July 29, 2014

Elyria
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Highway Patrol makes 14 alcohol-related arrests over the past week in Lorain County

The Elyria Post of The State Highway Patrol made the following arrests for operating a vehicle while intoxicated over the past seven days in Lorain County:

  • Hector Guzman Jr, 35, Florida
  • Brian A Tucker, 37, Columbia Station
  • Jason Gomez, 24, Lorain
  • William G. Nagel, 23, Amherst
  • John Merritt, 38, Berea
  • Juan C. Torres, 36, Lorain
  • Dawn M. Norris, 30, Elyria
  • Ronald Johnson Jr, 29, Elyria
  • Jerhonda J. Edward, 21, Elyria
  • John E. Harris, 29, Lorain
  • Joshua T. Grant, 21, Lorain
  • Terrance J. Whittaker, 19, Amherst
  • Andrew W. Ciszczon, 21, North Ridgeville
  • Monica C. Dean, 33, Lorain

This brings the year to date total alcohol related driving arrests to 28.

According to the Ohio Department of Transportaion, in 2011, alcohol-impaired drivers were involved in 4.29 percent of all crashes and 36.35 percent of all fatalities.

The Highway Patrol says remember to “drive sober or get pulled over.”