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Ex-basketball coach for Columbia High School pleads guilty to attempted drug trafficking

The former head basketball coach at Columbia High School pleaded guilty Thursday in Lorain County Common Pleas Court to drug activity between him and a former student. Matthew Sheets, 31, of Chatham, pleaded guilty to attempted trafficking in marijuana, a lesser offense, and offenses involving underage persons. Sheets was facing a charge of trafficking in […]

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Drug arrests uncover possible meth lab

ELYRIA — After charging three men with drug possession on Tuesday evening, a larger investigation led police to railroad tracks in Elyria, where one of the men allegedly had been making methamphetamine in a tent.

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Lorain County Drug Task Force set prescription drug turn-in day

The Lorain County Drug Task Force and its participating departments will be holding a prescription drug turn-in day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 26. Residents can dispose medications that are outdated or they no longer need without the drugs entering the water supply or being diverted by unintended users. No personal information will […]

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'Tree bark' drug lab discovered in Lorain County home with baby inside

ELYRIA, Ohio - Neighbors say the stretch of Washington Avenue they live on, along the Black River in Elyria, is usually a quiet place, with a nearby church and library. But what drug detectives found in a Brownstones apartment unit even surprised them.

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Lorain man arrested for more than $1 million worth of PCP

LORAIN — Local authorities confiscated $1.2 million worth of PCP from a Lorain man’s Porsche and Cadillac Escalade after a three-year long drug trafficking investigation.

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