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Man arrested after breaking into home

STEUBENVILLE — Ray Jeter, 26, of 1419 Orchard St. was arrested by City Police late Wednesday evening after he allegedly broke into the home of a former girlfriend.

Police were called around 11:16 p.m. Wednesday to a house in the 3300 block of Portland Boulevard. The female resident said Jeter came to the house and was banging on the windows, police reported. The woman went into a bathroom and called a family member, police reported.

Police said Jeter then forced his way into the home, damaging the door, but he left.

Jeter was found on Sunset Boulevard and was arrested.

He is lodged in the county jail on a pending charge of burglary.

Clerk of courts releases report

STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County Clerk of Courts John Corrigan has released his report for December.

The auto title department collected vehicle fees and taxes of $643,219, with $28,1404 going to the county and $615,078 going to the state. Miscellaneous fees were $4,252 and watercraft fees $81. Total fees and taxes were $656,735, with $32,475 going to the county and $623,735 to the state.

For the legal department, new cases filed included miscellaneous, 11; Ohio Department of Taxation, 148; certificate of judgment, 70; civil, 21; domestic, 16; criminal, 10; and court of appeals, none. Clerk fees paid into the county totaled $10,097.

The Rayland title office processed 539 titles with license plate revenue of $710. Also processed were 16 passports with revenue of $560.

The courthouse title office processed 25 passports with revenue of $875; recorded license plate revenue of $2,067; and saw a total of $31,509 in total auto title fees paid. The total revenue paid into the county was $34,286, with county total titles of 2,150.

Trustees to hold special meeting

WINTERSVILLE — Cross Creek Township trustees will hold a special meeting at 10 a.m. on Monday to open bids for work on township Roads 168 and 181.

From staff reports

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