Sunday, Oct. 21
9:48 a.m. — Best in Pets, 233 N. Abbe Road, police said surveillance video showed a man break a window and enter the store at 7:19 a.m. and pry open the cash register. The man was wearing a black nylon jacket, possibly an Adidas jacket, with three stripes on each sleeve, black jeans and a baseball cap with the hood of the jacket over the cap.
12:26 p.m. — Midway Mall, 4836 Midway Mall, Added Touch kiosk, employee said someone overnight stole $1,000 worth of gold and stainless steel studs.
2:58 p.m. — Police Department, 18 West Ave., woman said her brother’s ex-girlfriend keyed her car in the parking lot of the Denny’s, 640 Tillotson St.
3:22 p.m. — Police Department, 18 West Ave., man said someone stole his 1994 Honda Civic from the driveway of his mother’s home in the 2600 block of West River Road N. between 4 and 11:30 p.m. Saturday.
3:50 p.m. — 800 block Allen St., girl, 14, same address, charged with domestic violence and turned over to a children’s jail. The girl’s mother said her daughter choked her 11-year-old sister and slammed her into a wall after dragging her off a couch by her foot.
7:36 p.m. — 1100 block Garden St., woman said she told the father of her youngest child to leave her home because he hadn’t fed the children all day. She said she then left her home and sat in her car. The man — whose name was removed from a police report on the incident despite him being charged with domestic violence — followed her to the car. The woman — who police said had lumps under both eyes — said the man choked her and repeatedly punched her in the face.
Monday, Oct. 22
3:30 a.m. — West River Road by the Turnpike overpass, three juvenile boys charged with being unruly and one of the boys charged with possession of criminal tools. Police said the bag had bolt cutters in it and the boys had been seen earlier by the Macy’s trailer in the Midway Mall. The boys were turned over to their parents.
6:20 a.m. — 200 block Winckles St., reported theft of items from two company vans at Smink Electric. The owner told police it was the fourth or fifth time the business has had items stolen from its property.
12:57 p.m. — 600 block Glenwood St., reported burglary of a home. Several items were processed for finger prints, as well as a piece of broken glass that was found in the neighbor’s yard.
2:25 p.m. — 100 block Brunswick Drive, a man told police he let a friend of his, who he met in jail, borrow his vehicle, but the man had not returned it. He said the man texted him, saying he was in Philadelphia, Pa., because he was “attacked and kidnapped and raped with a broom stick” and a gang called the “Los Savages” of Lorain were after him. Police spoke with the suspect, who said he was actually in Saline, Ohio, not Philadelphia, and had misspoken because he was on a smartphone. Police said the man signed charges against the suspect and was advised to contact the police department if his vehicle was found.
6 p.m. — 100 block West Ave., reported theft of a duffle bag from a vehicle parked at Convenient Food Mart on East River Street. The owner of the bag said it was stolen on Oct. 17 at an unknown time and contained toiletries, a razor and oxycodone.
11:21 p.m. — 400 block Cambridge Ave., a woman reported that three windows on her vehicle had been broken. There were no suspects or evidence, said police.
Monday, Oct. 22
12:39 p.m. — 4400 block Pearl Ave., Christopher P. Phillips, 28, Amherst, arrested and charged with possession of drug abuse instruments, possession of heroin and illegal conveyance of drugs into a jail. Police said Phillips was sleeping near the road and appeared to be under the influence of drugs. Police said Phillips was found with heroin, pills and a syringe, and said he tried to sneak heroin in a rolled-up newspaper into the jail.
1:19 a.m. — 1700 block E. 30th St., police were sent to the area for a man who chased an alleged burglar who reportedly burglarized his neighbor’s home. The man told police he was outside doing yard work when he noticed a light-skinned Hispanic male, approximately 5 feet 6 inches, wearing a white ball cap, jeans and a black hooded sweatshirt, walk out of his neighbor’s home carrying a television. The man said he chased the burglar, who fled across East 30th Street, disappearing behind a house on that road.
2:41 p.m. — East 28th Street and Broadway, Daniel Glenn, 22, 2300 block E. 30th St., arrested and charged with domestic violence. Glenn’s pregnant girlfriend said Glenn tried to kill her by suffocating her with a plastic bag and pushed her stomach, trying to kill her unborn child.
3:34 a.m. — 2600 block W. Erie Ave., a store clerk at Chapman’s Food Mart said he was in a walk-in freezer when a man walked in and demanded he give him all his money. The clerk told the man he was on camera, and the man reportedly fled from the store. The man was described as a slender young white man, approximately 5 feet, 6 inches tall with a thin mustache and light-colored hair, wearing all black with a ball cap and mask pulled up to his nose.
5:34 p.m. — 1700 block W. 26th St., a woman said someone broke out the rear window of her garage.
5:47 p.m. — 1700 block W. 26th St., a man reported the rear window of his garage was broken out, as his neighbor’s had been around the same time.
7:37 p.m. — 1100 block W. 14th St., reported theft of a bicycle from St. Mary’s. A woman who owned the bike told police it was the third time her bike has been stolen, but it is always returned to her home.
7:39 p.m. — 3200 block Oakdale Ave., a woman said two girls destroyed her Halloween decorations while they were in her front yard trying to fight her 17-year-old daughter. The juveniles were issued a summons for criminal damaging but told police she weren’t at the woman’s home.
8:10 p.m. — 2800 block Grove Ave., a man told police he was stopped at a red light at East 28th Street and Elyria Avenue when something broke the window of his vehicle. He was unable to find the object that broke the window and said he did not see anyone nearby.
8:42 p.m. — 3600 block Oberlin Ave., an employee at St. Peter’s Church said a man was in the parking lot, trying to break into a safe. The 6-foot-tall man, a white male in his mid-30s, reportedly walked away quickly when he was spotted. A priest at the church said the safe did not belong to the church.
Tuesday, Oct. 23
4:04 a.m. — 900 block Central Drive, police were sent to the apartment for a man who accidentally shot himself in the leg. The man was taken to Mercy Regional Medical Center and said he was unloading his gun when he shot himself.
9:03 p.m. — 3000 block Cromwell Drive, reported burglary. The homeowner said he believed a neighbor with a crack addiction may have committed the burglary.
Wednesday, Oct. 24
8:29 a.m. — 2100 block Hamilton Ave., a neighbor reported seeing three juveniles burglarize her neighbor’s home. She said a black female driving a silver four-door, older-model Grand Prix pulled into her neighbor’s driveway and a skinny juvenile black male, approximately 5 feet 9 inches to 5 feet 11 inches, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, ran into the house and came out with a flat screen television. The neighbor said a 5-foot-5-inch to 5-foot-7-inch black male with a short afro-style haircut, wearing all black, was in the car as well. The homeowner told police two boys, matching the description of the burglars, knocked on her door earlier that day and said they knew her children but had missed the school bus and asked to use her phone.
1:21 p.m. — 100 block W. Erie Ave., reported theft of a firearm from a vehicle. Police have a suspect but were unable to contact her at the time of the report.
2 p.m. — 100 block W. Erie Ave., Desmen D. Noble, 31, 1000 block W. 22nd St., arrested and charged with domestic violence and unlawful restraint. The mother of Noble’s child said Noble accused her of being with another man and went through her cell phone asking her who all the men in her contact list were. She said Noble punched her each time she answered him. She said he threatened to “knock her teeth out” if she saw her in Lorain.
10:18 p.m. — 300 block W. 32nd St., reported burglary of a residence. A woman who was in the home said the burglar may have had a key, because there were no signs of forced entry and her son had lost the house key at Central Park.