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Cleveland woman pulls out gun in Walmart: Brooklyn Police Blotter

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a car parked in a parking lot: Brooklyn, Ohio Police Department. © John Benson/ Brooklyn, Ohio Police Department.


Inducing panic, Brookpark Road: On Jan. 2, police were dispatched to Walmart regarding the report of a woman pulling out a gun inside of the Brookpark Road store.

An arriving officer located the Cleveland woman, who indeed had a 9mm gun and ammo inside off her purse.

She was arrested for inducing panic and disorderly conduct.

Theft, Brookpark Road: On Jan. 2, a Walmart customer called police after discovering someone stole his cash while he was checking out of the Brookpark Road store.

An arriving officer talked to the Cleveland man, who said he was going through a self-checkout line. When he paid for his items someone grabbed his change.

Walmart loss prevention was able to view the crime through surveillance footage. The officer was also able to get the license plate of the Garfield Heights suspect’s vehicle.

Police are investigating.

Theft, Westbrook Drive: On Jan. 2, police were dispatched to a Westbrook Drive address after a resident reported someone stole his iPhone, driver’s license and CCW permit from his vehicle.

There are no suspects. Police are investigating.

Drug abuse, Vandalia Avenue: On Jan. 2, police observed a speeding vehicle on Vandalia Avenue.

It turned out the Brooklyn resident not only had a suspended license but 22 grams on marijuana in a backpack.

The man was cited for speeding, drug abuse, driving with a suspended license and not wearing a seat belt.

Drunken driving, I-480: On Jan. 1, police discovered a single car crash on I-480.

While talking to the Parma driver, the officer smelled booze. After failing a field sobriety test, the man was arrested for drunken driving.

Theft, Northcliff Avenue: On Jan. 1, a Lowe’s employee called police after discovering someone stole merchandise from the Northcliff Avenue store.

The arriving officer talked to the worker, who said an unknown man stole a $699 welder. Police are investigating.


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