October 23, 2014

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3 stabbed in fight at Vic’s Nightclub

ELYRIA — Three people were stabbed during a fight at Vic’s Nightclub on Kerstetter Way early Sunday morning. The stabbings occurred around 4 a.m. at Vic’s. Elyria Sgt. William Pelko said two victims were transported to EMH and the third was transported to Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain. No arrests have been made so Read More…

Man stops at green light, urinates in street, is arrested

LORAIN — A 51-year-old man was arrested after allegedly stopping at a green light to urinate in the middle of the street on Saturday. Around 9 p.m. officers pursued Harry Garcia, of Lorain, as he was driving 55 mph in a 25 mph zone in the area of East 31st Street and Pearl Avenue. As Read More…

Police log for Jan. 24, 2011

Lorain police Saturday, Jan. 22 11:02 p.m. – 3000 block Broadway, Thomas Yost, 24, of Lorain, Matthew Yost, 21, of Lorain, Kayrona Smith, 21, of Lorain, and Amanda Ray, 26, of Lorain, were arrested following a fight at a bar with the charges of disturbing the peace and disorderly conduct. Thomas Yost allegedly became combative Read More…

Lorain stabbing sends man to Cleveland hospital

LORAIN — Police said a man was stabbed during a fight with another man on the city’s west side on Sunday. The victim was transported to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland with non-life-threatening injuries, Lorain police Sgt. Ray Farley said. The stabbing occurred late in the morning or early afternoon in a residence on Brenner Read More…

Top Lorain city wage earners

The top 10 salaries for the city of Lorain included seven fire department personnel. “That’s pretty normal,” Auditor Ron Mantini said. He explained that many fire department personal receive large amounts of overtime. Mantini cited Assistant Fire Chief Anthony Cuevas, the top earner in the city, as an example, stating that Cuevas’ base pay is Read More…

Firefighters dominate top-paid Lorain workers

The top 10 salaries for the city of Lorain included seven fire department personnel. “That’s pretty normal,” Auditor Ron Mantini said. He explained that many fire department personal receive large amounts of overtime. Mantini cited Assistant Fire Chief Anthony Cuevas, the top earner in the city, as an example, stating that Cuevas’ base pay is Read More…

Police log for Jan. 23, 2011

Elyria police Thursday, Jan. 20 8:46 a.m. – 100 block College Park Drive, car stolen from apartment building parking lot. 10:08 a.m. – 500 block S. Abbe Road, a woman reported a man who lives with her pushed her through the drywall in her bedroom and choked her into unconsciousness during an argument. 10:38 a.m. Read More…

4 hurt in pair of area crashes

ELYRIA – Two separate car crashes in the area sent four people to a Cleveland hospital Saturday, according to the Ohio Highway Patrol. A 1997 Saturn driven by 23-year-old Benjamin Mahar, of Vermilion, slid off the eastbound side of Darrow Road east of state Route 60 about 2:30 a.m. Mahar and front-seat passenger Chad Parmer, Read More…

Lorain officer suspended twice in two months for misconduct

LORAIN — A police officer who was demoted nearly two years ago following complaints has been suspended twice in the past two months, once for “gross misconduct,” and was warned each time “to correct your pattern of unacceptable behavior.” Patrolman James Wolford was suspended for one 12½-hour work day in December for a May incident Read More…

ROUNDUP: Jan. 22, 2011

Men: Alleged gunman threatening from jail LORAIN — A pair of victims who said a gunman demanded they strip naked last weekend while he looked for his cell phone reported to police that they are receiving threatening calls from the jailed suspect. The two Lorain men told officers they were in a West 23rd Street Read More…