– Lorie Gfeller, Weaver Road, Berlin Center, reported at 8:35 p.m. Wednesday she was at the residence of her ex-husband, Tim Herron, on Woodsdale Road in Butler Township to pick up her 13-year-old son for a court-ordered visitation. Herron, who was at a friend’s house at the time Gfeller and a deputy were there, called the sheriff’s office to have her removed. Herron then returned to his house and refused to let Gfeller see her son. A deputy advised her to contact her attorney as Herron refused to follow court orders.
– A welfare check was requested at 7:10 p.m. Wednesday at the house of William Schory, Rainbow Lane, Beloit, after Schory was reportedly scared due to someone cutting his power line to his residence. A deputy found Schory safe, but Schory said he was concerned about seeing a dish satellite box on the inside of the man door to his garage, and not his power line being cut.
– John Currie, Leetonia Road, Salem, reported at 8:35 p.m. Wednesday he and his son, David, were assaulted by his daughter-in-law, Deborah Currie. Both said Deborah slapped both of them, causing a cut on David’s nose and breaking his glasses. Deborah was reported intoxicated and left before an officer arrived. Charges are pending.
– James Keck, Georgetown Road, Salem, reported at 11:19 a.m. Friday three guns that belong to his son Mark were stolen. A deputy advised the son to research his files to get the serial numbers for the missing guns.
– Russ Vandercook, Streetsboro, reported at 4:21 p.m. Friday a theft while at the Rogers Sale.
– Dave Hrovatic, Winona Road, Salem, reported at 6:49 p.m. Friday a white van with black stripes stopped at his residence and asked him about home remodeling, but Hrovatic noticed the man had no tools with him, and the van reportedly drove by several times throughout the night.
– A highway patrol trooper picked up a mentally unstable woman found walking on state Route 39 and returned her to her home on West Main in Salineville. Neighbors told a deputy of problems they have been having with er just walking into their homes unannounced. The woman refused to seek medical treatment but eventually was restrained and then agreed to go to Trinity West.
– A South Elm resident reported at 2:06 a.m. Friday noises and a dog barking, and wanted the area checked. Officers checked the area and found everything to be secure.
– A representative from Parkside at 12:32 p.m. Friday a visitor assaulted one of the residents.
– Nancy Kana, Poland, was parked at 7:44 p.m. Friday behind the Dutch Haus facing south, and Kevin White, Delphos, was also parked behind the Dutch Haus facing north when their front bumpers touched. No visible damaged was observed, and no citations were issued.
-Two children were reported at 11:15 p.m. Friday walking in the middle of Pittsburgh Street toward the high school.
– A fight was reported at 11:28 p.m. Friday in the area of Blueberry Street and Pershing Street. A homeowner flagged down an officer, and four children were found and issued warnings.
– Rebecca Lynn Bollinger, 23, West Main, was driving west on East Martin at 1:57 a.m. Saturday when an officer saw her going left of center and pulled her over. Bollinger said she was taking home three friends, Ronald P. Venezia Jr., Larry L. Athey Jr. and Victoria R. Mihalich, from Marshall’s Bar, and reportedly had just two drinks despite an officer observing red glassy eyes, slurred speech and an odor of alcohol. After a failed sobriety test, Bollinger was cited for OVI and left of center. Because the other three were also reported intoxicated, the vehicle was towed by J and J Towing.
– Jerry L. Toot, 220 Pendleton St., Lisbon, was cited for failure to yield at 7:34 a.m. Friday. He pulled from a drive onto East Pershing and struck a vehicle driven by Robert L. Saunier, McCracken Road.
– Linzy R. Haueter, 16, Painter Road, Salem, was cited for failure to yield at 6:05 p.m. Friday. He pulled from South Lincoln onto Southeast Boulevard and struck a vehicle driven by Wilson A. Smith, 78, Birch Road, East Liverpool.
– Steven C. Sorrentino, 26, Steubenville, was arrested on a warrant out of the sheriff’s office for a probation violation following a traffic stop on East State at 3:20 a.m. Saturday in which he was a passenger.
– Calvin D. McCon Jr., 44, 975 E. Third St., Salem, was charged with disorderly conduct by intoxication after a patrolling officer at 2:04 a.m. Saturday observed people arguing outside a South Broadway bar and found him threatening staff and attempting to leave without paying his tab. While officers attempted to identify McCon, Bridgette A. Loutzenheiser, 31, 251 Plymouth Place, Salem, walked out of the bar with a beer and was cited for open container. Another woman, Ashley M. Vanderhoff, 25, 624 Cherry St., Salem, whom officers knew to have a warrant out of Columbiana for theft, was observed walking down the street. She was apprehended farther down the street.
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– Christopher N. Byron, 22, Orrville, was cited for assured clear distance after a two-vehicle crash on state Route 165 at 5:18 p.m. Monday. He failed to stop at the stop sign at state Route 14, striking the rear of a vehicle driven by Susan J. Zoky, 63, Alliance. No injuries were reported.
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– Police responded to a neighbor dispute in the 400 block of East Third Street at 10:43 a.m. Friday in which a woman reported her neighbor had been sending her harassing text messages all morning.
– A Maple Street resident reported at 4:56 p.m. Friday that someone overnight had entered his unlocked residence and taken his cell phone.
– An officer responded to a Sharp Avenue home at 5 p.m. Friday where the resident reported someone called him requesting he activate a green dot card and send money to a person via Western Union, for which he would receive a large sum of cash.
– Police responded to a report of a loud explosion in the 1200 block of Fairview Avenue at 8:54 p.m. Friday but were unable to find anything out of the ordinary.
– Police responded to a suspicious vehicle in a parking lot in the 700 block of West State Street at 2:43 a.m. Saturday and found the occupants to have no operator’s license and the one in the driver’s seat to have been consuming alcohol. They were allowed to walk from the scene after the clerk at the business permitted the vehicle to be left in the lot until morning.
– Police responded to a suspicious vehicle report in the 800 block of East Fourth Street at 9:03 a.m. Saturday and found it illegally parked with the front passenger side tire on the curb lawn and blocking the view from a residential driveway. The owner could not be located so it was towed.
– A Prospect Street resident reported on station at 11:16 a.m. Saturday that someone from outside the city made threats regarding money owed to his mother.
– Police responded to a fight in the 200 block of Hawley Avenue at 12:27 p.m. Saturday and found a verbal dispute between neighbors. They were told to stay away from each other.
– Police responded to a domestic disturbance in the 900 block of Fair Avenue at 12:41 p.m. Saturday and found a verbal dispute between two people regarding the end of a relationship. There were no signs of violence and one of the two agreed to leave.
– Dana Duffield, Center Avenue, Lisbon, reported a domestic dispute at 4:28 p.m. Thursday. Both Duffield and Floyd Gilmore reported there was an argument between them, but no violence.
– A third person reported a domestic dispute on Hill Street, Lisbon, at 8:08 p.m. Thursday. Deputies spoke to Sean Ramsey and Bobbi Fisher, who said there was just an argument between them and no threats of violence.
– Dennis Dotson, Steubenville Pike, Lisbon, reported at 8:56 p.m. Thursday he was having a dispute with Renee Snyder. Deputies found the dispute to be over personal property and explained it was a civil issue they should have handled through the court. Both agreed to stay away from each other for the rest of the evening.
– Anne M. Dingman, 51, Vine Street, Salem, was cited for OVI and failure to control after her car went off the road and into a ditch while driving on state Route 9 in Hanover Township at 9:40 p.m. Wednesday.
– Nathan C. Brereton, 23, South Surry Road, East Liverpool, was cited for failure to control after driving off the road in his car and overturning on state Route 7 in Madison Township at 3:40 p.m. Wednesday.
– Truck driver Blake E. Nicholson, 29, of Youngstown, was flown by helicopter to an area hospital after being injured when his semi-truck went off the road and struck a tree while he was driving on state Route 172 in Hanover Township at 4:54 a.m. Wednesday. The semi belongs to Environmental Coordination Services of Cochranton, Pa.
– Mark S. Norge, 50, of West Pittsburgh, Pa., was cited after he pulled into state Route 14 from state Route 165 in Unity Township, striking a vehicle driven by Nazareno Agostino, 79, of Koppel, Pa., who was crossing in front of him. The accident occurred at 1:25 p.m. Wednesday.
– Police responded to a home on West Lincoln Way at 9:53 a.m. Tuesday, where a woman said she had stumbled and fell into the door, injuring her head. Blood was located at the base of the door, and a witness said this was the fourth or fifth time this had happened. Police remained until an ambulance arrived to transport her to the hospital.
– Police were called to the Cherished Children day care center at 10 p.m. Thursday in regard to a bat in the building, which was the third time this week. Police were able to get the bat to go out a door.
– Police responded to a minor accident at the intersection of Thomas Road and West Lincoln Way at 11:49 a.m. Thursday, where Jerry Richards, Eagleton Road, struck a vehicle driven by Jerry Wells, Mattix Road. Wells was attempting to drive through the intersection when Richard turned left onto Lincoln Way from South Lincoln Avenue, striking Wells’ vehicle.
– A caller reported school buses were unable to traverse the railroad crossing on South Main Street at 7:40 a.m. Thursday because the gates were down. Police helped the buses get across.
– A debit card belonging to June McAfee was turned in at 9:18 p.m. Thursday.
-Krista Burt, Blueberry Drive, reported someone driving a white Buick Century was speeding up and down the road at 10:52 p.m. Thursday. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.
– Police received a report of a box truck being struck by a railroad crossing gate coming down at the North Market Street crossing, breaking the gate, at 8:41 p.m. Thursday. The driver was Thomas Povenski Jr., 35, Jimtown Road, East Palestine. Norfolk-Southern was contacted and an officer assisted with traffic control until railroad personnel arrived. Police cleared the scene at 9:23 p.m.
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– Police have charged a Beloit man with felony retaliation following a criminal damaging incident over the weekend at the Sebring Lake Estates. Gregory E. Crase, 43, 65 Cedarwood St., Beloit, was arrested at his home Monday afternoon for third-degree felony retaliation and misdemeanor criminal damaging after officer Kevin Ragan and Lt. Nick Brent responded to a neighboring home at 2:36 a.m. Aug. 23 where a window had been shattered and a tire on a vehicle flattened. The officers confiscated a broom at Crase’s home that appeared to have been used to break the window. Crase is currently facing a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct in which the same victim claimed he was shining a bright flashlight into a window at the home as a form of harassment.
– Officers were dispatched Thursday afternoon to Giant Eagle on Bradshaw Avenue for two men on bicycles, one of whom was reported to be high on drugs. As they approached John W. Henrick, 31, Grant Street, Newell, W.Va., he reportedly stumbled and nearly fell, reached into his pocket and dropped a syringe onto the ground. The syringe, which was filled with a brown liquid, will be sent to a lab for testing, according to reports. Henrick was charged with possession of drug abuse instruments. The other man, John W. Wright, 58, Ryder Alley, was patted down, and officers reported finding he had a burnt spoon and knife in his pocket. He also had an outstanding warrant for failure to pay child support. Wright, who was identified as Henrick’s father, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.
– While northbound on Meakin Street Friday morning, Emmanuel L. Fellouzis, 54, Y&O Road, Wellsville, reportedly lost control of his truck when he tried to avoid a southbound vehicle. Fellouzis failed to notify police, and his vehicle was found over an embankment with heavy damage, having knocked down several small trees. He was charged with failure to control.
– A Jeep driven by Mark A. Beemer, Austintown, was reportedly having mechanical trouble while he was in the lower parking area of Kent State University downtown Wednesday and it jumped into gear when started. The Jeep rolled over a retaining wall onto its top.
– At 6:55 p.m. Thursday, police patrolling in the Cunningham Road and Bentley Drive area made a registration check on a vehicle and found an outstanding warrant on the driver, Christopher J. Hum, 449 Continental Drive, No. 34 out of Columbiana County. He was turned over to sheriff’s deputies.
– Police responded to the 900 block of Adams Street at 6:24 p.m. Thursday for a water line break with water coming up from the ground onto the road. The water department was advised.
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– Police responded to the 600 block of East 3rd Street at 1:06 a.m. Friday for a loud music complaint. Police could hear music but it was not excessive and the resident turned it down.
– Police responded to the 1200 block of East Pershing Street at 1:33 a.m. Friday and met with a complainant who requested to speak with an officer. It was a civil matter.
– At 2:35 a.m. Friday, police responded to the 500 block of Fair Avenue for a loud music complaint and the residents were advised to keep it down.
– At 6:16 a.m. Friday, police responded to Oak Street for a man looking into vehicles and observed a man near Madison Avenue He had a large amount of change in his front pants pockets; however he denied entering vehicles and was transported to his residence in the 1200 block of East Pershing Street.
– At 6 a.m. Friday, police on patrol in the 500 block of Fair Avenue observed an unattended fire in the backyard and advised the resident to extinguish it.
– Police spoke to a person on station at 3:56 p.m. Thursday who recovered property found in the 2000 block of Southeast Boulevard. The item was placed in the department lost and found and police will attempt to contact the owner.
– Police responded to the 100 block of North Howard Avenue at 5:16 p.m. Thursday where a juvenile was locked inside a motor vehicle. Police were unable to unlock it.
– At 5:32 p.m. Thursday, a complainant turned in a debit card that was found in the 100 block of South Lincoln Avenue. It was placed in the department lost and found department.
– At 6:29 p.m. Thursday, police responded to the 800 block of Barclay Avenue for a possible intruder and the complainant advised of hearing noises in the basement. Police checked the residence and no one was inside.
– Police responded to the 400 block of Euclid Street at 7:01 p.m. Thursday for a neighbor dispute over a dog and loud music. Police advised both of the options and they advised that they would avoid the other.
– A person located a debit card in 600 block of East State Street at 7:34 p.m. Thursday and turned it into the police department. It was placed in the lost and found department.
– Police were approached by a man in the 700 block of West State Street at 10:31 p.m. Thursday who needed assistance in contacting a family member. Police were able to assist him.
– Police responded to the 1200 block of North Union Avenue at 11:08 a.m. Thursday where the complained advised of an attempted burglary. The homeowner said unknown persons attempted to gain entry to the residence by removing edging around the basement window on the northeast side of the residence, along with a skylight on the roof. The complainant advised they were not sure when the damage occurred and entry was not gained. No names were provided.
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– Police spoke to a complainant in the 200 block of Plymouth Place at 4:31 p.m. Wednesday in reference to possible stolen firearms from her late husband. Police spoke to family members and located the firearms at a relatives who said they were given permission to have the firearms by the deceased. Police advised the relative and the complainant that they would have to speak to their attorneys to handle the matter.
– At 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, police spoke to a resident in the 200 block of North Indiana Boulevard. at the station regarding harassment by text messaging. The complainant advised that numerous girls have been texting her juvenile daughter and they would not stop. The complainant let police read the messages and she was advised they were not harassing in nature. Police advised the complainant they will contact the people sending the messages and advise them to stop.
– At 1:56 a.m. Thursday, police responded to the 1300 block of North Lincoln Avenue where they were asked to remove a bat from the residence. The bat could not be found.
– At 10:23 p.m. Thursday, police responded to the 1100 block of Prospect Street for an unwanted person. The complainant advised their brother arrived during the night while they were sleeping and refused to leave. Police located the person sleeping in the back bedroom and he was requested to leave and he complied. He was served with a trespass notice issued from the manager of Salem Acres advising that he was no longer welcome on the property. He gathered his belongings and left.
– Police were advised by a caller at 11:08 p.m. Thursday of a possible intoxicated driver on U.S. Route 62 near Pine Lake Road. Police located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop after observing an infraction and found the driver was tired and not impaired.
– Police responded to the 1800 block of Depot Road at 12:30 p.m. Thursday where two unwanted people were refusing to leave and were attempting to let animals out of their cages. An employee advised there was no problem and that police were not needed.
– Neal Morris, state Route 55, Irondale, reported at 2:26 p.m. Tuesday he pulled into the parking lot at Southern Local High School to pick up his children from school and parked along the curb. A car driven by Anthony Saccoccia of Steubenville, backed into his car damaging it.
– David Goist of Tammac Holding Group reported at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday the company foreclosed on a double-wide home on Lisbon Road, Lisbon, in 2010. When the residents moved out they took everything, including the kitchen cabinets, carpeting, bathroom fixtures and wiring. Then on Sunday the company received an email claiming to know who destroyed the trailer and where the property from it could be found.
– Robert Cappillo, Bayard Road, Minerva, reported at 1:14 p.m. Tuesday someone broke into his home between 8:30 and 11:30 a.m. A window was broken out and someone took three guns and a plastic pretzel jar full of change.
– Greg McLaughlin of McLaughlin Trailer Sales, Mountz Road, Salem, reported at 12:48 p.m. Monday a new Reiser dump trailer was stolen from his lot. At about 6:35 a.m. Sunday, video surveillance showed a gray or white older model Dodge Durango pulled into the lot, backed up to the trailer and pulled out within four minutes. The matter is under investigation.
– A 17-year-old state Route 45, Salem, boy reported at 5:31 p.m. Tuesday his 14-year-old brother was not dropped off by the bus. Deputies arrived to find the boy had been dropped off about 10 minutes before they arrived at 6:33 p.m.
– Tina Quetot, Bentwood Drive, New Waterford, reported at 3:33 p.m. Tuesday she received a package in the mail with a pair of size 11 Nike shoes in the box. She did not order the shoes and called them. Then she found on her bank account there had been three more pairs of shoes and they were found to have been sent to another location.
– Jessica Marriner, Endley Road, Lisbon, reported at 5:07 p.m. Tuesday a neighbor appears to be watching her children when they play in the yard. The neighbor is a known sex offender. He has not made any contact with her children.
– Theresa M. Eichler, 55, McCracken Road, Salem, was backing on Bower Road in West Township at 4:44 a.m. Saturday and struck a utility pole off the right side. She was cited for improper backing.
– Hugh V. Peterson, 90, Ridge Road, Minerva, was southbound on Rochester Road in West Township at 7 p.m. Tuesday and turned right onto U.S. 30 to go westbound and went left of center into Michelle M. Groom, 45, Lippincott Road, East Rochester who was eastbound on U.S. 30. Peterson was cited for lanes of travel.
– Kathy D. Williams, 56, state Route 164, Leetonia, was northbound on state Route 164 in Fairfield Township at 9:18 p.m. Aug. 19 and hit a deer.
– Angela M. Carr, 38, McCormick Run Road, Lisbon, was eastbound on state Route 518 in Madison Township at 7:15 a.m. Aug. 20 and lost control and slid off the left side into an embankment. She was cited for failure to control.
– Erick L. Bauer, 49, Dover, was westbound on state Route 39 in Yellow Creek Township at 4:15 p.m. Saturday and struck Norman J. Nightingale, 86, Frischkorn Drive, Wellsville, who failed to yield at a stop sign. Nightingale was cited for failure to yield.
– Michal J. Tancak, 21, Rochester Road, Minerva, was southbound on Knox School Road in West Township at 7:36 a.m. Saturday and went off the right side into a ditch and rolled over. He was cited for failure to control.
– William C. Hurford, 48, Beloit, and Brienna L. Williams, 17, Beloit, were northbound on Westville Lake Road in Knox Township at 12:40 a.m. Saturday and Williams attempted to pass in a hazardous zone and struck Hurford from behind. Williams was cited for hazardous zones.
– James C. Houser, 61, Mansfield, was westbound on U.S. 30 in West Township at 4:25 p.m. Friday and slowed for traffic and was struck from behind by Michael T. Hancock, 21, Westfield, Pa.. Hancock was cited for assured clear distance.
– Brandon J. Hurst, 18, Raley Road, New Waterford, Danial L. Drabick, 79, Weirton, W.va., and Ferrally V. Martin, 90, Bradshaw Avenue, East Liverpool, were northbound on state Route 7 in Madison Township at 12:30 p.m. Friday and Hurst struck Drabick from behind, who then struck Martin from behind. Hurst was cited for assured clear distance.
– Jason E. Keyes Jr., 17, Hill Road, East Liverpool, was stopped in traffic northbound on state Route 7 in Madison Township at 2:50 p.m. Aug. 21 and was struck from behind by Jordan D. Myers, 16, Summitville Road, Salineville. Myers was cited for assured clear distance.
– John L. Gibson, 24, West Main Street, New Waterford, was westbound on Taylor Road in Middleton Township at 5:19 a.m. Friday and lost control and went off the left side into a tree and a farm baler. He was cited for failure to control.
– After receiving a call about a reckless driver at 6:48 p.m. Tuesday, police found the vehicle in the alley between South Green Street and South Lincoln Avenue and the driver, Edward A. Duko II of Salem, laying down in the front seat. Duko stated the car had been towed there and he was waiting for his mechanic, but he later admitted to having been driving. Duko was then cited for driving under suspension since he only had driving privileges to and from work and school, and the spot in the alley was neither.
– Someone from Cherished Children reported at 9 p.m. Tuesday there was a bat in the kitchen, which is the second time that had occurred this week. Police arrived and gently coerced the bat into a bucket, which was used to transport it outside.
– Gloria Matthews, state Route 172, called at 8:05 a.m. Tuesday to report an accident that occurred the day before. No other details were provided.
– Tom Wamsley, North Beaver Street, reported he could hear arguing in one of the other apartments at 1:54 a.m. Tuesday. Police arrived and spoke to Raphael Thompson and Morgan Ford, who said they had a minor argument and nothing more.
– Haylie Lipp, 19, West Martin Street, was charged with criminal trespass after police were called to 626 Park Ave. at 1:36 p.m. Sunday.
– A man reported at 10:24 a.m. Tuesday a vehicle was parked facing the wrong way on East Woodland Avenue. Police found the vehicle and issued a citation.
– A woman reported at 1:51 p.m. Tuesday there was a large bonfire in the rear of the home at 65 N. Cross St. Police warned the residents for the complaint and they were told to make the fire smaller for their cook out.
– A man reported at 5:36 p.m. Tuesday vehicles were speeding on Parkview Drive, with the worst one being a newer black Mercedes that lives on Parkview.
– The Beaver Township Police Department reported at 9:34 p.m. Tuesday the Highway Patrol advised them a man was driving recklessly southbound on state Route 46 from state Route 11. Police found the man and there were no problems.
– A cashier at the BP station on Dresden Avenue reported a customer gave her four $10 bills and a $20 bill, all counterfeit. The woman told officers she had been at Hookstown Fair and a fair employee gave her the bills, which she thought felt “weird” because they were new bills.
– Jennifer Crane and Andrea Banfield, no ages listed, had been feuding on Facebook and Crane went to Banfield’s home on Smithfield Street, where a fight ensued in the middle of the street, according to police, who said neither woman was injured or wanted to file charges. Crane’s address was not listed in reports.
– Lindsey D. Potts, Morton Street, reported returning home to find a basement window broken but nothing missing from the house.
– An officer was called Monday afternoon by probation officer Juli Tice, who voiced her concern that she had called James C. Craig III, 30, Florence Street, who is on probation, and found he was at Dave and Deb’s bar on Lisbon Street with slurred speech. She said he was not allowed in bars or to be drinking as part of his probation and was concerned that he would leave on his motorcycle. The officer reported seeing Craig northbound on state Route 267 and stopped him, saying Craig appeared highly intoxicated. After having him perform sobriety tests at the scene, Craig was arrested for OVI, and officers reported he also told them he was going to test positive for cocaine. At the police station, Craig’s breathalyzer showed a .253 reading, according to reports.
– Jeffery Haynes, Westfield Road, reported he and his family are in the process of moving and several items had come up missing from their home, including a lawn tractor, circular saw and four bundles of flooring.
– Robert and Ruth Skidmore, Gilson Avenue, reported two Hispanic men came to their door saying they were installing a fence for the neighbor and wanted the Skidmores to go into the back yard to show them the property line. They were told to go to Lisbon to obtain surveys, and one of the men got on his phone, saying he was calling his boss, while the second man walked into the Skidmores’ home and into a bedroom. They later found Mrs. Skidmore’s purse missing as well as $200 from a dresser drawer. The couple had had a new roof installed the previous day but did not recognize the two men as part of the work crew, and when the owner of the company arrived to pick up material, he said the men were not his crew members.
– Courtney McDole, Price Street, reported a 55-inch television had been taken from the living room of her grandmother’s home. The television had been rented from Aaron’s, according to reports.
– Chris Wilson, Park Boulevard East, reported his daughter’s bicycle taken from his property.
– Eric Pagani, 7th Avenue, reported about $15 in change, CDs and two prescriptions were stolen from his truck while it was parked in his driveway, unlocked and with the windows down.
– Theresa Haynes, Cadmus Street, reported the storage barn at her home on Westfield Road had been entered and the door had been kicked in on the house. Tools and miscellaneous household items had been taken. In a second report, Haynes said the house had been broken into again through sliding doors not visible from the roadway. The officer questioned her about the foreclosure sticker on the window and was advised the family had until Aug. 26 to remove their belongings. The officer said that, due to the “trashed” condition of the home, he was unable to determine if anything had been taken and he advised Haynes to make an itemized list of missing items.
– On Aug. 23, police received a call regarding marijuana plants growing on the porch of a trailer on Rear Chester Avenue. Officers arrived at the residence and observed two marijuana plants growing near the front porch steps of the home. The occupant of the trailer, Aaron J. Roach, appeared on the porch and asked the officer what he was doing. He was advised of the complaint and told that the marijuana plants would be confiscated since they are in plain view. Roach advised that he was growing the plants as an experiment and said he did not use marijuana. The plants were confiscated and brought to the station as evidence. Later that day, Roach showed up at the station to accept the charges against him. While obtaining a misdemeanor citation Roach advised that he was using marijuana to treat his aches and pains.
– On Aug. 24, Elizabeth Broderick reported she left home Friday at 2:30 p.m. and returned at 8 p.m. She told police she had hidden her jewelry in a vent inside the home before she left. She stated that when she went to retrieve the jewelry that Sunday she could not find it. All the doors and windows in the home were locked and there were no signs of forced entry.
– On Aug. 24, police were called to 19th Street and Chester Avenue for a male passed out in a yard. Officers arrived to find Mark Kireta. Officers awakened Kireta and took him inside the residence. He was advised by officers to go to bed and sleep it off. Later that night, police were called back to the residence by the homeowner who advised that Kireta was throwing stuff and tearing up the house. Officers arrived and took him into custody for disorderly conduct.
– On Aug. 24, police were dispatched to Commerce Street where officers spoke with Brittini Durus, who was there to pick up her children from a man with whom she recently ended a relationship. Upon her arrival, the man’s father was there picking up one of his granddaughters while waiting on Durus to pick up the others. Durus advised police she had discovered a suicide note and left on foot down the alley. Three police units searched the area for the man but were unable to locate him. An officer called the man’s cell phone which was answered by an unknown subject who hung up when the officer identified himself.
– On Aug. 26, an officer observed a vehicle driving southbound on Broadway with only one working headlight. The officer followed the vehicle and observed it swerving. The officer initiated a traffic stop and noticed the driver of the vehicle was not wearing a seatbelt. Upon speaking to the driver, Jeffery E. Cope Jr., the officer observed his speech was slurred and his eyes were glossy and red. When asked whether he had been drinking, Cope responded that he had been drinking and knew he should not be driving. Cope told the officer he had consumed between six and seven beers in the last two hours. Due to no officer available to operate the blood alcohol content measuring device, Cope only was cited with proper headlight, no seat belt and physical control. His car was towed from the scene and he was told to walk home.
– Lori Houyouse, Stump Road, Minerva, reported at 4:05 p.m. Saturday she had walked into her living room, turned the ceiling fan on and heard a loud bang outside. As she opened the front door, the window in the storm door shattered. Deputies could not find a reason for the window to have shattered.
– Maryjo Dye, Buck Road, Beloit, reported at 2:20 p.m. Friday she received a call from someone identifying themselves as being from Microsoft and offering to help her with repairs to her computer for a nominal fee of $140. The initial call happened on Wednesday and then she spoke to them again on Thursday, at which point they linked with her computer for a support session. A large amount was taken from her account through Paypal.
– Amanda Bellville, Quay Road, Negley, reported at 11:45 p.m. Friday she heard noises and believed there was a prowler at her window. Deputies searched and found a large toad had fallen into her downstairs window from about three feet above. Deputies released the toad into the wild.
– Scherry Smith, Calcutta Smithferry Road, East Liverpool, reported vandalism to a vehicle at Beaver Local High School at 4:40 p.m. Sunday. She was inside the building when she heard a car alarm going off. She found someone threw a brick through the passenger window of her vehicle. Her wallet with her checkbook, driver’s license and savings account card was stolen.
– Julie Burt, Fairfield School Road, Columbiana, reported at 6:43 p.m. Sunday Tadley Burt picked up the children on Friday and was supposed to return them by 6 p.m. Sunday, but had not. Deputies explained the matter is a civil issue and must be handled by the court.
– Herb Lockhart Jr., May Street, East Liverpool, reported at 3:05 p.m. Sunday a storage unit at Liberty Storage was broken into sometime overnight. Someone took numerous tools, two torpedo heaters, chains and strobe lights.
– Francis Hazel, Main Street, Kensington, reported at 9:01 p.m. Sunday someone stole a bottle containing six percocets.
– Dan Baker, U.S. Route 30, Lisbon, reported at 7:05 p.m. Sunday someone left water bottles on his property with red liquid inside. Deputies found the bottles and determined someone had placed the bottles in Baker’s field and had been shooting at them. However, no one was found to be shooting at that time.
– Joann Cope, Metz Road, New Waterford, reported at 5:20 p.m. Sunday her husband was brush hogging their property when he saw three ATVs on their property. She followed them to an address in the 46000 block of Metz Road and was going to tell them to stay off their property, when a man came down the driveway making obscene gestures and told her to get off his property. She left after telling him this is his warning and next time she plans to file charges.
– Jay and Carol Laughlin, Thomas Road, Lisbon, reported at 5:03 p.m. Sunday a child was swimming in the pool when they heard a ricochet off the roof of the house, which then struck the detached garage. Deputies were asked to alert the shooters to fire in a safe direction. Deputies found Matthew and Mitchell Soules on Saltwell Road, who had been shooting. They were informed about what happened and agreed not to shoot in that area again.
– Cristi Corak, Wells Hollow, Wellsville, reported at 2:33 p.m. Sunday she and the neighbor have been having a problem. Corak said she has cut both sides of the driveway to her property for 20 years, but on Sunday the neighbor, Ada Allison chased her up her driveway. Allison claimed Corak is making a mess of their property and she did not want her there. Deputies spoke to both women, who agreed to stay away from each other.
– Gary Esposito, Port Orange, Fla., reported at 10:28 p.m. Sunday he was concerned about David Bloor of Salineville. Deputies called the number provided and received a return call from Bloor, who claimed there was misunderstanding about a text message Bloor had sent Esposito – “If I don’t get to see you again, goodbye.” Bloor told deputies he only meant he was not going to be able to go to Florida to see Esposito for awhile.
– Tracey Amato, Rocky Run Road, Wellsville, reported at 7:32 p.m. Sunday someone tried to get into her home while she was gone that afternoon, but nothing was missing.
– A domestic dispute was reported and Tim Adams, U.S. Route 30, Minerva, told deputies at 8:24 p.m. Sunday he was angry at his son for taking his mother’s cell phone and using it. The son told deputies he used the phone, but gave it right back. The mother said she also does not want the son using her phone.
– Reva Hostetter, Richardson Avenue, Negley, reported at 5:57 p.m. Thursday her landlord has been going into her home when she is not there. She believes the landlord may have taken the air conditioner from her window and her microwave. On Friday, Hostetter reported she believes the neighbor may be telling her landlord when she leaves and the landlord was in her house again. The air conditioner was returned. Deputies called the landlord and warned her to stay out of the rental house.
– Billie Lewis, Depot Street, Rogers, reported at 11:26 a.m. Saturday her vehicle was backed into by Thomas Burke in the Rogers Save-A-Lot parking lot. They exchanged insurance information.
– Kelly Ketchum, McGeehan Street, Lisbon, reported a possible prowler at a neighboring home on Steubenville Pike at 9:56 p.m. Sunday. Deputies did not find the prowler.
– Michael Grzymala, 39, McGavern Road, Salineville, was charged with domestic violence after he threatened to hit his parents while he had been drinking. When his mother told him she was calling the sheriff, Grzymala reportedly became upset, threw an ashtray and went outside. Deputies found him in his car and he claimed he is dying from sclerosis of the liver. He also told deputies he was not going to jail, adding he would die there.
– William Syoc, Railroad Street, reported at 1:52 a.m. Sunday two kids were running from Railroad to Pittsburgh streets toward the school. Police checked the area but did not see the kids.
– Police recovered pills belonging to someone else during a traffic stop on state Route 14 at Timberline Drive. The driver was warned and the pills were confiscated to be returned to their owner.
– A man reported at 3 a.m. Sunday a man was slumped over the steering wheel of a vehicle on South Main Street across from Ryan’s News. Police found Craig Wilfong, who was extremely tired after working shifts. He was told to leave his car parked on the street overnight and go to his apartment nearby.
– Police arrested a 17-year-old Canfield boy for curfew violation and underage consumption following a traffic stop on state Route 164 at 2:22 a.m. Sunday. A 16-year-old male passenger, also of Canfield, was arrested for curfew violation, alcohol possession and tobacco possession.
– A woman reported at 10:25 a.m. Sunday two dogs were running around and she was concerned for the safety of the children in the area, although the dogs did not appear to be aggressive. Police checked but did not find the dogs. At 10:56 a.m. the woman reported the dogs may be at a home in the 300 block of Union Street and requested the owner be warned for dogs running at large. Police went to the home but no one was there.
– At 11:18 a.m. Sunday a woman reported she was jogging on Manor Drive and a dog ran out and jumped on her. Police attempted to contact the homeowner but were not successful.
– A woman reported at 3 p.m. Sunday there was a dog in a truck in the parking lot at Oakmont Plaza and it appeared to be extremely hot, although the windows were cracked a little. The owners were located and they said the dog was OK and that they had been checking on him.
– A woman reported at 7:12 p.m. Sunday someone was racing four-wheelers around the woods on Harmony Village property. Police checked the area but did not see anyone on four-wheelers.
– A woman reported at 10 p.m. Sunday someone driving a green Ford pickup truck eastbound on state Route 14 went left of center several times. Police checked the area but did not see the vehicle.
– Dawn Klein, Columbiana-Lisbon Road, reported at 10:39 p.m. Sunday someone suspicious knocked on her door. Police checked but found no one on the property or the nearby park.
– A Quincy Avenue woman reported at 10:26 p.m. Saturday teenagers were playing football in the street and making too much noise. Police warned the group for noise.
– Howard Cope, Firestone Avenue, reported at 9:55 a.m. Saturday a neighbor damaged his yard by driving into it while backing out of their driveway.
– A Columbiana County Sheriff’s dispatcher requested at 8 a.m. Sunday an officer stand by and be ready to go to 65 Lotze Dr. for some sort of disturbance. Police stood by at the Hilltop Market until the sheriff’s office advised they were no longer needed.
– Clarence Taggart, state Route 170, reported at 11:50 a.m. Sunday someone stole groceries out of his vehicle. While making the report Taggart was found to be under the influence of prescription drugs and was too impaired to drive and police took him home. Taggart later returned to pick up his car but police were unable to catch him before he got out of town.
– Police went to 284 West St. at 7:49 p.m. Sunday for an argument over a broken television. It was determined the person who broke the TV owned the TV and both people were warned to stay away from each other for the rest of the night.
– Police went to the 900 Block of W. Main St. at 2:56 p.m. Thursday for a report a man was urinating in plain view of passing traffic. Police told the man he would be arrested if he was found urinating in public again.
– Mary A. Butler, East Clark Street, reported at 10:57 p.m. Sunday a neighbor told her a man was on her property possibly smoking marijuana behind a garage. Police checked but did not find anyone there.
– Jessica Hart, Leake Street, reported at 11:54 p.m. Sunday a resident of the property had broken a window and was yelling and beating on the vehicles for hours. Police spoke with Michael C. Robb, Leake Street, who was highly intoxicated, and said he had left the home and went to a neighbor’s because him and Hart were arguing. He denied breaking the window. Police advised him to stay at the neighbor’s house that night.
– Mary Davis, Moore Lane, reported at 8:24 p.m. Saturday she heard gunshots in the area of the dead end of North James Street. Police checked and could hear fireworks but were unable to find where they were coming from.
– Abigail Alderman, West Martin Street, reported at 6:37 p.m. Saturday her estranged boyfriend showed up at the home intoxicated and was causing problems and making threats, and he was refusing to leave. The man left before police arrived.
– Jonathan Swanson, address not listed, reported at 6:55 p.m. Saturday he could hear gunshots in the area of Pinetree Circle. Police checked and found a man was safely target shooting outside village limits.
– George A. Ritter, 56, Beloit, was eastbound on state Route 14 in Salem at 7:35 a.m. Aug. 19 and Chase Clayton, 18, Maple Street, Washingtonville, was eastbound an attempting to make a south turn into a private drive and struck Ritter, who was then taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital with serious injuries. Clayton was cited for right of way turning left.
– Paula Pointer called at 6:16 p.m. Friday in regard to a possible drunk driver in a blue Lincoln near the Circle K store on North Market Street. Police spoke to the driver, who said she was having problems with her sugar and had to stop at the Circle K to get something to eat. Police saw no signs of impairment and told the driver to rest for a while before resuming her journey.
-Police were called to a home on Cross Street at 8:55 p.m. Sunday, where an unidentified female said her boyfriend, Allan Garrete, was beating on her back door. He left before police arrived. She intended to contact the landlord about the damaged door frame.
– A loud music complaint was received in the 400 block of West Washington Street at 10 p.m. Sunday. Police could hear music coming from an open window but it was not so loud that the resident could be cited. The resident agreed to turn down the radio volume anyway.
– Shawn Locklin reported seeking two motorcyclists driving recklessly near the Valley View store on North Market Street at 11:51 p.m. Thursday. Police checked the area but did not come across the motorcyclists.
– Jeff Durham, East Washington Street, reported Thursday he believes his girlfriend stole his medication, and he is afraid she will take them with alcohol. Police found his girlfriend walking on East Lincoln Way and she denied taking his medication or any drugs. She continued heading west, saying her intention was to walk to Minerva.
– Police were called to the community pool at 7:30 p.m. Aug 15 in regard to a group of suspicious people sitting in a black car. The officer found them playing games on their cellphones while watching the driver’s child play in the Play Town playground.
– Police were called to a home on West Chestnut Street at 5 a.m. Friday until an ambulance arrived to transport the woman who lived there to a local hospital.
– A caller said some men in a newer Chrysler were smoking marijuana at the BP station at 6:08 a.m. Friday. The vehicle was gone by the time police arrived.
– Police were called to the Cherished Children’s Day Care Center at 9:20 p.m. Friday in regard to a bat inside the building with children present. An officer arrived and help remove the bat.
– Brandi Cope was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest after police responded to a domestic dispute between her and her mother, Candi Kibler, on West Lincoln Way at 8:44 p.m. Friday. Cope was trying to remove her clothing from the residence but she claimed her mother was taking what belonged to her. Cope was advised this was a civil matter and they could not tell what belonged to who. This upset Cope, who continued to yell and scream, despite repeated warnings to quit. Finally, police told Cope she was being arrested for disorderly conduct but she reportedly threw herself on the ground and continued to try and pull away from the officer after being handcuffed.
– Police were called to a North Beaver Street residence at 10:20 p.m. Friday, where Christie Schnader reported she had kicked Tim Wamsley out of the apartment but he returned and tried to get inside. She said Scott Rudder then pushed Wamsley, who fell over a bicycle, striking his head. Wamsley was gone by the time police arrived but he was found in the Chase Bank parking lot and refused treatment for a cut on his forehead. At noon the next day, Wamsley called to say Rudder tried to force his way in to his North Beaver Street residence and was making threats. Police located Rudder and told him not to return to the residence or he would be arrested.
– Sean Hause, South Lincoln Avenue, and Sean Hause, Maple Street, reported Saturday that Glen Liebert threatened them and their mother by saying he was going to burn down their mother’s and Kevin’s houses and and kill their dog.
– Police were called to the Lisbon Cemetery at 6:12 a.m. Sunday, where they found an intoxicated man at his brother’s grave. The man said he took some pills but he had no idea what they were or how many. An ambulance crew was called to transport him to a local hospital.
– Police were called to West Chesnut Street at 12:22 a.m. Sunday, where Ronald Cochran and Vicki Dennison said they had been arguing and nothing more.
– Police were called to Greentree Place at 2:15 p.m. Saturday in regard to a resident who was having issues, but officers determined the person was only visiting there from Leetonia and he was no longer there.
