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Police log for Jan. 24, 2013


County sheriff

Monday, Jan. 7

12:24 p.m. — 35000 Cooley Road, Eaton Township, burglary and theft of money/cash and jewelry.

12:51 p.m. — 38000 block Robson Road, Carlisle Township, burglary and theft of Xbox, three controllers, eight video games; register book; credit cards, birth certificates; safe; cell phone case; cigars; miscellaneous jewels; and a Mercury Cougar.

Tuesday, Jan. 8

1:40 a.m. — 9000 block Colfax Road, Columbia Station, deputies were dispatched for a burglary in progress. Upon arrival, they spoke with the homeowner, who stated her 16-year-old son woke up to find someone in his bedroom. The 16-year-old suggested the unknown offender may have entered the room to look for marijuana. Officers then seized a small amount of marijuana and a pot pie from the bedroom. The 16-year-old was cited for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Wednesday, Jan. 9

11:54 p.m. — 19000 Vermont St., Grafton, complaint of a possible “deer poaching.”

Tuesday, Jan. 15

2:11 p.m. — 6000 block Lake Ave., Elyria Township, intoxicated male found lying on the ground next to a building.

Elyria police

Thursday, Jan. 15

7:49 p.m. — 4000 block Midway, Things Remembered, an employee reported she had her phone, wallet, iPhone, driver’s license, Visa debit card and Capitol One Visa credit card stolen.

Wednesday, Jan. 16

1:34 p.m. — 1000 block Chestnut Commons, Walmart, Zachary Thomas, 20, 300 block Pine Oak Circle, Elyria, charged with theft after he took a Wii controller with him to the bathroom.

4:52 p.m. — 200 block North Abbe Road, Apples supermarket, Lashaunda Allgood, 19, 200 block Lake Ave., Elyria, charged with theft after she allegedly stole a chicken and JoJo meal valued at $4.51 from the store.

8:00 p.m. — 1400 block West River Road N., a woman reported that an unknown person had broken the driver’s door handle on her car parked outside of her home.

Thursday, Jan. 17

3:53 p.m. — 200 block Market Dr., Target, Kevin McHue, 24, 300 block Eagle Circle, Elyria, charged with theft after he cut wrappers off DVD movies and concealed them in his pockets.

7:20 p.m. — Walmart, Chestnut Commons, a man reported that someone, whose name was stricken from police records, had taken his car without his consent. The man had asked the person to retrieve coupons from the car, but after some time passed, during which the person did not return, he called police. The man said that this is not the first time that the person had taken his car. He believed the person, who he stated is mentally handicapped, was possibly trying to pick up her 56-year-old friend. At the time that the report was filed, police had yet to recover the car.

2:50 p.m. — 200 block Hawthorne St., a woman said that an unknown person broke into her home between Dec. 21 and Dec. 27 and stole a gold diamond ring with sapphires and a Mac Mini processing unit. The woman also said that she did not find the items to be missing until the time of her report. Officers found no sign of forced entry, and there are no known suspects or witnesses at this time.

Friday, Jan. 18

8:39 a.m. — 900 block Lake Ave., the windows of four vehicles at AA Auto Doctor were reportedly shot out with a pellet gun. Police have no suspects.

4:10 p.m. — 3000 block Midway Mall, a woman leaving Macy’s said she was knocked to the ground by a man who grabbed her purse and then jumped into a blue vehicle, which drove away. A witness, who heard the woman screaming, gave police a license plate of the blue SUV involved, and it was registered to a 74-year-old man from Mentor. Officers were unable to locate the vehicle.

10:15 p.m. — 300 block Frances Blvd., license plate reported stolen from a vehicle parked on the street.

Monday, Jan. 21

11:00 a.m. — 200 block Third St., a woman visited the Hospitality House with her two children and parked her homemade stroller outside as she went in to the building. Upon exiting, she was unable to find the stroller. Officers were called, and no one could find the stroller after the a search. The woman described the stroller as a dark blue bike trailer with one wheel in the front and two in the back.

5:05 p.m. — 4500 Midway Mall, a man whose name was removed from police records, charged with theft by deception. Surveillance video footage from Jan. 20 showed the man stealing six items of children’s clothing from JC Penney, then returning them to a cashier in exchange for $33. The loss prevention officer who provided the footage said she had to wait 24 hours to gather an internal report before notifying police.

Lorain police

Thursday, Jan. 17

2:30 p.m. — 5700 block W. Erie Ave., theft of several items from a trailer. A man who lived in the trailer was moving out when the thefts occurred. Police have a suspect after residents reported seeing a vehicle in the driveway belonging to a man suspected of other thefts in the trailer park.

