County Sheriff

– Susan Frye, state Route 14, East Palestine, reported at 9:07 a.m. Tuesday she visited Florida recently and found someone had obtained her Sam’s Club Mastercard number, using it several times in the Tampa and Miami areas at CVS, Nordstrom’s, Office Depot and Publix Grocery Store. The total amount charged was $3,297.

– Rae Hinton, Kiowa Trail, Negley, reported at 12:28 a.m. Monday there were children prowling around on private property and they then took off in a black vehicle. Deputies were unable to locate them.

– Jamie Neapolitan, Case Road, Beloit, reported at 11:10 p.m. Sunday a man is knocking on doors asking for someone to let him charge his cell phone. Deputies checked the area, but did not find him.

– Robin Rowan, Mechanicstown, Hanoverton, reported at 4:05 p.m. Sunday she believes two of her firearms were stolen, possibly two weeks earlier. She noticed them missing on Sunday. She is attempting to locate the serial numbers.

– Brandi Banister, Cream Ridge Road, Lisbon, reported at 6:46 p.m. Sunday her husband was arguing with his father and they wanted the father to leave. Deputies spoke to both men, who stated they argued, but nothing turned physical and they did not wish to pursue criminal charges. Deputies also explained the eviction process before leaving.

– A South Lincoln Avenue, Salem, resident reported at 3:53 p.m. Monday his girlfriend, who is from Carrollton, attempted to cut her own wrists while they were at Guilford Lake. The boyfriend transported her back to his apartment in Salem and called for an ambulance. The 18-year-old girlfriend was transported to the Salem Regional Medical Center by KLG.

– Toni Pelamati, Georgetown Road, Salem, reported at 3:55 p.m. Monday her neighbor broke into her garage and stole a table valued at $600. The matter is under investigation.

Highway Patrol

– Nathan M. Wisbith, 17, Low Road, Lisbon, was pulling onto Kelly Park Road in Fairfield Township at 9:45 p.m. Saturday when his pickup truck was struck by an unknown vehicle.

– Howard E. Herendeen, 62, of Maple Heights, was cited for failure to control after he went into a ditch to avoid a dog while riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle on state Route 9 in Butler Township at 1:38 p.m. Sunday.

– Patricia J. Baker, 62, state Route 172, East Rochester, was cited for failure to stop an assured cleared distance after she drove into the rear of a vehicle operated by Timothy J. Wright, 32, Myler Road, East Liverpool, on state Route 172 in Hanover Township at 6 p.m. Friday.

– Edwin F. Anderson, 71, Springfield Road, New Springfield, was cited for failure to control after he went off the road and struck a stop sign while driving a Ford Fusion at the intersection of Heck Road and state Route 7 in Fairfield Township at 7:30 a.m. July 13. The car was on loan from Columbiana Ford.


– Bernice E. Smith, 69, Bolivar Road, Wellsville, was cited for failing to stop an assured cleared distance after she drove into the back of a pickup truck driven by William A. Houshour, 67, First Street, Damascus, on North Market Street at 3:32 p.m. July 12.

– Police responded to a reported fight inside Shenanigan’s Pub at 12:23 a.m. Saturday but the fight had already been broken up by the time police arrived. The parties involved were identified as Shannon Baker, 41, and Crystal Holloway, 38, but neither one wished to press charges.

– A call was received at 1:42 a.m. Monday from a person saying someone was going to be killed near Richardson Monuments. Police checked the area but did not find anyone about.

– Someone from Mary’s Pizza reported July 7 a window was broken.

– Police were told of someone was going door to door on East High and North Jefferson streets trying to sell an Xbox game system at 9:55 p.m. July 12. Police located the person at his home East Pine Street and he was warned about needing a permit to sell door to door. He was also told he scared people because of the time of night. He apologized and said he would remain inside the rest of the night.

– A caller complained Richie Burton, North Green Street, was revving his truck at 7:36 p.m. July 13. Burton agreed to put his truck away for the night.

East Palestine

– Janet Slagle, Meadowview Apartments, reported the outgoing mail box was removed over the weekend.

– A man was reportedly banging on a door on Garfield Avenue at 1 p.m. Saturday, and police spoke to Joshua Morena, who said William Tondo had been knocking on his front door but he did not hear him. Morena said there were no problems.

– Brent Bowker reported a man was lying on the sidewalk on North Liberty Street at 7:04 p.m. Sunday and he may be drunk or having a medical condition. Seaton Ruffner, 28, Union Ridge Road, Rogers, was arrested and taken to the county jail but the report does not say why or list the charge, nor could the police department provide the information.


– A barking dog complaint was received in the area of East Friend Street at 12:38 a.m. Monday, but police did not hear any dog barking.