– A woman reported at 8:47 a.m. Sunday being threatened by a man at 4 a.m. that morning while at a friend’s house in the 100 block of East Fourth Street.
– Police responded to the 2000 block of monroe Street at 12:48 p.m. Sunday where a resident reported a group of juveniles at approximately 2:30 a.m. that morning had been outside shouting obscenities and writing obscenities on the sidewalk. A father of one of the juveniles said that his son had had friend’s over that night and that he had left early for work and didn’t know they’d been outside. The juveniles cleaned the sidewalk off.
– Police responded to a domestic dispute in the 400 block of Fair Avenue at 12:54 p.m. Sunday and found a verbal argument between a man and woman regarding personal items.
– An East Fourth Street woman reported at 3:56 p.m. Sunday that a man had been calling her and leaving threatening messages. She said that she didn’t know the man, but that her friend had called him using her phone.
– Police responded to a domestic dispute in the 600 block of Sugar Tree Alley at 7:05 p.m. Sunday, but the people had left prior to officers’ arrival.
– Police responded to the 2300 block of East State Street for a domestic dispute at 7:12 p.m. Sunday and found a man and woman in a parking lot who said they had had a verbal dispute regarding living arrangements.
– Police responded to an East Fifth Street home at 7:58 p.m. Sunday where a resident reported someone had left several pieces of property sitting in his yard. The property owner was contacted and said he would pick them up from the station.
– Police responded to a Walnut Street home at 8:06 p.m. Sunday where the resident reported someone had broken out a window with a rock.
– Officers responded to a 911 hang-up at a South Lincoln Avenue home at 12:21 a.m. Monday where the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office also reported multiple 911 hang-ups. Officers were unable to contact anyone at the home, and a neighbor said they had had a party outdoors but left.
– Police responded to an unknown dispute at an Aetna Street home at 1:45 a.m. Monday and spoke to a man who spoke very little English. The man said everything was okay, but refused to allow officers to enter. They left since nothing appeared out of the ordinary.
– An officer reported seeing a vehicle dropping off a woman at a known drug house on Blakeley Street Saturday morning and spoke to the driver, who said he did not know the woman but just gave her a ride. When advised he had dropped the woman at a drug house, the man said he was unaware of that fact and left. The woman, Jessica S. Chapman, 34, May Street, exited the house moments later and reportedly told the officer she had gone in to get a cigarette. He reported being able to see a small baggie containing a white substance in her mouth, which she tried to swallow when told to spit it out. After a short struggle with Chapman, the officer was able to force her to spit out the bag, which he reported appeared to contain cocaine. Chapman was charged with obstructing official business, with other charges possibly pending after lab results are received on the baggie of material she spit out.
– Officers responded Sunday to Boyd Street for a possible domestic situation where they reported hearing yelling coming from the garage, where they found Scotty W. Haney, 27, of that address, sitting on the ground. Officers had been to the residents earlier in the evening and told Haney to stay away from family members, and he had gone into the garage. At the second call, his mother, Diane Haney, 55, reported Haney had broken her bedroom door and pushed her to the ground and she wanted to file charges. As an officer attempted to arrest him for domestic violence, Haney broke free from her and ran. The officer deployed her Taser but missed, and another officer was able to head him off and Haney was taken into custody and charged with domestic violence, resisting arrest and possession of marijuana after a small baggie of marijuana was reportedly found in his jeans pocket.
– A wheelchair-bound woman with six young children living in a home on state Route 154 was taken to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital by Negley EMS after expressing suicidal thoughts to her doctor, who called deputies at 12:16 p.m. Monday. She was taken for evaluation, her husband was brought home from work and the children were placed temporarily with a relative.
– A man identified as Kevin from Glasgow Carryout, state Route 45, Lisbon, reported a woman came into the store and bought two energy pills with a $20. After she left, he determined the bill appeared counterfeit. The woman was described as about 5-foot 6-inches tall, about 110 pounds and having dark or black long hair pulled up on her head.
– Jeff Puskaric, Bell Road, Lisbon, reported at 4:34 p.m. Monday he arrived home from work to find his trailer door open, his 72-year-old mother, Shirley Davis, gone and along with all her belongings. Davis reportedly suffers from dementia and recently came to stay with Puskaric from Florida. However, they have been arguing about a man she has been dating since she got back to the area. Puskaric does not know where the other man lives or how to reach him. He did not believe any of his belongings missing, just tossed around the trailer.
– Meghan Dickey, Sue Drive, Lisbon, reported at 10:01 p.m. Monday Bradley Elpringham Jr. has been texting her and she believes it may be about a pending juvenile case regarding custody of their child.
– Charles Fatherly, Fairfield School Road, Lisbon, reported at 6 p.m. Monday he has been receiving harassing phone calls from Matt Szegedi threatening someone is coming for him. Deputies attempted to call Szegedi, but did not contact him.
– Bernard Cooper Sr., Echo Dell Road, East Liverpool, reported at 3:18 p.m. Monday someone broke into his storage unit at Liberty Storage. Miscellaneous tools and a 4500 watt generator is missing. Deputies also noticed several pieces of locks lying on the ground near the row of units 171 to 200. The facility had placed a temporary lock on Cooper’s unit.
– Jim Wagner, Rochester Road, Homeworth, reported at 9:32 p.m. Monday he is having problems with his neighbor, Harold Sanor. Wagner’s employee was driving up the right of way with a load of straw and Sanor was standing in the right of way with a rifle. Sanor did not point the rifle at him or say anything. His son Grant Sanor, said his father was having a raccoon problem on the farm, but he would speak to him.
– Francis Hazel, Main Street, Kensington, reported at 7:50 p.m. Monday she and her daughter, Jannelle Hazel, let Amanda Ryan stay with them for about three weeks and now Ryan refuses to leave. Deputies spoke to Ryan, who said she was gathering her belongings and leaving with her mother.
– Traci Finnegin, Center Road, Homeworth, reported at 5:43 p.m. Monday someone stole 54 pills of oxycodone from her kitchen table.
– Shelly Hunter, Hartley Road, Beloit, reported at 4:40 p.m. Monday someone cut the lock off her shed in the back yard and stole her green Sabre lawn tractor overnight.
– A 16-year-old boy reported a problem at his father’s house at 7:04 p.m. Saturday. The father, James Metalik, Riffle Road, Rogers, told deputies his girlfriend, Kim Spencer, was at their home when his 16-year-old son came to the house. Spencer has a court order not to be around the son, but when he arrived, she refused to leave.
– Dorris Adney, Glasgow Road, Wellsville, reported an abandoned vehicle at Glasgow Storage at 11:45 p.m. Saturday. Deputies found the vehicle secure. While they were there Joseph Hall and Seth Martin arrived. Hall said the vehicle belonged to his step-father and he parked it there while he and Martin went to a party nearby. He was warned against parking there.
– Stacey Mills, Taylor Road, Negley, reported at 7:30 p.m. Saturday Steven Bell has been staying with her for less than a week. When she asked him to leave, he refused. Deputies found Bell sitting in the living room and took him into custody on a warrant.
– Nathaniel Coy, Smith Goshen Road, Beloit, reported at 1:04 a.m. Saturday he was traveling on U.S. Route 62 when an older model Ford Focus passed him and then began to brake check him. Then the driver got out and threw a flashlight at Coy’s vehicle.
– Glen E. Wickersham, 44, state Route 164, Lisbon, was southbound on Lisbon Road in Salem Township at 2:34 a.m. Sunday and reportedly hit a cow. He was cited for failure to control, OVI, refusal, and placed on administrative license suspension and taken to the Salem hospital with minor injuries.
– Calvin Chamberlain, 74, Beacon Way, East Liverpool, was westbound on state Route 39 in Yellow Creek Township at 12:25 p.m. Monday and attempted to back into a private drive and struck a guard rail. He was cited for improper backing.
– Dawn M. Timman, 55, East Taggart Street, East Palestine, was westbound on Crestview Road in Fairfield Township at 5:30 p.m. Monday and went off the right side into a ditch. She was cited for failure to control.
– Joey W. Henderson, 59, North Canton, was eastbound on state Route 172, and James J. Swords, 44, Lisbon, was westbound when a wheel detached from the camper and went into the eastbound lane striking Henderson’s vehicle. Swords was cited for unsafe vehicle.
– Joseph R. Newton, 36, Lisbon Street, Minerva, was eastbound on state Route 172 in Center Township at 2:13 p.m. Friday and went off the right side into a ditch, a traffic sign and a tree. He was cited for failure to control and OVI.
– Richard H. Vollnogle, 24, Monroe Avenue, Salem, was eastbound on Butcher Road in Salem Township at 7:56 a.m. Sunday and went off the right side into a mailbox, a utility pole and came to rest on the south side of the road. He was cited for failure to control and OVI.
– Stephen R. Morris, 39, Lynchburg Road, Kensington, was westbound on U.S. 30 in West Township at 8:15 p.m. Aug. 18 and went off the road into a parked car in owned by Bryan Baer located in Baer’s yard, and then struck Matthew R. Norton, 25, who was standing nearby. Morris was cited for failure to control, OVI and driving under FRA suspension.
– Kerry Florie, Sue Drive, reported Monday her rental property on East Lincoln Way had been vandalized by the former tenant. Police found large amounts of garbage and spoiled food in in the kitchen. In addition to the overwhelming stench that greeted police, the officer also saw a large mound of maggots writhing about on the floor. The officer also found empty beer cans and soda pop containers, used cigarettes, other food and dog feces in other parts of the house. The back door to the house was broken off its hinges and a large uncovered air conditioner vent hole in the floor in front of the door, and there were holes in the new ceiling. The officer could not get in the basement because of backed-up sewage and more garbage. There was also garbage in the back yard.
– Police were called to a home on North Market Street at 1:55 a.m. Saturday, where Tim Wamsley reported being assaulted by Scott Rudder as continuation of a previous dispute.
– Lee W. Miller, 22, East Palestine, was cited for driving under suspension following a traffic stop on state Route 14 at 4:58 a.m. Monday.
– A man reported at 6:27 p.m. Monday three car loads of kids were parked in the rear of the fire department and were using obscene language and talking loudly. Police gave them a verbal warning for trespassing and disorderly conduct.
– Jessica Bacha, East Park Avenue, reported at 8:24 p.m. Monday she was receiving harassing and threatening texts from someone she knows.
– Donald E. Brown III, 26, Cranberry Township, Pa., was cited for driving under suspension following a traffic stop on state Route 14 at 11:29 p.m. Monday.
– Police warned a kid for foul language at Rainbow Dreamland in the park at 6:11 p.m. Monday.
– Someone reported at 7:16 p.m. Monday there were a bunch of hypodermic needles in the trash can at the car wash on Sumner Street and the caller was concerned for children in the area and requested the needles be disposed of.
– Morgan Knight reported at 7:38 p.m. Monday her vehicle was hit in the Circle K parking lot on North Market Street and the other vehicle left.
– Kenneth P. Swoger, 55, no address listed, was charged with disorderly conduct/intoxication after police were called twice to the home of Lori Reese, Pennsylvania Avenue, to remove him. The first time, officers drove Swoger home and told him not to return, and he reportedly agreed.
– Breara Smith, College Street, reported an iPhone came up missing from her residence July 17 after a woman had been visiting and she later saw the woman posting an iPhone for sale on Facebook. Officers retrieved the phone from the woman and found it to be Smith’s.
– A customer gave employees at the BP station on Dresden Avenue a counterfeit $10 bill but left without getting gas when told police had been called.
– Annalisa Doughty, Lincoln Avenue, reported her brother had been coerced by a man and woman into obtaining a television and Playstation game from a rental company. The man and woman took the items and left him to pay for the rental contract, according to reports.
– An officer on patrol reported seeing Joseph Davis, 29, no address listed, sitting in a vehicle at the downtown Giant Eagle and found he had an active indictment for possession of drugs. When the officer approached the vehicle, he reported seeing Davis hand something to his passenger, Chelsea R. Baker, 24, no address listed, who reportedly pushed the item into a body cavity. She later produced the item, which officers reported was Suboxone that Davis admitted was his that he had asked Baker to hide. St. Clair Township K-9 officer Axel was used to search the vehicle. Baker was charged with obstructing official business, and Davis was taken into custody on the outstanding indictment.
– Officers responded to the River Road area for a road rage incident in which Phil E. Henderson, no age or address listed, reported another motorist riding his bumper, passing him, then slamming on his brakes. Henderson pulled into his driveway and the other driver came up to his vehicle and tried to pull open the door. At that point, Henderson told him he would use a stun gun, and the other driver reportedly said he had a gun, went back to his vehicle and acted as though he did. A verbal confrontation ensued and the other driver left. Officers located him but he denied having a gun. Both were advised the procedure for filing charges.
– John Bobalik reported he had placed his cell phone on a shelf at Casa de Emanual on Mulberry Street and a woman came in, asking for a job application. He later noticed his phone missing, and someone reported the woman seeking the job application had appeared to take something from the shelf. Bobalik called his phone, and a woman answered and gave her name, also agreeing to return the phone, but she never did, according to police.
– Susan Sigler, no address listed, reported she parked in front of Bruno’s Pizza on Walnut Street, went in to get her pizza and returned to find her purse missing from her vehicle. It contained her keys, checkbook and Verizon notepad.
– Brent Bosco, Parkway, reported three mailboxes struck by a vehicle which left the scene. The driver, Debbie Rosenbaum, no address listed, was located and reportedly told police she wasn’t paying attention and ran off the roadway, striking the mailboxes. She also reportedly told officers she was not sure if she had to report the accident. Rosenbaum agreed to pay for the damages.
– Elaine McHaffey, an employee of Columbiana-Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) reported a woman claiming to work for the CMHA had been having people fill out a fake application for housing in Newell, W.Va. She then took deposits for the housing. McHaffey advised no one is ever sent out to solicit tenants for housing.
– A woman tried to make a purchase at the BP station on Dresden Avenue with a counterfeit $20 bill which she told police her son had given her and that she was unaware was fake.
– Jessica Davis, Minerva Street, reported she believed her neighbor had taken a package delivered to her home. The package contained an outfit she had ordered and Davis saw her neighbor wearing an outfit matching its description.
– An officer euthanized a sick raccoon in the area of Cherry Fork Avenue at 1:41 p.m. Aug. 16.
– An officer responded to the area of Oak Street for a loose dog complaint at 6:53 p.m. Friday.
– Police responded to a civil matter in the 200 block of Main Street at 9:52 a.m. Saturday.
– Police responded to a barking dog complaint in the 400 block of Columbia Street at 9:56 a.m. Sunday.
– An officer provided a ride home to a Ridge Street woman from a Main Street business at 3:45 a.m. Tuesday.
– Officers responded to an East Seventh Street home at 11:22 a.m. Monday where a resident reported parking next to a dumpster the previous night and in the morning the dumpster was gone and he had fresh damage to his vehicle.
– The owners of an East State Street business reported on station at 2:11 p.m. Monday that someone had been continuously coming to the business and making rude comments, as well as making comments via social media.
– Officers responded to Waterworth Memorial Park at 7:40 p.m. Monday where a man reported two individuals had robbed him of his belongings while he was riding a bicycle on the path. He said he had previously seen the two people twice in different locations at the park.
– Officers responded to the 100 block of Ohio Avenue at 9:45 p.m. Monday where a resident reported a man he knows and two women were loitering near parked cars causing a disturbance, but left when told the cops had been called. Officers searched the area but could not find the people in question.
– Police responded to a report of a dog in distress at an Arch Street home at 4:44 a.m. Tuesday and found the dog’s chain had become stuck on a broken step. Due to injuries, the owner was not able to unchain the dog. Officers released it and took it inside the home.
– An officer responded to an East Sixth Street home at 9:49 a.m. Tuesday where the resident reported someone overnight had attempted to force entry through a door, damaging the frame. He said he was home at the time, but did not notice anything.
– Linda L. Bowling, 53, 313 W. Fifth St., Salem, was cited for driving under suspension following a two-vehicle crash on South Lincoln Avenue at 1:02 p.m. Tuesday in which she was southbound and failed to stop for traffic, striking the rear of a vehicle stopped at the light at East Sixth Street.
– Police responded to a fight in the 1200 block of East Sixth Street at 2:56 p.m. Tuesday and found that the two boys involved were junior high students and the principal had already taken care to the issue.
– An officer in the rear lot of the police department at 4:03 a.m. Sunday saw two people arguing in the road on Pershing Street. Both were intoxicated and it was determined to be a only a verbal dispute. The female said she was leaving for the evening and not returning.
– A possible fight was reported inside an apartment at 2:47 a.m. Sunday in the 300 block of Vine Avenue. Officers attempted contact but no one would answer the door. No loud persons were heard.
– A resident in the 600 block of Washington Avenue called at 2:32 a.m. Sunday about a noise disturbance, reporting her dog was acting strange and she wanted the area checked. Officers checked the exterior and everything appeared fine.
– A caller at 2:07 a.m. Sunday reported a suspicious man carrying what appeared to be a golf club while yelling on the phone in the area of South Broadway and East Euclid. He was not found.
– Police responded at 2:28 a.m. Sunday to the 900 block of West Wilson Street for a theft report. A resident reported having a wedding after party and said the tap from a keg rented from the Eagles was missing.
– An intoxicated driver was reported at 2:24 a.m. Sunday on South Ellsworth Avenue near Railroad Street, but was not located.
– Jason Sorrentino, 30, of 637 Woodland Ave., was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant from Portage County after police were called to his residence for a domestic dispute at 1:16 a.m. Sunday. A female had minor injuries and wanted her husband to leave. He was found to have the warrant and was turned over to Portage County authorities.
– A possible domestic dispute was reported at 1:05 a.m. Sunday in the 600 block of East Sixth Street with a male and female arguing. Officers heard no arguing or yelling, but could hear people inside the apartment. No one answered the door.
– An alarm activation was checked at 12:41 a.m. Sunday at Home Depot, 2900 E. State St., with an unsecured door found. The interior was checked and appeared normal. A key holder responded and secured the door. An alarm activation was also reported at 11:15 p.m. Saturday for the same situation, with nothing found.
– A domestic dispute was reported at 10:50 p.m. Saturday in the 100 block of West 16th Street. Police found a man standing next to a truck speaking to the female driver who was preparing to leave. They had a verbal dispute and she just wanted to leave.
– Cheryl German, 26, of 729 Franklin Ave., was charged with assault after police were called at 9:29 p.m. Saturday for a report of a fight at Jalisco’s, 2488 E. State St., where a victim reported being struck in the face.
– An irate person was reported causing a disturbance in the 400 block of Franklin at 9:23 p.m. Saturday. A tenant reported the name of the person causing the problem, but the person was not found.
– Police responded to Smith Oil, East State Street, at 8:38 p.m. Saturday for a drive-off. The caller said it appeared as though the driver left by mistake. Using the license plate, an officer contacted the driver who confirmed it was a mistake and he was returning to pay for the gas.
– An officer on patrol saw a large amount of smoke coming from the east side of North Ellsworth Avenue in the 500 block at 8:10 p.m. Saturday. The source was found in a back yard where a resident was burning brush and had thrown a limb full of leaves onto the fire. The fire department was notified and the resident was told about the city ordinance prohibiting the burning of leaves and brush other than seasoned firewood.
– A caller at 7:58 p.m. Saturday reported juveniles attempting to break into vehicles in the 1000 block of Jennings Avenue. Police learned everything was okay. The vehicles belonged to their parents.
– Police were called at 7:42 p.m. Saturday to the 500 block of Franklin Avenue for an injured animal. A brown and white male dog had injured its front leg. Several residents said the dog did not belong to them and the dog had no collar. The humane agent responded to take the animal.
– A loud person was reported at 7:33 p.m. Saturday in the 200 block of Roosevelt Avenue, but left before police arrived.
– An officer on patrol at 5:14 p.m. Saturday saw an illegally parked vehicle in the 2000 block of Southeast Boulevard and spoke with the owner, who was moving it.
– Joseph Ray, 49, of Alamosa, Colo., was charged with theft after police were called to Circle K, 1125 E. State St., where a man pumped $58.46 worth of gas and had no way to render payment. He said he misunderstood the clerk and that is why he pumped the gas. He was taken into custody and transported to the Columbiana County jail.
– An officer was flagged down at 4:20 p.m. Saturday in the 2200 block of East State Street by a female from Leetonia about a possible scam. She said she received a call from a foreign male who said she won a large sum of money and needed to purchase $1,500 worth of Green dot cards and provide him with the card numbers to get the prize. She was told it is a scam and she should not purchase the cards.
– A suspicious male was reported going in and out of a business in the 2300 block of East State Street at 4:04 p.m. Saturday. Police located the man who said his vehicle would not start and he needed gas but did not have any money. He was provided with information to obtain assistance.
– Police were called at 2:24 p.m. Saturday to the 500 block of East Fourth Street to check the well-being of a resident. The person in question was found and had some health issues and seemed confused. First responders and EMT came to the scene and the resident was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center.
– An alarm activation was reported at 2:07 p.m. Saturday in the 1400 block of Allen Road. The exterior of the building was checked and found secure.
– Police were called at 11:58 a.m. Saturday to Eastview Drive for a dispute between a husband and wife. The matter was resolved with no further problems.
-Christine Specht, Frances Drive, Wellsville, reported at 11:08 a.m. Friday she received harassing calls and texts from her boyfriend’s cousin, Loretta Waugh. Specht said this happened when she saw on Waugh’s Facebook page a photo of a child in Waugh’s custody. Specht then said she shared the photo, and wrote how she hopes this child has a better chance of being raised. A deputy advised Specht to stay off Waugh’s Facebook page and refrain from making comments that could cause confrontation.
– Sean Weyant, Woodale Drive, Lisbon, reported at 10:47 a.m. Friday a beeping sound coming from the home of John Tully, who lives across the street from Weyant. Dispatch was able to speak with Tully and advised he was all right.
– An erratic driver was reported at 9:39 a.m. Friday traveling south on state Route 164 entering town in a silver Mercury. The car was spotted, but no erratic driver was observed by an officer.
– A silver vehicle was reported at 2:10 p.m. Friday traveling east on state Route 14 from Washingtonville at a high rate of speed and almost hit someone head-on. Officers were unable to locate the vehicle in question.
– Lennie Herbert requested at 6:01 p.m. Friday an officer check a residence on North Elm Street. His daughter was there to check and take photos for a realty company when she found the door open. An officer found the residence secured. The daughter, as it turned out, was at the wrong house.
– A dark green Pontiac Sunfire was reported at 8:57 p.m. Friday to be heading north on North Elm Street without light on, but could not be located by an officer.
-Zoning violations were issued Saturday to the following property owners: Curtis R. Shaw, West North Avenue, high grass; H.R. Evans Steel, high grass on North James Street; Terry A. Keresty, North Walnut Street, high grass on East Main Street; Jose A. Martinez, Carbon Hill Road, high grass on West Clark Street; Travis L. Toot, Raley Road, high grass on East Martin Street; Kenneth W. Riggle, Edgewood Avenue, high grass and weeds on East Martin Street; Curtis E. McCowin, East Martin Street, high grass; SJA Investments, North Sumner Street, high grass on Alice Street; JP Morgan Chase Bank, high grass on South Market Street; Thomas S. Archibald, Garfield Avenue, high grass; Daryl Reynolds, Bacon Avenue, high grass; Toni Gibson, Taylor Road, Negley, garbage on South Street; Kimberly Danihel, East Street, high grass; SCF I, LLC, San Jose, Calif., high grass on East North Avenue.
– An officer noticed marijuana smoke around 9:13 p.m. Tuesday in the area of West Clark Street. An officer spoke with Joy Boyer, who denied any knowledge of the reported smoke coming from her house.
– Murdo D. Urquhart, South Street, reported at 9:16 p.m. Tuesday that a woman was unresponsive. Officers and EMS responded and found her awake and alert, and reported to have taken pills in a suicide attempt. She was taken to a hospital for evaluation and treatment.
– Lawrence Owens, 51, state Route 170, was reported around 2:05 a.m. Saturday to be highly intoxicated and stumbling into traffic in the area of East Taggart and James streets. Owens was found to have an outstanding warrant through Columbiana County Court and was turned over to the Sheriff’s department to be taken to the county jail.
– Police were called to a house on North Sumner Street at 12:39 a.m. Saturday regarding a fight. Officers found Peter D. Fiest Jr., 41, bleeding profusely from his face and highly intoxicated. Fiest reportedly fought with others and was somehow assaulted or fell, but he was also reported to be extremely uncooperative and would not tell officers what happened. Disorderly conduct charges will be filed against Fiest, who was treated by EMS and taken to a hospital.
– A caller at 3:37 a.m. Saturday reported suspicious activity at Centennial Park with a light left on in a restroom. Officers found nobody around. It appeared the light was left on by accident.
– A domestic was reported at 12:47 a.m. Saturday in the 900 block of Prospect Street where a woman said she and her husband got into an argument but there were no threats or violence. He left before police arrived.
– Jack R. Kimble Jr., 41, and Carrie Kimble, 42, both of 635 E. Sixth St., were taken into custody at their home at 12:35 a.m. Saturday for multiple outstanding warrants from the Boardman Police Department for theft.
– Police were called at 10:59 p.m. Friday to the 1800 block of North Ellsworth Avenue where a suspicious person was reported at the business earlier in the evening. Police stood by while the business was locked up.
– Loud persons were reported in the 800 block of Summit Street at 10:27 p.m. Friday. They said they would keep the noise down.
– Police were called at 10:10 p.m. Friday to the 900 block of West Wilson Street for a civil dispute. A woman said she was trying to move out and her roommate threw her clothes down the stairs. Both were told their options.
– A loud explosion was reported in the 300 block of West Wilson Street at 10:02 p.m. Friday, but no source was found.
– Police responded to the area of North Lincoln Avenue and Sunset to assist Perry Township Police with locating several juveniles at 9:49 p.m. Friday, last seen running on Lincoln towards Sunset after they were reported to be looking into people’s properties.
– A suspicious blue truck was reported at 9:20 p.m. Friday in the 2300 block of East State Street driving around the plaza parking lot. The driver told police he was waiting for a family member to get off work so he could give them a ride. He was told to park the vehicle while waiting.
– An anonymous caller at 9 p.m. Friday reported a reckless operator in the high school parking lot off of North Lincoln Avenue, but no reckless driving was seen.
– Bryan Hendricks, 23, of Vine Street, was cited for reasonable control after allegedly losing control of his westbound vehicle on West Perry Street at 7:48 p.m. Friday, going off the right side of the road over a cement curb and coming to rest on a tree. There were no injuries.
– Several juveniles on bicycles were reported in the area of North Howard Avenue and West Fifth Street at 7:34 p.m. Friday, refusing to get out of the road for passing cars. Officers found them and told them to stay out of the road.
– Police responded to the 500 block of Continental after getting a complaint at 7:21 p.m. Friday of a female acting strangely and possibly with a weapon. Officers spoke to the person in question and she said she was fine and had not been out of her apartment. Several people in the area said they had not seen or heard any type of disturbance.
– A vehicle owned by Darrell Jackson of Fifth Street was reported legally parked in the Walmart parking lot on East State Street at 7:07 p.m. Friday when it was struck in the left front fender by another vehicle which left the scene.
– A man reported at 6:53 p.m. Friday that he was moving out of a residence in the 100 block of South Union Avenue and someone took the television from the back of his pickup. No witnesses could be found. The same man had reported a property dispute at 6:29 p.m. Friday with old roommates. He was told the dispute over property was a civil matter and to consult legal counsel.
– A woman in the 700 block of East Third Street at 6:36 p.m. Friday said her nephew was pushed by another male juvenile and assaulted by the boy’s father. Her nephew told people he went to a friend’s house with his female cousin and he was not allowed to go in the friend’s home. The other male juvenile pushed him out of the home, so he pushed back, then the boy’s father allegedly picked him up off his feet and threw him to the ground. The other male juvenile said the woman’s nephew was forcing his way into the house so he put his hand up to push him away and he was struck two times. The father said he never threw the woman’s nephew to the ground but directed him toward his house after he had just punched his son. Written statements were obtained.
– A Salem resident reported at 6:02 p.m. Friday that he believed he was a victim of identity theft, saying someone unknown to him had purchased a cell phone using his personal information. He was told his options.
– A woman came to the police station at 5:15 p.m. Friday to speak with an officer about a problem with a family member. She was told her options.
– An officer in the area of East Pershing Street and South Lincoln Avenue at 4:29 p.m. Friday heard what sounded like noise from a traffic accident, but nothing was found.
– An officer spoke to a woman who had been sitting at the rear of the fire station at 4:25 p.m. Friday. She was presently homeless and was told she could not stay there. She was told some options for dealing with her situation.
– Harassment was reported at 4:23 p.m. Friday in the 600 block of East State Street, but police were unable to find the suspect.
– A report of harassment was made at 3:40 p.m. Friday in the 300 block of Penn Avenue. A man wanted a male removed from a local business because he was being harassed. The male left before police arrived.
– No citation was issued after Adrianne Binkley, 27, of West Perry Street, backed up to attempt to leave a parking space and struck the front of a vehicle driven by Josiah Deeter, 33, of East Third Street, which was parked illegally at 5:56 p.m. Thursday.
– A resident in the 37000 block of state Route 558, Leetonia, reported at 5:10 p.m. Tuesday that a man keeps starring at her son and was at it again. She stated her 10-year-old son was outside playing in the yard when he saw the man drive around the bend by his trailer, and the man began starring at him and then sped up. The boy ran into the house and told his mother.
– A St. Jacob-Logtown Road woman reported at 11 a.m. Thursday she received a letter and check in the mail last Saturday from Publisher’s Clearinghouse. The check was for $5,914 and in her name, but was written on the account of D and B Logistics from Hanover, Mass. The letter claimed she won $2.5 million and the check was for insurance and attorney fees. She then received a phone call from a man named Mike Washington, who asked how she wanted her payment. He asked for her Social Security number, driver’s license number and bank account number so he could deposit the money electronically. She then took the check to the bank and learned she was a victim of fraud. She closed her bank accounts.
– Henry Watson, Hatcher Road, New Waterford, reported at 2:05 p.m. Thursday he was contacted by a company called Sunshine Document Prep, which offered to assist him in paying off his student loans, but needed to make three withdrawals of $176 from his checking account. They emailed him forms to fill out. He then learned the company holding his student loans had never heard of Sunshine Document Prep. Additionally, they already withdrew some of his money and he had not signed the paperwork.
– Andrew West, Butcher Road, Salem, reported at 9:16 p.m. Thursday he is having problems with his 14-year-old daughter. Deputies spoke to the parents about filing unruly juvenile charges.
– Karen Romy, Rochester Road, East Rochester, reported at 8:17 p.m. Thursday someone broke into her camper at Paradise Lake Campground sometime overnight. A list of items were taken and other items were thrown about inside.
– A caller reported someone in a red Chevrolet pickup truck was peeling tires in front of the Night Court at 11:16 p.m. Wednesday, and the caller believes it was someone who had just been thrown out of the bar. Police checked the area but failed to locate the truck.
– Police were called to a home on Prospect Street at 4:33 a.m. Thursday and stood by until an ambulance arrived to transport a person to the hospital.
– An East Main Street resident reported at noon Thursday several kids were riding dirt bikes across their property.
– An East Highland Avenue resident reported at 2:45 p.m. Thursday several kids were on her neighbor’s property looking at items in the yard and on the porch.
– Samuel R. Nelson, 76, East Woodland Avenue, Columbiana, was southbound on state Route 46 at 11:37 a.m. Thursday at Oakmont Plaza when Roberta K. Martin, 20, state Route 558, Columbiana, pulled out of the Sparkle Plaza in an attempt to cross over to the Oakmont Plaza and struck Nelson. Martin was cited for failure to yield from a stop sign.
– Robert Campbell, East Duquesne, reported at 8:25 p.m. Thursday he received mail that was possibly a scam.
– Steven White, West Salem Street, reported at 8:28 p.m. Thursday someone used his identity on the computer.
– A Radio Shack employee reported at 5:58 p.m. Thursday there was a suspicious person in the store. The person left before police arrived.
– Officers responded to an East State Street business at 6:02 p.m. Thursday where a woman reportedly stole a bottle of liquor. The woman was identified but denied the allegation.
– Police responded to an East State Street parking lot at 7:11 p.m. Thursday where a woman reported a verbal dispute with a man she knows.
– Police responded to a Quaker Lane residence at 7:52 p.m. Thursday where the resident reported receiving two voice messages telling her to contact the company immediately regarding tax fraud. She was advised that it was an attempted fraud.
– Police responded to an Ohio Avenue home at 8:43 p.m. Thursday where a resident reported a man he knows had been driving past the residence in an attempt to cause problems and had tried to run over a friend with his vehicle.
– Police responded to a South Union Avenue home at 8:46 p.m. Thursday where a man reported his roommate had placed his items on the front porch and locked the door.
– Police responded with firefighters to the area of Southeast Boulevard and Kennedy Drive at 8:10 p.m. Thursday for a report of the smell of burning tires, but were unable to find anything.
– Police responded to the Salem hospital emergency room entrance for a report of a dispute at 11:35 p.m. Thursday and found that a security guard had been a verbal argument with a man who was not allowed to be on the property.
– Juan F. Sebastian, 21, 323 Rose Ave., Salem, was cited for no operator’s license following a traffic stop in an East State Street parking lot at 2:01 a.m. Friday. His female juvenile passenger was cited for an unruly juvenile offense.
– Raymond L. Peters, 59, 12413 Duck Creek Road, Salem, was cited for open container after a patrolling officer on South Broadway Avenue observed him walk into the roadway drinking from the container before throwing it on the ground at 2:32 a.m. Friday.
– Officers responded with First Responders and EMT Ambulance to a Summit Street home at 4:07 a.m. Friday for a possible drug overdose.
– Officers responded to a 700 block East Fourth Street home at 8:23 a.m. Friday where the resident said she thought she heard someone upstairs and was waiting outside..
– Police responded to the area of Franklin Avenue and Washington Street at 8:35 a.m. Friday where a woman reported her estranged boyfriend had attempted to jump the curb in his vehicle while she and another male friend were on the sidewalk.
– Shannon Pellegrini, Bonesville School Road, Leetonia, reported at 2:25 p.m. Wednesday a civil dispute regarding her husband’s desire to take their 4-year-old child to West Virginia after she called her attorney about a divorce. Deputies explained how custody and visitation can be set by the courts and urged them to work it out until then.
– Melissa Lake, Depot Road, Salem, reported at 6:31 p.m. Wednesday she was concerned about an 18-year-old man her son was spending time with even though she has told her son to stay away from him.
– Unsafe shooting was reported on Kelly Park Road at 7:20 p.m. Wednesday. Deputies checked the area, but did not locate anyone.
– A 17-year-old boy was reported out of control and throwing things at the Rogers Group Home at 9:08 p.m. Wednesday. Deputies took the boy into custody and transported him to the Tobin Center.
– Mark Common of Moultrie Construction reported at 1:16 p.m. Wednesday his company was hired by Bank of America to clean out and repair a house they own on Glasgow Road. The house was up for sheriff’s sale, but the bank bought it back last week. Common said he went to change the locks for the bank and found someone had taken 40 feet of copper pipe between the well and the hot water heater.
– Doug Ketchum, East Lincoln Way, Lisbon, reported at 10 a.m. Wednesday Greg Travis sold him a house on Elkton Road about seven years ago on land contract. Ketchum had been making payments to Travis’ wife, but she did not pay the bank and the home was foreclosed. Ketchum left the house in July and has not returned. Travis is reportedly now giving him a rough time about the house.
– Amy Downard, state Route 45, Lisbon, reported at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday her storage unit at Glasgow Storage was broken into. Someone took four rattan chairs with cloth seats, 16 to 24 boxes of new Fiestaware, numerous DVDs and CDs, a 19-inch TV, hunting clothes, boots, an orange tent and air mattress.
– Alison Miller, East Third Street, Wellsville, reported at 1:31 p.m. Wednesday someone broke into her storage locker at Glasgow Storage and took a 9.9 horsepower Evinrude boat motor and six Ugly Stik rods with Zebco reels attached.
-Tammy Knox, Laughlin road, Lisbon, reported at 2:36 p.m. Tuesday someone broke into her storage locker at Glasgow Storage, taking multiple items including a 2000 yellow Suzuki racing quad (L80), which had been completely redone with many after-market accessories added.
– Police received a complaint about trash in a yard in the 800 block of North Market Street at 2:12 p.m. Monday. Police arrived, but there was no one home at the time. Police spoke with the resident the next day and were told the trash would be cleaned up.
– Karen R. Aikens, 45, state Route 164, Leetonia, was sitting in traffic when the pickup truck behind her drove into the rear of her car. The accident occurred at the intersection of Saltwell Road and North Market Street at 7 p.m. Monday, and Edward S. Moore, 62, Fairfield Avenue, Columbiana, was the driver of the truck.
-Michelle Hall, South Green Street, reported Monday she and her husband went to the store but left their 17-year-old son home to watch the other three children. When they returned the three laptop computers their son had been playing with on the front porch had been stolen.
-A caller reported there were children hanging out of a second-story window in a house across from the county juvenile justice center parking lot at 2:12 p.m. Monday. Police spoke with a man at the residence, who said he would shut and lock the windows.
-Herb Chesney reported a semi-truck making a delivery to Chef’s Table was blocking his driveway at 6:36 a.m. Tuesday. Police spoke with the driver, who said he would be done in 15 minutes, and Chesney said he was OK with that.
– Police responded to a report of a lady who had fallen in the alley behind the Allay Nursing Care facility on Pendleton Street at 8:36 a.m. Tuesday. An officer spoke with a nurse from the facility, who said the resident must have gotten out but the alarm did not go off. The resident was unharmed.
– A disabled vehicle was found in the middle of the intersection of Lee and North Jefferson streets at 8:13 a.m. Wednesday. A man said the vehicle belonged to his brother and had broken down earlier but they left because they had an appointment with the probation department. The man was able to get the vehicle started enough to get it into a driveway.
– Beaver Township police reported at 3:19 a.m. Wednesday there was a silver Corvette leaving the Sheetz station in North Lima and the driver was drunk. Police checked the area but did not come across the vehicle.
– Glenn E. Bender, 38, of East Palestine, was arrested for violating a protection order following a routine traffic stop on South Main Street at 3:37 a.m. Wednesday The reason: the person who obtained the protection order against Bender was a passenger in his vehicle.
– A caller reported Wednesday the people who moved out of the house at 404 N. Elm St. left their dog behind. Police found an emaciated golden lab mix and the house in deplorable condition. The basement was full of water and had no power since May 8. A humane society and the county dog warden were contacted.
– A caller reported Wednesday someone broke into a pop machine at the Arsuffi Laundromat.
– Police received a call about suspected child neglect at a Beechwood Drive at 5:51 p.m. Wednesday.
– A man stopped at the police department on Wednesday to say he suspects his ex-wife of doing drugs.
– Police were asked at 2:51 a.m. Tursday to check on the welfare of a resident on Bacon Avenue. Police arrived and spoke to the resident, who said everything was fine.
– An employee of a store in the 2300 block of East State Street called police at 10:51 a.m. Thursday regarding a suspicious couple who had also been in other stores in the area. They were both described as appearing to be in their 20s dressed in dirty clothing, the male with dark hair and a ball cap worn backwards and the female with long dark hair. When asked if they needed anything, they gave different stories of what they were looking for but were in the wrong store. While the clerk was helping other customers, they went around a corner looking at other items. The manager asked if they needed anything and the male advised a screw type gun and they were checking at Tractor Supply. After they left, a drill case was found opened by a back aisle. The drill wasn’t there because it had been used in a return situation. Busy Beaver also called about a couple in their store being suspicious but nothing was taken. They were also in Sears. Tractor Supply was called to let them know and the couple had already been there but nothing was missing. They were not found.
– Heather Hairhoger of Southeast Boulevard reported at 10:45 a.m. Thursday that sometime over the past two days, someone scratched the passenger side of her vehicle with a sharp object.
– A domestic was reported at 2:29 a.m. Thursday in the 600 block of East Third Street. The woman was gathering her things so she could leave. The man said he only wanted her to turn down the radio. She left.
– Police were called to Walgreen’s in the 2100 block of East State Street at 1:17 a.m. Thursday for an alarm at the pharmacy. The exterior was secure. The keyholder arrived and the interior was checked and also was secure.
– A suspicious male was reported at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of Continental pacing in the parking lot and looking into vehicles. Police located him and learned he lived in the area and was out for walk.
– Police were called at 8:08 p.m. Wednesday to assist Perry Township Police in the 1800 block of Garfield Road for a person with a gun complaint. Dispatch said they were okay, but police stood by until the township officer said they were no longer needed.
