April 27, 2015

Elyria
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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…