Man Found Passed Out with a Sex Toy On His Lap: Best of the Blotter

Here are some of the weirdest police reports and incidents from departments across the region

Here are this week's most bizarre police calls, reports and charges. All information was provided by police reports from departments in Patch communities. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

What's in his lap? — A Stoney Ridge Road resident contacted Avon Police Sept. 9 after seeing a passed out man in white BMW that was partially parked in her garage.

When officers arrived, they found a concealed gun and a "sexual device" in his lap. His engine was still running.

The homeowner did not know the man. Police said he had fresh scuff marks on the passenger-side window and a knocked-off mirror.

The man was transported to EMH's Avon Emergency Care Center. He was eventually charged with a carrying a concealed weapon violation.

Guess who's back — A Solon resident returned from a camping trip to find a large intruder — the Bedford Bear.

She saw the region's most famous bear wandering around her small farm a week ago and sent a few photos, route: {:controller=>"articles", :action=>"show", :id=>"bedford-bear-caught-on-camera-in-solon"} --> to her local Patch site. After taking the pictures, she saw it cross Brainard Road.

People in Solon, Bedford and Warrensville Heights have reported bear sightings for the past month. The six-foot-tall bear Sept. 4 near a Solon apartment complex.

Arrested for huffing — arrested a woman last week shortly after she passed out on a frozen yogurt shop's patio.

Melissa Primer, 33, of Solon, is accused of abusing a harmful intoxicant, a first-degree misdemeanor. Police said she huffed a can of pressurized air before passing out at the Aurora Road business.

Primer woke up by the time officers arrived on the scene.

No-contest plea in Cold Stone case — A Painesville man pleaded no contest to aggravated menacing Monday in Mentor Municipal Court after police say he threatened to shoot a man with his pants down.

A man saw 21-year-old Michael Spalsbury urinating outside Cold Stone Creamery in Mentor and decided to honk his horn. Angered by the honk, Spalsbury reached behind his back to signal that he was reaching for a gun.

Then he approached the passenger window of the man's car and threatened to shoot him in front of his 12-year-old son, who was seated in the passenger seat, police said. Spalsbury the left. Police later arrested him at his home.

He faces up to six months in jail.

Happy slugger — A woman is accused of punching a man outside Walmart in Fairlawn after he tried to prevent her from hurting an older woman.

"I'm happy I did it," the suspect said,


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