County Sheriff

— Isaac D. Slentz, 21, state Route 7, Fairfield Township, reported Saturday someone used his personal information to open a Comcast/Infinity account without his knowledge, which he only learned about after the bills started coming. Slentz said he also received a bill for $497 from the Home Shopping Network.

— David Eicher from Olive Branch Ministry reported Daniel Yoder as missing at 11:53 a.m. Saturday. Yoder left the ministry at 7:30 a.m.


— Canine officer Csuti was used to assist a highway patrol trooper with a traffic stop search near West Point at 12:09 a.m. Saturday.

— Linda Vandyke, North Vine Street, reported someone threw an egg at her front door sometime Friday night.

— James Watt, Fairfield School Road, reported Saturday being the victim of identity fraud.

— The sheriff’s office called at noon Saturday seeking backup while a deputy responded to a person-to-remove call at 44873 Metz Road, Fairfield Township. Police ended up issuing a criminal trespassing warning to Early Simko.

— Malinda S. Whittenberger, owner of Barefoot Tanning, reported Saturday she and an employee were being harassed.

East Liverpool

— Police responded to a domestic dispute at the Quimby residence on St. George Street at 7:54 p.m. Thursday. The officer spoke with Jason Quimby, who said he and his son had been arguing but his son left.

— Police stopped Cody Cheetham for driving with a loud exhaust on Bradshaw Avenue at 9:19 p.m. Friday. His passenger and vehicle owner was Adam B. Black, and both were asked if they had anything illegal in the vehicle. Black handed a marijuana bowl to the officer, and police found a baggie of marijuana in the console. Black, 27, was cited with misdemeanor marijuana possession.

— Danner Adkins was stopped on Chester Avenue at 7:55 p.m. Friday after police determined he was driving with a suspended license. Police observed Adkins’ passenger making suspicious movements consistent with trying to conceal drugs, so canine officer Nero was brought in to help search the vehicle. Police recovered a crack pipe from the female passenger and found a rock substance in her purse, with the items to be sent away to be tested. Adkins was cited for driving with a suspended license and a cracked windshield.

— Patty Chapman called with a parking complaint near Ninth and May streets at 8 p.m. Thursday. Police saw a vehicle parked legally at the bottom of May Street.

— Police pulled over a vehicle on state Route 39 at 5:22 p.m. Friday after the driver failed to use the left turn signal and then was following another vehicle too closely. While speaking with the occupants, the officer smelled the odor of marijuana and canine officer Nero was brought in. Marijuana was found on passenger Norman L. Shields, 48, who was cited for possession, while the driver was given a warning.

— Angeline M. Carter, Maryland Street, reported at 7:39 p.m. Thursday her ex-boyfriend was outside her house calling her filthy names and trying to get in. Police advised her how to go about filing charges and obtaining a protection order.

— An officer came across a man identified as Charles Bailey operating an electric wheelchair on state Route 39 near Pennsylvania Avenue at 3:32 p.m. Thursday. Bailey said he was returning home after picking up some items in town. Police told Bailey wheelchairs are not allowed on highways and the officer escorted him to First Avenue, where Bailey lives.

— While sitting in the former Trinity Presbyterian Church parking lot at 9:15 p.m. Thursday, police saw a vehicle go by with Thomas W. Akers as a passenger. Police received reports that Akers had a firearms at the nearby Woodland Hills public housing apartment complex, where he had allegedly torn up his girlfriend’s apartment before going to another female’s apartment. Police followed the vehicle into Woodland Hills and pulled over the driver so they could speak with Akers about the alleged incident and to serve him with a warrant for criminal trespassing. While speaking with Akers, he kept reaching toward the side of his leg. After ordering Akers from the vehicle, he again reached down his side and the officer pulled him from the vehicle, revealing a semi-automatic handgun on the passenger seat where Akers had been sitting. Other officers arrived to secure the handgun so the initial officer on scene could continue his investigation. While searching Akers police found a plastic baggie with an unknown substance that Akers identified as cocaine. Another baggie containing what Akers also identified as cocaine was found on him, along with three syringes and a black spoon which he admitted to using to inject cocaine. Akers, 29, was charged with possessing drug abuse instruments and told he would be indicted on a gun and additional drug charges as well.


— An officer stopped at the SRMC emergency department at 5:04 a.m. Sunday and was advised of a combative patient who allegedly overdosed. The incident occurred outside of the city on Western Reserve Road. The patient calmed down and allowed hospital staff to treat him.

— A caller at 4:15 a.m. Sunday reported a male and female arguing in the 1100 block of Maple Street. Both left in separate vehicles. Officers checked the area and located the female on Summit Street where she was a passenger in a vehicle. She said she had an argument with her ex-boyfriend but was now with a friend who was giving her a ride home. She said all was fine.

— Suspicious activity was reported at 9:44 p.m. Saturday in the 1000 block of West Perry Street where a woman advised hearing something being thrown against her door and wanted officers to check it out. It appeared the wind had blown over her mailbox which was seated on a ledge next to her front door. Police checked the residence per her request but did not find anything out of the ordinary.

— A man in the 1200 block of North Ellsworth Avenue told police at 7:27 p.m. Saturday that he wanted his adult daughter out of his home. He was advised of residency laws in Ohio and it was explained that officers could not legally make her leave. The female left willingly.

— A man reported at 5:37 p.m. Saturday that an unknown male was visiting one of his roommates on Vine Avenue and he alleged the person stole money from his house but nobody saw him take it. The man said that the person, who said he didn’t have any money, was now drinking at a bar. He was told his options.

— A juvenile issue was reported at 5:34 p.m. Saturday in the 600 block of East Euclid where a woman said her stepdaughter was visiting and wasn’t listening and was no longer welcome at the residence. The juvenile’s grandparents responded and took the girl with them.

— Police responded at 4:48 p.m. Saturday to the Tractor Supply parking lot on East State Street where they found a Jeep stuck in a snowbank in the lot. The owner told police he attempted to drive over the snow bank but got stuck. He was pulled out by a passerby and was told the consequences for any future reckless driving.

— Police were called at 4:43 p.m. Saturday to the 600 block of East Pershing Street to speak to a woman from New Waterford who advised an unknown person yelled at her saying she was following them as she was driving down the road.

— Jody Adams, 44, of Washington Ave., Salem, was cited for improper lane change after her westbound vehicle on East State changed from the left lane to the right lane in the 2500 block in front of Dollar Tree, striking a westbound vehicle in the right lane driven by Justin Dorsey, 34, of Washington St., Leetonia, at 4:18 p.m. Saturday.

— A female who had moved out of a property in the 200 block of Rose Avenue told police at 2:16 p.m. Saturday that she was trying to gather her belongings. The male who lives there said they had a time set up for 2 p.m. Sunday for her pick up her stuff. Both parties agreed to the Sunday pickup time to resolve the issue. They were told to call police if any issues arise.

— Illegal dumping was reported at 1:32 p.m. Saturday in the 1200 block of South Ellsworth Avenue where the owner of a rental storage facility said several bags of trash were located outside of one of the buildings in front of a tenant’s space. The contents of the trash belonged to the tenant. Officers made contact with him and he said he put two bags there, not several. He was told to not put any trash there in the future or he could be charged. The trash had already been cleaned up by the property owner.