May 23, 2015

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Man out $3,500 after setting up bank account with stranger while intoxicated

ELYRIA — An Elyria man told police he is out thousands of dollars after he met a woman in a bar and let her assist him in setting up a bank account while he was intoxicated. The 64-year-old man said he received a disability check for $25,000 on May 4 and was drinking at Boomer’s Read More…

Police log for May 13, 2011

Elyria police Tuesday, May 10 6:36 a.m. – Smink Electric, 215 Winkles St., van windows smashed, wire stolen. 12:09 p.m. – 100 block W. Bridge St., nine windows broken on rental property and electrical wire stolen. 12:30 p.m. – 100 block Garvin Ave., Jason R. McCloskey, 42, 100 block Garvin Ave., Elyria, arrested for allegedly Read More…

Woman gets probation for loaning clothes to bank robber

ELYRIA — A Lorain woman was sentenced Wednesday to three years of probation for providing the female clothing worn by a 17-year-old boy who robbed a bank last year while dressed in drag. Erica Wade, 24, pleaded guilty in February to attempted complicity to robbery and could have received up to five years in prison. Read More…

Lorain plans ‘kayak-a-thon’ at Port Fest to show off river work, bring boaters to area

CT photo by Chuck Humel.

LORAIN — A kayak-a-thon will be held in conjunction with this year’s Lorain Port Fest in an attempt to raise awareness of restoration work on the Black River and to showcase the water recreation opportunities the city offers. A contingent of Lorain Port Authority officials, media and other invited guests took a trial run of Read More…

Woman arrested for lying to police following Monday shooting

LORAIN — A woman has been arrested in relation to the Monday shooting of a man outside Richard’s Premier Lounge at 3695 Pearl Ave. Crystal Pool, 40, was charged with obstructing justice. “We believe she lied and was dishonest in the investigation,” said Lorain police Detective Buddy Sivert, who wouldn’t elaborate. Lorain resident Joseph Parker, Read More…

Accident victim in critical condition following Vermilion-area crash

VERMILION — Alcohol may have been a factor in the crash that seriously injured a driver early Tuesday morning. The 1994 Ford Ranger that crashed while westbound on North Ridge Road near Vermilion Road around 12:50 a.m. smelled of alcohol, according to Trooper Alan Marcum of the Ohio Highway Patrol’s Elyria post. Marcum, who investigated Read More…

Police log for May 11, 2011

Elyria police Monday, May 9 8:19 a.m. – Bob Evans, 503 Griswold Road, man stole candy, candles and coffee and ran out of store. 10:16 a.m. – Furnace Street and West River Road, Steven L. Pruchinsky, 38, 100 block Lesnick Court, Elyria, charged with possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia, obstructing official business, Jodi Read More…

LifeFlight called in for Vermilion-area accident overnight

A man was LifeFlighted from the scene of a one-vehicle crash in the Vermilion area overnight, according to the State Highway Patrol. The man, who the patrol did not identify, was driving a 1994 Ford Ranger westbound on North Ridge Road near Vermilion Road at 12:52 a.m. when he failed to negotiate a curve, according Read More…

Police log for May 10, 2011

Elyria police Sunday, May 8 10:32 a.m. — 200 block Brandywine Drive, tires on vehicle cut. Monday, May 9 3:15 a.m. — Drug Mart, 500 N. Abbe Road, bill receptacle on beverage vending machine stolen. Lorain police Saturday, May 7 8:11 p.m. – 1100 block W. Ninth St., David Rodriguez, no age listed, 1900 block Read More…

Missing Oberlin boy found safe, hiding in tractor-trailer

OBERLIN — A search for a missing 5-year-old boy on Kimberly Circle ended Monday evening when the boy’s mother found him hiding under a bed in his father’s tractor-trailer cab, according to police. Police officers and firefighters used a thermal imaging device to search nearby woods and called in a police dog, the auxiliary and Read More…