April 21, 2015


Property owner chases away burglars

CARLISLE TWP. — A burglary was thwarted Monday morning by a property owner who assisted police in catching two men accused of breaking into the garage of a vacant property in the 3100 block of Grafton Road. The property owner confronted the men as they were taking items from the garage around 11:15 a.m., according Read More…

Man faces charges after assault rifles go missing

A Lorain man was arrested and charged for stealing and arranging to sell two assault rifles belonging to his girlfriend’s father. Steven Benner, 24, was charged with burglary, tampering with evidence and unlawful transaction in weapons, according to a report from the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office. A Carlisle Township man told deputies Monday that he Read More…

$3,000 stolen in Carlisle Twp. armed robbery

CARLISLE TWP. — An armed robbery at the Convenient Food Mart at 1401 East Ave., at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday is under investigation. Police said a masked man with a pistol walked a clerk into the parking lot before running away. According to a Lorain County Sheriff’s Office report, $3,000 in cash was taken.

Garage, 2 historical cars a total loss following fire overnight

CARLISLE TWP. — An East Avenue garage is a total loss following a fire overnight. According to Fire Chief Kevin Dembiec, his department was called to 1347 East Ave. at 1:10 a.m. Firefighters arrived to find the garage fully engulfed in flames and the roof completely gone, he said. He said the Fire Department arrived Read More…

Elections board cuts 19 precincts; some polling places to change

ELYRIA — The Lorain County Board of Elections voted Tuesday to eliminate 19 voting precincts across the county. The cuts follow similar action taken by the board in February when it voted to do away with 16 precincts countywide. The reduction in precincts falls in line with efforts at the county level to cut costs, Read More…