– An employee at the AT&T store reported someone left their dog in a pickup truck with the windows rolled up in the Oakmont Plaza parking lot at 10:35 a.m. Monday. Police located the owner, who was having a medical procedure done, so the officer gave the dog some water before leaving.

– A caller reported hearing fireworks at Firestone Park at 11:09 a.m. Monday, which turned out to be park personnel setting off pyrotechnic devices to scare away the geese.

– An official with Columbiana Buick-Oldsmobile reported several vehicles were keyed over the weekend.

– Tim Wilson of New Waterford was cited for failure to control after he struck a vehicle operated by Donald Pedicini of Columbiana on South Avenue at 5:11 p.m. Monday.

– The railing was knocked over at Electronics 123 sometime over the weekend.

– Police were called to Alisa Lane to remove an unwanted person at 7:41 p.m. Monday. James Belloto of Youngstown was given a warning about trespassing.

– Police assisted New Waterford police in serving an arrest warrant on someone on Pinewood Drive, New Waterford, at 9:27 p.m. Monday.

East Liverpool

– Aaron J. Stevens, 32, Fairmont Street, was charged Tuesday with littering and with restrictions against deposition of litter on public property, private property owned by others or in state waters. According to police, officers were dispatched to the front of a residence at 689 Lincoln Avenue, a rental property owned by Stevens, where a large amount of trash had been piled up with broken bags and garbage lying all over the sidewalk and street area, drawing cockroaches.

St. Clair Township

– An officer reported seeing a man sitting on the walkway in the Sheetz parking lot Monday night who appeared to be highly intoxicated or on some type of drug. A customer reported the man was intoxicated and yelling and talking to himself. Identified as Michael W. Quinn, 41, Valley Avenue, the man told officers he was drunk and had been dropped off at the location and that he had been in prison 18 years so a little jail time wouldn’t hurt him. Quinn was charged with disorderly conduct/intoxication.

– During a traffic stop, an officer reported the driver, Mary L. Peterson, 48, Taylor Road, Negley, was found to have six active warrants for passing bad checks. Her rear seat passenger, Jermaine L. Jackson, 45, Cleveland, reportedly was in possession of a bag full of marijuana in his pocket and a half burnt cigar filled with marijuana beside him in the vehicle. Jackson was charged with possession of marijuana.


– Police responded at 9:56 p.m. Monday to the area of South Howard Avenue and West Wilson Street for a person down due to an unknown medical issue. The person was located with two others who responded from a nearby residence. The person said he temporarily lost consciousness while walking, causing him to fall to the ground. Fire department first responders tended to him until EMT Ambulance arrived and transported him to Salem Regional Medical Center.

– Police responded to the 900 block of Homewood at 9:27 p.m. Monday for a medical emergency, standing by until the person was transported to the emergency room.

– A caller at 9:07 p.m. Monday reported numerous juveniles on the rooftop of a baseball dugout at Waterworth Memorial Park off of Sunset. They were located and warned to leave.

– Police provided traffic control at 6:45 p.m. Monday while fire department first responders and KLG Ambulance provided care for a female in the 500 block of East State Street. She was transported to Salem Regional Medical Center for treatment.

– A broken manhole cover was reported in the 700 block of Prospect Street at 6:47 p.m. Monday. The street department was contacted and responded with barricades.

– A clerk from Smith Oil, in the 900 block of East State Street, reported a drive-off at 6:41 p.m. Monday when an unknown person in a silver Chevy pumped $25.02 worth of fuel and left without paying. The vehicle was not found.

– An anonymous person came to the station at 5:44 p.m. Monday to speak with an officer about harassment. The person was advised of options..

– A woman in the 800 block of East State Street reported at 4:52 p.m. Monday that several people had been following her through town and she was starting to get nervous. Officers made contact with a suspect who said he was just playing Pokemon Go.

– A man from the 900 block of Summit Street reported at 3:49 p.m. Monday that he received threats from his lawn care worker. He said he had problems with the worker for several weeks and the worker had forced his way into his residence and threatened to harm him if he talked bad about his business to neighbors. The person does lawn care for several people in the area and the man was nervous that something may happen to him or his property. He was told charges could be sent to the prosecutor for review for possible menacing charges.

– An officer on patrol at 1:55 p.m. Monday in the 600 block of North Ellsworth Avenue was flagged down by a female who said someone took her son’s bicycle from the residence over the weekend. Officers were unable to find the bicycle.

Perry Township

– An officer on Hearthside Drive at 7:12 p.m. Monday saw a male from Window Nation soliciting. He was advised there was no soliciting in Perry Township and was told to leave.

