POLICE

Perry Township

— Police contacted a woman at 9:45 p.m. Friday to speak with her about an argument she had with a man in the 1100 block of West Perry Street. She said he left for the night and she wanted a report of the situation for future reference. Police were not requested to go to the house.

— Police at 8:17 p.m. Friday spoke to a woman from Goshen Road about a civil issue involving her boyfriend. She was told the steps she’ll have to take.

— A woman reported at 4:57 p.m. Friday that while she was walking in the 1300 block of Pembrooke Drive, a neighbor’s dog bit her on the leg, breaking the skin, but she wasn’t seeking medical attention. Police spoke with the dog owner, who let officers meet the dog, which did not seem vicious. Police requested all paperwork on the animal from the owner.

— A case of child abuse was reported at 5:34 p.m. Friday in the 1100 block of Prospect Street. Police spoke with the parents who allowed police to speak with the children in the residence alone. Officers did not find any bruising or marks on the children.

— Officers responded at 1:08 p.m. Friday to the 1200 block of Benton Road for a civil issue regarding property. Both parties were told their options.

— A sick raccoon was reported at 11:11 a.m. Friday in the 1800 block of Goshen Road. The caller said the animal was having seizures and unable to walk. Due to the animal’s condition, police dispatched the animal.

— A dog was reported running in the area on state Route 344 near Chestnut Grove Road at 9:45 a.m. Friday, but was not found.

— A domestic dispute was reported at 4:39 a.m. Thursday in the 1200 block of Benton Road where a man said he and his girlfriend are going through a break-up and they got into an argument, claiming she got physical. There were no injuries on him and he left for the day.

— An alarm was reported at 5:21 a.m. Thursday at Pilbrico in the 1700 block of South Lincoln Avenue. Police checked the building and did not discover any irregularities. The building was secure.

— Police spoke via phone at 3:59 p.m. Wednesday with a woman from the 300 block of Lake Avenue regarding a civil issue over property. Officers spoke with all parties involved and advised them of their options.

Salem

— Police responded at 5:20 a.m. Saturday to the 200 block of Ohio for a well-being check requested by a man who said his wife was under stress due to an argument they had over social media. Officers were unable to make contact.

— A wallet found at the Columbiana Taco Bell was turned over to police at 2:57 a.m. Saturday. The license showed the person lived in Salem.

— Police were called to Aetna Street at 1:56 a.m. Saturday for a report of rape. The victim said the incident occurred at a residence on East Sixth Street and the victim went to the hospital to have a physical exam. A detective was notified and the incident is under investigation.

— Police assisted the Ohio State Highway Patrol with an operating a vehicle under the influence case at 1:32 a.m. Saturday, witnessing the paperwork.

— An alarm activation was reported at 1:22 a.m. Saturday at MAC Trailer on Allen Road. An open door was located and officers and K-9 Simon checked the interior with all found in order. The keyholder responded to reset the alarm and resecure the open door. Perry Township police assisted with securing the perimeter.

— A domestic was reported at 12:44 a.m. Saturday in the 600 block of East Seventh Street. No injuries were found to either party and no one wanted any action taken.

— A barking dog was reported at 12:37 a.m. Saturday in the 900 block of Franklin Avenue. Police found the dog and made contact with the owner who corrected the problem.

— A woman in the 100 block of East Fourth Street reported at 11:50 p.m. Friday that someone punctured her driver side front tire on her vehicle and cleaning supplies she used for work were missing from the vehicle. An officer located the possible puncture mark on the outer wall of the tire.

— A purse was reported missing in the 400 block of East Second Street at 10:57 p.m. Friday. Officers were going to look around and the woman was told to check the establishment where the purse had been.

–Police were called at 9:29 p.m. Friday to the 2200 block of East State Street for people in lawn chairs with open containers and also some possible underage consumption of alcohol. Officers checked on two separate groups sitting near the old Shell gas station parking lot but didn’t see any open containers of alcohol or anyone fitting the descriptions of the people reported to be underage drinking.

— Loud music was reported at 9:08 p.m. Friday in the 1200 block of Southeast Boulevard where a resident was told to turn down the volume on his television.

— Police at 8:22 p.m. Friday checked on a vehicle in the 400 block of South Lundy Avenue. The animal was not in distress and the owner was back at the vehicle.

— Speeding vehicles were reported at 7:15 p.m. Friday at East Third and Roosevelt.

— A caller at 5:43 p.m. Friday reported a vehicle parked in a spot over the time limit in the 100 block of Penn Avenue. A warning tag was left on the vehicle.

— Police were called at 5:06 p.m. Friday to East State and South Broadway for a disorderly/irate person. Nothing criminal occurred.

— Police at 4:56 p.m. Friday checked on two juveniles being disorderly near the tennis courts at Centennial Park. Officers spoke to the juveniles and warned them to be civil and not cause further problems or they may be banned from the park.

— A barking dog was reported at 4 p.m. Friday at Briargate Apartments on Southeast Boulevard, but nothing was heard by police.

— A juvenile problem was reported at 1:32 p.m. Friday in the 300 block of Ohio Avenue. An officer spoke to the juveniles about their behavior and they said they would stop.

