June 24, 2016

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Pair arrested after Lorain bank robbery

Two suspects have been arrested after a bank robbery Tuesday in Lorain. Police said Craig Kunch, 50, of Lorain, entered the Chase Bank at 2232 Fairless Drive at 3:43 p.m. and passed a note to a teller saying he was armed and demanding money. “Someone noticed that the man was acting strange and that the Read More…

Thieves hit two Cleveland Street businesses in Elyria

ELYRIA – Two Cleveland Street businesses were broken into early Wednesday. Elyria Police Capt. Chris Costantino said someone broke into Sambino’s Pizza and Kennedy’s Barber Shop, both located in the 300 block of Cleveland Street, and an undisclosed amount of cash was stolen. Police responded to the area of Sambino’s Pizza after an alarm went Read More…

Elyria police seek armed robber of Convenient store

ELYRIA – A masked man armed with what appeared to be a sawed-off shotgun robbed the Convenient store on East River Road on Monday. Elyria police Capt. Chris Costantino said police were called to the store shortly after 10 p.m. by the 50-year-old clerk. The clerk reported that the robber had his hand inside his Read More…

Suspect held in Circle K robberies

ELYRIA — Police have arrested a man accused of robbing two Circle K stores three times in a two-day period. Elyria Police Capt. Chris Costantino said Roy Cauthern III, 44, was arrested Friday afternoon, hours after police released surveillance photos of the suspect in the robberies to the media. A tip by someone who saw Read More…

UPDATE: Elyria police make arrest in Circle K robberies

ELYRIA – Police have arrested a suspect in three robberies of Circle K locations in the city this week based on tips generated after they released photos of the alleged robber to the media earlier today. Elyria police Capt. Chris Costantino said he couldn’t yet publicly identify the suspect, who was arrested in Carlisle Township, but Read More…

Elyria police seek Joyful Mug robber

ELYRIA – A knife-wielding man made off with two money bags after robbing the Joyful Mug on Wednesday night, according to Elyria police. Officers were called to the bar at 632 Leona Street around 8:50 p.m. after the man went into an office area and took the two bags, Elyria police Capt. Chris Costantino said. Read More…

10 things to know, Friday, March 18

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. North Korea fires medium-range ballistic missile into the sea The move came days after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered weapons tests linked to its pursuit of a long-range nuclear missile capable of reaching the U.S. Read More…

Two dead, two injured after police fire at suspected furniture store robbers

HOUSTON — Police fired at five suspected robbers Thursday night outside a Houston furniture store, killing two and injuring two other members of the group, which was being monitored by a tactical team investigating other robberies earlier in the day. John Cannon, a police spokesman, five police officers fired their weapons but none was injured. 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…

Police seek suspect in assault, robbery at Lorain motel

LORAIN — Police are searching for an aggravated robbery suspect after a 69-year-old woman was beaten in her residence Thursday at the Parkview Motel on West Erie Avenue. Lorain police Capt. Roger Watkins said the woman, whose name is being withheld until all family has been notified of the incident, was woken up about 4 Read More…