– An alarm was reported at 4:58 p.m. Monday in the 1300 block of Johnson Avenue. Police checked the exterior of the residence and found it secure. A neighbor/keyholder advised the homeowner had left 10 minutes before the alarm.

– Police were called at 3:53 p.m. Monday to the 1900 block of South Lincoln Avenue for a report of an attempted suicide with a knife. It was determined the woman attempted to cut herself in a parking lot near Guilford Lake. KLG Ambulance responded.

– A man from the 1800 block of South Lincoln Avenue came to the station at 3:37 p.m. Monday in reference to threats/harassment coming from a neighbor on South Lincoln Avenue. He said his neighbor showed up at his work on Friday and threatened him. He just wanted a report filed.

– Shannon Cunning, 39, of 663 W. Wilson St., was cited for driving under suspension, expired registration and fictitious plates after a traffic stop at 2:26 p.m. Monday on South Lincoln Avenue and Snyder Road. The vehicle was towed with a hold for proper plates and a valid driver. Cunning walked from the scene.

Goshen Police District

– A 9000 block U.S. Route 62 business owner reported at 11:40 a.m. July that someone had left a purse at the facility. The owner was contacted to have the property returned.

– An officer responded to a 15000 block Calla Road home at 11:56 a.m. July 1 to remove an unwanted person from a residence.

– Officers responded to a domestic disturbance in the 10000 block of Duck Creek Road at 7:11 p.m. July 1 and learned from dispatch upon arrival that a man grabbed a handgun and ran into the bedroom. A woman and juvenile male were seen standing in the doorway. While officers were getting the woman and juvenile out of the home, the man came out, but said he was not armed. He was detained and checked for weapons. He was unarmed.

– An officer met with a woman at the Quaker drag strip on state Route 165 at 8:29 p.m. July 1 who reported someone stole three prescriptions and $900 from her.

– An officer took a report of a theft of a chainsaw in the 13000 block of Middletown Road at 12:07 p.m. July 5.

– A Green Valley Drive resident reported that theft of her torpedo heater at 8:50 p.m. July 6.

– A woman reported on station at 3:30 p.m. July 8 her son’s cell phone was locked out and she learned that the account was used to make purchases in New Jersey. She said she had also received two credit cards at separate times addressed to her, but for which she had not registered.

– An officer responded to the area of Main and Mill streets at 7 a.m. Saturday in reference to a suspicious woman walking north. The woman said she was just out for a walk. Nothing suspicious was found.

– An officer responded to a Green Valley Drive home at 7:28 a.m. Saturday in reference to a domestic dispute in which a woman was brandishing a knife. The male resident said he and his wife had been in a verbal argument in which she took a kitchen knife and threatened him before slashing the tires on his van, however there was no evidence of a knife having been brandished and the man seemed to be intoxicated.

– An officer responded to a South Duck Creek Road home at 9:55 a.m. Saturday in reference to an open 911 call and found no one home. A neighbor said the resident works in Salem and that nothing at the home seemed out of place.

– An officer responded to a Garfield Road home at 12:36 p.m. Saturday where the resident reported issues with tenants at the home. She was advised she needed to contact the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office regarding the eviction process.

– An officer responded to a crash at state routes 534 and 14 at 4:11 p.m. Saturday. One of the drivers was extremely upset and Damascus first responders arrived to evaluate him, while the other vehicle was creating a traffic hazard. Another officer was requested to perform traffic control and the state highway patrol responded to handle the investigation.

– Police responded to a report of fireworks in the 11000 block of Duck Creek Road at 10:31 p.m. Saturday. The resident said he had no more fireworks.

– Officers responded to a Fourth Street, Beloit, home at 10:49 p.m. Saturday in reference to a domestic dispute. The male resident displayed evidence of violence. His girlfriend did not. His girlfriend wanted to press charges, but due to conflicting stories, the county prosecutor declined charges. The man was given a courtesy ride to a Boxwood Drive home.

– An officer stood by at the Salem Air Park on state Route 45 at 12:30 a.m. Sunday while a medical helicopter arrived to transport a gunshot wound victim from Salem. Due to an equipment failure the victim was transported by ground to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital.


– The fire department responded to what turned out to be yet another false alarm at the county jail at 9:27 p.m. Monday.

– The fire department responded to what turned out to be a false alarm at the county vocational school at 11:39 a.m. Tuesday.


County Sheriff

– Tim and Lauren Colaizzi, Kelly Park Road, Columbiana, reported at 10:25 a.m. Monday their mailbox was destroyed that morning and surveillance video shows someone getting out of a vehicle at 3:13 a.m. The person ran up to the mailbox, struck it several times with something similar to a base-ball bat or pipe and then gets back into the vehicle leaving eastbound on Kelly Park. Another vehicle then pulls up and someone shines a light on the mailbox and then followed the other vehicle.

