June 24, 2016

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Police say Pittsfield Township search uncovered body of Lorain man

PITTSFIELD TWP. — Police found human remains believed to be those of a Lorain man who disappeared nearly 14 years ago. Lorain police, along with the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office and members of the Bureau of Criminal Identification Crime Scene Unit began surveyed portions of a field at 15290 Quarry Road on Tuesday afternoon and Read More…

Police search Pittsfield Township field for body

PITTSFIELD TWP. — Police were looking for human remains Tuesday in a Quarry Road field. Lorain police, along with the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office personnel and members of the Bureau of Criminal Identification Crime Scene Unit began surveying portions of the field at 15290 Quarry Road about 3:30 p.m. By 7 p.m. they were digging Read More…

Lorain’s annual police report shows crime levels down in 2015

LORAIN — The city’s crime levels were down in 2015, according to the Lorain Police Department’s annual report. “A review of series, Part 1 Crime (Murder, Rape, Robbery, Felonious Assault, Burglary, Theft, Arson and Motor Vehicle Theft) reported to the Lorain Police Department in 2015 indicates 255 fewer crimes reported this calendar year than in Read More…

Police: Drug trafficker with long history charged again

LORAIN — A man who police said has a history of drug trafficking is facing new charges. Branden Phillips, 30, was arrested and charged Tuesday with trafficking in heroin following an investigation by the Lorain police narcotics division. “He has a long history with the Lorain Police Department for dealing drugs and narcotics,” Detective Chris Read More…

Lorain man charged with threatening women with gun

LORAIN — A Lorain man is facing charges for allegedly threatening two women with a gun last Saturday. Police were called to West 22nd Street about 10:30 p.m. after a man police later identified as Tyreece Taylor confronted the women as they were leaving the parking lot at Hometown Market. Alycia and Alyah Geiger told Read More…

Pair arrested after Lorain bank robbery

Two suspects have been arrested after a bank robbery Tuesday in Lorain. Police said Craig Kunch, 50, of Lorain, entered the Chase Bank at 2232 Fairless Drive at 3:43 p.m. and passed a note to a teller saying he was armed and demanding money. “Someone noticed that the man was acting strange and that the Read More…

Burglars hit a second Lorain jewelry store

LORAIN – A downtown jewelry store was burglarized Sunday, the second on Broadway in less than a month. Police Lt. Ed Super said five suspects who remain unidentified drove a van into the side of Marzavas and Son Swiss-American Jewelers at 800 Broadway. “By running the van into the side of the building, they smashed Read More…

Man sought after Beech Avenue incident

LORAIN – Police arrested a Lorain man Thursday after he interfered with their attempts to arrest another man on a warrant at a Beech Avenue residence. Montell Johnson, 37, was arrested on charges of resisting arrest, obstructing official business and having weapons under disability. Lorain Police Capt. Roger Watkins said police saw Christopher Chapman who Read More…

Police say couple dealt heroin with their child in car

LORAIN — Police arrested a couple for selling heroin with their 3½-year-old daughter in the car. Jaymes Booker, 33, and Brandy Crooks, 31, were arrested June 3 on charges of possession and trafficking in heroin and fentanyl, permitting drug abuse in a motor vehicle, possession of criminal tools and drug paraphernalia and child endangering, according Read More…

Lorain police arrest two burglary suspects

LORAIN – Two burglary suspects have been arrested following two incidents on April 28 and May 13. According to a release from the Lorain Police Department, Marlon Smith, 18, of Lorain, was arrested about an hour after a burglary in the 2900 block of Lexington Ave. Another suspect, Kevon Coleman, 18, of Lorain, ran from Read More…