Mentor resident Vanessa Astraitis charged for attacking Walgreens employee, trashing store

MENTOR, Ohio - A 30-year-old Mentor woman was charged after she allegedly trashed a Mentor Walgreens and attacked an employee Monday.

According to the Mentor Police Department's Facebook page, Vanessa A. Astraitis, 30, of Mentor, was upset about a prescription at Walgreens and knocked over shelves and threw items inside the store. One item struck another customer, who was unharmed.

Store employees followed Astraitis out of the store. Once outside, Astraitis attacked an employee before leaving the scene.

Officers located Astraitis sitting in the middle of a front yard with her car in the middle of Chillicothe Road.

Astraitis was charged with felony vandalism, misdemeanor assault and operating a vehicle under the influence.

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