– Karen Vincent, Town-ship Line Road, Wellsville, reported at 9:12 a.m. Tuesday someone removed their mailbox, newspaper tube and board they were mounted on from the side of the roadway across from her driveway.

– Roger Chilson, Fairview Court, Salem, reported at 8:56 a.m. Tuesday an acci-dent in the Coffee Heating and Cooling lot on Coffee School Road. Brent Dustman, Carey Road, Salem, said he was eastbound on Coffee School and there was a tractor trailer backing into the business lot from Coffee School. Dustman stopped until the truck could clear and a red car driven by Chilson backed from a parking space in the lot and struck the front of Dustman’s pickup. Chilson claimed he looked for traffic and did not see the pickup when he backed out.

– Robert Auer, Church Hill Road, Lisbon, reported at 7:56 a.m. Tuesday he found a bullet hole in his garage. The bullet appeared to have lodged into the interior wall after traveling through the exterior garage wall, entering from the south side of the home.

– Deputy Caleb Wycoff stopped a tractor driving without any lights on in the 9000 block of Wayne Bridge Road at 12:25 a.m. Tuesday. The driver, Michael D. Proctor Jr., 47, Louisville, did not own the tractor, which was found to have been stolen from Kenneth Burbick, Wayne Bridge Road. Proctor was charged with theft.

– Rick Sicklesmith, state Route 7, New Waterford, reported at 9:46 a.m. Tuesday his neighbors across the road have chickens, ducks and turkeys running loose and about a year ago the neighbor filed reports that Sicklesmith’s dogs had come into their yard and killed their birds. Sicklesmith saw one of the birds laying along state Route 7 where it had apparently been struck by a vehicle. He did not want the neighbors blaming his dogs again, which are now confined in a kennel.

– Stephanie Cecil, Mount Pleasant, S.C., asked deputies to check on her 10-year-old son at 6:03 p.m. Tuesday after she had been unable to reach him. Deputies spoke to the 10-year-old and the father, who said they were swimming and busy all day, which is why she could not reach them.

– John Bartholomow, state Route 517, Lisbon, reported at 4:22 p.m. Tuesday he believes someone used a softball bat to damage his mailbox. Someone also damaged his son’s mailbox.

– Crystal Hostetter, Waterford Road, New Waterford, reported at 8:21 p.m. Tuesday there was a domestic dispute. Deputies spoke first to Jerry Hostetter, who said there was an argument about chores with his 16-year-old stepson. Crystal Hostetter returned to talk to deputies, but said she left with her four children because her husband was being irate and she was concerned he may become violent as he reportedly has in the past.

– Debbie Orosz, Hartley Road, Salem, reported at 6:34 p.m. Tuesday she found her white 1986 Chevy Caprice station wagon missing from their locked barn on their property. It was unknown when the vehicle was stolen.

– Towanna Strader, McCracken Road, Salem, reported at 3:28 p.m. Tuesday someone stole five five-gallon cans of gasoline from her home. Strader said the cans were stored outside the home. Last week, Strader said a woman with black hair pulled into the adjoining driveway and stopped behind her van, while it was packed in her driveway. Strader said a younger man with red hair got out of the SUV and was out of site behind her van, but when the woman noticed Strader standing at her door, the man got back into SUV and they left in a hurry.

– Maria Willis, Hartley Road, Beloit, reported a missing elderly man at 8:46 a.m. Tuesday, but he was found and returned home by his granddaughter before deputies arrived.

– James Muse of Stateline Resources, state Route 154, Negley, reported at 2:23 p.m. Tuesday a person in a red Jeep was driving on their property last Sunday and then he heard the Jeep was involved in a crash somewhere on state Route 170 later.

– Dave Smith, of Rollerena Auto Sales, state Route 14, East Palestine, reported at 11:29 a.m. Tuesday he sold a bale chopper to Rick’s Used Auto Parts about two weeks earlier for $1,850. There was an issue with the machine and they agreed to a lower price when the man came to pick up the chopper. The man signed paperwork to buy the unit as is, but now returned wanting to drop it off because he said it does not work. The man drove the pickup into the lower lot of the business, tied a rope to a billboard and to the unit and then pulled the truck out from under the unit, allowing it to slam onto the ground. He then drove away. Deputies explained it is a civil matter.


– A woman reported at 10:14 a.m. Tuesday there was smoke coming from the rear of the old Theron’s building on Old state Route 164. Police checked and found that people were cutting wood and burning it and the fire department was not needed as it was a controlled burn.

– A woman reported at noon Tuesday she believed her mother who lives on Oak Court is the victim of elder abuse as it appeared her mother’s conditioner was broken on purpose by relatives, although she did not have any proof. Police told the woman that not having a working air conditioner isn’t considered elder abuse. Police also spoke with the woman’s mother, who said there were no problems.