– A water line break was reported at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday in the 800 block of Prospect Street, with the water department notified.
– A missing person/runaway report was filed after a woman on East Seventh Street reported at 3:38 p.m. Wednesday that her daughter left the house on Sunday and had not returned home.
– A woman in the 1100 block of Franklin Avenue reported a scam Wednesday, noting she had already talked to her bank and was also told to call the Ohio Attorney General’s office. A man with an Arabic accent called Tuesday afternoon and then a second call came at 5 p.m. Tuesday. He had told her he was with Microsoft to assist her with a virus problem she actually had a few weeks ago. She could hear what sounded like background noise from an office with other people on phone calls. A few weeks ago she talked to an actual Microsoft employee who helped her with the virus. The caller on Tuesday knew about the virus and indicated some money would be credited back to her so a bank account was needed. The bank account was given from a local bank and Western Union was also used. During this process, her computer screen had begun to flash or parts were flashing while they were on the phone. After several hours, she became suspicious and contacted Western Union and the bank. Her credit card/debit card was cancelled and Western Union attempted to assist. A transaction for $210 was on hold.
– Police were called at 3:12 p.m. Tuesday to the 400 block of West Fourth Street where a U.S. Postal carrier said she was attempting to deliver the mail when the dog broke out of the door and bit her from behind. The dog owner showed a license, but said the dog was not up to date on its shots. He was told he had to quarantine the dog, with the case under investigation.
-A resident in the 300 block of West Fifth Street reported at 9:05 a.m. Tuesday that his neighbor’s dog has been coming onto his property, growling at him and urinating on his patio. The dog owner said the dog keeps getting loose from its collar. He’ll try to find a better way of keeping him tied up.
– Dale Mackall, Bye Road, East Palestine, reported at 6:44 p.m. Tuesday he went out at 10 a.m. and returned at 6 p.m. to find all his lights were on and things were moved about the house. He found out it was the small neighbor children in his house and nothing appeared to be missing. Mackall spoke to the parents, who said they would take care of it. One parent asked for deputies to come speak with the children, which were all around 8 years old.
– Cathleen McClain, Whipporwill, Hanoverton, reported at 4:16 p.m. Tuesday there were ATVs on the roadway. Deputies checked, but found no ATVs.
– Harold Thompson, Adams Road, New Waterford, reported at 6:29 p.m. Tuesday numerous items were taken from his property. Six lawn tractors and a lawn tractor plow, a stainless upright meat band saw, a water pump, two black steel milk cans, a barrel wood burner, a truck snow plow and miscellaneous scrap metal was taken. The items are valued at between $4,000 and $5,000.
– Robert Krough, Pancake Clarkson Road, Negley, reported at 7:08 p.m. Tuesday his pressure washer and weed eater were taken from the field. Then he found his bedroom window broken and numerous items missing from the house, including four guns, $700 in rolled change, a Stihl chainsaw and Stihl bruck cutter. The guns are a Glock 23 .40-caliber, a Ruger high standard nine .22-caliber handgun with white and black grips, a Winchester 22 bolt action rifle and a Ruger 22 charger pistol.
– Brock Elliott, Torma Road, Lisbon, reported at 9:54 p.m. Monday a small SUV drove into a field and was sitting there. Deputies found Michael Buncic, the owner of the Jeep, driving out of the field with a female passenger, Heidi Wheeler. They were told not to return to the property.
– Mary England, Westville Lake Road, Beloit, reported at 2 p.m. Monday she received a letter from the Ohio Department of Taxation telling her she has a refund of $9,660 coming from her 2013 return, but they could not deposit the money because she did not meet all the electronic requirements. England contacted the number on the letter and gave the woman, who had an accent, her personal information. She believes someone has used her personal information to file a return and has not been able to get through to the IRS to verify she actually spoke with someone who works for them.
– Paul Saling, Rochester Road, East Rochester, reported at 8:54 a.m. Tuesday his 49-year-old nephew Charles Scott Sailing, left his home at about 11:30 a.m. Saturday and has not contacted him or anyone else since. Both of his medications were still at his uncle’s house. It was learned Charles Sailing took a bus to Tampa, Fla., and used his debit card in Tampa.
– The police and fire departments responded to a fire alarm going off at a home at 529 S. Main St. at 4:22 a.m. Tuesday. The alarm was due to a malfunction and there was no fire.
– Marvin Grace was driving on East Metz Road when he struck a deer at 4:25 a.m. Tuesday.
– A clerk at the Radio Shack reported Tuesday a female customer is suspected of shoplifting items, and an inventory is being conducted to determine what is missing.
– Police were called twice to a home on Pittsburgh Street on Tuesday in regard to a person who was off their medication.
-A caller reported there was a girl in a wheelchair with two dogs in the middle of Vine Street at 4:52 p.m. Tuesday. Police failed to locate the girl.
– Jack Shawke reported there was man sitting on the curb and holding his head in his hands on Southern Terrace at 6:26 p.m. Tuesday. Shawke called to say the man just got up and walked away, so he must be OK.
– A caller reported there were a lot of yelling kids and adults in the house behind Columbiana Floral at 8 p.m. Tuesday. Police determined it was a dispute between a man and his stepdaughter and no further action was needed.
– A caller reported there was a silver four-door Buick crossing the center lane as it went through town on West Salem Street at 9:04 p.m. Tuesday. Police caught up with the car and saw it turn into a driveway on North Pearl Street.
– Francis Bilinsky, Pershing Street, reported at 10:27 p.m. Tuesday an unknown person knocked on his door, but he called back to report the person has since left.
-An officer responded to a report of plastic burning in a yard at 641 Bacon Ave. at 10 p.m. Monday. Police found the source of burning and advised the unidentified owner to put out the fire or a citation would be issued if they continued to burn trash.
-A resident of Claybrook Drive reported a person driving a pickup truck pulled in the field behind her home at 4:37 p.m. Sunday and walked into the woods. The person, later identified as Kurt C. Eisenbraun, 35, of Columbiana, could not be located but police later stopped him in his truck and cited him for driving under suspension.
– Sean Seabrook, 21, McClure Avenue, reported Monday there was fraudulent withdrawals from his checking account.
– John Davis, West Clark Street, reported Monday the theft of a license plate from his mother’s (Sara Davis) vehicle while the vehicle was parked at Bill’s Auto Repair.
– John R. Boley, 66, Park Avenue, reported at 3 p.m. Monday there was a vehicle abandoned in an alley on his street for at least a week. Police determined the vehicle owner was Danielle P. Wade, 24, Hawkins Road, New Waterford, and issued a parking ticket. If the vehicle is not removed within 72 hours or Wade does not call the police department, it will be towed at the owner’s expense.
– Police were called at 11:23 p.m. Tuesday to the 900 block of East State Street for a dispute, speaking to two males who agreed to stay away from each other for the night.
– An officer on patrol at 10:18 p.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of North Lincoln Avenue and East Fourth Street could hear people yelling and arguing. The officer spoke with a male and female who said they were yelling at each other over personal issues. They agreed to resolve the issues without yelling.
– A resident in the 1200 block of Cedar Ridge reported a suspicious man walking in the area at 9:09 p.m. Tuesday, last seen walking north on Franklin. The person was located and an officer noted it was not who the resident thought, but someone who resides at a nearby apartment complex.
– Police were called at 7:51 p.m. Tuesday to the 100 block of West Fourth Street regarding a tenant issue. A prior tenant was there wanting a letter forwarded to the landlord. The current tenant called the landlord who said he would pick it up, then the current tenant asked an officer to tell the prior tenant not to return. The current tenant also said the prior tenant’s friends have been showing up at the residence at all hours of the day and night. The prior tenant was told to refrain from returning and to tell friends and relatives to stay away from the residence since they no longer live there.
– A loud explosion was reported in the 800 block of New Garden Avenue at 7:37 p.m. Tuesday. The caller said a neighbor set off some sort of explosive and multiple people said the same thing. The neighbor said it was a motorcycle backfiring. Officers could smell exhaust fumes and nothing that resembled black powder. The neighbor was told about the noise ordinance.
– A caller at 7:31 p.m. Tuesday reported an orange pickup allegedly traveling at an excessive rate of speed with occupants seated in the open bed of the vehicle in the area of Continental Drive and Lexington Avenue. An officer had seen a similar truck earlier in the evening, but could not locate the truck in question.
– A resident in the 1200 block of Cedar Ridge reported at 7:18 p.m. Tuesday that a male was at the apartment in violation of a court order. She told him to leave and that she was calling the police. He left and she came to the police station to report the incident.
– An officer on patrol at 6:53 p.m. Tuesday saw an unoccupied vehicle legally parked in the 800 block of East Fifth Street with the passenger door standing open and nobody around. The owner lived nearby and said he would take care of it. An officer saw an open passenger door on a car in the 100 block of East Fifth Street at 6:04 p.m. and learned it was accidentally left open.
– Police responded to the railroad tracks on South Lincoln Avenue for a report of a stopped train at 8:32 p.m. Tuesday. The gates were down and police stood by until the train and gates moved and police opened the roadway back up, clearing the scene at 9:15 p.m.
-Matthew K. Miller, 45, of Campbell Road, Hanoverton, was cited for assured clear distance ahead after his eastbound pickup struck the rear of an eastbound vehicle driven by Cheryl Santee, 32, of South Range Road, Beloit, who was stopped on Georgetown Road for the stop sign at state Route 45 at 3:25 p.m. Tuesday. No injuries were reported.
– Police were called at 3:12 p.m. Tuesday to the 1100 block of Prospect Street for a runaway juvenile. When officers arrived, they learned the child had been found and returned home. A copy of the report will be sent to Children Services.
– Ryan Geho, 20, of Prospect Street, Salem, was cited for assured clear distance ahead after his southbound pickup on South Lincoln Avenue struck the rear of a southbound vehicle driven by Slade Brandle, 54, of Washingtonville, who was stopped waiting for a train at 1:57 p.m. Tuesday. No injuries were reported.
– Police were called to Cunningham Road at 9:40 p.m. Monday for a report of two adults and two children walking down the road in the dark. They were not found.
– Police assisted Salem officers by checking a residence in the 1100 block of Prospect Street at 9 p.m. Monday for a reported runaway juvenile. The juvenile was not found.
– A resident on Johnson Avenue spoke to an officer at 8:10 p.m. Monday regarding an unknown person stealing her credit card information and buying items. The incident is under investigation.
St. Clair Township
– According to reports, officers transported an 83-year-old man to East Liverpool City Hospital after an incident Aug. 19 near the “tubs” area of Fredricktown.
– Police were advised of his location by a taxi driver, who dropped him off there but had become concerned the man may harm himself.
– Once on scene, officers spoke with the man, who reported he had been depressed and wanted to come to his favorite spot. Others in the area stated the man arrived only shortly before the officers and they didn’t notice anything unusual.
– The man was wearing blue jeans, a long-sleeve shirt and also a quilted flannel shirt, which officers questioned due to the reported 80-plus degree temperature. The man stated “no” when asked if he was hot, but officers reported the man appeared confused and also seemed to have a hard time hearing.
– When asked if he had a weapon, the man acknowledged he did. Officers located a loaded .22 caliber revolver in the man’s front pocket of his jeans. The man stated the gun was to protect himself from wild dogs in the area. When asked, the man stated he did not want to harm himself. Later the man told paramedics on scene he was depressed over some medical conditions and the fact no one would help him. He refused transport via ambulance, leading the police to drive the man to City Hospital.
– Jessica J. Butcher, Y & O Road, reported Aug. 17 that a male known to her took $280 from her throughout the day as she drove him to locations throughout the East Liverpool area.
– Officers responded Aug. 19 to a state Route 170 location and advised parties involved in a dispute over personal property to contact their attorney.
– Police responded to a call Aug. 19 of a vehicle driving northbound in the southbound lane of state Route 11. No details reported.
– Officers were dispatched Aug. 18 to an Echo Dell Road residence in reference to vandalism of property. No details reported.
– Police responded Aug. 18 to a Calcutta-Smith Ferry Road residence in reference to an identity theft report. No details reported.
– Officers responded Aug. 18 to a Cornell Street residence in reference to a missing wallet. No details reported.
– Police responded Aug. 17 to a fast food establishment, state Route 170, regarding phone harassment. Officers spoke to the parties involved. No details reported.
– On Aug. 18, while stopped, yielding to traffic, at the state Route 11 North on ramp, a vehicle driven by Brady M. Anderson, Lantz Court, East Liverpool, was reportedly struck from behind by a vehicle driven by Renardo L. Hollen, Ridgeland Drive, Toronto.
– On Aug. 13, while stopped, to check for traffic, at the state Route 7/11 on ramp, a vehicle driven by Carl D. Mattern, 18th Street Heights, Wellsville, was reportedly struck from behind by a vehicle driven by Charlene M. Behanna, Newell.
– On Aug. 4, an incident occurred along West 6th Street involving a vehicle driven by Debbie S. Haddox, Fife Coal Road, Wellsville, and a parked vehicle occupied by Jeffrey S. Bigelow, Fisher Avenue, East Liverpool. Haddox reports Bigelow opened a driver’s side door, striking the Haddox vehicle. Bigelow states the door was open and the Haddox vehicle struck it.
– While behind a vehicle Aug. 3 that was waiting to turn into the Westgate parking lot, West 8th Street, a vehicle driven by Caitlin J. Gaines, Lisbon Street, East Liverpool, was reportedly struck from behind by a vehicle driven by Brittany A. Bissell, Riverside Avenue, Wellsville.
– A vehicle driven Aug. 16 by Chad A. Reed, Etruria Street, East Liverpool, was traveling on state Route 11 North, attempting to exit, when a vehicle driven by Harold A. Boyer, Spring Meadow Circle, Austintown, merged onto the same lane from the on ramp, reportedly striking the Reed vehicle. Minor damage reported to both vehicles. No Injuries. No citations.
– A vehicle driven by Scott L. Joy, Hibbetts Road, Wellsville, reportedly was struck Aug. 14 along Pennsylvania Avenue by an unknown vehicle that was attempting to pass the Joy vehicle. No injuries were reported.
– A vehicle driven by Rebecca R. Dagenais, Lane West Road, Warren, reportedly failed to yield Aug. 12 at the intersection of Orchard Grove and St. Clair Avenue, which led to a three-vehicle accident. The Dagenais vehicle was traveling east on Orchard Grove and, according to reports, did not yield to traffic at St. Clair Avenue, striking a vehicle driven south on St. Clair by Teresa E. Foden, St. George Street, East Liverpool. The impact, according to reports, caused both vehicles to make a 360-degree spin in the roadway, and in doing so the Dagenais vehicle reportedly struck a vehicle driven by John E. Sambol, Fredericktown Road, Midland, that had stopped as the first accident took place. Injuries were listed as possible to all three drivers as well as a passenger in the Dagenais vehicle, although none were transported by ambulance, according to reports.
– A vehicle driven by William Spratley, Midvale Road Wampum, Pa., was reportedly stopped at an intersection Aug. 13 along 5th Street when another vehicle, described as a black Dodge pickup, did not stop at the intersection and struck the Spratley vehicle. No injuries were reported. The Dodge, which fled the scene, had reported damage to the front driver’s side.
– Dorris Adney, Glasgow Road, Wellsville, reported at 9:37 p.m. Monday someone cut the locks off 10 storage units at Glasgow Self Storage. She was uncertain of what was inside any of the units, but they were rented at the time. Deputies told her to contact the owners of the units and have them file a report if anything was stolen. The entered units were rented by Amanda Gray, Amanda Lentini, Tammy Knox, Kurt Adney, Natalie Witherow, Barbara Youngblood, Debra Darrah, Jerry Lyle Sr., Kevin Miller and Jossalyn Shaw.
– Eric Phillips, state Route 172, Lisbon, reported at 5 p.m. Sunday he had been at the Guilford Grille getting an address for a child’s birthday party. While there, another man, Steve Magroo, made an obscene gesture to him and they began arguing. He left, but the man called him on the phone, threatening to kill his family and burn down his home. Phillips said he has had problems with Magroo in the past.
– Shawna Purnell, state Route 164, Lisbon, reported at 4:54 p.m. Sunday the father of at least one of her children was at her home and would not leave. He left before deputies arrived and she called back to say he had left, but he reportedly continued to come and go. Deputies found Purnell sitting on the porch, but she became argumentative with deputies and refused to give them the man’s name.
– Ray Guy, Hisley Road, New Waterford, reported at 6:24 p.m. Sunday his wife, Lori Guy, had a firearm with her and was going to Tracy Mattern’s home to assault her. Mattern said had thought the relationship between Ray Guy and his wife was over, but she did not want to file charges and was not in fear. New Waterford police also watched for Guy’s vehicle, but it was not located. An employee at the New Waterford Eagles, where Mattern also works, told deputies and police Lori Guy had been there looking for Mattern.
– Bruce Wilie, Hunter’s Camp Road, Lisbon, reported at 8:04 p.m. Sunday on Friday night at about 11:30 p.m. he heard someone yelling behind his house.
– Heather Courtney, Shelby Drive, Lisbon, reported at 7:40 p.m. Sunday her 14-year-old son was assaulted by another boy. The son told deputies they were wrestling, but it got out of hand. Another 14-year-old boy choke slammed him leaving a bruise on the left side of his neck. Deputies spoke to the other 14-year-old, another 14-year-old boy and a 9-year-old boy. All the boys said they were wrestling.
– Josh Wickersham, North View Lane, Lisbon, reported at 8:49 p.m. Monday teens at the dead end of North View Lane at Guilford Pass. Deputies found seven boys and two girls riding on a three-wheel bicycle down the hill for fun. Deputies found no warrants, no alcohol and no drugs. The teens were told not to loiter there.
– James Klitz, Ellsworth Avenue, Minerva, reported at 6:58 p.m. Monday a neighbor saw someone enter his vehicle at around 1:30 a.m. The vehicle was unlocked, but nothing appears missing.
– Jennah Hart, Ellsworth Avenue, Minerva, reported at 2:28 p.m. Monday someone attempted to steal things from her car. Her mother told deputies the car alarm went off at about 2:30 a.m. and she looked out the window to see a teenager running away. Then she saw a car speed off from behind the Grace Chapel Church.
– Chrissy Jones, Pritchard Avenue, Lisbon, reported at 1 p.m. Monday a neighbor lady had been cursing in front of her 4-year-old child, then the neighbor came into her driveway and they both threatened one another. Deputies spoke to the neighbor, Donna Cook, who said she did not curse in front of the child, but did exchange words with Jones. She denied yelling at the child. The neighbors agreed to stay away from each other.
– Deputies checked the area of Leetonia Road and Lodge Road about cows possibly in the roadway, but did not find any.
– Mark Chestnut, U.S. Route 30, Hanoverton, reported at 7:45 a.m. Monday while he and his wife were away last Thursday someone broke into his garage and home. His wife saw a black pickup occupied by two people leaving his driveway, but they claimed they were looking for their dog and one gave a name, Matt Miller. Numerous things were missing.
– Genesta F. Sanor, 87, Winona Road, Homeworth, was southbound on 12th Street in Knox township at 11:40 a.m. Monday and Martha A. Rister, 63, Alliance, was eastbound on Georgetown Road and was struck by Sanor who failed to yield at a stop sign. Sanor was cited for failure to yield and taken to Alliance Hospital with minor injuries.
– Morgan E. Hyatt, 17, South Park Circle, East Liverpool, was northbound on state Route 170 in St. Clair Township at 11:31 p.m. Monday and went off the right side, over-corrected then went off the left side into a guard rail. Hyatt was cited for failure to control.
– Police went to the 600 block of Bacon Avenue at 10 p.m Monday for a report of an odor of plastic burning. The resident was warned to stop burning trash and put the fire out.
– Diane L. Pagani, East main Street, reported at 10:38 a.m. Sunday she was having trouble with her neighbors while she was trying to move out. Police warned the neighbors to leave her alone.
– Kathleen Dailey reported at 11:26 a.m. Saturday a dog was loose at the Market and Main streets intersection. Police found the dog and put a posting at the station and on Facebook and the owner came and picked it up.
– An East North Avenue resident reported at 2:28 p.m. Saturday the residents of a nearby home were not home and their dog was tied up out back without food or water and was barking constantly. Police checked on the dog but because no one was home nothing could be done to advise the owner of the complaint.
– A Dunkin Donuts employee reported at 2 a.m. Monday there were two kids about 12 years old who came out of one of the sheds in their lot and she did not see any parents around and was concerned. Police checked the area but did not see anyone.
– Police assisted a county sheriff’s deputy with serving a warrant on Lisa Rupp, South Main Street, at 11:10 a.m. Monday.
– A woman reported at noon Monday a vehicle was parked at the curve on North Bayshore. The owner was contacted and agreed to move it.
– An EZ Lube employee reported at 2:35 p.m. Monday they received a $50 counterfeit bill.
– A woman reported at 10:34 p.m. Monday a white and black SUV was speeding with its lights off in the park and the people inside were yelling obscenities out the window. Police found the vehicle and warned the occupants of the complaint.
– Raymond Davis, of the 300 block of New Garden Avenue, reported at 11:35 p.m. Monday that someone threw a rock through the rear window of his vehicle.
– A woman at 3:29 p.m. Tuesday reported she received a paper from the Ohio Department of Taxation advising of her filing a tax return for last year, which she can’t do. They told her to file a police report. Her name was not provided.
– A woman from Ash Street reported at 3:45 p.m. Tuesday that she’s been harassed the past three years by the same neighbor lady who has now started harassing her online through the Internet. She has a business online and the female has started on there. The woman contacted the proper authorities and was told to also file a police report. No names were provided.
– A resident in the 500 block of South Union Avenue reported at 10:51 a.m. Tuesday that his satellite television provider billed his account for $470 after telling him they would suspend the contract due to him not being able to get a signal due to too many trees. The debit of his account occurred on Aug. 16. He wanted a report on file to recoup his loss. His name was not provided.
– A caller at 1:46 a.m. Tuesday reported two males walking south on South Lincoln Avenue carrying a flag. An 18-year-old male was found in a drive to an apartment complex while a 15-year-old male was walking south on Orchard Street. The 15-year-old admitted to removing the flag and laying it in the nearby park. The adult was sent on his way. The juvenile was taken into custody for a curfew violation and released to his mother. The 18-year-old’s name was not provided.
– Police were called at 8:09 p.m. Monday to Super USA in the 1600 block of South Lincoln where a driver drove away with the gas nozzle still in their vehicle’s gas tank. The fire department was called to the scene to contain the spill. A fire department report said oil dry was applied to the gas spill which involved about 4 gallons of gas.
– A Youngstown man called at 2:12 p.m. Tuesday regarding a matter with his child, whose mother lives in Salem on North Ellsworth Avenue. Earlier Tuesday, a grandmother of one of his children went to the house in Salem and wasn’t able to wake up their mother for an extended time. The grandmother took the children with her to stay temporarily and the mother eventually woke up. A report will be sent to Children Services.
– Police were called at 12:32 p.m. Tuesday for a problem and threats made towards a woman on Fourth Street and some family members. She was told her options.
– A vehicle was reported blocking an alley behind Aetna Street at 12:21 p.m. Tuesday, but was moved.
– An officer on patrol at 11:17 a.m. Tuesday in the 300 block of East Third Street saw some appliances and other items sitting in a yard that appeared to have been out for a long time. No one was home. A warning tag was left for a violation of debris/garbage buildup on private property, giving 48 hours to have it cleaned up.
– Police responded at 6:58 a.m. Tuesday to the 2800 block of East State Street for a reported accident, but determined it occurred out of the city’s jurisdiction. Officers checked for injuries and remained on scene until Goshen Township Police arrived.
– Police were called at 11:56 p.m. Monday to remove a person from an East Sixth Street residence. An officer made contact with the male outside who said he just wanted to see his kids. He was told to go home.
– A domestic was reported at 10:53 p.m. Monday on East Seventh Street where a female wanted a male removed. She was told officers could not force either of them out. The domestic violence laws were explained and both were told to go to separate rooms if they couldn’t get along. The male said he would probably stay elsewhere for the night.
– Police located a missing juvenile girl in the 300 block of New Garden Avenue at 10:44 p.m. Monday. She had been reported missing at 3:23 p.m. by a parent who said she left their home on West State Street at 6:30 p.m. Sunday and had not been heard from since.
– Police were called at 8:55 p.m. Monday for suspicious vehicular traffic at Dodge Drive and West Pershing Street. Police saw no suspicious traffic while monitoring the area.
-A woman in the 400 block of Franklin called police at 8:46 p.m. Monday to remove a man who was refusing to leave. He left before officers arrived.
– Police responded at 7:49 p.m. Monday to the 900 block of West Pershing Street for a acidic chemical odor. Officers walked through the area, but were unable to detect any suspicious odors. Nobody answered the door at a nearby residence.
– Police were asked at 7:46 p.m. Monday to check the well-being of a female on Lexington who said she needed medical help. She was voluntarily transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital.
– A dispute over a broken toy gun was reported at 6:57 p.m. Monday in the 200 block of North Union Avenue. The parents of another juvenile alleged a man’s son broke their son’s toy gun, leading to a brief verbal dispute. The son said he didn’t break the toy, that the child who owned it broke it himself on the ground. The incident allegedly occurred on East Third Street. The parents said they would keep the children away from each other and they were told to stay away from each other, also.
– A resident in the 200 block of Vine Avenue reported at 6:31 p.m. Monday that a person keeps driving past his residence repeatedly and verbally harassing him. While an officer was getting information, the suspect drove by. The vehicle was stopped and the person was told to stop bothering the resident. The woman said she won’t return.
– A domestic was reported at 2:39 p.m. Monday in the 1200 block of Cedar Ridge Drive where juveniles were having an argument after an alleged incident involving the two of them throwing or using a slingshot to launch pennies at each other. They were told to stop. There were no signs of visible injury to either of them.
– A caller at 2:46 p.m. Monday reported debris blown into the road by a lawnmower on East Pershing Street and Park Avenue. Police spoke to someone who said he would blow the debris in the opposite direction.
– A fight was reported at the clubhouse the East Palestine Country Club at 11:32 p.m. Saturday, during a wedding reception. Sarah Hughes told deputies at least 15 people were fighting, but all left before deputies arrived and no one appeared injured.
– Marissa Metalik, Riffle Road, Rogers, reported a domestic situation at 1:08 a.m. Saturday. A boy told deputies he and his father’s partner, Kim Spencer, got into an argument about lost property. Spencer was intoxicated and when the boy studdered and saliva may have landed on Spencer, she responded by slapping him hard in the face. Spencer claimed the boy pushed her and she slapped him in self-defense. Spencer was charged with assault.
– Jacob Bell, Campbell Road, Hanoverton, reported at 7:17 p.m. Sunday someone came to his grandparent’s house and took fishing gear he had purchased for $40.
– Karen Luke, Thomas Drive, Wellsville, reported at 7:32 p.m. Sunday her 5-year-old son was playing in the yard with a 13-year-old boy and came running into the house crying. The boy told his mother the older boy picked him up and slapped him to the ground. The other boy denied it to Luke.
– Jeff Leake, Latta Road, East Palestine, reported fireworks at 9:19 p.m. Saturday. Deputies checked the area, but did not see or hear any fireworks.
– Scott Henderson, Jimtown Road, East Palestine, reported at 10:15 p.m. Saturday his neighbor came onto his porch and threatened him. Deputies spoke to a woman at the neighbor’s home, who claimed no one was at Henderson’s house.
– Shane Thompson, Grant Street, Lisbon, reported at 10:07 p.m. Sunday another man came to his home and threatened to shoot him.
– Tiffany Hamilton, McSwiggen Road, Salineville, reported at 3:35 p.m. Sunday she has been receiving calls from a restricted number. Someone was talking when she answered on Sunday, asking questions about her 5-year-old son.
– Nancy Hillyer, Rochester Road, Minerva, reported at 1:03 p.m. Friday they discovered their mailbox door was ripped off and was found laying on the ground on Thursday.
– Deputies checked on a Minerva-area woman at 2:13 p.m. Thursday at the request of Patricia Gillespie, who had been trying to call her for several days. The home was secure and the grass had been cut, but one of her vehicles was missing and it appeared she just was not at home.
– Kimberly McKee, Hull Road, Lisbon, reported at 7:40 a.m. Sunday someone vandalized her mailbox and spilled her trash cans. Other mailboxes and trash cans were also vandalized on her road. She believed it happened after 1:30 a.m.
– Diana Helman, Hull Road, Lisbon, reported at 8:49 a.m. Sunday someone destroyed their mailbox for the second time in a couple months. Trash was also dumped every where from the garbage cans.
– Judy Burkey, Lisbon Dungannon Road, Lisbon, reported at 9:26 a.m. Sunday sometime overnight someone damaged her mailbox and post.
– Shawn Vietz, Wayne Bridge Road, Lisbon, reported at 10:34 a.m. Sunday someone vandalized his mailbox overnight, as well as others in his area.
– Debbie Schmidt, Hartley Road, Alliance, reported at 9:37 a.m. Sunday she left for church at about 7:40 a.m. and when she returned home at 9:30 a.m. someone had broken the window on her garage door and bent the screen to her bedroom window.
– Jim Petraglia, Poland, reported at 9:45 a.m. Sunday he went to his mother’s home on Heck Road and found someone had broken into the house. Missing items included a 32-inch TV, a General Electric washer, small kitchen appliances, a brand new scooter from the Scooter Store with the charger, a dresser containing costume jewelry, an electric fireplace, bedding off the bed, clothes, silverware and a toilet seat. All his mother’s medications were gone from the medicine cabinet.
– Nicholas Mraulak, East Palestine, reported vandalism at the Rogers Sale at 12:59 p.m. Sunday. While unloading some hay, Mraulak said they noticed some of the overhead lights and conduit was broken and laying on the ground below. There also appeared to be ATV tracks.
– Edward A. Duko, 27, Southeast Boulevard, Salem, was cited for left of center after he crossed the center line and struck an oncoming vehicle driven by Sean E. Cottrill, 16, West Washington, Lisbon, at the intersection of state Route 154 and state Route 11 in Elkrun Township at 12:06 p.m. Friday.
– Jessica L. Shearer, 27, of Beaver Falls, Pa., was cited for OVI and failure to control after she went off the road and into a ditch while driving on U.S. Route 62 in Knox Township at 12:35 a.m. Sunday.
– Laurie K. Henderson, 37, Grant Street, Lisbon, was cited for OVI, failure to control and child endangerment after she went off the road and into a private yard on Grant Street at 6 p.m. Saturday. Henderson was involved in a domestic dispute with her boyfriend when she decided to leave and spun out of the driveway, losing control and ending up in a neighboring yard. Henderson reportedly smelled of alcohol and admitted having two glasses of wine, which resulted in the OVI charge. She also had her young son in the vehicle at the time of the accident, resulting in the child endangerment charge.
Danyail M. Hayko, 17, West Lincoln Way, Salem, was cited for failure to control after she went off the road and into a ditch while driving on St. Jacob-Logtown Road in Center Township at 11 a.m. Saturday.
– Nicholas J. Decanio, 44, Francis Drive, Wellsville, was cited for OVI, no driver’s license and a seat belt violation after he reportedly failed to stop for a stop sign at the intersection of Crawford Road and state Route 45 in Yellow Creek Township, driving straight into an embankment. The accident occurred at 12:03 a.m. Sunday. Decanio suffered a cut to the forehead.
– Mark L. Graffius, 28, Beard Road, New Springfield, was cited for assured distance after he drove into a stopped vehicle, setting off a chain reaction accident on state Route 7 in Fairfield Township at 3:55 p.m. Friday. Graffius reportedly drove into the rear of a stopped vehicle driven by Donald C. Camp, 70, Lang Street, East Liverpool, who was pushed into the vehicle in front of him, which was driven by Clyde E. Stewart, 68, of Chester, W.Va. Graffius was taken to a hospital by his wife to be examined.
Linda J. Hall, 71, South Shady Lane, East Liverpool, struck a deer while driving on state Route 11 in Elkrun Township at 5:35 a.m. Friday.
– Joseph J. McQuistion, 34, Front Street, New Waterford, was driving on state Route 46 in Unity Township at 1:48 a.m. Friday when a tire blew out, causing his car to strike a guardrail.
– Josh A. Wartluft, 26, Buck Road, Knox Township, was cited for failure to control and leaving the scene of an accident after his vehicle was found overturned after striking a tree on Rochester Road in Butler Township at 10 a.m. Thursday. Wartluft was nowhere to be found but the trooper noticed a strong odor of alcohol inside the vehicle, and found several beer bottles. Wartluft called the next day to give a statement.
– Police were called to the Smith Oil lot at 6:50 p.m. Sunday in regard to someone plucking a chicken. Police spoke with Lewis Freitag, who said he received a chicken as partial payment for some work performed on a deck, and the feathers blew out of his vehicle when the door was opened. Freitag cleaned up the feathers before leaving.
– Vicky Waite, Applegrove apartments, reported hearing pounding at 5:55 p.m. Sunday. She was told it could be a neighbor hanging a picture or watching TV.
– Police received a call in the area of the BP station at 6:26 p.m. Sunday in regard to a girl who may have deliberately injured herself. Police spoke with mother, who said her daughter was having a bad day and scratched her arm on purpose before leaving the house. Although the injuries did not appear life threatening, they were advised to seek medical treatment, which they said they would do.
– Sandy Dixon, East Pine Street Extension, reported there was someone walking in her yard at 12:40 a.m. Thursday, but police did not find anyone around.
– A loud music complaint was received at 405 W. Washington St. at 10:31 p.m. Wednesday, but police did not hear anything after they arrived. This was the second call within a half hour.
– Bill Syoc, East Washington Street, reported at 6:43 p.m. Friday that Cam Kauffman was harassing and threatening him. Police spoke with Kauffman and told her to stay away from Syoc.
– Police were called to 320 N. Market at 8:16 p.m. Friday about a male lurking about. The caller said the person was standing behind a tree beside the apartment building and had a case of beer. Police found a 12 pack of Milwaukee’s Best.
– Solomon Cindea, 30, of Warren, was arrested for criminal trespassing after he was found inside the closed sally port area of the police station rummaging through items in the garage. This was at 3:33 a.m. Saturday, and Cindea said he was looking for change to get air for his vehicle at the Marathon gas station next door.
– The resident at 626 S. Main St. reported there was a sick raccoon in the yard at 7:40 a.m. Saturday. An officer euthanized the raccoon.
– A person from Angiuli’s Farmers Market, called at 11 a.m. Saturday to complain about traffic backed up at the 7 and 14 intersection due to the Shaker Woods Festival, resulting in vehicles cutting through their lot. Police arrived and found traffic was backed up pretty bad, but the traffic signal was functioning properly and traffic was moving, albeit slowly.
– A caller reported someone left a dog in their vehicle in the Dutch Haus lot at 11:34 a.m. Saturday, but the vehicle was gone by the time police arrived.
-A caller reported leaving McDonald’s at 7:12 p.m. Saturday when a tall thin female asked him for money. After he turned her down, the woman got into a gray Chevrolet with two males and left. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.
– A caller reported there was a suspicious green Jeep in the front of yard of Once Again Kids and someone was filling a trailer with items at 11 p.m. Saturday. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.
– Leetonia police reported there a reckless driver in a white Cavalier heading into town on state Route 344 at midnight Sunday. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.
-A woman reported she was walking in the 300 block of Union Street at 2:23 a.m. Sunday when she heard a noise behind a residence.
An officer observed a young man walking near the circle at 3:30 a.m. Sunday, but the person ran down and alley and could not be located.
– Matthew Steer of Salem was cited for failure to control after he went off the road and struck a fence while driving on County Line Road at 7:23 a.m. Sunday.
– John Wargo reported at 3:38 p.m. Sunday seeing a suspicious SUV at the rear of the building north of the bowling alley and there were two people in the vehicle. Police checked the area and found the owner was on his own property.
– Stephen Keppes of Washington, Pa., called for an officer to meet him in the Dutch Inn parking lot at 5 p.m. Sunday in regard to being harassed during a child custody exchange.
– Police were asked to check on the welfare of a person in the 100 block of Seventh Street at 7:37 p.m. Sunday after a friend could not find anyone home. Police did not find anyone home either, but there was no sign of anything suspicious.
– Doug Welsh called at 12:07 a.m. Sunday to ask they go to his rental property on East Main Street, where tenant Kylie Kuhn has been arguing with her boyfriend for the past two hours. Police arrived and spoke to Kuhn, but her boyfriend was not there.
St. Clair Township
– Tariq Larkins, Shepard Avenue, was charged with no license and receiving stolen property following a traffic accident Aug. 17 on Old Fredricktown Road. Larkins was following a vehicle driven by a 16-year-old and Larkins tried to pass when the teen turned left, resulting in the crash. Larkins’ vehicle is owned by West End Auto Rental, and it was reported stolen by Laura Kotsch, who had rented the vehicle and had reportedly left it the night of Aug. 14 at an Old Fredricktown Road residence following a party there. Kotsch told police she had received a ride to her home that night, and believed she had the keys to the vehicle in her purse. Kotsch received a phone call on Aug. 17 from her friend telling her the vehicle was gone , it had been involved in an accident, and that Calcutta Towing had removed it from the scene. Kotsch then contacted police, saying her keys were missing and she had not given them to anyone or permitted anyone to drive the vehicle.
– Justin C. Griffith, 27, no address listed, was charged with disorderly conduct, aggravated menacing and having weapons while intoxicated following an incident Aug. 14 at a Y & O Road home. Griffith was holding a small black pistol, with a blue towel wrapped around it, when he entered a female’s residence in which he had been a guest for two days. Griffith reportedly threatened to kill the woman and also used racial terms against her three children, who were standing in the room. The woman reportedly used a folding knife to protect herself, pushing Griffith away from the area and dialed 911. The woman said Griffith fled the house and went to the driveway, where he was when police arrived. Officers said Griffith was leaning against his vehicle, was unsteady on his feet, had glassy eyes and slurred speech and was rambling excessively about his clothes inside the house. The gun was located between the house and a garage. The knife also was taken as evidence.
– Shawn Hubbard reported Aug. 17 that sometime overnight the driver’s side rear tire on his pickup was cut while it was parked along Echo Dell.
– Todd A. Hawthorne, 32, was taken into custody on a warrant during a traffic stop Aug. 16 in Calcutta-Smith Ferry. He also was cited for driving under suspension and failure to obey a stop sign.
– Shawn Flesch, Route 170, reported Aug. 15 that his vehicle had been damaged on both the driver and passenger sides of the vehicle while it parked in the garage.
– A vehicle driven by Cheryl A. Camerlin, Cornell Street, was waiting at a red light Aug. 14 at Y & O Road and state Route 267, when it was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by Brian D. Whitson, East Liverpool Road. No citations were listed.
– A two-vehicle accident took place Aug. 12 on state Route 170 with Dorothy A. White, Anderson Boulevard, East Liverpool, and F.M. Sutherland, Vine Street, East Liverpool, as drivers. According to reports, the Sutherland vehicle pulled from a business, drove into the middle lane of the eastbound lanes of 170, then dropped back into the right lane, striking the White vehicle.
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Salem fire call
– Firefighters responded to Essex I at 2511 Bentley Drive for a fire alarm activating at 10:49 a.m. Monday. It was determined that drywall workers had been sanding in the area of the alarm. The building was checked and panels were reset.
– Bobbie Lester Jr., 47, of 384 W. Ninth St., was cited for driving under suspension after a traffic stop at 5:52 a.m. Monday on State Street at Highland. The plates and registration were confiscated on behalf of the state and the vehicle towed.
– An officer on patrol at 10:42 p.m. Sunday saw a vehicle with four occupants enter Hope Cemetery while it was closed for the night, but had to leave the area due to a priority call. The officer returned, but the vehicle was gone. Nothing appeared out of the ordinary.
– A domestic was reported at 10:24 p.m. Sunday in the 700 block of West State Street where a person involved was reported lying in the middle of the street. The persons were found sitting on the curb of a closed business. The dispute was between a husband and wife over family matters. Witnesses said the male dragged the female out of the road. Neither wanted to pursue the matter and the domestic violence laws were explained through an interpreter. No names were provided.
– A possible domestic fight was reported at 8:31 p.m. Sunday in the 900 block of North Ellsworth Avenue. Police learned it was between an adult female and her mother’s boyfriend. During a verbal dispute, she allegedly spit on him and he allegedly slapped her on the back of the head. He left before police arrived. She did not want to pursue charges. A message was left for the mother’s boyfriend to contact police. No names were provided.
– A dog was reported at large in the 600 block of Prospect Street at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. The humane officer took the animal.
