Police reports

Steubenville police

Tumble: A Sunset Boulevard resident needed help when her husband fell down a flight of steps Friday. The man, who was intoxicated, was sitting at the bottom of the steps with a deep laceration and bleeding profusely, police said. He was taken to Trinity West for treatment.

Road rage: Bystanders said a male in a light-colored SUV screamed at a woman who he felt had cut him off in traffic, Saturday. The disturbance happened in the 1900 block of Sunset Boulevard.

Yelling: Police looked for a male in a black Kia with tinted windows callers said was yelling obscenities in the 100 block of North Fourth Street but couldn’t find him, Friday.

Run down: A George Street resident told police her son was playing with other kids in the vicinity of Terrace Avenue when two males chased him down the road to Spring Avenue, Thursday. Officers spoke with the men, who told her the juvenile was cussing and attempting to shove and hit two girls, also juveniles, so they chased him away from their property.

Disturbance: A Henry Avenue resident asked police to remove a woman from his home who he said had been disrespectful to him and his family, Friday. He said when he asked the woman to leave, she began arguing with him and scratched his cheek. Police noted he had a fresh scratch running from his eyebrow to his nose. The woman retrieved her possessions and left the residence.

Hit and skipped: A Market Street resident told police a female came to his residence and hit him several times in the face, but he doesn’t want to pursue charges, Saturday.

Bag lady: Police watched surveillance footage of a woman they believe stole a man’s wallet stuff it into her bag and leave the Circle K, Saturday. They said the owner of the wallet told them he put his wallet down to get a pop and forgot to grab it. When he came back for it, he said it was gone.

Bad scene: Callers reported a male possibly overdosing and lying in the street in the 900 block of North Eighth Street, Saturday. Firefighters said they arrived at the scene in time to see the man walking into a residence and spoke with him through a closed back door, but he refused medical attention.

Bad credit: Walmart employees told police a man walked into the store and took two items he’d grabbed off a shelf to the service desk and got a $410 refund on his credit card, even though he hadn’t paid for them, Saturday. They said the money refunded to his credit card to purchase three items valued at $186, then he returned to the store later in the day to get more money refunded to his card. He grabbed all three items and fled when store personnel said they needed to check on something. Police said the man was a male with grey facial hair in his 60s or 70s wearing a grey T-shirt and khaki shorts with a German Shepherd on a leash.

Ditched: A man involved in a disturbance in the 1500 block of Oregon Avenue was found hiding in the backyard, Saturday. Police said the man’s girlfriend told them he’d fled before they arrived, but they realized she wasn’t being totally forthcoming and began searching the exterior of the residence. They found the man in the back yard trying to hide in a ditch. They said he was “highly intoxicated” and admitted arguing with the woman, who said she didn’t want to pursue charges and would take care of him for the remainder of the night. Police told him to go inside and sleep it off.

Concerning: Residents in the 400 block of Westwood Drive reported a suspicious vehicle, Friday. They said the person driving the vehicle circled the block multiple times in the turquoise-colored Pontiac and would park in the middle of the roadway. They said at one point a female got out of the car and started to approach a house but saw them watching her and left.

False alarm: A caller reported hearing one loud bang in the 100 block of Park Street that sounded like it could be a gunshot or firework, Friday. Officers said the area was calm when they arrived on scene, and a pedestrian told them he’d heard a firework.

Spotted: Two women were spotted in a white Nissan Xterra snorting cocaine outside the downtown Speedway, Friday.

Tense: A woman in the 1200 block of Arlington told police her neighbor’s daughters have been screaming at her ever since she was accused of calling their father a drug dealer, Saturday. The woman said she’d never had trouble with her neighbors before the allegation.

Down and out: A caller reported an unresponsive male on the sidewalk in the 1300 block of Ridge Avenue, but police were unable to locate him.

Code issues: Notices of violation were sent to the owners of property at 1807 Oregon Ave. and 1653 Oregon Ave., both for high grass.

Ominous: A Linduff Avenue resident told police two people harassed her at her workplace, Friday. Before leaving she said they told her, “This is not over.”

Cited: Deanna L. Young, 53, 2020 Girard Ave., Steubenville, no operator’s license, Saturday; Savannah Kay Devore, 24, and Kimerly Devore, 50, both of 4997 state Highway 151, Mingo Junction, theft; Michael Funkhouser, 42, 53658 High Ridge Road, Bridgeport, marked lanes violation; Aliah L. Stinson, 25, 1135 Wilson Ave., Mingo Junction, petit theft. Stinson allegedly tried to leave Walmart with $110 in merchandise she hadn’t paid for, police said.

Booked: Neal C. Jackson, 41, 115 Penfield Road, Steubenville, possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, Saturday. Jackson also was cited for driving under suspension and expired/unlawful plates. Police allegedly found crack and a crack pipe on him.

Private: A woman in the 200 block of Linduff Avenue said she’s having problems with a neighbor using her driveway, Saturday. She told police her attorney told her to document every issue, and Saturday she said she videoed a motorcycle leaving via her driveway.

Issues: Two people were arguing over a vehicle in the 900 block of North Fifth Street, Saturday. Police learned the male owned the car but the female had the keys. She surrendered them after getting her belongings out.

Booked: Roy J. Parks, 62, 1238 Oregon Ave., Steubenville, bench warrant, Saturday; Joy Robinson, 28, 908 North Sixth Street, Steubenville, possession of drugs, Friday; Vanessa Rose, 34, 975 Sherman Ave., possession of drugs, Friday. Rose also was cited for driving under suspension.

Booked: Allison M. George, 38, 1617 Moreland Dr., Steubenville, petit theft and criminal trespass, Friday. George allegedly purchased a cell phone at Walmart and then attempted to conceal a box of cookies and two phone cases in the bag despite having been banned for life from the property due to four previous incidents. Police said George admitted stealing the items, and told them while she’d been in jail on unrelated charges a family member stole her belongings.


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