Spotting him walking along Ravine Street, police arrested Morgan A. Birbeck, 33, no address listed, on Aug. 13 on an active, unspecified warrant out of Belmont County.
While investigating a disturbance at an abandoned house along First Avenue, police discovered Robert Buzzard, 41, no address listed, reportedly passed out on the basement steps inside the house. Buzzard was taken into custody on an active, unspecified warrant, and later transported to County Jail by a deputy.
Angel L. Byers, 44, Tip Top Alley, reported Aug. 11 she loaned $20 to a person known to her and as collateral the person gave her his watch. The man reportedly came back for the watch without payment, but Byers did not return the watch. Byers later reported she lost power at her home which later was referred to in a Facebook message to her. Police checked the home's electric meter and discovered the front of the meter had been ripped off and fuses had been removed. She was advised to call AEP and to speak with a department detective.
Diane Chestnut, Minerva Street, reported Aug. 7, a white male wearing a blue shirt came to her home and inquired about hail damage to her roof. When Chestnut asked the person to leave, the man reportedly cursed at her and "almost broke her front gate." An officer later located the unnamed man who reportedly worked for Canon Contracting and advised him "that was no way to act if he was attempting to get people to let him look at their roofs."
Natalie Coles, no address, reported Aug. 6 her purse was taken from her vehicle while it was parked in a lot along Pennsylvania Avenue.
Misty P. Conrad of North Shady Lane Drive reported Aug. 12 her mailbox was pried open causing damage to the mailbox's locking mechanism.
Patricia Tallent, Ohio Avenue, reported Aug. 10 of a verbal altercation with a female known to her, which also included a third party, a male, also known, who intervened. No physical violence took place.
Thomas C. Joy, 20, no address, was arrested Aug. 6 along College Street after police were advised he was part of a robbery against Carlos Davis, 64, no address. According to Davis, three white males robbed him of money along St. Clair Avenue and fled on foot, eastbound, along Potters Lane. Later, a witness told police the other suspects were spotted along the Sugar Street-Thompson Avenue area. It was in this area where officers located Troy Quinn, no address, and Joey Koffel, no address, and took both into custody.
James Davis, no address, reported Aug. 9 a set of Duralast brakes/rotors were removed from his vehicle while it was parked at Auto Zone, West 3rd Street.
Robert J. Davis, Jennings Avenue, reported Aug. 7 a female known to him did damage to his home. On Aug. 9, in a separate report, Davis reported the same woman attempted to gain entry into his home via a window, doing damage to the screen.
Valerie L. Davis, no address, reported damage Aug. 10 to her vehicle while it was parked along Harvey Avenue. She said the tires were flat, battery terminals disconnected and fluid caps missing. All items, the report states, later were recovered and it was discovered the air had been let out of the tires via the valve stems.
Nicholas Densmore, Grant Street, reported Aug. 14 that his vehicle was entered sometime overnight and his wallet and a bag of change was removed.
Police were advised Aug. 5 that a man, described by family as "suicidal," had been in the woods near Heights Manor, North Shady Lane, for more than 2 hours. He entered the woods after stopping at Heights Manor to see his mother, who was not home. Family members advised police the man did not have any weapons. Upon checking on him, the man would only run away, the family stated.
An officer stopped a vehicle Aug. 6 suspected to be involved in a burglary, but it later was determined not to be the vehicle involved.
An unnamed woman reported Aug. 6 a male known to her stole her purse, which contained more than $200 and other personal belongings, while they were sharing a taxi ride, along with a third person. The known male exited the taxi at 9th Street, near the overpass.
Officers responded to a disturbance call Aug. 2 along Grandview Avenue, but after speaking with the caller on scene it was determined nothing criminal had taken place.
Cori D. Galloway, Holliday Street, reported Aug. 9 that two known individuals had been verbally threatening toward her, and one of them reportedly threw an object at her vehicle.