Police reports

Steubenville police

Aggressive: A bystander reported seeing a red sedan pull up at Railroad and Garrett avenues and a male pulled a female out of the rear passenger side of the vehicle in an aggressive manner, Friday. The witness said she could hear the woman screaming and saw the driver flee the scene, and in the process, ran over the female’s foot. She said the male then escorted the female west on Garrett Avenue.

Complaint: A man coaching youth baseball travel team said the kids were being loud and running wild in the hotel, and advised he’d rounded them up and told them to go to bed when a man with whom he’d had words earlier in the day came out and started an argument, Saturday. He said the man had been rude earlier in the day and to ease tension he’d attempted to pay the man’s bar tab. The other man, who called in the complaint, had said he returned to the hotel after the earlier confrontation and came out of his room when he heard yelling to find one of the men involved in the earlier incident yelling at kids in a guest room. When they saw him, he said the coach and his wife “began to verbally harass him” and advised the female approached him belligerently, He claimed when he started to call police the other man pushed him back into his room and slammed the door shut, but told police he didn’t want to pursue the matter and only wanted to be left alone.

Cited: Jonathan Ewing, East Liverpool, driving under suspension. Ewing was ticketed after officers located his vehicle Friday parked over a curb and partially over a ravine near Franciscan Square. They located Ewing, who admitted operating the vehicle and said he didn’t realize he’d driven over the curb. A tow truck was required to free it; Rolland Owens, 31, 223 North Ninth St., Steubenville, stop sign violation.

Bizarre: A Market Street resident said a man harassed her at the library, attempting to kiss her, Friday. When she would have none of it, she said he threatened to have someone kill her.

Lurking: A suspicious person was reported in the 3200 block of St. Charles Drive, Saturday. The caller said a man was standing in a driveway across the street and when he confronted him, took off. Police were unable to locate the individual.

Walking home: Police on patrol spotted a man lying on the sidewalk on Third Street near North Street, Saturday. The man said he was walking home to Toronto and stopped to take a break. He also said he’d hurt his ankle and needed to go to the hospital for treatment.

Tagging: Three residents reported their property was spray painted over the weekend, police said. A Spring Avenue resident said someone sprayed the words on her car, Friday. Another Spring Avenue resident told police someone used black spray paint to deface the driver and passenger side of his truck, Saturday. A resident in the 800 block of South Street said someone sprayed three characters in black paint near the front door of her rental property, Saturday.

Entered: A vehicle parked in the 600 block of North Webster Alley was entered and ransacked, Saturday. Nothing is believed missing.

Summoned: Ashly Tharp, 27, 616 East St., Hopedale, petit theft, Thursday. Employees at Walmart allegedly spotted Tharp skip-scanning items at the checkout, police said. She allegedly had items valued at $121 in her possession, they said.


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