• Oct. 17 at 1:34 p.m.: Andrew Hatchette, 34, of Richmond Heights, was charged with failure to comply, obstructing official business, display of plates, expired plates, and safety belt.
• Oct. 18 at 9:57 a.m.: A girl made a sex offense complaint at Amherst Steele High School. She said a boy was touching her on the legs and around the waist in a sexual manner, and ignored the girl when she told him to stop. The boy was disciplined by the school. Criminal charges may follow.
• Oct. 18 at 11:45 a.m.: A silver PT Cruiser was found in a Rt. 58 driveway. The vehicle turned out to be stolen.
• Oct. 18 at 12:13 p.m.: A woman received a phone call from two men claiming to be New York police detective and an Amherst police lieutenant. They claimed the woman had won the Publishers Clearing House contest and needed to purchase a gift card to claim her prize. The call was a scam.
• Oct. 19 at 1:18 p.m.: Andrew Flynn, 21, of Lorain, was charged with petty theft. He is accused of attempting to steal from Target on Oak Point Road.
• Oct. 19 at 7:15 p.m.: A 13-year-old boy was charged with theft and unruliness. He allegedly tried to steal a bike at Amherst Steele High School.
• Oct. 19 at 11:20 p.m.: Ulysses Ogletree, 35, of Elyria, was arrested on a warrant through the Elyria Municipal Court for traffic charges.
• Oct. 20 at 4:26 p.m.: Alan Kokoski, 55, of Elyria, was arrested on a warrant through the Elyria police department for failure to appear on a probation violation.
• Oct. 21 at 8:54 a.m.: Jennifer Abraham was charged with having a dangerous and vicious dog. A report said officers handled a complaint on Orchard Glenn Drive, where a dog caused serious injury to another dog.
Editor’s note: Though charged, defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.