Taken: A motorist said a white sedan operated by a male failed to stop at the intersection of Cardinal and Summit Avenue, striking her vehicle. She said the driver was a male between 20-25 years of age, wearing a skull cap and a white shirt. Almost simultaneously, a man who left his white Dodge Avenger running while he went in his house said it was missing when he came back out, Tuesday. Witnesses at the hit-skip said the suspect vehicle was a white Avenger with a male wearing a white T-shirt driving. Later in shift, the vehicle was recovered by Wells township police.
Moving on out: A South Fifth Street resident told police she wanted her live-in boyfriend out of her house, Tuesday. Police said they saw the couple arguing, but the boyfriend left willingly though a short time later the woman flagged them down and told them he’d sideswiped her parked car. He told police he’d pulled alongside the vehicle to get other items. She decided not to pursue charges and police told him not to return.
Unclaimed: Employees at the Sunset Boulevard Speedway found a black bag containing four pill bottles with no labels “filled with various pills,” Tuesday. The bag also contained three gold necklaces, police said.
Table talk: An Oakmont Avenue woman said she and her brother had an argument after he got into a confrontation with a neighbor, Tuesday. She said he picked up a small table and tried to throw it at her.
Fast friends: A North Fourth Street resident told police a male known to him stole his ID, social security and bank cards, Friday. He said the man was arrested later that day and he didn’t notice the items were missing until Tuesday.
Texting: A North Seventh Street resident said his ex-wife and her new boyfriend are sending him harassing text messages due to a disagreement over custody arrangements, Tuesday.
Stolen: A Cedar Avenue resident said he found $1,200 in fraudulent charges and withdrawals in his bank account, Tuesday.
Threats: A South Fifth Street resident said a woman is sending her harassing texts, threatening to come to her house and fight her, Tuesday.
Booked: Tracy Logan, 46, 158 Gilson Ave., Weirton, operating a vehicle while intoxicated, possession of drug abuse instruments and possession of drug paraphernalia, Tuesday; Brian Jones, 28, 1415 1/2 Wellesley Ave., Steubenville, possession of drugs and failure to appear-probation violation, Tuesday.
Code issues: 232 Harvard, litter; 1429 Oak Grove, 403 Belleview Blvd., 236 Harvard Ave., 232 Harvard Ave., 120 Parkdale Ave., all for high grass.
Booked: Brian Fazsuan Dupree Jones, 28, 1421 Wellesley Ave., Steubenville, charged with possession of drugs and a probation violation after a traffic stop, Tuesday. Jones also was cited for driving under suspension. Police allege they located a cylinder containing half an oxycodone hydrochloride pill when they searched Jones after confirming he had outstanding warrants.
Cited: A’zharay Herrin, 23, 41 Gullette Lane, Weirton, speeding; Vincent S. Rogers II, 31, Memphis, Tenn., stop sign violation.
Booked: Police took a man into custody on warrants and alleged drug violations after callers complained of a man in the parking lot of the west end Speedway who was allegedly under the influence, Wednesday.
The man, identified as Brandon Mayhew, 1711 Hardin Run Road, New Cumberland, was “clearly under the influence,” police reported.
Police said they found outstanding warrants for Mayhew’s arrest out of West Virginia and Belmont County, and allege they also spotted a bag that contained suspected narcotics stashed in the inner driver door handle. In all, police allege they seized two baggies of heroin, one baggie of methamphetamine, one bag of cocaine base and 2.5 Clonazepam pills.
Mayhew, 33, was charged as a fugitive from justice, along with three counts of drug possession.
Jefferson County sheriff
Karma: A flagger for Valley Tree Service said a petite female at the wheel of a candy apple red Cadillac CTS almost ran her down, then cussed her out for trying to get her to stop, Wednesday. The flagger said she was not injured, but said she and the driver exchanged words “as the female cussed at her for attempting to stop her vehicle.” The driver had to turn her car around due to a downed tree in the roadway, and was last seen driving on Wilson Avenue toward Lincoln Avenue. Police are looking for her.
Phone fight: A Smithfield woman told deputies her boyfriend broke her cell phone, then refused to let her use his to reactivate an old one unless she performed a sexual act, Wednesday. The woman asked deputies to force him to let her use the phone without the sexual stipulation, but as long as he hadn’t hurt her it’s up to him to decide who can use the device.
Booked: Christy Ann Coulter, 48, 1025 state Route 151, Mingo Junction, was served with a warrant charging her with endangering children, Wednesday. Her husband, Marion Bernard Coulter, 46, also of 1025 state Route 151, turned himself in earlier in the day after speaking with a deputy. Both warrants were issued by Wintersville County Court.