February 10, 2016


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…