POLICE REPORTS


• Aug. 25 at 2 a.m.: Police responded to a telephone harassment and menacing complaint at Wal-Mart. A report said a man calls the store 40-50 times a day asking to speak with an employee. When told she does not work at the store anymore, he allegedly used obscenities and threatened to shoot all the employees.

• Aug. 25 at 10:39 p.m.: Officers responded to a criminal damaging complaint on East Lorain Street. A report said a woman’s boyfriend allegedly damaged $710 worth of items inside her home before leaving.

• Aug. 26 at 6:45 p.m.: A woman reported her son was has been missing since the previous Monday night. A report said the woman expected her son home Tuesday morning. She believed him to be in West Virginia because he has gone there in the past. The boy is six feet tall, 155 pounds with blonde hair and blue eyes. He has a tattoo on his left and right forearms, angel wing tattoos on each shoulder, and two stars with music notes tattooed on his chest. As of Tuesday, police did not notate that the boy had returned.

• Aug. 26 at 7:04 p.m.: Alexis Stevens, 47, of Oberlin, was charged with theft from Wal-Mart.

• Aug. 27 at 12:07 a.m.: Alexandria Zimmerman, 25, of Oberlin, was charged with driving under suspension and possession of marijuana paraphernalia. A report said an officer pulled over Zimmerman after she was seen traveling 30 mph in a 25 mph zone and he was told she had two active in-state drug offense license suspensions.

She told police she knew her license was suspended, did not have proof of insurance on her, and had work privileges to drive her vehicle but did not have proof of them. Oberlin’s K-9 unit was used to search the vehicle and a container with suspected marijuana, a metal spoon containing suspected marijuana, two vapor smoking devices with suspected marijuana and an unknown liquid inside, and rolling papers were found in the car. Zimmerman told police she did smoke marijuana and drank wine before the traffic stop.

• Aug. 27 at 3:45 a.m.: Joshua Rodriguez, 35, of Wellington, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear and contempt of court.

• Aug. 27 at 9:09 a.m.: Police responded to a vandalism complaint on West College Street. A report said the front window of the Carlyle Shop had a three-and-a-half-foot-long crack.

• Aug. 29 at 4:10 a.m.: A man found his front door kicked in on Locust Street. A report said an Xbox 360 with three controllers, multiple games, a 55-inch TV, $700 in cash, a Samsung Note 3, and a black Bolivar watch with diamonds around the face were reportedly taken from the home.

• Aug. 29 at 4:29 a.m.: Shots were reportedly fired on South Pleasant Street. A report said the woman thought she heard two gunshots and found the glass on a door shattered. Police were able to find one bullet near the front door of her home and believed it was shot from the north of the house at an angle.

One family member told police he knew who shot at the house because they had problems in the past. The suspect denied shooting at the house. The case is still under investigation.

• Aug. 29 at 7:18 p.m.: Ricky Lane, 24, of Oberlin, was arrested on a warrant for contempt of court through the Lorain police department.

• Aug. 29 at 7:54 p.m.: A man contacted police after someone allegedly tried to steal money from Agave’s tip jar. The manager did not want any charges filed against the suspect.

• Aug. 30 at 6:49 p.m.: Police responded to an attempted suicide on South Park Street. A report said a man took 30 anti-depressant pills because they “tasted good” and told EMS he “wanted to die on the way to the hospital.” The man was taken to University Hospital Elyria Medical Center for evaluation.

• Aug. 31 at 12:17 a.m.: Oberlin College safety and security contacted police after finding a clear plastic cup with suspected burnt marijuana cigarettes inside it.

• Aug. 31 at 11:30 a.m.: An officer responded to a theft of $50 from an Oberlin College student’s wallet at Robertson Hall.

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