East Liverpool Police Reports

Police stopped a vehicle on North Street at 9:11 p.m. Thursday, finding the vehicle belonging to Erin Merriman allegedly had illegal plates. The driver, Dustin Randolph had a valid license and no warrants, but could not provide any registration or a signed title for the vehicle. The vehicle was towed and Merriman, who was not there, was notified how to get her vehicle out of impound.

At 10:29 p.m. Thursday a woman was reported running up West Eighth Street toward Shadyside without clothing and she was throwing things into the roadway. Police found the woman, wearing only a bra and pair of jeans she had obviously urinated in. When asked why she did not have her shirt on she claimed she was hot, even though the temperatures were in the 20s. She put her shirt back on, then claimed to be queen of the seven worlds. She asked to speak to people standing up the road by the wall, but there was no one there. She also was attempting to call people by pressing on her collarbone and calling out numbers. She was transported to the East Liverpool City Hospital by ambulance.

A West Sixth Street woman reported at 3:52 p.m. Thursday her ex-husband has been harassing her and sending her threatening text messages. She was concerned he was going to come to the house and harm her.

Someone reported a vehicle at 9:56 p.m. Thursday, which had followed a woman and her child to the store and has been circling the area parking on Broadway in front of Bill Tice and Son Service. Police found the vehicle parked and unoccupied.

Tracy Bell, West Sixth Street, reported at 8:31 p.m. Friday Melissa Moore has been sending him harassing text messages and she has an active protection order against him.

A runaway child in the Wilbert Avenue area was reported at 3:20 p.m. Friday.

A fight was reported at 10:10 p.m. Friday at a Wilbert Avenue address between Charles Wilke and Miroda Dorbitz. They gave conflicting stories about who started the fight and both had minor physical marks. Dorbitz claimed they were not in a relationship, did not have children together and Wilke did not live there. She said she was not interested in pressing charges and just wanted Wilke to leave. He was transported to a Bank Street address.

Shyanne Springer, 19, went to the police station to turn herself in at 8:45 p.m. Friday. She was served a summons requiring her to be in court on Tuesday.

Police saw a man exit a mini van and walk into a known drug house on North Street at 7:59 p.m. Friday. Moments later he returned to the mini van, which pulled away from the parking space without using a turn signal. Police stopped the vehicle and asked to speak with the rear passenger, Jarrod Click, who was the one seen coming out of the house. Inside his waistband, police found a pill bottle with pills inside and a missing label. K-9 Nero sniffed the vehicle, alerting to the driver’s side of the vehicle. A cellophane wrapper with white pills were found near where Click had been reaching. The pills are being sent to the Bureau of Criminal Investigation for testing. A citation was issued to the driver, Dawn Aker.

Police stopped a yellow Dodge traveling eastbound on state Route 39 at 9:14 p.m. Friday due to not having a working license plate light. Both the driver, Laura Rudrick and her passenger, Joseph Koffel, were found not to have any warrants. However, while speaking to Koffel, police smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from the back seat. Koffel, 24, claimed he had just smoked what he had. Police warned him the K-9 was there and would find it if he had any more, which led him to pull out a small clear bag of marijuana. He was cited with possession of marijuana.

A bucket truck and a Jeep were reported possibly blocking part of Jackman Street at 5:42 p.m. Friday. Police spoke to the owner of the vehicles, who said he would move them further off the road.

While on Virginia Street at 8:13 p.m. Saturday police saw a vehicle parked facing the wrong way in the street and running. It also did not have a working license plate light. The vehicle left, turning on Elmwood Street, where police stopped it. The driver, Angela Nalley said she planned to get the plate light and headlight fixed when her tax return arrived. K-9 Nero alerted to the vehicle and police found a bottle of pills labeled to another person and a small metal case with two loose pills inside the glove compartment. The passenger, Lawrence C. Nardini, 52, was taken into custody on an active warrant. Nalley was cited with failure to reinstate her license and the vehicle was towed.

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