– A woman reported at 4:27 p.m. Tuesday a dog was running at large on North Vine Street near Salem Street. Police checked but did not find the dog.

– Hank Schlueter reported at 5:44 p.m. Tuesday a child urinated in the road near Firestone Park. Police checked but did not find the child.

– Shari Fry, South Main Street, reported at 9 p.m. Tuesday she heard an explosion. It was found to be fireworks.

– Jeanita Sheer reported at 11:39 p.m. Tuesday a boy was playing Pokemon Go on South Main Street and causing a disturbance, and this has been going on for more than a week.

– Robert David Walters, 18, Old state Route 344, Leetonia, was south on South Avenue at 7:35 a.m. Tuesday and in the southbound lane and was struck by Ronald A. Covert, 39, Howard Street, Columbiana, who was exiting the rear of the McDonald’s parking lot. No citations were issued.

– Heidi Vanauker, 45, Canfield, was in the McDonald’s drive-through at 4:42 p.m. Tuesday and rear-ended by Dorothy L. Evans, 83, Harmony Village, Columbiana. No citations were issued.

Perry Township

– A neighbor dispute was reported at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 1800 block of South Lincoln Avenue where police were advised the caller’s neighbor started pounding on his door and would not stop. He said he told his neighbor to stop but the neighbor would not.

– Police responded at 7:10 p.m. Tuesday to the 700 block of West Pine Lake Road for a domestic dispute between husband and wife. Officers spoke with both parties separately and both said they were arguing over family matters. No physical violence was observed or reported.

– A suspicious person was reported at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday in the 1800 block of state Route 9 in the driveway of a vacant home. Police responded and spoke to the woman, who they discovered was the real estate agent, accompanied by her juvenile son.

– Police on patrol at 1:42 p.m. Tuesday saw a dog chained to the front yard with no water or shelter at a property in the 1100 block of West Perry Street. The dog’s owner was told she needed to provide water and shelter for the animal when the temperature is this hot. She placed the dog inside the residence and was told next time she’ll be charged.

– Police were called at 9:54 a.m. Tuesday to the 1900 block of North Ellsworth Avenue for an unwanted person refusing to leave. Officers spoke to the person who said he was there to take an item that belonged to him. He was advised that the property owner did not want him there and that the property owner was awarded a judgment lien against him. He was told not to return or he would be charged with trespassing.


– The manager of Walgreens, 2124 E. State St., reported at 11:54 a.m. Wednesday that a male called the store Wednesday morning saying he talked to the manager and store personnel were to run a transaction on the computer to verify it was functioning properly. The manager was the one who answered the phone and knew it was a scam.

– An officer at 9:28 a.m. Wednesday was made aware of a blue truck parked for several days in the private parking lot of a local business in the 100 block of North Broadway with a piece of wood sticking out of the truck bed that was a hazard to people walking past. The bed of the truck was blocking the sidewalk and the manager of the business had placed a note on the windshield advising the owner the lot was private property. A parking ticket was issued for blocking the sidewalk.

– A woman reported at black car parked in front of her vehicle in the 400 block of East Sixth Street at 7:53 a.m. Wednesday, blocking her in. An officer checked the vehicle registration and located the owner next door who moved the vehicle.

– At 11:19 p.m. Monday, a West 16th Street woman said her ex-boyfriend was looking in her car after knocking on the door and left before officers arrived. Several large fresh scratch marks were found on her car. She reported she had asked him to stop texting her and blocked his phone number, then several minutes later he showed up at her residence. She wanted to press charges for criminal damaging. Officers said he would be told to stop all contact.

East Liverpool

– On July 12, while awaiting to turn left from St. Clair Avenue onto Park Boulevard, a stopped/slowing vehicle operated by Mario Wilson, Purinton Avenue, was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by Gregory Golding, Thompson Avenue, who was cited for assured clear distance.

– Michael Elliott, Dailey Lane, Colliers, W.Va., reportedly fell asleep while driving a vehicle on July 12 along West Eighth Street, causing it to strike a utility pole. No citations listed.

– A vehicle driven by Janine Lockhart, Vine Street, was struck July 12, by a vehicle driven by Kenneth Page, Crestview Drive, as they traveled along East Sixth Street near Broadway. Moderate-to-heavy damage was reported to both vehicles. No injuries reported. No citations listed.

– Vehicles driven by Robert Fisher, West Fifth Street, and Ethel Stewart, Dresden Avenue, were involved in an accident July 7 at the intersection of West Sixth and Broadway streets. Both drivers stated they believed they had the right-of-way based on the traffic light. A witness to the accident stated he believed the Stewart vehicle had the “green” signal light. No citations listed.

