— A caller reported at 11:15 p.m. Wednesday a man who was hallucinating was being denied entry to 312 N. Market St. where his medications were stored. Police arrived and spoke with Fred Van Dyke and Melissa Timmins, and she said Van Dyke came over to house acting delusional. Van Dyke was slurring his words a bit and said all he needs is the medication he takes for dementia, but they were in the apartment and he was locked out. Police knocked on the apartment door but no one answered. Van Dyke said he did not need an ambulance and could hold off on the medication. Timmins said Van Dyke might be drunk and he admitted to having a few beers. Police returned to the apartment, and this time Dawna May opened the door and she allowed Van Dyke to return and promised that she will make sure he takes his medication.

— Glenn Grubb Jr., 56, of Columbiana, was charged with marijuana possession and given a warning for driving left of center following a traffic stop on Saltwell Road at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Grubb was pulled over after he was observed going left of center and nearly striking an embankment. With Grubbs’ permission, police searched the vehicle and found a small baggie of marijuana and a pill bottle containing marijuana seeds.

— A caller reported there was a man sleeping in a car parked outside the Circle K at 2:12 a.m. Thursday, and police arrived to find Austin B. Flick of Beloit. Flick said he is a pipeline worker and fell asleep after stopping to purchase some tobacco. He then left for home.


— A Youngstown woman reported at 11:19 p.m. Tuesday a man violated a protection order.

— Police responded to the McDonald’s parking lot at 12:57 a.m. Wednesday for a report of a crash. No citations were issued due to being on private property.

East Palestine

— Police were called to the walking trail along state Route 170 at 12:17 p.m. Wednesday for a report that a woman was sleeping in her vehicle. Police spoke with the woman who said she was physically fine but was homeless.

— Police were called to the area of West Street at 11:16 p.m. Wednesday for a report of telling close to the caller’s home. Police checked the area but were unable to locate the problem.

Salem Township

— Someone walking along the Greenway Bike Trail between Washingtonville and Leetonia reported at 9:49 a.m. Thursday finding graffiti spray-painted on a cement wall. An officer saw several vulgar words and other hate crime photos including a swastika symbol. The Columbiana County Park District was notified.

East Liverpool

— A city resident reported at 10:33 a.m. April 2 that unknown subjects were using his Chase bank card to make unauthorized purchases.

— Officers were dispatched at 4:14 p.m. April 2 to the 400 block of Morton Street to perform a welfare check on an intoxicated woman lying on the ground and throwing up.

— Police responded at 6:28 p.m. April 1 to the 1800 block of Idaho Avenue where a juvenile had attempted to catch another’s hair on fire.

— A resident of 300 block of North Shadylane reported at 7:30 p.m. April 1 that someone broke out the rear window of her vehicle.

— Police were called at 9:31 p.m. April 1 to East Liverpool City Hospital to investigate a possible child abuse case.

— Leonard Coursin was cited at 4:37 p.m. March 31 in the first block of Henry Avenue for a loud exhaust.


— Police and first responders were called to a West Main Street address on March 26 after an elderly man fell. The man said he also has been feeling sick and he was transported to East Liverpool City Hospital by North Star Ambulance.

— A Mill Street resident reported a reckless driver on March 27, as well as a suspicious man hanging around the area. The man left before police arrived.

— Kelly Howard reported an unknown person punctured several tires on his property on Old Monroeville Road sometime during the overnight hours between March 29 to March 30.

— Police were called to a Water Street home on Sunday where a person was found to be in an altered mental status and making concerning statements. The person was transported to a hospital for further evaluation.

— Police responded to a home on Wood Street on Monday for an elderly man claiming shortness of breath and chest pains. He was transported by North Star to Salem Regional Medical Center.

— A possible drug offense was reported in the area of Main Street near Kiwanis Park on Monday evening. Police searched the two people, but no contraband was found.

— Police responded to the area of West Street at East Main Street where suspicious activity was reported on Tuesday evening. When police arrived, the people involved had already left.


