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Police log for March 22, 2013


Lorain police

Wednesday, March 20

1:07 p.m. — 2500 block Cromwell Drive, a 29-year-old man who said he had overdosed on heroin was revived by paramedics using Narcan.

1:44 p.m. — 4100 block Riverside Drive, Richard Ellis, 21, 1700 block S. Urban Circle, Lorain, charged with domestic violence but not arrested. Ellis’ girlfriend said he is a heroin addict and they argued after she accused him of burglarizing her home last week. She said Ellis took her phone and shoved her, choked her and threw her into a wall when she tried to get the phone back. The woman, who police said had a bruised and swollen right cheek and marks on her arms, said Ellis also punched her in the face and smashed her $500 television. She said Ellis ran out of her home and police said he was gone when they arrived.

2:43 p.m. — 1500 block W. 30th St., resident said between 11:45 a.m. and 2:15 p.m., somone stole her $300 television. Police said entry is believed to have been made through a sliding glass door that was lifted to bypass the lock.

2:57 p.m. — Pearl Avenue LLC., 5301 Pearl Ave., man at landfill site said somone broke the window of a construction trailer overnight but didn’t get in and also entered a construction shed.

4:11 p.m. — 2900 block Colorado Ave., resident said her unsecured $100 bicycle was stolen from the back of her duplex.

9:22 p.m. — 400 block W. 17th St., resident said a $1,000 television was stolen from his home between 9:30 a.m. when he left for work and 9 p.m. when he returned. Police said the front door to the home appeared to have been kicked in and that they photographed a shoe mark on the door.

9:53 p.m. — 1300 block Danley Square, resident said someone stole $500 in cash and an $800 watch from his home. He said a neighbor called him at work at 6 p.m. and said two men were breaking into his home through his front window. The resident said he didn’t think to call police and that he couldn’t leave work to check on his home. Police said they removed fingerprints from the window and a sliding glass door the men used to exit the home.

10:31 p.m. — Subway, 301 E. Erie Ave., driver said her bag containing items with a combined value of $461 was stolen from her unlocked car in the parking lot.

Thursday, March 21

1:05 a.m. — Police Department, 100 W. Erie Ave., Keyon Nash, 22, 2300 block Livingston Ave., Lorain, turned himself in for arrest on assault and domestic violence charges. Nash’s girlfriend said they argued on Saturday at the McDonald’s at 3221 Oberlin Ave. after she said Nash made derogatory remarks about her brother. She said Nash choked her and the brother, who police said had marks on his face, said Nash punched him three times in the face.

9:01 a.m. — East 31st Street and Elyria Avenue, a project administrator for Pioneer Environmental Systems Inc., an asbestos removal company, said company workers tapped into a city fire hydrant without a permit and used an undetermined amount of water for an asbestos removal job. Police said Water Department Superintendent Jim Malick had notified the city prosecutor’s office about the matter.

Elyria police

Wednesday, March 20

9:15 a.m. — 1000 block Middle Ave., theft of copper piping from an unoccupied home.

12:40 p.m. — 1700 block Lorain Blvd., reported theft of a 2000 Buick Century, silver in color, and a wallet containing approximately $300 from inside the vehicle. The vehicle’s owner said the vehicle was unlocked, and his ex-wife, who lives nearby, had a key and she could have taken the car without his permission.

8:09 p.m. — 300 block Market Drive, Triston Henderson, 27, 500 block Garfield Drive, arrested and charged with theft. Police stopped Henderson in the parking lot of Giant Eagle carrying frozen food items in his pockets. Henderson admitted to stealing the items after some questioning. Police said a frozen Gorton’s grilled salmon fell out of Henderson’s pant leg when he was being taken to the police car, and Henderson said he forgot the item was in there. Police said Henderson also had warrants for contempt of court on a theft charge through Elyria Municipal Court and through the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office for discharging a firearm, carrying a concealed weapon, receiving stolen property and falsification.

Thursday, March 21

1:30 a.m. — 300 block Furnace St., Eric Boone, 33, 500 block Wood St., arrested and charged with disorderly conduct persisting. Police said Boone was at a former girlfriend’s house, intoxicated and uninvited, and he refused to leave. The woman said Boone had been at her home twice — once to get his clothing from the home and a second time after he forced his way into the home. Police arrested Boone who was lying on the couch, and police said Boone resisted arrest until he became cold outside and complied with officers.

LaGrange police

Wednesday, March 13

9:30 p.m. — Church Street, a stop sign was knocked down.

Thursday, March 14

10 a.m. — Duane Plas, of LaGrange, was served a warrant for passing bad checks.

11:05 p.m. — Factory Street, fireworks complaint.

Saturday, March 16

2:05 a.m. — Granger Drive, a homeowner called local police and reported a suspicious vehicle in the area. Officers could not locate the vehicle.

11:45 p.m. — 600 block US Grant St., officers observed an open trunk. Owner said it was an oversight.

Sunday, March 17

8:09 p.m. — South Center Street, Michael Saunders, 24, of Cleveland, was charged with rear illumination and driving under suspension.

Monday, March 18

Noon — 100 block W. Main St., an officer assisted the public by keeping an eye on a vehicle where a young child was sitting as her mother took her brother into school.

Tuesday, March 19

100 block Parklane Drive, officers found an unsecured door while conducting a vacation watch of a home.

Grafton police

Wednesday, March 13

5:45 p.m. — Novak Road, an officer was advised of a motorist driving erratically. The motorist pulled into a park and then told the officer he was “passing cars that were pulling over (for the officer). He advised (the officer) he didn’t want to get the car dirty.”

7:52 p.m. — Willow Park, report of a suspicious vehicle at the park. It turned out to be a dad teaching his daughter how to drive. They were advised of park hours.

Thursday, March 14

1:13 p.m. — Cleveland Street, a man reported that another man “in camo” was looking at the abandoned house owned by the railroad. Officers learned the man was with the railroad company and they are getting ready to tear the house down.

Saturday, March 16

10:16 a.m. — Wellfleet Drive, an officer was flagged down by a resident who was requesting extra patrol around her house because her vehicle had recently been “egged.”

Sunday, March 17

12:03 a.m. — 900 block Oak St, a woman reported that her husband pushed her and threw a space heater in her direction.

12:54 a.m. — Main Street, Gold Rush, a woman reported that two younger men were sitting in a vehicle that had been parked for 30 minutes. Officers arrived and found the two men, who informed the officers that they were “just talking.”

1:36 a.m. — 1000 block Water St., a woman called asking for a “mediator due to a verbal argument her husband and herself were in.” The woman seemed to be highly intoxicated when the dispatcher asked for information. An officer arrived at the location, but was unable to find or hear anyone fighting.

6:59 p.m. — 1000 block Plymouth Drive, a woman called to say that she wanted an officer to check on her grandmother because her “cousin is throwing a fit and has hurt grandma in the past.” Everyone checked out OK.

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