December 18, 2014


Lorain blotter: Alleged assault stems from argument over alarm clock

Lorain Police

Lorain police 4:05 p.m. Nov. 29 — 2300 block Kelly Place, Dana Kaurich, 32, same address, arrested and charged with domestic violence. Kaurich’s roommate said they argued Friday over Kaurich’s alarm clock continually ringing. He said Kaurich grabbed him by the neck, punched him in the chest and locked him out of the attic they Read More…

Elyria blotter: Man charged after argument with girlfriend

Elyria Police

Elyria police Monday, Nov. 24 9:30 p.m. — 600 block Leona St., Michael Smith, 28, was charged with obstructing official business after his ex-girlfriend said he had her car and wasn’t returning it. Tuesday, Nov. 25 1:35 a.m. — 1300 East Ave., Markell Fenderson, 26, was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest after he Read More…

15 people arrested in warrant roundup in Lorain

Fifteen people were arrested on Wednesday, including: Michael Austin, top left, Kimberly Doan, Desmond Guice, Ebony Jackson, Joshua Kell, Roland Scales, Charles Seaman, John Stanley III, Laquan Wallace, Raven Wannamaker, Darrel Watkins, Darrel Williams and Michael Wright.

LORAIN — Police arrested 15 people on warrants Wednesday in a pre-Thanksgiving Day roundup they say is designed to reduce drug and property crime. “Numerous residents have been victims of burglaries, (breaking and entering) and thefts from vehicles which cause a hardship for their families,” Lorain police spokesman Capt. Roger Watkins said in a Thursday Read More…

Photos: Residents served free Thanksgiving dinners


Free Thanksgiving dinners were served at Lorain County Community College on Wednesday, and at LaGrange United Methodist Church and Elyria St. Mary Parish on Thursday. More than 1,000 people were served meals between the three locations.

Woman jailed after bringing pot to court

Kaitlyn Robinson

LORAIN — Marijuana — some don’t leave home without it, no matter what the circumstances. Kaitlyn Robinson, 26, 1508 Herbert Drive, appeared before Judge Mark Mihok in Lorain Municipal Court for sentencing on charges of child endangering, open container, possession of drug paraphernalia and disturbing the peace Monday. Robinson pleaded guilty to misdemeanor child endangering Read More…

Thanksgiving meals, closings and trash collections


Holiday meals LaGrange United Methodist Church is hosting a free Thanksgiving dinner 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the church, 105 W. Main St., LaGrange. The event is free to anyone who desires a hot meal and some company during the holiday. Call Staci at (440) 355-4561 for more information. St. Mary Parish in Read More…

Free Thanksgiving dinners scheduled in Lorain County

The annual Lorain County Community College Thanksgiving dinner will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26, in the LCCC Spitzer Conference Center Grand Room. This LCCC tradition – sponsored by the LCCC Student Life and Dining Services offices – provides a free, family-style Thanksgiving dinner to anyone unable to share the holiday with Read More…

Lorain woman arrested on multiple charges

LORAIN — A Lorain woman is accused of fleeing police after an officer said he stopped her for drunken driving about 1:10 p.m. Friday. Officer Miguel Salgado said he stopped Migdalia Quinones on Meister Road near Oberlin Avenue for speeding and driving left of center. He said her speech was slurred and she smelled of Read More…

Man with 8 drunken-driving convictions charged again

LORAIN — A Lorain man who police said had eight drunken driving convictions is facing new drunken driving charges. Manuel Troncoso, 60, of the 1800 block of Wallace Lane, was arrested and charged with drunken driving and cited for weaving about 8:40 p.m. Thursday. Officer Brent Payne wrote in a report that he saw a Read More…

Pair indicted in cell phone video case


ELYRIA — Two Lorain men have been indicted on charges they filmed an attempted sexual assault on a mentally ill man in June. Kenyatta Ephraim, 20, is charged with kidnapping, extortion, attempted gross sexual imposition and assault. Sherman Smith, 19, is charged with extortion and attempted gross sexual imposition. Lorain police began investigating the case Read More…