Police

Columbiana

— Police were asked to do a welfare check at a home on Maplewood Drive at 12:26 p.m. Friday. Police found the man was in need of medical treatment and assisted EMS.

Salem Township

— Robert Sterling, Leetonia, reported at 1:13 p.m. Saturday his tenants moved out without his knowledge and let the propane run causing the pipes in the house to freeze which caused damage. He also reported that he attempted to reach them to return the house key and garage door opener but hasn’t been able to make contact. Police told him it was a civil matter, which he said he was aware of, but he wanted to make out police report.

— A Conkle Road home owner reported at 1:13 p.m. Saturday the tenants moved out without his knowledge and allowed the propane to run out, causing the pipes to freeze and damage the home. He said he has also been unable to contact the tenants to have them return the house key and garage door opener. The owner was advised the matter is civil in nature.

New Waterford

— At approximately 8:42 p.m. Jan. 26, officers responded to the 3200 block of Creek Road to attempt to serve an active warrant. Officers arrested Allan W. Murphy III on the warrant and turned him over to the Columbiana County sheriff for transport to the county jail.

— At approximately 8:35 p.m.,Wednesday, officers responded to the 3200 block of Creek Road for a welfare check on several children. Police spoke with the father of the children and all was OK.

— At approximately 9:24 p.m. Thursday, officers responded to the 3300 block of Pinewood Drive for a welfare check of a female whom the male complainant had not heard from in several days. Officers had negative contact with her or anyone at her residence.

Salem

— Police responded to the 500 block of South Union Avenue at 4:49 a.m. Thursday where a female said someone stole her pocketbook and cut her arm. She had a deep gash to her forearm and was transported to the hospital by an ambulance. The incident is under investigation.

— Police responded to the 400 block of Vine Avenue at 7:50 a.m. Thursday where the complainant said he and his girlfriend broke up and he moved into the garage to avoid confrontations while he looked for another place. He said she wanted to drive his vehicle but he said she couldn’t because she has a suspended license and she got angry and turned the heat off in the garage. She also threw all his belongings out of the house and she was advised by police that she couldn’t kick him out of the residence and turn the heat off. The officer advised her that her license was suspended as well.

— At 11:07 a.m. Thursday, police responded to the 1400 block of East State Street regarding an unruly female juvenile who was not listening to her mother and was being verbally aggressive. The complainant did tell her she could leave with a friend temporarily and was advised to return upon her parent’s request.

— Police responded to the 400 block of South Lundy Avenue at 1 p.m. Thursday and located an abandoned vehicle that was stolen from East Canton. The vehicle was towed and impounded.

— At 1:27 p.m. Thursday the city tax department advised it received a bad check from a resident in the 900 block of Jones Drive. The person said they would correct it but didn’t. Police were unable to contact the person. The amount was for $505.40 and a bad check packet is to be filled out for the county prosecutor.

— Police responded to the 400 block of West Wilson Street at 1:50 p.m. Thursday for a person trespassing inside an impound yard. The person opened a gate and entered a building owned by another person and police learned the person did have a vehicle impounded but didn’t have permission to enter the building. The person was gone when police arrived and their phone number was obtained and called. The person advised he was a prior employee of the owner and was unaware the lot was being rented. He stated he made arrangements with the owner to go to the building the next day.

— At 2:23 p.m Thursday, police spoke with a person on station advising that her vehicle was parked in the 100 block of North Lincoln Avenue on Jan. 30 and struck by another vehicle between 6 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Photos were obtained of the front end damage and she was provided with a report number.

— At 4:23 p.m. Thursday, police responded to the 200 block of West State Street for a hit-skip incident. One vehicle backed into another and a witness advised it appeared the drivers were arguing and the vehicle that struck the other departed without stopping. The registration was obtained and an attempt to contact the owner was not successful. A follow-up investigation will be conducted.

— Police responded to the 1100 block of East Ninth Street at 4:35 p.m. Thursday where a person who overdosed was transported to the hospital by ambulance.

— Police responded to the 1900 block of East State Street at 8:09 p.m. Thursday at the request of Lisbon police who advised a person overdosed on drugs in their village and was brought to the Salem hospital. Drugs were found on the person by medical staff and Lisbon police wanted Salem police to retrieve them and the suspected drugs were recovered.

— Police responded to the 1200 block of Cleveland Street at 11:49 p.m. for an unruly juvenile report and police spoke with the youth and deescalated the situation.

— Police on patrol in the 300 block of West Fifth Street at 2:38 a.m. Friday, observed a vehicle driving through various neighborhoods and into different driveways with multiple people. Contact was made and it was learned they were all being dropped off at different homes.

— Police responded to the 2800 block of East State Street at 5:31 a.m. Friday for a reckless operation complaint and spoke with the driver. Police administered a field sobriety test and found he was not under the influence.

— At 8:37 a.m. Friday, police responded to the 700 block of Newgarden Avenue for a report of dogs at large and the humane officer had control of them.

— Officers responded to a 500 block Continental Drive home at 4:29 p.m. Friday in reference to a domestic assault. Upon arrival, officers found that one individual involved had already left. The other person said that there had been a physical altercation and showed minor injuries. Officers contacted the other person who left and received a conflicting story. The matter was forwarded to the prosecutor’s office for review.

— Officers responded to the 1000 block of Buckeye Avenue at 7:11 p.m. Friday in reference to a dog tied outside in the cold weather. The officers searched the area but were unable to find the dog.

— Joshua T. Gatewood, 28, Kevin Drive, Alliance, was arrested on an active warrant out of Columbiana County for failure to appear for driving under suspension after a patrolling officer observed him in the 800 block of West State Street at 11:52 Friday and knew him to be wanted.

— A patrolling officer was flagged down at a 700 block West State Street business at 12:37 a.m. Saturday where the employee reported finding an item that could be drug paraphernalia. The officer determined the item was not drug related and disposed of it.

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