May 23, 2015

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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…

Traveling pool players indicted for stealing $800 in quarters from car wash

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — A pair of men who police said traveled the country as professional pool players have been indicted for the June theft of $800 in quarters from a local car wash bill-changing machine. A county grand jury returned indictments Tuesday against Larry M. Scearce, 35, on charges of tampering with coin machines, a Read More…

Faux gunman tells Burger King employee he’s coming back with a real gun

ELYRIA – Two separate robbery attempts occurred around the same time in Elyria on Monday night.  However despite their close proximity and time, police don’t think the incidents are connected. The first incident began around 8:40 p.m. when a man entered a Burger King on the 600 block of Broad Street in Elyria, holding a Read More…

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…