POLICE REPORTS


• Sept. 5 at 2:13 p.m.: Officers checked on the well-being of a suicidal male, who was subsequently taken to the hospital for a mental health evaluation.

• Sept. 5 at 3:20 p.m.: Brian Sandefur, 52, of Elyria, was charged with criminal trespass. Security camera footage showed him walking around his ex-girlfriend’s home, a report said.

• Sept. 5 at 3:39 p.m.: Two suspects left Pat Catan’s on Cooper Foster Park Road without paying for candles they concealed in their purses. When confronted by management in the parking lot, the women allegedly threw a few papier mache letters, which they had also taken, at the manager, then left in a black Mercury.

• Sept. 5 at 4:03 p.m.: A garbage can was reported stolen from a residence.

• Sept. 5 at 6 p.m.: A woman reported a road rage incident that had happened on Rt. 2 between Sheffield Village and Amherst.

• Sept. 5 at 8:10 p.m.: A 20-year-old man was threatening to end his own life. He was taken to the hospital for mental evaluation.

• Sept. 5 at 8:26 p.m.: A 21-year-old man overdosed on anxiety pills. He was taken to the hospital.

• Sept. 6 at 5:29 p.m.: A woman said her Social Security number was fraudulently used to open credit card accounts.

• Sept. 6 at 7:53 p.m.: Elizabeth Glover, 30, of Cleveland, was charged with falsification, furnishing false information to a police officer, obstructing official business, and no seat belt. Charges of forgery and fraud are forthcoming, according to police, and will be submitted to the Lorain County grand jury.

• Sept. 7 at 6:15 p.m.: A pallet loaded with six pieces of sandstone was stolen from a Woodhill Drive yard.

• Sept. 7 at 10:42 p.m.: Amber Kiel, 37, of North Ridgeville, was arrested on a warrant through the Amherst police department for failure to appear in court. The original charged was driving under suspension.

• Sept. 8, time unreported by police: Eleea Dittmer, 28, of Lorain, was charged with violating a temporary protection order.

• Sept. 8 at 1:49 p.m.: A guest punched a TV screen before checking out from Motel 6 on Rt. 58, according to a manager.

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