Eastlake PD arrest man responsible for stolen car, girlfriend for outstanding warrants

Woman hides from police in room filled with trash

EASTLAKE, Ohio - Eastlake police arrested a man connected to a reported stolen vehicle from Springfield on Wednesday.

Police in Springfield alerted EPD of the stolen vehicle and that the suspect may possibly be heading for Eastlake.

Police were able to locate 27-year-old Michael Murray and arrested him without incident for the stolen vehicle. Murray was charged with receiving stolen property.

However police had to search for Murray's girlfriend, who decided to hide from police.

Police eventually found the 35-year-old woman hiding in the closet of a room filled with trash and piles of clothing.

EPD arrested the woman on three outstanding warrants from Willowick, Macedonia and the Lake County Sheriff's Office. 

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