– Police responded to the 900 block of Jennings Avenue at 7:11 p.m. Sunday over a property dispute and alleged threat. A man said he was walking on a relative’s property when he came across a male and female. The male allegedly threatened him with a rifle and took him back to the Jennings Avenue property against his will in a vehicle. The male said he was on the property that he had permission to be on when he was approached by the man in the woods. There was a claim made about hunting materials, also. They were all told it’s a civil issue over the property line. They just wanted the incident documented. The owner of the Jennings Avenue property was told to contact the other property owner on Pennsylvania Avenue to discuss the property issue. No names were provided.
– Police assisted the highway patrol at 7:58 a.m. Sunday with a possible motor vehicle crash on Butcher Road. A van was stuck in the south side ditch after striking a utility pole and mailbox. The report said the driver appeared unsteady and was later taken into custody by a patrol trooper for OVI.
– Scott Cahill, who owns a property in the 600 block of East State Street, reported at 1:17 p.m. Sunday that someone broke the wood covering a second story window at the top of the fire escape. Nothing was missing from the building.
– A resident in the 400 block of West Pershing Street called at 12:05 a.m. Monday regarding a semi truck parked off of the road causing a disturbance. The truck was found parked in an industrial area. No parking violation was observed.
– Loud persons were reported at 11:15 p.m. Sunday in the 2000 block of Monroe Avenue at an apartment complex. A male resident said he had a few friends over and would keep the volume down.
– A driver’s license was turned over to police at 10:21 p.m. Sunday and placed in lost and found. Another license was found at 7:06 p.m. Sunday and turned over.
– A suspicious vehicle was reported at 8:48 p.m. Sunday in the 2200 block of East State Street where a caller said it had been parked on the west side near Southeast Boulevard for some time occupied by a man. Numerous cigarette butts were on the ground next to the vehicle. The vehicle was gone when police arrived, but the cigarette butts were still there. Nothing appeared out of order.
– A wallet was found that belongs to a Perry Township resident, but no contact number was available to call him. The wallet was placed in lost and found.
– An audible alarm was reported at 8:29 p.m. Sunday in the 2400 block of East State Street at a closed business. The exterior was found secure.
– Police were called to Franklin Avenue at 7:34 p.m. Sunday for someone possibly intending to harm themselves. They were taken to Salem Regional Medical Center.
– A possible intoxicated driver was reported at 6:33 p.m. Sunday on East State Street. Police located the vehicle on West State Street at Howard Avenue and followed it a short distance. The driver was a student driver in training with their parents.
– A neighbor dispute was reported at 5:02 p.m. Sunday in the 400 block of Franklin Street where a man said a male who lives on South Broadway Avenue threatened to harm him and yelled at him. He wanted him told to leave him alone. An officer went to the male’s residence but he wasn’t there. A message was left to have him call the police.
– A child custody dispute was reported at 4:09 p.m. Sunday in the 2500 block of Lexington Avenue where a woman said her daughter was not fit to care for her female juvenile daughter. The woman, who was the grandmother, wanted to leave with the child. The daughter has custody and wanted her to leave. Police told the woman and noted the child was found to be well.
– Police responded at 3:45 p.m. Sunday to a Third Street residence for a possible overdose. A person was taken to the hospital.
– Police were called to Salem Regional Medical Center at 9:42 a.m. Sunday for a disorderly person who was not allowed to leave unless someone came to pick him up. A relative was contacted to pick him up.
– Police were called at 3:16 p.m. Sunday to the 700 block of West Pidgeon Road to check a residence where there was a semi truck in the front yard that had been running continuously for several days. The owner was contacted and said he’s letting the electronics charge inside the truck. no names were provided.
– Police were requested to check an address at Salem Acres on Prospect Street for a runaway female juvenile at 11:29 p.m. Saturday. She was located and turned over to Salem police.
– A caller at 11:42 a.m. Saturday reported loose horses running around the area of Ohio, Jackson and Harding avenues. Police were met by the horses’ owner who said people were helping to gather the horses.
– A resident on Springdale Street reported at 6:24 p.m. Friday that people were riding 4-wheelers up and down the street, disturbing the neighbors. According to witnesses, the people had parked the 4-wheelers and left the area.
– While westbound on Winona Road, Jolene R. Widlicka, 49, Yates Road, Salem, reportedly failed to yield at a stop sign while turning onto state Route 9, causing her vehicle to collide with a northbound vehicle driven by Alexis L. Zehentbauer, 16, state Route 172, East Rochester. Widlicka was transported by North Star Critical Care ambulance to Salem Regional Medical Center. Reports indicated Zehentbauer and her passenger, Riley Zehentbauer, 18, same address, were both taken to the same medical facility, although no mode of transportation was noted. Widlicka was cited for failure to yield from a stop sign.
– Deputies responded to state Route 172 Saturday to assist a state patrol trooper who had been receiving calls from a man complaining about a Jeep with no lights or license plates driving up and down the road with several four-wheelers. The trooper had checked the Jeep and found its engine to be cold to the touch. Deputies were aware of problems between the caller and the Jeep’s owner, including the fact that there is a protection order in place. The prosecutor was contacted to determine if the false calls would constitute a violation of the protection order, but the prosecutor advised not to file charges.
– While working at the Valley View Drive-in on state Route 39, Debbra Cain, East Liverpool, said her vehicle was backed into by a vehicle whose driver came in and reported it to her. She did not notice any damage, but later her son found a crack on the bumper, and she wanted a report filed.
– Bill Rosenberg, Hull Road, Lisbon, reported Sunday the post for his mailbox and paper box had been vandalized, having been removed from the ground and thrown across the roadway. He told deputies other homes in the area had also been damaged.
– Lilian McVay, Trinity Church Road, Lisbon, reported Sunday all four of her mailboxes were vandalized overnight.
– Anthony Brletich, Glasgow Road, Salineville, reported Sunday his mailbox was damaged and his mail stolen, saying this is the second time in a month he has had to replace his mailbox.
– Delores Guthrie, Trinity Church Road, Lisbon, reported Sunday her mailbox was thrown into her field. She has video surveillance of the area and will view it to see if she has any evidence of who vandalized her mailbox, according to reports.
– Matthew Jones, Waynes Bridge Road, Lisbon, reported his mailbox vandalized overnight, also reporting the “bridge is out” sign on Waynes Bridge Road had been taken out and damaged. The county road department was contacted about the bridge sign.
Ohio Department of Natural Resources
– A park officer on patrol Friday at Beaver Creek Horsemen’s Camp received several complaints of loud music and heard the music coming from a horse trailer. Quinn M. Kahriq, Jerusalem, Ohio, reportedly admitted the music was coming from his trailer and agreed to turn it down. He was cited for the loud music infraction.
– During a traffic stop Friday afternoon on West Eighth Street, officers reported Dacious D. Coles, 18, Ruth Street, appeared to be nervous and kept grabbing at his pocket. Asked why he was so nervous, Coles reportedly stated he just wanted to get to Wellsville. He denied having anything illegal and told officers they could check him, according to reports. Officers said they patted him down and found a pill bottle containing marijuana roaches. They also reported finding a Vicodin pill he said was for pain for a bad tooth. Coles asked if he could have the pill back and was advised he could, providing he produced a prescription, otherwise he will be charged for having it in his possession. He was cited for possession of marijuana.
St. Clair Township
– While on patrol, an officer reported seeing Kurtis A. Netherland, 21, state Route 267, driving and found he had a suspended license. Netherland was stopped on state Route 170 and the K-9 officer was used to check the vehicle. He alerted on the door, and a glass smoking device was reportedly found in the vehicle, wrapped inside a T-shirt. Netherland was charged with possession of marijuana paraphernalia and driving under suspension.
– Officers responded Saturday to a Cannons Mill Road residence where Patricia Beaver reported her brother, Gary Woolmaker, 52, same address, was intoxicated and kicking doors, making her concerned for her safety. They arrived to find a group of people in the driveway and a large number of empty beer cans strewn across the driveway and the garage floor. Officers reported the Woolmaker was rambling in his speech, unsteady on his feet, smelled strongly of alcohol and was arguing with his sister, throwing trash, kicking and slamming the door, despite being warned to stop his behavior. He was charged with disorderly conduct/public intoxication and disorderly conduct/turbulent behavior. The other people were escorted off the property and told not to return.
– Police responded to the New Garden Avenue railroad crossing at 5:16 a.m. Sunday for a report of an intoxicated man walking on the street. He was located on Railroad Street stumbling along the road and was found to be intoxicated. Richard H. Vollnogle, 2059 Monroe St., Apt. 19, was charged with public intoxication.
– Police responded to the corner of N. Ellsworth Avenue and W. 9th Street at 5:03 a.m. for a report of a man lying on the sidewalk. Police located a person away from the sidewalk a short time later in the 1100 block of E. 9th St. Kyle J. Pierson, 6067 Camp Blvd., Hanoverton, was cited to disorderly conduct and transported to a friend’s house and dropped off.
– Police responded to a report of a man down and possibly intoxicated in the 900 block of Fair Avenue at 6:09 a.m. Sunday. The person was located and police had a difficult time waking him. Medical personal arrived to assess the person who was determined to be intoxicated. Gregory B. Weingart, 579 1/2 E. 3rd St., was charged with underage consumption and released on his own recognizance.
– Police responded to a burglary in progress call in the 100 block of Roosevelt at 1:11 a.m. Sunday and checked the area and found the suspect in a wooded area. Jeramiah E. Burnette, 1208 Cleveland St., had an outstanding warrant for failure to appear on criminal trespassing charges from Columbiana County.
– Police responded to the 2800 block of E. State Street at 12:26 a.m. Sunday for a theft in progress report at the supermarket and learned the suspect fled. Police spoke to witnesses who chased the suspect through the parking lot and got into a physical altercation. They said he stole and Xbox and two Box One games. The incident is under investigation.
– Police responded to the 400 block of W. State Street at 11:26 p.m. Saturday for a report of a missing female juvenile who ran away. The complainant gave a possible location and Perry Township police located here and Salem police transported her back to her residence.
– Police responded to the 900 block of Franklin Avenue at 9:59 p.m. Saturday where the complainant observed a ball of fire flying overhead of the residence. Police were unable to locate any suspicious activity and the complainant advised it may have been a meteor shower.
– Police responded to the 400 block of Euclid Street at 9:27 p.m. Saturday for a barking dog complaint and the resident was advised of the complaint and that if police returned they would be cited.
– Police responded to the 900 block of Jones Drive at 8:53 p.m. Saturday after an officer heard and observed numerous fireworks. The location was just outside the city limits and police spoke briefly with the resident about state laws on fireworks. The person said they would cease.
– Police responded to the 600 block of Prospect Street at 8:51 p.m. Saturday regarding an ongoing problem with trash accumulating on the curb lawn. Police will monitor the residence to affirm if there are any violations and attempt to resolve the problem.
– Police responded to the 600 block of Prospect Street at 8:41 p.m. Saturday with firefighters for a possible structure fire. A resident was burning green brush that resulted in a large amount of smoke. The resident extinguished it and was advised of the city ordinance regarding burning inside the city limits.
– Police responded to Scarboro Lane at 8:03 p.m. Saturday for a report of a suspicious vehicle and were unable to locate anything.
– Police responded to the 200 block of Penn Avenue at 3:58 p.m. Saturday where a child without a parent had been located screaming on Walnut Street and the complainant was trying to find out where she lived. Police transported the child to her residence on Franklin Avenue where she was released to her mother.
– Mercedes S. McManaway, 18, Nashville, Ohio, was traveling north on Rochester in West Township at 5:49 p.m. Wednesday when a piece of wood fell off a trailer traveling south, striking McManaway’s vehicle. The other vehicle did not stop.
– Brian K. Clipse II, 19, Mechanicstown Road, Hanoverton, was traveling northeast on Trinity Church Road in Hanover Township at 6:30 a.m. Thursday when he reportedly fell asleep, then traveled off the left side of the road and struck a tree and ditch. Clipse, who was not injured in the accident, was cited for failure to control.
– A reckless driver was reported at 9:43 a.m. Friday traveling north on North Main Street, where a blue van was passing vehicles. An officer was unable to locate the van in question.
– A parking issue was reported at 1:38 p.m. Friday after a car was parked on South Bayshore Drive in an area blocking a new stop sign and creating a hazard.
– William Superak was backing out of a space at 7:09 p.m. Friday in the parking lot in front of Hogan’s Bakery when he collided with Janice Kimpel, who was pulling into a parking space. Neither reportedly saw the other. No citations were issued.
– Police were looking for a reckless driver in a red Hyundai Elantra at 7:14 p.m. Friday traveling west on state Route 14, then onto East Park Avenue, but were unable to locate the vehicle.
– A woman reported at 9:28 p.m. Friday someone standing by a car in the parking lot of Heck’s Restaurant on East Park Avenue kept watching her. The car left as an officer approached the parking lot.
– A woman reported at 10:10 p.m. Friday cars racing dangerously at the Taco Bell parking lot. The cars in question could not be located.
– James Lee Abraham Radman, 28, Leetonia, was cited for driving under suspension during a traffic stop at 10:46 p.m. Friday on North Bayshore Drive.
– A “Wet Paint” sign was reported at 6:30 p.m. Thursday laying in the roadway on West Martin.
– A child’s motorized plastic Gator was reported burned at 11:21 a.m. Friday at a North Sumner Street residence. The circumstances surrounding the fire were suspicious, and the incident remains under investigation.
– An open burning complaint was reported at 4:26 p.m. Friday on West Martin. The resident, who reportedly was using the fire for cooking and didn’t realize it hadn’t been put out yet, agreed to extinguish the fire.
-Mary K. Davis, 67, Moore Lane, reported at 2:35 p.m. Friday someone stole a warning sign she had in place for her daughter.
-Police responded to a property damage complaint at 8:04 a.m. Friday caused by a JB Hunt truck while making a delivery to an East Taggart business. A verbal altercation between a city employee and the driver then occurred after the driver was asked to repair the damage done to the lawn at Rebecca Place.
– Police responded to the South Union and Maple at 12:12 a.m. Saturday regarding a woman found asleep and unresponsive in the roadway. She was intoxicated, transported to the hospital for evaluation and discharged. Amber L. Nguyen, 284 N. Lincoln Ave. was charged with disorderly conduct and taken to the county jail.
– Police checked on and intoxicated man in the 100 block of W. State Street at 1:48 a.m. Saturday who was falling to the ground. He began to run as officers approached and caught up with him and stopped him from crossing the street. William E. Jones, 191 W. 5th St., was charged with disorderly conduct and given a courtesy ride home.
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– At 2:08 a.m. Saturday, police responded to the 500 block of North Lincoln for a report of a burglary in progress but found nothing happening.
– Police received a complaint on station at 7:07 p.m. Friday regarding a possible theft in the city. The report was turned over to a detective.
– At 5:06 p.m. Friday, police responded to the 100 block of West Fourth to check on a female juvenile and spoke to the grandmother who advised there were no problems.
– At 5:14 p.m. Friday, police responded to the 1900 block of East State for a distraught person and advised her to calm down so doctors could help her. After several minutes she did calm down.
– Police responded to the 600 block of West Pershing at 5:59 p.m. Friday regarding an eviction and police advised it was a civil matter.
– Police responded to the 800 block of Granite Street at 7:09 p.m. Friday for a dog at large. Officers spoke to several people and were unable to locate the dog.
– Police responded to the 1900 block of East State at 7:52 p.m. Friday regarding a person to be removed and located the individual and advised them of the complaint and they left without incident.
– Police responded to the 600 block of Franklin at 7:54 p.m. Friday regarding a barking dog and spoke to the owner and advised her that she would be cited if police were called back.
– Police responded to the 900 block of East State at 11:08 p.m. where a resident caught a dog that had been at large. The owner was advised and retrieved it.
– Police responded to the 600 block of Arch at 10:46 p.m. where a complainant advised of a dog at large. Police were unable to locate it.
A black BMW was reported to be operating in a reckless manner in the area of Fair Avenue and East Pershing at 12:13 p.m. Friday. Police checked the area but were unable to locate anything.
– The Richmond Heights police were investigating an identity theft case at 10:41 a.m. Friday and requested Salem police to take a statement from a Salem resident and fax it to them for their investigation. The person came to the station and made a statement.
– Police responded to South Broadway and Franklin at 10:28 a.m. Saturday for a report of a child on the back of a motorcycle but were unable to locate anything.
At 10:30 a.m. Saturday, police responded to the 500 block of North Ellsworth Avenue where the complainant advised several items were missing from the residence. There was no sign of forced entry and the incident is under investigation.
– Police responded to the 800 block of Pennsylvania Avenue where the complainant advised her ex-husband was calling her work number and leaving messages. He was charged before with calling her at work. The complainant was advised to come to the department and fill out a statement. She said she was worried he may stop at her residence.
– Police responded to the 600 block of Franklin Avenue at 3:33 p.m. Friday where a person was accused of stealing medication. The person in question denied it, was questioned and searched by a female officer and nothing was found. Police advised the complainant of the options.
-Eric Buday reported there was a fight at a residence on state Route 14, Columbiana, at 9:47 p.m. Thursday. Property owner Ben Szamara reported a vehicle came down his driveway and Jonathan and Jason Stanchak got out and began acting inappropriately. They were asked to leave but refused, so the Stanchaks were arrested for trespassing.
– Jeremiah Bailey, Y & O Road, Wellsville, owns a house on state Route 170, Middleton Township, and his brother, Mark, lives in another house on the property. Bailey reported at 5 p.m. Wednesday he discovered Mark was letting a person later identified as David Peachey of East Liverpool in his home and he asked Peachey to leave. Peachey had been taken back to East Liverpool by Mark by the time deputies arrived, and Mark said he would not let anyone else stay in his brother’s home without permission.
– Jennifer Grimmett, Darner Road, Lisbon, reported at 12:48 a.m. Thursday seeing someone in her back yard with a flashlight. Two deputies checked the area but did not see anyone about.
– Kathryn Reusser, Bates Road, Minerva, reported being awakened at 2:20 a.m. Thursday by someone pounding on the door. She opened the door to find a bag of dog feces had been set on fire on her porch. She said the flaps on her mail box were also in the down position. Reusser had no idea who might have done this but she mentioned that she is a teacher.
– Deputies searched the area of Cameron and Y & O roads in Madison Township in regard to a suspicious vehicle at 3 a.m. Thursday but they did not come across any suspicious vehicles or persons.
– Michelle Darrah, Cusick Road, Lisbon, reported Friday receiving harassing phone calls from a female at a local business. She has called the business back and was told no one had been calling her.
-Jane Chapman of Alliance reported Friday her SUV’s door was keyed today while it was parked at a residence on South 12th Street in Knox Township.
– Bradley J. Cutlip, 28, Parkview Road, Hanoverton, was westbound on state Route 39 in Salineville at 4 p.m. Wednesday and Michelle K. Rugg, 38, Bergholtz, was stopped at the state Routes 39 and 644 intersection and Rugg failed to yield at a stop sign and was struck by Cutlip. Rugg was cited for stop sign.
– Donald E. Griffith, 85, Salem-Alliance Road, Salem, was eastbound on U.S. 62 in Butler Township at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday and was sideswiped by another vehicle that was westbound and continued on.
– A Pritchard Avenue resident reported there were people down by the creek at 12:29 p.m. Sunday, one of whom was screaming profanities. An officer spoke to the offending male, who apologized, saying he was a little frustrated.
– Kristie Tice, North Market Street, flagged down an officer at 1:21 p.m. Sunday to say her 2-year-old granddaughter had gone missing from the house. Police located the girl in a field at the back of the house.
-A caller reported a possible drunk driver in a silver Alero was at Smith Oil at 9:50 p.m. Thursday. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.
– Kim Pirchner, Moore Street, reported Thursday that over the past 30 days she had Cleveland Browns tickets and a Christmas ornament she ordered turn up missing even though she confirmed they were delivered to her apartment by Fedex and UPS.
– A loud music complaint was received on East Lincoln Way at 1:23 a.m. Wednesday. Police spoke Karen Stockman, who was told to turn down the music and keep the noise down.
– A caller reported five juveniles were swimming in the creek off Willow Grove Park at 1:46 p.m. Sunday. Police told the juveniles not to swim near the dam and they said they understood.
– Police were unable to locate the source of a burglar alarm that was going off somewhere between the county fairgrounds and Applegrove apartments at 10 p.m. Thursday.
– Edward Edling of Salem reported at 6:56 p.m. Thursday he was assaulted by William Rittenour of Alliance while they were both working at Vari-Wall in Columbiana.
– Police notified Mary Logan, Parkview Drive, at 9:45 a.m. Thursday her vehicle, reported stolen the night before, was sitting in the parking lot at Pinewood Structures.
– Sarah Bentley, Columbiana, was cited for speeding and fictitious registration following a traffic stop on North Main Street at 3:22 p.m. Thursday.
– Mario Duron-Parish and Adrianne Parish were cited at 6:21 p.m. Thursday on South Middle Street for failure to file city income tax.
– William K. Glavan was cited at 6:35 p.m. Thursday on North Main Street for failure to pay city income tax.
– Police responded to 45880 state Route 14 at 9:46 p.m. Thursday to assist the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office with a fight in progress after two unknown men showed up in a vehicle at the home. The county sheriff’s office handled the report.
– Jerry Castelucci reported at 10:27 p.m. Thursday Stephanie Moore was contacting him via Facebook messaging and other means and he wanted her to stop. Police contacted Moore and told her to leave him alone.
– A woman reported at 11:28 p.m. Thursday there were two suspicious vehicles in the parking lot on West Railroad Street that didn’t belong there and the occupants appeared to be smoking marijuana. Police checked and found Rikki Wood, Thomas Byers and Kevin Byers Jr. there talking, but they were not smoking marijuana.
– James W. Horn, 36, of Brookfield Avenue, Lisbon, was cited for assured clear distance after his eastbound vehicle on Goshen Road struck the rear of another eastbound vehicle driven by Bhaumik Mukeshbhai Vashi, 24, of Boardman, who was stopped at the intersection at the U.S. Route 62/45 bypass at 5:51 p.m. Thursday.
– A caller at 4:48 p.m. Thursday requested police check on a male allegedly on the railroad tracks near the South Lincoln Avenue crossing. Police made contact with the person who had a camera and was a photographer taking photographs of the trains as they passed. He was checked for warrants and told not to trespass on the railroad right-of-way.
– An officer on patrol at 11:52 a.m. Thursday saw a person at Circle K on West State Street who was known to have an active warrant out of Columbiana County. Salem Police were called and responded, placing the man in custody. Jerry L. Taylor, 56, whose last known address was East Third Street, Salem, was wanted on a warrant for failure to appear.
– An officer on patrol at 2:31 a.m. Friday in the 1700 block of East State Street found a speed limit sign had been run over by a vehicle. No vehicle was located. A traffic barrell was also found struck in the 2300 block of East State Street.
– Michael Heverly, 29, of 4927 Bayard Road, Homeworth, was charged with physical control and open container after police were called at 2:15 a.m. Friday to Taco Bell on East State Street for an alleged intoxicated driver in the drive-thru lane.
-Children were reported in the road in the 300 block of West 10th Street at 8:58 p.m. Thursday. Officers arrived and spoke with juveniles who were playing with a remote control car on the road. Officers also spoke to their parents.
– An anonymous caller at 7:48 p.m. Thursday reported people trying to remove coins from the fountain at South Lincoln Avenue and East State Street. Police spoke to some juveniles matching the description at South Lincoln and Pershing Street, identified them and told them the possible consequences of their actions.
– A fight was reported at 12:58 p.m. Thursday in the 2000 block of Monroe Street where both parties said they had an argument which led to a physical altercation.
– Robert Woodworth, 57, of Prospect Street, was cited for failure to yield after attempting to turn his westbound vehicle on Bank Street left onto South Lundy Avenue and collided with a southbound vehicle on Lundy driven by Sheila Woods, 34, of Prospect Street, at 1:14 p.m. Wednesday. No injuries were reported.
– Spotting him walking along Ravine Street, police arrested Morgan A. Birbeck, 33, no address listed, on Wednesday on an active, unspecified warrant out of Belmont County.
– While investigating a disturbance at an abandoned house along First Avenue, police discovered Robert Buzzard, 41, no address listed, reportedly passed out on the basement steps inside the house. Buzzard was taken into custody on an active, unspecified warrant, and later transported to County Jail by a deputy.
– Angel L. Byers, 44, Tip Top Alley, reported Monday she loaned $20 to a person known to her and as collateral the person gave her his watch. The man reportedly came back for the watch without payment, but Byers did not return the watch. Byers later reported she lost power at her home which later was referred to in a Facebook message to her. Police checked the home’s electric meter and discovered the front of the meter had been ripped off and fuses had been removed. She was advised to call AEP and to speak with a department detective.
– Diane Chestnut, Minerva Street, reported Aug. 7, a white male wearing a blue shirt came to her home and inquired about hail damage to her roof. When Chestnut asked the person to leave, the man reportedly cursed at her and “almost broke her front gate.” An officer later located the unnamed man who reportedly worked for Canon Contracting and advised him “that was no way to act if he was attempting to get people to let him look at their roofs.”
– Natalie Coles, no address, reported Aug. 6 her purse was taken from her vehicle while it was parked in a lot along Pennsylvania Avenue.
– Misty P. Conrad of North Shady Lane Drive reported Tuesday her mailbox was pried open causing damage to the mailbox’s locking mechanism.
– Patricia Tallent, Ohio Avenue, reported Aug. 10 of a verbal altercation with a female known to her, which also included a third party, a male, also known, who intervened. No physical violence took place.
– Thomas C. Joy, 20, no address, was charged Aug. 6 along College Street after police were advised he was part of a robbery against Carlos Davis, 64, no address. According to Davis, three white males robbed him of money along St. Clair Avenue and fled on foot, eastbound, along Potters Lane. Later, a witness told police the other suspects were spotted along the Sugar Street-Thompson Avenue area. It was in this area where officers located Troy Quinn, no address, and Joey Koffel, no address, and took both into custody.
– James Davis, no address, reported Aug. 9 a set of Duralast brakes/rotors were removed from his vehicle while it was parked at Auto Zone, West 3rd Street.
– Valerie L. Davis, no address, reported damage Aug. 10 to her vehicle while it was parked along Harvey Avenue. She said the tires were flat, battery terminals disconnected and fluid caps missing. All items, the report states, later were recovered and it was discovered the air had been let out of the tires via the valve stems.
– Nicholas Densmore, Grant Street, reported Thursday that his vehicle was entered sometime overnight and his wallet and a bag of change was removed.
– Amy Clark, Rose Drive, Lisbon, reported at 3:38 p.m. Wednesday an 11-year-old boy in another apartment has been grabbing the butts of girls while they are playing outside. Deputies spoke to the boy’s mother and the boy, who claimed he had been just joking around. Deputies warned him against continuing to grab the girls and his mother stated she would remedy the situation.
– Jake Modich, an employee of C and M Field Services, which was contracted to secure a residence on Hartley Road, Beloit, reported damage to the home at 10:50 a.m. Wednesday. Two windows were broken and both the front and rear door were kicked in. There was extensive damage to the interior, including drywall broken out in several places. All the copper plumbing was taken from the basement.
– Dana Musulin, North James Street, East Palestine, reported at 11:53 a.m. Wednesday he has been having issues with someone living next to another property he owns on Taylor Road. The property was surveyed last year, but someone removed the pins and stakes. Musulin said it also appears a portion of the neighbor’s garden is on Musulin’s property. He was told to contact an attorney because the issue is civil.
– Kenny Biacco, a Yellow Creek Township trustee, reported at 11:22 a.m. Wednesday they placed a sign along Steubenville Pike nine months earlier warning drivers about loose gravel. Now it appears someone has taken the sign.
– Steve Burgess, of HillCorp reported at 6:21 p.m. Aug. 7 someone took two ATVs from their worksite at Trinity Church Road and U.S. Route 30, Lisbon.
– Robin Blake, Mahoning Road, Alliance, reported at 3:31 p.m. Aug. 7 she came home for her lunch break at about 3:30 p.m. and discovered her back door was shattered. Her dresser drawers were open and clothes were thrown on the floor. Blake’s laptop was taken as were her husband’s guns – a double barrel 12-gauge shotgun, a Winchester 1940s model missing a screw at the barrel, a Remington 243 bolt action, a Japanese World War II rifle missing the fire pin and a Delton AR-15 assault rifle.
– Christi R. Kells, 45, Youngstown, and James E. Maynard, 58, Chestnut Street, Leetonia, were eastbound on U.S. 62 in Butler Township at 5:25 p.m. Saturday and Maynard was attempting to pass and their vehicles made contact. Kells and his passenger, Tracy L. Greene, 45, Youngstown, were taken to St. Elizabeth Medical Center with possible injuries. No citations were issued due to conflicting statements from both drivers.
– George David McLean Jr., 51, St. Clair Avenue, East Liverpool, was eastbound on state Route 344 in Fairfield Township at 7:30 p.m. Monday and went off the left side into a mailbox. He was taken to Salem Hospital for a medical issue and no citations were issued.
– Shelly Smith, North Beaver Street, reported at 12:23 p.m. Wednesday a neighbor backed into his chimney, damaging the base. Miller said the neighbor inspected the damage before driving away, and police found plastic from what appeared to be a broken tail light. Miller was told to call when the neighbor returns.
– Jeffrey Carlisle, Steubenville Pike, was going up the driveway at the county mental health center at 9:42 a.m. Tuesday when he made a left-hand turn in front of a vehicle coming the other direction, striking the other vehicle. The other driver was Julie Desalvo of Salem.
– A clerk at the BP station on state Route 154 reported finding a broken window when she arrived for work at 5 a.m. Sunday. Police found blood on the window and a blood trail leading east. There was also a 17-year-old boy sitting on the sidewalk in front of the window who said he was waiting for a ride from his father and knew nothing about the broken window. The youth did not have any blood or visible wounds on him and left when his father arrived. Police did find five packs of Natural American Spirit cigarettes in the trash with blood on them.
– A resident at Applegrove apartments reported at 9:24 p.m. Monday she keeps receiving harassing calls for money from a couple she knows. Police contacted the couple and told them to quit harassing the Applegrove resident. The couple asked that the Applegrove resident quit calling them.
– A caller reported two young children were throwing toys from the roof of a home at the corner of Harrison and East Chestnut at 9 a.m. Wednesday. Police arrived and spoke to someone by the name of Jenn, who said she was in the bathroom when the youths must have climbed out the upstairs window and onto the roof. Jenn said she would close and lock the window in the future.
-Police were called to the Days Inn on Wednesday, where Laurel Markel, 48, reported she was staying at the hotel while in the area working when the following items were stolen from her vehicle: phone and computer chargers, ink pens and two pairs of sunglasses. Left behind were urine samples for testing.
– At 8 a.m. Wednesday police checked on a man slumped over the wheel of his vehicle in the City Hall parking lot. The man, identified as Craig Wilfong, said he had fallen asleep in his car before he could make it to his apartment.
– A Marathon employee reported at 1:18 p.m. Wednesday a shoplifter came to the store and a customer followed her to 35 S. Main St. Police found the woman, Rolanda Grisez, at the apartment and warned her for trespassing on Marathon property. At 1:44 p.m. Grisez was arrested on a theft warrant through the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office.
– A man reported at 6:24 p.m. Wednesday two kids about five years old were on roller skates at the very edge of Railroad Street at South Vine Street and were shooting bow and arrows at vehicles and almost struck one.
– A man reported at 8 p.m. Wednesday there was possibly a fight behind the fire station with some teens. Police checked and found the group talking but not fighting and they were told to move along for the night.
– A Southern Terrace woman reported at 8:17 p.m. Wednesday she kept hearing “loud booms” that sounded like fireworks in the area. police checked and determined the noise was coming from the corn fields.
– Don Logan, Parkview Avenue, reported at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday his truck was stolen from his driveway.
– Bonnie Wilkinson, Old North Street, reported at 9 p.m. Wednesday she was getting strange phone calls on her cell phone.
– A Terre Verde man reported at 9:34 p.m. Wednesday he could hear vehicles squealing tires and driving fast on Parkview Avenue.
– Police responded at 9:14 p.m. Wednesday to the 400 block of Benton Road for a report of loud music, but didn’t hear any music playing when they arrived.
– Police were called at 7:41 p.m. Wednesday to the 1400 block of Jennings Avenue for a report of a gas line break. Police stood by until Perry Township Fire Department arrived.
– An officer responded at 1:31 p.m. Wednesday to investigate an alleged theft at the Blossom Nursing Home. The investigation is pending.
– A clerk at Smith Oil on East State Street reported at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday that someone drove off without paying for $35.10 worth of gasoline.
– Mara Newton, 18, of state Route 558, Leetonia, was cited for failure to yield after she failed to stop for a stop sign at the intersection of Sharp Avenue while driving an Aarrow Disposal truck eastbound on West Wilson Street at 6:48 p.m. Wednesday and collided with a southbound car on Sharp Avenue driven by Rose Julian, 52, of East Sixth Street. Julian was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center by EMT with possible injuries.
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– Police were called at 6:50 a.m. Thursday to Salem Regional Medical Center for a report of a missing juvenile. Upon arrival, staff advised the juvenile had been found.
– A woman from Lisbon came to the police station at 4:20 a.m. Thursday to seek assistance in getting home. She had just been released from the hospital and had no means of transportation back to her residence. She was assisted with making contact with a family member to provide her a ride home.
-While officers were conducting a traffic stop at 3:25 a.m. Thursday, a passerby reported a possible intoxicated driver westbound on East State Street. Officers observed a violation and initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle in question. The driver was found not to be intoxicated and said she was on her way to work.
– Police responded to the 700 block of Arch Street for a report at 2:34 a.m. Thursday of a female crying inside a residence. Officers made contact with a male and female who were intoxicated and just being loud. Both were fine and were told to keep the noise down.
– Suspicious persons were reported at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 300 block of East Third Street. The caller said a cart appeared to be tipped over along the road with people standing around it. Police found the cart had a flat tire and a replacement tire was being obtained.
– A man in the 1200 block of Franklin reported his tree damaged by a young child. Police told the parent.
– A woman on Lexington Avenue reported at 8:28 pm. Wednesday that she wanted officers to remove people who have been living with her from her apartment on Continental. She was told to contact her landlord for an eviction. If any problems occur, she was told to call police or return to her mother’s apartment.
– An alarm was reported at 7:27 p.m. Wednesday on Salem Parkway, but the building was found secure.
– A suspicious vehicle was reported at 7:18 p.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of East Seventh Street, identified as a red Neon going through the alley several times. The car was not found.
– A caller from a store at 2870 E. State St. at 6:17 p.m. Wednesday reported three males had been asking odd questions.
– A barking dog was reported at 6:09 p.m. Wednesday on Carole Drive, with a warning placed on the door of the residence.
– Suspicious activity was reported at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 1100 block of Cleveland Street where a caller said neighboring males were shooting arrows in their backyard. The males told police they would stop.
– Unruly juveniles were reported at 4:08 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of North Lincoln Avenue. An officer spoke to the juveniles and the woman who called and did not want them riding their bicycles on the property. The juveniles left.
– A fight was reported at 2:28 p.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of South Union Avenue. Two males were separated when police arrived and said they had an argument which became physical. Both had minor injuries, but declined further action. Photos were taken and both were told after a review, there’s a chance charges could be filed.
– A woman in the 500 block of Aetna Street reported at 12:48 p.m. Wednesday that someone took a video game system, controller and wires from her residence.
– An abandoned vehicle was reported at 12:36 p.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of East Fifth Street. The Chevy pickup had trash in the bed and had a license plate that came back to a Dodge and expired in April. A tow truck was called and a resident came to claim the truck and wanted to get a truck and trailer for it. He was told to get the proper registration and prove ownership to the tow company. The truck was removed.
– A woman in the 400 block of East Third Street reported at 12:03 p.m. Wednesday that her washing machine cord was cut by a person known to her within the last day or two. The same woman had called at 11:21 a.m. Wednesday to report her home phone wasn’t working and she believed her roommate tampered with the phone lines. Officers checked and found no damage. She was told to call the phone company.
– A woman on South Union Avenue reported at 10:19 a.m. Wednesday that she found out a couple months ago that an unknown person made an account with Sprint in her name in California in 2012. She’s never been there. Sprint told her to file a police report.
– A driver’s license found on a street was turned over to police at 10:17 a.m. Wednesday.
Goshen Police District
– Jason R. Bays, 28, 12205 Goshen Road 94, Salem, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor domestic violence after officers responded to his home at 5:06 a.m. Aug. 9 where a woman reported she had been drinking with Bays when they got into a physical altercation in which he threw her around the home. The woman, who had blood on her wrist, mouth and lips, as well as a large abrasion inside her forearm, said she struck her head on a wall. EMTs transported the woman to the hospital for treatment. Bays had already left the scene on foot and he wasn’t found at his parent’s home on South Perry Street in Salem. He was later contacted by telephone and turned himself in.
– Matthew E. Wilson, 34, 33 Oakwood Ave., Beloit, was cited for driving under suspension after a patrolling officer observed his vehicle parked along First Street at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and found Wilson to have a suspended license, then a short time later observed him driving at Fourth and Main streets. Wilson flagged the officer down to ask if he had seen his dog.
– Police responded to the 3700 block of East Main Street at 10:05 p.m. Aug. 5 for a harassing phone call complaint and the complainant advised the father of her grandchildren was constantly calling and demanding to know where his children are. He called six times in five minutes and called twice when she was on the phone with police. She said she and her husband are sick and tired of his calls despite being told not to call. She said she is interested in pursuing criminal charges. Police contacted the person and advised him to cease calling and he said he would not stop because he wanted to know where his two children are since he had not seen them in four weeks. He was advised the complainant said they were not at her residence and he was warned to cease calling and texting the complainant or face criminal charges. Numerous times the person said “I don’t give (an expletive)!” and said he would keep calling until somebody told him the location of his children. He was warned again and he repeated he didn’t care obscenity. No names were provided.
St. Clair Township
– Alyssha M. Hobrek, 26, no address listed, was arrested Aug. 13 on an unnamed active warrant along Purinton Avenue, where she had been operating her vehicle. She was issued a summons to appear Aug. 15 in East Liverpool Municipal Court.
– Cynthia Woods, Y & O Road, reported Aug. 14 her bank account had been accessed and unauthorized purchases made from locations in South Carolina.
– Police took a report Aug. 14 from a man who stated he received a counterfeit $20 bill while cashing a paycheck at Walmart.
– Police received a call Aug. 13 from a Lyle Street resident who claimed to be having a juvenile problem with a daughter.
– Officers met Aug. 13 with a female outside the emergency room of East Liverpool City Hospital who filed a report of domestic violence that occurred in the township.
– An officer was dispatched Aug. 12 to a Cherry Lane residence in reference to someone being harassed by a neighbor, with no others details reported.
– Officers were dispatched Aug. 12 to KFC, state Route 170, in reference to a drive-thru customer paying with a counterfeit $20 bill, with no other details reported.
– Justin R. Holmes, Cherry Lane, reported Aug. 12 that as he was cutting grass, a person known to him reportedly threatened him with a hammer. Holmes stated the incident stems from a property dispute. The officer advised Holmes on how to file charges should he elect to do so.
– Officers responded to a disabled vehicle Aug. 12 along Calcutta-Smith Ferry Road, near the Pennsylvania state line, which was sitting in a lane and blocking traffic. As a wrecker was called, the owner of the vehicle appeared on scene and reported the vehicle was out of gas. The vehicle then was moved from the roadway.
– Police took a report Aug. 12 from an unnamed individual who claimed to be receiving threatening calls and text messages from a person known to him.
– Amber L. Boley, no address, reported Aug. 12 her phone was missing. The last place she remembered having it was while she shopped at Rue 21, Dresden Avenue.
– Laura Shamp, Canterbury Court, Columbiana, reported at 6:43 p.m. Tuesday her deceased father’s 1989 Chevy Cheyenne pickup was stolen out of the garage on Beacon Light Road. Someone also took four chain saws and a weed eater.
– Theren Pearson of McDonald’s in Lisbon reported at 3:25 p.m. Tuesday she found a counterfeit $20 bill while counting the cash drawers at the end of the shift.
– Deputies went to a home on Main Street, Wellsville, at 4:39 p.m. Tuesday to attempt to serve a warrant on a 17-year-old girl. After speaking with her, the girl threatened to harm herself and she was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center for evaluation. After she was released she was transported to the Tobin Center.
– Terry Trum, U.S. Route 30, Lisbon, reported at 11:11 a.m. Tuesday someone has stolen four handguns and a jar of change from his home.
