Police reports

Steubenville police

Grand theft auto: Police responded to a gas station on Sunset Boulevard in regards to a stolen vehicle, Friday. According to the report, police talked to both the station manager and the victim, observing security footage of the man in the store and driving away in the vehicle. A short time later, Steubenville PD was notified by the Pennsylvania State Police that the vehicle in question had been recovered after being involved in a crash near the Fort Pitt Tunnels in Pittsburgh. Witnesses observed a man matching the description of the man from the earlier security footage walking away from the crash.

Illegal camping: Police responded to a report of a man camping near the railroad tracks near the 100 block of S. Sixth Street, Friday. The man, who told police he was homeless and was observed gathering up belongings, was advised he was on property belonging to a rail company. Zachary R. Moore, 33, no fixed address, was summonsed for criminal trespass.

Vandalized: A resident of the 3200 block of Sunset Boulevard reported her mother’s vehicle had been vandalized early Saturday morning. The resident said she observed a man near the vehicle, but thought it was a neighbor’s boyfriend. Police observed the driver’s side window to be smashed and a large piece of concrete on the center console, a scratch on the rear driver side door and the rear driver side window appeared it had been attempted to be broken as well. Distracted: Police responded to a vehicle striking parked cars on the 1300 block of Oak Grove Avenue, Saturday. According to the report, the driver said they looked down “for a brief moment” and struck the parked cars. Augustine T. Sirilla, 19, 295 Belleview Blvd., was cited for failure to control.

Cited: Samantha S. Simmons, 21, 313 Meadowbrook, Dr., Wintersvillle, excessive window tint.

Jefferson County sheriff

Hide and seek: The sheriff’s office responded to a report of a disturbance at an apartment complex in Wintersville, Friday. According to the report, a man was located “hiding” in the laundry room. He was found to have a warrant out of District Court One in Toronto. A female at the scene told the deputy her and the man were arguing but she was not assaulted. Michael A. Horlacher, 28, 601 Two Ridge Road, Wintersville, was taken into custody.


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