Daily Happenings 10-15-20
Criminal teamwork: A couple driving a 2018 Mitsubishi stole a pair of circular saws from Lowe’s more than a month ago valued at $578. Store personnel reported Tuesday the couple parked their 2018 maroon Mitsubishi in the fire lane, then a male jumped out the passenger door and went in the store leaving a female behind the wheel. They said the man emerged a few minutes later with the two Dewalt saws, loaded them into the car and fled. Store personnel said the same couple driving the same vehicle has been involved in thefts from Lowe’s locations throughout the area.
Drug issues: A man found on the sidewalk in the 400 block of Market Street with an uncapped needle next to him was breathing but not alert, Tuesday. Police said the man needed three doses of Narcan.
Bumper cars: A man backing out of a parking space at the mall said another car hit him, Tuesday. Police said the owner of the second car left the engine running and the vehicle in drive when he went inside the building.
Sticky fingers: A shoplifter walked out of Rural King with tools valued at $950, Tuesday. Store personnel said the thief carried a chainsaw and a Milwaukee box out the door.
Problematic: A Steubenville man cited for driving under suspension was charged with criminal trespass and resisting arrest three hours later, Tuesday. Police said Kenneth W. Geiger, 40, 356 Terrace Ave., was told he had to leave a business property but chose instead to argue with them, claiming he was being harassed and insisting he didn’t believe employees of the business wanted him to leave. He was taken into custody after he ignored their instructions and began walking toward the business, police reported.
Bad connection: A clerk told police a woman was standing in the parking lot making derogatory comments and harassing calls to her place of work, Tuesday. The clerk said the woman is upset because she dated her husband while the two of them were separated.
Arrested: Shaun O’Brien Conner, 47, 1414 State St., domestic violence, Tuesday.
Jefferson County sheriff
Theft: Two flat screen TVs and a blue stone necklace were taken from a residence on Main Street, Smithfield, Wednesday.