Wellsville Police Reports for 6-1
Police went to the Eagles Bar on Main Street at 9:55 p.m. Sunday on a request a woman be removed. Todd Farnsworth said Tonya Beebout was being a problem and he asked her to leave the bar earlier but then she snuck through the back door claiming he did not have a right to throw her out. Police asked the bartender if Beebout should be removed and the bartender said yes. Beebout was then told to leave, and as she was escorted out by a man she reportedly began yelling that she wanted her cigarettes and wasn’t leaving until she got them. Beebout began cussing at police after she was warned to leave yet again, at which point she was charged with persistent disorderly conduct.
Mark Light reported at 12:30 a.m. Sunday someone tried to break into his vehicle causing damage while he was at the Busy Bee on Main Street and believed it was the person who had been laying on a bench nearby when he walked into the Busy Bee.
Police responded to a report of domestic violence at 144 Independence Square at 4:48 p.m. May 22. David B. Slaughter, Main Street, told police he was in a verbal argument with Jennie K. Baker, Independence Square. Baker told police Slaughter attempted to gain entry into her home without permission. Police served Slaughter with a notice of criminal trespass, which he signed, and he was then told he wasn’t allowed to be on any Columbiana County Metropolitan Housing Authority property and if he did he would be arrested.
Police were flagged down on Wells Avenue across from Legion Alley at midnight May 9 for a wreck. Police found Fred Baldasare in his vehicle across from the lane of travel on a hillside. According to witnesses Baldasare was northbound on Wells Avenue when a smaller teal vehicle driven by a woman ran a stop sign at Legion Alley and struck his vehicle. The other vehicle then continued on state Route 45. A woman then told police she saw the woman turn onto Hibbits Mill Road. Police found the vehicle on its side in that area and ripped out the windshield to get to the driver, Chelsea Baker, and called for an ambulance and the Highway Patrol. She was charged with suspended license, failure to yield, reckless operation and failure to report an accident.
Police went to 725 Washington St. at 4:16 p.m. May 15 for a report the resident, Cassandra Manley was being harassed by Julius Ruffin, Clark Avenue. Manley told police she and Ruffin had dated in the past and he was now posting on Facebook to her, and that day he parked in front of her husband’s truck on Washington Street and kept pressing the lock button on his vehicle making the horn honk several times before walking to a home at the corner of 8th and Washington Street. Ruffin was not there when police arrived and Manley was told not to respond to his Facebook posts or any other means of communication.
Dick Leatherberry, 9th Street, reported at 11 a.m. May 6 someone keyed his 2011 Red Chevy Silverado and damaged the hood.
Andrew Macley Jr, Maple Avenue, reported at 12:10 a.m. May 14 that between 10:30 and 11:30 he parked his 2003 Chevy Cavalier in the back lot of the American Legion to go fishing and when he returned he noticed damage to the passenger front fender and could not open the passenger door.
James Carroll reported at 9:59 a.m. Wednesday someone entered his vehicle during the night and stole his wallet and a diamond ring.
Police were called to the 300 block of Main Street for a report of a two vehicle accident at 1 p.m. May 18. Sarah Coil, Morgan Street, Irondale, was pulling out of an alley onto Main Street while Janet Birch, Mick Road, Wellsville, was northbound on Main Street and struck Coil on her left tire area. No injuries were reported and Coil was found to be at fault for not yielding to oncoming traffic.
Police went to 1719 Riverside Ave. at 7:30 p.m. Sunday for a report of a fight. Mark Valentine and Susan Crow told police that Constance Ferguson was yelling and cussing at her 8-year-old son, then began chasing him and threatening to beat him up. Police learned that an officer had been called to Ferguson’s house earlier that day because she had been yelling and cussing at two 11-year-olds, and she had been warned at that time to stop. Police went to Ferguson’s home and found her to be intoxicated. She was charged with persistent disorderly conduct after she reportedly began yelling at them and would not stop yelling after they told her she had already been warned of her actions earlier.
Mark Daniels of Georgetown, Pa., came to the station at 2 p.m. May 29 and reported that he received a $2,000 gas bill for November to December 2013 for service he did not sign up for. The service address is Daniels Plumbing, 432 1/2 Main St.
