Officers responded Saturday morning to North Shady Lane after a caller reported hearing someone fighting in the hallway and saying, "Stab him, stab him." They reported witnesses said Michael Lyons began threatening people then became physical with them, prompting Corey Young to brandish a knife so Lyons would stop hitting them. Officers arrived to find Lyons coming down the stairs, very intoxicated and apologizing, saying everything was "OK now." He and his girlfriend Kylie Wilson were arguing and it was decided Wilson would leave with their baby for the night, and a family member was called to pick them up.
Anthony J. Morano, 23, no address listed, told police he had been talking to a woman over the phone for three days and then met her for the first time Friday when they and another woman went to a bar and were drinking. They went to the East Liverpool Motor Lodge where he passed out. The two women went through his pockets and took his car keys. When Morano woke up the next morning, he called the woman's cell phone, which was answered by a tow truck driver, who said he was towing the car after it had been involved in an accident, with the two occupants sent to the hospital. He failed to get the location of the accident or the name of the hospital. Morano was advised to contact the law director to file charges.
Katelyn E. Carter, 18, no address listed, was charged Saturday night with possession of marijuana when an officer stopped her vehicle after seeing it leaving a known drug location on Ogden Street. Pieces of marijuana were reportedly seen on the vehicle's floorboard and a marijuana cigarette was found under the front console. Carter advised the man in the front seat was from Columbus and she had just met him, and he had entered the residence for a minute but she didn't know why. When the man was patted down, officers reported finding a clear bag containing white powder in his pocket. It was sent for testing.
Terry Sprague, no address listed, reported Tuesday a man was dumping furniture at the Second Street recycling center, and an officer reported finding Harvey Fisher unloading boxes from a small trailer. He told officers he was helping his son clean out a house, saying he had placed only recyclables in the bins except for an artificial Christmas tree he left by a bin. Sprague came back to the scene and told officers Fisher also dumped a chair. He loaded the items back on the trailer and left.
An officer reported seeing a vehicle leave a known drug location Friday night then fail to dim its headlights, prompting a traffic stop. Driver James Tipton, 58, said he was going to get gas and gave consent to search the vehicle, according to reports, which indicated a cellophane wrapper containing six blue pills was found under the center console. Under the passenger side floormat, a plastic bag containing a small piece of white substance was reportedly found. Tipton was cited for failure to dim lights, with the items collected sent for testing.
Darrell Davis, Alpha Street, reported his mailbox stolen overnight, and an officer reported finding a detonated works bomb across the street and the exploded mailbox about a half-block away. Davis reported having heard a loud explosion about 3 a.m.
Karen Locke, North Street, reported Saturday someone entered all three of her vehicles and stole items, including the keys to each vehicle.
Frederick L. Dale, Montana Avenue, reported a man who had been living with him and helping him moved out, taking a large amount of collectible cons from Dale's safe.
Employees of Dollar General on Pennsylvania Avenue reported a man entered the store and left with an undetermined number of Blue Ray movies. He left in a silver mini-van.
Earla Hall, Fair Street, reported her home broken into and a lawn mower taken from the basement.