May 31, 2016


Elyria blotter: Man charged in domestic violence incident

Elyria police

Wednesday, Oct. 23

  • 1 a.m. — 500 block S. Abbe Road, Joseph Stevenson, 26, same address, charged with domestic violence, unlawful restraint, aggravated burglary and disrupting public service. The mother of two children with Stevenson said he entered her apartment and took her phone. When she attempted to get it back, the woman said Stevenson carried her into the bedroom, threw her in a headlock, choked her and threw her to the ground. She said he then took her phone and left. Stevenson remained at large Wednesday night.

Tuesday, Oct. 22

  • 5:30 a.m. — 300 block 16th St., a resident said someone burglarized his home while he was away for a few days. Police said there were pry marks on a first-floor window and a small table had been placed outside the home by the window. The resident said a $400 television, $400 video game and a $60 gym bag were stolen.