Richard McKitrick, Paris, Pa.


Rachel and Brian Parsons of Wintersville, a girl, May 29.

Nicole and Joe Geary of Wintersville, a girl, May 28.

Tracy Graves and Chad Mixter of Newell, a boy, May 31.

Jamara Chester of Steubenville, a boy, May 30.

Delilah and Desse Reynard of Mingo Junction, a boy, May 29.

Shawna Herrick and Nathan Click of Toronto, a boy, May 29.

Michelle Kernya of Jewett, a boy, May 30


Arrested: Jesse A. Cook, 29, 1609 1/2 Ridge Ave., operating a vehicle under the influence and failure to reinstate license, Wednesday.

Arrested: August S. Cosso Jr., 50, 9 Bartleyville Road, Burgettstown, warrant charging misuse of a credit card, Wednesday.

Charged: Shane Holland, 22, 601 Two Ridge Road, Wintersville, bench warrant out of municipal court, Wednesday.

Charged: Raymond Blake, 20, Bridgeport, bench warrant out of common pleas court, Wednesday.

Arrested: Jamie L. Smearman, 26, 915 Maple Way, possession of drugs, possession of marijuana and two counts domestic violence, Wednesday.

Arrested: Allison M. George, 31, 168 Leech St., Weirton, failure to appear warrant out of municipal court, Wednesday.

Arrested: Treyvon C. Wise, 19, 984 Sherman Ave., failure to appear warrant out of municipal court, Wednesday.

Cited: Justin J. Cowser, 31, Apartment 2, 172 Woodvue Lane, Wintersville, following too close.


Arrested: Gayle M. Koster, 45, 8415 county Road 22A, Bloomingdale, domestic violence, Wednesday.


Dale Arbaugh, 51, Jewett.


Trinity Medical

Center West

Laura and John Brinskey of Wintersville, a girl, May 26.



Gun found: Handgun found Tuesday in foundation block of garage torn down years ago in the rear of the 1500 block of Pennsylvania Avenue. Police reported the gun appeared to have been there for a long time and was inoperable.

Charged: Michele Scurry, 43, 1342 Oak Grove Ave., bench warrant out of municipal court, Tuesday.

Charged: Vonetta Cason, 46, 1340 Oak Grove Ave., bench warrant out of municipal court, Tuesday.

Charged: Jerry Savage Jr., 44, Apartment 55, 901 Bank St., Toronto, bench warrant out of municipal court, Tuesday.

Theft: Bike taken from in front of residence in the 900 block of Washington Street, Tuesday.

Arrested: Nelle Lucas, 39, 817 Market St., child endangerment, Tuesday.

Arrested: Dino V. Osso, 52, 2677 state Route 213, Steubenville, operating vehicle under the influence, Tuesday.

Arrested: Kristen L. Hale, 27, 16 Devils Run Road, Burgettstown, warrant charging criminal mischief, Tuesday.


County sheriff

Arrested: David H. Taylor, 40, 4012 Stratford Blvd., drug trafficking, Tuesday.

Municipal court

The following cases were cleared, court costs added, in Steubenville Municipal court with Judge Dan Spahn presiding:

Gianno A. Dallas, 21, 3724 Argonne Ave., disorderly conduct, four days in jail; Jacob A. Ewan, 21, 3631 Sunset Blvd., criminal mischief and domestic violence, 30 days in jail; Shaylene M. Johnson, 26, Apartment F-6, 606 Blue Ridge Manor, Wellsburg, petit theft, five days in jail; Megan R. Rockey, 20, 1208 Ridge Ave., possession of marijuana, $50; Taraya Schoonover, 23, 1323 Ridge Ave., loitering for solicitation, $30; Michael L. Swearengen, 45, 1135 Oak Grove Ave., resisting arrest and disorderly conduct, 10 days in jail; Donald W. Taylor Jr., 38, 2716 Cherry Ave., drug paraphernalia, $50; Rebecca A. Wees, 41, 313 Bryden Road, two counts no dog registration, costs;

Jason M. Congrove, 40, Lisbon, tampering with evidence, dismissed, using weapon while intoxicated, $750; Jason R. Ferguson, 43, Wintersville, contempt of court, eight days in jail; Brooks Hurt, 28, 222 McLister Ave., Mingo Junction, drug trafficking, dismissed, drug abuse, $150; John P. Lucas Jr., 56, Apartment 1, 2809 Sunset Blvd., assault, dismissed due to evidentiary reasons; David R. Ralston, 29, 4938 township Road 177, Rayland, no display of plates, dismissed due to evidentiary reasons; Phillip W. Richards, 34, 339 S. 22nd St., Weirton, theft, 180 days in jail, 90 days suspended; Christine M. Shannon, 30, 1223 Oregon Ave., drug abuse instrument, 22 days in jail, drug paraphernalia, dismissed; Rodeny R. Vein, 45, 2509 Cherry Ave., second-offense OVI and hit-skip, 36 days house arrest, $525, one year license suspension, failure to reinstate license, $200;

William P. Cogar, 47, Cadiz, failure to reinstate license, $200, stop sign, $100; Jeremy T. Crihfield, suspended license, $150, one way street, $100; Sean L. Fletcher, 44, 908 Oakland Way, disorderly conduct, five days in jail; Veronica A. Gambos, 53, 320 N. Fourth St., hit-skip, $250, following too close, $100; James E. Lawrence, 48, 255 S. Fifth St., suspended license, $100; Morgan A. Linn, 25, 2512 Sunset Blvd., expired license, costs; Lisa D. McDonald, 33, 1405 Oregon Ave., driving with temporary permit without licensed driver, $100; Jon E. Renforth, 22, 328 Lincoln Ave., Mingo Junction, OVI, $375, driver intervention program, six month license suspension, reckless operation, $150; Lawrence D. Rose, 43, 1123 Jefferson St., possession of marijuana, $150; and Michael D. Walker, 32, 559 Canton Road, Wintersville, suspended license, $200.