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Police log for Oct. 5, 2012


Elyria police

Wednesday, Oct. 3

4:13 p.m. — 800 block E. Broad St., employees at First National Bank said a woman tried to cash fraudulent checks and then became angry when a bank employee would not cash the checks or return them to her. Employees said the woman attacked a bank sign and broke the tube chute outside by shaking it. Police were unable to locate the woman.

4:16 p.m. — 300 block Winckles St., reported theft of a bicycle that was locked in a bike rack at Elyria High School.

11:43 p.m. — 100 block Portia Court, Jason A. Walker, 22, Lorain, arrested and charged with obstructing official business. Police heard loud music and saw a car doing doughnuts on Pratt Boulevard with its windows open and music blaring. When officers tried to stop the car, Walker fled from the vehicle. When apprehended, Walker said he was the passenger in the vehicle, and he ran because the driver told him he had “dope” on him.

Lorain police

Wednesday, Oct. 3

8:55 p.m. — 4200 block Pearl Ave., Johnny A. Colon, 21, 600 block Washington Ave., arrested and charged carrying a concealed weapon, improperly handling a firearm in a motor vehicle, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Police stopped Colon who tried to leave the parking lot of Pearl Village Apartments through the entrance and then parked his vehicle in the lot. Police said Colon had marijuana, a metal grinder and a Hi-Point 9 mm loaded handgun in his vehicle.

9:19 a.m. — 400 block W. Fourth St., Mark A. Riggins, homeless, arrested and charged with panhandling. Police said Higgins was standing in front of Dollar General asking people for money, but Riggins had $270.

7:48 p.m. — 3300 block Victory Ave., Aric D. Lakes, 44, same address, arrested and charged with domestic violence and four counts of aggravated menacing. A woman who lived with Lakes said she was moving her things from Lakes’ home when he became mad that a U-Haul truck was parked in his yard. She said Lakes then got his gun, which three juveniles at the house said he waved around. The juveniles said Lakes threatened to shoot everyone in the house.

Thursday, Oct. 4

2:06 a.m. — 1000 block Hamilton Ave., a man told police someone threw a brick through his patio window and rear window of his car that was parked in the driveway.

2:40 a.m. — 1600 block E. 28th St., two women told police they were attacked by 15 females when they were leaving Grown and Sexy Lounge. The women could not provide a good description of their attackers. Police said they were treated for minor injuries.

4:18 a.m. — 300 block W. 10th St., reported burglary of an apartment. A woman who lived in the apartment said an air conditioner was removed from her window, but nothing appeared to be missing.

LaGrange police

Wednesday, Sept. 19

11:45 a.m. — 600 block North Center Street, burglary complaint.

Thursday, Sept. 20

3:40 a.m. — 100 Taylor Street, officers observed a vehicle’s door was left open. It appeared to be an oversight and the officer secured the door.

8:30 p.m. — Public Square, complaint of a motorist pulling out in front of a motorcycle.

Sunday, Sept. 23

3:15 a.m. — 200 block Taylor Street, an officer observed a suspicious vehicle parked facing the wrong direction. The officer made contact with the driver and passenger who advised they were just talking.

Friday, Sept. 28

7:38 p.m. — Church Street, complaint of an odor of natural gas.

Sunday, Sept. 30

12:35 a.m. — North Center Street, Eric Bellottie, 26, Elyria, charged with driving under the influence, marked lanes, failure to comply and possession of marijuana.

10:40 a.m. — Community Park, debit card found.

Grafton police

Tuesday, Sept. 25

5:59 p.m. — 1000 block Sunshine Court, vehicle racing down street.

6:30 p.m. — 1000 block Sunshine Court, neighbors heard arguing and yelling curse words at each other.

Friday, Sept. 28

5:07 p.m. — Parsons Road, report of a male who fell into the river. LifeFlight responded.

6:49 p.m. — Grafton Police Department, woman filed a report for theft of prescription drugs.

Saturday, Sept. 29

8:01 p.m. — 1000 block Main St., dog barking all day. Neighbor was annoyed.

Sunday, Sept. 30

7:30 p.m. — Grafton Food Mart, the former owner of the business wanted to speak with an officer about his liquor license being used by the new owner. The license expired Sunday and the former owner fears the new owner will continue to use it. He was informed it was a civil matter and he should contact the Lorain County Prosecutor’s Office.

8:10 p.m. — Grafton Food Mart, the new owner of the business reported that the former owner visits the businesses and threatens and screams at his employees and in front of customers.

Monday, Oct. 1

10:50 p.m. — Glenalough Street, a group of juveniles dressed in dark clothing walking in the neighborhood.

Tuesday, Oct. 2

11:07 a.m. — 500 block Main Street, a woman called to complain about the juveniles in her building being out between 10 and 11 p.m. in the backyard of the complex. She stated they are “so loud and they run in and out of the building. She has to straighten her pictures every day.”

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