Daily Happenings 11-24-20

Police reports

Steubenville police

Close shave: Someone driving a motor home trying to get on the Market Street Bridge lost the “top piece” of the camper and a satellite dish, Thursday. Neither the vehicle nor the driver could be located.

Bye bye: Police had a vehicle with an expired registration parked for more than three days in the 1300 block of Park Street towed, Thursday. Officers said the car had three flat tires plus heavy damage to the front and rear. People living in the area told them the car had been there nearly a year.

Reported: Two callers reported hearing two shots fired in the vicinity of the 1100 block of Wellesley Avenue, Thursday. Police were unable to locate any evidence weapons had been discharged.

Arrested: Chad Davis, 40, 6207 state Route 151, Mingo Junction, operating a vehicle under the influence, Thursday.

Arrested: Roger Flati, 37, 142 N. Sixth St., Steubenville, criminal trespassing, Thursday.

Fight: Police found a woman on the ground in the 400 block of Dresden, covered in dirt and screaming, Friday. The woman had lacerations on her legs and arms and her face was swollen, and a bystander told police they saw the man she was with knock her to the ground and strike her. Her alleged assailant claimed she’d been agitated and hit him, bloodying his lip but said he didn’t know how her clothes got dirty. The victim told police he’d hit her in the head and when she fell, got on top of her and continued to beat her, grabbing her neck and choking her. She said he also kicked her when she was on the ground, and told police he’d bloodied his lip in a bar fight in Follansbee. She told police she wanted to pursue charges.

Located: Two shell casings were found in the 1100 block of Wellesley Avenue, Friday.

Attacked: A juvenile told police an adult known to him got out of a vehicle and slapped him in the face, then kicked him in the leg, Friday.

Fast moving: A man who opened his car door into traffic in the 400 block of Market Street was gone by the time the driver was able to circle the block to come back and get his information, Friday. Police said the passenger side mirror was damaged.

Tracking info: Police said they followed a trail of antifreeze to locate a driver involved in a hit-skip, Friday. James E. Gamble, 30, 2724 Cleveland Ave., Steubenville, was cited for driving under suspension, failure to yield and hit-skip following a two-car accident in the 2800 block of Sunset Boulevard. Police allege Gamble admitted being behind the wheel.

Cited: Tami R. Harris, 40, 1333 ¢ Euclid Ave., Steubenville, no operator’s license and failure to control, Friday. Harris told police she’d dropped a family member off at work and on the way home fell asleep at the wheel, hitting a power pole in the 1600 block of Oregon.

Arrested: Timothy M. Auber, 49, 4703 National Road, Wheeling, felony theft and possession of drugs, Friday. Auber allegedly tried to push a shopping cart past the checkout at Walmart without paying and when confronted, initially claimed his girlfriend had the receipt and had left the store before him, then shoved the cart at them and ran off. Auber was spotted getting in a car and when police stopped it, the driver said Auber and a female companion had asked him for a ride from Wheeling but he had no idea what they were doing.

Police allege they found a meth pipe with a white residue presumed to be methamphetamine where Auber had been sitting, as well as a book bag in the trunk with more pipes the owner of the car said wasn’t his. The woman wasn’t located. Store personnel valued the merchandise in the cart at $1,465. The driver of the vehicle, Paul E. Fisher, 61, of 56 Oakland Ave., Wheeling, also was cited for expired plates.

Siblings: A man collecting his possessions from his sister’s apartment in the 1100 block of Oak Grove started throwing things, putting a hole in the wall with a chair, Saturday. His sister said he also threw her down and ripped her shirt.

Money taken: A woman who sent a friend $40 through Facebook pay said when she checked her account the following morning, two additional debits had been made without her knowledge, Saturday. The victim said $300 was missing from her account, and told police she thinks her friend may have gotten into her phone overnight.

Wrong one: A man who’d been visiting with relatives in the 700 block of North Seventh Street said he left the residence briefly, and when he returned couldn’t get back in. Police eventually determined he was at the wrong apartment.

Distracted: A vehicle stopped on Lovers Lane was rear-ended, Saturday. The other driver told police he was checking his Door Dash and didn’t have time to stop.

Suspicious: A resident in the 500 block of Lawson Avenue who heard glass breaking and found his window broken reported seeing a group of juveniles a couple houses down walking away, Saturday.

Arrested: Cameron Banks, 23, 401 Dresden, Steubenville, domestic violence, Friday.

Cited: Roger L. Davis, 27, 1232 Oak Grove, Steubenville, driving under suspension;

Patrick J. Wherry, 21, 1501 Pershing Ave., Steubenville, stop sign violation. Wherry was cited following a two car accident at Woodland and Pershing avenues. No one was injured.


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