Police Deparment
$ 2,000 REWARD - Mario Whitfield Homicide Please call Detective Chris Kovach at (440) 204-2168 for information on this homicide.
$ 2000 REWARD - Darmis Crawford Homicide Please call Detective Steve Curry at 204-2166 with any information regarding this homicide.
$ 500 Reward - Missing Peson Kathleena "Kat" Burke Contact Lorain Police Detective Bureau at 440-204-2105 with any information.
311 Non-Emergency Lorain Police Number Dial 311 from any landline Centurytel phone to be connected directly to our Police Dispatchers
Commend/Complaint If you would like to commend an officer/employee, or if you have a complaint, please call our Office of Professional Standards at 440-204-2116.
Drug Tip Line Drug Tip Line: 440-204-2108
Information on Recent Homicides To provide information on recent homicides or shootings, call Detectives at 440-204-2105.
PUBLIC SAFETY WARNING 21 Overdoses & 3 deaths in 48 hours involving dangerous narcotic being sold as heroin.
Report an Emergency Report an emergency or crime in progress, dial 9-1-1.
Report Non-Emergency To report non-emergency situations or crimes that are not in progress, dial 440-204-2100, or if calling within the City of Lorain on a landline phone, dial 3-1-1
Unsolved Homicide Reward being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the shooting deaths of two Lorain teenagers, as well as the city's other unsolved homicides.

Unsolved Homicides

Damis Cherokee Crawford BM/33

 On 8-13-2010 at 2:54 a.m., Damis Crawford was fatally shot in the ara of 1637 East 30th Street.  Dennis was standing outside with his brother when he was shot.  The shooting was a drive-by.  Damis was an innocent victim. full story

Christopher Damon Hill HM/16

 On 6-22-2009 at 5:25 p.m., Christopher Hill was fatally shot in the area of 17th Street and Long Avenue.  Christopher was seated in a parked vehicle with a goup of his friends when a suspect fired at his vehicle.  The situation was a drug-related an gang-related incident.   full story

Darren Rene Grove aka Shorty (age 41)

Darren Grove was fatally shot on January 15, 2007 sometime around 1:30 AM while in his residence. After having been shot Darren managed to exit his residence making it to the front sidewalk of his W. 18th St. home where he expired. full story

William English

$5,000 Reward for Information Leading to the Arrest and Conviction of the Suspect(s) Involved in the Homicide of William English, October 7, 2002. full story

Jose Jimenez, HM/45

Jose Jimenez was found stabbed to death in his one room apartment on December 3rd, 1993, at 2108 E. 28th Street in Lorain, Ohio. Jimenez suffered from multiple stab wounds to the head , neck, and chest areas. The 3 l/2" blade of a Ginsu knife, the apparent weapon, was discovered still lodged in a neck wound. The handle to that knife was never located. full story

Also Inside

Tammy D. Beetler, WF/31
Tommy Gamble, BM/46
Jerome Lusane, BM/33