July 29, 2014


UPDATED: Two transported by helicopter after I-90 crash

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Two people were transported by medical helicopter after a head-on collision on Interstate 90 this morning. An Elyria man in his 30s was driving a 2002 Pontiac Grand-Prix westbound on Interstate 90 near the French Creek Road overpass at 10:45 a.m. when he bumped into another car heading westbound, according to Sheffield police. As a Read More…

Lorain man added to ‘Dangerous Dozen’ fugitive list

Dreshawn Pinkney

A Lorain man is among five new additions to the “Dangerous Dozen” list of most wanted violent fugitives. Dreshawn Pinkney, 21, is wanted for rape by the LorainCounty division of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force. The charges stem from an incident where Pinkney allegedly lured a juvenile female into a closet at a Read More…

Grafton couple sentenced in burglary string

Jerimiah Covey, left, and Shannon Covey were arrested in connection with burglaries in Liverpool Township.

MEDINA — A Grafton couple were sent to prison Monday for their involvement in a six-month string of burglaries in Liverpool Township last year. Common Pleas Judge Christopher J. Collier sentenced Jerimiah Covey, 36, to 15 years in prison on Monday for 11 counts of burglary, second-degree felonies punishable by up to eight years in Read More…

Man facing charges in jealousy beating

Matthew Mahon

LORAIN — A man accused of beating his ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend in a jealous rage has been charged with felonious assault. Matthew Mahon was arrested Monday. Mahon attacked David Vorell as he lay in bed with Jacqueline Lipps, according to a police report. The assault occurred in the home Lipps and Mahon shared in the Read More…

Lorain man charged with stabbing cousin

Devonte Pamplin

LORAIN — A city man accused of stabbing his cousin during a July 13 fight has been charged with felonious assault. Devonte Pamplin, 18, was arrested Monday. He is accused of stabbing 20-year-old Jodeci Daniels during a fight in Pamplin’s home in the 1500 block of East 29th Street. Daniels, whose aunt said he suffered Read More…

Former substitute teacher gets 5 years in child porn case

ELYRIA — Former Sheffield-Sheffield Lake Schools substitute teacher William Emery was sentenced Monday to five years in federal prison for child pornography, according to the office of U.S. Attorney for Northern Ohio Steven Dettelbach. Emery, who last worked for the district in the 2010-11 school year, pleaded guilty in May to charges of distributing child Read More…

Driver hospitalized after one-vehicle crash


An unidentified man was critically injured in a car crash at state Route 57 and Midway Boulevard in Elyria about 7:20 p.m. Monday. The man was driving south on Route 57 and failed to negotiate a curve onto Midway near the Lowe’s hardware store, fire Capt. Kevin Szabo said. The Kia sedan the man was Read More…

Elyria blotter: Man charged with threatening woman

Elyria Police

Elyria police Sunday, July 27 6:49 a.m. — 1100 block Melvyn Lane, a woman said she had just ended a relationship with a man and soon after, she looked out of a window and saw someone throwing rocks at her house. 10:25 a.m. — 200 block Fairlawn Drive, a woman said she woke up and Read More…

Lorain blotter: Man overdoses after allegedly using heroin in gas station parking lot

Lorain Police

Lorain police 9:41 p.m. July 26— Raceway Gas, 3040 Oberlin Ave., Dillon McCarthy, 23, 36000 block Chestnut Ridge Road, North Ridgeville, arrested and charged with permitting drug use in a motor vehicle. Logan Pinter, 22, 32000 block Chestnut Ridge Road, North Ridgeville, arrested and charged with possession of heroin. Police officer Brent Payne said he Read More…

Elyria blotter: 14-year-old arrested after altercation at hotel

Elyria Police

Elyria police 12:16 a.m. July 27 — Red Roof Inn, 621 Midway Blvd., a 14-year-old Wakeman girl arrested and charged with domestic violence. The stepmother and father of the girl said she assaulted them. Police said they witnessed the girl screaming and punching and kicking furniture in the room. They said the girl then threatened Read More…