December 20, 2014

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Man charged in Lorain stabbing case

Terry Mills

LORAIN — A blood trail led to the arrest of a Lorain man accused of stabbing another city man about 4:40 p.m. Thursday. Police Officer Anthony Cambarare wrote in a report that he responded to the stabbing of Roy Lewis Sr., who was stabbed in the neck. Cambarare said a blood trail led to the home Read More…

Traffic stop nets cocaine, arrest

Reuben Martinez-Castro

LORAIN — At least $14,500 worth of cocaine was seized and a man was arrested in a traffic stop at West 23rd Street and Washington Avenue about 12:55 a.m. Tuesday. Officer Jeremy Gray wrote in a report that he stopped driver Reuben Martinez-Castro for speeding and a stop sign violation. Gray said a plastic bag Read More…

Browns Backers’ gifts honor late Chronicle publisher

Elyria Browns Backers donate to The Not-Forgotten Box on Tuesday. From left are Ray and Rhonda Edwards, Dennis Baluh, president, John Kasper, Bill Hudnutt and Judi Hudnutt. STEVE MANHEIM/CHRONICLE

ELYRIA — The toys came by the truckload from the Browns Backers Chapter 335. The group, started by Dennis Baluh and Cooper Hudnutt, the late publisher of The Chronicle-Telegram, has been giving to the Not-Forgotten Box since the group’s inception more than a decade ago. The donations now are a way to honor Hudnutt, who Read More…

Pedestrian says teen robbed him at gunpoint

LORAIN — A Lorain man said he was robbed at gunpoint while walking on Oberlin Avenue between Ashland Avenue and Shaffer Drive about 8:40 p.m. Monday, according to a police report. Christopher Majjasie, 30, said a young man walked up to him, pointed a pistol at his face, then put his hand in Majjasie’s left Read More…

Avon man pleads guilty to bank robbery charge

Brett Benson

An Avon man who had been accused of robbing two Lorain County banks has pleaded guilty to a bank robbery charge in federal court. Brett Benson’s plea in U.S. District Court last week technically only covered the March 19 robbery of Talmer Bank and Trust on Antioch Drive in Elyria in which he made off Read More…

Driver seriously injured after crashing into Lorain house

A house at 1709 W. 21st St., Lorain, that was allegedly struck by an Elyria man after he lost control of his pickup Sunday afternoon. EVAN GOODENOW/CHRONICLE

LORAIN — A 21-year-old Elyria driver was seriously injured when police said he crashed a Chevrolet pickup into a house at 1709 W. 21st St., between Pole and Reeves avenues, about 3:15 p.m. Sunday. The driver was hospitalized at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, said Officer Bob Hargreaves of the Police Department’s traffic division. A Read More…

Search for missing man at Days Dam results in no leads

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LORAIN — The search for a mentally disabled man missing since Nov. 14 was fruitless Sunday. The search for Aaron Zimmerman was made around Days Dam, 2230 E. 30th St., in Lorain County Metro Parks Black River Reservation. It included eight search and rescue dogs from around Ohio, said police spokesman Capt. Roger Watkins. The Read More…

Man shot on Oberlin Avenue in Lorain

LORAIN — More details may be released today about the shooting of a man in an apartment at 4463 Oberlin Ave., 9:05 p.m. Saturday. Police spokesman Capt. Roger Watkins on Sunday wouldn’t release the man’s name or condition. He said more details may be forthcoming today. Police on Saturday said the man is in his Read More…

Avon Lake woman charged after crashed car into house

Kirbi Elke

AVON LAKE — A city woman who police say crashed a car into a house at 369 Avon Belden Road (state Route 83) about 4:05 a.m. Thursday faces charges. Police Sgt. Alex Giardini said Saturday that no one was seriously injured in the crash, in which a 2005 Mazda MX6 hit the house basement. The Read More…

Stabbing victim hospitalized

LORAIN — A man in his 50s was stabbed in the neck about 5 p.m. Thursday and was being treated at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland. Lorain police Capt. Roger Watkins described the injury as “potentially life-threatening,” but declined to release the victim’s name because the man’s family had not been notified. He said the Read More…