Fairlawn Police Blotter: Shopper Flees With Unconventional Savings
Woman takes off with money dropped in store parking lot.
Willie A. Gardner told police that his wife Karen Gardner dropped $70 in the parking lot while exiting Walmart in Rosemont Commons at about 9:30 p.m. on May 12. Before either of the Elyria couple could pick up the money, a female behind them grabbed the cash. The woman refused to return the money when asked and left the store lot in a maroon Sonata with Ohio plates. The couple did not see the license number of the license number.
The manager of Chuck E. Cheeses called police when he observed a female and male repeatedly going in and out of the restaurant to a car parked outside at about 8:23 on May 10.
Police located the car in the parking lot with two females in side. A records check revealed that the driver Brandi T. Young, 18, of Akron had misdemeanor traffic warrant in Barberton. Young was arrested and released to Barberton Police.
An employee of the Limited has admitted to stealing credit cards from other employees' purses and using the cards to charge merchandise at other stores.
According to a police report, Danielle N.Berwick admitted to taking the cards after an in-house investigation showed her on store surveillance footage at Target on May 5 using the credit card that belonged to a fellow employee.using a credit card that belonged to a Limited employee at the Target in Fairlawn.
Berwick, 24, of Euclid has not been charged. All of the women whose cards were taken accepted restitution and declined to prosecute. The store has issued an indefinite no-trespassing charge against the woman.