Martins Ferry Police Warn of Man Impersonating Water Department Employee
a suspicious man who tried to benefit access to a person’s home.
Chief John McFarland stated the white guy changed into 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighed about a hundred and eighty kilos.
He was sporting a crimson blouse and khaki colored pants.
He was driving a white Chevy S-10 pickup truck.
“Someone had knocked on their door and identified themselves as a water branch worker and attempted to gain get entry to into the house,” McFarland stated. “He tried to steer them to permit him in. … They advised him ‘no,’ close the door and called the police. That’s exactly what they must have carried out in this situation.”
McFarland said a suspect has a been found. He stated in cases which includes this, police like to apply the automated name machine to allow all metropolis residents to realize to be on the lookout for a person knocking on doors.
McFarland stated the residence in which the man attempted to advantage entry became placed within the Glenhurst neighborhood, that’s north of Belmont County Road four.
McFarland stated if someone appears suspicious it’s far fine to do exactly because the Glenhurst resident did.
“Don’t open the door for everybody. Let the police song and confirm the whole thing,” he stated.
Belmont County uses the CodeRED machine. Once a resident signs and symptoms up for it, they could acquire messages approximately emergencies, evacuations, water or utility outages, Amber Alerts, crime indicators which includes the one that befell Friday in Martins Ferry, and greater.
To register for the alerts, visit belmontcounty911.Com or name 740-695-9104.
Adventure sports enthusiasts can enjoy water sports activities at venues this Dasara — KRS backwaters and Varuna Lake.
While the Youth Empowerment and Sports branch and General Thimayya National Academy of Adventure will shift the Dasara water sports activities to the KRS backwaters. The Tourism Department will release its everlasting water sports center on October five at Varuna Lake. Water sports activities on Varuna lake may be a regular function for 5 years as in step with the Budget suggestion of 2018-19.
During Dasara, the Youth Empowerment and Sports branch and General Thimayya National Academy of Adventure used to conduct numerous water sports on Varuna Lake however this time, Dasara water sports activities may be shifted to KRS backwaters. During 10 days of Dasara, water sports inclusive of speedboat journey, banana ride, jet ski, canoeing, kayaking, and rafting can be conducted. Already, a technical committee has conducted feasibility take a look at to hold water recreation activities in KRS backwaters.
K Suresh, Assistant Director for Youth Empowerment and Sports said, “KRS backwaters have an excessive ability and there is big scope for numerous water sports activities. Hence the branch has determined to hold the Dasara water sports within the KRS backwaters.”
“In view of attracting tourists, we are holding water sports activities in KRS backwaters. The department has plans to set up a water sports activities schooling center for teenagers in destiny. The center will certify that the young people are matched for water adventure sports. This will even create an employment opportunity for the youngsters,” Suresh stated.
Deputy Director for Tourism H P Janardhan said, “Earlier, best all through Dasara water sports activities were held. With the purpose to draw travelers, to make water sports available for the duration of the 12 months, the Tourism department has given soft to ‘Outback Adventures’, to run water sports for 5 years”.
District in-rate Minister G T Devegowda and Tourism Minister Sa Ra Mahesh will inaugurate the water sports activities in Varuna Lake on October five.