November 27, 2014

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Woman stole morphine from elderly cancer patient, police say

LORAIN — Police arrested a woman who they say stole morphine from an elderly cancer patient. Police charged Andrea Stafford, 52, of Lorain, with possession of a Schedule II drug and possession of drug paraphernalia after officers found a pill bottle filled with a dark green liquid that Stafford said was morphine. Police had pulled Read More…

Police: Man admitted to oral sex with 5-year-old

VERMILION — Police arrested a 53-year-old man who they say admitted to having oral sex with a 5-year-old boy multiple times. Vermilion police charged Jessie J. Glover of Vermillion with five counts of rape and six counts of pandering obscenity involving a minor. During their investigation, police seized Glover’s laptop, desktop computer, floppy disks and Read More…

Man accused of infecting women with HIV

VERMILION — Police arrested a man who they claim infected several women with HIV. Brandon S. Shullick, 27, of Vermilion, has been charged with three counts of felonious assault after he admitted engaging in sexual intercourse with the women while knowing he had HIV. He did not disclose his infection to the women, police said. Read More…

U.S. Marshals find man wanted in Monday kidnapping

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U.S. Marshals have arrested the Elyria man accused of taking his girlfriend’s 7-year-old son Monday. The child was found safe, but Johnson remained at large. Gregory Johnson, 42, was arrested today, according to Deputy Tony Keffer, U.S. Marshals Service task force coordinator for Lorain County. Johnson had been named fugitive of the week while he Read More…

Friend of Oberlin student who fell pleads not guilty

OBERLIN — A 20-year-old Oberlin College student pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a charge of criminal trespassing in connection with an accident Friday night at the Oberlin College Facilities Building where another student plunged 30 to 35 feet after falling off a platform on top of the building into a pit. Dylan Reid, of Chicago, Read More…

Elyria man accused of beating girlfriend, hurting 1-year-old

ELYRIA — A man allegedly beat his girlfriend and injured a 1-year-old child during a domestic dispute in a car on Sunday. Around 9:38 p.m., police responding to an assault call on 12th Street found Robert Martin, 31, of Elyria, walking toward them holding the baby, who had blood dripping down its face. In a Read More…

Oberlin Fire Department receives $54,000 federal grant

OBERLIN — Members of Congress today announced a federal award of $54,117 to the Oberlin Fire Department for operations and safety. Eligible uses for the grant money are training, equipment, personal protective equipment, wellness and fitness, and health and safety modifications to stations and facilities. The funding was made available through the Department of Homeland Read More…

Man says he shot at four males who attacked him

ELYRIA — An Elyria man said he shot at four males who jumped him overnight. Police were called to the man’s Berwick Court home about 9:45 p.m. after the man’s girlfriend called to report she’d heard shots fired outside. Albert Goldsmith, 49, who has a concealed-carry permit, also contacted a dispatcher to report the shots Read More…

Teen arrested after taking knife to EHS, threatening to stab another student

ELYRIA — A 16-year-old Elyria boy was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon and aggravated menacing after threatening to stab another student at Elyria High School yesterday. A principal called police about 8:30 a.m. after he was contacted by a teacher to inform him that a 16-year-old student was not taking his Ohio Graduation Test Read More…

Woman reports ex for threatening YouTube video

LORAIN — A woman reported on Monday that an ex-boyfriend made a YouTube video in which he threatens to kill her live-in boyfriend assault their 2-year-old daughter. The woman and her boyfriend found the video online, and it contained her boyfriend’s name in the title. The woman told police she “has been having problems” with Read More…