Police reports

Brooke County sheriff

Arrested: William C. Byers II, 36, 405 McLister Ave., Mingo Junction, driving under the influence, Saturday.

Arrested: Roger L. Jeffries, 66, 1379 Washington Pike, Wellsburg, driving under the influence and obstructing an officer, Monday.

Jefferson County sheriff

Conflicted: A Wintersville woman said her boyfriend struck her in the side of her mouth with a closed fist during an argument, but deputies said she had no visible injuries and didn’t want to pursue charges. Officers spoke with the boyfriend, who said they’d argued but nothing physical had taken place.

Steubenville police

Struck: A woman being treated at Trinity West for a left leg injury Monday told police her boyfriend ran her down during an argument and left the scene. The woman said when she was walking back inside he pulled forward, hitting her. Her boyfriend said the woman had intentionally walked in front of his car and he accidentally hit her, and he told police he got out of his car and helped her into the house. He said when she called 911, he left.

Grab bag: A man who purchased several items at Rural King Monday realized he’d forgotten something and left his purchases at the register, but when he returned realized several items were missing from his bag. Store personnel determined merchandise valued at $59 had been stolen. Police obtained the name and phone number of the individuals suspected of taking the items.

Hit: A woman told police she and her husband had been arguing and asked them to supervise while she removed items from her residence, Monday. Her husband told them they started arguing after he picked her up from work and she hit him several times in his face. His wife admitted it, but he didn’t want to pursue charges.

Damaged: The owner of a vehicle parked at Trinity West said it was entered Monday, but nothing appeared to be missing. The plastic around the vehicle’s ignition was damaged, police said.

Friends with pockets: A man said his inhaler, five or six Xbox games and five or six batteries were missing from his home Monday. He told police he’d had friends over and woke up to find his possessions missing.

Ticketed: Anthony Z. Ferguson, 34, 1335 Euclid Ave., Steubenville, was cited for failure to control and leaving the scene on Monday after a one-vehicle accident on Sunset Boulevard at Steele Avenue. Police said the vehicle flattened a light post and the driver left the scene. Ferguson told them his tire was going flat, causing him to lose control of his vehicle, and said he left the scene because he wanted to get home before it went completely flat.

Stolen: A man who left his vehicle unlocked and the keys in the center console said it was stolen, Monday.

In need: A homeless man causing a disturbance at a downtown gas station told police he was looking for a place to get out of the weather. Police transported him to the warming shelter.

Work hazard: A vehicle was entered while a woman was working her shift at Rural King, Monday. She told police some change and a Steve Madden purse were taken, and said it happened once before. Police said the driver side door handle was broken.

Booked: James J. Boniey, 51, 201 Buena Vista Blvd., Steubenville, domestic violence; Montyel Barnes, 38, 418 Union Ave., Steubenville, probation violation (Belmont County).


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