Highway Patrol

–Douglas S. Davis, 20, Miller Road, Lisbon, was cited for failure to control after he lost control, bounced off a guardrail and went left of center, striking an oncoming pickup truck driven by Ronald L. Possage, 69, state Route 45, Lisbon, while driving on Columbiana-Lisbon Road in Fairfield Township at 3:50 p.m. Friday. Davis and his passengers — Taylor R. Halstead, 18, state Route 164, Lisbon, and Izabel R. Halstead, 1, same address –made arrangements to be transported to a local hospital to be examined. Possage’s passengers — Travis L. Haupt, 28, state Route 45, Lisbon, and Ian W. Woods, 45, Pancake-Clarkson Road, Rogers — were taken by ambulance to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

–Nicholas J. Rupert, 28, Court Street, Columbiana, was cited for failure to control after he swerved to missed stopped traffic on state Route 14 in Unity Township at 1:10 p.m. Friday and struck a mail box and canvas garage canopy with a pickup truck parked inside. The property owner is William A. Yanssen,

–Richard L. Beight, 39, Columbia Street, Leetonia, struck a deer while driving on Hunston Road in Unity Township at 7 a.m. Thursday.

–Louis E. Steiner, 81, County Line Road, Columbiana, was cited for failure to control and he went off the road in his pickup truck and overturned while driving on Georgetown Road in Butler Township at 12:12 p.m. Wednesday. Steiner, who was not injured, said he fell asleep.

–James W. Crews, 85, Sixteen School Road, Wellsville, was driving on state Route 45 in Center Township when he went off the road, striking a utility pole and overturning at 10:05 a.m. Wednesday. Crews and his passenger, Bertha Crews, 83, same address, were taken by ambulance to a local hospital to be examiner.

–Thomas C. Previtire, 65, Clinton Street, Hanoverton, was driving on state Route 45 in Center Township when he lost control of his pickup truck and the truck overturned on its side at 10:22 a.m. Wednesday. He was taken by ambulance to a local hospital to be examined.

–Douglas R. Heing, 50, of Fort Jennings, was driving a semi-trailer on state Route 45 in Salem Township when he went off the road at the Teegarden Road intersection at 10 a.m. Wednesday, striking a traffic sign and tree.

–Barbara E. Baum, 73, of Alliance, was cited for failure to control after she went off the road and struck a sign and embankment while driving on state Route 172 in West Township at 9:54 a.m. Wednesday.

–Terri A. Bower, 55, Butcher Road, Leetonia, slid off the road into a ditch while driving on state Route 172 in West Township at 9:35 a.m. Wednesday.

–Dutra E. Morris, 26, Lisbon Road, Lisbon, was cited for failure to control after going off the road and striking a utility pole while driving on state Route 558 in Fairfield Township at 6 a.m. Monday.

–Michael A. Gubesch, 39, Pleasant Ridge, Minerva, was cited for failure to control and OVI after striking a sign, utility pole and tree at the intersection of U.S. Route 30 and Howard Street in Hanoverton at 3:26 a.m. Tuesday. Gubesch has three prior OVI convictions in the past 10 years.


–Steven Walker reported Friday being the victim of a banking scam.

–Nickolas Moore of Youngstown was cited Friday for driving under suspension while driving on North Main Street.

–The city street crew was plowing at 9:20 p.m. Friday when they noticed a motorist had knocked down a light pole near the Ford dealership. Police will notify the Arrowhead Homeowners Association.

–Chad A. Love, 31, South Elm Street, reported Thursday his vehicle tires were slashed by a juvenile he knows. The matter remains under investigation.

East Palestine

–Police were called to J & D Hometown Grill & Bakery on North Market Street on Friday in regard to a customer threatening the owner, who declined to pursue the matter,

–An official at the public library reported a teenage boy threw a bicycle through a window at 3:19 p.m. Thursday, with the youth fleeing and leaving his bike behind. The 14-year-old boy later turned himself in and admitted to the crime. He was released to his mother.

–A caller reported some youths were in the creek off Park Avenue and throwing rocks at passing vehicles at 3:27 p.m. Thursday. No damage resulted, and police did not locate the youths.


— David M. Scyoc II, 19, West Wilson Street, Salem, was cited for fictitious plates and loud exhaust following a traffic stop on state Route 344 at Old State Route 344 at 5:09 p.m. Thursday.


— An officer responded to an apartment complex in the 400 block of Jennings Avenue at 5:03 p.m. Thursday in reference to possible damage to the door of an upstairs apartment. The officer was unable to enter the complex.

— Eric R. McCleery, 65, Salem, was charged with operating a vehicle intoxicated after officers responded to a business in the 400 block of South Lundy Avenue at 7 p.m. where he had backed his vehicle into another vehicle in the parking lot.

— Officers responded to a business in the 1100 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 8:42 p.m. Thursday where a male juvenile reported another male juvenile had shoved him after he made a rude comment about the other juvenile’s girlfriend.

— Donna Manning, 90, Salem, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in the 700 block of East Third Street in which she struck a utility pole while pulling over when an officer initiated a traffic stop for an equipment violation. First responders treated Manning on scene for possible injuries.

— Officers checked a vehicle at a 100 West State Street business at 11:09 p.m. Thursday and discovered a controlled substance in an occupant’s purse. Charges are pending lab analysis of the substance.

— Officers responded to a 1000 block East Third Street home at 11:11 p.m. Thursday where the residents reported their 18-year-old son had been stealing items from the home and they wanted him removed. The son denied taking anything and the parents were advised of the eviction process.

— An officer responded to a 400 block South Lincoln Avenue home at 11:12 p.m. Thursday where the resident reported someone had stolen from her vehicle a bag containing her wallet.

— Officers responded to the deadend of Bricker Farms Lane at 12:11 a.m. Friday in reference to a suspicious vehicle and found four occupants and the smell of marijuana. Two juveniles were cited for delinquency and turned over to their parents while Miya C. Freeze, 18, Youngstown, and Callista G. Pyatt, 18, Columbiana, were cited for possession of marijuana.