— Kolton J. Smith, 21, of 38149 Salem Unity Road, was taken into custody on an warrant for domestic violence while police were at SRMC investigating a domestic dispute at 2:37 a.m. Thursday.

— An officer on patrol at 2:04 a.m. Thursday in the 100 block of Washington Avenue saw a male riding a bicycle and thought he may be a juvenile. He was an adult.

— Police responded at 10:04 p.m. Wednesday to the 300 block of East Fifth Street for a report of recovered drugs and paraphernalia. A woman said there was white residue on a table and she believed the substance to be a female’s who lives there. She gave permission for a search of the female’s room where officers recovered more possible drug paraphernalia. The substance was collected as evidence.

— An anonymous person in the 100 block of West Third Street called at 8:55 p.m. Wednesday and requested a well-being check on his neighbor who seemed to be very confused. It was determined the person has dementia and a family member responded.

— A clerk at Smith Oil on East State Street reported at 8:41 p.m. Wednesday a $25 drive-off by the driver of a beige Chrysler.

— Charity Todd, 19, of Salem Unity Road, was cited for possession of marijuana after a traffic stop at 8:39 p.m. Wednesday on North Ellsworth and Fourth.

— Trent Marcum, 23, of 10740 W. Pine Lake Road, was taken into custody at a North Madison Avenue address at 8:25 p.m. Wednesday on a warrant out of the County for failure to appear. He was taken to jail.

— An officer was flagged down at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday at Maple and South Union by a property owner who found two unknown dogs in his garage. The owners were located

— A caller at 6:41 p.m. Wednesday expressed concern about a vacant/condemned home in the 400 block of Aetna Street. A large amount of trash was left at the property and continues to blow in his yard. He also believed the previous owner was sneaking onto the property at times.

— A caller at 6:16 p.m. Wednesday reported several people riding motorcycles recklessly at Waterworth Memorial Park and doing wheelies near the band shell. Nobody was found.

— Solicitors were reported at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday in the 1200 block of North Ellsworth, but were not found.

— The school resource officer was advised at 3:18 p.m. Wednesday by Southeast staff of a situation a student was having. The officer advised them of options and the proper agency to contact.

— Police checked for solicitors on Park Avenue at 3:09 p.m. Wednesday and found them in the 900 block. They were identified and told how to obtain a valid permit.

— An caller at 2:53 p.m. Wednesday reported a truck driving into Salem from the east on state Route 14 with an unsecure load. The truck was located and followed, but did not lose any of its load, which did not appear unsecure.

— A woman in the 500 block of Franklin reported Wednesday that several items, including cash, were missing from her residence.

— Police responded with fire department first responders at 12:47 p.m. Wednesday to the 1700 block of South Lincoln Avenue for an unresponsive female inside a vehicle. She was given Narcan and taken to SRMC.

— No citation was issued after a man from Leetonia backed from a spot at Aldi’s and the hitch on his vehicle struck the lower right front bumper of a Salem police cruiser, which was parked in the aisleway while an officer helped another motorist at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday.

— A caller at 12:12 p.m. Wednesday a woman driving on on East State near Walmart while applying makeup. An officer found the driver and spoke to her about the complaint.

— A resident in the 1900 block of Maple Street reported at 11:31 a.m. Wednesday that a man came to the home the day before and said he could save her money on her electric bill. She believed it to be a scam. Officers told her the company in question does not have a solicitor’s permit in the city. She was told her options.

— A woman in the 100 block of West Second reported at 8:15 a.m. Wednesday she arrived home after being away and found a window broken.

Perry Township

— Thomas Larkins, 36, of Salem, was taken into custody at 11:58 a.m. Thursday in the 1200 block of North Lincoln Avenue on a warrant issued by Columbiana County for traffic violations. He was taken to the county jail.

— Officers received a call at 6:04 p.m. Wednesday regarding two suspicious males walking around Pembrooke Villas on Pembrooke Drive wanting to see electric bills. Both males were identified and checked for warrants, then sent on their way.


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