March 30, 2015

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16 arrested in countywide drug raids; more arrests planned

ELYRIA — Police are keeping silent about a series of drug raids and arrests over the past few days, but Elyria Municipal Court Judge Lisa Locke Graves described it during a court hearing Monday as an investigation targeting a “conspiracy that has allegedly put kilo after kilo after kilo of cocaine on the streets of Read More…

Woman steals baby formula from Westlake store

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WESTLAKE – A woman has been videotaped stealing an unknown amount of baby formula from the CVS store at 30791 Detroit Road. According to Westlake police, the woman also is a suspect in three previous thefts of similar merchandise from the same store in the past 30 days.  The silver hatchback she fled in was Read More…

Elyria blotter: Woman sees man trying to kick in son’s door

The following was taken from Elyria Police reports: Monday, Oct. 7: 7:30 p.m. — 100 block Floral Court, a woman said her house was broken into because her window was broken and jewelry and her television were missing. 11:30 p.m. — 500 block Bell Ave., a woman said her friend stayed over, and when she Read More…

Lorain blotter: Woman tells police someone stole her bathtub

The following was taken from reports from the Lorain Police Department: Monday, Oct. 7 Midnight — 1100 block Washington Avenue, a window air conditioning unit was pushed out of a window and items were missing from inside the house. 9 a.m. — 1900 block East 31st Street, a man said someone broke into his house Read More…

Man exposes genitals to girls during cross country meet

VERMILION — Police investigated after several cross country girls reported seeing a man expose his genitals to them on a race course. The incident was reported by Avon Lake Middle  School’s cross country coach, Ron Rocco, who told police that the girls were in a wooded area of the course, between the stadium gravel lot Read More…

Woman calls 911 line 11 times for non-emergencies

VERMILION — A woman was arrested after allegedly calling 911 emergency line 11 times for non-emergencies. Police said Cynthia Redilla called 911 twice Sept. 23 after calling the emergency number nine times the previous night. Redilla was warned not to call the emergency number Sept. 22 after she reportedly called the number to report that Read More…

Police: Suicidal man creates uproar on Spruce Street

  ELYRIA – A suicidal man turned violent and threatened to fight 10 police officers late Monday evening. Tony Hale, 40, was charged with assault on a police officer, having weapons while intoxicated and two counts of intimidation. His father, Bobby Hale, 68, was charged with obstructing official business, resisting arrest and two counts of Read More…

Sheffield crime watch: Several charged with driving with suspended licenses

Sheffield Thursday, Aug. 8 1:34 a.m. 4900 block Detroit Road, Gladys Telin Rivera-Batista, 22, Muskegon, Mich., arrested and charged with unsafe driving and driving with a suspended license. 11:03 p.m. East River Road and Preservation Boulevard, Jefflee Dean, 46, North Carolina Drive, Elyria, arrested and charged with driving with a suspended license. Friday, Aug. 9 Read More…

Elyria blotter: Resident reports home broken into, cash missing

Elyria Police Friday, Sept. 6 7:26 a.m. – 1000 block Middle Ave., a family who was in the process of moving from the residence because of a bed bug infestation noticed various tools missing from the garage. 8:39 a.m. – 800 block Thornwood Blvd., a man reported that his home had been broken into while Read More…

Lorain blotter: Suspect admits to beating man

 Lorain police Tuesday, Sept. 3 8:29 p.m. – West Erie Avenue near Kolbe Road, Amber Schwarz, 25, 3200 Cleveland Blvd., Lorain, arrested and charged with possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia and improper display of license plates. Schwarz was stopped for driving with an invalid temporary license plate, according to police. They said Read More…