Two family-friendly Home Depot employees cited for theft: Highland Heights Police Blotter


a car parked in a parking lot: Highland Heights police

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Theft: Wilson Mills Road

An employee of Home Depot was arrested Oct. 1 for the theft of $242 worth of merchandise over three separate transactions. The Euclid woman, 82, was suspected of under-ringing items for her family and friends.

A second employee was also arrested that day for theft. The Euclid woman, 60, was allowing a fellow employee to pass through the checkout line without paying on multiple occasions. The total value of the theft was $854.

Disturbance: Wilson Mills Road

Around 8:15 a.m. Sept. 30, a man wearing a blonde wig was said to be yelling to himself behind Panini’s. Officers located the Cleveland man, 57, and were familiar with him. He checked OK, was advised of an outstanding warrant with North Randall police and given a courtesy ride to the library I Richmond Heights.

Theft: Alpha Drive

A Euclid woman, 37, was charged with theft at Home Depot Sept. 30 after concealing $19 worth of merchandise in her purse.

General assistance: Ridgebury Boulevard

A resident was the victim of a scam reported Sept. 30 after he clicked on a Pay Pal link in an email and provided personal information. He later learned an unauthorized $1,500 transaction was transferred from his bank account. His bank is investigating.

Theft: Wilson Mills Road

A man reported Oct. 2 that a 16-foot ladder was stolen off his truck while it was parked in the contractor pickup area of Home Depot while he was dealing with a transaction.

General assistance: Blair Drive

A resident reported Oct. 2 that her political yard sign and garage had been struck by paintballs. She discovered the damage around 11 p.m. the previous night when she heard popping sounds outside her home.

Neighbor dispute: Millridge Road

A woman said Oct. 3 that a neighbor put chemicals on his lawn, and she is allergic to them. Officers advised her there was nothing illegal about what was done.

General assistance: Coldstream Road

A resident reported Oct. 3 his house was struck by paintballs. He said he cleaned it with a pressure washer, but a crack was left in the siding.

Road rage: Wilson Mills Road

A woman said Oct. 5 that the driver of another vehicle brake-checked her on Interstate-271 and then followed her to Home Depot and yelled at her. The suspect had left before officers arrived.

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