Lisa D. Bentfeld, 44, Shady Lane, Lisbon, was charged with OVI after an officer following her vehicle reported it traveling over the white line. When he was speaking to Bentfeld, the officer said he detected the odor of crack cocaine and that she admitted smoking it. The St. Clair Township K-9 searched the car and alerted on the console, where the officer reported finding an undisclosed sum of money and a silver tube with burnt residue. The money, suspected crack pipe and vehicle were seized for possible forfeiture after test results on the silver tube are returned.
Teresa Davis, 6th Avenue, reported she and her husband, Noah, had been in a verbal argument and her two sons began fighting with her husband. Noah Davis said that while he and his wife were arguing, her sons attacked him. Both signed a refusal to prosecute and were advised to stay away from each other for the night.
Officers responded to Peterson Road Sunday for a possible domestic dispute where a gun was reportedly in the man's possession. Sandra Stepien asked that her friend, Douglas Fortson, to be removed from her home, saying he stayed there from time to time. A man came out the basement door and was ordered at gunpoint to raise his hands. He was identified as Fortson, who told officers Stepien takes medication and if she fails to do so, becomes irate. He went to the basement to escape her and never had a firearm, he told police. He was transported by Wellsville police to the McDonald's there so his father could pick him up. Stepien was advised she would have to begin eviction proceedings if she wanted Fortson to move, since he had lived there since August. Officers took a .22-caliber rifle of Stepien's for safekeeping.
Daniel J. Salmon, May Road, reported items missing from his father's house, including house keys, the title to his motorcycle and clothing. He wanted a report on file.
Tonyea VanDyke, Crestview Drive, reported her van entered. Nothing was taken but she wanted to report the incident due to recent break-ins in the area.
Scott Haney, Boyd Street, asked officers to go to his father's house where a party was taking place to check on his children's welfare. Officers found no party, one child sitting in a tidy living room and no problem.
While running radar on state Route 7, acting Chief Justin Wright clocked a vehicle at 71 miles per hour in the 55 mph zone. He stopped the vehicle and the driver, Darrell Blake Jr., had no license. His father, Darrell Blake Sr., was a passenger and had an active warrant out of Cuyahoga County. Both were taken into custody, with the younger Blake charged with driving under suspension.