Violent Child Custody Exchange Leads to Disorderly Conduct Charges: Parma Heights Police Blotter


Disorderly Conduct, W. Ridgewood Drive: On March 14, police were dispatched to an address on W. Ridgewood Drive regarding a custody transfer that had gone haywire at an apartment complex.

An arriving officer located the caller, who said two women got into an argument during the custody swap.

Both women, who suffered facial scratches, were reported for disorderly conduct.

Also, a Columbus woman had an arrest warrant. She was arrested and held for transport.

Theft, North Church Drive: On March 12, a North Church Drive resident called police after her boyfriend, the father of her child who lives there, stole property from the home.

An arriving officer spoke to the caller, who said after an argument, the man left with her cell phone and keys.

While officers searched the area, the man was not found. There are no suspects.

The police are investigating.

Fraud, Pearl Road: On March 13, a Pearl Road resident called police after discovering fraudulent and unauthorized charges on her debit card.

There are no suspects. The police are investigating.

Scam, Pearl Road: On March 14, a Pearl Road went to the police station for an identity theft incident.

The woman reported finding unknown charges on her credit report from a Michigan utility. There are no suspects. The police are investigating.

Child Endangerment, Independence Boulevard: On March 15, police were dispatched to an apartment complex on Independence Boulevard after a child wearing only a diaper was found alone in the hallway.

An arriving officer located the parents, who not only were subpoenaed for child endangerment, but both had current warrants for the same charges.

Drunk driving, Stumph Road: On March 11, police observed a Hyundai Sonata speeding on Stumph Road.

While speaking to the Cleveland driver, the officer smelled of alcohol. After failing a field sobriety test, she was arrested for drunk driving.

The woman was also reported for speeding.

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