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Police log for Feb. 28, 2013


Elyria police

Monday, Feb. 25

10:56 a.m. — 600 block N. Abbe Road, a woman reported that her ex-boyfriend broke into her mother’s apartment and choked her. She believed the man had taken a key to the apartment, and police said there were no signs of forced entry.

12:06 p.m. – 2000 block West River Road N., Mark Jones Jr., 18, arrested and charged with disorderly conduct persisting. Police said Jones was grabbing and chasing girls through the hallways of Life Skills School, and he placed one of the girls in a weak head lock. Police said, after he was removed from the school, Jones came back yelling that he wanted his personal items, and he threatened to beat up an officer.

3:52 p.m. — 100 block Madison St., reported theft of a television during a home burglary.

6:45 p.m. — 100 block West Ave., Bridget Wilson, 41, 200 block Lexington Ave., arrested and charged with two counts of assault. Police said Wilson assaulted her son’s 18-year-old girlfriend and her 20-year-old sister while they were picking up the 18-year-old’s child from Wilson’s home. Both women and Wilson’s son told police Wilson struck both of the women in the face after a verbal argument.

6:45 p.m. — 1000 block Chestnut Commons, Kevin Surratt, arrested on a warrant for theft through North Ridgeville Police Department and charged with theft. Police said Surratt attempted to steal clothing from Walmart by hiding it in his jacket after trying to make a fraudulent return.

7:13 p.m. — 3300 block Midway Mall, an employee of Taco Bell in the food court of the Midway Mall told police her iPhone 4 was stolen from the employee restroom after she accidentally left the phone there. The woman contacted Verizon to track the phone, and she learned that the phone’s location service had been turned off. The woman said a password would have been needed to turn the location service off.

Tuesday, Feb. 26

12:40 a.m. — 1000 block Melvyn Lane, Tramaine White, 23, arrested on a warrant through the Broadview Heights Police Department for a traffic offense and charged with illegal use of food stamps. Police were investigating a complaint of a suspicious man in the area, matching White’s description, and he was stopped and found to have a warrant for his arrest. Police said White had debit cards and an Ohio Direction Card belonging to a woman who had a temporary protection order against him.

Lorain police

Tuesday, Feb. 26

1:06 p.m. — 2100 block W. 24th St., police were sent to the area for a suspicious incident, and spoke to a man who said he was approached by a woman who asked him if he wanted to watch a baby. She then followed him in her car, asking him if she could return his baby. The man told police the woman did not have a baby in her car, and his child was with the mother. He described the woman as having no teeth and eating peanuts, driving an older-model gray Nissan SUV. Police stopped the woman, who was covered in peanut shells, and asked her about the incident. The woman told police she was asked to babysit a child, and she didn’t want to. Police said the woman seemed “a little disoriented.” No child was found.

11:51 p.m. — West 28th Street and Reid Avenue, Jonathon Brock, 24, South Amherst, issued a citation for failure to signal turn and improper display of license plate. A passenger, Eddie Slavik, Jr., 34, 1100 block W. Ninth St., was arrested and charged with possession of cocaine. Police stopped a vehicle Brock was driving after he allegedly ran two stop signs. Police said cocaine was found on Slavik’s seat and on the floor near his seat. Police said Slavik had numerous prior drug convictions for possession of cocaine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Wednesday, Feb. 27

12:45 a.m. — 1000 block W. 18th St., $100 in cash stolen from a shoebox during a home burglary. A resident at the home told police she was moving out but had locked the door, which was kicked open.

6:58 p.m. — 1600 block E. 34th St., reported theft of a cell phone from the gymnasium of Lorain High School. The phone was in a coat pocket left unattended on the bleachers.

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