County Sheriff

— One inmate at the county jail, Aaron M. Pierson, 28, was transported by ambulance at 5:29 p.m. Tuesday to the Salem Regional Medical Center for injuries he suffered when he was assaulted, allegedly by another inmate, Allen C. Jackson, 26, during a fight.

Highway Patrol

–Donna B. Glacken, 31, Lisbon, was cited for OVI and failure to control after she drove off the road and overturned in her SUV while driving on state Route 45 in Salem Township at 2:45 a.m. Nov. 22. Glacken was taken by ambulance to a local hospital with non-incapacitating injuries. She reportedly told the investigating trooper she had been drinking at a bar prior to the accident.

East Liverpool

— Officers responded to 689 Lincoln Avenue for a possible overdose and reported finding Donald G. Allgood, 30, no address listed, lying on his side in the bathroom, a needle hanging out of his arm, blood coming from his nose and mouth. They reported finding a syringe cap and three plastic spoons containing pieces of cotton on a window ledge. After he was administered Narcan by ASI paramedics, Allgood revived and was transported to the hospital. He was charged with disorderly conduct/intoxication and possession of drug abuse instruments.

— Dawnitta Wright, address not listed, reported her juvenile daughter ran away after being told she could not go somewhere. Officers reported finding the girl as the passenger in a pickup truck on Sixth Street with a man who said he had seen her walking on state Route 39 and offered her a ride. The girl’s account corroborated what he told police, and after they checked his status and determined the man had no outstanding warrants, he was allowed to leave, and the girl released to her mother, who was advised the procedure for filing unruly juvenile charges.

— Whitney Hartley, Market Street, reported she had several people at her apartment and she left to get more to drink but told officers she didn’t remember anything after getting home. Hartley reported she believes things are missing from her apartment. She was advised to complete a list.

— Gary Burns, no age or address listed, reported two people were staying at his apartment, and he went to the store. When he returned, his guests and his television were gone, according to reports.

— An officer reported seeing what he thought was a vehicle in a yard at the corner of St. Clair Avenue and Pond Street, but upon stopping the vehicle, found that the juvenile driver had turned into the yard thinking it was a street. He reported the street was dark with no lighting and there was no damage to the yard, so he followed the girl to her destination, advising her to have her mother call him so he could apprise her of the situation.

— Albert M. Fullerton, no age or address listed, reported being threatened by a person he knows. He showed officers two Facebook posts by someone related to Charles Holcomb, who was recently convicted of assaulting Fullerton and is awaiting sentencing.

— Robert Tatgenhorst, no address listed, reported someone tried to use his credit card to charge $157.

— Officers were called to East Liverpool City Hospital, where Gene E. Taylor, Vine Street, wanted to file a report about a friend stealing $8,000 from him. The report did not indicate why Taylor was at the hospital.

— Called to Lincoln Avenue for reports of an intoxicated male threatening neighbors, officers spoke with Robert Cunningham Jr., 39, who had an active warrant. He was taken into custody and turned over to a sheriff’s deputy.

— An official of Valley Oaks reported a nurse being disciplined by the state and said a report was needed.

— Serena L. Miller, no address listed, reported hearing someone downstairs while she was sleeping, then hearing the person leave. She looked out the window in time to see her vehicle being driven away and then found money missing from her purse. She told officers the only one with access was her ex-boyfriend, Cagney Springer, 29, no address listed. While officers were searching for Springer, Miller called to say he had returned to her home and that, now, a hoverboard was missing. He was located by officers at Woodland Hills, where he was charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle and violation of a protection order Miller has in place against him.

St. Clair Township

— A three-vehicle crash Wednesday evening on St. Clair Avenue was the result of a chain reaction, with one person cited by St. Clair Township Police but no injuries reported. According to police, vehicles driven by Nathan A. Riggs, 30, Kingsridge Court, East Liverpool, Robert J. Gardner, 47, Broadview Circle, East Liverpool, and Hunter W. McVay, 19, Warren, were all southbound when Riggs’ 1997 Ford Expedition struck the rear of Gardner’s 2015 Buick, which, in turn, struck the rear of the 2004 Pontiac driven by McVay, owned by Robert B. Griffin, East Liverpool Road, East Liverpool. Riggs was cited for assured clear distance. He had no insurance, according to accident reports. Calcutta Volunteer Fire Department responded and cleaned fluids and debris from the roadway, while Calcutta Towing responded to remove the disabled vehicles. Traffic was backed up on St. Clair Avenue to McGuffey Drive for some time until the accident scene was cleared.

