Called to Dollar General on Walnut Street for a shoplifter, officers found a woman matching the description of the suspect trying to get a ride with three men. The woman, Christy A. Harpold, 33, was reportedly carrying a Dollar General shopping bag with items store employees said came from there. She was charged with theft. Reports included no address for Harpold.
Dollar General employees reported a woman they recognized took a can of Fix-a-Flat from the store without paying for it, after a clerk showed her where it was located on the shelf. The employee heard the woman complaining to someone on her phone about the cost of the Fix-a-Flat and later found it missing. It had been the only can on the shelf. Information was forwarded to the law director for possible charges.
After receiving several calls about a woman lying in the hallway of a residence on St. Clair Avenue, officers found Kim Powell bleeding from a cut to the forehead. She accused Frank McKinnon and Lisa Taylor of assaulting her and taking her directional card. McKinnon and Taylor told police that Powell attacked them then ran out the door, tripping and hitting her head on the radiator.
Veva J. Miller, Sugar Street, reported awaking to find her grandson turning on the television in her bedroom. When she thought he had gone to use the restroom, Miller went downstairs and found him, his clothing and a big screen TV gone.
James A. McCauley, Garfield Street, reported a man and woman outside his home, wanting to fight him over a cell phone. They were gone when officers arrived.
Christopher Haney, no age or address listed, reported a man he knows threatened to run over him with a vehicle. He was directed to contact the law director if he wants to file charges.
Carol Clapp, West Fourth Street, reported $120 missing from her purse, telling police she suspects her room mate.
Damien Moore, 21, Liberty Avenue, Chester, W.Va., was charged with failure to control after reportedly losing control of his vehicle on a sharp curve at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Elizabeth Street, striking a cement barrier.
While eastbound on Pennsylvania Avenue, Wilda Featherstone, 83, Montgomery Street, reportedly took her eyes off the road to adjust the heat in her vehicle, causing it to drift right. Her mirror struck a parked vehicle owned by Dominique F. Smith, Pennsylvania Avenue.
James V. Arcuragi, 82, Macrum Street, was transported to the emergency room by Tri-County ambulance after his vehicle struck the rear of another driven by Richard L. Smith, 53, Denver Street, on Dresden Avenue. After striking Smith's vehicle, Arcuragi's vehicle struck a wall. He told police his accelerator stuck. He complained of chest pains while Smith complained of a stiff neck.