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Threats: A minor from Indian Creek High School is in custody after allegedly threatening a classmate on Tuesday. The classmate received threat messages and reported them to the school administrators. The youngster who sent the message said he was joking, but MPs said he faces an aggravated threat charge in juvenile court.
Domestic charge: Damon Moore, 44, 2403 Commercial St., Mingo Junction, was charged with domestic violence after his girlfriend told MPs he threatened to “Finish it”, called her 11-year-old daughter a derogatory four-letter word, then stole her car on Tuesday. She said the man got angry and hit the brakes, nearly injuring them and started screaming. When they got home, he allegedly threw his girlfriend all over the place and punched a hole in the wall. She claims that at one point he had two kitchen knives in his possession before escaping in his car, which was later found on Commercial Street. He was later found walking out of the bushes near a business on Commercial Street and denied hitting his girlfriend, claiming she hit him after he locked his car’s brakes. Moore is also being held under a Belmont County warrant for failure to appear.
Missing: A man from Rayland told MPs someone stole his Cub Cadet Commercial Zero Turn mower on Tuesday. He said he last used it on October 11, after which he covered it with a tarp. He said he bought it a year ago for $ 9,000.
Reserved: Stephen V. Street, 62, 1124 County Road 41, Richmond, Criminal Trespass, Criminal Damage, Aggravated Threats and Arson, Tuesday. Street allegedly started a fire in a mason jar on the porch of a neighbor’s residence and also removed one of their porch decorations.
Deleted: A landlord in Smithfield Township (Dillonvale) said a tenant who had been evicted from one of his properties loaded a trailer with items that did not belong to him on Monday. The owner said two oil tanks, an air conditioner, a well pump and other items were missing from the residence.
Fighting: A woman from Mount Pleasant said she was tired of fighting with her husband but when she tried to leave he hit her with the door and then strangled her with her purse, which she had been around his neck on Tuesday. Members observed a cut on her forehead and she also had marks on her throat. Her husband claimed that she wanted to take all the keys and her cell phone when she left, and when she came out the door to leave, he pushed her to open it, which hit her. He said she responded by closing it with her arm still in the doorway, wedging it between the door and the frame. He said he had been sick all day and would never hurt his wife.
Reserved: Quintae Stubbs, 30, 707 Market St., Steubenville, possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, Friday; Heather Stewart, 32, 15972 State Route 213, Lot 1, Steubenville, failure to appear; Steven West, 32, 240 Lot 1 Springdale Ave., Wintersville, drug possession and drug paraphernalia, Saturday. West was also cited for driving while suspended.
Funny Money: A woman bought a $ 20 Roblok gift card from Walgreens and received $ 80 in change on Monday. The store manager said the woman paid for the gift card with a fake $ 100 bill. The suspect’s video was turned over to the police.
Vandals: The owner of an Ohio Street property told police someone pushed open a window on Monday. The owner said no one should have been in the building and said her property has been damaged several times in the past.
Petty: Someone broke into a house this weekend in the 1400 block of Maryland Avenue on Monday. Nothing appeared to be missing, but clothes and furniture had been thrown away, police said. The occupier believes he knows two women responsible for the mess.
Fraudulent call: A Lincoln Avenue resident said someone claiming to represent Publisher’s Clearinghouse told her she had won the jackpot, but would have to pay them $ 500 to claim it on Monday. The resident bought two $ 100 Apple gift cards and sent the crooks copies of the information before the red flags went off. He was advised to block the caller.
No turning back: A man in the 500 block of Ohio Street said he let a man borrow his car for $ 40 on the understanding that it would be returned within an hour, except it wasn’t the case on Friday. He said he had checked the general area several times without success.
Climbing: A woman from the 900 block of North Sixth Street said a man who harassed her told her he was going “Beat her (expletive)”, Sunday.
Scrap theft: A man and woman removing metal from an Arlington Avenue property said they were removing scrap metal from a dumpster on Sunday. The police told them that the equipment did not belong to them and that they should return it.