County Sheriff

— A possible suspicious person was reported walking around with a long rifle on his right side at 5:34 p.m. Monday. The report does not state where in the county the person was walking. Deputies did not find anyone.

— Suspicious activity was reported on Thomas Road in Center Township at 7:13 p.m. Monday. Deputies met with the person who filed the complaint, who said the person left the area before deputies arrived.

— Deputies went to a state Route 154 home in Elkrun Township at 7:20 p.m. to serve a civil protection order on a person, but the person had left the home before the deputies arrived.

— A domestic dispute was reported at the home of Michelle Caldwell, DeSellem Road, Lisbon, at 8:10 p.m. Monday. The other person left before deputies arrived and Caldwell signed a refusal to prosecute form.

— Deputies were asked to check on a woman living in a home on Campbell Road, Hanover Township at 11:04 p.m. Monday. The woman was found to be fine.

— Deputies responded to an alarm on Mick Road, Yellow Creek Township at 11:27 p.m. Monday, checked the home and everything appeared fine.

East Palestine

— Police arrested Kayla Mennell, age and address not listed, at 9:24 a.m. Tuesday on several warrants through the county Common Pleas Court.

— Police were called to the Dollar General on North Market Street at 5:50 p.m. Friday for a shoplifting complaint. It was reported that an employee noticed a customer acting suspicious and upon confronting the customer, she immediately fled from the store. Police reviewed surveillance video and could see the woman concealing items in her bag. The incident is under investigation.

— Police were called to a Bacon Avenue home at 6:08 p.m. Saturday for a report of a domestic dispute. Police spoke to those involved and found it was only a verbal argument and nothing physical had occurred.

— Police charged Michael A. Manypenny, 33, Lisbon, with possession of marijuana and speeding following a traffic stop on Carbon Hill Road at 8:41 a.m. Sunday.

East Liverpool

— Officers responded at 1:40 p.m. Saturday to the 1100 block of Saint George Street where a small juvenile girl had been found wandering the streets, wearing slippers and no jacket when the temperature was 47 degrees. The caller was holding the child and had provided her with a jacket when police arrived. The child, who will be 2 years old in March, would speak only to the woman who called, so the woman carried the child several blocks as officers tried to find her home, but no one in the neighborhood could identify her. After 45 minutes, Patrolman Chad Tatgenhorst located her father, Jeffrey A. White, 27, Saint George Street, who was looking for the child. White told officers he and his wife had fallen asleep with their child while watching television and she apparently exited the home through a door that was standing open. Children’s Services was contacted, with no existing files found regarding the family, according to reports. White was charged with endangering children.

Liverpool Township

— Officers were called to a Park Boulevard residence for a mental subject who had physically attacked a family member. They spoke with Brock Ward, who reported his sister had not taken her medication, making her “flip out” and become more aggressive as the day wore on, until she attacked his wife, Amy, on the porch. His sister lives in a mental facility in Cleveland and was expected to return there the next day, he reported. His sister told officers she had been thrown out of the hospital two months prior and threatened with arrest. Officers had his sister transported to the hospital, where they were advised that Ward had brought her earlier then walked out, leaving her, after which his sister walked out before being treated. A nurse was able to contact the woman’s legal guardian Joe Stabley, who said Ward had picked her up for the holidays then refused to return her to the Cleveland facility where she resides and that he had been trying to find her the last couple of days. Officers advised him she was at the hospital and contacts were being made to return her to the Cleveland facility.

— Heather Joy, Oak Grove Road, Wellsville, reported her license plate stolen from a vehicle at her residence.

— David Boyer, Crestview Drive, reported receiving a package from Camping World with a $750 invoice that they never ordered, but they were charged with the purchase. The money was refunded by their bank, but they were advised a report was needed. Boyer was to contact Camping World to arrange for return of the item.


— A domestic dispute was reported at a Jefferson Street home on Monday. Police separated those involved and questioned each of them. No visible marks, scratches or redness was found. One person moved out of the home and was taken to the police department where a family member from Canton came later to pick her up. Everyone was told to stay away from each other and cease all communication.


— An officer was dispatched at 8:28 a.m. Jan. 4 to Pine Street for a 7-year-old boy refusing to attend school. The officer found the boy still in bed, woke him up and his mother gathered his clothes and book bag. The officer drove him to school and the school resource officer made sure the boy got his breakfast and lunch.

New Waterford

— At approximately 4:30 a.m. Jan. 2, officers responded to the 1000 block of North Market Street for mutual aid with the East Palestine police for a disturbance complaint.

