May 3, 2016

Elyria
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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…

Elyria man pleads guilty to murder in botched robbery

ELYRIA — The Elyria man who fatally shot Adam McNeal during a botched robbery last year pleaded guilty Tuesday to murder and other charges as part of a plea deal with prosecutors. Terence Nevins, 20, had been scheduled to go on trial for the killing Tuesday when he entered pleas to murder, aggravated robbery, aggravated Read More…

Avon Lake police warn residents to lock vehicles

AVON LAKE — Police are asking residents to lock car doors after a series of recent thefts. Councilwoman Jennifer Fenderbosch, 2nd Ward, said at least five vehicles were recently broken into in the Legacy and Waterside Crossing South subdivisions. According to Avon Lake Mayor Greg Zilka, thieves stole an assortment of items from vehicles, including Read More…

Two charged in weekend bank robbery

LORAIN – Two Lorain men are facing robbery and obstructing official business charges for allegedly robbing the U.S. Bank branch inside the Lorain Walmart on Saturday. Lorain police said Norman Caudill, 42, and James Wiseman, 39, were later tracked to a nearby home where they were arrested. Police also reported that they found the getaway Read More…