East Liverpool Police for 5-17

Margaret M. Riley, Fenton Street, reported May 12 of ongoing problems with her brother, entering into her home uninvited, and her niece, who on this night was yelling vulgarities and having her small children, ages 4 and 7, both curse and relieve themselves on the front porch of Riley’s home. When questioned about the actions of the young children, the niece reportedly told the officer “Oh ******* well. Their my ******* kids and I’ll tell them to say whatever I want.” Riley was advised to contact police if the problem continues and also advised on how to pursue possible charges.

Jason E. Tice, 36, was arrested May 8 on one count of possessing drug paraphernalia following the execution of search warrant at a West 6th Street residence by the Columbiana County Drug Task Force and the East Liverpool Police Department. According to reports, “several” drug paraphernalia items were discovered at the residence, which is reportedly rented by Tice. Among the items confiscated by the DTF were two blown glass drug pipes, located in the living room area. One of the pipes reportedly contained burned marijuana. A third pipe reportedly used in smoking drugs was seized after being found in a shed located on the property. According to reports, additional charges against Tice are pending.

On May 10, Richard T. Wright, 19, no address, came on station to report he had been assaulted by an unknown male. Wright, who had a visible injury to his right eye area and his hands, told officers a white male, who was in a yellow Jeep Cherokee, first called him a racial slur. When Wright responded, the man exited the vehicle and the assault took place. Wright was advised to seek medical treatment.

Christopher L. Woolmaker, 30, no address, and Christina A. Reed, 31, no address, both were taken into custody May 1 along West 9th Street on outstanding warrants – Woolmaker on child support and Reed on failure to appear and theft – and transported to County Jail by a sheriff’s deputy. A child with the couple was placed in the custody of Reed’s aunt. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

Christopher T. Williams, 31, no address, was cited May 2 for an open container after an officer spotted him carrying a half-empty bottle of malt liquor along Bradshaw Avenue.

A teacher at Westgate, West Eighth Street, reported May 9 to an officer that threats had been made against the teacher by a student’s parent.

John A. Tukes, no address, was arrested and charged with OVI following a vehicle accident May 8 along Bradshaw Avenue. According to reports, Tukes, who was operating a motorcycle, struck a parked vehicle along the roadway. According to reports, he failed the field sobriety tests and once transported to the station, tested at .036 and .033 on the intoxilyzer. He had visible injuries but refused transport by the EMT. The motorcycle was towed from the scene.

Theodore Tsesmilles, 61, no address, reported May 12 he was assaulted by a female known to him, upon leaving a West 5th Street residence. Tsesmilles reported the female hit him on the left shoulder with a large glass Pyrex dish. He was advised to contact the Law Director if he chose to pursue charges.

Kenneth P. Swoger, 55, no address, was arrested for public intoxication May 13 along Pennsylvania Avenue after police received calls of an incident between Swoger and a female known to him.

Mark R. Smith, 27, no address, reported May 2 of an incident along Avondale Street involving his young son and his former girlfriend. According to Smith, he was advised by his attorney to report the incident.

Judy Shultz, 68, Ray Street, reported May 11 that she was assaulted by a female known to her while at an Ogden Street residence. According to reports, Shultz had two front teeth missing as a result of being punched a “couple” times.