Patrol makes 14 alcohol-related arrests in one week in Lorain County

ELYRIA, Ohio - Over a 7 day period, the Elyria post of the State Highway Patrol arrested 14 people on alcohol-related charges.

OSHP reports the arrests bring the total year-to-date alcohol-related driving arrests to 28.

Those arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated include:

Hector Guzman, 35, Florida
Brian A. Tucker, 37, Columbia Station
Jason Gomez, 24, Lorain
William G. Nagel, 23, Amherst
John Merritt, 38, Berea
Juan C. Torres, 36, Lorain
Dawn M. Norris, 30, Elyria
Ronald Johnson Jr., 29, Elyria
Jerhonda J. Edwards, 21, Elyria
John E. Harris, 29, Lorain
Joshua T. Grant, 21, Lorain
Terrance J. Whittaker, 19, Amherst
Andrew W. Ciszczon, 21, North RIdgeville
Monica C. Dean, 33, Lorain

In 2011, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation, alcohol impaired drivers were involved in 4.29 percent of all crashes and 36.35 percent of all fatalities.

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