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Lorain blotter: Resident charged after being found lying in snow drift

Lorain police

Friday, Jan. 3

  • 11:26 p.m. — 1800 block W. 22nd St., Gilbert Perguero, 52, Lorain, charged with disorderly conduct by intoxication after police found him lying in a snow drift. He was taken to Mercy Regional Medical Center to be examined due to exposure to the cold.
  • 4:59 p.m. — 1600 block E. 36th St., a resident told police he suspected persons responsible for a burglary six months ago with smashing a kitchen window, entering his home and making off with more than $17,000 in guns, jewelry and money. Police said the man left for work at 9 p.m. Thursday and when he returned about 3:30 p.m. Friday, he found his living room ransacked and a basement gun safe pried open and emptied of several guns including an AK-47 assault rifle, two semi-automatic pistols, a shotgun and several revolvers. The man also reported the theft of an estimated $10,000 in jewelry ranging from rings and necklaces to earrings and bracelets, a $1,000 titanium wristwatch and $5,000 in coin proof sets. Police found footprints leading to and from the home in the snow but were unable to follow them beyond adjoining backyards.

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