Wayne Wells, owner of Wells Flooring on Main Street, called police at 8:35 p.m. May 28 complaining that someone has been dumping their trash, including a mattress, in the Dumpster behind his business. Amongst the garbage, Fuller showed officers mail addressed to Dymimus Fuller, who lives across the street above Daniels Plumbing. He is known to have dumped his trash in a Dumpster belonging to Center Pharmacy as well. Police made contact with Fuller at his residence, advising him to retrieve his garbage and come to the station to collect a citation.
Police responded to a call from East Liverpool Police dispatch regarding a disconnected 911 call from Independence Square at noon on May 28. Officers spoke with Independence Square resident Shauna Zuti, who said she lent her car and some gas money to her neighbor, Paula Parkes, whom she discovered giving the money to her boyfriend and Parkes’ cousin, Shawn Boyle. Boyle told police he and Zuti had been in an argument, so he left Zuti’s residence, where he also lives. Officers found a county arrest warrant for Boyle and took him into custody, later turning him over to sheriff’s deputies.
At 12:35 a.m. May 25, police were called to the Busy Bee Tavern on Main Street for a drunk male attempting to get into parked vehicles. Upon arrival, officers saw Carl Harris, who was very intoxicated, trying to get into car. Harris said he was getting a ride home with friends, but the owner of the vehicle said he didn’t know Harris. Other bar patrons said they had attempted to help Harris, but he refused. Harris was arrested, taken to the station and charged with public intoxication.
A woman, name and address not listed, reported at 7 a.m. Thursday someone she doesn’t know threw a brick and broke out the rear break light on her 2005 Chevy Cavalier. Witnesses told police they saw the person run down an alley toward Anderson Avenue.
Marj Dysert, Main Street, reported at 5 p.m. May 5 someone hit the front bumper of her car and left the scene.
Tremayne Davis, 401 8th St., was charged with theft at 1:29 p.m. May 16 after someone reported a man had just stolen candy from the Family Dollar on Main Street. Police found Davis matching the caller’s description and carrying two bags of candy while walking north on Main Street. Davis admitted to police he stole the candy before he was charged.
Someone reported at 11:15 p.m. May 17 there was a fight at 511 18th St. Police went to the area and spoke with a woman who was walking away from the home and identified her as Elizabeth Ward, who lived there. Ward had visible injuries to her face and neck and told police that her husband Ivan Ward had been arguing and she fell and injured herself. Police went to the home to speak with Mr. Ward, who began verbally abusing the officer and attempting to fight and cursing. He was then taken in custody for persistent disorderly conduct and taken to the police cruiser where he began shouting obscenities at his wife. At the station he was then charged with domestic violence.
Someone reported at 12:30 a.m. May 21 they could hear yelling and glass breaking at 425 Riverside Ave. Police went to the home and spoke with Rebecca Lavalley, who said she and Steven Althiser had been drinking and got into an argument. Althiser told police Lavelley had been drinking and struck him several times in the face and broke items around the home. Lavelley’s juvenile son also told police she struck Althiser. Police discovered there was an active protection order between Lavelley and Althiser, and Lavelley was taken to another home on Riverside Avenue because of the three children while Althiser was taken in custody for violating a protection order. Charges will be filed on Lavelley for domestic violence.
Gina Amato reported at 11 a.m. May 23 someone went to her son’s gravesite and stole a decorative angel and knocked over some flowers and then broke a solar angel that her brother-in-law, Joe Scarabino, had bought. At 11:23 a.m. she reported that while walking her dog Sherry Scarabino began verbally harassing her and calling her names and admitted to “messing up” Michael Kapp’s grave, telling her she did it because she “hated” Gina and Joe.
Police went to 1100 Commerce Street at 9 a.m. May 23 for a vandalism report. Kerri Surace said someone pulled her son’s flowers out of his flower bed and threw them on the street.
Donelle Taylor, Main Street, reported at 11 a.m. May 23 she was at court with her daughter and someone broke into her apartment and stole the 55-inch TV from Aaron’s Rental and an HP laptop.
Animal Control officer Heidi Pecerilli requested at noon Saturday police come to the dog pound on Main Street while she returned a dog to its owner. Pecerilli said the woman has been yelling at her. Police told the woman to behave herself and there were no problems.