— Officers responded to Duke Road for reports of a dispute between Tyler Quimby, 21, and Desiree Mehaffey, 20, but the home owner there had not seen them. A few minutes later, Mehaffey’s mother called police to say her daughter was on the phone, screaming that Quimby was “driving crazy” and would not let her out of the vehicle. Officers searched the area and located the vehicle on Calcutta-Smith Ferry Road and tried to initiate a traffic stop but it continued on until it finally stopped on Sprucevale Road. There, officers used their cruisers at the front and rear of the vehicle to block it and told Mehaffey to exit. The brake lights were still on and the car was still in gear, and they had to order Quimby to put it into park after he tried to get out and it rolled forward, nearly hitting one of the cruisers. He put the car in reverse before he placed it into park, according to reports. Quimby was stumbling, smelled of alcohol and had slurred speech, officers reported. They charged him with OVI and no operator’s license, and the car was towed by Calcutta Towing.

— Teresa Ollis and Hunter Crawford, Ross Street, reported a breaking and entering with a television and tablet stolen.

— Kaylee L. Anderson, 18, Riverview Street, East Liverpool, was westbound on state Route 170 when his vehicle was struck by a vehicle driven by Jadin M. Porter, 16, South Park Circle, East Liverpool, who pulled from McDonald’s parking lot.

— While westbound on Calcutta-Smith Ferry Road, Olivia R. McClellan, 24, Summerset Road, swerved to miss a deer, causing her vehicle to strike a ditch and road sign.

— John M. Humphrey, 60, Lincoln Avenue, East Liverpool, was traveling south on Bell School Road when he drove off the right side, over an embankment, striking a tree. Complete Auto towed the vehicle from the scene.

— Vehicles driven by Rhea L. Kotfis, 58, St. Clair Avenue, and William Anthony, 80, North Market Street, East Palestine, were northbound on Challenger Drive when Anthony moved into the left lane, causing Kotfis to sideswipe his vehicle.


— Police responded to the 400 block of Columbia Street for a domestic dispute at 8:13 p.m. Wednesday where a woman reported her husband had been verbally abusive and grabbed her by the neck. The complainant stated he was yelling at her and had grabbed her neck but the officer did not observe any injuries or marks and the complainant did not want to press charges. She wanted him to leave her alone. The husband said they got into an argument and both had been drinking. He denied grabbing her by the neck and he was asked to leave the residence for the night and he complied. He was advised not to return. Police then took a statement from the complainant and that if he returned he would be subject to arrest.

— Police responded to the 300 block of Waddell Street at 7:43 p.m. Wednesday after being notified by Columbiana police of a 911 hang-up call. The resident said it was a mistake and there was no emergency.

Perry Township

— Police responded at 5:55 a.m. Thursday to state Route 45 near state Route 9 for an animal in the road, finding a deceased coyote. The animal was moved off of the road.

— A car vs. deer accident was reported at 10:32 p.m. Wednesday in the 1200 block of Beechwood Road. The vehicle was driven from the scene, with damage to the front.

— A man in the 1900 block of South Lincoln Avenue reported by phone at 7:16 p.m. Wednesday that a female was sending texts wanting to harm herself. Police notified Goshen Police where the female might have been located. They responded and made contact over the phone and she advised she was ok.

— Mark Milliken Jr., 48, of Depot Road, Salem, was cited for assured clear distance ahead after his southbound vehicle on state Route 45/North Ellsworth Avenue struck the rear of a southbound vehicle driven by Christopher Sheen, 39, of Stewart Road, who was stopped at a red light at 3:49 p.m. Wednesday. The report said Milliken admitted he fell asleep. Both vehicles were towed from the scene.

— A man from Youngstown called police at 11:39 a.m. Wednesday regarding a civil complaint involving an animal. All were told to seek counsel since it was a civil incident.


