MedEvac chopper makes emergency landing at University School: Hunting Valley Police Blotter


Personal welfare check: SOM Center Road

With no patients on board, a UH MedEvac helicopter made an emergency landing around 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 22 in a field east of the University School football stadium due to low oil pressure.

An officer made sure that the chopper had landed safely, with the pilot on the scene and a mechanic en route. Police then saw to it that no one else got too close to the aircraft.

Theft, trespassing: Burton Trail

Police were informed of the Sept. 21 theft of a speed limit sign that was removed by a teenager. The sign was recovered in the area and put back in place with no further action taken. The victim was listed as a Courtney Trail resident.

Car-bus crash (private property): SOM Center Road

No injuries were reported at 7:48 a.m. on Sept. 22 outside University School when a Range Rover hit a school bus with four students on board. Police made a private property accident report.

Damage to property (unfounded): Lake House Lane

A resident reported at 8:21 p.m. on Sept. 26 that a car came into their driveway and turfed their grass, then took off eastbound on Fairmount Boulevard near Chagrin River Road.

The caller was advised to stop following the driver, who turned out to be making a GrubHub delivery to a neighbor, with no property damage observed by police.

Open door: Hunting Hill Farm Drive

An officer located an open garage door with a lot of dogs running loose outside at 2:37 a.m. on Sept. 25. Contact was made with the homeowner, as well as an individual inside.

Debris on street: Fairmount Boulevard, SOM Center Road

A motorist traveling westbound from Chagrin River Road around 2:50 p.m. on Sept. 22 reported that there were a couple of cinder blocks in the roadway that may have fallen off a truck near Route 91. Just after 3 p.m. a patrol officer reported that the roadway was clear.

Complaints (fireworks): Fairmount Boulevard

A resident in the 37000 block reported hearing big booms like fireworks shortly before 10 p.m. on Sept. 26. An officer confirmed fireworks off in the distance.

Accident Investigation Unit callout: Parkton Drive, Miles Road

Warrensville Heights police requested that an AIU team respond to the scene of an accident involving a male hit by a vehicle around 9:30 p.m. on Sept. 27. His condition was unknown and the AIU team remained on scene until 1 a.m.

Read more from the Chagrin Solon Sun.

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