A dash for the door: Two women allegedly skip-scanned merchandise Friday at Walmart and then tried to leave the store without paying for all of it, police said. Brandy M. Reasbeck, 39, 110 Ruby Road, Mingo Junction, and Paula M. Willison, 48, 6690 state Route 43, Bloomingdale, have been summoned to appear in Municipal Court to answer petit theft charges. Store personnel valued the merchandise at $370.
Battle: Two people battling over a cell phone have each been charged with domestic violence. David M. Lalich, 49, and Stephanie J. Foresha, 42, both of 124 Aberdeen Road, were taken into custody Saturday. Foresha said her boyfriend punched her several times with a closed fist, and police said she had scratches and blood on her face. Lalich said he’d confronted the female after going through her phone and said she began punching and kicking him to get it back. His face was also bloodied and swollen, police said.
Heated: An argument between a man and a woman in the 700 block of Market Street Saturday ended after the woman threw her companion’s Xbox controller into a parking lot, police said. The man told police the controller was not damaged before he left the scene.
Overcome: A household member discovered an unresponsive female when he tried to stir her to do household chores Saturday. When police arrived on scene the woman was in an ambulance, awake. A green powder believed to be heroin was found at the scene.
Pushy: A woman said a former employer pushed his way into her home Saturday and kicked her boyfriend, who told police he tackled him and held him down with a pinky finger to the eye. The intruder sustained a scratch on his temple and a bruised eyelid, police noted. The couple told police they’d like to pursue charges against their uninvited guest, telling them it’s been an ongoing problem with the man.
Booming: Several reports were received of shots fired Monday in the vicinity of Woodlawn Road or Oregon Avenue, police said. Officers said they were unable to locate damage or recover evidence.
Fender-bender: Police were told a car drifted out of gear Saturday and bumped a gas pump in the 100 block of South Seventh Street, denting it. The driver, identified as James Spuriel, 63, 180 North Fourth St., Apt. 304, was cited for driving under suspension and served a bench warrant for petit theft, police said.
Jefferson County sheriff
Problems: A woman who’d caught a ride to her boyfriend’s home in the Bergholz area told deputies she’d snorted methamphetamine Sunday and asked them to get her to a hospital. When they located her at a business in Richmond, the woman told them she didn’t know what was going on. Her boyfriend said someone had dropped her at his place and said everything seemed fine when they went to bed, but she woke up screaming that something was wrong. He told deputies he didn’t know she’d done meth, and they said he did not appear to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Arrested: Jacorey Culley, 24, 106 Finaley St., Toronto, charged Sunday with driving under suspension.
Brooke County sheriff
Arrested: Becky J. Mahley, 46, 1990 Northview Road, Wellsburg, domestic assault and assault, Jan. 2.
Arrested: Christopher R. Jazbinsek, 33, Glenshaw, Pa., driving under the influence, driving while revoked for DUI and fugitive from justice, Jan. 4.
Arrested: Levi Thomas, 35, 819 Terika Drive, Follansbee, warrant for burglary and domestic assault, Jan. 5.
Arrested: Daniel C. Walden, 36, 302 College St., Bethany, reckless driving, obstructing an officer and driving while revoked for driving under the influence, Saturday.
Arrested: Tyler N. Parr, 28, 165 McKinley Drive, Follansbee, violation of protective order, Monday.