– A woman reported at 1:08 p.m. Tuesday she is concerned about a man who has been sending her unwelcome Facebook messages and recently announced he would marry her. She has blocked him from Facebook and his phone number from calling her, but she is still concerned about his strange behavior.
– Jack McFarland, Metz Road, New Waterford, reported at 8:29 a.m. Tuesday someone entered the home and took a large television. Both that home and the trailer next door are vacant. The trailer was also entered and items were missing.
– At 12:45 p.m. Tuesday police checked on an open shed door from an attached garage at Old Lakefront and also secure an open garage door at a neighboring house.
– A woman reported at 1:20 p.m. Tuesday someone in a white older Oldsmobile was heading into town on Fairfield Avenue and going very slow and left of center several times. Police found the female driver at a laundromat and warned her of the complaint.
– A woman reported at 1:58 p.m. Tuesday someone she knows was missing from the crisis center in Canton. Police told her to call Canton police.
– Colette Rupert of Columbiana was arrested at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday for failure to file city income tax and failure to pay balance due on city income tax.
– Christopher Canale of Columbiana was arrested at 7:10 p.m. Tuesday failure to file city income tax and failure to pay balance due.
– Steven and Margaret Bacha of Columbiana were arrested at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday for failure to pay balance due on city income tax.
– Police went to 164 E. Main St. at 11:14 p.m. Thursday for a report that Amanda Mead’s 17-year-old daughter was being harassed at Circle K and this is an ongoing problem.
– Attorney James Hartford reported at 9;55 a.m. Monday he represented Dallas Mansell and requested that police go to 343 Lyons Ave. to identify the people living there was Mansell had the previous tenants evicted and he wanted to know who was living there. Police found the former tenants there and they claimed Mansell gave them permission to be there.
– Candace DeSanzo, North Market Street, reported at 5:50 p.m. Tuesday her husband Ronald, whom she is separated from, would not let her have their child and since they are legally married they did not have any court ordered custody agreement. Ronald later reported she took the child and would not return. Police advised the couple to get a court ordered custody agreement.
– Seth T. Walker, South Bayshore Drive, Columbiana, reported at 1:28 p.m. Wednesday a group of kids were throwing rocks out of the woods and one struck a Threshold Detail Shop company van on South Market Street in the village and another almost struck a worker.
– Lauren Trussel, North Liberty Street, reported at 12:35 p.m. Monday a dog at a neighboring home was outside in the rain with no food or shelter or water and was scratching the door of the home but no one was paying attention. Police spoke with the dog’s owner who said the landlord would not allow animals inside but that she would either get a dog box or have someone take the dog.
– Jamie Anderson, Malibu Drive, reported at 12:46 p.m. Monday she was having a problem with her neighbor, Deborah Sokolick, who she claimed was trespassing.
– Amanda Freeze, East Taggart Street, reported at 1 p.m. Monday someone entered her home while she was away for the weekend.
– Denise Griffin, no address listed, reported her sister’s caregiver had spent the majority of her sister’s SSI proceeds on herself and her boyfriend. Police charged the caregiver, Michelle M. Francis, 32, Macrum Street, with misuse of a credit card.
– Teresa E. Foden, 43, Saint George Street, was southbound on St. Clair Avenue Tuesday and Rebecca R. Dagenais, 20, Warren, was eastbound on Orchard Grove when Dagenais reportedly failed to yield at the intersection, striking Foden’s vehicle. Both vehicles spun 360 degrees in the roadway, with Dagenais’ vehicle striking a vehicle driven by John E. Sambol, 51, Midland, Pa., who had been northbound on St. Clair Avenue but stopped when the accident occurred.
St. Clair Township
– Linda L. Weyand, 47, Chaffin Avenue, was charged with theft after Walmart employees reported seeing her place several items into her purse, walk through the checkout and pay for some items, but not those in the purse.
– Police charged Shauntrice K. Carter, 20, Meadow Road, and Jasmine A. Petties, 21, Erie Street, with petty theft after Walmart employees reported they placed several items of clothing in their purses and left without paying. After arresting the women, police allowed Carter to go to her car to retrieve her keys and reported finding more clothing there with Walmart tags. They reported Carter said she had made two trips to her vehicle with clothing she had taken from the store.
– At around 8:15 p.m. on Aug. 9 police received a call regarding Bryan Jarrad, 44, being assaulted and his wallet taken somewhere between the Central Federal Bank at 5th and Main Street and his residence on 6th Street. The incident occurred at approximately 9 p.m. Aug. 8. The assailants were described as two white males. One attacked Jarrad from the front while the other attacked from the rear. Jarrad did not get a good look at the assailant that attacked from the rear but described the other man as having a beard which hung down a few inches from his face. The wallet is described as being black with camouflage on the inside. Officers advised Jarrad to cancel his credit and debit cards and check with the social security office about his social security card.
– At about 11 p.m. Aug. 8 Dorothy Hayes reported that somebody stole her flower box from the front of her Main Street residence.
– At 7 p.m. Aug. 5 Police responded to the Washington Street home of Britney Hefner. Hefner stated that she had recently been in the hospital and upon returning to her residence found it locked and all her belongings outside. Hefner’s mother stated that she had spoken to the landlord, Jack Madden, last week. Hefner’s mother reported that she and Madden had reached a verbal agreement that Britney had until early that week to remove her belongings from the residence, but Lyle Foster’s belongings were to be removed last weekend. Hefner stated that several items were missing from the residence. Officers tried to make contact with Madden but were unsuccessful. A report was filed.
– At about 11:45 p.m. Aug. 5 McDonald’s staff reported an intoxicated female driver with a child in the car in the drive-thru. Police arrived on the scene and advised the driver to pull over as she came through the drive-thru. Officers made contact with the driver, who was identified as Jasmine Petties, and found she had slurred speech, poor motor skills and bloodshot eyes. Petties advised officers she had smoked a blunt. Police administered a field sobriety test and determined that Petties was under the influence. A passenger in the vehicle was determined to be sober and allowed to drive the car from the scene. Petties was charged with physical control and driving under suspension.
– At approximately 3:30 p.m. on July 25 Daniel Crow Sr. came to the police station to report a fight at his residence. Officers observed blood coming from both sides of his head as well as from his arms. Crow reported that he was inside his residence when Brandon Speece arrived and picked a fight with people inside. Crow alleged that Speece then hit him in the head and arm with a cordless drill multiple times. Officers documented Crow’s injuries. Crow refused medical attention. Speece was advised to stay away from Crow’s residence and was later charged with assault.
– On July 24 Kimberly Vassar came to the station to report an incident earlier that day. She advised that she had gone to the residence of Heather and Chris Joy on 15th Street to pick up her grandson from his visitation. She reported that while at the residence Chris Joy threw a plastic bag full of her grandson’s dirty clothes at her and started cursing at her. Vassar recorded that incident on her cell phone. A report was filed.
– At 4 p.m. July 24 police were dispatched to Wells Avenue regarding the theft of a purse. Jocelyn Fluharty reported that she had gone up to her apartment for a few minutes and left her purse in her car. When she returned, she discovered the purse was missing. Fluharty described the purse as cream colored with “MK” on the outside . Officers watched surveillance footage from an nearby business and saw a blue four door vehicle drive by Fluharty’s vehicle, return a few minutes later and stop. A male and female exited the vehicle, took the purse from Fluharty’s vehicle and left. Fluharty’s drivers license and credit cards were later found on state Route 7. Her debit card was not retrieved.
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– City police assisted Perry Township police in the 1100 block of Liberty Street while they investigated a domestic at 3:37 a.m. Wednesday.
– Police checked on an audible alarm at 3:16 a.m. Wednesday on the Salem Parkway, finding the exterior secure.
– An Alliance man came to the police station at 11:19 p.m. Tuesday to report his wife followed him through town and when he pulled in at the police station, she started an argument with him and was punching on his windows and yelling at him. She was not located. He also said a co-worker he was speaking with at the time his wife first approached him in Perry Township may have a broken mirror from his son. He was told that incident needed to be reported to township police.
– A man from the 100 block of Ohio Avenue reported at 10:50 p.m. Tuesday that he was having trouble with a relative and the relative kept driving past his house. He just wanted an extra watch of the area.
– An officer on patrol at 10:39 p.m. Tuesday saw items left on the sidewalk in the 400 block of East State Street and brought them to the station until claimed by the owner.
– A woman reported finding a bike for a young female on the sidewalk in front of her house on Franklin Street at 9:41 p.m. Tuesday. Police placed the bike in lost and found.
– A neighbor dispute was reported at 7:46 p.m. Tuesday in the 300 block of New Garden Avenue. A man on New Garden said a neighbor from West Pershing Street walked past his house and began yelling threats at him, threatening him and his son. An officer spoke to the neighbor who said the man started a verbal confrontation with him when he walked past and also threatened to harm him. Witnesses said they saw the man making threats. All were given statement forms to fill out and told to ignore each other.
– A vicious dog was reported at 7:40 p.m. Tuesday in the 1700 block of North Ellsworth Avenue where a resident reported a neighbor’s dog came onto her property and bit her dog earlier in the day. An officer contacted the dog owner who said his brother let the dog out by accident. He was told the incident would be sent to the dog warden and asked that his brother contact police.
– Police responded to the 500 block of East State Street for one to be removed. A man had been inside a local business yelling loudly. He left, but an officer made contact with him nearby and told him not to return to the business.
– Police checked a property in the 900 block of Liberty Street at 6:27 p.m. Tuesday for a person wanted on an outstanding warrant. The person was not found.
– Police were called at 4:33 p.m. Tuesday to the 1100 block of East State Street for possible stolen goods. A female said she took the jewelry from her grandmother and was attempting to sell it. An officer contacted the victim, who did not want to pursue anything. Contraband was taken from the female, with charges pending further investigation.
– Police were dispatched at 4:07 p.m. Tuesday to Prospect and Sharp to assist Perry Township with a missing juvenile case. The Perry officer said he was flagged down by a female juvenile who lives in the 700 block of Arch Street and said her sister and her sister’s friend had been missing for an hour and she could not find them. Police responded to Arch Street and spoke to the girl’s grandfather who said the other girls told him they would be in the 800 block of Arch at another residence. Officers located them there. They were never missing.
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– Police responded to several calls from residents on Apple Street at 4 a.m. Wednesday regarding a female knocking on doors attempting to get a ride into the city. The 42-year-old female was intoxicated and a cab was contacted to give her a ride home.
– Police responded to a second complaint of a domestic situation at 3:35 a.m. Wednesday in the 1100 block of Liberty Street where a father said his son was sitting on the couch drinking a Gatorade and that he does not permit drinks on the furniture. The father took the drink off of his son and attempted to pour it down the sink and the son attempted to keep him from doing so. During the scuffle, the father was accidentally hit in the eye with the bottle. Both were told to go to separate rooms and stay away from each other for the rest of the night. Police were assisted by a Salem unit. Police had already been there at 12:21 a.m. for a domestic when the father said he wanted his adult son removed and was told he would have to legally evict him. No violence was reported at that time.
– A verbal dispute was reported at 11:52 a.m. Tuesday in the 1800 block of South Lincoln between a male and female who live together. A sheriff’s deputy was at the residence to serve a protection order with removal on the male. The female said they had been arguing for several days and she went to get a protection order last Friday. The male packed some items and left the residence on foot.
Cross Creek Township
– Gabrielle Barcey, 18, 1288 W. Perry St., Salem, on Tuesday was charged with criminal trespassing and criminal damaging by police in Cross Creek Township, Jefferson County.
– A Lisbon area woman reported at 2:36 p.m. Monday she received a call from a man calling himself David Chamber, who claimed she owed $14,056 in taxes from 2013. The woman explained she is on disability and does not have that kind of money and Chamber reportedly responded if she did not send him $500 in cash the Lisbon Police Department would come to her home and arrest her. A deputy called the phone number back and a man answered with a foreign accent, but agreed he was Chamber. When asked about the call to the woman, the man reportedly became belligerent and stated the deputy should mind his own business.
– Jodi Krostain, Tomahawk Drive, Negley, reported at 9:35 a.m. Monday her ex-husband’s girlfriend has sent her several e-mails and called leaving messages to state Krostain and her ex-husband are back together. Krostain told deputies she is not back together with her ex-husband and she believes his new girlfriend may have an alcohol problem.
– Tracey Reid, Hazel Run Road, Salineville, reported at 2:26 p.m. Monday her adult daughter and the daughter’s boyfriend opened a Sprint account without her authorization.
– Stephanie Cramer, Pioneer Road, Negley, reported at 2:19 p.m. Monday her sister has been calling people Cramer has known in the past and telling them Cramer is giving her daughter drugs and has been abusive toward her. Cramer said at one point Children Services was called on a false report and the case was later dropped.
– Debbie Lewis, Hofmeister Road, Petersburg, reported at 12:49 p.m. Monday she received a letter from the Ohio Department of Taxation addressed to her deceased mother in law. The letter asked for a valid account and routing numbers so they can deposit $9,775 into her account.
– Brad McGovern, Neeld Road, East Palestine, reported at 4:18 p.m. Monday he has been watching over his grandfather’s property. He saw Adam Phillips on his trail camera shooting on his grandfather’s property on Beard Road. Deputies contacted Adam Phillips’ father, who said they had contacted the grandfather and gotten permission.
– Courtney Mahon, Steubenville Pike, Lisbon, reported a domestic dispute at 8:41 p.m. Monday, between she and her ex-boyfriend, Glenn McGee. She claimed he was harassing her while she was trying to gather up her belongings and leave.
– Pam Petrick of the VA Clinic in Ravenna called at 3:55 p.m. Monday requesting deputies check on a man on Steubenville Pike. The man, Glenn McGee, told deputies he was just having family issues with his child’s mother, but everything was fine.
– Shawna Lewis, Youngstown, reported at 7:19 p.m. Monday she was driving a truck near Taylor Road and Union Ridge with Mary Peterson in the passenger seat and Daniel Davis in the bed of the truck. At a stop sign, Holly Gorby and Brian Cappelli reportedly got out of another vehicle. Cappelli attempted to get into her vehicle first, but it was locked. He then reached into the window and tried to pull Lewis out by her head and neck. Davis then reportedly got out of the bed of the truck and Nick Rhodes got out of the car. However, the three in the other vehicle then “backed off” and Lewis was able to leave. Lewis believes the incident was because of money Gorby stole from her.
– Danielle Pine, Sprouse Road, Wellsville, reported at 9 p.m. Monday her sister, Amanda Swiger and her sister’s boyfriend, Jeff Powers, babysat for her overnight Saturday. After she dropped them off on Sunday morning she found miscellaneous jewelry, old coins and money, a gun and $400 missing from the house. She went back to West Virginia to confront them and they reportedly returned the gun and the old coins and money to her. They also told her they sold the jewelry to Kings Jewelry in Calcutta. Pine went there and paid $123 to recover her jewelry. She did not get the $400 back.
– A child custody dispute was reported at a Cunningham Road home at 12:17 p.m. Monday. Jessica Davis told deputies she and Jamie Marino have two children together and the children were at the home of Sandra Messenger, Marino’s aunt. Davis claims Messenger told her Marino told her Children Services were coming to the house and she should not give the children to Davis. Deputies explained to Messenger there is no custody order so the children need to be given to Davis, their legal custodian.
– A downed tree was reported on Teegarden Road at 5:21 a.m. Tuesday. When deputies arrived Lisa Bentfield, state Route 558, Leetonia, struck the downed tree with her mini van, causing minor damage to her vehicle.
– Jacqueline Wood, U.S. Route 30, Hanoverton, reported at 10:50 a.m. Monday on Aug. 1 she had her checking account book and car registration sitting on the kitchen table. She walked upstairs for about five minutes and when she came down they were missing. Consumers Bank has told her no checks have been cashed.
– Dana Duffield, Center Avenue, Lisbon, reported at 9:25 a.m. Monday she was awake and cleaning the trailer, when Floyd Gilmore Jr. got out of bed, came out and began cursing at her. When she became upset, Gilmore reportedly threatened if she called police he would burn down the trailer with her in it. She called 911 and he told her he was going to kill her, got a hammer and began chasing her around the trailer with it. He then grabbed her by the shirt and punched her all over, called her names and twisted her finger until she dropped her phone. He then smashed the phone with the hammer before returning to beat her some more in the head, back and arms. Deputies took photos of Duffield’s injuries and charged Gilmore with domestic violence.
– Amanda Anderson, Riffle Road, reported at 8:28 a.m. Monday someone unknown person used her Home Savings debit card. Her husband had used it on Aug. 8 at the Rogers Food and Fuel. On the same day the card was used again at the same location for $70. Her husband still has the card.
– Judith A. Cook, 58, South West Street, Columbiana, was southbound on state Route 7 in Fairfield Township at 3:23 p.m. Monday and struck Gloria A. Spann, 67, Homestead Drive, Columbiana, who was westbound on East Park Avenue and failed to yield at a stop sign. Spann was cited for stop sign.
– Clara Sue Gregory, 70, Ecorse, Michigan, was southbound on state Route 7 in Madison Township at 5:20 p.m. Sunday in the construction zone and was sideswiped by Robert L. Adams, 38, Irish Ridge Road, East Liverpool. No citations were issued due to conflicting statements regarding who had a green light.
– Debera M. Brockett, 62, Alliance, was northbound on Bandy Road in Knox Township at 12:55 p.m. Sunday and was struck head one by Lee A. Steiger, 25, Hartley Road, Homeworth, who was eastbound on U.S. 62 and attempting to turn onto Bandy Road and went left of center. Steiger was cited for lanes of travel.
– Chasity M. Smith, 31, Jimtown Road, East Palestine, was westbound on state Route 154 in Middleton Township at 5:50 a.m. Friday and struck some debris in the road.
– Steven R. Skeels, 52, Georgetown, Texas, James R. Edwards, 67, Guernsey, Ohio, and Ricki A. McKinnon, 63, state Route 45, Lisbon, were westbound on U.S. 30 in Center Township at 1:10 p.m. Friday and Edwards and McKinnon were stopped at a light and McKinnon struck Edwards from behind who then struck Skeels. McKinnon was cited for assured clear distance.
– Police were called to the Lisbon Veterinarian Clinic at 2:22 p.m. Monday in regard to Rudolph Nolasco, 88, who was lost and unable to find his way home. After police were unable to contact Nolasco’s brother, Nolasco said if they could just direct him to Route 11 he could find his way home. Police escorted him to the freeway.
– Bruce Trayes, Quincy Avenue, reported at 1:47 p.m. Tuesday their 18-year-old son wasn’t heard from since Sunday. The boy was later found by his brother.
– A woman reported at 6:21 p.m. Monday kids on South West Street have a four-wheeler they set the throttle for and then let the four-wheeler crash into things and go through yards and run over flowers. Police found the group at at 140 South West and they said it was a dirt bike a kid fell off while they were trying to fix the throttle and it took off into yards so they decided to take it somewhere else for repairs.
– A man reported at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday someone was tail-gating him and bumped his bumper on Columbiana- Lisbon Road. Police found the driver and determined they were having a diabetic emergency and they were taken by EMS to a medical facility. The Highway Patrol advised the same vehicle hit mailbox outside city limits.
– Charges were filed Wednesday on the following for failure to pay city income tax: Colette Rupert, Robert Jenkins, Lori Mercer, Patricia Cleburn and Eric Potts, all of Columbiana.
– Responding to numerous calls of a fight behind Zatta’s on Washington Street, officers were informed it began with the theft of a purse with a witness chasing the alleged thief down the street and fighting with him. Upon arrival, officers found Herbert Jones, 26, Laura Avenue, and Harry Copper Jr., 44, Pennsylvania Avenue, behind the bar, Jones scuffed up and without a shirt. Jones told officers that he and Copper were stealing a purse and began fighting over it, while Copper said that was not the case, he had no idea who the other man was and he chase him down after seeing him steal the purse from a car by the library. Copper said the man took off running when he pulled up beside him and asked whose purse it was. While taking Jones into custody, he reportedly admitted having a needle in his pocket, and officers found a needle and crack pipe in a cigarette pack. Jones was charged with receiving stolen property, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of drug abuse instruments.
St. Clair Township
– An officer reported seeing a vehicle pull into the Four Seasons Mini Mart on Calcutta-Smith Ferry Road with a juvenile driver he knew had no driver’s license. The passenger, and owner of the vehicle, Shayne M. Welling, 19, exited the vehicle and went into the store and, when he returned, got into the passenger seat, according to reports. The officer checked and found that Welling had no driver’s license and had outstanding warrants. He was cited for driving under suspension and wrongful entrustment, while the juvenile was cited for driving without a license. She was not named in reports. Welling was served with the outstanding warrant by East Liverpool police and taken to county jail. His vehicle was towed by Calcutta Towing.
– Officers charged James M. Douds, 22, Clark Avenue, with petty theft Monday after Walmart employees reported seeing him remove several phone cases and a phone charger and concealing them then leaving the store without paying for them. Douds had reportedly paid for other items.
– A Mort Drive resident reported returning home to find the door forced opened and a television and laptop computer taken. Her car had been stolen two days prior from Vine Street in East Liverpool, and she told officers the same person probably committed both crimes. The woman was not named.
– Officers responded to a McDonald Street residence for a report of a breaking and entering, with no other details reported.
– Austin Rice, no age or address listed, reported a person he knows broke off a spotlight mounted on a roll bar on his Jeep while the vehicle was parked at the Calcutta YMCA. He was advised the procedure for filing charges.
– Garrett Mays, no age or address listed, reported that Glen Beaver, Y&O Road, stole his dirt bike and had it at his residence. Beaver told officers Mays would not pay a $100 debt owed for repairs to the bike. Since there was no written agreement or mechanics lien available, the bike was returned to Mays.
– Officers responded to Lois Lane for a report of an unruly juvenile, with no other details reported.
– A woman from East Palestine reported at 12:01 p.m. Tuesday that she had not seen her daughter in three months and no one would answer the door at her East Fifth home. She wanted officers to check on her. Officers knocked several times and stood by for several minutes but were unable to make contact. The boyfriend of the daughter came to the police station and said they didn’t want contact with the mother. Officers returned to the residence and spoke to the daughter and children and all were fine. The mother was told about contact being made.
– A man who was working at a location in the 1000 block of East State Street on Saturday reported at 9:12 a.m. Tuesday that someone removed his gold/silver tool box from the back of his vehicle in the back parking area.
– An officer on patrol at 3:29 a.m. Tuesday on East Pershing Street near Centennial Park noticed a couple that appeared to be in a verbal dispute. They denied it and said everything was fine.
– Police were dispatched at 11:30 p.m. Monday to the 900 block of North Union Avenue for a 911 open line. A man at the residence said it was an accident. He was fine.
– A resident in the 1200 block of Cedar Ridge called police at 7:53 p.m. Monday to recover a bicycle found in the area near the dumpster. She wasn’t sure if the bicycle was being thrown away, but wanted to make sure it didn’t belong to someone. Police took the bicycle to the station for safekeeping.
– A man in the 2300 block of East State Street told police at 7:09 p.m. Monday that a person known to him showed up at his place of employment and threatened him. He was told his options.
– A caller at 6:54 p.m. Monday reported possible drug activity near Circle K on East State Street. The information will be handed over to the Columbiana County Drug Task Force.
– Police responded at 5:22 p.m. Monday to the South Ellsworth Avenue railroad crossing for a report of metal on the tracks. The old tracks had recently been replaced and metal from the old tracks was laying beside the new tracks. Nothing was obstructing the tracks.
– Police spoke to a man on West 10th Street at 4:56 p.m. Monday about a civil matter and told him his options.
– A woman from Washingtonville came to the police station at 4:47 p.m. Monday to report child endangerment. She said her children were left alone in a car at a store for an unknown amount of time while visiting with their father the past weekend. She said she tried to contact her ex-husband about it, but he did not handle the situation. She wanted a report on file.
– A woman in the 600 block of Olive Street reported a possible scam at 4:38 p.m. Monday. She received a phone call from a foreign male stating that she won several million dollars and she would need to obtain three $500 green dot cards in order to win the money. She was supposed to give the card numbers to the male on the phone and then receive the money when the camera crew showed up at her home. An officer told her this was a scam and she shouldn’t send any money.
– A woman in the 200 block of West Seventh Street reported telephone harassment at 3:54 p.m. Monday, saying her landlord called her and left a harassing message with inappropriate language. She said she’ll be moving out in the next week and didn’t want the landlord to keep calling her. An officer contacted the landlord and told him what she said.
– Paula Howell, Butcher Road, Salem, reported ATVs on the roadway at 8:52 p.m. Sunday. Deputies checked the area, but did not locate any ATVs.
– Karen Page, Winona Road, Homeworth, reported at 7:28 p.m. Saturday her 15-year-old daughter went to a friend’s house in Alliance and when she went to pick her up, she found she had left the house. Alliance police were notified. Deputies also spoke with the girl’s sister, who stated the missing girl was at her godfather’s home.
– Anthony Hupp, Failor Road, East Palestine, reported at 3:03 a.m. Sunday his neighbor, Ronald Simpson, who is not supposed to have any firearms, was shooting an AK47 in his direction.
– A naked man was reported in the area of the railroad tracks looking out over the bridge in Homeworth at 11:35 p.m. Saturday. Deputies checked the area, but found no one.
– Patrick McGeehien, state Route 45, Lisbon, reported gunshots in the area of Hunters Camp Road at 11:18 p.m. Saturday. Deputies did not find any gunshots.
– Robin Hole, Main Street, Minerva, reported at 9:36 p.m. Saturday there were ATVs on the roadway in the area of Main Street and Bayard Road. A neighbor told deputies the person who owns the vehicle put it away.
– A person was reported dead at a Westville Lake Road residence at 8:27 p.m. Saturday. It was found the person died of natural causes and an ambulance company was called.
– Following a report of domestic violence, deputies went to the home of Samuel J. French, state Route 172, Minerva, to take French into custody at 10:05 p.m. Saturday. French refused to open the door, claiming he would speak to deputies through the door only. When he learned deputies intended to arrest him, he refused to unlock the door, called deputies names and moved his son and daughter next to the door so deputies could not kick the door in for fear of hurting one of the children. Multiple family members arrived and asked him to comply. He eventually opened the door, but pulled away from deputies one time on the way to the cruiser.
– Tracey Hively, state Route 7, New Waterford, reported at 3:52 p.m. Friday there was a custody dispute. Deputies arrived and found Raymond Guzmon across the street and he told deputies he was there to pick up his 17-year-old son. He claimed he and his son were going to file legal paperwork with his attorney. Hively and the son also walked across the street and deputies explained the proper way to obtain visitation.
– Robert Cope, the owner of Cope Equipment, U.S. Route 62, Alliance, reported at 9:44 a.m. Friday, there has been a car parked in the west lot for the past two days. Deputies found the vehicle was stolen from a Scott Drive residence nearby. Joe Gallagher was called and recovered the vehicle, which belongs to his wife, Nicole Gallagher.
– Mark Smith, U.S. Route 62, Beloit, reported a suspicious vehicle parked at Agland Co-Op at 7:10 a.m. Monday. Smith said the vehicle had three men inside and when they were spotted, they left the property.
– Charles Bergan, Victoria, Minn., reported at 6:55 a.m. Monday his Ford F-250 was vandalized overnight. His side mirrors and wheels were painted.
– Threats were reported at a Black Road, Lisbon, home at 6:57 p.m. Saturday. Two women told deputies Renee Snyder, Black Road, Lisbon, showed up at the home and refused to leave. She was intoxicated and one of the women pushed her to her car. Snyder was found at a home on Steubenville Pike and was taken into custody on a warrant.
– Edward J. Chop, 63, Youngstown, was northbound on state Route 11 in Elkrun Township at 3:20 p.m. Sunday and hit an object in the road.
– Andrew L. Saling, 27, state Route 39, Salineville, was eastbound on Cameron Road in Madison Township at 6:15 p.m. Sunday and struck Sara D. Cole, 16, state Route 45, Lisbon, who was southbound on McIntosh Road. Saling was cited for failure to yield.
– Megan Mchugh, 25, Slater Road, Salem, and another vehicle were northbound on Slater Road in Butler Township at 8:26 p.m. Saturday and she was struck by the other vehicle while attempting to turn left into a private drive. The other vehicle continued on.
– Paul E. Shovlin, 58, Seventh Street, Columbiana, was westbound on a motorcycle on state Route 172 in Hanover Township at 1:15 p.m. Saturday and lost control and ran off the right side of the road. He and his passenger, Brenda J. Shovlin, 56, same address, were taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital with minor injuries. He was cited for failure to control.
– Billy W. Passwaters, 37, Waynesburg, Ohio, was westbound on state Route 518 in Franklin Township at 12:40 p.m. Friday and went off the right side into a ditch. He was cited for failure to control.
– Cory Cope, West Lincoln Way, called for police at 12:04 a.m. Saturday because his mother, Candy Kibler, was throwing items out of the house, narrowly missing his children and himself. Cope said Kibler was angry at him and his sister, Brandi Cope, who left prior to the arrival of police. Kibler said she only wanted her children to move out of the house but was told she would need to go through the eviction process. Meanwhile, she should refrain from throwing items outdoors and that she needed to clean up the mess. Kibler’s son offered to help her clean up but she refused the offer, so he left until his mother calmed down. Police checked back to find the yard and porch had been cleaned up.
– Laura Carrocci, North Jefferson Street, reported at 10:12 p.m. Sunday there was a suspicious van in the area. Police found the van and followed it for a while before pulling the driver over, who said he and his girlfriend had stopped to talk.
– A caller reported Sunday a dog in the 100 block of East Washington Street was making a “mess” in her back yard. Police spoke with the dog’s owner and he agreed to move the doghouse so his pet could no longer cross into the neighbor’s yard.
-David Mann, Maple Street, reported Aug. 3 his painkiller and muscle relaxant medication were stolen from his home during a time when his basement door was left unlocked.
– Betty Frederick, West Street, reported at 10:57 p.m. Friday her sweet corn sign was removed from a phone pole along West Main Street. She believed her neighbor took it and she wanted it returned. Police spoke to Kay Kaufman, West Main Street, and the sign was returned.
– A high grass and junk notice was sent to Corey L. White, owner of a home at 475 W. Martin Street.
– A Norfolk Southern Railroad employee reported at noon at Sunday a man was collecting scrap on the railroad tracks at the James Street crossing. Police found the man, identified as Tony Fall of Alliance and checked his bag and his pickup and found he was not taking railroad scrap but was collecting aluminum cans. He was warned for trespassing and sent on his way.
– Melody Gustafson, West Clark Street, reported at 11 a.m. Sunday she saw a neighbor raise windows and try to get into her home.
– Charles W. Madden, East Martin Street, reported at 8:29 a.m. Sunday someone broke into the Good Spirits Carryout on East Martin Street and took numerous bottles of alcohol and lottery tickets amounting to $591.
– Police went to the 100 block of Garfield Avenue at 10:35 p.m. Sunday for a report of a domestic. The woman, name not listed, reported she was kicked out of her Garfield Avenue home with her children by her husband after he became very angry during a verbal argument. The woman did not wish to press charges and left the home voluntarily for the night.
– Someone reported at 2 a.m. Sunday there were gunshots heard in the area of the Old Century truck stop lot. Police checked but did not see anyone shooting.
– A AAA driver reported at 2:37 a.m. Sunday an unoccupied vehicle was in the middle of state Route 7 near the Valero gas station. Police checked and notified AAA. The driver, Kyle Work of Hermitage, Pa. was then given a courtesy ride to a Lippely Road home.
– A man reported at 7:42 a.m. Sunday a dog was hit and killed on state Route 344 and he stopped to move it off the road. Police checked on the dark brown pitt bull mix dog and found it did not have any tags or a collar.
– Krista Burt, Blueberry Drive, 9 a.m. Sunday someone wrote all over her husband’s car with Vaseline.
– Josh Artrup, Quincy Avenue, reported at 10:58 a.m. Sunday his car had Vaseline all over it and someone toilet papered their yard. Police found other vehicles in that area with Vaseline on them as well and notified the owners.
– Clarence Mansfield, Cherry Street, reported at 11:25 a.m. Sunday his computer was stolen while he was in church.
– Greg Russell, North Middle Street, reported at 1:26 p.m. Sunday he found something in his basement drain pipe that appeared to be a grenade. Police checked and found the grenade was a toy replica and it was then removed from the drain.
– Ben Warburton, Brenda Lane, reported at 4:35 p.m. Sunday kids were playing in the yard on East Friend Street and were making too much noise. Police checked and found nothing illegal and advised that there is not an ordinance against kids having excessive fun.
– A man reported at 7:42 p.m. Sunday two kids about two or three years old were sitting on a curb along South Elm Street near the railroad. Police checked but did not see the children.
– David Powell, address not listed, reported at 9 p.m. Sunday someone was driving a black or silver Chevy Suburban recklessly southbound on Main Street and then west on state Route 164. Police located the vehicle but did not see it make any traffic violations.
– An officer reported seeing a vehicle exit Sixth Street Sunday, making a right turn onto Walnut Street without signaling. He activated his lights to stop the vehicle but reported it continued on, turning into the Giant Eagle lot at a high rate of speed, striking a light pole. Officers reported finding a syringe, empty suboxone wrapper and bottle of prescription pills in the pocket of driver Joseph M. Robinson, 38, Cannons Mill Road, who was charged with possession of drug abuse instruments, driving under suspension, reckless operation and no turn signal. After reportedly finding syringes and a large knife where passengers were sitting, officers also charged Gregory A. Todd, 36, East Sixth Street, and James R. Lewis, 43, Dairy Lane, with possession of drug abuse instruments.
St. Clair Township
– Officers were called Sunday morning to the Taco Bell lot for a man in a vehicle threatening another man but saw a vehicle matching that description leaving the lot at a high rate of speed and followed it onto the Route 11 on-ramp. They said it was extremely close to a pickup and initially would not stop. When the vehicle did stop, the driver, Robert W. Petty III, 23, Lisbon Street, was charged with OVI and following to close. His passenger, Marissa L. Hughes, 20, Fairway Road, got out of the vehicle twice and then became upset when told she could not speak with Petty and was charged with disorderly conduct/intox-ication.
– While on patrol, an officer reported seeing Kenneth J. Fitzwater, 22, Blakely Street, soliciting money on the state Route 11 off-ramp onto East Liverpool Road after he had already been warned against such activity twice. He was charged with prohibited soliciting on a highway.
– Officers responded Sunday night to Westfield Road for a domestic disturbance, where they found Larry McConnell and his son-in-law in the driveway. McConnell had two long scratches on his face and said he and his wife, Vicky McConnell, 56, had been drinking and she tried to hit him with a masonry hammer, also scratching him with her nails. His son-in-law told officers Mrs. McConnell threw a water bottle, striking her husband and tried to stab him with a screwdriver. Mrs. McConnell told police her husband hid her alcohol and she tried to break his beer tap with the hammer. She also said he twisted her arms but showed no visible injuries, according to officers, who said she showed them scratches on her elbows at the police station that weren’t there when checked previously. She was transported to the hospital by ambulance then transported to the county jail after being charged with domestic violence.
– An officer assisted Washingtonville police with a noise complaint at the Chris Avenue apartments at 12:06 a.m. July 30.
– Police responded to a possible civil dispute in the 100 block of Oak Street at 10:39 a.m. Aug. 2.
– Officers handled a domestic violence report in the 100 block of Main Street at 10:37 p.m. in which the victim refused to sign all statements.
– An officer took a report of telephone harassment at a Madison Street business at 4:20 p.m. Aug. 8.
– An officer stood by on a medical call in the 100 block of Park Street at 5:28 p.m. Aug. 8. The victim was transported by Leetonia EMS to the Salem hospital.
– An officer responded to a burglary alarm at the Italian American Club at 7:58 a.m. Sunday.
– An officer responded to an alarm drop at the Leetonia library at 11:16 p.m. Sunday but found nothing suspicious.
– A patrolling officer observed a Ridge Street woman sitting on the curb in front of a Main Street business smoking a cigarette at 3:29 a.m. Monday. She was given a ride home. The officer found the woman in the same location at 4:56 a.m. and she was again returned to her home. Dispatch called the woman’s mother and advised her that she had been out of the home.
Goshen Police District
– A 12-year-old resident of the Sharon Lynn Home for Girls was charged with felony counts of assault on an officer (fourth-degree); vandalism (fifth-degree) and second-degree misdemeanor counts of criminal damaging and obstructing business after an incident July 31. She alleged damaged pipes in a bathroom, causing water damage. Police were called back to the home later that day when staff asked assistance in sending her to a mental health facility. She allegedly kicked Cpl. Karl Balasz several times and also damaged the cruiser.
– Police responded to the Sharon Lynn girls home at 6:10 p.m. July 27 where a resident was refusing to be transported by ambulance despite the direction from staff members. The juvenile was placed in the ambulance by officers.
– An officer responded to a Fairview Avenue, Beloit, home at 11 a.m. July 29 where a resident reported a neighbor’s dog was running loose again. The neighbor was cited for dogs at large.
– A state Route 534 resident reported at 9:11 a.m. July 30 that her daughter had been leaving her harassing voicemails. The daughter was advised to stop.
– Police responded to a criminal damaging report in the 15000 block of Pine Lake Road at 5:18 p.m. July 30.
– Officers responded to a report of an out of control girl at the Sharon Lynn home at 5:52 p.m. July 30. The girl was restrained and transported to the hospital for evaluation.
– Police responded to an assault report on Cedarwood Drive, Beloit, at 9:55 p.m. July 31.
– A 12000 block Middletown Road resident reported at 11:36 a.m. Aug. 1 that someone had taken two pigs from his barn.
– An officer on patrol at 2:12 a.m. Monday saw a vehicle make several traffic violations and stopped it in the 100 block of West State Street. The vehicle was checked for contraband and the driver, Cody Oleksuk, 22, of Louisville, was cited for marked lanes and given a warning for other violations.
– Daniel Eaton, 48, of 231 W. 10th St., was charged with domestic violence after police were called at 10:30 p.m. Sunday to his home for an injured woman. She had visible injuries to her left eye and face. She reported having a verbal dispute with her boyfriend which became physical.
– Georgia Garten, of the 600 block of East Fourth Street, reported at 6:52 p.m. Sunday that someone egged her husband’s vehicle. The vehicle involved was described as a silver/gray full-size pickup.
– Jackie Balser, 31, of New Brighton, Pa., was cited for assured clear distance after her westbound vehicle on East State Street approaching the red light on Lincoln Avenue at 1:31 p.m. Sunday failed to stop and struck the rear of a westbound vehicle driven by Roberta Beabout, 53, of Lisbon. No injuries were reported.
– A woman from the 200 block of West Wilson Street came to the police station at 1:55 p.m. Monday to report a female made threats to her and her property over a personal issue.
– A caller at 12:58 p.m. Monday reported finding a syringe laying in the doorway of a property in the 500 block of South Broadway Avenue. An officer retrieved the syringe for proper disposal.
– Police spoke with a woman in the 400 block of East Third Street at 6:18 a.m. Monday regarding a civil matter.
– A 17-year-old Salem boy was charged with an unruly offense and delinquency after an officer stopped a vehicle at 3:31 a.m. Monday on Highland Avenue for several violations. The juvenile driver was processed and released to his parents.
– An officer on patrol at 1:45 a.m. Monday saw a suspicious truck in Waterworth Memorial Park after hours and made contact with both occupants. A 17-year-old female passenger was taken into custody for an unruly offense and released to a parent.
– Police responded at 11:07 p.m. Sunday to the 2000 block of Monroe for reported suspicious activity. Officers did not see any vehicle or suspicious activity.
– A man from East Sixth Street came to the police station at 10:12 p.m. Sunday to report he and his son were having problems with a city resident who pulled a weapon on him Sunday night. He was told his options. Officers checked the area for the other person, but couldn’t find him.
– Police were called at 8:47 p.m. Sunday to the 1100 block of Fairview Avenue for a domestic dispute with an injured girl. A woman said her daughter had been arguing with her and her husband and the daughter caused harm to herself and needed medical attention. Fire department first responders and an ambulance arrived. The girl said she had an argument with her parents and could not take her mother yelling at her anymore and caused harm to herself. She was taken to SRMC for treatment of her injuries and an evaluation.
– A juvenile problem was reported at 8:11 p.m. Sunday in the 1800 block of East Third Street where a resident said kids were looking into people’s homes. Before arriving, police were told the kids were in the 2200 block of Bentley. They were found and told to not return to the resident’s property or they will face charges.
– Police were dispatched to the 900 block of Home Circle at 6:18 p.m. Sunday to speak with a man regarding his child custody agreement with his ex-wife. He reported they have shared custody and it’s her week to have them, but his young son came to his home Saturday and said his mother wasn’t home and the other brother was watching him. When he arrived home on Monday, his young son was there alone. He said several hours passed before the ex-wife called to check on the children. He was told a report would be on file.
