May 24, 2016

Elyria
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Manziel makes court appearance on domestic violence charges; ordered to stay away from victim

DALLAS — A Dallas judge has ordered former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel to have no contact with the alleged victim in his domestic violence case. Manziel was in court less than 15 minutes Thursday as Judge Roberto Canas set conditions for his release on $1,500 bond. Manziel cannot contact ex-girlfriend Colleen Crowley, nor can Read More…

Appeals court upholds domestic violence jail sentence for Lorain County Engineer

ELYRIA — An appeals court has upheld a 30-day jail sentence for Lorain County Engineer Ken Carney for a 2014 criminal mischief conviction stemming from an argument with his then-live-in girlfriend. Carney already had served four days in jail following his May 16, 2014, arrest on the original domestic violence charge that later was reduced Read More…

Avon man arrested on drug charges after child abuse investigation

LORAIN — An Avon man has been arrested after his badly bruised son was taken to the hospital and it was discovered that the 8-month-old boy had marijuana in his system. Michael Garcia, 33, of Avon Road, Avon, was arrested and charged with felonious assault, domestic violence and endangering children after his son was found Read More…

Indians Notes: Tribe opens Cactus League season today against Cincinnati Reds

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — The Indians open the Cactus League season today. The next step toward the regular season comes with a bit of excitement. “Whoever figured this out did a pretty good job. The progression is pretty good,” manager Terry Francona said of spring training. “For the veterans, for the guys who have their sights Read More…

Elyria fugitive arrested in Michigan

FLINT, Mich. — A Lorain man wanted for parole violations and domestic violence was arrested Tuesday night on a tip. Malcolm Thomas, 27, was wanted by Elyria police and U.S. Marshals, more than four months after he was profiled as Fugitive of the Week by the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force. He was also added to Read More…

Fired Lorain garage superintendent faces domestic violence charge

LORAIN — Bob Evans, the fired Lorain garage superintendent who is appealing his termination, was arrested and charged with domestic violence about 11:15 a.m. Sunday. Evans is accused of choking the 15-year-old son of his wife, who he is divorcing. Heather Evans said her husband and the boy argued outside their home in the 1300 Read More…

Elyria police: Suspect was ready to fire

ELYRIA — A man who threatened the mother of his 2-year-old child with a gun and knife while physically abusing the woman also told police he should have shot at them, police said. Elyria police Capt. Chris Costantino said Steve Hamilton Jr., 24, of Lorain, was arrested Monday afternoon in the 150 block of Bohannon Read More…

Lorain police chase down handcuffed man

LORAIN — Police chased and recaptured a handcuffed man Saturday who allegedly had bags in his pockets containing suspected drugs. Anthony Harrison, 25, of the 2800 block of G Street, was arrested on a warrant at his house about 4:13 p.m. and charged with possession of cocaine, possession of heroin, possession and sale of drug Read More…

Lorain man charged after fight with police

LORAIN – A man beat up his girlfriend and then fought with police when they came to arrest him early Sunday, according to police. Felix Ortiz, 28, from Lorain, was charged with domestic violence, resisting arrest, obstructing official business and assault on a police officer around 1:15 a.m. Sunday outside of his ex-girlfriend’s apartment on Read More…

Lorain man charged with domestic violence

LORAIN — Officers found a baby covered in dried blood after his injured mother arrived at the police station Monday night, a police report said. The mother of the child said her boyfriend, Juan Valdez, hit her until she fled from her home, where her four children were, in the 2600 block of Lexington Avenue. Read More…