POLICE

County Sheriff

–Bobby Lee Alexander, Alderlick Road, reported his girlfriend, Jessica Lynn Lasater, was given his car to drive him to work and pick him up from work. She was also supposed to watch his 3-year-old son until she picked him up from work. However, Lasater never showed up and Alexander got a ride home eventually from a co-worker. His son and the vehicle were not there when he arrived home and he received a call from the Highway Patrol reportedly claiming they followed him in his vehicle and saw drug paraphernalia being tossed out of the windows, but elected not to pursue the vehicle because of nearby pedestrians. Alexander believes Lasater has his vehicle. Lasater’s mother, Sandra Messenger, reportedly called Alexander to tell him she found out the child was at a house in Youngstown with a man named Derrick and gave him a phone number. Alexander called the man in Youngstown and his child was reportedly there asleep. Deputies called sergeant from the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office for assistance in picking up the child. Charges are pending against Lasater.

Highway Patrol

— Austin Alexander Angeli, 30, Goshen Road, Salem, was westbound on state Route 153 in Stark County at 1:03 p.m. Thursday and went off the left side into a field. He was cited for failure to control, driving under suspension and speeding.

— Stephanie A. Irwin, 40, McDonald Street, East Liverpool, was northbound on East Liverpool Road in Madison Township at 6:15 a.m. Nov. 20 and hit a deer.

East Palestine

— Police were called to a domestic dispute on Brookdale Avenue at 6:55 p.m. Friday. No violence was reported.

— Christian Plunkett, 23, address not listed, was arrested on a county sheriff’s warrant at 3:53 p.m. Saturday.

East Liverpool

— Officers responded to a report regarding a domestic dispute and spoke with Caressa Godocsik, 25, Minerva Street, who was crying and appeared fearful. She told them the father of her two children, Luke S. Beatty, 24, arrived at their newly-purchased residence and began yelling at her, trying to take her cell phone from her hand. Godocsik said Beatty bit her several times in the back and side and punched her in the head, and she twisted her ankle and had to bite him back to get him off her. When Godocsik told Beatty she was calling the police, he left the residence, she reported. She told police she did not want to file charges but just wanted Beatty to stay away from her and signed a refusal to prosecute form. Officers, however, sent information to the law director for possible charges.

St. Clair Township

— Robert Gresh reported someone tried to take a golf cart from the Hidden Oaks Golf Complex on Irish Ridge Road. The cart doesn’t start, and Gresh found it at the bottom of the driving range. A person was caught on surveillance video, and the investigation is on-going.

— Joseph Cataldo, Bloomfield Avenue, reported returning home from Thanksgiving dinner to find his front door open and his bedroom ransacked, with items missing.

— Officers were called to Flx Fitness on Y&O Road for a noise inside the building. No other details were reported.

— Allanah M. Buckel, 26, no address listed, reported that, while she and her husband were at Walmart, her ex-father-in-law threatened to assault her husband. She wanted the incident documented due to an on-going custody dispute.

— Officers responded to Farmers National Bank for reports of a teller being short-changed. The teller said a man came into the bank and wanted to exchange $150 in $20, $10 and $5 bills for three $50 bills, to be used as holiday gifts. The exchange was made and he turned to leave but turned back and told the teller she mistakenly had given him a $5 bill for one of the $50 bills. She replaced the bill but after he left, she became uneasy and checked her drawer, finding it $45 short.

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