September 29 - October 5, 2013

  • On Monday, September 30, 2013 at 01:36 AM, an officer on patrol on State Route 2 observed a driver commit a traffic violation. A traffic stop was initiated and an investigation conducted. Albert Ross III, age 23 of Lorain, was cited for Drug Paraphernalia, Open Container and Weaving.

 

  • On Monday, September 30, 2013 at 2:11 PM, an officer on patrol in the area of Cooper Foster Park Road and State Route 58 observed a driver commit traffic violations. A traffic stop was initiated and an investigation conducted. Michael Hall, age 26 of Wellington, was charged with Possession of Drugs (Heroin), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of Drug Abuse Instruments.

 

  • On Tuesday, October 1, 2013, at 12:39 AM, an officer was on patrol near the Amherst Plaza and observed a bicycle being operated with an equipment violation. The officer stopped the male and an investigation was conducted. Jyrone Tucker, age 42 of Lorain, was charged with Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Drug Abuse Instruments and Lights on Bicycle.

 

  • On Tuesday, October 1, 2013, at approximately 04:09 PM, officers were dispatched to the area of Alexander Avenue and Charles Avenue in reference a dog complaint. Upon arrival, the dog was located and eventually returned to its owner. During the investigation, the dog was found to be aggressive and off of his property. The owner, Nicole Demyan, age 34 of Amherst, was charged with Dog At Large.

 

  • On Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at 12:05 AM, officers were dispatched to a business in reference to a female who was in the store shoplifting items. Dispatch advised the manager was familiar with this female from stealing from their store in the past. Dispatch remained on the phone with the manager who advised he was witnessing her stuff items from the shelf into her purse. He also advised the female arrived at the store in a vehicle parked in the lot. Upon arrival, an officer located the vehicle in question in the parking lot and parked behind it. The other officer drove to the front doors of the store and located the female. An investigation was conducted and Legna Figueroa, age 30 of Lorain, was charged with Theft and Driving Under Suspension.

 

  • On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 4:17 PM, an officer was on patrol in the area of Independence Drive and Millstone Drive when he observed a vehicle drive though the stop sign at Independence and Millstone. The vehicle almost caused an accident with another vehicle entering the intersection. A traffic stop was initiated and an investigation conducted. Jodi Petrus-Los, age 36 of Lorain, was cited for Possession of Drugs, Drug Paraphernalia and Driving Under Suspension.

 

  • On Saturday, October 5, 2013, at 01:34 AM, an officer was on patrol on South Main St. traveling southbound from the downtown area. The officer noticed a vehicle stopped at the stop sign at the intersection of Elyria Ave. and South Main St. The vehicle remained stopped even though there was no other traffic in the area that would have required the vehicle to remain at the intersection. The officer flashed his lights several times and eventually activated his air horn, signaling the driver to proceed. After negotiating the turn, the officer observed the driver commit several traffic violations. A traffic stop was initiated and an investigation conducted. Grace Muska, age 21 of South Amherst, was charged with Operating a Vehicle Intoxicated, BAC over .170%, Weaving Course and Driving in Marked Lanes.