July 14 - July 20, 2013

  • On Sunday, July 14, 2013 at 12:32 AM, an officer observed a vehicle being operated with an equipment violation. A traffic stop was initiated and an investigation conducted. A female juvenile, age 17 of Amherst, was charged with a curfew violation.

 

  •  On Sunday, July 14, 2013 at approximately 9:10 AM the Amherst Police Department received multiple calls of a dog running loose on SR 2. It was reported to be heading east from the Baumhart Rd. area. Officers chased the dog for a period of time and were able to corner it under the Terra Lane overpass. While attempting to take custody, one officer was bitten in the hand. The dog was taken into custody and turned over to the Lorain County Dog Warden.

 

  • On Monday, July 15, 2013 at 10:45 PM, officers were dispatched to a business on North Leavitt Road for a shoplifting complaint. Two females left the store after filling their bags. A traffic stop was initiated and an investigation conducted. Jennifer Luman, age 30 of Amherst and Marsha Rowe, age 47 of Vermilion, were charged with Petty Theft.

 

  • On Tuesday, July 16, 2013, an officer was dispatched to a business on Cleveland Avenue for an assault complaint. An employee of the business reported a male employee, who was about to be let go, came to the shop to pick up his personal items and got into a loud verbal argument with her. The male slapped the female employee as he was leaving. An investigation was conducted and Joseph Guadalupe, age 40 of Amherst, was charged with Assault.

 

  • On Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at 12:05 PM, officers were dispatched to a business on 2201 Kresge Drive in reference to an intoxicated female. An employee waited on a female she suspected to be highly intoxicated. The caller was very concerned for the female's welfare and if she was going to drive. The employee then witnessed the female enter a vehicle and leave the parking lot. Upon arriving on scene, an officer located the vehicle in question and witnessed several traffic violations. A traffic stop was initiated and an investigation conducted. Dolores Griffith, age 65 of Lorain, was charged with Operating a Vehicle Intoxicated, BAC over .08%, Red Light and Driving in Marked Lanes.

 

  • On Saturday, July 20, 2013, at approximately 01:01 PM, officers were dispatched to a residence on Hamilton Street for a report of a male with a backpack sitting on the porch. Upon arrival, the male was identified and asked to leave the property. The male’s girlfriend approached the scene and became disorderly with the officers. Sarah Baraniak, age 18 of Amherst, was cited for Disorderly Conduct and released to her father.