Police

County Sheriff

— A Bayard Road, West Township, man reported at 8:32 a.m. Monday a woman has been coming to his home and harassing him, as well as texting and calling him repeatedly for about a month. He said he even moved from Carroll County to Columbiana County to get away from her, but she found out where he was living anyway. He did not want to get into legal trouble for violating a protection order, but he wanted it on record she was not following it.

–A state Route 644, Washington Township, woman reported at 10:30 a.m. Monday her son has mental health concerns and may be under the influence of drugs. He had argued with her before leaving the home. She believed he may be walking on state Route 164 attempting to go to New York. Deputies checked the area surrounding Salineville and state Route 164 without finding him. She also spoke to deputies about the process of having him permanently removed from her home.

— A Wayne Bridge Road, Center Township home was checked at 11:40 a.m. Monday after an alarm sounded. Deputies found both sliding glass doors were opened and a dog was barking inside. The back door of the home was also standing open. Deputies waited until the homeowner arrived and secured the dogs before deputies checked inside the home for possible intruders. There was no one who appeared out of place inside the home.

— A Middleton Road, Fairfield Township, man reported at 9:29 a.m. Monday there have been several attempts to open up credit card accounts in his name. Someone opened a Kohl’s credit card and a Pay Pal account. He has contacted both companies to have the issues resolved. There have also been numerous checks on his credit score. A co-signer of Steven Snoden of Sugarland, Texas, was found on the Kohl’s card. The matter also was forwarded to the Ohio Attorney General’s office.

Highway Patrol

— Anthony Menefee, 25, Lisbon, was westbound on state Route 172 in Center Township at 12:46 a.m. Saturday and went off the right side into a tree. He was cited for failure to control and possession of marijuana.

— Melissa C. Spiker, 27, Malvern, was northeastbound on Georgetown Road in Butler Township at 10 a.m. Sunday and John Crish, 52, Hartville, pulled from a stop sign on Valley Road and struck her. Crish was cited for right of way and Spiker was taken to the Salem ER with possible injuries.

— Rhonda Reed, 68, Wellsville, and Levi James Brown, 24, Wellsville, were southeastbound on 10th Street Extension in Yellow Creek Township at 5:45 p.m. Saturday and Brown struck Reed from behind. Brown was cited for assured clear distance.

— Megan Lee Beadnell, 24, Salineville, was stopped eastbound on Osbourne Road in Madison Township at 12:30 p.m. Saturday and was struck by a vehicle that turned onto Osbourne Road from state Route 45 and continued on.

Columbiana

— A Hawkins Lane man reported at 10:52 a.m. Monday someone drove through his yard and his neighbor’s yard sometime early that morning.

New Waterford

— Police responded to the 3700 block of East Main Street at 11:06 a.m. June 5 for an animal complaint.

— Police responded to the 3500 block of Silliman Street at 3:37 p.m. June 5 for an animal complaint involving a Husky-type dog that had ran out of the driveway and was struck by a vehicle. After being struck by the vehicle the dog ran away from the scene apparently uninjured.

— Police responded to a business in the 46000 block of state Route 46 at 12:24 p.m. Thursday for a theft of gasoline report involving a man who drove off without paying. Police made contact with the subject who advised that it was an accident and returned to the business to pay for the gas.

— Police conducted a traffic stop on Dogwood Circle at 12:27 p.m. Sunday and cited Michael Fercana, 29, Negley, for driving under suspension.

— Police responded to the 47000 block of South State Street at 6:33 p.m. Sunday for a welfare check.

— Police responded to the 3600 block of Creek Road at 6:25 p.m. Monday for a report of a tree down across the road. The street department was contacted and removed the tree from the road.

Lisbon

–Police received a report of a naked woman on High Street near North Market Street at 9:39 a.m. June 4. Police found the naked woman on the sidewalk on North Market Street and she seemed disoriented and confused. After wrapping her in a blanket from the police Interceptor, the woman identified herself and said she was from Columbiana, but she could not say how she got to Lisbon or why she was naked. Police finally determined the woman lived in an apartment on Beaver Street and was possibly suicidal because her boyfriend had just broken up with her. She was taken by an ambulance to a local hospital to be evaluated.

St. Clair Township

— Police responded at 11:33 p.m. Friday to a vandalism report in the 50000 block of Stagecoach Road.

— A vehicle that was reportedly stolen from Walmart around 1:22 p.m. Friday was actually repossessed.

— Officers found an abandoned car with its four way lights on in the first block of Bell School Road at 3:40 p.m. Thursday. It was towed.

— During a traffic stop, police ran a license plate through LEADS and the registration showed the driver/owner had no license, insurance on the vehicle and had expired plates. As requested, the officer confiscated the plates and registration and towed the vehicle at 9:52 a.m. Saturday in the first block of St. Clair Avenue.

