Police Reports


Between 8:04 a.m. Wednesday and 6:59 a.m. Thursday, police handled eight traffic stops, three vehicle accidents and one miscellaneous call.


At 1:23 a.m., National Road, assist Ohio County Schools.

At 1:06 a.m., National Road, fraud.

At 1:01 a.m., Eoff Street, follow-up.


At 10:43 p.m., Joan Street, domestic dispute.

At 10:30 p.m., Main Street, domestic battery.

At 9:03 p.m., Pearl Avenue, public intoxication.

At 8:24 p.m., McColloch Street, missing person.

At 8:13 p.m., 16th Street, foot patrol.

At 7:14 p.m., Interstate 70 east, motorist assist.

At 7:11 p.m., Jacob Street, disorderly adult.

At 6:35 p.m., 15th Street, petit larceny.

At 6:25 p.m., Walters Avenue, serve warrant.

At 6:24 p.m., National Road, driving while license suspended.

At 5:54 p.m., East Cove Avenue, suspicious circumstance.

At 5:41 p.m., Lane 20, complaint about animal.

At 5:07 p.m., Zane Street, drunk.

At 3:56 p.m., Chapel Road, Bethlehem, mutal aid given.

At 3:01 p.m., Zane Street, brandishing. Police investigated a report of someone waving a gun out a car window. It’s unfounded at this time, police say.

At 2:51 p.m., Jacob Street, child custody dispute.

At 2:38 p.m., North Broadway Street, theft earlier.

At 2:28 p.m., South Broadway Street, check welfare of person.

At 2:26 p.m., Wetzel Street, meet complainant.

At 12:59 p.m., Wood Street, mutual aid given.

At 12:01 p.m., National Road at Krause Drive, traffic offenses.

At 10:56 a.m., Market Street, serve warrant.

At 10:36 a.m., North Wabash Street, found item.

At 10:29 a.m., Woodsdale, transport.

At 10:11 a.m., National Road, suspicious person.

At 9:16 a.m., 18th Street, drug activity.

At 8:53 a.m., Wood Street, serve warrant.

At 8:44 a.m., South Wabash Street, theft earlier.

At 8:31 a.m., Lounez Avenue, mutual aid given.

At 8:04 a.m., Warwood area, sweeper ticket.


Between 3:10 a.m. Wednesday and 7:57 a.m. Thursday, police handled 42 traffic stops and one vehicle accident.


At 1:30 a.m., Thompson Road, Stone Church. An object or vehicle hit an old connection to a main, just before a meter. Deputies will follow up with a report to the gas company, if necessary.

At 1:23 p.m., National Road, Wheeling, traffic contact arrest. Deputies stopped motorist Lesley Danielle Bendekovich for defective equipment, and found an odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. They searched and found marijuana, drug paraphernalia and non-prescribed Suboxone, police say. Kimberly Kobasko, 57, of 82 45th Street, Wheeling, was issued misdemeanor citations for possession of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance. Her appearance date is April 7, according to court documents.

At 9:49 a.m., Betty Zane Road, Wheeling, domestic violence.


At 9:03 p.m., Pearl Avenue, Wheeling, drunk.

At 5:51 p.m., Hughes Street, Stone Church, medical emergency.

At 4:44 p.m., 15th Street, serve warrant.

At 3:01 p.m., Airey Drive, Wheeling, report of gun. No case assigned.

At 2:48 p.m., Sample Road, Valley Grove, traffic contact.

At 12:16 p.m., I-70 east, motorist assist.

At 12:05 p.m., Congress Avenue, Wheeling, serve civil papers.

At 11:45 a.m., Betty Zane Road, threat. A woman said the father of her three children threatened to come and take the children. Deputies advised her of her options, and the father didn’t show up while deputies were on scene.

At 11:10 a.m., Faculty Drive, West Liberty University, West Liberty, welfare check. Helped university police check on a female student. Campus police contacted her via phone, and she said she is OK, but wouldn’t give her location. The phone could not be traced.

At 11:03 a.m., West Liberty University, West Liberty, meet complainant.

At 10:51 a.m., West Alexander Road, Wheeling, public intoxication.

At 9:14 a.m., McColloch Street, Wheeling, serve civil papers.

At 3:31 p.m., Warwood Avenue, Wheeling, suspicious activity. A man in uniform was waiting for his manager to open the business.

At 3:10 p.m., I-70 east, Triadelphia, traffic contact, warning issued. A vehicle merging onto I-70 west “suddenly swerved to the right nearly striking the concrete wall,” according to the report. The driver said he was trying to open his new package of cigarettes.