April 21, 2015

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Lorain man faces multiple sex charges

ELYRIA — A Lorain man accused of forcing himself on a sleeping woman has been indicted on two counts of sexual battery. The victim told police that she awoke in the early morning hours of April 1 to find 45-year-old Gregory Flowers having sex with her. She pushed Flowers off her and called Lorain police, Read More…

Lorain man indicted on rape charge involving young girl

ELYRIA — A Lorain man has been indicted on a single count of rape for allegedly molesting a girl under the age of 13, according to court documents. Mark Ward Jr. 32, was arrested by Lorain police after the girl’s mother took her daughter to the police station and told officers that she had come Read More…

Lorain man, 64, accused of impregnating 12-year-old

ELYRIA — A 64-year-old Lorain man has been indicted for allegedly impregnating a 12-year-old girl sometime last year. Assistant Lorain County Prosecutor Dave Muhek said police began investigating Gary Daniels Sr. after the girl’s mother contacted officers after learning her daughter was pregnant. The girl told police that Daniels, who knew the family, had sex Read More…

Avon Lake man, 49, jailed on sex charges involving teen girl

ELYRIA — An Avon Lake man is facing a seven-count indictment for having sexual contact with a 15-year-old girl earlier this year. David Graham, 49, is charged with rape, unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, gross sexual imposition, pandering obscenity involving a minor, importuning, disseminating matter harmful to juveniles and illegal use of a minor Read More…

Man indicted for shooting outside bar

ELYRIA — A Lorain man has been indicted in connection with allegedly shooting another Lorain man in the hand near Vic’s Nightclub in March. Moises Velez, 22, faces felonious assault and several weapons charges for the incident. Velez was pulled over around 3 a.m. March 20 by Elyria police who were responding to call about Read More…

Alverno Howse ordered to pay for funeral for friend he shot and killed

ELYRIA — Alverno Howse Jr. has been ordered to pick up the tab for the funeral of Charles “Chuckie” Howard Jr., the 17-year-old friend he accidentally shot and killed in August 2009. Howse, 20, is currently serving a 15-year prison sentence after being convicted of reckless homicide and other charges in connection with Howard’s death Read More…

Wildflower hike in Elywood Saturday

ELYRIA — The annual spring Wildflower Walk, sponsored by the Friends of Cascade Park, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Elywood section of the park off Washington Avenue. The walk will start at the main shelter of Elywood and then go down the Indian Trail as walkers will search and identify native wildflowers Read More…

Three Lorain men arrested after traffic stop reveals loaded gun

SHEFFIELD TWP. — Three Lorain men were arrested yesterday on a variety of weapons and driving charges, according to a report from the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office. Aaron Street, 19, is charged with providing false information to a police officer, obstructing official business, carrying a concealed weapon, tampering with evidence and having weapons under disability. Read More…

Lorain man faces charges after bar dispute, attempting to run down officers

Haddix

LORAIN — A Lorain man was arrested overnight after he reportedly pulled a knife in a bar, damaged a vehicle and then attempted to run over two police officers who responded, according to a police report. Joseph Haddix, 32, is charged with aggravated vehicular assault, obstructing official business, resisting arrest, criminal damaging or endangering, DUI, Read More…

Police log for May 5, 2011

Elyria police Sunday, May 1 12:23 a.m. — 300 block Georgia Ave., rear driver side window of vehicle shattered. 1:40 a.m. — Walmart, 1000 Chestnut Commons Drive, front passenger window of vehicle shattered. Nothing missing inside. 3:01 a.m. — 300 block 11th St., Leonard Perkins, 39, same address, charged with domestic violence. Monday, May 2 Read More…