May 25, 2016

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Attorneys debate allowable evidence before Brunswick murder trial

Attorneys sparred Wednesday over the admission of evidence in an upcoming murder trial, which prosecutors say could explain the motives of a Brunswick man who is charged with killing his mother in 2013. Medina County Prosecutor Dean Holman argued that James Tench, 30, stole from his mother by using her credit cards and bank accounts Read More…

Police: Teen using LSD tried to break into Granger Township home

A 16-year-old on LSD ate glass while trying to enter a Granger Township home last weekend, according to police. But the Richfield teen’s father disputes the police’s claims, stating his son was seeking help after a fight with another teen. The father said his son never took LSD or ingested glass. The father’s name is Read More…

Police: Child present during meth lab raid

The Medina County Drug Task Force made two arrests Wednesday afternoon after raiding a Medina apartment that had an alleged methamphetamine lab. Agents said there was a 2-year-old child in the apartment when they arrived. “The thought of a 2-year-old child being subjected to extensive exposure to these types of hazards is unconscionable,” drug task Read More…

This week’s Medina County police log (updated three times weekly)

Note: This page is updated most Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays with police logs from the Medina, Brunswick and Wadsworth areas. Medina police Sunday, June 14 2:02 p.m. — 300 block N. Huntington St.; purse reported stolen from inside an unlocked car. Tuesday, June 16 12:15 a.m. — 500 block S. Broadway St.; Jason D. Roberts, 28, Read More…

Brunswick couple charged with theft for Giant Eagle incident

Two Brunswick residents were arrested Friday after police said they tried to take more than $500 worth of groceries and merchandise from Giant Eagle in Brunswick. According to a police report, Tracey N. Such, 26, and Dontaie A. Anthony, 28, were charged with falsification after allegedly providing police with false names and information when they Read More…

Woman, son rescued from burning home in Lodi

LODI — Police pulled an elderly woman out of a burning residence on Bank Street at about 1:15 p.m. Saturday. When police arrived at the residence, they saw “billowing black smoke” coming from the house according to the police report. They found an elderly woman and got her out. Lodi firefighters found the woman’s son Read More…

Police seeking help identifying suspects in attempted ATM theft

Brunswick police are looking for two or possibly three suspects believed to be involved in an attempted theft of an ATM from the Walgreens at Pearl and Center roads earlier this month. Police said a newspaper carrier reported that the door of the pharmacy was open and it looked as though there had been a Read More…

Suspect sought in bank robberies

The PNC Bank, 6663 Center Road in Liverpool Township, was robbed Friday morning. It is the second bank robbery in Medina County this year. Officials suspect the robber may be the same man who held up the FirstMerit Bank at 1105 S. Court St. in Medina in July. “There are indications to that,” said Special Read More…

Brunswick police log for March 6

Brunswick police Thursday, Feb. 27 1:20 a.m. — 1200 block Pearl Road, Thomas S. Diamond, 34, Cleveland, served with a felony burglary warrant in the parking lot of an adult entertainment club. Friday, Feb. 28 12:09 a.m. — 4300 block Laurel Road, William M. Combs, 47, 1230 Gary Blvd., Brunswick, charged with operating a vehicle Read More…

Brunswick police log for Feb. 27

Brunswick police Wednesday, Feb. 19 8:29 p.m. — Johnathan S. Teets, 59, 1935 Gaylann Drive, Brunswick, served a burglary warrant at his home. Friday, Feb. 21 2:30 a.m. — 1100 block Pearl Road, damage reported to a car — scratches on the sides — while parked in a lot. 2:40 a.m. — Naomi M. Loadman, Read More…