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Regional Roundup

April 1, 2013
The Herald-Star

Meth lab discovered at Toronto house

TORONTO -A crystal methamphetamine lab was discovered during a police raid Sunday evening at a home at 1418 Madison Ave. and two men were taken into custody, City Police reported.

Police Capt. Rick Parker said the house was being investigation for the past six months but a search warrant was executed Sunday evening. He said the Jefferson County Drug Task Force and the county sheriff's department assisted with the investigation and raid.

Sean Householder, 35, and Adam Snyder, 32, both of the 1418 Madison Ave. were taken to the county jail on pending charges. Parker said police were to meet later today with the prosecutor's office about the filing of felony charges.

Parker said the Drug Enforcement Administration was to come today to assist in the dismantling and cleanup of the meth lab.

Vandalism cancels Easter services

STEUBENVILLE - Vandals ransacked the interior of the Labelle Church of Christ, 301 Ohio St., forcing the church to cancel Easter services, City Police reported.

An officer patrolling the area saw a broken window and doors open to the church around 6 p.m. Saturday.

An officer went inside the church and discovered a fire extinguisher had been discharged and the sanctuary ransacked. Cabinet doors were opened and contents thrown on the ground, police reported. A couple inches of water on the basement floor was caused bywater being turned on in a clogged sink on the main floor, police reported. A TV and DVD player also may have been taken, police reported.

Assault reported

at Hooverson Heights

FOLLANSBEE - A local man reported he was stabbed by a man carrying a knife while walking in Hooverson Heights Sunday night.

According to police reports, the man told Brooke County sheriff's deputies he was walking in the area of Randall Avenue and Lee Road when a man about 6 foot and wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt and black sweatpants demanded his wallet and stabbed him in the upper left arm. The incident is being investigated.

Steubenville Saddle Club meets Tuesday

RICHMOND - The Steubenville Saddle club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the clubhouse at the saddle club grounds located on state Route 152.

The club's show season will kick off May 5.

Chiefs to hold cheering sign-ups

STEUBENVILLE - Indian Creek Chiefs cheering registration for those ages 7-12 will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday and noon to 3 p.m. Sunday in front of Hibbett Sports in the Fort Steuben Mall

The cost is $30. Participants are to bring copies of their birth certificates. For information, contact Suzanne Allen at (740) 632-2114.

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