February 8, 2016

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Elyria fugitive arrested in Michigan

Malcolm Thomas

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

Bob Evans

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

Steve Hamilton

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

Ortiz-MUG

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…

Daughter wants killer’s cremains removed from her mother’s grave

Denn-SLIDE

ELYRIA — Mary Dallas was the victim of a brutal beating in 1993 that claimed her life, not an adored wife who would have wanted her killer’s remains buried with her for eternity at Brookdale Cemetery, her daughter said. But to Crystal Denn’s horror, she discovered last month that’s exactly what happened. Denn is now Read More…

Elyria man charged after toddler hospitalized

ELYRIA — A toddler was hospitalized with a head injury after police said her mother’s boyfriend hit the girl and knocked her to the ground. Terrance Card, 24, was charged with felonious assault, domestic violence and endangering a child Tuesday night after he brought his girlfriend’s 22-month-old daughter to the hospital with suspicious injuries, police Read More…

Avon officials weigh discipline for firefighter

AVON — The Avon mayor and fire chief are deciding whether to discipline a firefighter who was found guilty of violating a temporary protection order last year. Mayor Bryan Jensen said he plans to meet with Fire Chief Frank Root and Law Director John Gasior on Monday to go over the case of Dennis Danczak, Read More…

BLOTTER: May 15, 2015

Elyria police Tuesday, May 12 9:20 p.m. — 100 block Brunswick Drive, James Moffitt, 25, same address, arrested and charged with domestic violence. Moffitt’s girlfriend, who is seven months pregnant, said he didn’t want her to drive to work in Parma. She said he pulled out a knife from their kitchen and threatened to “slit Read More…