County Sheriff

— Deputies checked the area around a maintenance building at the Rogers Sale at 12:57 a.m. Tuesday after an alarm went off. No problems were located.

— Dina Lee Hurst, Raley Road, New Waterford, reported seeing two men in the neighbor’s driveway in front of a pickup shoveling something at 4:46 a.m. Friday. A deputy in the area checked the driveway and the home, but did not find anyone there or leaving the area.


— Police began directing traffic at the intersection of West Lincoln Way and Jefferson Street at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday after the traffic light quit working. A temporary four-way stop was later set up.

— Gretta Burton, state Route 45, Lisbon, and David Moore, Crestview Road, Columbiana, were the drivers in a minor two-vehicle accident that occurred in the JWB Supply parking lot 12:30 p.m. Tuesday. Burton was backing up as Moore was pulling into the lot when the two collided, resulting in minor damage.


— Jeremiah Medley, 33, Niles, was cited for driving under suspension for the second time in one week following a traffic stop on Spruce Street at 2:52 p.m. Tuesday.

East Liverpool

— Harry Gallop, no address listed, reported he saw his stolen car hauler trailer at a garage on Elizabeth Street. Officers spoke to a woman at the garage, and she said her boyfriend bought the trailer off of Facebook and had no title or receipt. No one at the garage had proof of ownership, and the trailer was towed from the scene until such documentation could be presented. The investigation is pending.

— Officers responded to Woodland Hills for reports that Willie Curry, 31, no address listed, was knocking on doors, challenging residents to fight. He was on the trespass list for Columbiana-Metropolitan Housing Authority property so was taken into custody. During a pat down search, officers reported finding Curry with digital scales. He was charged with criminal trespass and possession of drug paraphernalia.

— Responding to Giant Eagle for reports of an alteration involving a bat, officers spoke with Amanda Allen, who had been a passenger in a vehicle driven by William C. Wright, 24, Illinois Street. She told officers he exited their vehicle and threatened another driver, Kaitlyn Douds, with the club after a near accident on Avondale Street. Douds told officers the same story. Wright was charged with aggravated menacing.

— A caller reported a man sitting in a truck outside the Hall China Company on Anna Street, “smoking the devil’s grass.” Officers reported finding Jason D. Kiddey, 38, Lang Street, sitting in the truck with the door open, smoking a cigarette. They could smell the odor of marijuana and asked Kiddey if he had any. He said he wasn’t going to lie and had just smoked a little bit out of his marijuana bowl, which he pulled from the center console. Officers also discovered a small baggy of marijuana, a marijuana grinder and two cut straws they said Kiddey told them he used to snort Vicodin pills. He was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of marijuana drug paraphernalia.

St. Clair Township

— Janice M. Morgan, 37, no address listed, reported she was northbound on St. Clair Avenue when a vehicle driven by a woman she knows came up on her bumper, with the woman yelling at her from the window. Morgan pulled into Pizza Hut, and the car went past, with the woman still yelling out the window. She told police she has had on-going problems with this woman harassing her and was directed to the law director for possible charges or protection order.

— Called to the Echo Dell Mobile Home Park for a man who had shot himself, officers arrived to find Robert Glenn, 42, sitting at the kitchen table with a gunshot wound to the inside left thigh. He reported shooting himself accidentally while cleaning his gun. Lifeteam ambulance transported Glenn to St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Youngstown.

— Lisa A. Schimel, no address listed, reported someone tried to open a Pay Pal account in her name, which was detected and stopped by the Lifelock program.

— Mary Burchett, South Meadowbrook Circle, reporter her grandson’s Xbox stolen from her residence by her granddaughter.

— Jeremy M. Morgan, 20, Duke Road, East Liverpool, was westbound on Annesley Road, riding a Yamaha motorcycle when a vehicle driven by David W. Tice, 39, Sherwood Street, East Liverpool, turned in front of him to turn into a parking lot. Tice told police he initially did not see Morgan’s motorcycle coming toward him but, when he did, tried to swerve back into his lane to avoid a crash but by then the motorcycle was already sliding. Morgan locked his brakes and slid into the front of Tice’s vehicle. Morgan was transported by North Star Critical Care ambulance to East Liverpool City Hospital. No charges were reported.

— Gregory A. Morrison, 30, Erie Street, East Liverpool, was driving his Victory motorcycle on Echo Dell Road when he slid on gravel, losing control and crashing into a ditch. No injuries or citations were reported.


— Police and first responders went to a home in the 200 block of McGavern Road on Wednesday after a person was reported having seizures. The person was taken ultimately by ambulance to a hospital and a child at the home was taken to school by a police officer.


