June 30, 2016

Elyria
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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: Suspect in Apples robbery to blame for two other robberies, too

ELYRIA – A Brookpark man who led police on a chase Sunday following a knifepoint robbery in a grocery store has admitted to involvement in two other robberies, according to Elyria police. Daniel Leonard Jr., 30, was arrested around 1:30 p.m. by Elyria police and Ohio Highway Patrol troopers near the intersection of Georgia Avenue Read More…

Charges being weighed against Vermilion police sergeant

VERMILION — The Erie County Sheriff’s Office has wrapped up its investigation into assault allegations against a Vermilion police sergeant and has forwarded the case to prosecutors for a review of potential charges. Sgt. Aaron Bolton, a 17-year veteran of the department, is accused of assaulting North Ridgeville resident Jacob Johnson after Johnson was arrested Read More…

Chase leads to charges for Lorain man

LORAIN — A West 18th Street man was arrested after a brief pursuit through the city. Police stopped Kenyatta Ephraim on Monday for driving with improperly tinted windows. He ran from them and was later arrested in the 400 block of West 23rd Street about  4:30 p.m. Monday. A gun was found in the vehicle Ephraim was driving, police said. Ephraim, Read More…

Lorain man charged after fight with police

LORAIN – A man beat up his girlfriend and then fought with police when they came to arrest him early Sunday, according to police. Felix Ortiz, 28, from Lorain, was charged with domestic violence, resisting arrest, obstructing official business and assault on a police officer around 1:15 a.m. Sunday outside of his ex-girlfriend’s apartment on Read More…

Three Lorain men arrested for Craigslist scam

LORAIN — Three people were arrested in connection with a Craigslist vehicle scam and a robbery Thursday. Aaron Morgan Neal, 18, Bakari Sims, 18, and Philip Anthony Smith, 18, all of Lorain, were charged with conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery Thursday. Neal and Sims were also charged with resisting arrest and obstructing official business. Neal Read More…

Man charged with kidnapping uses infant child as ‘human shield’

LORAIN – A man who allegedly hit his fiancée on Saturday later barricaded himself in his house with her three young children. Jose Sanchez, 35, was charged with resisting arrest, assault on a police officer, kidnapping and domestic violence at his house at 2630 Lexington Ave. in Lorain early Saturday morning. The incident began on Read More…