July 30, 2014

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Sheriff’s Office arrests aggravated robbery suspects

The Lorain County Sheriff’s Office arrested two men yesterday who are suspects in an aggravated robbery as well as two other incidents in the city of Lorain within about a four-hour period.

Miguel Angel Hernandez, 19, and Saqwan Ogletree, 20, are charged with aggravated robbery, complicity to aggravated robbery, possession of criminal tools, receiving stolen property, carrying a concealed weapon, unsafe vehicle, marked lanes and failure to reinstate license through the Sheriff’s Office. Additional charges are being handled by the Lorain Police Department.

At 1 a.m. deputies were called to 600 Glen Oaks Blvd. in Sheffield Township, where a woman reported a man wearing a white and black ski mask and armed with a revolver had stolen her Coach purse and cell phone and fled.

At 3:22 a.m., Lorain police had a similar incident at 1043 Tower Blvd., and the robber’s description matched the Sheffield Township incident, according to the Sheriff’s Office. It was reported that the robber was in a gray vehicle with another male.

At 5:08 a.m. Lorain police had another incident at 4024 Seneca Ave. Again the men’s description as well as that of the vehicle matched, according to the Sheriff’s Office. Their vehicle was described as a silver or gray vehicle with front-end damage.

At 5:13 a.m., a deputy stopped a vehicle matching that description as it pulled into the Marathon at North Ridge Road and Pearl Avenue.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, items were found in the vehicle linking the men to the three incidents. They also recovered a loaded .32 caliber revolver and white and black ski mask.

Hernandez and Ogletree were taken to the Lorain County Jail.