January 31, 2015

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BLOTTER: Jan. 31, 2015

Elyria police Wednesday, Jan. 28 10:00 p.m. — 100 block Berkeley Road, a woman told police she was Skyping with the father of her child when he got angry and started threatening to kill her. She said he was also holding a gun and pointing it at the computer screen when he made the threats. Read More…

BLOTTER: Jan. 30, 2015

Lorain police Sunday, Jan. 25 2:34 a.m. — Sunoco gas station, 2436 Broadway, Tearesa Taylor, 23, 3000 block Leavitt Road, issued a disturbing the peace citation. Police said Taylor refused to stop being boisterous and loud outside the station, which they said is a gathering place for sometimes-rowdy crowds. Tuesday, Jan. 27 7:31 p.m. — Read More…

Police seeking driver in Oberlin hit-and-run

OBERLIN — The driver of a gold 2010 Toyota Prius is being sought after a man in a motorized wheelchair was struck by a vehicle in front of 199 E. Lorain St. (state Route 511) about 6:50 p.m. Thursday. Eric Gonzalez, 53, was traveling eastbound near his Berger Court home when struck by the eastbound Read More…

Lorain High evacuated

LORAIN — A bomb threat triggered an evacuation of Lorain High School around 1:50 p.m. today, according to police and a Lorain Schools news release. Police found nothing in the search of the building after a “message” about a bomb in the building at 2270 E. 42nd St., police Lt. Les Palmer said. An investigation Read More…

Lorain man faces domestic charges

Eduardo Vasquez

LORAIN — A Lorain man is accused of chasing his wife with a knife, choking her and holding her against her will in their home at 420 W. 22nd St., about 10:20 p.m. Monday. Angela Vasquez said Eduardo Vasquez returned to their home and argued with her before shoving her downstairs and chasing her with Read More…

Lorain Blotter: Man with 17 driving suspensions arrested on snowmobile

Lorain Police

Lorain police 1:45 a.m. Jan. 26 — Seneca Avenue and East 37th Street, Kevin Kelley, 44, Huron, arrested and charged with driving with a suspended license and prohibited driving of an off-road vehicle. Kelley, who police said has 17 active driving suspensions, told them he was driving his father’s snowmobile from Huron to Lorain. Sunday, Read More…

LaGrange cottage destroyed by fire

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A cottage behind a LaGrange house was destroyed in a fire on Wednesday. LaGrange Fire Department responded to reports of a structure fire at 19137 Route 301. When they arrived, a structure behind the residence was fully engulfed. No one was home at the time of the fire, according to the fire department. Check back for Read More…

Rumpke delays trash collection

Due to inclement weather, Rumpke trash and recycling services for residential customers did not take place Monday due to inclement weather, meaning service will be delayed one day for the rest of this week, weather permitting.  

Girl shot by brother released from hospital

LORAIN — A 3-year-old girl shot in the head by her 4-year-old brother inside their home at 1320 W. 28th St. in Lorain Nov. 2 has been released from Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland. Jennifer Guerriri, a hospital spokeswoman, said Monday she was unsure of the date of the release. Police said the Read More…

High school bowling: Open Door’s Selena Frazier rolls 300

Selena Frazier

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Selena Frazier bowls for the Open Door boys bowling team because the Patriots don’t have a girls team. Frazier proved Monday she can bowl with anyone. The Open Door sophomore made history Monday when she became the first girl to bowl a 300 since the North Shore Bowling Conference was sanctioned by Read More…