East Liverpool Police Reports for 5-25

Nicole Shreve, Bradshaw Avenue, reported being assaulted by a man she knows, who struck her in the head and threw her in the bushes before walking off.

Mail carrier Steve Davis reported being attacked by a dog on Ohio Avenue after it jumped a fence and bit him several times. The dog’s owner, who lives on Saint George Street, could not be located.

Jamie L. Hedrick, Smithfield Street, reported having parked her boyfriend’s father’s truck outside her residence and leaving the keys underneath the floormat. When she returned, the truck was gone.

Responding to a car crash on St. Clair Avenue, officers found the vehicle had struck a telephone pole and the passenger side door jammed shut. The passenger, Elizabeth Pugh, 32, no address listed, reportedly was seen dropping a beer bottle onto the street while ambulance crews were working on her. She was cited for open container in a motor vehicle. The driver, Amber N. Ice, 21, no address listed, was cited for OVI.

Officers reported a fight ensued between two women on East Eighth Street after the dog of one woman defecated on the other woman’s porch and she tried to put it back on the dog owner’s porch. They were advised to stay away from each other, and the dog owner was advised to keep her dog home.

Tony Hilton, Mapletree Street, reported a Federal Express package that was delivered was taken from his porch.

Matthew S. Kent, Lincoln Avenue, was walking home when a woman known to him appeared to attempt striking him with her vehicle.

Officers received a call of a woman taking photographs of children at Thompson Park but, after looking at the pictures on her camera, found they depicted only wildlife scenes, no children.

Alan D. Davis, Smithfield Street, returned home to find his house had been broken into and items taken.

Amber Mazza, no address listed, reported the side mirror on the vehicle she was driving was ripped off by a city-owned backhoe as it was turning in the Marathon station on Pennsylvania Avenue. City employee Mike Ryan reportedly told officers he was unaware he had struck the vehicle’s mirror until advised by Mazza.

Officers responded Monday to an accident on St. Clair Avenue where the vehicle had left the scene but was followed by an off-duty Liverpool Township police officer while a city police officer waited on Parkway to intercept it. The driver, Taurean P. Gordon, 30, no address listed, was charged with assured clear distance, leaving the scene and driving under suspension. After officers reported finding a syringe in the driver’s side door, he was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. The vehicle was towed by First Class Towing.

William J. Douglas, no address listed, reported losing his debit card which was then used to make several charges.

Officials of the River Rail Terminal on River Road reported a breaking and entering Monday, with a fence taken apart so a riding mower could be removed.

Officers were called to East Liverpool City Hospital at 2:03 a.m. Monday for a man taking pictures of the hospital and nearby church. They found the man in Newell, W.Va., and learned he was participating in a 35-mile geo-caching trek, using the hospital and church for GPS.

Responding Tuesday to Mulberry Street for a man in the middle of the road, officers found a man having a diabetic seizure. He was transported to the hospital by Lifeteam ambulance.

Sheila Washington, Hazel Alley, reported a neighbor grabbed her and pushed her, telling her to get off his porch over a parking dispute. The neighbor denied such actions, telling officers he gently touched her shoulder. They were told to stay away from each other and let police handle parking issues.

Donna S. Palmieri, Montana Avenue, reported she began speaking with a man named John Holmes via an Internet dating site in February and has since sent him about $2,500 in money, food and other items. He mailed her two checks for $4,037 which she later learned from the bank were fraudulent.

Christy Dawson, 35, no address listed, was charged with open container after officers were called to Dakota Street Tuesday for a woman screaming. She reportedly said she had been arguing with her child’s father, and officers reported finding an open can of beer in her truck.

Heather L. Richardson, address not listed, reported a man she knows again took her vehicle without permission and refuses to return it. She was advised she can file unauthorized use charges.

Sheila Washington, Hazel Alley, reported Tuesday a man she knows called about her parking too closely to his property and she felt his comments were threatening, which she wanted documented.

Pamela Diaz, West Fourth Street, reported a brick was thrown through the windshield of her vehicle.

William Austin, Fawcett Street, reported a woman whose first name he knew took items from his home while he was in the shower.