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Police reports

Steubenville police

Arrested: Wade L. Manns, 26, 631 Buena Vista Blvd., Steubenville, warrants for criminal mischief and criminal trespass, Wednesday.

Arrested: Otis Allen, 43, 637 N. Fifth St., failure to apear, Wednesday.

Arrested: Mayia T. Dokes, 21, 226 McLister Ave., Mingo Junction, failure to appear, Wednesday. Police said Dokes was taken into custody after an officer allegedly witnessed her passing a slow moving truck on Lawson Avenue.

Arrested: Bridgette Simpson, 55, 901 Bank St., No. 25, Toronto, petit theft and possession of drugs, Wednesday. Police allege Simpson left a store without paying for $278 in merchandise, Wednesday. Arrested: Rickey Noviski, 42, 1407 Pennsylvania Ave., Steubenville, driving under suspension and failure to control, Wednesday. Police reported Noviski was taken into custody after a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of state Route 7 and Third Street.

Shots: Police reported hearing roughly 11 shots fired near the intersection of Lincoln and Wilson, Thursday. Witnesses reported seeing a man run through the 1100 block of Lincoln towards McKinley. Others reported seeing a dark colored vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed along Tweed.

Struck: A man on a bicycle was struck by a motorist entering a parking lot on North Sixth Street, Wednesday. The man gave police a description of the driver and the vehicle that struck him, corroborated by the owner of the bike. The driver told police the bicyclist cut in front of his car while he was entering the parking lot, and said he left the scene because the bike’s owner “came to the area and began punching his truck and threatening him for damaging his bike.”

Harassment: A woman believes her ex-boyfriend is behind bogus calls for help at her Broadway Avenue residence, Thursday. The caller initially reported a man and woman arguing, and minutes later reported a man brandishing a gun at her residence. The woman said the harassment had been ongoing for about a year.

A South Fifth Street resident told police she’d allowed her ex-boyfriend to stay with her for several days but when she told him to leave, he became angry and refused to leave, Thursday. The woman said when she attempted to leave with her children, he grabbed her around the throat and threw her to the ground. The ex-boyfriend denied there was a confrontation and said she had jewelry that belongs to him.

Bit: A Darlington Avenue resident’s dog bit him on the left hand, right ear, a finger on his left hand and nose, Wednesday.

Burglar: A woman in the 1200 block of Adams Street discovered a stranger trying to move her air conditioner out of the way to gain access to her home, Wednesday.

High grass: Notices of violation issued to owners of properties at 2400 Sunset; 726 Kendall; 615 Wilkins; 427 Washington and 1315 West Adams St.

Vandalized: A car parked in the 100 block of Welday Avenue was keyed on the driver’s and passenger side, as well as hood and bumper, Wednesday.

Towed: Two vehicles parked in a JMHA lot in the 800 block of Sherman Avenue without permission were towed, Wednesday.

Lost: A North Fifth Street resident told police she left $150 in the car of a man who gave her a ride to the mall, Wednesday.

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