May 25 - May 31, 2014

  • On Monday, May 26, 2014 at 4:10 PM, an officer was on patrol in the area of West Street and Maple Avenue when he observed a driver commit traffic violations. A traffic stop was initiated and an investigation conducted. Damian Corcoran, age 19 of Amherst, was cited for Seat Belt Violation, Possession of Drugs and Drug Paraphernalia.


  • On Friday, May 30, 2014, at approximately 01:42 AM, an officer was on foot patrol checking the football field at Amherst Steele High School. While walking through the southeast end of the stadium, the officer observed two males at the North end of the football field attempting to flip over a large canopy. As the officer was attempting to get closer, the males successfully flipped over the large canopy and began to walk away. The subjects walked eastbound through the end zone of the football field towards the high school and were attempting to jump a fence. One subject successfully made it over the fence. The other subject attempted to climb the fence but fell off. Upon the subject’s second attempt at climbing the fence, the officer identified himself as a Police Officer and yelled for the subjects to stop. Both subjects turned and looked at the officer and then proceeded to run away in different directions. After a foot pursuit, Nathan Coghlan, age 23 of Lorain and Andrew Stinson, age 22 of Amherst, were charged with Disorderly Conduct Intoxication, Criminal Damaging, Criminal Trespass and Obstructing Official Business.


  • On Saturday, May 31, 2014, The Amherst Police Department conducted an underage alcohol buy operation. A 19 year old subject successfully purchased alcohol at a business on North Leavitt Road. The employee who sold the alcohol, Dianna Snider, age 50 of Lorain, was charged with Underage Sales.