– Charges are pending after police chased a suspect on foot through several yards in the area of Rose Avenue and found items dropped along the way, along with drugs and drug paraphernalia behind the residence where the call originated at 6:04 p.m. Sunday in the 200 block of Rose. Police had been called there for suspicious activity and attempted contact with a male at the rear of the property who ran from officers. He was pursued on foot over private fences and through multiple yards, but couldn’t found after officers followed him into a four-way alley. Officers were able to identify the suspect who looked at them multiple times while being chased. Multiple items dropped by the suspect were found and police were able to locate a name associated with him. Perry Township Police assisted in the search.
– An officer on patrol at 4:34 p.m. Sunday saw a vehicle illegally parked on Roosevelt and contact the owner, who moved it.
– A caller at 7 a.m. Sunday reported an open container in a motor vehicle in the 1600 block of East State Street, but police could not find it.
– An officer at 4:42 p.m. Sunday checked on a possible drunk driver in the area of Depot Road and Snyder Road, but couldn’t find the vehicle in question.
– Loud noises were reported coming from the area of Cunningham Road near state Route 344 at 3:26 p.m. Sunday. An officer spoke with property owners who said they were target shooting. The officer noted the area was a safe shooting area.
– Police responded at 2:26 p.m. Sunday to the 300 block of Stewart Road for a report of people shooting rifles and rounds hitting trees around a residence. An officer spoke to the people shooting and told them to stop shooting until they had a proper backstop.
– A resident in the 1100 block of Prospect Street in Salem Acres reported vandalism to a vehicle at 1:14 p.m. Sunday.
– Police were called at 12:50 p.m. Sunday for a hit/skip in the parking lot of Blossom Nursing Center. Someone driving a tan van backed into a green Chevy Cruze owned by Joseph Armeni, 59, of Salem, and fled.
– A caller at 3:22 p.m. Saturday reported a female walking on the road on state Route 45 near South Lincoln Avenue, but no one was found.
– Police responded at 1:12 p.m. Saturday to the 800 block of Georgetown Road between state Route 45 and West Perry Street for a tree down across one lane of traffic. An officer and neighbor with a chainsaw removed the tree from the road. Ohio Edison was contacted for the downed power lines to the residence.
– Perry officers checked the area of Goshen Road and Pine Lake Road for a male who fled a domestic within the Goshen Police jurisdiction at 5:07 a.m. Saturday, but didn’t find anyone.
-Police responded at 12:52 a.m. Saturday to a second complaint of a person playing her television too loud on Pembrooke. An officer went to the window near where the television was located and could barely hear it. The alleged offender was told about the second complaint. The television volume was lower than it was on the first call. Officers spoke with the caller who complained and explained they didn’t feel the television was excessively loud.
– An officer at 10:07 a.m. Friday to confirm if a reported missing juvenile from Salem was at a location outside the city on Prospect Street. The juvenile was located and held until Salem police could arrive.
– Brittney Trimble, Lisbon Street, Hanoverton, reported at 12:50 p.m. Saturday she was returning home and saw her stepbrother leaving in his white Jeep. There was $85 missing off her dresser and her Straight Talk phone was gone.
– Jon Bloor, Mountz Road, Alliance, reported at 9:09 a.m. Saturday someone shattered his back window of his 1994 Pontiac Sunfire overnight.
– Kevin Barley, state Route 172, Minerva, reported at 7:30 a.m. Saturday someone shredded his peach sign. Barley said it was the second incident of vandalism on his property in a week.
– Jacob Snyder, South Lane, Hanoverton, reported at 5:53 p.m. Saturday he has the daughter of a woman, who stayed with him following a domestic situation, but he planned to drop the child off at her father’s home. However, the father called him while he was at work asking for his daughter to call him. Snyder reportedly told the father he was at work, but he would have her call him when he gets off. The father reportedly did not like the answer, leaving voicemails making threats against Snyder and his mother.
– Herbert E. Delong, 73, Stewart Road, Salem, was southbound on Darner Road in Elkrun Township at 5:34 p.m. Friday and struck a westbound vehicle on state Route 154 driven by John D. Leonard, 46, Massillon. Leonard’s vehicle went off the left side of the road and struck a guardrail. Neither driver nor their passengers were injured. Delong was cited with failure to yield at a stop sign.
– Nicholas C. Blanch, 35, Poland, was following a line of vehicles westbound on state Route 14 in Unity Township at 5 p.m. Friday when he struck the vehicle in front of him driven by Dale F. Snarey, 67, Girard. Snarey then struck the vehicle in front of him driven by Rebecca J. Luman, 27, Cockeysville, Md. Blanch was cited with assured clear distance and treated at the scene by East Palestine EMS. A 7-year-old child, Nicholas R. Blanch, was taken to an unlisted hospital with minor injures. No other injuries were reported.
– Larry L. Salsberry, 62, Columbiana, was westbound on East Liverpool Road in Madison Township at 11:53 a.m. Friday when he reported failed to yield at the stop sign and went into the intersection with state Route 7 where he was struck by a vehicle driven by Clifford E. Counselman, 75, Bethany, W.Va. Counselman was transported by North Star EMS to an unlisted medical facility. Salsberry was cited with failure to yield.
– High grass notifications will be sent to JPMorgan Chase Bank, the owner of a property at 380 S. Market St.; Deborah Harris, the owner of 190 Young St.; Thomas Newman, the owner of 303 N. Walnut St.; and Doreen M. Kaz, the owner of 427 N. Liberty St. Additionally, the owner of 511 James St. agreed to cut the grass on his property on Saturday afternoon when police were there. Another zoning notice will be sent to Michael Powers, the owner of 214 E. Park Ave., where bushes are reportedly growing out onto the sidewalk making it difficult to see other traffic from a stop sign there.
– A postal employee reported at 12:34 p.m. Saturday there appeared to be a baggie, possibly of marijuana, in the empty lot between 176 and 196 Wood St. Police went and picked up the bag.
– Michele Groves, East Taggart Street, reported at 11:53 a.m. Saturday her disabled son’s iPad was stolen from their home.
– A 15-year-old West Clark Street boy was taken into custody at 8:01 p.m. Friday after a warrant was issued for him in county juvenile court.
– At 9:06 a.m. Saturday man gave police a license plate he had found in his front yard. The owner, Bill Wilms, was contacted and he went to the police station to pick it up.
– Someone reported a red truck with expired plate reported at a Union Street address at 11:19 a.m. Saturday.
– Helen Gormley of Columbiana reported at 11:20 a.m. Saturday she has been receiving harassing calls from Microsoft Windows, which refuses to stop calling even after she requested them to stop. She planned to contact the phone company about getting their number blocked.
– Police investigated what appeared to be a theft from a vehicle at Old Century Truck Stop at 1:14 p.m. Saturday, but it was found the company itself cut the locks on the trailers to do inventory.
– Someone reported a reckless vehicle westbound on state Route 14 at 2:04 p.m. Saturday. The vehicle continuously was crossing the center line into the other lane. Police were unable to get there before the vehicle left town, so the highway patrol was notified.
– Brittany Rouse, Camelot Drive, reported at 4:36 p.m. Saturday her husband has been trying to take the children without her permission.
– Kimberly Danks, East Park Street, reported at 6:09 p.m. Saturday a woman is there and refusing to leave.
– Josiah Rouse of Salem asked police at 6:24 p.m. Saturday to go with him to Camelot Apartments to pick up his children for visitation. Police watched, but there were no problems.
– A dead animal was reported in the roadway on Lisbon Street near the underpass at 9:56 p.m. Saturday. Police checked the area, but were unable to find the animal, which was reported as a hazard to drivers.
– Someone alerted police of an elderly person driving without their headlights on at 9:42 p.m. Saturday in the area of Heartland Christian School. Police checked the area, but did not find anyone.
– A Norfolk-Southern train was reported blocking the crossing at Pittsburgh Street at 10:10 p.m. Saturday. Police called the railroad company, which stated there is a lot of railroad traffic and it would be 30 minutes before the train would be moved.
– James E. Stewart, 87, 602 Cedar St., Salem, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash at Bentley Drive and Cunningham Road at 3:51 p.m. Saturday in which he was northbound on Cunningham Road and failed to stop at Bentley Drive, traveling over a curb and off the roadway. Stewart and his passenger were treated on scene.
– Dellamarie Lemmon, 57, 1977 Bentley Drive, Salem, was cited for failure to yield from a private drive following a two-vehicle crash in the 100 block of East State Street at 4:01 p.m. Saturday in which she attempted to pull eastbound from a drive and struck a westbound vehicle driven by Jacob A. Yeager, 26, Berlin Center, who was attempting to turn into the same drive.
– Cecil B. Barker, 2170 Monroe St. 13, Salem, was arrested on an active warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office after turning himself in at 5:17 p.m. Saturday.
– An officer responded with medics to North Ellsworth Avenue and East Third Street at 6:34 p.m. Saturday for a report of a band member who had collapsed due to asthma during the Grande Parade. The band member was transported to the hospital for treatment.
– Officers responded to a 1700 block East State Street business at 7:16 p.m. Saturday for a report of a woman who had placed $29.05 of merchandise in her purse.
– A patrolling officer observed a vehicle in the 1000 block of East Sixth Street travel left of center and almost strike the cruiser at 9:04 p.m. Saturday. The driver was found to intoxicated and charged with OVI while the passenger provided a false identification and was charged with obstruction. Officers could not identify either man and they were both booked in the county jail as John Doe.
– Police responded to a report of a loud explosion in the 1300 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 10:50 p.m. Saturday but were unable to find anything suspicious.
– Officers responded to an Ohio Avenue home at 11:30 p.m. Saturday where a woman reported her live-in ex-boyfriend had yelled at her with a knife in his hand, then stabbed a door frame and told her to leave. When she told him she was calling the police, he said he would wait outside, but could not be found when officers arrived.
– Officers responded to the 1100 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 12:36 a.m. Sunday where a man said he observed lights on in his unlocked vehicle but did not see anyone nearby.
– A patrolling officer observed a toilet papered residence in the 100 block of West 10th Street at 1:32 a.m. Sunday.
– Police responded to a domestic dispute in the 600 block of Park Avenue at 2:32 a.m. Sunday.
– Anthony M. Hostetter, 21, Deerfield, was arrested on an active warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office after officers responded to a report of underage consumption in the 1300 block of Robin Avenue at 7:27 a.m. Sunday.
– An officer responded to a 600 Franklin Avenue home at 10:14 a.m. Sunday where the resident reported someone overnight had taken an ornament from her yard.
– Jackie Lea Balser, 31, North Brighton, Pa., was cited for assured clear distance after a two-vehicle crash in the 100 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 1:31 p.m. Sunday in which she was westbound on East State Street and failed to stop for traffic at North Lincoln.
Salem fire call
– Firefighters responded to a report of a house fire at 274 W. Wilson St. at 4:39 p.m. Saturday in which the fire had been extinguished, but smoke was still visible. The fire was found to extinguished, but the cause unknown. A police detective was notified pending investigation.
-Tracy Hively, state Route 7, New Waterford, reported a custody issue at 3:52 p.m. Friday regarding her 17-year-old son with Raymond Guzman. Guzman said he was picking up his son, and that he and his son would file legal paperwork with his attorney. A deputy advised Guzman how to properly obtain custody.
-Deputies were called to a residence on Union Ridge Road in Rogers at 10:52 a.m. July 31 to investigate a dog attack in which Jennifer Pickens’ dog allegedly attacked the dog of her neighbors, Erik and Melissa Kennedy. When Pickens was speaking to Deputy Dog Warden Rick May Jr., the Kennedys came near the house, which angered Pickens, and she asked the Kennedys to get off her property. Both parties were advised to stay off each other’s properties.
– Christopher E. Gallo, 43, South Broadway Avenue, Salem, was stopped at a stop sign on U.S. Route 62 in Butler Township at 9 p.m. Thursday when he was rear-ended by Edward A. Slimon, 37, Ridge Road, Salem. Slimon was cited for assured clear distance.
– Oda K. Sponsel, 49, Vale Road, Rogers, was traveling south on state Route 7 in Fairfield Township at 9:02 p.m. Thursday when she rear-ended Sheila L. Thompson, 54, and Ricki L. Thompson, 54, both of state Route 558, Columbiana. This led to Sheila Thompson rear-ending Carla J. Channell, 60, Sycamore Drive, New Waterford, in which Sponsel also rear-ended Thomas A. Fittante, 73, state Route 46, New Waterford. Both Sheila and Ricki were treated at the scene for minor injuries. Sponsel was cited for OVI and assured clear distance.
– Terry L. McCoy, 66, Kelly Park Road, Leetonia, was heading south on Beeson Mill Road in Fairfield Township at 4:25 p.m. Thursday when he drove off the right side of the road and struck a ditch. McCoy said his steering stopped working, and an officer spotted a broken tie rod on his 2004 Cadillac SRX. No citations were issued.
– Michael A. Hawkins, 38, First Street, Hanoverton, was traveling south on state Route 164 in Center Township at 4:24 p.m. Tuesday, and was backing up into a private drive when he was struck by Robert P. Bowman, 60, Niles, who was also traveling south. Hawkins was cited for assured clear distance.
– Larry A. Kaufman, 71, Butler Grange Road, Salem, was backing up at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Winona Road and Depot Road in Butler Township when he backed into Tyler Douglas Dunn, 20, Winona Road, Salem. Kaufman was cited for improper starting and backing.
– Vernon L. Ballard, 40, West Chestnut Street, Lisbon, was at a stop sign on state Route 14 in Unity Township at 11 a.m. Tuesday, and was attempting to turn left on Hadley Road when he was rear-ended by James N. Ostick, 63, West North Avenue, East Palestine. Both drivers sought medical treatment of their own while Ballard’s passenger, Felicia M. Benton, 29, Allendale Avenue, New Waterford, was taken to East Liverpool City Hospital for evaluation. Ostick was cited for assured clear distance.
– A complaint was reported at 1:33 p.m. Wednesday at a McKinley Avenue residence regarding several bags of garbage stacked against the house and long grass. The owner was given a warning.
– John Joy, Morton Street, East Liverpool, reported at 5:17 p.m. Tuesday his wife, who was at juvenile court and was sentenced to 30 days in county jail, gave her brother two silver rings, a 10-karat fold wedding band and a silver necklace in the presence of a bailiff. Joy said his wife’s brother gave him everything but the wedding band. An officer spoke with the bailiff and acknowledged the transaction happening, but wasn’t sure what was given.
-A junk vehicle was reported at 11:55 a.m. Friday at a North Pearl Street residence. No one was at home when an officer arrived.
– Erwin Kornack, Hawkins Lane, reported at 3:19 p.m. Friday a person claiming to be from Owens Construction went to his door and tried to tell him they were doing work, which Kornack thought was a scam. The individuals were warned a solicitor’s permit was needed.
– A West Park Avenue resident reported at 8:33 p.m. Friday loud music caused by Thomas Byers, who was given a warning.
– Sounds of gunshots were reported at 9:59 p.m. Friday near Whispering Pines Golf Course and the Old Century Truck Stop. An officer searched the area but was unable to locate the shots.
– An officer responded to the 1000 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 2:23 p.m. Friday for a report of a construction worker who had fallen and gotten hurt. The worker was transported by ambulance to the Salem hospital for treatment.
– Police responded to a Southeast Boulevard home at 4:06 p.m. Friday where the resident reported receiving unwanted text messages from a male and female juvenile. The resident was advised to avoid contact with the juveniles and the juveniles were advised to cease contact, as well.
– Police responded to a domestic dispute report in the 400 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 4:59 p.m. Friday. Both people involved gave conflicting stories and the woman was transported to the Salem hospital with an unknown problem.
– An officer responded to the Salem hospital emergency room at 5:54 p.m. Friday where a man reported his son had been assaulted by another juvenile while at Centennial Park.
– Charles A. Sine, 44, 1080 N. Lincoln Ave., Salem, was charged with disorderly conduct after officers responded to a report of an intoxicated man stumbling the roadway in the 400 block of North Howard Avenue at 7:55 p.m. Friday. Sine then became belligerent and threatening toward the officers.
– Ryan A. Dotson, 28, 31234 Carey Road, Salem, was charged with operating a vehicle intoxicated, driving under suspension, a red light violation, obstructing official business, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct following a traffic stop in the 100 block of West State Street in which he refused to listen to the officer’s commands and resisted arrest. He was transported to the Salem hospital for self-inflicted injuries. Additional charges are pending.
– Police responded to an Ohio Avenue home at 9:44 a.m. Saturday where the resident reported a man had been coming onto the property and sending him unwanted text messages.
– Jamie Wright, U.S. Route 30, Hanoverton, reported at 1:59 p.m. Thursday he believes he was just scammed out of $2,000. He just took over paying the bills after the death of his mother and someone called claiming they were from American Electric Power and the electric bill was overdue. He paid the bill by pre-paid money card and then checked with AEP, which is when he learned the bill was up to date.
– Thomas Page, a supervisor with Threshold Residential Services Inc., reported at 4:21 p.m. Thursday, a client gave an employee $100 and the employee did not return the money. Employees are not allowed to accept anything from the clients.
-Ellen Pastore, East Washington Street, Salineville, reported at 10:29 a.m. Thursday while she was working at JP Industries on Wednesday, someone entered her office and stole her wallet from her purse. The wallet contained various credit cards, which have all been canceled.
– George Metz, state Route 154, Rogers, reported one of the renters in the trailers just west of his property left several garbage bags at the end of the driveway to be picked up in the morning. Animals tore the bags open overnight, and the litter was blowing all over the place. In the past Metz had picked it up when it happens. This time he just raked it back onto the neighbor’s property. The mother of the owner of the property told the deputy the tenant responsible has been asked repeatedly to stop leaving the garbage out in plastic bags, but he continues to do so. She and Metz agreed to clean it up. The man responsible was not located at the time.
– Rachel Eason, Grant Street, Lisbon, reported at 2:27 p.m. Thursday she allowed her friend, Audrey Wylie, to take her car to use it for one hour and it had not been returned in four hours. It was learned Wylie was taken into custody by Salem police and the vehicle had been towed.
– Julia Woods, state Route 45, Lisbon, reported at 8:17 a.m. Friday she was sitting on her patio Thursday night when someone threw a rock hitting her roof. Friday she found someone had also vandalized the swing set at the back of her lot.
– Kristin Michel Shamblin, 34, Slippery Rock, Pa., was westbound on Georgetown Road in Knox Township at 7:37 p.m. Monday and going beneath a train track overpass when the top of the horse trailer struck the bridge knocking the ladder off the horse trailer and onto the road. The ladder was then struck by Ryan M. McMullen, 21, Beloit.
– Toby W. Jackson, 34, Aten Avenue, Wellsville, was southeastbound on McKee Road in Yellow Creek Township at 6 a.m. Monday and went off the right side into an embankment. He was cited for failure to control.
– Lisa Odey, 55, address not listed, was taken into custody on a charge of disorderly conduct at 6:18 p.m. Thursday at the public pool on East Chestnut Street after police responded to a report of a woman there harassing kids at a private party. Odey was reportedly asking the kids if she could come to their party because she wanted to swim and the pool would not let her inside while the party was going on. When confronted by police Odey began to yell and refused to be taken to the cruiser after the officer detected the presence of alcohol and asked if she had a ride home. She was then taken to the Columbiana County Jail.
-At 12:30 a.m. Thursday police responded to a report of a domestic situation at a South Green Street home. The residents, Michell and Scott Hall, refused to press charges.
– Police found four kids at the high school at 3:38 a.m. Thursday and took them home to their parents after warning them for curfew violation.
– Amanda Pursley, North Middle Street, reported at 2:44 p.m. Thursday a man claiming to be from the gas company was at her home sometime last week.
– A man reported at 7:30 p.m. Thursday someone was racing a black motorcycle up and down the Fairfield Avenue and Fairfield School Road area.
– A man reported at 8:11 p.m. Thursday a reckless driver in a blue Chevy Blazer pulled into the Dunkin’ Donuts on state Route 7 and 14.
– Someone reported at 11:32 p.m. Thursday a man and woman in a white car in the Taco Bell parking lot had been drinking. Police found the vehicle but did not see it make any traffic violations.
– At 5:51 a.m. Friday police responded to a report of an assault at the recycling bins at the village parking lot. Chris Courtwheel reported a man was throwing rocks at him and the recycling bin that he was picking up for Kemple Trash Collection. The man allegedly throwing rocks was no longer there when police arrived.
– Police went to the West Taggart Street laundromat at 10:15 p.m. Thursday for a report of two suspicious men inside. No one was inside when they arrived.
– At 8:47 p.m. Thursday EMS requested assistance on a call on Park Avenue. The patient, an East Park Avenue man, reported that he needed medication that was locked inside his ex-girlfriend’s vehicle that was parked in the driveway of her Park Avenue home. Police were able to retrieve the medication although the woman was less than cooperative and claimed to be unable to find her keys due to being intoxicated.
– At 7:32 p.m. Thursday police warned the residents of an East Taggart Street home for repeated 911 hang-up calls.
– Police responded to Gene’s Drive-thru in the 1700 block of East State Street at 11:20 a.m. Friday where the complainant advised a man took a fifth of Seagram’s without paying for it. He placed it in his pants and left through the front of the building wearing a pink shirt, sunglasses atop his head and purporting to use a cell phone. He moved the bottle to another place and looked around and the complainant asked if he needed help and said “no.” He then ran eastbound on State Street dropping the plastic bottle and picking it up running in a northeast direction toward Cleveland Street. Police checked the area but were unable to locate him.
– A city employee found a set of keys in the library parking lot area and they were turned into the library at 9:45 a.m. Friday.
– Police responded to the 1100 block of Prospect Street at 10:33 a.m. Friday to pick up a runaway juvenile and the guardian took custody of the juvenile.
– Police responded to the 100 block of Washington Avenue at 1 p.m. Friday where the complainant believed someone may have tried taking copper piping from inside an apartment. A small cut was located on one pipe and a bathroom faucet was broken.
– At 7:36 p.m. Thursday, police responded to the 900 block of East State Street where a motorist drove off without paying for $33.40 in gasoline in a Dodge Caravan. Police were unable to locate it.
– At 11:34 a.m. Friday, police responded to the 900 block of East State Street where a motorist drove off without paying for $63.52 in gas in a Chevy Traverse. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.
– Police responded to 629 Woodland Ave. at 1:46 p.m. Friday to assist U.S. Marshals locating a man who was taken into custody without incident.
– A complainant was on station at 5:13 p.m. Thursday advising that an unknown person attempted to get unemployment benefits in his name. The person was advised of the options.
– Police responded to the 300 block of Roosevelt Avenue at 5:13 p.m. Thursday where the complainant said that every day several vehicles race up and down in front of the residence and the complainant was advised of the options.
– Police responded to the 1000 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 5:56 p.m. Thursday where the complainant advised that expensive items were missing and provided the name of a possible suspect. Police spoke to that person who said they didn’t have it or see anyone take it. Police advised the complainant that a report would be on file.
– Police responded to the 800 block of Liberty Street at 6:43 p.m. Thursday and contacted a man and advised him he would need a soliciting permit.
– At 7:44 p.m. Thursday, police responded to the 1400 block of Pershing Street for a reckless operation complaint. The driver said a friend had her vehicle. The complainant confirmed that a man was driving and left the area.
– Police responded to the 1000 block of East 6th Street at 10:06 p.m. Thursday for a report of a vehicle operating in a reckless manner and located the vehicle in a nearby driveway and advised the resident of the complaint.
– Police responded to the 100 block of South Broadway Avenue at 2:59 p.m. Thursday where the fire department was on the scene with a man who couldn’t remember where he was. He was taken to the hospital for evaluation.
– Police responded to the 1600 block of Vanburen Street at 1:36 p.m. Thursday for an unwanted person causing a disturbance. The complainant advised her sister-in-law entered the residence highly intoxicated and refused to leave. Police observed her in the yard and advised her to stay there and eventually arrested Julie Poling for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. She was taken to the county jail.
– Police arrested Kendrick Powers in the Circle K parking lot at 9:40 a.m. Thursday after being advised by Salem police he was wanted. Salem police attempted to turn around but lost sight of the vehicle as it crossed the railroad tracks on South Lincoln Avenue. He was wanted for failure to appear on theft charges and was transported to the county jail by a sheriff’s deputy.
– On patrol at 7:46 p.m. Thursday, an officer observed a forced entry to a man-door of a vacant manufacturing building on state Route 9. The interior was checked and the owner was notified to secure the building and will advise if anything is missing. Police checked the other buildings in the complex and all were secure.
– At 11:12 p.m. Thursday, an office received information of a runaway girl from an address in Salem Acres. Police contacted the mother who said she left several hours ago. Permission was given to check the residence, and the girl was not located. The mother advised of a possible location the girl would be, and the information was forwarded to the Salem police.
– Art Shaffer, Center Avenue, Lisbon, reported at 11:18 a.m. Wednesday someone shot out a window with a BB gun. He believed the shot may have come from across the street. Deputies spoke with the neighbor, who admitted they have been shooting his BB gun, but claimed he did not shoot out the neighbor’s window. He told deputies he would not allow anyone else to shoot his BB gun again.
– Nicole Gallagher, Scott Drive, Alliance, reported at 5:35 a.m. Thursday her husband got up for work and discovered the car missing. She had parked the 2001 silver Chrysler Saturn L300 at 11 p.m. Wednesday. She was also concerned because her husband’s spare key turned up missing about a week earlier.
– Kelly A. Lowe, 37, Ohio Avenue, East Liverpool, was east in the westbound lane of U.S. 30 in St. Clair Township at 3 a.m. Saturday and going the wrong way on the road and struck Frank T. Robinson, 22, Louisville, who was westbound. Lowe was cited for left of center on a four lane road OVI.
– Tyler Kennedy, East Main Street, reported at 10 p.m. Wednesday he was receiving harassing and threatening phone calls from a 16-year-old from Struthers. Police contacted the juvenile and warned them to stop or they would be charged.
– Patricia Torok, New Galilee, Pa., reported at 5:12 p.m. Wednessday she was pulling into a parking space at Circle K and Jarod Daniel King, Henryetta, Oklamahoma, was exiting his vehicle and the door of his vehicle struck hers causing damage.
– Steven O’Neill, West Clark , reported Friday two of his trucks were damaged at the rear of his home.
– Police went to the area of West Main and Everett streets at 3:44 p.m. Tuesday for a report of a damaged utility pole. A West Main Street woman reported that she heard a loud noise earlier that morning and later discovered the damaged pole and saw the lines hanging very low onto her house. It appeared the pole had been struck by a tractor trailer making the turn from Main Street onto Everett Street and had been pushed over about eight inches.
– A man reported at 11 a.m. Wednesday a man pulled into the Huntington Bank parking lot with a small child wedged between him and the passenger of the vehicle. Police checked but did not see the vehicle.
– A woman reported at 6:51 p.m. Wednesday there were teenagers in about four or five cars behind the fire station. Police did not find anything out of the ordinary.
– Geri Henry reported at 7:33 p.m. Wednesday excessive smoke was coming from a small fire at a home on Stanton Avenue. Josh Aikens was warned for open burning.
– Amy Reed reported at 8:26 p.m. her 17-year-old daughter was receiving threatening text messages from another juvenile.
– A caller at 4:54 a.m. Thursday reported he was following a possible drunk driver northbound on state Route 45 and the vehicle pulled into Circle K on South Lincoln Avenue. Upon arrival, an officer found that no persons were intoxicated in the vehicle, but they were followed by another vehicle in reference to them trespassing on his property. The caller lived near Gavers so a county sheriff’s office unit was called to respond to take the report. The people in the vehicle said they were contracted by a cellular company.
– A 17-year-old boy was charged with domestic violence and taken to the Tobin Center after police were called to his residence on Prospect Street at Salem Acres at 3:13 a.m. Thursday for a domestic complaint. The boy had allegedly threatened his mother with physical violence, punched and kicked several holes in the wall and stabbed a hole in the wall with a large knife. Salem police assisted at the scene. A township officer had spoken to the boy at the Salem station at 12:48 a.m. Thursday when he said his mother had thrown him out of the house. The officer spoke with Children Services and the mother and she had agreed to allow him back in the residence. The officer then returned him home. According to a Salem Police report at 11:42 p.m. Wednesday, the boy came to report harassing messages via social media and was then told since he lived in Perry Township and was a juvenile, he would need a parent to assist him in reporting the incident.
– Police were called to the 1800 block of New Garden Avenue at 9:50 p.m. Wednesday for loud music. The people said they were testing the sound equipment for an upcoming wedding and would keep the music down. No names were provided.
– A woman on Andrew Avenue called at 7:16 p.m. Wednesday regarding a suspicious vehicle in the neighborhood, reporting a man has been going to neighbors’ houses asking questions about them. She wanted it documented.
– James W. Strait, 34, of 1137 Cunningham Road, was taken into custody at his residence at 6:52 p.m. Wednesday on an active warrant out of the county for failure to appear.
– Beth Hays, 23, of 1133 Prospect St., was taken into custody at her residence at Salem Acres at 6:32 p.m. Wednesday on an active warrant out of the county for failure to appear.
– A woman on North Indiana Avenue reported at 11:14 a.m. Wednesday that she received a call from a man who identified himself as being from the federal government and claimed she owed $35,000 in back taxes and would be arrested if she did not take care of it. She told the caller she was recording the message and contacting police. He said there was no need for police and hung up. The area code showed the call came from the District of Columbia and is connected to a government scam according to a search of the phone number.
– A child was reported in the road at Franklin Avenue and Maple Street at 1:11 p.m. Thursday, but none could be found.
– An officer advised dispatch at 9:42 a.m. Thursday to let Perry Township police know about a possible person with a warrant entering the township in a blue van crossing the railroad tracks on South Lincoln Avenue. Perry police then asked for backup after conducting a traffic stop on the vehicle and took the driver into custody. Kendrick Power, 25, of Southeast Boulevard, was taken into custody on a warrant for failure to appear.
– A resident in the 200 block of East Eighth Street reported at 9:40 a.m. Thursday that he looked out into his back yard and someone had left a large tractor tire in the yard. An officer learned the tire came from a residence to the east. The owner said they would get the tire as soon as possible. No names were provided.
– Renee Harris, of Orchard Bend Drive, reported at 8:20 a.m. Thursday that over the past two weeks, someone has broken light bulbs, damaged a security sign, removed a stop sign and took signage showing addresses, along with a private drive sign.
– A parking complaint was reported at 7:14 a.m. Thursday in the 100 block of Aetna Street. A nearby business was contacted and they said they would correct the problem.
– Officers checked the area of Rose Avenue at 12:33 a.m. Thursday for a possible underage party. No noise or persons were located to confirm the complaint.
– An officer on patrol at 12:13 a.m. Thursday heard a vehicle doing burnouts in the northwest section of the city and located the source in the 1000 block of Jennings Avenue. The vehicle was later found parked and unoccupied.
– Police were called at 11:15 p.m. Wednesday to the 100 block of West Pershing Street to check the well-being of an intoxicated male who was staggering while trying to walk. An officer found him already at his destination. He said he was okay and was told to stay indoors for the evening.
– Justin Ray York, 26, of Henderson, Tenn., was cited for having no motorcycle endorsement and failure to maintain reasonable control after wrecking the motorcycle he was operating at 9:55 p.m. Wednesday on the overpass on West State Street. The report said the driver of the eastbound motorcycle got distracted and struck the curb, lost control and wrecked. No injuries were reported and the driver declined medical attention. He had a friend respond to transport the motorcycle to storage.
-A woman came to the police station at 9:37 p.m. Wednesday to report a suspicious man she spoke with at the grocery store on East State Street earlier in the day. She said he made strange comments to her and she wanted it documented.
– Police responded to an apartment in the 2500 block of Lexington Avenue at 7:49 p.m. Wednesday for a possible overdose where the victim may have ingested an excessive amount of prescription medication. A family member took custody of the woman’s child. The woman was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center.
– An officer at 7:22 p.m. Wednesday saw a large box in the road on East State Street in front of Wendy’s, causing people to swerve out of the lane and back into the lane. The box was removed.
– A debit card left at the Euro Gyro restaurant in the 100 block of West State Street was placed in the police lost and found at 6:09 p.m. Wednesday.
– Jacquelyn Harvey, of the 400 block of West School Street, reported at 5:41 p.m. Wednesday that a washer was taken out of her garage. She said the garage has no wall separating the garage stalls and some tenants were recently ordered out by the landlord. She wasn’t sure if they took the item. The landlord did not see them move out.
– A woman in the 1200 block of Southeast Boulevard reported at 5:40 p.m. Wednesday that a juvenile was struck with a rock by another juvenile. Police spoke with both juveniles and their guardians and found that each had thrown a rock at one another. No injuries were reported and both guardians were given options for dealing with the incident.
– A truck that was seen parked with its left side to the curb at 5:23 p.m. Wednesday on West Wilson Street was turned around to correct the problem, with the driver given a verbal warning.
– Christopher Brown, 40, of Jennings Avenue, was cited for animals at large after police were called at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday to the 400 block of Jennings for turkeys loose on the road. The owner was putting the turkeys back inside their enclosure when police arrived.
– A caller at 3:35 p.m. Wednesday advised of people mowing in the 400 block of West Wilson Street and putting bottles in the road. An officer responded and told the man mowing to remove a beer bottle that was in the middle of the road. His response was that it was there when he started, but he removed the bottle.
– Marcia Phillis, of Beloit, reported at 3:16 p.m. Wednesday that she was leaving Walmart and someone hit her vehicle. When she said she was going to call police and make a report, they left. She reported minor damage.
– A woman in the 100 block of West Pershing Street reported at 3:01 p.m. Wednesday that a known female sent her a text advising she was going to beat her up. She wanted a report made and said she’s tired of getting menacing texts from this person who moved out and is now living with her son someone near Quaker Village. She was told her options. No names were provided.
– A woman from North Howard Avenue came to the police station at 1:19 p.m. Wednesday for information regarding obtaining her personal property from a residence she’s moving out of. She was told what she needed and to call police if a problem arises. No names were provided.
Goshen Police District
– Mindy K. Hanes, 29, 3145 Beechwood Ave., Alliance, was charged with OVI and left of center following a traffic stop on U.S. Route 62 at state Route 534 at 1:32 a.m. Sunday.
– Matthew Galbreath, 36, 12482 Goshen Road, Salem, was cited for right of way on public highway following a two-vehicle crash in the 12000 block of Goshen Road at 2:47 p.m. Sunday in which he was backing into a driveway and began to pull southbound, colliding with a southbound vehicle driven by Arek S. Hively, 17, North Benton. No injuries were reported.
– Jonathan M. Weis, 25, 737 1/2 N. Ellsworth Ave., Salem, was cited for driving under suspension and loud exhaust following a traffic stop on state Route 165 and Virginia Avenue at 9:42 a.m. Wednesday.
– Ronald P. Geho, 60, 10309 Middletown Road, Salem, was cited for animals at large after officers responded to a report of sheep running loose near a business in the 10000 block of state Route 45 at 1:18 p.m. Wednesday. Officers located Geho who said that he had been cleaning the sheep’s pen that morning while they grazed when he lost track of them and had been searching for them since 8 a.m. While attempting to corral the sheep into a trailer, they began crossing the roadway several times, causing a traffic hazard. They were finally loaded into the trailer approximately one hour later.
– Rebecca Sharrar, Route 558, Columbiana, reported at 12:46 p.m. Tuesday she had a call from a company trying to collect a credit card debt for a Master Card, a card she does not have. The later called back attempting to collect for a different card, at which point she became nasty with them and they hung up on her. They also knew personal identification information, like her Social Security number, her address and what type of vehicle she drives.
– Donna Bishop, state Route 172, Lisbon, reported at 8:43 a.m. Wednesday her stepdaughter lives in Minerva and Bishop’s mother lives in Stark County. Bishop claims her stepdaughter has been using her mother’s money for her own purposes, taking checks and other funds from her mother’s house. The stepdaughter reportedly also removes flowers from the graves of family members in a Stark County cemetery.
– Erica Thomas, East Canton, reported at 12:27 p.m. Tuesday that after she and her now estranged husband lived together on Middle Beaver Road, she left behind a 2002 Dodge Dakota pickup. That was two years ago and the vehicle had expired plates. Her husband moved out last Tuesday and now her pickup is gone, too. She was concerned about the liability if someone is driving it without her permission.
– Floyd Sorrell, Route 45, Lisbon, reported at 11:32 p.m. Tuesday he went to check a home he owns there and saw a red car exiting the driveway. It appeared someone had been inside taking copper pipes and the hot water tank.
– Anita Berhovec, West Main, Salineville, reported at 3:13 a.m. Tuesday she believes someone was in her base-ment. No one was located.
– Aaron Duncan, Haiti Road, Salineville, reported at 11:28 p.m. Monday he and Amanda Kackert were walking down the train tracks and he stopped to have a cigarette. When he finished, she was gone and he was concerned due to her unfamiliarity with the area and state of intoxication. Deputies and members of the Salineville Fire Department searched for her for about three hours before she was found passed out in the woods nearby. She was taken to Haiti Road.
– Danielle Lea Heckathorn, 27, state Route 164, Lisbon, was northbound on state Route 164 in Wayne Township at 9:45 p.m. Sunday and hit a deer and a guardrail.
– A caller reported there was a loud noise in the 400 block of West Washington Street at 10:08 p.m. Monday. Police arrived at the apartment house and told the resident to turn down the music, which he agreed to do.
– Several calls were received about several people going door to door on East Chestnut Street at 8 p.m. Monday. Police caught up with a black male, who said he was with Direct Energy and that his group was checking to make sure residents were receiving the best energy rates. The man was told he would need to get a solicitation permit from the police chief, which he said he would do.
– Barry James reported at 2:38 p.m. July 30 he was driving east on East Lincoln Way when someone in a green Jeep Liberty ran a stop sign at Pritchard Avenue, pushing his vehicle into a curb lawn. The driver fled the scene. James said he did not need any medical attention.
– Madison Courtney, 20, Grafton Road, Leetonia, was cited for assured cleared distance after she drove into the rear of a vehicle driven by Kayla Carpenter, 29, West Lincoln Way, on North Market Street at 1 p.m. July 30.
– A Beiling Veterinary employee reported at 9:14 a.m. Tuesday someone tampered with the back door lock, although they did not gain entry but none of the employee keys worked in the lock that morning.
– Mike Solmen reported at 5:46 p.m. Tuesday his wife and her friend were locked inside the fence at Gad-About-Tours after arriving back from a day trip and finding all the employees had left and they weren’t able to get out. Police were able to get the gate taken apart enough to let them out and then secure it.
– Bob Smurthwaite, South Bayshore Drive, reported at 5:58 p.m. Tuesday he could hear a popping sound from his home and believed it was coming from the Back Bay area. Police checked but did not hear any noises.
– A man reported at 8:59 p.m. Tuesday loud music was coming from a home at the corner of West Park and West. Police told Evan Stewart, 21, Columbiana, Lisa Erdner, 21, Youngstown, Adam Madej, 23, Boardman, Savannah Bodnar, 19, Youngstown, and John Janczewski, 21, Boardman, they would be cited if any more complaints were received.
– A man reported at 9:46 p.m. Tuesday he could see a small fire that appeared to be a controlled burn by Shaker Woods but didn’t see anyone around. Police checked and found a small fire burning but no response from the fire department was needed.
– A Threshold Residential Services employee reported at 11:26 a.m. Tuesday a former employee purchased tools using a company credit card while employed with the company and failed to return the tools after leaving.
– Police went to a West Main Street home at 9:21 p.m. Thursday for a report of loud music and banging but upon arrival there were no noise violations.
– Police went to the 300 block of Alice Street at 1:18 a.m. Tuesday for a report of a group of people causing a disturbance as they walked down the street. The group could not be found.
– Ashley Davidson, Wood Street, reported at 9:39 p.m. Tuesday Scott Powell Jr., Lyons Avenue, was at the home causing a disturbance. Powell left before police arrived.
– Kayla Bowyer, West Clark Street, reported at 4:55 p.m. Monday someone fraudulently used her debit card.
