County Sheriff

— Melvin Gorby, state Route 170, Middleton Township, reported at 1:30 p.m. Monday he let someone he knows by the name of Tommy borrow his truck two weeks earlier with the understanding it would be returned in two days. The truck has not been returned and Gorby heard Tommy may be incarcerated in the Mahoning County jail.

East Palestine

— James Kleuser, address not listed, reported at 10:54 a.m. Saturday someone used his debit card information to buy items without his permission.

— Police were called to the playground at the park for a report of two suspicious men in the area. Police found James Fox and a 17-year-old boy and warned them they were not to be in the playground at any time. The two left without any problems.

East Liverpool

— Responding Monday evening to West Fifth Street for reports of a person upset and beating on a garage door with a rock, officers discovered Kendall A. Roberts, 52, Moore Street. They reported Roberts smelled strongly of alcohol and had slurred speech, not making sense. This was the second call the police department had received about Roberts that day, according to reports, and he was charged with disorderly conduct.


— Officers on patrol at 11:26 p.m. Monday saw a black Ford pickup parked in the parking lot of Kelley Park after hours. Officers made contact with the occupants and advised them of park hours, then the people left.

— A woman in the 400 block of Franklin Avenue requested police at 9:36 p.m. Monday to remove a person. She said a male was strung out on drugs and was not supposed to be inside her residence. When officers arrived, the male was found unresponsive. Fire department first responders and KLG Ambulance were called and he was transported to SRMC. She did not want to pursue charges but wanted him criminally trespassed from her property, meaning he could no longer return.

— An officer at 8:28 p.m. Monday spoke with a woman at the police station regarding a lost item. She wanted a report on file in case the item was located.

— An interior motion alarm was reported at 8:10 p.m. Monday in the 2300 block of East State Street at the Salem Plaza. Both the exterior and the interior of the business were found secure.

— Officers responded at 6:05 p.m. Monday to the 300 block of Mullins regarding a suspicious vehicle sitting in a parking lot of one of the businesses. Officers were then told to disregard due to the call being a false alarm,

— A woman on Butcher Road reported at 2:53 p.m. Monday that someone has been stealing money from her gift card. The complaint is under investigation.

— A woman in the 400 block of Continental Drive reported at 2:51 p.m. Monday that a known male will not stop texting or calling her. Officers will contact the man and advise him of the complaint and the possible charges if he continues.

— Police were called at 2:13 p.m. Monday to Laurel Court Apartments in the 400 block of Continental Drive for a fight in progress. A woman told officers a known male came over and wouldn’t leave and began to fight with several people at the residence. He left before police arrived. The incident is under investigation.

— A hit/skip was reported at 12:49 p.m. Monday in the 1200 block of Maple Street where a vehicle owned by Robert Quinn of Salem was legally parked and struck by another vehicle which fled. Damage was sustained to the left rear tail light and there was paint damage to the left side of the bed and cab area.

— An officer on patrol at 12:24 p.m. Monday saw an abandoned bicycle in the 800 block of South Union Avenue. The fire department picked up the bike and took it to the service department.

— A hit/skip was reported at 10:28 a.m. Monday in the 200 block of East State Street where a legally parked unoccupied vehicle was struck by another vehicle which fled. The vehicle struck sustained damage to the left outside mirror. The owner was listed as Harold Winnalee of Columbiana.

— Police were called at 8:13 a.m. Monday to the 1900 block of East State Street for an unknown problem. A woman said she had been involved in an illegal activity outside the city. An officer said the appropriate agency, Perry Township, would be advised.

— A reckless vehicle was reported at 7:18 a.m. Monday in the 1000 block of West State Street. The vehicle was located and followed for several blocks, but officers did not observe any violations.


— Firefighters were called at 4:48 p.m. Sunday to the 100 block of West Eighth Street for a residential lockout. The man door to the garage was forced open without any damage.


— Sometime on Friday or Saturday someone reportedly entered a home on Wood Street damaging electronic items and taking both clothing and other items. Several days prior it had been reported someone “turfed” the yard of the property and it is believed the incidents may stem from a relationship break-up.

— Someone from the Salineville Assembly of God, Jefferson Street, reported on Thursday someone again attempted to break into the church. Church officials are planning to review video surveillance, which was used the last time to catch someone breaking in, although the report notes there is really not much kept there of value to steal.

— A Jefferson Street resident reported on Saturday the neighbor’s dog was running at large. The woman began educating her neighbor regarding leash laws and the dog’s owner was warned to keep control of the dog or a citation may be issued.

— Someone reported on Thursday they were driving on Hazel Run Road at Maple Hill Road when a black Jeep heading northbound sideswiped them. Police intercepted the vehicle and cited Aaron Cunningham with reckless operation.

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