East Liverpool

— Etruria Street resident Candis M. Wallace reported at 3:51 p.m. Saturday she noticed that her deceased husband’s red 1994 Ford Ranger was missing from where he parked it behind the old Grand Ford on Penn Avenue. Due to the nature of her husband’s death, she wanted to report the vehicle as stolen in case it happened to be in the wrong hands. The vehicle was entered into leads as stolen. It was unknown how much fuel was in the vehicle, and when last seen, the condition was faded paint and severe rusting.

— Bradshaw Avenue resident Amy L. Fielder reported at 8:11 p.m. Saturday that she went to take her daughter to work earlier in the day and noticed that sometime overnight, an unknown person egged her 2018 Dodge Journey. Fielder believed it was retaliatory due to a recent break-up with her live-in boyfriend who no longer resides with her.


— Officers responded to a 400 block East State Street business at 2:41 a.m. Saturday in reference to an assault and found a man and woman outside with the man bleeding from the nose. Medical personnel arrived to check on the man, who said that another man had made a comment to the woman and he struck him in defense of her. The other man was found inside the business and admitted to also striking the complainant. Neither one wanted to pursue the matter and the complainant left with the woman.

— Officers responded to a 2800 block East State Street business at 3:44 a.m. Saturday in reference to a man who was smelling motor oil and scratching his arms, scaring employees with his actions. Officers spoke with the man who did not appear to be under the influence of anything and found that he had just been shopping and in no need of medical attention.

— Officers responded to the area of North Madison Avenue and Bentley Drive at 3:57 a.m. Saturday in reference to a male individual pushing down a female individual. Officers located the couple who said everything was fine and the incident never happened.

— An officer responded to the 1100 South Ellsworth Avenue at 9:51 a.m. Saturday in reference to a damaged sign and found that a vehicle had struck the No Turn Around sign at the city water department, knocking it over.

— Timothy Hippely, 41, North Lincoln Avenue, Salem, was cited for failure to yield at an intersection following a two-vehicle crash at North Lundy Avenue and East Second Street at 10:17 a.m. Saturday in which he was northbound and failed to yield after stopping at the stop sign, striking a westbound vehicle driven by Janet Cob, 56, Salem. No injuries were reported.

— An officer responded to a 300 block Rea Drive home at 11:38 a.m. Saturday where the resident reported his neighbor had contracted with a tree service to removed bushes, but the bushes were on his property, not the neighbor’s, which he said he has explained to the neighbor in the past. The tree service agreed not to remove the bushes and only trim tree limbs. The neighbor told the officer he believes the bushes are his property and both individuals were advised the matter is civil.

— An officer responded to the area of Franklin Avenue and Broadgate Plaza at 12:27 p.m. Saturday to search for a male individual on a bicycle whose mother said he had left earlier in the day and had not returned. The individual was found departing a business in the 2800 block of East State Street and said everything was fine and he was headed home.

— An officer responded the 2800 block of East State Street at 1:23 p.m. Saturday in reference to a female individual in a dark coat holding a large flower bag and asking for money and clothes. The officer was unable to find the woman.

— Officers responded to an 1100 block East State Street business at 3:32 p.m. Saturday where an employee said a male individual who management had limited to five minutes per visit had been there the past 30 minutes. The individual said he didn’t think he had been there that long and agreed to leave. Officers told the employee that management needed to decide whether or not to allow the individual on the property at all due to the ongoing issue.

— An officer responded to a 1500 block Fairview Avenue home at 5:25 p.m. Saturday where the resident reported receiving a returned letter with a label in her name, but that she does not have that kind of label and did not know the addressee. The officer found the mail to contain a letter with adult images and names of people. The officer, aware of an ongoing investigation into similar letters, confiscated the piece of mail.

— An officer responded to the 100 block of Continental Drive at 5:32 p.m. Saturday where a tractor trailer had become stuck on a sloped access drive and was unable to move without assistance. A snow plow was advised and was going to respond within the half hour. Emergency service personnel were advised to use alternate routes in the area until the truck was moved.

— Kevin J. Jones, 22, Pleasant Valley Court, Salem, was cited for failure to yield lanes following a two-vehicle crash at 6:51 p.m. Saturday in which he was in between the left turn and straight lanes attempting to right and switched lanes without yielding, pulling into the path of a vehicle in the straight lane driven by Robert B. German, 35, Salem. No injuries were reported.

— Officers responded to a 1000 block Cleveland Street home at 8:58 p.m. Saturday where the resident reported someone had spent a large amount of money on her credit card.

— An officer responded to the 1400 block of Maple Drive at 9:07 p.m. Saturday in reference to someone recklessly driving a pick up truck on the snow covered roadways. The officer found the suspect leaving the park and advised him of the complainant. The suspect was issued a warning for the violation.

— An officer responded to a 900 block East Third Street home at 9:20 p.m. Saturday where the resident reported she had heard from several people that a male individual she knows had made threats to harm her. She was unable to provide a phone number or address for the suspect. The matter is under investigation.

County Sheriff

— At the request of the Negley Fire Department, deputies were called at 11:29 p.m. Friday for assistance in the 6300 block of Millrock Road in Middletown Township for a vehicle on fire. A deputy spoke with a witness who stated they saw a vehicle pull up with its headlights off, a subject exit the vehicle, go to the vehicle, open the door and take off, to which the vehicle then burst into flames.

— Cindy Jean Katona of Timber Run Street in Unity Township requested officer assistance at 1:44 p.m. Saturday regarding a matter of identity fraud. After deputies arrived at her residence, Katona told them she is receiving mail and letters from numerous government agencies, but that it appeared that the problem is starting to correct itself. A deputy asked Katona is she wanted to file anything new on identity fraud or just update reports on file that things are improving. She was advised a report would be on file.

— Deputies were called at 9:10 p.m. Saturday to a home on Salem Grange Road for a possible domestic dispute. A woman reported her father wouldn’t giver her car keys back to her. While deputies were en route, the father drove the daughter to her residence about a mile up the road and started to walk back home. Deputies spike with the father who advised he didn’t want his daughter driving in the snowy conditions because she had already wrecked earlier in the evening. Deputies provided the father a ride back home to his residence.

— Deputies were called at 12:40 a.m. Sunday to 33645 Lisbon Dungannon Road in Hanover Township for a man — identified as Morgen James May, 23 –who called 911 multiple times and stated he needed help after crashing his vehicle. Dispatch also advised deputies that troopers with the Lisbon post of the State Highway Patrol were also en route. Upon arrival, a deputy observed a man in his underwear standing on the front porch of the residence in the snow. When the deputy asked if he was May, the man said yes and started yelling that he needed help and was on LSD. The deputy then asked May where he crashed his vehicle, and May said he crashed in Canton a day earlier. The deputy then told May to put his clothes back on, in which May started to yell and scream. A sergeant arrived and both officers advised May multiple times to stop screaming. May was taken into custody and transported to the county jail. According to deputies, on the way to the jail, May continued to yell and scream and attempted to break the plexiglass in the cage by hitting it multiple times.

— Deputies were called at 8:19 a.m. Sunday to 34222 state Route 518 in Franklin Township for a report of a suspicious vehicle. The vehicle described to dispatch was a dark-colored Toyota pickup trick with an extended cab on the property. Prior to deputies’ arrival, the vehicle left.


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