Sunday, Dec. 9
9 a.m. — 100 block Spruce St., 16-year-old boy charged with criminal damaging after he admitted to slicing his neighbor’s inflatable Christmas decoration with a knife. The neighbor told police the decoration was given to her by her father before he died, and it contained sentimental value to her. The decoration was worth approximately $300.
12:35 p.m. — 100 block West Ave., reported theft of a Dell laptop computer that was delivered to a home by FedEx.
5:30 p.m. — 100 block Erie St., Lori A. Makuch, 41, same address, arrested and charged with domestic violence. Police said they arrived at Makuch’s home to find that Makuch’s 19-year-old daughter and her daughter’s 1-year-old son were locked out of the house. Makuch’s daughter told police that they were in the car with Makuch when Makuch became upset that she couldn’t buy any drugs. Makuch’s daughter said Makuch assaulter her and her son but later changed her story, saying she only assaulted her. Police said Makuch was intoxicated and argumentative with officers and feigned seizures when she was arrested.
8:04 p.m. — 500 block Cambridge Ave., television and an iPad 3 reported stolen during a home burglary. Police found a damaged door but no usable evidence.
Sunday, Dec. 9
12:01 a.m. — 1200 block W. 40th St., a man reported having a knife pulled on him by a friend, who said he owed money for drugs, while the two were walking to Long John Silver’s. He said his friend ran when a bystander witnessed the incident. Police said the man did not report the incident until 30 minutes after it happened.
7:15 a.m. — 2500 block E. 31st St., Kimberly A. Millard, 46, same address, issued a summons for disturbing the peace. Officers were sent to Millard’s apartment for a complaint of an unwanted male. Police said Millard was erotically dancing on the unwanted man when officers arrived, but she told police she wanted the man to leave. The man was advised to leave until Millard had sobered up.
7:15 a.m. — 3000 block Leavitt Road, theft of a CD player from a vehicle. Police said the vehicle’s window was smashed to gain entry.
7:33 a.m. — 1400 block Lakeview Blvd., theft of change, a comforter seat and a GPS from two unlocked vehicles.
7:35 a.m. — 100 block W. Erie Ave., report of a stolen vehicle from Mercy Regional Medical Center’s parking lot. The vehicle’s owner said his vehicle, a white Cadillac with a blue top, temporary license plate W662873, was locked, and no keys were in it when it was stolen.
1:45 p.m. — 1100 block Kingway Drive, Montell D. Johnson, 34, 2100 block Beech Ave., arrested and charged with domestic violence and felonious assault. Police said officers arrived to find Johnson covered in blood, but he had no visible injuries. Police later spoke with the mother of Johnson’s children, who was bleeding from her face. The woman told police she came over to collect money from Johnson for the children’s Christmas presents when Johnson became angry because he had company. After a brief argument, the woman said Johnson punched her in the face, slammed her to the ground and pulled out her weave. The woman was taken to the hospital for her injuries and Johnson to Lorain City Jail.
5:12 p.m. — 700 block W. 20th St., reported theft of copper piping from the basement of a home.
9:46 p.m. — 2500 block Washington Ave., Alice Herring, 25, same address, arrested and charged with obstructing official business, disturbing the peace and resisting arrest. Jeremy Ragland, 23, same address, arrested and charged with obstructing official business, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct persisting, disorderly conduct by intoxication, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and illegal conveyance of drugs into jail. Police said Herring and Ragland refused to cooperate with officers after a report of a noise complaint at their home. Police said both struggled with officers when they were arrested, and Ragland had marijuana in his pocket that he tried to hide from officers.
Monday, Dec. 10
12:24 a.m. — 400 block W. 32nd St., officers were sent to the area when a resident called and said an unknown man pounded on his door saying that he had been shot. Police later located the man, who was intoxicated and walking down the street. The man told police he was attacked by six men, who chased and beat him and then left in a vehicle. He said the men fired six to seven shots at him. Police said the man had no physical injuries, and officers did not receive any other reports of a shooting in the area.