Arrested for violating the Governor's stay-at-home order


Photo by: Lorain County Jail

Photo by: Lorain County Jail

It appears Northeast Ohio has had its first arrest for violating the Governor's stay-at-home order. Avon Police say 39-year-old Eric Bates was arrested after concerns of shoplifting Tuesday afternoon. Police received a call that Bates was in the Avon Costco and ran from police upon their arrival. After a short chase, Bates was caught and later charged with theft, obstructing, possession of drug paraphernalia and violating the Governor's order.

He is being held in the Lorain County Jail.

-Kyle Cornell/ WTAM 1100

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