St. Clair Township

– On July 7, a vehicle driven by Rosemarie Stevenson, 8th Street, Midland, was in the wrong lane along Calcutta-Smith Ferry Road and attempted to make a right turn, striking a vehicle operated by Philadelphia D. Howells, Desellem Road, Lisbon. No citations listed.


– On June 21, police visited a West Main Street residence for a report of excess trash on the premises. Officers spoke with homeowner Ray Callehan and served him paperwork to clean up the premises. Police returned to Callehan’s residence on July 9 to see if progress was made, and it had not. Callehan was cited for excessive trash on his premises.

– While on patrol around 7:01 p.m. Tuesday, police conducted a traffic stop on a motor vehicle with one brake light out. The driver had a warrant for obstructing official business and was taken into custody. While conducting a pat-down, officers noticed several suspected drugs falling from the driver’s pantlegs, and at one point the suspect attempted to grind the drugs into the roadway. The driver was cited for a broken brake light and possessing drug abuse instruments, while the passenger was cited for felony drug possession pending lab analysis.



-Firefighters responded to a vehicle fire on state Route 11 near the Salem-Leetonia exit at 2:52 p.m. Tuesday.

-Firefighters were called to Italo’s Pizza at 12:43 p.m. Wednesday in regard to water leaking into a light fixture.

-Firefighters responded to a fire alarm at Opportunity Homes at 8 p.m. Tuesday, which turned out to have been pulled by someone.


County Sheriff

– Shelby Scyoc, Walnut Street, Rogers, reported another vehicle backed into hers at the Dollar General in Rogers at 2:58 p.m. Monday. Janet McKinnon, Dyke Road, Negley, told deputies she did not see the other vehicle when she started backing up.

– Betty Sheely, state Route 7, New Waterford, reported at 2:48 a.m. Monday she was concerned about her 16-year-old daughter telling her boyfriend she wanted to hurt herself. Sheely said she went to talk to her daughter, but both she and her car was gone. Deputies tracked her down by calling her 15-year-old friend, whose mother was also out looking for her. The 15-year-old said they went to South Range High School to confront the 16-year-old’s boyfriend about cheating on her. Deputies reminded her that neither of the girls had a license except a permit and they needed to return home immediately. When deputies called the 15-year-old again, she said she hit the boyfriend’s vehicle in the parking lot of the Columbiana McDonald’s and was having a panic attack. The girls were returned to their mothers.

– Brad Luxeuil, Washington Street, Washingtonville, reported at 5:37 a.m. Tuesday someone threw a beer bottle at his home’s front window, shattering the outer pane, but leaving the inner pane intact.

– Ken Styen, Beard Road, New Waterford, reported a loud party at 2:17 a.m. Sunday. Deputies found multiple people sitting around a fire, including one man passed out in a chair. Everyone agreed to quiet down.

– Jennifer Reed, Charlton Drive, Hanoverton, reported at 12:59 a.m. Monday Ariel Durham was at her home harassing people. Deputies took Durham home and told her to stay away from Reed’s home.

– An employee at the Guilford Lake Grille reported at 5:16 p.m. Monday Ariel Durham was previously told to leave, but she returned and was running on top the tables. Multiple people told deputies Durham was inside when they arrived. She got up to leave with her brother and deputies spoke to her outside, where she denied she was Ariel and claimed to be Johnny. She was charged with obstructing official business.

– A possible domestic dispute was reported at a home on McKaig Road, Hanoverton, at 3:54 p.m. Monday. Patrick Reynolds reported his 14-year-old son was being disrespectful toward his mother and an argument ensued, but there was no threat of violence. While there, deputies arrested Jon Gullet on an outstanding warrant.

– Roger Manley, Ridge Road, East Rochester, reported at 10:24 a.m. Sunday his wife came home after being away for two days and started arguing, picked up a baseball bat and started breaking things in the garage. She left before deputies arrived and he was concerned about her well being. Deputies found her at Scenic Vista Park and she agreed to go to a local hospital for evaluation.

– Cheyanne Chestnut, Freeman Road, Lisbon, reported at 5:47 p.m. Monday she broke up with Justin Crowl and he was refusing to give back her license plates, which are on a vehicle he is using, a 2002 Dodge Neon, no longer titled in her name. Crowl reportedly does not have a valid license.

– Denise Grimm, Canal Street, Hanoverton, reported at 1:16 p.m. Monday concerns about an unruly teen threatening to run away. Deputies explained how to file unruly charges.

– Rebecca Conner, Tower Road, Salem, reported at 11:32 p.m. Saturday her live-in boyfriend, Joseph Crowe was intoxicated and destroying the house. He was dragging his mattress onto the front porch when deputies arrived and told them Conner destroyed his fireworks, which were valued at $600 and he will be sleeping on the front porch on his mattress.

