County Sheriff

— Denise Baker reported lights on inside a home on state Route 39 in Yellow Creek Township at 10:27 p.m. Monday. All the lights were off when she left the home earlier that day, but at that time an upstairs light and an unattached garage light were on. The home and garage were checked and found to be secure with no signs of forced entry.

Highway Patrol

— John Raymond Patrick, 26, Union Avenue, Columbiana, was westbound on Bacon Avenue in Unity Township at 5 a.m. Sunday and went off the left side into an embankment. He was cited for failure to control.

— Glenn A. McKenzie, 59, state Route 39, Wellsville, was northbound on U.S. 30 in Elkrun Township at 2:40 p.m. Friday and went off the left side into a fence. He was cited for failure to control.

— Atavia Willoann Henderson, 31, Cleveland Heights, was southbound on Depot Road in Center Township at 8:37 p.m. Thursday and failed to yield at a stop sign and struck Kyle James Smallwood, 25, state Route 172, Lisbon. Henderson was cited for failure to yield.


— Doris Shar, address not listed, reported at 1:43 p.m. Monday someone struck her vehicle while it was parked at the Sparkle Market.


— Dennis Keener, Youngstown, reported Feb. 5 his trailer had been stolen from the back of the Night Court on South Market Street. Keener told police the trailer, which contained HVAC tools, had been parked there since Dec. 12.

— Police were called to the VA Health Clinic on Lincole Place at 3:35 p.m. Monday for a report that a man was trying to leave and staff believed he may be under the influence of narcotics. The man was taken to the Salem hospital by KLG with no problems.

— Tamara Frantz, North Jefferson Street, reported at 10:15 p.m. Monday a neighbor was knocking on her door and was intoxicated and refusing to leave her alone. Police attempted to speak with the man but he would not answer his door.

Perry Township

— Police responded to Egypt Road somewhere north of Painter Road at 6:46 p.m. Monday for a report of a small fire along the road. The fire was found north of the township in Goshen. Police dumped water on the fire to put it out and notified Goshen Police.

— Linda Stoltzfus, of Minerva, was cited for assured clear distance after her westbound vehicle failed to stop and ran into the back of another westbound car in the 1400 block of Georgetown Road which had stopped to turn at 5:06 p.m. Monday.

— Police spoke with a man on Cunningham Road at 11:14 a.m. Monday regarding his 14-year-old daughter who was refusing to see her mother per court order. He was advised to notify the daughter’s mother and explain it to her and for them to contact their lawyers.


— An officer spoke with a social worker from Akron Children’s Hospital in Boardman at 12:07 a.m. Tuesday regarding a male patient who reported a sex offense that allegedly occurred seven to eight years ago in the city of Salem. Information was collected and will be turned over to the juvenile division.

— An officer on patrol on Vine Avenue at 10:16 p.m. Monday conducted a traffic stop for a license plate not visible. The driver consented to a search of the vehicle, with no contraband located. The driver received a warning for obstructed license plate.

— A man in the 800 block of East Third Street reported at 7:57 p.m. Monday that his neighbor directly above him slams stuff around all day long. Officers did not hear any type of noise disturbance while present. The upstairs neighbor was advised of the complaint.

— Annette Reitz, 46, of 41542 state Route 517, Lisbon, was taken into custody on a warrant for possession of dangerous drugs while police were attempting to serve a warrant on someone else in the 100 block of Ohio Avenue at 7:33 p.m. Monday. The male with the warrant was not there, but they located Reitz. She was turned over to a c­ounty sheriff’s deputy.

— Police responded at 6:47 p.m. Monday to the 300 block of East Fifth Street for a complaint about a red Chevy Cruze parked halfway out in the road. The vehicle was not halfway in the road, but the front of the vehicle slightly pointed out into traffic. The owner was contacted and repositioned her vehicle.

— A man from the 1000 block of East Third Street reported at 6:44 p.m. Monday that he was at work and received a call from his daughter that her mother, his soon-to-be ex-wife, was at the house getting property and he said she wasn’t supposed to be there. Officers responded and spoke to the wife who was in her vehicle parked on the street. She said she was dropping off the daughter so she could get her phone from the home. She never went inside the house and does not live there. The juvenile daughter said no one was there and she did not have a key to get inside. She was staying with her mother and thought someone would be there to let her in. Both left without entering and officers told the man about the situation.

— Timothy Gorman, 51, of 1157 E. 11th St., was charged with theft after police were called to Walmart at 4:18 p.m. Monday for a theft report. A man was detained and cooperative, with items taken recovered by loss prevention personnel.

— The general manager and district manager of Speedway on West State Street spoke to police at 4:16 p.m. Monday regarding a female employee whose cash register came up short on Saturday. Upon checking, the register had been short for the month of February when she was working. The managers had brought the female in and advised her of video they had with her. She did not say anything but after being terminated, left the store. They want charges filed on the now ex-employee. They were told a detective would handle the followup and information will be sent to the prosecutor for review of any charges.

— People were reported on the railroad tracks on Allen Road at 2:16 p.m. Monday and told police they were just train watching. They said they would stand further from the tracks so there would be no further problems.

— A woman on East Fifth Street contacted police at 10:38 a.m. Monday regarding a female who lives west of her apartment and had been beating on her door for the past week yelling and wanting her to open her door. She said she doesn’t know the female and only met her a couple of times. She wasn’t sure if it was her and didn’t how she got her phone number, but she thinks the female is texting her with things that make no sense, so she figures it is her and she is blocking any number she doesn’t recognize. She said the female is making claims that are false and just won’t stop coming to her place banging on the door. Officers spoke to the female in question and she claimed the woman was at her apartment while she was gone and can’t prove it, but drugs were missing from her apartment. She said she needs the drugs now and said the woman is texting her. She also made other accusations about the woman, which the woman had already advised she knew nothing about. The female was told she’s not wanted at the woman’s residence and to stay away. She was also told to get rid of the woman’s number so she wouldn’t receive any unwanted messages. The female said she would talk with the maintenance man about getting the woman thrown out.

— A woman at Essex I, at 2511 Bentley Drive, reported at 10:16 a.m. Monday that she believed an employee had taken a pill, one percocet, from a resident. The employee was questioned, then terminated. The woman just wanted the incident documented.