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Police log for Nov. 3, 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…

Arbiter reinstates Lorain officer who was fired for stalking incident

LORAIN — An arbiter’s decision will allow Lorain police Officer Zachary Iannantuono to return despite allegations that he stalked his dispatcher girlfriend, disobeyed orders to leave her alone, illegally stopped a motorist whose car he thought she was in and lied to supervisors. He will return to work Monday after being reinstated by arbitrator Jonathan Read More…

Police log for Nov. 2, 2011

Sheriff’s office Monday, Oct. 31 2:38 a.m. — 5400 block Royalton Road, Eaton Township, juvenile male, 16, charged with a curfew violation, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. 4:37 p.m. — state Route 82, east of state Route 83, Eaton Township, James Wykle, 21, Elyria, charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Elyria police Read More…

Lorain man pleads guilty after incident at Lorain bar

ELYRIA — A Lorain man who fled police earlier this year pleaded guilty Monday to charges stemming from the incident. Joseph Haddix, 32, could get prison time when he is sentenced later this year on charges of failure to comply, obstructing official business, possession of cocaine, DUI and other charges. Haddix also pleaded guilty to Read More…

Man shot at, but unhurt, in Lorain overnight

LORAIN — A Lorain man was grazed by a bullet but unhurt after another man fired several shots at him at a gas station overnight. According to a police report, Ricki Perkins was at the Valero at Meister and Oberlin a little after 10:30 last night with his girlfriend when she recognized a man she Read More…

Six pets die in east-side Lorain house fire

LORAIN — A Saturday night fire destroyed a home at 426 Delaware Ave., on the east side killing two dogs and four cats inside the home. Firefighters were called at 9:36 p.m. and arrived about two minutes later to find flames shooting out of the rear and side of the home which his near Colorado Read More…

Police agencies announce patrol blitz areas for Halloween weekend

Local police departments have announced areas they plan to step up traffic enforcement on and around Halloween. According to a news release from Sheriff Phil Stammitti, “Additional deputies will be on the road in an effort to reduce alcohol-related crashes in selected areas throughout Lorain County. Stepped up enforcement of seat-belt violations will be part Read More…

Lorain school board defends study on building school by river

LORAIN — Critics of school board members accused them of spending an exorbitant amount on a study to build the new Lorain High School along the Black River before the board decided to build it beside the current high school at 2600 Ashland Ave. At an Oct. 12 candidates’ forum, Republican school board candidate Joyce Read More…

Ex-teacher pleads guilty to drug charges

ELYRIA — A former Lorain High School teacher pleaded guilty Thursday to possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia and DUI charges. Prosecutors agreed to drop an additional charge of illegal conveyance of drugs onto the grounds of a government facility in exchange for Dominic Fracchione’s plea. Fracchione, 37, had been scheduled to go on 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…