January 29, 2015

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Teen arrested with knife at EHS; also charged for punching father

ELYRIA — A 16-year-old Elyria boy was charged with carrying a concealed weapon and domestic violence yesterday after he was caught with a knife at Elyria High School. According to a police report, the teen was taken out of class by a security officer because he was playing with a lighter. While in the office, Read More…

Teen shoplifter arrested after attacking Walmart security officer

ELYRIA — A 15-year-old Elyria girl was charged with robbery after she stole from Walmart and then attacked a store security officer, according to a police report. Officers were called to the Chestnut Commons Walmart about 6:40 last night. According to a store security officer, he observed the teen concealing cosmetics and other items found Read More…

Elyria man robbed of wallet, cigarettes, car keys at gunpoint

ELYRIA — An Elyria man was robbed yesterday evening by two men with a gun, according to a police report. The robbers are described as white males in their late teens or early 20s. The 30-year-old man told officers he was going to Budget Auto Parts at Seventh Street and Middle Avenue a little before Read More…

Elyria school board OKs new contract

ELYRIA — In the completion of what Elyria Schools Superintendent Paul Rigda called “collegial” negotiations, the Elyria school board approved a new three-year deal Tuesday between the district and a union representing its teachers and support staff. The agreement freezes longevity increases and bump base wages to 1.9 percent annually. Employees will continue to pay Read More…

Firefighters: Ford worker has ‘multiple traumatic injuries,’ ‘multiple broken bones’

AVON LAKE — A male employee hurt this afternoon at the Ohio Assembly Plant has “multiple traumatic injuries” and “multiple broken bones,” according to firefighters who responded. The initial call, which came in about 3:40 p.m., was that a man was trapped between two pipes. LifeCare and Avon Lake firefighters who arrived on scene reported Read More…

Woman LifeFlighted after being beaten by man in back of moving vehicle

Rutherford

ELYRIA — An Elyria man was arrested yesterday after police say he beat a woman in the back seat of a moving vehicle. Michael Rutherford, 23, was charged with felonious assault and taken to the Lorain County Jail. A condition for the woman, who had to be LifeFlighted, was not immediately available. Police were called Read More…

AUDIO: Listen to this morning’s Democratic Elyria mayoral debate

Part 1: Part 2: Part 3: Part 4: Audio courtesy of WEOL AM 930.

Two men, teenager arrested after Convenient disturbance

ELYRIA — Two men and a teenager were charged after a fight between teenagers turned into a large disturbance in a Convenient Food Mart parking lot last night. Another teenager had to be taken to the hospital. Maurice Kerns, 38, of Elyria is charged with assault and aggravated assault, Justin Partlow, 27, is charged with Read More…

Man says pair robbed him of $7,500, shot at him

ELYRIA — An Elyria man says he was robbed of $7,500 by a two men who struggled with him and fired a single gunshot toward him as they walked away. The 23-year-old man said he was visiting a friend to play PlayStation, and, as he walked up the exterior stairs of his home at 528 Read More…

Lorain man arrested on drugs and weapons charges

Scott

LORAIN — Officers looking for a man accused of firing a gun at his girlfriend had the wrong guy but were able to make an arrest anyway when they found guns and drugs in the car the Lorain man was driving. Lawrence Scott, 25, is charged with improperly handling weapons in a motor vehicle, possession Read More…