POLICE

County Sheriff

— Deputies went to a home on Hartley Road at 3:36 a.m. Wednesday for an alarm sounding. Everything appeared secure.

Highway Patrol

— Melanie Schweiger, 30, of East Liverpool, was cited for OVI and failure to control after she drove off the road in her Jeep Compass and struck a sign, embankment and tree on state Route 267 at the state Route 11 on-ramp in Madison Township at 2:52 a.m. Jan. 2.

Lisbon

— Mike Jenkins of Lisbon reported Wednesday he was looking online for a place to rent and came across a home south of town on Steubenville Pike. Jenkins gave the person his personal information, but the contact then wanted a $500 deposit and another $500 to cover the first month rent. When Jenkins tried to call the number, which was out of Texas, it would only accept text messages.

East Liverpool

— While backing his tractor-trailer out of the intersection of Haywood onto Broad Street, Cory D. Lyon, 47, Surry, Maine, hit an embankment. No citations were reported.

— Nicholas S. Rice, 20, South Hollywood Drive, was southbound on St. Clair when he began looking at his radio and his passenger yelled, causing Rice to look up and see an electric pole in his vehicle’s path. He struck the pole. He was cited for failure to control and the vehicle was towed by Calcutta Towing.

Liverpool Township

— Katherine L. Clark, 74, Saint George Street, East Liverpool, was southbound on Parkway when she reported being blinded by the sunlight, causing her to drive left of center, into an embankment on the opposite side of the street. She sustained injuries to her right knee and head and was transported to the hospital by Lifeteam ambulance. Clark’s vehicle was towed by First Class Towing. No citations were reported.

St. Clair Township

— Anthony Guidone, recycling coordinator for CCH Environmental reported receiving email from a woman who saw a man dumping a mattress at the recycling center behind Giant Eagle in Calcutta. She sent several photos, including one showing the mattress on top of the vehicle and one showing the man placing it against the Dumpster. The owner of the vehicle was identified, and charges are pending for illegal dumping.

— Danielle L. Weyand, Echo Dell Road, reported being harassed by two people she knows after she spoke to one of their sisters. She reported receiving texts and Facebook messages and said she has blocked the two people and changed her phone number but the harassment is continuing. She was advised to speak with the law director.

— Terri D. Potts, no address listed, reported giving a scrap vehicle to a person she knows in April, leaving her license plates on it. She is now receiving notices in the mail from the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission that she owes toll charges related to those license plates. She wanted a report in order to have the plates seized.

Leetonia

— An officer responded to the Lisbon Street area at 5:54 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a group of people outside smoking marijuana. The officer searched the area but was unable to find anyone.

— Two juveniles reported at 8:13 p.m. Tuesday a domestic dispute at a Pine Street home and requested assistance in retrieving personal items from there. One of the juvenile’s had video of their father and his girlfriend in a physical altercation and they said their father told them to get out and wanted an officer to stand by while they gathered his belongings. The officer had the video emailed to the department and said he would contact the father regarding the incident and requests for the desired property.

— Jeffrey D. Davis, 43, Columbiana Waterford Road, Columbiana, was cited for driving under suspension following a traffic stop at 4:37 p.m. Wednesday for failure to stop at the stop sign at Hazel and Columbia streets.

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