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Police log for Oct. 3, 2011

Lorain police Friday, Sept. 30 2:01 p.m. — 200 block W. 38th St., juvenile female charged with obstructing official business and unruly child for allegedly screaming profanities at officers and hampering their investigation. 2:10 p.m. — 2500 block Skyline Drive, a man reported someone came to his door pretending to be an employee from the Read More…

BLOTTER: Oct. 1, 2011

Elyria police Thursday, Sept. 29 11:27 a.m. — 500 block Broad St., a woman reported a man stole cash from her purse while she was giving him a ride to the Journey Inn. 11:37 a.m. — 700 block Purdue Ave., a woman reported someone stole her rear license plate and replaced it with a different Read More…

ROUNDUP: Oct. 1, 2011

Police: Three large men restrain combative student ELYRIA — A student at Educational Alternatives in Elyria is charged with assault on a police officer after he kicked the officer, attacked a teacher and threatened a school counselor with death. The 14-year-old Lakewood boy also is charged with aggravated menacing and criminal damage. An officer working Read More…

Stolen medals replaced for World War II vet

Donald Zeh, 87, reacts to seeing a display with replacements for his Army medals, which were stolen from his home last year. (CT photo by Bruce Bishop.)

LORAIN — As World War II was winding down, about 30,000 Americans were killed or wounded in the Battle of Hurtgen Forest fought in 50 square miles of woods spanning Belgium and Germany. Donald Zeh, 87, an Army corporal, can still remember the moment when a German bullet pierced his helmet and wounded him. But Read More…

Nord Center seeking new chief

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ELYRIA — A search for a new executive director of the Nord Center is under way. The agency’s president, Jeffrey Neal, announced the development Thursday in a statement. The nonprofit agency, which provides most of the publicly funded mental health services to more than 8,000 Lorain County residents annually, will seek a person to succeed Read More…

Police log for Sept. 30, 2011

Elyria police Wednesday, Sept. 28 8:02 a.m. — 300 block Fourth St., a man reported that someone entered his garage and stole a GPS unit, CDs and a small pocketknife from his pickup. 10:27 a.m. — 700 block Washington Ave., Joseph Hebebrand, 50, same address, charged with possession of heroin, possession of marijuana and drug Read More…

Lorain man arrested after drunken return home

LORAIN — Falling into the backseat of a police cruiser did not immediately earn city resident Ervin T. Johnson a ride to the police station around 11:41 p.m. Wednesday, but he did eventually end up there. After allegedly polishing off two bottles of Jagermeister and a 12-pack of beer, Johnson got into an argument with Read More…

Robbers invade apartment, take $200

LORAIN — Two men wearing ski masks, one of whom was carrying a revolver, robbed a man of $200 around 12:40 a.m. Thursday inside an apartment in the 4200 block of Princess Anne Court, according to a police report. The man said he answered a knock at the apartment door and two men, wearing black Read More…

Lorain man stabbed leaving Elyria apartment

ELYRIA — A Lorain man is listed in good condition after he told police he was stabbed as he left his girlfriend’s Warden Avenue residence early Wednesday. Leonard A. McCall, 44, who is listed as having a West 19th Street address in Lorain, according to Elyria police reports, was flown to MetroHealth Medical Center in Read More…

Death row inmate seeks new trial in 1994 Lorain killing

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ELYRIA — Death row inmate Freddie McNeill has asked for a new trial, citing evidence his lawyers contend was improperly withheld by prosecutors during the 1995 trial that led to his aggravated murder conviction. McNeill, 37, has long maintained that he had didn’t kill Blake Fulton in Lorain in 1994 and is also fighting his Read More…