Sunday, Sept. 23
4:16 p.m. — 1800 block E. 37th St., resident reported basement window broken, but nothing stolen, police said surveillance video from a neighbor showed a man in a white hooded sweatshirt walking around the property around the time the window was believed to have been broken.
4:23 p.m. — 1000 block Meister Road, Scott A. Goforth, 26, 900 block Kingsway Drive, arrested and charged with robbery. A security guard at Apples said Goforth attempted to steal two bottles of Arbor Mist, and after being asked to put them back, he put them on the shelf and tried to run out of the store. A security guard wrestled with Goforth until police arrived.
4:49 p.m. — 3400 block Colorado Ave., Joseph A. Walczesky, 49, 1800 block Lexington Ave., arrested and charged with assured cleared distance, open container, driving while intoxicated, possession of drugs, drug paraphernalia and tampering with evidence. Police were sent to an accident and determine Walczesky was at fault and under the influence. Police said Walczesky had two empty 23-ounce 4Loko beers in his car as well as a plastic bag of marijuana he was hiding in his mouth. Police said Walczesky had three prior operating a vehicle impaired convictions in 2009, 2001 and 1983.
4:55 p.m. — 1200 block Nebraska Ave., three students at Larkmoor School said a ninth-grade student punched them and slammed them into the pavement. Police said the boy who was attacked had a cut on his chin and mouth, but two girls who were reportedly attacked had no visible injuries. The victims told police they knew the suspect but did not know why he attacked.
4:59 p.m. — 2000 block Reeves Ave., a woman said she was visiting a neighbor when she noticed a suspicious man,wearing dark clothing, staring at neighborhood children. She said she learned from the children that the man had been in the area all day, but they had never seen him before. The man was described as a 6-foot tall black male with a short scruffy beard and mustache.
Monday, Sept. 24
3:11 a.m. — 2600 block Denver Ave., Michael A. Grissom, Jr., 900 block Lake Ave., Elyria, arrested and charged with receiving stolen property and driving under a points suspension. Police said the car Grisson was driving was reported stolen and Grissom had a suspended license. Grissom said a friend whose last name he could not provide, let him drive the car and said it was his mother’s car. Police said Grissom had several felony convictions, including possession of drugs, carrying a concealed weapon and weapons under disability.
9:32 a.m. — Lorain Animal Clinic, 4205 Oberlin Ave., resident said his trailer was stolen while he was away over the weekend.
1:21 p.m. — 3700 block Elyria Ave., owner of Pit Stop Auto said he saw two men stealing $5,000 to $10,000 worth of air bags, alternators and carburetors from a trailer on his property. Police said a fence was cut and the trailer’s back window was pulled down.
2:29 p.m. — 2400 block E. 31st St., resident said chain-link fence cut and someone used a pry bar to gain entry into his garage and stole a bicycle, chain saw, gas can and padlock with key with total value of $280.
3:45 p.m. — Police Department, 100 W. Erie Ave., contractor said $6,000 in copper piping stolen from a vacant home in 4700 block Palm Ave.
5:30 p.m. — 700 block C St., woman said that a man who lives near her and was recently involved in an argument with her daughters drives by her house at all hours. She said on Monday he yelled at her, “I’m going to take care of you,” before driving off. The man denied driving by the woman’s house or threatening her, according to police.
7:01 p.m. — 1600 block E. 33rd St., woman said man she has a temporary protection order against drove by slowly in a car and pointed a pistol at her and threatened to kill her.
7:07 p.m. — East 36th Street and Elyria Avenue, Timothy Merritt, 24, 3800 block Toledo Ave., Lorain, arrested and charged with domestic violence. Merritt’s girlfriend said he slapped her in the face while they were in a car and then told her to get out of the car and he drove off. Merritt denied slapping the woman and said he was in Avon all day, but police said they spotted the car Merritt was driving in the 1600 block of E. 30th St. shortly after the allegation was made.
7:47 p.m. — Oberlin Avenue and West Seventh Street, police Officer Jeremy Gray said he tried to arrest Tracey Hale, who was wanted on a warrant. Gray said Hale pushed him away and ran when he tried to handcuff him. Gray said he and other officers chased Hale but weren’t able to catch him.
8:23 p.m. — 3400 block Bellflower Drive, resident said unlocked storage shed broken into and two bicycles, cornhole boards and weed eater with total value of about $1,278 stolen.
9:42 p.m. — 3000 block Denver Ave., resident said basement door kicked in and PlayStation game stolen.
Tuesday, Sept. 25
8:11 a.m. — Century Park, 1901 E. Erie Ave., block watch member said he took a photo of the license plate of a car driven by a a man who was illegally dumping trash in the park’s trash cans.
Monday, Sept. 24
9:57 a.m. — 200 block S. Abbe Road, an unknown suspect reportedly broke five windows at Lear Romec with a BB gun.
12:50 p.m. — Stafford Drive and Abbe Road, Ashley N. Bittner, 24, of Litchfield, arrested and charged with possession of heroin, possession of Schedule II, III and IV drugs and possession of drug abuse instruments. Police said Bittner was stopped by officers after she was speeding and failed to use her turn signal. Police said a bag of oxycodone and hydrocodone pills were found in a plastic bag in Bittner’s pocket and two hypodermic needles, heroin and Alprazolam in Bittner’s makeup case. Bittner told officers the drugs weren’t hers and said that she only wanted to be a teacher when she was pulled over.
2:29 p.m. — 1700 block Midway Blvd., reported theft of $3,141 worth of printer ink toner from Staples. A store manager said some of the ink cartridges had alarms on their packaging.
2:30 p.m. — 900 block Hollis Drive, reported burglary of a home. Police lifted latent prints from the rear door, which was broken into. A television was reported missing.
Tuesday, Sept. 25
7 a.m. — 800 block Garford Ave., reported theft from a vehicle. The vehicle’s owner said his truck was locked, but a suspect broke in and took his wallet. Police said there was no damage to the vehicle.
7:40 a.m. — 300 block Carol Lane, reported burglary of a home. Police said the suspect entered through an unlocked window, and a woman reported $30 was stolen from a lock box.