Editor’s Note: These reports are the latest sampling of the Macedonia police reports so far from this year

Various vehicle accidents and Traffic stops: marked lane violations, expired license, driving under suspension, possession of drug paraphernalia through Macedonia Mayor’s Court.

Various theft reports from Walmart, Kohl’s, Home Depot

Items of note:


2/7/19
Macedonia police received a call of shoplifting from Famous Footwear in Macedonia Commons. The caller stated that a male who was wearing a camouflage jacket walked out of the store with a pair of Timberland boots concealed under his jacket.

The suspect, after exiting the store, walked into the parking lot to a white Pontiac.
A police unit in the area located the white Pontiac exiting the shopping center into Macedonia Commons Blvd. The police officer attempted to stop the vehicle but the vehicle continued and failed to stop. Macedonia police pursued the vehicle through the city and terminated the pursuit on Shepard Rd and Broadway Ave. at the north city limit. The vehicle continued north.

Shortly after terminating the pursuit, Glenwillow Police Department advised they were out with the same Pontiac. They were aware of the pursuit and stopped the vehicle. Both the driver and passenger were taken into custody and transported to the Macedonia jail. The store representative identified the male who had stolen the boots. The boots were located in the trunk of the car. The price of the boots totaled $159.99 and was a size 8.5 men’s.

The one suspect was charged with theft, a misdemeanor of the first degree and fleeing and eluding, a felony of the third degree. The other suspect was charged with tampering of evidence, a felony of the third degree.


2/2/19

Macedonia police units were called to the area of Walmart for a report of an assault. The caller stated that he honked at another motorist and when he exited his vehicle, the other motorist had followed him, kicked him, and then run off. While units were enroute, the caller stated that the male got back into his vehicle and was heading toward The Home Depot. They were able to locate the vehicle in the Home Depot parking lot. One police officer located the caller. After talked to both parties both were cited for disorderly conduct (a minor misdemeanor).


2/1/19
A police officer was dispatched to a home on Park Ledge in reference to damage to property. The caller stated someone had struck and damaged his mailbox.

The police officer arrived on the scene and viewed the mailbox lying in the front yard of the caller. The mailbox was approximately 50 feet from where it was supposed to be. He also viewed a tire track going into the snow just before the driveway and continuing through his tree lawn for approximately 20 feet. There were no clues to identify the individual.

The homeowner was advised to contact the police department if he sees any vehicles with heavy damage in the front passenger area.


1/31/19
Police responded to a report of a three-vehicle crash involving a Chevy SUV, a VW hatchback and a Metro Bus.

After checking the videos from the bus, the video clearly shows the bus approach the stopped vehicles, strike the rear of the VW hatchback, pushing it into the rear of the SUV.
All vehicles separated, then the bus struck the VW a second time and the VW struck the SUV also for a second time.

On the scene, the driver of the bus had indicated that he was stopped at the time. He will be cited into Macedonia’s Mayor Court for ACDA (MM) and Providing False Information to a Police Officer (M1).