Wednesday, Aug. 4
10:51 a.m. – Bell Avenue and Furnace Street, juvenile female caught writing with a Sharpie on playground equipment at park.
12:21 p.m. – 300 block Market Drive, car damaged in parking lot.
12:30 p.m. – 100 block Marseilles Ave., .44-caliber gun stolen from residence.
1:24 p.m. – 200 block Ninth St., car vandalized.
4:44 p.m. – 800 block Bennett Drive, home broken into, jewelry stolen.
5:51 p.m . – 1900 block Fowl Road, video game unit stolen from residence.
7:55 p.m. – 100 block Garvin Ave., cash stolen from residence.
9:11 p.m. – 100 block Midway Blvd., Wal-Mart, Anthony Catalano, 27, of Lorain, charged with theft, accused of taking an amp out of its package, damaging it, then attempting to exchange it for a new one.
9:27 p.m. – 100 block Brunswick Drive, bicycle stolen from residence.
Thursday, Aug. 5
12:25 a.m. – South West River Road and 15th Street, Larry Knapp, 47, of North Ridgeville, charged with possession of crack cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Thursday, July 29
3:15 p.m. — 120 block Harvest Court, a resident reported a vehicle had been vandalized during the night.
9:40 p.m. — South Center Street railroad tracks, Joshua Wilson, 28, of Wadsworth, was charged with tail lights required and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Monday, Aug. 2
4 p.m. — North Center Street, a lady wanted to be transported to EMH because “voices were telling her things.”
Wednesday, July 28
8:16 a.m. — 1100 block Hickory, damaged yard.
8:07 p.m. — 1100 block Novak, report of several juveniles playing “chicken with traffic.”
Thursday, July 29
5:45 p.m. — A resident called police after he witnessed a juvenile who was “mooning people and blowing up condoms like balloons.” The officer transported the juvenile to the police station and telephoned his parents. His parents were advised of his behavior in the public park and were told he is never to return to North Park. The parents told police they were not pleased with their son’s behavior and “will be doing some of their adjustments with him.”
Friday, July 30
4:36 p.m. — Main Street, an officer was flagged down and advised that someone left two children in a parked car in the Sparkle parking lot. The officer found the vehicle and the children inside of it. He took the children into the store and found their mom who, according to the officer, “was not the least bit concerned or seemed to understand the reason for the complaint.” She thought the 9-year-old was old enough to watch himself and the 4-year-old.
5:37 p.m. — North Park, a resident reported that when she was leaving the park, three juveniles were trying to light something on fire under a picnic table. Officers arrived at the park, but didn’t see any juveniles.
9:30 p.m. — Main Street, a juvenile was seen playing on the railroad tracks. He was advised to stay off the tracks.
11:35 p.m. — 900 block Mechanic St., a woman advised that a large group of people were being loud and cursing and she wanted them to quiet down for the night.
Saturday, July 31
1:44 p.m. — 900 block Oak St., a woman called to report that her purse had been stolen at an auction. Officers arrived and soon learned that her husband moved the purse because “it was out in the open.”
8:02 p.m. — Parsons Road, report of motorists throwing beer cans out of windows. They were advised.
Sunday, Aug. 1
12:49 a.m. — 1100 block Hickory, report of houses being toilet-papered throughout the neighborhood.