Mentor Police Department

  • Agency: Mentor Police Department
  • Address: 8500 Civic Center Blvd, Mentor, 44060 OH
  • Chief:
Phone: 440-974-5760

Mentor Police Department is located at 8500 Civic Center Blvd, Mentor, 44060 OH. The Mentor Police Department phone number is 440-974-5760.

Mentor Police Department News

Man tries to flee but ultimately fails... On 1/16/18 around 8pm an officer tried to stop a vehicle for an equipment violation on Heisley Rd. near SR2. The driver, 26 year old Derek Bolling of Painesville, tried to elude the officer in the area of Mentor Ave and SR 44. Bolling got stuck in the snow, the officer was able to identify him after smashing out his window. Bolling fled again but was later captured with his car at home in Mentor. Bolling was charged with: Felony 3 - Compliance with lawful order / Fleeing and the following misdemeanors - obstruction of official business, possession of drug abuse instruments, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, no driver's license, driving under suspension, headlights required & display of license plates.

Aggressive Criminal Enforcement nets felon with firearm concealed in engine compartment... On 1/17/18 around 0200 hrs, a member of our ACE team was monitoring traffic on I90. The officer stopped an SUV for excessive window tint. The officer made contact with the driver and smelled marijuana. The driver, 40 year old Royce Norvell of Garfield Heights, had a felony warrant for burglary through the Lake County Sheriff's Office. He was also out on bond after he stole wheels from cars at a Mentor car dealership. A search of the car revealed a handgun concealed in the engine compartment. Norvel was charged with: Felony having weapons while under disability Misdemeanor possession of marijuana Misdemeanor illegal window tint

CVS Robbery suspect arrested... On Christmas Day we posted a photo of this robbery suspect. He was quickly identified as 38 year old Christopher Hasul (no fixed address) and a warrant for felony 3 Robbery was issued. Other local cities also issued robbery warrants on Hasul. Today the US Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force located him on the west side of Cleveland near the intersection of Puritas and West 176th St. He was arrested without incident and transported to Mentor PD. He will be arraigned tomorrow morning in Mentor Municipal Court.

Pokemon thief - can you help "catch him"? On 1/7/18 around 1:30am, the male in these photos allegedly helped himself to about $300 in Pokemon cards. He arrived at the retail store in a smaller light colored SUV. Please contact Ptl. Burton at 440 205 3293 reference report #18-486 if you can help.

Scam victims who wired money through Western Union should check the attached link to see if you can make a claim.

Shared for Willowick PD

The suspect in the CVS robbery has been identified. We will post more information once he is apprehended and charged. Thank you to everyone who assisted on this.

The December holidays are the deadliest when it comes to #drunkdriving. #DriveSober or Get Pulled Over.

Today the body of Dennis Murnyack Jr. was found behind a business on Tyler Blvd. Foul play is not suspected, we extend our sincerest condolences to his family and friends. We had previously posted Dennis as a missing person.

Give yourself the gift of a designated driver this holiday season. Plan ahead before the partying begins and everyone wins! #DriveSober

#Drunkdriving is a 100% preventable crime. Don’t ruin the holidays by choosing to drink and drive.

We’ll be out patrolling this holiday season, taking drunk drivers off the road to keep you and your family safe. #DriveSober or Get Pulled Over.

A special thank you to the St. Mary’s Daisy Troop #70104 for the pictures and treats! They loved our visit to the school and out screaming our siren 🚨!

Keep the holiday “spirits” away from the driver’s seat. #DriveSober

Thank you to First Grade Daisy Troop 71188 - Hopkins Elementary for the handmade ornaments and treats for our officers!!!

Give yourself the gift of a designated driver this holiday season. Plan ahead before the partying begins and everyone wins! #DriveSober

Man arrested trying to pick up stolen iPhones... A 32 year old man from the Dominican Republic was arrested after he tried to pick up iPhones that had been fraudulently charged to a man in Texas. The man in Texas called us and we were able to intercept Samuel Peralta-Ogando after the phones had been delivered to an un-involved and very inconvenienced Mentor resident's home. He was charged with felony receiving stolen property.

Don’t let your holiday celebration go from Ho Ho Ho to Oh No! Plan ahead for a safe and sober way home before the festivities begin. #DriveSober or Get Pulled Over

Federal charges for package thefts #dontdoit

A few pictures from our Annual Kops-N-Kids Christmas Party. Children and their families enjoyed face painting, playing with Skipper, Read E Fox, Smokey Bear, and the Chick-fil-A Cow. They also enjoyed dinner, a show from Jungle Terry and Friends along with gifts and a visit from Santa. A special thanks to Longo's Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria for providing the food for this wonderful event!!

Special thank you to Logan, Devin, and Valorie for the treats.

Mentor Officers Arrest Duo Stealing Delivery Packages Off Front Porches On December 5th 2017 Mentor Officers received a call from a witness who observed a 10 year old child steal a package off the front porch of a home on Jeremy Avenue. The juvenile returned to a Red Toyota Corolla and the vehicle drove away. Officers stopped the Red Toyota Corolla and met with the driver (18 year old) Corey Whalen of Kirtland. Inside the vehicle were 21 packages of items totaling in $1,200.00 in merchandise. The shipping labels on the packages showed that the items were stolen from other homes in the general area. Also recovered from the vehicle were marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia. Lake County Sheriff’s Office has joined the investigation as well due to similar incidents occurring in their jurisdiction. Corey Whalen is charged with Theft, Receiving Stolen Property, Marijuana Possession, and Possessing Marijuana paraphernalia, and Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor. The juvenile with Whalen was referred to the Lake County Juvenile Court