August 23, 2014

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WATCH: Handcuffed Lorain inmate escapes briefly from city jail

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LORAIN – A Lorain inmate still bound in handcuffs made a brief bid for freedom Thursday from the city jail. Alexis Castillo, 31, who was being held on an armed robbery charge, was issued an additional escape charge on Thursday after he tried to run from police. Around 5 p.m. Thursday, Lorain Police Officer Rich Read More…

Lorain blotter: Woman tells police someone stole her bathtub

The following was taken from reports from the Lorain Police Department: Monday, Oct. 7 Midnight — 1100 block Washington Avenue, a window air conditioning unit was pushed out of a window and items were missing from inside the house. 9 a.m. — 1900 block East 31st Street, a man said someone broke into his house Read More…

Man on fire seen undressing, running from flaming car

LORAIN – A suspect in a car fire early Wednesday was seen shortly after the incident, running down the street in flames. Henry Walker Jr. told police that he woke up at 3:20 a.m. Wednesday at his home on the 200 block of West 29th Street and looked outside to see his car on fire Read More…

Lorain police officer charged with drunken driving

LORAIN — Police officer Todd Hite is due in Lorain Municipal Court on Tuesday after being charged with drunken driving. Hite was one of 12 drivers arrested by troopers from the Ohio Highway Patrol’s Elyria post between 6 p.m. Wednesday and 6 a.m. Thursday during drunken driving deterrence patrols. Trooper Clifton Dowell stopped Hite on Read More…

Lorain couple robbed at gunpoint

LORAIN — A Lorain couple was held up at gunpoint in their home and robbed of almost $750 in cash Monday evening. According to Lorain police, the husband was lying on a couch in the living room of his home in the 2800 block of Fulmer Road around 5 p.m. when there was a knock Read More…