evicted from the apartment and another person who was living there is suspected of the break in. Police had reportedly warned the suspect to leave the premises on a prior occasion when the woman was found there allegedly removing her personal property. Police advised her at that time to schedule an appointment with management to remove her belongings.

Theft, Center Road

Police traced the SUV a suspected shoplifter to her home on Sleep Hollow Road at 5 pm June 17 and she and another woman reportedly admitted to taking several items from Meijer without paying. Both were cited for theft.

Fraud, Keller-Hanna Drive

A Brunswick resident reported June 18 writing a check to her credit card company, dropping it in the post office box outside the Strongsville Post Office and later being informed by her bank that an unknown person rewrote the check for a different amount. The bank reportedly provided the name of the person who cashed the check, but the victim did not know who the person was. Police and bank officials are investigating the incident and the victim was reimbursed for her loss.

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