East Palestine

— Police were called to the area of North Market Street and McClure Avenue at 12:17 a.m. Sunday for a report of a man passed out along the side of the road. Police found the man was extremely intoxicated and he was checked by EMS and taken to the police station where he was later released to sober friends.

— Brandon Hacker, Jimtown Road, was arrested on an outstanding warrant at 7:45 a.m. Sunday.

— Police were called to a Wood Street home at 10:44 a.m. Saturday on a welfare check request of a resident there after neighbors worried about their well-being due to not being seen for a few days. Police attempted to make contact with the resident, but were not able. Police then contacted a family member who said that the resident was on vacation and would be returning later that day.


— Police responded to a private property crash report at 9:17 p.m. Monday at 29 N. Pearl St. No citations were issued.

— Keri Kelly, West Friend Street, reported at 6 a.m. Tuesday her ex-boyfriend was pounding on her door and yelling profanity. Police went to the home but the man was already gone.


— Police responded to the 800 block of Newgarden Avenue at 7:11 p.m. Sunday after a loud explosion and the complainant advised a neighbor was setting off quarter sticks of dynamite. Police spoke to the neighbor who said they were setting off fireworks and had not been in the back yard. The complainant was unable to provide a statement to actually seeing them do it and was advised of the options.

— At 8:17 p.m. Sunday, police met a complainant from Washington Street on station regarding receiving harassing text messages from an unknown number asking her for drugs. The complainant was advised to block the number and an officer attempted to call the number but there was no answer.

— Police responded to the 200 block of Vine Avenue at 8:26 p.m. Sunday where the complaint got into an argument with a neighbor and they threatened to damage her property and she wanted documentation.

— Police responded to the 700 block of Newgarden Avenue at 7:32 p.m. Sunday where a juvenile was yelling at passing vehicles. Police were unable to locate the juvenile.

— At 7:32 p.m. Sunday, police responded to the West School Avenue and East Fourth Street area for a report of an intoxicated male on the sidewalk but were unable to locate anyone.

— Police responded to the 1200 block of Cleveland Street at 9:35 p.m. Sunday where a woman said she was being harassed by a family member with threats made over the phone. She wanted it documented.

— Police on patrol in the 100 block of East Third Street at 9:38 p.m. Sunday noticed an unattended fire and the resident said they went inside for a brief moment.

— A woman complainant in the 900 block of Newgarden Avenue advised police at 9:54 p.m. Sunday a man was sending multiple text messages and unwanted videos. An officer contacted him and advised him to cease.

— There was a verbal dispute in the 700 block of West State Street at 10:29 involving an intoxicated man walking along the sidewalk. He started a verbal argument with a family sitting on the porch with their children. There was no physical violence and Maston Mountz, 5100 Depot Road, was charged with disorderly conduct.

— Police responded to the Burger King in the 1700 block of East State Street at 1:27 a.m. Monday where an employee advised she located two male juveniles who were trying to hide inside the playground while she closed up. They said they were trying to do a new social media challenge called “the 24 hour challenge” and stayed inside the business. The complainant said they ran when she said she was calling the police who checked the area but were unable to locate them.

— A resident in the 400 block of Ohio Avenue reported a person in their back yard at 1:30 a.m. Monday. The man ran away from the complainant’s yard heading north, up an alley. The complainant was unable to provide a description and requested extra watch.

— Police checked a vacant home in the 1500 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 2:06 a.m. Monday after becoming suspicious that someone was inside. Officers checked and the homeowner, who lives in a neighboring city, and advised that no one should be inside the home.

— A complainant from the 800 block of East Sixth Street was on station at 12:07 p.m. Monday in reference to harassment regarding an earlier report by text messages and phone calls from the victim of a previous report, to the complainant’s girlfriend. Statements and screen shots were taken of the text messages.

— At 12:30 p.m. Monday, police responded to the 100 block of Jennings Avenue for a report of a female juvenile walking in the street without adult supervision. An officer located the juvenile’s parents and they thought she was with her brother at a friend’s house. Police contacted her and she said she was going home.

— Jeremy T. Crihfeld, 443 Continental Drive No. 49, was taken in to custody at 2:44 p.m. Monday on and outstanding warrant from the sheriff’s department and he was turned over to a deputy.

— At 5:50 p.m. Monday, a complainant in the 500 block of North Lincoln Avenue advised an intoxicated person assaulted her while arguing and had choked her. The other person fled on foot and the complainant was taken to the hospital by ambulance. The incident will be sent to the county prosecutor for review.

— Police responded to the 600 block of South Union Avenue at 7:08 p.m. Monday a possible civil matter. The complainant was advised of the options and to give a statement. The complainant said they will when they return another day.

— Police responded to the 800 block of East Fourth Street at 7:56 p.m. Monday for a report of a male juvenile throwing rocks at a vehicle. The person was located in the 800 block of East Fourth Street and his parents were advised and took care of it.

— There was a person to be removed in the 500 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 8 p.m. Monday. The person did not reside there and there was no physical violence. An officer contacted and advised a male subject to leave and if he returned he could face criminal charges.

— While on patrol at 9:58 in the 700 block of North Lincoln Avenue, police observed a male juvenile setting off fireworks in the front yard. The juvenile was advised of the laws.

— Police observed graffiti on the north side of the concession stand and bathroom building in the 800 block of East School Avenue at 10:08 p.m. Monday.

— Police responded to the 2800 block of East State Street at 1:47 a.m. Friday in reference to a person wanting to harm himself. He said he was having suicidal thoughts and was transported to the hospital.

Goshen Police District

— An officer was flagged down in the area of Williams and Third streets in Beloit at 12:09 p.m. July 4 by two women who said an unconfined pit bull had attacked their two smaller dogs and had bitten one of the women when they tried to separate the animals. The owner, Tana Dugan, 42, Fifth Street, Beloit, said that the dog had gotten loose shortly prior to the incident. She was cited for failure to confine her dog. The victim declined medical treatment.

— Mason Michael Skidmore, 15, Gromley Road, Salem, was cited for no valid driver’s license and speeding following a traffic stop on U.S. Route 62 near state Route 165 in which he had only a temporary permit and several passengers under the age of 18.

— Ashley Noel Brown, 18, Lake Avenue, Salem, was cited for underage consumption and a light emitting from the rear of the vehicle following a traffic stop on U.S. Route 62 near state Route 165 at 3:07 a.m. July 9. Her passenger, Lauren Elizabeth Hall, 19, Concord, Ohio, was cited for possession of marijuana. The incident was forwarded to the juvenile justice center for a possible charge of possession of marijuana against a second passenger, a 15-year-old Chardon female.

— Delany M. Brown, 23, Pine Street, Leetonia, was cited for driving under suspension and unsafe vehicle following a traffic stop on U.S. Route 62 near Lisbon Road for having a shattered windshield.

Jefferson County

— Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies arrested Matthew Hawken, 24, 1418 Creek St., Irondale, on charges of assault on an officer, resisting arrest, criminal damaging, escape, assault and aggravated menacing Sunday.

— Saline Township police arrested Amy Scott, 46, 16093 state Route 213, Irondale, on a domestic violence charge Monday.