East Liverpool crime activity: Police receive tip that man was driving drunk to store

Police investigated the following incidents in East Liverpool from Jan. 22-31:

Tuesday, Jan. 22

3:58 p.m. - 700 block of Minerva St., reported theft. A woman reported that someone had stolen her semi-automatic pistol from her house while she was on vacation.

Thursday, Jan. 24

9:37 p.m. - 700 block of Dresden Ave., Justin Gamble, 26, charged with possession of marijuana. While conducting a traffic stop, police said they noticed Gamble was acting nervous. Gamble said it was because he thought his license was suspended from a previous traffic stop for having marijuana, according to a police report. Gamble denied having anything illegal currently in the car, the report states. But, police said they found a small baggie of marijuana inside a Marlboro cigarette pack in the car.

Friday, Jan. 25

9:05 p.m. - 1600 block of Pennsylvania Ave., Robert Weyand, 47, charged with public intoxication. Police received a tip that Weyand was driving under the influence to Sparkle Market, according to a police report. Police drove there and found him inside a car in the parking lot. Weyand told police he had about five beers, the report states.

Sunday, Jan. 27

7:54 p.m. - 800 block of Bradshaw Ave., Michael Howard, 32, and Wilbert Faulk, 59, both charged with burglary. Police stopped the two men because they fit the description of two suspects who had just broken into a house, according to a police report. Police patted them down and found jewelry and other items in their pockets, the report says. At the police station, both men stated they had entered the home and took several items.

Wednesday, Jan. 30

2:47 p.m. - 3100 block of Curry St., reported identity theft. A man called police saying his personal information had been compromised out of Huntington Bank and an unknown person opened an Express account under his name.

Thursday, Jan. 31

10:50 p.m. - 100 block of W. Sixth St., reported vandalism. A woman reported to police that someone had slashed her front driver’s side tire.

Disclaimer: These reports do not represent all calls made to the East Liverpool Police Department. This public information was provided in reports from the East Liverpool Police Department. Items reflect charges filed, not convictions.

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