Jefferson County sheriff
Incident: A man punched out the headlights to a friend’s car after he was asked to leave their property, Saturday. Deputies said the man had been drinking with his friend and the mother of his friend’s 6-year-old son when they asked him to leave because he was arguing with the boy. He became enraged and started screaming, so the other man slammed him to the ground to calm him. After releasing him, the man hid in the back of the car he’d vandalized until police arrived. He said he’ll replace the broken headlights. Neither man wanted to press charges.
Taken: Two batteries and an exhaust were reported taken from a bulldozer parked at the intersection of Salt Run Road and county Road 7E in Wells Township, Sunday. About 60 gallons of fuel also had been syphoned, deputies were told.
Theft: Several hundred dollars in change accumulated in two storage jars was reportedly removed from a home on county Road 45, Steubenville, Friday.
Missing: A half-square of shingles was reported missing from a home on state Route 152, Dillonvale, when the owner returned from several days away, July 13.
Threatened: An Amsterdam resident who posted pictures of a caged dog on Facebook says the neighbor who owns the animal is threatening her and her husband, Monday. The woman said she captioned the photo, “Is this abuse?” after the dog warden visited the home and then told her there was nothing he could do. Since she posted the picture, she said the neighbor has told her she “started a war” and they need “to watch their back.” The woman and her husband were advised to stay off of social media.
Arrested: Ricky Sheets, 21, 12402 state Route 213, Hammondsville, fugitive from justice, Monday. Deputies said Sheets was taken into custody by St. Clair Township police. He was wanted in Jefferson County on an assault warrant.
Assault: A man living in the 400 block of Union Avenue said he was hit in the head with a glass bottle when he asked a woman sitting with her feet out the door to shut it, Sunday. The woman, who also lives in the building, fled before police arrived. The man suffered a laceration to the left side of his head, police said.
Items missing: A couple parked at the marina while they went boating said their debit cards were stolen, Sunday. The fraud was discovered when the man’s bank alerted him to a potentially fraudulent charge of $1,013.79 at Kroger, which he declined. The woman’s card was later used to make two $1,500-plus purchases. Surveillance cameras captured footage of a woman using the cards.
Cited: Dominick Meto, 59, 133 Water St., intoxication, Sunday. The misdemeanor citation was issued after Meto allegedly contacted police for help twice within a four-hour span. On Saturday, police reported he’d claimed to have been struck in the head by an individual known to him, but that individual said he had been drinking and fell down the steps on his own. Hours later, Meto allegedly told police a different man had assaulted him and he needed to go to the hospital. Police said they didn’t observe any physical injuries, but did allege they detected an odor of alcohol on him.
Theft: Kelly Young, 37, 101 Virginia Ave., Mingo Junction, petty theft, Sunday. Store personnel allege Young used a bar code torn off a box of crayons to scan $240 in clothing at Wal-Mart, Sunday.
Arrested: Patrick Jeter, 40, 1408 Pennsylvania Ave. possession of drug paraphernalia and falsification, Sunday.
Arrested: Michele King, 45, 803 Rosswell Ave., warrant, Sunday.
Arrested: David P. Cope, 56, 808 Main St., Toronto, bench warrant, Sunday.
Cited: Edmond M. Gray, 54, 866 Washington Pike, Wellsburg, stop sign violation; Jason VanDyke, 21, 1321 N. River Ave., Toronto, failure to yield; Quayaira Johnson, 27, 636 Oakmont, Steubenville, driving under suspension and expired plates.
Concerned: A resident in the 1100 block of Oak Grove reported hearing three gun shots, Sunday. Police said they didn’t find evidence of any gun play.
Overdosed: A woman in the 800 block of Rosswell required two doses of Narcan, Sunday. Also, a man was found lying face down in the 600 block of North Fifth Street, Sunday. Police were able to get him to a sitting position, but he kept nodding off. Narcan was administered, reviving him. He told police he’d snorted a substance he believed to be methamphetamine.
Missing: Lawn decorations were taken from a residence in the 1600 block of Roosevelt Avenue, Sunday.
Labeled: Bags of rotting garbage discovered in an alley in the 300 block of Summit, Monday. Officers discovered items bearing the address of a Clair Avenue residence.
Tripping: A woman who said she tripped on a sidewalk in the 500 block of Maxwell and hit her head on concrete called for help, but when police and ambulance crews arrived refused assistance, Monday.
Billed: A man who put his temporary tag on his porch said he forgot about it until he received a Pennsylvania Turnpike bill with a picture of a dark pickup truck.
Noticed: Notices of violation were given to owners of property at 834 Rosswell, high grass; 0309 Summit, litter; and 833 Rosswell, litter.
Arrested: Patrick Jeter, 40, 1408 Pennsylvania Ave., Steubenville, possession of drug paraphernalia and a bench warrant, Monday.
Arrested: Ashley Aguilea, 29, 128 Sunny Acres, Wintersville, failure to appear, Monday.
Cited: Ryan S. Wilson, 27, 504 Ohio St., no operator’s license, leaving the scene of an accident, marked lanes violation and unlawful plates; Kevin Joseph Robinson, 26 908 N. Sixth Ave., Steubenville, having an unlicensed motor vehicle on a public highway, DUS and driving the wrong way on a one-way street; Pariann L.S. Brown, 27, 2807 Sunset Boulevard, Apt. 1, speeding.