Police reports

Steubenville police

Booked: Jeffrey Dawon, 19, no fixed address, possession of drugs, resisting arrest, obstructing official business, failure to appear and hit skip, Sunday. Dawson, spotted in the alley behind the 200 block of North Seventh Street, allegedly had a large baggie containing a white powder-like substance later determined to be 10.1 grams of fentanyl along with a large amount of cash, separated by denomination

Hit-skip: A black sedan went left of center in the passing lane in the 3200 block of Sunset Boulevard, side-swiping an eastbound vehicle before fleeing the scene, Sunday. Police said the entire drivers’ side of the vehicle was damaged. A witness described the hit-and-run vehicle as a BMW sedan.

Cited: Daniel Haskins, 19, State Route 151, Mingo Junction, failure to yield left turn. Haskins was cited following a two-vehicle accident on John Scott Boulevard at Sinclair Avenue; Ashanea S. Herrin, 25, 711 Market St., Apt. D-12, Steubenville, no operator’s license and stop sign violation; James Smallwood, no age or address listed, marked lanes violation, failure to control and leaving the scene of an accident following a two-car accident at Lawson and Orchard streets that sent one person to the hospital; the owner of a grey 2004 BMW 530i parked in the 1400 block of Belleview Boulevard cited for expired plates and vehicle towed.

Booked: April M. Stanley, 46, no current address, falsification, Sunday.

Booked: Destiny Wade, 19, 530 Ross St., Steubenville, criminal mischief, Sunday. Wade allegedly threw a drink at a McDonald’s employee because she thought it should have had more caramel in it when she got it. When she asked them to add more, she told police they “got smart” with her and said they don’t do it that way anymore.

Acting out: Police investigated reports of a large group of juveniles jumping on parked vehicles in the 1400 block of Maryland Aveune, but were unable to locate the offenders, Monday.

Stolen: A Cadiz resident told police someone stole his Stihl weedeater from his vehicle while he was parked at Walmart, Sunday. He said he was in the store for about two hours. The lock on the driver’s door is broken, giving the thief access to the hatchback area.

Concerning: A caller reported hearing one shot fired in the 1400 block of Oregon Avenue shortly before midnight, Sunday, but police were unable to locate anything amiss. Another caller reported hearing three shots fired in the 1300 block of Maryland Avenue around 4 a.m. Monday, but officers did not find evidence of a problem.

Found: A Martins Ferry resident requested police help recovering a car that had been stolen from his residence, Monday. He told police he’d located the car, a white 2006 Chevy Malibu, in the 1400 block of Belleview Boulevard, and said the suspect had approached him in an aggressive manner so he’d pepper-sprayed him. He said the suspect and a while female with him fled before police arrived. With the owner’s permission, police searched the vehicle for contraband and located the suspect’s wallet and identification card. The rear window of the vehicle had been shattered.

Hit-run: A vehicle parked in the 800 block of Oakmont Avenue suffered disabling damage in a hit-and-run accident Monday. The hit-skip vehicle, a Chevy Impala, was located a block away and towed.

Trashy: A caller reported seeing a man dumping garbage from a city trash can over the hill in the 1200 block of Arlington, Monday. Upon arriving, officers observed “large amounts of trash to be dumped over the hill” but were unable to locate the perpetrator.

Booked: Prenilla L. Taylor 36, 1340 Arlington Ave., Steubenville, felony possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, Monday. Taylor was taken into custody following a traffic stop on Pittsburgh Street at Oregon Avenue when police spotted a cracked windshield impeding the driver’s view of the car she was riding in. Police allegedly found marijuana pipes and multiple marijuana roaches in a backpack that Taylor said belonged to her, though she also told officers the paraphernalia was not hers. She also had a substance believed to be methamphetamine stuffed in her bra and was transported to Trinity West after the jail staff advised their body scanner detected “an apparent substance” in her stomach. The driver, Charles Moon, no age or address listed, was issued a citation for defective/unsafe equipment, and Taylor was cited for possession of marijuana.

Help wanted: A man asked police to stand by as he retrieved his belongings from his girlfriend’s Clair Avenue residence after her son assaulted him, Monday. Police said the man’s knees and elbows were bleeding and his face was swollen but he didn’t want to file charges. The man said he was arguing with his girlfriend when her son jumped him. The son didn’t have anything to say, but his mother told police she and her boyfriend had been arguing all day and when he called her a derogatory name her son pushed him off the front porch. She said her ex told him to come off the porch and fight him, so he did. The son was not injured.

Trespassers: Police were told juveniles trespassed on property in the 500 block of Lawson and tried to enter a home, Monday. Security footage shows three juveniles approaching the residence and one of them opening the front door, then all three of them running away because it triggered a burglar alarm. The homeowner gave police a copy of the footage and said she wants to pursue charges.

Threats: A Ravine Street resident claims a woman on a bicycle became argumentative and her boyfriend threatened to assault him when she asked him for money and he said declined to give her any, Monday. He said he was in the 100 block of North Court Alley when the incident took place.

Booked: Hilary Batenburg, 39, 1257 Township Road 152, Rayland, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of drug abuse instruments, Monday.

Cited: The owner of a truck and trailer parked at Foster Place was cited for parking on a sidewalk.

Booked: Erika Moore, 23, no fixed address, obstructing official business, resisting arrest and possession of a hypodermic needle, Monday.

Argument: A man in the 500 block of Union Avenue said he was mowing grass when a man began arguing with him about cutting next to his vehicle, Monday. He said the man pushed a table over, striking his leg and leaving a small mark. The other man admitted yelling but denied going near him or pushing the table, claiming the other man constantly harasses him.

Left behind: A red Chevy Cavalier was found abandoned on Woodland Avenue on private property, Monday. The vehicle was traced to a Hammondsville resident. Because it’s on property owned by Franciscan University of Steubenville, police said the university will have to request that they move it.

Jefferson County sheriff

Robbed: A Dillonvale area resident said a spare tire, a tailgate from a 2001 Chevy Silverado and a dashboard from a 2003 GMC Sonoma were stolen from his property, Monday. The items were valued at around $300.

Ohio State Highway patrol

Booked: Ashley Reid, 36, 1306 Belleview Blvd., Steubenville, OVI third offense, marked lane violation, open container and seat belt violation, Sunday.


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