April 6 - April 12, 2014

  • On Sunday, April 06, 2014, at approximately 08:03 AM, officers responded to the area of Park Avenue and South Leavitt Road in regards to an accident. It was reported a vehicle went off the road and was in the front yard of a residence. Upon arrival, officers met with the driver of the vehicle and an investigation was conducted. The driver advised officers she was coming from a party in Cleveland and had fallen asleep. Ashley Carr, age 23 of Amherst, was charged with Operating a Vehicle Intoxicated, BAC over .08%, Failure to Control, and Marked Lanes.


  • On Monday, April 7, 2014 at 11:22 PM, an officer was dispatched to Crosse Avenue in regards to an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle complaint. It was reported the vehicle owner’s son took his vehicle without his permission and was possibly headed to Elyria. The next morning the son was located in Elyria by his father, but the truck was still missing. Michael Ziemba, age 26 of Elyria, was charged with Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicle. On April 9th the owner of the vehicle stated he suddenly got a phone call to go pick up his truck in Elyria. The caller told him where the truck could be found and he went and picked it up.


  • On Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at approximately 08:33 PM, officers were dispatched to a residence on Weaver Drive in reference to a disturbance. It was reported two people were outside of the residence banging on the house and screaming. An investigation was conducted and Veronica Wells, age 19 of Amherst, was charged with two counts of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of Drug Abuse Instruments.


  • On Thursday, April 10, 2014, at 12:29 AM, an officer was on patrol on North Leavitt Road and observed a vehicle being operated with a registration violation. A traffic stop was initiated and an investigation conducted. The driver, age 17 of Oberlin, was charged with Display of Plates and Curfew. A male juvenile, age 17 of Lorain was cited for Curfew. The other passenger, Cashmere Patterson, age 22 of Lorain, was charged with Carrying a Concealed Weapon and Weapons While under the Influence. The juveniles were turned over to a parent at the police department.


  • On Saturday, April 12, 2014, at 01:06 AM, an officer was on patrol on North Ridge Road and observed a vehicle weaving back and forth from the center line to the outside line. The vehicle also went left of center and crossed over the outside line. A traffic stop was initiated and an investigation conducted. Nicole Majjasie, age 46 of Amherst, was charged with Operating a Vehicle Intoxicated, Speed, Weaving and Marked Lanes.


  • On Saturday, April 12, 2014 at approximately 10:58 AM, officers were dispatched to the area of a business on Kresge Drive in regards to a male shoplifter running from the store and through the parking lot of another business. Officers located the male in the parking lot and he was found to have one package of steaks on his person. Two other packages of steaks were found in a mulch bed by store employees. Jorge Cortez, age 43 of Lorain, was arrested and charged with Theft.