Jason Bahen, Duncan Avenue, reported several fraudulent charges made on his bank card via the Internet, totaling more than $1,050. He notified his bank.
While on patrol on Sixth Avenue, an officer noticed a commercial van sitting on the wrong side of the road with its engine running just a moment before 5 a.m. It was sitting in front of a known drug house, according to the officer's report. Just as he approached, the van took off but was stopped on Seventh Avenue. The driver, David B. Brown II, 26, Clarkson Road, Rogers, was asked where the marijuana was since the officer reported being able to smell it burning. He reportedly reached inside the van and pulled out a burning marijuana cigarette from behind a wallet stuffed into the dashboard. He was given field sobriety tests and failed, resulting in an OVI charge. He was also charged with possession of drugs.
Demaro C. Hinton, 24, no address listed, was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant from Cuyahoga County after an officer responded to a report of a vehicle that struck a guardrail on Kountz Avenue then fled the scene. The suspect vehicle drove past as the officer was speaking to the person who reported the accident and was eventually stopped on Shadyside Avenue. Hinton reportedly told the officer he knew he struck the guardrail but "didn't think it was bad."
Christine Wilson, Chaffin Street, reported a man she knows throwing things from Clark Street down the hill to her property and also making harassing calls to her in regard to a pending court case. Officers could not locate the man at several places they looked.
Christopher Edgell, Minnesota Street, reported his garage broken into by kicking in the door. Several items valued at more than $1,400 were reported taken, possibly by several people. Officers reported it appeared more than one person had carried the stolen items across a field to Lee Street, where tire tracks were found.
While following a vehicle on Shadyside Avenue, an officer reported it driving over the center line several times. He stopped the vehicle and reported the driver, Lisa M. McCullough, 45, Fox Chase Road, smelled of alcohol and was stuffing gum into her mouth as he approached her vehicle. When asked for her license, McCullough reportedly pulled out her wallet and the officer reported seeing a baggie with white powder residue underneath her credit cards. In her left hand he said she had a dollar bill rolled up tightly like a straw. Asked when she last snorted cocaine or heroin, McCullough reportedly told the officer she had done a line of cocaine a couple weeks earlier and forgot the baggie was in her wallet. The officer had her step from the vehicle and tilt back her head, reporting he saw white residue inside her nostrils and that she was swaying back and forth. He found a homemade pipe made of tin foil and a manufactured silver pipe with burnt marijuana residue in each in the vehicle, according to reports. McCullough told the officer the pipes belonged to her husband. She was charged with OVI.
Julie A. Carl, 40, Stewart Run Road, Chester, W.Va., was charged with criminal trespass after officers were called to the home of Thomas Picklesimer, Fisher Avenue, where they reported finding her standing at a window, trying to get Pickelsimer's attention. She had been ordered by Municipal Court to not be in contact with Picklesimer.
Sandra Stepien, Peterson Road, Wellsville, reported telephone harassment from a man she knows, who she said tried to disguise his voice during one of the calls. She wanted a report on file in case she decides to file charges with the law director.