— Police were called at 12:27 a.m. Thursday to the area of South Lincoln Avenue and Franklin for what appeared to be strobe lights flashing. Officers located a light in a residence in the 600 block of Franklin that appeared to be malfunctioning, causing a disturbance. The light turned off before officers left.

— An alarm was reported at 10:53 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of South Broadway, with the exterior found secure.

— An alarm was reported at 10:16 p.m. Wednesday in the 1800 block of North Ellsworth Avenue, with the exterior found secure. A keyholder arrived and the interior was checked and also found secure.

— A woman in the 600 block of East Sixth Street reported at 9:59 p.m. Wednesday that her 15-year-old son ran away from home. Officers located him in the area of Suburban Market off of Newgarden Avenue and took him back home. His mother was told her options.

— A well-being check was requested at 8:09 p.m. Wednesday in the 500 block of North Howard Avenue. Officers made contact with the female inside and everything appeared normal.

— Robert Stem, 40, of 487 W. School St., was taken into custody for obstructing official business, operating a vehicle under the influence and driving under suspension after a caller at 6:58 p.m. Wednesday reported an intoxicated driver in the 100 block of North Lincoln Avenue. Officers located the vehicle in the 400 block of West School Street and made contact with the driver, who was failing to cooperate with officers and refused to take any field sobriety test. He became combative and was charged and taken to jail.

— Police checked at 6:06 p.m. Wednesday on a complaint of solicitors in the 1300 block of East Third Street. The person told police he was looking for new business for his company. He was told he needed a permit and advised he would tell his boss.

— Police responded at 6:05 p.m. Wednesday to Salem Regional Medical Center for a juvenile problem. Parents advised they took their juvenile to be checked out after he came home and did not appear to be acting normal. The juvenile said he took an unknown substance and was not aware until after. Further investigation was pending.

— Officers were flagged down at 4:12 p.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of Jennings Avenue for recovered property. A purse was found and police recovered drug paraphernalia and other items from inside it. The contraband was destroyed and the rest placed in the lost and found.

— A woman from the 500 block of South Lundy Avenue reported possible fraud at 3:40 p.m. Wednesday, saying someone contacted her acting like they were from a television show. The person said if she put money into their account, they would sent her a million dollars. Officers told her to block the numbers and contact her bank and other accounts to which she gave them access.

— Police went to the 600 block of Jennings Avenue at 2:49 p.m. Wednesday to assist the housing inspector with towing a vehicle. He said nothing was needed.

— An officer at 2:34 p.m. Wednesday took an assault report from a female at the Salem Regional Medical Center emergency room. She gave officers information that led him to believe the offense occurred outside the city limits. The agency with jurisdiction was contacted.

— Police were called at 2:25 p.m. Wednesday to the KSU City Center in the 200 block of North Lincoln Avenue for a report of a possible juvenile abduction. Officers spoke with several witnesses who said they saw a small juvenile being taken and placed into a vehicle as he was crying for his mother. Officers were able to make contact with family of the juvenile and determined he was with his father.

— A clerk at Smith Oil on East State Street reported at 2:15 p.m. Wednesday that an unknown driver in a white truck left without paying for $20 in fuel. The clerk also called at 1:50 p.m. for someone in a red PT Cruiser leaving without paying for $16 in fuel.

— A man from the 900 block of South Lundy Avenue reported at 12:46 p.m. Wednesday that his landlord jumped in front of his truck Wednesday and called his girlfriend vulgar names and cursed at them. The landlord claimed he was trying to tell the tenant about a possible job opportunity in town. Both were told to stay away from each other. The landlord was told to seek legal eviction through court for his tenant as he claimed they hadn’t paid in three months.

— Crystal Rae Hoskinson, 27, of Summit Street, was taken into custody at 12:21 p.m. Wednesday at her residence on an oustanding warrant. While at the station, she reported she was assaulted in the 900 block of Franklin after a heated verbal dispute with her roommates over issues at the residence. She was told her options and was turned over to a sheriff’s deputy for the warrant.

— Police were called at 11:08 a.m. Wednesday to the 500 block of West Sixth Street to check the well-being of the residents. The homeowner told police they were having phone troubles.


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