April 28, 2015


Lorain man arrested for crack after claiming to be preacher

LORAIN — A man claiming to be a preacher on his way to a Cleveland church was arrested after police found a crack pipe in his vehicle Sunday, according to a police report. A Lorain police officer had been following a vehicle after it was seen leaving the driveway of 511 W. 17th St., which Read More…

New venue for police memorial service

Due to inclement weather, the county’s Police Memorial Service scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday has been moved from the Black River Pavilion in Lorain to the Lorain Palace Theatre. The service is open to the public.

Elyria police officer attacked while booking inmate


ELYRIA — A Cleveland man has been charged with assault on a police officer after he attacked an officer while he was being booked at the Elyria police station early Sunday morning. Anthony Thomas, 29, was arrested for contempt of court on drunken driving and driving under suspension charges after officers were called to a Read More…

Police log for May 16, 2011

Elyria police Friday, May 13 6:59 a.m. — 300 block Kenyon Ave., theft from vehicle. 2:09 p.m. — 422 Lake Ave., Family Dollar, theft of groceries. 3:39 p.m. — 1000 block Belmar Court, theft from vehicle. 3:45 p.m. — 1000 block Chestnut Commons Drive, Walmart, Joseph Laird, 32, 39600 block Carol Lane, charged with theft Read More…

Police: Drunken driver puts up fight after fleeing scene of crash

LORAIN — A drunken driver didn’t give up easily Friday night, according to police. Lorain resident Paul T. Robertson Jr. ran from the scene of where police said they found the crashed car he was driving around 9:15 p.m. Friday, according to a report by Officers Orlando Perez and Jarrod Nighswander. The incident began after Read More…

Man apparently attempts suicide at Lorain jail

LORAIN – A Lorain man was taken to the hospital Saturday for a mental health evaluation after he began tying his T-shirt around his neck while a prisoner at the Lorain City Jail. Thomas Jackson, 32, was arrested Saturday on charges of disturbing the peace and disorderly conduct by intoxication after a motorist found him Read More…

Postal service food drive is today

Today’s the day to leave food for the needy by the mailbox. The National Association of Letter Carriers today will conduct its annual Stamp Out Hunger National Food Drive, the largest one-day food drive in the nation. To donate is simple: Simply place nonperishable food items in a bag and leave them by your mailbox. Read More…

BLOTTER: May 14, 2011

Elyria police Thursday, May 12 9:06 a.m. — 300 block Brandston Ave., wallet stolen from vehicle. 11:17 a.m. — 100 block Brace Ave., transmission stolen from trunk of vehicle. 3:39 p.m. — 1000 block Pasadena Ave., jewelry, iPod and $50 in change stolen. 4:36 p.m. — 1000 block Melvyn Lane, TV, laptop and Wii stolen Read More…

Pride Day is May 21, not Saturday

Despite what a headline in The Chronicle said on Thursday, Pride Day is not this Saturday. It is next Saturday, May 21. So if you were planning to join a group to do good deeds, hold off. Next week’s weather forecast probably will be better anyhow.

Columbia Station man faces sex charges for touching sleeping woman


COLUMBIA STATION — A Columbia Station man is charged with sexual battery and sexual imposition after deputies say he admitted to inappropriately touching a woman who was sleeping on his couch. Adam Smetana, 24, of Columbia Station appeared in Elyria Municipal Court this morning but did not enter a plea on either count, according to Read More…