– Ashley Click of the Care Center in Franklin, Ohio, reported at 8:45 a.m. Saturday Frank Brown, a client of the W-Care Center, was continually harassing her, using vulgar language and making threats to the company. Brown’s home health care provider was not responding and Homeworth firefighters and first responders reportedly refused to assist Brown when contacted. Deputies spoke with someone at Always Best Care, Brown’s home health care provider, who claimed they were never contacted to assist him and agreed to send someone.

– Kevin Conley, owner of Glasgow Carryout, state Route 45, Lisbon, reported at 12:23 a.m. Thursday a man was coming to the store and stealing from him. When Conley confronted him, the man allegedly assaulted him by throwing his shoulder into the side of Conley, fought with him and attempted to knock over displays before Conley unlocked the door and he ran from the store. There were two other people allegedly involved, one who was purchasing other items in the store at the time and another who drove the man away outside. The matter is under investigation.

Highway Patrol

– Andrew J. Alferez, 22, Stratton, was southbound on state Route 164 in Wayne Township at 4:15 a.m. Thursday and went off the right side into a ditch and a fence post. He was cited for failure to control.

– Carl A. Cramer, 51, Norton, was westbound on Georgetown Road, and struck an overpass. He was cited for obstructing traffic control devices.


-Robert Crespo reported Monday his ex-wife has been threatening his girlfriend, Brianna Bendler, on Facebook by hacking into Bendler’s account and changing everything. Police had Crespo print out all of the messages and drop them off.


– Police received a report at 3:25 a.m. Monday of people screaming near the Duke and Duchess gas station. Police discovered it was related to a private property accident that occurred out of town.

– Police found numerous flyers posted on Springfield Road and the park utility poles around 9:30 a.m. Monday. Police warned Debra Leffel against posting any more flyers on city property and utility poles.

– Nicholas Henderson, address not listed, reported at 1 p.m. Monday equipment was taken from his truck at the 7&14 Truck Stop.

– A woman in the 200 block of Court Street reported at 1:15 p.m. Monday someone shot at her house with a BB gun.

– A Southern Terrace woman reported at 2:22 p.m. Monday a woman was going door to door at the trailer park trying to collect signatures for something to do with the elections.

– Police checked on a report of several cars parked side by side along Court Street at 6:50 p.m Monday and they were reportedly preventing traffic from getting through. Police found no problems or parking issues when they arrived.

– Jeff Mason, address not listed, reported at 6:20 p.m. Monday he and a friend bought a four-wheeler from someone earlier that day and there was a dispute over payment and the seller was making threats. The problem was later resolved and no police assistance was needed.

– Police were called to a dispute at Firestone Park at 7 p.m. Monday and were able to get the matter resolved.

– Someone reported at 7:43 p.m. Monday several kids were running through traffic on South Main Street and being unruly. Police spoke with the kids and they left the area.

– Jeremiah Burnette, 28, Columbia Street, Leetonia, was picked up by police at 9:42 p.m. Monday on South West Street and served with a summons after someone reported he was intoxicated and broke out a window to a building there.

– Police issued verbal warnings to people on state Route 15 and Springfield Road after responding to a report of a fight there at 11:29 p.m. Monday.

– A woman from Columbus reported at 11 p.m. Monday people had been following her from Salem to Columbiana the last few days.

East Palestine

– Timothy Tonkinson, West Clark Street, reported at 11 p.m. Saturday someone kicked in his fence causing a few panels to break.

– Marilyn L. Chamberlain, West North Avenue, reported at 8 p.m. Saturday her bank card had been used to make unauthorized purchases.

– Jennifer Arend, North Market Street, reported at 6:49 p.m. Sunday her ex-husband was harassing her.

– Judy Dinello, East North Avenue, reported at 8 p.m. Sunday a hot piece of plastic from someone shooting off fireworks landed on her deck.

– John Herbert, West Martin Street, reported at 9:28 p.m. Sunday fireworks had been going on for over an hour below his home on West Martin Street.

– An anonymous man reported at 9:39 p.m. Sunday people were setting off fireworks at the corner of Bacon and Carbon Hill roads.

– Police checked on a report of fireworks being set off along North Pleasant Drive at 10:35 p.m. Sunday. No fireworks were found. Police checked on another report of fireworks on North James Street at 10:16 p.m. and on West Grant Street at 11:27 p.m. Monday and none were found.

– Nicole Hilton, North Liberty Street, reported at 12:48 a.m. Monday someone was knocking on her door and wouldn’t tell her who it was. Police checked but found no one there. At 9:15 a.m. she reported that the 700 Club isn’t of God and they tried to hurt her but God stopped them.

