POLICE REPORTS


• Oct. 8 at 7:28 a.m.: Officers responded to an unruly child complaint on Sunrise Drive for a student who did not want to go to school and was causing a disturbance.

• Oct. 8 at 8 a.m.: A counterfeit $20 bill was turned over to police by an athletic department worker at Amherst Steele High School. It was collected at the attendance booth at the Comets’ Oct. 5 football game.

• Oct. 8 at 2:20 p.m.: A criminal damaging complaint was made after a vehicle drove across landscaping at Dovin and Reber Jones Funeral Home on Cooper Foster Park Road.

• Oct. 8 at 4 p.m.: Items were reported missing from a Caesar Circle residence after squatters were evicted.

• Oct. 10 at 9:01 a.m.: Officers were sent to Columbia Drive for a possible overdose. A male there appeared to be under the influence of a narcotic but was alert and talking. He was taken to Mercy Health Lorain Hospital for treatment, with charges pending.

• Oct. 10 at 10:30 a.m.: A fraud complaint was filed after someone gained access to a business checking account and issued at least two fraudulent checks.

• Oct. 10 at 3:36 p.m.: A man said he was threatened by a former tenant while at the Amherst VFW.

• Oct. 11 at 12:02 a.m.: Taylene Wynn, 39, of Oberlin, was charged with obstructing official business and driving under suspension. She allegedly provided a false name to officers.

• Oct. 11 at 1:03 a.m.: Dominick Snodgrass, 26, of Lorain, was arrested on a warrant through the Lorain police department for contempt of court. The original charge was assault.

• Oct. 12 at 11:25 a.m.: Obed Sanchez, 37, of Lorain, was arrested on a warrant through the Amherst police department for contempt of court.

• Oct. 12, time undisclosed by police: Lauri Coleman, 42, of Elyria, was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated and BAC over .17.

• Oct. 13 at 9:06 p.m.: A burglary was reported on Ambleside Way, where forced entry was made through the front door and the inside of the home appeared to have been ransacked.

• Oct. 14, time undisclosed by police: Kourtney Youngless, 41, of Amherst, was charged with disorderly conduct by intoxication. She was allegedly involved in a scuffle with bar staff after being kicked out of RC’s Brewhouse.

• Oct. 14 at 12:58 p.m.: Brian Malinowski, 28, of Amherst, was arrested on multiple warrants, including a felony warrant through the Lorain police department on a charge of larceny-theft.

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