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BLOTTER: April 16, 2011

Elyria police Thursday, April 14 7:52 a.m. — Red Roof Inn, 621 Midway Blvd., window of car broken and GPS unit stolen. 9:56 a.m. — 400 block 11th St., copper piping stolen from vacant home. 1:40 p.m. — 200 block Washington Ave., Heath New, 25, 100 block St. Clair St., charged with possession of marijuana Read More…

Report: Police investigated phone calls to Rep. Sutton’s office

LORAIN — Lorain police investigated threatening phone calls made to U.S. Rep. Betty Sutton’s office a little over a week ago, according to a police report released today. Officers were called to the office, at 205 W. 20th St., about noon April 6, the report says. They spoke with an employee who said another employee Read More…

Woman gets prison for selling drugs from hotel room

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ELYRIA — An Elyria woman who was selling drugs from her room at the Red Roof Inn in Elyria was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison. Brittany Smith, 25, pleaded guilty late last year to charges of drug possession, drug trafficking and having weapons under disability. The five-year prison sentence also stems from unrelated Read More…

Local news briefs for April 15, 2011

Senior program offered ELYRIA — The free Senior Driver Awareness/Resident Safety Program being hosted by AAA East Central and the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office is designed to provide useful tips to older drivers as well as help protect them from crimes, scams and other potential dangers. The program is open to all Lorain County residents, Read More…

Police log for April 15, 2011

Elyria police Wednesday, April 13 1:51 .m. – 100 Cleveland St., Walgreens,.store manager told police a man took two wireless keyboards without paying. 4:11 p.m. – 320 Washington Ave., a man said a bike he borrowed from a friend was stolen from outside the Elyria Public Library’s Main Branch. LaGrange police Monday, April 12 10:18 Read More…

Man faces charges after police chase ends in dramatic crash

CARLISLE TWP. — Two people were taken to the hospital from the scene of a dramatic crash the followed an Elyria police pursuit overnight. The driver, Richard Webber, 23, of Elyria, and a passenger, Gregory Styer, 20, of Oberlin, were both taken to EMH Regional Medical Center and then transferred to another hospital. Their conditions Read More…

Dairy Mart robbed at gunpoint, clerk assaulted

LORAIN — Lorain police are looking for a man who robbed a Dairy Mart at gunpoint this morning and assaulted the clerk. Officers were called to the convenience store at West 28th Street and Broadway at 5:30 this morning, according to a police report. The clerk told police he was in a back room when Read More…

Lorain man arrested after beating neighbor’s car with bricks

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LORAIN — A Lorain man was arrested yesterday after police say he used bricks to beat on his neighbor’s door and vehicle and then struggled with officers as they tried to arrest him. David Hargraves, 25, is charged with criminal trespass, criminal damaging, obstructing official business and resisting arrest. Officers were called to the 3800 Read More…

Man hit repeatedly, car keyed in dispute over parking space

ELYRIA — An Elyria man had to be treated at the hospital after he says a female struck him with her vehicle repeatedly in the Giant Eagle parking lot in a dispute over a parking space. Eric Sanford, 41, told police he was a passenger in his car, which was being driven by his 19-year-old Read More…

Elyria man charged after struggling with deputies, damaging cruiser

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ELYRIA — An Elyria man faces a long list of charges after he struggled with sheriff’s deputies who were arresting him for disorderly conduct and other charges. Donald Goble Jr. is charged with physical control of a motor vehicle, disorderly conduct persisting, resisting arrest, vandalism, attempted escape and harassment by inmate. Deputies were called to Read More…