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Walking While Drunk Leads to Trouble: 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 April 8 to 12. The information was compiled from police reports.

A request for help ends up leading to a charge of public intoxication
An employee at called police a little after 8 p.m. on April 12. The employee said a woman had just been in the salon and was acting strangely—she told the employee that there was a woman outside who needed help, but there was no one in sight. The woman then left on foot.

Police soon found her lying in a tree lawn along Whitewood Road, where a neighbor was trying to help her up. Police could smell alcohol. The 41-year-old Brecksville woman was taken back to the station and charged with public intoxication.

Speeding leads to drug charge for a passenger
Police pulled over a car on Highland Drive for speeding at 12:47 a.m. on April 8. The driver, a 20-year-old Brecksville man, told police he was taking his friends home. Police ran all of their information, finding that one of the passengers—a 19-year-old Brecksville man—had a number of drug-related charges in his past. They searched the car, finding a small bag with marijuana residue near the 19-year-old’s seat. He said it was his and was charged with possession of marijuana. The driver was cited for speeding.

Everybody makes mistakes—even us! If there's something in this article that you think should be corrected, or if something else is amiss, give Local Editor Rachel Abbey McCafferty a ring at 440-292-7245 or shoot her an email at rachel.abbey@patch.com.

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