Officers charged Scott A. Shaw, 50, Myler Park Road, with domestic violence Saturday night after Emily A. Everly, 24, same address, reported she was trying to get her clothing out of the house and Shaw her father grabbed her and pulled her away from the house. She said he put his hands on her head and shoved her, then pulled her out of a vehicle, dragging her into a ditch. A witness, Suzi Bartman, no age or address listed, told police the same story, saying Shaw also grabbed her arm and pushed her against her vehicle. Shaw told police he arrived home to find Everly taking things from his home and he took some items from the car that didn't belong to her. He denied touching her, but police said Everly had marks on her neck, leading to the arrest of Shaw.
Responding to a child custody dispute on Lisbon Street, officers were advised by a woman that her estranged husband threatened to take their 11-year-old son to Colorado, and she wanted a report on file.
Officers responded to a Candle Street residence Saturday for a panic alarm going off, where they found a juvenile concerned about a man who rang the doorbell and motioned for him to come to the door. The boy said the man appeared to be holding literature in his hand. He didn't see a vehicle. Officers patrolled the area but did not locate the man.
Amanda Orin, Kountz Avenue, Wellsville, told police that her sister threatened her while she was at her mother's home, attempting to close the pool for the winter. Orin said her sister threatened to kill her and burn down her home, advising her sister has been in and out of trouble the last 10 years and she is not going to take her threats anymore. She was advised a report will be on file if she decides to file charges with the law director.
Kelly Bailey, Logan Street, Dennison, reported items removed from property on Park Place Avenue that she rents out. A new stove, sump pump, light bulbs and breakers were taken.
Patricia Keeder, Shadyside Avenue, reported her stepson was sending text messages, calling her names, stemming from a situation with him and another sibling. She did not want her stepson on her property and was given the procedure for obtaining a restraining order. Keeder also was advised she can file trespassing charges against him if he returns.
A vehicle was found near the state line on Calcutta-Smith Ferry Road by St. Clair Township police with a driver passed out over the steering wheel. They advised Liverpool Township in whose jurisdiction the car was found. The driver, Roger C. Singleton, Midland, Pa., was coherent but didn't know what had happened and was confused, according to officers. He failed sobriety tests, and a tow truck was called to tow the vehicle. Singleton's brother was called to get him, and noticed that his brother's face and lips were swollen, possibly from issues with his medication. Singleton had refused medical treatment from an ambulance crew on the scene.
Responding to a hang up 911 call on Carolina Avenue, officers spoke to Carson Hancock, who said he and his girlfriend, Brandi Kidder, were just arguing. Kidder corroborated his account. Both signed a refusal to prosecute.
While on routine patrol, an officer noticed an open window on the rear of the township-owned building located on Boring Lane. He secured the window after determining no other windows or doors were open.
Officers responded to a dog complaint by William Talbot, Azalea Avenue, who said Seth McAndrew's dog was wandering the neighborhood and ran through his freshly-tarred driveway, also leaving tarry paw prints on his sidewalk. McAndrew told police he does try to keep his dog securely staked out in his backyard but he sometimes slips his collar and said his employment keeps him away from home too much to make improvements to the system. He offered to take full responsibility and clean off the paw prints, but Talbot said he had a person coming to do that. Talbot in turn offered to help McAndrew to better secure his dog with materials he has in garage.
Thomas Picklesimer, Fisher Avenue, reported his roommate is a crack addict who constantly tries to get money from him to support her habit. He said she has threatened to burn down the house or do something to him while he sleeps if he denies her money. An elderly gentleman, Picklesimer has been sleeping in his truck to avoid contact with her, according to officers. He told police he wanted the woman removed, and he was advised he will have to start eviction proceedings.
Officers responded to Ruth Street for a complaint that Freeman Tarver was holding a vehicle in lieu of money owed him by his employer. Tarver told officers he was owed $1,850, and other employees are also owed money for back pay. He decided to keep a 2005 Mack box truck at his residence until paid. His employer, Nick Prodonovich, also was present and showed officers the lease for the truck with his business, Greentire LLC. After contacting the law director for advice, officers advised this is a civil matter and told Tarver he would have to return the truck. Prodonovich asked if he can charge Tarver for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and was told to contact the law director.