POLICE REPORTS


• Oct. 11 at 4:40 p.m.: Police intervened in a family dispute involving a 17-year-old girl who had not taken medication.

• Oct. 11 at 6:21 p.m.: Michael Giacopelli, 26, of Amherst, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and driving under a non-compliance suspension.

• Oct. 11 at 8 p.m.: Christopher Ehlers, 31, was served with a warrant through the Amherst police department for failure to appear in court on an original charge of domestic violence.

• Oct. 12 at 6 p.m.: Ashley Asbury, 29, of Lorain, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear in court on an original charge of driving under suspension.

• Oct. 13 at 6:28 p.m.: David Bright, 34, of Amherst, was charged with failure to reinstate a driver’s license, weaving, marked lanes, drug paraphernalia, and drug abuse instruments. A report posited that he had been in the act of shooting up just prior to a traffic stop.

• Oct. 14 at 11:16 a.m.: Officers broke down a door at Day’s Inn to get to a man who had locked himself inside and refused to exit. He was taken to Mercy Health Lorain Hospital for psychological evaluation.

• Oct. 15 at 3:53 p.m.: A disoriented 46-year-old Wellington man was found to be heavily intoxicated. Papa John’s Pizza employees flagged down police and said the man had been walking in the roadway. The man had been released from Mercy Health Lorain Hospital a few hours prior; he had a cut over his eye and challenged police to a physical fight. Officers found a half-empty liquor bottle in the man’s bag. He was taken back to the hospital.

• Oct. 15 at 7:31 p.m.: Two men overdosed on heroin in a vehicle at the intersection of Lancer and Dodge drives. Police gave naloxone to both and the victims were taken to Mercy Health Lorain Hospital.

Editor’s note: Though charged, defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.