August 30, 2015

Elyria
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Shuttle service available, encouraged for vigil for Sidney

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SHEFFIELD LAKE – Police are asking residents attending an 8 p.m. vigil for Sidney Heidrick tonight to park at the Shoreway Shopping Center and take a free shuttle to Shell Cove Park, 4855 Lake Road. Police Chief Tony Campo said shuttle services will begin at 7 p.m. and police want anyone driving to the vigil Read More…

Sheffield Lake mayor thanks searchers for efforts

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SHEFFIELD LAKE — Mayor Dennis Bring issued a statement Tuesday thanking the community for its support during the search for Sidney Heidrick as well as in the days following his death. Sidney, 4, was missing for less than 24 hours when his body was pulled Saturday afternoon from Lake Erie after he had wandered away Read More…

UPDATED: Police seek help finding missing teen

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SHEFFIELD LAKE — Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a runaway teen who was reported missing from her grandmother’s home. Kaylon Hall, 15, was placed into her grandmother’s care in the 100 block of Mariner’s Circle on July 21 by Lorain County Children Services and her grandmother reported her missing the next Read More…

Missing boy’s body found

SHEFFIELD LAKE — Four-year-old Sidney Heidrick was missing for less than 24 hours when his body was found Saturday afternoon. Despite efforts to find the boy alive, divers pulled his body from Lake Erie a short distance from his grandparents’ Lake Road house, where he was last seen alive about 4:30 p.m. Friday. Sidney was Read More…

Body of missing boy found

Sheffield Lake Mayor Dennis Bring said despite the work of the FBI, Homeland Security and responders from the Wellington, Avon, Avon Lake, Sheffield and Richfield police and fire departments, the worst-case scenario occurred. Bring said the body of Sidney Heidrick, 4, was found in the lake about halfway between his grandparents’ home on Lake Road Read More…

Search continues for missing boy, 4

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SHEFFIELD LAKE — Search crews continued to look for Sydney Heidrick, 4, late Friday after he was reported missing from his grandparents’ home at 4845 Lake Road. Sydney, who weighs approximately 48 pounds, was reported missing about 4:30 p.m. with law enforcement arriving at the residence by 5:30 p.m. Helicopters, police dogs. the United States Read More…

Cities hope for big money in state settlement with road salt companies

Lisa Roberson and Jon Wysochanski ELYRIA — Across the county, city officials are tallying what they have spent on road salt in hopes of getting a share of an $11.5 million settlement with Morton Salt Inc. and Cargill Inc. over past rock salt sales. “I have no idea what we will get,” Elyria’s Safety-Service Director Read More…

Road rage leads to fourth OVI arrest for Sheffield Lake woman

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SHEFFIELD LAKE — A repeat drunken driving offender was arrested over the weekend following a road rage incident, police said. Pamela Oakley, 48, 225 Mariner’s Watch, was arrested and issued citations for operating a vehicle impaired, following too closely and refusing to take a Breathalyzer test. According to a police report, this is Oakley’s fourth Read More…

Sheffield Lake to resurface parts of seven streets

SHEFFIELD LAKE — Portions of seven streets will be paved in the coming weeks as part of annual resurfacing projects. Sheffield Lake Finance Director Tamara Smith said $206,511 was allocated for paving of Community Road, Roberts Street, Lafayette Boulevard and Idlewood, Lakeview, Oakwood and Robinwood avenues. Last year, the city spent $215,000 to pave 13 Read More…

Federal grand jury indicts Sheffield Lake man for Islamic State aid

A Sheffield Lake man was indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday for providing material support to the Islamic State group as well as on drug and firearms-related charges. A 28-count indictment was handed down on Amir Said Rahman Al-Ghazi, 38, also known as Robert C. McCollum, according to federal authorities. Al-Ghazi was arrested June Read More…