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Police reports

Steubenville police

Arrested: John Antill Jr., 53, 911 Biltmore Ave., Toronto, possession of drug paraphernalia, Monday. Antill also was cited for driving under suspension and a red light violation.

Threat: A woman walking in an alley in the 1000 block of Oak Grove Ave. said a woman told her she was going to burn her house down, Monday.

Embers: Neighbors reported the ruins of a house at 1306 Arlington Ave. were still smoldering, Monday. The structure was heavily damaged by the fire, which was reported shortly before 4 a.m. Sunday. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Overdosed: A man in the 700 block of Dock Street who was overdosing but became alert prior to Narcan being administered told police he’d snorted heroin roughly one hour earlier, Monday.

In plain sight: Store personnel said a man who signed a permanent ban from Wal-Mart in 2015 was spotted in the store removing plastic bags filled with unknown quantities of food without paying, Monday.

Investigation: A caller reported seeing an intoxicated female on the ground in the 600 block of South Sixth Street, Monday. Police said when they arrived on scene, the woman was walking to a club.

Questions: A man in the 900 block of McKinley told police his neighbor was banging on the back wall of his house, Monday. He also said the man was in his backyard, but when police checked the yard was empty. The neighbor, who was in his own house, said it’s been an issue for the past year.

False alarm: Police responding to what they thought was a child abduction report learned it was only a drill, Monday. Police said security at Trinity Medical Center West canceled the alert while they were en route.

Reported: A caller complained to 3rd Ward Councilman Eric Timmons about vehicles parked in front of apartments in the 600 block of Carnegie Street, Monday. Police said the block was checked throughout the shift and no violations were witnessed.

Noticed: Notices of violation were sent to owners of property at 707 Market St. and 1403 Steele Ave., both for grass.

Jefferson County sheriff

Uninvited: A Maplewood Drive resident reported seeing a man in her backyard, Monday. Police were told the man ran into the woods before they arrived on scene.

Bottoms up: A Grafton Road couple causing a disturbance with their arguing told deputies they’d been drinking all day, Monday. The pair agreed to separate for the night.

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