Randy L. Carnes, 28, Stagecoach Road, was charged with possession of marijuana after an officer on patrol stopped Carnes to ask him about coming from a known drug area. When the officer patted him down, a bag of suspected marijuana was found in his pocket, according to reports. Carnes reportedly told the officer someone must have put it in his pocket, because it wasn't his.
Reginia McDole, West Sixth Street, reported at 2:05 p.m. Tuesday a man has been following her 18-year-old son from school and around town. The man drives a silver or blue car.
A College Street woman identified by police as Ms. Sprague reported at 12:38 p.m. Wednesday between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m. she heard one of her cats cry out and found it on her front porch with an apparent stab wound on its upper back, right shoulder area. She believed it may have happened elsewhere and then the cat ran home. The cat was taken to the vet.
A possible man with a knife was reported at 11:24 p.m. Sept. 1 at a First Avenue location. Police checked on the man, who said he did not have a knife, and he agreed to stop arguing for the night.
Dennis L. McLaughlin, 52, St. Clair Avenue, was charged with public intoxication at 7:37 p.m. Wednesday after police learned he was carrying around a 5-year-old girl. Police contacted the girl's mother and returned the child after lecturing her about making more responsible choices about who will watch her child. She told police McLaughlin was not intoxicated when she gave him the child.
Kenny Williams, no address listed, reported at 4:38 p.m. Monday his cell phone was stolen from a Bank Street address.
Rhonda K. Lyons reported at midnight Monday she was house sitting for a friend, Shena R. Creason, at her Ravine Street home. She had been there at 8:30 p.m. and had just returned to find a light on which had not been on before. Police checked inside and found no one there. The flat screen TV was missing.
Kurtis Netherland, 20, no address listed, was stopped by police at 2:24 a.m. Tuesday after he reportedly was seen driving without a front plate on his car. He was cited with driving under suspension and no front plate. He was also taken into custody after he was found to have a bench warrant for failure to appear.
Peggy Stryffeler, Dresden Avenue, reported at 7:07 p.m. Thursday someone stole the handicapped placard from her vehicle.
Patricia A. White, Orchard Grove Avenue, reported at 1:03 p.m. Sept. 1 she filed her federal income taxes on April 13 in the mail and had not received anything. She checked on the status of the return and learned it was filed electronically through the State of Michigan, possibly by a person involved in an identity scam.
Police pulled into Marathon on Pennsylvania Avenue at 10:51 a.m. Thursday after learning a driver, Abby Atwood, who they saw driving in there, had an active warrant. The passenger, Joseph Dorsey, attempted to jump out as soon as police pulled in and was told to stay inside the vehicle. Police noticed a smell of marijuana coming from inside the car. Dorsey, 32, reportedly was found to have a pill bottle containing suspected marijuana and a blunt and was cited with marijuana possession. Atwood, 25, was taken into custody on a warrant.
Police patrolling in Thompson Park at 12:34 p.m. Thursday saw a car with two people inside parked on the left side of the roadway near the lower entrance. The man identified himself as McDean R. Shreve and the woman as Angela Johnson. He was positively identified, but she could not be with the information she provided. Police were granted consent to search the vehicle and found a marijuana roach in the center console. Shreve was cited with possession of marijuana. Another police officer identified the woman as Natalie Persohn-Flannigan, 30, who had a warrant. She was taken into custody.
Diana L. Badger, East Sixth Street, reported at 10:27 a.m. Friday she received a letter from a debt collection agency attempting to settle an alleged debt of $340. Badger told police the account was set up fraudulently in her name.
Paul S. Joy, Avondale Street, reported at 9:06 a.m. Sept. 1 someone used green washable paint and wrote on the passenger side of his truck, "thanks for last night." The writing easily rubbed off.
Edward M. Stasik, Morton Street, reported at11:15 a.m. Thursday in the middle of the night at about 1 a.m. he was sleeping in his camper when a man he knows came in and threatened him. The man then reportedly swung a knife, missing Stasik, who responded by kicking the man in the stomach. The man then fled the camper.
Lonni L. Pritt, Vine Street, reported at 3:04 p.m. Monday sometime overnight someone slashed her driver's side front tire and scratched the paint the length of the vehicle.
Erika Ashby, Beaver Street, reported at 6:58 p.m. Sept. 1 the father of her children, her boyfriend, had another girl's cell phone and when she confronted him and tried to grab it from him, he choked her. She grabbed the back of his pants and he grabbed her by the leg, dragging her down the stairs before running outside.
A possible domestic was reported at North Shady Lane at 11:54 p.m. Sept. 1. Desseria N. Britton reported her boyfriend came home drunk and became angry with her, slamming her against the wall, squeezing her wrists and headbutting her. When she attempted to call police, he broke her phone, threw her onto the bed and bit her on the arm. She ran to a neighbor's for help leaving their 1-year-old child inside the home with him. Police found the door locked, but police were able to find a way inside. He was handcuffed after a struggle with police. The front door was found to be broken. Nathan L. Kapp, 23, North Shady Lane, was charged with domestic violence, resisting arrest, obstructing official business and criminal damaging.
The manager of Giant Eagle, downtown, reported at 3:48 p.m. Monday while counting the deposit, a fake $20 was discovered.
Robert P. Westlake, 39, was cited with speeding, driving under suspension, expired plates and no motorcycle endorsement following a traffic stop on Pennsylvania Avenue on 6:32 p.m. Sept. 1.
Home Savings, Broadway, reported at 4 p.m. Friday a man driving through the drive through broke a plastic pole. Michael Schultz, no address listed, had a tiller strapped in a trailer and the handle of the tiller broke the plastic tube when he drove past.
A man was taken by Lifeteam Ambulance to East Liverpool City Hospital from the Oasis at 1:24 a.m. Thursday after he reportedly was having a panic attack. He claimed to have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder from his time in the Navy.