4 p.m. — 1800 block W. 22nd St., attempted burglary.

7:21 p.m. — 1700 block Narragansett Blvd., television stolen. The resident said a security video captured footage of the suspects, who he believes are friends of his who entered the home through a window. Police said the man had a dog who wouldn’t let anyone into the home unless it knew them.

Friday, Jan. 18

6:33 a.m. — 4600 block Oberlin Ave., a woman reported that her boyfriend took her TV without her permission and sold it. Police told the woman to contact the prosecutor if she wanted to pursue charges.

9:14 a.m. — 100 block W. Erie Ave., police are investigating a report that a property manager was mishandling money by cashing tenants rent checks to herself and using company credit cards to make unauthorized purchases.

1:16 p.m. — Lorain Police Department, 200 W. Erie Ave., a resident of the 2000 block of Stonepath St., said a neighbor’s son threw rat poison over her fence, hoping her dog would eat it.

4:54 p.m. — 1700 block E. 30th St., police investigated an incident in which two men were allegedly struck with a baseball bat by a woman. Officers determined that the woman struck her male friend with a baseball bat, accidentally hitting another man, after her friend repeatedly fondled her breasts. Neither party wished to press charges, according to police.

Saturday, Jan. 19

9:56 a.m. — 300 block Louisiana Ave., a resident said someone threw a brick through the window of her Chevrolet van in her driveway and someone kicked the rear hatch door and front passenger fender, causing two large dents.

12:17 p.m. — 1600 block E. 29th St., Tristan Alls, 21, 2300 block E. 29th St., Lorain, arrested and charged with domestic violence. Alls’ girlfriend, who is five months pregnant, said they argued about a cousin moving from his house to hers. She said Alls choked her, repeatedly punched her in the face and kicked her in the stomach. Police said the woman had redness under her eye and scratches on her neck.

4:05 p.m. — S. Nantucket Drive, Juan Serrano, 28, 3500 block Dallas Drive, arrested and charged with disorderly conduct intoxicated and disorderly conduct persisting. Police said Serrano was very intoxicated, lying on the ground near Nantucket Cove Apartments. Serrano told police he was on his way to work and needed to be there by 3:30 p.m., but police said it was 4:10 p.m. when an officer stopped Serrano.

4:19 p.m. — 3400 block G St., a resident said someone shattered the passenger side window of her car in her driveway and stole two backpacks from the car.

4:37 p.m. — 3200 block Livingston Ave., two men said they were stopped at a red light at the intersection of East 21st Street and Elyria Avenue, around 4:30 p.m. when a dark purple Plymouth Neon with a temporary license plate pulled up behind them and two men emerged. The men threatened the driver and passenger and one of the men sprayed Mace on the passenger. After being sprayed, the passenger said he got back in his friend’s pickup and they fled. The men were described as wearing white T-shirts and having tattoos on their arms.

7:15 p.m. — 1000 block W. 20th St., an employee of a foreclosure company said a vacant home had a furnace and water heater worth a combined $2,600 stolen and there was $4,000 in damage to the home. The employee said there was no sign of forced entry and a contractor may be responsible.

Monday, Jan. 21

8:20 a.m. — 3500 block Reinwald Drive, reported theft of roofer max air guns from a work van. Police found a set of golf clubs, belonging to a man whose garage had been broken into, near the van. Police said at 2:25 a.m., officers tried to stop a man on an ATV, but the man drove away, leaving a duffle bag behind that contained three roofer max air guns, bolt cutters and screwdrivers.

9:06 a.m. — 1000 block Meister Road, Ashley Presser, 28, Sheffield Lake, arrested and charged with theft. Police said Presser was an employee at Apples and had taken $230.31 in cash from the register instead of cashing several customers out. Presser admitted to taking the money and said she had fallen on hard times and was about to be evicted from her home, according to police.

4:05 p.m. — 200 block Georgia Ave., Jerrad Londo, 26, and Justin Londo, 29, arrested and charged with possession of drug abuse instruments. Police said the men were passed out in a running car with syringes on their laps. The men admitted to using heroin, and police said they could face additional charges when the syringes and burnt spoons found in the car are tested.

8:18 p.m. — 100 block W. Erie Ave., a man come to the police station to report a Bersa Thunder .45 semi-automatic gun with two magazines and a gun safe were taken from his home. He told police he left the back door of his home open Sunday for his son and noticed the safe was missing at 8 p.m. Monday.

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