— Officers were asked to be on the lookout in the downtown for a person who needed to return home at 8:48 a.m. Friday. The person was located on East State Street and given the message that he was needed at home.

— A man on Continental Drive reported at 8:16 a.m. Friday that he had two flat tires on his car. Officers were unable to see if there were any puncture marks and told him to call if he finds any. He said he had a suspect, but no proof at this time.

— An officer responded to the area of the former Faith Chapel Church in the 500 block of Pershing Street for an assault report at 8:15 p.m. Thursday. A woman said her boyfriend was assaulted by his ex-wife’s new husband and showed video of the incident. The victim wanted to file charges. Officers spoke with the suspect by phone who advised he pushed the victim but only after the victim put his hands on him first. Statements were being gathered and the information was being sent to the prosecutor’s office for review for possible charges. The victim was told how to seek a protection order.

East Liverpool Reports

— Todd Hawthorne, 36, of Avondale Street, was charged with domestic violence after police were called to a residence at 2:56 p.m. Friday where multiple witnesses allegedly saw him grab his live-in girlfriend by the throat and throw her across the porch. Midnight shift had been called to the house during the prior shift for a similar incident when Hawthorne had reportedly grabbed the woman by the neck. She didn’t want to file charges at the time, but this time she did. He was taken to the Columbiana County jail.

— Charles Wilke, 23, was taken into custody on St. Clair Avenue for domestic violence after police were flagged down at 9:24 p.m. Thursday on Lincoln Avenue and Smith Street by a passerby who said Wilke struck her in the face while driving through town. She wanted to press charges and had a red mark on the right cheek where she said he struck her with a closed fist. He was found near the fire station on St. Clair Avenue.

— Officers were dispatched at 5:11 p.m. Thursday to the 1700 block of Alpha Street to assist a city housing inspector. Police saw an open door and announced their presence, making entry to find the home unoccupied and in deplorable condition, which the inspector needed to document so the property can be condemned.

— Police were called at 4:20 p.m. Thursday to East Liverpool City Hospital for a patient out of control. Hospital personnel had him secured and calmed down.

— A woman on Avondale Street contacted police at 8:15 a.m. Wednesday for suspicious activity caught on video surveillance. The camera showed a person unknown to her or her family members on her doorstep at 1:06 a.m. It appeared the person was putting something in his pocket, then the entered the street and began running away.

— Officers received a call at 1:53 a.m. Wednesday about a male in a white T-shirt sweating profusely running down into the wooded area behind Giant Eagle near Bradshaw Avenue. While searching the area, officers heard someone from the Fawcett Street area yell that someone was in the wooded area between their residence and Ravine Street. Officers found a male in a black shirt hiding in the wooded area. He was ordered out of the woods at gunpoint and ordered to sit on the pavement. Police found that he had an active warrant out of Columbiana County and took him into custody. The report did not identify the person.

— Officers were dispatched at 2:41 p.m. Tuesday to the Fawcett Apartments regarding a temporary assistance worker who appeared to be under the influence of drugs. Staff said she was exhibiting behavior consistent with drug use and the person had left a pack of cigarettes in an office and the pack may contain drugs. Officers checked the paper fold enclosed in cellophane around the pack and saw a white, powdery substance. Officers and staff went to the floor where she was working and escorted her off the property per staff’s request. She allegedly admitted the contents of the paper fold was heroin, which was taken as evidence with charges pending lab results.

St. Clair Township

— Dawn Stull, 46, of East Liverpool, was charged with petty theft and told a summons for court would be issued after police were called at 6:58 p.m. Thursday to Walmart on Dresden Avenue for a shoplifting incident. The loss prevention officer said he witnessed the woman fail to scan items at the self checkout. After separating out the items she did pay for, a total of $148 worth of unpaid merchandise was found.

— Police conducted a followup investigation concerning suspicious packages at a property on McDonald Street at 9:53 a.m. Thursday.

— Samantha Howell, no address listed, was cited for driving under suspension and driving without proper license plate illumination after a traffic stop at 2:52 a.m. Wednesday on state Route 267. The vehicle, which she said belonged to her boss, was towed and she was given a ride home.

— Jordan Wilson, no address listed, was cited for unsafe vehicle after a traffic stop at 9:36 p.m. Tuesday when an officer noted the windshield cracked across the entire length, obstructing the driver’s view on St. Clair Avenue. The vehicle was towed.

— A motorcycle driven by Tyler Gaskill, 33, of Manor Lane, East Liverpool, was traveling north on Dresden in the left lane passing another vehicle in the right lane and tried to cross over to the far right lane, losing control at 7:19 p.m. Thursday. Gaskill was ejected fom the motorcycle and ended up in the embankment. The report said he was cited for operating a vehicle under the influence and was taken by helicopter to UPMC for injuries.

— A report was filed at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday fo a break-in on Duke Road.

— Officers were dispatched at 6:23 a.m. Tuesday to Irish Ridge Road for an emergency medical call. A male was taken by ambulance to East Liverpool City Hospital.

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