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Cops arrest man who had Westlake on lockdown over the weekend

Center Ridge Road in Westlake. Center Ridge Road in Westlake.
Robert Godwin (Source: Westlake Police) Robert Godwin (Source: Westlake Police)

74-year-old Robert Godwin of Cleveland has been identified as the suspect in the shooting incident which occurred April 5, 2014 at 30700 Center Ridge Rd.

Cops say he had a past dispute with Elios Financial Group, located in that building. He was arrested four days later without incident.

A .38 caliber revolver was recovered during a consent search of his home; search warrants for his two impounded vehicles have been obtained.

He will be arraigned April 11 on firearms-related charges in Rocky River Municipal Court.

As an aid to public safety, Westlake residents are urged to sign up for the free Nixle alert system. Messages regarding serious crimes in progress, weather emergencies, and traffic issues taking place in Westlake are transmitted to cellphones and email accounts. Go to to enroll.

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