— At approximately 11:29 a.m. Saturday, police responded to the 3200 block of Creek Road to attempt an arrest warrant but did not find the person.

— At approximately 11:51 a.m. Saturday, police responded to the village park for an animal complaint of a possible sick raccoon. The animal was located and euthanized.

— On Sunday at approximately 8:10 p.m., police responded to the 46000 block of South State Street for a disabled vehicle complaint. Officers made contact with a relative of the vehicle’s owner to assist in getting the vehicle moved.


— Garmid Limary Montes Carreras, 43, of Youngstown, was cited for driving under suspension after a traffic stop at 11:08 p.m. Monday in the 700 block of North Lincoln.

— Police responded at 6:33 p.m. Monday to Vine Avenue where a man was attempting to contact a tenant to serve an eviction notice. He told police the tenant and several other occupants in the apartment were refusing to answer the door. The landlord placed a 24-hour notice to enter the property on the door and will return at that time to serve the tenant.

— Police were dispatched at 2:20 p.m. Monday to the 700 block of Summit Street for a medical complaint. A woman said she could not wake up her son. Officers made contact with her son, who woke up as soon as contact was made. Fire department first responders and an ambulance service responded to check on him. The son admitted to smoking marijuana earlier in the day and signed a refusal of medical treatment.

— A resident in the 600 block of Woodland reported at 1:46 p.m. Monday that a male was going door to door selling cheaper electric services. Officers spoke to the male who did not have a solicitor’s license from the city of Salem and told him he needed a license to solicit in the city.

— Police were called at 12:47 p.m. Monday to the 1300 block of South Lincoln Avenue for a report of a possible scam. A woman said she recently signed up for a new energy provider and was then told by management that it was a scam. Officers did look into the matter and found that the company was not a scam and had a valid solicitor’s permit for the city. Officers advised the woman of the findings and also reached out to the business.

— Police were dispatched at 11:38 a.m. Monday to Tractor Supply, 2366 E. State St., for a disorderly customer, a male who had already left in a maroon Ford Explorer before police arrived. A woman and another employee said they were checking on an item for the male when he became upset and started yelling at them, calling them names and saying he was going to call their boss and accuse them of assaulting him. He left heading west on East State. The vehicle was not located.

— Chester Quick, 58, of 340 N. Ellsworth Ave., was taken into custody at 9:01 a.m. Monday at his residence on an active warrant out of Columbiana County for failure to appear on a charge of aggravated possession of drugs. He was turned over to a sheriff’s deputy.

Perry Township

— A caller at 10:08 p.m. Monday reported a hit/skip accident in the 1100 block of West Perry Street where they witnessed a vehicle strike a truck. Police contacted the owner of the truck who said there was no new damage and they did not want a report.

— Police responded to the 1100 block of West State Street for a report at 4:14 p.m. Monday of one to be removed. Officers found that the female in question had already left before they arrived. The caller said she was there causing a problem while gathering some of her belongings. She did not want her at her residence.

— A tree was reported blocking the road on Egypt near Painter Road at 2:52 p.m. Monday. Officers found the tree blocking one lane and called the road crew to remove it.

— A man on Colonial Drive called at 2:04 p.m. Monday to report a phone scam in which a male caller said his grandson was in jail and needed $8,000 for bail. He became suspicious after several minutes of talking to him. Police confirmed it was a scam that has been going around the second time in the past two years.

— Police were called at 8:20 a.m. Monday for an open door at a vacant house on Stewart Road. The secondary door was still locked, with the owner advising no items were taken.

— Police were called at 3:10 p.m. Saturday to the 1100 block of West Perry Street for a welfare check on a male resident. He said he was having phone issues and would be in touch with his family to make them aware he was fine.

— Police responded to the area of Allen Road at West Pine Lake Road for a suspicious vehicle reported parked along the road at 10 a.m. Saturday. Police found out who owned the vehicle and responded to their residence. Upon speaking to the resident, it was found that the vehicle was parked on their property and they were out walking the property line.

— A medical was reported at 12:16 a.m. Saturday on Harding Avenue where a woman was reportedly having an allergic reaction from food she ate. KLG ambulance and Perry firefighters evaluated the woman and found she was fine.

— Police responded at 11:45 a.m. Friday to the 600 block of West Pidgeon Road to conduct a welfare check on a juvenile. Police spoke with the juvenile and an ambulance was summoned to the scene to transport the juvenile to a hospital.