iPhone, iPad Missing from an Office and a Wedding Ring Missing from a Home: Brecksville Police Blotter

The following information was supplied by the Brecksville Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

The following incidents were reported by the  from Aug. 20 to 25. The information was compiled from police reports.

Missing wedding ring
A resident of the 8500 block of Timber Trail reported that a wedding ring was missing on Aug. 25. The resident said the ring, which is valued at about $26,000, had been stored in a jewelry box on a shelf with a perfume bottle on top. The resident put the ring in the jewelry box on Monday and hadn’t seen the perfume bottle disturbed. She noticed the missing ring at about 6:20 p.m. on Aug. 24 and called police the next morning.

Alleged Theft from AT&T
On Aug. 24, two AT&T employees stopped by the station to report that an iPhone and an iPad were missing from their work desks. The employee whose iPhone was missing said he had last seen it around 10:30 a.m. on Aug. 23. He had locked it in a drawer in his desk on the third floor of the building. The employee said the drawer had been tampered with and pulled open. The iPad had been taken from an unlocked drawer in a different desk in the same office. The iPad was last seen around 12:30 p.m. on Aug. 23.

The iPhone is worth about $650 and the iPad is worth about $600. Both employees noticed them missing in the morning and neither could think of anyone who would want to steal them. The office requires a swipe card to enter.

Truck hits bridge, damages car
A driver stopped by the station on Aug. 20 to report that a semi-truck had struck a bridge spanning Interstate 77, showering her car with debris. The semi-trailer had been hauling another truck, and the driver was able to get photos on the camera on her phone. Police determined that the driver’s car was covered in debris, as well as small scratches and dents, and that there were fresh scratch marks on the Valley Parkway bridge. The Ohio Department of Transportation was notified and a bridge inspection was completed the next day.

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