Daily Happenings 9-8-20

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Greg Lauri, Wheeling.

Police reports

Steubenville police

Assault: A woman reported she was struck in the face multiple times by two women following an argument after she advised a group of juveniles to leave her home on South Sixth Street Saturday afternoon.

Cited: Dawn D. Myers, 47, 46 Ottawa Road, Wellsburg, driving while suspended and failure to signal; Nicole King, 36, 488 Dresden Ave., dog at large; Kenneth B. McClain, 48, 221 Olive Drive, Wintersville, following too closely; and Thomas Abercrombie, 35, 606 Logan Ave., Mingo Junction, following too closely and driving while suspended.

Domestic incident: A woman in the 3900 block of Sunset told police if her boyfriend told them she punched him in the face, it was because he’d choked her with his hands, Friday. Police said the woman had no bruises or redness on her neck and she changed her narrative several times, eventually telling them he’d used his forearm, and claimed her boyfriend punched himself in the face so he could say she’d attacked him. A witness said there was no physical contact between the two of them, but she is “constantly screaming at him.”

Drugs found: A bag of cocaine was found in the 200 block of North Fourth Street, Friday.

Little curb, big wall: A woman who drove her car over a curb, through landscaping and into the side of a building at Trinity East told police she thought she only hit the curb, Friday. Police said they observed damage to the front of the vehicle as well as the exterior of the building, but the maintenance staff showed them where the wall inside the building had been pushed in and the heating register had been pushed out.

Card swiped: A North Fourth Street resident told police he’d given a man his debit card a month ago so he could shop for him and the man hasn’t returned it, Friday. The man told police he’s seen withdrawals totaling $350 that he didn’t authorize.

Afraid: A woman told police she’s receiving threatening texts and voicemails from an acquaintance, Friday. The man claims to have an assault rifle he said he wants to use on her.

Disturbance: Neighbors complained of a woman in the 200 block of Ravine Street “screaming in her yard and throwing objects,” Friday. Police located the woman, who by then was sitting quietly in her garage, and when advised of the complaint she told them “she yelled to her husband that she did not love him.”

Fast and furious: A woman said an ex-boyfriend who was recently released from prison was chasing her through the South End apartments threatening to kill her, Friday. She told police she was out walking with friends when he started chasing her because she wouldn’t talk to him. He’s also been sending her threatening messages, she said.

Blocked: A Ravine Street resident told police he’s receiving threatening messages from a caller known to him, Friday.

Choices: An intoxicated male causing a disturbance at a Lincoln Avenue business told police he’d been evicted from Rescue Mission and was currently homeless, Friday. The man appeared to be under the influence of an intoxicant and told them he is having issues with addiction. After speaking with police, the man agreed to seek treatment and was transported to Trinity West for evaluation.

Squaring off: Callers reported two women actively fighting on South Fourth Street but they were gone when police arrived, Friday.

Injured: A man laying on the sidewalk in front of a business on Market Street told police he tripped while using his cane, Friday. The man’s head was cut but he refused treatment.

Bumper car: A motorist turning onto Sunset Boulevard from Lovers Lane extension told police he didn’t realize until he saw a dent on his car that he’d been rear-ended, Friday. The man said he heard a noise but thought he’d popped the clutch. He said a woman driving a white pickup truck pulled into the parking lot behind him, got out, looked at his vehicle and then left the scene, which is when he realized he’d been hit.

Code issues: Notices of violation were sent to owners of property at 1405 Belleview Blvd., litter; 123 Welday Ave., grass;

Arrested: Joseph B. Satatehite, 35, 320 Woodcrest, Follansbee, receiving stolen property, Friday.

Arrested: Donald W. Staymate, 37, 1312 ¢ Park St., Steubenville, contempt of court and possession of drug paraphernalia, Friday. Police report Staymate violated a store ban, and allege he had a burnt glass crack pipe in his pocket when he was taken into custody.

Cited: Ayla K. Easler, 32, 1206 Maryland Ave., stop sign violation and expired unlawful plates; Robin Martin, 59, 410 Woodmont Ave., Steubenville, left of center.

Arrested: Dinah Debnar, 32, 270 Beach Road, Weirton, falsification and possession of drug paraphernalia, Sunday.

Cited: Matthew P. Porco, 61, 2441 Alexander Manor, Steubenville, expired plates and improper parking; Elizabeth M. Cooper, 33, Wildfire Drive, New Cumberland, no operator’s license and stop sign violation; and Marielle T. Baker, 20, Herndon, Va., failure to yield.

Assault: A man said a man known to him kicked him in the mouth Saturday. He had a bloody lip and mouth.

Theft: Credit cards for two local businesses were reported stolen after their owner discovered more than $2,000 in purchases, including $500 gift cards, made with them.

Altercation: A business on South Seventh Street reported two males were punching each other there, knocking over a display and damaging a television, on Sunday evening.


Arrested: Robert Rice, 36, 164 Nessley St., Empire, driving under the influence, Sunday.


Arrested: Ryan Knutsen, 38, 101 Forest Lane, Mount Pleasant, failure to appear, Sunday.

Jefferson County sheriff

Arrested: Calista Henderson, 22, 2810 Weir Ave., Weirton, destruction of property, Friday.

Assault: A woman and others at a Main Street, Adena home said she was struck and kicked by two women outside the home at about 1:30 a.m. Saturday. Witnesses said a man wielding a baseball bat in a threatening manner also was at the scene. The visitors were known to people there, and the incident is under investigation.

Theft: A vehicle at an Ohio Street residence was entered and $20 was taken Friday night.

Shots fired: Deputies responding to a report of shots fired near Parr Avenue in Steubenville Township early Sunday found no evidence of them but did hear loud noises from the Norfolk-Southern rail yard, where work was being done.

Breaking and entering: A door to a home on township Road 219 in Salem Township was broken into and a costume jewelry was found missing Friday.


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