Police reports


Arrested: Laverne Smith, 41, 904 Longford Drive, bench warrant out of municipal court, Wednesday.

Break-in: House in the 3800 block of Bristol Avenue broken into Monday and cash taken.

Cited: Amanda R. Myers, 22, 3458 state Route 152, Richmond, driving with suspended license.

Arrested: Anita Mowder, no age or address listed by police, reckless operation, complicity to petit theft and possession of drugs, today.

Arrested: Wayne Lott, 53, 319 Terrace Ave., petit theft, possession of drug paraphernalia, violation of no contact order and consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle, today.

Jefferson County


Arrested: William E. VanDyke, 18, 842 Bantam Ridge Road, Wintersville, failure to appear warrant out of Wintersville county court, Wednesday.

Arrested: Jack A. Graham, 46, 389 West St. Smithfield, obstructing official business, Wednesday.

Brooke County sheriff

Arrested: Timothy L. Richards, 48, 134 Scheetz Drive, Follansbee, trespassing, Wednesday.

Arrested: Clyde J. Jordan Jr., 44, Wellsburg, battery, Tuesday.


Arrested: Ricky Sinsel, 216 Beech Road, Weirton, house burglary, Friday.

Arrested: Thomas M. Byers, 155 Palomino Drive, Weirton, driving under the influence, second offense, and driving while his license was suspended, third or subsequent offense, Friday.

Arrested: George A. Cartia, 188 Stroud Ave., disorderly conduct, charges filed following a disturbance on Stroud Avenue, Friday.

Arrested: Melody Cartia, 188 Stroud Ave., disorderly conduct, public intoxication and battery on a paramedic, charges filed following a disturbance on Stroud Avenue, Friday.