Police reports

Steubenville police

Bad reaction: A George Street resident said an individual she told was no longer welcome to stay in her home had threatened to burn her house down and beat up her husband, Wednesday. She told police she’s worried for her children.

Hit and run: Two juveniles stole a jewelry case from the Sunoco station on S. Seventh Street, Wednesday. An employee said the pair entered the store and grabbed display cases full of jewelry off the counter. One of the youths was able to get away with the jewelry case, but store personnel were able to grab the merchandise before the other youth left.

Destruction: A Wellsville man is facing charges after he allegedly damaged a phone, a light fixture and bathroom fixtures at Trinity East, Wednesday. Dakota L. Powell, 26, 41420 State Route 39, was booked into the Jefferson County jail on a felony vandalism charge. Damage to the hospital equipment was estimated at $1,200, police said.

Trespassers: Police were notified two women had been living in a shed in the 1500 block of Maryland Avenue, Wednesday. The women were spotted walking away prior to police arriving at the location, but left behind personal items including food, clothes and mail from municipal court.

Spoofed: An Oxford Boulevard resident told police she received a call from a woman who said her cable company needed information, but then couldn’t tell her who her cable company was, Wednesday. The homeowner said she hung up and called the number that appeared on her caller ID, only to find it had been spoofed and the person who legitimately has that number had not tried to call her.

Dodged: A hit-skip driver struck the crosswalk signal at the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Lovers Lane, Wednesday. Police said the crosswalk pole was uprooted from the concrete and the metal base shattered, and said the accident affected the traffic lights as well. Pieces of the front bumper of a black sporty vehicle believed to be a Dodge Charger or Challenger were recovered. Officers said it appeared the vehicle was traveling north on Lovers Lane and attempted a left onto Sunset when it traveled over the curb and struck the pole with the right passenger side of the vehicle.

Harassed: A Grandview Avenue resident reported being threatened by an individual accusing her of stealing food, Wednesday.

Lost: A Murphy Avenue resident told police his wallet is missing, Wednesday. He said he hasn’t seen it since he was at the mall Monday. In addition to his license, he said it had a bank card and two credit cards, all of which he canceled.

Found: A driver’s license and two debit cards were found in a parking lot downtown, Wednesday.

Cited: Raymond D. Byler, 22, 219 Opal Boulevard, Steubenville, left of center after he struck another car while making a right off Sunset at Opal; Wilberto Delgado Pinto, 37, no address listed, failure to yield left turn and leaving the scene of an accident. Pinto was at the wheel of a delivery truck that pulled out of Wilshire into the path of another vehicle, police said.


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