–A road rage incident escalated into a fight at 8:37 p.m. Saturday in the first block of state Route 170. One subject with visible injuries was taken to East Liverpool City Hospital to get evaluated, and the information stemming from the incident was sent to the prosecutor’s office for possible charges.

— Samantha Howell, no address provided, was cited for driving under suspension and a license plate light violation at 2:52 a.m. June 5 in the first block of state Route 267. Her vehicle was towed.

East Liverpool

–Todd A. Hawthorne was arrested on a domestic violence charge at 2:56 p.m. Friday in the 700 block of Avondale Street, after allegedly grabbing his life-in girlfriend by the neck in front of witnesses.

–Police responded to Lisbon Street shortly before 2 a.m. Friday to look for a wanted subject for Liverpool Township.

–Officers responded at 12:22 a.m. Friday in the 600 block of Bradshaw Avenue to a disabled vehicle at Giant Eagle.

— William D. Jacquet was arrested at 6:57 p.m. Friday when police responded to a disturbance in the 1000 block of Huston Street.

–Police had no contact with alleged subjects at 6:40 p.m. Friday in the 300 block of Market Street, smoking methamphetamine.

— A verbal warning was given to a driver at 12:06 a.m. Friday in the first block of Maine Boulevard for an illegal U-turn.

–Morgan Cox, no address listed, was arrested at 1:56 a..m. Saturday in the 1880 block of Anderson Boulevard on a public intoxication charge, after allegedly threatening to shoot his girlfriend while inside a bar.

— Chase Joseph William Murphy, no address listed, was arrested at 3:59 a.m. Saturday in the first block of Pennsylvania Avenue in front of Hall China behind the wheel of his vehicle. Murphy had the car still in drive with the ignition on and parked in the middle of the street. Officers noticed the strong odor of marijuana, tracking it to a glass marijuana smoking bowl on the passenger side floor board. Also recovered from inside the vehicle was a marijuana grinder with residue, a package of rolling papers and two sandwich bags with residue. He also admitted to driving five beers between 8:30 p.m. and 2 a.m. and smoking marijuana two hours earlier. He was charged with OVI and possession of marijuana paraphernalia.

Salem

— A driver received a warning for no license plate light after a traffic stop at 12:15 a.m. Tuesday at Newgarden and Mullins. During a consented search, police located contraband in the center console and will send the seized items for testing, with possible charges pending.

— A resident in the 900 block of East Third Street called at 11:56 p.m. Monday to report a neighbor’s car being egged. Police were unable to make contact with the neighbor but took a photo of the damage.

— A white GMC pickup was reportedly driven recklessly in the area of North Lincoln and East Fourth Street at 10:55 p.m. Monday, but was not found.

— Dustin Trybend, 18, of Newgarden Avenue, was cited for possession of marijuana and given a written warning for headlights required after a traffic stop at 10:31 p.m. Monday on Sharp near West Wilson. K-9 Argo gave a positive indication for an odor of narcotics in the vehicle and the male driver admitted he had marijuana. Officers conducted a search and found marijuana on him and inside the vehicle.

— A woman in the 800 block of East Third Street at 8:32 p.m. Monday reported her stepson was refusing to go to sleep. An officer spoke with the child, who said he would go to sleep. She was told to call if there are further issues.

— Jonathan Butts, 42, of 192 W. Pershing St., was taken into custody at 20:12 p.m. Monday at his residence on a warrant for failure to appear on a drug paraphernalia charge.

— A transient male came into the police station at 7:18 p.m. Monday and officers transported him to Barnett’s motel for the evening.

— Police responded at 6:20 p.m. Monday to the 100 block of Vine Avenue for harassment, telling the male victim his options. Police will attempt to contact the other people involved and tell them to cease contact with him.

— Police checked on a residence in the 900 block of South Union Avenue at 6:05 p.m. Monday after a neighbor said the windows were open at a vacant property. Officers found only the upstairs window open, with everything on the lower level secured. It did not appear as if anyone had been inside recently.

— Police were called at 5:47 p.m. Monday for one to be removed from a property in the 400 block of East Fifth Street. A male was upset that the caller, who is also his boss, would not give him his paycheck. The caller said the person knows this is not pay week. The male was told to come back next week.

— Police checked the 1600 block of Salem Parkway West at 5:20 p.m. Monday for suspicious activity.

— A man in the 900 block of Barclay Avenue reported at 5:17 p.m. Monday that he let his son and son’s girlfriend borrow his truck on Sunday and his son’s girlfriend was highly intoxicated and caused damage, urinating on the passenger seat, breaking the sunglass holder and breaking the mount for a dashboard camera. The son said the girlfriend caused the damage and he and his father attempted to solve the issue with her but it was not going well. She was in Alliance at the time of the report.

— Criminal damaging was reported at 4:13 p.m. Monday in the 1300 block of Ridgewood.

— Suspicious activity/theft was reported at 3:09 p.m. Monday in the 600 block of Arch, but police found that no theft occurred.

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