May 6, 2016

Elyria
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Four charged in North Ridgeville tire thefts

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Four people are facing charges for two unrelated tire thefts, police said. The first occurred April 2 at Joe’s Auto Wrecking, 7218 Case Road, where a witness saw two men enter the business shortly before 7 p.m. after walking from a vehicle they parked off Dyke Avenue, according to police Capt. Marti Read More…

Amherst police investigating rape allegation at local motel

AMHERST — Police are investigating a reported rape of a North Ridgeville teen at a local motel over the weekend. According to a police report, the assault occurred Saturday at the Motel 6, 704 N. Leavitt Road, in Amherst. Amherst police received a call from North Ridgeville police Sunday to inform them that a woman Read More…

North Ridgeville man charged after four-month child porn investigation

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — A four-month investigation into a 34-year-old North Ridgeville man suspected of downloading and sharing files containing pornographic images of children has led to charges. Michael J. Lindegarde, 34, is charged with one count of felony pandering obscenity involving a minor, and one count of felony possession of criminal tools, according to police Read More…

Akron man leads Elyria police on chase near Interstate 480

ELYRIA — An Akron man who led Elyria police on an on-again, off-again chase through the streets of the city and onto state Route 10 came to a sudden stop when he ran over spiked stop sticks deployed by North Ridgeville police Saturday. Elyria police Sgt. Jeff Currier said officers began looking for the 2007 Read More…

VIDEO: North Ridgeville police seek robbery suspect

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Police are asking for help to locate and identify a woman who held up a female driver at gunpoint at a gas station. The armed robbery occurred just before 7 a.m. Friday at the BP station at Lorain and Lear-Nagle roads when a woman believed to be on her way to work Read More…

Another church theft — this one in North Ridgeville

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — For the second time in less than a week, thieves broke into an area church and stole money. The latest theft occurred at First Congregational United Church of Christ on Center Ridge Road, where someone smashed through the window in a rear sub-basement level door leading to a large room outside the Read More…

Police: No abduction of a child in North Ridgeville

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – A sharp-eyed boy reported what he believed to be a possible abduction of young girl Wednesday afternoon that police later determined was an innocent episode involving a petite adult. The report prompted police to initiate an investigation and an auto call by officials from North Ridgeville Schools to parents. “We’re not faulting Read More…

Police: Girl may have been abducted

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Police have issued a “be on the look out” for a white, full-sized van, last seen at the intersection of Ridge Plaza and Center Ridge roads. According to the North Ridgeville police, an 11-year-old saw a 12-year-old girl being pulled into the van, which features the word “Elite” in blue and red Read More…

Woman injured after being hit by a train

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — A woman was injured after running in front of a train at the Maddock Road crossing around 2 a.m. this morning. Police Capt. Marti Garrow said the conductor of a westbound Norfolk Southern train called police after seeing a car parked at the crossing and a woman standing there. The woman then Read More…

Three juveniles arrested for series of North Ridgeville car break-ins

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Three juveniles have been arrested in connection with a series of weekend car break-ins. North Ridgeville Police announced on their Facebook page that stolen property has been recovered, and anyone who had items taken from their car over the weekend is asked to call Sgt. Matt Gorski on Wednesday at 440-327-2191. The thefts were reported Read More…