County Sheriff

–James Muse reported Friday someone dumped trash on property he owns — Stateline Resources — on state Route 154, Negley. Found within the trash were addresses for Asthan Williams and Matthew Goins, and the deputy contacted them and advised them to clean up the trash or they would be charged. Goins said he thought that the property was a dump site. Muse was told to call back if Williams and Goins failed to clean up the trash.

–Rick Gorby of Gorby’s Market in Negley, reported on Thursday afternoon one of his clerks was the victim of a quick-change artist. The man paid for a 99 cent drink with a $50 bill, and when she gave him his change the man asked her to give him some other bills while making three other purchases. By the time she was done the man had received $149 in change.

–A deputy responded to a noise complaint on Timber Run Street, New Waterford, at 9:39 p.m. Thursday, and spoke to John Seeger, who agreed to turn down the loud music.


–An unidentified motorist backed into another unidentified motorist in the Grace Lutheran Church parking lot at 5:55 p.m. Thursday.

–A report was received of a man stumbling along state Route 14 and walking in and out of traffic at 10:48 p.m. Thursday. The unidentified man was found and given a ride home.

–An unidentified woman reported Friday being the victim of some sort of scam.

–Jonathon Shaffer, Pittsburgh Street, reported he and his fiance were nearly struck by a motorist while walking in Walnut Alley at 9:49 p.m. Friday. Shaffer said he and the driver exchanged words before going their separate ways.

East Liverpool

–Marvin E. Bradley, of Jefferson Street, lost control on the wet asphalt while driving on Pennsylvania Avenue and struck a utility pole at 7:17 p.m. Sept. 2.

— A vehicle being driven by Corey J. Brown, Sixteen School Road, Irondale, was struck in the rear by a vehicle operated by Jennifer Munoz, of Woodland Drive. This occurred on the northbound ramp from state Route 7 to U.S. Route 30 at 5:49 p.m. Wednesday.

–Kambrea L. Brown, 21, of North Shady Lane, was driving on Lisbon Street at 5:16 a.m. Thursday when she sideswiped a parked car and then went off the road over a 3-foot embankment before striking a tree. The parked car was owned by Kimberly L. Quimby. Brown, who was cited for failure to control, said she was on her way home from work when she fell asleep.

–Mitti L. Dillard, 35, of Pontotoc, Miss., was cited for failure to control after she struck a vehicle being driven by Marian L. Forney, 64, of Vine Street. The accident occurred as Dillard pulled onto Ravine Street from Bradshaw Avenue at 8:09 a.m. Thursday. Dillard said she was temporary blinded by the sun.

–Alexander J. Cochrun, 19, of Steubenville, was cited for failure to stop an assured cleared distance after he drove into the rear of a vehicle operated by Kevin M. Bankes, 22, of Mingo Junction. This occurred on the off ramp from state Route 11 onto state Route 7 at 6:51 p.m. Thursday.

Salem Township

–David N. Hughes, 66, Appleridge Road, Salem, reported Thursday being the victim of identity theft, with someone using his personal information to make $403 in online purchases.


— An officer at 5:23 a.m. Saturday saw a vehicle parked on the road running on North Lincoln Avenue and East Third Street and was aware of a wanted person known to drive the vehicle. The vehicle was found empty. The owner was contacted and told not to leave the vehicle running unattended.

— Brandy Skiles, 40, of Cunningham Road, was cited for driving under suspension after a traffic stop at 4:50 a.m. Saturday on East Pershing Street near Penn Avenue. The vehicle was towed.

— An officer at 12:37 a.m. Saturday saw a vehicle traveling through Waterworth Memorial Park of Sunset which then parked in the lot at the Salem Community Center. The officer made contact with the occupants who said they stopped to relax and talk. They were told the park and SCC were closed and they would have to leave. The officer pointed out that all municipal parking lots in town were open all hours.

— An officer at 11:54 p.m. Friday checked a vehicle parked at Waterworth Memorial Park off of Sunset after the park had closed. The vehicle was unoccupied and had been there for some time. Nobody was found in the park.

— An officer saw two males in Centennial Park at 11:04 p.m. Friday, which is after hours, identified them, told them park hours and sent them on their way.

— Tomas Perez Castro, 25, of Jennings Avenue, was cited for improper exhaust and no driver’s license after a traffic stop at 10:32 p.m. Friday on Washington Avenue between Oak and Maple streets. The vehicle was towed.

— An officer at 9:04 p.m. Friday saw an unoccupied vehicle parked in the Salem Plaza parking lot with the headlights left on. The vehicle was not running and no one was around. The officer shut off the lights.

— A clerk at Smith Oil on East State Street reported at 5:52 p.m. Friday that an unknown person driving a tan Chrysler van pumped $16.30 in fuel and drove off without paying.

— Police at 3:38 p.m. Friday saw a man acting suspicious in the Salem Public Library parking lot. The report said he appeared to be under the influence. For his safety, he was transported to the hospital. The report also referred to a previous incident at 3:20 p.m. in the 100 block of Ohio Avenue for a man who was yelling obscenities. Police made contact and he seemed to be under some type of influence. He was told if he didn’t live in the area to keep moving along.

— Police responded to the 200 block of East Third Street for a report at 1:48 p.m. Friday of an intoxicated man urinating in public. Police made contact with the alleged suspect who said he never urinated outside. He was told to go to the bathroom inside.

— An alleged suicidal juvenile male who barricaded himself in a vehicle at Salem Regional Medical Center at 1:11 p.m. Friday before fleeing on foot was located by police later and taken back to the hospital. He was pink-slipped by the hospital, meaning an order was issued for requiring hospitalization and he was transported to Belmont Pines by EMT Ambulance.

— A caller at 12:40 p.m. Friday reported possible criminal damage to an apartment in the 200 block of Vine Avenue after hearing yelling and banging around in the apartment. The tenants had just moved out. Officers checked the apartment with the caller and no one was found and nothing was damaged.

— A woman from Washingtonville reported at 11:05 a.m. Friday that unknown persons stole her purse with multiple items from her vehicle while it was impounded at a local impound yard on Prospect Street. Officers checked with the tow company and a representative said the vehicle was located in a secure holding lot. The complaint is under investigation.

— A woman on Vine Avenue reported at 8:42 a.m. Friday that a known male was yelling obscenities at her and her son over his recent eviction.

— At 6:27 a.m. Friday, unknown people were reportedly attempting to gain access to the door at the back of a residence in the 600 block of Park Avenue. Nobody was found and the doors and windows were secure.