– A vehicle was stopped by officers after the driver failed to use a turn signal turning from Maryland Avenue onto Pennsylvania Avenue and for having no license plate light and a missing tail light. As the officer approached, the driver, Early D. Simko, 19, Pennsylvania Avenue, reportedly began insinuating he was being harassed, demanding to know why he was stopped. Officers reported he refused to step from the vehicle when asked to do so and, when asked if he had anything he should not have, he reportedly admitted to having marijuana. A baggie of marijuana was seized from his pants pocket, and Simko was charged with possession of marijuana and the turn signal violation. Officers reported that, when advised he could lose his license for the marijuana citation, Simko “sarcastically thanked me for causing him to lose his job as a pizza delivery driver, telling me he was already thrown out of high school because people keep messing with him.” The officer reported, “I agreed that I understood why he was thrown out of high school judging by his poor behavior.”
St. Clair Township
– Officers were called to Walmart Tuesday for a long-time employee allegedly being caught stealing from the store and arrested Kurt D. Dehaven, 54, Michigan Avenue, for petty theft. According to reports, Dehaven was caught taking about $22.50 worth of items in his lunchbox that day after a tip was received that he had been stealing. When questioned, Dehaven reportedly admitted he had been stealing from the store since the fall of 2013 and had taken about $10,000 worth of goods since that time. He has been an employee for 16 years, police reported. The petty theft charge reflected only the incident reported Tuesday.
– Responding to a report of an accident on Huston Road at 6:16 a.m. Sunday, officers were advised by resident James Lyons that a vehicle had crashed into his fence, gotten stuck for a few minutes, broken a fence post then was driven around in the field before the driver opened a gate to exit the field and then drive south on Huston Road. Neighbors told police the vehicle had come from a house a couple doors down on Skyview Drive and had been driving up and down the road several times throughout the night. They also said a passenger got out of the vehicle and yelled to the driver that he was too drunk to drive and he was not riding with him because he did not want to get killed. The officers went to the nearby residence and spoke with an occupant who said he had had a party and had taken everyone’s keys but that Garrett Speelman, 19, Martha Street, somehow got his back and took off. Officers went to Speelman’s home and found him and the vehicle with damage they said corresponded with what Lyons had reported. They reported Speelman smelled of alcohol and had bloodshot, glassy eyes, but denied driving his vehicle home. Sobriety tests were administered and he was charged with OVI and failure to control.
– A Worthington, Pa., man reported Sunday he had visitation rights this week with his 15-year-old son and his ex-wife refused to let the boy go with him. The woman said her ex was refusing to bring the boy back for soccer practice which is a concern to her and her son. The boy said he had no problem going with his father but missing practice can jeopardize his ability to play soccer for his team.
– While on patrol at 9:22 p.m. Monday, police observed a black and white bulldog-mix that was loose and it came right over to the officer and was very friendly and it jumped right into the cruiser. The officer knew the owners and returned the dog.
– Kenneth Robinson was charged with violating a protection order after police were called to a Silliman Street home at midnight July 29 regarding a domestic complaint and a violation of a protection. The protection order is in effect until 2019.
– A credit card left in an ATM in the 300 block of East Second Street at 10:10 a.m. Wednesday was placed in the police lost and found.
– Smith Oil, East State, reported a $29.02 drive-off from a driver in a tan dodge Neon with Pennsylvania registration at 10:55 p.m. Tuesday.
– Joseph Desalvo Jr., 38, of 968 E. Third St., was taken into custody on a county warrant for dangerous drugs after being seen in the area of Lincoln and Third at 8:07 p.m. Tuesday. Police had received a description of his clothing and his first name and that he was wanted, then found a man matching the description.
– Douglas Rudibaugh, 51, East 11th Street, was cited for a red light violation after colliding with a vehicle driven by Fred Pollock, 55, of Teegarden Road, Hanoverton, at the intersection of Union and state at 4:48 p.m. Tuesday.
– Paul K. Joy, of 669 E. Fifth St., was taken into custody on a warrant for obstruction after calling police to his residence at 2:29 p.m. Tuesday to turn himself in.
– Valerie Messinda of East Third Street reported at 9:52 a.m. Tuesday that her wallet was missing from her purse. She used it at a local store on Sunday and now it’s gone. She called the store and no one found it or turned it in.
– A woman on edar Ridge reported at 9:28 a.m. Tuesday a dog is constantly running at large and growled at her while in her back yard. It was a black male pit bull and could not be approached. The humane officer was called and then told not to respond after police found the owner through another neighbor. Ashley McGuire, 25, was cited for dog at large.
– Nici Ewing, East Sixth Street, reported at 8:43 a.m. Tuesday that someone entered her unlocked vehicle in the driveway and removed a small amount of change and a pair of headphones.
– Max Wolfgang, North Union Avenue, reported at 7:47 a.m. Tuesday that someone entered his garage overnight and stole a wallet from his unlocked vehicle.
– A barking dog was reported at 3:27 a.m. Wednesday in the 600 block of Arch Street, but was not found.
– A woman in the 100 block of South Howard Avenue reported suspicious activity at 2:48 a.m. Wednesday, saying someone had been knocking on her back door for 20 minutes. Officers found a man on her back porch who said he was a friend of the woman and just wanted to visit. She saw him and said she was familiar with him and nothing more was needed.
– A man from East Pershing Street came to the police station at 2:11 a.m. Wednesday, said he didn’t feel well and that he required medical attention. Fire department first responders and KLG were called and he was taken to the hospital.
– A man in the 100 block of South Howard Avenue reported telephone harassment at 10:31 p.m. Tuesday, saying a woman called him looking for a friend of his and making threats toward his friend. An officer spoke to the man’s friend who said he did not want the woman contacted. They were told their options.
– An officer on patrol in the 500 block of Prospect Street at 8:33 p.m. Tuesday saw a vehicle parked at a business with the driver side door open and nobody around. Nothing appeared disturbed inside the vehicle and the door was secured shut before the officer left.
– A resident in the 600 block of East Fifth Street reported an animal complaint at 7:05 p.m. Tuesday, saying that the owner of another residence had not been home for over a month. Officers saw animals inside the residence. Dispatch was able to contact the homeowner who said they are there daily to take care of the animals. The humane officer will be sent to check on the animals.
– A resident on Rose Avenue called at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday to report receiving multiple calls from an out-of-state number. Officers attempted contact but were disconnected. They continued to attempt contact multiple times with no answer.
– A domestic was reported at 4:32 p.m. Tuesday in the 600 block of Fair Avenue where two female residents said they were arguing but no physical violence occurred. They were told to go to separate areas of the home for the evening.
– A line was reported down in the 600 block of Cherry Street. An officer saw a ground wire across the road on Cherry at Olive Street and was able to remove the wire.
– Police were called at 2:06 p.m. Tuesday for suspicious activity in the 300 block of Vine Street. Officers checked the north stairwell for a male reportedly selling drugs, but found no one. No one was around the south stairwell, either.
– A railroad crossing gate malfunction was reported at 1:52 p.m. Tuesday at New Garden Avenue, but an officer checked the gate and it appeared to be working correctly.
– Police were called for animal neglect at 1:25 p.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of South Broadway Avenue where an officer saw a dog inside a tan Toyota with a sheet covering the back window area and the windows all cracked some. The dog appeared fine. The officer felt inside the vehicle and it was cool, but left a warning tag. He returned 10 minutes later and the male and female owner were with the dog outside of the vehicle. The officer explained the warning and the complaint.
– A resident in the 600 block of East 12th Street reported at 11:42 a.m. Tuesday that people next door pulled into her drive and caused damage to the yard and mailbox. An officer found a work crew was cleaning out a residence that a bank took over. The man in charge said he talked with the woman and tried to let her know he would pay for any damage, but she called police and didn’t want to talk to him. The woman was told what he said about taking care of damages and could he come over and talk with her, but she wanted to wait for her husband to come home. An officer told the male and he said she has his number.
– A caller at 8:07 a.m. Tuesday reported littering after prescription bottles were left in a parking lot overnight. The bottles were discarded.
– Tina Cousins, state Route 45, Lisbon, reported at 11:46 p.m. Monday she is concerned because her ex-boyfriend, Mat Scarsella, has been showing up everywhere she goes, despite being told to stop. She heard a noise outside and wanted deputies to check. Deputies checked around the house but saw no one about. They also suggested she consider getting a protection order.
– Elaine Bonar, Mountz Road, Homeworth, reported at 10:02 a.m. Monday she left at about 6:35 a.m. and came back at about 9:45 a.m. to find someone had entered her home through a door on the west end of the house. The drawers to her dresser had been pulled out and gone through. Her jewelry box and drawers were removed. Items were laying on the bed. A 1962 West Branch class ring and numerous necklaces were stolen. Whoever was responsible did not touch any electronics throughout the house.
– Avery M. Ohlin, 26, Petersburg, was eastbound on state Route 558 in Fairfield Township at 9:20 p.m. Saturday and Michael D. Jenkins, 24, North Market Street, Lisbon, was westbound and failed to yield turning left onto state Route 7 and struck Ohlin. Jenkins was cited for right of way turning left and taken to East Liverpool Hospital with minor injuries.
– Kayla J. Cramer, 22, West Salem Street, Columbiana, was southbound on East Liverpool Road at 9:55 a.m. Monday and pulled off the right side after the engine began acting up and the vehicle then caught fire. She was able to get out and no injuries were reported.
– Carl J. Wrenn, 36, Continental Drive, Salem, was westbound on state Route 172 in Hanover Township at 11:27 p.m. Saturday and went off the right side and kicked up gravel that caused damage to a vehicle driven by Sally J. Hays, 61, Wooddale Drive, Lisbon, that was northbound on Hanna Drive.
– Christine L. Reiter, 61, Georgetown Damascus Road, Damascus, was northeast on Georgetown Damascus Road in Knox Township at 10:13 a.m. Saturday and was struck by Nancy J. Pfaff, 56, state Route 164, Lisbon, who was eastbound and failed to yield at a stop sign on Hanselman Road. Pfaff was cited for stop sign.
– Sayre N. Jones, 25, Mentor, was northbound on state Route 11 in Elkrun Township at 3:51 p.m. Friday and in the left lane when the right front tire blew out. No injuries were reported.
– Kahliel Evan Fletcher, 18, Alliance, was westbound on Bowman Road in
Washington Township in Stark County at 2 a.m. July 26 and went off the west side of Homeworth Road through a private yard and became stuck in an embankment and then left the vehicle. He was later cited for failure to control, driving under suspension and hit skip.
– Two days ago it was reported that Scott Nelder, 22, was cited for failure to control after he drove straight into a lawn while turning from Jackson Street onto East Lincoln Way at 12:48 a.m. Sunday. Nelder was also cited for OVI. His passengers, Nathan Q. Courtney, 27, and Cory M. Adams, 22, were both charged with disorderly conduct based on their behavior after police responded.
– Matt Seabolt of New Waterford reportedly slid in the mud while driving at the county fairgrounds and his vehicle struck a parked vehicle belonging to Stephanie Bondoni of Knox Township. The accident occurred at 9:40 a.m. Sunday.
– Samantha M. Larkins, 24, Grant Street, was cited for failure to stop an assured cleared distance after she drove into the rear of a stopped vehicle driven by Mary Ann Bacon, 67, Wooddale Drive, Hanoverton. The accident occurred on North Market Street at 8 p.m. Monday.
– James Meeks of East Palestine reported Friday he was leaving the fairgrounds when another vehicle peeled off, showering rocks on his wife’s pickup truck. They spoke to the driver, who was a young man, and police attempted to contact the vehicle owner.
– Police found Tim Wamsley pushing a Save A Lot supermarket cart up North Beaver Street at 12:14 p.m. Friday. He was told to return the cart to the store or be charged with theft.
– Nicole Wilkinson reportedly backed into a car belonging to Mark Feezle in the Home Savings Bank parking lot at 11:38 a.m. Friday.
– Tammy Fetterhoff reported at 12:38 a.m. Monday her ex-boyfriend Jamie Bertolette, 51, Fairfield Avenue, came to her apartment and stole some items. Police investigated and Bertolette was later charged with criminal trespass and theft and taken to the Columbiana County Jail.
– Amy Anderson, South Cross Street, reported at 7:25 a.m. Monday someone entered her vehicle during the night and stole her sunglasses.
– A man reported at 9 a.m. Monday Mark Beck was walking his dogs on Spring Street without a leash again and allowing them to defecate in the yards and was not cleaning up after them. Police contacted Beck but he denied his dogs were anywhere but in his yard.
– Police stood by while the electric department repaired a downed line on East Friend Street near the alley at 5:44 p.m. Monday.
– A man reported at 8:11 p.m. Monday a dog running loose on Old Saybrook chased his kids off a bicycle and up the swing set. Police told Jack Burgess not to let his dog off the premises in the future.
– Eugene C. Simmons, a toll taker at the Newell Bridge, reported Saturday a man pulled up and asked if he could cross without paying and then pay when he returned. When told he would have to turn around, the man did and then left without incident. A short while later, the man came across the bridge from the West Virginia side, pulled up and began yelling at Simmons, telling him he had better never use that tone of voice with him again, then drove away. A short while after that, the man walked up to the bridge, bought $5 worth of toll tickets and began arguing with Simmons, leaning into the toll booth and threatening to kill him, according to reports. Simmons sprayed the man with pepper spray and he left.
– Kimberly A. Herron, Ohio Avenue, asked to have officers remove her boyfriend from the house after fighting with him over Facebook, but she was advised that, since he also lived there, she would have to evict him.
– Kasey D. Bailey, Thompson Avenue, reported a man she knows was at her house and an argument ensued, during which he punched her in the face, knocking her down, then kicked her in the buttocks. She was advised to see the law director if she wished to file charges.
– Angela M. Johnson, Michigan Street, reported her garage broken into and a weedeater, leaf blower and can of gas taken.
– Staci M. Shaw, Ohio Avenue, reported her maroon, 2003 Chevy Impala stolen. The vehicle was missing all four hubcaps, had dents in the hood and was missing the handle on the rear door.
– Juley Ratkovich, Vine Street, reported a TV/VCR combination, antenna and receiver taken from her home.
– An unauthorized charge was made on the debit card of Barbara Fitzgerald, Cadmus Street, at Best Buy in Youngstown.
– A Giant Eagle customer reported leaving her brown wallet in her shopping cart by mistake and, when she returned, it was missing. Her name was not included in reports.
– Officers were called to College Street for a person threatening to stab people, where witnesses said an argument ensued between three males, and one of them pulled a knife from his waistband, threatening another. There were no injuries, and they left before police arrived and could not be located.
– A Bank Street resident reported she came home and was carrying items to her porch when a pit bull came onto her enclosed porch and attacked her dog. She had to wedge a shovel between them to get them apart, and she was knocked down. The owner of the pit bull was charged with dogs running at large, according to reports, which did not include names of the owner or victim.
– Don Talbert, no address listed, reported he was standing outside Berdine’s Tavern on Sixth Street when a man he knows struck him with his vehicle, injuring his ankle. Talbert punched the man’s windshield and broke it as he drove off.
– Tammy Vojnovich, Haywood Street, reported her wheelchair and her Hoverround taken from her home.
– James Corbert, no address listed, reported $565 taken from his bag which he had left on a table at Bricker’s for a minute.
– Allen Davis, Smithfield Street, reported being assaulted by a man he knows. He did not want any charges filed but wanted officers to tell the man not to return.
– Officers responded Monday to an accident on Avondale Street, where Michelle D. Coldwell reported Paul Joy Jr. drove past her boyfriend’s house and saw her, then sped up, crashing into a ditch. He then picked up a brick and threw it at her boyfriend, she told officers, adding that she has a protection order against Joy. Joy told officers he did not know Coldwell was on Avondale Street when he drove by and that her boyfriend threw rocks at him and he crashed his car. They were advised to stay away from each other, and Coldwell was told to speak with the law director about whether or not a violation of the protection order had occurred.
– Don Guthrie of McKinney’s Furniture, Bradshaw Avenue, reported a chaise and an ottoman stolen off a dolly at the warehouse.
– Brittany A. Bissell, 23, Riverside Avenue, Wellsville, was cited for assured clear distance Sunday after her vehicle struck the rear of another driven by Caitlin J. Garnes, 23, Lisbon Street after Garnes slowed for a vehicle turning into the Westgate parking lot on West Eighth Street. Both Bissell and Garnes were taken by Lifeteam ambulances to East Liverpool City Hospital for evaluation.
– After stopping a vehicle for crossing a double yellow line, an officer reported seeing two syringe caps on the driver’s seat and asking the driver, Kevin S. Frazier, 32, Sophia Street, if there were syringes in the vehicle. There were two syringes underneath the driver’s side floor mat, along with one burned spoon with residue, according to reports. Frazier was charged with possession of drug abuse instruments and driving under suspension. His two passengers were not charged.
St. Clair Township
– A domestic violence warrant was issued for Paul Golden, 28, Irish Ridge Road, after a neighbor reported hearing the residents below her arguing and Golden telling Lisa Golden, “This will be your last breath.” When the neighbor told him she was calling police, Mr. Golden reportedly told her to do so and, “You’re next.” When officers arrived, Lisa Golden told them Mr. Golden had pushed her on the bed, grabbed her throat and covered her mouth and nose.
– A customer at Burger King reported leaving a pink purse in the restaurant, but it was not found. A surveillance video reportedly showed an employee clocking out, walking out with a pink purse and leaving. When asked, the employee said she thought the purse was hers and that another employee was playing a joke by putting it in the dining area since it is common for employees to hide each others’ property and because she owns a purse like the one in question. The company did not want to pursue charges, according to reports.
– Officers were dispatched to Lois Lane for an unruly juvenile, with no other information reported.
– A mailbox was reported missing from its post on Cannons Mill Road.
– A driver reported seeing a man leaning over the hood of a vehicle, at the former movie theater on state Route 170, pointing a gun at another person. Officers responded and spoke to three men, who said they had purchased the BB guns at Rogers Community Auction and were shooting BBs at each other. The case is under investigation.
– Valorie Vuletic, no address listed, reported on-going harassment from a man she knows, the latest incident at Sheetz in Calcutta.
– Officers responded Wednesday to Jim’s Service on 17th Street for reports of juveniles shooting people with BB guns. After bringing two juveniles to the police department, officers advised them they were on house arrest for two weeks, ordered to perform community service. The BB guns were seized, and the juveniles were cautioned that any further problems would result in charges through Juvenile Court.
– Edward Spicer, 34, Hammond Park Drive, was charged with assault Thursday after Shane Carpenter, no age or address listed, reported he was cutting grass for a woman on 14th Street and Spicer was at the residence and became upset that Carpenter was there. Carpenter said Spicer was intoxicated and came up behind him, striking him in the right eye, kicking his phone, then hitting him in the ribs. Carpenter had visible injuries, according to reports.
– Scott Groves, no age or address listed, was charged with criminal damaging Thursday after officers were told by Jonathan Pullie and his neighbor, Kathy Jo Byers, Broadway, that they saw Groves come from a rear yard with a baseball bat in his hand after hearing window glass breaking in Pullie’s home. Groves reportedly told Pullie he wanted “you people out of this neighborhood” before fleeing. Groves was located by officers on Clover Avenue, where he was arrested.
– Sadie Allen, Independence Square, was charged with falsification after reporting July 24 that a couch set had been stolen from her apartment when she had set it out to be picked up by Eagle Rental Purchase. She told officers she left the apartment unlocked so the company could pick up the furniture. Several days later, officers spoke with a woman who said she had purchased a couch from Allen for $100. Eagle Rental recovered the love seat, and Allen was arrested.
– Kimberly Vassar reported she was picking up her grandson at his mother’s residence on 15th Street when the mother’s husband came outside and began yelling and swearing at her. She said he has called her phone and made threats to her.
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– Dispatched to 8th and Riverside for a suspicious vehicle, officers found a man and woman sitting inside a black SUV, who said they were pulled over because they were arguing. They gave permission to search the vehicle, and officers found nothing that concerned them, according to reports. Neither had outstanding warrants and were advised to move along.
– Officers were called by East Liverpool City Hospital employees about Carl Morris, Broadway Avenue, having problems and wanting to harm someone at his residence. They spoke with Morris on his porch, saying he told them he was tired of a man he knows sitting around doing drugs all day and he was going to chop off his head. They called Tri-County Ambulance to take Morris to the hospital. About an hour later, Morris was home from the hospital and officers were called back to the house, where Jessica Morris reported he was threatening to shoot her. Officers charged Mr. Morris with menacing and took him into custody.
-Following a traffic stop at 10 p.m. July 25, the driver, Richard Davidson Jr., address not listed, was charged with a stop sign violation and driving under suspension. A passenger in the vehicle, Jason Harris, address not listed, was charged with open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, drug abuse and drug paraphernalia. The owner of the vehicle, Brooke Keys, no address listed told police she had several methadone pills in her purse that she had taken from her grandmother and that she had intended to sell the pills. The pills were sent to BCI for testing with charges against Keys pending. A change purse was found in the vehicle that contained suspected marijuana, two bowls and a cut straw.
– A warrant was issued for Devante R. Moody, no address listed, on charges of assault and resisting arrest. Police stopped Moody when he was walking on Maple Avenue near 18th Street at 1 a.m. July 23. After learning Moody had an active warrant out of Kentucky, police attempted to arrest him and he took off running, climbed a fence, ran through a yard and hopped another fence. Officers lost him after he crossed Clark Avenue.
– Tanya Pappas, address not listed, was charged with operating a vehicle without a valid license, fictitious plates and expired registration after she was stopped at 9:48 p.m. July 27 on Broadway at Third Street. Her vehicle was towed.
– Gary Shell Jr., Columbiana, was charged with assault after he was allegedly involved in an altercation with Dakota Powell, 310 14th St. at 5:20 p.m. July 24.
– On July 26, 12 tires on three vehicles were reported vandalized around 11 p.m. on Ninth Street.
– Alexandria Mason, was charged with obstruction of official business and persistent disorderly conduct July 29 after officers stopped a vehicle in which she was riding for suspected expired plates.
– After investigating a report of suspected drug activity in a car parked on Lisbon Street 4:14 p.m. July 28, Shannon Herron, address not listed, was charged with driving under suspension, display of plates and possession of drug abuse instruments. Officers found a Crown Royal bag containing hypodermic needles, a spoon with suspected heroin, a scale, metal pipe and other suspected drug paraphernalia. The suspected heroin was sent to BCI for testing with charges pending.
– Kelly Duncan, no address listed, was charged with driving a vehicle without a valid driver’s license and expired plates, July 29 in the BP parking lot. The vehicle was impounded.
– Clyde Wolfgang of North Lincoln Avenue reported at 5:53 a.m. Tuesday that sometime overnight someone entered two unlocked vehicles at the property, taking $10 to $15 in change from one vehicle and $50 to $80 in change from the other vehicle.
– A caller at 4:42 a.m. Tuesday reported three intoxicated people yelling on Ohio Avenue near the Reilly School entrance. Police didn’t see or hear anyone.
– A woman reported at 1:09 a.m. Tuesday that while she was working at Murphy USA on East State she was bitten by a stray cat on the property. The animal was picked up by the humane officer. Per company policy, the woman was required to seek medical treatment and make a report. Her name was not provided.
– Police were called at 10:44 p.m. Monday to the 400 block of South Broadway for a report of theft. A man said a woman took his money. Officers spoke with the woman who had active warrants and was taken into custody. Cortni Rankin, 23, of 5220 Yates Road, was wanted on a warrant for failure to appear on charges of OVI, driving under suspension and drug paraphernalia.
– Christopher Hyler, 25, of 4433 Depot Road, Salem, was taken into custody on a charge of aggravated trespass after flagging down a police officer at 5:51 p.m. Monday in the area of South Lundy and Columbia. He had questions pertaining to an incident on Sunday. Police noted that a charge of aggravated trespass dealing with that same incident he was asking about had been approved by the county prosecutor’s office an hour prior to him making contact with officers.
– Police responded at 5:06 p.m. Monday to the 600 block of Franklin Avenue for a report of an abandoned vehicle and had it towed. While there, officers spoke with a man who ended up having a warrant. Vincent Rosati, 23, of Franklin Avenue, was taken into custody for a warrant for failure to appear.
– Marian Clark, 87, of Johnstown, Pa. was cited for failure to stop after her vehicle struck the rear of a vehicle driven by Lawrence Parker, 75, of Manor Drive, who was stopped in traffic, causing him to strike the rear of a vehicle driven by Ashley Baker, of Mechanicstown, who was stopped for a red light on North Lincoln Avenue at East Sixth Street at 2:40 p.m. Monday. No injuries were reported.
– Shelby Jewell, of Jefferson Avenue, reported at 1:40 p.m. Monday that sometime overnight her car and her father’s car were egged and had rocks thrown at them.
– A bike was reported stolen from a porch overnight at 10:20 a.m. Monday in the 500 block of Walnut Street by Stephanie Palmer. An officer had seen a bike at the west end of the alley nearby earlier and the bike was identified as hers and was recovered.
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– An officer on patrol at 1:14 a.m. Tuesday came across two people in Waterworth Memorial Park after hours. They were told the park hours and left.
– Police responded at 12:43 a.m. Tuesday to the 1400 block of Eastview Drive. Both parties said it was an argument and no physical violence occurred. The male was taken to a relative’s home for the night.
– Police were dispatched at 11:06 p.m. Monday to the 400 block of South Broadway for a person to be removed from a business. The male was told to leave and did.
– An officer on patrol saw a truck parked at the rear of a closed business in the 1000 block of Pennsylvania Avenue at 8:12 p.m. Monday. Nobody was found, with the business appearing secure.
– A dog at large was reported at 7:55 p.m. Monday in the area of South Union Avenue and Oak Street. Police spoke with the owner about the ordinance for dogs at large, but did not see any violations.
– A woman on Woodland Avenue reported at 6:25 p.m. Monday that her juvenile daughter saw two suspicious males in the area of Woodland and Oak. Police could not find them.
– A caller at 5:45 p.m. Monday reported a suspicious black Chevy Blazer behind a business in the 1600 block of South Lincoln Avenue. Police didn’t find the vehicle.
– A brown/white beagle was reported at large at 5:35 p.m. Monday in the 800 block of East Fourth Street, but was not found.
– A resident in the 900 block of East Fifth Street at 5:24 p.m. Monday reported a suspicious item on the lawn. The officer saw it appeared to be a firework that had not ignited. The resident had placed the firework into a cup of water and the officer took it for disposal.
– An animal was reported left in a vehicle in the 2400 block of East State Street at 11:52 a.m. Monday, but the vehicle wasn’t found.
– A caller at 10:42 a.m. Monday reported a juvenile on Prospect Street had just pulled a gun on another juvenile and pointed it at him. The juvenile was described as wearing orange clothing and was spotted on New Garden near the railroad tracks. He was approached and ordered to drop the gun as he had it pulled out of his waist band. He was secured and found to not have any more weapons. The gun was a BB gun and the victim was a relative of the suspect juvenile. The juveniles were taken back home to their residence and turned over to the babysitter. A message was left for the mother and the boys were not to leave home for the rest of the day. Police will follow up with an informal hearing with the juvenile officer.
– A man from Hanoverton reported at 10:27 a.m. Monday that he thought someone took his medication while his car was parked in the 400 block of Franklin Avenue. He last saw the medication in his car on Saturday and found the pills missing Monday.
– Theresa Barner, Burbank, asked deputies at 9:19 p.m. Sunday to go to a home on Knox School Road, Alliance, to check on her 9-year-old granddaughter. Deputies found no problems with the child.
– Jennifer Santee, Whinnery Road, Hanoverton, reported at 8:32 p.m. Sunday she had her daughter for visitation and when questioned by the girl about why she does not get to spend a lot of time with her, Santee told the child about the mistakes in the past she made with drugs. Her ex-husband later called Santee to tell her she does not need to tell the daughter about her problems and he would protect the daughter from her if she continued to tell her. Santee felt she was being threatened.
– A dispute over property was reported at Paradise Lake, Rochester Road, East Rochester, at 4:56 p.m. Sunday. Judy Caporale, Aurora, was able to provide deputies with the registration for the disputed boat and trailer. She was allowed to take it from the campsite.
– Charles Campbell, North Pleasant Drive, East Palestine, reported at 3:30 p.m. Sunday his neighbors shoot all hours of the day and without a proper background. Deputies told Campbell the neighbors can shoot on their own property if they are doing so safely. Deputies also spoke to Diane Bean, North Pleasant Drive, and told her it was in her best interest to put a better background behind where they are shooting. She agreed to take care of it.
– Glenn Dixon, Bell Road, Lisbon, reported a bag of needles found in the area of Bell and Fairfield School Roads. Deputies checked the area, but did not locate any needles.
– Linda Daniels, Salineville, asked deputies to check on a couple at a Hazel Run Road home at 7:09 p.m. Saturday. Deputies spoke to a family member, who said both Janie and Stanley Lovett were fine.
– Aaron Tucker, Old state Route 45, Lisbon, reported at 6:09 p.m. Saturday he is having an ongoing issue with Brandi Miller, the mother of his children. When she comes to the home to get the children, she reportedly accuses him of not taking care of the children and takes photos of him while he is on his property. She also drives up and down the road on a regular basis.
– Deputies responded to a possible domestic dispute at a home on Canal Street, East Rochester at 2:14 a.m. Monday. Denise Grimm was visibly intoxicated and would not tell deputies what happened. Dave Grimm claimed she was drunk and started pushing him. Neither wanted to pursue charges.
– Joe Campatelli, Cherry Street, Homeworth, reported at 10:32 p.m. Friday he looked out a window to see a man sitting on an ATV masturbating. Campatelli said the man lived in a camper on a neighboring property and he was concerned about children seeing this. Deputies found Ronald Snyder, Mountz Road, and charged him with public indecency. He claimed he did not recall going outside at any time.
– Stephanie Cramer, Pioneer Road, Negley, reported at 12:54 a.m. Monday two weeks ago her unattached building was broken into with $50,000 in tools stolen.
– Norma Masters, West Pershing Street, reported at 3:18 p.m. Friday she and her husband went to Rogers Sale from about 11 a.m. until about 3:10 p.m. When she returned to her vehicle, she noticed the driver’s side mirror was missing.
– Columbiana police reported at 3:03 a.m. Saturday a police officer saw a yellow Jeep drive past them in a high rate of speed and they pursued it. It picked up speed in the area of Macklin Road and then veered off the road into a field. Columbiana police followed the tracks and found the vehicle at a state Route 14 home where the owner, Darren Schlueter, was found sleeping off being highly intoxicated. When deputies arrived, Schlueter was checking out his muddy vehicle and swearing profusely about all the damage.
– The sheriff’s office received a hang-up 911 call from near the high school at 2:54 a.m. Thursday, and there sounded like a lot of background noise. Police went to the high school but did not see anyone around or any disturbance.
– A caller reported there were several vehicles at the community pool at 12:50 a.m. Thursday and they were being loud. Police arrived and told them to keep the music down.
– Jill S. Weikart, 56, Winona Road, Salem, was cited for failure to stop an assured cleared distance after she drove into the rear of a stopped vehicle operated by Tiffany L. Ketchum, 18, Steubenville Pike. The minor accident occurred at the intersection of North Market and Spruce streets at 12:23 p.m. July 25.
– Scott Nelder, 22, Saltwell Road, was cited for failure to control after he drove off the road and into a yard while turning onto East Lincoln Way from Jackson Street at 12:48 a.m. Sunday.
– Police were called to a reported assault at the group home on North Market Street at 8 p.m. Saturday, where Donnel Brock reportedly pushed and then punched Scott Steffen. Brock, 36, was arrested.
– A Hispanic-sounding man called at 2:30 a.m. Saturday to say someone was walking around and knocking on doors at the Applegrove apartment complex on Saltwell Road. Police found a resident walking around the complex and knocking on doors and asking to use the phone so he could go somewhere else to sleep because he was having trouble sleeping.
– An officer on patrol found a rear door unsecure at the county mental health clinic at 3:13 a.m. Friday. Nothing inside was found to have been disturbed and a person with the key was advised.
– Police responded to a reported assault at the Chef’s Table at 5:48 p.m. Wednesday and spoke with employee Sunshine Burley, 28, who said she agreed to meet Brandi Cope to discuss whether Cope was talking to her boyfriend. The two met at the rear of the restaurant, and an argument over the boyfriend followed, during which Cope reportedly punched Burley in the eye. Police were still trying to contact Cope to get her side.
– Eric Lake, Maple Street, reported Wednesday receiving a letter from someone claiming to have seen her throw dog feces into her neighbor’s yard. The letter included profane language and threats and said it was from the “400 Block Yard Group.” Lake said she spoke with her neighbor, who said she had problems with feces in her yard. Lake said her son had been bitten by another neighbor’s dog and the county dog warden took the dog. Police spoke with that neighbor, Becky Kennedy, who denied sending the letter.
– Rebecca Knight, age and address not listed, was arrested for OVI and marked lanes following a traffic stop on East Taggart Street sometime Sunday.
– David Birch, age and address not listed, was arrested for OVI, marked lanes, drug possession and open container following a traffic stop on North Pleasant drive at 11:25 p.m. Friday.
Sean Kapp, Terra Verde, reported at 12:40 a.m. Sunday there was a sick raccoon in his driveway. The raccoon was disposed of.
-A West Salem Street woman reported at 10 a.m. Sunday people were riding four-wheelers and firing shotguns on Old 14. Police found the location was outside city limits and spoke with the people who were at McMaster’s Farm and said they were shooting blanks to scare birds away from their crops.
– Landon Coleman reported at 11:27 a.m. Sunday his car was egged sometime over night on South Elm Street, and it was the second time in three days it had occurred.
– Nick Berger, South Cross Street, reported at 11 p.m. Sunday someone entered their van when it was in their driveway. Police checked the vehicle and found nothing had been stolen.
– After receiving a call of someone breaking into cars in the area of Moore and Ninth streets, officers found Shawn P. Cunningham, 26, Lincoln Avenue walking away from a bicycle and spoke with him. A pat down search of Cunningham reportedly turned up a large amount of change and a syringe, as well as a phone and charger later identified by Ron Stewart, West Ninth Street, as having been in his vehicle, according to reports. Cunningham was charged with criminal mischief and possession of drug abuse instruments. Officers could not determine the owner of the bicycle.
– Officers responded Friday afternoon to the home of Betty L. Adams, Jennings Avenue, who said her husband, Robert L. Adams, 38, Irish Ridge Road, had just been at the house, making threats to her and family members. She had a protection order against her husband, according to reports. Mr. Adams had left the home before police arrived, but a short time later, officers were called to Gilkinson’s Short Stop on Avondale Street where the couple was found arguing over their son. According to reports, Mrs. Adams punched her husband in the face and he slapped her. He was charged with violating a protection order.
– Learning through social media of a house on Jennings Avenue with possible poor living conditions, and where puppies were being kept in a kennel on a porch, lying in their own feces, Patrolman Shawn Long responded Saturday to check out the property. He reported finding the entire porch in deplorable condition, with trash and feces everywhere, but he found no puppies on the property. He was unable to make contact with anyone at home but returned on Sunday and was able to speak with the tenant, telling him his living conditions were a health hazard and the smell was unbearable. The tenant advised Long that, since he was injured overseas, he has been unable to keep up with maintaining the property. Long contacted Deputy Service-Safety Director Dan Galeoti, who arranged to have summer youth workers help the resident clean up the property. Long reported that the resident was advised it is now his responsibility to keep up his own property.
St. Clair Township
– Officers received word that a person of interest in several car break-ins was getting into a vehicle at the Oakmont Plaza. They found the man, who denied any wrong-doing, refusing to speak with officers without an attorney present. Another man, Blake W. Kazee, 30, Eighth Street, Wellsville, was also at the scene and reportedly volunteered the information that he had a pill bottle containing marijuana in his gym bag in his car, which he gave to officers. He was advised by officers it would be in his best interest to distance himself from the other man, who is a person of interest throughout the county in multiple cases, and Kazee agreed he did not want involved with a thief, according to reports. Kazee was charged with possession of marijuana.
– Lorraine M. Constantine, 38, Midland, Pa., was charged Sunday with theft and possession of criminal tools after a Walmart employee reported seeing her place items into a black birthday bag that held store shopping bags then walk out without paying for the items. She had her young child with her at the time, according to reports.
– Keith Y. Graham, 35, North Shady Lane, was charged Friday with petty theft after a Walmart employee reported he walked out of the store without paying for more than $92 worth of merchandise.
– The rear window of a vehicle owned by Steven Wright, Independence Square, was broken out while parked in the last lot of the housing complex.
– An officer was called at 6:22 a.m. Monday for an obstruction or debris in the road on South Ellsworth Avenue near the railroad crossing, but everything was found clear. The tracks were being worked on at the time.
– Larry Wade, 63, of West 12th Street, was cited for failure to yield after he pulled out of Centennial Park and struck a vehicle driven by Richard Scarbrough, 74, of Jefferson, who was westbound on Pershing Street at 9:35 a.m. Sunday.
– A man came to the police station at 10:52 p.m. Sunday to report he was sexually assaulted by his girlfriend three to four days ago, reporting she invited him to her residence in the a.m. hours and he was intoxicated from consuming alcoholic beverages the night before. He said she took advantage of him due to his state of intoxication despite of him telling her no and to stop several times. He provided a written statement and the information will be sent to the prosecutor’s office for review.
– Police responded to the automated car wash in the 1600 block of South Lincoln Avenue for a water problem reported at 9:17 p.m. Sunday. The sprayer was discharging high pressure water with no car in the bay. The business owner was contacted and was already aware and on his way.
– Officers responded and checked along Pennsylvania Avenue and West State Street and Jennings Avenue after hearing 20 shots fired in the area and having a complaint from a resident near Stewart Avenue and West Sixth Street who said the sound was west of there. Police could not determine if the shots came from within the city limits or from a wooded area along the U.S. Route 62 bypass in Perry Township. Township police also checked, but no more shots were heard.
– A boy came to the police station at 6:48 p.m. Sunday to report he had an argument with his girlfriend who refused to get out of his vehicle when he took her home. An officer spoke to the girl who was standing next to the vehicle. She was told he didn’t want her in the vehicle and she was offered assistance in getting home but said she would walk. Both said nothing physical took place.
– An officer at 5:29 p.m. Sunday was flagged down by a pedestrian in the 600 block of Prospect Street who found a small black and brown dog (dachshund) running loose and placed it on a leash and had it. The officer obtained the pedestrian’s phone number to contact in case someone reports the dog missing.
– A person came to the police station at 3:32 p.m. Sunday to report he may know the whereabouts of stolen property in the city.
Goshen Police District
– Police responded to the Colonial Villa at 9:15 a.m. July 21 for a report of juveniles trespassing in the water treatment facility.
– Edward L. Proske, 70, Kent, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in Green Township at 12:25 p.m. July 21 in which he was eastbound on U.S. Route 62 in the area of Lisbon Road when he became distracted and traveled off the right side of the roadway, striking a ditch. No injuries were reported.
– Officers responded to the Sharon Lynn girls home at 7:58 p.m. July 24 in reference to an out of control resident running around screaming while nude. She was transported to the hospital for evaluation.
– Officers responded to the Sharon Lynn girls home at 1:18 p.m. July 26 for an out of control resident who had damaged an officer’s equipment while he was trying to control her.
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– An anonymous caller at 5:58 a.m. Monday reported a parking complaint in the 900 block of New Garden Avenue. A resident told police it was a private drive, not an alley way.
– An officer on patrol at 3:04 a.m. Monday stopped a vehicle for several traffic offenses in the 400 block of South Lincoln Avenue. The driver consented to a search of the vehicle, but no contraband was found.
– Police were dispatched at 10:08 p.m. Sunday to the 800 block of East Sixth Street for a possible burglary in progress and a female injured. The residence was found secure and the female was found and said she injured her arm. A male known to her knocked on the door and when she answered, he put his hands around her neck and threatened her. She said she jumped out a window to get away from him, causing injury to her arm. She was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center for her injury. Officers found the male who said he was invited to the residence and they had an argument, but nothing physical took place. He said he didn’t know she jumped out the window. The case was under investigation.
– A father called from out-of-state at 9:22 p.m. Sunday asking police to check the well-being of his children on West 10th Street. He had not been able to make contact with them. An officer made contact and learned the children were with family members and fine.
– A domestic was reported at 9:10 p.m. Sunday in the 1900 block of East State Street. Officers spoke with both people involved and learned they had not been fighting, but talking loudly. They were told to keep the noise down.
– Officers on patrol at 8:48 p.m. Sunday on Continental Drive saw a man acting in a suspicious manner behind a closed business. He said he had been looking at vehicles.
– Police responded to West Sixth Street at 8:18 p.m. Sunday for a 911 hangup call, but residents said they were fine.
– A credit card found in the city was turned over to police at 8:09 p.m. Sunday and placed in the lost and found.
– Police responded at 6:31 p.m. Sunday to the 200 block of Vine Street for an unknown problem. The fire department dealt with the situation.
