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Man charged with domestic violence has vulgar explanation for woman’s injuries

WELLINGTON — Police weren’t buying a Wellington man’s explanation of how his 20-year-old girlfriend was injured. He said it was rough sex. She said it was abuse. Police believed her and Matthew Hules, 23, was charged with domestic violence after the woman called police Friday. She told police Hules came home drunk and attacked her Read More…

Escaped Missouri convict wanted for slew of charges runs from local authorities

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An escaped convict was seen in Avon recently and police are asking the public for its help in finding a 23-year-old wanted for kidnapping, domestic violence, rape, burglary and violating a temporary protection order charges in Missouri. Early in the morning on Sept. 3 a Westlake Police officer tried to question a man sleeping in his Read More…

Thieves hit 20 unlocked cars overnight

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – Police are urging residents of the city’s large Waterbury subdivision to be extra cautious and lock their vehicles after items were taken from more than 20 cars and trucks overnight Sunday. Every vehicle that was entered by thieves was unlocked, according to Police Capt. Marti Garrow. [pullquote]“We rarely make it a week Read More…

Duo tries to hot-wire own car, calls for tow after stealing from vehicles

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – A pair of men suspected of up to a dozen vehicle break-ins might have gotten away with it had they not lost their own car keys, police said. Police arrested Ryan Casper, 21, of Lorain, and Andrew Krugman, 21, of Elyria, shortly after 11 a.m. Tuesday when a Clear Creek Drive resident Read More…

Avon Lake crime watch: Woman slapped in face with piece of pizza

Avon Lake police Thursday, Aug. 22 11:46 a.m. – 600 block Moore Road, theft of tires and oil from storage shed. Friday, Aug. 23 1:13 p.m. – 31900 block Walker Road, report of a woman wearing a hospital gown who walked out of Giant Eagle. Police were unable to locate the woman. 6:52 p.m. – Read More…

Man with paintball gun who ‘runs the neighborhood’ makes death threat

LORAIN — A series of neighborly disputes came to a head Wednesday when one Lorain man brandished a baseball bat and a paintball gun and proclaimed that he “ran the neighborhood,” according to police. Mitchell Hall, 24, of Lorain, was charged with aggravated menacing on the 300 block of Delaware Avenue around 5 p.m. Wednesday Read More…

Shirtless man with handgun questions neighbors about possible robbery

LORAIN – A Lorain man who said he arrived home on Monday to find his TV, Xbox and iPad missing grabbed his Smith and Wesson handgun and roamed his block, questioning neighbors, police said. James Powell, 29, of Lorain was issued a summons for inducing panic around 11 p.m. on Monday after police say he Read More…

Man seen running from Bugsy’s Speakeasy fire charged with arson

ELYRIA – An Elyria man was arrested early Tuesday on charges accusing him of starting a fire behind Bugsy’s Speakeasy on Broad Street. Lee Kimble Jr., of Elyria was charged with arson on Tuesday after he was seen running from a small fire behind the club around 3 a.m. A bouncer at Bugsy’s, Anthony Ribis, Read More…

Police log for Sept. 29, 2012

Elyria police Monday, Sept. 24 2:29 p.m. — 1700 block Midway Blvd., reported theft of $3,141 worth of printer ink toner from Staples. A store manager said some of the ink cartridges had alarms on their packaging. 2:30 p.m. — 900 block Hollis Drive, reported burglary of a home. Police lifted latent prints from the Read More…

Elyria man allegedly threatens girlfriend, shoves snake excrement in her mouth

ELYRIA — An Elyria man was arrested and charged with domestic violence early Friday for allegedly putting excrement from a poisonous snake in his girlfriend’s mouth, according to an Elyria police report. Amber Pennell, 21, told police Matthew Rudisill, 24, called her and told her he was going to ruin her bedroom. The two have Read More…