– A woman reported at 12:55 a.m. Monday a coyote was in someone’s lawn by Skillz Salon on East Taggart Street and it appeared to have been hit and was limping. Police checked but did not see the animal.

– A woman reported at 4:23 p.m. Monday there were chickens in the area of Neely Manor. Police contacted the owners and there were no further problems.

– A woman turned in a dog she found on state Route 14 at 7 p.m. Monday. The dog was taken to the dog pound by the county dog warden.

– A man reported at 11 p.m. Monday he witnessed a car back into a purple van on Park Drive.


– An officer responded to a Cleveland Street home at 4:12 p.m. Monday where the resident reported her ex-boyfriend had come onto the property and taken his fire pit while she was using it and that she did not want him to be on the property. The officer told both of them the ex-boyfriend could keep the fire pit since he owns it, but he will need to go to court to get his other belongings.

– A 900 block East Third Street resident reported at 4:59 p.m. Monday his neighbor’s boyfriend had been harassing him and his family by yelling obscene comments at them, but the boyfriend claimed the complainant was the one making the comments. The neighbor said she would take her boyfriend home.

– A 16-year-old female was charged with two counts of delinquency after an officer observed her carrying a “wet floor” sign in the 1800 block of East State Street at 7:47 p.m. Monday and determined she had taken it from a business in the area.

– Police responded to a reported domestic disturbance in the area of Hawley Avenue and Maple Street at 9 p.m. Monday and found it to be verbal only in which those involved were going home.

– Laura M. Daugherty, 35, North Canton, was charged with operating a vehicle intoxicated, marked lanes, no seatbelt and speed following a traffic stop in the Franklin Avenue and Maple Street area at 9:57 p.m. Monday.

– An officer responded to a home in the 400 block of Aetna Street at 11:42 p.m. Monday where a resident reported hearing thumping on the outside of the residence. Nothing suspicious was found.

– A Columbus woman reported at 11:55 p.m. Monday being followed by people in the Columbus area who had attempted to get her personal information from a local hotel at which she is staying.

– An officer responded to a report of fireworks in the 600 block of East Perry Street at midnight Tuesday and advised the resident to stop.

– Officers responded to a report of someone walking through a vacant home with a flashlight in the 600 block of Euclid Street at 12:08 a.m. Tuesday, as well as a vehicle in the driveway with out of state license plates. The home was found to be locked and secure.

– A South Union Avenue resident reported at 11:48 a.m. Tuesday someone had made a purchase on his debit card and attempted a second that his bank blocked.

– Officers responded to a 2400 block East State Street business parking lot at 10:20 a.m. Tuesday in reference to a road rage incident in which an elderly woman driver had cut off a motorcyclist who was outside the business waiting to talk to the woman. Officers told the motorcyclist they would talk to the woman, but they were unable to find her inside the store.

– Police responded to an East Third Street home at 12:44 p.m. Tuesday in reference to woman who had called a help hotline several times threatening suicide. She was transported by ambulance to the Salem hospital for evaluation.

Perry Township

– Fallan M. Marker, 33, no address provided, was cited for assured clear distance ahead following a two-vehicle crash in the 1700 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 3:35 p.m. Friday in which she was southbound and failed to stop for traffic, striking the rear of a vehicle driven by Theodore W. Bullard, 46, Salem. No injuries were reported.

– Police responded to the 1900 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 10:05 p.m. Friday in reference to a fireworks complaint, but found them coming from the Salem Golf Club.

– Police responded to an 1100 block North Lincoln Avenue home at 10:24 p.m. Friday where the resident reported someone had driven through his lawn, leaking oil and tearing up the yard before leaving. The oil trail led to a residence in Salem, but the owner could not be located.

– Police responded to the area of state Route 344 and Chestnut Grove Road in reference to loud bangs at 10:46 p.m. Friday, but could not locate the origin.

– Police were asked to help locate a possible impaired driver threatening suicide coming from south of the township at 11:21 p.m. Friday and patrolled the area of Snyder and Chestnut Grove roads, but the driver was located before they reached the township.

– Police responded to the 500 block of East Pidgeon Road for a report of prowlers at 2:41 a.m. Saturday and found a neighbor sleeping in a hammock in his back yard who said that he was just walking around the yards. He was advised not to walk around people’s yards at night.



– The fire department responded to a report of damage to a porch in the 400 block of West Fifth Street at 12:41 p.m. Monday possibly caused by fireworks. A hole was burned through the porch and a damaged flower pot that lined up with the hole. A pile of potting soil was found under the deck with what appeared to be a burnt cigarette. The incident was turned over to the police department for investigation.