Elyria Police Department News

Local effort will aid Florida hurricane victims

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

by MICHELE MURPHY

Lorain County Blue Foundation, a law enforcement nonprofit group, and Statement Limousine of Sheffield Village are helping an emergency management team in Florida to get sorely-needed basic necessities to victims of Hurricane Irma.

Avon police officer Chris Barton who has led Blue Foundation since its inception in 2012 said it was an easy, “Yes!” when Statement Limousine owner Carl Guenther contacted the group about …Read More

Missing Avon girls found in Elyria, returned home

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Avon

By Bryan Wroten

Two Avon girls, ages 12 and 2, who went missing Saturday evening were returned to their home in Avon Sunday night, after a search by several police departments, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and community members.

A press release from Lt. Keith Haag of the Avon Police Department stated that 2-year-old Sophia Rogers is safe and back with her mother, Kaylyn Rogers. The 12-year-old …Read More