October 25, 2014

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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…

BLOTTER: Jan. 22, 2011

Elyria police Thursday, Jan. 20 8:47 a.m. — 100 block College Park Dr., 1995 Honda Accord stolen overnight. 10:05 a.m. — Speedway, 990 E. Broad St., a woman was seen stealing a 12-pack of beer and several candy bars then fleeing in a red vehicle. 10:49 a.m. — 300 block High St., cell phone and Read More…

Lorain police officer suspended twice in last two months

LORAIN — A police officer who was demoted nearly two years ago following a string of 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 Read More…

Gunman’s victims say he’s threatening them from jail

LORAIN — Several people who were victims of a gunman who demanded they strip naked last weekend while he looked for his cell phone are receiving threatening calls from the jailed suspect, according to a police report. Two Lorain men filed a report Thursday evening at the Lorain police department. They told officers they were Read More…

Police find stolen puppy; accused thief says he was high

CT photo by Bruce Bishop.

ELYRIA — A Yorkshire terrior puppy stolen from an Elyria pet store nearly a week ago has been found safe and in good health. The puppy, a female who weighs just 3½ pounds and is valued at $700, was stolen the afternoon of Jan. 14. Store owner Greg Kiesner said he observed two white males Read More…