December 19, 2014

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Woman calls 911 line 11 times for non-emergencies

VERMILION — A woman was arrested after allegedly calling 911 emergency line 11 times for non-emergencies. Police said Cynthia Redilla called 911 twice Sept. 23 after calling the emergency number nine times the previous night. Redilla was warned not to call the emergency number Sept. 22 after she reportedly called the number to report that Read More…

North Ridgeville police seek suspects in break-in

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North Ridgeville police are looking for two men who broke into a service station Saturday. Police say the two males broke into A&C Tire service station, 39745 Center Ridge Road, at about 3 a.m. Saturday. Lt. Greg Petek said the men stole alcohol and Black and Mild cigarettes from the store, but no money was taken. Read More…

Avon crime watch: Woman reports money scam outside Kohls

Avon police Monday, Aug. 19 2:55 p.m. – 35900 block Detroit Road, a woman told police she met a woman at the Commons by Kohls, who found a wallet with $100,000 in it and she said she wanted to split the money with her. The suspect told the woman to meet her back at the Read More…

Avon Lake crime watch: Woman slapped in face with piece of pizza

Avon Lake police Thursday, Aug. 22 11:46 a.m. – 600 block Moore Road, theft of tires and oil from storage shed. Friday, Aug. 23 1:13 p.m. – 31900 block Walker Road, report of a woman wearing a hospital gown who walked out of Giant Eagle. Police were unable to locate the woman. 6:52 p.m. – Read More…

Police log for Sept. 29, 2012

Elyria police Monday, Sept. 24 2:29 p.m. — 1700 block Midway Blvd., reported theft of $3,141 worth of printer ink toner from Staples. A store manager said some of the ink cartridges had alarms on their packaging. 2:30 p.m. — 900 block Hollis Drive, reported burglary of a home. Police lifted latent prints from the Read More…

Vermilion K-9 Andy remembered as loyal dog who loved to work

VERMILION — They say that a dog is man’s best friend. For former K-9 handler Amherst police Sgt. Mark Cawthon that saying is true. For 14 years, Cawthon trained police dogs Hans, Bandit and Csar. Cawthon formed a strong bond with each of the animals, but when an unexpected illness took the lives of Bandit, Read More…

Man charged with robbing gas station

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LORAIN — A Lorain man was arrested after police said he robbed a cashier at Pure Gas Inc. At 9:26 a.m. Friday, an off-duty policeman reported what he said was a robbery in progress. According to a police report, a man ran out of a Pure Gas station on East Erie Avenue with a handful Read More…

Elyria aims to raise money to boost police auxiliary

ELYRIA — A new city initiative is taking shape to increase Elyria’s auxiliary police force by 24 volunteers and garner community sponsorship to offset the $43,920 needed to outfit the new recruits. Auxiliary police officers are the badge-wearing civilians who direct traffic at accident scenes, walk through festival crowds in hopes of keeping the peace Read More…

K-9’s funeral set for today in Vermilion

VERMILION — A preliminary investigation into the cause of death of a Vermilion police dog has been completed. The 4-year-old German shepherd, Andy, was completing training Wednesday evening at the old APEX building, a warehouse and manufacturing building in Sandusky, when he fell and died, according to Capt. Mike Reinheimer. As part of the training, Read More…

Condemned man: Cops botched case

ELYRIA — Attorneys for Stanley Jalowiec, who is awaiting execution for the 1994 slaying of police informant Ronald Lally, contend that police and prosecutorial misconduct put an innocent man on death row and asked Thursday for the convicted killer to receive a new trial. The massive court filing not only renews old allegations that authorities Read More…