September 2, 2015

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Lorain man charged with assault after alleged beating

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LORAIN — A city man accused of beating his ex-girlfriend and then forcing her to eat dog food has been charged with assault. Steven Rozsos, 36, of the 500 block of Oberlin Avenue, was arrested Friday at 9896 Murray Ridge Road in Elyria, according to a police report. On Aug. 22, police said they responded Read More…

Police raid Lorain Deli for second time this summer

LORAIN — Police raided Lorain Deli for the second time this summer, finding 200 grams of a substance officers believe to be Spice. Members of the Lorain and Elyria narcotics unit entered Lorain Deli, 2225 W. 21st St., about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday morning after receiving a search warrant for the store, Sgt. Tom Nimon said. Read More…

Man claims self defense in Lorain shooting; no charges filed

LORAIN – A Lorain man contends he shot his landlord in self defense on Sunday. Lorain Police Capt. Roger Watkins said Wednesday that no charges have been filed. He said police were called to 934 W. 14th St. at 4:23 a.m. regarding a shooting. Around the same time, Samuel Robertson IV, 37, also called police Read More…

Truck crashes into Lorain store

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LORAIN — A pickup plowed into Cooper Deli & Groceries on Cooper Foster Park Road on Monday, crumbling a brick wall, shattering glass and demolishing shelves and products inside. The truck’s driver, Eric Beiswenger of Lorain, was arrested and charged with operating a vehicle while impaired and failure to control, according to a booking officer Read More…

Truck plows into Lorain grocery store

Workers try to remove a truck from the Cooper Deli on Cooper Foster Road in Lorain on Monday. AMANDA K. RUNDLE/CHRONICLE

LORAIN — A pickup truck plowed into Cooper Deli & Groceries, 1408 Cooper Foster Park Road, around 12:30 p.m. Monday. No one was injured during the crash and the driver refused medical treatment. Lorain Police did not yet release the name of the driver but said drugs or alcohol are believed to be a factor Read More…

Man charged with public indecency after incident at Highview Park

Cody Broyles

LORAIN – A man accused of committing a sex act near a park where children were playing told police he was only thinking of his girlfriend at the time, according to a police report. Cody Broyles, 22, was charged with public indecency Saturday evening after a man near Highview Park told police he saw Broyles Read More…

Police: Home invader killed

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Anna Merriman and Lisa Roberson The Chronicle-Telegram LORAIN — A man was shot and killed after he allegedly invaded a home in Lorain on Tuesday afternoon and assaulted the man living inside, according to Lorain police. Glenn Smith Jr., 34, of Elyria, was pronounced dead at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain on Tuesday. Police Read More…

Police: Lorain shooting appears to be self-defense

Glenn Smith Jr.

LORAIN – A man was shot to death after he allegedly invaded a home in Lorain Tuesday afternoon and assaulted the resident inside, according to Lorain police. Glenn Smith Jr., 34, of Elyria, was pronounced dead at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain Tuesday. Police responded to a house on 1921 East 40th St. around Read More…

Police decry prisoner’s early release

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ELYRIA — The Lorain police union Tuesday condemned Lorain County Common Pleas Judge Mark Betleski for his decision Monday to grant early release from prison to a man who shot at Lorain police officers in 2004. Officer Tim Thompson, vice president of Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 3, warned that Betleski would be responsible Read More…

Lorain man wounded by shot fired at bar

LORAIN — A Lorain man said he was shot inside Mutt & Jeff’s, a bar at 3700 Oberlin Ave., about 12:30 a.m. Saturday. Montrel Church, 23, of Lorain, was treated and released from MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland Saturday morning, a nursing supervisor said Sunday. Church said he was walking from the back of the Read More…