– An officer on patrol saw a black Dodge sedan parked illegally at 5:27 p.m. Sunday in the 400 block of South Union Avenue. The owner was contacted and moved it.
– Police responded to a medical on Arch Street at 2:58 p.m. Sunday, with first responders and EMT.
– A woman on Lexington Avenue reported at 2:50 p.m. Sunday that her mother’s soon-to-be ex-boyfriend grabbed her son by the collar of his shirt and pulled on it. There were no visible injuries to his neck. The incident is under investigation.
– A possible drunk driver in a dark gray truck with lights on top was reported in the 100 block of West State Street at 1:51 p.m. Sunday, but the vehicle was not found.
– A suspicious vehicle was reported at 10:54 a.m. Sunday in the 300 block of Woodland Avenue where police found a moving truck the caller said had been there a few days. Several houses in the area had for sale signs.
– The owner of a dog in the city called at 8:33 a.m. Sunday to report his dog got out and attacked another dog that was walking down the street with its owner. There were no visible injuries to either dog and both owners had all the proper paperwork for the dogs.
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– A resident in the 1700 block of West State Street called at 10:16 p.m. Sunday to report unknown people in their garage. Police saw three people in the garage and learned one of them was a resident, the significant other of the caller. He said he gave permission for the other two people to be there. Both males left voluntarily and awaited a ride.
– Police responded to a medical call at 7:54 p.m. Sunday in the 1400 block of Benton Road. Police stood by until EMT Ambulance arrived and took a female to the hospital.
– A domestic dispute was reported between two sisters in the 200 block of Apple Street at 4:53 p.m. Sunday. Both parties said it was only an argument and nothing physical occurred. One female said she would leave for the night.
– A Sebring man reported at 11:43 p.m. Friday that he was moving out of a residence on Highland East and was called and told one of the other tenants placed his items outside. He said several items were missing.
– Police attempted to return a call at 4:39 p.m. Friday in reference to a possible stolen vehicle. A message was left for the person to call back.
– Township police checked on a mental person in the 100 block of East State Street at 4:33 p.m. Friday for Salem police who were tied up on other calls. Salem Police then arrived and assisted with the male who was taken to the hospital.
– A woman on Stewart Road called at 4:29 p.m. Friday regarding harassing text messages from her soon-to-be ex-husband. She just wanted a report at this time.
Goshen Police District
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– A Fourth Street, Beloit, resident reported at 8:13 a.m. July 20 that someone overnight had broken a window of her vehicle.
– Police responded to the 12000 block of Goshen Road at 11:24 p.m. July 21 where a woman reported having a verbal dispute with her boyfriend regarding their children.
– A West Jefferson Court resident reported telephone harassment at 4:50 p.m. July 22.
– Police responded to a burglary report in the 12000 block of Middletown Road at 2:12 p.m. July 23, and in the 11000 block at 4:02 p.m. the same day.
– Deputies responded to Hillcrest Road, Wellsville, at 9:58 p.m. Friday in regard to a possible self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police found a female in the kitchen who appeared to have a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. She was transported to East Liverpool Hospital and then flown by helicopter to a Pittsburgh hospital.
– Steve Pinciaro, state Route 14, East Palestine, reported a domestic dispute at 9:17 p.m. Friday that involved a couple named Ron and Renee. Ron reportedly threw several beers at Renee, but both left prior to the deputy arriving. Pinciaro said he did not know their last names.
– A resident of the 9000 block of Black Road, Lisbon, reported Friday his neighbor has two pit bulls attached to cinder blocks and they pull the cinder blocks on his property. The man said he has contacted the county dog warden, who told him to get some video evidence of the dogs on his property. The caller was concerned because he has small children who visit.
– Amy Underwood, Washington Street, Washingtonville, reported at 7:11 p.m. Saturday there were 50 people at her home and some were fighting. Deputies determined the parties were celebrating a 16th birthday when Robert Callahan II and Keith Callahan began arguing over a bottle of Jameson whiskey, which escalated into a fight. When others intervened to stop the fight, Robert Callahan reportedly pushed his wife to the ground, with her head striking a gas grill and concrete. Keith Callahan was gone by the time deputies arrived, and Robert Callahan II declined to provide a statement.
– Police responded to a reported fight at the county fair at 10:39 p.m. Friday, with fair police identifying the parties involved as Joshua E. Killing, 18, of Hanoverton and a male under the age of 18. When the pair would not quit fighting after being told to stop, fair police said they put Killing in a chokehold and when they let him go Killing took an aggressive stance toward the officer. Meanwhile, the juvenile fled. Killing said the juvenile was the aggressor by flipping him off and then punching him in the face. Killing, who wanted to pursue charges against the youth, was himself charged with disorderly conduct.
– Police were called to a traffic accident at the intersection of Jackson Street and East Lincoln Way at 12:48 a.m. Sunday that involved driver Scott Nelder and passengers Cory Adams and Nathan Courtney. Courtney, 27, was mad because he did not want to walk home to Guilford Lake in the rain and refused to calm down, at which point he was charged with disorderly conduct.
– While checking the New Lisbon Rental Storage units on Rose Drive at 7:42 p.m. July 29 when he saw a man closing the door to a unit. When the officer came by again he saw the person closing another unit, so the officer stopped to speak with him. The person refused to provide any identification and refused to let him look in his storage unit. While the officer was trying to learn the person’s identity from the storage units’ owner, the person left.
– Police responded to a loud music complaint on South Green Street at 4:56 p.m. July 30. An officer spoke with the person, who was told to turn down the music.
– Police responded to a home medical alert on West Chestnut Street at 5:47 p.m. July 30 and the homeowner answered the door. She stated that everything was fine and her husband and her son were working on the system wiring when it went off.
– Judy Elsass, Route 517, Lisbon, reported at 4:48 p.m. Friday her ex-husband was retrieving his belongings and in the process trying to take things that did not belong to him. Police remained until Mr. Elsass was done.
– Police tried to stop a speeding motorist in a yellow Jeep Wrangler on state Route 14 near Homestead Drive at 3 a.m. Saturday. The pursuit continued east on Route 14 and then south on Macklin Road before the Jeep went off road into woods and fields. The Wrangler was found parked next to a trailer on the property of Brian Curtis, 26, Route 14, who was standing next to the Jeep, which was covered with fresh mud and still hot to the touch. The Wrangler was reportedly towed from the scene for further processing.
– A caller reported there was a drunken man in Ryan’s News on South Main Street for a second time at 1:27 p.m. Saturday. Police caught up with the man walking in the downtown and spoke with him, but he did not smell of alcohol, leading them to believe it was perhaps his medication that was causing him to act suspiciously.
– Josh Linhart, Firestone Avenue, reported there was a sick raccoon in his yard at 1:33 p.m. Saturday. Police arrived and euthanized the animal.
– A person by the name of Hiner, Spruce Street, called at 2:48 p.m. Saturday because he wanted his son removed from the residence. The son left prior to police arriving.
– Police were called to a domestic dispute on Lisbon Street at 7:56 p.m. Saturday and arrested Robert White, 63, for allegedly striking his wife in the face.
– Police responded to a possible fight at the Manor apartment complex at 9:10 p.m. Saturday, but everyone had dispersed by the time officers arrived.
– A zoning violation notice will be sent to Michael T. Cooper after high grass and weeds were noticed on property at 264 W. Clark St. on July 26.
– A caller reported Saturday there was tall grass at 212 W. Main St. An officer checked and determined that while the grass was a little high, it was not high enough to warrant a violation notice being issued.
– An officer on patrol Saturday noticed high grass violations at the following locations, resulting in citations: 442 N. Market St., owner Richard L. Orsburn; 482 Alice St., owner Financial Freedom; 1203 Bacon Ave., owner Daniel Huff; 364 South St., JB&D Holdings; 427 N. Sumner St., Equity Trust Co.
-A caller reported Saturday a green Chevrolet pickup truck had been sitting on North Walnut Street without moving for at least a month. Police determined the truck had a flat tire and appeared to have been there for a while. Owner John C. Teleha Jr., 50, was served with a warning notice for junked motor vehicles and given 10 days to move or fix the truck.
– Elizabeth J. Miller, Howell Road, reported Saturday receiving threatening and harassing calls from a female she knows. Police called the suspect, telling her any more calls would result in charges being filed.
– Police received a call at 6:18 p.m. Friday in regard to man near Home Savings asking for rides. Police were unable to locate the person but he later came to the police station later, saying he was from the group home for the mentally handicapped on Beard Road. The group home was contacted but they refused to retrieve him.
– Police were called to the American Health Care group home on West Main Street at 6:42 p.m. Friday in regard to a resident becoming disorderly. Officers spoke with the resident, who assured police there would be no further problems.
– Police were called to 335 Park Ave. at 10 p.m. Friday after the caller said his neighbor was pounding on the walls. The neighbor denied doing any such thing.
– A 15-year-old East Martin Street girl reported Saturday there was a man with a backpack going door to door and he looked suspicious. Police were unable to locate the man.
– Edward McMillen, 35, of West State Street, identified as the manager of Club Fuel, 188 Railroad St., was cited for violation of hours after police discovered people inside the bar after 4:06 a.m. Sunday drinking well after the permit hours of operation. Initially, an officer on patrol saw a person drinking from an open container outside as they left the bar. Loud music and people could be heard inside the bar, but entry was denied to officers because the doors were locked. The doors were opened by another patron and officers entered to find people inside. Evidence was retrieved, the manager was cited for the hours violation and he was told the case would be referred to the Ohio Investigative Unit for further actions for several violations. The man with the alcohol outside, Jose Aguirre, 28, of East Third Street, was cited for open container.
– Officers on patrol at 2:31 a.m. Sunday in the 500 block of South Broadway heard several males arguing on the sidewalk. The males took off running when they saw the patrol car and police located two of them in the Sparkle lot on South Lundy and stopped them. One said he ran because he had a warrant. The other one said he only ran because the others did. He had been arguing with his brother who was the third male and wasn’t found. The one with the warrant, William Michaels III, 26, of 7716 Depot Road, Salem, was taken into custody on a warrant from Columbiana County for assault. He was turned over to a deputy who transported him to jail.
– An officer on patrol on Railroad Street at 1:39 a.m. Sunday saw a bouncer from Club Fuel appear to be kicking a male out of the establishment. The officer stopped in case assistance was needed and learned the man was intoxicated and causing a problem inside the bar. He was told to leave the premises. The officer gave him a courtesy ride to his residence several blocks away.
– A resident in the 200 block of South Howard Avenue reported possible fraud at 5:54 p.m. Saturday. A computer security system told her they were refunding money into her bank account and she needed to send some of the money they put into her account back to them. She called her bank and had the account frozen so no further transactions could occur. She said no money had been taken, but she did have a pending deposit.
– An officer on patrol at 4:19 p.m. Saturday noticed a dog walking across the roads in the 600 block of Euclid and East Pershing streets and was met by the county dog warden. The dog warden said she knew where the owner lived and took the dog back to the residence on Pershing, citing the owner. No names were provided.
Salem fire call
– Firefighters were called at 1:04 a.m. Sunday to the Smith Center on East Fourth where a resident reported an odor of smoke in her apartment. When firefighters arrived, an odor of burnt food was throughout the third floor hallway and in the apartment. The resident said a neighbor burned food earlier in the evening. The apartment was checked with a thermal imag-ing camera, but nothing was found. Police also responded.
– An officer was flagged down at 5:19 a.m. Sunday by a man on East Pershing Street and South Broadway Avenue who said he needed medical attention. Fire department first responders and EMT Ambulance responded and the man was taken to the hospital.
– A domestic was reported at 3:15 a.m. Sunday in the 500 block of Arch Street involving the same people from an earlier domestic reported at 2:46 a.m. on Lundy Avenue. Both people were voluntarily intoxicated and said no violence occurred. They were warned about their disorderly behavior and told if there’s one more complaint, they’ll be cited for disorderly conduct. In the earlier call, it was reported the female was assaulted at a nearby residence. She was intoxicated and declined medical attention and refused to cooperate or say what happened. No names were provided.
– A suspicious vehicle was reported at 2:58 a.m. Sunday in the 700 block of West State Street, but left before police arrived.
– Three juveniles spotted in the Sparkle Market parking lot on South Lundy Avenue at 1:44 a.m. Sunday were stopped and taken into custody for unruly charges. The two boys and a girl were each turned over to their parents.
– An officer on patrol at 11:10 p.m. Saturday noticed a man appeared to be ill in the 400 block of East Pershing Street and checked on him. He said he has a long-term condition but felt fine. He said he was okay to drive and had a friend riding with him.
– Police responded to fireworks complaints at 10:50 p.m. Saturday on East School Street and at 6:39 p.m. Saturday on Liberty Street. No signs of fireworks were found.
– Police were called at 10:48 p.m. Saturday to the 200 block of East Fifth Street for a loud television. People were watching a movie with the front door open and agreed to turn the sound down.
– A caller at 10:33 p.m. Saturday reported loud music in the area of Oak Street and Fair Avenue. Police located an outdoor celebration with a DJ in the rear of the residence at the northwest corner of the intersection. The residents were told about the complaint and reduced the volume.
– A distraught male was reported at 10:21 p.m. Saturday in the 400 block of East Pershing Street. The report said he was behaving strangely and making odd requests of people. Police spoke with the man who later agreed to be voluntarily transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital by KLG.
– A dog was reported at large at 9:13 p.m. Saturday in the 300 block of East Fourth Street, but was not found.
– A juvenile shoplifter was reported at 7:39 p.m. Saturday at Walmart on East State Street. The juvenile was taken into custody and transported to the Tobin Center.
– A small juvenile was reported riding a scooter in the street in the 500 block of East Fourth Street at 5:59 p.m. Saturday. An officer spoke with the juvenile and a parent who said the child did not have permission to be in the road and would not be in the road again.
– Police were called at 5:52 p.m. Saturday for a report of a person wishing to harm themselves in the 500 block of North Ellsworth Avenue. The fire department and EMT Ambulance were summoned. Firefighters affirmed all was okay and an ambulance arrived to take the person to a hospital. Police had been called to the same address at 2:25 p.m. Saturday for a woman having medical issues who needed to go get checked out. She had been taken to Salem Regional Medical Center by EMT.
– Norma Masters, West Pershing Street, Salem, reported at 3:18 p.m. Friday while she and her husband were about to leave the Rogers Sale, her driver’s side mirror of her Buick Rendezvous went missing.
-Delaney R. Gardner, 19, Columbia Street, Leetonia, was traveling east on state Route 14 in Salem Township at 4:28 p.m. Friday when she struck Chelsey M. Mixter, 19, Gorby Road, East Palestine, who was slowing down in traffic as did Jennifer A. Cavanaugh, 31, Poland, and Glenn A. Weither, 73, South Walnut Street, East Palestine. Gardner’s rear-ending set off a chain reaction as Mixter then struck Cavanaugh, who then struck Weither. Gardner was cited for assured clear distance.
– Daniel J. Haugh, 24, Thomas Road, Lisbon, was traveling north on state Route 30 in Madison Township at 11:20 a.m. Friday when the left front wheel came off of his vehicle. He then maneuvered the vehicle off the left side of the roadway and came to rest in the grass median.
– Todd C. Sisley, 48, Ravenna, was heading south on state Route 45 in Salem Township at 11:30 a.m. Friday and slowed down for deer in the road when he was rear-ended by Kerry R. Welce, 60, Myrtle Beach, S.C. Welce, who was cited for assured clear distance, was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center for minor injuries.
– Robert Crespo, 27, Lisbon, was cited for driving under suspension and expired registration following a traffic stop at 6:51 a.m. Friday at 4WD Hardware on state Route 14.
– Jeff Jackson, Parkview Drive, reported a case of identity theft at 9:49 a.m. Friday.
– A Seventh Street resident reported at 5:14 p.m. Friday cars speeding up and down the street.
– Police received a tip from the State Highway Patrol at 6:19 p.m. Friday regarding a reckless driver in a black Ford Focus traveling north on state Route 7 towards the intersection of state Routes 7 and 14. An officer searched the area, but could not find the vehicle in question.
-A man in a blue Chevrolet was reported at 10:21 p.m. Friday to be drinking beer at the Pittsburgh Street railroad crossing. An officer was unable to find the vehicle in question.
– Police responded with the fire department at 3:22 a.m. Saturday for a reported fire alarm at Salem Regional Medical Center. The fire department found no problems.
– Police were called at 3:05 a.m. Saturday for an alleged assault at Walmart, 2875 E. State St., but while enroute, officers were told the suspects left in a blue Jeep. The Jeep was located and information was gathered which will be sent to the prosecutor’s office.
– A woman in the 400 block of East Eighth Street reported at 2:55 a.m. Saturday that a man wearing a white shirt over his head and wearing black shorts with stripes down the side was at the rear of her property removing items. He removed garbage bags of empty cans from her garage and attempted to get into her vehicle. She yelled at him prior to police arriving and he fled. He could not be found.
– A domestic was reported at 12:26 a.m. Saturday in the 500 block of New Garden Avenue where a man said his girlfriend pushed him. No injuries were reported, but he wanted to pursue charges and was told he and his brother, a witness, would need to fill out written statements. He gathered some belongings and left. The girlfriend declined to give a statement.
– A woman who wasn’t home on East Perry Street called at 11:33 p.m. Friday to report a neighbor notified her that an intoxicated man was on her front porch. Officers arrived and found the man sleeping on the porch. He was identified and the woman knew him, but said she wanted him removed.
– Police were called at 11:27 p.m. Friday to Park Avenue and Maple Street for a report of a woman walking who asked a man to use his phone. The report said she exited her residence and asked him to use his phone. She told police she needed to contact a friend for a ride, but didn’t need any assistance.
– A woman in the 100 block of Fair Avenue called at 8:41 p.m. Friday to report a possible juvenile problem. Sometime early in the morning on Wednesday, an unknown person poured soda on the driver side of her vehicle while it was parked in the drive.
– A caller at 7:27 p.m. Friday reported a fight in progress in the 1000 block of East Sixth Street. The parties were separated when police arrived and reported nothing physical took place. The incident was verbal only and neither group wanted to pursue charges.
– Police were called at 4:31 p.m. Friday for an irate person in the 100 block of East State Street. Family members said the man was saying very strange things and appeared mentally distressed. The man told police he had not slept in an extended period of time. He was transported to Salem Regional Medical Center.
– A caller at 4:04 p.m. Friday reported persons yelling and being loud in the 900 block of Prospect Street. Police were delayed in responding due to other calls and found no disturbance when they arrived later.
– Police were called at 1:57 p.m. Friday to the 1200 block of Maple Street for a large trash accumulation, finding a large chair, a large screen television and trash in the curb lawn which had reportedly been there several days. A tenant said a friend was coming for the furniture and was told the stuff cannot be on the curb for more than 24 hours and must be removed.
– A woman from West South Range Road reported at 1:37 p.m. Friday that sometime Thursday night, someone hit her car while it was parked in a lot in the 100 block of Vine Avenue. There was minor damage to the rear driver’s side door.
– Michael Rine, 39, was cited for failing to stop an assured cleared distance after he reportedly drove his Jeep Wrangler into the rear of a car operated by Jeffrey Pridemore, 16, of East Liverpool, on state Route 45 just north of Lisbon at 11:53 a.m. Wednesday. Pridemore was taking his driver’s license test with examiner Susan Nicopolis when he slowed for the yellow traffic light at Saltwell Road when the minor accident occurred.
– Emily Congo reported there was a possible domestic dispute going on at state Route 172, Center Township, at 2:24 p.m. Wednesday. Deputies found no one home but did come across a dead kitten near the trailer and several live kittens and cats that appear malnourished, along with a dog with open wounds and missing most of its fur. The local humane society was contacted.
– Wilma Lanney, state Route 172, Hanoverton, reported her mail box and post were stolen from her property Wednesday night.
– Deputies were called to a home on state Route 45, Madison Township, in regard to a possible medical situation at 3:25 p.m. Thursday. While there they identified Marcus Vincent, who was taken into custody on an outstanding arrest warrant. Vincent tried to run but was tackled before being arrested.
– Patty Frazier, Knox School Road, Minerva, reported Thursday she keeps getting blank messages on her answering machine and she is concerned a would-be burglary is checking to see when she is home.
– Billie Lewis, a manager at the Save-A-Lot supermarket in Rogers, reported at 7:39 p.m. Thursday that a man and woman left the store and she suspects they did so without paying for items. The couple left in a vehicle with Pennsylvia license plates.
– Benjamin T. Elliott, 18, North Street, Kensington, was westbound on state Route 518 in Franklin Township at 12:22 a.m. Friday and went off the left side into a ditch and overturned. He was cited for failure to control and taken to Alliance Hospital with minor injuries.
– Morgan P. Lockard, 17, Elizabeth Street, Hanoverton, was eastbound on U.S. 30 in Center Township at 3:50 p.m. Thursday and went off the left side into a wooded area. No citations were issued due to the crash being caused by a vehicle defect.
– Cynthia D. Adams, 61, Samuel Street, East Liverpool, was northbound on Scroggs Road in Elkrun Township at 11:10 a.m. Thursday and Alberto Lajara, 29, Yonkers, New York, was southbound and went left of center into a ditch while Adams went off the right side to avoid being hit. No citations were issued.
– Brandon M. Smith, 22, Lippincott Road, East Rochester, was westbound on state Route 153 in Washington Township at 6 a.m. Tuesday and went off the north side into a mailbox and an embankment and became struck in mud. He was cited for failure to control.
– Scott G. Koonse, 45, East Washington Street, Lisbon, was southbound on state Route 45 in Center Township at 7:10 a.m. Thursday and went off the right side into a mailbox. He was cited for failure to control.
– Stephanie A. Weingart, 46, Allendale Avenue, New Waterford, was southbound on state Route 170 in Unity Township at 6:51 p.m. Wednesday and went off the right side into a ditch and a traffic post. She was cited for failure to control.
– A Fairfield Avenue man reported at 8:17 a.m. Thursday a man in a tan Honda with magnetic signs on the door kept returning to his home to solicit educational products even though he kept saying he was not interested. Police found the man, Uzziel Aguirre, and revoked his permits due to receiving several other calls and complaints about his sales tactics. He was also warned that if found soliciting in town again he would be charged.
– An East Woodland Avenue man reported at 2:54 p.m. Thursday a car was parked on the wrong side of the street. Police found the car and issued a citation.
– Carla Kyser, Salem, was facing east on state Route 14 and waiting to turn north onto state Route 7 at 3:53 p.m. Thursday and was rear-ended by Amanda Snyder, Columbiana. Snyder was cited for assured clear distance.
– A man reported at 10:58 p.m. Thursday someone was speeding up and down Quincy Avenue near Blueberry Street. Police checked but did not see the vehicle.
– Someone reported at 11:15 p.m. Thursday a suspicious older gray car was in the car wash at Windjammer Drive. Police checked but did not see the vehicle.
– Police went to 280 W. Clark St. at noon Friday for a report of property damage. Steven O’Neill said that within the past two weeks two of his vehicles were tampered with while parked at the rear of his home. He told police one of the trucks had its brake line damaged while the other had the tires flattened.
– Police went to 542 W. Clark St. at 7:23 a.m. Friday for a report that a line was down. It appeared a truck had driven down the road and caught the telephone and cable lines and several tree limbs along the way. Comcast and AT&T were notified.
– Christopher J. Hartman, East Taggart Street, reported at 11:37 a.m. Thursday someone used his identity to file a fraudulent 2013 tax return.
– A T&M Hardware employee reported at 4 p.m. Wednesday someone wrote a bad check to the store.
– Police went to 87 Vine St. at 12:52 p.m. Tuesday for a report of a loud verbal altercation. Upon arrival Jill Fulton, North Market Street, was found arguing with Joseph Urgitis at his home about some property which he has that she claimed to need for her children. Urgitis agreed to find the items and take them to the police station for her to pick up in order to avoid further problems. Police warned Fulton to stay off the property or she would be charged with trespass.
– Police went to 241 W. Clark St. at 12:13 p.m. July 23 for an ongoing neighbor dispute. Christopher Juilleratt reported that the alley providing access to their parking area was blocked by the neighbors. Police spoke with several people who were contractors working on a nearby home and they said they were unaware they were parked in an alley and agreed to park elsewhere.
– Police went to 865 N. Market St. at 4:20 p.m. July 17 to assist the resident with a sick or injured hawk on her sidewalk near her porch. Police contacted the nearby bird sanctuary who advised it was probably a young bird that was ejected from its nest and did not know how to fly. Police relocated the hawk to a nearby wooded area upon the advice of the bird sanctuary.
– Officers responded to a North Lincoln Avenue home at 7:16 p.m. Thursday where the resident reported his wife had left at approximately 7:30 a.m. that day and had not been heard from since. The wife was later found by Ellwood City police.
– Police responded to a suspicious vehicle in the 400 block of Fair Avenue at 12:23 a.m. Friday and were told by the occupants that they had pulled over to eat their food. They were told to eat their food in the parking lot where they bought it.
– An officer responded to a 2800 block East State Street business at 12:45 a.m. Friday where the manager reported someone had been repeatedly calling and making obscene noises. The officer contact the person via telephone and the person hung up.
– Elizabeth A. McConnahey, 49, 17064 W. Middletown Road, Beloit, was charged with operating a vehicle intoxicated (refusal), stop sign and marked lanes following a traffic stop in the 100 block of Ohio Avenue at 1:53 a.m. Friday.
– Police responded to the 2800 block of East State Street for a report of a motorized scooter in the roadway at 12:58 p.m. Friday but were unable to find anyone.
– A Southeast Boulevard woman reported at 1:01 p.m. Friday that someone in Cleveland had been using her identity.
– Kasen Smith, 18, East Rochester, was cited for failure to yield right of way following a two-vehicle crash in the 1800 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 5:23 a.m. Thursday in which he was eastbound on state Route 45 and attempted to turn into a business, entering the path of a westbound vehicle driven by Jim A. Barr, East Liverpool. No injuries were reported.
– Police responded with paramedics to a report of a man falling off a ladder and injuring his hip in the 1000 block of East Pine Lake Road at 11:05 a.m. Thursday. The man was transported to the Salem hospital for treatment.
– Police responded to the Jones Drive area for a report of ATVs on the roadway at 5:14 p.m. Thursday but were unable to anyone.
– A local health care company reported at 8:34 p.m. Thursday a single missing pain pill from inventory and had to file a report per policy.
– A Kent Street man was charged with several offenses Friday after reportedly striking a city police officer’s patrol cruiser. According to reports, Patrolman Steve Adkins was at his home at 3:44 a.m. walking from his garage to his back porch when he heard a loud stereo and saw a vehicle fail to stop at a stop sign then go around the front of his house. He heard a loud banging noise and ran through his house and out the front door, where a woman yelled that someone had just struck his cruiser. Adkins got into the patrol car and pursued the vehicle through several streets at a high rate of speed before it finally pulled over, and the driver, Darvis E. Foster, 35, exited, reportedly smelling of alcohol. Adkins reported seeing Foster earlier, standing outside the New Dimension Bar. According to reports, a piece of Foster’s vehicle was wedged on Adkins’ cruiser, which sustained damage to the front fender and both doors. At the police station, Foster reportedly became aggressive and made remarks to Adkins, including a comment about the officer’s teenage son, whom he said Foster knows from coaching. Foster was charged with OVI, leaving the scene, failure to control and a stop sign violation.
– Called to a disturbance at Bank Street and Chester Avenue, officers spoke with Lois Hawkinberry, who reported being pushed down by her brother. She did not want to file charges.
– A caller reported seeing what appeared to be drug activity taking place in a vehicle on East Fifth Street, and officers found a passenger in possession of three pills. The pills were sent for testing, and charges could be pending against the passenger.
– Kimberly D. Vassar, Grant Street, reported being threatened by her grandson’s stepfather via telephone.
– Virgil Boggess and Anna Allen were found fighting on Ohio Avenue, where Boggess told officers Allen had pushed him down, while Allen said he came after her with his cane, so she pushed him away. Boggess was taken by Tri-County Ambulance to the hospital and both were advised of the procedure to file charges. No ages or address were included on the report.
– Charles C. Conrad, First Avenue, reported two Sawzalls and a pry bar taken from his porch.
– David Hissom, no address listed, reported a theft from his vehicle while it was parked at the Moose Lodge on East Third Street.
– Diana Dalrymple reported vandalism to her rental property on College Street.
– While attempting to park her car at the Broadway Wharf, a driver identified only as Mrs. Poole mistakenly pressed the accelerator instead of the brake, causing the car to go onto the railroad tracks and become lodged. Norfolk-Southern was notified and stopped all train traffic for about 13 minutes until the vehicle could be towed by Calcutta Towing. No charges were reported.
– Crystal Shaw, no address listed, reported the theft of items from her grandmother’s room at Riverview Towers after she moved her grandmother to a nursing home.
– Ed Wright, St. Clair Avenue, reported his door kicked in and items taken. He said the door was also kicked in to a vacant apartment.
– Lacy Ramsey reported a Red Ford Raptor Power Wheels taken from her friend’s home on Bradshaw Avenue.
– Brenda Criswell, First Avenue, reported her vehicle’s window broken and her vehicle ransacked, with items taken.
– Eleanor Eggleston, no address listed, reported someone she knows came to her home trying to sell candles, and when she left, items were missing from her home. Eggleston told police she had not let the woman enter her home.
– Mable Freeman, Ambrose Avenue, reported her purse stolen.
– Samantha Dawson, Saint George Street, reported her vehicle entered and her purse stolen.
– Arthur Keyser, First Avenue, reported his home entered and a television stolen.
– Bernard E. Beaver, Wilbert Avenue, reported his maid and her husband stole three model helicopters from his residence.
– An officer reported seeing Darin E. Stoll, 21, no address listed, throw a pop bottle into the weeds in the parking lot of Heights Manor and charged him with littering.
– Brittany S. Gray, Railroad Street, reported her vehicle stolen.
– A brick was reported thrown threw the front door glass at Berdine’s Bar on West Sixth Street.
– Cena Mason, East Sixth Street, was charged with petty theft after an employee of the Walnut Street Dollar General reported seeing her steal a package of tee shirts by concealing them underneath her hooded sweatshirt.
Ohio Department of Natural Resources
– While patrolling Beaver Creek State Forest near Grimm’s Bridge, wildlife officers came upon Richard T. Mann and other individuals with open beers in their hands. They learned that Mann was the driver for the group, but said he was having trouble walking and was determined to be unsafe to drive. The others were also intoxicated and had no driver’s licenses, according to reports. Mann called his nephew to drive them and they left in his vehicle with the nephew driving. The wildlife officers caught up later with Mann’s vehicle and found him to be driving it. They called an East Liverpool police officer, who administered field sobriety tests and a portable breathalyzer, and Mann was cited with OVI and deterring/interfering with a wildlife officer’s order.
– Dale Hinson, Route 45, Salem, reported Wednesday he rented a 2500 PSI pressure washer to Ryan Stanley, Sharp Street, Salem, on July 12. The rental was for one day, but Stanley reportedly called requesting an extra day and the bill was going to be adjusted when he returned it. As of Wednesday, the pressure washer has not been returned, but he left a note at the house requesting it.
– Hinson also reported at 12:50 p.m. Wednesday he has a debit card with Home Savings and found someone had used his debit card to make two purchases on July 16. The first was for $176 and the second for $37. Both charges were made at a company named Seamless in New York.
– Anthony Kirby, groundskeeper at Sundowners Bar, state Route 45, Lisbon, reported at 11:28 a.m. Wednesday that while working he saw wires had been removed from about four light poles at the ball fields. There is about 1,800 feet of wire missing.
– Gail Hanna, Glasgow Road, Lisbon, reported at 9:51 p.m. Wednesday she was kicked out of her home by her boyfriend. They were involved in a domestic abuse situation three or four weeks ago and she wanted this argument on file.
– While looking for Joshua Bable regarding another case at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, deputies took him into custody following a brief foot pursuit. While he was running, Bable reportedly threw two long guns into the weeds. With consent of the owner, deputies searched Bable’s home and found a jewelry box, a West Point fireman’s badge and name tag, along with a compound bow in a case with a signature on it. Deputies contacted Fire Chief Wayne Chamberlain, who said he could probably reach Steve Kwasnik, Carlisle Road, Lisbon, the owner of the name tag and badge. After checking his own home, Kwasnik found he was missing the bow, two shotguns, the jewelry box, a Rock Island Armory 1911 pistol and a Dell laptop. The matter will be presented to the grand jury.
– While assisting the Department of Homeland Security at the Rogers Sale last Friday, Lt. Allen Young was approached by a man, Tim Hahn, who said two weeks ago he bought an air conditioner from a vendor at the sale. It appeared to be new and in the box. When he took it out at home, he found writing on the box “destroy” and damage to the inside of the unit. He called and learned it had been inventory at Lowe’s bought and returned. Hahn tried to return the unit to the vendor at the sale, but he would not refund the money. Young explained the matter is a civil one between him and the vendor.
– Bonnie Shaffer, state Route 7, Rogers, reported at 2:55 p.m. Wednesday her 15-year-old daughter has not come home in a week. She believes the girl is voluntarily missing because she texted her father on Wednesday requesting his credit card information.
– Melissa Delauder, Johnson Road, Lisbon, reported at 5:17 p.m. Wednesday another woman has been sending her harassing messages on Facebook, threatening to have her dogs taken away. Deputies spoke to Angela Walsh about the complaint. Walsh admitted she messaged Delauder, but claimed not to harass her. She was warned against harassing Delauder further.
– The highway patrol reported at 2:32 a.m. Wednesday they received a call from a man who claimed to be driving behind a reckless driver on Middleton Road that turned west on Kelly Park Road. Police were able to stop the vehicle until the patrol took over the scene.
– Gary Bacon, Saybrook Boulevard, reported at 6:17 a.m. Wednesday a dog followed him home from his walk and would not let him out of his house. Police warned the dog’s owner for allowing it to be at large.
– Walter Kyser, Columbiana, was pulling through a parking area behind 333 Lisbon St. at 10:47 a.m. Wednesday and was struck by Eileen Esterly, also of Columbiana, who backed into him. No citations were issued due to being on private property.
– A man reported at 9:19 a.m. Wednesday he was driving on Pittsburgh Street behind a white box truck with “Columbiana Clippers” on it and the driver was ignoring the speed limits and drove through two stop signs without slowing and only stopped for one stop sign on East Park Avenue because there was no traffic. The caller said he tried calling the school but could not reach anyone.
– A man reported at 8:29 p.m. Wednesday someone was open burning near Columbiana Boiler. Police checked but did not see any smoke or fire.
– Police warned two juveniles for parking on private property at 10 p.m. Wednesday after checking on a suspicious vehicle near Kemple Drive. The juveniles were tested for alcohol consumption after being found in possession of alcohol but the results were negative.
– Officers responding Wednesday to a possible breaking and entering on East Eighth Street found the resident standing on the street along with Amy Culp, no age or address listed, who reportedly tried to open the door to the residence and would not leave. She was not known by the resident, who was not named in reports. Officers identified Culp, who they said became argumentative and smelled of alcohol, saying she refused to leave when advised. She was charged with disorderly conduct/intoxication.
– Laura C. Blake, 47, of 418 E. Third St., was charged with disorderly conduct persisting after police were called at 2:23 p.m. Thursday for a domestic in progress in the 400 block of East Third Street. The report said one of the roommates began yelling and cursing at the other female roommate and making verbal threats towards her safety. The reportedly aggressive female was told two times to calm down and stop, but she continued and was placed under arrest. Blake was processed and taken to the county jail.
– Angela Mullet, 50, of 279 W. Fourth St., was charged with disorderly conduct and taken to the county jail after police were called to the 200 block of West Fourth Street for a dog at large and a barking dog. An officer saw an unfenced dog barking excessively and contacted the owner, who said she was on her way home. Upon arrival, the owner began screaming and swearing at the neighbors across the street. She was given warnings to stop, but continued to scream at her neighbors and was placed under arrest.
– A man reported finding a social security card at Walmart at 12:43 p.m. Thursday. The card will be kept at the police station until the owner is found.
– The manager of the Salem Elks at 824 E. State St. reported at 11:23 a.m. Thursday that it appeared someone had been in the building, but no point of entry could be determined.
– A woman from Fairview Avenue came to the police station at 11:19 a.m. Thursday in reference to her son being mentioned in an article in the paper. She said what the article said about her son is not true and that he’s being falsely accused of something that he had nothing to do with. She told police she has proof of her son’s whereabouts and wanted the incident documented.
– A caller from a business in the 100 block of Railroad reported Thursday that sometime overnight, someone forced open the front door to the business, damaging the door frame. Once inside, the person removed several items that management knows are missing. They’ll advise if they find anything else taken. The business was not identified.
– Police responded to the 400 block of East Third Street at 10:16 a.m. Thursday for a report of criminal damaging. Officers found that two people living at the location have been having an ongoing dispute and one resident has been trying to evict the other. No evidence of criminal damaging could be found. Both were told their options. No names were provided.
– A woman in the 400 block of Franklin Avenue reported at 3:23 a.m. Thursday that her alarm went off at her residence and she found the front door partially open. Police didn’t find anyone.
– John Riley, of the 400 block of Fair Avenue, reported at 4:20 p.m. Wednesday that someone entered the garage on Tuesday and took a bicycle.
– Police were called to the 900 block of East State Street at 11:50 p.m. Wednesday for a suspicious vehicle in the lot. Officers found it was the same person still in the lot from an earlier complaint. He had been wanting to use the air pump but another vehicle was blocking access. He said he was fine and was talking on a cell phone and leaving shortly.
– Police were called at 11:23 p.m. Wednesday to Walmart on East State Street for a male possibly thinking of harming himself. He was being terminated from a local business and made comments about harming himself. He agreed to seek medical treatment and was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center.
– A report at 10:44 p.m. Wednesday said police dispatch received two phone calls from an intoxicated male who provided some informa-tion but was rambling on and tying up the phone line. He would only give his first name. Another agency was able to track the calls to a Salem address and an officer responded, thanking the man for the information. He was told though that he could not continue calling emergency resources to provide informa-tion he had already given.
– A caller at 10:34 p.m. Wednesday reported yelling and a possible fight in the area of East Third Street and Rose Avenue. Officers did not hear any disturbance other than a group of children on a front porch who said they had no problems and didn’t hear anything.
– A man from the 100 block of South Lincoln Avenue reported at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday that he reported his cell phone stolen earlier in the day and an application from the phone located it in the 300 block of South Lincoln Avenue. An officer attempted to make contact with a resident but wasn’t able to find anything out.
– A dispute was reported at 7:36 p.m. Wednesday in the parking lot at Jalisco’s where a boyfriend and girlfriend had a verbal dispute while inside the restaurant. The man reportedly threw food at the woman. Nobody was assaulted, injured or threatened, but the woman was extremely agitated. She left and he called someone for a ride.
– A dog at large was reported at 6:40 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of West 10th Street where a man said his neighbor’s dogs were loose and came into his yard barking and would not leave. An officer gave the neighbor a verbal warning for animal at large.
– A barking dog was reported at 6:08 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of East Fourth Street. Police discovered it was coming from East Third Street and talked to the owner, who took the dog inside.
– Officers checked on lines reported down at 1:28 p.m. Wednesday on West 10th Street. They were found to be phone or cable and were pulled to the side. The phone and cable companies were being contacted.
– Police responded to Jennings Avenue and West Third Street at 11:03 p.m. Wednesday for a suspicious person in a vehicle. The report said a man was in a vehicle sitting in the middle of the street and made odd comments when asked if he was okay. Police were unable to locate the vehicle, but later found it in the parking lot of a gas station. The man said he was okay.
– Police were called at 9:50 a.m. Thursday by someone on Monroe Street for a vehicle blocking traffic. The vehicle was a delivery truck bringing food to Circle of Care. Traffic was able to get through.
– A suspicious vehicle was reported parked in the rear lot of a business in the 2200 block of East State Street at 11:28 p.m. Wednesday. No one was around and the business was secure.
Hancock County arrests
Christie Lee Dewitt, 29, of Pittsburgh: Disorderly conduct, obstructing an officer, public intoxication; July 29.
James A. Sellitt, 30, of Weirton: Capias (indictment for delivery of heroin); July 28.
Lindsey Leigh Thomp-son, 26, of Follansbee: Capias (failure to appear); July 25.
Stacey DeBee, 32, of Chester: Domestic battery; July 23.
Apryl Dawn Betteridge, 40, of Newell: Capias (failure to appear); July 23.
Debbie Lynn Arbogast, 51, of Chester: DUI (second offense); July 23.
Columbiana fire call
– Firefighters went to 218 Washington Ave. at 12:39 a.m. Wednesday for a vehicle smoking. It was found to be fuse related.