Published 9:55 am Wednesday, September 30, 2009

County jail

— Adam Stapleton, 25, 126 Private Drive 3467, Ironton, on probation violation Monday by the Lawrence County Common Pleas Courts.

— Robert L. Esque Jr., 21, 52 Township Road 338, Ironton, on charge of possession of drugs Monday by the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office.

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— Robert P. Hoeft, 49, 35 Township Road 1501, Chesapeake, on outstanding warrant Monday by the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff’s office

Theft — County Road 3, Chesapeake Sunday, survey equipment taken from vehicle.

Vandalism — Township Road 1430, South Point Tuesday, vehicle damaged, suspect named.

Theft — County Road 61, Kitts Hill, 2008 Honda TRX 450 ATV taken from barn.

Burglary — Landon Road, Chesapeake Sunday, residence entered.

Arson — County Road 43, Ironton Sunday, vacant house entered, back bedroom set on fire.

Felonious assault — County Road 72, Crown City Monday, man reportedly threatened, struck in head with shotgun, suspect named.

Improperly discharging firearm — County Road 105, Kitts Hill Monday, deputies dispatched to reported hostage situation, family, neighbors advised gun taken away from disoriented elderly man, man taken to area hospital.

Aggravated trespass — County Road 1, South Point Monday, unwelcome guest trying to get into residence, David R. Rakes, 43, 503 Third St., E, South Point, arrested and taken to jail.

Ironton police

Breaking and entering — 1300 block South Fourth Street Monday, residence entered.

Breaking and entering — Eighth and Washington streets Monday, vehicle entered, medication taken.

Vacant house — Fifth and Vesuvius streets Monday, city engineer advised about transients living in vacant house.

Shoplifter — CVS, Third Street Monday, citation issued.

Indecent exposure — Eighth and Center streets Monday, left prior to officers’ arrival.