• Jan. 31 at 1:30 a.m.: Darek Harvey, 45, of Lorain, was arrested at Motel 6 and turned over to Lorain police on a grand theft auto warrant.
• Feb. 1 at 7:35 a.m.: An Elyria Avenue woman said two signs were placed in her lawn overnight advertising a yard sale and with inappropriate language written on them.
• Feb. 1 at 9:30 a.m.: Officers involved an alleged theft from taxpayers in the Amherst Schools. They determined a female suspect had moved out of the district but kept her children enrolled in the school system. At the district’s request, there were no charges but the woman was given two days to remove the child from the Amherst Schools.
• Feb. 1 at 10:16 a.m.: Police made a welfare check on an elderly Hall Court resident and determined there was no cause for complaint.
• Feb. 1 at 10:48 a.m.: Police made a welfare check on an elderly Brandt Avenue resident and found her lying on the kitchen floor. The woman was taken to Mercy Regional Medical Center for treatment.
• Feb. 2 at 3:19 p.m.: Jansen Romero, 33, of Middleburg Heights, was arrested on a bench warrant through the Amherst police department on an original charge of driving under suspension.
• Feb. 3 at 10:33 a.m.: An Elyria Avenue woman reported someone had spray-painted graffiti on her back door.
• Feb. 3 at 11:47 p.m.: Police were called to Shupe Street in regard to an unruly and intoxicated juvenile. The child was cited into a diversion program.
• Feb. 4 at 10:04 p.m.: Dustin Terry, 18, of Oberlin, was arrested on a bench warrant through the Amherst police department for underage consumption.
• Feb. 5 at 3:58 p.m.: A woman said her son was being bullied online. Officers called the suspect, who was reportedly apologetic and said he had taken down a hurtful post.
• Feb. 5 at 9:34 p.m.: A man shot himself on Woodhill Drive, where responding officers found him dead.
• Feb. 5 at 9:59 p.m.: Daniel Pryor Jr., 39, of Amherst was arrested on a warrant through the Vermilion police department for domestic violence, which had been issued earlier in the evening. The arrest was the result of an investigation into a 911 hang-up call on Terra Lane.
Editor’s note: Though charged, defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
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