September 3, 2015


Avon mulls limit on cat ownership

AVON –— City officials are considering putting a cap on how many cats a resident can own. They think such a law could provide the city with a way to deal with animal hoarding situations. Law Director John Gasior said City Council is in the process of discussing a potential ordinance that draws on language Read More…

UPDATE: Missing Avon girls found safe in Elyria


ELYRIA — Kaylyn Rogers wiped away tears at the Elyria Police Department about 10 p.m. Sunday as she waited to be reunited with her missing 2-year-old daughter. “Hey, baby,” Rogers said minutes later as she held a crying Sophia Rogers. Sophia and Autumn Shreve, 12, who was babysitting her, disappeared from their home at 1472 Read More…

Avon police get tourniquets, training

Avon police officers Nicholas Sidor and Csaba Hortobagyi use the new tourniquet system donated to the department by University Hospital Elyria Medical Center during training at the department Monday. BRUCE BISHOP/CHRONICLE

AVON — Bleeding-control kits from University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center were donated to the Avon Police Department, where police officers were taught how to use the life-saving materials. The hospital donated 13 of the kits, which contain a tourniquet, special gauze that can clot wounds, medical tape, gloves, scissors and medical clamps to stop bleeding, Read More…

Police: Man stabs girlfriend in head

AVON — A 58-year-old man is facing domestic violence and felonious assault charges for allegedly stabbing his girlfriend in the head. Avon police were called to the home Lonnie Sherrill shared with Gina Nagy, at 4275 Center Road. A search warrant did not explain the relationship between them. According to the search warrant, Sherrill called Read More…