POLICE REPORTS


• 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.

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.

• Sept. 1 at 2:35 p.m.: Justin Wise, 18, of LaGrange, was charged with theft from Wal-Mart.

• Sept. 1 at 7:50 p.m.: A woman contacted police after two women allegedly tried to assault her in the Wal-Mart parking lot. The woman told police she was taking down a Confederate flag she had on her car to put it inside when two other women approached the car and tried to take the flag because “it was racist.” A report said one of the women threw water from a metal bottle on the woman’s upper body and she lunged at her; the second woman held her as the other hit the woman in the forehead with the metal bottle. The case is being forwarded to the city prosecutor for consideration of charges.

• Sept. 3 at 1:12 a.m.: Marcus Richardson, 28, of Elyria, was cited for a violation of operating a vehicle while impaired, failing a breath test over .170 BAC, and driving under drunk driving suspension.

• Sept. 3 at 5:25 p.m.: Eric Howell, 27, of Oberlin, was arrested on a bench warrant for contempt of court through the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office. Caleb Cooper, 22, of Oberlin was arrested on a felony warrant for contempt of court through the LCSO.

• Sept. 6 at 2:30 p.m.: An Oberlin College student contacted police after his wallet containing a bank car, his driver’s licence, a college ID, and Swiss ID was missing.

• Sept. 6 at 4:59 p.m.: A woman contacted police after two juveniles allegedly tried to break into her house on North Park Street. The woman told police the juveniles saw her driving back to her house and ran to West College Street. A report said nothing was stolen from the home but a screen in a front window was removed. This case is under investigation.

• Sept. 6 at 9:21 p.m.: A woman said a man exposed himself to her and followed her at the arboretum off Morgan Street. The woman identified the man as an older, heavy set man, approximately six feet tall with short, dark hair and was wearing black athletic shorts but no shirt.

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