May 3, 2016

Elyria
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Fate of new Firelands school in voters’ hands

HENRIETTA TWP. — A bond issue on the November ballot is all that stands between Firelands Schools and a new middle and high school that could possibly open in four years. Teachers, community members and members of the Firelands Schools Administration convened Wednesday night at Firelands High School to discuss the tentative plan for a Read More…

Teen denies role in Carlisle Township homicide

ELYRIA — A 14-year-old boy charged in connection with the slaying of a 61-year-old man inside his Carlisle Township home last month denied the accusations against him during his arraignment Wednesday in Juvenile Court. The 14-year-old is facing juvenile counts of murder, three counts of aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary and tampering with evidence in connection Read More…

UPDATED: 14-year-old charged in Carlisle Township murder

CARLISLE TWP. – Deputies on Wednesday charged a 14-year-old boy in connection with the July 17 death of a 61-year-old man in his house on Midvale Drive. Deputies found evidence connected to the homicide in the river behind a home at 299 Greenview Drive, Carlisle Township — the same house where a suspect tied to a later Read More…

Victim IDed in Vermilion train death; police say suicide

VERMILION – A man who died when he was hit by a train early Monday, has been identified as 30-year-old Jeremy Stahley, of Vermilion. Police said the man — identified Tuesday morning as Stahley — was at Rudy’s Bar and Grille and distraught about personal issues, according to a press release from the police department. Read More…

Vermilion police captain is back on the job

Video courtesy Erie County Sheriff’s Office/Sandusky Register VERMILION — Vermilion police Capt. Michael Reinheimer, who was placed on leave after he was found driving with a suspended driver’s license in July, returned to work Monday. He still could face additional sanctions, however, after a decision is made following a disciplinary hearing this week. Reinheimer was Read More…

Elyria arrests net 21 drug suspects

ELYRIA — Police have made 21 arrests since early August as part of a crackdown on what they say is a large-scale drug arrest operation meant to target alleged heroin and cocaine dealers around the city. Mario L. McCray, 34, of 2024 Middle Ave., was arrested Aug. 5 and charged with engaging in a pattern Read More…

Man charged with public indecency after incident at Highview Park

LORAIN – A man accused of committing a sex act near a park where children were playing told police he was only thinking of his girlfriend at the time, according to a police report. Cody Broyles, 22, was charged with public indecency Saturday evening after a man near Highview Park told police he saw Broyles Read More…

21 arrested by Elyria police in ‘Operation Sundown’ drug operation

ELYRIA – Police have made 21 arrests since early August as part of a large scale drug arrest operation meant to target multiple heroin and cocaine dealers around the city. Mario L. McCray 34, of 2024 Middle Ave., was arrested on Aug. 5 and charged with engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity and conspiracy. Read More…

Tip in country club break-in led police to slaying suspects

ELYRIA — More details were released Thursday in the investigation that led police to accuse three men of shooting and killing a Brighton Township resident, breaking into his barn and setting his house ablaze Aug. 4 and then breaking into the Elyria Country Club, according to recently released court documents. Bishop Howard, 18, of Carlisle Read More…

Three indicted in Brighton Township fire, homicide

BRIGHTON TWP. — Three men were indicted Wednesday on charges of killing a Brighton Township man last week and burning part of his house to the ground. Bishop Howard, 18, of Carlisle Township, Ryan Crews, 21, of Carlisle Township, and Trevor White, 19, of Spencer Township, are accused of breaking into Eric Zaffer’s home at Read More…