— A Woodland Avenue resident reported on station at 9:24 a.m. Tuesday a female juvenile temporarily staying with her had run away that morning. The resident called back soon after to report the juvenile had been found.

— An officer responded to an 800 block East State Street business at 11:35 a.m. Tuesday where the complainant reported someone had gained entry into the building. The matter is under investigation.

— Officers responded to the area of Allen Road and Salem Parkway at 12:05 p.m. Tuesday in reference to someone boarding a westbound train. Perry Township police assisted officers in searching the train, but no one was found.

— Officers responded to the area of Southeast Boulevard and Oak Street at 3:48 p.m. Tuesday in reference to suspicious activity, but were unable to find anything.

— Officers responded to the food pantry on East Third Street at 5:31 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a woman who was causing a disturbance by being loud. The woman told police she was upset about inappropriate remarks made toward her by some volunteers. She was advised to keep her voice down and contact police if there is a problem.

— Police responded with the fire department to reported smoke in a 1300 block South Lincoln Avenue apartment at 6:27 p.m. Tuesday and stood by while fire fighters determined the cause.

— Steven W. Paukner, 48, North Ellsworth Avenue, Salem, was arrested at his home at 8 p.m. Tuesday on an active warrant out of the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office for failure to appear on child support.

— Officers responded to a 500 block Aetna Street home at 10:35 p.m. Tuesday in reference to an intoxicated man knocking on the door. The man said he was looking for a female resident at the home. The woman was found to reside at the home with her uncle, but her uncle did not want the man on the property. The man was given a courtesy ride to his South Lundy Avenue home.

— Officers responded with medical personnel to a 500 block Franklin Street home at 11:56 p.m. Tuesday where a woman reported her boyfriend had taken too many prescription pills. The man admitted to taking the pills as well as having thoughts of harming himself. He was transported to the Salem hospital for evaluation.

— An officer responded to the 1600 block of Whinnery Road at 4:02 a.m. Wednesday where a resident reported the neighbors had been away for several days with animals left in the back yard. The officer found a dog, turkeys and rabbits all confined or chained. The dog had shelter, but no food or water. The incident was forwarded to the housing department and humane officer for investigation.

Perry Township

— Police responded to a West Pine Lake Road home at 1:54 p.m. Monday in reference to an unknown disturbance in which the female caller was screaming for police. Officers found the woman had had a domestic dispute with her husband at their Boardman home earlier that day in which he had thrown all her clothes outside. She said when she returned with some friends he jumped in her vehicle and refused to get out, so she drove to her parents house, locking the door to the residence and telling him to leave. When the husband gained entry to the home, he began throwing around furniture, but left when she called police. She was told she should have contacted Boardman police when he refused to exit the vehicle instead of driving to her parents’ home.

— Police responded to a 1700 block Hearthside Drive home at 8:39 p.m. Monday in reference to a prowler in which the resident reported a back door to the garage had been opened. Officers checked the building and found no signs of forced entry or anything our of place.

— Officers responded with Salem police to the Allen Road railroad crossing at 12:01 p.m. Tuesday in reference to someone who had jumped onto a Norfolk Southern westbound train. The train was stopped and officers searched it, but were unable to find anyone.

— Megan Renae Davis, 20, West Sixth Street, Salem, was cited for assured clear distance ahead following a two-vehicle crash in the 2200 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 1:33 p.m. Tuesday in which she was northbound and failed to stop for traffic, striking the rear of a vehicle driven by Bradley John Larson, 22, North Lincoln Avenue, Salem, who was waiting to turn into his driveway. No injuries were reported.

— Police responded to a church in the 200 block of Georgetown Road at 4:06 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot. Officers found two people and the owner of vehicle said he was attempting to teach the other how to drive. They were advised the one learning must have a valid license to drive and to get his driver’s permit before attempting to drive again.

–Police responded to a 1200 block West Perry Street home at 5:47 p.m. Tuesday where a man reported an app indicated his lost cell phone was at a neighbor’s residence. The neighbor found the phone in their yard and returned it to the owner.

— A Prospect Street resident reported at 1:02 a.m. Wednesday that a man had been sending her nude photos to her cell phone. An officer spoke with both individuals and the matter is under investigation.

— Police responded to the 300 block of West Pine Lake Road at 4:24 a.m. Wednesday in reference to people knocking on windows and running across porches. An officer searched the area but was unable to find anyone.


— Firefighterst responded to a 1300 block South Lincoln apartment at 6:27 p.m. Tuesday. There was no fire, just smoke caused by burnt food in the microwave. The appliance was unplugged and moved outside, then the apartment ventilated.