November 29, 2014

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Former Elyria communications technician arrested for theft in office after items come up missing

A former communications technician for the city of Elyria has been charged with theft and theft in office after more than $18,000 in city property was found at his home.

Cerreto

Cerreto

According to a news release from Elyria police, Nicholas L. Cerreto, 33, was arrested after a search at his LaGrange home Friday.

During a routine inventory by city of Elyria communications employees, it was discovered that 30 Whelen Cencom Sapphire Siren Systems valued at $625 each were missing from the communications department, the news release stated.

Cerrato worked in the department from 2007 through 2013, when he left “to pursue other career opportunities,” the new release stated.

According to police, officers located the missing property at Cerreto’s home and he later made admissions to detectives implicating himself in the theft.

The investigation is ongoing, according to police.


  • Michael L

    No way that guy is 33

  • Ken Rebman

    what a douche bag!! he can come work for me

  • samie woneye

    He did work for u. An alarm company hiring a theif, crackheads, druggies and alkies. Lol

  • Ken rebman

    any other convicted felons, thieves, or drug user please come apply for a job

    • KEN REBMAN

      WHO IS USING MY NAME TO FICTITIOUSLY POST COMMENTS ABOUT THIS ARTICLE. WHY DO YOU NEED TO HIDE BEHIND ME. CAN’T YOU EXPRESS YOURSELF WITH YOUR OWN IDENTITY? WHAT A FAKE YOUR ARE! KEN REBMAN