February 10, 2016

Elyria
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Man found dead of gunshot wound to head at Elyria motel

ELYRIA — Police are investigating the death of a 21-year-old man who died Friday morning of one gunshot wound to the head. Police were called to room 22 of Motel 9 at 1724 Lorain Blvd. at about 4 a.m., according to Elyria police Lt. Andy Eichenlaub. Ronald Jackson III, whose last known address was in Read More…

Alleged bathroom stalker arrested

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ELYRIA — The man accused of following a county worker into the women’s restroom on the fifth floor of the Lorain County Administration Building last week was arrested Thursday on a menacing by stalking charge. According to an Elyria police report, Melchiades Helton, 35, was arrested without incident by the U.S. Marshal’s Northern Ohio Violent Read More…

National Signing Day: 3 county football players go D-1

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Lorain County found out it has a football factory within its borders Wednesday. It wasn’t a high school program churning out Division I football prospects on National Signing Day, but the Elyria youth hockey leagues. Elyria’s Tad France, Elyria Catholic’s Alex Nielsen and Midview’s Arlington McClinton — the county’s Division I football signees — played Read More…

Man sought in abduction, assault and Dollar General robbery arrested

A man who is a suspect in both an Elyria robbery yesterday and an assault and abduction in Lorain was arrested this morning in Oberlin. Mitcheal J. Orr II, 30, was picked up by the Elyria Police Department’s Neighborhood Impact Unit and U.S. Marshals at his father’s home, in the 14900 block of Baird Road, Read More…

Boys basketball: Elyria wears down Vermilion

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VERMILION — Elyria coach Brett Larrick sounded the warning in practice that Vermilion was better than its record might indicate. He knew Vermilion’s Kurt Habermehl would have his Sailors ready to play on their home floor. But Elyria’s superior quickness and depth proved too much as the Pioneers prevailed 74-57 Tuesday in non-conference play. Elyria, Read More…

Police log for Feb. 1, 2012

Elyria police Sunday, Jan. 29 2:06 p.m. — 500 block Baldwin Ave., a man reported finding three pellet holes in his home’s windows. 2:14 p.m. — 100 block S. Abbe Road, theft of a temporary vehicle tag reported. 4:16 p.m. — 100 block Frank Court, Timothy Clark, 33, same address, charged with domestic violence for Read More…

Amherst man charged with theft after chase

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ELYRIA — Police arrested a man accused of going through vehicles after a chase through backyards and Cascade Park on Saturday night, according to an Elyria police report. Michael Wallhead, 34, of Amherst, was charged with criminal trespass, obstructing justice and possession of marijuana, according to Officer Scott Willis’ incident report. After 7 p.m., police Read More…

Man robs Elyria Dollar General

ELYRIA — The Dollar General at 622 Leona St. was robbed by a white male wearing a green short-sleeved shirt at about 9 a.m. Tuesday, according to an Elyria police report. An employee told police the suspect approached the register with something silver in his hand, which looked “almost like a stun gun with grips,” Read More…

Man arrested after theft, police chase

A Lorain man was arrested after he reportedly stole from Target and then led police and sheriff’s deputies on a chase last night. Victor M. Rosado, 22, of Lorain is charged with theft, driving under suspension, reckless operation and fleeing. Juan L. Diaz-Pacheco, 26, of Lorain is charged with criminal trespassing. Police received a call Read More…

Girls basketball: Open Door defense makes sure OT isn’t necessary

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ELYRIA — Basketball turnovers have long been considered detrimental, but that of course depends on one’s perspective. Having been taken into overtime by Kingsway Christian when they met on Dec. 3, the Open Door Patriots were hoping to beat the Eagles again Monday night under slightly less stressful conditions. They did, 52-20, and Kingsway’s turnovers Read More…