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Police log for Nov. 11, 2011

Elyria police Saturday, Nov. 5 9:48 a.m. — 100 block Academy Court, resident said someone stole about $350 to $450 from the dresser drawer of his unlocked apartment. 2:32 p.m. — 100 block College Park Drive, resident said his car tire was punctured in an apartment complex parking lot between 6 p.m. Friday and 12 Read More…

Grafton man indicted for shooting girlfriend

ELYRIA — A Grafton man who allegedly shot his girlfriend in the abdomen in September has been indicted on charges of felonious assault and using weapons while intoxicated. William Cheatham, 23, told investigators that he accidently shot Amanda Jamiol with a 9 mm semiautomatic handgun that police found on the bed in the Main Street Read More…

Grafton mayor ousted

GRAFTON — Businesswoman Megan Flanigan was elected mayor of Grafton after beating long-time incumbent Shari Szczepanski, who was first elected in 1989. Flanigan beat Szczepanski by a vote of 556 to 337, or 62 percent to 38 percent, according to unofficial election returns. “I thank the voters and really want to encourage people to attend Read More…

Police log for Nov. 4, 2011

Sheriff’s office Monday, Oct. 24 2:31 a.m. — 100 block Pheasant Run Drive, LaGrange Township, garbage bin fire reported. 11:24 a.m. — 3100 block Grafton Road, Carlisle Township, William Samples, 45, Sullivan, and Steven Moore, 60, Wellington, both charged with aggravated robbery, breaking and entering, theft, resisting arrest, criminal damage, possessing criminal tools and obstructing Read More…

Police log for Oct. 28, 2011

Sheriff’s office Wednesday, Oct. 19 1 p.m. — 3700 block Ada Ave., Sheffield Township, identity theft reported. 2:21 p.m. — 9800 block Murray Ridge Road, County Jail, Elyria, Steven Hancock, 52, Amherst Township, charged with drug abuse, possessing drug abuse instruments and illegal conveyance of drugs into a detention facility. Friday, Oct. 21 9:52 p.m. Read More…

State tennis: Golick makes semifinals; Witt falls in first round

PLAIN CITY — Westlake’s Lauren Golick dropped just six games in rolling into the semifinals Friday at the Division I girls state tennis tournament at the Elysium Tennis Center. The tournament was moved indoors from Ohio State’s outdoor courts because of bad weather. Golick, a junior making her third appearance at state, opened with a Read More…

Police log for Oct. 21, 2011

Elyria police Friday, Oct. 14 2:18 p.m. — 900 block East Ave., a woman reported that her boyfriend pushed her to the ground and punched, slapped and kicked her. He also broke her cell phone. 3:02 p.m. — Midway Mall, a man reported that someone struck him in the face while he was working near Read More…

Girls soccer: Beursken’s unique goal sparks Middies past Rangers

EATON TWP. — Deftly using hyperbole as a conversational tool, Amanda Beursken spoke thoughtfully Tuesday about an aspiration she has nurtured. “It was like my goal in life to get a header goal,” Midview’s sophomore midfielder said. “Me and Morgan have been wanting to get a header like all year. She always crosses it to Read More…

Brookside High, Midview West named ‘Schools of Promise’

Midview West Elementary and Brookside High School were among the 122 Schools of Promise announced Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Education. The designation recognizes student and staff achievement but carries no cash award or extra funding, according to department spokesman Patrick Gallaway. William Emery, president of the board of the Sheffield-Sheffield Lake Schools, said Read More…

Cross country: Avon boys win West Shore, snap league-title drought

BAY VILLAGE — The last time the Avon boys cross country team won a conference title, Coach Tara Gruskiewicz was about to turn 6 and athletic director Erich Frombach was a senior at Amherst High School. The drought ended Saturday for the Eagles, who last won a league title in 1986 when they won the Read More…