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BLOTTER: Nov. 3, 2012

Elyria police

Tuesday, Oct. 30

6:58 a.m. — 100 block Olive St., reported breaking and entering of Wolfenden Gases. A manager told police they had trouble setting the alarm and it did not go off overnight. Police said a window was broken and $3 in change and gloves with the Lincoln Electric logo on them were missing.

8:35 a.m. — 200 block Cleveland St., reported breaking and entering of Ten-to-Ten Drive Thru overnight. The owner said a security alarm did not go off due to a power outage. A security video did capture an image of the burglar, who was described as a white male wearing a hooded athletic jacket with stripes on the sleeve, a baseball hat and baggy jeans. Cash was removed from the register and the safe by the burglar and another person who police said was not easily seen in the video.

9:09 a.m. — 200 block Winckles St., reported breaking and entering of Profix Collision. The store owner said a burglar smashed out the window of the building with two pieces of concrete and took a computer and monitor from an office. A radio also was taken out of a vehicle on the property.

2:20 p.m. — 400 block Clinton Ave., reported burglary of a home. Police said the burglar pushed in a window to gain entry.

4:51 p.m. — 100 block Eastern Heights Blvd., reported attempted burglary. A resident said that someone attempted to pry open the bottom of her aluminum storm door.

Wednesday, Oct. 31

7:50 a.m. — 100 block Second St., burglary of an apartment. A resident said she was staying with a friend while her power was out.

10:15 a.m. — 3800 block Chestnut Ridge Road, reported breaking and entering of Uncle Al’s Pizza. Police said the burglar took an undisclosed amount of cash after prying open a door.

3:28 p.m. — 400 block Ohio St., reported burglary of a home. Police said the doorjamb of the home was split and broken.

Thursday, Nov. 1

6:05 p.m. — 100 block West Ave., a man reported that someone poured maple syrup into the gas tank of his vehicle parked in the driveway of his girlfriend’s home in the 1600 block of Lowell St.

Friday, Nov. 2

3:10 a.m. — Cleveland Street at Longford Avenue, Jerry L. Cannon, 49, 800 block Rosewood Drive, arrested and charged with drug paraphernalia and two warrants through Elyria Municipal Court. Police stopped Cannon because of a rash of burglaries and breaking and entering reports in the area and said Cannon tried to conceal an item in his pocket. Police said a crack pipe was found in a coat Cannon was wearing. Cannon said the pipe and the coat belonged to a friend, but police said Cannon’s MasterCard was found in the same pocket as the pipe.

Lorain police

Tuesday, Oct. 30

7:52 a.m. —1000 block E. 35th St., reported burglary of a home.

8:14 a.m. — 3300 block Oberlin Ave., reported breaking and entering of Nook’s. Police said the burglar broke in during a power outage, and several items were stolen.

Wednesday, Oct. 31

2:05 p.m. — 1200 block W. 28th St., a woman reported seeing a man sitting outside in a black two-door vehicle watching her home. The woman said she was concerned because her home had been burglarized last week and because the man left when he saw her.

10:15 p.m. — 3700 block Clifton Ave., attempted burglary of a home. Police said the person tried to pry a door open and failed.

10:16 p.m. — 3700 block Canton Ave., attempted burglary of a home. Police said the person cut a screen and tried to pry open a window but did not appear to gain entry.

10:41 p.m. — 300 block W. 28th St., theft of a GPS and wallet from an unlocked vehicle in the Wendy’s parking lot.

Thursday, Nov. 1

11:22 a.m. — 1900 block Hamilton Ave., theft of supplies by someone driving a white or gray Ford Windstar or Dodge Caravan.

6:58 p.m. — 1500 block Tower Blvd., a woman told police she came home to find a Visa debit card wedged in her door frame, but the person responsible did not appear to gain entry into the home. Police contacted the owner of the card, who said she would check to see if the card was stolen in a theft she reported in 2010 or if her daughters lost a debit card.

7:36 p.m. — 3200 block Oberlin Ave., an employee at McDonald’s told police a man tried to pay for his food with a counterfeit $20 bill, and when confronted, he drove off.

Friday, Nov. 2

4:57 a.m. — 1200 block Reid Ave., handgun stolen from a home.

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