County Sheriff

— Teresa Estock, Georgetown-Damascus Road, Beloit, reported at 12:19 a.m. Thursday she saw a person run from her barn to a waiting vehicle on the side of the road and drive toward Damascus. The vehicle was not found.

— Mike Schreffler, state Route 170, East Palestine, reported at 9:04 a.m. Wednesday someone stole an ATV from his garage. The ATV was a 2001 Honda four-wheeler and was taken by someone who broke out the back window to the garage to gain access.

— Yvonne Jones, Buck Road, Beloit, reported at 6:51 a.m. Wednesday overnight someone entered her garage, but it did not appear anything was missing.

— Timothy Jones, Buck Road, Beloit, reported at 6:51 a.m. Wednesday sometime overnight someone entered his vehicles and stole several pocket knives. Jones said they also entered his detached garage, but nothing appeared to be missing.

— Kenneth Coyne, Brushville Road, East Palestine, reported at 1:28 p.m. Thursday someone has been stealing items from his home and property since last September.

— Crystal Rose of Oklahoma asked deputies to check on a child on Old Irondale Road in Yellow Creek Township on Thursday evening. Deputies spoke to the boy and he appeared to be fine.

— Betty Richey, Adams Road, East Palestine, reported at 8:39 p.m. Thursday she was being harassed by Jacob Bickley.

— John Tomlin reported at 7:46 p.m. Thursday his tool shed at a lot in the Butler Mobile Trailer Park was broken into.

— Kevin Curtis, Fair Avenue, Salem, reported he had been in a car with three people, two of which he knew. While they were riding out Butcher Road near Apple Grove, one of the people reportedly punched Curtis in the mouth and took his cell phone. Then they kicked Curtis out of the vehicle leaving him to walk back to Salem. The matter is being forwarded to the County Prosecutor’s Office.

Highway Patrol

–Susan E. Hallewell, 56, of Youngstown, struck a deer while driving on U.S. Route 62 in Butler Township at 1:25 a.m. Sunday.

–Robert C. Cochran, 57, St. Jacob-Logtown Road, Lisbon, was cited for OVI and failure to control after he went off the road into a ditch while driving on Beeson Mill Road in Fairfield Township at 11:29 p.m. July 5. Cochran was found slumped over the wheel and unresponsive and had to be revived with two doses of Narcan administered by the trooper. Cochran told the trooper he had taken a valium that someone gave him and it made him sleepy, but denied taking any other drugs. He was transported to a local hospital with possible injuries.


–The Youngstown Police Department’s bomb squad was called after a rubberized explosive material was found Wednesday by Allen Latshaw in an apartment at his rental property on East Washington Street. The renter has passed away, and Latshaw found rolled-up strips of material covered in a black substance. Police sent a photo to the bomb squad and they responded and identified the it as an explosive “datasheet” and removed both rolls, which weighed a pound. The Internet refers to a “datasheet” or “detasheet,” which are flexible rubberized explosives similar to plastic explosives. The strips are cut to shape for precision engineering charges.


–Police went to an apartment house on South Union Street at 6:11 p.m. Thursday to take Sean Chappel into custody on an arrest warrant out of Wayne County. He was taken to the county jail to await transporation to Wayne County.


— Roe Haskin, 72, North Ellsworth Avenue, Salem, was cited for failure to yield at a stop following a two-vehicle crash at North Lincoln Avenue and East Third Street at 11:29 a.m. Thursday in which he was westbound and allegedly followed a vehicle into the intersection without stopping, causing a second vehicle, driven by Ted Hannay, 74, West 16th Street, Salem, to swerve into a curb, damaging the tire. No injuries were reported.

— Officers responded to a 400 block Vine Avenue home at 12:03 p.m. Thursday after an Austintown resident reported her ex-significant other had sent her a text message mentioning harming himself. After an extensive search, the person in question was located and transported to the Salem hospital for evaluation.

— An officer responded to the area of Vine Avenue and East Third Street at 12:28 p.m. Thursday in reference to someone honking their vehicle’s horn. The officer was unable to hear anything and witnesses denied having heard the honking, as well.

— A Kensington resident reported on station at 1:44 p.m. Thursday her great-granddaughter had been hit in the face by her mother’s boyfriend. Marks could be seen on the juvenile’s face. Children services was informed of the incident and the juvenile was put in the temporary custody of her grandfather. The matter is under investigation.

— Samson A. Crowl, 33, Cherry Street, Salem, was cited for driving under suspension and expired plates and his passenger, Patti L. Fitzpatrick, 30, Goshen Road, Salem, for open container following a traffic stop in the 700 block of West State Street at 2:33 p.m. Thursday. Charges are pending analysis of recovered contraband.

— Police responded to a two-vehicle crash at North Lincoln Avenue and East Third Street at 5:01 p.m. Thursday in which Tony D. Hardy, 51, Western Reserve Road, Salem, was northbound and Paul R. Heim, 93, East Third Street, Salem, was westbound when both entered the intersection. There were no witnesses and both drivers claimed to have the right of way, so no citations were issued. No injuries were reported.

— A woman reported on station at 6:12 p.m. Thursday that she wanted her son and his girlfriend to leave the residence. She was advised of the eviction process since her son lives there.

— An officer responded to a 1200 block Cedar Ridge Drive home at 7:30 p.m. Thursday where the resident reported his children were with his soon-to-be ex-wife in Girard and when they returned home they were bruised and very dirty. He was advised to contact the Girard police department.

— Officers responded to the 100 block of South Howard Avenue at 7:43 p.m. Thursday where a resident reported a woman driving by stopped and yelled something out the window. The resident said she told the woman to leave and stop causing a problem. The woman had left prior to officers’ arrival.

— Officers responded to a 500 block Columbia Street home at 9:34 p.m. Thursday where the resident reported a known woman had left trash and personal belongings at the residence. The resident was advised it was a civil matter.

— David Diaz Solivan, 28, Fair Avenue, Salem, was cited for driving under suspension and possession of marijuana following a traffic stop in the 300 block of North Lundy Avenue at 10:31 p.m. Thursday.