Daily Happenings 9-16-20

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Austin Rea, Mingo Junction.

Police reports

Steubenville police

Car pooling: A woman who was discharged from Trinity Medical Center West allegedly found the keys to a 2002 Ford F150 another patient’s visitor had tucked under the front seat of the vehicle and took it for a drive, Saturday. The vehicle was located later in the day in Cadiz, where police said they’d arrested the woman “on a couple of charges.” Cadiz police said the woman’s discharge papers were in the truck when it was recovered, and they also obtained statements from individuals who saw the woman driving the truck.

Exit stage right: A Ravine Street resident asked police to make his wife leave their residence because she was drunk, Sunday. Police said the woman was “clearly intoxicated,” slurring her words and unable to stay on topic but, since they were married, they couldn’t make her leave so the husband did.

Threats: A woman in the 400 block of South Sixth Street said another female threatened to shoot her, Sunday. She said she didn’t see a gun but is fearful of the other woman, but when police located the other female they said she told them the caller “constantly antagonizes her and won’t leave her alone.” The second woman denied threatening the caller and claimed the caller had said something to her.

Hammered: A man in the 1400 block of Pennsylvania Avenue told police his live-in girlfriend had hit him with a hammer, Sunday. Police said the man had no apparent injuries and didn’t want to press charges. His girlfriend told police they’d been fighting but she never had a hammer. Police said she left the residence for the evening.

Vandalized: Someone sprayed white paint on the hatchback and passenger door of a vehicle parked in the 700 block of North Seventh Street, Friday.

Out of order: A cross walk signal was dangling at the corner of Oregon and Brady avenues, Sunday. Police said it appeared someone had pulled the signal from its mooring.

Rocky road: City police said they located a “plethora” of large rocks in the middle of the 100 block of Hollywood Boulevard, Sunday. Police said it appeared that a vehicle had struck the brick wall in front of Dollar General, dislodging the rocks.

Arrested: Jimmale Harton, 29, 816 N. Sixth St., Steubenville, theft of a motor vehicle and possession of drug paraphernalia, Sunday. Harton was taken into custody after police pulled the vehicle he was riding in over to address n equipment issue. The driver, Courtney Stevens, 29. 159 Pikeview Drive, Mingo Junction, was cited for a loud exhaust and no driver’s license, police said.

Arrested: Daniel James Everhart, 33, 308 Lincoln Ave., Mingo Junction, bench warrant for a probation violation, Friday.

Arrested: Lonnie Lee Smith, 39, 525 Clinton Ave., Steubenville, obstruction and felony possession of drugs, Thursday.

Arrested: Nancy Tipton, 38, 812 South St., Steubenville, two warrants for failing to appear, Friday.

Arrested: Charles J. Klug, 32, 1006 Pearl St., Martins Ferry, failure to appear, Thursday.

Arrested: Otis Allen, 43, no fixed address, failure to appear, Saturday.

Arrested: Sue M. Warren, 65, 425 county Road 47, Toronto, petit theft. City police said video surveillance at Wal-Mart captured footage of Warren skip-scanning food, drinks, light switches and hair straightener valued at $148. After she was taken into custody, police said they found another $85 in personal care products in her purse.

Cited: Kyle Nelson, 29, 1830 Comanche Place, Kent, assured clear distance violation; Michael R. Chichick, 73, 400 Fernwood Road, Wintersville, failure to yield;

Jefferson County sheriff

Too soon: A Wintersville man told police his ex-girlfriend came to his apartment to pick up her belongings and was enraged to discover his new girlfriend there, Sunday, He said his ex forced her way into the apartment, shoving him against a wall and knocking things off of tables when she discovered the other woman was present. He said she “grabbed a block of knives off the counter and threw them” at his new girlfriend but didn’t hit her, deputies said.

Friend or foe: A man staying with a family member in Yorkville said someone stole his catalytic converter and wiring harness, Saturday. The owner said he discovered it had been stripped when he went to the property where he’d had it towed so he could work on it. He said only a couple of people knew where to find the vehicle.

Stolen: A 2002 Honda 300EX taken from a residence on township Road 285, Salineville, Friday.

Deputies said a caller had reported a man on a motorcycle acting suspiciously, and when they tried to pull him over he allegedly fled the scene. Deputies said they witnessed the operator passing on a double yellow line and driving too fast, but abandoned the pursuit when his speed was clocked at nearly 70 miles on state Route 43 between Amsterdam to Springfield township. The cyclist was later located walking to his residence and told them his bike went over a hill and he lost it, so he walked home.

Arrested: Brian Anthony Baker, 38, 426 Main St., Amsterdam, failure to comply, Sunday. Baker also wad cited for driving under suspension, speeding and no registration.

Arrested: Abby Lynn Pierson, 26, 1415 Hillsdale Ave., Salem, failure to comply, Sunday.

Arrested: Christopher Johnson, 41, 2338 Chestnut St., Steubenville, parole violation, Saturday.

Arrested: Calvin Risdon, 18, 194 Union St., Mount Pleasant, importuning, Saturday.

Arrested: Kayla Koski, 31, 634 Grandview Ave., Mingo Junction, contempt, Friday.

Arrested: Kara Clark, 29, 802 Fourth St., Steubenville, contempt, Friday.

Arrested: Ryan Law, 43, 308 Front View Drive, Wintersville, contempt, Thursday.

Arrested: Magdiel Santiago-Romero, 43, Steubenville, domestic violence and resisting, Thursday.

Arrested: Paul Adam Abbott, 44, 6835 County Road 39, Bloomingdale, domestic violence, Thursday.

Arrested: Steven Timothy Brokaw, 32, 41 Sycamore St., Adena, hit-skip on property, Friday. Brokaw allegedly struck a car parked outside of an Adena business, then left the scene but returned a while later to tell the owner he’d struck her car. Deputies said the woman told them he left a second time after learning she’d called the police.


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