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BLOTTER: Nov. 27, 2010

Elyria police Thursday, Nov. 25 1:15 p.m. – 600 block Fuller Road, thieves entered home by breaking a window and stole $300 cash. 8 p.m. – 900 block Howard St., 20-inch TV and jewelry box containing watches and a gold ring stolen during home burglary. 9:32 p.m. – 300 block 18th St., thieves entered through Read More…

Lorain police arrest pair for Chase Bank robbery

Lawrence

LORAIN — Police have made two arrests in the Nov. 14 robbery of the Chase Bank branch at 2232 Fairless Drive. Dezmon Lawrence, 28, was arrested Nov. 18, and a 16-year-old boy was arrested last night, according to Lorain police detective Dennis Moskal. Police say the teen dressed as a woman to rob the bank Read More…

Sex sting charge against former Firelands coach dropped

A charge against the for­mer head football coach at Firelands High School who was arrested in a prostitu­tion sting were dismissed. Online records for the Norwalk Municipal Court show a charge of solicita­tion against Todd Pooch, 36, were dropped Wednes­day at the request of the Norwalk assistant law director. No reason was given. Pooch was Read More…

Three crews respond to Wellington house fire

WELLINGTON — Fire crews battled smoke and flames in the cold and rain at a home on state Route 18 on Thursday night. Firefighters from Wellington, LaGrange and Rochester Town­ship fought the fire that started shortly after 9 p.m. Thanksgiv­ing Day at 43722 state Route 18. It’s not immediately clear how the fire started, but Read More…

Police log for Nov. 26, 2010

Elyria police Tuesday, Nov. 23 11:59 a.m. – 100 block E. Bridge St., 2006 Pontiac G-6 keyed in parking lot. 6:08 p.m. – 600 block Delaware Ave., Delbert E Sheppard, 26, Elyria, arrested on warrant for rape, kidnapping and domestic violence. 6:40 p.m. – 300 block S. Maple St., Kenneth C. Thorpe, 48, Elyria, charged Read More…

Teen arrested again on theft charges

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LORAIN — A Lorain teen who was previously arrested on drug charges and charges of having a police officer’s stolen gun has been arrested again. A warrant also was issued for his friend’s arrest. Michael Deskins, 18, has been charged with receiving stolen property, obstructing official business, driving under suspension, forgery and pass­ing bad checks Read More…

Chronicle Publisher Cooper Hudnutt dies at age 57

Cooper Hudnutt

ELYRIA — The quiet, impassioned leader of The Chronicle-Telegram, longtime Publisher A. Cooper Hudnutt, died unexpectedly Tuesday. He was 57. Hudnutt, known throughout Lorain County as simply “Coop,” was found dead in his Elyria home, according to family. He had been publisher since 1991, when he replaced his father, Arthur D. Hudnutt. He also served Read More…

Lorain teen arrested, second man wanted for passing bad checks

LORAIN — A Lorain teen who was previously arrested on drug charges and charges of having a police officer’s stolen gun has been arrested again. A warrant was also issued for his friend’s arrest. Michael Deskins, 18, has been charged with receiving stolen property, obstructing official business, driving under suspension, forgery and passing bad checks Read More…

Unemployment down in Lorain County

Unemployment has taken a big dip in Lorain County as well as the cities of Lorain and Elyria. Lorain County unemployment was 8.8 percent in October, down from 10.9 percent in September and 10.5 percent a year ago. In Elyria, unemployment was 9.0 percent in October, down from 10.5 percent in September and 10.5 percent Read More…

Elyria cops nab would-be pizza robbers with sting

ELYRIA — A police officer disguised as a pizza deliverer nabbed three juveniles suspected of plotting to rob a real deliv­eryman Saturday, according to a police report. Around 9:41 p.m., police received a call from Marco’s Pizza on West Ridge Road from manager Ben Reppas concerning a possible robbery attempt. Reppas told police a caller’s Read More…