October 1, 2014


Lorain blotter: Store manager charged with threatening customer

Lorain Police

Lorain police 3:26 p.m. Sept. 27 — Convenient Mart, 2221 E. 42nd St., Faiz Salti, 31, Independence, arrested and charged with aggravated menacing. A customer said Salti, the store manager, knocked his hat off and threatened to kill him after the customer said Salti overcharged him. Police said store surveillance confirmed the customer’s story. Friday, Read More…

Free clinic steak fry benefit set for Oct. 10

The 18th annual Lorain County Free Clinic Steak Fry Benefit will be held from 4-10 p.m. Oct. 10 at De Luca’s Place in the Park, 6075 Middle Ridge Road, Lorain. Tickets are $25 and include steak, potato, salad, desert and beverages from 4-8 p.m. Raffles and music by Streetplayers will continue until 10 p.m. All proceeds support the Read More…

Lorain blotter: Three arrested on drug charges after traffic stop

Lorain Police

Lorain police 12:35 a.m. Sept. 26 — Police arrested three people on drug charges after pulling them over in a car that was seen leaving a suspected drug house on G Street. Police arrested Heather Skinner, 25, 300 Washington Ave., and charged her with possession of drug abuse instruments, driving under suspension and possession of Read More…

Elyria blotter: Woman arrested on drug charges after noise complaint

Elyria Police

Elyria police Friday, Sept. 26 1:45 a.m. — Police were called to a Taft Avenue residence for a noise complaint and wound up arresting a North Ridgeville woman on drug charges. Kimberly Balli, 46, 5240 Olive Ave., North Ridgeville, was charged with possession of crack cocaine, heroin and drug paraphernalia after police responded to the 100 Read More…

Early morning dispute turns violent

ELYRIA — A stabbing suspect remained at large Sunday night. Elyria resident Shayla Brown is accused of stabbing Lavell Andrews in the left shoulder outside Building B of the Midview Crossings and Townhomes, 1864 Middle Ave., about 2 a.m. Saturday, according to a police report. Andrews said he was fighting with one of Brown’s brothers when Read More…

Photos: Suburban Radio Control Flyers aviation event

The Grafton-based Suburban Radio Control Flyers held a free avia

The Grafton-based Suburban Radio Control Flyers held a free aviation event at Mole Airfield, 34266 Grafton-Eastern Road, Grafton, which allowed spectators to watch remote controlled planes fly. They also could buy and sell model aircraft Saturday.

Lorain roommates face porn charges

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LORAIN — Two men were charged with possessing child pornography in Lorain last week. Scott Eric Sherwood, 54, was charged with possessing child pornography and Joshua Noel, 54, was charged with receiving child pornography Friday. The Cleveland Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation executed a search warrant at a house Sherwood and Noel share Read More…

Man dies in one-car crash in Columbia Twp.

COLUMBIA TWP. — A 22-year-old died early Saturday after his car went off the road and crashed into a tree. Brandyn Pino, 22, of Columbia Station, was driving alone in a 2003 Buick Ultra southbound on state Route 252 north of Redfern Road about 3 a.m. Saturday when he got to a bend in the Read More…

Elyria blotter: Three charged with theft at Wal-Mart

Elyria Police

Elyria police Thursday, Sept. 25 8:41 a.m. — 1400 block Prospect St., a custodian at Prospect School called police about a broken window in the school. 1 p.m. — 1100 block Barbara St., a woman told police she was in the process of moving into a house when she found a window to the back Read More…

High School Football: Week 5 Updates and Scores

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Week 5 of high school football is here, and we’ve got you covered for the area’s scores. Follow our live feed below for updates and commentary on games. Are we missing a game? Let us know by adding your own score updates into the chat. All games start at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Tonight’s Read More…